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Yankees Shawn Kelley's stupid 'Seabiscuit' good luck charm worked against Sox, not Tigers

Shawn Kelley debuted a horse head mask during pregame stretches last week and the Yankees went on a 5 game winning stretch.“When I see those things, randomly in a crowd, it makes me laugh,” Kelley told Yahoo! Sports. “So I figured I’ll do that, and it’ll make everyone laugh in the clubhouse.“And then we went on a winning streak.”“Kelley’s undefeated with the horse...
Via Bob's Blitz
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Yankees’ Recent Winning Streak Sparked By Lucky Horse Head Mask

The New York Yankees are playing better baseball lately, and their five-game winning streak has coincided with plenty of horsing around. New York obviously has played better in the last week or so, and the Bombers have a source of inspiration, albeit a pretty weird one. Yahoo! Sports detailed the Yankees’ good-luck charm, a realistic latex horse head mask. According to the story...
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Apparently the freaky horse head mask is key to the Yankees resurgence

If it works, don't change it, even if "it" is a disturbing vinyl and latex horse head mask. Yankees relief pitcher Shawn Kelley purchased one of those fine specimen and ever since he first donned the mask this past Thursday, the Yankees began winning. Five in a row. Coincidence? Doesn't matter.  "At first, I was wondering who it was," Yankees outfielder...
Via Fox Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Odd good-luck charm credited for Yanks' winning streak

With time winding down on the season and the New York Yankees’ hopes of making the postseason dwindling, relief pitcher Shawn Kelley may have inadvertently stumbled upon the team’s good luck charm while perusing Amazon. Kelley last week debuted a particularly disturbing-looking horse head mask during pregame stretches and since then, the Yankees have not […] The post Yankees’...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Yankees Activate Shawn Kelley; Acquire David Huff

(Photo by Elsa/Getty Images) Yankees make a few roster moves today, most notably activating reliever Shawn Kelley from the 15-day disabled list and have optioned Matt Daley back to Triple-A Scranton. Manager Joe Girardi has said that there is no set role for Kelley as of now, it’s all about the match-ups for now. Kelley was the setup man and acted as the closer earlier this season...
Via Bronx Pinstripes
June 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Yankees Injury Update: Shawn Kelley starts rehab assignment

The New York Yankees dropped to 31-30 on the season following a 8-4 loss to the Kansas City Royals on Saturday. The Yankees have struggled, in the bottom half of the Major Leagues in both team ERA and runs scored. Help may be on the way to bolster the bullpen, as Shawn Kelley began his rehab assignment. Reports are that he had no issues, which is a good sign moving forward. #487113429...
Via Sports Injury Alert
June 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Some Positive Injury News for Beltran and Kelley

Elsa, Getty Images Some of the injury news seems to be looking a bit brighter for the Yankees. Seems Carlos Beltran has been responding okay to back-to-back days taking light batting practice with hitting instructor Kevin Long. Beltran has been progressing slowly but surely, spoke to the media for the first time in a few weeks prior to yesterday’s game seemed very optimistic. “I’m...
Via Bronx Pinstripes
May 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Shawn Kelley to the DL

The hits keep coming for the Yankees as Shawn Kelley will now go to the DL. Shawn Kelley to DL, Zoilo Almonte called up. — Bryan Hoch (@BryanHoch) May 13, 2014 The Yankees bullpen is already taxed so losing Kelley at this juncture is even more worrying than it would be otherwise. Kelley hasn't been pitching for a couple of games due to back tightness....
May 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Laz Diaz once again decided to make a spectacle out of himself last night

On Monday night, Laz Diaz gave the 39,701 fans at Angel Stadium what they wanted when he put on a show in the eighth inning before ejecting Yankees pitcher Shawn Kelley. After Kelley jawed with Diaz for what he felt was a tight strike zone, Diaz spent ten seconds essentially brushing Kelley off and antagonizing him before ejecting him from the game. The crowd roared with pleasure...
Via The Outside Corner
May 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Shawn Kelley sent to Tacoma AAA

A short while ago via the Seattle Mariners twitter feed we learned that the team has announced RHP Shawn Kelley has been optioned to AAA Tacoma. This officially puts the M's roster at 27 players; we all know to well of course that they need to be at 25 by 2 pm Wed. Looks like Seattle Mariners Executive Vice President & General Manager Jack Zduriencik wasn't happy...
Via NorthWest Sports Beat
April 03, 2012  |  Discuss
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