Sweeny: Tanaka Showing A Little 'El Duque' And More Yankees ThoughtsThis probably isn’t the perfect comparison, but Masahiro Tanaka seems to have an array of pitches somewhat like Orlando “El Duque” Hernandez. And he throws harder.
Sabathia Pitches 5 Hitless Innings As Yankees Bounce Back In PanamaSabathia (1-1) didn't allow any walks and had five strikeouts in his third start this preseason after entering with a 5.40 ERA.
Yankees Notebook: Pineda Impresses Again Ahead Of Panama TripMichael Pineda, who missed the past two seasons after right shoulder surgery, has nine strikeouts in 4 2-3 scoreless innings overall. He's bidding to become the Yankees' fifth starter.
Mariano's Advice For D-Rob: Forget What I Did, You Control Your Own GameSpeaking to WFAN's Joe Benigno and Evan Roberts on Wednesday, Mariano Rivera offered a ton of advice to Robertson, touched on Derek Jeter's upcoming retirement tour and the Yankees' exhibition games in Panama.
Yankees, Marlins To Play First Games In Panama In 67 YearsUnder the long-discussed deal announced Thursday, careers saves leader Mariano Rivera will promote the event, and a gala dinner will be held March 14 to benefit the Mariano Rivera Foundation.
United States Wins Gold Cup For The Fifth Time After Defeating PanamaBrek Shea's goal in the 69th minute gave the United States a 1-0 victory over Panama in the CONCACAF Gold Cup Final.
U.S. Men Dominant In 2-0 World Cup Qualifier Win Over PanamaJozy Altidore scored a goal in his third straight match, Eddie Johnson thrilled his home club fans with a goal in the 53rd minute, and the United States took over first place in its World Cup qualifying group with a 2-0 win over Panama on Tuesday.
Steve Swindal, Steinbrenner's Once Heir Apparent, Finds New SuccessMarried 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.
President Of Panama Congratulates Yankees' Rivera On Save No. 602When the phone rang this time for Mariano Rivera, it wasn't a call to the bullpen.
Yankees Kick Off HOPE Week With Surprise Party For TeenThe New York Yankees kicked off HOPE week by throwing a surprise pool party for 13-year-old Jorge Grajales of North Haledon.