Even as Alex Rodriguez writhed on the ground in pain, he didn’t believe his left hand was fractured. Turns out A-Rod was wrong, and now the Yankees will be without another of their star players.
Coco Crisp collected the game-winning hit as the Yankees lost in 12 innings to the Oakland A’s. The Athletics completed a four-game sweep over the Yankees.
The Yankees have as deep a bench as they have had since the championship teams of the late ‘90’s. In the wake of Brett Gardner’s injury, Raul Ibanez and Andruw Jones have filled in well and Eric Chavez has gotten more at-bats.
Sean Rodriguez hit a go-ahead two-run homer, helping the Tampa Bay Rays continue their home dominance over the New York Yankees in a 7-4 victory over the AL East leaders on Tuesday night.
Robinson Cano and Eric Chavez powered the Yankees to a 4-2 victory over the White Sox on Sunday.
The baton has been passed over to Robinson Cano to become the main force in the Yankees’ lineup. Lately, Cano has taken the baton and ran with it, as he’s carrying the offense on his back.
“For five straight days, we go out into our community and we try and recognize and celebrate some pretty powerful and inspiring stories,” team spokesman Jason Zillo told WCBS 880 reporter Marla Diamond.
Raul Ibanez tied the game with a three-run homer, pinch-hitter Eric Chavez came through with a go-ahead shot moments later and the New York Yankees rallied past the New York Mets 4-3
Jason Heyward and the Atlanta Braves never intended to challenge the powerful New York Yankees to a game of home run derby in the Bronx. Still, they came out ahead.
Mark Teixeira delivered the game-winning two-RBI hit in the 14th inning as the Yankees defeated the Nationals 5-3 on Saturday.
Mark Teixeira’s hot streak continued as he drove in 5 RBIs during the Yankees’ 9-2 win over the Oakland A’s on Saturday.
Mark Teixeira and Nick Swisher hit two-run homers to help the Yankees win for the seventh straight time in Oakland, beating the Athletics, 6-3, on Friday night.
In 20 games with the Yanks this season, Nunez hit .294 with five RBIs, six stolen bases, seven runs and a triple. He also committed four errors in the field — two at third base, one at shortstop and another at second base.
Teixeira is used to getting off to a cold start, but this is something new entirely.
Neil Keefe isn’t ready to say goodbye to Mariano Rivera and hopes that the Greatest of All Time will return to the Yankees in 2013.