pitching

How Ivan Nova Can Save the Yankees Pitching Staff
So far, so good, as Yankees starting pitcher, Ivan Nova tries to work his way back to the majors after having Tommy John surgery early last season to repairs the ligaments in his pitching elbow.  Nova is expected to return to the Yankees in roughly a few weeks, but has shown glimpses of dominan…
Moving on from Masahiro?
There's no official word from the Rakuten Golden Eagles that Masahiro Tanaka will not be posted, but according to Wallace Matthews of ESPNNewYork.com, the Yanks are moving past the 25-year old starting pitcher.
“We’ve seen this coming for a couple of days now," sai…
Yankees Should Go After Japanese Pitcher
With familiar faces like Andy Pettitte and Mariano Rivera no longer in the game, the Yankees have a huge question mark over their pitching staff for next season. Mix in free agent Hiroki Kuroda and unimpressive C.C. Sabathia, it's evident that the pin stripes need to make a move...
Inside The New York Yankees Starting Rotation
Okay, so we know that the Yankees pitching staff (and most of the team for that matter)
will look pretty similar to 2012. That isn’t necessarily a good thing. Below is the 1-5
rotation and the upside and downside to each pitcher this season, along with who is in
line to join the staff s…
Could Pitching Do The Yankees In?
It sure is hard making predictions in sports these days. Tiger Woods vs. the field is over in golf. Anyone can win on any given day. The NFL still reigns parity. College basketball has sent Butler, VCU and George Mason to the Final Four since 2006. Baseball has seen the Orioles, Athletics and P…
What Should Yankees Do With A.J. Burnett?
Watching AJ Burnett these days is like watching someone getting a root canal.  It's just not fun.
On Saturday, Burnett gave up 7 runs in just over an inning in the Yankees 9-4 loss to Minnesota.  It was his shortest outing since 2004 - when he was a member of the Fl…
Phil Hughes Isn’t A Starter
After having another meltdown last night against the Orioles, Phil Hughes' ERA now sits at 13.94 through 3 starts.
So what do the Yankees do with the 24-year old struggling starting pitcher?