Author Archives: Chris Barrows

Louisville Bats versus Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Yankees Live Blog

It's the first chance I've had to get to a Scranton game, so figured no better time to live blog then now. The starting line-ups look like this: Louisville - (7-14) Chris Burke cf Zack Cozart ss Danny Dorn dh Drew Sutton 1b Juan Francisco 3b Chris Valaika 2b Todd Frazier lf Wladimir Balentien rf Corky Miller c Matt Maloney lhp (3-0, 2.16) Yankees - (12-8) Kevin Russo ...

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Minor League Monday: April 19th, 2010

Minor League Baseball is back! So is Minor League Monday at it's best, as we will take a look at what happened in the first two week of minor league ball. To be fair, I should state that I have good reason for not being around most of last week. With my wedding only 47 ...

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West versus Rivera: Yankee/Red Sox games too long?

Recently, umpire Joe West spoke out against the Yankees and Red Sox organizations, saying they play too slow. The comments followed a 10 inning affair that ended just under three and a half hours. Some words West used to describe the teams included "embarrassing" and "pathetic". "They're the two clubs that don't try to pick up ...

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Kei Igawa Headed to the Pen

When the Yankees signed pitcher Kei Igawa to a 23 million dollar contract, they didn't envision the left-hander spending the length of his contract in Triple-A Scranton. With time running out, the Yankees are taking another direction to find a use for Igawa: the bullpen. With the idea of using Igawa as a possible left-handed specialist, ...

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Hughes sharp in extended-spring

Yankees fifth starter did not make the trip to Boston for Opening Day. Instead, Hughes stayed behind to get some additional work before his first start of the season on April 15th in New York against the often tough-to-beat Angels. In an extended spring simulated start, Hughes pitched the equivalent of 8 1/3 innings and allowed ...

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Minor League Monday: April 5th, 2010

The Yankees opened up their season with a 9-7 loss to the Boston Red Sox, but plenty of the Yankees organization hasn't started playing yet. Since no minor league games have been played yet, I figured we'd take this edition of Minor League Monday to tackle what's ahead for the Yankees Minor League system. With ...

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Minor League Monday: March 22nd, 2010

Welcome to this week's edition of Minor League Monday. Spring Training will be wrapping up soon and it's time to start thinking Minor League Baseball. A few things you can expect to see with the return of Minor League Baseball: A weekly win/loss tracker for all the Yankees organizational teams as well as a ...

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Heyman: Joba out of rotation derby

According to Sports Illustrated writer Jon Heyman, Joba Chamberlain is out of the running for the fifth and final spot in the Yankees rotation. About one hour ago, Heyman tweeted the following: SI_JonHeyman: Joba is out of #yanks rotation derby. RT @JackCurryYES: No Joba-Hughes showdown Mon. Hughes will face Phils. Joba will work intrasquad game Source: Twitter Looking ...

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