Tag Archive | Russell Martin

Yankees ink Pettitte to a one-year deal

The New York Yankees announced on Wednesday, that they have inked lefty pitcher Andy Pettitte to a one-year deal. The game’s active wins leader with 245, Pettitte will earn a base salary of $12 million, plus potential bonuses. Pettitte ranks first in wins, starts, strikeouts and innings pitched, along with providing the Bombers with plenty […]

Unlucky seventh inning for Mets in 4-3 loss to Bombers

It was an unlucky seventh inning for the New York Mets (39-33) in the 4-3 loss to the New York Yankees (42-28) in MLB action on Saturday night. The win for the Bombers was their fourth against the Mets this season, while guaranteeing the guys from the Bronx the crown of Kings of New York. […]

Kurtzberg’s Corner: Starting Pitching Key to Yankees Resurgence

Say what you want about the steady bat of Derek Jeter, the power of Curtis Granderson or the clutch walk-off home run hit by Russell Martin last weekend, but they are not the biggest reason for the Yankees recent hot streak. The fact that the starting rotation has been consistently excellent has been the key […]

Three Bombers avoid arbitration with one-year deals

It was reported over the last two days that the New York Yankees avoided arbitration with Phil Hughes, Joba Chamberlain and David Robertson all agreed to one-year deals with the Bombers. New York has not officially announced the deals for Chamberlain and Robertson, according to CBSSports.com, Joba is set to make 1.675 million while Robertson will earn 1.6 plus 25,000 in incentives.For Hughes the righty is set […]

New York Yankees slam Oakland: 22-9

Things weren’t looking good for the New York Yankees (78-50) in their finale against the Oakland Athletics (59-71) on Thursday. Then much like the sky, the Yankees offense opened up for 22 runs in a comeback victory, avoiding a three-game sweep against the A’s. The Bombers trailed 7-1 after three innings, before the offensive fireworks took over. Leading that […]

‘Royals’ pain as Yankees fall in finale: 5-4

Bases loaded with two outs as Jorge Posada was hoping to celebrate his birthday with a blast, instead the  New York Yankees (74-47) designated hitter struck out in the Bombers 5-4 loss to the Royals (51-73) on Wednesday night. Alex Gordon had a three-run homer (15) along with a Billy Butler homer (15) to cap of a four run third […]