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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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. [...]

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 [...]

Game 69: Five-Run First Does Pettitte In

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New York Yankees 4 — New York Mets 6   Five-run 1st inning was too much to overcome in tonight’s 6-4 loss to the New York Mets.   Andy Pettitte started for the Yankees tonight and he struggled right away. A two-run single and a Nick Swisher-assisted three-run home run made a five-run deficit for [...]

Yankees Game 69 Lineup: 06/22/12

Andy Pettitte is really warming up and he gets the start in tonight's series opener with the Mets at Citi Field.

The Yankees had an off day yesterday and return to baseball today with a trip across the city for another for another weekend Subway Series against the Mets. The Yankees enter the series coming off of a two-game losing streak, their first since the end of May. They swept the Mets last time when they [...]

Cano No Help This Year

Despite decent offensive numbers, Robinson Cano's misleading stats haven't been to beneficial to the Yankees so far this season.

Compared to the last few seasons where the Yankees have become accustomed to the consistent production from the bat of Robinson Cano, there hasn’t been too much of the same on display this season. His .299 batting average, 14 home runs, and 33 RBIs that pad his stats this year are a bit misleading, because [...]

Game 68: Braves Outblast Bombers

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Atlanta Braves 10 — New York Yankees 5   A Yankee Stadium record nine home runs between these two teams made for a 10-5 loss to the Atlanta Braves in today’s game.   In a day where the temperature reached the 90′s, the bats were just as hot. Phil Hughes could not get things going [...]

Game 67: The Streak Ends

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Atlanta Braves 4 — New York Yankees 3   The Yankees had opportunities to continue their winning ways but fell short in tonight’s 4-3 loss to the Atlanta Braves, ending their winning streak at 10.   A sharp line drive at Mark Teixeira off of the bat of Jason Heyward brought in the game-winning run [...]

Game 66: CC Ks 10 For 10th Straight W

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Atlanta Braves 2 — New York Yankees 6   CC Sabathia goes the whole way in tonight’s 6-2 win over the Atlanta Braves for the Yankees 10th straight win.   CC Sabathia surrendered a lead-off triple to Michael Bourn that scored but that was just 1 of 2 runs he would surrender through tonight’s game. [...]

Yogi Berra: An Unconventional Legend

Yogi Berra is the most unforgettable, unconventional, legendary catcher in Yankee and baseball history

  His husky build on top of his short, 5’ 7” stature, didn’t make for the most athletic frame. And his unorthodox style of play cast a constant shadow of doubt that he could ever make it as a professional ballplayer. But what he lacked in size and support, he made up for with his [...]

Game 65: Nova Completes the Interleague Dominance

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New York Yankees 4 — Washington Nationals 1   Ivan Nova started this 9-game interleague trip with a win and ended it with a win in today’s 4-1 win over the Washington Nationals, finishing it undefeated.   In 7.2 innings, Ivan Nova spread out 7 hits and contained the Nationals to just one run from [...]

Lessons in the Bronx

It all started here...

  April 18, 1923. On this date, a grand coliseum opened its gates for the first time– thus the evil empire was born. No, I’m not referring to a place where great Roman warriors once fought to the death in front of thousands of cheering spectators. Although, the environment is chillingly comparable. The infamous structure [...]

Game 64: Yankees Homerless Win in 14

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New York Yankees 5 — Washington Nationals 3 (14 innings)   Mark Teixeira came through in the 14th inning in today’s 5-3 win over the Washington Nationals, their 8th win in a row.   In today’s marathon of a game, Andy Pettitte started for the Yankees. In his 7 innings of work, he only gave [...]

Game 63: Hughes Goes 6 For Yankees 7th Straight

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New York Yankees 7 — Washington Nationals 2   Phil Hughes went 6 strong innings to get the Yankees their 7th straight win in tonight’s 7-2 win over the Washington Nationals.   In all of the starts by Phil Hughes, he has given up at least one home run. Today was the first start where [...]

Good Eye Kid, Good Eye

As often as the Yankees find themselves in the postseason, they find themselves among the top MLB teams in the walks category just as often

There is one offensive statistic in baseball that has always been underrated and overlooked. To tally this stat, requires a focused eye, composure, restraint, and most of all, patience. Some players and teams lack those qualities, but others excel in those areas allowing them to succeed. A walk is as good as a hit the [...]

Game 62: Granderson’s Blast Completes Sweep

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New York Yankees 3 — Atlanta Braves 2   Curtis Granderson backed up Hiroki Kuroda on route to a win by a score of 3-2 and a sweep of the Atlanta Braves. This was their 6th win in a row.   Hiroki Kuroda went 6 innings of dancing out of danger. He gave up 9 [...]

Game 61: A-Rod Goes Grand in Comeback

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New York Yankees 6 — Atlanta Braves 4   Alex Rodriguez begins the comeback rally in tonight’s 6-4 win over the Atlanta Braves.   Recently, CC Sabathia can be considered the weakest member of the starting rotation. Despite giving up 4 runs and 10 hits allowed, this outing was not a bad outing. 3 of [...]

Game 60: Nova Rises Yankees To 1st Place Tie

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New York Yankees 3 — Atlanta Braves 0   Ivan Nova went 7 strong in tonight’s 3-0 win over the Atlanta Braves.   In the 7 innings of work, Nova gave up just 5 singles without allowing a run and walking just 1 while striking out 6. Four relievers combined to finish off the game [...]