New York Yankees
Derek Jeter, who’s spent his career in long sleeves under the brown leaves of the World Series, will play his last game this month. And it turns out his farewell was far more hollow than he hoped.
If this doesn’t give you chills, call your doctor. You need to be checked for a pulse.
Even if he successfully completes one or two 75-pitch starts without complaint, there is no assurance that Tanaka will be able to avoid surgery.
New York Yankees third baseman Chase Headley says he “wasn’t thrilled” by Tampa Bay manager Joe Maddon’s word choice.
The Bombers’ best lineup next year will have Alex Rodriguez as their full-time DH. Wow, I can’t believe I just said that either.
The clock is ticking on the playing career of one Derek Jeter, so Boomer and Craig set aside the dark cloud that continues to linger over the NFL for a few minutes.
“I don’t know what they expect. You hit five of our guys in four games. You don’t think we’ll be pissed?”
Getting themselves eliminated in the AL East race Monday night was one thing. Turning the near future of Masahiro Tanaka irrelevant was quite another.
Masahiro Tanaka is likely to rejoin the New York Yankees’ rotation Sunday after an absence of more than two month.
Prado has been a solid performer for the Yankees, posting a .316 batting average with seven homers and 16 RBIs in 37 games since being obtained from Arizona on July 31.
Derek Jeter’s final season now has no chance of ending with an AL East title. “It’s frustrating,” Yankees manager Joe Girardi said after Monday night’s loss.
Derek Jeter, in an 0-for-24 slump, was out of the New York Yankees’ starting lineup at Tampa Bay on Monday night.
Masahiro Tanaka pitched five scoreless innings against minor leaguers in an instructional-league simulated game Monday, perhaps the final step before the injured Japanese pitcher rejoins the Yankees.
It didn’t matter that David Robertson had already pitched two days in a row. The Yankees desperately needed to preserve a ninth-inning lead, and their closer insisted he was capable.
Jimmy Paredes hit a two-run double with two outs in the 11th inning to rally the Baltimore Orioles past the New York Yankees 2-1 Friday in the opener of a day-night doubleheader.