Post Tagged with: "NY Yankees"

Starlin Castro, NY Yankees. Photo credit: Gary Quintal.

Take These Yankees Seriously, No Quit So Far

  By Rich Mancuso/Sports Editor Manager Joe Girardi said it was hard to describe his New York Yankees team and the way they hit the ball out of the ballpark. His Yankees used the long ball Friday night including five […]

by · April 29, 2017 · Sports
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Severino Has Arrived For Yankees

By Rich Mancuso/Sports Editor Similar to Michael Pineda there was always this conception about Yankees righthander Luis Severino. The kid can pitch and when his command is on point, as it has been in three starts this young season, there […]

by · April 19, 2017 · Sports
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Michael Pineda: Yankees Unexpected Hero Almost Does It on Opening Day

By Rich Mancuso /Sports Editor Michael Pineda was sharp and there is no other word to describe the New York Yankees righthander and on Opening Day in the Bronx it was almost perfection. He was perfect through 6.2 innings before […]

by · April 11, 2017 · Sports
Former “Gamecock Jordon Montgomery Is Impressing Yankees Brass

Former “Gamecock Jordon Montgomery Is Impressing Yankees Brass

By Christopher Saunders The Yankees have really been able to load up their farm system over past year and half acquiring top prospects such as Clint Frazier and Gleyber Torres. Jordon Montgomery is not one of the big names, however, he […]

by · March 28, 2017 · Sports
Gleyber Torres in the Arizona Fall League. Credit: Ryan "Moose" Morris

Yankees Torres Wins James P. Dawson Award

GLEYBER TORRES WINS 2017 JAMES P. DAWSON AWARD The New York Yankees today announced that infielder Gleyber Torres is the recipient of the 2017 James P. Dawson Award, given annually to the outstanding Yankees rookie in spring training. In his […]

by · March 28, 2017 · Sports
New York Mets shortstop Ruben Tejada, whose leg was broken in a hard slide by Los Angeles Dodgers second baseman Chase Utley in Game 2, tips his cap during baseline introductions for baseball's Game 3 of the National League Division Series, Monday, Oct. 12, 2015, in New York. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)

Didi Gregorius Void For Yankees, Tejada Needs to Fill The Role

By Rich Mancuso/Sports Editor Perhaps the World Baseball Classic became a blessing for Ruben Tejada. The former Met with a minor league contract is in New York Yankees camp. Manager Joe Girardi has to make decisions without Didi Gregorius who […]

by · March 23, 2017 · Sports
Yankees Spring Training News

Yankees Spring Training News

This week, the New York Yankees announced that they have signed 11 players to minor league contracts with an invitation to Major League Spring Training: C Wilkin Castillo, INF Ji-Man Choi, C Kellin Deglan, C Francisco Diaz, LHP Jason Gurka, […]

by · February 5, 2017 · Sports
Profile America: Designated Hitter

Profile America: Designated Hitter

This date in 1973, the American League approved a three-year experiment to replace pitchers in the batting order with a designated hitter.

by · January 11, 2017 · Profile America
A Capsule of NY Sports Good and Bad in 2016

A Capsule of NY Sports Good and Bad in 2016

By Rich Mancuso/Sports Editor Good luck, prosperity and all the best to you as we ring out the old and bring in a new year. And it is no different in the world of fun and games that this columnist […]

by · December 31, 2016 · Sports
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Gooden Brings Holiday Joy to Kips Bay Boys & Girls Club

By Rich Mancuso/Sports Editor Dwight “Doc” Gooden came to town Tuesday afternoon and distributed toys and joy to youngsters at the Kips Bay Boys & Girls Club Christmas party for kids in the Castle section of the Bronx. The former […]

by · December 21, 2016 · Sports
Aroldis Chapman Back in the Bronx: Everyone Is Content

Aroldis Chapman Back in the Bronx: Everyone Is Content

  By Rich Mancuso/Sports Editor There are opinions about Aroldis Chapman and it extends to a minority of Yankees fans that won’t forgive the  issue of domestic violence abuse. That issue is in the past and the Yankees took their […]

by · December 17, 2016 · Sports
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Yankees Sheffield Key to The Future

By Christopher Saunders Justus Sheffield was one of the many of prospects shipped in by Brian Cashman at this year’s trade deadline. Behind outfielder Clint Frazier, he was the second most significant asset acquired in exchange for  reliever Andrew Miller. […]

by · December 16, 2016 · Sports
Eovaldi: Washed up at 27 Years Old

Eovaldi: Washed up at 27 Years Old

By William Coppola On November 28th, the Yankees released Nathan Eovaldi, putting an end to his attempt, to be a starting pitcher in their five man rotation. Here is a guy, who can throw 98-100 for seven innings. He has […]

by · December 15, 2016 · Sports
Yankees Rookie James Kaprielian Is Wise Beyond His Years

Yankees Rookie James Kaprielian Is Wise Beyond His Years

By Christopher Saunders James Kaprielian entered the 2016 season as the odds-on favorite to be the first pitcher in his draft class to make the Big Show. After throwing in the low-90s at UCLA, he was clocking at 99 mph […]

by · December 13, 2016 · Sports
Baby Bombers: Yankees on Right Path

Baby Bombers: Yankees on Right Path

By William Coppola “Make the New York Yankees great again” is a refrain fans of the Bronx Bombers are chanting. This theme, “great again,” was heard over and over this summer. I guess Yankees management were also pulled into its hypnotic […]

by · December 11, 2016 · Sports