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Vargas tries to pitch Royals to series win over Yankees

(SportsNetwork.com) – Jason Vargas eyes another strong start on Monday when the Kansas City Royals go after a series win over the New York Yankees in the conclusion of the four-game affair at Kauffman Stadium. Vargas was terrific against the St. Louis Cardinals on Wednesday, as he held them to a pair of runs over eight innings. He did not ... Read More »

Shields, Royals shut down Yankees

(Sunday, June 8) Final Score: Kansas City 2, New York 1 Kansas City, MO (SportsNetwork.com) – James Shields headed up an impressive Kansas City pitching performance with six effective innings as the Royals came through with a 2-1 win over the New York Yankees. Shields (7-3) racked up eight strikeouts while allowing one unearned run on six hits before relievers ... Read More »

Yanks continue road trip in KC

(SportsNetwork.com) – The New York Yankees will continue their 10-game road trip on Sunday with the third of a four-game series against the Kansas City Royals at Kauffman Stadium. The Yankees will trot out Hiroki Kuroda on Sunday to face James Shields, who has struggled against New York in his career. Kuroda, who turned 39 years old back in February, ... Read More »

Yankees Quick Hits by Bryan Revello

Yankees Quick Hits by Bryan Revello 6/8/2014 The news of Don Zimmer passing should have an impact on all baseball fans. The man was involved with Major League Baseball for 66 years and has a special place in New York Yankees lore as Joe Torre’s #2 for some many of those memorable Yankees teams of the late 90s-early 2000s. The ... Read More »

Perez, Royals power past Yankees

(Saturday, June 7) Final Score: Kansas City 8, New York 4 Kansas City, MO (SportsNetwork.com) – Salvador Perez hit a go-ahead three-run homer and finished a triple shy of the cycle, leading the Kansas City Royals to an 8-4 win over the New York Yankees on Saturday. Eric Hosmer added a solo homer and Lorenzo Cain had three hits, an ... Read More »

Yanks shoot for third straight win in KC

(SportsNetwork.com) – The New York Yankees eye a third straight win on Saturday when they take on the Kansas City Royals in the second test of a four-game series at Kauffman Stadium. The Yankees will send David Phelps out to start against the Royals Saturday. Phelps was tagged for six runs in six innings of work in a 10-2 loss ... Read More »

Posey homers late as Giants clip Mets

(Friday, June 6) Final Score: San Francisco 4, New York 2 San Francisco, CA (SportsNetwork.com) – Buster Posey’s two-run homer in the eighth inning helped the San Francisco Giants to a 4-2 win over the New York Mets on Friday. Angel Pagan walked to begin the eighth and Posey crushed the second pitch he saw from Carlos Torres (2-3) into the ... Read More »

Yankees Win Second Straight as Whitley Shines

(Friday, June 6) Final Score: New York 4, Kansas City 2 Kansas City, MO (SportsNetwork.com) – Brian McCann delivered a three-run double and Chase Whitley picked up his first major league victory in the New York Yankees’ 4-2 decision over the Kansas City Royals at Kauffman Stadium. Making his fifth big league start, Whitley (1-0) yielded just a pair of ... Read More »

Whitley eyes first big league win vs. Royals

(Sportsnetwork.com) – There is little dispute now that Masahiro Tanaka has emerged as the ace of the New York Yankees’ rotation. Chase Whitley, meanwhile, has been a solid addition to the injured group as well and the right-hander will try to secure his first Major League victory on Friday night when the Yankees open a four-game set with the hosting ... Read More »

Tanaka gets Yankees back on track with win over A’s

(Thursday, June 5) Final Score: New York 2, Oakland 1 Bronx, NY (SportsNetwork.com) – Brett Gardner hit a go-ahead homer in the third inning, Masahiro Tanaka tossed six strong frames and the New York Yankees beat the Oakland Athletics, 2-1, to avoid a three-game sweep. Tanaka (9-1) allowed one run on five hits while striking out four for the Yankees, ... Read More »