If the Yankees take two-of-three or better, it could be a head start to a strong second half. The Red Sox may feel good about the first half of their season, but reality is about to hit them in the face.
In the wake of the unspeakable Boston Marathon bombings, the Yankees paid tribute to the city of Boston when they hosted the Diamondbacks in the Bronx Tuesday night.
Maybe it’s too soon this second, but by tomorrow we will clamor for sports, for the soothing transaction of a three-pointer, the staccato squeak of sneakers, the crisp crack of a bat meeting a ball.
Baseball is holding its annual Jackie Robinson Day on the 66th anniversary of his breaking Major League Baseball’s color barrier with the Brooklyn Dodgers.
It’s hard to believe that it has been over a quarter of a century since the 1986 Mets captured an entire city with a World Championship, but I was thinking a lot about that season this week.
He announced the stadium shows during live press conferences today in Boston and Chicago. “It was about playing places that meant something,”he said.
What is it with the Yankees and transportation? The Bronx Bombers got a taste of the commuter’s life following their Game 2 loss in the division series against the Orioles.
The brash and supremely confident manager was fired on Thursday, the day after the finale of a season beset with internal sniping and far too many losses.
College football made its return to Yankee Stadium in 2010. Now it seems the Bombers’ chief AL East rivals will have their own gridiron renaissance.
With the Yankees’ offense sputtering, it was vital that Hughes was in complete command when he took the mound at Fenway Park.
It’s panic time — among fans, at least — with the Bombers’ once-comfortable lead in the AL East again whittled down to zilch. And now the bumbling and stumbling has followed the club off the field.
Whatever the Red Sox have left will be focused on beating the Yankees. And while Boston’s hitters may not scare anyone, New York can look to their own lineup for that sensation.
Major League Baseball will stage on-field tributes prior to every game on Tuesday, 11 years after the 9/11 attacks on the the World Trade Center and the Pentagon.
Even if neither New York team reaches its goals, their fans can rejoice in the fates of their foes: archrivals Boston and Philadelphia, who are a combined 30 games out of first place.
The Red Sox struggles have made life easier this season for the New York Yankees, but they have not made life better.