Chad Green Sidelined with Tommy John Surgery

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The New York Yankees suffered a big blow to their relief corps this weekend. Veteran pitcher Chad Green is done for the season and likely beyond, as he requires Tommy John surgery. Green has been one of the team’s more reliable relief pitchers for several years. With Aroldis Chapman struggling again, the last thing that […] READ MORE


Keeping Aaron Boone a Gamble for Yankees

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After a few weeks of uncertainty, the New York Yankees have decided they are keeping manager Aaron Boone. The team announced Tuesday that they re-signed Boone to a three-year deal after his current deal had run out. The deal keeps Boone at the helm through the 2024 season, and also includes a club option for […] READ MORE


Another AL East Beatdown for the Yankees

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The New York Yankees are currently 40-37, which is 6 1/2 games back of the first-place Boston Red Sox. Over the weekend, the Red Sox secured their second three-game sweep over the Yankees in a span of three weeks. They have not lost this many games to start the season against their biggest rival since […] READ MORE




Ejection Inspection, Week Four: Joe Girardi Goes Nuts, Aaron Boone Tossed as Well

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Joe Girardi Goes Nuts after Two Phillies Get Plunked but Both Teams Get Warned Welcome to Week Four of Ejection Inspection! The premise and ground rules are detailed here. The condensed version: each ejection from the previous week (Thursday through Wednesday) is listed in a table. The author – a former player/coach/umpire – analyzes each […] READ MORE




Zach Britton Injury the Latest in 2021 Setbacks

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Manager Aaron Boone let his high leverage relievers see game action Wednesday. Missing from the group – featuring Aroldis Chapman, Darren O’Day, Justin Wilson, and Chad Green – was Zach Britton. The 11-year veteran is on his way to New York for surgery to remove a bone chip from his throwing elbow, as announced after […] READ MORE