Monday, April 01, 2013
The Mets won their first game of the season against the San Diego Padres 11 to 2, and the Yankees lost to their long-standing rivals, the Boston Red Sox, 8 to 2.
Monday, April 01, 2013
Marco Indri, 28, is born-and-bred New Jersey. He grew up just across the Hudson River in West New York, where his family still lives. The tattoos that cover his arms may be the first thing you notice. But it's not what really sets him apart from his fellow New Jerseyans.
Monday, April 01, 2013
On Opening Day, we look back at the last 130 years of New York baseball fandom, from the Brooklyn Bridegrooms to John McGraw to the House that Ruth Built to the Amazin' Mets and beyond.
Thursday, December 13, 2012
The signing of former Boston Red Sox Kevin Youkilis to the Yankees may seem just like the latest chapter in the never-ending rivalry between the two teams. But with Curse of the Bambino exorcised by the Red Sox’s World Series win in 2004, and the Sox and Yanks' dominance over their American League Eastern division waning, is the Red Sox-Yankees rivalry still red hot or just lukewarm and cooling?
Friday, October 19, 2012
The Yankees were swept out of the playoffs for the first time in 32 years. The team that's usually at the top in terms of wins and salary was swept by the Detroit Tigers Thursday night in an 8-1 loss in the AL championship series.
Thursday, October 18, 2012
Max Scherzer capped a stupendous stretch for Detroit's starting rotation, and the Tigers advanced to the World Series for the second time in seven years by beating the New York Yankees 8-1 Thursday for a four-game sweep of the AL championship series.
Friday, October 12, 2012
CC Sabathia pitched a four-hitter and the New York Yankees once again came out on the right side of a disputed home run call against the Orioles in October, beating Baltimore 3-1 Friday in the deciding Game 5 to reach the AL championship series against Detroit.
Wednesday, October 10, 2012
The subway car now known as the "nostalgia special" was first rolled out in 1917. New York's MTA brings it back for special events -- like the Yankees' first home game in its best in five series against the Baltimore Orioles to determine the American League Divisional champs, being held Wednesday night in the Bronx.
The four-car subway pulled into the 42nd Street Grand Central Terminal on the uptown #6 track. It went express to 161st Street/Yankees Stadium.
The interior has straps for passengers to hold on -- the origin of the term "straphangers."
In 1917, the NYC subway fare was a nickel. Today, a $2.25 MetroCard buys passengers access to over 600 miles of subway track.
Monday, October 01, 2012
Robinson Cano, Curtis Granderson, Russell Martin and Mark Teixeira homered in a nine-run second inning, and the New York Yankees routed the Boston Red Sox 10-2 Monday night to open a one-game lead over Baltimore in the AL East with two games to play.
Wednesday, September 05, 2012
After a loss Tuesday night, the Yankees have let their 10-game division lead evaporate and are now sharing first place in the AL East with the Baltimore Orioles. With only 27 games left in the regular season fans are frustrated, and hoping the pinstripes will pull through.
Friday, May 04, 2012
The Yankees' 12-time All-Star caught his cleat where the grass meets the warning track in Kansas City, his right knee buckling before he hit the wall. Rivera landed on the dirt, his face contorted in pain, as Alex Rodriguez uttered the words "Oh, my God" from some 400 feet away.
Friday, April 06, 2012
The Yankees officially kick off their season today -- reason enough to post this picture of a pinstriped Toyota hybrid, taken this week at the New York International Auto Show.
(game time 3:10pm, CC Sabathia on the mound.)
Did anyone say public relations?
Happy opening day!
Thursday, September 29, 2011
It was one of the most memorable nights in recent baseball history on Wednesday as the New York Yankees faced off against the Tampa Bay Rays and the Boston Red Sox played the Baltimore Orioles. "Within eight minutes the world changed," said Yankees third baseman Alex Rodriguez. George Vecsey, sports reporter for The New York Times and author of "Stan Musial: An American Life," and Frank Shorr, director of the Sports Institute at Boston University and former executive producer at Channel 7, talk about those eight minutes.
Monday, September 26, 2011
A wild NFL Week 3 continues with Monday Night Football tonight as we look back at an early season which finds both the Detroit Lions and Buffalo Bills at an unlikely 3-0. In addition, comeback kid Michael Vick left yesterday's game with the Giants from a broken hand. Will he play again? Wall Street Journal sports writer Nando DiFino joins us to talk about the beginning of the season.
Sunday, September 25, 2011
The New York Yankees are headed to the playoffs. But the company running Yankee Stadium's parking garages remains mired in a slump. With the baseball season just about over, the numbers are in: paying customers have filled only 45 percent of the stadium's 9,000 parking spots on game days this season.