New York Yankees

February 16, 2015 - 4:33 am
The Yankees will retire Andy Pettitte's No. 46 and put up a plaque for the pitcher in Monument Park before the team's Aug. 23 game against the Indians, according to a tweet from Pettitte's son. Pettitte will become the 18th Yankee to have his number retired by the club and is the second of the Core...
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Mike Petraglia
May 28, 2014 - 5:46 pm
No one had a better joy ride on the 2004 Boston Red Sox than Kevin Youkilis . He was a 25-year-old infielder wondering how long he would be toiling for the Red Sox in the minor leagues when he was called up on May 15 in Toronto to fill the void left by Bill Mueller's trip to the disabled list. He...
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Mike Petraglia
April 24, 2014 - 8:33 pm
It was a night that John Farrell and the Red Sox desperately needed a mentally tough pitcher on the mound. Felix Doubront was not that pitcher Thursday night. In one of the ugliest games of the Farrell era in Boston, the Red Sox committed four errors in the first three innings, finishing with five...
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April 24, 2014 - 5:18 am
The Red Sox will finish off their home series against the Yankees on Thursday, sending Felix Doubront to the mound against fellow southpaw CC Sabathia . Through four starts in 2014, Doubront has struggled, going 1-2 with an ERA of 5.48 and a WHIP of 1.55, second worst among Red Sox starters and...
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Mike Petraglia
April 23, 2014 - 8:06 pm
John Farrell had no choice Wednesday night at Fenway Park . There was no room for looking the other way from the greasy skin of Michael Pineda this time. After watching the Yankees right-hander Michael Pineda blatantly used pine tar on his hand in a 4-1 win on April 10 at Yankee Stadium , the Red...
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Mike Petraglia
April 22, 2014 - 8:06 pm
Johnny Damon had warned Jacoby Ellsbury before the game Tuesday that he would find out just how vicious Red Sox fans could be for leaving Boston for the Yankees . After all, when Damon signed with the Bronx Bombers prior to the 2006 season, he was roundly booed and excoriated every time he set foot...
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Mike Petraglia
April 22, 2014 - 4:06 pm
That didn't take long. Jacoby Ellsbury returned to Fenway Park for the first time since signing a seven-year, $153 million deal with the Yankees and received a mixture of boos and cheers in the lineup introductions about 15 minutes before first pitch. He received more boos as he was announced as...
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April 13, 2014 - 5:42 am
The Red Sox conclude their four-game series against the Yankees on Sunday night, sending southpaw Felix Doubront to the mound against Ivan Nova . Though 1-1, Doubront has struggled in his first two starts of the season. After picking up a win against Baltimore, Doubront only made it through 2 2/3...
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April 10, 2014 - 5:39 am
The Red Sox on Thursday will begin their first series against the arch-rvial Yankees, a four-game tilt in New York, sending Clay Buchholz to the mound against Michael Pineda . Buchholz will make his second start of the season, five days after Saturday's appearance against the Brewers. The 29-year-...
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Mike Petraglia
March 20, 2014 - 4:36 pm
FORT MYERS, Fla. -- A new approach to getting ready for the regular season seems to be agreeing with Clay Buchholz . The right-hander, slotted into the No. 5 spot in the starting rotation, looked sharp for most of his five innings Thursday night in a 3-2 loss to the Yankees at JetBlue Park...
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