After a 9-4 dominating victory over the Detroit Tigers last night, the Yankees have now won seven of their last nine games and are inching their way closer to the top of the AL East division ladder. Just 1.5 games back now, the teams offensive turnaround has been the driving factor in their recent success. [...]
Last night was a homecoming of sorts for Curtis Granderson, as he returned to Detroit to face his original team, the Tigers, and he certainly made them pay big time, making them regret ever letting him go. Casey Cosby made his first MLB start last night for Detroit and his nerves were on display. [...]
Even when he’s doing nothing, Captain Derek Jeter still finds a way to do something to help the New York Yankees win games, as he so often does. Detroit Tigers’ pitcher, Justin Verlander, kept the strong Yankee lineup in check for most of last night’s game. This included Jeter who went 0 for 3 on [...]
After acquiring Michael Pineda and Hiroki Kuroda in the offseason, the New York Yankees strong-point looked to be their starting rotation heading into 2012. But since losing Pineda for the season during spring training due to a shoulder injury on top of the struggles by the other starters on the mound, that rotation seems to [...]
Thursday in the Bronx is a sudden-death, winner take all showdown between the Yankees and Tigers; one of the more exciting events in all of sports. The atmosphere should be electric so the Yankees will feed off their crowd, but if they want a rematch with the Texas Rangers in the ALCS, three things [...]
Yanks up 3-1 @ Detroit – Verlander struggling to find his groove as the Yanks jump on him early.
Tonight RHP Bartolo Colon (2-1, 2.77) vs. RHP Justin Verlander (2-3, 3.64) 7:05 p.m., YES Network / ESPN Tuesday LHP CC Sabathia (2-1, 2.25) vs. RHP Brad Penny (1-3, 6.11) 7:05 p.m. YES Network / MLB Network Wednesday RHP Freddy Garcia (1-1, 2.00) vs. RHP Max Scherzer (4-0, 3.82) 7:05 p.m., YES Network Thursday RHP [...]