Category: ‘AL East’

New York Yankees Release 2015 AL Wild Card Roster
October 6th, 2015 at 11:35 AM
***PHOTO1*** The New York Yankees have released their 25-man roster for Tuesday's AL Wild Card play-in game against the Houston Astros. Eight players on the roster are rookies. The Yankees will take nine pitchers into tonight's contest, most of the relievers. Masahiro Tanaka will start the game and outside of rookie Luis Severino...

Mr. October Likes the New York Yankees’ Chances in the AL Playoffs
October 6th, 2015 at 8:08 AM
***PHOTO1*** Reggie Jackson isn't called Mr. October for nothing. He came to New York via free agency in 1977, proclaimed himself the straw that stirs the drink and jacked out three consecutive HRs on three pitches to lead the Yankees over the Los Angeles Dodgers in the World Series that season. He...

New York Yankees GM Brian Cashman Surprised by CC Sabathia’s Decision to Enter Rehab
October 5th, 2015 at 3:28 PM
***PHOTO1*** New York Yankees GM Brian Cashman was as surprised as anyone when he was informed that CC Sabathia was checking himself into an alcohol rehabilitation center on Monday. From Bryan Hoch of "Everybody always has something they're dealing with away from their professional lives," general manager Brian Cashman said in...

New York Yankees’ CC Sabathia Entering Alcohol Rehab Facility
October 5th, 2015 at 1:30 PM
***PHOTO1*** In a surprising turn of events, New York Yankees pitcher CC Sabathia is leaving the team to check himself into an alcohol rehab facility and will not be with the Yankees for the upcoming AL Playoffs. Here is Sabathia's statement released on Monday: “Today I am checking myself into an alcohol rehabilitation...

AL Wild Card: New York Yankees Look to Solve Houston’s Dallas Keuchel
October 5th, 2015 at 9:38 AM
***PHOTO1*** The New York Yankees clinched home field advantage for Tuesday's AL Wild Card play-in game even though they finished the regular season by losing six of their final seven games. That's the good news. "It's nice that we're going home," Yankees manager Joe Girardi said after the Yankees were smacked around...