David Robertson hasn’t yet been handed the keys to Mariano Rivera’s kingdom. He may not be anointed the Yankees’ closer for awhile. Or ever. Either way, he’s ready to contribute.
The Yankees defeated the Astros in 14 innings and have a long winter of questions ahead of them.
David Robertson got the save as Mariano Rivera looked on, and the New York Yankees got a glimpse of their future in a 3-2 win over Houston on Friday night that sent the Astros to their team-record 13th consecutive loss.
The Yankees moved past Baltimore and Cleveland in the AL wild-card hunt. New York has hit eight home runs in winning two of three in the four-game series that concludes Thursday night.
Even the most jaded Yankees apologist is gripping a shovel, ready to toss the dirt on the 2013 Bronx Bombers.
The New York Yankees have promoted right-hander Jim Miller from Triple-A to help their depleted bullpen.
So this is what the ninth inning must be like sometimes for the other 29 teams that do not have the luxury of calling on Mo.
The lack of power on this team is staggering. A three-game series at Fenway Park without a single home run? That hasn’t happened to the Bombers since 1995.
David Robertson still believes the injury-plagued New York Yankees can overcome their struggles and make a push for the postseason.
David Robertson got right to the point after giving up the go-ahead run in the eighth inning Monday night: “I did a terrible job. I didn’t have command of anything tonight.”
It will be held July 17 at Bethpage Black in Farmingdale, the course for the 2002 and 2009 U.S. Open. The tournament is scheduled for the day after the All-Star game at Citi Field in New York.
Pinch-hitter Brennan Boesch hit a tiebreaking infield single with the bases loaded in the ninth off closer Rafael Betancourt and the New York Yankees snapped a five-game skid at Coors Field with a 3-2 win over the Colorado Rockies.
Joba Chamberlain is joining the New York Yankees’ crowded disabled list. The reliever has a strained right side and will be put on the DL retroactive to April 28, the Yankees said on Thursday.
The Yankees are streaking after completing a four-game sweep of the Jays.
CC Sabathia put in a strong seven-inning outing as the Yankees shut out the Tigers at Comerica Park.