Even the hard-hit balls seem to be finding gloves, and that was the case again in a loss to the Athletics on Wednesday night.
As soon as Coco Crisp sent the second pitch of the game from CC Sabathia over the left-field wall it was clear the Yankees’ ace didn’t have his best stuff.
Andy Pettitte surrendered two home runs as the Yankees lost 5-4 on Sunday.
After an arduous rehab that was reportedly uneventful and free of setbacks, he will have to do it all over. Again.
The former big-league skipper has his sights set on Toronto. And right on cue, the AL East hopeful delivered a jab at the aging Bronx Bombers.
Detroit will go for a sweep of the division series matchup in Game 3 on Tuesday at Oakland.
Here they are, Evan Roberts’ original 2012 MLB power rankings. Let’s see what lessons can be learned…
This is what makes the Yanks so interesting: no one truly knows which team will appear on the field this weekend. Or for Friday’s wild card game. Or for a 163rd game in Baltimore.
Despite the defeat, the Yankees have to like their chances to win the division — their final 10 games are against three teams with records below .500.
While that, rightly, is the focus of all articles on the game, this article is about something much more subtle – the inability (or lack of desire) of Robinson Cano to hustle in the field.
Trailing by four runs in the 13th inning, Raul Ibanez and the New York Yankees were far from finished. They were just getting started.
The have beaten the Orioles in the first two games of their series and have allowed the Yankees to breathe again as they woke up Sunday with one-game lead in the American League East.
Who could have seen this coming? Baseball enters its home stretch with surprise teams all over Roberts’ rankings. Meanwhile, the Yankees continue to slide… and slide…
In this day and age in baseball, where everybody’s on guard for PED use, Melky and Bartolo got caught . There must be something in the Yankees’ water that makes players stupid after they’re done in New York.
There’s no reason to panic about the loss of Alex Rodriguez to a broken hand.