david phelps

Forecasting The Rest Of Yankees-Mariners
The Yankees took game one of a four-game set in Seattle 6-1 behind a six-run third inning that saw back-to-back home runs from Robinson Cano and Mark Teixeira and a solid performance from Phil Hughes, who seems to give up less home runs on the road for some reason.  Hughes is now 4-0 with a 0.8…
Indians-Yankees Series Preview
The Yankees and Indians will play three in the Bronx Monday-Wednesday before New York heads out of town for a long West Coast trip.  The Yankees are struggling, having lost seven of their last eight games.  Cleveland comes off a series loss to Tampa Bay.  Here is a series preview of t…
Yankees Lose Again To Mets, Look To Avoid Sweep Tonight
After spending the last two weeks at or near the top of the American League East, the New York Yankees have really gone and outdone themselves during this four-game losing streak. Last night, the Mets came into Yankee Stadium and didn't miss a beat from the previous two nights, taking out the Y…
Yankees-Mets Series Preview
The Subway Series is here again.  This of course is more for the fans and the media, but there are some terrific New York baseball storylines to this one.  First thing is first.  The Yanks come fresh off an impressive series win in Tampa Bay, where they seem to never win games. The Mets continue to …
Yankees-Rays Series Preview
The Yankees recently lost two of three in Baltimore.  The Rays struggled in Toronto and lost two of three.  Here is a series preview in Tampa Bay between the Yankees and Rays.
New York enters Tampa Bay in first place in the AL East by just a half game over Boston...
Blue Jays-Yankees Series Preview
The Yanks and Jays have at it for three in the Bronx.  New York just lost two of three to Seattle and Toronto has won four straight against the Red Sox and Giants respectively.  Here is a series preview.
Why The Yankees Are In First Place
The demise of the Yankees was written at least a dozen times from February 1 until now.  The injuries, oh the injuries.  But baseball people must not have been baseball people through and through because they forgot that CC Sabathia and Robinson Cano and Mariano Rivera were still around and the bull…
Yankees-Rockies Series Preview
The Yanks have Monday, May 6 off, then play 17 games in 16 days starting with a three-game set out in Colorado.  New York comes off of a tough series loss to Oakland where it dropped two of three.  Colorado, meantime, lost two of three at home to Tampa Bay.  Here is a series preview:
Astros-Yankees Series Preview
The Yanks come fresh off a four-game home sweep of overrated Toronto.  Houston is the worst team in baseball and was overwhelmed at Fenway Park, losing four straight to the Red Sox.  The Yanks and Astros play three in the Bronx.  Here is a series preview:
Robertson Blows Save, Yanks Fall 4-1
The Yankees (16-14) couldn’t hold on to a one run lead in the ninth inning and ended up losing to the Rays (20-11) 4-1 on Wednesday night. The Rays who were held scoreless until the ninth inning rallied off of Yankees closer David Robertson who blew his first save in his second oppor…
Royals beat Yankees 4-3
13 hits and 3 measly runs to show for it. That was the story of the Yankees (13-12) game against the Kansas City Royals (8-16) on Thursday night. The Royals ended up winning 4-3. The Yankees failed to score with runners in scoring position in the 1st, 4th, 7th, 8th and 9th innings...
Hughes struggles in Yanks loss
The Yankees (10-8) were handed their second loss in as many days on Wednesday to the Texas Rangers (15-4) losing 7-3. Phil Hughes got hit hard in his brief outing.  He lasted only 2 2/3 innings gave up 4 runs on 5 hits. Rangers starting pitching held the Yankee offense in check for the second g…