Category: ‘AL East’

Mets official bashes Yankees for not executing crosstown deadline trade
August 11th, 2017 at 10:03 AM
***PHOTO1*** With the struggling New York Mets being forced to part ways with a slew of talent due to its disappointing effort during the 2017 campaign, outfielder Jay Bruce was just the latest to depart from the "Big Apple." After the Mets shipped the veteran slugger to the Cleveland Indians on Wednesday evening,...

Eduardo Nunez’s Red Sox success and the Yankees trade that wasn’t
August 11th, 2017 at 10:02 AM
***PHOTO1*** When the New York Yankees take the field for their three-game series against the Boston Red Sox at Yankee Stadium on Friday night, there will be a familiar face manning third base for the Red Sox. Eduardo Nunez was not only a top Yankees prospect who failed to pan out...

Yankees could turn to Jordan Montgomery on Sunday against Red Sox
August 11th, 2017 at 9:48 AM
***PHOTO1*** The New York Yankees will be taking on the rival Boston Red Sox on Sunday evening in the Bronx. As a result, manager Joe Girardi must find a starter for the pivotal American League East showdown, as veteran right-hander CC Sabathia remains hindered by a lingering injury. With that in...

Blue Jays poke fun at Yankees 3B coach Joe Espada’s fall
August 10th, 2017 at 4:20 PM
***PHOTO1***Third base coaches are underappreciated when it comes to their necessity on a baseball field. Since baserunners typically cannot run and look for a ball in play behind them, third base coaches are tasked with making the crucial decision of whether to send or hold a runner at third ...Read...

Yankees place Clint Frazier on DL and reinstate Aaron Hicks
August 10th, 2017 at 12:21 PM
***PHOTO1*** The New York Yankees have placed outfielder Clint Frazier on the 10-day disabled list and have reinstated fellow outfielder Aaron Hicks from the disabled list, according to the Yankees' public relations department. Frazier is dealing with a left oblique strain. The 22-year-old Frazier, who is considered one of the top...