Marcus Thames

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Keefe To The City: The Blame Game

We are on day 4 of the offseason, and yes, I’m still devastated. The players are the ones to blame, and there is a lot of blame to go around.


Curtis Granderson #14 (R) and Derek Jeter #2 of the New York Yankees celebrate after Granderson scored in the bottom of the fourth inning against the Minnesota Twins during Game 3 of the ALDS at Yankee Stadium on October 9, 2010. (Photo by Chris McGrath/Getty Images)

Yankees Beat Twins 6-1 To Return To ALCS

Phil Hughes pitched seven shutout innings, Marcus Thames and Nick Swisher homered and the Yankees beat the Twins 6-1 Saturday night to complete yet another three-game sweep of Minnesota and return to the AL championship series.


Yankees left-hander CC Sabathia

Pitching Dooms Yankees, Rays Within Half-Game

B.J. Upton and the Tampa Bay Rays knocked around CC Sabathia, took a few lumps of their own and left the Bronx with the confidence – and schedule – that could carry them to an AL East title.


Marcus Thames

Thames Launches Yanks To 8th Straight Win

Marcus Thames launched a tiebreaking homer in the seventh inning and the New York Yankees beat the Toronto Blue Jays 7-5 on Saturday to set a season high with their eighth straight victory.


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Keefe To The City: Yankees Feeling Good In First

Sweeny Murti joins Neil Keefe to talk Yankees baseball, as the team prepares for the final stretch of the regular season and the postseason.


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Yankees To Face A’s Emerging Ace Cahill

The New York Yankees got the best of Trevor Cahill last month, as Alex Rodriguez hit a pair of homers in a win over the Oakland Athletics’ budding ace. Beating Cahill again might prove to be much more difficult.


CC Sabathia

Thames Powers CC To 18th Win

Sabathia (18-5) struck out nine in seven innings, but allowed five runs and nine hits. The big left-hander has won five consecutive starts and is 14-2 in his last 17 outings.


Yankees right-hander Phil Hughes (file)

Yankees Stuck In Neutral, Drop Rubber Game

The way they’ve fared against the Blue Jays this season, the New York Yankees will hope to have a little cushion in the playoff race before returning to Toronto in late September.


Yankees first baseman Mark Teixeira

Bombs Away: Yankees Level Toronto 11-5

Curtis Granderson hit a three-run homer, Marcus Thames added a two-run drive and three other Yankees hit solo blasts as New York pounded the Toronto Blue Jays 11-5 on Tuesday night.


Marcus Thames (file)

Thames Delivers A Big Win For Yankees

Once Marcus Thames finally put the New York Yankees ahead, there was no way Mariano Rivera was going to have a repeat performance.



And the Winner Is…

Four days without Yankees baseball in the middle of the summer feels like an eternity. The Home Run Derby was as boring as always, and if the Yankees are to defend their title this fall, […]