PINEDA for MONTERO: Did the Yankees make the right move?

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The New York Yankees and Seattle Mariners have agreed upon one of the more unique trades in recent memory; exchanging top prospects/rookies Michael Pineda for Jesus Montero in a four-player deal.  In today’s Baseball market—which sees the biggest gap between big-market and small-market teams in all of professional sports—big-market teams usually exchange their top prospects [...]

Why Bedard makes sense for the Yankees

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While landing Ubaldo Jimenez would certainly make a bigger splash, another available pitcher would probably make more sense for the Yankees: Erik Bedard. No, Bedard is not as good of a pitcher as Jimenez, and no, he does not have as much upside.  He can however still be a productive pitcher and comes at a [...]

Yankees Mid-Season Grades

Yankees Mid Season Grades

The 2011 MLB season is half over, and the Yankees are 50-31 (.617).  Because of their resurgence, they have earned fewer failing grades than through one-quarter of the season. In this article I will assess each person (players and management) who has had a significant role to date, taking into consideration their entire first-half performance.  [...]

Meet Brian Gordon: Today’s Starting Pitcher

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Jun 16, 2011 – When is a 32-year-old triple-A lifer a pitching prospect, sorta? When he’s been a pitcher for only four full seasons, and has knockout numbers. Which describes Brian Gordon, who’s going to fill Bartolo Colon’s old slot in the New York Yankees’ rotation, Thursday afternoon against the Texas Rangers. Fourteen years ago, [...]

Pitching Matchups vs. Kansas City Royals

Tonight RHP Freddy Garcia (1-2, 2.88) vs. RHP Kyle Davies (1-4, 7.32) 7:05 p.m., YES Network Wednesday RHP A.J. Burnett (4-2, 3.71) vs. LHP Bruce Chen (4-1, 3.59) 7:05 p.m., YES Network Thursday RHP Ivan Nova (3-2, 4.08) vs. RHP Sean O’Sullivan (1-2, 3.41) 7:05 p.m., YES Network / MLB Network

Pitching Matchups vs. Texas Rangers

Tonight RHP Ivan Nova (2-2, 5.14) vs. LHP Matt Harrison (3-3, 4.59) 8:05 p.m. ET, YES Network Saturday RHP Bartolo Colon (2-1, 3.00) vs. LHP Derek Holland (3-1, 4.66) 8:05 p.m. ET, YES Network / MLB Network Sunday LHP CC Sabathia (2-2, 2.68) vs. RHP Alexi Ogando (3-0, 2.17) 2:05 p.m. ET, YES Network / [...]

Pitching Matchups for the Detroit Series

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 [...]

Millwood

Im glad Millwood opted out. His last 5 seasons his ERA has been above 5. Also a sign of the times with our bettering rotation!

Nova Matches Career Best, 6 1/3 Innings

Nova Matches Career High

  Ivan Nova gives the Yanks a terrific 6 1/3 innings today during their Sunday day game against Toronto.  Nova matches his career high by taking  the Yanks into the 7th Inning while giving up only 2 earned runs.  The first run was a wind tunnel routine flyball by Adam Lind that peppered the Left [...]