Derek Holland tamed a team that often tagged him, pitching a two-hitter as the Texas Rangers finished up an impressive road trip by beating the Yankees, 2-0, on Thursday.
The good news is that the Yankees are just 3 1/2 games out of first place. The troubling news is that they’re just four games out of last.
Hanley Ramirez capped a six-hit day with a pair of RBI singles, Yasiel Puig homered and the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Yankees 6-0 Wednesday for a doubleheader split.
If Wheeler can just get a fraction of Harvey’s traction, the sun could finally shine on Queens, where they could someday be Kings.
There’s trouble brewing with those two, and manager Joe Girardi may be powerless to do much about it.
Thanks to Phil Hughes, the Yankees could get away with only one inning of offense. What an inning it was.
Mike Napoli hit a grand slam right after a mound conference, Felix Doubront stifled the Yankees once again and the Boston Red Sox sent New York to its sixth loss in seven games, 11-1 Saturday night.
Obviously the Mets aren’t this good and the Yankees aren’t this bad. But the Yankees weren’t as good as they let on, and are now playing more like many of us thought they would a month ago.
Some thoughts as the Yankees hit Memorial Day weekend, the first big summer marker of the baseball season…
Nate McLouth homered leading off the bottom of the 10th inning, Chris Dickerson hit a pair of solo shots and the Baltimore Orioles beat the New York Yankees 3-2 Tuesday night to snap a six-game losing streak.
Raul Ibanez again treated Yankee Stadium as his personal playground, hitting a grand slam and two-run homer Wednesday night to help the Seattle Mariners rout New York 12-2.
Phil Hughes struck out nine and hurled eight scoreless innings as the Yankees beat the A’s on Saturday.
The Yankees are streaking after completing a four-game sweep of the Jays.
Ichiro Suzuki hit a go-ahead two-run single in the ninth inning and the New York Yankees beat the Tampa Bay Rays 4-3 Tuesday night.
Cody Ross hit a go-ahead single in the 12th inning, Eric Chavez followed with a three-run double against his former team and the Arizona Diamondbacks beat the New York Yankees 6-2 Thursday night.