Umpire Jerry Meals Blows The Game In The 9th, Yankees Lose 5-4

Via @JimmyTraina

I hate blaming umpires for a Yankee loss, but tonight’s firstbase umpire cost the Yankees one of the most important games of the year. The play above is the last play of the game. With a man on...
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Game 139-Tex is back

With last night’s win, the Yanks pull one game ahead in the race for the AL East. The Yanks are finally getting healthy, with Mark Teixeira getting his first start tonight at 1B, Ivan Nova getting activated from the DL and Andy Pettitte reporting that he felt “great” during his simulated game last night. We...

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The Farm Report: 9/7/12 – A walk-off homer and a pair of playoff victories!

Meanwhile, the Yankees bats continued to be cold, as they failed to get a hit in the third through the seventh. Pawtucket added some insurance in the top of the eighth. Jason Repko started the inning with a single to right, moving to second on an error by Cole Garner. A wild pitch moved Repko to third and J.C. Linares tripled him in. Ryota Igarashi was able to strike out Danny Valencia and get LaRoche to ground out, ending the inning with the Yankees trailing 3-0.

Gustavo Molina finally got the Yankees on the board with a solo homer to left in the bottom of the eighth. Kevin Russo started the ninth with a double down the right field line, almost getting thrown out at second. Corban Joseph grounded out, moving Russo to third. A single by Ronnier Mustelier plated Russo and brought the Yankees within one. Luke Murton promptly popped out to first, leaving the Red Sox just one out away from moving on to the Championship round.…

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