Derek Jeter went 0 for 2 to extend his hitless spring training, and the New York Yankees lost to the Baltimore Orioles 3-2 on Tuesday night.
Orlando “El Duque” Hernandez has rejoined the New York Yankees as a minor-league spring-training pitching instructor.
The Orioles have been busy signing free agents since training camp opened last month. Former Mets starter Johan Santana is the latest.
It’s hard to be intimidated when you’re 6-foot-6, 240-pounds and throw a “hook from hell.” We’re talking about the Mets’ pitching prospect who’s starting to build a reputation in Port St. Lucie as anything but soft.
Mets top prospect Noah Syndergaard pitched two scoreless innings in his Grapefruit League debut and New York beat Atlanta 6-2 Monday.
Legendary trend-setter Joe Namath is rocking a new look — Yankees pinstripes, old-school style with the high socks and hiked-up pants.
“Obviously, I feel like I got a lot out of my abilities when I played, so if I can just talk to some young guys and maybe put a little thought to help advance their careers, it’s very rewarding.”
The Bombers have some legitimate issues. But at least CC might have eliminated one of them through controlled weight loss. Whether the velocity increases, that’s another story.
Craig Carton doesn’t want to wait to see the kid with the “hook from hell” — and he’s absolutely sick of hearing the argument about Syndergaard’s arbitration eligibility.
The way the Mets are positioned right now, a 90-win season would not only give cause for a century-long extension for Sandy Alderson and Terry Collins, but the erection of a healing shrine.
Mets captain David Wright is taking a swing at the person who criticized shortstop Ruben Tejada under the shield of anonymity earlier this week.
Popular sports betting website Bovada has set the Mets’ line at 73.5 wins in 2014. General manager Sandy Alderson is taking the over. Way, way over.
“Obviously, I understand that some of the people are just going to look at the numbers of the game that I’m pitching in, but I’m not really too focused and worried about that,” Tanaka said Wednesday through an interpreter.
Will the Yankees first baseman be more guarded batting from the left side? We’ll soon see for ourselves once he hits the field.
The Yankees captain, who turns 40 in June, broke his left ankle in the 2012 ALCS, then broke it again last spring during his rehab.