From his glove to his bat to his feet, the Yankees were powerless to stop Trout, the Derek Jeter fan from New Jersey currently manning center field for the Angels.
If nothing else, he’s a different face. After what the familiar faces have done lately, Nova really couldn’t do any worse.
CC Sabathia pitched six sharp innings before being ejected for arguing balls and strikes and Brett Gardner hit a tiebreaking, three-run homer Sunday.
CC Sabathia allowed two homers to squander a 3-0 lead and the Yankees had their three-game winning streak snapped by the A’s in the opener of a seven-game West Coast trip.
According to some interesting nuggets provided by the research team at MLB Network, Sabathia’s problems have not been completely about his pitching and the Yankees’ hitting.
Chase Headley and Alex Rodriguez homered, CC Sabathia found his form in his eighth start of the season, and the New York Yankees beat the Kansas City Royals 5-1 on Saturday night.
Pineda and Sabathia have to keep on climbing so the Yanks can keep on climbing. So far, so good. But they should know one thing. The trail won’t flatten out any time soon. It only becomes steeper.
CC Sabathia won for the first time in more than a year, Alex Rodriguez hit one of five New York homers and the Yankees beat the Tampa Bay Rays 11-5 on Monday night.
CC Sabathia is stuck in the longest losing streak of his career, and his offense isn’t doing a whole lot to help him snap out of it.
There is a fear around this team that they are just an injury or two away from total disaster. But they’re into the second month of the season still alone at the top of the standings.
Russell Martin homered, Mark Buehrle earned a victory over the Yankees for the first time in more than a decade and the Toronto Blue Jays beat New York 5-1 on Wednesday night.
If there’s a chance Sabathia can turn it around, it has to start on Friday night against a dangerous Red Sox lineup in their ballpark.
Matt Harvey finished one out shy of a complete game, earning his first win against the team he rooted for growing up and leading the New York Mets to an 8-2 victory Saturday over the crosstown rival Yankees.
CC Sabathia pitched his first complete game in over 21 months. The Yankees, however, fell short with the bats.
They might be the butt of jokes, but pitchers can succeed despite their extra large cabooses and midsections.