George A. King of the NY York Post reports that the New York Yankees are still keeping a close eye on Colorado Rockies pitcher Ubaldo Jimenez. King confirms that a Yankees scout was in Denver for the second time in a week on Tuesday night; and not to watch the Rockies beat-up on the Atlanta […]
The New York Yankees have not been void of injuries this season, with almost the entire bullpen, the Captain and two starting pitchers all currently sitting on the Disabled List. Well, you certainly wouldn’t know it, as the active Yankees are cruising right along on the road and packing in the crowds during the first […]
New York Yankees pitcher Phil Hughes has been on the DL for the majority of the 2011 season. Everything from Thoratic Outlet Syndrome to being over-worked to having a dead arm was speculated as the reason for the 24-year-olds drop in velocity. After numerous tests and really no definitive answers, Hughes was put on the […]
NOVA vs. O’SULLIVAN: In the rubber game Thursday night Yankees rookie Ivan Nova will take the bump, in a game the Yankees would like to win before the Boston Red Sox arrive on Friday for a weekend series. Nova has looked better with each start this season posting a 3-2 record, with a 4.08 ERA […]
A lot of things happened with the New York Yankees Friday night, other than losing 5-3 to the Texas Rangers, the first game of this weekend’s three game set. Yankee fans should not panic but there some substantial things to take note of, so to make it easier here are a few you can print: […]
In his first match-up, New York Yankees rookie pitcher Ivan Nova will take on the Minnesota Twins. Technically, it is not Nova’s first time pitching in the Bronx, but it is his debut as the official fourth starter in the 2011 pitching rotation.
Nova popped up mid-pennant race last season for seven starts; he posted a 1-2 record, a 4.50 ERA, striking out 26, over 42 innings pitched. He walked 17 batters and allowed 21 earn runs, but Nova’s overall performance wasn’t as bad as the stats make it seem. Still, the Nova from last year would not have been named as the Yankees fourth starter.
New York Yankees skipper Joe Girardi has announced the starting pitching rotation that will begin the 2011 season. Starters: (1) CC Sabathia, (2) AJ Burnett, (3) Phil Hughes, (4) Ivan Nova, (5) Freddy Garcia Bullpen: Bartolo Colon, Joba Chamberlain, David Robertson, Boone Logan, Pedro Feliciano, Raphael Soriano, Mariano Rivera (closer) Mike Wallace at ESPN claims: “The […]