Before the game, the Yankees honored Jorge Posada by placing a plaque in Monument Park and retiring his number. After the ceremony, Luis Severino pitched a great game against the Indians, earning his first Major League victory in a 6-2 win at Yankee Stadium in the Bronx, New York. The […]

Yankees end ‘Jorge Posada Day’ with a 6-2 win over Indians

Prior to this afternoon’s game against the Cleveland Indians, Joe Girardi announced Michael Pineda will return to the rotation on Wednesday, abandoning the Yankees plans of not using Pineda until September. “Our plan right now is to probably start (Pineda) on Wednesday and move Tanaka back to Friday,” Girardi said […]

Michael Pineda to return Wednesday; Yankees to use six-man rotation

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Prior to this weekend, only one member of the Core Four had his number retired by the Yankees and a plaque commemorating his success in Monument Park. And it’s no shock that member of the Core Four is future Hall of Fame closer Mariano Rivera. After today, Mariano Rivera’s plaque […]

Yankees to honor Jorge Posada today at Yankee Stadium

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The Yankees hoped to bounce back after losing the first game of this four game set against the Cleveland Indians. However, the Yankees were unable to solve Carlos Carrasco, sending them to a 7-3 loss at Yankee Stadium in the Bronx, New York. The Yankees first scored in the bottom […]

Yankees fall to Indians 7-3

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This weekend at Yankee Stadium is special for a number of reasons. The Yankees are in the middle of an American League East pennant race, they’re facing the Cleveland Indians which provides a challenge for the starting pitching and offense, and the Yankees are honoring two of their Core Four […]

Yankees prepare to retire Jorge Posada and Andy Pettitte’s numbers

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Ivan Nova pitched a decent game for the Yankees, and the offense attempted to make a ninth inning comeback. However, they fell short by leaving the tying run at third, eventually taking a 3-2 loss against the Cleveland Indians at Yankee Stadium in the Bronx, New York. The Yankees first […]

Yankees fall to Indians 3-2

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I got on Chase Headley‘s case a bit earlier this season when he got off to such a horrible start both offensively and defensively that his four-year and $52 million contract looked like it was potentially blowing up in the Yankees faces. From the start of the season all the […]

Turns out Chase Headley isn’t bad…just a second-half player

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Thursday, August 20 Yankees: Ivan Nova (5-4, 3.57 ERA) Indians: Josh Tomlin (0-1, 2.84 ERA) Time: 7:05 p.m. T.V. / Radio: YES Network / WFAN Who’s Hot vs. Tomlin: Brett Gardner (2-for-7, .286 AVG), Mark Teixeira (4-for-13, .308 AVG) Who’s Not vs. Tomlin: Carlos Beltran (1-for-5, .200 AVG), Stephen Drew […]

Indians vs. Yankees pitching matchups

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When most minor league players are called up to the Major Leagues, they tend to look overmatched against opposing pitching, and many question whether they actually belong at the Major League level. However, in Greg Bird’s case, he was called up to be the backup first basemen to Mark Teixeira. […]

Greg Bird doesn’t appear overmatched at the Major League level

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The Yankees got great pitching from Nathan Eovaldi, but the main story of the afternoon was the rookie Greg Bird, who hit two home runs and propelled the Yankees to a 4-3 win against the Minnesota Twins at Yankee Stadium in the Bronx, New York. Bird put the Yankees on […]

‘Bird is the Word’ as Yankees sweep Twins 4-3

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Mark Teixeira wasn’t in the lineup last night after he fouled a ball off his leg during Monday night’s contest and while the Yankees didn’t think it was anything serious, it turned into something that could keep him out of the lineup for a while. Teixeira said his bone bruise […]

Mark Teixeira out for a few days with a bone bruise