Some Yankees fans called Jeter the heart and soul of the team and questioned how the playoff run will go now that he’s out.
Andy Pettitte turned in another ageless performance by pitching six scoreless innings and the New York Yankees hit four home runs Monday night to beat the Minnesota Twins 6-3 and extend their AL East lead.
With roughly a third of the MLB season already complete, the profile of the American League East looks almost entirely different than one might expect.
“It’s a very sad and difficult decision,” said owner Christopher Villano. “We are proud to have served as a fun gathering place for Yankee fans and been host to important sports broadcasts and announcements over the years.”
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How will I greet Opening Day? By Burma-Shaving with my Gem Razor, of course. And who can ever forget that Rheingold beer jingle and the smell of Ball Park franks? Commentary By Jim Burns.
New York Yankees manager Joe Girardi said his rotation might not be finalized until the end of spring training.
Yankees manager Joe Girardi may be in an enviable position, but make no mistake about it — he isn’t resting on his laurels when it comes to motivating his projected starters.
New York Yankees pitcher Freddy Garcia sustained a bruised right hand in the fourth inning Wednesday when he was hit by a comebacker off the bat of Edwin Encarnacion, who also hit two home runs for the Toronto Blue Jays in a 7-5 victory.
Right-hander Freddy Garcia gave up one hit over three innings for the Yankees, striking out two and walking one.
Married to one of George Steinbrenner’s daughters, Steve Swindal was a general partner of the Yankees from 1998-06 and chairman of the Yankees’ parent company. These days, Swindal works with players who hope to join the Yankees — or any other team in the big leagues.
There’s still a month to go before the games count for real, so take all of Phil Hughes’ numbers in stride. I’m still counting on the fact that the good Hughes we saw in 2010 is the real Hughes, and that’s the guy who will be starting for the Yankees in 2012.
Joe Girardi rarely goes public with criticism of one of his players, so it was unusual Tuesday when the Yankees manager detailed his unhappiness with the physical condition of Phil Hughes last year.
Michael Pineda made a good first impression on Monday. In his first start of the spring, Pineda gave up a leadoff single and then retired six straight hitters, two of which via strikeout.
A woman accused of extorting money from Yankees general manager Brian Cashman has a history of arrests for stalking and harassing ex-lovers, but not every former beau wound up being viewed as the victim.