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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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...
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Jacoby Ellsbury Goes to DL with Sprained Knee

New York Yankees’ Jacoby Ellsbury (22) scores ahead of the tag by Tampa Bay Rays catcher Bobby Wilson on an RBI single by Mark Teixeira during the first inning of a baseball game Wednesday, May 13, 2015, in St. Petersburg, Fla. (AP Photo/Chris O’Meara) Through the games played in the 2015 season so far, Jacoby Ellsbury has done everything right in center field for the New York...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Taking Advantage of Every At Bat

View image | Fantasy Sports are so much fun because of the strategy that is involved. Do you go for the power hitter to dominate the HR & RBI categories, do you take the singles hitter who can steal 50 bases? Scoring systems are typically designed to create a level playing field, unless of course its a home run derby league or something like that. ...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Bronx Bombers home run alert

Keeping tabs on every home run for the New York Yankees this season. The Yanks lost their mustaches, Jacoby Ellsbury, Andrew Miller’s flawless ERA and the game. It was pretty brutal, as a 6-2 Yankees advantage evaporated and ended with a doink shot home run off the right-field foul pole and Ryan Zimmerman and the Washington Nationals walked off with an 8-6 victory. Going yard for...
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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...
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A Bump In The Road — The Bronx Pinstripes Show #15

The Yankees lost 5 of 7 this week, Chase Whitley got hurt, Mark Teixeira left a game with a bruised toe, Pineda got hit hard, OUR PETS HEADS ARE FALLING OFF!!! For the first time since early April, the Yankees have hit a bump in the road. Rich Kaufman (@RAKcity27) joined me this week to discuss the recent Yankees struggles. After beating the Rays 11-5 last Monday, the Yankees went...
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Yankees Continue To Slump As Offense Hits the Skids

That’s two back to back series losses for the New York Yankees. Neither one was particularly close. The Yankees lost 3 of 4 to the division rival Tampa Bay Rays last week and then dropped 2 of 3 to the Kansas City Royals by a combined score of 19-6. Sunday’s game, which they dropped 6-0, was the first time this season that the Yankees were shut out, a fate they narrowly avoided...
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Mark Teixeira injured during Sunday’s game

New York Yankees first baseman Mark Teixeira suffered an injury during the team’s 6-0 loss to the Kansas City Royals on Sunday afternoon. Teixeira was hit by a pitch on his right foot by Royals’ starter Edison Volquez in the fourth inning. He was able to stay in the game, but was replaced defensively in the seventh inning by Garrett Jones. The 35-year-old was 0-2 with the hit...
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5 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...
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Call it a comeback: the Yankees are back and better than we all thought

Everyone loves a good underdog story. When a team that hasn’t been very good in a few years and didn’t look like anything close to a contender when the season started comes out of the gate hot, baseball fans have found their new favorite team to rally around. This year, no team embodies that scrappy, can-do spirit like the New York Yankees. Yes, the little team that could is...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

Yankees game 36 preview (5/14/15)

After two tough luck losses, the Yanks go for the series split with Chase Whitley (1-1, 3.06 ERA) taking on Erasmo Ramirez (0-1, 8.38 ERA). This will be Whitley’s second start against Tampa Bay this season. He made his season debut against them on April 28 throwing five innings of one run, six hit ball in the win. His last time out against Baltimore he gave up five runs on six...
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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...
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Yankees game 34 lineup: 5/12/15

The Yankees will try to win another series tonight with Nathan Eovaldi going up against a tough matchup in Chris Archer. Mark Teixeira, who went 4-for-5 last night, is rewarded with a day off. Garrett Jones starts in his place. Check out our full game preview here. Game time: 7:10 pm ET – Tropicana Field – St. Petersburg, FlTV: YES NetworkRadio: WFAN 660/101.9 fm. WADO 1280 New...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

Yankees Game 33: Five Trop taters and CC wins

In a meeting between the first and second place teams in the AL East, the Bronx Bombers played the role of Bay Bombers, as the New York Yankees smashed the Tampa Bay Rays, 11-5, at Tropicana Field. In addition to the five homers hammered out by the Yanks lineup, CC Sabathia finally got off the schneid, recording his first victory of 2015. At 21-12, the Yankees now own the best...
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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...
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Cooperstown’s conundrum: The Baseball Hall of Fame debate

Enshrinement into the Baseball Hall of Fame is considered the sport’s highest honor. No one will, or should even try to debate that. It is the place that we take our families and friends to teach them about America’s past time; the greatest game ever played. The institution, which has been open to the public every year since 1939, and held its first induction back in 1936, currently...
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14 days ago  |  Discuss

Alex Rodriguez passes Willie Mays with 661st career homer

Your browser does not support iframes. New York Yankees slugger Alex Rodriguez hit the 661st home run of his career, passing Willie Mays for fourth place on the all-time list, on Thursday night off the Baltimore Orioles’ Chris Tillman. The home run was Rodriguez’s seventh of the season. A-Rod now stands in alone in fourth place with 661 home runs while Mays (660) is fifth on...
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15 days ago  |  Discuss

Teixeira Playing Through Injuries A Good Sign For Yankees

In the Yankees 6-3 win over the Blue Jays last night, Mark Teixeira went 1-4, hitting a 2-run homer with two RBI's and a run scored. This, after Joe Girardi's pre-game announcement that his 1B had a minor lat issue. Before all of this, Teixeira was hit in the wrist by a pitch during the team's previous series in Boston.  He missed no time at all after this injury, and was replaced...
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16 days ago  |  Discuss

Bronx Bombers home run alert international Tex message

Keeping tabs on every home run for the New York Yankees this season. We homer today, we win today, das it. The Bronx Bombers got back on track Tuesday, toppling the Toronto Blue Jays, 6-3. Going yard with the eventual game winner, was Mark Teixeira, dialing up a Tex message with international rates in Canada. View image | New York now has 34 home runs in 2015...
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16 days ago  |  Discuss

Teixeira homers, Pineda pitches Yankees past Blue Jays 6-3

TORONTO (AP) Mark Teixeira hit a two-run homer, Michael Pineda matched his career high with eight shutout innings and the New York Yankees beat the Toronto Blue Jays 6-3 on Tuesday night. Jacoby Ellsbury had three hits, stole two bases and scored twice as the AL East leaders improved to 11-4 away from home, the best road record in the league. Alex Rodriguez hit an early two-run...
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17 days ago  |  Discuss

MLB Week 4 recap: The empty stadium game

Sports can be an escape from the rest of the world, but more often that we might realize, they are just a reflection of it. This past week showed us a bit of that, particularly with the Wednesday afternoon game between the Chicago White Sox and Baltimore Orioles. The stands were empty because the game had been closed to the public after cancelled games on Monday and Tuesday due...
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18 days ago  |  Discuss

Best hitters and pitchers: Week 4

Welcome to week four of our ongoing catalog of the best hitters and pitchers of the week. Last week, the home run continued to reign supreme as it propelled Mark Teixeira to the top offensive spot. On the pitching side, 16 strikeouts across 2 scoreless outings earned Chris Archer the nod. Today we’ll be highlighting two new players who provided us with the most impressive performances...
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18 days ago  |  Discuss

Bronx Bombers home run alert boomsticks and broomsticks

Keeping tabs on every home run for the New York Yankees this season. The Yanks finish off a sweep of the Boston Red Sox, winning 8-5 and are now 16-2 when holding a lead this season. On the evening, the Bronx Bombers book ended their scoring with home runs from Mark Teixeira and Brett Gardner. New York now has 33 home runs on the campaign, fourth best in baseball and second in the...
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18 days ago  |  Discuss

Yankees game 25: Sweep the Sox in Fenway

New York Yankees 8 – Boston Red Sox 5 With the sweep in sight, the Yankees turned to Adam Warren on Sunday night. Opposing Warren for the Red Sox is Joe Kelly. Jacoby Ellsbury started with a leadoff single. Two outs later, Mark Teixeira went to left field for a two-run home run. For Teixeira, that was his ninth home run of the season. TEIXEIRA GOES DEEEEEEP!!!!!!!! #Yankees up...
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18 days ago  |  Discuss
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