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New York Yankees Go Around The Horn For Triple Play

New York Yankees third baseman Yangervis Solarte is quietly becoming a mainstay for the Bronx Bombers with his consistent bat to start the 2014 season. However, this time around Solarte did it with his glove starting the 5-4-3 around the horn triple-play in the second inning of the Yankees tilt with the Tampa Bay Rays. Even more ironic than the rare feat is that C.C. Sabathia has...
Via Baseball Hot Corner
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Yankees pull off around-the-horn triple play vs Rays (Video)

Your browser does not support iframes.The New York Yankees pulled off an around-the-horn triple play to get out of a jam during the second inning of Thursday night's game against Tampa Bay.It happened with nobody out and Rays runners on first and second as Sean Rodriguez hit a sharp chopper down the line to Yanks third baseman Yangervis Solarte. Solarte stepped on the bag at...
Via Holdout Sports
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WATCH: Yankees turn first triple play of 2014 MLB season

For a pitcher, there is no better gift than a triple play.  Two on, no out, big inning pending.  Then it all goes away thanks to tags, throws, and gloves.  Watch as the New York Yankees clean up the 2nd inning for ace C.C. Sabathia by going around the horn, Yangervis Solarte, to Brian Roberts, to Scott Sizemore, who made a nice scoop in the dirt.  That’s 5-4-3 if you’re scoring...
Via Reading Between The Seams
10 hours ago  |  Discuss

What version of Mark Teixeira can the Yankees tolerate?

Mark Teixeira can return to the Yankees as early as Sunday, but return as what? He has fallen – physically and statistically – but to where? The offensive identity of Teixeira lingers as a key question to this season. With recent imports such as Carlos Beltran, Jacoby Ellsbury, Brian McCann and Alfonso Soriano present, it might not be necessary for Teixeira to be a huge weightlifter...
Via Pro Sports Daily
20 hours ago  |  Discuss

Jeter wondering who injury snitch on Yankees is: Report

Derek Jeter was in Wednesday night's starting lineup for the first time since last Friday and it sounds like he feels he didn't need three games (or four days) to comeback after tweaking his quad last week.Jeter is trying to get accustomed to the Yankees treating him cautiously — as they did by sitting him out Saturday and Sunday with a tight right quadriceps then easing...
Via The Other Paper
21 hours ago  |  Discuss

Tanaka and Pineda are about to become THE NEXT BIG THING

It's already happened to me: A start by CC Sabathia, Ivan Nova or Hiroki Kuroda has become a yawner. What's the point? We know what will happen. CC will give up three, maybe four runs, and he will keep us in games, until he hits an iceberg in August, and needs a rest. Nova will throw well one day, then get bombed. Kuroda will be lights out, until Joe leaves him in too long...

Masahiro Tanaka is Exceeding Even the Highest Expectations

There are three things that everyone should know about Masahiro Tanaka’s MLB career thus far: 1) He has thrown 22.0 innings. 2) He has struck out 28 batters. 3) He has allowed 2 walks. And, just for good measure, he’s a fourth thing: 4) He has exceeded even our strongest expectations. He’s allowed 17 combined hits and walks in 22 innings. In case...
Via YanksinExile.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Report: Derek Jeter, Hannah Davis dine with model’s mother and father

Call it “Meet the Parents: Captain-Style.” New York Post‘s Page Six is reporting that Derek Jeter and Hannah Davis enjoyed the company of the model’s mom and dad at a dinner outing on Monday night. Jeter and the gorgeous Davis, who allegedly took a break but have since rekindled their romance after reportedly reconciling in […] The post Report: Derek Jeter, Hannah Davis...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Derek Jeter Battles Old News

Derek Jeter will not play both games against the Cubs Wednesday and it isn’t because he is nursing a tight quad.  Jeter would be held out even if he was 100%, according to Brian Cashman. The captain’s old body is no longer just old news to him.  It is his reality. Jeter is expected to play one of the games against the Cubs Wednesday, his first appearance in the Yankee line...
Via Sports Blog Talk
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Yankees Injury Updates: Brian McCann, Derek Jeter, Brian Roberts, David Robertson

The New York Yankees are playing an interleague double-header with the Chicago Cubs today after rain postponed yesterday's affair.  The Yankees have had a plethora of small injuries to key players lately and there is an abundance of updates to be covered.  Let's go over each one.Brian McCannMcCann injured his right index finger against the Boston Red Sox on Sunday Night...
Via Sports Injury Alert
1 day ago  |  Discuss

A Comprehensive List of Every Nickname Joe Girardi has for the Yankees

Joe Girardi likes his nicknames. Sure, some of them may not be the most inventive. It could simply be something as easy as taking a first or last name and adding a "y" or "ie" to the end of it. But every now and again, he comes up with something a little more inspiring. There's Dean Anna, who is nicknamed "Raccoon" for his prominent nose: ...
Via YanksinExile.com
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Yankees look to build off series win over Red Sox

After a horrible outing in his last start, Ivan Nova allowed just two earned runs in 7 1/3 innings while leading the New York Yankees to a 3-2 victory over the Boston Red Sox on Sunday night to secure a 3-1 series win over the defending champs. As usual, the first meeting between these two historic rivals wasn’t without controversy, and with Thursday’s incident involving Michael...
Via Sports-Glory
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Yankees: See what happened to Brian McCann’s fingers

WARNING THIS IS KIND OF GROSS!! When: Sunday, April 13, 2014 Where: Yankees Stadium Bronx, NY What: During the Yankees, 3-2 win over the Red Sox, catcher Brian McCann fingers got hit by a tipped ball of AJ Pierzynski‘s bat. This is a close-up video of the ball hitting his fingers. (more…) © Kate for Lady Loves Pinstripes, 2014. | Permalink | No comment | Post tags: A. J....
Via Lady Loves Pinstripes
3 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Brian McCann's fingers crushed by pitch

Unfortunately for Brian McCann a deflected pitch targeted his throwing hand, nailing his fingers in the process.
Via Gamedayr
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Yankees: Did the shoe just drop?

Francisco Cervelli (Photo credit: Wikipedia) 13 games. That is the number of games the 2014 New York Yankees have played. 149 games. That is the number of games the Yankees have left to play. This past weekend the Yankees took three of four from the Boston Red Sox, which leaves them sitting with a 7-6 record, and top of the AL East with the Rays. The calendar might prove it is too...
Via Lady Loves Pinstripes
4 days ago  |  Discuss
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