Girardi Irked After Camden Yards Field Covered, Yankees Denied Batting PracticeIt's no secret that, with the way they've been playing lately, the Yankees need all the batting practice they can get.
Sweeny: Current, Former Yankees Tell Their Favorite Derek Jeter StoriesI asked those who played alongside, managed or coached Jeter along the way for a favorite story or memory, something that stood out when they thought of the captain. This is what they told me...
Sweeny: Baseball Lifers Recall First Impressions Of Derek JeterIt’s not hard to call up images of a 20-something Jeter and look back on his career. But for those who have spent time with him up close, they have a database that can’t be Googled.
Buck Showalter: Jeter's Famous 'Flip Play' Wasn't Anything Special"Everyone's saying it's a great play, but that’s where he’s supposed to be," Showalter said prior to the Yankees' loss on Monday.
Yankees Lose Ground In AL East, Fall Season-High 7 Games BackDerek Jeter would hate to slip into retirement without one last foray into the postseason, yet with every defeat comes the realization that his final season could end before October.
Orioles Slugger Davis Searches For 50th Home Run, Faces Pettitte TonightBaltimore Orioles slugger Chris Davis faces Yankees veteran lefty Andy Pettitte tonight at Camden Yards. Davis is seeking his 50th home run.
Palladino: Stolen Signs Should Be Least Of Yankees' WorriesGive Girardi this. At least he cares. He may be misguided at times, but he leaves little doubt on the field as to where he stands with his team
Keidel: R.I.P. Yankees -- From Postseason To PostmortemEven the most jaded Yankees apologist is gripping a shovel, ready to toss the dirt on the 2013 Bronx Bombers.
Yankees Loss Overshadowed By Girardi-Showalter ClashJoe Girardi didn't seem interested in shedding any light on the first-inning fracas that had Orioles manager Buck Showalter angry and emptied both dugouts.
Showalter: If Yanks Don't Have To Pay A-Rod, Matt Wieters Will Be A Yankee"If (Commissioner) Bud (Selig) lets them get away with that, they're under the luxury tax," Showalter told USA Today Sports. "If they can reset, they can spend again and I guarantee you in two years Matt Wieters is in New York."
B&C Morning Show: 'Buck Ball,' Girardi's Plight, Jerry's Way Of Doing ThingsBoomer was rather proud of himself for coming up with the term 'Buck Ball' when describing how the Baltimore Orioles' style emulates that of their manager, Buck Showalter - a man the Booms has grown quite fond of.
Hartnett: For Yankees' Sake, A-Rod's Bat Must Awaken In Game 4The celebrations have passed -- and Game 4 will provide a fresh challenge for Rodriguez and the Yankees.
Silverman: Girardi Must Make Difficult Decisions To Keep The Yanks In This SeriesHe has to give a lineup change serious consideration. It’s not about ego at this point. It’s about surviving and advancing. Chavez could launch a homer or two over the right-field porch, and there’s little doubt that Ibanez would hit the ball hard.
Hartnett: A-Rod's Power Outage Killing Yankees' ChancesThere's nowhere for A-Rod to hide -- Joe Girardi isn't ready to drop him in the batting order. As the Yankees' No. 3 hitter, he's going to have to start carrying his share of the load.
Hal Steinbrenner On Yankees' Playoff Fate: 'Jobs Are Not Riding On This'“Are jobs riding on this? Not that I know of," Steinbrenner told reporters outside the Yankees' clubhouse on Monday. "Jobs are not riding on this. We’ll look at everything in the offseason, as we always do.”