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MLB Winter Meetings Preview: NY Yankees

By Mike Lalor, Contributing Writer Major League Baseball will hold its 114th annual Winter Meetings from December 6th through the 10th in Nashville, Tennessee.  For baseball fans around the world and those within the industry, the annual Winter Meetings are an exciting time where many teams shape their rosters for the coming season through trades and free agent signings.  In ... Read More »

Orioles send Yanks on verge of elimination

(Tuesday, September 23) Final Score: Baltimore 5, New York 4 Bronx, NY (SportsNetwork.com) – Nick Markakis went 4-for-5 with three RBI and slugged one of three Baltimore home runs in the Orioles’ 5-4 victory over the New York Yankees. Nelson Cruz added three hits, including his 40th homer of the season, while ex-Yankee Kelly Johnson also had a solo shot ... Read More »

Pineda pitches Yankees past Orioles

(Monday, September 22) Final Score: New York 5, Baltimore 0 Bronx, NY (SportsNetwork.com) – Derek Jeter began his final home series by driving in three runs as part of the New York Yankees’ 5-0 victory over the Baltimore Orioles. Jeter delivered an RBI groundout in the third inning and a two-run double in the fifth. The retiring shortstop’s big night ... Read More »

Rays win testy game over reeling Yankees

(Tuesday, September 16) Final Score: Tampa Bay 6, New York 1 St. Petersburg, FL (SportsNetwork.com) – Jake Odorizzi held the New York Yankees’ struggling offense to a run over six innings in the Tampa Bay Rays’ 6-1 victory at Tropicana Field. Aided by a lineup that went 4-for-9 with runners in scoring position, Odorizzi (11-12) scattered five hits and a ... Read More »

Young the hero in Yanks’ dramatic win over Rays

(Thursday, September 11) Final Score: New York 5, Tampa Bay 4 Bronx, NY (SportsNetwork.com) – Chris Young broke up Alex Cobb’s no-hit bid in the eighth inning, then belted a walk-off three-run homer in the ninth to give the New York Yankees a dramatic 5-4 win over the Tampa Bay Rays on Thursday night. Young’s one-out shot into the left-field ... Read More »

Yankees celebrate the career of Derek Jeter

Bronx, NY (SportsNetwork.com) – The New York Yankees celebrated the career of Derek Jeter, honoring the retiring shortstop with a ceremony before Sunday’s game against the Kansas City Royals. Former teammates, family members and special guests were in attendance for the nearly 45-minute tribute. “I’ve had the greatest job in the world. I got to be the shortstop of the ... Read More »

Royals spoil Jeter’s day by blanking Yanks

(Sunday, September 7) Final Score: Kansas City 2, New York 0 Bronx, NY (SportsNetwork.com) – Derek Jeter’s day at Yankee Stadium turned out to be a dud, at least for the New York offense. Jeter was 1-for-3 with a walk on the day the Yankees celebrated the retiring shortstop’s stellar career, but the Kansas City Royals spoiled it by scoring ... Read More »

McCarthy pitches Yankees past Royals

(Saturday, September 6) Final Score: New York 6, Kansas City 2 Bronx, NY (SportsNetwork.com) – Brandon McCarthy turned in 6 2/3 strong innings to get himself back on track and lead the New York Yankees to a 6-2 victory over the Kansas City Royals. After being tagged for nine runs while dropping his previous two starts, McCarthy (6-4) yielded just two ... Read More »

Shields outduels Pineda, Royals blank Yankees

(Friday, September 5) Final Score: Kansas City 1, New York 0 Bronx, NY (SportsNetwork.com) – James Shields pitched into the ninth inning and the Kansas City Royals held on to beat the New York Yankees 1-0 in the opener of a three-game series on Friday night. Shields (13-7) was pulled for Wade Davis after giving up a single to Derek ... 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 »