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Doucejuice of the week: Brett Gardner for hitting recently concussed Brian McCann in the head with Gatorade bucket

Last Sunday, Brian McCann hit a three-run, pinch-hit walk-off homer for the Yankees in a 7-4 win over the White Sox. Listen to Michael Kay dumbly insert his stupid 'See-Ya!' 5 seconds late, yes, but watch the number of idiot Bombers who smack the backstopper in the head. And then? Watch that imbecile Brett Gardner hit McCann in the head with a bucket of Gatorade.If you can...
Via Bob's Blitz
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Yankees lineup: Game 134 8/29/14

Yankees head into a weekend series with the Toronto Blue Jays, obviously no need to remind anyone that these are all must win games. Chris Capuano will face Mark Buehrle, you can check out tonight’s preview here. Manager Joe Girardi going with the same lineup he’s used last few games. Game time: 7:07 pm ET – Roger Centre – Toronto  TV: YES Network Radio: WFAN 660/101.9 fm...
Via Bronx Pinstripes
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Win Streak Ends As Detroit Shifts Yankees Offense To Neutral

Here’s the off-season homework assignment for Mark Teixeira and Brian McCann: Learn how to bunt and like it. The shift has been hurting a lot of Yankees players all season, with Tuesday night’s loss against the Detroit Tigers just the latest example. These two, however, have been affected the most.It’s not that they’re not trying. McCann tried to bunt in the bottom of...
Via Lady At The Bat
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Yankees game 129 lineup: 8/25/14

Coming off a sweep of the White Sox, the Yankees find themselves in Kauffman Stadium to take on the Royals for one game – a makeup from a postponement on June 9. Today marks the beginning of a “make or break” stretch for the Bronx Bombers, as they will face the Tigers and division rival Blue Jays later in the week. Michael Pineda will go for New York, and will try to continue...
Via Bronx Pinstripes
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Yankees game 128: Pinch hit McCann completes the sweep

(Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images) Chicago White Sox 4 — New York Yankees 7 (10 innings) The Yankees had a tough task to overcome but it took extra innings to complete the sweep. The Yankees would have to overcome Chicago White Sox ace Chris Sale to complete the sweep. Chris Capuano had the tough task of trying to match zeroes with Sale and the Yankees lefty would make an early...
Via Bronx Pinstripes
9 days ago  |  Discuss

McCann's pinch-hit HR lifts Yanks over WSox in 10

NEW YORK (AP) Pinch-hitter Brian McCann lined a three-run homer with two outs in the 10th inning, and the New York Yankees beat the Chicago White Sox 7-4 Saturday to complete a three-game sweep. Ichiro Suzuki had a two-run single and the Yankees rallied for their fourth straight victory following a 2-7 slide. Chasing an American League playoff spot, they finished a 4-2 homestand...
Via AP on Fox
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Yankees game 128 lineup: 8/24/14

The Yankees have their brooms out for a potential sweep, but ace Chris Sale stands in the way. Manager Joe Girardi will go with an almost all-righty lineup, giving Jacoby Ellsbury, Brett Gardner and Brian McCann the day off. Chris Capuano will start for the Bombers. Game time: 1:05 pm ET – Yankee Stadium – Bronx, NY TV: YES Network Radio: WFAn 660/101.9 fm. WADO 1280 Chicago...
Via Bronx Pinstripes
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Astros Late Offense Beats Yankees 7-4

The Astros find themselves right across the street from baseball's hallowed ground, facing the Yankees in the final series between these two teams this season. These teams are quite a study in contrast. The Astros have the youngest average age in the Major Leagues, while the Yankees are the oldest. The Astros have a bunch of kids that have been brought up through the system...
Via Pro Sports Daily
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Yankees Injury Update: Brian McCann activated

The Yankees are 62-59 and are struggling to score runs. Today they were able to add a bit more power into their struggling lineup by activating Brian McCann for the series finale against the Rays.McCann suffered a concussion on August 8th, after taking a foul tip off the mask. He was placed on the 7-day DL. He returned to the lineup today, hitting sixth.McCann active, catching and...
Via Sports Injury Alert
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Yankees activate catcher McCann from concussion list

  The New York Yankees have activated catcher Brian McCann from the seven-day concussion list and optioned catcher Austin Romine to Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre. The moves were made before Sunday's game at Tampa Bay. McCann was hurt during a game on Aug. 8 against Cleveland. Romine appeared in one game after being called up the next day. Also, right-hander Masahiro Tanaka...
Via AP on Fox
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Yankees C Brian McCann returns from concussion

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) The New York Yankees have activated catcher Brian McCann from the seven-day concussion list and optioned catcher Austin Romine to Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre. The moves were made before Sunday's game at Tampa Bay. McCann was hurt during a game on Aug. 8 against Cleveland. Romine appeared in one game after being called up the next day. Also, right...
Via AP on Fox
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Yankees Injury Update: Masahiro Tanaka, Brian McCann

New York Yankees star rookie Masahiro Tanaka will advance his rehab Saturday by throwing a full-speed, 25-pitch bullpen session at Tropicana Field says MLB.com's Bryan Hoch. In addition, catcher Brian McCann expects to return from his concussion to the lineup in Sunday's series finale with the Tampa Bay Rays. Masahiro Tanaka#451434066 / gettyimages.comIn his Saturday morning...
Via Sports Injury Alert
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Preview: Yankees at Rays (8/16/14)

Shane Greene (3-1, 2.89 ERA) takes a stab at ending the losing streak as he takes on newly-ish acquired Drew Smyly (1-1, 2.08 ERA). Greene’s last start was his best as a rookie. He threw a career high eight scoreless innings against the Tigers on, allowing five hits, which helped the Bombers hold on to a one run lead and earn him his third win. Smyly, dealt from Detroit in the...
Via Bronx Pinstripes
18 days ago  |  Discuss

McCann lands on DL, Teixeira may return Sunday

The foul ball that hit Brian McCann in the mask on Friday will cost him at least a week on the disabled list. But while the catcher was placed on the seven-day concussion DL on Saturday, the Yankees did receive some potentially positive news on Mark Teixeira, who might return to the lineup Sunday after missing his third straight game with an injured left pinky. As for McCann, the...
Via Pro Sports Daily
23 days ago  |  Discuss

MLB: McCann on DL

  photo credit: Keith Allison via http://photopin.com Yankees placed catcher Brian McCann on the 7-day concussion disabled list. McCann was pulled from the game last night after experiencing concussion like symptoms. The fact that he was placed on the concussion disabled list rather than the regular one, bodes well for his chances of returning quickly. As a result, Austin Romine...
Via Tha Sports Junkies 101
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Yankees place Brian McCann on 7-day concussion DL

The Yankees have placed catcher Brian McCann on the seven-day disabled list with a concussion, the club announced Saturday. As a corresponding move, catcher Austin Romine has been recalled from Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre. In a related move, the Yankees also unconditionally released Brian Roberts. McCann, 30, suffered the concussion Friday night in the sixth inning and left the...
Via Pro Sports Daily
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Yankees C McCann put on 7-day concussion list

NEW YORK (AP) The New York Yankees have placed catcher Brian McCann on the seven-day concussion list less than a day after he was hit in the facemask by a foul ball. McCann was hurt in the third inning Friday night against Cleveland but remained in the game until he was pinch hit for in the sixth. Manager Joe Girardi said McCann was feeling cloudy. McCann was examined by a neurologist...
Via AP on Fox
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Yankees place C McCann on 7-day concussion list

NEW YORK -- The New York Yankees have placed catcher Brian McCann on the seven-day concussion list less than a day after he was hit in the facemask by a foul ball. McCann was hurt in the third inning Friday night against Cleveland but remained in the game until he was pinch hit for in the sixth. Manager Joe Girardi said McCann was feeling cloudy. McCann was examined by a neurologist...
Via AP on Fox
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Brian McCann leaves game with concussion

#453358638 / gettyimages.com   Yankees catcher Brian McCann was forced out of the team’s 10-6 win over the Indians on Friday after suffering a concussion. The team insists that the concussion is mild, but head injury protocol must still be followed. Yankees manager Joe Girardi said he doesn’t know if McCann will end up on the seven-day concussion list. Protocol states that...
Via New York Sports-Kings
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Brian McCann Headed to 7 Day DL With Concussion

#453326550 / gettyimages.com On Friday night, Brian McCann suffered a concussion against the Cleveland Indians and was forced to leave the game.  It was announced today that McCann would be headed to the 7 day disabled list. McCann is hitting .238 this season with 13 home runs and 49 RBIs and has contributed to a Yankees team that is now just a half game behind the Royals for the...
Via TopSportsReport
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Notes on Tex, McCann, and Pineda

Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images Yankees still dealing with injuries, but they seem to pile up at the worst possible times. Mark Teixeira is still only at 50% according to Meredith Marakovits. The stitches in his pinky are not the issue, it’s a sore joint in that finger. He is having a hard time gripping the bat, but is taking some light swings in the cage today with Kevin Long according...
Via Bronx Pinstripes
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Brian McCann to see neurologist, Matt Harvey throws off mound

Brian McCann will visit a neurologist to determine the severity of a concussion. The catcher left Friday’s game against Cleveland with symptoms. It is unclear when he first experienced the concussion but he did take a foul ball off the mask in the third inning of Friday’s game before leaving in the sixth. Should McCann go to the disabled list the Yankees are expected to recall...
Via Tireball.com
24 days ago  |  Discuss

New York Yankees: Brian McCann Diagnosed with Mild Concussion

The New York Yankees have been hit hard by the injury plague this year, and it’s not stopping now. Starting catcher Brian McCann suffered what the team’s calling a “mild concussion” last night after being hit in the mask by a foul tip early in the game against Cleveland. McCann stayed in the game for the next three innings, but was pinch-hit for in the sixth. Manager Joe...
Via Standing O Sports
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Yankees Injury Update: Brian McCann exits with concussion

Yankees catcher Brian McCann was removed from Friday’s 10-6 win over the Indians with a concussion, according to Bryan Hoch of MLB.com.#453326550 / gettyimages.comMcCann was hit with a foul tip off the bat of infielder Mike Aviles in the third inning, but stayed in the game after trainer Steve Donohue and manager Joe Girardi examined him. Francisco Cervelli pinch-hit for McCann...
Via MLB Injury News
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Beltran slam, Jeter historic hit lead Yankees past Indians

On a night the Yankees’ lineup didn’t bleed for every run, the team watched catcher Brian McCann leave in the sixth inning with a concussion. The positive vibe provided by the offensive orgy, Esmil Rogers’ debut in the Yankees’ rotation, getting to seven games over even for the first time this season, and Derek Jeter moving into a sixth-place tie with Honus Wagner on the...
Via Pro Sports Daily
24 days ago  |  Discuss
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