When healthy, the Yankees’ top three of Tanaka, Pineda and Sabathia could be as good as any in baseball. The problem: they have to prove they’re no longer damaged goods.
Jimmy Paredes hit a two-run double with two outs in the 11th inning to rally the Baltimore Orioles past the New York Yankees 2-1 Friday in the opener of a day-night doubleheader.
Mark Teixeira and Chase Headley hit solo home runs off Koji Uehara in the ninth inning, and the New York Yankees stunned the Boston Red Sox 5-4 Thursday night to bolster their slim playoff hopes.
While the Yankees have yet to make anything official concerning the back end of their rotation, it’s looking more and more like Michael Pineda has pitched his way into the fifth spot.
Ben Zobrist, Desmond Jennings and Matt Joyce homered to help the Tampa Bay Rays beat the New York Yankees 5-4 on Wednesday.
Alejandro De Aza’s two-run double in the 12th rallied the Chicago White Sox to a 6-5 win over the New York Yankees on Wednesday night, hours after New York’s Alex Rodriguez appealed his suspension.
Kevin Youkilis needs back surgery and Mark Teixeira returned to the 15-day disabled list on Tuesday with an aching right wrist, the latest injury setbacks for the depleted New York Yankees.
Kevin Youkilis has landed on the disabled list once again following a recurrence of a nagging back injury.
Nate Freiman singled home the winning run in the 18th inning against Mariano Rivera, lifting the Oakland Athletics to a 3-2 victory over the New York Yankees on Thursday for a three-game sweep.
The shortstop went to Charlotte, N.C., on Thursday for a scheduled visit to see Dr. Robert Anderson, the surgeon who operated on his ankle last October. “He said everything’s healed,” Jeter said. “100 percent healed.”
“There’s always a little bit of concern, but it’s upper back by his shoulder blades, so we’ll see how he is in a couple of days,” manager Joe Girardi said. “You’re usually more concerned about the lower (back problem) lingering.”
Eduardo Nunez was among the Yankees’ call-ups and was placed into the starting lineup on Saturday.
Hiroki Kuroda was on target as the Yankees defeated the White Sox, 4-0 on Saturday.
A.J. Pierzynski homered twice, Paul Konerko and Alexei Ramirez also connected and the Chicago White Sox pounded the Yankees so hard that New York brought in outfielder Dewayne Wise to pitch in a 14-7 romp Friday night.
Neil Keefe and Sweeny Murti look at the Yankees after losing CC Sabathia and Andy Pettitte on Wednesday and losing a game they should have won on Thursday.