Series Preview: Yankees @ Red Sox

Yankees Series Preview

After a little Series Preview hiatus, we are back to talk Yankees versus Red Sox. The Yankees have had an average start to the season sitting at 7-6 and third in the AL East. As rough as it has been for the Yankees, it has been even worse for the Red Sox who are 4-8 [...]

Yankees Throwback Uniforms: Studs or Duds?

Credit: NY Daily News

Throwback uniforms are a staple today in sports.  Fans relish in the nostalgic feeling of reliving glory days with their team’s old uniforms, or maybe even just dig the style from a few decades ago.  This year, teams such as the Blue Jays and Orioles have even brought back their old style uniforms as their [...]

Previewing the AL East

Michael Pineda will be the newest face in the Yankees rotation this season.

About a year ago the Boston Herald not-so-subtly declared the 2011 Boston Red Sox the “The Best Team Ever!” What a difference a year makes.  Well, what a difference an unprecedented 30 day collapse featuring “Chicken and Beer Gate” and a nightly appearance of out-of-shape Red Sox starters, which culminated in the ugly dismissal of [...]

Former Red Sox Reliever Headed to the Bronx

According to a report on ESPN.com’s Rumor Central, the Yankees and former Red Sox reliever Hideki Okajima have agreed to a minor league deal. Via ESPN.com… The 36-year-old Okajima made at least 56 appearances for four straight seasons in Boston, but his production declined in 2011 and he was demoted to Triple-A Pawtucket in late [...]

Series Preview: Red Sox vs Yankees

NYYvsBOS

Only six games left in the regular season with the American League East title wrapped up and snuggled in the Yankees clubhouse, the Red Sox come into town to close out the home schedule for the regular season. The Yankees don’t have anything to play for, except to try to wrap up the American League’s [...]

Where has the rivalry gone?

Jeter and Pedroia greet each other before a game in New York.

  A popular sports radio topic in Boston this week has been where has the Yankees-Red Sox rivalry gone?  It’s true, when you think about it.  The two teams set a standard from 2003 to 2004, when not only did the they meet in the Championship Series in consecutive years but also fought over off-season [...]

Series Preview: Yankees vs Red Sox

NYYvsBOS

A game and a half back of the Red Sox is where the Yankees find themselves as yet another three game series is set to begin in Boston. More important than the gap between the two teams, is the dominance the Red Sox have had over the Yankees this season so far owning a 10-2 [...]

Tale of Two Weekends

Sabathia is 0-4 with a 7.20 ERA in 2011 vs Boston.

  On one hand, the Yankees were a rare Mariano Rivera mishap from taking two-of-three from the Red Sox at Fenway Park.  On the other hand the Yankees’ ace was blasted yet again by the Red Sox and their closer blew a crucial save to the team they are chasing the division.  A tale of [...]

Series Preview: Yankees vs Red Sox

NYYvsBOS

First place is on the line as the Yankees take their seven-game win streak into Fenway to face the Boston Red Sox for a three game weekend series. During the Yankees winning streak they were able to close in on the Sox and as of last night, tie for the lead in the AL East. [...]

Behind Enemy Lines: Yankees at Fenway Park

Behind Enemy Lines

  This weekend’s series between the Yankees and Red Sox—the two best teams in the American League—does not have a whole lot of playoff implications but should have great meaning to both teams; especially the Yankees who are 1-8 against Boston this season.  Here are a few things to look for this weekend at Fenway. [...]

2011 MLB Anti All -Star Team

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There were 84 players named to the 2011 MLB All Star Game this year, mainly because of injuries and pitchers who threw on Sunday, but also because players simply do not want to go.  It has essentially turned into the NFL Pro Bowl, which is fine if MLB would treat it like an exhibition game, [...]

Yanks v. Sox Pitching Matchups

Tonight RHP Bartolo Colon (2-1, 3.86) vs. RHP Clay Buchholz (3-3, 4.19) 7:05 p.m., YES Network, MLB Network Saturday LHP CC Sabathia (3-2, 2.89) vs. RHP Josh Beckett (2-1, 1.99) 7:10 p.m., FOX Sunday RHP Freddy Garcia (2-2, 2.61) vs. LHP Jon Lester (4-1, 2.96) 8:05pm, ESPN