Raul Ibanez

Raul Ibanez

Yankees Sleepwalking Into August, Lose For 8th Time In Last 11

Nick Markakis drove in two runs, backing a solid outing by rookie Miguel Gonzalez, and the Baltimore Orioles held on to beat the struggling New York Yankees 5-4 Monday night.

WFAN–07/30/2012

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Hartnett: Yankee Pinstripes Can Rejuvenate Ichiro

Ichiro could follow the path of past veterans acquired by the Bombers, guys who have been renewed by the legendary Yankee pinstripes.

07/30/2012

Ichiro Suzuki

Yankees Hold Welcome Party For Ichiro, Blast Reeling Red Sox

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.

WFAN–07/27/2012

Ichiro Suzuki #31 of the New York Yankees looks on from the dugout prior to the game against the Seattle Mariners at Safeco Field on July 23, 2012 in Seattle, Washington. (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)

Sweeny: The Upside Of Ichiro

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.

07/24/2012

Shane Victorino. (Photo by Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)

Hartnett: Yankees Must Add Victorino’s Spark

Acquiring Shane Victorino could help cure the Yankees’ over-reliance upon the longball.

07/23/2012

Coco Crisp of the Oakland Athletics is congratulated by teammates after hitting the game winning RBI against the New York Yankees at O.co Coliseum on July 22, 2012 in Oakland, California. (Photo by Jason O. Watson/Getty Images)

Athletics Complete Four-Game Sweep Over Yankees

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.

07/22/2012

DETROIT, MI - JUNE 01: Andruw Jones #22 of the New York Yankees doubles to left field in the eight inning scoring Nick Swisher #33 during the game against the Detroit Tigers at Comerica Park on June 1, 2012 in Detroit, Michigan. The Yankees defeated the Tigers 9-4. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Sweeny: Random Yankee Thoughts From The West Coast

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.

07/21/2012

Brett Gardner (credit: Christopher Pasatieri/Getty Images)

Yankees’ Gardner To Have Surgery On Elbow, Likely Done For Season

The Yankees said Thursday night Gardner would have inflamed tissue removed in a procedure that will be performed by team physician Dr. Christopher Ahmad.

07/20/2012

Coach K (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

B&C Morning Show: ‘Back-Door Bongoed’ Tambourine Man & A Recco Updated

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.

WFAN–07/17/2012

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Ibanez Hits Slam In 8th, Yankees Beat Blue Jays 6-3

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.

07/16/2012

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Schwei: Goin’ Deep At Citi Field; Cubs, Dodgers On Tap For Mets

Raul Ibanez’s homer on Sunday night moved him atop the leaderboard for home runs hit at Citi Field by a Mets opponent.

06/25/2012

New York Yankees v New York Mets

Ibanez, Chavez Rally Yankees Past Mets 4-3

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

06/23/2012

Joe Girardi (credit: Greg Fiume/Getty Images)

Sweeny: Joe Girardi Would Be OK With Expanded Replay

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?

06/18/2012

Raul Ibanez

Nova Continues Run Of Incredible Yankees Pitching, Wins In Atlanta

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.

WFAN–06/11/2012

Alex Rodriguez (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Girardi, Long Ejected In Yankees 4-3 Loss To Tigers

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.

06/02/2012

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