Analyzing The Grandy-Slump

Curtis Granderson sucks lately. I don’t believe I’ve ever described a player that way before, at least in writing. Especially a Yankee player. When it boils down to it, the centerfielder was supposed to carry this team. After all, the Grandyman can. Yet since June 1st, he’s hit just .214/.300/.430. Matt I. broke...

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The Farm Report: 9/6/12 – Trenton evens their series, Empire State down 0-2

The Yankees had a chance to strike back in the top of the sixth, as Ronnier Mustelier drew a walk and Murton was hit by a pitch. Mesa grounded into a double play, though personally I thought he beat the throw to first. Unfortunately, Romine hit a sharp grounder to third and was too slow to first, ending the inning.

Empire State found itself in all kinds of trouble in the bottom of the seventh. Spears started the inning with a double, after three Yankee fielders converged on the ball and none came up with it. Brentz lined a single to right, tying the game. Jonathan Hee grounded a single to right, that rolled under Corban Joseph’s glove at second. Cole Garner made a bad throw to third, allowing Brentz to score and giving the Red Sox the 3-2 lead. Juan Cedeno entered the game for Ortiz and struck out Jeremy Hazelbaker. Preston Claiborne took the ball next, striking out Thomas.  …

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Robertson Blows Huge Comeback, Yankees Lose 10-6 to O’s

Welp, we’re back to a tie in the AL East.

  • Tonight’s pitching was terrible. David Phelps gave up 5 runs, 4 in the first inning, through just 4.0 IP. He set a terrible tone for tonight’s game.
  • Joba Chamberlain came in relief and allowed just one hit, though it was a homerun to...
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Game 137: Orioles, or OriLOLes?

New York Yankees Baltimore Orioles
Derek Jeter, SS Nick Markakis, RF
Nick Swisher, 1B J.J. Hardy, SS
Robinson Cano, 2B Nate McLouth, LF
Alex Rodriguez, DH Adam Jones, CF
Eric Chavez, 3B Matt Wieters, C
Curtis Granderson, CF Mark Reynolds, 1B
Russell Martin, C Chris Davis, DH
Raul Ibanez, LF Manny Machado, 3B
Ichiro Suzuki, RF Robert Andino, 2B
David Phelps, SP Jason Hammel, SP

The first pitch is scheduled for 7:05...

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Ain’t No Party Like a Link Drop Party – September the 6th

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From “the” Bronx

Courtesy of fearless leader Michael Eder (this rhymes in my head and heart), likely to be punned into ‘Michael the Elder’ when he has children, NBC Sports Network’s Caught Looking will showcase the most recent series between the Yankees and Orioles at 9 pm … tonight. Interesting timing aside,...

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