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Yankees Quick Hits by Bryan Revello

8/30/2014 I wrote in length last week about how the second wild card team has given many teams a chance to remain in the playoff race versus years ago when these same teams would already have been declared out of contention. On one hand it is pretty cool that this Yankees team is only three games out of the second ... Read More »

Bautista homers as Jays one-hit Yanks

(Saturday, August 30) Final Score: Toronto 2, New York 0 Toronto, ON (SportsNetwork.com) – Jose Bautista’s first-inning homer stood up, as Drew Hutchison and Aaron Sanchez combined on a one-hit shutout to lift the Toronto Blue Jays to a 2-0 victory over the New York Yankees on Saturday at Rogers Centre. Hutchison (9-11) surrendered only a fourth-inning double to Mark ... Read More »

Yanks ride big inning to win over Blue Jays

(Friday, August 29) Final Score: New York 6, Toronto 3 Toronto, ON (SportsNetwork.com) – Jacoby Ellsbury hit a two-run homer to cap a five-run seventh inning that powered the New York Yankees to a 6-3 win over the Toronto Blue Jays at Rogers Centre. Chris Capuano (2-3) started Friday’s series opener for New York and earned his first win with the ... Read More »

Lagares, Mets top Phillies

(Friday, August 29) Final Score: New York 4, Philadelphia 1 Flushing, NY (SportsNetwork.com) – Juan Lagares was able to bring in two runs as part of a three-run seventh inning, and the New York Mets grabbed a 4-1 win over the Philadelphia Phillies to open a three-game series. Wilmer Flores drove in a run and Eric Campbell stole home as part ... Read More »

Minor does it all as Braves take series from Mets

(Thursday, August 28) Final Score: Atlanta 6, New York 1 Flushing, NY (SportsNetwork.com) – Mike Minor was dominant on the mound and at the plate to lead the Atlanta Braves to a 6-1 win over the New York Mets in Thursday’s series finale at Citi Field. Minor (6-8) allowed one run on four hits and struck out five over seven-plus innings. ... Read More »

Avila, Tigers beat Yankees in 9th

(Thursday, August 28) Final Score: Detroit 3, New York 2 Detroit, MI (SportsNetwork.com) – Alex Avila drove a first-pitch slider off the right-field wall in the bottom of the ninth inning Thursday to give the Detroit Tigers a 3-2 win over the New York Yankees. Avila’s two-out blast off Shawn Kelley hit midway up the wall and out of the reach ... Read More »

Porcello helps Tigers halt Yankees’ win streak

(Tuesday, August 26) Final Score: Detroit 5, New York 2 Detroit, MI (SportsNetwork.com) – Rick Porcello pitched eight strong innings and J.D. Martinez went 3-for-4 with an RBI and two runs scored, as the Detroit Tigers earned a 5-2 victory over New York and snapped the Yankees’ season-high tying five-game winning streak. Torii Hunter added two hits with an RBI ... Read More »

Lagares helps Mets edge Braves

(Tuesday, August 26) Final Score: New York 3, Atlanta 2 Flushing, NY (SportsNetwork.com) – Juan Lagares hit a two-run home run and the New York Mets took a 3-2 win over the Atlanta Braves in the opener of a three- game set. Dillon Gee (5-6) gave up two runs on six hits with a pair of walks and one strikeout ... Read More »

Yanks thump Royals for fifth straight win

(Monday, August 25) Final Score: New York 8, Kansas City 1 Kansas City, MO (SportsNetwork.com) – Michael Pineda pitched into the seventh inning for his first win since April and Jacoby Ellsbury went 3-for-5 with a homer and three runs batted in, as the New York Yankees won their fifth straight with an 8-1 victory over the Kansas City Royals ... Read More »

Duda, Mets rout Dodgers

(Sunday, August 24) Final Score: New York 11, Los Angeles 3 Los Angeles, CA (SportsNetwork.com) – Lucas Duda homered twice to lead the New York Mets to an 11-3 victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers in the finale of a three-game set on Sunday. Ruben Tejada hit a two-run homer and Travis d’Arnaud added a solo blast for the Mets, ... Read More »