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Archive of entries posted on May 2012

2012 MLB Power Rankings – Week 6

The 2012 MLB season is about to hit the quarter mark, and a lot of teams who were considered ‘playoff contenders’ are still struggling to find their footing. A lot of baseball fans are counting out the Phillies, Yankees, Red Sox, Angels and Tigers but be warned, there is a ton of baseball left to […]

New York Yankees: Why I hope you lose again tonight in Toronto

Watching the New York Yankees lose 8-1 to the Toronto Blue Jays last night has been no different from the other eight losses Yankee fans have had to endure this May. Hiroki Kuroda stunk, as he gave up three homers, seven earned runs in five innings pitched but that didn’t really bother me. Would I have liked to see […]

New York Yankees: Are the bats the problem?

After watching CC Sabathia struggle and the Yankees lose pathetically, 5-2, to the Baltimore Orioles last night I realized that the pitching was not the problem here. Even with a bad start, Sabathia allowed four runs to score but the Yankee hitters can easily beat that number; and this reminded me of a something MLB […]

New York Yankees: Houdini to DL

Talk about some bad luck as the New York Yankees have placed another on the ever-growing DL (disabled list). This time it is reliever/interim-closer David Robertson who has a strained left oblique and will be out for 15 days at least. It is not surprising that the Yankees did not acknowledge that Robertson was hurt […]

New York Yankees: Wounded but winning

As if there weren’t enough already, the New York Yankees suffered even more injuries during their big, 8-5 win against the Baltimore Orioles last night. The wounded Bombers are literally dropping like flies, and it is going to make it tough for skipper Joe Girardi to give Mark Teixeira, who was hacking up a lung […]

Yankees vs. Orioles: You need to beat the birds

The New York Yankees are in Baltimore to face the first-place Orioles for two quick games starting tonight. The O’s have been playing some great baseball lately but the Yankees have won four of the six times the two AL East rivals have faced each other. Can the Orioles make the playoffs for the first […]