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New York Yankees Offseason Roundup

By Adam Hayes, Contributing Writer Finishing fourth in the American League East was not something Mark Teixeira and Alex Rodriguez had in mind for their final season. The Yankees, while finishing above .500 at 84-78, lacked the punch they needed to start the season. April marked the only month that the Yankees finished with a losing record and after a ... Read More »

Yankees Quick Hits by Bryan Revello: Snap Judge-ment time?

Time to Make a Snap Judge-ment? If you are a Yankees fan, you have probably already heard about Aaron Judge. The 2013 first round draft choice stands 6 feet 7 and 275 pounds and is already drawing comparisons to the Marlins’ Giancarlo Stanton. Currently an outfielder, the 23 year old was recently promoted to AAA after mashing .284 with 12 ... Read More »

FEATURE FRIDAY: Why Yankees fans should be shaking their heads at the re-signing of GM Brian Cashman

By Joseph Behrman, Contributing Writer New York, NY (NYSportscene.com) – What did Brian Cashman do to deserve a new three year contract with the New York Yankees?  If your answer sounds something like “the Yankees only missed the playoffs three times in his reign as General Manager” or “they went to the World Series six times and won four of those ... Read More »

FEATURE STORY: Can’t we just appreciate Derek Jeter?

By Chris Ruddick, MLB Editor, The Sports Network Philadelphia, PA (SportsNetwork.com) – For some reason it’s become fashionable to rip Derek Jeter on his way out. And I have no idea why. In a time when professional athletes seem to be known more for beating their wives, driving under the influence of something, taking performance-enhancing drugs, or just being complete zeros ... 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 »

Yankees Quick Hits by Bryan Revello

9/6/2014  The Yankees-Red Sox series this past week obviously lacked the “AL East supremacy” significance that a September matchup usually presents for these two teams. The Yanks certainly experienced a high note on the season as they came back in the ninth on Thursday with two homers off Koji Uehara and an emotional walk off win against our biggest rival. ... 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 »

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 »