Yankees

Mike Petraglia
April 24, 2009 - 9:50 pm
When the best closer in the history of baseball blows a game like he did Friday night at Fenway Park , every little detail is examined as a potential explanation. Like Mariano Rivera entering the game in the bottom of the eighth with Jacoby Ellsbury on first and two out and already a strike on...
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Mike Petraglia
April 24, 2009 - 2:26 pm
The following from Yankees manager Joe Girardi concerning the rehab of the torn labrum in his right hip. '€œAlex told me that it was his best day yet," Girardi said. "He felt stronger hitting, running, throwing, fielding than he has at any point in this rehab process. The target date is still May...
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Mike Petraglia
April 24, 2009 - 2:21 pm
Joe Girardi admits there concern about Chien-Ming Wang . Wang was seen Thursday by soft-tissue expert Dr. Mark Lindsay, the same doctor who has seen Alex Rodriguez . '€œWe had him take a look at Chien,'€ Girardi said. '€œThere'€™s some concern of ours because the velocity has been down a...
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Mike Petraglia
April 24, 2009 - 2:12 pm
Terry Francona on Mark Teixeira : '€œYou could tell at an early age he was real professional.'€ Francona was a bench coach for the Rangers in 2002 when Teixeira was coming up through the Rangers' system. Francona on Red Sox-Yankees here at Fenway: "They seem long. I think I was a little naï...
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Rob Bradford
April 24, 2009 - 5:31 am
In case you were bored of the NBA and NHL playoffs, or watching battles between Mel Kiper/Todd McShay or Chris Price / Jon Meterparel revolving around the NFL Draft , we bring you ... the Red Sox and Yankees. You know what's exciting about this, the first meeting of ESPN's Sunday Night Baseball's...
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Rob Bradford
March 13, 2009 - 10:53 am
Rodriguez is hitting fifth for the Yankees tonight against the Red Sox at City of Palms Park ... John Rodrigue z. Now you're starting to get the picture as to what to expect from the New York traveling party. Here are your lineups: Yankees: Brett Gardner CF, Cody Ransom 3B, Juan Miranda 1B, Xavier...
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March 09, 2009 - 8:31 pm
( Red Sox second baseman Dustin Pedroia  will be blogging for WEEI.com throughout the World Baseball Classic . His second entry comes after Team USA's off-day workout, Monday, at the Rogers Centre .) TORONTO -- So this is how the game went during Monday's workout: Each of us taking batting...
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February 18, 2009 - 5:36 am
Even while serving as the CEO and President of a Boston Red Sox franchise whose revenues are the envy of most clubs in Major League Baseball , Larry Lucchino has maintained a critical eye towards the Yankees . In particular, he has expressed concern over the years -- dating to his time as CEO of...
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February 04, 2009 - 4:54 am
Yankees general manager Brian Cashman , at a charity event yesterday to promote awareness about prostate cancer, stated definitively that his team would not get involved in the Manny Ramirez sweepstakes. No news flash there--suggestions that Ramirez might land in the Bronx have seldom been heard...
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January 28, 2009 - 6:06 am
David Wells popped into ESPN studios in some mysterious and undisclosed location to chat about "The Yankee Years," the co-authored tome by former Yankees manager Joe Torre and Sports Illustrated baseball columnist Tom Verducci. Wells, of course, has a rather personal history with controversy-...
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