Tag Archives: Preston Claiborne

Tanaka’s win-streak snapped as Yanks fall to Cubs 6-1

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Well, the win streak had to end sometime, didn't it? Masahiro Tanaka had his worst start of the season, but he gave up four runs. On a normal night, it could have been another win if the Yankees offense was working, but with Jason Hammel and the Cubs bullpen pitching, it ended up being a 6-1 ...

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Yankees drop final game of doubleheader with 5-3 loss

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To say the game was sloppy was pretty much an understatement. Not only was the game sloppy, but it was a back and forth see-saw battle, one that ultimately saw the Yankees fall to the Pirates and settle for the series win instead of a sweep with a 5-3 loss at Yankee Stadium in the ...

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Girardi prefers to keep Solarte low in the order

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Yangervis Solarte leads the team in RBI's and average, so you would figure Solarte would bat higher than seventh in the order. Well, Joe Girardi is in charge of the lineup and at this point, he prefers to keep Solarte in the bottom portion of the lineup. Even in a National League park, Solarte will ...

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McCann has three hits in 12-7 loss to Mets

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The Yankees came into this series needing to take one of the two games at Yankee Stadium. Instead, the pitching blew the game while the offense desperately tried to climb back in a 12-7 loss at Yankee Stadium in the Bronx, New York. The Yankees needed a good outing from Vidal Nuno--instead, he handed in his ...

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Gardner hits grand slam in 9-7 loss to Mets

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In a game that started off great for the Yankees, ended in disaster with the bullpen giving up five runs in a 9-7 loss to the Mets at Yankee Stadium in the Bronx, New York. The Yankees were able to get on the board early in the second inning on a Brett Gardner grand slam. The ...

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What to take away from the Yankees/Angels series

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The Yankees will spend today traveling to Milwaukee to take on the Brewers in a National League showdown this weekend, but in the meantime, let's look at some of the positives and negatives from the most recent Yankees series against the Angels. Positives The Starting Rotation: Coming into the series, it seemed the Yankees weak link was the ...

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Jeter homers in 9-2 victory over Angels

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Before today's game, Derek Jeter was honored by the Los Angeles Angels in his "Farewell Tour", receiving a paddle board as one of the many gifts he'll get this season. However, once the game started, Jeter also helped with the bat by hitting a home run in the Yankees 9-2 victory over the Angels at Angels Stadium ...

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Six walks in the eighth sends Yanks to 4-1 loss against Angels

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David Phelps pitched a very good game and Adam Warren kept the train going--but SIX walks in the eighth inning by Shawn Kelley, Matt Thornton and Preston Claiborne sent the Yankees to a 4-1 loss against the L.A. Angels at Angels Stadium of Anaheim in California. David Phelps started the game for the Yankees, going 5.1 innings, ...

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