The Yankees renew acquaintances with Johnny Damon, Phil Coke and Austin Jackson in Detroit as they kick off a four game series against the Tigers. Game one features a matchup of journeyman spot starters: Sergio Mitre steps in for Andy Pettitte, whose start is being skipped as a precautionary response to earlier elbow discomfort, while [...]
Archive for May 10th, 2010
According to Chad Jennings of the LoHud Yankees blog, Jesus Montero was benched over the weekend for failing to run out a ground ball in Friday’s game. Montero is back in the lineup for tonight’s game against the Columbus Clippers.
Tomorrow, Bill Madden’s long awaited biography, Steinbrenner: The Last Lion of Baseball, goes on sale to the public. In anticipation, the Daily News printed a couple of excerpts, while Madden did an hour long interview with Mike Francessa on WFAN radio in New York. Both previews seem to point to a blockbuster biography, which considering [...]
When Brian Cashman reconstructed the 2010 Yankees roster, even he probably didn’t expect it would produce a 21-9 record over the first 30 games. Of course, that record has been accomplished in spite of the struggles of his three main additions: Nick Johnson, Curtis Granderson and Javier Vazquez. So, as the Yankees make their first [...]