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New York Yankees 8 — Washington Nationals 5 Five consecutive singles in the 7th inning led to 3 runs in today’s 8-5 win over the Washington Nationals. Michael Pineda started today’s Spring start and went 3.2 innings with 4 strikeouts and 1 walk, and 4 hits that led to 2 runs. Pineda’s velocity was [...]
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Author: Andrew SwansonFantasy Baseball fans and writers are constantly searching for the next big thing. A prospect who possesses a mixture of both freakishly good, god-given talent, and the mental fortitude to excel in the Major Leagues. One possible candidate for this year’s next big thing is Michael Pineda, a 22 year old pitcher for the Seattle Mariners. A native of the...
Andy Pettitte‘s comeback will be the headline topic on tomorrow night’s radio program.
I wrote yesterday that I am not optimistic that Pettitte will be able to provide the kind of performance that makes his presence worth the signing.
This isn’t about money; it’s about the fact that he will create the kind of distraction that could potentially add pressure to Michael Pineda...
Author: Andrew SwansonThe Seattle Mariners boast one of the best young arms in the American League. A flame throwing pitcher who possesses a knee-buckling slider, an excellent change up, and a blazing fastball that has been clocked in the triple digits. No, I am not referring to reigning AL CY Young winner Felix Hernandez, but rather rookie sensation Michael Pineda. With just...
New York Yankees pitcher Freddy Garcia sustained a bruised right hand in the fourth inning Wednesday when he was hit by a comebacker off the bat of Edwin Encarnacion, who also hit two home runs for the Toronto Blue Jays in a 7-5 victory.
Garcia, who allowed Encarnacion's homer in the second inning, immediately came out of the game and was taken to Tampa, where Dr. Allen Miller...
Andy Pettitte has reportedly come out of retirement and re-joined the New York Yankees. According to Jack Curry of the YES Network, Pettitte has signed a 1 year minor league deal: The Yankees have signed Andy Pettitte to a 1-year minor league deal worth $2.5 million. The team is thrilled to have 240-game winner back.
Andy Pettitte abruptly ended his retirement Friday, signing a one-year contract with the New York Yankees.
The deal is worth $2.5 million for Pettitte, who had officially called it quits in February 2011, saying he no longer had the hunger and drive to play another season.
Pettitte, who will turn 40 in June, went 11-3 with a 3.28 ERA in 21 starts in 2010.
He owns a career mark...
Wow, this came out of nowhere.... Here's the story from Mark Feinsand:Andy Pettitte ended his one-year retirement, agreeing to a minor-league deal with the Yankees worth $2.5 million plus incentives.
“He’s coming back,” a source said.
The deal was first reported by the YES Network.
Pettitte returned to camp earlier this spring, and though he indicated that he planned...
Washington Nationals 3 — New York Yankees 4 (10 innings) No hits factored into the walk-off sacrifice fly that sent the Yankees fans home happy with the 4-3 win in 10 innings. A walk by Justin Maxwell, an error, and a sacrifice fly by Brandon Laird led to the run needed to win in [...]