Raul Ibanez and Russell Martin hit two-run homers, Curtis Granderson capped the scoring with an eighth-inning grand slam and the Yankees powered past the Boston Red Sox 10-3 on Friday night.
This doesn’t go into the overkill category that “trade-for-ARod-and-make-him-a-third-baseman” seemed in 2004. But but trading for Ichiro Suzuki definitely felt like a Yankee move.
Acquiring Shane Victorino could help cure the Yankees’ over-reliance upon the longball.
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.
The Yankees have as deep a bench as they have had since the championship teams of the late ‘90’s. In the wake of Brett Gardner’s injury, Raul Ibanez and Andruw Jones have filled in well and Eric Chavez has gotten more at-bats.
The Yankees said Thursday night Gardner would have inflamed tissue removed in a procedure that will be performed by team physician Dr. Christopher Ahmad.
Before Jerry Recco could get his first update of the morning underway, Craig offered some more details on his ‘run-in’ with former Yankees slugger Cecil Fielder while performing with Bernie Williams last night.
Raul Ibanez connected on a 3-1 pitch from Jason Frasor for a no-doubt drive into the first row of the second deck in right field to snap a 2-all tie.
Raul Ibanez’s homer on Sunday night moved him atop the leaderboard for home runs hit at Citi Field by a Mets opponent.
Raul Ibanez tied the game with a three-run homer, pinch-hitter Eric Chavez came through with a go-ahead shot moments later and the New York Yankees rallied past the New York Mets 4-3
After a brief debate with Richard Neer on Sunday morning, I posed the question to Girardi: knowing that replay would have likely cost you a win Saturday, would you still be in favor of expanded replay?
Ivan Nova combined with four relievers on a five-hitter and the New York Yankees beat the Atlanta Braves 3-0 on Monday night to claim a share of first place in the AL East for the first time in seven weeks.
Valverde hit two batters with pitches and walked two in the ninth, allowing New York to tie it after Cabrera’s homer onto a camera platform gave Detroit a 3-2 lead.
Mark Teixeira’s hot streak continued as he drove in 5 RBIs during the Yankees’ 9-2 win over the Oakland A’s on Saturday.
Why do the Yankees look so mediocre? Anyone who has watched the Yankees this year knows that they haven’t hit with men on base. As a team, the club is hitting just .223 with runners in scoring position.