Category Archives: Yankees

Catching Up With Lousiana Lightning

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Yankees legend Ron Guidry was at Yankee Stadium on Thursday night to throw out the first pitch on his bobblehead night.

This also was a celebration of the 40th anniversary of when he struck out 18 California Angels on June 17, 1978.

Guidry spoke to the media afterwards and talked about the current Yankees team, what made his championship teams special and The Boss, George Steinbrenner.

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Yankees Old-Timers’ Day Roster & Information

(Andy Pettitte was at Yankee Stadium on Friday and will play in his first Old’Timers’ Day game on Sunday – @Yankees) 

The Yankees’ 72nd annual Old-Timers’ Day will be held tomorrow,  Father’s Day, Sunday, June 17. This is the 10th Old-Timers’ Day at the current Yankee Stadium.

Gates open for fans with valid tickets at 10 a.m., and Old-Timers’ batting practice will be held from 10:15 – 11:15 a.m.

Fans are asked to be in their seats at 11:30 a.m. for Old-Timers introductions.

The Old-Timers’ game will begin approximately 12:30 p.m.

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Loaisiga Wins MLB Debut For Yankees

(Jonathan Loaisiga in the dugout on Friday night – @Yankees)

In his Major League debut on Friday night, Yankees starting pitcher Jonathan Loaisiga had a superb outing to earn the win in their 5-0 victory over Tampa Bay.

The 23-year-old Loaisiga, a native of Managua, Nicaragua, was called up from Double-A Trenton to make this start in place of Masahiro Tanaka.

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Gleyber & German Power Yanks Past Rays

(Gleyber Torres returning to the dugout after his home run on Thursday night – Photo by Jason Schott)

Yankees second baseman Gleyber Torres got it done with his bat once again, while starting pitcher Domingo German turned in another big outing on the mound, to lead the Yankees past the Tampa Bay Rays, 4-3, on Thursday night at Yankee Stadium.

German entered this one after a good start against the Mets last Saturday night, when he went six innings, and did not allow a run after giving up three in the first. He settled in and struck out nine, tying a season-high from May 6 against Cleveland.

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