David Robertson Looking Like Mariano Rivera

Everyone misses Mariano Rivera, except for maybe Rafael Soriano, but I swear I saw him pitching the other night. Yes, it’s almost blasphemy in Yankee land to compare anyone to the great Rivera, but David Robertson has come closer than anyone I’ve seen. The Sandman loves playing baseball, he lives for his team, and he...

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The Farm Report: 8/27/12

The game was still tied after nine, giving the crowd some extra baseball. Both teams had opportunities to score, but neither capitalized as the game stretched on. Darnell McDonald started the thirteenth with a single to center. He moved to second on a sac bunt by Ramiro Pena. Russo doubled in McDonald and the Yankees took their first lead of the game. Chase Whitley came out to close the game and set down the IronPigs in order for the 5-4 win.

Fukudome went 2-4 with a run scored, a double, a RBI and three walks. Romine went 3-7 with a run scored, a homer and a RBI. Mustelier went 2-5 with a run scored, a RBI and two walks. Garner went 2-6 with a RBI. Nunez was the only Yankee to fail to pick up a hit, going 0-7. He did have a stolen base. Adam Warren went 6.2 innings and gave up four runs on eight hits, a walk and six Ks.…

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Soriano Blows Third Save, Yankees Lose in Extras 8-7

Well, that was just an awful loss.

Is it the end of the world? Of course not, but it’s not very pleasant watching the Yankees cough up a lead late in the game and losing in extra innings to a team that has nearly 75% of its roster on the waiting list for Tommy John surgery...

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Game 128: The Walking Wounded

For all of the (very justified) lamentations surrounding the injuries that have befallen the Yankees this year, thank whichever God(s) you may or may not worship that you are not a fan of the Toronto Blue Jays. Our neighbors to the North have lost some hundred and thirty-eight thousand games to injury thus far this...

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Red Sox v. Dodgers, Ichiro’s Hot Streak, and Granderson’s Defense

In just two hours, David Phelps and Ricky Romero will duel at Yankee Stadium. Meanwhile, the Rays will be in Texas for the next three games. That makes this a pretty big series if the Yankees plan to regain any significant lead on Tampa. Here are some links in anticipation of...

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