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NEW YORK -- Nick Swisher doesn't usually need much reason to display his enthusiastic energy, it's easy to see why after the latest win for his New York Yankees. The Yankees peppered Toronto Blue Jays starter Ricky Romero for four runs on five hits in the first inning, including a requisite home run, in Wednesday's 6-0 rain-shortened victory at Yankee Stadium. The victory completed a three-game sweep of the Blue Jays and capped a 5-1 homestand, as the Yankees moved 23 games above .500, improving baseball's best record. Along with Mark Teixeira's 19th homer of the season, New York got seven shutout innings from Hiroki Kuroda. Robinson Cano improved his career-high hitting streak to 21 games and fill-ins Jayson Nix and Dewayne Wise had two hits apiece as the Yankees prepared for a seven-game West Coast road trip. "It's a lot of fun coming to the ballpark right now," Swisher said after the Yankees scored three runs or more in their 42nd straigh...
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Brett Gardner has appeared in just nine games for the Yankees this season, and none since injuring his right (non-throwing) elbow attempting a diving catch on April 17. As general manager Brian Cashman said Sunday, the Yankees barely have missed the speedy outfielder and lineup pest because of the presence of two aging players whose skill sets won't be confused with Gardner...
Brian Cashman's legacy trade victim was seen yesterday lounging on a steel re-enforced bench, after sprinting 11 feet." My arm feels great and I look forward to moving from tossing the beanbag to the baseball in a couple of months."Meanwhile, the certain Yankee "phenom-to-be" is concentrating on the physical aspects of the game.Glad he is one of us and not one of them.
Since 2009 Andruw Jones has hit 61 homeruns. Not very impressive. However, consider he is no longer a full-time player and that 30% of his hits have been of the round-trip variety, and suddenly that's not too shabby. Over the past 4 seasons, Jones has played for the Rangers, White Sox, and Yankees (all hitter's parks). He's collected 203 hits, while clubbing 61...
Darnell McDonald is a Yankee no longer. The former Red Sox outfielder, who was claimed off waivers by the New York Yankees after the Sox let him go, has been designated for assignment once again. As a corresponding roster move, the team activated CC Sabathia off the disabled list. In four games with New York, he went hitless while striking out twice in his four plate appearances...
Brett Gardner's injury has still not been properly diagnosed. Until it is, and until he exits the Hospital For Special Surgery with a successful operation, he is not playing baseball again. He does not need more rest. He needs repair. I have been saying this since he went away. And you all know that. So take a deep breath, have a dozen manhattans, and forget about...
New York Yankees left fielder Brett Gardner once again experienced pain in his bummed right elbow after playing in a simulated game Sunday and his agent, Joe Bick, acknowledged the speedster may be shelved for the remainder of 2012. “We … Continue reading →
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CC Sabathia returned from the disabled list...
Hiroki Kuroda pitched four-hit ball, Mark Teixeira hit a two-run homer in a four-run first inning and the New York Yankees completed a thorough sweep of the Toronto Blue Jays with a 6-0, rain-shortened victory Wednesday.
The game was called after a 58-minute rain delay before the Yankees could come to bat in the seventh.
Nick Swisher and Andruw Jones each had run-scoring hits in...
NEW YORK -- Toronto Blue Jays reliever Jason Frasor had just frozen Nick Swisher on a called third strike with the bases loaded to record the second out of the eighth inning and quiet the Yankee Stadium crowd. Frasor appeared to be in position to escape the jam with the score still tied, but, as opponents have said all season, there is little relief in the New York Yankees lineup...
NEW YORK -- The New York Yankees got one of their best players back from the disabled list just as the Toronto Blue Jays put one of theirs on the DL. CC Sabathia returned with one of his best outings of the season, pitching six innings of shutout ball in the Yankees' 6-1 win Tuesday night at Yankee Stadium. While the Blue Jays absorbed their second straight loss to the AL...
NEW YORK -- Toronto Blue Jays reliever Jason Frasor had just frozen Nick Swisher on a called third strike with the bases loaded to record the second out of the eighth inning and quiet the Yankee Stadium crowd. Frasor appeared in position to escape the jam with the score still tied, but, as opponents have said all season, there is little relief in the New York Yankees lineup. ...
A.J. Griffin glanced into the visiting dugout and saw Derek Jeter, Alex Rodriguez and Mark Teixeira among others. Oakland's rookie right-hander felt some nerves all right.
Then, Yoenis Cespedes hit a two-run homer in the first inning to give him a quick lead and Griffin shut down one of baseball's best lineups for five innings as the Athletics beat the Yankees 4-3 Thursday...