What to make of the Yankees' RISP woes
Despite the Yankees' 11-7 start, buoyed by what is currently the second-best offense in baseball, there have been rumblings among New York Yankee fans that such a good start is unsustainable because of the team's .221 average with runners in scoring ...
Crosstown Rival's Castoff Tearing It Up In New York Yankees System
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On December 12, 2016, the New York Yankees signed former Mets' shortstop Ruben Tejada on a minor league deal for basically two reasons: minor league depth and a hope to capture what the 27-year-old once produced in Queens. While the journeyman ...
New York Yankees Bomber Buzz 4/27/17: Chapman Struggles, Gregorius Nearing Return
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In Thursday, April 27 2017's edition of New York Yankees Bronx Bomber Buzz, we take a look at Wednesday night's struggles from Aroldis Chapman as well as a Didi Gregorius injury update. First off, Yankees closer Aroldis Chapman seemed to have ...
New York Yankees Notes: Didi Gregorious Expected To Rejoin Team This Weekend
Didi Gregorious will rejoin the Yankees soon after his rehab assignment with the Tampa Yankees. According to Bryan Hoch of MLB.com, Yankees manager Joe Girardi said shortstop Didi Gregorious is expected to return as soon as Friday when the team ...
Gift Ngoepe steals show as Pittsburgh Pirates hang on to beat Chicago Cubs
Yet the rookie infielder stole the show in his big-league debut Wednesday as the Pittsburgh Pirates avoided being swept by the Chicago Cubs with a 6-5 win at PNC Park. He entered the game at second base to big cheers in the fourth inning after being ...
Pittsburgh Pirates Jung-Ho Kang Officially Appeals Drunk Driving Sentence in South Korea
Pittsburgh Pirates embattled infielder Jung-Ho Kang appeared in court in South Korea today to appeal his sentence from a third drunk driving conviction. Jung Ho Kang, dressed in a dark suit, appeared with his attorney, asking a South Korean judge ...
Pittsburgh Pirates Promote Gift Ngoepe
Gift Ngoepe was called up early wednesday by the Pittsburgh Pirates as defensive depth for their bench in lieu of David Freese apparent hamstring injury. He will provide insurance as a utility infielder who can play third base, shortstop, or second base.
A toast to Phil Coyne, the Pirates' 99-year-old usher celebrating his 81st year(!) on the job
Way back in 1936, a young man named Phil Coyne picked up a job working as an usher for the Pirates at Forbes Field. Whether he intended to at the get-go or if it "just happened," Coyne stayed with the team through the Three Rivers Stadium days and into ...