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New York Yankees Announce Official Regular Season Schedule for 2014
September 10th, 2013 at 3:22 PM
On Tuesday, the New York Yankees have officially released their regular season schedule for next year's 2014 regular season. ***PHOTO1*** The Yankees will open up the season playing at Minute Maid Park on April 1 against the Houston Astros and will close the regular season on September 28 at Fenway Park against...

New York Yankees Starting Lineup Vs. Tampa Bay Rays Southpaw Matt Moore
April 22nd, 2013 at 4:37 PM
***PHOTO1*** On Sunday, the New York Yankees were not able to complete the series sweep, as a lackluster pitching performance from starter Ivan Nova doomed the Yankees, with an 8-4 defeat to the host Toronto Blue Jays. Keeping it in the American League East, the Yankees continue their road trip on Monday night,...

New York Yankees Defeat Toronto Blue Jays in Extra Innings, 5-3
April 20th, 2013 at 5:28 PM
  FINAL/11 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 R H E NYY 0 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 5 11 0 TOR 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 3 7 2 W: S. Kelley (1-0) L: A. Loup (1-1) S: M. Rivera (5)   Despite relinquishing a three-run lead in the eighth inning, and squandering an outstanding performance by starter Hiroki Kuroda, shoddy defense by the host Toronto Blue Jays helped the Yankees escape with a 5-3 victory, in 11 innings, on Saturday afternoon. ***PHOTO1*** Kuroda, who...

New York Yankees Starting Lineup Vs. Toronto Blue Jays Left-hander Mark Buehrle
April 20th, 2013 at 12:11 PM
 ***PHOTO1*** On Friday night, the New York Yankees opened their weekend tilt, versus American League East rivals Toronto Blue Jays, with a 9-4 drubbing of the host. Behind over seven innings of strong work by Yankees stalwart Andy Pettitte, and the team-leading fifth home run of the season by designated hitter Travis Hafner, the...

Seven Strong Innings by Andy Pettitte Lead New York Yankees to 9-4 Win in Toronto
April 19th, 2013 at 10:58 PM
  FINAL 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E NYY 2 0 3 0 0 3 1 0 0 9 13 0 TOR 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 1 4 7 1 W: A. Pettitte (3-0) L. B. Morrow (0-2) Following a late night in the Bronx on Thursday night, as the Yankees fell to the Arizona Diamondbacks in extra innings, manager Joe Girardi's team entered Friday night's game in Toronto with a chance to get a first-hand look at the new Blue Jays.   While...

New York Yankees Starting Lineup Vs. Toronto Blue Jays Right-hander Brandon Morrow
April 19th, 2013 at 6:25 PM
***PHOTO1*** On the same day the New York Yankees received word that they would be without their captain, shortstop Derek Jeter, until after the All-Star break, their three-game winning streak would also be snapped on Thursday night, as they fell to the Arizona Diamondbacks in extra innings, 6-2. Trailing 2-0 in the bottom of...

New York Yankees Starting Lineup Vs. Arizona Diamondbacks Southpaw Patrick Corbin
April 18th, 2013 at 4:44 PM
***PHOTO1*** The New York Yankees will look to break the brooms out Thursday night, and make it four wins in a row, with the third and final game of the three-game set against the Arizona Diamondbacks.  First pitch is slated for 7:05. For the Yankees, following Wednesday night's come-from-behind 4-3 victory, thanks to...

“Pronk” Enjoying the Moment, as His Bat Helps Carry New York Yankees
April 18th, 2013 at 9:43 AM
***PHOTO1*** After an offseason where the New York Yankees let the likes of outfielders Nick Swisher and Raul Ibanez walk, without putting up much of a battle to retain their services, the initial response was concern of a potential "power outage" in the Bronx. Moreover, up until the acquisition of former All-Star...

Four Unanswered Runs Propel New York Yankees to Third-Straight Victory
April 17th, 2013 at 10:35 PM
  FINAL 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E ARI 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 3 6 0 NYY 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 1 X 4 6 1 W: C. Sabathia (3-1) L: D. Hernandez (0-1) S: M. Rivera (4)   The New York Yankees made it three-in-a-row on Wednesday night, defeating the Arizona Diamondbacks 4-3, using an anecdote of strong pitching and late-inning patience.  ***PHOTO1*** Despite working behind a 3-0 lead as the game went into the seventh inning, ace C.C. Sabathia was effective,...

New York Yankees Starting Lineup Vs. Arizona Diamondbacks Left-hander Wade Miley
April 17th, 2013 at 4:48 PM
***PHOTO1*** Coming off of a 4-2 victory on Tuesday night, in game one of a three-game set with the Arizona Diamondbacks, the Yankees will look to make it three-in-a-row on Wednesday night, as Yankees manager Joe Girardi sends ace C.C. Sabathia (2-1, 3.00 ERA) to the hill for the 7:05 first pitch. On...

New York Yankees Starting Lineup Vs. Arizona Diamondbacks Righty Brandon McCarthy
April 16th, 2013 at 5:16 PM
***PHOTO1*** In what figures to be an emotional Tuesday night, as the Yankees will be honoring both baseball icon Jackie Robinson and the city of Boston, affected by the tragic events of Monday afternoon at the Boston Marathon, there will be nine innings (at least) of baseball to bring a little normalcy back into our realms. For...

New York Yankees Will Honor City of Boston with Playing of “Sweet Caroline”
April 16th, 2013 at 4:47 PM
***PHOTO1*** On the field, the Boston Red Sox and Yankees maintain one of the greatest rivalries in all of sports, an intensity that is felt amongst the players, management, and fans of both respective organizations.  However, in a more important perspective, we are all proud Americans, and in the tumultuous times...

New York Yankees to Wear Number 42 on Tuesday Night in Honor of Jackie Robinson
April 15th, 2013 at 4:57 PM
***PHOTO1*** Monday marks the 66th anniversary of baseball pioneer Jackie Robinson becoming the first African-American player in Major League Baseball, and in honor of the legendary Brooklyn Dodger, the New York Yankees will all wear number 42 on Tuesday night, when the Arizona Diamondbacks visit the Bronx for the first of a...

New York Yankees Starting Lineup Vs. Baltimore Orioles Right-hander Miguel Gonzalez
April 12th, 2013 at 4:45 PM
***PHOTO1*** The Yankees will again try to play, well, some baseball on Friday night, following two straight rain outs in Cleveland.  After two convincing victories on Monday and Tuesday night, the Yankees will look to remain hot, despite the lay-off, and to get over .500 for the first time in this...

New York Yankees Starting Lineup Vs. Cleveland Indians Right-hander Corey Kluber
April 10th, 2013 at 4:58 PM
***PHOTO1*** The Yankees will look to improve to 5-4 on the young season Wednesday night, when the Bombers take on the Cleveland Indians in game three of this four-game set, with a 7:00 first pitch anticipated. Following the ejection of Indians starting pitcher Carlos Carrasco in Tuesday night's 14-1 Yankees victory, Terry Francona's rotation was...

New York Yankees: Five Yankees Hit Home Runs in 14-1 Rout of Cleveland Indians
April 9th, 2013 at 10:56 PM
  FINAL 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E NYY 0 4 1 2 0 2 0 4 1 14 18 0 CLE 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 7 2 W: A. Pettitte (2-0) L: C. Carrasco (0-1) Following a Monday afternoon, four-RBI outburst from Yankees designated hitter Travis Hafner, which powered the Bombers to an 11-6 victory over the Cleveland Indians, the former longtime Indians DH would have a quiet 0-for-4 Tuesday evening. However, the Yankees offense would pick up where it left off,...

New York Yankees Starting Lineup Vs. Cleveland Indians Right-hander Carlos Carrasco
April 9th, 2013 at 6:53 PM
***PHOTO1*** On Tuesday night, the Yankees look to make it three-in-a-row, as they embark on game two of a four-game set with Terry Francona's Cleveland Indians. Following Monday night's 11-6 victory, Yankees manager Joe Girardi will send veteran left-hander Andy Pettitte (1-0, 1.13 ERA) to the hill to face the Indians' Carlos Carrasco. The...

New York Yankees Starting Lineup Vs. Cleveland Indians Right-hander Ubaldo Jimenez
April 8th, 2013 at 2:45 PM
***PHOTO1*** Following a 7-0 victory over Justin Verlander and the Detroit Tigers on Sunday afternoon, the Yankees improved to 2-4 on the young season, with both of their victories coming on the rubber matches of their first two series' of 2013. On Monday afternoon, with a 4:05 first pitch, the Bombers continue their...

New York Yankees Fall to the Detroit Tigers 8-3 in First of Three-Game Set
April 5th, 2013 at 5:53 PM
  FINAL 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E NYY 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 3 6 0 DET 1 1 0 0 3 1 2 0 X 8 9 0 W: D. Fister (1-0) L: I. Nova (0-1) S: D. Smyly (1) In front of a home crowd of over 45,000 to ring in their home opener, the Detroit Tigers, behind a two home-run, five-RBI performance from their slugging first baseman, Prince Fielder, and four-innings of no-hit ball from left-handed reliever Drew Smyly,...

New York Yankees Avoid Sweep; Defeat the Boston Red Sox 4-2 for First Win of 2013
April 4th, 2013 at 11:15 PM
  FINAL 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E BOS 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 2 9 0 NYY 0 2 1 0 0 0 1 0 X 4 8 0 W: A. Pettitte (1-0) L: R. Dempster (0-1) S: M. Rivera (1) With a pair of solo home-runs from the unlikely "power sources" of center fielder Brett Gardner and catcher Francisco Cervelli, as well as an efficient eight innings of work from perpetual stopper, Andy Pettitte, the Yankees avoided the broom on Thursday night...