Eric Chavez and Andruw Jones are two veterans who at one time had all-star careers. Both gold glove quality fielders with big time bats. Both are now relegated to back up roles with the New York Yankees. Both Chavez and Jones have played important roles in pinstripes already and they are making the most of […]
While all the focus is generally on the major league clubs, the minor league affiliates are in competition as well. These players are working hard to earn a call up. Double G Sports takes a look through the minor league rosters to see which players have gotten off to hot or cold starts. The minor […]
A.J. Burnett has now started three games for the Yankees this season. He is 3-0 with a 4.67 ERA. Of course you would like to see the ERA dip a little lower, but it is a marked improvement from last season when Burnett finished the year 10-15 with a 5.26 Earned Run Average.
By: Elizabeth DiPietro Red Sox fans and Yankee fans are alike in many ways. They’re both passionate, die-hard, and ruthless. But I must say, they are a little less so when their team is coming off a six-game losing streak to start the season. This was the position they found themselves during my jaunt to […]
By: Jessica West Regan After celebrating their opening two series’ of the season with W’s against the Detroit Tigers and Minnesota Twins, the Yankees left Boston deflated on Sunday night, adding a big L to their record books. Dropping the first and third games of the highly anticipated first rival match-up of the year, the […]
Looking through the rosters for the New York Yankees minor league affiliates, you notice a group of highly regarded prospects. You could see many of these players make appearances in the Bronx if an injury occurs with the big league club.
Through the first three games, the Yankees have scored a total of 23 runs on 29 hits. Tigers pitching surely could use a rest after this series. The Minnesota Twins are up next for the Yankees and I am sure they have taken notice to the hot start by New York.
Perhaps “comeback” is a bit of a misnomer, since A.J. Burnett technically didn’t go anywhere. But to Yankee fans during the 2010 season, he may as well have. After posting a dismal 10-15 record with a 5.26 ERA last year, he has raised many questions about his reliability as the number two starter for 2011.
The New York Yankees won a record setting 11th straight home opener. CC Sabathia battled through six innings, the bullpen took over, and the Yankees got come clutch hitting as they start the season with a 6-3 win over the Detroit Tigers.
The 2011 MLB season gets started tomorrow with a few games on the slate. The Double G Sports Expert Panel has given their predictions for the coming season and we are sharing them with our readers. Take a look and see which expert you agree with…there are some very different opinions throughout.
When Francisco Cervelli went down with an injury, it appeared as though stud prospect Jesus Montero was in the driver seat for the New York Yankees backup catcher job. After watching closely as their prized youngster got more playing time, manager Joe Girardi and the Yankees staff have decided against giving him that roster spot.
The New York Yankees continue to piece together their pitching staff as Opening Day approaches. Today, they traded Sergio Mitre to the Milwaukee Brewers for outfielder Chris Dickerson. They also signed Kevin Millwood to a minor league deal.