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Baltimore Orioles 4 — New York Yankees 3 Despite struggling most of the spring, Raul Ibanez drove in two runs, one on a solo home run in the 2nd inning, in tonight’s 4-3 loss to the Baltimore Orioles. David Phelps started tonight’s game and scattered 7 hits through 5 innings and gave up [...]
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There was a divide with New York Yankees fans earlier in the year when it was announced that stud hitting prospect Jesus Montero was being traded to the Mariners for Michael Pineda. While Pineda was 5th in the Rookie of the Year voting in 2011, his end of the season was less than stellar, while the call up of Montero went swimmingly well. He showed Yankee fans his quick bat speed...
TAMPA The Tampa Bay Rays have reason to feel optimistic about a rotation that now features a pair of heat-throwing lefthanders in David Price and Matt Moore.
But dont look now here come the New York Yankees, with their own matching set of stellar southpaws: All-Star ace CC Sabathia and newly unretired Andy Pettitte.
Pettittes surprise return to the game, following a year away...
The New York Yankees are back in Tampa, as they take on the Baltimore Orioles at George M. Steinbrenner Field. David Phelps will get the start tonight for the Yankees. Jason Hammel will get the start for the Orioles. New York Yankees (13-10) Derek Jeter SS Curtis Granderson DH Alex Rodriguez 3B Mark Teixeira 1B [...]
So reports indicated that Michael Pineda is pitching for a rotation spot today. What I thought was a silly media meme to make it through the demands of spring training news content has become a reality.
Apparently the velocity concerns of the media are also shared by the Yankees. Despite the wicked slider and changeup, the 89-93 mph fastball is concerning the brass.
I always hate...
I came across a poorly listed Russ Martin relic on eBay, and I'm happy I took the time to read the item description. Had I not, I would have almost certainly missed out on my newest Russ hit, a great addition to my Martin Collection.This sweet red swatch is the black refractor parallel /25, and my copy is numbered 23/25. It was had for a measly 99 cents plus shipping, and has...
Short-printed and colored parallels are some of my favorite cards, especially when combined with a card that is already chromed out. They're not always cheap, but when they can be had for a great deal, they make for some of the most enjoyable pickups and maildays. Luckily, Russell Martin is an affordable player to (super)collect.From 2009 Bowman Chrome Draft comes this sweeeeet...
Mariano Rivera kneeled in his spring training clubhouse and stretched out flat on the floor, his white No. 42 - matching his age - pressed to the gray carpet. He stretched his right foot out and slowly drew it back over his left shoulder. He switched sides and then swung both legs over his head at the same time.
Writhing for about 10 minutes, he looked more like a contortionist...
The New York Yankees signed outfielder Jack Cust to a minor league contract Wednesday, according to Sweeny Murti of WFAN.Cust was released by the Houston Astros on Tuesday after he had only a single hit in 25 spring training at-bats. The
33-year-old batted .213 with three home runs and 23 RBIs in 67 games for
the Seattle Mariners last season.
New York Yankees 11 — Houston Astros 9 Five home runs helped power the Yankees to an 11-9 win over the Houston Astros in today’s game. Robinson Cano and Raul Ibanez each hit a two-run home run in the 5th inning to play a role in the win. Prospect Dante Bichette Jr. also [...]
KISSIMMEE, Fla. (AP) -- Robinson Cano and Raul Ibanez each had two-run homers, 19-year-old Dante Bichette Jr. connected on the first two pitches he saw this spring and the New York Yankees beat the Houston Astros 11-9 in a game Saturday shortened to eight innings by rain.
The Yankees and Astros combined for nine home runs.
Jordan Lyles, bidding for one of two open spots in the...
Clearly the Yankees are a little concerned with Ibanez's struggles and bat speed and felt the need to pick up a little insurance at the DH spot.
It's another quality trash-heap signing by Cashman. Cust hit just .213/.344/.329 with 3 HR and 23 RBI in 225 at-bats for Seattle, but in 2010 he did have one of hit better overall offensive seasons. That season year he hit .272...