Brett Gardner out for the season

Remember that little speedster we used to have in the outfield during Spring training? He managed 8 full games this season before hurting himself making a diving catch. Well sadly, Brett Gardner must undergo arthroscopic surgery and is out for the season. The Yankees have been lucky with solid play from Raul Ibanez and Andruw…

Yankees DH Plan

Raul Ibanez and Andruw Jones will platoon at the DH spot Older vets will see some Designated Hitter time too Will the lefty/righty/older guy platoon work? National League: Ibanez’ outfield defense was the worst rated in 2011 Why didn’t we see a redux of Damon or Matsui?  Me thinks they are also left handed, and have…

Yankees interested in Raul Ibanez

Since losing Jesus Montero’s bat off the bench for 2012, the Yankees are still looking or a replacement bopper off the bench. Andruw Jones is back, but how great is he really going to be? Well the Yankees are planning to get even older and possibly sign Raul Ibanez. Ibanez is a professional hitter, but…

Bartolo beats the heat

Big Bart earned his seventh win of the season by offering a quality start, complete with an efficient pitch count (99 pitches), good length (7 inns) and few jams.  D Rob entered in the 8th inning, was ineffective, gave up two runs, handed the reins over to Mo who closed out the inning.  Mo then struggled…