Second baseman Robinson Cano, outfielder Curtis Granderson and starting pitcher Hiroki Kuroda have declined the Yankees’ qualifying offers.
With free agency set to begin, the Yankees have extended qualifying offers to second baseman Robinson Cano, outfielder Curtis Granderson and starting pitcher Hiroki Kuroda.
Aside from jamming the eject button on Andy Pettitte the other day and letting Joba Chamberlain combust on the mound, G.I. Joe has done a David Copperfield job on his club this year.
Derek Jeter returned to the Yankees’ lineup on Sunday and delivered a first pitch home run in his first at-bat back.
Derek Jeter played a simulated game in Staten Island on Saturday and could start for the Yankees on Sunday.
Derek Jeter is playing a simulated game in an undisclosed location.
The Yankees placed their captain on the 15-day DL on Friday. He strained his right quad in his first game back with New York last week after being out all season with a broken left ankle.
Vernon Wells singled in the winning run with one out in the ninth inning, helping a marvelous Ivan Nova and the Yankees beat the Baltimore Orioles 3-2 Friday night for their season high-tying fifth straight win.
Perhaps the artillery Girardi really needs, the big cannons, will come alive soon enough.
Ichiro Suzuki homered off Tanner Scheppers with two outs in the ninth inning, lifting the New York Yankees to a 4-3 victory over the Texas Rangers on Tuesday night.
From the moment that spring training opened until today, the Mets were pegged to be bad and the Yankees looked like a team that would struggle to reach October. Three months later, that’s exactly who they are.
CC Sabathia took a perfect game into the fifth inning, then hung on to make early homers by Travis Hafner and Brett Gardner hold up for the Bombers in a 6-4 win over Cleveland on Wednesday.
Mark Teixeira hit a grand slam for his first homer of the season, Brett Gardner had a tiebreaking double in the sixth inning and the New York Yankees beat the Cleveland Indians 7-4 Monday night to spoil Nick Swisher’s first game back in the Bronx.
Obviously the Mets aren’t this good and the Yankees aren’t this bad. But the Yankees weren’t as good as they let on, and are now playing more like many of us thought they would a month ago.
Indeed, Girardi seems the easy choice for Manager of the Year again, at least at the quarter-pole.