Ichiro could follow the path of past veterans acquired by the Bombers, guys who have been renewed by the legendary Yankee pinstripes.
Acquiring Shane Victorino could help cure the Yankees’ over-reliance upon the longball.
The Yankees have lost three in a row to the Athletics. They lost 2-1 on Saturday night and are facing the prospect of a four-game sweep on Sunday.
The Yankees have as deep a bench as they have had since the championship teams of the late ‘90’s. In the wake of Brett Gardner’s injury, Raul Ibanez and Andruw Jones have filled in well and Eric Chavez has gotten more at-bats.
New York rallied to tie the game with solo homers from Russell Martin and Robinson Cano in the eighth and ninth innings, but it wasn’t enough as the A’s topped the Yankees, 3-2, on Friday night.
Hiroki Kuroda pitched four-hit ball, Mark Teixeira hit a two-run homer in a four-run first inning and the New York Yankees completed a thorough sweep of the Toronto Blue Jays with a 6-0, rain-shortened victory Wednesday.
Ivan Nova struck out 10, Andruw Jones hit his fourth homer in three games and the surging New York Yankees went into the All-Star break with a 7-3 win over the Boston Red Sox
Andruw Jones hit two of New York’s four homers, Freddy Garcia pitched 6 2-3 solid innings in muggy conditions and the Yankees beat the Boston Red Sox 6-1 in the opener of a split doubleheader.
Friday was the final day of HOPE Week, the New York Yankees’ annual week-long effort to reach out to the community, WCBS 880’s Marla Diamond reported.
Nick Swisher was scratched from the Yankees’ lineup on Sunday but is expected to play Monday should the pain subside.
Mark Teixeira delivered the game-winning two-RBI hit in the 14th inning as the Yankees defeated the Nationals 5-3 on Saturday.
Yankees’ outfielder Nick Swisher left Saturday’s game after sliding into home plate. It was later discovered he suffered a quad contusion.
Hiroki Kuroda pitched eight scoreless innings and Andruw Jones hit a solo homer that helped the New York Yankees win their season-high fifth straight game.
CC Sabathia went 8 strong innings on Sunday as the Yankees defeated the Tigers, 6-2.
Nick Swisher left Sunday’s game with a tight left hamstring and will undergo a precautionary MRI.