Mark Teixeira hit a two-run home run, Hiroki Kuroda won for the first time in four starts and the New York Yankees beat the Toronto Blue Jays 5-3 on Wednesday night, snapping their losing streak at four games.
As part of the team’s annual HOPE Week — which recognizes people and groups that make a difference in their communities — the Yankees honored Career Gear.
Now begins the talk, and it’s all good and it’s all justified. Masahiro Tanaka for All-Star game starter. If he keeps going like this, it’ll soon be Tanaka for Rookie of the Year.
James Shields would have been wise to pop some Dramamine, Ned Yost some antacids.
Hiroki Kuroda snapped an 11-start winless streak and Jacoby Ellsbury helped build an early lead with three hits and three RBIs his first three at-bats in a 7-4 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals.
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Albert Pujols hit one of Los Angeles’ four home runs, C.J. Wilson kept New York in check again and the Angels roughed up the road weary Yankees 13-1 Friday night.
Derek Jeter gave Yangervis Solarte some assistance with Yankee Stadium tradition, then the rookie helped make the captain a winner in his final home opener Monday as New York beat the Baltimore Orioles 4-2.
Yankees fans will have at least 80 more chances — hopefully — to say goodbye to Derek Jeter. But the first had a special feel to it, thanks to some old friends.
The Yankees have gone 2 for 18 with runners in scoring position in two losses to the Astros. But Carlos Beltran says it’s way too early to be concerned.
When rain caused the cancellation of the New York Yankees’ game with the Pittsburgh Pirates on Monday, Hiroki Kuroda did his throwing indoors.
Hiroki Kuroda gave up six runs and 10 hits over 3 2-3 innings Wednesday as the New York Yankees and Detroit Tigers played to a 7-7 tie in 10 innings.
Masahiro Tanaka allowed two hits and struck out three over two scoreless innings in his first spring training game for the New York Yankees.
If Tanaka and his Beethovian six-pitch mound symphony can turn into a No. 1 or No. 2 rotation option immediately, his richness in texture and rhythm can transform last year’s also-ran into a contender. But let’s not get ahead of ourselves here.
Any team hoping to land Tanaka will need to pay the $20 million posting fee plus a contract that could go beyond $100 million.