Comparing the 2012 Yankees to the 2011 Yankees after 59 games

This was an awful seen at Yankee Stadium in October 2011.

What a difference a week makes! It seems like only yesterday when the Yankees were barely above .500 and people were wondering if the Orioles’ surge was legitimate. Now, the Yankees...

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Somewhat resurgent Russell

After an 0-3 performance during the May 2nd loss to the O’s, Russell Martin‘s batting line was a measly .150/.320/.267/.587. In the next two games, he went 5-8 with a double and a homer. From May 3rd on, he’s hitting .261/.369/.545. The walks, which were the only part of his game early...

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The Farm Report: 6/10/12

Trenton beat Binghamton 3-2 in 10 innings:
The game was scoreless through three innings before Binghamton got the first run of the day.  Matt Den Dekker doubled to right, moving to third on a ground out and scoring on a wild pitch.  The Thunder got their first run of the day in the bottom of the fifth.  Jeffrey Farnham singled and Abraham Almonte followed with a double.  David Adams hit a sac fly to right and the game was tied 1-1.  The score stayed that was through the ninth inning, before Binghamton took another lead in the top of the tenth.  Juan Lagares singled and moved to second on a sac bunt.  A throwing error by Jose Pirela allowed Lagares to score and the Mets were ahead 2-1.  Trenton made two quick outs, but Zoilo Almonte gave them some hope as he singled to right.  Melky Mesa drew a walk and both runners moved on a wild pitch.  Shane Brown was the hero again when he singled to left, plating Almonte for the walk-off victory.…

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