The Yankees need hard-working, healthy bodies; players who can get on base, field their positions and run the bases. That’s what it will take to get this team back in contention, along with help on the pitching front.
Yankees broadcaster Suzyn Waldman said of the acrimonious Yankees: “This is uncharted territory.”
It’s not hard to believe that Bud Selig and the powers-that-be in Major League Baseball could screw up the whole A-Rod situation.
“I didn’t like it,” designated hitter David Ortiz said. “I don’t think it was the right thing to do. But we don’t all think alike, and the guy who did it — Dempster — is a great guy.”
Don’t look now, but the Yankees just may be putting themselves in a position to make a run at the playoffs.
Red Sox starting pitcher Ryan Dempster has been suspended five games for throwing at Alex Rodriguez.
The most elastic scandal in sports history, A-Rod’s trysts and turns seem to reach its nadir every week – before sinking deeper into infamy.
Despite all of his baggage, A-Rod has become a rallying figure for the Bombers on the field and in the dugout.
Fans may have needed to consult their programs when the defending AL East champions took the field against the revamped Boston Red Sox for the 111th Opening Day in franchise history Monday.
For the first time ever, a record 10 clubs will earn an invite to MLB’s postseason dance. As a result, the rumor mill was churning at full speed up to the last possible second.
What the Yankees need is pitching help. There is an assumption that CC Sabathia will return at full strength after his stint on the disabled list with a strained groin. That seems reasonable, but there are no guarantees.
The New York Yankees, who are searching for pitchers to add to their roster, will be keeping tabs on Philadelphia Phillies lefty Cole Hamels, the New York Post reported on Monday.
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Ryan Dempster pitched seven effective innings, Starlin Castro had three hits and three RBIs and the Chicago Cubs pounded the stumbling New York Mets 11-1 on Tuesday night.
Ruben Tejada hit his first major league homer and drove in five runs, Ike Davis also connected and the New York Mets erupted for 21 hits and pounded the Chicago Cubs 18-5 Sunday to avoid a weekend sweep.