MLB: Boston Red Sox at New York Yankees

Recap: Yankees 2, Red Sox 1

Top Play (WPA): Eduardo Rodriguez had been cruising for Boston, pitching six innings of one-run ball. The young righty just punched out Brendan Ryan, leading him to face the struggling Jacoby Ellsbury. The speedster launched the ball into the second deck beyond the right field wall, giving the Yankees a 2-1 lead to increase their chances […]

MLB: Seattle Mariners at New York Yankees

Recap: Yankees 3, Mariners 4

Top Play (WPA): Down 2-0, it looked as if New York would be held scoreless for the fourth straight inning by the cruising Hisashi Iwakuma. Mark Teixeira delivered the Yankees’ second hit of the game with two outs in the fourth. Brian McCann made Iwakuma pay, knocking a two-run, game tying shot, increasing New York’s chances […]

MLB: New York Yankees at Boston Red Sox

First Half Evaluation

Expectations have always been high for the Yankees. However, this year, more than any in the recent past, thoughts of New York appearing at the top of the AL East came few and far between prior to the start of the season. Fans and experts all over the baseball world weren’t sold on the Yankees coming into the 2015 […]

MLB: Oakland Athletics at New York Yankees

Recap: Yankees 6, Athletics 2

Top Play (WPA): While today’s game was primarily controlled by New York, the top play WPA-wise belongs to Oakland. In the top of the second, Josh Reddick reached base on a catcher’s interference call. Billy Butler followed by lining a double to left to score Reddick, increasing Oakland’s chances of winning by 14 percent. Bottom Play […]