If Tex has to hit the DL…

Good morning, everyone. Nothing like some good old Panic Button hitting to wake you up, huh? Anyway, Mark Teixeira left last night’s game with an apparent wrist injury, but thankfully, the x-rays were negative. Still, it makes sense to plan for the worst (even if our plans won’t necessarily be...

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The Yankees Lose Another One-Run Game, 5-4 To The Orioles

Before I start the actual recap of this craptacular* game, here are a few of stats you can chew on for a while:

  • The Yankees are 3-8 over their last 11 games.
  • All eight losses have been by two runs or less and six have been by one run.
  • The Yankees’ last nine losses have been by a...
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The Farm Report: 7/30/12 – Hensley makes shaky pro debut for GCL

Tampa beat Charlotte 6-2:
The Yankees drew first blood in the third.  Ramon Flores started the inning with a walk and Slade Heathcott was hit by a pitch.  Tyler Austin grounded the ball to short and Heathcott was out at second.  Austin stole second and a single by Kyle Roller plated Flores and Austin for a 2-0 lead.  Charlotte got one run back in the bottom of the inning and tied the game with another run in the fourth.  Tampa rallied again in the seventh.  Jose Mojica singled to right and moved to second on a sac bunt by Jose Toussen.  Adonis Garcia doubled him in and Heathcott drove a RBI triple to right.  Gary Sanchez singled in the eighth and Hector Rabago knocked a two-run homer for a 6-2 victory.

Mojica and Austin were the only Tampa batters to come away hitless, as the rest of the lineup each had one hit.  Mojica and Austin did both score runs.   Kyle Roller went 1-4 with two RBIs, while Rabago went 1-4 with a homer and two RBIs.  …

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Game 102: Countdown to Joba

There’s some fantastic stuff on Joba Chamberlain’s rehabilitation tour over at Mike Ashmore’s Thunder Thoughts, including some video and scouting reports. Chamberlain must be activated from the 60-day DL by August 6, but he may well be ready for the show right now. At this juncture, Chamberlain has game tested his...

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Yankees an Exception to MLB’s Bizarro Trade Deadline

(The following is being syndicated from The Captain’s Blog; follow me on Twitter at@williamnyy23).

The Boston Red Sox and Philadelphia Phillies are sellers? The Pittsburgh Pirates, Oakland Athletics, and Baltimore Orioles have all been aggressively trying to upgrade their rosters for a playoff push? When the second wild card was implemented, most...

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