Has Rafael Soriano thrown his last pitch in pinstripes?
Yankees fans will miss Mariano Rivera terribly, no doubt. It happens. But better to have a glorious career end this way than in potential failure.
This has to be the biggest turning point offseason since 2008. Only this time the Yankees enter the winter with a whole lot of issues — and not many easy answers.
How will Cashman address his aging team? Will he attempt to go younger or will he stick with his older guns? Will he attempt to deal the virtually untradeable A-Rod? Will he re-sign Nick Swisher? As usual, the longtime GM didn’t disclose his plans.
Rodriguez’s contract is an albatross that the Yankees are going to be forced to live with. The Bombers made their bed with A-Rod, and now they’re going to have to lie in it.
The ALCS revealed serious cracks in the foundation, showing a team full of aging All-Stars at the plate, in the field and on the mound that suddenly seems a long, long way from championship caliber.
I know you’re feeling the anxiety during these games. It’s okay. That’s what you’re supposed to feel. It’s October baseball.
In every game the Yankees lost, they looked old and slow. In September, those old guys played with veteran savvy and experience. So, which is it?
Raul Ibanez and the New York Yankees are quite fond of their position — leaving the chasing to the Birds.
Andy Pettitte pitched five sparkling innings in his return from a broken leg and his bullpen barely held on, but his performance kept the Yankees atop the AL East.
Ivan Nova was strong in his return from the DL as the Yankees defeated the Rays 5-3 on Saturday.
It’s a fight for survival at the top of the AL East , where some weird stuff could happen if the standings remain static.
Yes, some of these could be contradictory. That’s just part of the reason these Yankees are hard to figure out.
Phil Hughes had another fine start at home, Nick Swisher extended his torrid streak with an RBI single and the New York Yankees handed Ricky Romero his 11th straight loss Tuesday night with a 2-1 victory over the Toronto Blue Jays.
Rafael Soriano has been so reliable for the New York Yankees that they’ve hardly missed a beat without Mariano Rivera. Until now.