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Game 43 Lineup: 5/23/15

After a tough 10-9 loss in the opening game of a three-game series with the Texas Rangers, the New York Yankees look to get back in the win column on Saturday afternoon in Game 43 of the season. The Bronx Bombers send CC Sabathia to the mound as he looks for his third straight victory. John Ryan Murphy gets the start behind the plate today, as manager Joe Girardi is giving Brian...
Via Bronx Pinstripes
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Yankees game 42 lineup: 5/22/15

The Yankees are in desperate need for some home cooking after an awful road trip as they welcome in the Texas Rangers for a Memorial Day Weekend series. Slade Heathcott will make his “real” MLB debut tonight in CF after he pinch ran late in Wednesday’s game in DC. Michael Pineda starts against Colby Lewis. Check out our full game preview here. Game time: 7:05 pm ET – Yankee...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Yankees’ Pitching Woes Exposed in Loss to Nationals

New York Yankees manager Joe Girardi (28) takes the ball from Yankees starting pitcher Nathan Eovaldi, right, as New York Yankees catcher Brian McCann watches in the sixth inning of a baseball game against the Baltimore Orioles at Yankee Stadium in New York, Thursday, May 7, 2015. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens) To beat the Nationals, one must both hit against their solid pitching staff...
Via The Sports Journal
4 days 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...
Via Bronx Pinstripes
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Yankees game 40 lineup: 5/19/15

After a much needed day off, the Yankees are in Washington, D.C. for a quick two-game series with the Nationals. Nathan Eovald gets the start for New York against lefty Gio Gonzalez. With National League rules in effect, Alex Rodriguez sits on the bench. Check out our full game preview here. Game time: 7:05 pm ET – Nationals Park – Washington, D.C.TV: YES Network, MLB NetworkRadio...
Via Bronx Pinstripes
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Jacoby Ellsbury Turning Into The Leadoff Man The Yankees Hoped For

During the 2013-2014 offseason, the New York Yankees signed a bunch of superstars to help with the franchise’s needs. The three biggest stars that would now be donning pinstripes were Jacoby Ellsbury, Brian McCann, and Carlos Beltran. Each of them was brought in for a specific purpose, and because they were the best players the Yankees thought would help bring them another championship...
Via Baseball Essential
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Yankees game 37 lineup: 5/15/15

The Yankees will get their first look at the reigning American League champions tonight as they open up a three-game weekend series with the Kansas City Royals. Michael Pineda makes his first start after striking out 16 Orioles last Sunday. Chris Young starts for KC. Check out our full game preview here. Game time: 8:10 pm ET – Kauffman Stadium – Kansas City, MOTV: WPIX – pre...
Via Bronx Pinstripes
9 days ago  |  Discuss

While Yankees Lose Again, Results Continue To Be Favorable

For the second night in a row, the Yankees took a quick 2-0 lead, but went on to lose to the Rays.  Once again, they were unable to get the big hit, and their AL East lead was reduced by another game. There were some good things to take away from these last two games, especially last night's, the biggest of them being the offensive production from the middle of the order. Last night...
Via Lady At The Bat
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Yankees game 33 lineup: 5/11/15

The Yankees are back in Tampa to take on the Rays for the start of a four-game series. CC Sabathia gets the start tonight and looks for his first W on the season. Alex Colome goes for the Rays. Jacoby Ellsbury is not in tonight’s lineup. Check out our full game preview here. Game time: 7:10 pm ET – Tropicana Field – St. Petersburg, FLTV: YES Network, MLB NetworkRadio: WFAN...
Via Bronx Pinstripes
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Everything is all right... something must be wrong

Sunday, Tanaka was resting, Chris Capuano and Ivan Nova were healing, and even Carlos Beltran was HR-trotting around the bases. Brian Cashman was celebrating the 2012 trade of Jesus, Michael Pineda was gathering a Cy Young buzz, Brian McCann was beating the over-shift, and down in the Anthracite Capital of Pennsylvania, Slade Heathcott was tearing up the International League instead...
Via IT IS HIGH, IT IS FAR, IT IS caught
13 days ago  |  Discuss

New York Yankees' Michael Pineda joins three other Yankees to strike out 16

On Sunday afternoon, New York Yankees right hander Michael Pineda was flat out dominant, striking out 16 Baltimore Orioles hitters over seven innings of work. After the game, catcher Brian McCann had some high praise for Pineda, according to LoHud Yankees Blog:“A couple of (pitches), they were great pitches, right on the corner, right at the knees. They were perfect pitches. It’s...
Via Fox Sports
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Bronx Bombers home run alert green light McCann

Keeping tabs on every home run for the New York Yankees this season. Roxanne, you don’t have to put on the red light. Neither did Yankee skipper Joe Girardi, on Friday evening. On a 3-0 pitch in the first frame, Brian McCann swatted a two-run homer to right, off Miguel Gonzalez, staking New York to a 3-0 advantage. The Yankees would go on to edge the Baltimore Orioles, 5-4. ...
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15 days ago  |  Discuss

McCann homer, bullpen lead Yankees over Orioles 5-4

NEW YORK (AP) Brian McCann hit an early two-run homer, Andrew Miller got his major league-leading 13th save and the New York Yankees held on to beat the Baltimore Orioles 5-4 Friday night after taking a quick five-run lead. A night after hitting his 661st home run to move past Willie Mays into sole possession of fourth place, Alex Rodriguez hit a drive to the top of the wall in...
Via AP on Fox
15 days ago  |  Discuss

As May Begins, Yankees Still Waiting For Some To Hit Their Stride

The month of April is in the books, representing just shy of 15 percent of the season. On the season the Yankees record stands at 13-9, a .542 winning percentage. That translates to a full season record of 88-74, perhaps good enough for at least a wild card berth. While we can assert that it's still early, which it is, we can identify some early season trends.   The Good The...
Via Lady At The Bat
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Yankees game 21: Success in spot roles key to win

Tampa Bay Rays 2 – New York Yankees 4 In a spot start, Chase Whitley shined with a makeshift bullpen behind him. After a scoreless first inning, the Yankees offense was fueled by Jacoby Ellsbury. In the bottom of the fist inning, Ellsbury hit a single to left. The Yankees center fielder stole second base and a wide throw by catcher Rene Rivera allowed Ellsbury to advance to third...
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25 days ago  |  Discuss

Yankees Game 21 lineup: 4/28/15

View image | gettyimages.com   The Yankees take the field tonight in sole possession of first place in the AL East. They look to extend that lead tonight as they take on the Tampa Bay Rays in the second game of a three-game home set. Having taken the first four from the Rays, the Bombers turn to Chase Whitley, called up for tonight’s start. Whitley starts tonight to help the...
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26 days ago  |  Discuss

Daily DraftKings Picks: Tuesday, Apr 28

Yesterday I went with a Yankees stack at home against Nathan Karns, basically trying to hit on a few homers in a friendly park for sluggers. Well, I only got one homer (Brian McCann) and Mark Teixeira pitched in an o-fer, but the rest of the lineup did well, including Jacoby Ellsbury and Brett Gardner. All-in-all, while there was plenty of room for improvement, this lineup finished...
Via Baseball Professor
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Bronx Bombers home run alert Brian McCann

Keeping tabs on every home run for the New York Yankees this season. Brian McCann’s sixth inning, go-ahead round tripper, made all the difference for the Yanks. McCann’s solo jolt put New York up 2-1, as they eventually wrestled first place away from the Tampa Bay Rays, winning 4-1. The Bronx Bombers have now hit 27 home runs and are tied for first with the Baltimore Orioles...
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26 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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26 days ago  |  Discuss

McCann homers, not A-Rod, to lead Yankees over Rays 4-1

NEW YORK (AP) Brian McCann hit a tiebreaking home run and Adam Warren pitched effectively into the sixth inning as the New York Yankees ended the Tampa Bay Rays' five-game winning streak, 4-1 on Monday night. Alex Rodriguez went hitless in three at-bats, failing to tie Willie Mays for fourth place on the career homer list at 660. A modest crowd on another chilly night in New York...
Via AP on Fox
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Rays downed by Brian McCann, Yankees in first game of road trip

NEW YORK (AP) -- Brian McCann hit a tiebreaking home run and Adam Warren pitched effectively into the sixth inning as the New York Yankees ended the Tampa Bay Rays' five-game winning streak, 4-1 on Monday night. Alex Rodriguez went hitless in three at-bats, failing to tie Willie Mays for fourth place on the career homer list at 660. A modest crowd on another chilly night in New York...
Via AP on Fox
26 days ago  |  Discuss

New York Yankees Streaking Heading into Subway Series

New York Yankees’ Jacoby Ellsbury, left, is greeted by teammate Brian McCann after scoring on a balk during the sixth inning of a baseball game against the Detroit Tigers, Thursday, April 23, 2015, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio) The New York Yankees came into the 2015 MLB season with a lot of questions. How would they fare without “The Captain”? How is Masahiro Tanaka’s...
Via The Sports Journal
April 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Yankees top Tigers 2-1 on McCann's RBI in 8th inning

DETROIT (AP) Brian McCann drove in Jacoby Ellsbury with the tie-breaking run in the eighth inning and the New York Yankees held on to beat the Detroit Tigers 2-1 on a chilly Thursday afternoon. Ellsbury led off the eighth with a double off Tom Gorzelanny (0-1), took third on Brett Gardner's sacrifice bunt and scored on McCann's groundout. The teams played in brutal conditions for...
Via AP on Fox
April 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Tigers waste solid outing by Sanchez

DETROIT (AP) -- Brian McCann drove in Jacoby Ellsbury with the tie-breaking run in the eighth inning and the New York Yankees held on to beat the Detroit Tigers 2-1 on a chilly Thursday afternoon. Ellsbury led off the eighth with a double off Tom Gorzelanny (0-1), took third on Brett Gardner's sacrifice bunt and scored on McCann's groundout. The teams played in brutal conditions...
Via AP on Fox
April 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Yankees Sweep Past Rays, Shift Focus To Dominant Tigers

It says quite a bit about how they started the season if it took the New York Yankees a three game sweep to get back to .500 and out of the basement of the A.L. East. It’s still early, but it was great to see the Yankees--especially the offense--show some consistency in sweeping the Tampa Bay Rays over the weekend.To be fair, the Rays are the one team in the division that has...
Via Lady At The Bat
April 20, 2015  |  Discuss
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