“I’m trying to treat it like any other opening day,” said Jeter, who will retire at season’s end. “I don’t foresee this being any different.” To the rest of the sports world it certainly will be.
The Bombers were a distant second at $199 million, ending their streak of six straight openers above the $200 million mark.
Dillon Gee pitched six-innings of no-hit ball Wednesday night in is final tuneup before opening day, but the Houston Astros rallied for a 9-6 victory over the New York Mets.
Despite mediocre hitting, Jonathan Villar has too much speed to keep out of the Astros’ lineup.
Kelly Johnson homered after Mark Teixeira’s first hit of the spring, and the New York Yankees beat a Houston Astros split squad 9-6 on Saturday.
The exhibition game between the New York Mets and the Houston Astros scheduled for Thursday has been rained out.
The Baseball Writers’ Association of America (BBWAA) will soon announce their selections, if any, for the class of 2014 inductees to the Baseball Hall of Fame. I personally hope Craig Biggio gets into Cooperstown this time around.
It seems there’s a market for Mets first baseman Ike Davis after all, according to WFAN and CBSSports.com baseball insider Jon Heyman.
The Yankees defeated the Astros in 14 innings and have a long winter of questions ahead of them.
Andy Pettitte’s final start was a storybook finish — a complete game win over the Astros on Saturday.
Mariano Rivera told reporters in Houston that his Yankee Stadium farewell was the final appearance of his glorious career.
Yankees manager Joe Girardi says legendary closer Mariano Rivera can play center field in Houston if he wants to.
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.
Good news! The Bombers will take on two last-place teams, a fourth-place team and a current wild card leader down the stretch as they fight for an American League playoff spot.