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New York Yankees Support NBA’s Jason Collins After Announcement
April 30th, 2013 at 6:00 AM
News was made on Monday after NBA player Jason Collins became the first active player of the four major American sports to announce that he is gay. Following the decision to come out publicly, Collins has received support from many teams and athletes of all professional sports, including the New...

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,...

Despite Back Spasms, New York Yankees Starter Andy Pettitte a Model of Consistency
April 20th, 2013 at 11:56 AM
***PHOTO1*** While Friday night was Andy Pettitte's first start since April 9, with lingering back spasms rightfully making his activity very conservative, the 40-year-old southpaw worked over seven effective innings in garnering his third win of 2013. However, as Pettitte was mostly effective, against a newly-revamped Toronto Blue Jays offense, featuring the...

“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 Make History with Unique Triple Play
April 13th, 2013 at 10:32 AM
With no outs, runners on first and second, and the game-tying run at the plate in the eighth inning of Friday night's game, the Baltimore Orioles were in position to strike against a tired New York Yankees' C.C. Sabathia with a great opportunity to get back in the game. However,...

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 Soundly Defeated by Boston Red Sox 8-2 on Opening Day
April 1st, 2013 at 6:55 PM
  FINAL 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E BOS 0 4 0 0 0 0 1 0 3 8 13 0 NYY 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 6 0 W: J. Lester (1-0) L: C. Sabathia (0-1)   ***PHOTO1*** Coming off of an offseason where one of the true concerns was how the Yankees would replace the production of departed All-Star catcher Russell Martin, it was that catchers' position that would produce the only offense in an otherwise quiet Opening Day on Monday afternoon in...

New York Yankees Opening Day Starting Lineup Vs. Boston Red Sox Lefty Jon Lester
April 1st, 2013 at 10:53 AM
***PHOTO1*** With the first pitch slated for 1:05 on Monday afternoon at Yankee Stadium between the Boston Red Sox and the Yankees, here is Yankees manager Joe Girardi's starting lineup. Brett Gardner, CF Eduardo Nunez, SS Robinson Cano, 2B Kevin Youkilis, 1B Vernon Wells, LF Ben Francisco, DH Ichiro Suzuki, RF Jayson Nix, 3B Francisco Cervelli, C Yankees ace C.C. Sabathia...

New York Yankees Ace C.C. Sabathia Works Six Innings in Minor League Contest
March 21st, 2013 at 7:37 AM
***PHOTO1*** As Yankees ace C.C. Sabathia continues to work towards the overall goal of being on the hill on Monday, April 1, when the American League East rival Boston Red Sox make the trip down to the Bronx for Opening Day, the southpaw increases his workload, one outing at a time.  While...

New York Yankees Starting Pitcher Hiroki Kuroda Off to an Impressive Start
March 12th, 2013 at 12:34 PM
Thus far in spring training, the main stories being generated from the mound are the progress of Michael Pineda, the balky back of Phil Hughes, the pending retirement of legendary closer Mariano Rivera, the successful simulated games thrown by ace C.C. Sabathia and number three starter Andy Pettitte, and the ongoing battle for the final...

New York Yankees Reiterate Lack of Interest in FA Pitcher Kyle Lohse
March 1st, 2013 at 11:04 AM
 ***PHOTO1*** As Yankees number four starter Phil Hughes continues to deal with a balky back, to the point where he could miss the beginning of the season, and with the uncertainty of the number five slot in the rotation, the appeal of remaining free-agent starter Kyle Lohse continues to grow for Yankees...

New York Yankees: Could Starter Phil Hughes Miss the Beginning of the Season?
February 28th, 2013 at 10:28 AM
***PHOTO1*** Heading into a contract year and a bit of uncertainty at the number five slot in the Yankees rotation, which is currently in a competition between young right-handers Ivan Nova and David Phelps, the importance of the 2013 season for Phil Hughes cannot be understated.  While the first three slots...

New York Yankees Left-hander Andy Pettitte’s Son, Josh, Throws No-Hitter
February 26th, 2013 at 1:27 PM
***PHOTO1*** When they say "it's in your blood," sometimes it really is.  As Jack Curry of YES Network reported during Sunday's telecast of the Yankees spring training home opener at Steinbrenner Field, the son of left-hander Andy Pettitte enjoyed some baseball fortune of his own. Considered one of the best high school pitchers in...

Could the New York Yankees Make a Play for Free Agent Pitcher Kyle Lohse?
February 21st, 2013 at 11:32 AM
With the news confirmed yesterday that Yankees starter Phil Hughes will miss some time due to a bulging disc in his upper back, which flared up during pitchers' fielding practice, a solid rotation could now become somewhat interesting.  While the top three spots are fortified by ace C.C. Sabathia, Hiroki Kuroda,...

New York Yankees Ace C.C. Sabathia Enters Camp with Shedded Weight and Healthy Elbow
February 13th, 2013 at 8:25 AM
***PHOTO1*** After a 2012 season that included two stints on the disabled list and a shellacking in Game 4 of the American League Championship Series against the Detroit Tigers, Yankees ace C.C. Sabathia enters 2013 on a healthy and reinvigorated note, reports Wallace Matthews of ESPNNewYork.com. In addition to shedding weight, from over 300 pounds...

Eight Most Interesting Yankees Entering 2013: No. 2 Mariano Rivera
February 10th, 2013 at 9:54 PM
After a rookie season in 2011 that caught the attention of baseball enthusiasts, right-hander Michael Pineda's first season in pinstripes in 2012 was, well, non-existent.  As a meticulous and diligent rehabilitation process is being followed in his quest to make his debut in the Bronx in 2013, Pineda garnered our number...

Eight Most Interesting Yankees Entering 2013: No. 6 Ivan Nova
February 6th, 2013 at 10:39 PM
Yesterday, as Yankees 101 continued its list of eight most interesting Yankees entering 2013, newly signed third baseman Kevin Youkilis checked in at number seven. A longtime Yankees rival as a member of the Boston Red Sox, Youkilis is looking to rejuvenate his career following a forgettable 2012, one in which he clashed...

Detroit Tigers Sweep New York Yankees in ALCS with 8-1 Victory
October 18th, 2012 at 9:34 PM
The Detroit Tigers are now headed to the World Series after sweeping the New York Yankees in four games in the ALCS. Thursday's win was impressive, defeating C.C. Sabathia and the Yankees 8-1 to close out the series.  ***PHOTO1*** Sabathia got the start for the Yankees in hopes of reviving their World...