Post Tagged with: "NY Yankees"

NY Yankees legend, Ron "Louisiana Lightning" Guidry (Courtesy: Ray Negron)

Yankees’ Ron Guidry in the Ted Williams Hall Of Fame

By Ray Negron Throughout the forty-five years that I have been around the New York Yankees, I have learned that the guys who have had the honor of wearing those classic pinstripes have their own stories to share. Those stories […]

by · February 13, 2018 · Sports
Back To Business For Yankees and Mets

Back To Business For Yankees and Mets

By Rich Mancuso/Sports Editor There is a different look with no Joe Girardi and no Terry Collins guiding the Yankees and Mets from the dugout. Spring training will be more interesting the next six weeks on two sides of Florida.  […]

by · February 13, 2018 · Sports
Oscar Gamble: his trade to the Yankees before the 1976 season brought about the demise of his large afro hairstyle. [Pintrest -- MLB.com]

Tears For Oscar Gamble

By Ray Negron When I first started with the Yankees as a batboy in 1973 Ron Blomberg used to tease me about my Afro hairdo. He and Bobby Murcer called me the “Oscar Gamble of batboys.” George Steinbrenner used to […]

by · February 2, 2018 · Sports
Darvish to Yankees Is Necessary

Darvish to Yankees Is Necessary

Yu Darvish has averaged 6.1 innings in a six-year career with a 3.42 ERA and a record of 56 wins and 42 losses. 

by · January 12, 2018 · Sports
Ron Blomberg,NY Yankees, was the American Leagues's first designated hitter (DH) on April 6, 1973.

Profile America: Designated Hitter

Thursday, January 11th. This date 45 years ago was a day that lives in infamy, at least among baseball purists. In 1973, the American League approved a three-year experiment with replacing pitchers in the batting order with a designated hitter […]

by · January 11, 2018 · Profile America, Sports
Yankees Win The Meetings

Yankees Win The Meetings

By Rich Mancuso/Sports Editor  The exodus to get out of town was early for a majority of baseball officials Thursday morning at the Baseball Winter meetings at a Disney resort in Lake Buena Vista Florida. And this exodus is common […]

by · December 15, 2017 · Sports
NY Yankees slugger, Aaron Judge had an RBI double and scored a run in Wednesday's 5-0 victory over the Houston Astros. (Credit: @Yankees)

Yankees Take ALCS Lead In This Home Field Series

By Rich Mancuso/Sports Editor The Yankees won the most home games in the American league and that success has carried into the postseason. In October, winning at home is what the Yankees have done and it has put them a […]

by · October 19, 2017 · Sports
Next Stop for the Yankees: The ALCS and the  Houston Astros

Next Stop for the Yankees: The ALCS and the Houston Astros

By Rich Mancuso/Sports Editor That eruption you heard late Wednesday night from the East side to the West side was in reaction to this NY Yankees team overachieving as it advance to the ALCS and heads to Houston for the […]

by · October 12, 2017 · Sports
Attention Yankees Fans: You Have Entered “The Twilight Zone”

Attention Yankees Fans: You Have Entered “The Twilight Zone”

By William Coppola The only way I can describe what we all just witnessed in this ALDS between the young, Yankees and the heavily favored best team in the American League, Cleveland Indians, is to use the opening line to […]

by · October 12, 2017 · Opinion, Sports
Luis Severino: 7 IP, 4 H, 3 R, 1 BB, 9 K. (113 pitches, 76 strikes) Twitter

Yankees Win, Get To A Decisive Game 5

By Rich Mancuso/Sports Editor It is now three consecutive elimination games and the NY Yankees won them all to keep this October postseason run going strong. Monday night in the Bronx their 7-3  win over the Cleveland Indians earned them […]

by · October 10, 2017 · Sports
"Not all Hiros wear capes." 7 IP, 3 H, 0 R, 1 BB, 7 K from Masahiro Tanaka in the clutch. (@Yankees Twitter acct)

Classic Game 3 In the Bronx, Yankees Prevail

By Rich Mancuso/ Sports Editor Yankees manager Joe Girardi said he will always do his best managing from the dugout. After two fateful decisions in Game 2 of the ALDS — failing to challenge a hit batsman call and lifting […]

by · October 9, 2017 · Sports
Hit Or Miss For Girardi in Loss

Hit Or Miss For Girardi in Loss

By Rich Mancuso/Sports Editor Place the blame on Joe Girardi for not challenging an obviously wrong hit by pitch call in the sixth inning. Or blame the Yankees manager for pulling CC Sabathia after throwing only 77 pitches, retiring 10 […]

by · October 7, 2017 · Sports
Bullpen Gets Yankees To Cleveland

Bullpen Gets Yankees To Cleveland

By Rich Mancuso/Sports Editor Quite a difference two years make when you consider that the last Wild Card game played at Yankee Stadium it was Dallas Keuchel and the Houston Astros shutting out the Yankees 3-0.  This one Tuesday night […]

by · October 4, 2017 · Sports
Additional Safety Netting Headed to Yankee Stadium

Additional Safety Netting Headed to Yankee Stadium

By William Coppola On Sunday, the NY Yankees sent out a press release regarding netting expansion. It read in part: “The New York Yankees announced today that they will expand the protective netting during the upcoming off season at both […]

by · October 2, 2017 · Opinion, Sports
Sonny Gray pitching against the Rays. NY Yankees - MLB.com (screengrab)

CM Espinal Congratulates NY Yankees on Extending Safety Netting

On May 10, 2017 Council Member Espinal first introduced legislation requiring NYC major and minor league ballparks to extend protective netting. Following the Yankee’s announcement on Sunday that the team will significantly expand their protective netting at Yankee Stadium, Council […]

by · October 2, 2017 · News, Sports