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Category: ‘AL East’

Multiple Teams Courting Free Agent Hiroki Kuroda
November 15th, 2012 at 1:33 PM
The Los Angeles Angels have become the latest team to join in on the talks for Yankees Free Agent Hiroki Kuroda.  The Angels join the Yankees, Boston Red Sox, and Los Angeles Dodgers as possible destinations.   There has been no indications of the 37 year old right handers preference as free agency...

New York Yankees’ Mark Teixeira, Robinson Cano Win AL Gold Glove Awards
October 31st, 2012 at 10:28 AM
New York Yankees first baseman Mark Teixeira and second baseman Robinson Cano have each been announced as 2012 Gold Glove award winners for their respective positions in the American League. In addition to the two Yankees, the East division had a strong impact on the AL Gold Glove lineup, with three Baltimore...

New York Yankees Have Multiple Questions Moving Forward to 2013
October 29th, 2012 at 11:11 AM
The New York Yankees have numerous decisions to make regarding their roster for the upcoming 2013 season. There will be a number of free agents and options that have to be determined to solidify this club. General manager Brian Cashman told MLB.com, "We've got a lot of free agents, and every year...

New York Yankees’ CC Sabathia Has Bone Spur Removed from Pitching Elbow
October 26th, 2012 at 11:20 AM
The New York Yankees ace CC Sabathia underwent arthroscopic surgery on his left elbow on Thursday. Sabathia's surgery was performed by Dr. James Andrews in Birmingham, Alabama and he is expected to fully recover in time for the start of the 2013 regular season. General manager Brian Cashman told MLB.com that CC may be on...

New York Yankees’ Michael Pineda not Expected Back Until June
October 22nd, 2012 at 1:42 PM
The trade between the New York Yankees and Seattle Mariners last Winter featuring top prospects Jesus Montero and Michael Pineda has yielded no results thus far for the Yankees.  Pineda has yet to step on the mound in pinstripes after undergoing surgery to repair a torn labrum in May.  Expected...

New York Yankees’ GM Brian Cashman Will Listen to Offers for Alex Rodriguez, but Says Deal Unrealistic
October 22nd, 2012 at 11:06 AM
New York Yankees' general manager Brian Cashman will not close any doors when it comes to hearing any offers for Alex Rodriguez. Cashman knows as a general manager you field calls for trades of players all the time, but cautioned everyone that a deal for the lighting rod that is A-Rod is...

Derek Jeter Likely to Have Surgery to Repair Broken Left Ankle
October 15th, 2012 at 3:09 PM
***PHOTO1***New York Yankees Shortstop Derek Jeter will likely require surgery to repair his broken left ankle suffered in the 12th inning of game one in the ALCS.  Jeter has already been ruled out for the remainder of the postseason.  The surgery will be required to repair ligament damage associated with...

New York Yankees’ Pitching Overlooked with Emphasis on Offensive Struggles
October 15th, 2012 at 11:25 AM
The one question mark coming into the season was the New York Yankees starting pitching. Who would back up CC Sabathia, can Hiroki Kuroda pitch in the American League, will Phil Hughes have a good year and can Andy Pettitte be Andy? Well, the rotation proved their mettle after Michael Pineda...

New York Yankees Advance to the ALCS Behind CC Sabathia’s Complete Game Win Over the Baltimore Orioles
October 12th, 2012 at 8:11 PM
The New York Yankees closed out the ALDS in game five with a  3-1 win over the Baltimore Orioles and advance to the ALCS against the Detroit Tigers starting tomorrow at Yankee Stadium. What a pitching series this has been and Game 5 didn't disappoint with the Yankees CC Sabathia against Baltimore's...

Baltimore Orioles Top New York Yankees in 13 Innings; Force ALDS Game Five
October 12th, 2012 at 12:12 AM
The Baltimore Orioles defeated the New York Yankees 2-1 after 13 innings of baseball Thursday night to even up the ALDS and force a game five. Shortstop J.J. Hardy was the hero for Baltimore, hitting a go-ahead RBI double in extra innings. ***PHOTO1*** The game started slow, with the first run not...

Joe Girardi’s Gutsy Call to Pinch Hit for Struggling Alex Rodriguez Propels New York Yankees to Series Lead
October 11th, 2012 at 9:45 AM
The New York Yankees have now taken a 2-1 lead in the ALDS over the Baltimore Orioles. On a night where Raul Ibanez’s two home runs will overshadow anything, it was the gutsy decision made by manager Joe Girardi to put Ibanez in the game that might have very well...

Raul Ibanez Hits a Walk Off Home Run in the 12th to Give the New York Yankees a 2-1 Lead in the ALDS Over the Baltimore Orioles
October 10th, 2012 at 11:25 PM
The New York Yankees took the pivotal game three in dramatic fashion over the Baltimore Orioles with Raul Ibanez hitting a walk off solo shot off of Brian Matusz in the 12th for his second homer of the night. The Yankees now lead the ALDS 2-1 and can advance to the ALCS with a win tomorrow night. The...

New York Yankees Lose to Baltimore Orioles; Series Even as They Head to the Bronx
October 9th, 2012 at 9:50 AM
The New York Yankees had their chances to take a commanding 2-0 lead against the Baltimore Orioles, but lost 3-2 Monday evening as they head to Yankee Stadium for the first of possibly three games starting Wednesday night. New York wasted a vintage Andy Pettitte post season start in which the lefty veteran went seven...

New York Yankees Vs Baltimore Orioles: Game Two Preview
October 8th, 2012 at 1:08 PM
After winning game one of the ALDS, the New York Yankees will send five-time World Series champion Andy Pettitte to the mound for game two in Baltimore on Monday night. Joining Pettitte on the mound will be Wei-Yin Chen of the Orioles, who will be making his first career playoff...

CC Sabathia Dominates as the New York Yankees Take Game 1 of the ALDS Against the Baltimore Orioles
October 8th, 2012 at 12:08 PM
The New York Yankees took the first game of the divisional series, 7-2 against the Baltimore Orioles at Camden Yards. Russell Martin started the five run top of the ninth with a solo shot against Orioles closer Jim Johnson, who has been as close to automatic this year as any closer in...

New York Yankees’ Ichiro Suzuki Ready for Chance at Postseason Success
October 6th, 2012 at 12:45 PM
In 2001, Ichiro Suzuki's rookie season, the New York Yankees eliminated his Seattle Mariners from the playoffs en route to the World Series. Ichiro batted .421 with five RBI and seven runs scored in 10 games in his first postseason, but has not been back since.  ***PHOTO1*** Ichiro has done his part, but the...

As the Chase for 28 Heats up So Do the New York Yankees
October 4th, 2012 at 12:22 PM
The New York Yankees needed until game 162 to clinch the American League East, but were able to do so while simultaneously clinching the best record in the league.  October Baseball is nothing new for this team, but this year the Yankees enter the postseason on an absolute tear.  Winners...

Robinson Cano Powers the New York Yankees to Their 18th AL East Title and Best Record in the American League
October 3rd, 2012 at 10:44 PM
The New York Yankees clinched the AL East title and best record in the American League with a decisive 14-2 win over the Boston Red Sox in the final game of the regular season. They are not nicknamed the Bronx Bombers for nothing, led by second baseman Robinson Cano's two jacks,...

Raul Ibanez Hits Walk Off Single in Extra Innings to Lead New York Yankees Over Boston Red Sox
October 2nd, 2012 at 11:25 PM
The New York Yankees defeated the Boston Red Sox 4-3 on Tuesday night as Raul Ibanez hit a game-tying pinch hit home run in the bottom of the ninth and then a walk off RBI single in the bottom of the 12th.  ***PHOTO1*** Replacing Ivan Nova in the starting rotation and taking the...

New York Yankees Take One Game Lead in the AL East with Win Over Boston Red Sox and Baltimore’s Loss
October 1st, 2012 at 10:24 PM
The New York Yankees had one of those statement innings in their 10-2 win over the Boston Red Sox in the last Yankee Stadium home stand of the regular season. Coupled with the Baltimore Orioles loss to Tampa Bay the Bombers take over first place by one game in the AL...