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 […]


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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Game 2 Recap: Bombers blast three homers in 16-6 win

Wednesday night at Yankee Stadium featured a midweek slugfest between the Houston Astros and New York Yankees, with the Yankees scoring 12 runs in the first three innings en route to a 16-6 win. The Yankees offense scored early and often on Astros starter Collin McHugh, who allowed six runs (five earned) in just one […]


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 […]

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 […]