Thanks to a Mark Teixeira 2-run homer in the 7th inning, the Yankees beat the Orioles last night, 8-5. The was no celebration, however, as the Yankees also lost Ivan Nova, David Robertson, Raul Ibanez and Clay Rapada to injuries. Of the 4 beat-up Yankees, most concern is squarely focused on Robertson (rib cage soreness) [...]
Here are the lineups, courtesy of LoHud: YANKEES (86-51) Derek Jeter SS Nick Swisher RF Mark Teixeira 1B Alex Rodriguez 3B Robinson Cano 2B Marcus Thames LF Jorge Posada DH Francisco Cervelli C Brett Gardner CF RHP A.J. Burnett (10-12, 5.15) Burnett vs. Orioles ORIOLES (51-86) Brian Roberts 2B Felix Pie LF Nick Markakis RF [...]
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 morning: Behind Andy Pettitte and thanks to Nick Johnson/Swisher, the Yankees beat Baltimore, 7-5. Curtis Granderson says he’s made a lot of progress since straining his groin over the weekend. David Biderman looks at the called strike zones for each player on the Yankees and the Mets. [...]
Via the indispensable Bryan Hoch of MLB.com: Yankees left-hander Andy Pettitte was forced to leave his start against the Orioles on Wednesday with what an MRI examination revealed to be mild inflammation of his pitching elbow.The Yankees said that Pettitte will be treated conservatively and evaluated on a daily basis. Pettitte completed just five innings [...]
Lineups for today via LoHud: Yankees 1. Derek Jeter SS 2. Nick Johnson DH 3. Mark Teixeira 1B 4. Alex Rodriguez 3B 5. Robinson Cano 2B 6. Nick Swisher RF 7. Brett Gardner CF 8. Francisco Cervelli C 9. Randy Winn LF Andy Pettitte P O’s 1. Adam Jones CF 2. Ty Wigginton 2B 3. [...]
After missing his second consecutive save opportunity with slight stiffness in his left side – his “abdominal flank,” I should say – Mariano Rivera believes that he is ready to pitch again. “I could go out there, but it’s their decision,” he said earlier today, to ESPNNewYork.com. Rivera even went as far as to say [...]
Here are a few noteworthy items on the morning: Thanks to A.J. Burnett and Francisco Cervelli, the Yankees beat Baltimore last night, 4-1. Right-hander, Javier Vazquez, is “not surprised” about having his next start pushed back. With Mariano Rivera unavailable last night, Joba picked up his second save of the season. Joba’s regular velocity – [...]
Tonight, we have A.J. Burnett versus Brian Matusz (I’m on the road). Enjoy.
Here are a few quick items to start the morning: Thanks to CC Sabathia and Randy Winn, the Yankees beat the Orioles last night, 4-1. During the game, Jorge Posada departed with a mild right calf sprain. He is day-to-day. Mariano Rivera was also held out of last night’s game with minor stiffness in is [...]
Here are the lineups via Gameday. Obviously, I’m late on this. Orioles lead, 1-0, off a Matt Wieters HR.
Here are a few quick items on the morning: The Yankees took 2 out of 3 against the White Sox to win their 7th series of the year. Alex Rodriguez was held out of yesterday’s lineup due to some minor pain in his leg(s). Joe Girardi made it clear that A-Rod will be back in [...]
According to the NY Post‘s Joel Sherman (h/t to Ben of RAB), Alex Rodriguez was held out of today’s lineup “due to pain behind the right knee.” The pain is said to be minor, though, as A-Rod believed he could have been the designated hitter for the Yankees-White Sox finale. However, Joe Girardi thought it [...]
Here are a few quick noteworthy items on the morning: Thanks to A.J. Burnett and Robinson Cano, the Yankees beat Baltimore last night, 4-0. Jorge Posada’s knee is still hurting, but he’s improving and could return to the lineup tomorrow. Mark Teixeira on Robinson Cano: “He’s the best defensive second baseman in baseball.” Can you [...]