There was a point in the last week where it may have seemed that Hiroki Kuroda was going to pitch elsewhere in 2013. Eat without worry, my friends. Kuroda is indeed coming back to the Yankees next season.
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.
Ichiro Suzuki has a new team and, after all these years, maybe a shot at playing in the World Series. “I am going from a team with the most losses to a team with the most wins,” he said. “It’s hard to contain my excitement for that reason.”
Andy Pettitte broke his ankle on the same day the Yankees put CC Sabathia on the disabled list, and Robinson Cano hit a go-ahead homer to help New York beat the Cleveland Indians 5-4 Wednesday for a three-game sweep.
Neil Keefe wonders where the Yankees would be if Andy Pettitte didn’t come out of retirement this season.
For former Yankees starter A.J. Burnett, it’s all about location, location, location. And we’re not talking about his pitches.
It’s amazing the Yankees could even field a team at this point.
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.
While most of the talk around Yankee Stadium still revolved around Mariano Rivera and Andy Pettitte’s imminent return, Michael Pineda sat in the dugout Tuesday afternoon, his right arm in a sling.
After 126 games, 77 starts, 49 relief appearances and 472 innings in the majors, Neil Keefe still isn’t sure what Phil Hughes is.
Michael Pineda will be sidelined for at least a year as he is expected to have shoulder surgery to repair a labral tear. Will this severe shoulder injury hurt his velocity or will he return to the pitcher he was in 2011?
Miguel Cabrera and Tigers out-slugged the Yankees on Saturday and won 7-5.
Neil Keefe exchanges emails with Sweeny Murti to talk about the state of the Yankees and address the growing concerns with the starting rotation.
Hours after the Yankees got a heavy dose of bad news, Andy Pettitte came one step closer to completing his comeback.