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Pinstripe Alley Aug 9, 2022
Josh Donaldson may be turning a corner

Josh Donaldson may be turning a corner

Photo by Adam Hunger/ It is critical that Donaldson’s production continues given the absences of Giancarlo Stanton, Anthony Rizzo, and Matt Carpenter. There hasn’t been much to cheer about in Yankeeland over the last month-plus. Yes, Aaron Judge continues to light the league on fire and DJ LeMahieu is back to performing like the hitting machine of 2020-21, but the team remains mired in an an extended rut. From the start of July through the end of play on Sunday, New York stumbled to a 14-18 record, including a downright putrid five-game losing streak after the trade...
Pinstripe Alley Aug 6, 2022
NYY news: Rizzo removed from lineup

NYY news: Rizzo removed from lineup

Brad Penner-USA TODAY Sports Anthony Rizzo scratched from lineup due to lower-back tightness; Giancarlo Stanton could return to lineup next week; Yankees claim Luke Bard off waivers; Derek Dietrich suspended 50 games after testing positive for banned substance. ESPN | Marly Rivera: Just before Friday’s game against the Cardinals, Anthony Rizzo was scratched from the lineup due to lower-back tightness. The first baseman missed four games in early July with the same issue. Rizzo’s 27 home runs this season are the third-most in the American League. NJ.com | Brendan...
Pinstripe Alley Jul 29, 2022
NYY News: What Benintendi brings to the team

NYY News: What Benintendi brings to the team

Photo by Adam Hunger/ The need that Benintendi fills on the team; Benintendi trade means less time in center for Judge; Reds in no rush to make a Castillo trade; what else the Yankees might seek at the deadline FanGraphs | Dan Szymborski: Why was the first trade deadline move for the Yankees the swap for Andrew Benintendi? The outfield needed some stabilization despite the MVP-caliber season from Aaron Judge. Joey Gallo is not an everyday player at this point, so the team needed another starter there, especially considering Giancarlo Stanton’s current injury. Even...
Pinstripe Alley Jul 28, 2022
PSA Podcast Ep. 164: Super Benintendo Chalmers

PSA Podcast Ep. 164: Super Benintendo Chalmers

Photo by Scott Winters/Icon Sportswire via The sluggish Yankees have made the first major trade of the deadline! Welcome to Andrew Benintendi. Problem: The Yankees have been off their game in July with a 10-12 record and 2-5 since the end of the All-Star break, including an 0-4 mark against the potential October opponent Astros and Mets. Sure, IL stints from Michael King, Giancarlo Stanton, and Luis Severino haven’t helped matters, but even with the team’s terrific record, areas for improvement are clear. Solution: GM Brian Cashman took an important step toward...
Pinstripe Alley Jul 27, 2022
Yankees acquire Andrew Benintendi from Royals

Yankees acquire Andrew Benintendi from Royals

Photo by Scott Winters/Icon Sportswire via As a frustrating month of July comes to a close, New York is adding another outfielder. On the heels of a 56-21 start, the month of July has not gone smoothly for the Yankees. After losing to the Mets on a walk-off hit by Starling Marte to fall to 10-12 on the month, New York has acquired an outfielder to attempt to fill the void left by Giancarlo Stanton on the IL and Joey Gallo on the perennially-disappointing roll call. The big name? Royals outfield and former Red Sox foe Andrew Benintendi. YES Network’s Jack Curry was...
Pinstripe Alley Jul 27, 2022
NYY News: A Stantonian-sized hole in the lineup

NYY News: A Stantonian-sized hole in the lineup

Tommy Gilligan-USA TODAY Sports Giancarlo Stanton to the IL; Thinking through Yankees trade chips; Michael King avoids worst-case scenario; New details about Clemens-Piazza feud emerge; Anthony Volpe at home in Double-A. CBS Sports | Mike Axisa: If you hadn’t heard yet, Giancarlo Stanton was placed on the 10-day IL yesterday, retroactive to July 24. We were originally told that the All-Star slugger was feeling “exhausted” and Stanton beat around the bush a little when asked about his recent days off, but it was finally revealed that he had been diagnosed with...
Pinstripe Alley Jul 26, 2022
Yankees place Giancarlo Stanton on 10-day IL, recall Tim Locastro

Yankees place Giancarlo Stanton on 10-day IL, recall Tim Locastro

Photo by Rob Carr/ The star slugger has been out of the lineup for a few days, and will now be getting some mandatory rest. Giancarlo Stanton has been out of the lineup for a bit and was expected to be back for tonight’s game against the Mets, but now he’ll be sitting out for a while. The Yankees placed the All-Star slugger on the 10-day injured list retroactive to July 24th with left Achilles tendonitis. Tim Locastro was recalled from Triple-A Scranton as the corresponding move. Stanton hadn’t started the last two games against the Orioles, though he did...

Giancarlo Stanton, Aaron Boone hope days off will keep slugger off the IL

Giancarlo Stanton isn’t injured, but he and the Yankees are actively working right now to try and prevent one.
DodgerBlue.com Jul 20, 2022
Giancarlo Stanton Hopeful For Yankees-Dodgers World Series

Giancarlo Stanton Hopeful For Yankees-Dodgers World Series

The American League came from behind to defeat the National League in the 2022 MLB All-Star Game at Dodger...
Pinstripe Alley Jul 20, 2022
Yankees potential trade target: Andrew Benintendi

Yankees potential trade target: Andrew Benintendi

Photo by Logan Riely/ The former Boston outfielder would be a solid addition for the Yankees — if only he could fix one large problem. With Aaron Judge and Giancarlo Stanton, the Yankees have quite a solid foundation to build upon their outfield. Thanks to them — and to Aaron Hicks’ and Matt Carpenter’s recent resurgences — their outfielders lead the league in fWAR (10.2), wRC+ (131), homers (90), barrel percentage (16.6), and hard-hit percentage (48.5). Even so, behind the two giants are a number of question marks. Hicks has been hot lately, but had a .621...
Pinstripe Alley Jul 20, 2022
Today on Pinstripe Alley - 7/20/22

Today on Pinstripe Alley - 7/20/22

Photo by Sean M. Haffey/ The AL gets to exalt in another All-Star victory, and Giancarlo Stanton is the MVP. ‘Twas a good night. Now that was a fun All-Star break. We got fireworks in the Home Run Derby from Juan Soto, Julio Rodríguez, and company, and then a trio of All-Stars who didn’t compete the previous night launched some taters of their own. One of them was past Derby winner Giancarlo Stanton, who grew up near Dodger Stadium and celebrated his first Midsummer Classic in pinstripes by blasting a 457-foot shot to win MVP honors in the 3-2 victory. Next up is...
Pinstripe Alley Jul 19, 2022
AL 3, NL 2: Giancarlo takes liftoff, wins All-Star MVP

AL 3, NL 2: Giancarlo takes liftoff, wins All-Star MVP

Photo by Kevork Djansezian/ The AL has now won nine Midsummer Classics in a row, thanks in large part to MVP Giancarlo Stanton. For as long as I can remember, the All-Star Game has been dominated by the pitchers. Since 2006, the two teams have combined for 10 runs just once, when the American League defeated the National League 8-6 in 10 innings in 2018; in fact, the winning team has scored four runs or fewer seven times in that span, and there have been two shutouts. Tonight was more of the same, as each offense was only able to push runs across in one inning each, as...

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