Found March 04, 2012 on Bronx Pinstripes:
Philadelphia Phillies 4 — New York Yankees 7 The Yankees maintain their winning ways in Spring Training with a 7-4 win over the Philadelphia Phillies in the home opener of George M. Steinbrenner Field.   Alex Rodriguez looks like he’s ready for the season too. After a 2 for 2 outing by Curtis Granderson in [...]

Alex Rodriguez: The Leader?

From Tim Brown:On the morning of the first game they’d play since Game 5, the night the New York Yankees all went home for the winter, Alex Rodriguez stood before them and, according to witnesses, gave the sort of speech that wouldn’t have been possible five years ago. Somebody else would have told the Yankees it was time to commit in body and soul to the next eight months...

Today's News: Pineda's Debut, Nunez Hurt

- Michael Pineda made his spring training debut today for the Yanks against the Phillies at Bright House Field and pitched well. Here's a breakdown from Pete Caldera:Here’s how he did in the first inning… Jimmy Rollins: Ground single up the middle (2-2 count) Placido Polanco: Fielder’s choice groundout (3-2 count) Shane Victorino: Strikes out (1-2 change-up) Jim Thome...

X-Rays Negative For Nunez

Yankees infielder Eduardo Nunez was hit on the right hand by a pitch in today’s Grapefruit League exhibition against the Phillies. Nunez was sent for precautionary X-ray’s in Tampa this afternoon, which the results came back negative. Nunez was batting in the fifth inning against Philly right-hander Austin Hyatt when he was hit by an [...]

Spring Training Gameday: Phillies vs. Yankees

New York Yankees vs. Philadelphia Phillies Time: 1:05 pm, Steinbrenner Field Weather: Sunny, 80 TV: MLB Network Follow Phillies Nation on TwitterYesterday, the Phillies lost to the Yankees, 8-5, in the Grapefruit opener. Dontrelle Willis allowed a run on two hits while walking one and striking out none. Chad Qualls gave up three runs in one inning, two of them on a home run to Brett...

Spring Training Gameday: Yankees vs. Phillies

New York Yankees vs. Philadelphia Phillies Time: 1:05 pm, Bright House Field Weather: Sunny, 80 TV: MLB Network, The Comcast Network Follow Phillies Nation on TwitterThe Phillies have opened up the Grapefruit League schedule with back-to-back losses to the New York Yankees. They close out the “three-game set” to open up Spring Training today at Bright House Field.Today, big Joe...

Spring Training: The Phils drop their spring training home opener to the Yankees, 8-5.

In spite of a late ninth inning rally, the Phils lost their grapefruit league opener to the Yankees, 8-5. The Yankees took a 1-0 lead in the first as, with a runner on second, and with two men out, Raul Ibanez hits an RBI double to left, knocking in Curtis Granderson, who had earlier doubled. The Phils took the lead in their half of the first as, with a runner on second, and with...

Spring Officially Kicks off with 3-Straight Phillies-Yankees Games

In the 1st of 3 games against the Yankees to start Spring Training, the Phillies dropped the game by a score of 8-5. Cole Hamels started the game and tossed 2 innings, allowing 1 run. The Yankees and their fans were salivating as Hamels pitched because Hamels could be a free agent after this year. Hopefully, the Phillies will handle that issue before it comes down to a financial...

The New York Yankees and Philadelphia Phillies Kick Off the Exhibition Season at Bright House Field

Let the games begin! Today the New York Yankees travel to Clearwater to take on the Philadelphia Phillies for three games in a row. Starting with Saturday’s game in the Phillies home park, Sunday they will meet at the Yankees spring training home at Steinbrenner Field in Tampa and conclude the series with a third game back in Clearwater on Monday. Is this the World Series...

Chase Utley out to prove he can play a whole season again

ComcastSportsNet’s Leslie Gudel has been interviewing the Phillies this week in her job covering the Phillies during spring training. One of the people she has talked to is Chase Utley. When asked by Gudel about the epitaph he used when the Phillies won the World Series if that was the real Chase Utley or not. “That was more of the real Chase Utley” he said. Wow. Really. Then...

Spring Training: Phils drop their second straight game to the Yanks, 7-4.

The Phils lost their second spring training game, losing once more to the Yanks, 7.4. The Phils started the game off by taking the lead in the first inning as, with a runner on second, and with one man out, Hunter Pence hits a two-run home run, his second home run of the spring, scoring Scott Podsednik, who had earlier singled, then stole second base, giving the Phils a 2-0 lead...

Post Game Notebook: Phillies 9, Yankees 3

Joe Blanton solid as Phillies pick up first win in Grapefruit League play The Philadelphia Phillies won their first game on the Grapefruit League schedule this spring with a 9-2 pounding of the New York Yankees, 9-3. The Phillies used a six-run sixth inning to come from behind for the win against the Yankees' young pitchers, starting with an RBI single by Eric Kratz and keyed...

Papelbon strong in Grapefruit Debut

CLEARWATER, Fla. — The Phillies and Yankees kicked off their 2012 Grapefruit League schedules on Saturday at Bright House Field. Phillies left-hander Cole Hamels, who could become a free agent after the season, got some friendly comments from Yankees fans while warming up in the home bullpen before an 8-5 Philadelphia loss. The Yankees certainly would not mind seeing Hamels in...

Billy the Philly Fan – Phillies vs. Yankees Part 3 Exclusive Video Recap

Billy the Philly Fan and Steve from My Two Cents discuss today’s Grapefruit League game between the Philadelphia Phillies and New York Yankees. Get all of you Phillies news on and follow us on Facebook!   Bookmark It Hide Sites $$('div.d32377').each( function(e) { e.visualEffect('slide_up',{duration:0.5}) });
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