Category: ‘AL East’

New York Yankees Sending Masahiro Tanaka to the Hill to Nail Down Playoff Spot
September 30th, 2015 at 3:43 PM
***PHOTO1*** The New York Yankees can clinch a berth in the AL Wild Card game tonight when they send Masahiro Tanaka to the hill against the Boston Red Sox. Site: Yankee Stadium First Pitch: 7:05 TV: YES Radio: WFAN 660AM and 101.9FM Weather: Cloudy. Slight chance of a rain shower. Low 52. Winds...

Dustin Ackley Hitting His Way up the New York Yankees’ Batting Order
September 30th, 2015 at 11:41 AM
***PHOTO1*** New York Yankees 2B Stephen Drew (dizziness, concussion) appears to be done for the season, leaving the Bombers with some unproven options at second base as they approach the postseason. Drew has not played since Sept 9th and is likely to be scratched from the postseason roster. From Daniel Popper of the...

Slumping Sluggers: the New York Yankees’ Bats Have Gone Quiet at the Wrong Time
September 30th, 2015 at 9:12 AM
***PHOTO1*** The Yankees have ridden an unexpected productive season by DH Alex Rodriguez for most of the summer, but as the season comes to a close, ARod has all but disappeared and is taking the Yankees' offense with him. From Andrew Marchand of Rodriguez put up an 0-4 against righty Rick...

Boston Red Sox Standing in Way of New York Yankees’ Postseason Party
September 30th, 2015 at 8:35 AM
***PHOTO1*** The New York Yankees failed once again on Tuesday to secure their 10,000th franchise win and earn a spot in the postseason, falling to the Boston Red Sox for the second straight night. Boston roughed up Yankees starter Michael Pineda for six runs in the first inning and although the Bombers...

MLB Preview 9/29/15: Boston Red Sox at New York Yankees
September 29th, 2015 at 3:41 PM
***PHOTO1*** The New York Yankees (86-70) attempt to win both a playoff spot and the franchise's 10,000th game when they face their heated rivals, the Boston Red Sox (76-80) in the second game of a four-game set in the Bronx. Site: Yankee Stadium First Pitch: 7:05 pm TV: YES/ESPN Radio: WFAN 660AM/101.9FM Weather:...