Pinch-hitter Russell Martin singled home the go-ahead run in the eighth inning and the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Yankees 3-1 on Monday night, snapping New York’s road winning streak at six games.
With the offseason officially upon us, we say goodbye to the 2014 teams that we loved and hated and to the players on those rosters. I say this because the free agency period begins on Tuesday and there are many, many big-time players and MVP caliber athletes who can make an impact wherever they sign and cause chaos to the team they leave.
“It becomes an expensive mistake, no question,” Martin said. “They can’t turn back the clock. They went and got a good guy who, offensively, puts up better numbers than I have and so (it) costs a lot of money.”
The Yankees announced on Monday morning that the club has traded catcher Chris Stewart to the Pittsburgh Pirates for a player to be named.
Jim Coates, Robin Ventura, Javier Vazquez and some of the Yankees’ biggest All-Star flameouts of all time.
Is it too early to brand the Michael Pineda trade a bust?
Aside from a brilliant half-season during an 18-8 2010, Hughes has been a huge disappointment. Now, nearing 27, with the sheen of youth scrubbed off and the “upside” banner quite tattered, it’s time for Hughes to pitch up to snuff.
George Steinbrenner’s commitment was never questioned, but Hal Steinbrenner isn’t following his father’s lead.
Whether as a starter or a reliever, David Phelps will likely be an integral part of the Yankees.
Opening Day is 39 days away. That’s right. Thirty-nine days! And it wouldn’t feel like baseball season is just around the corner without starting the season off the right way…
The Yankees are a good baseball team, just not a special one. For a fan base used to sitting atop a perch and starting down at the competition, it will likely take some getting used to over the next few years.
The Bombers are open for business! Among the storylines: Who will nab the No. 5 spot in the rotation? Will Mariano Rivera be as dominant as ever? And what’s up at catcher?
“I want everybody there,” Cervelli said. “I want to do it one time. We’re going to talk on the 13th. I’m not running away from you guys (reporters).”
The Yankees are good, not great. And that’s probably not good enough, especially when you gauge how they gouge you at the turnstiles. $5 waters and $10 beers don’t taste too hot when the team gets cold and old.
Multiple sources have reported that New York is interested in signing the 35-year-old free agent as the club looks to find a more suitable bat to serve as designated hitter.