After finally earning my semi-endorsement, Yankees starter Phil Hughes went on to have his worst outing yet. Hughes couldn’t muster enough to get through the first inning in his last outing vs. the Mariners. He got tagged for seven earned runs in two-thirds of an inning at home before getting yanked. Kindly, whether this is [...]
This is not a post about how the New York Yankees got swept in the ALCS by the Tigers, as after the way Detroit played they deserved it. This is about Alex Rodriguez. As unless you have lived in a cabin out in the woods over the last week, sports fans around the world have [...]
It was a devastating 0-2 loss to the Tigers in the ALCS, but now is the time for the New York Yankeesto pick themselves up and get back on form. However, there is already much debate how, and indeed if, they will meet this ambition task. Firstly, they will have to overcome the absence of Derek [...]
There is not much more to say about the New York Yankees. Tragic? Getting there. Heartbreaking? Feels more nauseating. Struggling? I wish but that was last week. Panic? My finger is officially on the button. So, know the question is, are the Yankees in this pennant race or not? What do you think?
Whoever said that AJ Burnett couldn’t pitch should be putting their foot back in their mouth, as he could very well win the NL CY Young this season. I have always been a Burnett fan since his days with the Florida Marlins; so I was thrilled when the Yankees signed him in 2009 and went [...]
The Texas Rangers have been kicked out of the #1 spot this week by the Tampa Bay Rays, who took two of three down in Arlington. The Rays are 18-8, best record in baseball and have gone 9-1 in their last 10 games earning them the right to be on top. Also, it has been [...]
The Yankees biggest off-season news was trading top prospects Jesus Montero and Hector Noesi to the Mariners for phenom pitcher Michael Pineda. Pineda has yet to pitch for the Yankees, as he showed up to Spring Training overweight and out-of-shape. The Yankees thought that starting on the 15-day DL would give Pineda time to build [...]