I guess it is so far so good for New York Yankees GM Brian Cashman, as he crossed a lot of things off his 2012 off-season not-to-do-list at the Winter Meetings this past week.
I might be the only New York Yankees fan who doesn’t think trading AJ Burnett, as New York Post’s George E. King confirmed the rumor to be true, is a good idea. Here are my three reasons why: 1) If Burnett goes to an AL East team or a playoff contender, the Yankees might have [...]
It is hard to imagine that things could get much worse Boston, but it did. ESPN’s Buster Onley reported today that Theo Epstein, the Red Sox’s GM is officially going to sign a 5-year deal with the Chicago Cubs. That is the second prolific Red Sox leader to get the heck out of dodge, with [...]
Last night’s ALDS Game 4 was a do or die for the New York Yankees, as they were down 2-1 in games to the Detroit Tigers. So in an almost reckless effort to succeed, Yankees skipper Joe Girardi put the team’s fate in the hands of AJ Burnett. To say Burnett’s time in New York [...]
The New York Yankees and Detroit Tigers leave the Bronx tied at one game apiece, as the ALDS heads to Comerica Park for the next two match-ups. With Game 3 featuring both teams’ aces, CC Sabathia and Justin Verlander, who were the original Game 1 starters until Mother Nature stopped the battle after an inning [...]
Back on August 6th, the New York Yankees skipper Joe Girardi decided to expand the standard five-man pitching rotation to six. Looking at the rotation with veterans Freddie Garcia and Bartolo Colon, an unstable AJ Burnett and Phil Hughes and the young phenom Ivan Nova, the added day-off made sense considering each start was a [...]
Finally, the New York Yankee bats and starter AJ Burnett were in sync in Kansas City against the Royals, winning the game 7-4. Burnett racked his first win in pinstripes the month of August ever, a jinx that had run its course for all involved as he posted an 0-8 record with a 7.18 ERA [...]