You may not always agree with Mike Francesa, but the baritone bard of New York City sports is spot-on about one thing: the Subway Series was planned by a blind man.
Brian McCann drove in Jacoby Ellsbury with the tie-breaking run in the eighth inning and the New York Yankees held on to beat the Detroit Tigers 2-1 on a chilly Thursday afternoon.
Sure, it’s only been three games, but there’s no denying the fact that the Yankees look very much like their mediocre-at-best selves from last season.
The Bronx Bombers are about to bomb, for the third straight season. No tweet or Twitter troll can change that truth.
Jeter left behind a team in transition, that failed to make the playoffs in consecutive years for the first time in a generation and is beset with an older core coming off injuries.
And this is cool: a side-by-side comparison of the original 1993 scene and the Yankees’ homage is already up on YouTube.
Doug Fister hit a two-run single off Chasen Shreve, and the Washington Nationals rallied to beat the New York Yankees 7-6 on Monday.
Masahiro Tanaka thought his spring training debut on Thursday was “good.” His teammates used another word: “great.”
Names alone don’t win games, and the ones Joe Girardi will write on the lineup card are mostly old, some recovering, others waiting for the injury shoe to drop and ruin their seasons.
Could hitting coach Kevin Long take the fall for the Yankees’ worst offensive season in more than 20 years? I sat down with Long last weekend in Boston and got some answers about what went wrong with the 2014 Yankees and specifically his role.
The Yankees begin life without Derek Jeter this week, facing a future full of holes in an offense already among the American League’s worst.
The Yankees, citing research from Elias, said they became the first team to reach the milestone. The total starts in 1903, the first year the franchise started play in New York.
Brian McCann homered and drove in three runs, and the New York Yankees used their biggest comeback of the season to beat Tampa Bay 8-5.
So as we mull over this year, let us also take a premature look at next year in anticipation of life without Jeter in 2015.
It looks like it might be the status quo for the Yankees next season. As far as general manager Brian Cashman’s job goes, it appears the Steinbrenners will try to bring him back in 2015.