Archive for March, 2012

Pineda’s final spring outing

Today, Michael Pineda will take the mound for the final time this spring. Up to this point, the young righty has started in 5 games, pitched 16.1 innings, allowed 17 hits, 6 earned runs, 1 homerun, 7 walks, and punched out 16 hitters. Although these are not the greatest of stats, Pineda is only 23 […]

Ibanez Homers, Garcia Pitches Well as Yanks Beat Tigers 4-2

Raul Ibanez hit his first home run with the Yankees, Freddy Garcia pitched into the fifth inning and New York beat the Tigers 4-2 in 10 innings Saturday. Ibanez had two hits to raise his average to .075. He hit a two-run shot off Tigers starter Max Scherzer in the seventh inning. Garcia, vying for […]

Hughes Solid in Start for Yankees

Phil Hughes isn’t feeling any extra pressure because of Andy Pettitte’s return to the Yankees. Focusing on his changeup, Hughes allowed three hits in five innings Wednesday as the New York Yankees beat the Rays 5-2. With CC Sabathia and Hideki Kuroda assured rotation spots, Hughes began spring training competing with Ivan Nova, Michael Pineda […]

Who’s hot, Who’s not

Hello Fellow Yankees Fans, This entry is pretty self-explanatory, we will be going over players who are shining and players who are not so hot. Although Spring Training stats don’t really matter, it is always nice to get an idea of the good and bad. So let’s jump into it: Who’s Hot: Alex Rodriguez: .345/.441/.655 […]

No Surprise – Yankees First of List of MLB’s Most Vaulable Teams

The National Pastime is flourishing thanks to cable companies’ desire for live baseball programming. The Yankees as expected, leading the way, coming in as the most valuable team in MLB. The average Major League Baseball team rose 16 percent in value during the past year, to an all-time high of $605 million. In 2011, revenue […]

Yankees Pen Could be the Best in the Majors in 2012

RHP Mariano Rivera (closer) RHP David Robertson RHP Rafael Soriano RHP Cory Wade LHP Boone Logan LHP Cesar Cabral RHP Freddy Garcia or RHP Phil Hughes The bullpen has a chance to be the best in the majors, led by ageless closer Rivera, who is entering what could be the final season of his career. […]

Cano Leaves Game After Being Hit on Hand with Pitch

Yanks fans got a scare on Sunday when 2B Robinson Cano left the game after being hit in the left hand by a pitch. The good news is X-rays were negative. how to do a dissertation Manager Joe Girardi said Cano was OK, and that he merely suffered a bruise. Cano was struck by a […]

Can Pettitte Do Enough to Earn a Spot in the Rotation?

Andy Pettitte came to spring training in late February for the first time, serving as a guest instructor at Yankees camp in Tampa. That role apparently wasn’t enough for him. The 39-year-old lefthander signed a minor-league contract on March 16 to put an end to his 14-month retirement, adding a veteran arm to the Yankees’ […]