Nerdy. Eccentric. Quirky. One thing’s for certain: At 37, years after most players’ careers have peaked, R.A. Dickey is finally reaching his pinnacle.
Just because he’s a knuckleballer, that doesn’t mean his arm is invincible.
David Robertson is faced with the unenviable task of filling Mariano Rivera’s shoes but is ready to take on the challenge.
Chris Davis and J.J. Hardy homered off struggling Phil Hughes, giving the Orioles their first win in five tries against the Yankees this year.
After waiting several hours to start Tuesday night’s game, the Yankees held on a few more minutes for the go-ahead run. But the question is, should they have played at all?
Thanks to a disagreement over when to play Saturday’s Irene-postponed doubleheader, the Yankees have once again found themselves on Buck Showalter’s bad side.
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.
Jorge Posada has monopolized the sports pages since pulling himself out of the Yankees’ lineup on Saturday. Buck Showalter, manager of the Baltimore Orioles and former Yankees skipper, thinks it’s that passion that sets Posada above the rest.
Cano looks to continue his torrid hitting at Camden Yards and help the headline-grabbing Yankees remain perfect on the season against the Orioles in Wednesday night’s series opener.
Yankees fans take little solace in second place, unless the Red Sox are in third. Or fourth. Or fifth.
Buck Showalter was Derek Jeter’s very first manager. Apparently the Yankees’ former skipper isn’t No. 2′s biggest fan.
Sergio Mitre is doing everything he can to answer one of the Yankees’ questions about its rotation. “I’m trying to make their decision as hard as possible, as difficult as I can do it,” he said.
Playing 14 innings in their final game of the year, leave it to the Mets to reward your suffering by giving you more of it.
The New York Yankees have endured a tough road trip against two likely playoff teams. Facing the last-place Baltimore Orioles on the final stop won’t necessarily make this trek any easier.
Despite losing their last two games, the New York Yankees have done plenty of winning lately as they chase another AL East title. A victory Tuesday night could have special significance for their ace.