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New York Yankees: Go get Andrew Miller AND David Robertson

The New York Yankees opened this offseason pledging to abstain from handing out long-term, nine-figure deals. However, after the Boston Red Sox and Toronto Blue Jays made impressive steps to improve their teams via free agency, we’re beginning to hear whispers about the Yanks getting involved in the Jon Lester sweepstakes, and they’ve been mentioned numerous times to be contemplating...
Via Yankees Unscripted
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Avila's two-out hit in 9th lifts Tigers over Yankees

DETROIT (AP) -- Alex Avila hit an RBI single off the wall in right field with two out in the bottom of the ninth, giving the Detroit Tigers a 3-2 victory over the New York Yankees on Thursday. A day after David Price gave up nine straight hits, the Tigers sent Kyle Lobstein to the mound for his first major league start. The rookie performed well, allowing one earned run in six innings...
Via AP on Fox
August 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Alex Avila's two-out hit in 9th lifts Tigers to series win over Yanks

  Alex Avila hit an RBI single off the wall in right field with two out in the bottom of the ninth, giving the Detroit Tigers a 3-2 victory over the New York Yankees on Thursday. A day after David Price gave up nine straight hits, the Tigers sent Kyle Lobstein to the mound for his first major league start. The rookie performed well, allowing one earned run in six innings. Then Detroit...
Via AP on Fox
August 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Avila's 2-out hit in 9th lifts Tigers over Yanks

DETROIT (AP) Alex Avila hit an RBI single off the wall in right field with two out in the bottom of the ninth, giving the Detroit Tigers a 3-2 victory over the New York Yankees on Thursday. A day after David Price gave up nine straight hits, the Tigers sent Kyle Lobstein to the mound for his first major league start. The rookie performed well, allowing one earned run in six innings...
Via AP on Fox
August 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Avila's two-out hit in 9th lifts Tigers over Yankees

DETROIT (AP) -- Alex Avila hit an RBI single off the wall in right field with two out in the bottom of the ninth, giving the Detroit Tigers a 3-2 victory over the New York Yankees on Thursday. A day after David Price gave up nine straight hits, the Tigers sent Kyle Lobstein to the mound for his first major league start. The rookie performed well, allowing one earned run in six innings...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
August 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Phil Coke Gets An Out And The Win

Another nice game by Kuroda wasted. Shawn Kelley coughs up the winning hit in the bottom of the ninth. Joba "Man Mountain" Chamberlain pitched 1.1 for the hold.McCann almost hit a three-run homer that would have brought on Robertson, but it curved foul. Sterling says, "These people who think they can predict baseball...who would have said that would go three feet foul?"Sterling...
Via IT IS HIGH, IT IS FAR, IT IS caught
August 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Yankees Shawn Kelley's stupid 'Seabiscuit' good luck charm worked against Sox, not Tigers

Shawn Kelley debuted a horse head mask during pregame stretches last week and the Yankees went on a 5 game winning stretch.“When I see those things, randomly in a crowd, it makes me laugh,” Kelley told Yahoo! Sports. “So I figured I’ll do that, and it’ll make everyone laugh in the clubhouse.“And then we went on a winning streak.”“Kelley’s undefeated with the horse...
Via Bob's Blitz
August 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Yankees’ Recent Winning Streak Sparked By Lucky Horse Head Mask

The New York Yankees are playing better baseball lately, and their five-game winning streak has coincided with plenty of horsing around. New York obviously has played better in the last week or so, and the Bombers have a source of inspiration, albeit a pretty weird one. Yahoo! Sports detailed the Yankees’ good-luck charm, a realistic latex horse head mask. According to the story...
Via NESN.com
August 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Apparently the freaky horse head mask is key to the Yankees resurgence

If it works, don't change it, even if "it" is a disturbing vinyl and latex horse head mask. Yankees relief pitcher Shawn Kelley purchased one of those fine specimen and ever since he first donned the mask this past Thursday, the Yankees began winning. Five in a row. Coincidence? Doesn't matter.  "At first, I was wondering who it was," Yankees outfielder Jacoby Ellsbury told Yahoo...
Via Fox Sports
August 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Odd good-luck charm credited for Yanks' winning streak

With time winding down on the season and the New York Yankees’ hopes of making the postseason dwindling, relief pitcher Shawn Kelley may have inadvertently stumbled upon the team’s good luck charm while perusing Amazon. Kelley last week debuted a particularly disturbing-looking horse head mask during pregame stretches and since then, the Yankees have not […] The post Yankees’...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
August 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Poor Bullpen Management Leads To Another Yankees Loss Against The Astros

In last night's second straight Yankees loss to the Houston Astros, the offense was anemic again.That wasn't the story, however.Ordinarily Joe Girardi does a very good job of managing his bullpen, but his moves in last night's game left me scratching my head.  David Robertson, Shawn Kelley and Dellin Betances had pitched three out of the last four days. Therefore, according to...
Via Lady At The Bat
August 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Orioles rally past Yankees 5-3 for 2-game sweep

BALTIMORE (AP) Jonathan Schoop and Adam Jones homered in a four-run eighth inning, and the Baltimore Orioles rallied to beat the New York Yankees 5-3 Wednesday night for a two-game sweep of the rain-shortened series. Limited to three hits through seven innings, Baltimore trailed 2-1 before Schoop tied it with a drive off Dellin Betances. Shawn Kelley (2-4) then gave up a single...
Via AP on Fox
August 13, 2014  |  Discuss

OJTB Yankees: No Light at the End of the Tunnel, Rays Sweep Bombers

A recap of Wednesday’s series finale is followed by notes highlighting the set’s first two games. TokyoTimes.org SS Sean Rodriguez drove in three runs as the Tampa Bay Rays completed a three-game sweep of the Yankees on Wednesday afternoon. Rodriguez’s two-run homerun in the sixth inning off RHP Shawn Kelley broke a 3-3 tie and provided the deciding runs in an eventual 6-3...
Via One Jet At A Time
July 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Yankees Injury Update: Shawn Kelley starts rehab assignment

The New York Yankees dropped to 31-30 on the season following a 8-4 loss to the Kansas City Royals on Saturday. The Yankees have struggled, in the bottom half of the Major Leagues in both team ERA and runs scored. Help may be on the way to bolster the bullpen, as Shawn Kelley began his rehab assignment. Reports are that he had no issues, which is a good sign moving forward. #487113429...
Via Sports Injury Alert
June 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Yankees Injury Update: Shawn Kelley starts throwing

The New York Yankees scored three runs in the ninth inning to defeat the St. Louis Cardinals on Monday by the score of 6-4. The win improved the Yankees to 27-23 on the season. The Yankees have been slightly below the middle of the pack in pitching and have been hit hard with injuries, with four pitchers on the disabled list. There is good news on reliever Shawn Kelley, who is...
Via Sports Injury Alert
May 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Yankees Injury Update: Shawn Kelley has setback

Shawn Kelley's timetable is up in the air after the ailing New York Yankees reliever suffered a setback while trying to make his way back from a lumbar injury. Mark Feinsand of the New York Daily News reports that Kelley will not head out on a rehab assignment over the weekend as previously planned after waking up Tuesday with back stiffness, following Monday's catch session.Manager...
Via Sports Injury Alert
May 22, 2014  |  Discuss

What Did We Learn on the Show Tonight, Craig?

1. Claiborne can bunt. Maybe he can teach a couple of other guys.2. "Ryan came home when Veras threw a pitch over Murphy's head, and Murphy drove in Solarte with a single to right to make it 4-2." Ah, Cubs, you are learning the magic of Jose.3. Jeff Samardzija has an ERA of 1.46. He's still in a winless streak, now at 16 games. Wtf??4. "The Yankees had runners on second and third...
Via IT IS HIGH, IT IS FAR, IT IS caught
May 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Yankees Injury Updates: Carlos Beltran, Ichiro Suzuki, Shawn Kelley, Mark Teixeira

The New York Yankees lost the first of four games in the Subway Series against the Mets on Monday, 9-7.  The Yankees have a plethora of injuries mounting up, including yesterday's news that C.C. Sabathia is off to visit Dr James Andrews regarding his leg.  We have plenty more updates on the Yankees, let's get to them.#489280283 / gettyimages.comCarlos BeltranBeltran left Monday...
Via Sports Injury Alert
May 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Angels vs. Yankees 5/5-5/7 Series Recap

After losing a series 2-1 to the Texas Rangers, the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim continued their home-stand with a three-game series against the New York Yankees.On Monday night, Jered Weaver was on the mound for the Angels and David Phelps for the Yankees. Both Weaver and Phelps were dominant, and the first run would not come until the bottom of the 5th where Ian Stewart...
Via In The Neutral Zone
May 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Joe Girardi: Laz Diaz ‘Gave Me The Mutumbo’ Before Ejecting Me (Video)

Laz Diaz and the New York Yankees didn’t exactly get along on Monday night. Joe Girardi may have a good reason why. In the eighth inning of a 1-1 game against the Los Angeles Angels, Angels pitcher Jered Weaver threw a pitch to Yankees hitter Brett Gardner on the lower half of the plate that was called a strike by Diaz, the home plate umpire. The Yankees manager took exception...
Via NESN.com
May 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Boxscore Breakdown Game #31: Walkabout – Angels 4, Yankees 1

Six walks, no hits, no errors, three runs and a victory. This is the kind of thing you seldom expect to see. If you do see it in an Angels game, you almost certainly expect to see their bullpen as the offending party. No, this time they were the recipients of the bullpen buffoonery, which is good because they certainly weren’t getting anywhere trying to actually hit the ball with...
Via Monkey with a Halo
May 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Umpire Laz Diaz Ejects Yankees Pitcher Who Had Already Left Game (Video)

Laz Diaz must have missed the lesson in umpiring school about not making yourself a part of the game. The veteran ump has a reputation for loving the spotlight — the Joey Crawford of Major League Baseball, if you will. Diaz decided to put himself at the center of the action again Monday night in Anaheim, when he ejected New York Yankees reliever Shawn Kelley after the right-hander...
Via NESN.com
May 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Girardi, Yankees fly off the handle in wild eighth-inning against Angels (VIDEO)

The Yankees lost more than the game in the bottom of the eighth against the Angels when Shawn Kelley, Matt Thornton and Preston Claiborne combined to allow six walks, the final five in a row after two were out, and forced home three runs. The Angels didn't have a hit in the inning and and still scored three runs for the 4-1 victory.But even before that, the wild inning featured an...
Via The Other Paper
May 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Laz Diaz once again decided to make a spectacle out of himself last night

On Monday night, Laz Diaz gave the 39,701 fans at Angel Stadium what they wanted when he put on a show in the eighth inning before ejecting Yankees pitcher Shawn Kelley. After Kelley jawed with Diaz for what he felt was a tight strike zone, Diaz spent ten seconds essentially brushing Kelley off and antagonizing him before ejecting him from the game. The crowd roared with pleasure...
Via Bloguin Best
May 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Laz Diaz once again decided to make a spectacle out of himself last night

On Monday night, Laz Diaz gave the 39,701 fans at Angel Stadium what they wanted when he put on a show in the eighth inning before ejecting Yankees pitcher Shawn Kelley. After Kelley jawed with Diaz for what he felt was a tight strike zone, Diaz spent ten seconds essentially brushing Kelley off and antagonizing him before ejecting him from the game. The crowd roared with pleasure...
Via The Outside Corner
May 06, 2014  |  Discuss
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