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Kluber, Indians shut down Yankees

(Saturday, August 9) Final Score: Cleveland 3, New York 0 Bronx, NY (SportsNetwork.com) – Corey Kluber played stopper once again for the Cleveland Indians, striking out 10 over six scoreless innings to lead his team to a 3-0 win over the New York Yankees. Kluber’s performance and homers by Jose Ramirez and Michael Brantley enabled the Indians to halt a ... Read More »

Yankees Quick Hits by Bryan Revello

8/9/2014 David Robertson said earlier this week that he “probably would have gone for a discount” on a contract extension last offseason. The fact that the Yanks didn’t jump on this and make Robertson a priority last offseason is going to come back and haunt them. The team still has Betances to slide into the closer role in case the ... Read More »

Beltran’s blast helps Yanks outslug Indians

(Friday, August 8) Final Score: New York 10, Cleveland 6 Bronx, NY (SportsNetwork.com) – Carlos Beltran’s sixth-inning grand slam highlighted the New York Yankees’ third straight win, a 10-6 decision over the Cleveland Indians that opened a three-game series. Beltran added an RBI single as part of a two-hit, five-RBI night, while Esmil Rogers turned in five effective innings in a ... Read More »

Mets hold off Phillies’ comeback attempt

(Friday, August 8) Final Score: New York 5, Philadelphia 4 Philadelphia, PA (SportsNetwork.com) – Bartolo Colon tossed eight strong innings en route to his 200th career victory as the New York Mets held on to beat the Philadelphia Phillies, 5-4, in the opener of a four-game set. Colon (11-9) only gave up one run on six hits while fanning six and ... Read More »

Fantasy Baseball: Gardner of the Galaxy

By Jesse Pantuosco, Contributing Writer, The Sports Network Philadelphia, PA (SportsNetwork.com) – So, quick question: when did Brett Gardner become this awesome? If I had to ballpark it, I’d say a week and a half ago. The New York Yankees left fielder has gone ballistic over his last nine games, producing five homers, seven RBI and a .400 batting average (14-for-35). He’s crossed the ... Read More »

Yanks’ Greene shuts down struggling Tigers

(Thursday, August 7) Final Score: New York 1, Detroit 0 Bronx, NY (SportsNetwork.com) – Shane Greene provided another lift to the New York Yankees’ lesser-regarded rotation, firing eight-plus scoreless innings to help the Bronx Bombers close out a four-game series with the Detroit Tigers with a 1-0 victory. Greene (3-1) followed Chris Capuano’s sharp effort in Wednesday’s 5-1 win with ... Read More »

Yankees outpitch Verlander, Tigers

(Wednesday, August 6) Final Score: New York 5, Detroit 1 Bronx, NY (SportsNetwork.com) – Brian McCann belted a tie-breaking solo homer in the seventh inning, and the New York Yankees pulled away late to record a 5-1 decision over the Detroit Tigers on Wednesday. Chase Headley also had a solo homer as part of a 2-for-4 night, while McCann finished with ... Read More »

Avila key in Tigers comeback win over Yankees

(Tuesday, August 5) Final Score: Detroit 4, New York 3 (12 innings) Bronx, NY (SportsNetwork.com) – Alex Avila’s solo home run in the top of the 12th inning put the Detroit Tigers ahead for good in a 4-3 come-from-behind decision over the New York Yankees. Avila, who earlier came through with an RBI single that tied the contest in the seventh ... Read More »

McCarthy, Yankees beat Scherzer, Tigers

(Monday, August 4) Final Score: New York 2, Detroit 1 Bronx, NY (SportsNetwork.com) – Another Brandon McCarthy start, another win for the New York Yankees. McCarthy had pitch-count trouble but worked into the sixth inning and struck out eight, leading the Yankees to a 2-1 victory over the Detroit Tigers on Monday to open a four-game series. The Yankees improved to ... Read More »