Tag Archives: Joe Girardi

Masahiro Tanaka throws a simulated game


Masahiro Tanaka has just finished throwing a simulated game at the minor league complex in Tampa, Florida and to no one's surprise, it went well. Here was Tanaka's final line: 5 IP, 0R, 6H, 4K, 65 pitches. This is also worth mentioning...Tanaka's arm didn't fall off and it's still intact. Joe Girardi will meet with the media ...

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Some thoughts going into the Rays/Yankees series


Followed by a disastrous series against the Baltimore Orioles, the Yankees are packing their bags and heading to Tampa in order to face the Tampa Bay Rays in a three game set. Here's a few thoughts as the Yankees continue to cling on to their dim Wild Card hopes. -- As we all know, David Robertson ...

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Jeter reflects on Cal Ripken Jr. in his final game at Camden Yards


Tonight marks Derek Jeter's final game at Camden Yards, and like he does at every stadium he visits for the final time, he had a press conference prior to the first pitch. To say he had a history with the Orioles is an understatement. There's the Jeffery Maier game, the rivalry with the Orioles and of ...

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Yankees hand the ball to Michael Pineda in series finale


Since Michael Pineda returned to the disabled list, he hasn't allowed more than two runs in his last five starts, not to mention he has a 1.80 ERA in nine starts entering tonight's match-up against the Tampa Bay Rays. In a game the Yankees need to win, they feel more than comfortable handing Pineda the ball. “He’s ...

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Yankees have injuries to worry about in 2015

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When the Yankees came into Spring Training earlier this season, they had to deal with a fair amount of injuries, the main injury being Mark Teixeira and his wrist. As the season comes to a close, the Yankees have more injuries to worry about when they go into Spring Training in 2015. Keeping the roster healthy ...

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Carlos Beltran could need season-ending surgery before the offseason


Ever since Carlos Beltran found out had a bone spur in his elbow, the plan was for him to play with it throughout the season and finally go under the knife in the offseason. However, after another setback, Beltran and Joe Girardi might think he'll need the surgery a little sooner than he thought. "If I can't ...

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Martin Prado’s hamstring injury a lingering issue


Over the weekend, Martin Prado returned to the lineup and although he wasn't moving well, his bat was on fire, which led the Yankees to believe they were on their way of having Prado in the lineup on a regular basis. It has been three days since Prado played, and he wasn't optimistic about playing ...

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Yankees Wild Card hopes are beginning to fade


So this dose of reality is going to be tough to swallow: the Yankees are 5.5 games out of the second wild card spot and according to the Wild Card standings they are in the same position as the New York Mets. Being 5.5 games out of the Wild Card with roughly 19 games to play ...

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