Month: April 2014

Tanaka Tames Fenway, Ellsbury Reminds, Yanks Roll 9-3

Your browser does not support iframes.   Off-season free agent signings by the Yankees are usually a big thing. But it always takes on a skewed dimension with the team’s first arrival to Fenway Park, and that player is thrown into the glare of professional sports’ greatest rivalry. Yankees fans remember all too well the Fenway debuts of José …

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Play 2, Win 2; Pineda, 'Pen Combine for 2-0 Nightcap Victory

  With evening temperatures dropping in the 40’s, the Yanks and Cubbies resumed their day-night doubleheader with the regularly scheduled game. Keeping the momentum of New York’s shut-down pitching of late, Michael Pineda again stepped up with another impressive start. Scattering 4 hits over 6 shutout innings, walking 1, and striking out 3, Pineda dropped his ERA to …

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Masahiro Tanaka Brilliant in 3-0 Win Over Cubs; Beltran Belts Another

Your browser does not support iframes.   On a sunny, but winter-cold afternoon in The Bronx, Yankees number four starting pitcher Masahiro Tanaka delivered another brilliant outing. The low temps had no effect on his pitches, limiting Chicago to 2 hits and racking up 10 strikeouts over 8 innings. All the runs Tanaka needed were provided in …

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