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.
The Bombers spent nearly $500 million in the offseason and this was the year that the Mets were finally expected to contend. Let’s just say it hasn’t worked out for either party.
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Carlos Beltran gave the Yankees’ struggling offense a jolt with a home run in his return to the lineup, Martin Prado had another go-ahead hit and New York beat the Chicago White Sox 5-3 on Saturday.
Though the Yankees seem intent on finding ways to knock themselves out of the AL playoff races, Masahiro Tanaka looks determined to get back on the mound and try to help them this season.
It was not quite said with his father’s famed intensity, but the message was the same. A Steinbrenner is not happy with the Yankees.
With 44 games remaining, the Yankees do not possess the fear-inducing aura of Bronx Bombers teams of recent vintage. And unless the front office changes its philosophy, it’s only going to get worse.
Derek Jeter would hate to slip into retirement without one last foray into the postseason, yet with every defeat comes the realization that his final season could end before October.
Chris Davis hit a two-run homer after replacing an injured Manny Machado, and the AL East-leading Baltimore Orioles beat the Yankees 11-3 Monday night to drop New York a season-high seven games out of first place.
Carlos Beltran hit a grand slam and drove in five runs as the New York Yankees broke out to support improbable fill-in starter Esmil Rogers and beat the sloppy Cleveland Indians 10-6 on Friday night for their sixth win in seven games.
Dioner Navarro hit a go-ahead single with two outs in the ninth inning, and the Toronto Blue Jays rallied after wasting three leads to beat the New York Yankees 5-4 Sunday for their first series win in the Bronx in nearly two years.
Ichiro Suzuki homered for the first time since last August, prolonging extended slumps against the New York Yankees for Mark Buehrle and the Toronto Blue Jays.
Beltran was injured when a ball caromed off the batting cage and hit him in the face. Beltran said following Wednesday night’s win that he has two broken bones in his nose.
Carlos Beltran gave the foundering Yankees a jolt with a three-run homer Thursday night, lifting Masahiro Tanaka to his major league-leading 12th win.