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Lady At The Bat:
After this season, interleague play as we know it probably will cease to exist. The 6-game season series between the Yankees and the Mets should be a thing of the past, and there should be no more large chunks of time spent playing teams in the other league. The Yankees just swept the first 3 games of the 2012 Subway Series and now enter into that large chunk of time playing the National League. On this latest episode of the podcast I talk to Cubs blogger Rob Harris, of Blue Batting Helmet, about the Braves and the Nationals, the Yankees next two opponents. Before I talk to Rob I take a solitary stroll through Yankees Universe and then close out the podcast with (sort of) a rant about social media.Leave your comments below or send me an email (firstname.lastname@example.org), a voicemail (347-640-4259) or tweet (@LadyBatting).Thanks for listening!
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Ode to Brett Gardner.
After a perennial sluggish start, the New York Yankees have smoothed out the kinks and are playing solid baseball again.
This doesn’t mean the Yankees problems are solved but it does show fans that the Bombers can still compete at the top, which was once again somewhat in question not so long ago.
At this point in the season, no team is home free. The likelihood...
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Ramon Ortiz threw six...
From Chad Jennings:Andy Pettitte had his left hand wrapped after today’s game, but he said he felt fortunate. He was fortunate to get out of the sixth inning, and fortunate to leave with no real concern about making his next start.
“It’s swollen, and as soon as the swelling gets out, it’ll be fine,” Pettitte said. “It swelled up, got me up high on the hand, toward...
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New York Yankees 3 — Atlanta Braves 0
Ivan Nova went 7 strong in tonight’s 3-0 win over...
Saturday evening in New York was supposed to be about a horse, a dream and sports history. Eighteen miles east of Belmont Park and a short drive over the Throgs Neck Bridge away, it was a 32-year-old who grew up just a few minutes from Pimlico who stole the show instead.
While I'll Have Another didn't race in the 111th Belmont Stakes, the war horse of Saturday evening was...
Ivan Nova is just one young New York Yankee pitcher that could anchor rotations for years to come.
Some very prominent prospects are putting up some very pretty numbers in Triple-A. But you can have Adam Eaton's .398 average, Anthony Rizzo's 22 homers, Brett Jackson's eight triples, Anthony Gose' 24 steals, and Trevor Bauer's 11.8 strikeouts per nine. I'll take these two:
That's half of the box score from Sunday's Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Yankees...
From the NYPost:According to an industry source, free agent outfielder Jorge Soler is expected to agree on a four-year deal before tomorrow.
The Yankees and Cubs have expressed strong interest in the 20-year-old, who some scouts believe is a better player than fellow Cuban defector Yoenis Cespedes, 26, who signed with the Athletics.
The Yankees don’t have Nick Swisher’s...
Jon Niese pitched well, but didn't factor into the decision
The New York Yankees swept the New York Mets on Sunday afternoon by the score of 5-4 as the Yankees walked-off on the Mets in the bottom of the ninth to sweep the opening edition of the 2012 Subway Series, it was their first sweep of the Mets at “Yankee Stadium” (albeit a different building) since 2003.
Three weeks ago, the New York Yankees were at the bottom of the AL East following their worst stretch of the season.
The club now has a chance to move back to the top of the standings.
The Yankees go for a fourth consecutive victory Monday night while the host Atlanta Braves try to start a new surge after their longest winning streak of the season was snapped.
Since dropping six...