After whiffing on Yankees righty Masahiro Tanaka, Cubs face cold reality
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Under conditions that must have made it feel like Wrigley Field in mid-April, when those frigid winds come blowing in off Lake Michigan, the Chicago Cubs finally got to see firsthand Wednesday the future they wished had been theirs.Upvote Share Tweet
Teixeira to play in minors, could return SundayESPN.com 16 hours agoThe New York Yankees could get first baseman Mark Teixeira back in the lineup as soon as Sunday.Upvote Share TweetOn June 21, 1990, Nelson Mandela made a visit to the old Yankee Stadium. Just freed after nearly three decades in prison, the future president of South Africa delivered his speech donned in a Yankees jacket and cap. On the occasion of the 67th anniversa…Upvote Share TweetMichael Pineda tossed six shutout innings to lead the Yankees to a 2-0 win and a doubleheader sweep of the Cubs in the Bronx on Wednesday night. Brett Gardner and Scott Sizemore had RBIs.Upvote Share TweetIt took only three starts for New York Yankees pitcher Masahiro Tanaka to look like an ace and etch his name into the MLB record books. Tanaka turned in his first truly dominant performance Wednesday since coming to America and signing a $155 million de…Upvote Share TweetMasahiro Tanaka allowed two bunt hits in eight dominant innings on a frigid Monday, Carlos Beltran homered for the third straight game and New York welcomed the Chicago Cubs to the current Yankee Stadium with a 3-0 victory in the opener of Monday's day-…Upvote Share Tweet
With Knicks out of playoffs, Nets have only game in townnydailynews.com Apr 16 (yesterday)You have to root for the Nets now. You have no choice. Well, maybe you do, a little. You can still cheer for the Yankees or the Mets or the Rangers or the Red Bulls or the Liberty.Upvote Share TweetCNNSI.com Apr 15 (2 days ago)NEW YORK -- Baseball Commissioner Bud Selig says the sport's new replay system is working well despite a few problems during its first two weeks.Upvote Share Tweet
CC set for appearance on 'Off the Bat'MLB.com Apr 15 (2 days ago)Tuesday night's episode of "Off the Bat" from the Fan Cave in New York will feature one of the Big Apple's own: Yankees ace CC Sabathia.Upvote Share TweetYankees owner Hal Steinbrenner told reporters at a Major League Baseball-sponsored "Diversity Business Summit" that he sees no need for his club to sign free agent shortstop Stephen Drew in spite of New York's injury-depleted infield.Upvote Share Tweet
Rain Sets Up Day-Night Doubleheader for Yankees and Cubsnytimes.com Apr 15 (2 days ago)Masahiro Tanaka, scheduled to pitch on Tuesday, will now pitch the day game on Wednesday. Michael Pineda will start the night game for the Yankees.Upvote Share Tweet
Drunk Red Sox Fan Heckles Yankee Fans, Speaks In Tonguesdeadspin.com Apr 15 (2 days ago)This very confused young man, who seems to think that Dez Bryant has something to do with the Boston Red Sox and that people can actually understand the words that are coming out of his mouth, was spotted at Sunday's game between the Red Sox and Yankees…Upvote Share TweetThe New York Yankees placed backup catcher Francisco Cervelli on the 60-day disabled list Tuesday with a strained hamstring.Upvote Share Tweet
Joe Girardi's pet names for the Yankeesyahoo.com Apr 15 (2 days ago)If you happen to play for the New York Yankees, do not expect the manager to call you by what your parents did, or even by a widely known nickname that preceded your arrival. Joe Girardi has his own way, his own system, reporter Dan Barbarisi in the Wal…Upvote Share Tweetnytimes.com Apr 15 (2 days ago)Despite a string of infield injuries, Yankees fans shouldn't expect New York to add free-agent Stephen Drew.Upvote Share Tweet
Cubs-Yanks rained out, to be made up WednesdayMLB.com Apr 15 (2 days ago)Tonight's game between the Yankees and Cubs at Yankee Stadium has been postponed due to inclement weather and will be made up as part of a day-night, separate-admission doubleheader Wednesday at 1:05 p.m. ET.Upvote Share TweetThe Chicago Cubs might be paying almost $18 million of Alfonso Soriano's salary when he plays against them on Tuesday night as a member of the New York Yankees, but president Theo Epstein believes the July trade has benefited both teams.Upvote Share Tweet
Yankees can overcome injuries because entire AL East is hurtingnydailynews.com Apr 15 (3 days ago)This may sound somewhat puzzling, given the fact that Derek Jeter missed two games, Francisco Cervelli is on his way to the disabled list again, Brian Roberts looks to be as injury-plagued as ever and there is no first baseman in the house to take Mark …Upvote Share Tweet
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