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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

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CC Sabathia kept the Yankees in the game for as long as he possibly could, but the Yankees bats eventually exploded thanks to Alex Rodriguez as the Yankees defeated the Twins 8-4 at Yankee Stadium in the Bronx, New York. The Yankees first scored in the fourth on a Greg […]

Rodriguez’s grand slam gives Yankees 8-4 win over Twins

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Here are a few roster moves the Yankees made prior to this evening’s game against the Twins. — The Yankees have selected the contract of Chris Capuano and have placed him on the 25-man roster. As a corresponding move, the Yankees have sent Caleb Cotham to Triple-A, Scranton Wilkes-Barre. — […]

Roster Moves: Capuano, Cotham, Mitchell and Rumbelow

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After a series against the Toronto Blue Jays, the Yankees bullpen was well rested and seemed poised to be available during the Twins and Indians series at Yankee Stadium. However, last night’s game was a bit startling, mainly because Joe Girardi used every pitcher in the Yankees pen, which isn’t […]

Yankees deplete their bullpen during an important homestand

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After Bryan Mitchell was knocked out of the game, it turned into a battle of the bullpens. And after the Yankees tied the game late, they never looked back, eventually defeating the Twins with a 8-7 victory in 10 innings at Yankee Stadium in the Bronx, New York. The Yankees […]

Headley’s walk-off groundout notches 8-7 win over Twins