Yankees A Different Team Since Kelley Donned The Horse HeadThe old adage says a ballplayer should always respect a streak -- no matter how ridiculous the circumstances.
Giving Up Already? Yanks' Kelley Says Wild Card 'More Achievable At This Point'Maybe Yankees manager Joe Girardi got lucky with his 26th career ejection: He didn't have to watch from the dugout as New York blew a late lead in a painful defeat.
Yankees Conclude Brutal Homestand With 5th Straight Loss, Fall Below .500Sean Rodriguez hit a tiebreaking homer in the sixth inning and drove in three runs, helping the streaking Tampa Bay Rays hand the New York Yankees their season-worst fifth straight loss, 6-3 Wednesday.
Yankees' Mark Teixeira Still Nursing Sore Right Wrist Manager Joe Girardi said he was simply being "proactive" in resting Teixeira, who missed games in late May and last week because of the wrist. Teixeira is hitting just .180 in his last 15 games.
Ailing Kelley Suffers Setback, Return To Yankees' Bullpen DelayedWith the news surrounding starting pitcher CC Sabathia and outfielder Carlos Beltran getting worse seemingly by the day, the Yankees are growing accustomed to disappointment. The latest revelation on reliever Shawn Kelley isn't good, either.
Carlos Beltran Has Bone Spur In Right Elbow, May Require SurgeryThe eight-time All-Star, who departed the opener of the Subway Series at Yankee Stadium on Monday night, had a cortisone shot after the game. He's currently listed as day to day and is hoping that the pain goes away.
Yankees Taking Shape, Lock Up Nova, Robertson And Gardner Short TermThe Yankees may be largely a team of high-priced offensive stars, but at the end of the day they will likely only go as far as their pitching and defense take them. Ivan Nova, David Robertson and Brett Gardner make the Bombers that much better.
Yankees Promote RHP Jim Miller To Aid Depleted BullpenThe New York Yankees have promoted right-hander Jim Miller from Triple-A to help their depleted bullpen.
Shawn Kelley Surrenders Walk-Off Hit As Yanks Fall Short In Los Angeles Mark Ellis delivered the winning single with two outs in the bottom of the ninth inning to give the Dodgers a 3-2 victory over the Yankees on Tuesday night.
Overbay Punishes Royals; Girardi Earns 500th Win As Yankees ManagerLyle Overbay hit a two-run homer and finished with five RBIs, Ichiro Suzuki also hit a two-run shot and the New York Yankees opened their only series in Kansas City with an 11-6 rout of the Royals on Friday night.
Eduardo Nunez Leaves Game Injured In Yanks' Series-Opening Loss To TigersEduardo Nunez, filling in for injured shortstop Derek Jeter, left the game in the fourth inning after being hit by a pitch as Ivan Nova and the Yankees fell to the Tigers in the opener of the three-game series.