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IT IS HIGH, IT IS FAR, IT IS caught:
They're the little team that believed. The pluck-filled Yankees, enjoying their underfunded, underdog status, are feeling pretty prime these days. Pretty pretty pretty prime. A bunch of knowitalls said this team was dead. But look: Riding tall at .500, with a two-game, rain-helped sweep in Swishertown. Three in a row, baby. Three in a row. Meanwhile, we won't have to worry about misspelling Greinke. Bum broke his collar in a brawl last night. Another reason for Hal and Hank to sit out the next free agent auction. By the way, here's how LA will be spelling Greinke: P.A.V.A.N.O.Two rain outs. Climate change? In the future, teams might not need five starters. What's the news? Big doubleheader with the Tribe set for May! Trenton wins in eleven, with Slade Heathcott going three for five! If the season ended today, we'd be a half-game out of the AL East divisional crown, and a half-game out of the Wild Card. Plucky underdogs.
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New York Yankees pitcher Ivan Nova is the real deal.
Ivan Nova (Photo credit: Keith Allison)
At least that is what everybody initially thought of him.
When Nova hit the major league level back in 2010, he showed some promise. Pitching just 42 innings in total, he went 1-2 with a 4.50 ERA. It was a small sample size where he was brought up at random to fill-in as a reliever, and a...
New York Yankees Alex Rodriguez vehemently denies having any connection to Anthony Bosch and his Biogenesis of America clinic, which has been connected to
English: Alex Rodriguez in 2009. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)
distributing performance-enhancing drugs to professional athletes.
Well, MLB has been on mission to find out the truth and crossed what some see as an ethically fine line...
Yankees manager Joe Girardi criticized Major League Baseball for how it schedules series during the early part of the season when inclement weather is prevalent.
New York Yankees outfielder Curtis Granderson has taken the
next step in his recovery from a fractured forearm, as he resumed throwing
yesterday for the first time since sustaining his injury, according to Andy McCullough of The Star-Ledger.
Granderson told his followers on Twitter that the session
went “really well,” adding that it was “another good sign, and a...
A spokesman for Alex Rodriguez Friday denied a New York Times report that the Yankees star was involved with purchasing documents related to the Biogenesis anti-aging clinic in South Florida.
The Times, citing two people briefed on the situation, reported that a representative of Rodriguez bought the documents to keep them away from Major League Baseball investigators. Biogenesis...
The scheduled game between the New York Yankees and Cleveland Indians has been postponed by rain.
No makeup date was immediately announced. The teams are scheduled to finish their series with a single game Thursday night, but with a forecast for more showers it might be tough to get that one in. This is New York's only visit to Cleveland this season.
Zach McAllister is slated...
When the Retrieval Empire last winter inked Sergeant Youkilis to a one-year deal, a few writers dusted off the old punch line about him being the "Greek God of Walks." OK, fine. Unfortunately, in their quest to re-enact a Greek tragedy, the Yankees embody no god. Nope. We follow the blind poet, Homer.Yesterday, before Cleveland called in sick, the Yankees were tied for...
The Cleveland Indians and New York Yankees will play a traditional doubleheader on May 13 at Progressive Field.
The doubleheader, which will begin at 12:05 p.m., became necessary when the April 10-11 games in Cleveland were postponed by rain. The May 13 date is one of the few mutual off-days for the two teams. The Indians play in Detroit on May 12 and begin a series in Philadelphia...
Joe Girardi says he has no plans to address his players about reports that Alex Rodriguez allegedly tried to buy clinic documents in the Biogenesis scandal in order to get rid of evidence.
The New York Yankees manager made it clear that the latest flap involving his rehabbing third baseman is something he will distance from his club.
"It's an MLB issue," Girardi said...
The Yankees turned the first 4-6-5-6-5-3-4 triple play in Major League history in a 5-2 win over Baltimore
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On Friday night, the Yankees pulled off the very first 4-6-5-6-5-3-4 in Major League history and managed to shut down an Orioles rally in the process.