The New York Yankees found out their opponent in the ALDS will be their AL East division rival Baltimore Orioles. So down to Baltimore they go, to an all-familiar Camden Yards where the Yankees have played, time and time again. The two teams have spilt games this series 9-9, and that pretty much tells the story [...]
The sport of baseball is in a fantastic place right now. The fact is that two of the 10-playoff berths only got locked up yesterday is absurd, considering there are only 12 -14 games left in the regular season. And the two teams who clinched spots were the Washington Nationals and Cincinnati Reds, both NL teams from the East and [...]
I read a quote once that said: “It pays to plan ahead. It wasn’t raining when Noah built the ark.” It is no big secret that the New York Yankees brass goal is to get the current $209+ million payroll down to $189 million in order avoid the hefty luxury tax increases that MLB will [...]
The New York Yankees are playing outstanding baseball right now, as the Bombers are finally drumming on all cylinders. Pitcher Ivan Nova is the third Yankees starter in a row to dominate the opposing bats, as the he lead the team to a 4-1 start and pitched into the ninth inning. The Yankee bats did [...]
The last time the New York Yankees were in first-place in the AL East was back on April 24th, but thanks to the 10-strikeout, 7 1/3 innings performance by veteran southpaw Andy Pettitte, the Bombers now stand within striking distance. At just a half-game back from their current opponents, the AL East leading Tampa Bay [...]
The AL East leading Tampa Bay Rays (31-23) are in town to face the third place New York Yankees(29-24) in a three-game set with the division at stake. Tonight, the Rays send James Shields to the hill against the Yankees southpaw Andy Pettitte. SHIELDS vs. PETTITTE Shields, is 0-1, with an ERA of 7.36 in his [...]
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.