Sitting in the first row behind home plate at Yankee Stadium on Thursday night, Jimmy Fallon was spooked by a foul ball off the bat of Jacoby Ellsbury in the seventh inning.
The Bronx Bombers are about to bomb, for the third straight season. No tweet or Twitter troll can change that truth.
Gregorius, hurt diving for a grounder in Saturday’s game against Baltimore, is listed on the travel roster for a split-squad game Thursday with Detroit.
Yankees center fielder Jacoby Ellsbury went 2 for 5 and played five flawless innings of defense in his first game since being sidelined two weeks ago by an oblique strain.
Jeter left behind a team in transition, that failed to make the playoffs in consecutive years for the first time in a generation and is beset with an older core coming off injuries.
And this is cool: a side-by-side comparison of the original 1993 scene and the Yankees’ homage is already up on YouTube.
New York’s center fielder is out of action until the middle of next week because of a strained oblique. He said before Thursday night’s loss that the injury “feels a lot better already.”
Jacoby Ellsbury is hurt. How hurt? Who cares?
“I’m not really concerned about it, because it’s really mild,” manager Joe Girardi said. “This is the time of year we can protect him a little bit, don’t have to rush him back.”
Yankees manager Joe Girardi said Ellsbury will not play Wednesday, then will be evaluated Thursday. He didn’t rule out Ellsbury missing up to a week.
OK, so you want to hear about players other than Alex Rodriguez? I get it. But don’t try to alter the facts of the case
Vision is pretty important in sports. Hand-eye coordination and stuff. Which is why these six athletes — OK, five and a coach — need to get to the optometrist ASAP.
Social media was abuzz Thursday night about what would appear to be an everyday photo of a two-tone dress.
I love classic rock, but I cannot listen to the Yankees play the same Boston and Bad Company songs again. They need to become more of a progressive college radio station.
Manager Joe Girardi expressed frustration Saturday in losing another of his starters to injury, especially with the Yankees clinging to faint playoffs hopes with nine games to play.