Chris Barrows

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 […]

Kei Igawa Headed to the Pen

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 […]

Hughes sharp in extended-spring

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. […]

Heyman: Joba out of rotation derby

Yankee fans have been aware of Robinson Cano‘s capabilities for sometime. Entering his 6th year in the big leagues, Cano is moving on up…to 5th in the line-up. This was made clear in a recent interview with Joe Girardi. “He’s always been somewhat projected, after his first year, that he […]

Cano likely to bat 5th in 2010

The old Yankee Stadium had it’s share of historic moments, both sports and non-sports related. From the Pope to Giants football, many non-baseball events took place in the House that Ruth Built. Now it looks like the New Yankee Stadium will have a few of it’s own. In 2010, Yankee […]

Pinstripe Bowl Comes to the Bronx