Tag Archives: Jacoby Ellsbury

What 6 story-lines will develop in the Yankees second half?

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In the first half of the season, the Yankees main story-lines have been about Derek Jeter, Masahiro Tanaka, the multiple injuries surrounding the team and the inconsistency of the lineup. With the first half behind us, let's take a look at some story-lines that are still recurring in the second half of the season, as ...

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2014 Yankees mid-season report cards: Position Players

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I did something like this at the end of the 2013 season, but with the All-Star Break upon us, I figured it would have been a good time to grade the players on what they've done so far. Each day until the All-Star Break ends, I'll post a mid-season report card for the Position Players, ...

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Jacoby Ellsbury gets start at DH

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When you look at the lineup, the first thing that jumps out at you isn't Kelly Johnson playing left field...it's Jacoby Ellsbury as the Yankees DH. It turns out, Ellsbury becoming the Yankees DH wasn't an accident. “He just needed it,” Girardi said. “Physically he needs it.” Ellsbury had a day-off before the Yankees hit the road, but ...

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Yankees call up Bryan Mitchell

The Yankees have announced they have called up Bryan Mitchell from Triple-A Scranton Wilkes-Barre. As a corresponding move, Zoilo Almonte has been optioned to Triple-A Scranton. One side note: Kelly Johnson is playing LF today with Brett Gardner in CF and Jacoby Ellsbury on the bench. Fingers crossed Johnson fields LF with authority.

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Greene blanks O’s as Yanks win 3-0

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In just the second start of his MLB career, Shane Greene was able to fool the powerful Baltimore Orioles lineup,  leading the Yankees to a 3-0 shutout victory at Camden Yards in Baltimore, Maryland. The Yankees offense had been up and down, but three runs was just enough to get the job done. The Yankees first ...

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Ellsbury’s blast lifts Yankees over Indians 5-4 in 14 innings

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Brandon McCarthy's Yankees debut was overshadowed by the injury to Masahiro Tanaka and it was once again overshadowed by the 4 hour and 51 minute game. However, with Jacoby Ellsbury's go-ahead blast in the 14th inning, the Yankees were able to rally and come away with the victory in a 5-4 win over the Indians ...

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Tanaka struggles in 5-3 loss to Indians

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Masahiro Tanaka had been so good for the Yankees this season that a start like this was inevitable. While giving up a season-high five runs, the Yankees were unable to get a hit after the third inning which led to a 5-3 loss to the Cleveland Indians at Progressive Field in Cleveland, Ohio. The Yankees scored ...

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Yankees hold on for 9-7 win over Twins

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This series against the Twins has not been easy, that's for certain. After scoring nine runs in the first four innings, the Minnesota Twins came back with seven unanswered runs. Luckily, David Robertson was able to shut the door on the Twins rally, resulting in the Yankees defeating the Twins 9-7 at Target Field in ...

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