Curtis Granderson’s Offensive Struggles Should Not Surprise New York Mets

Curtis Granderson, New York Mets

OF Curtis Granderson should start spelling his name Kurtis so it has a “K” in it. Doing so would greater reflect the type of hitter he’s become. In 2007, Granderson became the seventh member of the 20-20-20 club while batting […]

Ivan Nova Injury Puts Greater Pressure On New York Yankees’ Ace C.C. Sabathia

C.C. Sabathia, New York Yankees

In 2010, the New York Yankees’ starting rotation was in shambles. A.J. Burnett went 10-15 with a 5.26 ERA. Javier Vazquez was just as mediocre with a 10-10 record and 5.32 ERA. On the positive side, Phil Hughes went 18-8 […]

New York Yankees: If Derek Jeter Takes A Pitch, It’s A Ball

Derek Jeter, New York Yankees

The New York Yankees lost to the Tampa Bay Rays 11-5 on Friday. It was a terrible game for the Yankees’ bullpen which allowed eight runs and squandered a solid outing by Hiroki Kuroda. Cesar Cabral’s ejection in the eighth […]

Hamstring Injury Is Just The Latest Setback For New York Yankees’ Francisco Cervelli

Francisco Cervelli, New York Yankees

In 2013, Francisco Cervelli was going to be the everyday catcher for the New York Yankees. A fractured right hand, a rehab setback in his elbow and a 50-game Biogenesis suspension later, his season came crashing down. This past offseason, […]

New York Yankees Must Wait Until June To Pursue Stephen Drew

Stephen Drew, Boston Red Sox

Two weeks into the season, Stephen Drew is still a free agent. Whether you want to blame MLB’s qualifying offer system or Scott Boras for being too greedy is up to you, but either way one of the steadiest shortstops […]

Ichiro Suzuki Boosting Value With New York Yankees

Ichiro Suzuki, New York Yankees

In the top of the eighth inning, with nobody on and one out, David Ortiz stepped to the plate against Matt Thornton. The Boston Red Sox trailed the New York Yankees by a run. Ortiz has made Yankees fans uneasy […]

MLB Wise Not To Punish New York Yankees’ Michael Pineda

Michael Pineda, New York Yankees

In his last start, Michael Pineda led the New York Yankees to a 4-1 victory over the Boston Red Sox with a strong pitching performance. The 25 year old went six innings, allowing one run on four hits with two […]

New York Yankees Must Not Rely On Home Runs

Brian McCann, Alfonso Soriano, New York Yankees

The New York Yankees hit five home runs on Saturday to defeat the Boston Red Sox, 7-4; every run they scored came via the long ball. Carlos Beltran began the onslaught with a two-run homer in the first inning. Alfonso […]

New York Yankees’ Bullpen Has Performed Admirably In David Robertson’s Absence

David Phelps, Brian McCann, New York Yankees

According to Brian Hoch of MLB.com, Brian Cashman has no intentions of upgrading the New York Yankees’ bullpen while David Robertson is on the DL. This is the correct decision on Cashman’s part. In addition to the fact that the Yankees […]

Mystery Substance On Michael Pineda’s Hand Irrelevant In New York Yankees’ Win

Michael Pineda New York Yankees

Michael Pineda dominated the Boston Red Sox last night as the New York Yankees beat their most hated rival by a score of 4-1. The big right-hander went six innings, allowing one run on four hits with two walks and […]

New York Yankees’ Dean Anna Adds His Own Verse In Baseball’s Greatest Rivalry

Dean Anna New York Yankees

New York Yankees vs. Boston Red Sox. The phrase evokes images of Hall of Fame players, bench-clearing brawls and some of the greatest games of all time. The latest installment of the rivalry featured one player (Jacoby Ellsbury) switching sides, […]

New York Mets’ Lucas Duda Trying His Best To Lose 1B Job

Lucas Duda New York Mets

First baseman Lucas Duda typically provides the New York Mets with all of the strikeouts of a power hitter but without the home runs. Wednesday night’s game against the Atlanta Braves was no different. The Mets entered the ninth inning trailing by […]