Keidel: A.J. A Beast Of Burnett For YankeesAt what point does A.J. “I can only beat the Royals” Burnett become a burden? When is it acceptable to employ a pitcher who has just one August win in three years (and just got it two days ago)?
Keidel: Yankees Need More Nukes in Arms RaceThe Yankees have an authentic ace in CC Sabathia, and that’s where the clarity ends and parity begins. Picture the marquee pulsing from the limestone façade: “CC and the Four Variables”
Giambi Blasts Long Homer To Help Rockies Take Down YankeesJason Giambi hit a long homer against his former team and Ubaldo Jimenez overcame early wildness to pitch seven impressive innings, leading the Colorado Rockies to a 4-2 victory Friday night over New York in a rare trip to the Bronx.
Burnett Off To Good Start, Yankees Top Tigers 10-6A.J. Burnett took a steady first step as he aims to bounce back from a wobbly season and Mark Teixeira hit his second three-run homer in two games, sending the New York Yankees to a 10-6 victory over the Detroit Tigers on Saturday.
Sweeny Says: The Good A.J. BurnettWhen CC Sabathia pitches badly in spring training the overwhelming reaction is to not read too much into it. He’s CC Sabathia and it’s March. But when A.J. Burnett has a good outing do the same rules apply?
Sweeny: Will CC Opt Out?CC Sabathia chose not to douse the flames, but rather he fanned them, refusing to discard the possibility that he will opt out from the final four years of his 7-year, $161 million dollar contract.
Sweeny Says: Yankees Fans -- Remain CalmI know Cliff Lee is in Philadelphia and Andy Pettitte is sitting at home in his bathrobe. But that’s no reason to think that on February 14th the Yankees are doomed.
Rothschild: Burnett In A Good Place To Start"His arm is healthy and his head is in a good spot," new Yankees pitching coach Larry Rothschild said about pitcher A.J. Burnett.
Keefe To The City: Pettitte Puts Yankees In Tough SpotSince I have no idea what happens now for the 2011 Yankees and their pitching problems, the only thing I could think of was to place an emergency call to the voice of the reason, Sweeny Murti.
Burnett Hit Hard, Yankees Continue To StumbleVernon Wells hit a three-run homer, John Buck added a solo shot and the Toronto Blue Jays pounded A.J. Burnett, then held on for a 7-5 victory over the New York Yankees on Monday.
Green Lantern: Yankees 'Pen Needs Transplant STATThere are millions of Yankees fans eyeing the waters below the tri-state area bridges because GM Brian Cashman has yet to pull off a significant trade for a starting pitcher. Frankly, that has to stop.