Furious Yankees Take Revenge On Blue Jays

In a way, the Yankees can thank J A Happ for their win last night. After Luis Severino nicked Josh Donaldson on the elbow protector, Happ had what amounted to a hissy fit when Chase Headley stepped into the batters box. Two brawls and several ejections later, the Yankees were furious, and although Dellin Betances tried to give it back, revenge was taken out against the Toronto Blue...
Via Lady At The Bat
48 minutes ago

Gary Sanchez recalls crossing paths with Jose Fernandez

TORONTO — Gary Sanchez sat next to Jose Fernandez signing autographs before the two played against each other in the 2012 South Atlantic League All-Star game when both young stars were in Class-A. “He was a really good person,” Sanchez said through a translator before the Yankees beat the Blue Jays 7-5 Monday’s at Rogers...
Via New York Post
4 hours ago

Yankees refuse to let playoff hopes slip away without a fight

TORONTO — The odds favor this coming week marking the bleakest Yankees homestand in a generation. So give Joe Girardi’s guys some credit for arriving back in The Bronx on a wave of light. “Our team has been fighting all year,” Mark Teixeira said, following a memorably crazy 7-5 victory over the Blue Jays Monday...
Via New York Post
4 hours ago

Game 156 Recap: One Last Exciting Game

The beginning of this game really doesn’t warrant a recap, but since it did in fact occur it should be at least mentioned. As a former college level baseball player I never understood or agreed with the act of “clearing the benches.” On rare occasions it may be warranted, to an extent, if one of your own players is being ganged up on by several members of the opposing team...
Via BP Bronx
4 hours ago  |  Discuss

Things just keep getting worse for Yanks closer Dellin Betances

TORONTO — Dellin Betances’ nightmare continued in Monday’s 7-5 win over the Blue Jays, when the closer didn’t record an out while trying to protect a four-run lead in the ninth. He faced just three batters, walking two and stumbling as he tried to field a bunt from the other. Betances was yanked after walking...
Via New York Post
4 hours ago

WATCH: Luis Severino discusses ejection after bench-clearing spat

Yankees pitcher Luis Severino discusses the back-and-forth battles between New York and Toronto in the opening innings of Monday night's series finale. Subscribe here: http://bit.ly/10FUHE2 Like on Facebook: http://facebook.com/YESNet Follow on Twitter: http://bit.ly/1dtTy7q Follow on Instagram: http://bit.ly/PGQWNm
Via YES Network
6 hours ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Chase Headley discusses his "shock" over HBP from J. A. Happ

Yankees third baseman Chase Headley addresses getting hit by Toronto Blue Jays starter J. A. Happ, who threw at Headley in the second inning to ignite a second bench-clearing altercation. Subscribe here: http://bit.ly/10FUHE2 Like on Facebook: http://facebook.com/YESNet Follow on Twitter: http://bit.ly/1dtTy7q Follow on Instagram: http://bit.ly/PGQWNm
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WATCH: Joe Girardi on Mark Teixeira's 408th career home run

Yankees manager Joe Girardi reflects on Mark Teixeira's 408th career blast in the 9th inning Monday night against the Blue Jays. Subscribe here: http://bit.ly/10FUHE2 Like on Facebook: http://facebook.com/YESNet Follow on Twitter: http://bit.ly/1dtTy7q Follow on Instagram: http://bit.ly/PGQWNm
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7 hours ago  |  Discuss

Yankees rally late, hang on for 7-5 win over Blue Jays after benches clear

This team still has a little magic left, huh? The Yankees brawled and bat-flipped their way to a dramatic 7-5 win over the Blue Jays in their final road game of the season Monday night. That was satisfying win. Very, very satisfying. I’m going to busy for a little while and this game is going to take a while to recap anyway, so here’s a placeholder. I leave you with a win probability...
Via River Avenue Blues
8 hours ago

With 5-run 9th, Yankees stun Jays

In a game marred by two early bench-clearing incidents, the Yankees scored five runs in the ninth inning -- three coming on homers by Mark Teixeira and Aaron Hicks -- and defeated the Blue Jays, 7-5, on Monday night at Rogers Centre to avoid a four-game sweep.
Via Yankees.com
8 hours ago

Benches clear in Yankees-Blue Jays game, Joe Girardi ejected

Tensions were high during Monday night’s Yankees-Blue Jays game after batters from each team were thrown at by opposing pitchers. It started when Josh Donaldson got plunked on the elbow by Luis Severino, which looked to be purposeful, although it’s hard to know for sure. The Jays clearly thought the intent was there, because they responded by having J.A. Happ hit Chase Headley...
Via The Sports Daily
8 hours ago  |  Discuss

A Yankees Fan Finds Grief For Jose Fernandez

I remember exactly where I was when I heard the news of Thurman Munson’s death. I was at the kitchen table doing something—I don’t remember what. The radio was tuned to 1010 WINS, an all-news station. Back then, in 1979, breaking news on the station was preceded by a series of shrill beeps. I heard the beeps and sat up in my seat, curious to know just what news was breaking...
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10 hours ago

Yankees Outright J.R. Graham

The Yankees announced this afternoon that they’ve outrighted reliever J.R. Graham to Triple-A, thus removing the 26-year-old right-hander from the 40-man roster. New York claimed Graham off waivers from the Twins earlier this year after Minnesota designated the 2014 Rule 5 Draft pick for assignment. Graham stuck in the Twins’ bullpen all throughout the 2015 campaign, with manager...
Via MLB Trade Rumors
11 hours ago

You might not see Yankees' Masahiro Tanaka again this year

Tanaka dealing with slight forearm strain as Yankees tumble out of playoff race TORONTO -- Yankees manager Joe Girardi was noncommittal when asked if his ace, Masahiro Tanaka, will pitch again this season if the team is eliminated from postseason contention before his next scheduled start. Team physician Dr. Christopher Ahmad is slated to examine...
Via NJ.com
12 hours ago

Girardi hoping Tanaka can start Saturday

Yankees right-hander Masahiro Tanaka is expected to see team physician Dr. Christopher Ahmad on Tuesday when the club returns home from an 11-game road trip, manager Joe Girardi said Monday.
Via Yankees.com
12 hours ago

Game 156: The Final Road Game

After six months of red-eye flights and swanky hotels, the Yankees are playing their final road game of the 2016 season tonight. They’re an awful 35-45 on the road, which is their worst record away from Yankee Stadium since going 35-46 in 1992. Things aren’t so bad at home. The Yankees are 44-31 with a +21 run differential in the Bronx. Anyway, Luis Severino returns to the rotation...
Via River Avenue Blues
12 hours ago

Finding Success

One way or another, the 2016 season is going to end in a week’s time. Chances are, the Yankees will be packing up their lockers and heading to their respective corners of vacation, golf, and other recreational activities as their counterparts on other teams bask in the stressful glow of October baseball. There was a time when we’d consider such a happening an unwavering failure...
Via River Avenue Blues
19 hours ago

Yankees' 7 immediate offseason priorities

Because it's time to look past 2016
Via NJ.com
1 day ago

Seven Games Remaining: Yankees Need A Miracle

It was always a long shot. The Yankees muddled around .500 for most of the year and only in August did they start to play with any kind of consistency, going 16-11 that month and then going 7-2 during the first week of September, including a sweep of the very same Toronto Blue Jays they have faced over the past three games.The Yankees got as close as 1.0 game within a Wild Card...
Via Lady At The Bat
1 day ago

Game 155 Recap: The Yankees are Clippard by the Jays

The Yankees lost again. The death spiral that began in Boston last weekend continued into this weekend. This time, the Yankees offense, which went 33 innings without scoring, finally scored a run in the seventh inning of Sunday afternoon’s game. Then, perhaps even more miraculously, they scored two in the ninth to take a 3-2 lead. But alas, it was not meant to be because the Yankees’...
Via BP Bronx
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Yankees' rookies given one-sie pajamas for team flight

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) A baseball ritual lightened the mood in the New York Yankees' clubhouse after a tough defeat. Rookies were given Yankees' one-sie pajamas to wear for the flight to Toronto after a 2-0 loss to Tampa Bay Thursday night, part of a ''Baby Bombers'' theme. Gary Sanchez, Mason Williams, Luis Cessa, Tyler Austin and Richard Bleier were among those modeling the...
Via Associated Press
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Ellsbury back in Yankees' lineup

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) Center fielder Jacoby Ellsbury is back in the starting lineup for the banged up New York Yankees. Ellsbury is second in Wednesday night's batting order against Tampa Bay. Ellsbury missed two games with a bruised right knee, the result of sliding into the wall while attempting to make a catch Saturday at Boston. Third baseman Chase Headley was out of...
Via Associated Press
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Game 150 Recap: El Gary does it again

While the Yankees may essentially out of the A.L. Wild Card race, that doesn’t mean they aren’t playing exciting games. Michael Pineda turned in one of his finer performances of the season and Gary Sanchez punctuated a late-game comeback as New York took the series opener against the Rays 5-3. Pineda pitched well, but New York found itself in a 2-0 hole early on. Mark Teixeira...
Via BP Bronx
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Hicks back, Ellsbury and Headley still out of lineup

ST.PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) The New York Yankees have reinstated outfielder Aaron Hicks from the 15-day disabled list and inserted him into the lineup for Tuesday night's game against Tampa Bay. Hicks missed 17 games with a strained right hamstring. Center fielder Jacoby Ellsbury didn't rule out starting Wednesday night. He bruised his right knee sliding into a bullpen wall trying...
Via Associated Press
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Teixeira unloads on PED users, calls for harsher penalties

Mark Teixeira’s career is set to close, as the New York Yankees first baseman will retire at season’s end. The 36-year-old enjoyed a phenomenal 14-year career split between Texas, Atlanta and New York, hitting 406 career home runs. In a wide-ranging interview with Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports, Teixeira opened up about what it was like to be a clean star in the sport’s steroid...
Via The Outside Corner
7 days ago  |  Discuss

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