Midway through their most lopsided home loss in more than six years, the New York Yankees were yelling at Houston outfielder Carlos Gomez from the dugout.
Carlos Beltran hit a huge home run in the eighth inning, Andrew Miller escaped a big jam in the ninth and the New York Yankees stopped Toronto’s 11-game winning streak, beating the Blue Jays 4-3 Friday night.
WFAN host Mike Francesa first reported that Pineda is injured and would not pitch on Thursday night against the Rangers.
Ivan Nova made only two major mistakes Tuesday night. Albert Pujols and Erick Aybar deposited them both into the trees beyond center field at the Big A.
Let’s take a look at this week’s best and worst stories in the N.Y.-N.J. sports landscape.
The Yankees’ offense exploded for 10 runs, but it was Ivan Nova who stole the show in Wednesday’s series finale.
If nothing else, he’s a different face. After what the familiar faces have done lately, Nova really couldn’t do any worse.
Manager Joe Girardi said Ivan Nova was ready to return to the Yankees despite a rough final rehabilitation outing for the right-hander, who is 40-22 in five big league seasons.
The Yankees are soon going to have a logjam of starting pitchers. Exactly when that’s going to be the case isn’t set in stone.
Mason Williams has rebuilt the trust the Yankees are now showing in him.
Ryan had missed the entire season with calf and hamstring injuries. He hit .167 (19 for 114) last year for the Yankees.
Ivan Nova may be back in Yankees pinstripes before you know it.
Another year, another Yankees pitcher having serious elbow surgery.
New York Yankees right-hander Ivan Nova has thrown a simulated game and says he could pitch in an extended spring training game on Saturday.
Nova threw 20 pitches Tuesday at the Yankees’ minor league complex and appears on track to rejoin the team in June.