New York Yankees
The Yanks still have hope, and thus they’re rushing a pitcher back from the DL. The Mets, as usual, think about next year with a prize prospect. It’s like night and day.
The game was scrubbed four hours before the scheduled 7 p.m. start time. Shane Greene (3-1) had been set to face Baltimore’s Wei-Yin Chen (12-4).
“Everyone’s saying it’s a great play, but that’s where he’s supposed to be,” Showalter said prior to the Yankees’ loss on Monday.
Derek Jeter would hate to slip into retirement without one last foray into the postseason, yet with every defeat comes the realization that his final season could end before October.
Rounding things out, the guys reflected a bit on the life of Robin Williams. He was 63 years old and will certainly be missed.
Prior to getting suspended and subsequently going on the DL, Pineda was 2-2 with a 1.83 ERA in four starts. He struck out 15 and walked just three in 19 2/3 innings.
Is Wagner still the greatest shortstop of all time? A year ago, I would have said “Absolutely!” Now I am not so sure. This brings us to Derek Jeter.
One-time AL batting champ, five-time All-Star, five-time World Series champion. Paul O’Neill was the ultimate warrior.
Given the Bombers’ issues, winning this series against Detroit’s All-World guns is sort of like the Boy Scouts beating up a SWAT team.
Shane Greene capped a series of fine starting pitching, working into the ninth inning as the New York Yankees edged the Detroit Tigers 1-0 on Thursday.
After docs removed a bone spur last week, Sabathia acknowledged his knee probably wouldn’t return to 100 percent. It wasn’t much of a surprise when the comment made headlines.
After beating the second of Detroit’s three Cy Young Award winners, the Yankees have one more tough pitcher to deal with on Thursday.
He lost his colossal fastball, his control and his craft. And thus ended the Joba Chamberlain Experiment. By the time he returned to his ancestral home, the bullpen, he was a pitching carcass.
Heading to the Yankees game on Wednesday night? You could be in for a special kind of treat. When you walk into the stadium — and especially if you’re buying tickets — you might run into some familiar faces.
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