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  • Monday Night Open Thread August 20, 2018
    ?The Yankees have an off-day today, their first in three weeks, and they have another off-day coming Thursday. Take the rest when you can get it. Anyway, on this day without Yankees baseball, I highly recommend Marc Carig’s story (subs. req’d) on CC Sabathia and the team’s clubhouse culture. One reason rookies like Miguel Andujar […] The post Monday Night Op […]
    Mike Axisa
  • Yankees will reportedly visit Dodger Stadium in 2019 August 20, 2018
    Details about the 2019 regular season schedule are starting to trickle in, and, according to Bill Shaikin, the Yankees will visit Dodger Stadium next season. The Yankees are due to play the NL West as part of the interleague rotation, though they didn’t play in Los Angeles when they made their last jaunt through the […] The post Yankees will reportedly visit […]
    Mike Axisa
  • Losing Gregorius would be a big blow, but the Yankees have the infield depth to get by August 20, 2018
    Yesterday was a good day and a bad day for the Yankees. It was a good day because they hammered the Blue Jays and completed the three-game sweep. It was a bad day because Didi Gregorius had to exit the game with what Aaron Boone called a “pretty significant” left heel bruise. He crashed into […] The post Losing Gregorius would be a big blow, but the Yankees […]
    Mike Axisa
  • Yankeemetrics: Welcome back bats, sweep Jays (Aug. 17-19) August 20, 2018
    Rain FTW The Yankees snapped their mini losing streak and offensive slump with a rain-shortened 7-5 win over the Blue Jays in Friday’s opener. It was their first game called early because of weather since July 23, 2014 against the Rangers, a game that was stopped in the fifth. Lance Lynn made sure that this […] The post Yankeemetrics: Welcome back bats, swee […]
    Katie Sharp
  • Fan Confidence Poll: August 20th, 2018 August 20, 2018
    Record Last Week: 4-3 (39 RS, 31 RA) Season Record: 78-46 (647 RS, 499 RA, 76-48 expected record), 9.5 GB in ALE, +7.5 GU for WC spot Schedule This Week: Monday OFF; Two games at Marlins (Tues. and Weds.); Thursday OFF; Four games at Orioles (Fri. to Sun.) Top stories from last night: The week […] The post Fan Confidence Poll: August 20th, 2018 appeared firs […]
    Mike Axisa
  • DotF: Dermis Garcia extends hitting streak in Charleston’s loss August 20, 2018
    Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders (7-6 loss to Norfolk) RF Tyler Wade: 1-5, 1 RBI, 2 E (both fielding) — threw a runner out at the plate … I have to think he’ll get the call should Didi Gregorius land on the disabled list SS Abi Avelino: 1-5, 1 R, 1 HR, 1 RBI, 2 K — […] The post DotF: Dermis Garcia extends hitting streak in Charleston’s loss appeared […]
    Mike Axisa
  • Yankees 10, Blue Jays 2: Yankees finish sweep but lose Didi to injured heel August 19, 2018
    Good end to the homestand, at least as far as the outcome of the game is concerned. The Yankees clobbered the Blue Jays on Sunday afternoon to complete the three-game sweep and a 7-4 homestand. I was hoping for eight or even nine wins during the homestand, but seven will have to do. Sunday’s final […] The post Yankees 10, Blue Jays 2: Yankees finish sweep bu […]
    Mike Axisa
  • Update: Didi Gregorius exits today’s game with bruised heel August 19, 2018
    4:37pm ET: Aaron Boone said Gregorius has a “pretty significant” bruise and could wind up on the disabled list. Sigh. I guess this means Gleyber Torres takes over at shortstop with some combination of Neil Walker, Ronald Torreyes, and Tyler Wade getting time at second. 3:13pm ET: Gregorius has a bruised left heel and is […] The post Update: Didi Gregorius ex […]
    Mike Axisa
  • Game 124: End of the Homestand August 19, 2018
    The long eleven-game homestand ends today as does the 20 games in 20 days stretch. The Yankees are 6-4 in the first ten games of the homestand (meh) and 10-9 in the first 19 games of the 20 games in 20 days stretch (also meh). Lots of meh baseball being played these days. Former Blue […] The post Game 124: End of the Homestand appeared first on River Avenue […]
    Mike Axisa
  • Getting Gleyber Going August 19, 2018
    On May 6 of this year, the Yankees played a day game against Cleveland at home. The game started at one and I was able to catch the middle and late innings on my drive home from work. I arrived just as Dellin Betances was melting down and he and Jonathan Holder combined to give […] The post Getting Gleyber Going appeared first on River Avenue Blues.
    Matt Imbrogno

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