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Yankees’ Gardner named AL Player of the Week

New York, NY (SportsNetwork.com) – New York Yankees outfielder Brett Gardner was named the American League Player of the Week on Monday. Gardner batted .500 with 13 hits, two home runs, four doubles, six RBI, nine runs, five walks and a .581 on-base percentage in 31 plate appearances last week. He finished first in hits, runs, on-base percentage, slugging percentage ... Read More »

Yankees Notes: Arod admits, Gardner has surgery and Robertson weighs options

Report: A-Rod admits to PED use under oath Miami, FL (SportsNetwork.com) – Alex Rodriguez has maintained that he never took performance-enhancing drugs from Biogenesis of America or its disgraced founder, Anthony Bosch. According to a Miami Herald report, though, the Yankees third baseman told the Drug Enforcement Agency in January that he paid cash to Bosch for PEDs and received ... Read More »

10-Man Cosmos come back to tie Minnesota United

New York was held to a 1-1 draw by Minnesota United on a rainy Saturday evening at Shuart Stadium. Hempstead, NY (NYCosmos.com) – Down to 10 men for the majority of the match, the New York Cosmos drew with Minnesota United FC 1-1 on Saturday, Aug. 23 at James M. Shuart Stadium in Hempstead, NY. The visitors found themselves up ... Read More »

Gonzalez powers Dodgers past Mets

(Saturday, August 23) Final Score: Los Angeles 7, New York 4 Los Angeles, CA (SportsNetwork.com) – Adrian Gonzalez hit a three-run homer and drove in five runs as the Los Angeles Dodgers defeated the New York Mets, 7-4, in the middle test of a three-game set on Saturday. Scott Van Slyke and Erisbel Arruebarrena each brought in a run for ... Read More »

Yankees honor Torre, then beat White Sox

(Saturday, August 23) Final Score: New York 5, Chicago 3 Bronx, NY (SportsNetwork.com) – The New York Yankees retired the uniform number of former manager Joe Torre, then went on to beat the Chicago White Sox, 5-3, on Saturday. The Yankees held a special pregame ceremony to honor Torre, who was inducted into the Hall of Fame this summer. Including ... Read More »

Yankees retire Torre’s No. 6

Bronx, NY (SportsNetwork.com) – The New York Yankees retired the uniform number of former manager Joe Torre, who was inducted into the Hall of Fame this summer, prior to Saturday’s game against the Chicago White Sox. Including Torre’s No. 6, the Yankees have 17 retired uniform numbers for 18 players and managers. New York also honored Torre with a plaque ... Read More »

Yankees Quick Hits by Bryan Revello

Yankees Quick Hits by Bryan Revello – Examining the second wild card 8/23/2014 If you look back to my Yankees blogs from 2013, I mentioned quite a few times about the fact that the playoff format change was going to increase baseball’s ability to remain exciting for fans as the season enters its final chapter. In years past, so many ... Read More »

Nassib lifts Giants past Jets

(Friday, August 22) Final Score: NY Giants 35, NY Jets 24 East Rutherford, NJ (SportsNetwork.com) – Ryan Nassib threw three touchdown passes and the New York Giants rallied past their crosstown rival Jets, 35-24, on Friday in preseason action. Nassib went 8-for-12 with 103 yards in relief of Eli Manning, who was under center for the Giants in the first ... Read More »

Haren, Dodgers down Mets

(Friday, August 22) Final Score: Los Angeles 6, New York 2 Los Angeles, CA (SportsNetwork.com) – Dan Haren tossed seven strong innings and drove in a run as the Los Angeles Dodgers defeated the New York Mets, 6-2, in the opener of a three-game set on Friday. Haren (11-10) surrendered just one run on three hits with six strikeouts for ... Read More »

Yanks top ChiSox on Prado’s hit in 9th

(Friday, August 22) Final Score: New York 4, Chicago 3 Bronx, NY (SportsNetwork.com) – Martin Prado singled up the middle with two outs and the bases loaded in the bottom of the ninth to lift the New York Yankees over the Chicago White Sox, 4-3, in the opener of a three-game series. The White Sox sent Daniel Webb (5-4) to ... Read More »