The Yankees can’t keep on going like this and hope to be a playoff contender. An overreliance on their relief pitchers is not a sustainable model to keep winning baseball games let alone play in the postseason.
Neil Keefe brings back “The Joe Girardi Show” for a third season after the Yankees’ manager made a series of questionable decision in the opening weekend.
Neil Keefe is joined by Sweeny Murti to talk about the Yankees and what to expect from them in 2012 as they prepare to open the season in Tampa Bay.
Right-hander Freddy Garcia gave up one hit over three innings for the Yankees, striking out two and walking one.
The Yankees were hoping Okajima could help take the load off left-hander Boone Logan. It’s back to the drawing board.
The agreement Thursday was just below the midpoint between the $2.1 million he had asked for last week in arbitration and the $1.7 million New York had offered.
The deal, was $100K under the midpoint between the $8.2 million he had asked for in arbitration and the $7 million the Yankees had previously offered.
The New York Yankees agreed to a minor-league deal Wednesday with former Red Sox lefty Hideki Okajima. The 36-year old will have an opportunity to compete for a spot on the Yankees’ 2012 Opening Day roster in spring training.
The end of the regular season means it’s time for the postseason, but it also means the end of baseball every single day and it means we are drawing closer to another season of Neil’s epic email discussions with Sweeny Murti being in the books.
The Yankees’ bats finally came to life against Josh Beckett. Phil Hughes was looking fairly sharp, then suddenly a moth flies into one of his eyes and the Bombers again unravel against the Red Sox. Yep, a moth.
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.
Reliever Boone Logan struck out Adrian Gonzalez with the bases loaded to end the fifth inning, and the Yankees came back to beat the Boston Red Sox 3-2 on Friday night to win their eighth straight game and take over the lead in the AL East.
On Staten Island, a young woman is not letting her serious conditions hold her back from helping those in need, and now the Bronx Bombers have come to help her.
Curtis Granderson backed a solid pitching performance by Freddy Garcia with a two-run homer, leading the New York Yankees to a 4-0 victory over the Tampa Bay Rays on Wednesday night.
Jeremy Hellickson pitched seven strong innings and Tampa Bay took advantage of sloppy New York defense to score two runs that gave the Rays a 3-2 victory over the Yankees on Tuesday night.