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Ivan Nova (3-2, 4.09 ERA) is back on the mound after the impressive complete game, and win, pitched against the Orioles his last time out. He is 1-1 with a 2.95 ERA and has struck out 22 in 21 1/3 innings since being recalled from the Minors. The Royals will counter with Wade Davis (4-7, 5.42 ERA). Davis was antsy for another start after one inning last Saturday against the Twins, where he allowed six runs. Against the A’s on Friday, he returned to form with seven innings and a season high eight strikeouts.
They’ll try to put together some offense against Ivan Nova, who has been throwing the ball as good as anybody over his last 26 1/3 innings, striking out 28 batters and allowing just eight runs in that span.
Nova has temporarily taken over the starting rotation spot of David Phelps, who is on the 15-day disabled list. And he’s looked like a keeper. Nova held the Orioles to two runs in a complete game win while striking out 11 his last time out. “It’s an unbelievable feeling the way I’ve been throwing the ball lately,” Nova said. “We just got to keep it going.”
Brett Gardner had his first two hit game in over a week on Tuesday night, going 2-4 in the Yankees’ loss. He was 1-25 over his last six games before Tuesday, and he had struck out in 16 straight games, setting a new franchise record. “He’s just kind of been in a little funk right now. I can’t really put my finger on it,” Joe Girardi said. “He’s just struggling a little bit.”
The Yankees scored the least amount of runs in the entire league in June.
The Yankees have managed three runs in three games.
Robinson Cano moved up on the Yankees’ all time hits list Tuesday when he recorded his 1,558th career hit with a first inning single, tying Thurman Munson for 18th place.
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The New York Yankees grounds crew was caught unprepared during Monday night's game as they had trouble rolling out the tarp when a sudden rainstorm hit Yankee Stadium.
It happened in the fourth inning when a sudden downpour forced the umpires to call for a rain delay. The field was already fairly wet by the time the grounds crew...
Now batting, for the New York Yankees. Number two. Derek..Jeter. Number two.
The booming voice of Bob Sheppard will once again fill Yankee Stadium when he introduces Derek Jeter, a fitting honor for the longtime Yankee PA announcer, who passed away on this date three years ago.
Jeter returns to the lineup eight months and 28 days after breaking his ankle in Game One of the 2012 ALCS...
Derek Jeter hasn’t played an inning of baseball all season and it’s safe to assume he’s a bit grumpy.
Nonetheless, Jeter being Jeter managed to put his pride aside and work hard rehabbing at the Yankees Triple A team in Scranton. As expected he’s been bombarded by fans day and night and well, this pretty much sums up at man who’s ready to get back in pinstripes
CC allows three runs in tonight’s loss. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)
Kansas City Royals 3 — New York Yankees 1
Yankees manufacture one run in tonight’s 3-1 loss to the Kansas City Royals.
The top of the Yankees lineup got going early against former Rays’ starting pitcher James Shields. Brett Gardner started the game with a bunt single and Ichiro Suzuki followed...
The Yankees look to get back to their winning ways tonight after a tough loss yesterday. CC Sabathia takes the mound trying to be the stopper against “Big-Game” James Shields.
Kansas City Royals (42-44)
Alex Gordon LF
Alcides Escobar SS
Eric Hosmer 1B
Billy Butler DH
Salvador Perez C
Lorenzo Cain CF
Miguel Tejada 3B
Johnny Giavotella 2B
David Lough RF
RHP James Shields (3-6,...
Last night, in the middle of another one-run debacle, the YES Team welcomed comedian Adam Sandler to its Booth of Death. And if viewers inched forward in their seats, expecting a funny song or patter of jokes, well, it was like listening to a retired librarian interview her former accountant for an NPR Storycorp. Sandler spoke in a hushed tone, so meekly you barely caught his words...
It was interesting this week to read Billy Madden's tribute to Tom Seaver, who is recovering from Lyme disease and will throw out the first pitch Tuesday at the All-Star game. The Daily News wasn't always so supportive of Tom Terrific. In fact, its lead baseball columnist from the 1970s, Dick Young - Madden's predecessor - ran Seaver out of New York, trashing his Met...
According to a report from TJ Quinn and Mike Fish at ESPN.com, Major League Baseball is making preparations to suspend Ryan Braun and Alex Rodriguez among 20 other players in wake of the Biogenesis scandal where it is believed that these players received performance-enhancing drugs. Per Quinn and Fish: Commissioner Bud Selig’s office is expected to suspend Braun and Rodriguez,...
Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter reportedly is expected to make a return to the team's lineup in some capacity Thursday night for a game against the Royals.
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That's because details likely will be caught in a tangle of legal gymnastics involving MLB, the players' union and probably an arbitrator, who could rule no discipline is warranted.
Lengthy proceedings make it...
The long road has come to an end.
Derek Jeter, who has yet to play this season after undergoing surgery on his left ankle last October, will return to the Yankees’ lineup Thursday, according to FOX Sports’ Ken Rosenthal.
Jeter reportedly is expected to either play his usual shortstop position or serve as the designated hitter as New York hosts the Kansas City Royals. The 39-year...
photo credit: nydailynews.com“Good evening, ladies and gentlemen, welcome to Yankee Stadium.”
His legacy is remembered as being one of the most iconic sports announcers in history, with one of the most distinct, smooth, clear voices to ever call the game. Reggie Jackson coined him the “Voice of God.” We will forever love and miss the sweet sounds of Bob Sheppard resounding...
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Butler says he truly believes the Royals as an organization are on the right track, and that the Royals will be a factor in the American League Central in the second half.
"I just like the direction we're headed," Butler tells FOXSportsKansasCity...
The San Francisco Giants have added outfielder Jeff Francoeur to their roster.
Francoeur was released by the Kansas City Royals on Friday and was said to be seeking a major league deal.
While with the Royals the 29-year-old hit a disappointing .208/.249/.322 this season with 3 home runs and 13 RBI in 59 games.
After a down 2012 the Royals were hoping that Francoeur would return to...