MLB: Baltimore Orioles at New York Yankees

Castro was a Starlin in August

In the midst of all the rightly-deserved, and well-earned hoopla surrounding rookie Gary Sanchez in August, another young Yankees’ player had a good month: Starlin Castro. And while the world stopped what they were doing and watched Sanchez at bats in awe, Castro quietly batted .313/.333/.571 with eight home runs during the month of August […]

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Game 114 Recap: T-minus one game

Alex Rodriguez presumably played at Fenway Park for the last time on Thursday night and while his performance was probably not up to his standards, he did contribute offensively to the Yankees’ 4-2 victory. Michael Pineda made his 23rd start of the season and had his usual issues with two out hits. It started right […]

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Yankees trade Ivan Nova to the Pirates

After pulling off trades for Aroldis Chapman, Andrew Miller, and Carlos Beltran—three of the biggest pieces the Yankees had to offer—Brian Cashman pulled another rabbit out of his hat by unloading the struggling Ivan Nova to the Pittsburgh Pirates for two players to be named later. The deal was announced just as the trade deadline […]

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Game 94 Recap: Four in a row

I did something different for tonight and listened to the game on the radio. Things started off swimmingly when John Sterling called Michael Pineda “Pinada” to lead us off. Thankfully it was not a harbinger of anything awful happening for the starter. In fact, Pineda had a nice game. Big Mike had a somewhat clean […]

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Game 85 Recap: The great escape

Thursday night’s game started off slowly for the Yankees who, thanks to starter Ivan Nova, found themselves in a 2-0 hole in the third inning. With the way Indians’ starter Trevor Bauer was pitching to start the game, it looked like it was going to be another one those frustratingly quiet nights at the plate […]