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Game 19: Yankees vs. White Sox

Posted by: Chad Jennings - Posted in Gameday Thread on Apr 25, 2011 Print This Post Print This Post | Email This Post Email This Post

YANKEES (12-6)
Derek Jeter SS
Curtis Granderson CF
Mark Teixeira 1B
Alex Rodriguez 3B
Robinson Cano 2B
Nick Swisher RF
Jorge Posada DH
Russell Martin C
Brett Gardner LF

RHP A.J. Burnett (3-0, 4.37)
Burnett vs. White Sox

WHITE SOX (8-14)
Juan Pierre LF
Alexei Ramirez SS
Carlos Quentin RF
Paul Konerko 1B
Adam Dunn DH
Alex Rios CF
A.J. Pierzynski C
Gordon Beckham 2B
Brent Morel 3B

RHP Phil Humber (1-2, 4.42)
Humber vs. Yankees

TIME/TV: 7:05 p.m., YES Network / ESPN

WEATHER: Great night here at Yankee Stadium. Still a little bit of a chill in the air, but not bad at all. Starting to feel at least a little bit like spring.

UMPIRES: HP Sam Holbrook, 1B Greg Gibson, 2B Todd Tichenor, 3B Gerry Davis

ONE AND DUNN: The White Sox past six home runs have been solo shots. They haven’t hit a home run with runners on base since April 15, a two-run shot by Adam Dunn… Speaking of Dunn, he needs two home runs to tie Yogi Berra for 74th on baseball’s all-time list.

AND YOU THINK JETER’S OLD: Omar Vizquel just turned 44 yesterday. According to Elias, only one player in major-league history has played a game at shortstop after his 44th birthday. It was Bobby Wallace with the Cardinals in 1918. Vizquel has started two games at shortstop this season.

TONIGHT’S ANTHEM: After being featured on 60 Minutes recently, the Harlem Gospel for Teans Choir will perform tonight’s anthem. Two stars from a musical called Mama I Want to Sing will perform God Bless America. Never heard of it, but I’m sure some of you will be interested.

ONE MORE FOR JOE: With the next Yankees win, Joe Girardi will become the ninth Yankees manager to win 300 games with the franchise. He is currently 299-205 since taking the job.

UPDATE, 7:43 p.m.: Nice job by A.J. Burnett to get out of the second inning. He put the first two hitters on base, but left them stranded with two fly balls and a strikeout.

UPDATE, 8:09 p.m.: The White Sox just snapped a 23-inning scoreless streak with a run in the fourth.

UPDATE, 8:26 p.m.: The Yankees finally got a base runner with Granderson’s walk in the fourth. He stole second, but the Yankees are still being no-hit through four innings.

UPDATE, 8:45 p.m.: Needless to say, I did not expect to write these words tonight: Phil Humber has a no-hitter through six.

UPDATE, 8:57 p.m.: Big double play gets Burnett through the seventh. It’s still 1-0, Humber still dealing.

UPDATE, 9:02 p.m.: There’s a one-out single by Rodriguez. No more no-hitter, and now the Yankees are threatening to tie — if not take the lead — with Cano at the plate with runners at first and second.

UPDATE, 9:12 p.m.: Joba Chamberlain is getting loose in the eighth inning. Haven’t heard anything, but that certainly suggests Soriano is not available. Could also mean Rivera’s not available and Soriano is closing.

UPDATE, 9:23 p.m.: Looks like Eduardo Nunez is going to see some time in left field tonight. Jones pinch hit for Gardner to face the lefty, and when the White Sox switched to a right-handed reliever, Chavez was called to hit for Jones. Nunez is the only “outfielder” left on the roster.

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575 Responses to “Game 19: Yankees vs. White Sox”

  1. blake April 25th, 2011 at 7:01 pm

    Enjoy the game folks….go Yanks!

  2. Tar April 25th, 2011 at 7:05 pm

    Thanks blake, you as well.

    Even after last year, I still expect good things when AJ pitches.

    I know, I know.

  3. LGY April 25th, 2011 at 7:06 pm

    Nova is what he is…a 4-5 inning guy that throws 80-90 pitches, his role is best suited for long relief..his track record proves that

    +—–

    Really?

    His TEN start “track record” proves that?

  4. Salliedogs7 April 25th, 2011 at 7:06 pm

    Go AJ. Go Yanks.

  5. joeman April 25th, 2011 at 7:08 pm

    # LGY April 25th, 2011 at 7:06 pm

    Nova is what he is…a 4-5 inning guy that throws 80-90 pitches, his role is best suited for long relief..his track record proves that

    +—–

    Really?

    His TEN start “track record” proves that?
    ————————————————–
    you watch him pitch, tell me what your seeing maybe I’m missing something

  6. Tar April 25th, 2011 at 7:09 pm

    “Really?

    His TEN start “track record” proves that?”

    LOL

    ABrahamed//

    (is that how you do that, I am so uncool)

  7. blake April 25th, 2011 at 7:09 pm

    Tar,

    no reason not to….he can dominate at any time. I like what I’ve seen from him so far. :)

  8. blake April 25th, 2011 at 7:10 pm

    Nova hasn’t even pitched a half a season yet….we don’t know what he is at this point.

  9. joeman April 25th, 2011 at 7:11 pm

    # blake April 25th, 2011 at 7:10 pm

    Nova hasn’t even pitched a half a season yet….we don’t know what he is at this point.
    ————————
    your right I’m jumping the gun here…sorry

  10. LGY April 25th, 2011 at 7:13 pm

    Tar

    You have the slash in the wrong place buddy ;)

    /Abraham’d

  11. Salliedogs7 April 25th, 2011 at 7:14 pm

    Good start.

  12. 108 stitches April 25th, 2011 at 7:14 pm

    Can’t recall the last series when Paul Konerko didn’t find a way to do damage.

  13. Tom in N.J. April 25th, 2011 at 7:14 pm

    Nice, quick inning…

  14. blake April 25th, 2011 at 7:14 pm

    And Hawk probably slams a clip board down in disgust! Lets get some runs boys….early and often.

  15. jackamir April 25th, 2011 at 7:15 pm

    Attendance is down throughout MLB and it seems like there are quite a few empties in the Big ballpark in the Bronx. Secondary outlets are boasting good seats at moderate rates. MLB is seeing a real decline in revenue.

  16. BD (Boston Dave) April 25th, 2011 at 7:15 pm

    Nova may have issues with repeating his delivery. I can see consistency being something that plagues him.

    But that shouldn’t really be an issue of stamina or having the stuff to get through a lineup more than once or twice.

    Nova being a “4-5″ inning pitcher right now is (hopefully) more just an issue with experience and development.

  17. Laura - I Bleed Blue April 25th, 2011 at 7:16 pm

    Rios and Dunn are doing Jack Squat for the White Sox. That’s part of the reason they are struggling.

  18. rb from LI April 25th, 2011 at 7:16 pm

    joeman, I’m not sure what you’re driving at.

    Lilly is a .500 pitcher will decent stuff. That would be okay for a back end of the rotation guy in NYY… I see no reason not to give Nova a chance to prove he can do at least that. The problem actually comes back to Hughes not being the 2/3 he was expected to be this year.

  19. blake April 25th, 2011 at 7:17 pm

    “But that shouldn’t really be an issue of stamina or having the stuff to get through a lineup more than once or twice.”

    I think it’s a result of not being able to repeat his delivery for a whole game more than anything… he seems to have lapses in that area around mid-game for whatever reason whether it be fatigue or just him losing concentration.

  20. Laura - I Bleed Blue April 25th, 2011 at 7:17 pm

    I’m watching the game in Chicago with the mute button on. I can’t stand Hawk Harrelson. I’d rather have a root canal without drugs than listen to his voice.

  21. blake April 25th, 2011 at 7:18 pm

    “I’d rather have a root canal without drugs than listen to his voice.”

    lol….easy.

  22. blake April 25th, 2011 at 7:19 pm

    hit it hard….at uhm ball on that hanger.

  23. Laura - I Bleed Blue April 25th, 2011 at 7:20 pm

    Who is this Humber guy? Never heard of him.

  24. Tar April 25th, 2011 at 7:20 pm

    LGY

    Thanks ( I was way cool once, I swear :cool: )

    The one thing I miss about Pete was his sense of humour. I laughed at, and with him alot. Even attempting to berate me over e-mail was funny. But his jerkiness over rides any good qualities he has. (In a blog host kind of way of course)

  25. LGY April 25th, 2011 at 7:20 pm

    Laura

    Cue up some John and Suzy so you have some sound.

  26. BD (Boston Dave) April 25th, 2011 at 7:21 pm

    Blake,

    Yah could be fatigue.

    Otherwise, you’d expect lapses at any point of the game, not just later in the game.

    We’ll see how he develops – of course some people expect more than perhaps they should from a 24yr old…. especially in the consistency department.

  27. blake April 25th, 2011 at 7:21 pm

    Humber came up with the Mets…was a pretty good prospect at one point. 3rd overall in the draft.

  28. Laura - I Bleed Blue April 25th, 2011 at 7:22 pm

    “Cue up some John and Suzy so you have some sound.”

    I don’t think I can get them in Chicago.

  29. Fondo Motz April 25th, 2011 at 7:22 pm

    Anyone still prefer Austin Jackson as the Yankees centerfielder ove Anderson?

  30. J. Alfred Prufrock April 25th, 2011 at 7:23 pm

    If IIRC Humber is one the met prospects that went to Minnesota for Santana.

  31. LGY April 25th, 2011 at 7:23 pm

    Laura

    http://www.freebaseballradio.com

  32. blake April 25th, 2011 at 7:24 pm

    the game is also on ESPN….however their broadcast is probably worse than Hawk.

  33. Fondo Motz April 25th, 2011 at 7:24 pm

    Humber keeps the Yankee lumber in slumber.

    Second time around ….

  34. BD (Boston Dave) April 25th, 2011 at 7:25 pm

    Humber’s fastball looks very hittable when he doesn’t locate it. He can’t afford to make any mistakes.

    Yanks will have some hard hit balls eventually tonight if he can’t keep them off balance..

    though his location was obviously good in the Tex AB.

    I still think they hammer a couple more HR tonight.

  35. blake April 25th, 2011 at 7:27 pm

    Yea Humber’s fastball looks flat…Granderson was on him

  36. Fondo Motz April 25th, 2011 at 7:27 pm

    Ozzie Guillen must be hard to play for.

  37. syd_cash April 25th, 2011 at 7:30 pm

    why AJ walking someone when the White Sox aren’t hitting ANYTHING

  38. Carl April 25th, 2011 at 7:31 pm

    AJ is gonna make the White Sox look great.

  39. Fondo Motz April 25th, 2011 at 7:32 pm

    C’mon AJ

  40. Laura - I Bleed Blue April 25th, 2011 at 7:32 pm

    Rios has the weirdest batting stance. He looks like he’s sitting on the toilet. LOL!

  41. blake April 25th, 2011 at 7:32 pm

    AJ getting a little rotational again….getting around the ball a bit.

  42. Captain Clutch April 25th, 2011 at 7:33 pm

    It’s amazing how quickly things go bad for AJ. 1 ball leads to 6 balls.

  43. Captain Clutch April 25th, 2011 at 7:35 pm

    I hate when you hear the Yankee announcers going on and on how the opposing team isn’t winning and isn’t scoring, because you know they will bust out against the Yanks. It always happens. Losing 10 out of 11 games isn’t going to last for long.

  44. Fondo Motz April 25th, 2011 at 7:35 pm

    that’s a gift

  45. blake April 25th, 2011 at 7:36 pm

    close call on the check swing….good pitch by AJ though 0-2.

  46. Laura - I Bleed Blue April 25th, 2011 at 7:37 pm

    32 pitches in 2 innings? He’s not going to last long at this rate.

  47. Fondo Motz April 25th, 2011 at 7:38 pm

    He’s actually gone in the 30′s his last couple of games, then settled down. Let’s give him the benefit of the doubt

  48. Laura - I Bleed Blue April 25th, 2011 at 7:38 pm

    Beckham had a bad year last season. The Sox were trying to trade him.

  49. blake April 25th, 2011 at 7:39 pm

    That’s an incredible block by Martin.

  50. Salliedogs7 April 25th, 2011 at 7:40 pm

    Good job AJ. That’s the difference this year. AJ getting out of jams.

  51. Fondo Motz April 25th, 2011 at 7:40 pm

    Good for AJ.

  52. blake April 25th, 2011 at 7:40 pm

    Nice job AJ

  53. Laura - I Bleed Blue April 25th, 2011 at 7:40 pm

    Good job, AJ. Last year, that inning would have led to 5 runs.

  54. Carl April 25th, 2011 at 7:40 pm

    Man if this was a White Sox blog…

  55. syd_cash April 25th, 2011 at 7:42 pm

    self created jam by walking ppl. But he did good not letting it turn into a big inning

  56. pak14life April 25th, 2011 at 7:42 pm

    Laura – I Bleed Blue April 25th, 2011 at 7:37 pm
    32 pitches in 2 innings? He’s not going to last long at this rate.

    Captain Obvious

  57. Laura - I Bleed Blue April 25th, 2011 at 7:44 pm

    That wasn’t a strike.

  58. Carl April 25th, 2011 at 7:44 pm

    In the batters box

  59. Carlo April 25th, 2011 at 7:46 pm

    Tar – if it was permitted I would love to post the ledger of emails Pete sent me during his time here regarding things I said. Once I was undoubtedly sure he was a sox fan I let nothing go. His whining about arod and his hatred of girardi were generally where he would inspire me to something that would inspire him to have to email me privately. Classic exchanges.

  60. Laura - I Bleed Blue April 25th, 2011 at 7:48 pm

    Have the guys ever faced this Humber guy?

  61. Carl April 25th, 2011 at 7:49 pm

    Laura – I Bleed Blue April 25th, 2011 at 7:48 pm

    Have the guys ever faced this Humber guy?

    Nope

  62. blake April 25th, 2011 at 7:51 pm

    They’ll get Humber 2nd time through.

  63. Tar April 25th, 2011 at 7:52 pm

    Carlo

    I can relate. The thing that was it for me, was how he would take a handle and troll his own blog. And I know he did that.

    Yet still, some of the exchanges had me rolling.

  64. Salliedogs7 April 25th, 2011 at 7:53 pm

    Nice play Tex and Cano.

  65. LGY April 25th, 2011 at 7:53 pm

    Lol. Michael Kay trying to correct Al Leiter on what dead arm is.

  66. Laura - I Bleed Blue April 25th, 2011 at 7:53 pm

    I have a feeling that the Ian O’Connor book about Jeter is going to sell about the same number of copies that Selena’s book about Alex did – which is not many.

  67. Nick in SF April 25th, 2011 at 7:54 pm

    What name were you using then, Carlo?

  68. Laura - I Bleed Blue April 25th, 2011 at 7:54 pm

    What’s with all these attempt bunts? Desperate much, White Sox?

  69. LGY April 25th, 2011 at 7:54 pm

    Yay for bunting

  70. Carl April 25th, 2011 at 7:54 pm

    Ozzie has to get fired right?

  71. Laura - I Bleed Blue April 25th, 2011 at 7:57 pm

    If Ozzie hasn’t been fired yet with all of the crap that both he and his son have done, he never will.

  72. Laura - I Bleed Blue April 25th, 2011 at 7:58 pm

    Girardi said that Posada hasn’t been striking out much. I think he needs his contact lenses adjusted.

  73. ac1 April 25th, 2011 at 7:58 pm

    i can’t remember the last time i saw posada hit a curveball.

  74. Captain Clutch April 25th, 2011 at 7:58 pm

    So far it seems like the usual we haven’t seen this guy before at bats

  75. Carlo April 25th, 2011 at 7:58 pm

    I want to say i was carlo then as well but maybe arliss. at some point when he was still here i left and came back and didnt remember my sign in.

  76. syd_cash April 25th, 2011 at 7:59 pm

    why are we so bad against ppl we have never seen before

  77. Laura - I Bleed Blue April 25th, 2011 at 8:01 pm

    Wow, Gardner has the lowest average in all the majors.

  78. Triple Short of a Cycle April 25th, 2011 at 8:01 pm

    DId not see this coming. Humber is horrible

  79. syd_cash April 25th, 2011 at 8:01 pm

    some hits soon please thanks Yankees…

  80. David in Cal April 25th, 2011 at 8:02 pm

    Poor Gardner. He hit that ball pretty hard, but right at the first baseman.

  81. Carlo April 25th, 2011 at 8:03 pm

    2nd time through the order will be different for humber.

  82. blake April 25th, 2011 at 8:03 pm

    Humber’s pitches look extremely hittable to me on TV. I think they’ll get him 2nd time through….

  83. rr212 April 25th, 2011 at 8:03 pm

    Jorge looks awful at the plate. Can Joe start mixin up the DH?

  84. Captain Clutch April 25th, 2011 at 8:04 pm

    I think it’s time to give Jones some playing time in LF

  85. ac1 April 25th, 2011 at 8:04 pm

    michael kay probably just jinxed us

  86. Carlo April 25th, 2011 at 8:04 pm

    # ac1 April 25th, 2011 at 7:58 pm

    i can’t remember the last time i saw posada hit a curveball.
    ======================================

    thought he hit a slider out friday night……though yes, he is abysmal otherwise. looks like a guess hitter all of a sudden.

  87. Captain Clutch April 25th, 2011 at 8:05 pm

    Throw strikes please….

  88. Jackson April 25th, 2011 at 8:05 pm

    FWIW, starters we saw for the first time last year went 7-3 with a 3.29 ERA over 14 starts

  89. syd_cash April 25th, 2011 at 8:06 pm

    aww Grandy…nice try (

  90. rr212 April 25th, 2011 at 8:07 pm

    That’s on Granderson. He is notorious for taking steps back with balls hit right at him.

  91. Captain Clutch April 25th, 2011 at 8:07 pm

    Granderson really misplayed that…Of course it will cost them a run with AJ the nut on the mound.

  92. syd_cash April 25th, 2011 at 8:07 pm

    ac1April 25th, 2011 at 8:04 pm

    michael kay probably just jinxed us
    ——————————-

    He is always about the jinxing…why does he have to mention everyone five seconds how terrible the White Sox are….it’s 0-0 so it doesn’t really matter

  93. ac1 April 25th, 2011 at 8:08 pm

    every other inning we have to deal with this.

  94. Carl April 25th, 2011 at 8:08 pm

    Captain Clutch April 25th, 2011 at 8:07 pm

    Granderson really misplayed that…Of course it will cost them a run with AJ the nut on the mound.

    AJ should be putting these guys away though.

    3-1 again.

  95. Carlo April 25th, 2011 at 8:09 pm

    Whiff of Dunn here seems appropriate.

  96. blake April 25th, 2011 at 8:09 pm

    Need a strike out or pop up here….at the very least keep it to 1 run.

  97. Carlo April 25th, 2011 at 8:10 pm

    alright, unless we were playing for a 0-0 tie we probably had to score one to win anyway.

  98. blake April 25th, 2011 at 8:10 pm

    If one run beats you then it’s the offenses fault….especially against Phillip Humber.

  99. ac1 April 25th, 2011 at 8:11 pm

    agreed blake.

  100. Laura - I Bleed Blue April 25th, 2011 at 8:11 pm

    Chicago went 23 innings without scoring a run.

  101. Carl April 25th, 2011 at 8:11 pm

    3-1 count again.

  102. ac1 April 25th, 2011 at 8:12 pm

    but AJ isnt helping by throwing so many balls.

  103. blake April 25th, 2011 at 8:12 pm

    Can’t walk Rios AJ…..

  104. Laura - I Bleed Blue April 25th, 2011 at 8:13 pm

    Tex saved an error there.

  105. Salliedogs7 April 25th, 2011 at 8:13 pm

    Second time around. Let’s do something.

  106. blake April 25th, 2011 at 8:13 pm

    Jeter threw a nice straight change over there….couldn’t get the grip. Nice pick by Tex.

  107. Carlo April 25th, 2011 at 8:13 pm

    Jeter……ayyyyy…….not hitting, limited range, no speed on the bases, and now the throws from short to first on routine plays are becoming an adventure more often than they should.

  108. blake April 25th, 2011 at 8:15 pm

    Carlo,

    he couldn’t get the grip….it happens. He did have 4 hits yesterday.

  109. Laura - I Bleed Blue April 25th, 2011 at 8:16 pm

    At least he hit it in the air.

  110. blake April 25th, 2011 at 8:17 pm

    Why is Granderson trying to bunt.

  111. Carlo April 25th, 2011 at 8:18 pm

    Blake – it wasn’t an isolated event. Now the 4 hits, that was an isolated event.

  112. syd_cash April 25th, 2011 at 8:19 pm

    c;mon Tex

  113. Laura - I Bleed Blue April 25th, 2011 at 8:19 pm

    “Why is Granderson trying to bunt.”

    He saw the White Sox attempt it so he thought he’d give it a try. :)

  114. Captain Clutch April 25th, 2011 at 8:19 pm

    It has to drive Kevin Long crazy that the Yanks can never hit these nobodies that they have never seen. His stuff is nothing special

  115. Laura - I Bleed Blue April 25th, 2011 at 8:20 pm

    Tex and that uppercut swing!

  116. rr212 April 25th, 2011 at 8:20 pm

    Ugh

  117. syd_cash April 25th, 2011 at 8:21 pm

    wow nice steal thought Grandy was caught

  118. blake April 25th, 2011 at 8:21 pm

    Carlo,

    he’s swinging the bat better…has been for a few games now….and I just haven’t seen a problem with him on routine plays, he threw one in the dirt there…..that’s why 1B practice that play.

  119. Carl April 25th, 2011 at 8:22 pm

    Sorry this is embarrassing.

  120. Laura - I Bleed Blue April 25th, 2011 at 8:22 pm

    Alex not happy about that.

  121. blake April 25th, 2011 at 8:22 pm

    They have to break through against this guy…they are getting too good of swings against him not to.

  122. rr212 April 25th, 2011 at 8:23 pm

    Geez. I really can’t stand this whole phenomenon with the Yanks v. Pitchers they’ve never seen before.

  123. Ace April 25th, 2011 at 8:23 pm

    Bats look dead.

  124. 108 stitches April 25th, 2011 at 8:24 pm

    This has the feeling of a trap game.

  125. Carlo April 25th, 2011 at 8:24 pm

    Blake – agreed, he has been swinging the bat better which is very encouraging because it does look like he can come around. That said, his throws have looked lazy and I know he’s not a lazy player so I’m assuming its mechanical right now. Would like to see him be more crisp. It looks like a bad habit to me.

  126. YankeesNmore April 25th, 2011 at 8:25 pm

    I honestly can’t figure out why every team the Yankees play doesn’t just call up 3 scrubs they’ve never seen before from the minors.

    Might not get a no-hitter every time, but your chances to shut down the Yankees offensively shoots through the roof.

  127. Carlo April 25th, 2011 at 8:25 pm

    Everyone should relax. Unless Burnett implodes, we will win this game.

  128. Bo knows April 25th, 2011 at 8:26 pm

    Yeah, the boys practicing their HR swings. They either score in the first or wait till the sixth or later.

  129. Smackerel April 25th, 2011 at 8:27 pm

    Yankees always seem so lost against new young pitchers. There is always a game every season where they face a new pitcher and get shutout. Let’s hope they hit better against the bullpen.

  130. Captain Clutch April 25th, 2011 at 8:27 pm

    Maybe the 4th time around the lineup the Yanks will finally pick up on what the scrub is throwing. It never fails with them….

  131. rr212 April 25th, 2011 at 8:28 pm

    Kay really puttin the maloinks on the Yanks tonite. “AJ has never lost a game for the Yanks in April”. Enough already.

  132. Pat M. April 25th, 2011 at 8:29 pm

    Just getting up to speed ……No pain but no strength, one would think it has to be a neuro issue….Shame Doc Joe isn’t here…..Hey Betsy, Gb is old enough to be Hughes Great Grandfather….And by the way, I covered your back last night…..

  133. Salliedogs7 April 25th, 2011 at 8:29 pm

    Nice play Jeter.

  134. ac1 April 25th, 2011 at 8:29 pm

    AJ has held them to 1 run and is losing, of course…

  135. Laura - I Bleed Blue April 25th, 2011 at 8:29 pm

    Okay, offense – Let’s go!!!

  136. Carlo April 25th, 2011 at 8:30 pm

    Blake – I don’t want to hear you crying about Jeters defense after that play. ;)

  137. Laura - I Bleed Blue April 25th, 2011 at 8:30 pm

    What are the Yankees doing about Hughes? Sending him to the doctors or playing a wait and see game?

  138. Captain Clutch April 25th, 2011 at 8:31 pm

    See the ball, hit the ball. Hopefully this is the inning they wake up….

  139. YankeesNmore April 25th, 2011 at 8:32 pm

    Smackerel April 25th, 2011 at 8:27 pm
    Yankees always seem so lost against new young pitchers. There is always a game every season where they face a new pitcher and get shutout.
    ————————————————————————-
    If ONLY it was “A game” every season… It’s usually much more than that. Every time they face a guy they’ve never seen, it’s lights out.

  140. Carlo April 25th, 2011 at 8:32 pm

    Pat M – ur opinion. Over under on hughes regular seasons starts this year.

    9.5

    Based on what you know right now, what’s your best guess?

  141. Benny Blanco April 25th, 2011 at 8:33 pm

    humber is humbling the yankee bats right now! :(

  142. Laura - I Bleed Blue April 25th, 2011 at 8:33 pm

    The worst part is that it makes it look like the pitcher is pitching well when he’s actually just getting lucky.

  143. Carlo April 25th, 2011 at 8:33 pm

    Laura – they are using Plan B with Hughes right now.

  144. Captain Clutch April 25th, 2011 at 8:34 pm

    Cano really has to start being more patient. He is getting himself out in every at bat by swinging at anything in sight. Long has to work with him to get back to the patience he had last year.

  145. rr212 April 25th, 2011 at 8:34 pm

    Guy is throwin slop out here.

  146. JobaTipsHisCap April 25th, 2011 at 8:34 pm

    Yanks always don’t have good records against whitesox

  147. ac1 April 25th, 2011 at 8:34 pm

    wow……
    what can you say?

  148. Carl April 25th, 2011 at 8:35 pm

    Posada should hang em up.

  149. Laura - I Bleed Blue April 25th, 2011 at 8:35 pm

    I’m almost at the point where I’ve seen enough of Jorge at DH.

  150. Chase April 25th, 2011 at 8:35 pm

    This is sad.

  151. Nick in SF April 25th, 2011 at 8:35 pm

    ‘Slumber’ would be in the headline.

  152. Carl April 25th, 2011 at 8:35 pm

    JobaTipsHisCap April 25th, 2011 at 8:34 pm

    Yanks always don’t have good records against whitesox

    We just want a hit.

  153. Carlo April 25th, 2011 at 8:35 pm

    Oh, go figure, Posada is mired in a 3-28. If I had a nickel for everytime I heard Kay echo a similar Posada stat over the last 10 years I’d likely be able to retire now and work as GB’s personal chaffeur.

  154. Captain Clutch April 25th, 2011 at 8:35 pm

    I wonder if Posada’s issues is not used to being the DH and his head isn’t in the game or age..? He looks absolutely dreadful.

  155. ac1 April 25th, 2011 at 8:36 pm

    how long can they expect burnett to hold down the fort?

  156. LGY April 25th, 2011 at 8:36 pm

    Swish was late on an 88 mph fastball down the pipe.

    Hard to tell what the Yanks are looking for up there.

  157. DocTodd April 25th, 2011 at 8:36 pm

    I’m wondering why Chavez doesn’t get a start at DH once in awhile?

  158. JobaTipsHisCap April 25th, 2011 at 8:36 pm

    Cano’s recent format is bad.

  159. Captain Clutch April 25th, 2011 at 8:37 pm

    Posada is lucky that he is who he is otherwise Chavez would be DHing 95% of the time. He looks cooked.

  160. YankeesNmore April 25th, 2011 at 8:37 pm

    This dude has left countless pitches hanging right over the middle of the plate, including that DP off the bat of Posada, but the Yankees can’t do a thing with them.

    Apparently hanging sliders and meatball fastballs aren’t hittable unless they’re thrown by a guy you’ve have 50 at-bats against.

  161. Ace April 25th, 2011 at 8:37 pm

    No hits.

  162. rr212 April 25th, 2011 at 8:37 pm

    When will there be a reaction to this team getting dominated by pitchers they’ve never seen before? Scouting department needs an upgrade.

  163. YankFanCA April 25th, 2011 at 8:37 pm

    Jeter, Posada, and Gardner — something needs to change and soon. Swisher isn’t far behind.

  164. Salliedogs7 April 25th, 2011 at 8:38 pm

    Nice play Gardner.

  165. Ace April 25th, 2011 at 8:38 pm

    Got a feeling Montero is DH’ng in July.

  166. Laura - I Bleed Blue April 25th, 2011 at 8:38 pm

    At least Gardner has his glove working.

  167. syd_cash April 25th, 2011 at 8:39 pm

    umm so AJ is actually not pitching half bad…why cant we get him some runs. I think he deserves to win this game more so then some of the other games he won

  168. LGY April 25th, 2011 at 8:39 pm

    It’s hard to believe some Yankee fans on here actually think Gardy is not a great OF.

  169. Laura - I Bleed Blue April 25th, 2011 at 8:39 pm

    Posada said that he wants to keep playing. I don’t see him in pinstripes next year if this slump continues.

  170. YankFanCA April 25th, 2011 at 8:40 pm

    He may be a great outfielder, but he’s hitting less than most NL pitchers

  171. ac1 April 25th, 2011 at 8:40 pm

    Burnett’s best game and the offense cant help at all.

  172. Captain Clutch April 25th, 2011 at 8:40 pm

    AJ is pitching good but eventually he is going to lose the plate and the Yanks will be behind 3-4 runs. The bats have to wake up instead of being surprised by the nobody 5th starter is throwing.

  173. Laura - I Bleed Blue April 25th, 2011 at 8:40 pm

    AJ lost a couple of games like this last year. He was pretty much lights out, but the Yankees didn’t score any or enough runs for him to win.

  174. rr212 April 25th, 2011 at 8:41 pm

    Jeter, Posada, and Gardner — something needs to change and soon. Swisher isn’t far behind. ————————— I agree

  175. Pat M. April 25th, 2011 at 8:41 pm

    Carlo, at this point you kind of worry about the kid’s health…….I hope he’s ready for the back end of the schedule……One thing is for certain the heat just turned up a little more for Ivan Nova…..

  176. Captain Clutch April 25th, 2011 at 8:41 pm

    Jones in LF, Chavez DH…sounds good

  177. LGY April 25th, 2011 at 8:42 pm

    The Yankees have a 5 game lead in the loss column and are scoring 6 runs a game.

    What is the rush to make a move on a proven hitter like Po?

  178. Carlo April 25th, 2011 at 8:42 pm

    # ac1 April 25th, 2011 at 7:58 pm

    i can’t remember the last time i saw posada hit a curveball.

    ——————————————-

    rather see vazquez before montero and frankly neither is necessary right now when the chavez/jones combo is already a suitable upgrade in the DH spot.

  179. ac1 April 25th, 2011 at 8:42 pm

    Chavez is getting closer and closer to being in the lineup more and more. The occasional home run will not be enough to make up for the rest.

  180. Laura - I Bleed Blue April 25th, 2011 at 8:43 pm

    “What is the rush to make a move on a proven hitter like Po?”

    A rush? It’s almost May and he hasn’t done anything but hit HRs.

  181. YankeesNmore April 25th, 2011 at 8:43 pm

    Laura – I Bleed Blue April 25th, 2011 at 8:39 pm
    Posada said that he wants to keep playing. I don’t see him in pinstripes next year if this slump continues.
    ————————————————————————————
    If Brian Cashman re-signs Posada after this year, NO MATTER WHAT KIND OF YEAR HE HAS, Cashman should be shot on sight.

    THe Yankees need the DH spot open. Posada is the absolute LAST thing this team needs.

  182. Captain Clutch April 25th, 2011 at 8:43 pm

    Any day now……

  183. Triple Short of a Cycle April 25th, 2011 at 8:44 pm

    wow this guy is getting every call

  184. ac1 April 25th, 2011 at 8:44 pm

    If Brian Cashman re-signs Posada after this year, NO MATTER WHAT KIND OF YEAR HE HAS, Cashman should be shot on sight.
    ___

    Ok i will finally agree with you on something…….

  185. Carlo April 25th, 2011 at 8:45 pm

    #

    # Pat M. April 25th, 2011 at 8:41 pm

    Carlo, at this point you kind of worry about the kid’s health…….I hope he’s ready for the back end of the schedule……One thing is for certain the heat just turned up a little more for Ivan Nova…..

    ———————————————-

    Agree that the health, specifically longer term health, is a major concern. My thing is, how is he still able t throw 88-90 mph with no pain with a significant injury? does that sound to you like a serious longer term shoulder issue?

  186. syd_cash April 25th, 2011 at 8:45 pm

    gah i can’t watch this c’mon guys

  187. Laura - I Bleed Blue April 25th, 2011 at 8:45 pm

    If the Yankee let this guy no hit them, they should be thrown out of the league.

  188. LGY April 25th, 2011 at 8:45 pm

    Laura

    This is the 19th game of the season. After tonight 12% of the season will be completed.

    12%

  189. DocTodd April 25th, 2011 at 8:46 pm

    The only baseball Posada should be playing next Spring is on his kid’s Wii…

  190. rr212 April 25th, 2011 at 8:46 pm

    Gotta love this guy throwin 88 down the pipe and our 200mil $ lineup can’t get a hit.

  191. Captain Clutch April 25th, 2011 at 8:46 pm

    This is pathetic…

  192. YankFanCA April 25th, 2011 at 8:46 pm

    This is pitiful . . . and Gardner is abysmal

  193. YankeesNmore April 25th, 2011 at 8:46 pm

    This guy has a nice breaking ball and a decent changeup… That’s it. He does not have anything REMOTELY close to no-hit stuff.

    But he does have that mystical quality of being a guy the Yankees have never seen before, which automatically turns you into some combination of Cy Young, Walkter Johnson and Nolan Ryan.

  194. DocTodd April 25th, 2011 at 8:46 pm

    Kaptain Wormkiller..

  195. ericns1 April 25th, 2011 at 8:47 pm

    Wake up guys!!!

  196. ac1 April 25th, 2011 at 8:47 pm

    Why is Gardner trying to pull anything?

  197. Carlo April 25th, 2011 at 8:47 pm

    If the goal was to keep Jorge healthy this year than they should definitely achieve it. He doesnt catch at all. He doesnt play the field at all. He only hits home runs so he never has to run and thus he doesn’t risk blowing out a calf or a hammy……its the perfect recipe for a healthy season.

  198. Laura - I Bleed Blue April 25th, 2011 at 8:48 pm

    “This is the 19th game of the season. After tonight 12% of the season will be completed.”

    Is it early? Yes. But he’s got 9 hits. 9. Count them. 9.

  199. YankFanCA April 25th, 2011 at 8:48 pm

    Jeter may not homer all season

  200. Nick in SF April 25th, 2011 at 8:48 pm

    The good news is that scores of White Sox fans have said “no-hitter” out loud so he’s totally jinxed.

    The bad news is that fans say “no hitter” out loud during successful no-hitters too.

  201. YankeesNmore April 25th, 2011 at 8:48 pm

    Get ready for a LOT of post-game cap-tipping from the Yankees.

    Nevermind that this dude has mediocre stuff and has been leaving pitches over the middle of the plate all night long.

  202. Ace April 25th, 2011 at 8:48 pm

    How is jeter and his sub 300 obp still leading off??

  203. Carlo April 25th, 2011 at 8:49 pm

    12/100 = 9/x

    solve for x.

  204. Laura - I Bleed Blue April 25th, 2011 at 8:49 pm

    ESPN is acting like Humber is going to pitch a no hitter.

  205. ac1 April 25th, 2011 at 8:49 pm

    How is jeter and his sub 300 obp still leading off??
    ___

    .310

  206. JobaTipsHisCap April 25th, 2011 at 8:50 pm

    Laura – I Bleed Blue April 25th, 2011 at 8:45 pm

    If the Yankee let this guy no hit them, they should be thrown out of the league.

    *************

    agree. They just wanna collect checks and leave.

  207. DocTodd April 25th, 2011 at 8:50 pm

    X=75

  208. Carlo April 25th, 2011 at 8:50 pm

    # Laura – I Bleed Blue April 25th, 2011 at 8:49 pm

    ESPN is acting like Humber is going to pitch a no hitter.

    ===================================

    its common knowledge that the hardest outs to get in a no hitter are the first 18.

  209. YankeesNmore April 25th, 2011 at 8:50 pm

    A.J. Burnett is pitching his best game of the year so far, and you probably have to go way back to find the last time he threw the ball consistently this well.

    And he is getting absolutely screwed by this very offensive offense.

  210. Tyler April 25th, 2011 at 8:51 pm

    YankFanCA April 25th, 2011 at 8:48 pm
    Jeter may not homer all season
    ————–

    He will probably run into a few if he takes the ball the other way at YS but he really just is not making solid contact. A lot of weak groundballs which imo is the most concerning part. It’s not like he’s hitting linedrives that are just finding fielders. He’s weakly grounding out to the 2nd baseman 75% of the time.

  211. JobaTipsHisCap April 25th, 2011 at 8:52 pm

    actually AJ pitched well enough to win.

  212. DocTodd April 25th, 2011 at 8:52 pm

    Jeter will not be removed from the 1st or 2nd spot by Girardi,no matter how bad things get…he doesn’t have the nuts…

  213. Captain Clutch April 25th, 2011 at 8:52 pm

    3 changeups in a row??? Time to get the bullpen up

  214. 108 stitches April 25th, 2011 at 8:52 pm

    Captain Clutch April 25th, 2011 at 8:41 pm
    Jones in LF, Chavez DH…sounds good

    ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
    Likely to see it sooner than later.

  215. Ace April 25th, 2011 at 8:52 pm

    Wasting Burnetts performance.

  216. Carlo April 25th, 2011 at 8:52 pm

    doc – that i correct. when the other 88% of the season is played, posada will accumulate 63 incremental hits.

    he will be 75 for y….with y being a number that is greater than 5 times 75.

  217. Tyler April 25th, 2011 at 8:52 pm

    Laura – I Bleed Blue April 25th, 2011 at 8:49 pm
    ESPN is acting like Humber is going to pitch a no hitter.
    —————————-

    He’s got a good pitchcount and as of right now the Yanks aren’t giving any reason to think he won’t. There are a few deadspots in the lineup right now with Swish, Posada, and Gardner all struggling. Jeter still doesn’t look comfortable. I think they bust through because this lineup is too good (and Humber isn’t that good) but I’d be excited too if I was on ESPN. Garner interest.

  218. DocTodd April 25th, 2011 at 8:53 pm

    Jeter is like an Amish home…no power. Yes, I use that for Cervelli too!

  219. Laura - I Bleed Blue April 25th, 2011 at 8:53 pm

    Kenny Williams hasn’t been given enough grief for picking up that Rios contract.

  220. LGY April 25th, 2011 at 8:53 pm

    Laura

    It’s extremely early. We are not even half way to the point where you consider making a change.

  221. 108 stitches April 25th, 2011 at 8:54 pm

    It’s good to see that Burnett is gaining confidence in using his changeup.

  222. syd_cash April 25th, 2011 at 8:54 pm

    we are done if AJ gives up a run here

  223. Laura - I Bleed Blue April 25th, 2011 at 8:54 pm

    Nice of the Yankees to end all of these O fers for these guys.

  224. Carl April 25th, 2011 at 8:54 pm

    Had him set up for a curve.

  225. JobaTipsHisCap April 25th, 2011 at 8:55 pm

    9 outs away

  226. Salliedogs7 April 25th, 2011 at 8:55 pm

    Nice pick by Cano.

  227. ac1 April 25th, 2011 at 8:55 pm

    now can we get a friggin hit?

  228. syd_cash April 25th, 2011 at 8:55 pm

    whew good job

  229. LGY April 25th, 2011 at 8:55 pm

    Great job by AJ.

  230. ac1 April 25th, 2011 at 8:55 pm

    this is only going to feed the ridiculous argument that the yankees cant win without homeruns.

  231. YankeesNmore April 25th, 2011 at 8:55 pm

    ac1 April 25th, 2011 at 8:49 pm
    How is jeter and his sub 300 obp still leading off??
    —————————————————————
    Because he’s Derek Jeter and the Yankees F’d themselves when the re-signed him.

    It was CLEAR he was done last year, as I was criticized here for saying last year. But instead of doing backflips that Jeter’s contract ended when it did, which is what they SHOULD have been doing, the Yankees gave him a $51 million guarantee.

    The $$$, of course, is the LEAST of the issues for the Yankees. The issues are, you now have to deal with Jeter’s ego if you move him to the bottom of the order or bench him.

  232. Laura - I Bleed Blue April 25th, 2011 at 8:56 pm

    “It’s extremely early. We are not even half way to the point where you consider making a change.”

    Okay LGY, if you were Girardi, how much longer do you stick with Posada if he continues like this?

  233. jacksquat April 25th, 2011 at 8:56 pm

    Get a hit already!

  234. RS April 25th, 2011 at 8:56 pm

    This new AJ has been getting a ton of groundballs, which is great, The unfortunate thing is that if Granderson hadn’t dove for that ball, or if he had been able to trap it, it would still be a scoreless tie.

  235. Swishalicious33 April 25th, 2011 at 8:56 pm

    I don’t care if we lose, just don’t get no-hit by this scrub please.

  236. igotid88 April 25th, 2011 at 8:56 pm

    No-hitter

  237. Captain Clutch April 25th, 2011 at 8:57 pm

    Now can we get a freaking hit?!!?!??!?! Or is Halladay, Verlander Or Feliz Hernandez unhittable tonight? Oh sorry they aren’t pitching it’s the nobody Humber on the mound.

  238. LGY April 25th, 2011 at 8:57 pm

    Send AJ out for the 8th.

  239. Tyler April 25th, 2011 at 8:57 pm

    Beautifully pitched game by AJ. Fell behind on some hitters but was able to keep his composure and battle. This was a really positive outing for him. Hopefully he can carry it into May. About as good of an April as you could have hoped for.

  240. BoJo April 25th, 2011 at 8:57 pm

    We come back this inning..>Grandy starts it off.

  241. YankeesNmore April 25th, 2011 at 8:58 pm

    Jeter still doesn’t look comfortable.
    ———————————————————-
    Get used to it. The guy has been having the bat knocked out of his hands by 88mph fastballs for 10 months now.

    You won’t see him “looking comfortable” again as long as he’s in the box facing professional pitchers.

  242. ac1 April 25th, 2011 at 8:58 pm

    if the yankees continue without a hit today, they will have gardner and jeter up in the 9th.

  243. RS April 25th, 2011 at 8:58 pm

    I have a feeling if the Yankees score, it will be via a homerun. I just don’t see them putting together a rally of singles

  244. West Coast Yankee Fan April 25th, 2011 at 8:58 pm

    Great game by AJ tonight; that’s encouraging to see him put a few together like this.

  245. Laura - I Bleed Blue April 25th, 2011 at 8:58 pm

    ESPN waxing poetically about what Humber is doing. I think I might hurl.

  246. Captain Clutch April 25th, 2011 at 8:58 pm

    Everyone knows that Cashman doesn’t play favorites and he will have no problem making a move with Jeter or Posada if he has to. It will not be Girardi’s job, Cash will handle it. If Jeter has to be moved down in the lineup or Posada platooned at DH it will be done. But it won’t happen now, they will get a longer leash.

  247. syd_cash April 25th, 2011 at 8:59 pm

    lame Yanks…y’all better get a hit….right now!!

  248. Captain Clutch April 25th, 2011 at 9:00 pm

    8 outs away from a real embarrassment

  249. Bryan April 25th, 2011 at 9:00 pm

    Cy Humber

    What a joke

  250. Triple Short of a Cycle April 25th, 2011 at 9:00 pm

    why is this getting every close pitch?

  251. Tyler April 25th, 2011 at 9:01 pm

    RS April 25th, 2011 at 8:58 pm
    I have a feeling if the Yankees score, it will be via a homerun. I just don’t see them putting together a rally of singles
    ———————

    Only guys that can string hits together are 2-5 from Granderson to Cano. Those guys have to step up. Martin is surrounded by Swisher, Posada, and Gardner so he’s probably not going to be part of a string of hits..

  252. LGY April 25th, 2011 at 9:01 pm

    Laura

    Probably 45-50 games. June 1st sounds like a good date.

  253. Captain Clutch April 25th, 2011 at 9:01 pm

    The ump helped him out with that strike

  254. Benny Blanco April 25th, 2011 at 9:01 pm

    whats upsetting about this is humber will get destroyed his next start.. SMH!

  255. Marcus April 25th, 2011 at 9:01 pm

    These announcers are annoying.

  256. Pat M. April 25th, 2011 at 9:01 pm

    Time to take his guy over the boards

  257. Swishalicious33 April 25th, 2011 at 9:01 pm

    I think this is about to be more humiliating than 2004.

  258. Laura - I Bleed Blue April 25th, 2011 at 9:01 pm

    I don’t even care if we win at this point; I just want a hit.

  259. ac1 April 25th, 2011 at 9:01 pm

    why is this getting every close pitch?
    ___

    he isnt which is even more sad.

  260. BoJo April 25th, 2011 at 9:02 pm

    Time for an ABomb!

  261. rr212 April 25th, 2011 at 9:02 pm

    This is embarrassing.

  262. blake April 25th, 2011 at 9:02 pm

    Alex is going to put a stop to this nonsense right here.

  263. donnie23 April 25th, 2011 at 9:02 pm

    A-Rod looks annoyed.

  264. syd_cash April 25th, 2011 at 9:02 pm

    too bad walks don’t count as hits….hopefully A-rod doesn’t ground into a DP

  265. Tyler April 25th, 2011 at 9:02 pm

    Nice AB Tex…. come on Alex, this is your type of guy right here.

  266. kd April 25th, 2011 at 9:02 pm

    walked tex. now has to deal with alex. thinking no hitter. i’m calling it. alex goes yard

  267. Carl April 25th, 2011 at 9:02 pm

    Being no hit by this guy would be worse than the 2004 alcs and 2001 world series combined.

  268. Laura - I Bleed Blue April 25th, 2011 at 9:03 pm

    “Probably 45-50 games. June 1st sounds like a good date.”

    That’s longer than I would go. I’d give him mid May.

  269. rr212 April 25th, 2011 at 9:03 pm

    I’m really gonna be f’in sick watchin this. Just get a hit.

  270. Benny Blanco April 25th, 2011 at 9:03 pm

    thank god!

  271. ac1 April 25th, 2011 at 9:03 pm

    thank god………….
    count on a-rod.

  272. LGY April 25th, 2011 at 9:03 pm

    Alex!

  273. RS April 25th, 2011 at 9:03 pm

    Thank you Arod!!

  274. syd_cash April 25th, 2011 at 9:03 pm

    THANK YOU!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! WHEW

  275. donnie23 April 25th, 2011 at 9:03 pm

    phew!

  276. kd April 25th, 2011 at 9:03 pm

    i’ll take it

  277. Salliedogs7 April 25th, 2011 at 9:03 pm

    Yes A-Rod.

  278. DocTodd April 25th, 2011 at 9:03 pm

    A hit!

  279. blake April 25th, 2011 at 9:03 pm

    told ya….now Cano is going to put an end to the shut out.

  280. Carl April 25th, 2011 at 9:03 pm

    Thank you lord

  281. West Coast Yankee Fan April 25th, 2011 at 9:03 pm

    OK you guys can climb down off the bridge now. Geez.

  282. BoJo April 25th, 2011 at 9:03 pm

    Comeon Robbie! Let’s go ahead!

  283. Captain Clutch April 25th, 2011 at 9:03 pm

    Thank you Arod!!!! No, no hit by a scrub….

  284. Marcus April 25th, 2011 at 9:04 pm

    there ya go!

  285. Swishalicious33 April 25th, 2011 at 9:04 pm

    THANK YOU ALEX!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  286. Laura - I Bleed Blue April 25th, 2011 at 9:04 pm

    Thank you, Alexander!!

  287. Carlo April 25th, 2011 at 9:04 pm

    carl – the 04 and 01 comparisons were the worst i have ever seen.

  288. rr212 April 25th, 2011 at 9:04 pm

    Thank you. Now I can rest easily.

  289. Captain Clutch April 25th, 2011 at 9:04 pm

    Cano be patient….

  290. Tyler April 25th, 2011 at 9:04 pm

    Arod has looked locked in from the beginning of S.T. He is on a mission this year. Great stuff.

  291. Benny Blanco April 25th, 2011 at 9:04 pm

    cano is caarazy!

  292. rr212 April 25th, 2011 at 9:05 pm

    Cano freeswingin today

  293. hman23 April 25th, 2011 at 9:05 pm

    # Carl April 25th, 2011 at 9:02 pm

    Being no hit by this guy would be worse than the 2004 alcs and 2001 world series combined.

    ——————————-

    Overreact much?

  294. ac1 April 25th, 2011 at 9:05 pm

    one more single please.

  295. Carl April 25th, 2011 at 9:05 pm

    Carlo April 25th, 2011 at 9:04 pm

    carl – the 04 and 01 comparisons were the worst i have ever seen.

    To me it would have been.

    This dude, no hitting us in Yankee Stadium?

    Come on man.

  296. Nick in SF April 25th, 2011 at 9:05 pm

    Thank goodness, the Humberberg distaster was averted.

  297. BoJo April 25th, 2011 at 9:05 pm

    Humbewr at 93 pitches…could be tiring.

  298. RS April 25th, 2011 at 9:06 pm

    Who pitches the 8th for the Yankees?

  299. Laura - I Bleed Blue April 25th, 2011 at 9:06 pm

    Cano is in one of those “swing at everything” moods. He must have been hanging out with Vlad over the weekend.

  300. Tyler April 25th, 2011 at 9:06 pm

    Carl April 25th, 2011 at 9:05 pm
    Carlo April 25th, 2011 at 9:04 pm

    carl – the 04 and 01 comparisons were the worst i have ever seen.

    To me it would have been.

    This dude, no hitting us in Yankee Stadium?

    Come on man.
    ———————————-

    Yeah and then the Yanks fall from 12-6 to 12-7 oh my! I will take being no-hit by complete scrubs 62 times a year, finish 100-62 and win the World Series any year.

  301. JM April 25th, 2011 at 9:06 pm

    Worse than 2004 ALCS? Puh-leeze. Losing game 7 at the stadium….Unfortunately I was there. Don’t remember a much worse feeling involving baseball.

  302. ac1 April 25th, 2011 at 9:06 pm

    cano swinging at the eyes again.
    reminds me of that girl in league of their own.
    everytime.

  303. Benny Blanco April 25th, 2011 at 9:06 pm

    cano has chased a lot of crap this year.

  304. syd_cash April 25th, 2011 at 9:06 pm

    Robbie really!!!

  305. West Coast Yankee Fan April 25th, 2011 at 9:07 pm

    What’s more fun, watching a good game, or seeing the psychic pinhead crash and burn. Tough call.

  306. BoJo April 25th, 2011 at 9:07 pm

    I would like to see Martin batting 6th…but I doubt it if it would happen..too radical a change.

  307. Captain Clutch April 25th, 2011 at 9:07 pm

    Is there any pitch that Cano won’t swing at? He really took 100 steps back in that department so far this season.

  308. BoJo April 25th, 2011 at 9:08 pm

    Humber at 98 pitches…

  309. syd_cash April 25th, 2011 at 9:08 pm

    Laura – I Bleed BlueApril 25th, 2011 at 9:06 pm

    Cano is in one of those “swing at everything” moods. He must have been hanging out with Vlad over the weekend.
    ___________________

    LMAO :)

  310. rr212 April 25th, 2011 at 9:08 pm

    Cano needs to get his patience back. This guy (swish) needs to do something.

  311. Laura - I Bleed Blue April 25th, 2011 at 9:08 pm

    This guy only has 3 major league wins in his career.

  312. JobaTipsHisCap April 25th, 2011 at 9:09 pm

    what did I miss? They got a hit?!
    omg! mission is accomplished.

  313. Carlo April 25th, 2011 at 9:09 pm

    # Carl April 25th, 2011 at 9:05 pm

    Carlo April 25th, 2011 at 9:04 pm

    carl – the 04 and 01 comparisons were the worst i have ever seen.

    To me it would have been.

    This dude, no hitting us in Yankee Stadium?

    Come on man.

    —————————————————–

    No, not come on man……….you gotta get your act together. what you’re saying is completely absurd. name 3 of the houston pitchers who no hit us without looking them up…….when you cant do that, let me know who the starters were for both teams in the 04 alcs game 7 and 01 ws game 7

  314. Carl April 25th, 2011 at 9:09 pm

    Yeah and then the Yanks fall from 12-6 to 12-7 oh my! I will take being no-hit by complete scrubs 62 times a year, finish 100-62 and win the World Series any year.

    Losing in the ALCS, hey you made it to the ALCS.

    Losing in the World Series, hey you made it to game 7 and lost with your best on the mound.

    Being no hit by this scrub. Sorry I can’t take it. Happy it’s over.

  315. syd_cash April 25th, 2011 at 9:09 pm

    though for real are we really hating on Cano he’s having a good season so far 13 game hitting streak….so whatever he’s doing its working

  316. ac1 April 25th, 2011 at 9:09 pm

    swish isnt squaring on anything.
    watch the low curve coming next.

  317. Benny Blanco April 25th, 2011 at 9:09 pm

    What bothers me the most about cano is he’ll swing at everything today, then go 3-4 in tomorrow’s game

  318. ac1 April 25th, 2011 at 9:10 pm

    though for real are we really hating on Cano he’s having a good season so far 13 game hitting streak….so whatever he’s doing its working
    __

    All i said is he is swinging at his eyes. obviously he is still getting it done more than not..

  319. rr212 April 25th, 2011 at 9:10 pm

    Swish, Po, Gardner = automatic outs.

  320. Laura - I Bleed Blue April 25th, 2011 at 9:10 pm

    Swisher is another one on my *hit list.

  321. Tyler April 25th, 2011 at 9:10 pm

    Carl April 25th, 2011 at 9:09 pm
    Yeah and then the Yanks fall from 12-6 to 12-7 oh my! I will take being no-hit by complete scrubs 62 times a year, finish 100-62 and win the World Series any year.

    Losing in the ALCS, hey you made it to the ALCS.

    Losing in the World Series, hey you made it to game 7 and lost with your best on the mound.

    Being no hit by this scrub. Sorry I can’t take it. Happy it’s over.-
    ———————————-

    Respect your opinion but in 2004 I did not simply say “At least they made it to the ALCS.”

  322. BoJo April 25th, 2011 at 9:10 pm

    Darn! Chisox have a great bullpen to take the next tow innings….that was tough to leave those ducks on the pond.

  323. syd_cash April 25th, 2011 at 9:10 pm

    how come this guy didn’t melt down after giving up the no-no

  324. Carlo April 25th, 2011 at 9:10 pm

    I cant believe swisher didnt deliver in a close game late at home with risp and the crowd on its feet. he always comes through in those spots.

  325. Captain Clutch April 25th, 2011 at 9:10 pm

    Swisher and Posada are both totally lost if they don’t get a fastball right down the middle

  326. Jerkface April 25th, 2011 at 9:11 pm

    though for real are we really hating on Cano he’s having a good season so far 13 game hitting streak

    His OBP is right next to Jeters. He has been ‘hitting’ well, but he isn’t walking.

  327. Carl April 25th, 2011 at 9:11 pm

    oswalt was one Lidge was another.

    I’m sure scrub Dotel was apart of it also.

  328. Marcus April 25th, 2011 at 9:11 pm

    Ok, the Yanks are still in it, no matter what the ESPN guys say.

  329. Ace April 25th, 2011 at 9:11 pm

    Swisher having a great season. Looks like his post season trouble has stayed with him

  330. YankeesNmore April 25th, 2011 at 9:12 pm

    When Robinson Cano’s swing gets too long, like it is now, he gets into that swing-at-everything mode, which he’s in right now.

    Get ready for 10 days to two weeks of ugliness from the 5-hole.

  331. RS April 25th, 2011 at 9:12 pm

    So who pitches the 8th? Robertson and Joba need to be saved for if the Yankees tie or take the lead. Soriano and Mo are probably both unavailable

  332. Captain Clutch April 25th, 2011 at 9:12 pm

    I definitely wouldn’t let AJ start the 8th inning. He has done his job and his last 2 starts Girardi left him out there when he didn’t have any gas left. It’s time to go to the bullpen before the Sox tack on another run.

  333. Ace April 25th, 2011 at 9:13 pm

    When was Canos last walk??

  334. DocTodd April 25th, 2011 at 9:14 pm

    if I’m a pitcher, I only throw breaking balls to Posada and Swisher….no need to throw fastballs to either of them…..

  335. Captain Clutch April 25th, 2011 at 9:14 pm

    I would love to know why Girardi is so obsessed with Joba

  336. Benny Blanco April 25th, 2011 at 9:15 pm

    omg a starting pitcher going 8innings?

  337. Bo knows April 25th, 2011 at 9:15 pm

    The book must be out. Get two strikes on Cano, throw one upstairs, Posada – breaking ball down and in. Baltimore did that to Cano twice last night. Struck himself out twice and again tonight.

  338. West Coast Yankee Fan April 25th, 2011 at 9:15 pm

    Cano’s has walked once this year.

  339. DocTodd April 25th, 2011 at 9:15 pm

    Swisher bether stick to acting, if you want to call what he did on TV acting…..

  340. Tyler April 25th, 2011 at 9:15 pm

    I thought Beckham was going to have a huge bounce back year… still early but he looks as bad as he did at the beginning of last year.

  341. BoJo April 25th, 2011 at 9:15 pm

    Captain Clutch April 25th, 2011 at 9:14 pm
    I would love to know why Girardi is so obsessed with Joba
    ____________
    The name just rolls off the tongue?

  342. Captain Clutch April 25th, 2011 at 9:15 pm

    Soriano is available, Mo isn’t

  343. Carl April 25th, 2011 at 9:15 pm

    Carlo

    It’s my opinion though.

    I always feel anything can happen in a series.

    In baseball if you make it to the postseason, you belong.

  344. 108 stitches April 25th, 2011 at 9:17 pm

    If the Sox bring in LH’s Chris Sale or Matt Thornton, pinch hit for Posada and Gardner.

  345. BJK April 25th, 2011 at 9:17 pm

    Love AJ’s excellence tonight.

    Pitching into the 8th inning the day after a rough outing from the bullpen.

    Can someone please relabel his calendar so every month says “April”?

  346. Benny Blanco April 25th, 2011 at 9:17 pm

    easily aj’s best start of the year.

  347. BoJo April 25th, 2011 at 9:17 pm

    That’s play-off quality outing from AJ! Nicely done!

  348. Laura - I Bleed Blue April 25th, 2011 at 9:17 pm

    We have to get 2 runs so that AJ gets the win he deserves.

  349. Salliedogs7 April 25th, 2011 at 9:17 pm

    Great performance by AJ tonight.

  350. blake April 25th, 2011 at 9:17 pm

    Incredible job by AJ. That’s what they needed…..lets not waste it.

  351. DocTodd April 25th, 2011 at 9:18 pm

    Wow, a 50 cent pack of seeds is being given away at a game this week…..way better than those bats they used to give away at games when I was a kid….

  352. West Coast Yankee Fan April 25th, 2011 at 9:18 pm

    Great game by Burnett. Well done.

  353. blake April 25th, 2011 at 9:18 pm

    Sutcliffe was saying that Hughes was having numbness somewhat in his arm.

  354. Captain Clutch April 25th, 2011 at 9:18 pm

    Girardi should let Jones hit for Gardner no matter who is on the mound. With 6 outs left you don’t give away an easy out.

  355. Laura - I Bleed Blue April 25th, 2011 at 9:19 pm

    Who is pitching for CWS tomorrow? Hopefully it’s someone the Yankees have seen before. :P

  356. 108 stitches April 25th, 2011 at 9:19 pm

    In spite of everything, Burnett has saved the bullpen.

  357. West Coast Yankee Fan April 25th, 2011 at 9:19 pm

    DocTodd April 25th, 2011 at 9:18 pm

    Wow, a 50 cent pack of seeds is being given away at a game this week…..way better than those bats they used to give away at games when I was a kid.

    ************

    You didn’t read the fine print. Plant the seeds and feed your family zucchini for a year.

  358. RS April 25th, 2011 at 9:20 pm

    Isn’t Sale a hard throwing lefty? Complete opposite of Humber…hopefully the Yankees can get something going now

  359. Jerkface April 25th, 2011 at 9:20 pm

    Sutcliffe was saying that Hughes was having numbness somewhat in his arm.

    I wouldn’t trust anything he says, he has numbness of the head

  360. hman23 April 25th, 2011 at 9:20 pm

    Win or lose – very good sign from AJ tonight. With Hughes having all sorts of problems, it is great to see AJ put together such a solid start an to get through 8 innings.

  361. blake April 25th, 2011 at 9:20 pm

    Make Sale throw strikes.

  362. Laura - I Bleed Blue April 25th, 2011 at 9:21 pm

    Jorge made an out. I’m shocked. :P

  363. Tyler April 25th, 2011 at 9:21 pm

    Laura – I Bleed Blue April 25th, 2011 at 9:19 pm
    Who is pitching for CWS tomorrow? Hopefully it’s someone the Yankees have seen before.
    —————————

    Pretty sure it’s Galvin Floyd who they have seen before.

    The rest of the series is Buerhle and Edwin Jackson, both of whom the Yanks have faced a bunch. But all 3 are pretty quality starters even though they have struggled some.

  364. BBFan April 25th, 2011 at 9:21 pm

    Martin to the rescue….

  365. blake April 25th, 2011 at 9:21 pm

    JF,

    very true….he sounded like he talked to him but I’m sure he could even mess up relaying that.

  366. RS April 25th, 2011 at 9:21 pm

    We have to see Andruw Jones come in for Gardner. He’s barely had any ABs

  367. YankeesNmore April 25th, 2011 at 9:21 pm

    BRILLIANT performance from AJ! BRILLIANT!

    He’s got a shutout going if it’s not for Curtis Granderson compounding his bad read with a unbelievably stupid decision to dive for a ball he had no shot at.

  368. West Coast Yankee Fan April 25th, 2011 at 9:21 pm

    Sale throwing 100.

  369. Swishalicious33 April 25th, 2011 at 9:21 pm

    Gotta at least get a run, AJ does not deserve a loss here.

  370. LGY April 25th, 2011 at 9:22 pm

    The Yankees look like a team full of Jeters tonight.

  371. DocTodd April 25th, 2011 at 9:22 pm

    Good one West Coast Yankee Fan! Funny!

  372. Captain Clutch April 25th, 2011 at 9:22 pm

    It stinks that Chavez is just sitting on the bench and they can’t even take advantage of how hot he was. It’s time to let him DH some games.

  373. Laura - I Bleed Blue April 25th, 2011 at 9:23 pm

    Martin looked like he was trying to work a walk. Didn’t work.

  374. blake April 25th, 2011 at 9:23 pm

    “The Yankees look like a team full of Jeters tonight.”

    like HOFers? they really haven’t played that well.

  375. YankeesNmore April 25th, 2011 at 9:23 pm

    We’re four outs away from making the White Sox feel very good about themselves in the opener of this four-game series.

    Worse yet, tomorrow we throw that common sack of crap Ivan Nova…

    OOOPS! I’m sorry. Did I say common sack of crap??? I meant guy we like better than Cliff Lee.

  376. ac1 April 25th, 2011 at 9:23 pm

    does chavez come in for jones now?

  377. Marcus April 25th, 2011 at 9:23 pm

    That was a strike?

  378. JobaTipsHisCap April 25th, 2011 at 9:23 pm

    Will Posada’s average reach .200 for this season?

  379. Captain Clutch April 25th, 2011 at 9:24 pm

    This is exactly why I hate when you hear the announcers going on and on about a team struggling. Not hitting, losing 10 out of 11= a 1 hitter. Go figure.

  380. RS April 25th, 2011 at 9:24 pm

    “does chavez come in for jones now?”

    Then who plays LF?

  381. blake April 25th, 2011 at 9:24 pm

    The good news is that Sale is better than whoever they will close with.

  382. DocTodd April 25th, 2011 at 9:24 pm

    Swisher too busy doing shaving commercials, Jeter has an Edge but not at the plate…..

  383. YankeesNmore April 25th, 2011 at 9:25 pm

    blake April 25th, 2011 at 9:23 pm
    “The Yankees look like a team full of Jeters tonight.”

    like HOFers? they really haven’t played that well.
    ——————————————————–
    Pretty sure he was talking about the Jeter of the last 10 months or so… You know, the guy who rolls one out of the infield once every leapyear???

  384. ac1 April 25th, 2011 at 9:25 pm

    Then who plays LF?
    ____

    I dont know… Nunez maybe?

  385. LGY April 25th, 2011 at 9:25 pm

    Sale throwing 100.

    ——

    According to who???

  386. Laura - I Bleed Blue April 25th, 2011 at 9:25 pm

    “It stinks that Chavez is just sitting on the bench and they can’t even take advantage of how hot he was.”

    Chavez seemed in favor of it. I think he’s worried if he plays too much, he’ll get injured again.

  387. BoJo April 25th, 2011 at 9:25 pm

    Santos is another flame thrower.

  388. ac1 April 25th, 2011 at 9:25 pm

    called it!

  389. joeman April 25th, 2011 at 9:25 pm

    # LGY April 25th, 2011 at 9:22 pm

    The Yankees look like a team full of Jeters tonight.
    —————————-
    think you mean like a team full of Gardners..get it straight

  390. Tyler April 25th, 2011 at 9:25 pm

    JobaTipsHisCap April 25th, 2011 at 9:23 pm
    Will Posada’s average reach .200 for this season?
    ———————

    That’s actually a good question. Still very early in the year but he’s digging himself a hole. He won’t collect any infield hits because he’s got no legs left, so he’s going to have to start squaring up the ball soon.

  391. blake April 25th, 2011 at 9:25 pm

    I wasn’t talking to you RSNM

  392. West Coast Yankee Fan April 25th, 2011 at 9:25 pm

    A team full of Jeters? Man that’s a lot of jewelry.

  393. Captain Clutch April 25th, 2011 at 9:26 pm

    With the rotation so beat up it really stinks to waste a performance like this from AJ.

  394. Ace April 25th, 2011 at 9:26 pm

    Tough to waste great SP performances because u know they’ll come back to earth eventually.

  395. blake April 25th, 2011 at 9:26 pm

    why would ozzie take Sale out?

  396. West Coast Yankee Fan April 25th, 2011 at 9:26 pm

    Radar gun.

  397. LGY April 25th, 2011 at 9:26 pm

    think you mean like a team full of Gardners..get it straight

    —–

    They can’t get the ball off the ground.

  398. JobaTipsHisCap April 25th, 2011 at 9:27 pm

    Chavez got a hit, shocker!

  399. ac1 April 25th, 2011 at 9:27 pm

    HE NEEDS TO BE DH!!!
    How can you keep a guy hitting over .400 on the bench and play a .150 hitter instead?

  400. YankeesNmore April 25th, 2011 at 9:27 pm

    Honestly, if this game is 1-0, which it almost certainly will be, HOW ON EARTH do you NOT pinch-hit for Derek Jeter???

    The only reason is because you cant afford to risk pissing him off and upsetting the room.

    In other words, we are opting for losing now because we can’t offend the great Derek Jeter.

  401. DocTodd April 25th, 2011 at 9:27 pm

    Damn,Chavez needs to get a chance to play

  402. Laura - I Bleed Blue April 25th, 2011 at 9:27 pm

    Wow, Chavez can’t make an out.

  403. syd_cash April 25th, 2011 at 9:27 pm

    Chavez!!!! He seems to always come through…,.maybe he wouldn[‘t be as productive if he played everyday

  404. West Coast Yankee Fan April 25th, 2011 at 9:27 pm

    Girardi and Ozzie play chess and Joe wins.

  405. Chris W April 25th, 2011 at 9:27 pm

    A hit!

  406. LGY April 25th, 2011 at 9:27 pm

    Radar gun.

    —–

    Lol. He topped out at 96.5.

  407. Carlo April 25th, 2011 at 9:27 pm

    Very surprising effort tonight. This is what happens though when you rely on the long ball as much as this team has. Its hard to argue that the fast starts from some and the abnormally high HR totals havent masked an offense filled with easy outs.

  408. Ace April 25th, 2011 at 9:27 pm

    How long bef Montero is the DH? I say July.

  409. joeman April 25th, 2011 at 9:27 pm

    # LGY April 25th, 2011 at 9:26 pm

    think you mean like a team full of Gardners..get it straight

    —–

    They can’t get the ball off the ground.
    ————————–
    Gardner has a hard time getting the ball in play

  410. Captain Clutch April 25th, 2011 at 9:28 pm

    I thought Nunez was going to be out

  411. DocTodd April 25th, 2011 at 9:28 pm

    At least Jeter won’t hit into a DP

  412. RS April 25th, 2011 at 9:28 pm

    Nunez is a better pinch runner than Gardner

  413. West Coast Yankee Fan April 25th, 2011 at 9:28 pm

    Don’t look Nunez run! Close.

  414. Jerkface April 25th, 2011 at 9:28 pm

    Great time for Jeter to be clutch

  415. YankeesNmore April 25th, 2011 at 9:28 pm

    Derek Jeter should NOT BE HITTING HERE.

    But the Yankees have to let him because they didn’t have the common sense to not re-sign him.

  416. JobaTipsHisCap April 25th, 2011 at 9:28 pm

    At least Jeter won’t hit into a DP”

    LOL, good one

  417. Laura - I Bleed Blue April 25th, 2011 at 9:28 pm

    Okay, who the hell is playing LF?

  418. ac1 April 25th, 2011 at 9:28 pm

    what a surprise.

  419. West Coast Yankee Fan April 25th, 2011 at 9:28 pm

    Captain oh captain.

  420. syd_cash April 25th, 2011 at 9:29 pm

    YankeesNmoreApril 25th, 2011 at 9:27 pm
    Honestly, if this game is 1-0, which it almost certainly will be, HOW ON EARTH do you NOT pinch-hit for Derek Jeter???

    The only reason is because you cant afford to risk pissing him off and upsetting the room.

    In other words, we are opting for losing now because we can’t offend the great Derek Jeter.
    __________________

    You don’t pinch hit for Jeter because its April. (Who else has a bunch of hits tonight, do we need to pinch hit for Texeria or Cano….) Jeter had 4 hits yesterday chill

  421. joeman April 25th, 2011 at 9:29 pm

    jeter

  422. Captain Clutch April 25th, 2011 at 9:29 pm

    Like anyone really expected Jeter to get a hit….

  423. ac1 April 25th, 2011 at 9:29 pm

    Nunez will play LF

  424. DocTodd April 25th, 2011 at 9:29 pm

    Kaptain Wormkiller strikes again….

  425. Carlo April 25th, 2011 at 9:29 pm

    unreal.

  426. RS April 25th, 2011 at 9:29 pm

    That wasn’t a complete waste. At least Jeter won’t be leading off the 9th inning.

  427. cs in la April 25th, 2011 at 9:29 pm

    Jeter……grrrrr.

  428. ac1 April 25th, 2011 at 9:29 pm

    the defense doesnt matter in LF if they can’t score 1 run.

  429. Bryan April 25th, 2011 at 9:29 pm

    Captain Groundout right on cue

  430. Ace April 25th, 2011 at 9:29 pm

    What’s that jeter obp again??

  431. BoJo April 25th, 2011 at 9:29 pm

    YankeesNmore April 25th, 2011 at 9:27 pm
    Honestly, if this game is 1-0, which it almost certainly will be, HOW ON EARTH do you NOT pinch-hit for Derek Jeter???
    _____________
    Let me understand–you want Molina hitting for Jeter…is that right?

  432. Chris W April 25th, 2011 at 9:29 pm

    Couldn’t even get it out of the infield. Seriously, one of the worst offensive efforts we’ve seen from this team in quite a while. Humber did not have no-hit stuff.

  433. qiantom April 25th, 2011 at 9:29 pm

    The guy throws ONE crappy pitch and they cannot handle it. Pathetic!

  434. Captain Clutch April 25th, 2011 at 9:30 pm

    “Chavez seemed in favor of it. I think he’s worried if he plays too much, he’ll get injured again.”
    ——————

    I know but if he doesn’t play he will lose his timing and you can’t expect him to stay hot sitting on the beach and not in the flow of the game.

  435. Chase April 25th, 2011 at 9:30 pm

    Jeter is done.

  436. Laura - I Bleed Blue April 25th, 2011 at 9:30 pm

    When does Jeter get embarrassed by his inability to hit a ball out of the infield? He was actually smiling when he got to 1st.

  437. DocTodd April 25th, 2011 at 9:30 pm

    Captain of the Titanic…

  438. BoJo April 25th, 2011 at 9:30 pm

    RS April 25th, 2011 at 9:29 pm
    That wasn’t a complete waste. At least Jeter won’t be leading off the 9th inning.
    _____________
    Agreed!

  439. Tyler April 25th, 2011 at 9:30 pm

    I still think Swisher is killing this team a lot more than Jeter. Need better than .220 and 0 homers from your right fielder… That being said, Jeter’s performance is concerning so far. Really want him to turn it around.

  440. LGY April 25th, 2011 at 9:30 pm

    Gardner has a hard time getting the ball in play

    —-

    The Yankees are having a hard time putting the ball in play tonight?

  441. YankeesNmore April 25th, 2011 at 9:30 pm

    That’s $51 million well spent. Really.

    Who doesn’t want to HAVE to play a horrible player every day and bat him at the top of the order just because he built up legendary status before he turned old (relative) and worthless???

    Really, REALLY smart move by the Yankees to re-sign that guy.

  442. Carl April 25th, 2011 at 9:30 pm

    Does Jeter know how to drive the damn ball?

    That looked like a 2 strike swing on a 1-0 count.

  443. Carlo April 25th, 2011 at 9:30 pm

    # Jerkface April 25th, 2011 at 9:28 pm

    Great time for Jeter to be clutch

    ———————————————

    when was the last time this statement was answered with “and he does it”

  444. West Coast Yankee Fan April 25th, 2011 at 9:30 pm

    LGY April 25th, 2011 at 9:27 pm

    Lol. He topped out at 96.5.

    **********

    The YES radar gun showed 100 and Leiter said “100″. What’s your point?

  445. YankeesNmore April 25th, 2011 at 9:31 pm

    Carl April 25th, 2011 at 9:30 pm
    Does Jeter know how to drive the damn ball?

    That looked like a 2 strike swing on a 1-0 count.
    ——————————————————————-
    Not a matter of “knowing how”… He CAN’T.

    Did you miss all of the last 10 months???

  446. DocTodd April 25th, 2011 at 9:31 pm

    At this point I’d rather see Minka Kelly bat instead of Jeter….at least she’s cute…

  447. michaels07 April 25th, 2011 at 9:32 pm

    Time to sit Posada and Jeter.

  448. BoJo April 25th, 2011 at 9:32 pm

    qiantom April 25th, 2011 at 9:29 pm
    The guy throws ONE crappy pitch and they cannot handle it. Pathetic!
    _____________
    He only threw one pitch and got over 20 outs?!?!? That’;s impressive!

  449. LGY April 25th, 2011 at 9:32 pm

    The YES radar gun showed 100 and Leiter said “100?. What’s your point?

    —-

    Don’t be so gullible.

  450. YankeesNmore April 25th, 2011 at 9:32 pm

    Tyler April 25th, 2011 at 9:30 pm
    I still think Swisher is killing this team a lot more than Jeter.
    ——————————————————–
    I think you’re insane.

    The Yankees can bench Swisher anytime they want.

  451. Carlo April 25th, 2011 at 9:33 pm

    wonder who the captain scapegoats here?

  452. RS April 25th, 2011 at 9:33 pm

    What the heck was that?

  453. Benny Blanco April 25th, 2011 at 9:33 pm

    are you serious?

  454. ac1 April 25th, 2011 at 9:33 pm

    time to get their heads out of their butts.

  455. BoJo April 25th, 2011 at 9:33 pm

    Jeter has to catch that ball….

  456. Laura - I Bleed Blue April 25th, 2011 at 9:33 pm

    Are you frakin’ kidding me?

  457. hardwired7 April 25th, 2011 at 9:33 pm

    guess we won’t be watching this one on Yankees Classics.

  458. West Coast Yankee Fan April 25th, 2011 at 9:33 pm

    One of those games.

  459. syd_cash April 25th, 2011 at 9:33 pm

    Soriano is to good to catch pop ups

  460. Nick in SF April 25th, 2011 at 9:33 pm

    Jeter let that drop so he could show leadership and not glare at Arod.

    You watching, Cashman????? :mad:

  461. -Matt- April 25th, 2011 at 9:33 pm

    Oh my God get Brooks Conrad or someone

    Christ

  462. DocTodd April 25th, 2011 at 9:33 pm

    Embarrasing

  463. Benny Blanco April 25th, 2011 at 9:33 pm

    soriano looks like he’s locating better.

  464. Laura - I Bleed Blue April 25th, 2011 at 9:34 pm

    Jeter was too far back because it was 2 strikes. Soriano should have caught that.

  465. blake April 25th, 2011 at 9:34 pm

    Jeter is the farthest one from that ball. Soriano needs to not stand there and catch the ball….

  466. LGY April 25th, 2011 at 9:34 pm

    How do you get a bad jump on an IF pop up?

  467. syd_cash April 25th, 2011 at 9:34 pm

    how the heck is that Jeters fault you saw him run to the spot….what the heck was Soriano doing….if he sees that Jeter can’t get to it he should at least try for it

  468. Dill Pickler April 25th, 2011 at 9:35 pm

    Wow. Why did these soporific boobs even bother coming to the park tonight? They’re obviously still asleep.

  469. Bring in the Goose April 25th, 2011 at 9:35 pm

    Sadly, Jeter will once again lead All Star vote getters.

  470. blake April 25th, 2011 at 9:35 pm

    Dumbest thing in baseball is the pitcher not catching a pop up. If you can’t catch a pop up then you shouldn’t be in the big leagues….especially if the infield is playing back like that. That’s all on Soriano.

  471. tampayank April 25th, 2011 at 9:35 pm

    how anticlimatic of Jeter, don’t know why the crowd gets excited w/ his shepard intro..automatic out

  472. Carlo April 25th, 2011 at 9:35 pm

    even the staunchest historians and defenders have to be struggling to come up with excuses for the old guards negative drag on this team thus far.

    it again begs the question of whether some are yankee fans who want to win or fans of players and the uniform is an afterthought.

  473. cs in la April 25th, 2011 at 9:35 pm

    # Jerkface April 25th, 2011 at 9:28 pm

    Great time for Jeter to be clutch

    ———————————————

    when was the last time this statement was answered with “and he does it”

    —————————-

    November 1, 2001

  474. hman23 April 25th, 2011 at 9:35 pm

    The Jeter hate on this blog is unbelievable.

  475. YankeesNmore April 25th, 2011 at 9:35 pm

    Jeter let that drop so he could show leadership and not glare at Arod.

    You watching, Cashman?????
    ———————————————————–
    $51 million… Keep repeating that every single time you watch this guy take an at-bat…

    FIFTY-ONE MILLION DOLLARS!

    The Yankees were OUT and they drug THEMSELVES back in.

  476. blake April 25th, 2011 at 9:35 pm

    everything is Jeter’s fault….I forgot.

  477. Laura - I Bleed Blue April 25th, 2011 at 9:36 pm

    “Jeter let that drop so he could show leadership and not glare at Arod.

    You watching, Cashman????? ”

    No joke, I remember the game that O’Connor’s story is from. I remember being in complete and utter shock at the look Jeter gave Alex. I wish it was on YouTube because it was THAT bad.

  478. Captain Clutch April 25th, 2011 at 9:36 pm

    Of course the Yanks worst hitters have come up in the biggest spots in this game. Swisher and Jeter…

  479. Carlo April 25th, 2011 at 9:37 pm

    seriously, a pop up behind the mound is now the pitchers ball? seriously? i cant recall seeing many pitchers ever make a play on a pop up behind the mound. ever.

  480. ac1 April 25th, 2011 at 9:37 pm

    at least a-rod will get one more AB.

  481. YankeesNmore April 25th, 2011 at 9:37 pm

    blake April 25th, 2011 at 9:35 pm
    everything is Jeter’s fault….I forgot.
    ————————————————-
    Not at all.

    It’s the Yankees’ fault.

    What’s Jeter supposed to do??? Say NO to $51 million???

    Nobody does that… I’d take that money and go out there and suck every night, too!

  482. Jerkface April 25th, 2011 at 9:37 pm

    everything is Jeter’s fault….I forgot.

    In that instance it was, the pitcher is on a mound. Infielders have to handle pop ups. The pitchers are taught to get out of the way!

  483. West Coast Yankee Fan April 25th, 2011 at 9:37 pm

    LGY April 25th, 2011 at 9:32 pm

    The YES radar gun showed 100 and Leiter said “100?. What’s your point?

    Don’t be so gullible.

    **************

    LOL. You are hysterical sometimes. Stop trolling so hard.

  484. Captain Clutch April 25th, 2011 at 9:37 pm

    Damn they had him…

  485. ac1 April 25th, 2011 at 9:38 pm

    not getting the little things done tonight either….

    gotta hold onto that.

  486. DocTodd April 25th, 2011 at 9:38 pm

    Do the Yankees hold an option on Nick Whiffer?? Anybody know?

  487. Laura - I Bleed Blue April 25th, 2011 at 9:39 pm

    “The Jeter hate on this blog is unbelievable.”

    No Jeter hate here. People who see his decline and comment on it are always called haters. I consider myself an unbiased observer. I have observed that he is not the player he used to be. That doesn’t mean I hate him. That means that I see that his best days are probably behind him.

  488. BoJo April 25th, 2011 at 9:39 pm

    From little league and high school, they teach pitchers to call for another fielder and get out of the way. The way it was explained to me is that the pitcher is too likely to trip on the elevated mound, while another fielder can find the ball without worrying about the mound at the start of his play…whereas the pitcher would be worrying about the mound from the start and then find the ball.

  489. cs in la April 25th, 2011 at 9:39 pm

    Crap.

  490. LGY April 25th, 2011 at 9:39 pm

    LOL. You are hysterical sometimes. Stop trolling so hard

    —–

    And we have another word you don’t know the meaning of. Sick!

  491. blake April 25th, 2011 at 9:39 pm

    Jerkface,

    Jeter is much farther from the ball than Arod or Teixera is……Soriano was 5 feet away from it and just stood there. You guys are reaching blaming this one on Jeter……any of 4 people could have caught that ball and the pitcher should have. Soriano is the one that’s wearing thin quickly on me to be honest.

  492. Carlo April 25th, 2011 at 9:39 pm

    # hman23 April 25th, 2011 at 9:35 pm

    The Jeter hate on this blog is unbelievable.

    —————————————————–

    Had he taken a team friendly deal given his skills at present, then maybe this wouldnt be the case.

  493. ac1 April 25th, 2011 at 9:39 pm

    that 2nd run will be killer.
    they will lose 2-1.
    watch!

  494. Captain Clutch April 25th, 2011 at 9:40 pm

    Well that sealed this game….

  495. lil m April 25th, 2011 at 9:40 pm

    Yikes – definitely not a night this . . .

  496. Pat M. April 25th, 2011 at 9:40 pm

    Laura…..Kind of like the look Kobe gave Gasol last night after fumbling a pass that would have put The Lakers ahead……Soiano has to do more than just point , it’s your ball to catch

  497. YankeesNmore April 25th, 2011 at 9:40 pm

    The Yankees having to play Jeter every day (and never being able to pinch-hit for him) just cost the Yankees at least one run, and possibly two, in the span of about 15 minutes.

  498. Ace April 25th, 2011 at 9:40 pm

    Be excited. We got this stiff for another 2 years

  499. DocTodd April 25th, 2011 at 9:40 pm

    Oh well, we ran into a red hot team…..on second thought, scratch that theory….

  500. Laura - I Bleed Blue April 25th, 2011 at 9:41 pm

    “seriously, a pop up behind the mound is now the pitchers ball? seriously? i cant recall seeing many pitchers ever make a play on a pop up behind the mound. ever.”

    Did you see how far back Jeter was playing? No way he could have caught that.

  501. Captain Clutch April 25th, 2011 at 9:41 pm

    I think Soriano’s back is still hurting him. His location isn’t good.

  502. blake April 25th, 2011 at 9:41 pm

    There is a difference in legit concern about Jeter and nitpicking his every move which is what things are devolving to around here.

  503. Chase April 25th, 2011 at 9:41 pm

    Jeter and Posada need to realize they are not ageless and above everyone else.

    It shouldn’t be like pulling teeth if you want to sit them or move them down in the lineup, which is them being above the team.

    Age catches up with everyone, and it has with them.

  504. YankeesNmore April 25th, 2011 at 9:41 pm

    Remember when Derek Jeter asked for $125 million last winter???

    At least the Yankees had enough sense not to give him THAT.

  505. Jerkface April 25th, 2011 at 9:42 pm

    Jeter is much farther from the ball than Arod or Teixera is……Soriano was 5 feet away from it and just stood there. You guys are reaching blaming this one on Jeter……any of 4 people could have caught that ball and the pitcher should have. Soriano is the one that’s wearing thin quickly on me to be honest.

    You’re making excuses for Jeter. The SS is the leader of the infield and handles any pop ups within reach. Clearly overestimated his own reach there, but he was dead charging the ball, A-rod or Tex really gonna barrel in there?

    And Soriano had no place catching that ball. In terms of the infield hierarchy he is the last guy who should be going after pop ups!

    But I agree that Soriano has no pitched well, and really just has made a bad first impression.

  506. West Coast Yankee Fan April 25th, 2011 at 9:42 pm

    LGY April 25th, 2011 at 9:39 pm

    You got embarrassed, it happens, let it go.

  507. YankeesNmore April 25th, 2011 at 9:42 pm

    Ace April 25th, 2011 at 9:40 pm
    Be excited. We got this stiff for another 2 years
    —————————————————-
    Maybe more. There’s a player option, you know.

  508. RMS April 25th, 2011 at 9:43 pm

    Soriano hearing the boos.

  509. Tyler April 25th, 2011 at 9:43 pm

    Soriano’s attitude is starting to wear on me a little bit. I loved the signing at the time but maybe Cashman was on to something…

  510. syd_cash April 25th, 2011 at 9:43 pm

    Jeter’s best days may be behind him but he is in NO way detrimental to the team as most of the people on this blog acts. Its not like the 6 games we’ve lost this year was because of Derek Jeter! So he is struggling right now as well as some other players lets not make it more then what it is….

  511. Laura - I Bleed Blue April 25th, 2011 at 9:43 pm

    Overall, just a poorly played game by the Yankees. The only one who held up their end was AJ.

  512. LGY April 25th, 2011 at 9:43 pm

    Laura…..Kind of like the look Kobe gave Gasol last night

    —-

    Kobe is a pretty big ahole to Gasol. Pau should let him know who is the 7 foot beast.

  513. ac1 April 25th, 2011 at 9:43 pm

    2-1…… it’s coming.

  514. Chase April 25th, 2011 at 9:43 pm

    All the people who have man-crushes and obsessions with Derek Jeter really need to realize that people stating facts about his decline and making correct comments about his play as of late being incredibly sloppy.

  515. West Coast Yankee Fan April 25th, 2011 at 9:43 pm

    The heralded Yankees pen has certainly had a few rough moments lately.

  516. Salliedogs7 April 25th, 2011 at 9:44 pm

    Nice turn.

  517. Laura - I Bleed Blue April 25th, 2011 at 9:44 pm

    It will be interesting to hear in the postgame who the players felt should have caught that pop up.

  518. Jerkface April 25th, 2011 at 9:44 pm

    I was against the Soriano signing from a money stand point but his pitching thus far has been ‘underwhelming’. Though I suppose its the Yankees fault for pitching him in a game where the temperature is under 85

  519. -Matt- April 25th, 2011 at 9:44 pm

    Yankees doing their job today:

    AJ Burnett
    Eric Chavez

  520. lil m April 25th, 2011 at 9:44 pm

    oops – “not a night for FOR this”

  521. Tyler April 25th, 2011 at 9:44 pm

    LGY April 25th, 2011 at 9:43 pm
    Laura…..Kind of like the look Kobe gave Gasol last night

    —-

    Kobe is a pretty big ahole to Gasol. Pau should let him know who is the 7 foot beast.
    ————————

    That’s probably because Gasol has been playing like he’s 5’5”

  522. LGY April 25th, 2011 at 9:44 pm

    You got embarrassed, it happens, let it go.

    ——

    I got embarrassed by posting the correct info?

    What on earth are you talking about West Coast??

  523. Against All Odds April 25th, 2011 at 9:44 pm

    # LGY April 25th, 2011 at 9:43 pm

    Laura…..Kind of like the look Kobe gave Gasol last night

    —-

    Kobe is a pretty big ahole to Gasol. Pau should let him know who is the 7 foot beast.

    ————————————-

    Remember we’re talking about Gasol here now if it was Shaq than it would have been a different story.

  524. West Coast Yankee Fan April 25th, 2011 at 9:45 pm

    I’m wicked psyched to be watching this game.

  525. ac1 April 25th, 2011 at 9:46 pm

    AJ Burnett
    Eric Chavez
    ____

    A-Rod?

  526. qiantom April 25th, 2011 at 9:46 pm

    Soriano is for sure big money wasted.

  527. Carlo April 25th, 2011 at 9:46 pm

    If we get a runner on, siwsher is the tying run. and if he cant deliver and we have 2 on, its up to posada. kill me.

  528. ac1 April 25th, 2011 at 9:46 pm

    I’m wicked psyched to be watching this game.
    ___

    You ready to hit the bahhhhs.

  529. West Coast Yankee Fan April 25th, 2011 at 9:46 pm

    LGY April 25th, 2011 at 9:44 pm

    YES gun read 100. Al Leiter said it was 100. That’s what I mentioned here.

    You tried to troll, you were wrong, you were embarrassed. Deal with it.

  530. West Coast Yankee Fan April 25th, 2011 at 9:47 pm

    Big fly time!!!!!!

  531. Captain Clutch April 25th, 2011 at 9:47 pm

    I am so glad we gave them that extra run…

  532. Laura - I Bleed Blue April 25th, 2011 at 9:47 pm

    “So he is struggling right now as well as some other players lets not make it more then what it is…”

    The problem is that he’s been struggling for 10 months if you include last season. That’s a sign of something and it ain’t good.

  533. syd_cash April 25th, 2011 at 9:47 pm

    i’m just gonna blame Michael Kay for repeatedly talking about how awful the ChiSox are…surprisingly good game for the AJ Burnett

  534. Carlo April 25th, 2011 at 9:47 pm

    nevermind……………we’ll need swisher to be the winning run and posada the one that totally doesnt matter. good start grandy.

  535. Salliedogs7 April 25th, 2011 at 9:47 pm

    OK Grandy man.

  536. ac1 April 25th, 2011 at 9:47 pm

    If we get a runner on, siwsher is the tying run. and if he cant deliver and we have 2 on, its up to posada. kill me.
    ___

    The one time Posada comes through is in the clutch.

  537. Jerkface April 25th, 2011 at 9:47 pm

    Its trolling to point out correct velocity off a not juiced gun?

  538. Captain Clutch April 25th, 2011 at 9:47 pm

    Soriano seems like the Big Unit round 2. It seems like he is really going to struggle with not pitching the 9th inning and having the same rush when it’s the 8th inning. He already said he hates pitching with a big lead, or no lead.

  539. West Coast Yankee Fan April 25th, 2011 at 9:47 pm

    Let’s go TEX!!!!!!

  540. lil m April 25th, 2011 at 9:48 pm

    Ok, so barring a big Yankee comeback, the White Sox get their token one win, Yanks take the next three and order is restored ;)

  541. Laura - I Bleed Blue April 25th, 2011 at 9:48 pm

    “If we get a runner on, siwsher is the tying run. and if he cant deliver and we have 2 on, its up to posada. kill me.”

    Okay, where do you live? :P

  542. syd_cash April 25th, 2011 at 9:48 pm

    two run homer????? Anyone

  543. ac1 April 25th, 2011 at 9:48 pm

    i’m just gonna blame Michael Kay for repeatedly talking about how awful the ChiSox are…surprisingly good game for the AJ Burnett
    ___

    The offense IS horrible. 3 hits of AJ?

  544. Against All Odds April 25th, 2011 at 9:48 pm

    And that’s the game

  545. Chase April 25th, 2011 at 9:48 pm

    Called that DP.

  546. JobaTipsHisCap April 25th, 2011 at 9:48 pm

    LOL, timely DP

  547. ac1 April 25th, 2011 at 9:48 pm

    >:-/
    on a 2-0 pitch?

  548. DocTodd April 25th, 2011 at 9:49 pm

    Damn

  549. Captain Clutch April 25th, 2011 at 9:49 pm

    How do you swing 2-0 in the 9th inning? Just a dreadful at bat by Tex. You have to have more patience than that.

  550. LGY April 25th, 2011 at 9:49 pm

    YES gun read 100. Al Leiter said it was 100. That’s what I mentioned here. You tried to troll, you were wrong, you were embarrassed. Deal with it.

    —–

    Like I said. Have some sense. Don’t be so gullible.

  551. cs in la April 25th, 2011 at 9:49 pm

    Tip your cap to their pitcher.

  552. Carlo April 25th, 2011 at 9:49 pm

    when the homers slow, this team will absolutely reek of august/september 2010.

  553. syd_cash April 25th, 2011 at 9:49 pm

    Captain ClutchApril 25th, 2011 at 9:47 pm

    Soriano seems like the Big Unit round 2. It seems like he is really going to struggle with not pitching the 9th inning and having the same rush when it’s the 8th inning. He already said he hates pitching with a big lead, or no lead.
    __________________________________________

    If that is the case I don’t understand why he signed here. He came here knowing that his role would be the 8th inning and second fiddle to Mo.

  554. West Coast Yankee Fan April 25th, 2011 at 9:49 pm

    Jerkface April 25th, 2011 at 9:47 pm

    Damn you’re stupid.

  555. Carlo April 25th, 2011 at 9:50 pm

    sweet showing.

  556. syd_cash April 25th, 2011 at 9:50 pm

    that was a weak bottom of the 9th…

  557. Against All Odds April 25th, 2011 at 9:51 pm

    Nice effort by Aj poor effort by the offense. Started off with news about Hughes but ended with a loss

  558. JobaTipsHisCap April 25th, 2011 at 9:51 pm

    AJ got a lose?!

    wtf!

  559. hman23 April 25th, 2011 at 9:51 pm

    Captain -

    2-0 pitch is a hitter’s count. Are you really looking for Tex to go for a BB there?

  560. DocTodd April 25th, 2011 at 9:51 pm

    Captain Clutch….I agree, Tex has to do better with a 2-0 count…dreadful…

  561. Laura - I Bleed Blue April 25th, 2011 at 9:51 pm

    Probably the worse game this year. Horrible performance by everyone, but AJ.

  562. Carlo April 25th, 2011 at 9:51 pm

    # syd_cash April 25th, 2011 at 9:49 pm

    Captain ClutchApril 25th, 2011 at 9:47 pm

    Soriano seems like the Big Unit round 2. It seems like he is really going to struggle with not pitching the 9th inning and having the same rush when it’s the 8th inning. He already said he hates pitching with a big lead, or no lead.
    __________________________________________

    If that is the case I don’t understand why he signed here. He came here knowing that his role would be the 8th inning and second fiddle to Mo.
    —————————————————————–

    two reasons:

    1 – none of what you think is true
    2 – he is making $10 million to spend 7 months in NY

  563. Captain Clutch April 25th, 2011 at 9:52 pm

    So much for the pathetic W. Sox losing 10 out of 11. They got 2 gift runs. That was a pathetic effort from the pinstripes.

  564. Chase April 25th, 2011 at 9:52 pm

    There have been a lot of terrible losses so far in this young season.

    We keep giving wins away to teams who are beyond dreadful and slumping. Could have a gigantic lead in the AL East early, but now Sox are right back behind us.

  565. Bring in the Goose April 25th, 2011 at 9:54 pm

    Amazing how much better the Red Sox now appear than this team. In the span of a week.

    Never as bad as you look, never as good.

    Still going to be dogfight all season long.

  566. West Coast Yankee Fan April 25th, 2011 at 9:54 pm

    Just one of those games, they happen. You forget about it and move on.

  567. Carlo April 25th, 2011 at 9:54 pm

    Chase April 25th, 2011 at 9:52 pm

    There have been a lot of terrible losses so far in this young season.

    We keep giving wins away to teams who are beyond dreadful and slumping. Could have a gigantic lead in the AL East early, but now Sox are right back behind us

    ———————————

    expectations pal. i dont and never did expect us to win the division this year. wild card spot is fine by me. get in, get hot, get a trophy and get one year closer to shedding some horrible contracts and shedding one notably horrible contract.

  568. lil m April 25th, 2011 at 9:56 pm

    It doesn’t work this way, but it’s too bad AJ’s terrific start had to be wasted on a no-offense game like this one. But good to see him continue to do well.

  569. rr212 April 25th, 2011 at 9:56 pm

    This team is like the 2008 team. Rely on the hr too much. Hughes injured. Losing horible games. Same old movie. The predictable-ness makes it even more sickening.

  570. Against All Odds April 25th, 2011 at 9:57 pm

    and instead of but

  571. Jerkface April 25th, 2011 at 9:57 pm

    This team is like the 2008 team.

    The 2008 team did not rely on the HR, they were a legit bad team that scored 700 runs thanks to a bunch of injuries.

  572. Ace April 25th, 2011 at 9:58 pm

    There’s no jeter hate. Just pointing out obvious that he should not be leading off with a 300 obp

  573. LGY April 25th, 2011 at 10:01 pm

    :arrow:

  574. West Coast Yankee Fan April 25th, 2011 at 10:01 pm

    Joe Girardi on the pop-up:

    “We encourage our pitchers to go after them.”

  575. RS April 25th, 2011 at 10:03 pm

    What’s tough if that every single loss has been a winnable game. We haven’t yet been blown out. That makes you dwell on the games more.

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