This probably isn’t the perfect comparison, but Masahiro Tanaka seems to have an array of pitches somewhat like Orlando “El Duque” Hernandez. And he throws harder.
Sabathia (1-1) didn’t allow any walks and had five strikeouts in his third start this preseason after entering with a 5.40 ERA.
Michael Pineda, who missed the past two seasons after right shoulder surgery, has nine strikeouts in 4 2-3 scoreless innings overall. He’s bidding to become the Yankees’ fifth starter.
Speaking to WFAN’s Joe Benigno and Evan Roberts on Wednesday, Mariano Rivera offered a ton of advice to Robertson, touched on Derek Jeter’s upcoming retirement tour and the Yankees’ exhibition games in Panama.
Under the long-discussed deal announced Thursday, careers saves leader Mariano Rivera will promote the event, and a gala dinner will be held March 14 to benefit the Mariano Rivera Foundation.
Brek Shea’s goal in the 69th minute gave the United States a 1-0 victory over Panama in the CONCACAF Gold Cup Final.
Jozy Altidore scored a goal in his third straight match, Eddie Johnson thrilled his home club fans with a goal in the 53rd minute, and the United States took over first place in its World Cup qualifying group with a 2-0 win over Panama on Tuesday.
Married to one of George Steinbrenner’s daughters, Steve Swindal was a general partner of the Yankees from 1998-06 and chairman of the Yankees’ parent company. These days, Swindal works with players who hope to join the Yankees — or any other team in the big leagues.
When the phone rang this time for Mariano Rivera, it wasn’t a call to the bullpen.
The New York Yankees kicked off HOPE week by throwing a surprise pool party for 13-year-old Jorge Grajales of North Haledon.