Why do the Yankees look so mediocre? Anyone who has watched the Yankees this year knows that they haven’t hit with men on base. As a team, the club is hitting just .223 with runners in scoring position.
For former Yankees starter A.J. Burnett, it’s all about location, location, location. And we’re not talking about his pitches.
After 126 games, 77 starts, 49 relief appearances and 472 innings in the majors, Neil Keefe still isn’t sure what Phil Hughes is.
Neil Keefe exchanges emails with Sweeny Murti to talk about the state of the Yankees and address the growing concerns with the starting rotation.
Neil Keefe is joined by Vinny Milano, who’s known as Bald Vinny of the Bleacher Creatures to Yankees fans, to talk about a new season at Yankee Stadium.
It’s been 49 days since Neil Keefe was joined by Sweeny Murti to talk Yankees baseball, so now seemed like a good time for another email discussion.
Hiroki Kuroda made his first start of the spring Wednesday, giving up 3 hits and 3 runs in his 2 innings of work. With help from translator Kenji Nimura, here are some of Kuroda’s comments after his spring training start against the Rays…
The right-hander was injured Wednesday at the Pirates’ spring training facilities in Bradenton, Fla., while trying to bunt.
It figures – as soon as I applaud the Yanks for their excess, Hal goes weak on me.
Former Yankees pitcher and current Pirate A.J. Burnett was struck in the face by a batted ball on Wednesday, and will fly from the team’s spring training complex to Pittsburgh to have his right eye examined by team doctors.
Boomer & Craig both know a thing or two about college funds, the Booms himself currently has two children in college…
With A.J. Burnett traded to Pittsburgh, have the Yankees seen their last celebratory shaving cream surprise? Not if Swisher has anything to say about it.
In case you missed it over the weekend: A-Rod has a case of Linfluenza, Nick Swisher thinking about his “walk year” and more.
In a smaller market with reduced expectations, there should be less pressure on Burnett. And perhaps fewer tinkerers.
The Pirates believe that Yankees’ castoff A.J. Burnett can find success in Pittsburgh, away from the pressures of New York.