Category: ‘Game Previews’

Yankees’ Nick Swisher Called Atlanta Braves Release “Disrespectful Slap to Face”
April 29th, 2016 at 1:57 PM
Heading into Friday, Nick Swisher has been playing very well for their Class-AAA Scranton/Wilkes-Barre team with the hopes of getting recalled back to the New York Yankees. ***PHOTO1*** Thus far, Swisher is hitting .357 with three home runs and six RBI and has been able to play an adequate first base, right...

Aaron Hicks Available to Pinch Hit, Play Outfield for Yankees Vs. Rangers on Wednesday Night
April 27th, 2016 at 7:43 PM
Aaron Hicks hasn't played for the New York Yankees in almost a week after injuring his shoulder while diving for a baseball in the outfield and suffered shoulder bursitis. ***PHOTO1*** The Yankees shut down Hicks for four to five days to give his shoulder some rest and to see if he would...

New York Yankees’ Joe Girardi: I’d Ban Shifts If I were MLB Commissioner
April 27th, 2016 at 1:13 PM
Not too long ago, the Tampa Bay Rays started the trend of extreme shifting on pull hitters; something they used on a guy like Boston Red Sox designated hitter David Ortiz and it worked. Then, they started using it on other hitters of opposing teams. ***PHOTO1*** Before you knew it, all teams...

Yankees Announce Lineup on Tuesday Vs. Rangers; Alex Rodriguez Sitting for Second Straight Night
April 26th, 2016 at 5:42 PM
On Monday night, the New York Yankees rallied behind a great pitching performance by Nathan Eovaldi and with two home runs by Starlin Castro and Jacoby Ellsbury, the Yankees took the first game against the Texas Rangers 3-1. ***PHOTO1*** Now, on Tuesday night at Globe Life Park in Arlington, the Yankees will...

Nathan Eovaldi Takes No Hitter into 7th Inning, Yankees Defeat Rangers 3-1
April 25th, 2016 at 11:36 PM
Heading into Monday night, Nathan Eovaldi just needed to pitch a decent game for the New York Yankees. He had lost two previous starts and his ERA was into the six range, so his latest start against the Texas Rangers was a crucial one for him to get some confidence...