Pettitte Leaves With Leg Injury

Andy Pettitte left Wednesday's game with a leg injury.

Andy Pettitte left Wednesday’s game in the 5th inning after taking a line drive off the bat of Casey Kotchman to the left ankle. Pettitte went down instantly, though managed to convince Joe Girardi and the training staff to let him remain in the game. After a few warm-up pitches, Pettitte threw just one pitch [...]

Minors Wrap-Up: Mitchell Shines as Scranton Wins

D.J. Mitchell turned in another fine start for Scranton/Wilkes-Barre

  AAA: Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Yankees Scranton/Wilkes-Barre pulled off a 3-1 victory last night because of a strong pitching performance by D.J. Mitchell, who threw seven innings of one-run baseball. Mitchell allowed just five hits on the day while striking out six. Despite this, he didn’t factor into the decision, as the Yankees would break a 1-1 [...]

Sabathia Placed On 15-Day Disabled List

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The Yankees are placing C.C. Sabathia on the 15-day disabled list with a grade 1 strain of the adductor muscle near his left leg. Sabathia injured his groin in the fourth inning against the Mets on Sunday night and he continued to feel discomfort during a bullpen yesterday at Yankee Stadium. “Dr. Ahmad said if [...]

Yankees Game 74 Lineup: 06/27/12

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The Yankees look to sweep the Tribe this afternoon as they send Andy Pettitte to the mound. Pettitte has gone at least six innings in each of his eight starts, and he hasn’t walked more than three in any start. Jeter sits; Martin back behind plate. Right-hander Ubaldo Jimenez (7-5, 4.59 ERA) is on the [...]

Game 73: Hughes Solid Through 8

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Cleveland Indians 4 — New York Yankees 6   Phil Hughes threw 8 scoreless en route to a 6-4 win over the Cleveland Indians.   Phil Hughes spread 6 hits over 8 scoreless innings for another start without a home run. Through his 8 scoreless innings, he hardly faced any difficult spots. The most difficult [...]

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Jeter hits number 3,000 against David Price last year.

Derek Jeter has done just about everything there is to do in professional Baseball. Win the World Series (five times), win World Series MVP (2000), win Gold Gloves (five-time winner), make the all-star team (soon to be 13 times). He’s even collected 3,000 career hits, joining an elite club. When it is all said and [...]

Yankees Game 73 Lineup: 06/26/12

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The Yankees will send Phil Hughes to the mound tonight vs. the Tribe. In his last outing against the Braves, Hughes lasted only 4 1/3 innings, allowing six runs – including four home runs and was tagged with the loss. For the month of June, the right-hander is 3-1 with a 3.51 ERA in four [...]

Yankees Claim Danny Farquhar Off Waivers

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The Yankees have claimed Danny Farquhar off waivers for the Oakland Athletics. Farquhar, 25, was claimed off of waivers by the Athletics on June 9th after he was let go by the Toronto Blue Jays. The right-hander posted a 2.97 ERA in 20 Double-A appearances for Toronto’s affiliate and pitched eight innings for the A’s [...]

Kuroda in Cruise Control

Hiroki Kuroda has been on quite the roll lately, finally finding some consistency on the mound

  Perhaps it was the nerves of transitioning to a new team that got the best of him in the beginning of the year. Or maybe it was just the pressure of playing baseball in the big apple that took some time for him to adjust to. Whatever the case may be, Hiroki Kuroda seems [...]

Forever Young: Jeter’s 38th Birthday Tribute

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In honor of Captain Clutch turning a ripe age of 38, let us celebrate 38 reasons why baseball fans alike are completely and utterly in love with Derek Jeter. 38) 38=about 77 in baseball years & putting up numbers like he was a rookie again; another “Curious Case of Benjamin Button”-like story if you ask [...]

Game 72: Cano, Kuroda Beat Cleveland

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Cleveland Indians 1 — New York Yankees 7   Robinson Cano continues his hot hitting in tonight’s 7-1 against the Cleveland Indians.   Two runs in each of the first 3 innings provided an easy start for Hiroki Kuroda. The Japanese right-hander went 7 innings with the only run he allowed coming after he had [...]

Swisher Starting to Sizzle

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With last week’s heatwave in the New York City area, Nick Swisher’s play started to warm up as well. Swisher is 13-for-31 (.419) with two home runs and eight RBIs in his last nine games – he picked up career hit 1,000 on saturday against the Mets. He’s picking a good time to get things [...]

Yankees Game 72 Lineup: 06/25/12

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Right-hander Hiroki Kuroda is on the mound for the Yankees tonight, in game one of a three-game set against the Cleveland Indians. In his last outing vs. the Braves, Kuroda allowed four runs over seven innings for the loss. The 37-year-old is 3-1 in his last five starts. Alex Rodriguez sits; Dewayne Wise gets rare [...]

Pitching Matchups: Indians vs. Yankees

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Today RHP Hiroki Kuroda (6-7, 3.57 ERA) vs. RHP Josh Tomlin (3-4, 5.12 ERA) 7:05 p.m., YES Network and ESPN2 Tuesday RHP Phil Hughes (7-6, 4.94 ERA) vs. RHP Justin Masterson (4-6, 3.98 ERA) 7:05 p.m., MY9 Wednesday LHP Andy Pettitte (3-3, 3.29 ERA) vs. RHP Ubaldo Jimenez (7-5, 4.59 ERA) 1:05 p.m., YES Network [...]

Minors Wrap-Up: Four Combine for Scranton’s Shutout

Adam Warren and three relievers pitched a combined shutout against Indianapolis

  AAA: Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Yankees Adam Warren started for Scranton, tossing five shutout innings before being pulled. He ultimately would combine with Chase Whitley, Juan Cedeno, and Ryota Igarashi to shut out Indianapolis 4-0. Warren had allowed just five hits and a walk on the day. The win brought Warren’s record on the season to 5-5. [...]

Game 71: Cano Breaks The Tie

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New York Yankees 6 — New York Mets 5   Robinson Cano broke the tie game and gave the Yankees the 6-5 victory to take the Citi Field part of the Subway Series over the New York Mets.   The Yankees had to deal with the seemingly un-hittable R.A. Dickey of the New York Mets. [...]

Subway Series Lineup: 06/24/12

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The Yankees workhorse, C.C. Sabathia, is on the mound tonight in the rubber match against the Metropolitans. In his last start on Monday vs. the Braves, Sabathia threw a complete game, giving up 2 runs while striking out 10. Knuckleballer, R.A. Dickey (11-1, 2.00 ERA) is on the mound for the Mets. The Yankee with [...]

Game 70: Home Runs Turn The Game Around

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New York Yankees 4 — New York Mets 3   Two big home runs turned the entire game around in tonight’s 4-3 win over the New York Mets.   Ivan Nova’s 5.2 innings was not too bad but some errors put extra pressure on him. An error in the 4th inning by Alex Rodriguez put [...]

Subway Series Lineup: 06/23/12

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Ivan Nova toes the rubber for the Yankees tonight in game two of the Subway Series. Nova is 9-2 with a 4.32 ERA in 13 starts, with 73 strikeouts and 23 walks. Right-hander Chris Young (1-1, 3.06 ERA) is on the mound for the Mets. New York Yankees (41-28) Derek Jeter SS Curtis Granderson CF [...]

Minors Wrap-Up: Ortiz’s Great Performance Wasted

AAA: Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Yankees Ramon Ortiz turned in seven innings of one-run ball, but saw a great effort wasted as the Yankees couldn’t put anything together offensively. Ortiz allowed just five hits and struck out seven. Justin Thomas took the loss when he allowed three runs on four hits in just two-thirds of an inning. Ronnier [...]