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Longoria at Yankee Stadium
For the second straight night the Yankees lost to the White Sox in the Windy City, 7-3.
Starter Ivan Nova couldn’t command his fastball, and since the All-Star break he is 1-4 with an ERA of 7.28, and opposing batters are hitting a .316 against him.
I am a big fan of Nova but the Yankees need a lot more from him especially at this time of year, and also with CC Sabathia and Andy Pettitte on the DL.
The Yankees have survived this long being riddled with injuries as Alex Rodriguez has been out of the line-up, along with the rotation sans CC and Andy but they have survived.
So, how does the AL East look as of today?
MLB Standings as of 08-22-2012 (MLB.com)
The Yankees had an 11-game lead in the division as of July 18th, which has now shrunk to an uncomfortable four games.
So, what does this mean?
Well, for now it means the Y...
BEST OF MAXIM
From Marc Carig:The Yankees placed starting pitcher Ivan Nova on the disabled list today, the team announced, when an MRI exam discovered inflammation in his right rotator cuff.
Nova will not play catch for at least five days. After visiting with team physician Christopher Ahmad in New York, Nova will be prescribed medicine and rest.
Placing Nova on the DL also clears a roster...
From Mark Feinsand:Ivan Nova will likely miss his next start after feeling tightness near his right shoulder in the sixth inning of Tuesday night's loss to the White Sox.
Nova is being sent back to New York Wednesday to be examined by Yankees team physician Dr. Chris Ahmad.Feinsand also mentioned that Joe Girardi did not rule out a trip to the DL for Nova. If that happens...
New York Yankees right-hander Ivan Nova has tightness in his right shoulder and will fly back to New York on Thursday for tests.
Nova, the losing pitcher Tuesday night against the Chicago White Sox, said he felt something in his shoulder while making a sixth-inning pitch to Alexei Ramirez, the final batter he faced in the Yankees' 7-3 loss. Nova threw 84 pitches in his six innings...
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Yankees have placed Ivan Nova on the 15-day DL, retroactive to August 22, with right rotator cuff inflammation. Let’s hope a little R&R can get Nova back on track and looking more like the pitcher that was on the mound before the All Star break.
Sabathia, Pettite, and now Nova on the DL. The signing of Derek Lowe could come in play even more now with...
Yankees pitcher Ivan Nova was sent back to New York on Wednesday after experiencing tightness in his right shoulder during the sixth inning of his start Tuesday night in Chicago. Nova said he felt the tightness in the final at-bat of the sixth, after which he was removed despite throwing only 84 pitches. "It was after the last hitter of the sixth inning that I felt something...
Yankees right-hander Ivan Nova will miss at least one start with inflammation in his shoulder. Nova was sent back to New York for tests, manager Joe Girardi said before Wednesday's series finale with the White Sox. Nova felt a "grab" in his right shoulder in the sixth inning Tuesday, when he allowed six runs and suffered his seventh loss of the season. Nova is...
Leave it to the Little League World Series to take my mind off a Yankees team who dropped their second straight game to White Sox last night. The loss and Ivan Nova's continuing troubles have been easily relegated to the back burner of my mind, because history was made in Williamsport yesterday. As you probably know, the team from Uganda became the first African team to win a...
New York Yankees 3 — Chicago White Sox 7
Former Red Sox third baseman Kevin Youkilis hit a 5th inning grand slam in tonight’s 7-3 loss to the Chicago White Sox.
Ivan Nova struggled in his 6 innings of work. In his start tonight, 7 hits resulted in 6 runs on just 84 pitches. The big blow came in the 5th inning when Kevin Youkilis got to Nova for a go-ahead grand slam. Ivan...
From Bryan Hoch:The Yankees received encouraging news on Sunday regarding Alex Rodriguez and Andy Pettitte, who are both progressing toward September returns from the disabled list.
A-Rod and Pettitte had X-rays performed on their fractured left hand and fractured left fibula, respectively, and team doctors told the players that their injuries are healing as expected.
RHP Freddy Garcia (7-5, 4.68 ERA)
RHP Gavin Floyd (9-9, 4.43 ERA)
8:10 p.m., YES Network
RHP Ivan Nova (11-6, 4.76 ERA)
LHP Francisco Liriano (4-10, 5.22 ERA)
8:10 p.m., MY9 and MLB Network
RHP Phil Hughes (12-10, 4.23 ERA)
LHP Chris Sale (14-4, 2.72 ERA)
8:10 p.m., YES Network and ESPN2
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CC Sabathia seems to be coming back at the right time for the New York Yankees.
The ace returns off the disabled list Friday night to face his former team as he tries to help the visiting Yankees hand the Cleveland Indians a ninth straight loss.
New York (72-52) finished a stretch of 20 games in as many days by being swept in three games in Chicago, losing 2-1 on Wednesday. The...
Wow. Vicodan is great. You pop a couple tabs of that stuff, and it really opens up your sinesses... So, where were we...?Ah, yes...With the expected return of veteran superstar CC Sabathia, the Bombers have to be feeling clucky about their 5-game lead in the AL Wild Card races. They have the luxury of penciling in CC for that all-important single game season, then having Hiroki...
Mayday, mayday, if anybody can hear me, we are the survivors of Yankee-Oceanic Airlines Flight 2012. Our plane crashed and left us on a mysterious island for six TV seasons, and the plot has become so convoluted that we no longer recognize our own backstories. We need help. Fast. We'd forgotten about Michael Pineda, who has now turned up as a drunk. We thought Joba was killed...
Joba Chamberlain has struggled terribly since returning from Tommy John surgery and a broken ankle
Don’t laugh, folks, it could happen. And it could happen as soon as Friday, when C.C. Sabathia returns from the disabled list and the Yankees are required to make a roster move, according to Mark Feinsand of the New York Daily News.
Chamberlain, who made his return from Tommy John...