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  • Yankees 5, Red Sox 3: Mark Teixeira’s walk-off grand slam staves off elimination September 29, 2016
    Not dead yet! The Yankees were one out away from elimination Wednesday night, but Mark Teixeira kept the season alive with a colossal walk-off grand slam against the Red Sox. How about that? The final score was 5-3 good guys. Amazing. Love this team, you guys. That’s Mr. Mitchell To You What a way for […] The post Yankees 5, Red Sox 3: Mark Teixeira’s walk-o […]
    Mike Axisa
  • Game 158: Looking for No. 82 September 28, 2016
    There are five games left this season and the Yankees are currently 81-76, so we know they won’t have a losing record this season. With one more win, No. 82 of the season, the Yankees will clinch a winning record for the 24th (!) straight season. That would be the second longest streak in history, […] The post Game 158: Looking for No. 82 appeared first on R […]
    Mike Axisa
  • Update: Yankees remove James Kaprielian from Arizona Fall League roster September 28, 2016
    Wednesday: Well, so much for that. Kaprielian has been removed from the Scottsdale roster, according to MLB Pipeline. Jack Curry says Kaprielian hasn’t suffered a setback. He was added to the AzFL roster prematurely. If Kaprielian completes his rehab work in Instructional League, he’ll pitch in the AzFL. Monday: Right-hander James Kaprielian has been added [ […]
    Mike Axisa
  • Layne may be pitching his way on to the 2017 Yankees, but roster space will be tight September 28, 2016
    For much of the first four months of the season, the Yankees had two of the three best left-handed relievers in baseball in their bullpen in Aroldis Chapman and Andrew Miller. Those two plus Zach Britton are the holy trinity of end-game southpaws. They’re not lefty specialists. They dominate batters on both sides of the […] The post Layne may be pitching his […]
    Mike Axisa
  • Baseball America ranks three Yankees among best short season league prospects for 2016 September 28, 2016
    A few days ago the crew at Baseball America started their annual look at the top 20 prospects in each minor league for the 2016 season. So far they’ve made their way through the various short season leagues — at least the ones relevant to the Yankees — which include the Gulf Coast League, Appalachian […] The post Baseball America ranks three Yankees among be […]
    Mike Axisa
  • Fixing Dellin Betances is a process that should start now, not next season September 28, 2016
    After five excellent months, Dellin Betances has hit a wall in September and hit it hard. He’s allowed 13 runs in 8.1 innings this month while also putting 19 guys on base. Two nights ago Dellin faced three batters and didn’t retire any of them before giving way to Tommy Layne. Opponents have hit .282/.404/.385 […] The post Fixing Dellin Betances is a proces […]
    Mike Axisa
  • Austin’s late homer leads Yankees to 6-4 win over Red Sox September 28, 2016
    Not dead yet! The Yankees, with an assist from the Blue Jays (groan), avoided elimination from postseason contention Tuesday night with a 6-4 win over the Red Sox in the series opener. Five games left in the season and this team still hasn’t been eliminated. Pretty wild. Kid No. 1 The Yankees were led by […] The post Austin’s late homer leads Yankees to 6-4 […]
    Mike Axisa
  • Game 157: The Final Homestand September 27, 2016
    The Yankees have six games remaining this season, all at home. Three with the Red Sox, then three with the Orioles. They are mathematically still alive in the postseason race, and for those final three games with the O’s to mean anything, they need some combination of Yankees wins and Orioles losses totaling at least […] The post Game 157: The Final Homestan […]
    Mike Axisa
  • 9/27 to 9/29 Series Preview: Boston Red Sox September 27, 2016
    I think we’ve all been waiting about 14 seasons for this: David Ortiz’s final series against the Yankees. The Yankees are planning a ceremony to honor Ortiz prior to Thursday’s game, and I can’t imagine anyone is seriously upset by that. If you are, maybe take a step back and take a deep breath or […] The post 9/27 to 9/29 Series Preview: Boston Red Sox appe […]
    Mike Axisa
  • Yankeemetrics: Fighting ’til the end [Sept. 23-26] September 27, 2016
    Zeroes The Yankees late September collapse reached full throttle on Friday night with an ugly defeat, 9-0, to the Blue Jays in the series opener. It was their second-worst shutout loss ever in Toronto, behind only a 14-0 whitewashing on Sept. 4, 2001. The loss also officially eliminated the Yankees from contention for the division […] The post Yankeemetrics: […]
    Katie Sharp

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