Author Archives: Elizabeth DiPietro

Jeter’s DL Placement and A-Rod’s Return Raise Second-Half Questions

The latest disabled list news and Alex Rodriguez’s imminent return are leaving Yankee fans uneasy about what to make of the second half of the season. Derek Jeter, who missed the entire

Can Yankees “Phil” Infield Holes by Trading Hughes?

If you’re a New York Yankees fan, you’ve no doubt tried to mask your nagging suspicion that the Yankees aren’t making the playoffs this year by reciting one or more of the

2013 Home Run Derby Pits New Competition Against Familiar Faces

Perhaps the most anticipated of the All-Star festivities is the Home Run Derby. This year two of the biggest stars of the Big Apple are captaining the bash-fest at Citi Field on

Despite Blown Save, Yankees Enjoy Successful Week

As the sounds of “Enter Sandman” permeated through Yankee Stadium, the Yankees were three outs away from returning the favor of a weekend sweep to the Orioles. It was a win the

Offensively-Challenged Yanks Snap Losing Streak in Minnesota

Back in the late nineties my family used to travel to our grandparents’ cabin in upstate New York every summer. After a week of not much to do and very poor television

TAMPA SERIES EXPOSES YANKS AS AVERAGE JOES WHILE PENNANT RACE HEATS UP

The Midseason Classic is three weeks away, and the AL East race is shaping up to be just what everyone anticipated— anyone’s game. And if the Yankees are going to be playing

MO’S NEAR MISS SNAPS FIVE-GAME SKID IN CALI

Silly me…I thought it was okay to walk away from the TV with a six-run lead in the ninth. With the Yankees’ luck lately, I should have known better. But I was

WHEN OPPORTUNITY KNOCKS…THE YANKEES AREN’T HOME

It was only 12:30 in Oakland when Thursday’s game began, but by the time the A’s pushed across the winning run it was way past nightfall over in New York. Oakland completed

SOLID STARTERS AND TIMELY HITTING PUT YANKS ON THE UPSWING

We needed a good week. After being swept by the Mets and losing two out of three to the Red Sox, the Yankees began to turn things around by sweeping the Indians

BIOGENESIS ACCUSATIONS ADD ANOTHER DROP TO A-ROD’S ROLLER COASTER CAREER

Despite the fact that he hasn’t come close to playing a game this season, Alex Rodriguez is once again front-page news. The rehabbing Yankee third baseman could face a 100-game suspension if

TEX AND YOUK RETURN, CC STOPS LOSING STREAK

Maybe if the Yankees take this weekend’s series against the Red Sox everyone will forget about the Mets debacle. Then again, maybe not. Regardless, the downtrodden Yanks certainly began to turn things

YANKS TAKE SERIES IN TAMPA, CC OFF TRACK AND GRANDY HURT (YES, AGAIN)

This past weekend, the Yankees did something they haven’t been able to do since 2010: they won a series at Tropicana Field. However, the series wasn’t without its low points; Curtis Granderson