Category Archives: The Yankee Beat

The Yankee Beat: Hughes, the AL East, and a move

Welcome to the post-Mariano Rivera era where Joe Girardi decides that mixing and matching in the 9th inning is just as good as bringing in David Robertson from the start. The Yankees blew a late lead to lose 4-3 against … Continue reading

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The Yankee Beat: Pettitte, Appel, and last year’s deadline

Wednesday was a rough day for the Yankees. They found out that CC Sabathia was going on the DL first thing in the morning, Andy Pettitte broke his ankle later that afternoon, and then they were forced to demote one … Continue reading

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The Yankee Beat: Too many homers? and Youkilis

The Yankees put their brief three game losing streak behind them and have now won four in a row, 14 of their last 17, and 24 of their last 31. That’s good baseball. Here is the recap and graph of … Continue reading

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The Yankee Beat: Dickey, RISP, and Chavez

I have been waiting for today for a week now since I saw that CC Sabathia would be taking on R.A. Dickey, and his 43 inning scoreless streak, and the Mets. This latest round of the Subway Series is tied … Continue reading

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