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The Yankees seem to be getting a little long in the tooth. (Photo credit)
Even when the Yankees lose, they win. They lost the best shortstop of all time to the 60-day disabled list at the beginning of the season. They lost one of the best hitting infielders of all time to the 60-day disabled list at the beginning of the season. They lost one of their best power hitters to the 15-day disabled list on May 29. They lost the future ace of their pitching staff to the 60-day disabled list at the beginning of the season. And they just recently got back their power hitting first baseman from the disabled list.
So, if you weren’t paying any attention to the first paragraph: the Yankees have lost Derek Jeter, Alex Rodriguez, Curtis Granderson, Michael Pineda, and Mark Teixeira to the disabled list at some point this season. And yet, they have continued to win like only the Yankees can.
If I asked the average baseball fan which team Chris Stewart, Jayson Nix, and Travis Hafner were getting ...
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After going 4-6 and falling to third place in the AL East, you’d be hard pressed to find a Yankees fan distraught to have the team back home after this West Coast road trip.
Getting swept by the Athletics and losing two of three to the Halos, the Yankees are now 8-11...
Jayson Nix, the do-it-all infielder for the New York Yankees, is in an unenviable position. He has been charged with filling in for the injured Derek Jeter, a task as impossible as…taking the place of Dumbledore at Hogwarts.
With Jeter out, Jayson Nix has stepped up
Fans in the Bronx don’t want to see anyone other than Derek Jeter at shortstop. First, because he is good. Because...
New York Yankees' pitcher Michael Pineda continues to make strides on his rehab assignment and will make his next Minor League start on Thursday for Class A Advanced Tampa.
As reported by Bryan Hoch of MLB.com,
"Yankees general manager Brian Cashman said that the 24-year-old is
expected to throw about 80 pitches in the outing against the Blue Jays'
Kevin Youkilis‘ days in pinstripes could be over.
Youkilis will undergo back surgery on Thursday, and he is expected to miss 10-12 weeks, according to the Yankees.
Youkilis, who was placed on the disabled list on Friday, needs surgery to repair a herniated disc. The 34-year-old played all 18 innings in a marathon loss to the Athletics on Thursday, and he was subsequently placed...
There has not been a larger focus on the Yankees’ minor league system in recent memory as there is throughout this 2013 campaign and especially into next year’s season.New York is riddled with player’s in their walk year, including: Robinson Cano, Hiroki Kuroda, Andy Pettitte, Phil Hughes, Joba Chamberlain, Curtis Granderson and Mariano Rivera. Players like Ichiro Suzuki and...
Yankees first baseman Mark Teixeira has no new tears in the tendon sheath around his inflamed right wrist.
Teixeira got a cortisone shot Sunday. New York manager Joe Girardi says he will be re-evaluated next week.
Teixeira left the Yankees' 6-2 loss to the Los Angeles Angels on Saturday in the fourth inning. The Yankees sent him back to New York for evaluation on his problematic...
The New York Yankees have signed their first round draft pick, prep LHP Ian Clarkin for $1.65M, the slot budget for the pick. One of the more interesting stories of the first round of the 2013 Major League Baseball draft was Clarkin, who immediately after being drafted, had a “whoops” on his introductory tape on MLB.com (skip to the 1:35 mark for expedited service):
ANAHEIM, Calif. New York Yankees closer Mariano Rivera began his Hall of Fame career in 1995 against the California Angels at Anaheim Stadium. He picked up the first of his 632 career saves 51 weeks later against the Angels at the same ballpark. And if Rivera goes through with plans to retire after this season, one of his most dramatic saves ever came yep, against the Angels at...
I understand why we let him go. If you love someone, and you are destined to only bring pain to them - like Lon Chaney or that Wolverine guy in the X-men movies - it's the only thing you can do. So we let Chien-Ming Wang go to Toronto - we just sat there at the kitchen table, trying not to cry, staring into the whiskey bottle, while he filled his duffel, walked to the door...
#Yankees. Dodgers. Remember THIS? http://t.co/pZcX7uesfT pic.twitter.com/rezsXd5W70
— New York Yankees (@Yankees) June 18, 2013
.@Yankees remember our last trip to New York? Cey. Guerrero. Yeager. Game 6. pic.twitter.com/vh1Qm0lVuY
— Los Angeles Dodgers (@Dodgers) June 18, 2013
@Dodgers Oh yeah, 1981. We've only won 5 championships since.
— New York Yankees (@Yankees...
NEW YORK (AP) -- The game between the Los Angeles Dodgers and New York Yankees has been postponed by rain, delaying the renewal of their old October rivalry. The game was called Tuesday night about 30 minutes before the scheduled first pitch. It will be made up as part of a day-night doubleheader Wednesday, with start times of 1:05 p.m. and 7:05 p.m. A star player and fan...
The Yankees have announced that Kevin Youkilis will have back surgery Thursday. He will be out a minimum of 10-12 weeks. Effectively, this ends his brief career with The Evil Ones.
For eight innings on Sunday, all was going right for the Yankees. CC was dominating, the offense was finally producing more runs than a taco bell, and overall, everything just seemed to be going their way.
But with just three outs left, all hell broke loose. A double by Mike Trout and a walk to Albert Pujols cut Sabathia’s 9th inning short, keeping him from going to distance....