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
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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
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
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