The Week in the Yankee Blogosphere

New segment here at Bronxpinstripes, we will take look at our fellow Yankee blogs and highlight some of the interesting articles posted in the Yankee blogosphere. Yankees Unscripted: Time for Yankees’ rotation to help bullpenBullpen roles becoming clear just three weeks into 2015 – River Avenue Blues GM Brian Cashman says Yankees have no plans to bench .177-hitting Stephen DrewAlex...
Via Bronx Pinstripes
1 day ago  |  Discuss

The Didi Dilemma: Why don't we have anybody to pinch hit?

Yesterday, in the tenth inning, this awful thing happened. As you can see, the game was on the line. The Evils had two men on base, and up comes Didi Gregorius, who on a good day is batting over .200. In the dugout, the Yankees have Brett Gardner, Brian McCann and the increasingly irrelevant Garrett Jones. Earlier, they had pinch-hit Stephen Drew - for what reason I cannot instantly...
3 days ago  |  Discuss

A-Rod suffers through worst game of career in Yankees' loss

  One home run from tying Willie Mays for fourth place at 660, A-Rod was A-Worst. Alex Rodriguez matched a big league career-high with four strikeouts, went 0 for 6 to set a personal mark for most hitless at-bats and grounded into a game-ending double play Wednesday in the New York Yankees' 3-2, 13-inning loss to the Tampa Bay Rays. "I definitely chased today," he said. "Took some...
Via AP on Fox
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Yankees game 22: Lose in extras, still win series

Tampa Bay Rays 3 – New York Yankees 2 (13 innings) In the first inning, the Yankees threatened early with a leadoff single by Jacoby Ellsbury. He would steal second base and advanced on a sacrifice by Chris Young, though it looked like he was trying to reach base. With a runner on third, the Yankees would need just a fly ball or a ball in play but Alex Rodriguez and Mark Teixeira...
Via Bronx Pinstripes
3 days ago  |  Discuss

He ain't heavy, he's my Beltran...

His welfare is my concern,No burden is he,To bear,We'll get there...The Yankees are leading the American League East. If the season ended Friday - instead of the month of April - we would be bushy-tailed and playoff-bound.A-Rod would be chasing the MLB Comeback of the Year. Michael Pineda could challenge for the Cy Young. And Brian Cashman would be the clear choice as MLB Executive...
5 days ago  |  Discuss

The Yankees and the business of prospects

View image | There has been much discussion about the Yankees farm system in the early part of the 2015 season, especially with the sluggish start of Stephen Drew and others.  The farm system has made significant strides over the past couple of years and is starting to have a large number of players get attention and through their performance are knocking on the...
Via Bronx Pinstripes
9 days ago  |  Discuss

New York Yankees Players Reach Some Very Significant Milestones

Last week, prior to the New York Yankees’ series against the Baltimore Orioles, the team’s standard milestone press release caused quite a few waves in baseball circles. These press releases are typically run-of-the-mill lists of relatively minor accomplishments and are given out before the start of every series. The Yankees, however, actually have a player about to accomplish...
Via Baseball Essential
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Bronx Bombers home run alert: most in baseball

Keeping tabs on every home run for the New York Yankees this season. In game two of their series at the Detroit Tigers, two home runs and more specifically, five runs, helped the Yanks to a 5-2 victory. Chris Young and Stephen Drew struck with some seventh inning thunder and lightning in the rainy Motor City. Young is to Carlos Beltran, as Nick Swisher was to Xavier Nady, circa...
Via Bronx Pinstripes
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Bullpen betrays Tigers in 5-2 loss to Yankees

DETROIT (AP) -- Chris Young and Stephen Drew homered in a three-run seventh and Nathan Eovaldi earned his first win with the New York Yankees, 5-2 over the Detroit Tigers on Tuesday night. Eovaldi (1-0) gave up a run on eight hits and a walk in seven-plus innings. Eovaldi started the eighth, but was removed after allowing a leadoff double to Alex Avila. Eovaldi wasn't dominant, but...
Via AP on Fox
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Guess Who’s Back – The Bronx Pinstripes Show #10

Everything’s coming up ARod! If you listened to last week’s episode, you know Scott and I recorded during the Sunday night game and missed the 7 run rally vs Boston. We bashed the team pretty hard in that episode for the poor start so I think all the credit goes to us for motivating this mini-turnaround. The Yankees are back to .500 after the sweep in Tampa. It was much needed...
Via Bronx Pinstripes
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Yankees game 12 lineup: 4/19/15

After winning their first series of the season yesterday, the Yankees look to sweep away the Rays and climb back to .500 today from Tropicana Field. “Big Mike” Michael Pineda will get the start against Matt Andriese. Carlos Beltran sits out again with a chest cold. Check out our full game preview here. Game time: 1:10 pm ET – Tropicana Field – St. Petersburg, FLTV: WPIXRadio...
Via Bronx Pinstripes
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Yankees game 11: spring awakening of the offense

New York Yankees 9 – Tampa Bay Rays 0 The moment we’ve all been patiently waiting for…the Yankees’ offense is aliiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiive!McCann had a nice 3-4 night with a triple. Brian McCann had a heck of a game (finally), he went 3-4 on the night. It was scoreless until the 6th inning, when McCann knocked a ball off the right field fence for a triple,...
Via Bronx Pinstripes
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Yankees game 10 lineup: 4/17/15

The Yankees are in Tampa to take on the Rays from Tropicana Field. New York has played lackluster baseball so far in this young season, and they need to turn it around quickly. Adam Warren gets the ball for his second start of the season, going up against Nate Karns. Brett Gardner sits again to rest his wrist. Check out our full game preview here. Game time: 7:10 pm ET – Tropicana...
Via Bronx Pinstripes
15 days ago  |  Discuss

The 2015 Yankees: To Panic Or Not To Panic?

So is it time to panic? We are nine games into the season and the results are not good.. If this keeps up for the rest of the year the Yankees will finish at 54-108. If that happens be sure to check into the list of top prospects for the 2016 draft. Yes, it is frustrating to be a Yankee fan these days. We fans have come to expect the Yankees to contend every year. We're told by the...
Via Lady At The Bat
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Yankees will be patient with Stephen Drew

Whether fans like it or not, the New York Yankees will be patient with Stephen Drew. He gave everyone a reason to exhale and deliberate on his status with the club after a pinch-hit grand slam in Monday night’s 6-5 victory over the Baltimore Orioles.Stephen DrewPhoto courtesy of Keith Allison via Flickr.Drew is much maligned after putting together what was one of the worst seasons...
Via Yankees Unscripted
19 days ago  |  Discuss

****-a-doodle Drew: Dare we start hoping?

When the Yankees signed Stephen Drew, I threw up.I hated, hated, HATED the deal. A typical Cashman move: Another old guy with a ceiling made of concrete, who'll start hot and then end up hitting .210 around the all-star break, when we finally accept the reality of his abilities... and then discard him.Vernon Wells. Travis Hafner. Andruw Jones. Alfonso Soriano. Brian Roberts. The...
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Stephen Drew Silences His Critics (For A While, At Least)

Through the first five games of this young season, Stephen Drew was on pace to have a third-straight subpar year.  Though he still might have such a year, he has proven, in the last two games at least, that he is capable of much better.   After his surprising solo home run against the Red Sox on Sunday night, he hit an even more surprising home run--a  grand slam--against the...
Via Lady At The Bat
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Yankees game 7: Drew goes grand in win

New York Yankees 6 — Baltimore Orioles 5 The unexpected would come true in the series opener in the visit to the Baltimore Orioles. The Yankees had their first matchup with the Baltimore Orioles and Michael Pineda took the mound for the Yankees. He would pitch a scoreless first inning and received some early offense to back him up. After getting two outs, Chris Young would take...
Via Bronx Pinstripes
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Drew's pinch-hit slam carries Yankees past Orioles 6-5

BALTIMORE (AP) Stephen Drew delivered a pinch-hit grand slam in the seventh inning, and New York Yankees beat the Baltimore Orioles 6-5 Monday night for their first winning streak of the season. Down 4-2, the Yankees loaded the bases with two outs before Drew connected on a 3-1 pitch from Tommy Hunter (0-1). It was his second homer in two games and New York's first pinch-hit slam...
Via AP on Fox
19 days ago  |  Discuss

David Ortiz heckles Jacoby Ellsbury as ‘rich ******** (Video)

Your browser does not support iframes. David Ortiz was in his usual jovial mood despite his Boston Red Sox losing the New York Yankees on Sunday night, and he decided to talk some friendly trash. First he made small talk with former teammate Stephen Drew after cruising into second base on a wild pitch in...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
19 days ago  |  Discuss

2015 Fantasy Baseball Week 2 Waiver Wire: 3 to Catch, 3 to Cut, 3 to Keep

In the Week 2 edition of fantasy baseball 3×3, we’re grabbing Drew Pomeranz, preaching patience for Clay Buchholz, and selling high on Adrian Gonzalez. There are plenty of waiver wire columns out there that provide an exhaustive list of the most added players in fantasy leagues. This isn’t one of them. Here, we’ll run down a few of the most interesting players for fantasy...
Via The Fantasy Fix
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Amid Continuing Concerns, Yankees Enjoy Laugher Against Red Sox

On Sunday night the Yankees looked at all of us--the fans, the media and the casual observers--and said: “Beware the small sample size.” Sunday’s game was exactly what the team needed after they went 1-4 in their first five games and looked terrible in the process. In Sunday’s game, the Yankees batted around in the first inning, scoring seven runs, including three on home...
Via Lady At The Bat
20 days ago  |  Discuss

5 Bold Predictions for the Yankees in 2015

1. Jacoby Ellsbury hits .300 with 20 home runs  View image | This isn’t entirely bold, because Ellsbury’s done it before.  In fact, he hit .321 with 32 home runs.  Ellsbury is not known as incredibly powerful, but he has the ability to hit it out of the park, especially since he plays in a lefty friendly stadium. Ellsbury almost got the 20 home runs...
Via TopSportsReport
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Spring Training Game 34: Pair of home runs fuel win

New York Yankees 4 — Washington Nationals 3 In the final spring training game, Nathan Eovaldi fine tuned his game with the regular season two days away. Formerly in the National League East, Nathan Eovaldi faced a familiar foe in the Washington Nationals at Nationals Park. The Nationals greeted him strongly with a pair of singles. Bryce Harper would walk to load the bases and Ryan...
Via Bronx Pinstripes
28 days ago  |  Discuss

The New York Yankees’ Defense and Bullpen Could Be Scary Good

Andrew Miller #48 of the New York Yankees delivers a pitch during the third inning of a spring training game Philadelphia Phillies on March 4, 2015 at Steinbrenner Field in Tampa, Florida. (Photo by Brian Blanco/Getty Images) The New York Yankees head into the 2015 season with a lot of uncertainty. They no longer have the legendary Derek Jeter roaming around at shortstop or the...
Via The Sports Journal
29 days ago  |  Discuss
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