When the Yankees returned to Cincinnati for their two-game series against the Reds, it was at a place that hosted one of the best moments in Brett Gardner‘s career. The Great American Ballpark was where Gardner made his first career appearance as an American League All-Star. “Obviously some good memories […]

Brett Gardner’s performance reminiscent of All-Star season

Yankees @ Reds FINAL: Yankees 10, Reds 4 WIN: Masahiro Tanaka (5-1, 4.36 ERA) LOSS: Rookie Davis (1-2, 7.58 ERA) Just a night after the New York Yankees played an 18-inning affair, the team had a quick turn around against the Cincinnati Reds. With their ace on the mound, the […]

Masahiro Tanaka delivers strong start in 10-4 win over Reds

After the Yankees and Cubs 18-inning affair on Sunday night, the Yankees decided they would need a fresh arm for their series against the Cincinnati Reds. Prior to Monday’s game, the Yankees called up Chad Green from Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre. As a corresponding move, the Yankees sent INF/OF Rob Refsnyder to […]

Yankees option Rob Refsnyder to Triple-A

Monday, May 8 Yankees: Masahiro Tanaka (4-1, 4.46 ERA) Reds: Rookie Davis (1-1, 7.36 ERA) Time: 7:10 p.m. T.V. / Radio: YES Network / WFAN Tuesday, May 9 Yankees: CC Sabathia (2-1, 5.45 ERA) Reds: Tim Adleman (1-1, 4.22 ERA) Time: 7:10 p.m. T.V. / Radio: FOX Sports 1 / […]

Yankees @ Reds pitching matchups

Joe Girardi has quite the experience managing and playing for American League and National League teams. That’s why it was easy for Girardi to push all the right buttons in a game that needed to be won on the Yankees side. The beginning of the game was simple; Girardi placed […]

Joe Girardi pushes all the right buttons in 18-inning affair

Triple-A Scranton Wilkes-Barre Mark Payton – Through 18 games, Payton has hit .365/.394/.524/.918 with a homerun and seven doubles. Interestingly enough his walk rate is way down this year. I can’t help but wonder if that extra aggression has helped him break out this year. He will definitely be a […]

Who’s hot on the farm, May 7th edition

If Jacoby Ellsbury got hurt approximately two weeks ago, it would be easy to find a spot for him upon his return. The obvious choice would have been Brett Gardner, since he was hitting .188 prior to the Yankees six game homestand. Unfortunately for Ellsbury, Gardner has been hitting over […]

Suddenly there’s no place for Jacoby Ellsbury

For most of the game on Friday afternoon, the Yankees bats went quiet against Kyle Hendricks and the Chicago Cubs. However, the Yankees had another clutch moment under their belt when Brett Gardner hit a three-run homer, silencing the Cubs and igniting the Yankees to a 3-2 win. As Gardner […]

Brett Gardner’s clutch HR ‘left him drooling’

Yankees @ Cubs FINAL: Yankees 3, Cubs 2 WIN: Jonathan Holder (1-0, 2.70 ERA) LOSS: Hector Rondon (0-1, 3.65 ERA) For most of the game, the Yankees couldn’t get anything going against Kyle Hendricks and the Chicago Cubs bullpen. And with two outs in the ninth, the Yankees were about […]

Gardner lifts Yankees to 3-2 win over Cubs

Friday, May 5 Yankees: Michael Pineda (3-1, 3.14 ERA) Cubs: Kyle Hendricks (2-1, 4.18 ERA) Time: 2:20 p.m. T.V. / Radio: YES Network / WFAN Saturday, May 6 Yankees: Jordan Montgomery (1-1, 4.15 ERA) Cubs: Brett Anderson (2-1, 6.23 ERA) Time: 7:15 p.m. T.V. / Radio: FOX / WFAN Sunday, […]

Yankees @ Cubs pitching matchups

If Aaron Judge is Derek Jeter, then Brett Gardner must be Paul O’Neill. No, we’re not talking about Gardner’s offensive production mimicking ‘The Warrior’s’. During the Yankees 8-6 win over the Toronto Blue Jays on Wednesday night, Gardner was called out on strikes in the sixth inning. The issue was […]

Brett Gardner smashes recycling bin after sixth-inning strikeout