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Pineda and McCarthy look to lead the Yanks back to postseason

Michael Pineda Yankees – Photo Credit – Keith Allison   Before the season, the New York Yankees starting pitching staff looked to be in pretty good shape. It was assumed that they had two aces in CC Sabathia and the Masahiro Tanaka to go along with veteran Hiroki Kuroda and young arms Ivan Nova and Michael Pineda. Pineda dazzled in his rookie campaign with the Seattle Mariners...
Via Hot Stove MLB
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Preview: Yankees at Tigers (8/26/14)

  Jim McIsaac/Getty Images The Yankees continue the push for the playoffs as Brandon McCarthy (5-2, 1.90 ERA) takes on Rick Porcello (14-8, 3.10 ERA) in game to in Detroit. McCarthy had his best outing of the season his last time out. He threw a four hit shutout against the Astros, racking up eight strikeouts in his longest start in pinstripes. “I feel confident again,” McCarthy...
Via Bronx Pinstripes
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Fantasy Baseball Two-Start Pitchers Week 21: Brandon McCarthy and More

I know it’s football season. Believe me, now that football is just around the corner, the attention I’ve been giving to my baseball leagues has dwindled. But fear not, the two-start pitchers report for week 21 is here, albeit a bit later than I had hoped. So sip that coffee, it is Monday morning, and enjoy this first before setting lineups. I will give you the player’s name...
Via FF Locker Room
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Yanks hitters talk it out, do just enough to back McCarthy gem over Astros

Night after night they struggled to score runs and hit in the clutch. The blame for seven losses in nine tilts and rapidly fading October hopes was correctly on the Yankees hitters — and they knew it. So, when the hitters prepared for Thursday’s game against the Astros at Yankee Stadium, they decided it was time to meet. According to Chase Headley and Brett Gardner, a rather...
Via Pro Sports Daily
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Yankees Win Game, But Win McCarthy Trade by Landslide

Yesterday Brandon McCarthy continued the renaissance he began after being traded to the Yankees earlier this season, throwing a complete game, four-hit shut-out. He and Astros starter Dallas Keuchel combined to pitch the shortest game in the history of the new Yankee Stadium: two hours and seven minutes.Are you kicking yourselves, Arizona Diamondbacks? If not, you should be.We all...
Via Lady At The Bat
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Yankees game 125: McCarthy goes the distance in win

Jim McIsaac/Getty Images Houston Astros 0 – New York Yankees 3 With the Yankees looking to avoid the sweep, Brandon McCarthy got the matinee season finale. Through the first three innings, Brandon McCarthy left most of the outfield yawning as he generated five ground outs and three strikeouts while allowing one ball to reach the outfield. A good pitching effort always needs offense...
Via Bronx Pinstripes
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Yankees game 120: Offense held silent behind strong McCarthy start

Jim McIsaac/Getty Images New York Yankees 0 – Tampa Bay Rays 5 The struggles of the offense for the 2014 season continues tonight. Brandon McCarthy was greeted with a pair of hits, starting with Desmond Jennings single to right field. Ben Zobrist would add a single of his own to put runners on the corners. A walk would put McCarthy in hot water right away, loading the bases with...
Via Bronx Pinstripes
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Brandon McCarthy (SP, NYY) – Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in All Leagues ANALYSIS: A lot of times when pitchers switch from the NL to the AL, they’re greeted with the harsh reality that, well, offenses are more potent in the AL. This has not been the case for Brandon McCarthy, who has been fantastic since joining the Yankees at the beginning […]
Via RotoBaller
17 days ago  |  Discuss

New York Yankees: Evaluating the trade deadline moves

With the July 31st non-waiver trade deadline done, the New York Yankees made multiple trades to help boost and reconstruct their roster. Most of the moves made by general manager Brian Cashman were small, but they have already been paying their dividends. When it was made known that 4 of the 5 starting pitchers would be out for injury, Cashman began making moves. There was no time...
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Why is Brandon McCarthy's wife so happy he was dealt to Yanks?

The New York Yankees picked up Brandon McCarthy from the Arizona Diamondbacks Sunday to help out their injured pitching staff and no one could have been happier than the pitcher’s wife Amanda. Surely, Mrs. McCarthy is going to miss the friends she made while in Phoenix, but she’s more excited about what her husband will be leaving behind. And you can give the assist to the Yankees...
Via Hall of Very Good
July 07, 2014  |  Discuss
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