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Ellsbury’s home run delivers 14-inning Yankees win over Indians

At least the Yankees had something to smile about Wednesday. Hours after learning that Masahiro Tanaka was headed for the disabled list with a right elbow injury, Jacoby Ellsbury launched a solo home run in the 14th inning to lift the Yankees to a 5-4 win over the Indians at Progressive Field. Ellsbury’s home run ended an eight-inning scoreless duel as the two teams were tied...
Via Pro Sports Daily
11 hours ago  |  Discuss

Ellsbury, Yankees edge Indians in 14 innings, 5-4

CLEVELAND—Jacoby Ellsbury decided 14 innings was long enough. Tied at four with two outs, the Yankees center fielder went deep off Tribe reliever Vinnie Pestano (0-1, 5.40 ERA) for the game-winning homer Wednesday, as New York edged the Indians, 5-4. “I was trying to back-foot a slider, it just didn’t get it there,” Pestano said. “When you throw a pitch like that to...
Via Indians Baseball Insider
18 hours ago  |  Discuss

Yankees game 90: Ellsbury breaks the tie in extras

(Photo by Harry How/Getty Images) New York Yankees 5 — Cleveland Indians 4 (14 innings) The debut of Brandon McCarthy needed some extra baseball to decide it. After a scoreless first inning by the Yankees bats, Brandon McCarthy took the mound for the first time as a Yankee. A pair of singles around an out would be a tough start for McCarthy. It would be compounded by a throwing...
Via Bronx Pinstripes
18 hours ago  |  Discuss

Ellsbury's homer in 14th gives Yankees 5-4 win

CLEVELAND (AP) -- Jacoby Ellsbury's two-out homer in the 14th inning gave the New York Yankees a 5-4 victory over the Cleveland Indians on Wednesday night. Ellsbury hit his sixth home run of the season on an 0-2 pitch from Vinnie Pestano (0-1). Chase Whitley (4-2) pitched two scoreless innings. David Robertson recorded his 22nd save, retiring All-Star Michael Brantley on a long...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
19 hours ago  |  Discuss

Dog Day Duels with AL Central Opponents Key to Yankees’ Post-Season Hopes

Following a series of solid off-season acquisitions, including outfielders Jacoby Ellsbury and Carlos Beltran, and Japanese pitching phenom Masahiro Tanaka, the Yankees appeared poised to return to the MLB Post-Season in 2014. With the American League East currently considered one of the weakest in baseball, the Yankees entered the current campaign among the favorites in World Series...
Via Lady At The Bat
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Yankees: 8 horrible truths you might not want to read

Yankee Stadium – Cold Beer on a Hot Day (Photo credit: wallyg) Last night’s 12-inning, 4-3 loss to the Tampa Bay Rays marked the third in a row for the New York Yankees, and drops their record to just one game above .500 at 41-40. Not scoring runs, and leaving men on base are the only consistent things the Yankees have done thru the first 81-games of this season. It is hard to...
Via Lady Loves Pinstripes
9 days ago  |  Discuss

New York Yankees: Teamwork makes the dream work

It’s hard to look like a team when the team dynamic is off to start with. By now we all know the difficulties the New York Yankees have been facing with the team this season, what with the injuries or suspensions to key players. But now I can say that I finally see a team again. I see a team that is working together to come back from a rocky first half of the season. Being on a...
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Yankees Injury Update: Jacoby Ellsbury nursing sore hip

The New York Yankees open a series against the Seattle Mariners tonight at Safeco Field with a record of 31-31, six and a half games back in the American League East. The Yankees game last night was postponed, but even had they played, center fielder Jacoby Ellsbury would not have been in the lineup due to a hip injury.#495646337 / gettyimages.comAs reported by Jackson Alexander...
Via Sports Injury Alert
June 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Yankees: Pineda, Ellsbury injury updates

Breaking news…the injury bug has officially invaded the Bronx. As New York Yankees pitcher, Michael ‘Pine Tar’ Pineda has been diagnosed with a Grade 1 strain of the teres major muscle, which is in the shoulder joint, and will miss about month. Pineda will be out 3-4 weeks. — Mark Feinsand (@FeinsandNYDN) April 30, 2014 Pineda had been down in Tampa a-mid a 10-day suspension...
Via Lady Loves Pinstripes
April 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Three up, three down for all 30 MLB teams

2014 MLB Team PreviewsAs part of our 2013 MLB preseason coverage we preview all 30 teams using our exclusive 3 Up and 3 Down formula. AL EastNL East Baltimore OriolesAtlanta Braves Boston Red SoxMiami Marlins New York YankeesNew York Mets Tampa Bay RaysPhiladelphia Phillies Toronto Blue JaysWashington Nationals AL CentralNL Central Chicago White SoxChicago...
March 04, 2014  |  Discuss
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