Tag Archives: Joe Girardi

Derek Jeter is once again the Yankees DH

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Derek Jeter has made it perfectly clear that he's not a fan of being the designated hitter. In fact, he said this last night: “I don’t DH much. You go in the cage between at-bats. That’s about it. It’s not something that I do a lot of. To be honest with you, I’m not sure how ...

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Masahiro Tanaka to throw off a mound tomorrow

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Masahiro Tanaka has been doing long toss since being cleared by the doctors office and tomorrow he's scheduled to take his next step in returning to the Yankees. Tanaka will throw a 25 pitch side session tomorrow and this could be the tell-tale sign of where the Yankees are with Tanaka. So far Tanaka has reported ...

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Kelley: Yankees should look at second wild card spot

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There's a fine line between being honest and being slapped in the face with a dose of harsh reality, and it's more troublesome when a player on your favorite team is the one slapping the fans in the face by telling them not to focus on the AL East lead. Shawn Kelley at the time knew ...

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Yankees enter three game series against first place Orioles

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The New York Yankees missed out on a opportunity to capitalize on gaining ground in the American League East race and now it looks as if it's going to take a showdown series in Baltimore to decide where the Yankees future lies. The Yankees are six games out of first coming into tonight and they are ...

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Yankees Notes: Teixeira, Pineda, Kuroda, Beltran

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Here are some notes and tidbits on the Yankees as they prepare for their series finale against the Cleveland Indians. Mark Teixeira: Ladies and gentlemen, Mark Teixeira is back in the lineup (for now). The Yankees still want him to get through BP but he's made progress since having the stitches in his pinkie. Girardi talked about ...

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Teixeira (still) out with pinky injury

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Mark Teixeira took a few dry swings and gripped a bat two days after injuring his pinkie finger while sliding into home plate and...he didn't make much progress. “Pretty painful,” Teixeira said. “But I’m going to go out, run around, stretch, hopefully some blood flow will help, get it warm. During the day, as the day ...

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Could Masahiro Tanaka avoid Tommy John Surgery?

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When Masahiro Tanaka went on the disabled list with a partially torn UCL, the Yankees and their fans were worried Tanaka would be the latest pitcher to go under the knife and have Tommy John Surgery. Three doctors prescribed Tanaka to hold off on the surgery with hopes he could rehab and return to ...

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Masahiro Tanaka feels good after playing catch

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Masahiro Tanaka was at Yankee Stadium this morning throwing 25 pitches during his first catching session. This is one of the many steps Tanaka will take before he can be cleared to start throwing. So, how did Masahiro Tanaka feel? “Good,” Tanaka said. “I thought it went all well.” Tanaka hopes to be a starter for ...

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