Derek Jeter comes back on Monday night. Yes, again. Jeter represents the last bit of hope for the Yankees, hope that he might be the final piece of the puzzle for a team that’s clawed back into the playoff race.
Curtis Granderson hit a sacrifice fly in the 11th inning and the Yankees avoided a three-game sweep by defeating the Rays 3-2 on Sunday.
Robinson Cano sparked the Yankees to victory by collecting four hits in the Bombers’ win over Toronto on Monday afternoon.
Alfonso Soriano homered twice for the second straight night and drove in a career-high seven runs, giving him a staggering 13 RBIs in two games while powering the Yankees to an 11-3 win over the Angels on Wednesday.
Alex Rodriguez drew loud boos in his return home and the Yankees overcame Miguel Cabrera’s crushing home run off Mariano Rivera, beating Detroit 4-3 in 10 innings Friday night.
Chris Archer threw a two-hitter and lead the Tampa Bay Rays to a 1-0 victory over the New York Yankees on Saturday
Yu Darvish allowed two singles over 6 1-3 innings in his first start in 16 days, combining with three relievers on a three-hitter as the Texas Rangers beat the New Yankees 3-0 Monday night.
Robinson Cano hit a three-run homer, Lyle Overbay added a grand slam and the New York Yankees snapped out of their offensive funk with an 8-1 victory over the Kansas City Royals on Wednesday night.
With a depleted offense, the Yankees are looking to shop starting pitcher Phil Hughes in order to bring some bats into the lineup, according to a report.
Some New York Yankees stopped by the Rockaways Monday, to praise one church that pitched in to help another affected by superstorm Sandy.
Vernon Wells singled in the winning run with one out in the ninth inning, helping a marvelous Ivan Nova and the Yankees beat the Baltimore Orioles 3-2 Friday night for their season high-tying fifth straight win.
Yankees split the series against the Rays after the team celebrated their 67th Old-Timers’ Day.
Nova will be making his first start for the Yankees since April, though he made two relief appearances in late May.
To make room for Mark Teixeira and Kevin Youkilis on the 25-man roster, the Yankees have optioned pitchers Ivan Nova and Vidal Nuno to Triple-A.
Obviously the Mets aren’t this good and the Yankees aren’t this bad. But the Yankees weren’t as good as they let on, and are now playing more like many of us thought they would a month ago.