Yankees fans lined up to meet players in the bright sunshine Saturday, with the backdrop of the Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum.
Andy Pettitte pitched six effective innings, Curtis Granderson homered and the New York Yankees beat Toronto, 5-3, on Thursday after a 3 1/2-hour rain delay for their 10th straight victory against the Blue Jays.
The Yankees had the night off Monday, and were much in need of it emotionally after a hotly-contested game with the Red Sox.
Yankees closing pitcher Mariano Rivera has condemned the defilement of a Jackie Robinson statue outside MCU Park at Coney Island.
The eyes of America are indeed on the Bronx these days where a certain slugger will make his home debut tonight at Yankee Stadium.
It was a New York baseball fan’s midsummer night’s dream. Two pitchers whose presence on the mound can intimidate even the game’s great sluggers.
The ailing 13-year-old golden retriever lived just long enough to be thrown a retirement party by the Trenton Thunder, which was held at Friday’s game. The team said Chase died Monday.
Travis Hafner had three hits and scored twice, and Ichiro Suzuki had a two-run triple among his three hits for the Yankees, who scored 29 runs in the series.
Chris Davis homered twice to raise his major league-leading total to 30, and the Baltimore Orioles beat the Yankees 11-3 Saturday night to extend New York’s losing streak to four games.
Pitcher Orlando Hernandez, better known to fans as El Duque, was one of six first-time old timers taking part in the game. He helped lead the Bronx Bombers to three straight World Series titles from 1998 to 2000.
Mike Napoli hit a grand slam right after a mound conference, Felix Doubront stifled the Yankees once again and the Boston Red Sox sent New York to its sixth loss in seven games, 11-1 Saturday night.
Daniel Murphy emphatically flipped his bat to the ground while he ran to first on his RBI single to center field. Take that Brett Gardner.
A good game of catch requires a few things: warm weather, at least two people, a ball, and an uninterrupted stretch of field. But not all fields are equal. Read on for five of our favorites.