Curtis Granderson’s caught fire in his last six games and is powering the Yankees down the stretch.
Ivan Nova was strong in his return from the DL as the Yankees defeated the Rays 5-3 on Saturday.
Just because the Rays caught the Red Sox last season doesn’t mean that they will catch the Yankees this year, but Maddon has a way of getting his players to believe in themselves.
Over a month into the regular season, we break down the best pitchers in the American League
Neil Keefe has the second installment of “Thursday Thoughts” with the Yankees playing .500 baseball and the Rangers needing to win the biggest game of the season on Saturday night.
Stacked across the board, the Bombers have their eye on World Series championship No. 28.
Justin Verlander was the clear choice to win the 2011 AL MVP Award and was boosted by new-age statistics along with the usual criteria needed to capture the award.
The outcome of ‘Wild Card Wednesday’ has made the Yankees’ playoff match-ups the toughest possible. Verlander and the Tigers are no easy task and the Rays are built for playoff success.
Jorge Posada came off the bench and helped the Yankees to yet another AL East title with a go-ahead single in the eighth inning, and New York swept the Tampa Bay Rays by identical 4-2 scores in a doubleheader Wednesday.
Tampa Bay Rays All-Star James Shields won for the first time in nearly a month, outpitching CC Sabathia and beating the New York Yankees 2-1 on Thursday night.
Alex Rodriguez homered twice, Jorge Posada had two hits and the New York Yankees stopped a six-game losing streak with a 6-2 victory over the Tampa Bay Rays on Tuesday night.
The Bombers hope their run against James Shields continues as the AL East-leading Rays attempt to sweep a two-game set and send New York to a seventh consecutive loss Tuesday night.
What better way to sort out the top three starters on each AL team than to rank them?
The New York Yankees appear to have righted themselves after a rough stretch. The Tampa Bay Rays are still stuck in theirs.
By taking the opener of this important four-game set, the New York Yankees increased their division lead over the Tampa Bay Rays. Another victory would assure the Yankees of still leading the AL East when this series concludes.