CC Sabathia pitched six innings for his first victory of the season, Brett Gardner hit a two-run home run and the New York Yankees beat the Toronto Blue Jays 6-4 on Sunday afternoon.
Sabathia led the majors last season with 122 runs allowed. Things went bad for him from the start on Tuesday night in a matchup of the league’s youngest vs. oldest rosters.
The Yanks opened their 2014 season in Houston by doing their best impersonation of the Mets, resulting in a 6-2 loss to the underwhelming Astros.
The Yankees began Derek Jeter’s farewell season Tuesday night with a 6-2 loss to the Houston Astros.
“I’m trying to treat it like any other opening day,” said Jeter, who will retire at season’s end. “I don’t foresee this being any different.” To the rest of the sports world it certainly will be.
If all three don’t have bounce-back years it won’t matter what the new guys do. Consider these three guys the core for 2014.
New York Yankees ace CC Sabathia pitched four scoreless innings in his final tuneup for opening day, a 4-2 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates on Thursday.
After missing the playoffs for only the second time in 19 years, the New York Yankees will look a whole lot different. And for the first time since 1998, they don’t have baseball’s highest payroll.
CC Sabathia pitched seven sharp innings but Derek Jeter remained in a funk at the plate, going hitless in three at-bats during the New York Yankees’ 4-0 victory Friday night over the Pittsburgh Pirates.
Sabathia (1-1) didn’t allow any walks and had five strikeouts in his third start this preseason after entering with a 5.40 ERA.
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While CC Sabathia gave up three runs in three innings testing a new pitch, Jordan Zimmermann had everything working just the way he wanted for the Nationals.
CC Sabathia may have lost a lot of weight, but he’s gained some pitching knowledge.
The Bombers have some legitimate issues. But at least CC might have eliminated one of them through controlled weight loss. Whether the velocity increases, that’s another story.
Masahiro Tanaka allowed two hits and struck out three over two scoreless innings in his first spring training game for the New York Yankees.