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IT IS HIGH, IT IS FAR, IT IS caught:
10. Only Yankee at-bats shown during games. Other teams rarely acknowledged. 9. Instead of shaving-cream pies after walk-off wins, team will be encouraged to have Serena Williams lead them in the "Crip Walk"8. New in-game contest ... Guess how many centimeters thick Bob Costas' makeup is!7. Mary Carillo to deliver dramatic pregame reports, condescendingly revealing stuff that most people already know (Mickey Mantle had a unique ability that only those baseball fans with the keenest eye for the smallest of details would pick up on ... he was that rarest of baseball players, the little-known "switch hitter." What is a "switch hitter," you may ask? Few truly understand the term, but to put it in terms the lay person can understand ...)6. Whenever a Yankee gets a base hit, Rowdy Gaines to scream like a 12-year-old girl at a Justin Bieber concert.5. Ryan Seacrest to do post-game interviews, desperately trying to make it appear as if he knows something ...
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From Dan Martin:
Mariano Rivera chose not to talk with reporters after his long-toss session before last night’s 8-2 victory over the Rangers, but his appearance on the field at Yankee Stadium said a lot about how far he already has come in his rehab from surgery to repair his torn right ACL.
Nevertheless, the Yankees’ stance on the closer’s future for 2012 remains unchanged...
With Alex Rodriguez on the DL, Eric Chavez has filled the void by outshining the former star in front of him.
When a key position player player goes down with an injury, it usually sends managers scrambling to fill the void immediately, so they seek help from their bench, farm system, or possible trades. Replacing a high caliber player isn’t always the easiest task and the same...
Last night in New York, Yankees pitcher Hiroki Kuroda took a no-hitter into the 7th inning against the Rangers. The no-hitter was broken up, but Kuroda pitched a complete game shutout in a 3-0 victory. So who's to blame for having Kuroda's chance at history being spoiled?
Why naturally, Yankees announcer Michael Kay.
We've chronicled some of Kay&...
Yankees star Alex Rodriguez may currently be on in the injured list but he’s still handling business although it’s in the real estate forum. Rodriguez has but his 20,000 sq. foot Miami mansion on the market. The Yankess slugger purchased the property in 2010 while still in the construction phase. Rodriguez is asking for $38 [...]
Texas Rangers 2 — New York Yankees 8
In a game of the top two offenses, Nick Swisher’s slam highlights a 8-2 win over the Texas Rangers.
David Phelps started in place of ace CC Sabathia and pitched a solid 5 innings in just his 4th start of the season. Against one of the best offenses in the game, Phelps gave up 2 runs on 6 hits while striking out 3 and walking 1. His...
Right-hander Derek Lowe signed with the Yankees and is expected to join the team and be available out of the bullpen Monday night. Lowe, 39, was released by the Indians after going 8-10 with a 5.52 ERA in 119 innings pitched. The 16-year veteran started the season with a 3.06 ERA during his first 11 starts. However, he was 0-3 record with a 15.88 ERA in his final three starts before...
The Yankees signed Derek Lowe to a major league contract on Monday and said they planned to use the right-hander in the bullpen.
Lowe, a 39-year-old sinkerballer, has spent time as a reliever, but mostly has pitched in the rotation for various teams, most recently the Indians. Cleveland designated him for assignment on Aug. 2 and released him on Friday.
Lowe has a 4.01 ERA in 655...
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Nick Swisher hit a grand slam off Ryan Dempster and drove in five runs, Derek Lowe closed with four shutout innings in his Yankees debut and New York beat the Texas Rangers 8-2 Monday night.
David Phelps, starting in place of injured ace CC Sabathia, picked off two runners and pitched a career-high five innings for the win.
In the opener of a four-game series between the teams...
Hiroki Kuroda pitched a two-hitter and the New York Yankees got
consecutive homers from Nick Swisher and Mark Teixeira in a 3-0
victory over the Texas Rangers on Tuesday night.
Roughly two months after receiving a controversial liver transplant, New York Yankees icon Mickey Mantle passed away at the age of 63 at the Baylor University Medical Center in Dallas 17 years ago tomorrow on August 13, 1995. Mantle, inducted … Continue reading →
Serena Williams arrived at the Western & Southern Open with an Olympic gold medal and a chance to win another tournament she had never won before.
Really, Serena, you haven't won here before.
During a pre-tournament news conference on Monday, Williams was confused about whether she had taken a title in Cincinnati.
''I did win this tournament, didn't I?'...
Serena Williams was confused as to whether or not she’s won Cincinnati. She told media ”I did win this tournament, didn’t I?” she said. ”Maybe I didn’t. I can’t keep up. I don’t think I did. OK. Whoops.”
On the Olympics: ”It was really awesome to win both medals at the Olympics. I really wanted to win doubles. I know everyone was like, ‘You haven’t won the...
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