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Holliday grinds out key at-bat vs. tough Sale

Matt Holliday had Chris Sale's repertoire rattling through his mind as they engaged in a 10-pitch battle during the fourth inning of Thursday's 3-0 Yankees victory over the Red Sox, resulting in a sacrifice fly to left field that sent Aaron Hicks home with the first run of the evening.
Via Yankees.com
1 hour ago

Yankees 3, Red Sox 0: Tanaka bests Sale in battle of the aces

Oh baby! Was that a fun game or what? Rain turned this three-game series into a two-game series, and the Yankees won both games while holding the Red Sox to one run total. Thursday night’s win saw Masahiro Tanaka outpitch Chris Sale, which is a very fun thing I hope to see many more times. The final score was 3-0 good guys. Masterful Masahiro All the talk coming into this game...
Via River Avenue Blues
2 hours ago

Yankees' Masahiro Tanaka throws complete-game shutout over Red Sox | Rapid Reaction

And Yankees get some timely hitting vs. ace Chris Sale BOSTON -- Hard to pick which seemed less likely a month ago: The Yankees starting this hot or them sweeping the vaunted Red Sox in Boston. After Thursday night, both had happened. Behind Masahiro Tanaka's brilliance and some timely hitting, the Yankees beat the Red Sox, 3-0, at Fenway Park...
Via NJ.com
3 hours ago

Could Luis Severino be Yankees' ace in 2018? | Mailbag

New York Yankees beat reporter Brendan Kuty answers fans' questions. Topics include: Brett Gardner, trades, Masahiro Tanaka, CC Sabathia
Via NJ.com
4 hours ago

Sabathia aims to get back on track vs. O's

The last time CC Sabathia faced the Orioles, it was an afternoon that the Yankees believe turned their month around, producing seven unanswered runs late in an April 9 contest to kickstart an eight-game winning streak. As the Yankees return to The Bronx, owning the Majors' top home record at 8-1, they are hoping to continue that run of strong play as they entertain one of the American...
Via Yankees.com
4 hours ago

Topps Now Pays Tribute To Aaron Judge's Fenway Birthday Game

Received an email about this today: Cool, huh? It commemorates Aaron Judge's huge birthday game at Fenway Park on Wednesday. Know what's even cooler? You can buy it, but only until 3pm EST Friday, April 28th at the Topps website.Congrats, again, Aaron Judge!
Via Lady At The Bat
4 hours ago

WATCH: Aaron Judge is off to a hot start

Check out where Aaron Judge ranks in Major League Baseball stat categories.
Via YES Network
6 hours ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Didi Gregorius is coming back, Ronald Torreyes' status & more

Didi Gregorius is coming back, Ronald Torreyes' status & more via Yankees manager Joe Girardi.
Via YES Network
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Yankees to bring Didi back from DL on Friday

Didi Gregorius is expected to return to the Yankees' lineup on Friday, making his season debut as the club opens a three-game series against the Orioles at Yankee Stadium.
Via Yankees.com
6 hours ago

Yankees set return date for Didi Gregorius; Gary Sanchez to take big step

Yankees general manager Brian Cashman talked to reporters before Thursday's game BOSTON -- Yankees general manager Brian Cashman spent a few minutes chatting with reporters before Thursday's game against the Red Sox at Fenway Park. Here are a few takeaways. How Judge has impressed Didi set to return The Yankees will welcome regular shortstop...
Via NJ.com
6 hours ago

Shelby Miller has tear in his UCL, flexor strain

The news on Shelby Miller is not great.The Arizona Diamondbacks pitcher has a tear in his UCL and a flexor strain, according to MLB.com’s Steve Gilbert. Miller, 26, left his Sunday start with forearm tightness. He was subsequently placed on the DL and underwent an MRI.The Diamondbacks wanted to get as much information as possible on Miller, so they had him get three medical opinions...
Via Larry Brown Sports
6 hours ago  |  Discuss

About last night: Aroldis Chapman’s tough ninth inning

Last night’s win over the Red Sox, as satisfying as it was, did not come easily in the ninth inning. Aroldis Chapman needed 33 pitches to get the final three outs and gosh, did he labor. Two walks, one booming double, one long foul ball, one run, and only two swings and misses. It was hardly vintage Chapman, but it was enough to close out the win. Here, via Brooks Baseball, is...
Via River Avenue Blues
12 hours ago

WATCH: Austin Romine on Luis Severino's stuff

Yankees catcher Austin Romine on catching Luis Severino's seven shutout innings in a 3-1 Yankees win over Boston.
Via YES Network
14 hours ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Luis Severino Stifles Boston Red Sox in 3-1 Loss to New York Yankees

The Boston Red Sox were held scoreless by Luis Severino for seven innings tonight and Aaron Judge launched a two-run homer on his birthday for the New York Yankees.
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23 hours ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Birthday boy Aaron Judge homers and makes spectacular catch at Fenway

New York Yankees right fielder Aaron Judge is enjoying his 25th birthday. Boston Red Sox shortstop Xander Bogaerts hit a fly ball down the right field line that appeared to be going out of play.But Judge made a running catch before tumbling over the short wall at Fenway Park and falling into the crowd. It was initially ruled that Judge did not catch the ball. But the call was overturned...
Via Sportsnaut
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Yankees expect Didi Gregorius back ‘sometime in the next series’

A right shoulder injury landed New York Yankees shortstop Didi Gregorius on the disabled list. At the time, he was said to be out the entire month of April.That timeline has held fairly true. According to Eric Boland of Newsday Sports, Gregorius will play Wednesday night in a rehab game and will join the Yankees “sometime in the next series,” which will be played against the...
Via Sportsnaut
1 day ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Derek Jeter and Jeb Bush close in on buying the Miami Marlins

On SNY's Daily News Live, the panel breaks down what Derek Jeter's new role as owner of the Miami Marlins will look like, as the New York Yankees legend closes in on buying the team with partner Jeb Bush.
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Boston Red Sox at New York Yankees Rain Out Notes 4/25/17

Nick Quaglia gives you today's news and notes plus the rescheduled date for tonight's Red Sox vs Yankees rain out.
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Luis Severino’s slider is becoming deadly

At almost this exact time last season, I talked about how Luis Severino needed to widen the velocity gap between his fastball and at least one of his secondary pitches. And believe it or not, he actually has done just that — he softened the velocity on his slider last season, and then he’s done so again this year. Year FB Velo (MPH) SL Velo (MPH) FB-SL Velo Gap (MPH) SL Vert...
Via BP Bronx
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Cashman on Pedro Martinez mentoring Luis Severino: He ‘owed us’

Luis Severino is quickly developing into the breakout star of the New York Yankees pitching staff. And it appears the guidance provided this past offseason by former Yankees nemesis Pedro Martinez proved to be the big turning point.And to hear it from Brian Cashman, it was the least former Boston Red Sox ace could do after tormenting the Yankees for so many years.The Yankees general...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Derek Jeter/Jeb Bush-led group wins auction for Miami Marlins

Derek Jeter and Jeb Bush recently teamed up in an effort to buy the Miami Marlins, and according to a report, they succeeded.Scott Soshnick, who writes for Bloomberg, broke the news Tuesday. “A group led by former Florida governor Jeb Bush and former New York Yankees captain Derek Jeter have won the auction for the Miami Marlins baseball team, according to a person with knowledge...
Via Sportsnaut
2 days ago  |  Discuss

New York Yankees: starting pitching has led to a hot start

Three weeks have passed in the 2017 Major League Baseball season, and so far, the New York Yankees have exceeded their preseason expectations.  The first week of the season was not kind to the team, but they were winners of eight straight games just a week ago.  With a record of 11 victories against seven defeats, they are not in first place in the American League East (that honor...
Via isportsweb.com
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Pirates pay tribute to Dan Rooney

The Pittsburgh Pirates paid a nice tribute to Pittsburgh Steelers chairman Dan Rooney on the field at PNC Park.Rooney’s name appeared behind home plate at PNC Park during Friday’s game against the New York Yankees. The team also painted a Steelers logo featuring Rooney’s initials on the back of the pitcher’s mound. Rooney passed away Apr. 13 at the age of 84. He had been...
Via Larry Brown Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Aaron Judge Put a Ball into Orbit Last Night

Aaron Judge is large. He’s 6-foot-7 and 275 pounds of human. A lean, mean slugging machine. He is one of, if not the, largest players in the game right now, and we are blessed to be able to watch him ply his craft in the big leagues. It doesn’t hurt that he plays in Yankee Stadium, which is essentially the size of a thimble, but Judge doesn’t exactly need shallow walls to do...
Via Fangraphs
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Derek Jeter, Jeb Bush plotting joint bid to buy Marlins

A pair of high-powered bidders are reportedly joining forces to try and purchase the Miami Marlins.According to Douglas Hanks of the Miami Herald, former New York Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter and former Florida governor Jeb Bush have teamed up in a bid to purchase the Marlins from Jeffrey Loria.The sources said Wayne Rothbaum, a New York financier, is the duo’s primary rival for...
Via Larry Brown Sports
8 days ago  |  Discuss
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