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Let’s Get Wild

162 games ago, you would have laughed. The New York Yankees (91-71) and Minnesota Twins (85-77) will play in the American League Wild Card Game on Tuesday. The winner will face the Cleveland Indians in the Division Series. The Yankees were supposedly in the midst of a rebuild, and so were the Twins. But both […]

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Brett Gardner’s offensive anomaly of a season

Brett Gardner has put together quite the season at the plate. Prior to the All-Star break, he unleashed a wicked power boom. More recently, he ripped off a 14-game hitting streak. However, his batting average and on-base percentage mirror last year’s season totals. If you still need proof that batting average and on-base percentage are […]

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Game 62 Recap: Kins Cycle

With Justin Verlander and Masahiro Tanaka on the mound, Yankee Stadium held place for a namesake pitchers duel on Saturday night. The hurlers matched the hype for the first four innings. However, with runners at the corners in the fifth, Tanaka faced trouble. Then, things got out of hand, and the Yankees fell, 6-1. The […]

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Game 54 Recap: The Frustration Continues

The Yankees entered the first game of a three-game road set against Baltimore looking to build off of a promising victory in Detroit. Instead, the Yanks reverted to their recent losing ways. Friday night marked yet another frustrating one to be a Yankee fan. With a 5-2 lead in the sixth, Nate Eovaldi loaded the bases for Matt Wieters. […]

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Series Preview: Yankees-Blue Jays

Riding high following a four-game sweep of Oakland, the New York Yankees return home for a series against Toronto with a chance to eclipse the .500 mark for the first time since April 13th. Despite facing a trio of one-win pitchers and a not-so-sunny version of Sonny Gray, New York’s offense still displayed promise, posting four […]