New York Yankees Post Mortem: 08-April-2014: Baltimore Game 2: Nova control issues continue bullpen also drops the ball

For games like these; I don't give complete summaries as opposed to just trying to get an overall feel to take away from game. Starting Pitching: Control issues that were hinted at during his first game against the Astros came back to dramatic fashion to haunt Nova. Given the better offense; there were do double plays to get him out of jams this time around. Nova has a...
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Yankees option Austin Romine, recall Shane Greene

In a move to shore up a depleted bullpen, the Yankees have optioned Austin Romine to AAA Scranton/Wilkes-Barre and recalled pitcher Shane Green. With David Robertson on the DL and Vidal Nuno pitching 3 1/3 innings yesterday, the move was very much needed. According to Mike Wallace of ESPN New York, Joe Girardi stated that Nuno wouldn't be available to pitch again until...
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Yankees Positives Come Two Innings Too Late In Opening Day Loss To Astros

Look on the bright side. For seven innings, the Yankees looked pretty good. CC Sabathia was effective if not spectacular, Dellin Betances contributed a perfect inning of work and Vidal Nuno rewarded the Yankees decision to choose him for one of the final spots in the bullpen.The offense worked the count and scored two runs on five hits, including two by Mark Teixeira, who looked...
Via Lady At The Bat
16 days ago  |  Discuss

New York Yankees: Cesar Cabral, not Vidal Nuno for final bullpen spot

The New York Yankees are in the process of winding down their final selections for the 2014 Opening Day roster. They have two infield bench roles which you can read about here, and one slot left in the bullpen.That spot looks to be for the second left-handed option after veteran Matt Thornton. The battle is between Cesar Cabral and Vidal Nuno.Cabral was purchased by the Yankees...
Via The Baseball Stance
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Yankees Spring Training Game 19: Nuno good in loss

New York Yankees 1 — Baltimore Orioles 2 Vidal Nuno started today’s game and was efficient and effective. He  didn’t blow anyone away with fast pitches but he kept the Orioles from making good contact. He induced four ground balls and three fly balls in his start. In four scoreless innings, Vidal Nuno allowed one hit while walking one and striking out three. Like Nuno, Orioles...
Via Bronx Pinstripes
March 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Yankees Spring Training Game 6: Home runs continue in win

New York Yankees 8 — Toronto Blue Jays 2 Competing for the fifth spot in the rotation, lefty Vidal Nuno got the task of starting today’s game. An error by shortstop Eduardo Nunez would be erased by Austin Romine who threw out Jose Reyes attempting to steal second base. Nuno would get the second out soon after but slugging right fielder Jose Bautista would get a hold of one and...
Via Bronx Pinstripes
March 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Yankees' Vidal Nuno takes another step toward fifth starter spot

The ball skied high over the scoreboard and palm trees in left-center field. That chest-high cutter to Tony Batista was the lone blemish on Vidal Nuno's outing Sunday against Toronto, the Yankees' left-hander said afterward. Batista "just takes hacks," Nuno said. "I'm going to have to do a better job with him next time." Nuno likely hopes the next...
Via Pro Sports Daily
March 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Yankees' Vidal Nuno making NAIA alumni proud

Vidal Nuno was drafted by the Cleveland Indians in the 48th round of the 2009 MLB June Amateur Draft from Baker University. He has spent five years in the minors until making his first start for the New York Yankees May 13 against the team that originally drafted him. Nuno pitched five scoreless innings and struck out three in the 7-0 shutout. In two appearances so far for the...
Via The GM's Perspective
May 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Its Yankee Rookie Starter Day in America, the rare day when the Yankees start a pitcher up from the farm - just to see what will happen

The international man of mystery, Vidal Nuno takes the mound today in the doubleheader against Cleveland.He pitched two weeks ago in relief, hurling two shutout innings, although some balls were hit so hard they bounced off the walls to the outfielders, who threw runners out trying to take extra bases. We haven't seen him since. But his cholesterol count looked great in Scranton...

Aceves II? Ladies and gentlemen, the Vidal Nuno Era is about to begin

Across the Yankiverse, the anguished cries have long resounded: "Give us a new Alfredo! Give us a new Edwar! Give us a new Aaron." (As in, "Aceves, Ramirez and Small, oh my!") Yesterday, the Retrieval Empire promoted from its Amish Country coalyard the soft-tossing mystery man, Vidal "Sassoon As Possible" Nuno. Now what?Before we discuss the usual...
April 28, 2013  |  Discuss

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