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.
Brett Gardner, Brian McCann and Chase Headley homered during an eight-run first inning and the New York Yankees romped past the AL Central-leading Kansas City Royals 14-1 Monday.
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.
James Loney hit a go-ahead infield single in the 13th inning, and the Tampa Bay Rays outlasted the New York Yankees 3-2 Wednesday to avoid a three-game sweep.
Chase Headley hit a tiebreaking single that deflected off the wrist of reliever Brett Cecil, and the New York Yankees rallied for three runs in the eighth inning to beat the Toronto Blue Jays 4-3 Wednesday night.
Stephen Strasburg gave up one run in 5 1-3 innings and the Washington Nationals beat the New York Yankees 8-2 Friday in the final spring training game in Florida for both teams.
Judging by recent events, the Yanks may have to come to the understanding that their $22 million PED albatross may provide more of a boost than they ever thought possible.
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.
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.
Speaking to WFAN’s Mike Francesa on Thursday afternoon, Chase Headley addressed sharing a clubhouse with A-Rod and what it has been like for him as he prepares for his first full season with the Yankees.
Alex Rodriguez started his second day of workouts at the Yankees’ minor league complex by hugging Chase Headley, the player signed to replace him at third base.
Chase Headley says Alex Rodriguez has “reached out and introduced himself.” Headley was signed to a $52 million, four-year contract by the Yankees, who plan to start him at third and shift A-Rod to DH.
The biggest sideshow in sports is a few weeks away from turning Yankees spring training upside-down. Brian Cashman is ready for the Alex Rodriguez experience.
Yankees general manager Brian Cashman announced last month that Chase Headley would be New York’s everyday third baseman in 2015. Apparently A-Rod didn’t get that memo.
Yankees general manager Brian Cashman said on Tuesday that Alex Rodriguez’s days as an everyday fielder are over and he hopes A-Rod will be New York’s full-time designated hitter.