Hey, folks! Let’s dive in here: Led by CC Sabathia, the Yankees beat the Twins last night, 8-4. A-Rod is with the Yankees, but won’t be in the lineup until at least Saturday. As you know, Alex had surgery on July 11 to repair a torn meniscus in his right knee.
Via the NY Post: CC Sabathia was diagnosed with a minor meniscus tear of the right knee that will require surgery. As first reported by The Post, Sabathia was diagnosed yesterday at New York Presbyterian Hospital. He will have the surgery Friday. The Yankees do not consider the procedure significant and expect Sabathia to recover [...]
Even after Cliffpocalypse, according to Joe Girardi, that’s still the plan…
Via Ben Shpigel of the NY Times: Although the Yankees will not meet until Tuesday to discuss their roster for the American League Championship Series, General Manager Brian Cashman said on Monday that they would go with a four-man rotation. That means A. J. Burnett, whose poor performance in the regular season cost him a [...]
Via George King of the NY Post: With the Yankees opting to use a three-man rotation against the Twins in the AL Division Series, CC Sabathia’s broad shoulders and valuable left arm are about to get leaned on. Because of A.J. Burnett’s miserable season, the Yankees will use Sabathia, Andy Pettitte and Phil Hughes in [...]
Here’s today’s graph of the day–an interesting bit on CC Sabathia’s walk rate via FanGraphs: Despite his great season, CC’s BB/9 sits at 2.93, which is the highest figure from CC since a 3.45 mark in 2004.
Here are a few quick news items and notes to start the day: Led by CC Sabathia (6 IP 3 H 0 ER 0 BB 8 K) and Robbie Cano (6 RBI) the Yanks beat Seattle Sunday, 10-0. Missing from the beat-down was Alex Rodriguez, who has been placed on the 15-day DL with a [...]
Here are the lineups, via LoHud: YANKEES (51-31) Brett Gardner LF Derek Jeter SS Mark Teixeira 1B Alex Rodriguez 3B Robinson Cano 2B Nick Swisher DH Jorge Posada C Curtis Granderson CF Colin Curtis RF LHP CC Sabathia (10-3, 3.33) ATHLETICS (41-43) Coco Crisp CF Daric Barton 1B Kurt Suzuki C Kevin Kouzmanoff 3B Mark [...]
Here are a few quick items to kick off your Monday morning: The Yankees took 2 out of 3 against the Mets this weekend and are on top of the AL East. With no DH in the NL, Alex Rodriguez and Jorge Posada are considered day-to-day this week. A.J. Burnett has battled a sore foot [...]
Thanks to Mark Teixeira’s grandslam and a brilliant outing by their ace lefty, CC Sabathia (8,6) – 8 IP 4 H 0 ER 2 BB 6 K – the Yankees beat Johan Santana and the Mets today, 4-0. With the win, the Yankees now sit alone atop the American League East for the first time [...]
Here’s the lineup, via LoHud: YANKEES (42-26) Derek Jeter SS Nick Swisher RF Mark Teixeira 1B Alex Rodriguez 3B Robinson Cano 2B Jorge Posada DH Curtis Granderson CF Francisco Cervelli C Brett Gardner LF LHP CC Sabathia (7-3, 4.00) Mets vs. Sabathia METS (39-29) Jose Reyes SS Angel Pagan CF David Wright 3B Ike Davis [...]
Here are a few quick items on the morning: Thanks to CC Sabathia and Robinson Cano, the Yankees topped the Orioles, 4-2. Brett Gardner’s thumb might be a concern. X-rays were negative, but an MRI is a possibility. A Yankees official shot down Cliff Lee trade rumors yesterday. No surprise there. If Gardner’s thumb proves [...]
Here are a few quick items on the day: Thanks to CC Sabathia and Alex Rodriguez, the Yankees beat Baltimore yesterday, 6-3. Alex Rodriguez has 8 hits, 2 homers, 2 2B, and 8 RBI over his last 4 games. Power streak? After being swept by the Yankees, the Orioles have decided to fire manager Dave [...]
Here are the lineups for today’s game: YANKEES (33-20) Derek Jeter SS Nick Swisher RF Mark Teixeira 1B Alex Rodriguez 3B Robinson Cano 2B Jorge Posada DH Curtis Granderson CF Francisco Cervelli C Brett Gardner LF CC Sabathia LHP (4-3, 4.16) ORIOLES (15-37) Julio Lugo 2B Miguel Tejada 3B Nick Markakis RF Ty Wigginton 1B [...]
Here are a few quick items on the day: CC Sabathia had a poor outing yesterday, but Joba Chamberlain knows he’s at fault for the 11-13 loss. Jorge Posada remains optimistic regarding his fractured foot. He thinks he could return later this week. David Huff has rejoined the Indians after taking a liner off of [...]