CC Sabathia put in a strong seven-inning outing as the Yankees shut out the Tigers at Comerica Park.
It’s a question that seemed unthinkable during the winter months and at the start of spring training: which team will have more talent on April 1?
Let’s remember how long a baseball season is. When 2012 began, the Marlins and the Angels were supposed to be in the playoffs and the A’s and the Orioles weren’t. We still haven’t played Game 1 of 162. Let’s try to enjoy the ride.
Rivera spoke to reporters about mentoring Ivan Nova through his struggles last year. When Rivera was asked who did things like that for him when he first came up, the answer was a bit surprising: Steve Howe.
Mark Teixeira is confident that the New York Yankees can overcome key injuries likely to impact the team through the first month of the regular season.
Jeter discussed how he’s feeling coming off surgery, CC talked about how he’s preparing for Opening Day and Pettitte compared his ability as a pitcher now to when he was younger. Mark Teixeira and Brian Cashman also stopped by to chat.
Ichiro Suzuki went 3-for-3 to lead the Yankees. He legged out an infield single, stole second and scored on Mark Teixeira’s double in the first inning off Kyle Kendrick.
Pitchers and catchers to Mets camp today. Check. Kate Upton on Tuesday. Check. Yankees pitchers and catchers same day. Check. Yep, good week ahead.
Yankees reliever Joba Chamberlain said he’s received a text message from new teammate Kevin Youkilis and hopes whatever tension existed between the two is past.
David Robertson will earn $3.1 million under his one-year deal with the Yanks, increases Yankees’ projected payroll to about $206M.
Boone Logan is back in the fold with the Yankees after agreeing a one-year deal on Friday.
2013 brings major issues and tons of uncertainty for the aging, payroll-trimming New York Yankees.
Can he come back to be the Great Mariano after such a severe injury? There is room for doubt, so the Yankees must fortify the rest of their setup corps as well. Does that include Rafael Soriano?
To the delight of Yankees fans, Mariano Rivera informed Brian Cashman he will return for the 2013 season.
Yankees fans will miss Mariano Rivera terribly, no doubt. It happens. But better to have a glorious career end this way than in potential failure.