So as we mull over this year, let us also take a premature look at next year in anticipation of life without Jeter in 2015.
Chris Capuano was watching, hoping for some of that old Bronx mojo. And then, boom, Mark Teixeira. Tie game. Boom, Chase Headley.
Mark Teixeira and Chase Headley hit solo home runs off Koji Uehara in the ninth inning, and the New York Yankees stunned the Boston Red Sox 5-4 Thursday night to bolster their slim playoff hopes.
Mark Teixeira, Carlos Beltran and Brian McCann are in decline. It’s as simple as that.
The Bombers spent nearly $500 million in the offseason and this was the year that the Mets were finally expected to contend. Let’s just say it hasn’t worked out for either party.
With 44 games remaining, the Yankees do not possess the fear-inducing aura of Bronx Bombers teams of recent vintage. And unless the front office changes its philosophy, it’s only going to get worse.
After beating the second of Detroit’s three Cy Young Award winners, the Yankees have one more tough pitcher to deal with on Thursday.
“I felt fine all day … and all of a sudden, I started getting really dizzy, nauseous, the room started spinning,” the first baseman said Monday night.
Derek Jeter had a two-run double, Mark Teixeira hit a solo homer and New York’s bullpen worked 4 1-3 solid innings, leading the Yankees to a 6-4 victory over the Boston Red Sox.
Father Time catches up with all of us. Mark Teixeira is no different — and he knows it.
Teixeira will be sidelined for at least three games because of a strained muscle in his back, the latest injury to slow the Yankees’ leading run producer.
When can you trust your struggling studs? Twelve starts into the season, Fantasy owners still have no idea what to make of Mike Minor. After he was sidelined with an injury to open the year, Minor just hasn’t been able to recapture his old form.
David Ortiz hit his 450th homer, a colossal three-run drive, and Dustin Pedroia had three RBIs during his second consecutive three-hit game to lead the Boston Red Sox over the New York Yankees 8-5 Sunday night.
Since baseball has all but abandoned the single-admission, Sunday doubleheader in favor of day-night twin bills, Teixeira’s idea is the next best thing.
Mark Teixeira hit a two-run home run, Hiroki Kuroda won for the first time in four starts and the New York Yankees beat the Toronto Blue Jays 5-3 on Wednesday night, snapping their losing streak at four games.