Robinson Cano homered and Eduardo Nunez scored the tiebreaking run after a sixth-inning double to send the New York Yankees past the Houston Astros 5-4 on Wednesday night.
Neil Keefe was embarrassed by the Opening Day performance from CC Sabathia and the makeshift Yankees lineup.
Mark Teixeira hopes to get the protective brace on his injured right wrist removed on Monday. Speaking before New York’s exhibition game at the Washington Nationals on Friday, he said his goal is to rejoin the Yankees as soon as May 1.
Lyle Overbay has emerged as the top contender to be the Yankees’ starting first baseman with Mark Teixeira beginning the season on the disabled list.
It’s a question that seemed unthinkable during the winter months and at the start of spring training: which team will have more talent on April 1?
Kevin Youkilis collected two RBIs in the Yankees 10-6 defeat to Detroit on Saturday.
Injured Yankees first baseman Mark Teixeira plans to begin baseball drills in a week.
Pettitte, who had been pitching in simulated games, allowed one run and four hits over three-plus innings. The left-hander had three strikeouts and three walks.
The Yankees and Mets are among teams that are interested in outfielder Brennan Boesch, according to CBSSports.com/WFAN insider Jon Heyman.
The right-handed hitter has played all three outfield positions in his six-year career, though he’s predominantly played right field and center field.
Ike Davis collected the game-winning homer as the Mets defeated the Astros on Sunday.
Ryan Howard hit a tiebreaking double in the eighth inning and Cole Hamels finally beat a familiar nemesis, pitching the Philadelphia Phillies past the slumping New York Mets 5-2 on Saturday night.
Roy Halladay pitched a seven-hitter to help Philadelphia set a club record with its 18th victory in April as the Phillies beat the New York Mets 2-1 on Saturday.
According to Mark Teixeira, Ben Francisco’s effort to knock the ball out his glove on a fourth-inning grounder down the first-base line on Sunday was an unnecessary play. “He could hurt me or hurt himself. That’s not baseball,” Teixeira said.