Matt Moore struck out 11 in five innings of his first major league start and the Tampa Bay Rays unloaded on the watered-down Yankees for a 15-8 victory Thursday, a night after New York clinched the AL East title.
I’m hardly a stat geek, but it doesn’t take Bill James to know that the odds are against the Yankees to win the World Series. Unless Boston misses the playoffs.
Brian Cashman deserves high praise for a number of intelligent, under-the-radar off-season signings that have each played a part in the Yankees’ success in the regular season and possibly could make the difference in the playoffs.
By the end of Thursday’s game against the Boston Red Sox, Joe Girardi will be able to say he had one last good, hard look at all his starters.
Bartolo Colon matched the Orioles’ Zach Britton but the Yankees’ offense failed to back Colon’s superb effort as they lost 2-0 in the first game of today’s doubleheader.
Assuming you have power in the wake of Irene to read this, Yankees beat reporter Sweeny Murti has a few random thoughts on A.J. Burnett, Derek Jeter and more.
Brandon Allen hit two tape-measure homers, Eric Sogard connected for one that barely cleared the wall and the Oakland Athletics hung on to beat the New York Yankees 6-5 on Tuesday night.
Yankees general manager Brian Cashman had a lengthy discussion with Joe and Evan about the state of the team.
Ivan Nova’s stellar performances has rocketed him toward AL Rookie of the Year consideration and he’s a safe bet to be the Yankees’ number two playoff starter.
It’s been nearly two months since the last time Sweeny Murti joined me for an email discussion. Since then, the Yankees have taken over first place (barely) and have been rolling along in August.
The New York Yankees need their ace CC Sabathia to deliver a statement tonight against the Twins. Though taking two out of three games to the Royals, the Yankees’ rotation looked weak and was exposed during the series.
Alex Gordon hit a three-run home run, Billy Butler added a contested solo shot and the Kansas City Royals survived a harrowing ninth inning to beat the New York Yankees 5-4 Wednesday night.
There’s still a lot of time left in the regular season, and I’m not ready to talk to about the postseason rotation after CC Sabathia. I’m ready to talk about the regular season rotation after CC.
It wasn’t an official announcement, but Yankees manager Joe Girardi all but put a stamp on Ivan Nova’s spot in the rotation on Wednesday. So who’s the odd man out?
I know when I talk to Mike Hurley of NESN.com before every Yankees-Red Sox series, it usually doesn’t work out well for the Yankees — at least this year. But not this time.