The Yankees and starter utilization

View image | There has been a lot of chatter since Spring Training about the possibility of the Yankees moving to a six-man pitching rotation. The argument in favor is generally that pitchers would be more rested and could go farther into games and would not wear down as much as the season progressed. But, is there a better way that would provide more benefitâ...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Yankees game 41 lineup: 5/20/15

The Yankees and Nationals finish their quick two-game series tonight when Adam Warre squares off against Jordan Zimmermann. New York is currently 2-6 on their road trip and enter play tonight tied for first in the AL East with the Rays. Check out our full game preview here. Game time: 7:05 pm ET – Nationals Park – Washington, D.C.TV: YES NetworkRadio: WFAN 660/101.9 fm. WADO...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Yankees game 41 preview (5/20/15)

It’s up to Adam Warren (2-2, 4.50 ERA) to correct the ship and get back to the winning ways against Jordan Zimmerman (3-2, 3.66 ERA). Warren went a career high seven innings his last time out against the Rays but still took the loss. He allowed three runs and seven hits with seven strikeouts. Jose Lobaton and Yunel Escobar are the only Nats who have faced Warren, they are a combined...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

LEADING OFF: Harper vs Yanks; Keuchel undefeated; LA at SF

A look at what's happening all around the major leagues Wednesday: --- WARREN COMMISSIONED In the 11th start of his big league career, Yankees righty Adam Warren (2-2, 4.50 ERA) will try to slow down Nationals slugger Bryce Harper, honored as NL player of the week twice in a row. Harper entered this week hitting .564 with 22 RBIs over his past 11 games - and promptly homered in his...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Yankees Limp Into KC After Losing Three Straight To Rays

With the Yankee bats going cold last night, along with a series loss to the Rays, there is plenty of apprehension about this weekend's series against the Royals in Kansas City.  Many Yankee fans will say that, by Sunday we'll know a lot more about this team: whether it can rise up out of the ashes, or drown in the fountains at Kauffman Stadium. We do know a lot more about one aspect...
Via Lady At The Bat
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Adam Warren makes case to stick in Yankees’ rotation; will he?

New York Yankees starter Adam Warren got off to a rocky start in Wednesday’s 3-2 loss to the Tampa Bay Rays at Tropicana Field. He allowed all three runs in the first two innings, coughing up an early 2-0 Yankees’ lead.Adam WarrenPhoto credit: Keith Allison via FlickrIt certainly looked as though the writing was on the wall for Warren’s future in the rotation considering...
Via Yankees Unscripted
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Rays once more limit damage to 1st inning, beat Yankees again

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) -- Asdrubal Cabrera got his 1,000th hit during a two-run second inning, and the Tampa Bay Rays rebounded again from an early deficit to beat the New York Yankees 3-2 on Wednesday night. Tampa Bay went up 3-2 in the second when Cabrera drove in a run on a double off Adam Warren (2-2) and scored on Joey Butler's single. The Yankees took a 2-0 lead for the...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

Cabrera gets 1,000th hit, Rays beat Yankees 3-2

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) Asdrubal Cabrera got his 1,000th hit during a two-run second inning, and the Tampa Bay Rays rebounded again from an early deficit to beat the New York Yankees 3-2 on Wednesday night. Tampa Bay went up 3-2 in the second when Cabrera drove in a run on a double off Adam Warren (2-2) and scored on Joey Butler's single. The Yankees took a 2-0 lead for the second...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

Yankees game 35 lineup: 5/13/15

After a tough loss last night, Adam Warren takes the mound to try and get the Yankees back on the winning track. Stephen Drew shifts over to 3B to make room for Jose Pirela at 2B. Nate Karns starts for the Rays. Check out our full game preview here. Game time: 7:10 pm ET – Tropicana Field – St. Petersburg, FlTV: YES NetworkRadio: WFAN 660/101.9 fm. WADO 1280. New York Yankees...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

Yankees game 35 preview (5/13/15)

Adam Warren (2-1, 4.65 ERA) and Nathan Karns (2-1, 3.79 ERA) are on the bump at the Trop in game three of four. Warren held the potent Orioles offense to just two runs and seven hits over 4 2/3 innings in a no decision his last start. This will be his third start against the Rays this year, he’s thrown 9 2/3 innings giving up five earned runs in two no decisions. Warren is one...
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Yankees injury news and notes

Tuesday, May 12 is an important day for the Yankees, mostly because three of their injured starting pitchers will try to clear major hurdles in their comebacks. According to Yankees beat writer Bryan Hoch: Chris Capuano is set to throw in a rehab game on Tuesday for Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre, going either six innings or 90 pitches. Capuano could possibly return to the big league...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

Betances and Miller Seal Win for the Yankees

NEW YORK, NY – APRIL 27: Andrew Miller #48 of the New York Yankees pitches against the Tampa Bay Rays during their game at Yankee Stadium on April 27, 2015 in New York City. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images) One of the keys to a strong baseball team is a great bullpen. When the bulk of your starting rotation usually can’t go longer than five or six innings, the bullpen becomes...
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13 days ago  |  Discuss

A Dangerous Pattern

I have no complaints that the Yankees are winning.But when the 5th inning began last night, and Adam Warren walked the lead-off hitter, I sensed trouble.This dude just always breaks down after looking fabulous for the first four innings.  Maybe that is why he succeeded ( sort of....did any Yankee succeed last year when we didn't make the playoffs?) as a long-relief guy.So I figured...
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Yankees game 30 preview (5/8/15)

Adam Warren (2-1, 4.78 ERA) is on the mound against Miguel Gonzalez (3-1, 2.59 ERA) in game two of four. Warren allowed four runs on four hits against the Red Sox his last time out. He went 5 2/3 innings and got his second win of the season. He has gone 5 2/3 innings in each of his last three outings. This will be his first start against the O’s, but he has struggled against them...
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14 days ago  |  Discuss

A Conversation with Adam Warren

Adam Warren is quietly emerging as a reliable member of the Yankees’ rotation. The 27-year-old right-hander hasn’t been spectacular, but he’s pitched well enough for his team to have won four of his five starts. He was credited with two of those wins, and allowed just one earned run in his lone loss. Warren worked […]
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14 days ago  |  Discuss

Jacoby Ellsbury Takes Jabs At Red Sox After Being Plunked In Tense Game

This embed is invalid" /> BOSTON — Jacoby Ellsbury waited until after the game to throw punches. Red Sox reliever Edward Mujica plunked Ellsbury on the back side in the eighth inning of Sunday’s game at Fenway Park. It seemed like retaliation for Yankees starter Adam Warren drilling Hanley Ramirez in the sixth inning, and Ellsbury took some shots...
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Yankees game 25: Sweep the Sox in Fenway

New York Yankees 8 – Boston Red Sox 5 With the sweep in sight, the Yankees turned to Adam Warren on Sunday night. Opposing Warren for the Red Sox is Joe Kelly. Jacoby Ellsbury started with a leadoff single. Two outs later, Mark Teixeira went to left field for a two-run home run. For Teixeira, that was his ninth home run of the season. TEIXEIRA GOES DEEEEEEP!!!!!!!! #Yankees up...
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18 days ago  |  Discuss

Ellsbury has 4 hits, leads Yankees to 8-5 win over Red Sox

BOSTON (AP) Jacoby Ellsbury had four hits, and Adam Warren took a one-hit shutout into the sixth inning on Sunday night to lead the New York Yankees to an 8-5 victory over the Boston Red Sox. It was the first time the Yankees swept the Red Sox in a series of three games or more since a five-game sweep in 2006. Ellsbury was also hit by a pitch and walked, reaching base a career-high...
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18 days ago  |  Discuss

Hanley Ramirez Angry After Being Hit By Pitch From Adam Warren (Video)

BOSTON — Hanley Ramirez knows how to channel his inner Lou Ferrigno. Ramirez turned into The Incredible Hulk on Sunday after New York Yankees starter Adam Warren drilled the Red Sox slugger with a pitch in the sixth inning of the teams’ game at Fenway Park. Ramirez stared back at Warren, ripped his hand away from Yankees catcher Brian McCann and flung his bat toward the side...
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Yankees game 25 lineup: 5/3/15

The Yankees have their brooms out up in Boston as they go for the sweep tonight against the Red Sox. Adam Warren gets the start against flame-thrower Joe Kelly. New York will travel north of the border to Toronto after tonight’s game. Check out our full game preview here. Game time: 8:05 pm ET – Fenway Park – Boston, MA TV: ESPN Radio: WFAN 660/101.9 fm. WADO 1280 New York...
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18 days ago  |  Discuss

Yankees game 25 preview (5/3/15)

The Yankees go for the sweep in primetime with Adam Warren (1-1, 4.35 ERA) and Joe Kelly (1-0, 4.94 ERA) taking the mound. Warren is coming off a solid outing against the Rays in which he allowed one run on five hits with a career best six strikeouts through 5 2/3 innings. He hasn’t gone longer than six innings in his career and the team would like to stretch him out eventually...
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19 days ago  |  Discuss

Yankees game 20: McCann homer breaks tie to take first place

Tampa Bay Rays 1 – New York Yankees 4 In the category of unexpected pitcher’s duel, Nathan Karns and Adam Warren opened a three-game series between AL East division leaders. Adam Warren faced trouble in the first inning when Steven Souza Jr. hit a one-out single. In what would save a run, Asdrubal Cabrera hit a ground-rule double over the left field wall, preventing Souza from...
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24 days ago  |  Discuss

Preview – Yankees vs Rays (4/27/15)

The Rays come to town to start 17 straight games in which the Yanks face the AL East. Adam Warren (1-1, 5.40 ERA) faces off against Nathan Karns (1-1, 5.32 ERA) to kick things off. This will be Warren’s second time in three starts facing Tampa Bay. The last time he took a no decision throwing four innings giving up four runs on six hits. He got his first win of the season his...
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25 days ago  |  Discuss

Pitching, Clutch Hitting Help Yankees Finish Successfull Road Trip

What a difference a week makes.   The Yanks took 3 of 4 in Detroit making it a 7-3 road trip. The Tigers, the AL's best team before the Yankees hit town, have been drawn back to the pack in the AL Central somewhat. Meanwhile, the Yankees are back in the thick of it in the AL East with their performance over the last seven games. Still, they are not yet clicking on all cylinders...
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28 days ago  |  Discuss

Game 2015.15: Yankees at Tigers

As good as Monday’s game was, the Tigers dribbled through Tuesday’s game like an egregiously under-inflated basketball.  It’s not that the game wasn’t close; The Lobster, despite a shaky start, got through 6 innings with only one run, and the Tigers went into the 7th down only 1-0. In fact Detroit had the winning run at the plate in the bottom of the 9th. But somehow this...
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29 days ago  |  Discuss
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