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Game 47 Recap: Tanaka to the rescue

In a battle to avoid falling to the cellar of the AL East, the Yankees opened a three-game set with the host Tampa Bay Rays on Friday night and won the opener by a final score of 4-1. Masahiro¬†Tanaka continued to be lights out for the Yankees, allowing just two hits while cruising through seven […]

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Game 37 Recap: Snake-bitten

Monday night marked the first game of a seven-game road trip for the Yankees, and it all began with a nightmare of an opener against the Arizona Diamondbacks at Chase Field in a 12-2 loss. Chad Green made his major league debut on the mound for the Yankees, and was pitching just fine until a […]

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Alex Rodriguez announces plans to retire after contract expires in 2017

New York Yankees designated hitter Alex Rodriguez has announced that he will retire¬†after the 2017 season when his current contract expires, according to ESPN’s Andrew Marchand. Rodriguez, 40, has two years remaining on his current contract, which pays him through the 2016 and 2017 seasons. The 14-time All-Star is owed $20 million per season in […]