Yankees get first win of the season

I’m glad we’re still not sweating it out. The Yankees put a notch in the win column yesterday with a 6-2 victory over the Baltimore Orioles. Are the Orioles horrible? Yes! But I’ll take the victory just to get the good vibrations humming. Ivan Nova was the star of the show. After a lackluster Spring…

Yankees set pitching rotation

The Michael Pineda injury made the personnel decision easy, but Joe Girardi has set the Yankees starting rotation. Don’t expect this rotation to last long though as Pineda will hopefully be back soon, and the big return of Andy Pettitte is only about a month away. Yankees rotation: Ace) CC Sabathia 2) Hiroki Kuroda 3)…

Ivan Nova looks excellent vs the Red Sox

Yeah it’s spring training, but I’m one of those guys who really does read into some performances more than I should. Everyone is concerned about Ivan Nova having a sophomore slump this year, but the Yankees up and comer looked good tonight. Pitching against an admittedly diluted Red Sox lineup, Nova goes 4 strong innings,…

Ivan Nova Returns to Form

After featuring poor command thus far this spring, sophomore starter Ivan Nova delivered a strong performance today versus the Boston Red Sox, in Tampa.  Nova showed good control all day, and of finished up with four innings of scoreless, two-hit ball.  Ivan walked zero and struck out three, while throwing 35 of 55 pitches for strikes.  Mo, Logan and Phelps all looked sharp…

Yankees Sign 3 Players

Michael Pineda, Ivan Nova, and Eduardo Nunez have signed one year deals with the Good Guys.  None were free agents, nor were they eligible for arbitration.  Pineda signed for $528,475, Nova for $527,200, and Nunez for $523,800.  The minimum salary this year is $480k…  not bad.