Author Archives: Rob Abruzzese

Yankees make it through the rain to beat the Twins

Hiroki+Kuroda

The Yankees got a great performance out of Hiroki Kuroda and the bullpen despite nearly an hour and a half rain delay to beat the Twins 2-0 during a miserable night in the Bronx on Friday. The Yankees and Twins were scoreless in the fourth inning when the rain stopped the game. It knocked Scott Diamond ...

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A-Rod might not be back before rehab clock expires

alex-rodriguez

Alex Rodriguez is down with High-A Tampa rehabbing from his injury. By most accounts things are not going well. He's just 2-for-15 so far and isn't running at 100 percent. Time is ticking too as A-Rod needs to be activated by July 22nd otherwise the Yankees would have to shut him down for five games and ...

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Jeter gets hurt in first game back as Yankees beat Royals

Derek+Jeter

Derek Jeter finally made his triumphant return to the Yankees after missing 94 games going back to Game 1 of the ALCS last season and helped them beat the Royals 8-4 at the Stadium Thursday afternoon before being eventually removed with tightness in his right quad. While DH'ing, Jeter swung at the first pitch in his ...

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Derek Jeter expected to return to the Yankees on Thursday

derek-jeter

Derek Jeter is expected to come off the DL on Thursday and return to the Yankees in time for their afternoon game against the Royals, according to Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports. Jeter has been out since he suffered a broken ankle against the Tigers in the playoffs last season. He was initially expected to play ...

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Nova dominates, Cano and Overbay homer, Yankees win 8-1

Ivan+Nova

Just like the headline says, Ivan Nova dominated over eight innings, Robinson Cano hit three-run homer before Lyle Overbay hit a grand slam and the Yankees beat the Royals 8-1 in the Bronx on Wednesday night. Nova was just as good or better than his last start when he tossed a complete game. He held the ...

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A look at what the Yankees need at the trade deadline

chase-headley

The MLB trade deadline is officially three weeks away and the Yankees, this year more than most, are certainly going to need some help this year. They will be getting some players back within the next month, but that won't be enough. So let's take a look at what positions they need to prioritize the ...

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Report: @ARod and others to be suspended after All-Star break

New York Yankees Arod and Teixeira

We've heard this one before, but MLB is wrapping up its interviews with players involved in the Biogenesis scandal and is expected to suspend as many as 20 players, including Alex Rodriguez, shortly after the All-Star break, according to a report by T.J. Quinn and Mike Fish of ESPN. The report states that at least 10 ...

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Trade rumor: The Yankees consider Aramis Ramirez too pricey

Aramis+Ramirez

The Yankees have gotten almost no production at third base this year and the Brewers are going nowhere so it makes sense that Aramis Ramirez's name would come up in trade rumors. The problem is that he's owed a lot of money, $20 million next year including the buyout of his 2015 option, and the ...

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