Stuart Cooke is a college baseball player and is presently taking a course on sabermetrics. He is also our By The Numbers guest blogger this week. As you will see, he discusses a pretty exclusive club.
Brian Cashman is pleased by the way the Yankees’ offseason is progressing.
Coming off one of the best starts of his young career, Ivan Nova tries to win his seventh straight decision and help snap the Yankees’ three-game losing streak Wednesday night in the Bronx.
Mariano Rivera stood on the mound, staring at where the ball landed in the seats in right field. Not a scene the great closer or anyone else at Yankee Stadium had seen very often.
Bobby Abreu hit his second homer of the game, a two-out, two-run shot off Mariano Rivera in the ninth inning, and the Los Angeles Angels then pulled a trick to trap Curtis Granderson for the final out to beat the Yankees 6-4 Tuesday night.