The New York Yankees announced Wednesday afternoon that they're going to donate $500,000 to the American Red Cross for the benefit of residents victimized by Hurricane Sandy throughout the Tri-State area.
Suddenly, Alex Rodriguez isn't the only postseason choke artist on the New York Yankees we're acknowledging. If ever the three-time MVP felt lonely for being the main target of criticism at this time of year, he now has plenty of company in that regard.
If Alex Rodriguez is in another offensive ALDS meltdown, Yankees manager Joe Girardi demonstrated Wednesday night that he wasn't going to sacrifice another season waiting for the third baseman to get back on track.
CC Sabathia was the ace his team needed him to be to open this year's postseason at Camden Yards on Sunday night, coming within an out of tossing a complete game in the New York Yankees' 7-2 win over the Baltimore Orioles.
Sporting batting averages hovering around .200 for much of 2012, New York Yankees catcher Russell Martin has been far more effective since Sept. 3, hitting .299 with six home runs and 16 RBIs in 19 games (18 starts).
Sunday's prime-time game between the New York Giants (2-1) and Philadelphia Eagles (2-1) will pit explosive wide receiver Victor Cruz against four-time All Pro cornerback Nnamdi Asomugha, who got the short end of their head-to-head matchups in 2011.
The Baltimore Orioles (88-66) finally blinked, splitting their doubleheader with the Toronto Blue Jays Monday, while the New York Yankees (89-64) slugged four home runs and got six shutout innings from Andy Pettitte in a 6-3 win over the Minnesota Twins.
Yankees first baseman Mark Teixeira strained his left calf in late August and has been sidelined since re-aggravating the injury in Baltimore on Sept. 8. After Teixeira worked out before Saturday's game against Oakland, he detailed his progress.
On Wednesday, Sept. 19, 2012, Ichiro Suzuki joined Derek Jeter, Johnny Damon, Willie Randolph, Dave Winfield, Matty Alou and Roy White as the only New York Yankees in team history to have recorded at least three hits in both games of a doubleheader.
Coming out of their series with the Tampa Bay Rays this past weekend, the New York Yankees (83-63) looked like a team that wasn't fortunate, but rather deserved, to have a one-game lead in the AL East.
Tampa Bay Rays starter David Price (W, 18-5) was the better man during Friday night's Bronx battle of left-handed aces, limiting the New York Yankees (81-63) to two runs over seven innings in a 6-4 win.
Eduardo Nunez made his big-league return just in time, starting a three-run, seventh-inning rally by singling in Steve Pearce in the New York Yankees' 4-3 win over the Baltimore Orioles (73-59) on Saturday.
This time, he shut the door. After giving up Blue Jays center fielder Colby Rasmus' three-run home run in an eventual 8-7 loss on Monday, Yankees closer Rafael Soriano was all business Tuesday night, striking out two batters in a scoreless ninth...
The Yankees came into Monday with a four-game lead (now 3 1/2) in the AL East courtesy of their series win in Cleveland over the weekend, but Mark Teixeira's injury strips them of his potent bat and their only full-time first baseman.
Ichiro Suzuki enjoyed his first Yankee Stadium curtain call Sunday night, waving his helmet to a crowd of 48,620 after hitting his second solo home run off Boston Red Sox right-hander Josh Beckett (L, 5-11) (6.0 IP, 7H, 4R).
New York Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter hit his 250th career home run Friday night, turning on Boston Red Sox left-hander Franklin Morales' 3-2, 86 mph slider and sending it into Yankee Stadium's left field stands.
What's most impressive about the New York Yankees defeating the Texas Rangers three consecutive nights at Yankee Stadium this week, is their pitchers holding the offensive juggernaut to four runs in that stretch.
New York Yankees right-hander Hiroki Kuroda (W, 11-8) ran roughshod over the Texas Rangers Tuesday night, throwing a two-hit, 3-0 shutout before 44,533 at Yankee Stadium to clinch the three-game series for his club.
New York Yankees starter Freddy Garcia kept an injury-ravaged Toronto Blue Jays lineup in check at Rogers Centre on Friday, before his team scored three and four runs in the eighth and ninth innings, respectively, and ran away with the series opener 10-4.
The New York Yankees were able to escape Motown with a 2-2 series split Thursday after Mark Teixeira and Eric Chavez's back-to-back solo home runs in the eighth inning off Detroit Tigers reliever Joaquin Benoit propelled them to a 4-3 victory.
It took a season-high 18 hits for the New York Yankees to defeat the Detroit Tigers 12-8 Wednesday night, but they'll take it. Ten Yankees recorded hits, and six of them--batters No. 1-6--finished the evening with at least two.
When last Phil Hughes pitched at Comerica Park (June 3), he tossed a complete game, holding the Detroit Tigers to one run and four hits in a 5-1 triumph. But after throwing three scoreless innings there Tuesday night, he completely imploded.
Different month, same result. Ivan Nova's July struggles followed him into Comerica Park, where on Monday night he took a seven-run, seven-hit battering over 5 1/3 innings in the New York Yankees' 7-2 loss to the Detroit Tigers.
Stifled at home by Seattle Mariners right-hander Felix Hernandez on Saturday, the New York Yankees bounced back to take Sunday's rubber match, winning 6-2 behind a serviceable outing on the part of Freddy Garcia and DH Raul Ibanez's three RBIs.
The New York Yankees, after Seattle Mariners ace Felix Hernandez's two-hit, 1-0 shutout against them at Yankee Stadium on Saturday, are 5-10 in their last 15 games, 3-5 on their current homestand, and losers of seven straight games decided by one run...
New York Yankees left-hander CC Sabathia (W, 11-3) coldly welcomed the Seattle Mariners to Yankee Stadium on Friday night, limiting his guests to three hits and three runs over nine innings in a 6-3 victory.
If ever there were an indictment of an NFL team's receiving corps, it would be a secondary defender on the same team proclaiming, as New York Jets DB Antonio Cromartie did Tuesday the ESPN show First Take, that they are the second-best receiver.
New York Yankees reliever David Robertson's latest late-game tightrope walk ended in disaster, as the right-hander gave up a go-ahead, 10th-inning RBI single to Boston Red Sox shortstop Pedro Ciriaco in a 3-2 loss at Yankee Stadium on Sunday night.
New York Giants receiver Hakeem Nicks, who broke his right foot on May 24 during an OTA workout, revealed at the University at Albany this weekend that he intends to rejoin his teammates on the field in mid-August.
Any chance of the New York Giants making it through training camp without one of their players verbally attacking the Dallas Cowboys was shattered Thursday when tight end Martellus Bennett arrived at the University at Albany...
Jayson Nix delivered the big hit that eluded the New York Yankees for much of their West Coast road trip Wednesday, bashing an eighth-inning, three-run double to left-center off Seattle Mariners reliever Shawn Kelley in a 5-2 win.
Steady rainfall in Wednesday's 6 1/2-inning matinee at Yankee Stadium couldn't derail the runaway train otherwise known as the New York Yankees (57-34), whose 6-0 win over the Toronto Blue Jays (45-47) completed a three-game sweep.
CC Sabathia, making his first start on Tuesday night since coming off the 15-day disabled list, threw 87 pitches (66 for strikes) against the Toronto Blue Jays over six scoreless innings (plus one batter), limiting his opponents to four hits...
Robinson Cano extended his hitting streak to a career-high 20 games when he singled up the middle off lefty Brett Cecil to lead off the second inning of Tuesday's Toronto Blue Jays-New York Yankees game at Yankee Stadium.
Raul Ibanez's eighth-inning grand slam off Toronto Blue Jays reliever Jason Frasor to right propelled the New York Yankees to a 6-3 victory Monday night, improving the Bombers' record on their current homestand to 3-1.
Center fielder Curtis Granderson pulled a Willie Mays at Yankee Stadium on Sunday, sprinting more than 80 feet with his back toward home plate to catch Los Angeles Angels rookie Mike Trout's third-inning drive on the left-center field warning track.
Robinson Cano and Curtis Granderson each had a two-run home run off right-hander Jerome Williams (L, 6-6) (6.0 IP, 7H, 5R) on Saturday afternoon, leading the New York Yankees (54-33) past the Los Angeles Angels (48-40) 5-3.
Robinson Cano laid a goose egg in the 2012 Home Run Derby, but the second baseman resumed hitting home runs that count Saturday, taking Los Angeles Angels starter Jerome Williams deep with a runner on to left-center.
The New York Yankees announced Thursday that Brooklyn Nets shooting guard Joe Johnson will throw the ceremonial first pitch prior to Friday night's Yankees-Los Angeles Angels series opener at Yankee Stadium.
Los Angeles Angels slugger Mark Trumbo's awesome power had the crowd at Kauffman Stadium standing for much of his turn in round 1 of the 2012 State Farm Home Run Derby on Monday night, but the loudest cheers were reserved for Robinson Cano's outs.
The New York Yankees (52-33) put an exclamation mark on their first-half schedule Sunday night, earning a 3-1 series victory at Fenway Park after defeating the Boston Red Sox (43-43) 7-3 to take a seven-game lead in the AL East in the All-Star break.
The New York Yankees and Boston Red Sox were engaged in a Friday night slugfest at Fenway Park, with New York coming out on top 10-8 thanks to the back end of its bullpen--David Robertson and Rafael Soriano--pitching 2-1/3 scoreless innings.
Having agreed to sign a three-year, $9 million deal with the New York Knicks, point guard Jason Kidd, talking to ESPN Radio's Michael Kay on Friday, left little doubt as to whether he'd have any problem with serving as a backup on his new team.
The New York Knicks' offseason finally took a turn for the positive on Thursday, as veteran point guard Jason Kidd has agreed to sign a three-year, $9 million deal with the team, according to ESPN Radio.
The Yankees' main concern entering their three-game set at Tropicana Field against the Rays this week was what they'd get out of Freddy Garcia and David Phelps, the replacements for Andy Pettitte (fractured ankle) and CC Sabathia (strained groin).
I normally avoid making predictions on the record, but an exception could be made for the 2012 State Farm Home Run Derby, scheduled to start at 8 p.m. ET Monday, July 9 at Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City.