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Sunday, December 27, 2009

New York Yankees Gifts

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Monday, December 14, 2009

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Wednesday, December 9, 2009

Buy NY Yankees home & office décor merchandise – Feel the spirit of Yankees all around you!

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Tuesday, December 1, 2009

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Tuesday, November 24, 2009

Yankees sports merchandise – makes for a very happy Yankees fan

It’s not just the performance of their team that keeps those Yankees fans happy. The fact of the matter is that they are happier than most because they have a great range of Yankees merchandise to choose from. This keeps them geared up for the coming game and helps them support their team, day in and day out, whether at home or in their office; whether they are out partying, tailgating or hosting an informal dinner in their homes.

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Monday, November 16, 2009

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Friday, November 6, 2009

New York Yankees manager wins good Samaritan title

It was a busy night for New York Yankees Manager Joe Girardi -- not only did he lead his team to the World Series championship, but on his way home, he also helped the victim of a car accident get out of harm's way.

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Wednesday, September 9, 2009

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Wednesday, August 12, 2009

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Tuesday, June 30, 2009

Why the New York Yankees' Recent Hot Streak Is a Reason To Get Excited

by Christopher Mango

Though the Yankees' five-game winning streak has come against an offensively-challenged Atlanta team and a hapless and banged-up bunch of Mets, a number of occurrences over the past week should give Yankee fans like myself reasons to be encouraged as the team prepares for two more weeks of baseball prior to the All-Star break.

Though this collection of ballplayers may not exactly replicate the championship-winning teams of the late-'90s, the team's play in the last week should encourage both the Yankee brass and the enormous fan base that the team possesses.

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Yankees pitcher Phil Hughes rides scoreless streak into more important appearances

by Matt Gelb

With the tying run on second with two outs in the sixth inning, Phil Hughes was called upon. One pitch later, he was back in the dugout.

"It was easy," Hughes said.

Pitching in his highest leveraged situation this season -- and entering a close game mid-inning for the first time -- Hughes showed great proficiency in relief. After the one pitch to retire Omir Santos in the sixth, he allowed a leadoff walk to Luis Castillo in the seventh, but set the Mets down in order after that on 10 pitches.

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New York Yankees pitcher Chien-Ming Wang has a win

by Matt Gelb

Chien-Ming Wang went 379 days in between victories, and for a pitcher who once won a total of 38 games over two seasons, it felt like forever.

He watched from the clubhouse as the Yankees bullpen preserved it. And the quiet Wang appeared as relaxed as he could be afterward.

"I waited too long," he said.

But Chien-Ming finally earned win No. 1 in 2009 with his effort Sunday against the Mets. It came in start No. 8 and it wasn't the finest 5 1/3 innings ever seen, but it could be the most important 16 outs of Wang's career.

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Monday, June 29, 2009

Mariano Rivera saves 500th career game as New York Yankees complete sweep of New York Mets with 4-2 win

by Matt Gelb

Mariano Rivera has save No. 500. And RBI No. 1.

Rivera needed four outs to become the second pitcher ever to 500 saves -- and provided himself some own insurance with a good eye at the plate -- as the Yankees swept the Mets with a 4-2 victory Sunday night.

In the eighth, Rivera entered with runners on first and second and struck out Omir Santos on eight pitches. And in the ninth Rivera allowed a two-out single to Daniel Murphy before Alex Cora grounded out to second.

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Molina inches closer to return to NY Yankees

By Jared Diamond

NEW YORK -- Jose Molina's return to the Yankees appears to be coming closer. The backup catcher, who strained his left quad on May 7, ran the bases before Sunday's game against the Mets and said afterward he felt no pain. He will try to run the bases again on Tuesday and could be behind the plate for New York within a couple of weeks.

"I could play today," Molina said. "I don't know how it would be, but I feel like I could play."

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Mariners-LA Dodgers: Seattle Takes Two-of-Three from LA

by Griffin Cooper

A three-run, third-inning rally turned out to be all the Mariners would need on Sunday, as they beat the LA Dodgers 4-2 and took the best-of-three series.

This was the first test for the Mariners on this vigorous road trip, and they passed with flying colors.

I, along with many other Mariners fans, would probably have been happy with just taking one out of three, but today’s game was icing on the cake and the M’s now sit 39-36, three games over .500.

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Against the New York Yankees, New York Mets outfielder Gary Sheffield keeps on swinging

NEW YORK - Fresh off a cortisone shot to his knee, Mets outfielder Gary Sheffield found himself back in the lineup in his new comfort zone, facing the Yankees, his old team.

"It's a big game for the city, the nation watching these games," Sheffield said. "It's always big moments."

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Flu bug hits New York Yankees as Derek Jeter, Johnny Damon sit out

NEW YORK -- The flu is spreading through the Yankees clubhouse and Derek Jeter and Johnny Damon will not start Saturday night.

Jeter will miss his second straight game with the illness. He was not available to pinch hit Friday night, but Yankees manager Joe Girardi was hopeful that he could come off the bench Saturday.

"I know he really wants to play today and he's not happy about being out of the lineup," Girardi said. "It was recommended when I talked to the doctor that we give him another day. He was really, really sick last night."

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New York Yankees pitcher A.J. Burnett not afraid to think about no-hit bid

A.J. Burnett was not oblivious. He had a no-hitter and he was thinking about it.

"I look up when it's happening and I want to throw one," Burnett said. "I was pretty much shooting for it from the fourth on."

All the ingredients were there, it appeared. Melky Cabrera made two sparkling plays in left field to preserve the no-hitter. The Mets offense, already stymied the night before by CC Sabathia, looked just as feeble. And Burnett was striking out batters at a high pace.

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Slumping New York Yankees Must Make Drastic Changes

by Perry Arnold

Alex Rodriguez is just the poster boy for the recent New York Yankees slump.

A-Rod is now hitting .224 and over the past two weeks has been much worse than that number would indicate.

But a host of Yankee players are sliding, and their ineptitude is reflected in the team's record and in the standings.

When the Yankees went into Boston on June 9 to start a three-game series with the Sox, their record was 34-23, and they were in first place in the American League East by one game.

Now they stand at 38-32 and are five games behind Boston.

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MLB denies Yankees' protest

Major League Baseball announced on Tuesday its denial of the New York Yankees' formal protest of a June 21st loss to the Florida Marlins.

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With pressure on, New York Yankees respond with 8-4 victory over Atlanta Braves

ATLANTA - In his daily conversations with team ownership, Yankees general manager Cashman maintains that there is no sense of panic.

"They know we're better than this," Cashman said about the Yankees' recent skid. "I know we're better than this and our players know that they're better than this. So we just try to get back on track. It wasn't too long ago we were feelings good about ourselves. We've just got to get back to that feeling."

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Pair of New York Yankees prospects earn spots at All-Star Futures Game

A pair of standout Yankees prospects have been selected to this season's the All-Star Futures Game. Power-hitting catcher Jesus Montero and left-hander Manuel Banuelos will represent the World Team.

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Bad sign for New York Yankees' Xavier Nady as elbow forces him to leave minor league rehab game

ATLANTA -- Outfielder Xavier Nady may be headed for Tommy John surgery that will end his season, and likely his tenure with the Yankees. Nady pulled himself out of a minor league rehab game on Thursday night after injuring his right elbow on a throw from the outfield.

"It's the thing you try and avoid," Cashman said. "It could be the worst-case scenario.... Obviously, it's just not a good sign."

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Alex Rodriguez keys outburst, New York Yankees beat Atlanta Braves, 11-7

NY Yankees slugger Alex Rodriguez took over Thursday night's 11-7 victory against the Braves, using the game to demonstrate that despite his struggles to bounce back from hip surgery, he remains a force.

Dogged by questions about a recent slump and the security of his spot as the cleanup hitter, Rodriguez tied Reggie Jackson for 11th place on the all-time home run list with 563. The homer snapped a drought of 69 road at-bats with a home run, his longest since 1997.

Rodriguez drove in four runs, the first on a homer to straightaway center field at spacious Turner Field. He finished 3-for-5 with four RBIs.

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A.J. Burnett has suspension reduced to five games

Major League Baseball reduced the suspension of New York Yankees pitcher A.J. Burnett to five games on Sunday.

Burnett was originally suspended six games and fined an undisclosed amount for an incident during a game against the Texas Rangers on June 2.

Under a settlement reached with Major League Baseball, Yankees pitcher A.J. Burnett had his six-game suspension for throwing at a batter reduced to five games. He began serving the suspension on Saturday.

The suspension -- which came after Burnett threw near the head of the Rangers' Nelson Cruz on June 2, supposedly in retaliation of Vicente Padilla hitting Mark Teixeira -- won't make a major impact on the rotation. The penalty pushed Burnett's next start back just one day, to Saturday at Citi Field against the Mets.

NY Yankees' Joe Girardi stands behind decision to rest A-Rod


Alex Rodriguez pinch-hit in the eighth inning Saturday, his first regular-season appaearance in front of his hometown fans.

Rodriguez originally was scheduled to skip the first two games of the series. Before the game, Yankees manager Joe Girardi addressed A-Rod's absence from the lineup and reiterated it was because of fatigue.

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Friday, June 12, 2009

Sox draft Michael Yastrzemski

By Chad Finn

In the 36th round of the MLB First-Year Player Draft Thursday afternoon, the Red Sox selected St. John's Prep (Danvers) outfielder Michael Yastrzemski.

The last name, of course, isn't just familiar in New England. It's legendary. He is the grandson of Red Sox icon and Baseball Hall of Famer Carl Yastrzemski.

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Red Sox draft former North standout Ebert

Former Fargo North standout Tom Ebert was drafted by the Boston Red Sox on Wednesday.

Ebert, a pitcher at Florida International, was taken in the 19th round by Boston with the 588th overall pick.

Recap: Boston vs. NY Yankees

Red Sox rallied to edge the Yankees, 4-3, and sweep the three-game set with their bitter division rival.

Boston has now won each of the eight contests between the two teams this season and nine straight overall dating back to last season. The eight wins to start the season is the club's second longest winning streak ever against the Yankees to begin a campaign behind a 14-gamer from April 11-July 1, 1912. The overall nine-game tear is also the second-longest versus New York behind a 17- game run from October 3, 1911-July 1, 1912.

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Does New York Yankees pitcher Chien-Ming Wang deserve another chance in the starting rotation?

Chien-Ming Wang's position in the Yankees starting rotation grew more tenuous on Wednesday night, when the pitcher's general ineffectiveness over 2 2/3 brutal innings in a 6-5 loss to the Red Sox raised what's become a familiar question surrounding Wang this season: What now? What would you do?

Manager Joe Girardi was noncommittal about whether Wang would make his next scheduled start, leaving the door open for the Yankees to bump the right-hander from the rotation in favor of another pitcher, perhaps Phil Hughes.

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Philips becomes an official medical equipment supplier of the New York Yankees

Royal Philips Electronics yesterday announced an agreement to become an official medical equipment supplier of the New York Yankees. As part of the agreement, a state-of-the-art digital radiology system was installed inside Yankee Stadium, enabling onsite diagnosis of players by the Yankees medical team. In addition, potentially life-saving automated external defibrillators (AEDs) are available in both the player areas and in select locations in the Stadium, providing emergency care to fans that might be in need during a game.

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Thursday, June 11, 2009

Mahoney Selected in 23rd Round of MLB Draft by New York Yankees

Canisius College senior Kevin Mahoney (Miller Place, N.Y.) was selected by the New York Yankees in the 23rd round (No. 705 pick overall) of the Major League Baseball Draft on Wednesday afternoon.

Red Sox revel in 7-0 stretch over Yankees

The Boston Red Sox continued their mastery of fierce rivals New York Wednesday, stretching their unbeaten streak over the Yankees to seven games this season with a 6-5 win.

Former Hickory High star selected by Yankees

Former Hickory High baseball star Isaac Harrow was in Taylorsville late Wednesday afternoon, settled onto his bed and trying to grab a few minutes to relax.

A few feet away, he had a live telecast of the Major League Baseball Draft on his computer, with the volume turned high enough to hear his name.

Shortly after 4 p.m., the New York Yankees used the 735th pick of the draft to ask Harrow, a star at Appalachian State, to join them.

"As I heard my name, it sounded like it was someone else's," said Harrow, taken in the 24th round. "My sister and girlfriend were with me and I heard my mom yell from downstairs.

Yanks nab high-upside outfielder first

By Anthony Dicomo

Bucking their recent Draft trend of leaning toward pitching, the Yankees selected high school outfielder Slade Heathcott with their first pick in Tuesday's First-Year Player Draft, the 29th selection overall.

Heathcott, 18, is the first position player the Yankees have taken in the first round since they selected C.J. Henry -- the main chip in a subsequent trade with the Phillies for Bobby Abreu and Cory Lidle -- 17th overall in 2005. The Yankees selected pitchers Gerrit Cole, Andrew Brackman and Ian Kennedy with their top picks the past three seasons.

Key pitching duel on tap for New York Yankees and Tampa Bay

by Matthew Stanmyre

Moments after New York Yankees manager Joe Girardi settled into his seat in the home dugout Saturday morning, he was asked his thoughts on the afternoon's highly-anticipated pitching matchup between Yankees ace CC Sabathia and Tampa Bay phenom David Price.

Girardi paused, thinking back to his own playing days. He likened the atmosphere before the game to when Girardi's teams had faced hurlers like Randy Johnson, Pedro Martinez, Greg Maddux and John Smoltz.

The New York Yankees hit home: Get yourself a Yankee bar stool today

The new stadium in the Bronx, the debut of a velvet lined Yankee Coffin complete with pinstripes and logo adorned pillow and in April, the first official Yankees grass seed sales at 25 select Home Depot stores.

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Saturday, June 6, 2009

New York Yankees reliever Brian Bruney and outfielder Xavier Nady showing improvement from injuries

by Colin Stephenson

Reliever Brian Bruney threw a bullpen session Friday -- 20 pitches, all fastballs -- and reported his strained right elbow had no pain. In talking to reporters, the righthander first didn't want to suggest he had any kind of timetable in mind, saying he thought part of his problem the last time he returned from the injury had to do with setting a timetable to return and then rushing himself to meet it.

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Why the New York Yankees Need To Trade Hideki Matsui

by A.J. Martelli

He burst onto the Major League Baseball scene in 2003, crushing a grand slam home run in his first home game with the New York Yankees.

So far this season, Hideki Matsui has eight homers, 22 RBI, and is batting .256. But he is certainly not the durable player he once was, and the Yankees should consider trading him.

In his first three seasons, Matsui played in every single game, compiling a streak of 518 consecutive games played. In his 519th game against Boston on May 11, 2006, he broke his wrist and was sidelined for the majority of the season.

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Friday, June 5, 2009

Baseball phenom Bryce Harper lists playing for New York Yankees as one of his dreams

It is still uncertain whether or not LeBron James will be playing in New York for the Knicks come fall 2010. But even if he doesn't end up in the Big Apple, it doesn't mean the second-coming of the "Chosen One" won't call New York his home -- only this rendition will be swinging a bat and wearing spikes, with eye-black smeared across his cheeks. You better go ahead and start betting online for this guy."

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The New York Yankees Pitching Conundrum

by Dan Dummeyer

Today the Yankees will send Chien-Ming Wang, a winless pitcher with a 16.07 ERA and without a start in nearly three months, to the mound against the high-octane Texas Rangers lineup.

This move, returning the franchise's former de facto ace to a starting role, prompted team brass to bump their current ace back a day in the rotation (a convenient plus that will split up their southpaw starters) and move a young man once considered the top prospect in professional baseball, Phil Hughes, from the rotation to the bullpen.

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New York Yankees pitcher A.J. Burnett suspended; Derek Jeter gets a day off while Mark Teixeira is back

by Matt Gelb

A.J. Burnett was suspended six games and fined an undisclosed amount by Major League Baseball on Thursday. The suspension was set to begin Thursday, but Burnett will appeal. That appeal could prove to be successful considering there was no warning issued by umpires until after Burnett threw a pitch near the head of Nelson Cruz in the fifth inning Tuesday.

The news came down after Joe Girardi's pregame meeting with the media, so whether or not the Yankees would move Phil Hughes into Burnett's spot, should the suspension hold, is unclear.

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Phil Hughes to the New York Yankees Bullpen: Stupid Move

by Perry Arnold

New York Yankees manager Joe Girardi and General Manager Brian Cashman announced yesterday that Chien-Ming Wang will return to the starting rotation on Thursday and that Phil Hughes will go to the bullpen.

They also announced that they will re-evaluate the decision in about two weeks and decide at that point whether Hughes should return to Scranton to get work as a starter.

This is a dangerous move by the Yankees brain trust.

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Saturday, May 30, 2009

Oakland Athletics: MLB Breakdown 2009

by Griffin Cooper

The Oakland Athletics were a fairly forgettable team in 2008, and until their young pitching staff progresses a little bit, I anticipate them staying that way for a couple more years.

The A's traded away their lone ace Rich Harden to the Chicago Cubs before the deadline last season. Unfortunately, with all of the injuries he suffered with the A's, he wasn't really able to do much for them.

Unfortunately, this left Oakland's starting rotation pretty much empty, Justin Duchscherer being the exception, although he is out until June.

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Friday, May 29, 2009

Hey Yankee Fans, Quit Complaining About Joba Starting!

by DJ

I live in NYC. It is a place where sports are taken very seriously. New York has some of the best fans in the world because they're passionate and some of them are even knowledgeable. I am a young sports fan, not even 20 yet, but baseball has always been my sport. I grew up during the latest Yankees Dynasty. Everyone remembers the 1996 team and the ones who followed leading to 4 World Series Titles in 5 years. When Yankee fans look at how to fix the 2009 team (which is a 1/2 game out of 1st place), they see the bullpen as an area for concern. Well the bullpen is pretty shaky, and those passionate New Yorkers want to see their hero Joba Chamberlain return to the bullpen. NO!!!

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Wednesday, May 27, 2009

Yankees Take Two From Rangers, Gain First Place in American League East

by A.J. Martelli

In the rubber game of a three game set from Texas, the New York Yankees defeated the Rangers in Arlington Wednesday night by a score of 9-2.

With the win and the Boston Red Sox’ loss to Minnesota, the Yankees now own a 27-20 record and share first place with the BoSox in the American League Eastern Division standings as of tonight.

“It’s where we want to be,” said Yankee manager Joe Girardi to the press about the teams' place in the standings.

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Friday, May 22, 2009

New York Yankees' Chien-Ming Wang to pitch in minors; Johnny Damon, Phil Coke banged up

by Marc Carig

NEW YORK -- Yankees pitcher Chien-Ming Wang will make at least one more minor league rehab start -- on Friday against the Red Sox Triple-A affiliate in Pawtucket, R.I. -- before he is reinstated from the disabled list.

Yankees manager Joe Girardi said the team wants to see more consistency and explosion from Wang's sinker -- which is his primary pitch -- before he makes his return to the major leagues. Wang has been out with hip weakness related to the foot injury that he suffered last season.

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New York Yankees find inspiration in 'fighter'

by Marc Carig

NEW YORK -- There's been no shortage of inspiration around Yankee Stadium lately. And on Wednesday, the Yankees found plenty in 38-year-old Polly Tompkins. In April, the first grade teacher and Yankees fan from Candor, N.Y. was diagnosed with Stage 4 melanoma.

The Yankees honored Tompkins by making her the honorary bat girl. She also threw out the first pitch. She spent her time before the game meeting various Yankees, including Derek Jeter and Reggie Jackson. Just before getting a photo of herself with Mr. October, Tompkins called it "the best day of my life."

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Thursday, May 21, 2009

Johnny Damon becoming face of more relaxed, more fun New York Yankees

by Steve Politi

NEW YORK -- At the first kangaroo court the Yankees have convened in more than 15 years, Johnny Damon was tried and convicted of being -- what else? -- Johnny Damon.

He showed up late for court in his designer jeans and spiked hair, not his pinstripes, making the verdict easy for judge Mariano Rivera. The fine: $100. Somebody asked Damon which charity would get his money.

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Fantasy owners can learn from the Yankees, and vice versa

Have the New York Yankees found their shortstop of the future? Let's hope

by Marc Carig

NEW YORK -- CC Sabathia looked awesome again. But the most impressive throws at Yankee Stadium on Tuesday night came not from the mammoth lefty, but from a pint-sized Garden State native named Tommy Belsky.

At six years old, Belsky is not only battling cancer, he's winning. The disease has been in remission for a year. And if arm strength is any indication, he's going to be fine.

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Girardi's New York Yankees Pick Right Time To Get Hot

by Mets Police

This time last week I wrote that it would be a very crucial time for Joe Girardi. With the Mets on the West Coast and the lazier newspapers telling us "Mets at Los Angeles, night" (that's you Star-Ledger) it's easy for the Mets to turn halfway invisible. It took Vin Scully making fun of them to get daylight yesterday.

But this is a Yankees column. As Craig Carton put it this morning, a ho hum late loss for the Mets and the Yankees have won seven in a row, so it's a Yankees day.

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Wednesday, May 20, 2009

New York Yankees' A.J. Burnett is the piemaster

by Marc Carig


After an early season Yankees' walk-off victory authored by Melky Cabrera, A.J. Burnett was aghast. Smearing whipped cream in the face of a player just before a postgame television interview has been a part of the game since, well, the postgame television interview. But the tradition apparently never made it to Yankee Stadium -- until this past weekend.

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New York Yankees' Brett Gardner baffled by right shoulder injury

by Marc Carig

NEW YORK -- Yankees center fielder Brett Gardner is day-to-day with a bruise after he jammed his right shoulder on Sunday while sliding into home plate.

"The way it felt this morning, I guess I'm lucky it isn't worse than it was," Gardner said.

Gardner said he didn't feel anything after the slide itself. But when he woke up in the middle of the night in pain, he alerted trainers in the morning. An MRI found inflammation in the shoulder, though Gardner remains baffled at how he suffered the injury.

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Tuesday, May 19, 2009

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The New York Yankees, Derek Jeter, Alex Rodriguez, BP gets interrupted by Security Threat

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Sunday, May 17, 2009

Recap: NY Yankees vs. Minnesota

Johnny Damon's homer in the 10th inning was the difference, as the New York Yankees edged the Minnesota Twins, 3-2, in the third tilt of a four-game set from Yankee Stadium.

It was the third straight time the Yankees won a game in their final at-bat and the fifth this season overall.

Damon finished 3-for-4, and Alex Rodriguez also slugged a solo homer for the Yankees, who won their season-high fifth straight game. Melky Cabrera drove in the other run in the win. Alfredo Aceves (2-0) got the win after tossing a perfect 10th inning.

"I noticed the first two swings I had I was just a little bit too long," said Damon. "I shortened up my stroke some and fortunately I got a pitch to hit."

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Ming Wang says he's ready to return from injury after four-hit minor-league start

by Marc Carig

In the final inning of his rehab start with Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre, Yankees right-hander Chien-Ming Wang fell behind in the count to Columbus Clippers outfielder Trevor Crowe, one of the few times Sunday that he ceded control of an at-bat to a hitter.

So, Wang climbed down off the mound, took a moment to compose himself, and then fired a 90 mph sinker that Crowe foolishly tried to drive. Instead, he flied out to center and Wang survived the closest thing to a jam that he'd see on this day.

In his second rehab start as he attempts to come back from muscle weakness in his hips, Wang fired a four-hit shutout to lead the Yankees to a 3-0 victory over the Columbus Clippers.

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New York Yankees make minor-league trade for right-hander Romulo Sanchez

by Marc Carig

The Yankees traded minor league pitcher Eric Hacker to the Pittsburgh Pirates on Saturday for right-hander Romulo Sanchez. Hacker was designated for assignment last week when the team called up Brett Tomko and added him to the 40-man roster.

Sanchez, who has appeared in 26 big leagues games spread over the 2007 and 208 seasons, was 1-0 with a 4.38 in 10 appearances for Triple-A Indianapolis.

Friday, May 15, 2009

Recap: Toronto vs. NY Yankees

Hideki Matsui's homer in the eighth inning was the difference, as the New York Yankees edged the Toronto Blue Jays, 3-2, in the finale of a three-game set from the Rogers Centre.

Derek Jeter, in his first game back after missing the previous two, and Nick Swisher also ended with an RBI each for New York, which finished a six-game road trip at 4-2. Johnny Damon had a double to extend his extra-base hitting streak to 10 games. The streak ties a franchise record set by Don Mattingly in 1987 and matched by Paul O'Neill in 2001.

CC Sabathia (3-3) got the win after going eight innings and giving up just two runs on five hits. Mariano Rivera worked a 1-2-3 ninth to record his seventh save of the year.

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Toronto Blue Jays pull ahead of New York Yankees, 2-1

by Marc Carig

The Blue Jays pulled ahead 2-1 in the fifth inning behind an RBI double by Rod Barajas that scored Scott Rolen, who CC Sabathia walked to leadoff the fifth. Funny how often trouble starts that way.

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Why Can the New York Yankees Not Prevent Injuries?

by Perry Arnold

Can somebody please explain why the New York Yankees continuously have injury problems that are sending key players to the disabled list.

Currently the Yankees have seven key players on the disabled list.

They are: starting right fielder, Xavier Nady; relief pitcher, Brian Bruney; relief pitcher, Damaso Marte; catcher, Jorge Posada; catcher, Jose Molina; pitcher, Chien Ming-Wang; utility infielder, Cody Ransom.

Another player, Alex Rodriguez, just came off the DL last Friday.

And three other players are sitting right now with no certainty as to when the will return to the lineup.

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Tuesday, May 12, 2009

Blog Offers Gear and Accessories to Enhance Your Experience When Watching MLB Games

MLB fans all over the country love their MLB teams so much that they virtually fund a whole sub-industry over and above supporting the game of MLB – that is of course the retail of MLB Shop, related merchandise. MLB memorabilia, gear, and accessories is a billion dollar a year industry – that’s a lot of money for a game to generate.

When fans watch MLB games, it’s obvious that people enjoy the experience quite a lot. What’s there not to like? There are hotdogs, soda, peanuts, candy, beer, pretzels, and a whole lot more treats to be had. Then of course there’s the MLB game itself, the players, the action, the adrenaline rush of watching your favourite team and cheering yourself hoarse to try and will them to victory. All those things are enough reason to love going to MLB games, but of course, there’s more out there that can enhance the experience for you as a fan. That is where MLB merchandise comes in.

MLB merchandise’s sole purpose is to enhance the fan’s feeling of connection with the game, most especially their favourite team. Good thing there’s a place online, like diehardfans.com that can provide you with accessories, gift items, and even jewelry, that is dedicated to MLB.

MLB Accessories

What makes MLB accessories fun for people? For one, it makes fans feel like part of a group, a community. It gives them a sense of camaraderie when they are together with fellow fans. And nothing makes a fan happier than displaying their team allegiances for everyone to see. Fortunately, you can get a whole range of MLB accessories from the site.

Here are a few samples:

You can add a dash of team spirit when you come to the office wearing a tie that features your favourite club. Why not drive down to the office wearing officially licensed team sunglasses with matching soft carry case? If you’re more on the techie side, there are even team color-coordinated iPod and mobile phone protectors available. And for the ladies, there are nice little velvet pouches with team logos where you can organize and carry all your girly stuff, and then safely tuck it into your bag.

To complete your ensemble, there are all sorts of cool MLB accessories such as belt buckles, key chains, lighters, and even stationery such as pads and penholders. Not only will you be getting quality accessories, you’ll be showing everyone just how much you love the game and your team.

MLB gifts

MLB related items are great as gifts too. For a Die Hard Fan, nothing beats getting MLB gifts, no matter what the occasion is. Imagine this, a team themed holiday tree, with MLB game related presents!

For the kids, there is back-to-school gifts such as lunch boxes with their favourite ball club or favourite player displayed up front. For the MLB fan with a flair for interior decorating, there are some nice decorative items available such as 3D tabletop ornaments of team logos, bobble-head dolls of your favourite players, and even some nice and sparkling fiber-optic laser ornaments. And of course, for the MLB fan who loves collecting memorabilia and collectibles, there are a host of choices that will make you salivate with glee. You can have everything you can possibly think of, from mini replica helmets to trinket boxes with logos. For more serious collectors who would like to invest in high value memorabilia, there’s a fine collection of minted items such as commemorative coins, championship coins, and photo mints of your favourite players. These last items come in limited editions that will surely be more valuable after a few years.

MLB jewelry

If all that is not enough, then maybe you’d like to take a gander at the available jewelry – yes there is a jewelry section on the site and it offers a rich assortment of items that can be used to accent most anything you can find in your wardrobe. You’ll be surprised to find our MLB jewelry encompasses toe rings, bracelets, necklaces, and even classy leather and silver watches for both men and women.

If you want to impress your girl, who you know is also an avid MLB fan, a pair of earrings that bears her favorite team’s logo is sure to impress. You can even tell her that in fact, the pair you gave is made from authentic jewelry grade silver (in some cases at least). Or better yet, get a complete set - everything from toe ring, bracelet, necklace, and watch to complete her team look when you go to that next game you have planned for the weekend. There’s also a great selection of watches for the guys, in almost all styles imaginable.

Thursday, April 30, 2009

Rooting for the NY Yankees using NY Yankees Accessories, NY Yankees Jewelry, and NY Yankees gifts!

Though it’s just spring training and not exactly the regular season, the Cardinals are believed to be a team that is respectable and unpredictable come the regular season. Fans like me believe they’ll make some noise even in the playoffs. How would you support the Cards this season because I plan to support them by donning NY Yankees Merchandise - NY Yankees Accessories, NY Yankees Jewelry, and getting my friends NY Yankees Gifts that we all could use during the games?

When it comes to NY Yankees gift, NY Yankees accessories, and NY Yankees jewelry, I am probably one of their best customers out there. I’ve found out that the best place to get my Cards fix is at an online NY Yankees Team Shop. Why an online St. Louise Cardinals team shop? Well, for one, there’s more choice there.

Take for example the selection at the NY Yankees accessories section. There are literally dozens of great steals, from Cardinals Velvet Bags, Cardinals Sunglass, Cards Logo Bottle Opener Key Rings, Photo Albums, and Business Card Holders. The NY Yankees accessories section is a Cards fan’s dream come true.

My second most favorite section to visit is the NY Yankees jewelry section. NY Yankees jewelry isn’t too expensive, but there are a lot of worthwhile items to get, like this one Cardinals Logo Pendant I saw for $21.95, or that Cardinals Agent Series Watch I’ve been eying for $39.95. If you want to make your girlfriend happy, and is she happens to be a fan, get her something from the NY Yankees jewelry selection. Another thing I love about the online NY Yankees Team Shop is that it makes gift giving easy. I just pop into the NY Yankees gifts section and viola! I’ve found some great bargains here, like a Yankees Glass Batter for $21.95 for a friend’s office, a Yankees Replica Mini Helmet for my own cubie, and a Cardinals 3D Logo Ornament for my room.

New York Yankees closer Mariano Rivera not worried about recent homers

DETROIT -- Sirens and strobe lights went off during the eighth inning on Wednesday night as a robotic voice over the Comerica Park loudspeakers instructed fans to calmly find the nearest stairway. Perhaps the Yankees bullpen was a bit quick to heed the evacuation order.

As it turns out, it was a false alarm, though could you blame Joe Girardi if he was tempted to break the glass in the ninth, when Jonathan Albaladejo and Mariano Rivera took an 8-1 lead and turned it into a slim 8-6 advantage?

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New York Yankees pitchers dealing with injuries

Triple-A right-hander Ian Kennedy will begin taking medication to treat the numbness in the middle finger of his pitching hand. Kennedy will be shut down until Monday, when he is scheduled to undergo a follow-up exam.

Until then, Yankees manager Joe Girardi said Kennedy will wear a special glove. He has been diagnosed with a vasospasm.

- Chien-Ming Wang will throw as many as 65 pitches on Saturday, when he is scheduled to pitch in game-like conditions. Wang is at the Yankees' complex in Tampa, rehabbing his hip weakness..

Source: nj.com

In return to New York Yankees, Phil Hughes delivers vintage performance

by Marc Carig

Almost exactly two years ago, in only his second major league start, Phil Hughes was no-hitting the Texas Rangers when he felt a pop in his hamstring, which forced him to leave before he could complete his bid. In one evening, Hughes had seemingly captured what would become the essence of his career, his significant talent trumped by injury.

But what stood out was how dominant Hughes looked before he got hurt that night. Once named the best right-handed pitching prospect in all of baseball, he was as good as the hype had promised.

"It seems like a long time ago," Hughes said, looking back at the last time he felt as good as he did on Tuesday.

Indeed, since that electrifying coming out party, the mega-talent Hughes has endured a baseball odyssey filled with injuries, struggles, setbacks, and now after what he did on Tuesday night against the Tigers, perhaps redemption.

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Wednesday, April 22, 2009

Lineups set as New York Yankees begin abbreviated series against Oakland Athletics

by Star-Ledger

Andy Pettitte faces Dana Eveland as the Yankees and Athletics begin a short series Tuesday night at Yankee Stadium. The series is off to a belated start thanks to the rainstorms that soaked much of the Northeast on Monday, causing the postponement of the scheduled series opener, which will be made up in July.

Besides welcoming a fresh opponent into the new Yankee Stadium, the Yankees will be opposing a familiar face. Jason Giambi, back with Oakland after seven seasons as a Yankee, returns to the Bronx hitting third and playing first base for the A's. He will face off against fellow lefty and former teammate Pettitte, who is 1-0 with a 2.51 ERA in two starts. Eveland, also a left hander, is 0-0 with a 6.75 ERA in two starts.

Here are the lineups:


1) Jeter SS
2) Damon LF
3) Teixeira 1B
4) Posada C
5) Cano 2B
6) Swisher RF
7) Matsui DH
8) Ransom 3B
9) Gardner CF

Pettitte P


1) Sweeney RF
2) Cabrera SS
3) Giambi 1B
4) Holliday LF
5) Cust DH
6) Ellis 2B
7) Chavez 3B
8) Suzuki C
9) Davis CF

Eveland P

NY Yankees vs Mumbai Indians

WASHINGTON: Mumbai Indians vs New York Yankees, anyone? The oft-projected dream of big time cricket returning to the United States is being cranked up again with plans for an American Premier League (APL) on the lines of the ongoing Indian Premier League (IPL).

If that happens, the game could even have a new celebrity fan - US President Barack Obama. On a visit to Trinidad this past weekend, Obama wielded the bat under the tutelage of the great Brian Lara, essaying a left-handed cover drive after dropping in at the stadium named after the country's national hero.

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