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When Garrett Jones and Carlos Beltran play OF, the 2015 Yankees pay the price for their original sin: Wanting to screw A-Rod

In our brief, recent sight-seeing excursion to the Confederacy, the damned Yankees gave the world two spectacular OF blunders, each worthy of a season ending low-light reel.Saturday night, Carlos Beltran pivoted around neatly to watch a fly ball land over his head and bounce against the wall - a sense of daring-do that would have made Bobby "The Wallflower" Abreu look like Minnie...
Via IT IS HIGH, IT IS FAR, IT IS caught
2 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Carlos Correa scores after hitting routine fly ball

Carlos Correa hit what looked like a routine fly ball in the fourth inning of Sunday’s Yankees-Astros game. But this is baseball, and crazy things happen from time to time. Today, Correa’s ball wasn’t caught, and all hell broke loose. It went down in the books as a double and a two base error on center fielder Brett Gardner, who fumbled the ball after it fell between...
Via The Outside Corner
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Unable to beat the powerhouse Phillies, are the roller coaster Yankees showing signs of terminal rot?

There's nothing worse than a team capable of losing 1-0 on Monday, and then 12-11 on Tuesday. But right now, that is the 2015 Yankees.Maybe instead of auditioning Cole Hamels today, the Evils should consider jettisoning some of their own once-prized, currently leaky contractual barges. We are now 2 games behind Tampa and on the verge of being overtaken by Showalters Shrubs. It's...
Via IT IS HIGH, IT IS FAR, IT IS caught
7 days ago  |  Discuss

If Tex goes down, will the great unraveling begin?

Bad signs yesterday. Bad signs everywhere.As of now, the days are growing shorter.Pineda gets hammered. Two more new guys in the bullpen. We lose to one of the saddest teams in baseball. Worst of all, Mark Teixeira gets an MRI on his neck.Want to know what happens to the Yankees when Tex goes down?Easy. Look at the last two seasons.Garrett Jones at first? Ouch. We go from Gold Glove...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

The Master could face a looming Shreve-to-Jones continuum

This came in on comments from Austria's Only Baseball Fan...From MLB.com regarding The Draft:“If they select a hitter, it has been projected that the Yankees could take a run at University of Cincinnati outfielder Ian Happ, outfielder Garrett Whitley from Niskayuna (N.Y.) High, outfielder Trenton Clark from Richland (Texas) High and catcher Chris Betts from Wilson High in Long...
Via IT IS HIGH, IT IS FAR, IT IS caught
23 days ago  |  Discuss

New York Yankees: best and worst of the week

The New York Yankees have been hard to gauge early on; one stretch they’re beating the best teams in the league, and the next they’re losing to the worst. This week, however, was kind to the ball club, as they went a combined 5-2 against the Oakland Athletics, the Seattle Mariners and the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim. Let’s take a look at the best and worst hitters and pitchers...
Via OutsidePitchMLB
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Tanaka strong in return, Yankees sweep Seattle with 3-1 win

SEATTLE (AP) Garrett Jones and Mark Teixeira homered, Masahiro Tanaka gave up one run over seven innings in his return from the disabled list and the New York Yankees completed a three-game sweep of Seattle Mariners with a 3-1 victory Wednesday. Jones homered for the second straight day, hitting a two-run shot in the fourth inning off Seattle starter Taijuan Walker (2-6). Jones...
Via AP on Fox
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Garrett Jones Plays the Hero for the New York Yankees in Extra Innings

New York Yankees’ Garrett Jones hits a three-run home run against the Seattle Mariners in the 11th inning of a baseball game Tuesday, June 2, 2015, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson) The Yankees were out in Seattle for their 6th game in a row on the West Coast. After taking the first game of the series 7-2 against the Mariners, they were at it again last night. The struggling...
Via The Sports Journal
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Garrett Jones Makes Rare Appearance, Powers Yankees To Win Over Mariners

When Garrett Jones stepped up to the plate in last night's Yankees game against the Mariners, the 33 year old back-up 1B and OF’er had an AB in just 25 of the Yankees first 52 games. His appearances were few and far between and, like last night, some were of the pinch hit variety.Jones is batting just .234 with 2 HR over the season. Those are hardly the numbers Jones, a free agent...
Via Lady At The Bat
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Jones hits 3-run homer in 11th, lifts Yankees over Mariners

SEATTLE (AP) Garrett Jones hit a three-run homer in the top of the 11th inning and Andrew Miller preserved the lead in the bottom half Tuesday night by striking out Nelson Cruz with two on to end the New York Yankees' 5-3 victory over the Seattle Mariners. Stephen Drew tied it at 2 in the ninth with an RBI double off Seattle closer Fernando Rodney as New York took the first two...
Via AP on Fox
28 days ago  |  Discuss

A Memorial Day tradition: Let's celebrate the Yankees' new Bore Four

Hate to say this, but the Yankees right now are not only baseball's most boring team, but they might be the most boring entity in corporate America, after IBM and the company that imports those back-scratchers from China.Typically, they score two runs early, and then... nothing... nada... zilch. Turn the channel, and reach for the bottle of hair tonic. Therefore, on this Memorial...
Via IT IS HIGH, IT IS FAR, IT IS caught
May 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Have the Yankees hit rock bottom? Or could it get even worse?

So I was out and about Saturday morning and early afternoon, doing a three-mile fun run at Clove Lakes Park, going to the farmers' market, buying groceries at Trader Joe's, doing other errands, and chatting with different people I know in the small town that is Staten Island.Lots of people I saw today complimented me after seeing the Staten Island Advance article about me in print...
Via Subway Squawkers
May 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Alex Rodriguez Ties Willie Mays Vs. Red Sox With 660th Career Home Run

BOSTON — Alex Rodriguez didn’t start Friday’s game between the Boston Red Sox and New York Yankees at Fenway Park. He didn’t need to. Rodriguez, who pinch-hit for Garrett Jones in the eighth inning, hit his 660th career home run, tying the Yankees slugger with Willie Mays for fourth place on Major League Baseball’s all-time home run list. A-Rod’s milestone homer came...
Via NESN.com
May 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Red Sox’s 19-Inning Win Over Yankees Had Several Key Moments (Videos)

NEW YORK — A baseball game broke out at Yankee Stadium. And then another one followed. OK, so it technically was the same game, but the Red Sox and Yankees decided to treat Friday night and Saturday morning as if the schedule called for a doubleheader. The teams played 19 innings before Boston finally prevailed 6-5 in the longest game (in terms of time) in Red Sox history. The...
Via NESN.com
April 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Garrett Jones Will be Vital for the Yankees Success

While all the attention this past off-season has been on the return of Alex Rodriguez, the New York Yankees made some quality moves since the end of their disappointing 2014 season that should benefit the team greatly. The team added shortstop Didi Gregorius, who will have big shoes to fill as he takes over for Derek Jeter. The Bronx Bombers also re-signed second baseman Stephen...
Via Baseball Essential
March 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Meet Garrett Jones’ Wife Cassie

Need a late round target in your 20-man fantasy baseball draft? Look no further than first baseman/outfielder Garrett Jones, who moved from the Miami Marlins to New York Yankees this offseason. Yes, he’s a platoon guy, but he’s a lefty who mashes righties in a ballpark known for their short right field porch. Homers are to be had! And speaking of the move from Miami to New York...
Via Busted Coverage
February 27, 2015  |  Discuss

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Get your 2015 9 game Yankees value plan now...Pay top dollar to learn who the hell Garrett Jones is!Funtime TicketsFollow us on Twitter for exclusive stories, Subscribe by Email, or Return home for Top sports news.
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February 24, 2015  |  Discuss

The Importance of Garrett Jones to the 2015 New York Yankees

Garrett Jones #46 of the Miami Marlins looks on during a game against the San Diego Padres at Marlins Park on April 4, 2014 in Miami, Florida. (Mandatory Credit: Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images) On December 19, 2014, the New York Yankees and Miami Marlins swung a deal that landed the Yankees talented young pitcher Nathan Eovaldi, prospect Domingo German and first baseman Garrett Jones...
Via The Sports Journal
February 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Battle for New York 2015: Mets vs Yankees

New York has a total of eight sports teams, two of which are part of Major League Baseball. The Yankees and the Mets have a rivalry dating back to 1962, when the Mets came into the sport, and has become one of the more entertaining rivalries in baseball. Every year, the Subway Series is held between the two teams, and fans show up to root for their favorite ball club. Recently...
Via Mets360.com
January 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Dear all you folks who claim the Yankees will "disappear" A-Rod: If so, who is the DH?

Lately, one of the weirder lines of Yankee Christmas psychobabble goes this way:The Evils are secretly negotiating with Alex Rodgriguez, seeking a "good riddance" lump sum pay-off that will send him off to Brigadoon, or Narnia, or Skaneateles Lake (future pad of Jete), once and for all. He'll walk away from $61 million clams, plus incentives, over the next three years. He'll accept...
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December 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Marlins Exchange Nathan Eovaldi for Depth

A move that wasn’t a Padres move happened Friday. Yankees send to Marlins: Martin Prado David Phelps $6 million Marlins send to Yankees: Nathan Eovaldi Garrett Jones Domingo German German is a prospect. Eovaldi has three more years of team control, while Jones has one. Prado has two more years of team control, and Phelps […]
Via Fangraphs
December 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Yankees Send Martin Prado, David Phelps To Marlins In Five-Player Trade

NEW YORK — The Yankees acquired pitcher Nathan Eovaldi, outfielder Garrett Jones and minor league pitcher Domingo German from the Miami Marlins on Friday for versatile Martin Prado and pitcher David Phelps. Eovaldi, a right-hander who turns 25 in February, was acquired by the Marlins in July 2012 as part of the deal that sent All-Star shortstop Hanley...
Via NESN.com
December 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Yankees Add Nathan Eovaldi, Garrett Jones In Trade With Marlins

The New York Yankees and Miami Marlins have agreed on a trade that will send infielder Martin Prado and pitcher David Phelps to Miami in exchange for Nathan Eovaldi, Garrett Jones and Domingo German. Miami also received an undisclosed amount of cash in the deal. Featuring a high-ocatane fastball Eovaldi threw nearly 200 innings, finishing 6-14 with a 4.37 ERA with the Marlins...
Via Baseball News Source
December 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Yankees Acquire Eovaldi, Jones, German from Miami

After much speculation, the Miami Marlins have traded Nate Eovaldi and Garrett Jones, along with prospect Domingo German to the New York Yankees for Martin Prado and David Phelps. After the Acquisitions of Matt Latos and Dan Haren, the Marlins were looking to trade someone from the crowded rotation. The Marlins first acquired Eovaldi from the Dodgers in exchange for Hanley Ramirez...
Via Baseball Essential
December 19, 2014  |  Discuss

New York Yankees Trade Martin Prado to Miami Marlins

The New York Yankees and Miami Marlins have agreed to a trade that will send Martin Prado to South Beach. Prado was acquired by the Yankees at the MLB trade deadline last season, but the Yankees also acquired Chase Headley, re-signed him this offseason and have a prospect in Rob Refsnyder that they clearly want to give a chance to play 2B. In return, the Yankees will get pitcher...
Via We Talk Fantasy Sports
December 19, 2014  |  Discuss
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