Tags » Joe Girardi

Uncharacteristic breakdown by bullpen

One of the major questions facing the Yankees in 2014 was how they would deal with life without Mariano Rivera. Yet even with new closer David Robertson gone to the disabled list with a groin injury, the bullpen has been one of the Yankees’ strengths in the season’s first month. 431 more words

Yankees triple their pleasure behind CC

There are probably hundreds of first basemen in major league history who were never part of a triple play. Getting an inning’s full compliment of outs on a single play is rare. 358 more words

The Captain's Final Ride

This season is the final one in the Hall of Fame career of New York Yankees’ shortstop Derek Jeter.

On a personal note, Derek Jeter is one of my favorite New York Yankees ever and when I attended the front half of the April 16th doubleheader against the Cubs he didn’t play so I may never get to see the Captain play in person again. 256 more words


Tanaka proving a wise investment for Yankees

For a while there Wednesday, it appeared that Masahiro Tanaka might have pitched a tainted no-hitter. The Cubs’ only hit through the first six innings off the Japanese righthander came in the second inning on a bunt single by Junior Lake, which originally had been called an out but was a single after a replay review. 751 more words

Jeter plenty rested for Wednesday night game

Do not panic, Yankees fans. Derek Jeter’s absence from the lineup in Wednesday night’s matinee portion of the split-admission doubleheader against the Cubs was not injury-related. 267 more words

Four Vitally Important Baseball Questions Two Weeks into the Season

Two weeks down about 400 to go in the 2014 baseball season. Yes, before you start splitting hairs, that’s a slight exaggeration. Most teams have played roughly seven percent of their season. 1,005 more words