Late-Inning Offense Slides Tribe by Yanks; Indians 9, Yankees 3

On a night intended to honor a legendary shortstop, it was the former All-Star shortstop of the Tribe that made the headlines. Asdrubal Cabrera hit a bases loaded triple in the seventh inning to wake the Indians’ bats after Yankees starter Phelps had stymied the Tribe all evening. Cabrera’s triple tied the game and soon after the Indians took the lead and never looked back at...
Via Did The Tribe Win Last Night?
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Yankee Lineup: Game 85 Happy July 4th

A lot of stuff to digest today for Yankee fans. Manager Joe Girardi confirmed that CC Sabathia is likely done for the season. We celebrate the 75th anniversary of Lou Gehrig day, and the Boss’ birthday today. Derek Jeter and Brian McCann get the day off. Full preview of today’s game here. Brett Gardner LF Brian Roberts 2B Jacoby Ellsbury CF Mark Teixeira 1B Carlos Beltran DH...
Via Bronx Pinstripes
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Twins' Hughes gives up season-high seven runs in loss to Yankees

MINNEAPOLIS -- The Minnesota Twins offense was responsible for Yankees rookie Masahiro Tanaka having the worst start of his brief career. Unfortunately for the Twins, right-hander Phil Hughes also had his ugliest outing of the season. In the end, Tanaka's off-night was better than Hughes', allowing New York to win the first game of the four-game series by a 7-4 final at Target...
Via Fox Sports North
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Yankees game 84 lineup: 7/3/14

The Yankees will try to draw even at .500 on the season, as they take on the Minnesota Twins from Target Field. Former Yankee Phil Hughes gets the ball for the Twins, Masahiro Tanaka for the Yankees. Prior to tonight’s game, Yangervis Solarte was demoted to Triple A and Zelous Wheeler was called up. New York Yankees (41-42) Brett Gardner LF Derek Jeter SS Jacoby Ellsbury CF Mark...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

Brendan Ryan makes nifty catch and throw to rob Steve Tolleson of a hit (VIDEO)

Yankees shortstop Brendan Ryan went deep in the hole to make this amazing play in the bottom of the seventh robbing Steve Tolleson of a sure hit during a 8-3 loss to the Blue Jays Monday night.I think Derek Jeter pulled a couple of muscles just watching his replacement make the nifty catch and throw to first.Your browser does not support iframes.
Via The Other Paper
17 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Brendan Ryan Takes Away a Hit With Diving Play

PHOTO COURTESY: ELISE AMENDOLA/ASSOCIATED PRESS Yankees backup shortstop Brendan Ryan is not here for his offense; he is here for his ability with the glove. So it should come to no surprise that he he can make plays like he made on Monday night.  In what is sure to be featured on Sportscenters’ Top 10 plays tonight, Ryan robbed Blue Jays second baseman Steve Tolleson of a single...
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17 days ago  |  Discuss

Yankees Injury Updates: Brendan Ryan, Michael Pineda, Francisco Cervelli

Brendan Ryan entered last night's New York Yankees game as to pinch-hit for Derek Jeter in the ninth. He nearly left it during the same at-bat when he was struck by a Jim Johnson curveball on the elbow. Fortunately, Bryan Hoch of reports that the veteran shortstop has escaped with nothing more than a numb arm:X-rays were negative on Brendan Ryan's elbow. The hit...
Via MLB Injury News
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Yankees Place Michael Pineda on DL, Activate Brendan Ryan

NEW YORK — Infielder Brendan Ryan has been activated from the disabled list by the New York Yankees after being sidelined since spring training with a cervical spine nerve injury. Ryan takes the roster spot of pitcher Michael Pineda, who completed his 10-game suspension for using pine tar and was put on the 15-day DL Tuesday with a right shoulder muscle injury. Penalized for having...
June 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Yankees Lineup: Game 52 5/28/14

(Photo by Hunter Martin/Getty Images) After last night’s tough loss, Yankees look to bounce back with a different looking lineup. Manager Joe Girardi has said that he wants to give a few guys the day off, giving them essentially two full days with tomorrow’s scheduled day off.  So there is no Derek Jeter, Mark Teixeira and Yangervis Solarte tonight. Jeter and Solarte have played...
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May 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Is Yankees' Kelly Johnson A Waste of A Roster Spot?

Jacoby Ellsbury and Brian McCann are examples of players who aren’t hitting quite like the team expected, but whose defense, at least, mitigates the pain of their failure, as both have been more than adequate in the field.Kelly Johnson, on the other hand, is an example of a player who is doing both things poorly. So poorly, in fact, that it’s worth wondering if he is a waste...
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May 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Yanks prevail in extras again over Cardinals

“Overtime on the road” has become an oddly soothing phrase for these 2014 Yankees. For the third time on this Midwest trip, the Yankees prevailed in extra innings Monday. A great play by Brett Gardner, a bold stolen base by Jacoby Ellsbury and a big hit by Brian Roberts keyed the team’s 12-inning, 6-4 victory — their third straight — over the Cardinals in front of an announced...
Via Pro Sports Daily
May 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Cardinals drop history-steeped game 6-4

ST. LOUIS -- Brian Roberts hit a tiebreaking single in a three-run 12th inning after Brett Gardner's leaping catch at the left-field fence helped save the New York Yankees in a 6-4 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals on Monday. Pinch-hitter Alfonso Soriano and Brendan Ryan each added an RBI for the Yankees, who took the opener of a three-game interleague series for their third...
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May 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Yankees beat Cubs in 13 innings 4-2

Jerry Lai, USA TODAY Sports It was a clear, 74 degree day at Chicago’s Wrigley field on Wednesday, May 21st.  A beautiful day for a baseball game  The crowd of 34,808 was treated to a 13 inning game as the New York Yankees defeated the Chicago Cubs 4-2. It was a scoreless game until the bottom of the fourth.  Luis Valbuena singled to right center for the Cubs.  Wellington...
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May 22, 2014  |  Discuss

OJTB: Yankees Rally in Regulation, Beat Cubs in 13 Innings

Image: A recap of Wednesday’s game is followed by notes highlighting Tuesday’s contest. Through eight innings at Wrigley Field on Wednesday afternoon, the Yankees’ bats were anemic, and leading by 2-0, the Chicago Cubs appeared poised to sweep the two-game set. As has often been the case throughout their history, the Cubs (16-28) couldn’t close the deal. After rallying...
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May 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Yankees Game 45: Yankees get extra inning win to split series

(Photo by Elsa/Getty Images) New York Yankees 4 — Chicago Cubs 2 (13 innings) It took 13 innings and a bad pitch by a former Yankee but the Yankees split the two-game series in Wrigley. In the unexpected pitcher’s duel, the Yankees’ Chase Whitley battled with Cubs starter Jeff Samardzija. Through the first three innings, Whitley matched zeroes with Samardzija but his innings...
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May 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Yankees Game 43: Doubleheader split with finale loss

(Photo by Elsa/Getty Images) Pittsburgh Pirates 5 — New York Yankees 3 The Yankees could not complete the series and doubleheader sweep of the Pittsburgh Pirates. After a harmless first inning for starter Vidal Nuno, Gerrit Cole had some defensive assistance by a former Yankee. Brett Gardner led off the bottom of the first inning with a triple, it seemed inevitable that the Yankees...
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May 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Send in the Clowns

LoHud's blow-by-blow:UPDATE, 4:55 p.m.: Ouch. Gardner starts the bottom of the first with a triple to right-center, but then gets picked off at third base by Chris Stewart. Not good. Blown opportunity, which lets the Pirates basically pitch around Teixeira before striking out Johnson. Scoreless after one.UPDATE, 5:12 p.m.: Former Yankees prospect Jose Tabata is out of the game...
May 18, 2014  |  Discuss

The Yankee hope chest is filled with trinkets

Escape from New York. We won two, we lost two. We found Chase Whitely, we lost Carlos Beltran, and we watched Joe Girardi snarl like Snake Plisken. (Wait a minute: I thought he was dead?) The Subway Series is over, done, a split... and good effing riddance. Because the Yankees can never win it.When you beat the Mets: "Big deal, WTF, you want a medal for beating the METS?"...
May 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Handicapping the Seven Final Voyages of the Captain

Everybody knows your basic string theory of reality: Seven alternate universes. Now, I don't want to get too technical - because readers will rightfully say, "Jeez, El Duque, this is a Yankee blog, and here you go, speaking to those egg-heads at Stanford who study dynamic metaphysical particle interactions again!" Well, I'll keep it simple: We inhabit one of seven...
May 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Ryan back, Pineda to DL

(AP/Steven Senne) The Yankees have activated shortstop Brendan Ryan from the disabled list, bringing much needed infield defense to the big league club. To make room for Ryan, pitcher Michael Pineda was reinstated after serving a 10-game suspension for using pine tar and was transferred to the 15-day DL with a back injury. Ryan, 32, might possibly be the best defensive shortstop...
Via Bronx Pinstripes
May 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Yankees Send Michael Pineda To DL, Activate Brendan Ryan

The New York Yankees sent starter Michael Pineda to the 15 day disabled list after suffering a strain in a muscle in his back. Pineda said his right lat muscle suddenly felt tight after a pitch in the first inning of the simulated game he pitched Tuesday in Florida and an MRI confirmed it. Pineda was et to come off suspension for using pine tar in a game against Boston, but the...
Via Baseball News Source
May 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Brendan Ryan off the DL, but Michael Pineda lands on it

As has been expected since last week, the Yankees have gotten Brendan Ryan off the 15 day disabled list and placed pitcher Michael Pineda on the DL. Roster moves: B. Ryan back from 15-day DL, MLB reinstated M. Pineda off susp. list, NYY put Pineda on 15-day DL w/ rt shoulder muscle injury — Yankees PR Dept. (@YankeesPR) May 6, 2014 While it was reported earlier...
May 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Yankees have bigger concerns than benching Derek Jeter

No one may have been more relieved by Derek Jeter getting two hits on Monday night than Joe Girardi. That’s not to say the Yankees manager was completely relieved afterwards. The Yankees lost to the Angels, 4-1, and Girardi was ejected for arguing balls and strikes in a clownish display by umpire Laz Diaz. Following the game, Girardi told reporters that he felt Diaz deliberately...
Via The Outside Corner
May 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Yankees likely to activate Brendan Ryan on Tuesday

The New York Yankees enter a three-game series against the Los Angeles Angels having lost four of their last five games. The Yankees are at 16-14 and hold a slim half game lead over the Baltimore Orioles in the American League East. On the injury front, shortstop Brendan Ryan will be activated from the disabled list after missing the beginning of the season with a pinched nerve...
Via Sports Injury Alert
May 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Yankees likely to activate Brendan Ryan from DL Tuesday

When Michael Pineda's pine-tar-induced suspension officially concludes Tuesday, the Yankees will place him on the disabled list and activate infielder Brendan Ryan, reports Jon Heyman of Ryan has been on the DL since the beginning of the season due to a pinched nerve in his upper back. Ryan, 32, isn't much of a hitter but he could provide some value to the...
Via Pro Sports Daily
May 05, 2014  |  Discuss
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