Category: ‘AL East’

Yankees Go from Last Place to Third Place in Span of 48 Hours; One Game Under .500
May 22nd, 2016 at 8:59 PM
On April 19, the New York Yankees fell into last place of the American League East and were stuck there for the next month. ***PHOTO1*** When the Yankees won their game on Saturday afternoon against the Oakland A's and went to 20-22 on the season, they weren't in last place in the...

Yankees’ Andrew Miller’s X-Rays Negative After Hit on Wrist During Wednesday’s Game Vs. Braves
March 30th, 2016 at 6:33 PM
On Wednesday afternoon against the Atlanta Braves, the New York Yankees were bracing themselves for the worst with Andrew Miller. ***PHOTO1*** In the bottom of the seventh inning, Miller took a line drive off the wrist from Braves' Willians Astudillo. Miller immediately ripped his hat off and slammed his glove down in...

Ruben Tejada Spurns New York Yankees, Signs with St. Louis Cardinals
March 19th, 2016 at 1:11 PM
When Ruben Tejada rejected the New York Yankees minor league offer on Friday, he did so because he thought he could get a major league deal elsewhere in the league. ***PHOTO1*** Tejada ended up being right, as Jon Heyman of CBS Sports reported that the 26-year-old former infielder of the New York...

New York Yankees’ Brian McCann Ranked No. 3 by CBS Sports in MLB’s Top 15 Catchers
January 30th, 2016 at 11:47 AM
Thus far in his first two seasons as the starting catcher for the New York Yankees, Brian McCann has been as good as advertised. ***PHOTO1*** In those two seasons, he's hit at least 20-plus home runs and driven in at least 75 runs and been a leader both on and off the...

New York Yankees Predicted to Win 86 Games, Make Playoffs as Wild Card by FanGraphs
January 13th, 2016 at 12:18 PM
Last year, the New York Yankees made the postseason as the first of two American League teams who qualified for the Wild Card; the Houston Astros were the other and ended the Yankees season in the one-game playoff at Yankee Stadium back in October. ***PHOTO1*** With most of their roster in tact...