Category Archives: NYC Sports

Yankees 3B Miguel Andujar Named June AL Rookie of the Month

(Miguel Andujar – @Yankees)

Yankees third baseman Miguel Andujar has been named the American League Rookie of the Month for June.

Andujar posted a slash line of .264/.302/.560 in June, with seven home runs, 20 RBI, 10 runs scored, 24 hits, and six doubles in 25 games played to claim the first monthly honor of his career.

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Yankees, Red Sox Role Reversal In Series Finale

(Aaron Hicks celebrates one of his home runs in the dugout on Sunday night – @Yankees)

On Saturday night, Boston, led by their ace, Chris Sale, rolled to an 11-0 victory over the Yankees and the inconsistent Sonny Gray.

When it comes to describing Sunday night’s game, substitute Yankees ace Luis Severino for Sale, and Boston’s bumbling $30-million-per-year albatross David Price for Gray, and you had a nearly identical score, as the Yankees rolled to an 11-1 victory.

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Red Bulls, Robles Shutout Toronto

(Luis Robles – @NewYorkRedBulls)

The Red Bulls, backed by an early goal from Kemar Lawrence, shoutout Toronto FC, 1-0, on Sunday at BMO Field, earning their first regular-season win there since 2013.

The Red Bulls improved to 10-4-2, with 32 points, and moved past NYCFC into second place in the Eastern Conference. The two teams meet next Sunday night at Yankee Stadium in the third installment of the Hudson River Derby of the season.

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Chicago Comes Back In Second Half To Outlast NYCFC

(Chicago celebrating one of Aleksandar Katai’s goals in the second half – USA Today Sports)

The Chicago Fire scored two in the second half to outlast New York City Football Club, 3-2, on Saturday night.

NYCFC dropped to 9-4-4 on the season, in second place in the Eastern Conference. They are now six points behind Atlanta for the top spot in the east, and just one point ahead of Columbus and two points ahead of the Red Bulls, who play in Toronto Sunday afternoon.

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BrooklynFans Of Books: On Baseball & American History

(Yankee Stadium – Photo by Jason Schott)

Baseball is intertwined into the fabric of America like no other sport, and there are three books out now that tell these amazing stories of larger themes around the game.

Former White House presidential speechwriter Curt Smith looks at the relationship between the U.S. Presidency and baseball in The Presidents and the Pastime: The History of Baseball and the White House. Longtime player and manager Felipe Alou, the first player from the Dominican Republic to play in the major leagues, is out with his autobiography, Alou: My Baseball Journey. Amy Essington looks at how the minor leagues integrated faster than the majors in her detailed work, The Integration of the Pacific Coast League: Race and Baseball on the West Coast.

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Yankees Bats (4 Homers) & 7 Innings From CC Crush Red Sox

(CC Sabathia – @Yankees)

Friday night was a night the Yankees showed how good they could be against a team just as good as them, the Red Sox, as they rolled to an 8-1 victory at The Stadium.

The Yankees used the long ball to perfection in this one, as Greg Bird had two solo home runs, and Aaron Judge and Miguel Andujar each had two-run homers.

The story of the night was starter CC Sabathia, who had a great outing, as he shut down the Red Sox for seven strong innings.

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