Curtis Granderson’s 200th career home run pushed the Yankees past the Indians on Sunday.
Ivan Nova snapped a five game winless streak as the Yankees took their winning streak to 4 games by defeated the Blue Jays, 5-2 on Saturday.
Joe Girardi got mad. Then, the New York Yankees got even.
Neil Keefe and Sweeny Murti look at the Yankees as they return home from a 2-5 West Coast road trip with Ichiro Suzuki, but without Alex Rodriguez.
Ichiro Suzuki last played in meaningful games in the final weeks of the regular season more than 10 years ago. Now he’s playing for a team that is disappointed when it doesn’t win a World Series title.
Coco Crisp collected the game-winning hit as the Yankees lost in 12 innings to the Oakland A’s. The Athletics completed a four-game sweep over the Yankees.
Mariano Rivera is not counting out a 2012 return, but is being patient.
Ever since Mike Trout was called up, the Angels have been on fire. This 20 year old can do it all…hit for power (12 home runs), hit for a high average (.346) and he has great speed (leading the AL in steals).
Yankees at the break? How’s best record in baseball sound?
Mark Teixeira hit a two-run single in the Yankees’ five-run first inning and a two-run triple in the seventh to give them the lead for good on Friday night as New York beat the Boston Red Sox 10-8.
Kyle Fansworth lost control in 8th, set up a silver platter for Robinson Cano who delivered the game-winning, go-ahead RBIs. Yankees won 4-3 on Sunday.
Hiroki Kuroda was on target as the Yankees defeated the White Sox, 4-0 on Saturday.
Andy Pettitte broke his ankle on the same day the Yankees put CC Sabathia on the disabled list, and Robinson Cano hit a go-ahead homer to help New York beat the Cleveland Indians 5-4 Wednesday for a three-game sweep.
The bottom line is this—yes, this Yankee team is a bit flawed offensively at times. And they score a lot of runs on home runs. There’s nothing wrong with that. It doesn’t automatically mean they are destined for another early exit in October.
The Yankees increased the win streak to nine on Sunday after winning 4-1 and sweeping the Nationals.