Red Sox vs. Yankees: Hometown Experts Analyze, Debate, and Illuminate Baseball’s Ultimate Rivalry
By Bill Nowlin and David Fischer
Sports Publishing Paperback; $16.99; available Tuesday, May 14
The intense rivalry between the New York Yankees and Boston Red Sox is one of the greatest in sports, creating some of baseball’s most memorable moments.
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(The Yankees putting up some late runs – Photo by Jason Schott)
J.A. Happ had one of his [best starts of the season as the Yankees beat the Mariners 3-1 on Thursday night at Yankee Stadium to take three out of four games in their series.
Happ threw five innings, allowing just one hit and three walks, and striking out seven to earn his second win of the season, improving to 2-3 with a 4.36 ERA.
Continue reading Happ-y Night For Yankees As They Close Out Mariners
(Yankees Manager Aaron Boone – Photo by Jason Schott)
The Yankees will face their first big test of the season this weekend in Tampa Bay when they open a three-game series with the Rays.
Tampa Bay is 23-13, and have led the American League East from day one, and the Yankees (22-15) have made their 6-9 start a distant memory as they have won 16 of their last 22 to pull within one-and-a-half games of Tampa Bay.
Continue reading Boone On Yankees’ Big Series In Tampa: “We’ve got to put our best foot forward”
On Thursday morning, the Yankees placed reliever Dellin Betances on the 60-day injured list and called up Nestor Cortes, Jr. from Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre.
Continue reading Yankees Place Betances On 60-Day IL; Call Up Cortes, Jr.
Jack Curry is an award-winning sports journalist who has been an analyst on the Yankees’ pre-game and post-game shows on the YES Network since 2010. Prior to that, he covered baseball for 20 years for the New York Times as a Yankees beat writer and national baseball correspondent.
Continue reading Book Chat: Jack Curry On Collaborating With David Cone On “Full Count”
Major League Baseball has announced the 2019 Honorary Bat Girls for each MLB Club in support of the annual “Going To Bat Against Breast Cancer” initiative, which is traditionally commemorated each Mother’s Day.
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The Yankees have proven to be a resilient group this season, as they continue to win games despite having over 10 players on the injured list.
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(Thairo Estrada reaching the dugout steps after his home run – Photo by Jason Schott)
The Yankees earned a 7-3 win over the Seattle Mariners on Monday night at Yankee Stadium, as CC Sabathia earned a historic win and rookie Thairo Estrada hit his first career home run.
Sabathia battled through five innings, allowing three runs on five hits and three walks, with five strikeouts.
Continue reading Yankees Veteran (CC Earns Historic Win) & Rookies (Estrada Gets 1st HR) Power Yankees Past Mariners
On Monday morning, the Yankees returned outfielder Clint Frazier from rehab and reinstated him from the 10-day injured list, which he was on since April 23 with a left ankle sprain.
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(Yankee Stadium – Photo by Jason Schott)
With the baseball season in full swing, it’s time to take a look back at the history of the game and what makes it so special. Let’s take a look at some new books that will illuminate your thinking of the All-American game: Chumps to Champs: How the Worst Teams in Yankees History Led to the 90’s Dynasty by Bill Pennington; Wrigley Field Year by Year by Sam Pathy and John Thorn; and When The Crowd Didn’t Roar by Kevin Cowherd.
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