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With two regulars missing from their rotation, the New York Yankees could sorely use some better performances from Freddy Garcia than the last time he was in the rotation.
A visit to the struggling Tampa Bay Rays might help Garcia ease back into a starting role and enable the Yankees to end their seven-game skid at Tropicana Field on Monday night.
New York (48-30) suffered two big blows Thursday when All-Star CC Sabathia (groin) and Andy Pettitte (ankle) landed on the disabled list. The Yankees didn't get much help from emergency call-up Adam Warren the following night in his major league debut, a 14-7 defeat to the Chicago White Sox that got so out of hand that outfielder Dewayne Wise had to pitch the ninth inning.
The Yankees are hoping Garcia (2-2, 6.39 ERA) will serve as a better stopgap when they give him the ball for his first start since April 28. The veteran right-hander was 0-2 with a 12.51 ERA over the first month of the season and didn't make it out of the seco...
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Robinson Cano is a liar.Before last night's 4-3 Yankee loss to the Rays, I took to Twitter and saw a series of tweets by Chris Kamler (@TheFakeNed), a guest on one of my earlier podcasts. He was calling Cano a liar and I didn't know why:Bernadette Pasley @LadyBatting"@TheFakeNed: #SayItAintCano "Yankee" is East-Coast for "Liar.""//When...
From MLB.com:The starting lineups for the 2012 All-Star Game on July 10 at Kauffman Stadium have been named, so get set Kansas City, here they come.
The 17 starters announced on the 2012 MLB All-Star Game Selection Show presented by Taco Bell on TBS on Sunday give new meaning to the words "star power." Fans have already won, making a record-setting statement in...
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Yankees take on Matt Moore and the Tampa Bay Rays tonight. The game is nationally televised on ESPN as Freddy Garcia takes the mound for the first time since taking a role in the Yankees bullpen. Look for the Yankees to try and jump on Moore early before he can establish his high powered fastball.
Derek Jeter DH
Curtis Granderson CF
Mark Teixeira 1B
Alex Rodriguez 3B
During Saturday afternoon's sweltering matinee in Yankee Stadium, Derek Jeter turned to avoid getting hit in the jewels by an inside pitch and— when replayed in slow-motion— it kind of looks like he was doing the Watusi or some other dance from the '60's.
Whether or not Jake Peavy's fifth-inning throw was intentional, Jeter just shook it a little more and took...
The move clears a roster spot for reliever Chad Qualls, who was acquired from the Phillies on Sunday evening. Wade has a 5.79 ERA in 32 2/3 innings this season. This move was the obvious action once Qualls was signed.
Phil Hughes fought the 95 degrees on the thermometer with zeros on the scoreboard.
Hughes pitched eight efficient innings, Robinson Cano hit a tiebreaking two-run homer after wasting a chance with the bases loaded his first time up and the New York Yankees again rode the long ball to a 4-2 win Sunday over the Chicago White Sox for a series split between division leaders.
If you look carefully, you'll see a former Yankee fraud prospect named, Warren,sitting with hands folded in his lap, just behind the driver's farting ass.Well deserved.Out of town. Out of my line of sight.
Famed New York Yankees hurler Joba Chamberlain is expected to soon pitch in a minor league game for the first time since dislocating his right ankle bouncing on a trampoline with his son at a Tampa jump center on March … Continue reading →
(Eds: With AP Photos.) By TIM DAHLBERG AP Sports Columnist This wasn't Little League, so Dewayne Wise wasn't about to fess up. Sportsmanship only goes so far when you're wearing pinstripes and playing in Yankee Stadium.
Wise sold the third base umpire just by diving into the stands to catch a foul ball. For good measure, he held his glove in the air in triumph and gave...
"Bald Vinny" and The Bleacher Creatures are doing the best to try and win me over.And it's working.Full disclosure. I'm not a New York Yankees fan, but when it comes to saluting their own...no one does it better. Case in point...this year's annual Old-Timers Game.Good friend of The Hall, "Bald Vinny' Milano (the de facto leaders of The Bleacher...
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In the first inning of Sunday's Yankees-White Sox game, Robinson Cano grounded into a double play off Gavin Floyd. In the third inning, he worked his way into a 3-1 count. Here's what happened then:
That's an ugly swing, especially in a hitter's count. Cano certainly thought so.
That prompted this exchange between YES Network broadcasters Michael Kay...
To make room for Quallls on the 40-man roster the Yankees have designated Matt Antonelli for assignment.
The 33-year-old was 1-1 with a 4.60 ERA in 35 games for the Phillies this season. In 31.1 innings, the right-hander allowed 16 ER on 39 hits, walked 9, and struck out 19.