Yankees cannot solve King Felix, lose 4-2. A-Rod hurt

Freddy Garcia pitched a good game if you look at his stats casually. But if you give up three runs to a team that has difficulty scoring and has John Jaso as its cleanup hitter, do those three runs count more like five? To be sure, he ended much better than he started. After Granderson gave the Yankees the quick lead in the top of the first, Garcia gave the run right back as Michael Saunders hit a bomb way out to right. Garcia then struck out the side in the second after a lead off single.  But he did not fare as well in the third and in the end, it was the third inning that cost the Yankees the game.

Brendan Ryan started the inning with a grounder up the middle that kicked off of Garcia’s foot. By the time the ball got to A-Rod, it was too late to make a play. After a deep fly ball to right, Michael Saunders hit a sharp single to right.…

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Yanks Lose 4-2 To The Mariners, Lose A-Rod To Injury

There is no other way to say it: This game was terrible. The Yankee offense couldn’t get anything going and whenever they did get people on base, the good ol’ RISP fail reared its ugly head.

Of course, the worst news of the night wasn’t the loss. No, there was something much worse.

In the top of...

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Game 97: Take Two, with Ichiro

New York Yankees Seattle Mariners
Derek Jeter, SS Dustin Ackley, 2B
Curtis Granderson, CF Michael Saunders, CF
Alex Rodriguez, 3B Jesus Montero, DH
Robinson Cano, 2B John Jaso, C
Mark Teixeira, 1B Kyle Seager, 3B
Raul Ibanez, LF Casper Wells, LF
Eric Chavez, DH Mike Carp, 1B
Ichiro Suzuki, RF Carlos Peguero, RF
Chris Stewart, C Brendan Ryan, SS
Freddy Garcia, SP Felix Hernandez, SP

The first pitch...

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The Yankees Numbers Game

Numbers are very important to the New York Yankees and their fans. Oh, no, I don’t mean stats, I’m talking about uniform numbers.

Last night, when the news about the Ichiro Suzuki trade first surfaced, some Yankee fans got their dander up immediately. They were...

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