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The New York Yankees finally won their first game of the season,
using four hits by Derek Jeter and an effective pitching
performance by Ivan Nova to defeat the Baltimore Orioles 6-2 Monday
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Freddy Garcia will take the mound on Tuesday night as the Yankees face the Orioles in Baltimroe. Garcia had a strong season last year, putting up a 3.62 ERA and providing the Yankees pitching staff with a much needed veteran presence.
However, he entered spring training this season seemingly as the odd man out of the rotation and it’s possible that Michael Pineda‘s injured...
<a href="http://NYYUniverse.com/wp-content/plugins/wordpress-feed-statistics/feed-statistics.php?url=aHR0cDovL05ZWVVuaXZlcnNlLmNvbS9nYW1lLWRheS95YW5rZWVzLWdhbWUtNC1saW5ldXAtMDQwOTEyL2F0dGFjaG1lbnQvaXZhbi0yLw==" rel=\"attachment wp-att-4358\">The Yankees are sending 16-game winner Ivan Nova (16-4, 3.70 ERA in 2011) to the mound tonight against the Baltimore...
Yankees manager Joe Girardi has often benched left fielder Brett Gardner in favor of Andruw Jones against left handed batters last year and so far this season too. But as Gardner showed on Tuesday when he went 2-for-3 off a lefty, he’s not exacly overmatched by them.
Girardi has taken note of this and said that like last night, he won’t be benching Gardner against all lefties...
After last season it was hard to imagine Phil Hughes would get a chance to pitch in the rotation if the Yankees had other options. However, after a strong spring and an injury to Michael Pineda there was really no questioning if he deserved a chance or not.
His first start this season wasn’t amazing, he made a mistake that Carlos Pena hit out and he didn’t go very deep into...
A big criticism of the Yankees last season, especially early on, was that their offense relied too much on the home run. The truth is that it doesn’t matter how teams score their runs, but early on this season they are showing that they are quite capable of scoring without a ton of homers.
“I like that,” Girardi told Chad Jennings of the Journal News. “We have speed and...
It turns out the Orioles were exactly what the Yankees needed as they picked up their first win of the season behind a solid start from sophomore Ivan Nova in Baltimore on Monday night.
THE OFFENSE: The Yankees struck first for a change as Mark Teixeira picked up an RBI-single in the 1st inning. After a Matt Wieters homer tied in in the 2nd, the Yankees retook the lead in the...
The Yankees have their first winning streak of the season as they have picked up back-to-back wins against the Orioles to improve their record to 2-3. Here is what the blogosphere was talking about Tuesday.
It’s About The Money wonders if the Yanekes should join the growing list of teams dolling out contract extensions to its young stars. It would be great if they could manage...
Just as expected, the Houston Astros claimed Yankees outfielder Justin Maxwell, who didn’t make the team out of spring training and was out of options, according to Brian McTaggart of MLB.com.
It’s a shame the Yankees had to lose Maxwell, who had a very strong showing in the spring, especially after Raul Ibanez showed everyone why he’s a DH and not an outfielder on Sunday...
Derek Jeter had four hits, including an RBI double in a three-run fourth inning, as visiting New York downed Baltimore 6-2 on Monday to pick up its first win of the season.Ivan Nova (1-0) scattered 10 hits over seven strong innings for the Yankees, who moved to 1-3 and avoided their first 0-4 start since 1973. Nova struck out seven and walked none on 92 pitches.New York jumped all...
REGULAR SEASON GAME 3
YANKEES @ RAYS
First Pitch: 1:40 PM | TV: YES/TBS | Radio: WCBS
Here are the lineups:
Derek Jeter SS
Curtis Granderson CF
Robinson Cano 2B
Alex Rodriguez 3B
Mark Teixeira 1B
Nick Swisher DH
Raul Ibanez RF
Brett Gardner LF
Chris Stewart C
RHP Phil Hughes (0-0, -.-- ERA)
Desmond Jennings CF
Carlos Pena 1B
Andy Pettitte hardly looked ready for the majors in the first Triple-A start of his comeback, pitching five shaky innings Sunday.
Pettitte allowed five runs, three of them earned, and eight hits for the New York Yankees' top affiliate against Pawtucket.
Pettitte walked two, including one batter with the bases loaded, and struck out five.
The 39-year-old lefty has career record...
New York Yankees third baseman Alex Rodriguez has been approached to play a drag queen in an upcoming indie movie on Spanish painter Salvador Dali. The producers of The Surrealist which will star Alan ******* think that A-ROD would be a great fit as Dali's social secretary Potassa who is a leggy drag queen. The Surrealist director Philippe Mora told the NY Post that "...
As Monday night’s Yankees game came to an end, Orioles infielder Robert Andino was clearly disturbed and had to be literally pushed off of the field by his manager Buck Showalter as he refused to back down.
Russell Martin refused to tell reporters what had happened, but a few Yankees explained to reporters that the two got into it after Martin accused Andino of sign stealing...
We’ve been discussing it for years but it is finally happening. Derek Jeter is slowly beeing weened out of his shortstop position and Alex Rodriguez isn’t far behind him.
Last night, Yankees manager Joe Girardi started Jeter at DH while allowing Eduardo Nunez to start at short against the lefty and expect that to just keep happening more and more. This season the aging duo...
HOUSTON- Nameplates are often last on the checklist in the frenzy of player transactions, thus while Justin Maxwell was sufficiently outfitted for his Astros debut and announced his arrival with a two-run, pinch-hit home run in the eighth inning on Monday night at Minute Maid Park, the space next to the No. 22 above his locker remained blank afterward.
That logistical hazard did...