Is it too early to brand the Michael Pineda trade a bust?
Devin Mesoraco is an x-factor who could provide extra value to a team that’s already one of the best in the big leagues.
Look for Jesus Montero to take a step forward this year, possibly to the All-Star level that many saw in him as he came up through the minors.
“Let me say what I’ve been saying: $189 (million) is the goal,” Steinbrenner said. …”That is the goal, but in no way, shape or form will we sacrifice our commitment to field a championship-caliber team. That’s not going to happen.”
“I have nothing to hide,” Ryan Braun said in a statement released by his representatives on Tuesday night.
The Yankees are good, not great. And that’s probably not good enough, especially when you gauge how they gouge you at the turnstiles. $5 waters and $10 beers don’t taste too hot when the team gets cold and old.
2013 brings major issues and tons of uncertainty for the aging, payroll-trimming New York Yankees.
It’s time to officially ponder –- if not pummel –- the trade that sent Jesus Montero to Seattle and brought Pineda to, well, rehab. All the signs point toward Ollie Perez Avenue. Or, worse … Carl Pavano.
Pineda told the New York Post he had “three or four” mixed whiskey drinks in “three or four” hours. “I was driving very smoothly,” he told the paper.
The Yankees defeated the Mariners 6-2 on Sunday, before heading out on a 7-game road trip.
Ichiro Suzuki last played in meaningful games in the final weeks of the regular season more than 10 years ago. Now he’s playing for a team that is disappointed when it doesn’t win a World Series title.
This column places me in the odd position of defending Brian Cashman, whose record with pitching is dubious (at best) and well-documented, from Kei Igawa to Jaret Wright to Kevin Brown to A.J. Burnett and Carl Pavano.
Andy Pettitte lasted 6.1 innings in his return but surrendered four runs as the Yankees lost 6-2 to the Mariners on Sunday.
Phil Hughes put in his best outing of the season as the Yankees defeated the Mariners 6-2 on Saturday.
Raul Ibanez hit a go-ahead, three-run homer off former Seattle teammate Felix Hernandez with two outs in the sixth inning, Robinson Cano had four hits and the New York Yankees overcame a home run by Jesus Montero to beat the Mariners 6-2 Friday night.