Found July 09, 2013 on
New York Yankees
Kansas City Royals
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, 3.23 ERA)
New York Yankees (48-41)
Brett Gardner CF
Ichiro Suzuki RF
Robinson Cano 2B
Travis Hafner DH
Zoilo Almonte LF
Lyle Overbay 1B
Eduardo Nunez SS
Luis Cruz 3B
Chris Stewart C
LHP CC Sabathia (9-6, 4.06 ERA)
Game Time: 7:05 pm EST
TV: YES Network
Radio: WCBS 880, WADO 1280
BEST OF MAXIM
A late call by the umpires of the Royals-Yankees game — to bring out the tarp before a summer rain poured down — turned a routine job of covering the infield into an epic battle between man and Mother Nature at Yankee Stadium Monday night. A deluge of rain delay interrupted the game in the fourth inning and the comical efforts by the grounds crew to roll out the polyethylene...
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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...
Have you ever made a mistake or a few?
Español: A-Rod en agosto de 2009. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)
Well, I certainly have done many things that I regret and my guess is you have too.
Now pretend that everyone, everywhere knew your mistakes and judged you on that merit only.
Personally, I can’t even begin to imagine what that would be like.
I am sure all of us have been on the...
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...
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...
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.
The Captain is back! (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)
According to Ken Rosenthal, major league sources have said that shortstop Derek Jeter will rejoin the Yankees and is expected to be in the starting lineup at either shortstop or designated hitter against the Kansas City Royals on Thursday afternoon.
Sources: Jeter to rejoin #Yankees Thursday afternoon against #Royals. Story...
We may never know exactly what Alex Rodriguez and Ryan Braun are being accused of in Major League Baseball's Biogenesis investigation - if they beat the rap.
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...
For Marten Gasparini, choosing Royal blue over Savoy Blue was a matter of heart. The 16-year-old loves his native land, but when it comes to sport, baseball in America beats the Azzurri.
Gasparini made history when he inked a contract with the Kansas City Royals last week. An native of northern Italy, he received a $1.3 million signing bonus — a record for a European amateur. A...
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...
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- You'll have a hard time convincing designated hitter Billy Butler that the Royals are not for real.
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...