New York Yankees
“I’m pretty content with our infield right now,” Steinbrenner said. “I think guys like Anna and Solarte have been pleasant surprises. Kelly Johnson has been good. Derek’s healthy. So far, so good, but it’s early.”
Big signings mean big expectations for the Yankees this season. Fans will expect the very best from the Bronx Bombers with home ticket prices significantly higher during divisional match ups this summer.
New York is dealing with several infield injuries, the latest to Cervelli, who was filling in at first base when he was injured running out a grounder on Sunday.
“It must be great to be perfect the way ESPN is,” Bob Bowman said during a panel discussion at the MLB Diversity Business Summit.
The interleague game between the New York Yankees and Chicago Cubs has been postponed because of bad weather. The teams will make up the game Wednesday as part of a day-night doubleheader.
The Yankees had something special in store for Jackie Robinson Day. But the weather refused to cooperate.
Catcher Francisco Cervelli has been diagnosed with a Grade 2 right hamstring strain and will be placed on the disabled list on Tuesday. His DL stint is retroactive to Monday.
Who’s on first? It’s complicated. “We have to do what it takes,” Beltran said after after taking over at the position midway through Sunday’s win. “I hope I don’t have to do it again.”
Two weeks into the season, BoSox manager John Farrell has had about enough of baseball’s expanded replay system. And, of course, it’s all thanks to the Yankees.
Despite injuries, things are looking good in the Bronx, where the Yankees just won three out of four games against the Red Sox.
If you’re looking for any kind of contrition over Michael Pineda’s mysterious substance from the Yankees, Yankees fans, or New Yorkers … Fuhgeddaboudit. Especially if the demands come from the Red Sox, Red Sox Nation, or Bostonians.
Ex-MLB pitcher tells WFAN it’s “not a big deal” that Yankees starter Michael Pineda appeared to have a foreign substance on his pitching hand against the Red Sox.
David Ortiz looked at a cell phone photograph of Michael Pineda’s right hand, one with a brown substance smeared across the palm. Pine tar or dirt? It may never be clear.
Perhaps the game isn’t too big for Yangervis Solarte. He has begun to prove that he’s worthy of manning the patch of infield where A-Rod once strode, and not in a backup role, either.
Craig and Robert Wuhl discussed the questionable practices of Michael Pineda and wondered: Why didn’t the Red Sox make a bigger stink?