Yankees fans will have at least 80 more chances — hopefully — to say goodbye to Derek Jeter. But the first had a special feel to it, thanks to some old friends.
Masahiro Tanaka, who landed in the Bronx like other high-end Japanese players — wrapped in a foreign flag, mystery and millions — pitched with the chutzpah of a native New Yorker. He was tough, talented and unrelenting.
Blocking the plate used to be an “at your own risk” proposition for a catcher. MLB is trying to change that. Unfortunately, as we saw in Saturday’s 4-0 Yankees loss to the Blue Jays, it’s not going to be so easy.
Boomer and Craig’s perception with regards to the significance of today’s game differed a bit, which is a good thing in the radio business.
CC Sabathia pitched six innings for his first victory of the season, Brett Gardner hit a two-run home run and the New York Yankees beat the Toronto Blue Jays 6-4 on Sunday afternoon.
R.A. Dickey and three relievers combined for a shutout, Jose Bautista and Melky Cabrera homered and the Toronto Blue Jays beat the New York Yankees 4-0 on Saturday afternoon.
The New York Yankees have placed first baseman Mark Teixeira on the 15-day disabled list with a strained right hamstring and recalled catcher Austin Romine from Triple-A Scranton.
Masahiro Tanaka pitched seven innings to win his major league debut, Jacoby Ellsbury had three hits and the New York Yankees beat the Toronto Blue Jays 7-3 on Friday night.
The Yankees may want to hold on to the guy because he could very well end up being a key component this season. All this talk, at least by the television announcers, of possibly trading Ichiro, should stop immediately.
Before the Yankees’ home opener on Monday against the Orioles at 1:05 p.m., the “Core Four” of Derek Jeter, Mariano Rivera, Andy Pettitte and Jorge Posada will be reunited on the field.
Fans in both Japan and North America will be eager to follow the fortunes of Tanaka, who cost the Yankees $175 million when they signed him in January.
Rookie Yangervis Solarte had three hits and an RBI in his first major league start and Derek Jeter drove in a run to give the New York Yankees their first win this season.
Gabe Costa takes an approach which is both subjective and qualitative. He takes a look at both temporal (historical) and spatial (geographical) aspects of this issue in Part 1.
For the Yankees to be what their fans expect them to be this season, their pitching will have to be exceptional. One hurler in particular will have a high-powered microscope viewing his every move.
The Yankees have gone 2 for 18 with runners in scoring position in two losses to the Astros. But Carlos Beltran says it’s way too early to be concerned.
It’s tough to keep up with all the action in MLB. Here’s your power rankings for the week ending on April 22nd.
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