Tag archive for ‘Hiroki Kuroda’
By Steven Simineri On Thursday, September 25th, 2014

Hiroki Kuroda deserves praise for time with Yankees. Will tonight be his final start in pinstripes?

(USATSI) While Thursday night’s game against Baltimore will be Derek Jeter’s final home game at Yankee Stadium, it may very well also be the final start for Hiroki Kuroda in the Bronx. Amid all the honoring More...

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By Elizabeth DiPietro On Tuesday, July 22nd, 2014

Yankees: Sloppy Baseball Giveth and Taketh Away

Kathy Willens/AP Yankee broadcaster John Sterling is forever lamenting to booth-mate Suzyn Waldman that “you can’t predict baseball.” This isn’t news to the team that has lost 80% of its opening day starting More...

By Gregg Snyder On Friday, July 11th, 2014

Yankees End First Half With Important Series At Baltimore

One final series before Major League Baseball takes a three-day break for the 2014 All-Star festivities at Target Field in Minnesota. This series could prove important as the Yankees will play a three-game set More...

Masahiro Tanaka has been placed on the DL with discomfort in his elbow. (Jason Miller/Getty)
By Elizabeth DiPietro On Thursday, July 10th, 2014

Tanaka Goes Down and Panic Ensues: What’s Next for the Yankees?

Last week I wrote about a conversation I had with a die-hard Orioles fan, how every year all he hopes for is a team that gives him a reason to watch every day, and how I was beginning to echo his sentiments as a More...

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By Elizabeth DiPietro On Tuesday, June 17th, 2014

Yankees Edge Out West Coast Opponents, Look to Gain Ground on AL East This Week

(Joe Nicholson-USA TODAY Sports) If you’re like me, you lose valuable sleep hours when the Yankees play on the west coast. The difference this time was that most of the games were actually worth staying up for. When More...

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By Elizabeth DiPietro On Tuesday, June 10th, 2014

Yankees: Offensive Woes Rear Their Ugly Head

Andrew Theodorakis/New York Daily News Same old Yankees. Well, maybe that colloquialism isn’t exactly accurate in this case. Depends how “old” you’re talking about. The Yankees from the late ‘90s and early More...

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By Elizabeth DiPietro On Wednesday, May 28th, 2014

Yankees: Rating the Starters in the Month of May

The Yankees’ pitching rotation has experienced a number of changes in its second month of the season. Since the beginning of the year, they have officially lost 60% of their anticipated starting rotation, More...

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By Elizabeth DiPietro On Saturday, May 17th, 2014

Subway Series 2014: Looking on the Bright Side for the Yankees

Two days in, and it looked like it was going to be déjà vu all over again. The Yankees had once again been beaten by their crosstown and supposedly inferior rivals two nights in a row on home turf, making it six More...

Tanaka has been the Yankees best pitcher in the first month of the season. (Photo by Tom Szczerbowski/Getty Images)
By Elizabeth DiPietro On Wednesday, April 30th, 2014
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Yankees: Rating the Starting Pitchers for April

Tanaka has been the Yankees best pitcher in the first month of the season. (Photo by Tom Szczerbowski/Getty Images) As they often do, the New York Yankees began the season reciting the mantra, “You can never have More...

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By Elizabeth DiPietro On Monday, April 21st, 2014

Bullpen or Pigpen? Yankees Split Series with Rays as Relievers Implode

(Photo by Brian Blanco/Getty Images) When Mariano Rivera announced his retirement last year, sportscasters across the nation pointed out that the Yankees would soon find out what the other 29 major league teams More...

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By Elizabeth DiPietro On Monday, April 7th, 2014

First Week of Season Exposes Yankee Inconsistencies

We’ve waited all winter, and we finally got our first look at our new rotation and lineup, the ones we’re all hoping take us to the World Series. So far, little has seemed to change from last year: they’re More...

Derek Jeter
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By Elizabeth DiPietro On Wednesday, March 26th, 2014
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Yankees: Notes from the Last Week of Spring Training

Opening Day is officially less than a week away, and players and fans alike are gearing up for the games that count. Frankly, it couldn’t have come at a better time since most of our March Madness brackets are More...