Brett Gardner has been very hot, but has anybody noticed Jayson Nix?
Bottom line is this—A-Rod will no longer be considered among the greatest players ever, and he will not be in the Hall of Fame, as a Yankee or anything else.
Injured New York Yankees infielders Mark Teixeira and Kevin Youkilis are ready to start minor league rehab assignments. Both players could rejoin the Yankees as early as Friday after playing for Trenton on Wednesday and Thursday.
Some thoughts as the Yankees hit Memorial Day weekend, the first big summer marker of the baseball season…
New York placed left-handed pitcher Andy Pettitte on the DL with a strained left trapezius on Friday evening ahead of the Yankees’ series-opening game against the Blue Jays at Yankee Stadium.
“There wasn’t panic, but there were fingers on the button,” Cone told WFAN’s Sweeny Murti. “We saw it potentially slipping away.”
Sweeny and Cone talk about how the Bombers overcame a potentially disastrous start to the season, two turning-point games in May, and the arrival of El Duque.
Saturday in Kansas City, Rivera met a special group of people, and was genuinely touched by all of them.
As the Yankees fell victim to one injury after another earlier this year, fans were screaming “Mayday, mayday!” Well now it’s May Day — May 1, that is — and the Yankees have survived pretty well so far.
It was nice to think about, but it’s a safe bet that Pete Rose will remain the all-time hits leader. Now you know what Rose meant when he said the first 3,000 were the easy ones.
If anyone knows what Jeter must be feeling — that he has to come back and can’t leave us with the image of him lying on the turf unable to get up — it is Rivera.
So watching the Yankees the last few days I was suddenly reminded of the movie “Major League.” That happens nearly every time I’m in Cleveland — I mean, why wouldn’t it? — but this time it happened for another reason.
The Yankees finished their spring training schedule by visiting West Point and playing Army in an exhibition game.
Mark Teixeira hopes to get the protective brace on his injured right wrist removed on Monday. Speaking before New York’s exhibition game at the Washington Nationals on Friday, he said his goal is to rejoin the Yankees as soon as May 1.
Mark Teixeira believes that he can be playing for the Yankees again by May 1. He has been working out, taking ground balls in the field and taking one-handed swings in the batting cage.