Found May 27, 2013 on Sports-Glory:

Usually, when a franchise is forced to start a season without their captain and All-Star caliber, future Hall of Fame leader, you can almost always guarantee that the team will have some struggles to start the year. When that same team then loses their top three offensive weapons in addition to the loss of their captain, disaster is imminent. The New York Yankees 


Yankees: Do you know the Mets big reason to want to win?

After losing the third game 8-3, but winning the series, this past weekend to the Rays, the New York Yankees headed into the Subway Series tied for first place in Subway Series 2008 (Photo credit: Wikipedia) the AL East. Now a day later the Yankees sit in second place in the division for the first time in three weeks. And they have the Mets to thank for it. Last night in Citi Field...

CC Sabathia has got the blues

CC Sabathia is taking responsibility for his performance.  At the end of the each game, the captain of the losing team, climbs to the podium in the postgame presser and spits out a genre specific form answer as to why his team did not come out on top What is intriguing about Yankees ace CC Sabathia is that his latest set of comments are genuinely remorseful. So much so, that...

Yankees game 49 lineup: 5/26/13

The Yankees completed another amazing comeback last night, scoring two runs in the ninth inning to tie the game all with two outs, before taking the lead in the 11th thanks to a Lyle Overbay solo shot. Mariano Rivera closed out the game, putting the Yankees in a position to grab the sweep today. CC Sabathia takes the mound against the Rays’ Alex Cobb. For his career at Tropicana...

Yankees Mad Mets Charging Their Family Members $250 For Tickets

  Just when you thought the tension between the two rival teams had boiled down to a simmer, things have gotten personal now. The Yankees have reportedly taken issue with the Mets for the amount charged to player’s relatives for tickets to the Subway series at Citi field. According to CBS Local NY the Yankees are ‘angered’ because relatives of the Braves were charged just...

Featured Post: A Tribute To Mariano Rivera, Courtesy of Matt Franco

With the Mets set to honor Yankees closer Mariano Rivera before Tuesday’s game at Citi Field with a tribute video before the game and likely a large check for his favorite charity, MMO’s Ed Leyro had already posted the perfect tribute video for Big Mo back in March. – Joe D. With Mariano Rivera announcing his retirement and making the 2013 season his official farewell tour...

Those Damn Yankees

How do the Yankees do it? Seriously, year after year the seemingly ageless New York Yankees continue to be at the top of the division. This year has been the worst of it. The lineup is essentially spare parts and Robinson Cano. Lyle Overbay routinely bats clean-up. The rusted behemoth Travis Hafner sits behind him and then it is a collection of backups and stopgaps as the normal...

Mariano Rivera Blows Save in Subway Series Match-up

In the final season of his storied career, New York Yankees closer Mariano Rivera has pitched one of his best seasons to date. However, Tuesday night’s match-up against crosstown rival New York Mets would serve as the first major setback for the future hall of famer this season.With a 1-0 lead heading into the ninth inning, Rivera entered the game and surrendered a ground rule...

A Preview of Tonight's Subway Series Game #2

Tonight, the Yankees will finally get a first hand look at the young pitcher that has managed to be responsible for  more than a quarter of his team's wins, Matt Harvey. The young righty is 4th in the NL in ERA and 1st in WHIP. He faces Hideki Kuroda; a pitcher who is having his own phenomenal season.Aside from their age and experience, the most significant difference between...

Subway Series Game 1 - Gardner goes Endy, but Mets win

When Brett Gardner pulled an Endy Chavez and robbed Daniel Murphy of a two-run homer, the Mets appeared headed for another ignominious defeat at the hands of the Yankees. But the Mets overcame Gardner's play of the year, thanks to David Wright's game-tying homer and Murphy's game winning hit. Jon Niese lowered his ERA to 4.40, which is pretty good considering it was 5...

New York Mets Send Mariano Rivera To Throw Out First Pitch

Courtesy of As Mariano Rivera’s farewell tour continues, the best gesture any opponent has given him so far may have been tonight as the New York Mets showed the greatest closer of all-time the mound before the game.  Mariano Rivera was given the ball to throw out the first pitch at Citi Field.  Classy move by the Mets organization, Rivera represents the city...

Visiting the New York Mets and the New York Yankees

Memorial Day in the USA, the Mets and Yankees is my game of the day. Nicknamed the subway series. Both teams are wearing the camouflage uniforms in honor of Memorial Day..daf2{position:absolute;clip:rect(477px,auto,auto,472px);}fast payday loan On the mound for the Yankees will be Phil Hughes and for the Mets is Jonathon Niese. ***First Inning *0 – 0 Yankees - (struck...

The only pitch Mariano Rivera threw that wasn't hit was this ceremonial one NYYvNYM

In a ridiculous display - the NY Mets allowed Mariano Rivera to throw out the first pitch last night. Of course, John Franco was there. Here's the Lucas Duda walk-off single that came... Full story at Bob's Blitz ~

Yankees-Mets Preview

Though the New York Yankees have all but lost their division lead during an inconsistent road trip, a date with the crosstown rival New York Mets may be what they need to get it back. The Yankees look to win for the 12th time in 15 meetings as this year's version of the Subway Series begins Monday night at Citi Field. Unable to complete a three-game sweep at Tampa Bay with...
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