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Jeter expected to play tomorrow

Posted by: Chad Jennings - Posted in Misc on Jul 27, 2013 Print This Post Print This Post | Email This Post Email This Post

Joe Girardi just said he will have Derek Jeter in the lineup tomorrow as long as Jeter shows up feeling good and healthy. Sim game went as planned.

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52 Responses to “Jeter expected to play tomorrow”

  1. RhapsodyInBlue July 27th, 2013 at 4:09 pm

    Hafner on the DL. How will we manage?

  2. Captain Clutch July 27th, 2013 at 4:12 pm

    Hafner should have gone on the DL 3 months ago. It’s really ridiculous how this organization deals with injuries. He is hurt and only hitting .175 but let’s continue to send him out there until we need the roster spot.

  3. MTU July 27th, 2013 at 4:16 pm

    Wonder how it felt for Tampa feel like they were playing the Mariners instead of the Yankees ?

    8 games back in the division. 4 back for the WC.

    Tick Tock Hal.

    :(

  4. Madrugador July 27th, 2013 at 4:18 pm

    Now, only 58 games left to play. To win 90 games, the Yankees would need to go 36-22. I am liking my original prediction of 83 wins.

  5. RhapsodyInBlue July 27th, 2013 at 4:18 pm

    Mariners would have had a few more hits.

  6. Madrugador July 27th, 2013 at 4:20 pm

    Yes, MTU, judging by the treadmill comment, that seemed to be some information you might find useful.

  7. G. Love July 27th, 2013 at 4:20 pm

    Well, they’ve blown the weekend series. Nova was superb today, but it just doesn’t matter.

    They’ll point to the injuries. They’ll point to extending the “budget” to trade for Soriano, Wells, etc.

    But this really does feel like a con job perpetrated by wealthy owners over stupid team loving fans.

    When I read Cashman came out through his usual leaks to stand against the Soriano trade I said an owner with a pair would fire him for his constant insubordination.

    He can try to pretend that the blood isn’t on his hands, but he’s covered in it. He traded the young guys he should’ve kept and kept the ones he should’ve traded (Joba, Hughes for instance).

    But as long as there is sucker out there who would believe poor widdle Brian is getting buwwied by his bowsses, he comes out smelling like a less offensive turd than he is.

    I still like the Soriano trade. It will help when he gets a chance to settle in a bit.

    But CC needs to be pulled from the rotation and more bats are needed. Bats that could’ve been already here or signed for $.

    Someone will write a book about the years of Yankee mismanagement post George. About how a napoleonic little jerk ran the best team in baseball into the ground.

    I hope Hal fires him and hires a real baseball mind. One that doesn’t feel the need to take back every trade he makes through press leaks the moment after he makes it.

    You don’t like it Cash? Quit. The fans, the majority of them, don’t want you here and would prefer someone who can draft a top pick and develop them into a top player.

    Or is Levine, Hank and Hal getting in the way of the development process too by throwing fire crackers at them or something?

    Nova deserved better. CC needs to go find his mojo out of rotation and our fearless GM needs to get lost.

    If Levine and Hal wanted Soriano, I applaud them. I only wish they asserted themselves sooner so more bats would be here instead of the inept offense that wears Yankee uniforms.

    2 runs and we win today.

    And before you praise TB for drafting, they traded for Archer. What they can do that we cannot is develop their guys.

    How their minor league development system coaches haven’t all been raided is the great mystery of life.

    Maybe if the Yankees were as tough on Hughes/Joba as they have been on Nova, they’d be getting better and more consistent instead of being odd footnotes on the minor league system Cashman puffed his chest out about 6-7 years ago.

  8. austinmac July 27th, 2013 at 4:21 pm

    Instead of wasting Hal’s very precious 2014 dollars on Soriano, they should sell. They won’t, further delaying any possible franchise recovery. It is inconceivable that anyone could think this team can make the playoffs. They are much more likely to finish under .500.

  9. Hankflorida July 27th, 2013 at 4:21 pm

    MTU, the clock is ticking, and if Hal sees the error of his ways and forgets the cap, if not now, maybe next year!

  10. luis July 27th, 2013 at 4:25 pm

    luis July 27th, 2013 at 4:24 pm
    Well… a very frustrating loss… Nova pitched very well yet again… his delivery much more simplified and consistent… A pity that he doesn’t have an offense to back him up… Good sink on the FB, nasty CB and a very good slider and CU as well… More importantly, he adjusted rather quickly to the Rays batting approach and had them baffled for most of the game.

    Next comment in new thread :arrow:

  11. yankeefeminista July 27th, 2013 at 4:27 pm

    repost:

    yankeefeminista July 27th, 2013 at 4:25 pm
    Nova threw about 50% CB’s and had 12 whiffs on the curveball.

  12. austinmac July 27th, 2013 at 4:27 pm

    The Rays have a few high draft picks. Most of their players were very much available in trades or the draft. This team has no ability to evaluate young players. Let’s see– our last four top picks, Cole went unsigned, Culver and Bichette can’t hit at all in their second year in low A ball and Hensley has shoulder and hip abnormalities.

    That is shocking. Is anyone ever held accountable?

    The Yankees used to overcome dumb with money. Now, they are just dumb.

  13. Tar July 27th, 2013 at 4:27 pm

    GLove

    Welcome to the “agenda” club, you’re a little late, but thats cool. :D

    CC needs to stay in the rotation and figure out what is wrong. Unless Patterson has a plan and an idea, CC needs to fight through this.

    He is way to important now and in the future to just send him off the first time he has an extended slump. And beside the one inning he wasn’t bad at all.

  14. yankeefeminista July 27th, 2013 at 4:29 pm

    Nova is being interviewed right now on YES.

  15. MTU July 27th, 2013 at 4:30 pm

    I’m out. Back later.

  16. luis July 27th, 2013 at 4:30 pm

    Tar July 27th, 2013 at 4:27 pm
    GLove

    Welcome to the “agenda” club, you’re a little late, but thats cool. :D

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

    He has been a long standing member ;)

  17. yankeefeminista July 27th, 2013 at 4:31 pm

    What did Nova say…not just Patterson but who else re: pitching coaches? Did he name a name or was he just speaking generally?

  18. yankeefeminista July 27th, 2013 at 4:33 pm

    luis July 27th, 2013 at 4:30 pm
    Tar July 27th, 2013 at 4:27 pm
    GLove

    Welcome to the “agenda” club, you’re a little late, but thats cool.

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

    He has been a long standing member.
    ___
    QFT.

  19. luis July 27th, 2013 at 4:34 pm

    YF,

    Please relay information…

    G Love,

    The sh.t has hit the fan… Time to blow it up and start over

  20. yankeefeminista July 27th, 2013 at 4:34 pm

    Tar, agree about CC needing to try to pitch out of this. If he isn’t hurt, you have to hope it is just mechanical. Is he knee permitting him to land correctly? I know his shoulder’s been flying open. Anyone actually look at video?

  21. randy l. July 27th, 2013 at 4:36 pm

    “Tick Tock Hal.”

    mtu-

    in my small business , i have about a hundred things a day on my to do list. the yankees as an organization have about 10,000 things a day on theirs.

    i increase sales and performance by how many of the things i can actually get done. it’s not rocket science. george used to freak out over spots on a rug in one of his hotels. he was all about detail.

    part of what goes on a business to do list is strategies and tactics and not just spots on a rug. the rays pencilled in archer two years ago to replace shields. developing archer was on their to do list.

    the yankees simply do not execute these kinds of strategies with players as well as the rays do. there is nothing complicated here. the rays are better at management than the yankees are.

    baseball is a craft. archer was taught a specific skill by the rays triple a pitching coach that allowed him to do what he did today. the overall plan came from upper management .

    the point here is they got to check off developing archer on their to do list.

    how’d the yankees do with hughes? he’s a comparable. he was way more of a prospect than archer.
    at some point yankee management has to look themselves in the eye and admit they aren’t getting the job done.

    george would have said get the job done or get out of the way so someone else can do it.

    it’s hal’s call.

    he needs to make the move and get someone in there who can get the job done.

  22. J. Alfred Prufrock July 27th, 2013 at 4:36 pm

    Someone will write a book about the years of Yankee mismanagement post George. About how a napoleonic little jerk ran the best team in baseball into the ground.

    I hope Hal fires him and hires a real baseball mind. One that doesn’t feel the need to take back every trade he makes through press leaks the moment after he makes it.

    You don’t like it Cash? Quit. The fans, the majority of them, don’t want you here and would prefer someone who can draft a top pick and develop them into a top player.
    ///

    GLove,

    I am so sick of him getting his house boys to do his bidding for him.

    Cashman is like a pitcher who blames his infield or OF for not making plays, or his offense for not getting him any runs.

    He’s the ultimate crybaby GM. I’m glad he’s under lock and key, because his autonomous moves destroyed any chance we had of the lineup getting a shot of youthful adrenaline, and it killed our chances in 2012 postseason and has us blown out of the water here in terms of winning the division.

    Cash: STFU!

  23. mick July 27th, 2013 at 4:36 pm

    it hit the fan today luis?

    Chris Archer’s last 5 starts: 4-0, 0.73 ERA. Rays rotation since June 29: 17-3, 2.01 ERA. 7+ innings 12 times, 9 innings 6 times.

    they win tmw w/ jeter back and matsui in the house and it’s 4-6 on this tough trip.

  24. Tar July 27th, 2013 at 4:38 pm

    “He has been a long standing member.
    ___
    QFT.”

    I guess you missed his post the other night. It was just a joke anyway. Luis I’m not sure Glove is ready to blow it up yet.

    Actually I want to see a couple of games with the Captain, before I yell fire in the hole myself.

  25. austinmac July 27th, 2013 at 4:38 pm

    G Love,

    Yes, Soriano is better than Wells etc. But, do you really think further crimping the budget for next year is wise by adding a 38 year old? He will make no difference in the ultimate outcome of the season. What is he worth over the alternative, one win? Maybe?

    The team refuses to face reality. Look at the roster. It is abysmal and will be worse next year. Yet, they go ostrich on us. It is injuries. next year, Jeter will be a healthy 40 year old, AROD will be a healthy suspended 39 year old, Teixiera will remember how to hit and we have the outfield triumvirate of Wells, Ichiro and Soriano.

  26. yankeefeminista July 27th, 2013 at 4:38 pm

    Luis, Vato said it is all his pitches that have been good. Command working on all. Stewie said Nova doesn’t dwell on last AB. Just stays in present AB. Starts with command of fastball, then “dumps” the curveball and changeup has been really good; people don’t realize it. Throwing fb to both sides of the plate. Importance of sinker… etc. Neither said nothing out of the ordinary.

  27. Pat M. July 27th, 2013 at 4:38 pm

    Viva La Tin Cup !!!! I see he shared a great and insightful story on how the Tampa Organization brings pitchers along. I do have faith in Gil Patterson to correct the ship .. Man could Gil bring the cheese. High Octane I tell ya…..

  28. Tar July 27th, 2013 at 4:39 pm

    Randy

    Welcome back.

  29. J. Alfred Prufrock July 27th, 2013 at 4:39 pm

    yankeefeminista July 27th, 2013 at 4:31 pm

    What did Nova say…not just Patterson but who else re: pitching coaches? Did he name a name or was he just speaking generally?
    ///

    Fem – I heard that, he kind of mumbled, but he was asked about Patterson and I think he just responded with “my pitching coach” did a good job…maybe he mentioned Aldred, but it was hard to hear.

    In any case, Vato is easily our second best starter right now.

  30. yankeefeminista July 27th, 2013 at 4:41 pm

    Tar, we expect to see the Captain tomorrow playing SS in the Bronx. He wouldn’t want to miss playing in a game before which his bud Matsui is being honored. Even though Moore is a tough pitcher to hit, at least Jeet starts off facing a LHP. Hoping for some Jeet/Matsui magic in the Bronx tomorrow.

    Also, I expect Phil to pitch well tomorrow. I will be wearing my Huughes jersey.

  31. luis July 27th, 2013 at 4:42 pm

    YF,

    I watched him yesterday…

    1) His shoulder is flying open because he is rushing his delivery in a foolish attempt to regain velo… I watched several pitches where his body was already drifting toward 3rd base and still his arm was behind his body.

    2) He needs to keep the weight down, otherwise his knees won’t last too long.

    3) He needs to regain his old mechanics in order to regain his command. Even if it means living with a 91-92 MPH FB… If he gets his command back, he will be able to pitch for a long time… He just have to adjust to the new reality.

    4) Maybe he regains some of that velo back as gets farther away from surgery ( I doubt it ). But I think he needs to do what Mussina did… Become a finesse pitcher

  32. J. Alfred Prufrock July 27th, 2013 at 4:43 pm

    Good to see you, Randy. :D

  33. mick July 27th, 2013 at 4:44 pm

    the yankees simply do not execute these kinds of strategies with players as well as the rays do. there is nothing complicated here. the rays are better at management than the yankees are.
    =========================
    Compare the past 17 years or so we did fine, then go back about 50 when all they did was buy their titles every year.
    Took TB till recently for all the losing seasons to pay off.
    New Yorkers wouldn’t buy that product.

  34. yankeefeminista July 27th, 2013 at 4:44 pm

    Randy, welcome back. We missed you.

  35. Tar July 27th, 2013 at 4:44 pm

    YF

    I wish I was going with you. I also have a hunch Hughes is going to pitch well tomorrow and really the rest of the way. He see what Nova’s doing, I know he wants that himself.

    As for CC I really don’t know what the issue is. I try to avoid pitching mechanic stuff, because I’ve never been good at it. But as you said if he’s not hurt, you have to let him figure it out.

  36. J. Alfred Prufrock July 27th, 2013 at 4:46 pm

    Soriano becomes a problem if he takes away ABs from Almonte, who is a good young hitter whose time has come.

    With Granderson coming back, Ichiro now fairly entrenched in the top third of the order and signed through next year, and the Yankees also on the hook for Wells next year, and now, having added Soriano, who do you think is going to take the fall, here??

  37. Pat M. July 27th, 2013 at 4:47 pm

    luis…..It also appears that CC is not finishing his pitches as he seems to be a little too upright, almost stiff in his back. He should be skipped a spin and get all these items fixed. Good point about his drifting towards 3rd

  38. luis July 27th, 2013 at 4:48 pm

    No Mick,

    This has taken years to accomplish…We are just seeing the results of so many mistakes in the recent past.

    Cashman sure got his way… We are an all pitching-defense team nowadays

  39. randy l. July 27th, 2013 at 4:51 pm

    “Randy

    Welcome back.”

    thanks tar, mtu, blake, luis, pat m, etc

    i’ve decided less is more , so im going to try to avoid the back and forth infighting i actively engaged in previously.

    i figured when i left the blog the yankees would be in pretty bad shape when i returned. they are with only a 1 in 8 chance approx of making the playoffs. they’re basically a .500 team.

    now here’s the thing about winning half the time. fans every other day can get optimistic and feel a win is the beginning of a winning streak. the reality is winning half the time makes them mediocre. there will come a point in the season where fans can’t delude themselves by a win because the overall record will be so bad.

    that’s where this team is trending to.
    moves like soriano give false hope. i like soriano . i always have, but develop an archer and then i’ll think the yankees are doing something right.

  40. bruceb July 27th, 2013 at 4:52 pm

    Some very interesting viewpoints here as usual about the direction the Yanks are going in/have gone. Think I’ll just stick with ranting and raving, which is what I do best.

    Does it matter how Hughes pitches tomorrow? If the Yanks think Archer was hard to hit, wait until they see the back-to-form Matt Moore. Could be a perfect game.

  41. Hans Davenport July 27th, 2013 at 4:53 pm

    luis July 27th, 2013 at 4:48 pm
    No Mick,

    This has taken years to accomplish…We are just seeing the results of so many mistakes in the recent past.

    Cashman sure got his way… We are an all pitching-defense team nowadays

    Oh my. Not sure where they get their time lies and revisionist history from. Everyday it’s like I enter an alternate universe.

    Leave a comment below

  42. comet July 27th, 2013 at 4:54 pm

    Nice to see you back Randy!

  43. Hans Davenport July 27th, 2013 at 4:54 pm

    time lines, not lies. Need to correct that one for meaning.

  44. luis July 27th, 2013 at 4:54 pm

    Randy!! I did welcomed you back earlier… But It is great tosee you back on the board!!

    Thanks Pat M,

    I didn’t noticed what you said… That would explain his leaving so many cookies over the plate with his OS offerings… In any case, I think his mechanics are messed up that it is impossible to have a consistent release point

  45. luis July 27th, 2013 at 4:58 pm

    Hans could you explain yourself.. I am not sure if I understand you.. And I want to before i answer

  46. Hans Davenport July 27th, 2013 at 4:58 pm

    2) He needs to keep the weight down, otherwise his knees won’t last too long.

    He has been such a travesty of physical fitness for so long I’d have to believe the knees and respiratory are shot. Guys on PEDs have a better chance of recovery then him.

  47. Hans Davenport July 27th, 2013 at 4:59 pm

    luis July 27th, 2013 at 4:58 pm
    Hans could you explain yourself.. I am not sure if I understand you.. And I want to before i answer

    Agreeing with you. All the way. :)

  48. yankeefeminista July 27th, 2013 at 5:02 pm

    Tar, I wish you were at the Stadium tomorrow too! I know you will be there in spirit.

    I will give C. the benefit of the doubt and still think as long as he is healthy that he will turn it around. I always expect that if it something mechanical that it is fixable.

  49. Hans Davenport July 27th, 2013 at 5:05 pm

    Hans Davenport July 27th, 2013 at 4:59 pm
    luis July 27th, 2013 at 4:58 pm
    Hans could you explain yourself.. I am not sure if I understand you.. And I want to before i answer

    Agreeing with you. All the way. :) The sins of the father have come for the sons. ;)

  50. luis July 27th, 2013 at 5:05 pm

    Ahh! ok! ;)

  51. yankeefeminista July 27th, 2013 at 5:06 pm

    HOF SS this way :arrow:

  52. Hankflorida July 27th, 2013 at 5:17 pm

    Austinmac, your triumvirate of Welles, Ichiro and Soriano for next year will cost less then Swisher. What other moves will Hal make in order to satisfy the cap, and will it consist of letting Cano and Gardener exit our stage? I cannot believe that Hal will jeopardize the ratings of YES and the attendance at the Stadium by following the folly that led to the “Horace Clarke Era,” and I want to believe that these injuries that decimated the team will be similar to what happened during the war years when the replacement players ended the championship run of the Yankees; these three years of playing the reserves was only a temporary blip as the team began spending on filling in the spaces as their regular players returned to civilian life.

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