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 […]

MLB: Oakland Athletics at New York Yankees

Recap: Yankees 5, Athletics 4

Top WPA Play: In the fourth inning, Evan Scribner took over for Athletics starter Scott Kazmir, who left with left triceps tightness. Teixeira greeted the new pitcher rudely by leading off the inning with a home run to tie the game (+.149 WPA). It was the first of two home runs Teixeira hit on the […]

MLB: Kansas City Royals at New York Yankees

Recap: Yankees 14 Royals 1

After having scored two runs or less seven times in the last 11 games, not to mention having lost 10 of those 11 games, entering play Monday, the Yankees took their offensive frustrations out on Royals starter Jeremy Guthrie. In the first five batters of the game for New York, the Yankees had already taken […]

MLB: New York Yankees at Washington Nationals

Recap: Yankees 2 Nationals 3

Another tough loss in Washington, the second in as many days, dropped the Yankees to 2-7 for the road trip. New York returns home for six games starting Friday before heading out to the west coast and they’ll be without outfield Jacoby Ellsbury, who was placed on the disabled list with a knee injury. Anyway, […]

MLB: New York Yankees at Washington Nationals

Recap: Yankees 6 Nationals 8

The Yankees rough stretch continues, though at least this time the offense provided some support. The Yankees even had a 6-2 lead in the top of the fifth inning in this one, but right-hander Nathan Eovaldi failed to complete his fifth inning. Eovaldi walked Danny Espinosa and after striking out Michael Taylor, he allowed four […]

MLB: New York Yankees at Toronto Blue Jays

Recap: Yankees 1 Blue Jays 3

Generally when the Yankees only score one run and lose, the fans are upset with the offense and lack of runs, but anytime this bullpen has a lead in the eighth inning and comes up short it feels like a real missed opportunity. The Yankees had a late 1-0 lead in Toronto Monday as starter Chase Whitley […]