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Mike Trout sets new record, passes A-Rod

Mike Trout. Photo Credit: Stephen Dunn/Getty Images. Just when you thought the reigning American League MVP couldn’t get any better he does. He just does something even more incredible than before. That’s what happened Friday night when the Los Angeles Angels took on the Houston Astros. Mike Trout became the youngest player to accumulate both 100 stolen bases and 100 home runs...
Via Baseball Hot Corner
1 day ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: A-Rod belts two homers in win over Rays

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — Alex Rodriguez has hit two home runs, moving within two of tying Willie Mays for fourth place on the career all-time list. Rodriguez hit his 657th and 658th homers Friday night for the New York Yankees to lead them to a 5-4 win over the Tampa Bay Rays. In the second inning, Rodriguez drove an 0-1 pitch from Nathan Karns an estimated 471 feet over the wall...
Via NESN.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Alex Rodriguez tattoos 477-foot homer at the Trop

Alex Rodriguez is having a pretty good year so far for the New York Yankees, and in the second inning of their game on Friday night with the Rays at Tropicana Field, he smashed a home run 477 feet off of Nate Karns. Needless to say, that’s the longest homer of the young 2015 season. It’s also the longest Yankees homer of the last decade, the longest homer by Rodriguez over the...
Via The Outside Corner
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Yankees game 10 lineup: 4/17/15

The Yankees are in Tampa to take on the Rays from Tropicana Field. New York has played lackluster baseball so far in this young season, and they need to turn it around quickly. Adam Warren gets the ball for his second start of the season, going up against Nate Karns. Brett Gardner sits again to rest his wrist. Check out our full game preview here. Game time: 7:10 pm ET – Tropicana...
Via Bronx Pinstripes
1 day ago  |  Discuss

A-Rod being taken to court over unpaid legal fees

Alex Rodriguez has returned from his one-year suspension and is back to playing for the New York Yankees, but his legal situation has not yet been fully resolved. According to the NY Daily News, Rodriguez is expected in court for a deposition on April 24 after he was served two documents related to his alleged...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

The 2015 Yankees: To Panic Or Not To Panic?

So is it time to panic? We are nine games into the season and the results are not good.. If this keeps up for the rest of the year the Yankees will finish at 54-108. If that happens be sure to check into the list of top prospects for the 2016 draft. Yes, it is frustrating to be a Yankee fan these days. We fans have come to expect the Yankees to contend every year. We're told by the...
Via Lady At The Bat
1 day ago  |  Discuss

New York Yankees are off to a sluggish start

Mark Teixeira leads the Yankees with three home runs. The New York Yankees kicked off the 2015 season with two home-opening series against the Blue Jays and rival Red Sox, escaping with a 2-4 record and after Wednesday night, dropped another series in a 7-5 loss to the Baltimore Orioles. The Yankees have an off day before heading to St. Petersburg, Florida on Friday to finish off...
Via isportsweb.com
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Yankees: A-Rod’s “four facets” talk rings true

The New York Yankees are 3-6, and have lost their first three series to teams in the American League East. They have a day off Thursday and face the final team in their division in a three-game set in Tampa beginning Friday.Alex Rodriguez put the Yankees' predicament perfectly after Thursday night’s 7-5 loss to the Baltimore Orioles.“We’re going to be seeing these guys (the...
Via Yankees Unscripted
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Should the Yankees turn to Chris Young

It’s still early in the 2015 season and any look at statistics has to be done with the caveat of considering it is from a small sample size. This could be thought to be the case when considering the right field situation for the Yankees. Carlos Beltran is off to a horrible start with a slash line of .156.176.250. The typical thought is that he is a veteran and he will turn it...
Via Bronx Pinstripes
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Robinson Cano Learns “Hard Knock Life” Lesson On Base Paths

Seattle Mariners second-baseman Robinson Cano learned a valuable lesson on the base-paths last night’s versus the Los Angeles Dodgers. Perhaps worry less about counting your money and count the runners occupying the bases in front of him or better yet “Pay Attention.” The post Robinson Cano Learns “Hard Knock Life” Lesson On Base Paths appeared first on Baseball Hot Corner.
Via Baseball Hot Corner
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Same old, same old: Brian Cashman looks silly after getting ripped off (again) by Dave Dombrowski

The New York Post's Joel Sherman wrote an excellent column yesterday about how it looks like Yankees GM Brian (Fredo) Cashman was again "fleeced" by Detroit GM Dave Dombrowski. I have been banging this drum for years, and now Sherman is making his own noise in his Post column. He went through all the times that Dombrowski has gotten the better of Cashman, going back to when the Tigers...
Via Subway Squawkers
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Yankees unable to offer New Yorkers any comfort in 2015

Troy Taormina-USA TODAY Sports As the NBA prepares for it’s annual transition to the playoffs and the beginning of baseball season fills all five boroughs with early signs of summer, the majority of sports fans throughout New York City are mired in disappointment and wondering if things will ever be the same. With the exception of both of the city’s playoff-bound NHL teams...
Via Sports-Glory
3 days ago  |  Discuss

An Open Letter To Didi Gregorius

Dear Didi (or, Sir Didi if you prefer): Let’s be clear. Nobody is putting all the blame on you for the Yankees 3-5 record, or for their place at the bottom of the A.L. East. That wouldn’t be fair. Between Masahiro Tanaka’s subpar starts, CC Sabathia’s poor starts (although last nights 7 IP and 4 ER was an improvement) and poor situational hitting with RISP, there’s plenty...
Via Lady At The Bat
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Top Yankees Prospect Severino Lives Up To Expectations

Luis Severino struck out 8 in 5 scoreless innings in his 2015 debut. Top New York Yankees prospect, Luis Severino, made an emphatic start to his 2015 campaign for the Double A Trenton Thunder Tuesday night. Pitching in his first game of the season, the 21 year old tossed five shutout innings, but could not come up with the win as the Akron RubberDucks claimed five runs off the...
Via Baseball Hot Corner
4 days ago  |  Discuss

New York Yankees: Reviewing an eventful opening week

With the first week of baseball in the books, the Yankees are sitting at 3-4. Not as good as many would have hoped, however it was obvious that there would be initial growing pains. The expectations are low this season. With a long season ahead of them they have plenty of time to mesh and improve team chemistry. The New York Yankees had trouble scoring runs initially. Besides the...
Via isportsweb.com
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Yankees will be patient with Stephen Drew

Whether fans like it or not, the New York Yankees will be patient with Stephen Drew. He gave everyone a reason to exhale and deliberate on his status with the club after a pinch-hit grand slam in Monday night’s 6-5 victory over the Baltimore Orioles.Stephen DrewPhoto courtesy of Keith Allison via Flickr.Drew is much maligned after putting together what was one of the worst seasons...
Via Yankees Unscripted
4 days ago  |  Discuss

****-a-doodle Drew: Dare we start hoping?

When the Yankees signed Stephen Drew, I threw up.I hated, hated, HATED the deal. A typical Cashman move: Another old guy with a ceiling made of concrete, who'll start hot and then end up hitting .210 around the all-star break, when we finally accept the reality of his abilities... and then discard him.Vernon Wells. Travis Hafner. Andruw Jones. Alfonso Soriano. Brian Roberts. The...

Previewing the Baltimore Orioles-New York Yankees series

After dropping two of three games this weekend against the Toronto Blue Jays, the Baltimore Orioles will finish off their six-game homestand with three games this week against the New York Yankees. The Orioles enter this series an even 3-3, while the Yankees are 2-4 after losing two of three in the Bronx to both the Blue Jays and Boston Red Sox. These three games will be the first...
Via isportsweb.com
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Ivan Nova to throw batting practice

  Ivan Nova is taking another step towards coming back to the Bronx. Nova will throw his first live batting practice to hitters on Tuesday since his Tommy John surgery last April, according to ESPN Deportes’ Marly Rivera. Good news for @IvanNova47, who’ll face hitters during live BP tomorrow in Tampa for first time since his Tommy John surgery (April 29, 2014) — Marly...
Via Bronx Pinstripes
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Yankees remain a mystery one week into season

The New York Yankees have completed their first week of the regular season and the results have been inconsistent to say the least. Their 2-4 record puts them in last place in the American League East as they begin a 10-game road trip Monday.There is just as much evidence pointing to that being a good reflection of the club’s future as there is that the record is an aberration...
Via Yankees Unscripted
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Slumping Didi Gregorius says all he can do is laugh off Derek Jeter chants

Didi Gregorius probably understood from the get-go that it wouldn’t be easy to replace Derek Jeter in the New York Yankees infield. After all, the former shortstop dubbed the “Captain” was a once-in-a-generation kind of player who was respected by his teammates and worshiped by fans. But even the 25-year-old likely didn’t expect he’d have...Read More The post Slumping...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Amid Continuing Concerns, Yankees Enjoy Laugher Against Red Sox

On Sunday night the Yankees looked at all of us--the fans, the media and the casual observers--and said: “Beware the small sample size.” Sunday’s game was exactly what the team needed after they went 1-4 in their first five games and looked terrible in the process. In Sunday’s game, the Yankees batted around in the first inning, scoring seven runs, including three on home...
Via Lady At The Bat
5 days ago  |  Discuss

WPIX runs out of ads during Red Sox-Yankees marathon

Friday night’s Red Sox-Yankees reminded people why they get impatient with baseball. With a game that went 19 innings and lasted six hours and 49 minutes, it went long enough for two games and then some. New York’s WPIX was airing its first Yankees game since 1998, so you’d think it would be ready for almost anything, but apparently it wasn’t prepared for it to go past 17...
Via Awful Announcing
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Yankees fans use cell phones to light stadium during power outage (Video)

New York Yankees fans did their part to help out during a power outage in the 12th inning of Friday night's game against Boston by using their cell phone lights to help illuminate the field.It wasn't a complete power outage, as only sporadic groups of lights went out around the stadium, but it was enough for the umpires to delay the game until it was resolved. The game was resumed...
Via Holdout Sports
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Affleck, Damon to make wife-swapping Yankees film

Two famous Boston Red Sox fans are doing everything they can to make a movie about the New York Yankees.   That may sound a bit strange, as actor/filmmakers Ben Affleck and Matt Damon, — who both grew up near Boston — are among the Red Sox’s most ardent supporters. Yet the two still have plans to produce a movie based on a 1973 incident in which two Yankees players swapped...
Via NESN.com
8 days ago  |  Discuss
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