Shane Victorino lined a go-ahead single in the 10th inning that sent the Boston Red Sox past the New York Yankees 9-8 in a Thursday night thriller.
Aside from jamming the eject button on Andy Pettitte the other day and letting Joba Chamberlain combust on the mound, G.I. Joe has done a David Copperfield job on his club this year.
Pettitte pitched six shutout innings but the Yankees’ bullpen gave up 7 runs in the 7th and dropped behind the O’s in the Wild Card race.
R.A. Dickey pitched into the seventh inning, Jose Reyes sparked Toronto’s offense and the Blue Jays snapped a 10-game losing streak against the New York Yankees with a 5-2 victory on Monday night.
Derek Jeter comes back on Monday night. Yes, again. Jeter represents the last bit of hope for the Yankees, hope that he might be the final piece of the puzzle for a team that’s clawed back into the playoff race.
Joe Girardi confirmed that Jeter will rejoin the Yankees on Monday in Toronto if he gets through Saturday’s rehab game.
It’s all about windows. The Yanks’ is closing, and not just because of the Alex Rodriguez mess. The windows around Citi Field are wide open.
On Thursday, the Yankees placed Jayson Nix on the 15-day disabled list and called up right-handed reliever Preston Claiborne.
Suzuki’s teammates streamed out of the dugout and surrounded him at first base, Curtis Granderson giving him the first hug. A grinning Suzuki then faced the cheering fans and bowed, doffing his helmet.
Don’t look now, but the Yankees just may be putting themselves in a position to make a run at the playoffs.
A contusion is a traumatic injury that is caused by forceful impact. The deep bruising affecting bone or muscle generally takes four to six weeks to resolve (depending on degree), though may require more time if the condition occurs along with other issues like ligament sprains.
Yankees captain Derek Jeter has hit in his first simulated game since going on the disabled list.
A-Rod makes it impossible for anyone but his lawyers to defend him. And they do so because he pays them. What’s your excuse?
Cano’s apparent apathy, as much as risk or age or injury, should be a major concern for the Yankees, who are making a serious statement whether they sign him or wave goodbye to the last prince their farm produced.
Out of everyday players, Gardner has been the Yankees’ MVP in an unusual season.