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Yankees game 106: A win is a win

(Rich Schultz/Getty Images) New York Yankees 12 — Texas Rangers 11 Every run matters in a win like tonight. Against Rangers starter Nick Martinez, Brett Gardner carried the home run swing from yesterday into tonight. He led off tonight’s game with a solo home run and put the Yankees on the board early. Derek Jeter would follow with a single and Mark Teixeira‘s return to the...
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12 hours ago  |  Discuss

Yankees game 106 lineup: 7/29/14

  The Yankees look to rebound against the Rangers tonight from Texas. Brandon McCarthy gets the ball for New York against Nick Martinez. Check out a full preview of tonight’s game here. Game time: 8:05 pm ET – Globe Life Park in Arlington – Arlington, TX TV: FS1 Radio: WFAN 660/101.9 fm New York Yankees (54-51) Brett Gardner LF Derek Jeter SS Jacoby Ellsbury CF Mark Teixeira...
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18 hours ago  |  Discuss

Preview: Yankees at Rangers (7/29/14)

Brandon McCarthy (2-0, 1.45 ERA) brings his unbeaten pinstripes record to Texas to face Nick Martinez (1-6, 4.73 ERA). Since coming to the Yanks on July 6, McCarthy has been a staple in the reconstructed Yankees rotation. “It’s a nice feeling,” McCarthy said. “It’s the opposite of how I felt earlier this year, where I was a burden on my team. I was a guy that was holding...
Via Bronx Pinstripes
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Buy, Sell or trade, What the Yankees are really doing

Photo – Getty Images We are just about closing in on the July 31 4pm trade deadline, so far general manager Brian Cashman has done a good job with the patchwork moves he’s made. As we’ve seen so far there really isn’t a juicy market of players this season, again thanks to the addition of the second wild card spot. It’s probably something we can look forward to seeing every...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Dissecting The New York Yankees’ Trade Options

Will Ryan Howard be traded to the Yankees? Mandatory Credit: lineupforms.com In the past few weeks, Yankees’ general manager Brian Cashman decided not to wait for the Jul. 31 trade deadline in his attempt to upgrade the roster. Cashman has made some moves that have paid off and not cost the Yankees very much in return, as newly acquired Brandon McCarthy and Chase Headley have...
Via The Sports Journal
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Yankees Rumors: New York interested in Rockies' Jorge De La Rosa

The New York Yankees are on the lookout for another starting pitcher. They have already acquired Chris Capuano and Brandon McCarthy, but they are in need of at least one more due to injuries in their starting rotation.Yesterday, the Yankees were in discussions about a trade that would send Ian Kennedy to New York, as I wrote for Sports Rumor Alert, but Chris Cotillo of MLBDailyDish...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Yankees Getting Stronger, Thanks To Brian Cashman's Recent Moves

After Monday's loss, the Yankees were faced with having to win their series against the Rangers the "hard way," as YES announcer Ken Singleton refers to winning the remaining games of a series after losing the first.  They did just that. Now they go into the weekend series against the Blue Jays with more work to do, but with a team that is just a little bit stronger...
Via Lady At The Bat
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Yankees reportedly in talks to acquire Padres' Ian Kennedy

The New York Yankees have been the most active team on the trade market. Over the course of the last month, they have acquired pitchers Brandon McCarthy, Jeff Francis and Chris Capuano as well as third baseman Chase Headley.  This hasn’t stopped Yankees general manager Brian Cashman from looking for even more upgrades, According to a report by ESPN’s Jim Bowden, New York is...
Via Sportsnaut
5 days ago  |  Discuss

New York Yankees: Brian Cashman Getting Away with Highway Robbery

As teams wait for the trade deadline to approach, Brian Cashman hasn’t wasted anytime making 2 moves that drastically improved the Yankees for the stretch run. First, Cashman managed to get the Arizona Diamondbacks to acquire Vidal Nuno, the same Vidal Nuno who has some of the most under-whelming stuff of any pitcher in baseball, who couldn’t pitch his way out of a paper bag...
Via Standing O Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Yankees game 101: McCarthy throws another gem in pinstripes

Texas Rangers 2 — New York Yankees 4 The New York Yankees are able to call on newcomers to be key in completing a series win at home. In a Thursday matinee, the Yankees called on Brandon McCarthy to go for the four-game series win over the Texas Rangers. Since joining the Yankees, McCarthy has put up a 1.42 ERA with two earned runs over 12.2 innings in two starts. He looked to...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

Yankees game 101 lineup: 7/24/14

The Yankees look to win their series against the Texas Rangers today in a matinee match-up from the Bronx. Brandon McCarthy gets the ball for New York against Colby Lewis. Derek Jeter gets the day off. Game time: 1:05 pm ET – Yankee Stadium – Bronx, NY TV: YES Network Radio: WFAN 660/101.9 fm. WADO 1280 Texas Rangers (40-61) Shin-Soo Choo LF Elvis Andrus SS Alex Rios RF Adrian...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

3 MLB Teams that must make a Trade

Like I’ve been saying for weeks now, the MLB trade deadline is fast approaching. So far, we’ve seen some blockbuster trades, like the one that the A’s pulled off just a few weeks ago. But, I anticipate that there will be more blockbuster trades to come in the next 8 days. In this article, I’ll be focusing on the teams that must make a trade before the trade deadline. These...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Preview: Yankees vs Rangers (7/24/14)

The series with Texas comes to a close with Brandon McCarthy (1-0, 1.42 ERA) taking on Colby Lewis (6-7, 6.37 ERA) in a weekday matinee. McCarthy’s home debut in the Bronx was a success. He threw six innings of one run ball allowing six hits, no walks and an impressive nine Ks, the most since April with Arizona. “It’s nice that it’s just at least a good first impression...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Pitchers who leave the Diamondbacks get better. Pitchers they acquire get worse.

In his second start with his new team on Saturday, New York Yankees right-hander Brandon McCarthy fired six innings of one-run ball against the Cincinnati Reds. As it pertains to the Diamondbacks, it isn't just the results that are of interest, it's how he said he accomplished them. McCarthy, who was traded to the Yankees on July 6, used his cut fastball with increased frequency...
Via Pro Sports Daily
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Yankees have talked about John Danks; talks in early stages

The Yankees, to no one's surprise, have checked in on White Sox lefty John Danks. The Yankees, having lost four starting pitchers to injury, are seeking to upgrade their rotation even after the acquisition of Brandon McCarthy is paying off early. Danks, still only 29, is 8-6 with a 4.35 ERA. There is no evidence the sides are close to a deal and may be in only the early stages...
Via Pro Sports Daily
8 days ago  |  Discuss

5 MLB Trades That Need to Happen Before Deadline

With the MLB trade deadline nearing, there promises to be a nice amount of wheeling and dealing in the coming weeks. The likes of Jeff Samardzija, Jason Hammel, Brandon McCarthy and Huston Strett are already off the market. This tells us a story of contending teams valuing pitching over hitting at this point in the process.  Continuing with that theme, we are going to check in on...
Via Sportsnaut
8 days ago  |  Discuss

D-backs cut off McCarthy's cutter controversy

PHOENIX -- Brandon McCarthy has two quality starts since joining the New York Yankees and he credits a return to the cut fastball -- a pitch he said the Diamondbacks did not want him to throw. After a 7-1 victory over Cincinnati on Saturday, McCarthy said his expanded arsenal made the difference. He threw about 20 cutters while giving up one run and six hits in six innings. "...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Brandon McCarthy's wife gets stuck in traffic during his first Yankees win

Brandon McCarthy's wife gets stuck in traffic during his first Yankees win
Via Fox Sports
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McCarthy's wife hits traffic jam on way to Yankee Stadium

Brandon McCarthy pitched very well in his New York Yankees debut on Saturday, allowing just six hits and one earned run over six innings to pick up a win over the Cincinnati Reds. Unfortunately, his lovely wife Amanda missed the start of the game. Amanda probably thought she wouldn’t hit much traffic heading to a […]
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

Brandon McCarthy’s Wife Gets Stuck In Traffic During His First Yankees Win

Saturday was a great day for New York Yankees pitcher Brandon McCarthy, who recorded his first win in the Bronx as a Yankee. The same can’t be said for his wife, Amanda McCarthy, who got stuck in some brutal New York City traffic on her way to Yankee Stadium to see her husband pitch and missed some parts of the game. McCarthy’s wife totally ignored any distracted driving laws...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

McCarthy, big bats lead Yankees past Reds, 7-1

For two days in their post All-Star Game, playoffs-hopeful world, the Yankees began talking about injuries and how 80 percent of their starting rotation at the beginning of the season was now on a first-name basis with assorted surgeons and physical therapists. But after each game, they ended up talking about team-driven victories. Like on Saturday, when the Yankees made it 2-0...
Via Pro Sports Daily
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Yankees game 96: McCarthy dominant in home debut

(Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images) Cincinnati Reds 1 — New York Yankees 7 Brandon McCarthy allows one run over six innings in his home debut as a New York Yankee. Brandon McCarthy made his Yankee Stadium debut as a member of the New York Yankees and started with four scoreless innings, including five strikeouts. The offense would support him in his efforts and it started in the...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

Yankees, McCarthy Dominates in 7-1 Victory Against The Reds

photo credit: misternaxal via Photopin.com As the Yankees continue searching for starting pitching before the trade deadline, Brandon McCarthy continues showing the Yankees his ground ball pitching style works in New York. The Yankees acquired the struggling right-hander from the Diamondbacks earlier this month, and since his debut before the All Star Break, McCarthy has been dominant...
Via Tha Sports Junkies 101
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Yankees cruise over Reds 7-1

NEW YORK (AP) -- Brandon McCarthy earned his first win for the Yankees with an impressive debut in pinstripes, and Brett Gardner drove in three runs from the leadoff spot to send New York past the Cincinnati Reds 7-1 on Saturday. Carlos Beltran homered, Kelly Johnson hit a two-run single and the Yankees ended Alfredo Simon's six-game winning streak in the right-hander's first...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Can Indians continue to be 'smooth' vs. Yankees?

The New York Yankees appear confident Brandon McCarthy can continue the recent success he enjoyed for his old team while pitching for his new one. Looking to win three straight starts for the first time since 2012, McCarthy makes his Yankees debut Wednesday night against the Cleveland Indians at Progressive Field. With CC Sabathia likely done for the season with a knee injury and...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
21 days ago  |  Discuss
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