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NEW YORK -- They needed this type of outing from Phil Hughes. The New York Yankees also needed Rafael Soriano to come right back after his blown save Monday, and they got just the performance they needed from both players in a 2-1 win over the Toronto Blue Jays on Tuesday night. Hughes threw seven innings of one-run ball, allowing Adeiny Hechavarria's first major-league home run and little else. Helped by second baseman Robinson Cano's leaping catch and double play to escape a jam in the sixth, Hughes allowed just one run on four hits. The Yankees scratched across runs in the third and fourth and Hughes, David Robertson and Soriano made it stand up. For Toronto, it was just another defeat in a season that's seen the Blue Jays languish in last place, on a day where the bigger loss came before the game. The Blue Jays announced Jose Bautista would need season-ending surgery on his left wrist. But the Yankees were coming off a stinging loss to Toronto on Monday, in...
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Has Phil Hughes finally turned the corner? He seems to have, although there have been times in the past when when that corner was in the rear view mirror. His last couple of starts have been encouraging and last night's was even more so. I loved the fact that he gave the Yankees 7 strong innings and helped them keep the lead in a close 2-1 game. He made one mistake, a home run...
C.C. Sabathia will shoot for another solid start since his return from the DL
Phil Hughes continued the success of the starting rotation last night by putting on a stellar seven-inning performance, giving up just four hits and one earned run as the Yankees held on tightly and edged out the Blue Jays by a score of 2-1.
Yankee ace, C.C. Sabathia will look to provide his club with more...
There were no positives in yesterday's series finale between the Blue Jays and Yankees. None at all. Everything that could possibly go wrong went wrong: CC Sabathia was ineffective, the defense made 3 errors, the lineup was 3-17 with RISP, and the bullpen stunk.If it were earlier in the season it would be easy, as a fan, to follow that well-worn player mantra about turning the...
When Mariano talks, Rafael Soriano listens.
The career saves leader was watching when his fill-in gave up a three-run homer in the ninth inning of the Yankees' extra-inning loss Monday night and had some thoughts. So the injured star sought out Soriano when he visited the clubhouse Tuesday afternoon and gave him some advice.
''`Why you got to throw too many sliders...
Maybe it’s me. Maybe it’s just that loss to Toronto last night. For my money, it was the worst loss of the year. Worst loss since the 2011 playoffs. Worst loss I can remember. A crushing, brutal, unbelievably awful and sincerely smelly loss. A defeat. For nine innings, it was a sure win. Then, the worst loss since the Crusades. They say cowards die a thousand deaths. Well, then...
This just in from the alternative multiple Yankiverse continuum: If Jete batted third last night -- as this website has proven scientifically he should -- his 9th inning homerun would come with two outs, rather than leading off, a far more crippling and fatal psychological blow to Toronto - ensuring Yankee victory. Also, batting in front of Robbie, Jete might have been on...
Two home runs from Adonis Garcia led the Thunder into the playoffs (Photo Credit: Trenton Thunder)
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Adonis Garcia led the Thunder offense with two of the team’s four home runs as they defeated the New Britain Rock Cats 7-4 on Tuesday night. David Adams and Addison Maruszak each had a home run as well. Garcia, Adams, Kevin Mahoney, and Jose Gil all had multiple...
English: New York Yankees celebrate after their 7–3 win against the Philadelphia Phillies and win the franchise’s 27th World Series championship. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)
After watching the New York Yankees, 11-inning loss to the Toronto Blue Jays last night without a doubt I was aggravated.
So it I started thinking about the 2012 Yankees, and comparing them to the 2009 World...
The New York Yankees may very well have the most storied history in professional sports. They have set the bar for greatness for sports as well, amassing an incredible 27 World Series Championships and 40 American League Pennants. Of course,a franchise can’t have such a rich history without legendary ballplayers, and the Yanks are unmatched in that department by a wide margin...
It’s always good when the Yankees come to town for a weekend series. The Indians get to sell some tickets and their fans get to see real, live baseballing players. It’s a win-win, really.
There was one of those baseballers from the Bronx who caught my eye this weekend in particular, and made me think some Tribe thoughts. I think too often we look at the Bombers and see...
NEW YORK -- On a night full of home runs, an errant throw and a heads-up baserunning play gave the Toronto Blue Jays a surprising extra-inning win over the New York Yankees. More important for the Yankees, they lost first baseman Mark Teixeira for at least a week, he said after their 8-7 loss in 11 innings. Teixeira sustained a Grade 1 strain of his left calf, an MRI revealed...
The New York Yankees re-acquired former farmhand Steve Pearce from the Houston Astros for cash considerations. Pearce played for the Yankees' Triple-A Scranton affiliate from March 29-June 2, where he hit .318 with 11 home runs and 30 RBI. The Yankees traded him to the Orioles on June 2. Pearce hit .254 with eight RBIs and five extra-base hits for the Astros. The Yankees...
Yunel Esccobar hit a two-run homer, three doubles and drove in five runs as Toronto beat the New York Yankees 8-5 Wednesday, ending CC Sabathia's five years of dominance over the Blue Jays.
Escobar had a go-ahead RBI double in the third. His homer against Sabathia in the sixth gave the Blue Jays the lead again and his two-run double off Joba Chamberlain in the ninth helped secure...
Colby Rasmus hit a three-run homer off Rafael Soriano with two
outs in the ninth inning and the Toronto Blue Jays took advantage
of Derek Lowe's wild pickoff throw in the 11th to beat the New York
Yankees 8-7 Monday night, snapping a seven-game losing streak.