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Pinstripe Alley May 1, 2020
This Day in Yankees History: Ruth, Mantle, Rodriguez hit landmark dingers

This Day in Yankees History: Ruth, Mantle, Rodriguez hit landmark dingers

Photo by Sports Studio Photos/ A trio of milestone homers all happened on this day. Welcome to This Day in Yankees History. With the start of the 2020 season delayed for the foreseeable future, the Pinstripe Alley team decided to take a look back through history. These daily posts will highlight two or three key moments in Yankees history on a given date, as well as recognize players born on the day. Hope you enjoy this trip down memory lane with us! ★ ★ ★ 100 Years Ago Babe Ruth hits his 50th career home run and first as a member of the Yankees. Ruth struggled pretty badly in his...
Pinstripe Alley May 1, 2020
How Gerrit Cole can guide the Yankees’ young pitchers

How Gerrit Cole can guide the Yankees’ young pitchers

Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports The Bombers’ new ace recently detailed a couple of adjustments he made on his fastball and changeup to unlock a new gear. Maybe he can share his wisdom. Gerrit Cole, the New York Yankees’ ace, recently said that two adjustments upon arriving to the Houston Astros unlocked a new level of dominance and let him reach elite status. Basically, he started throwing more fastballs up in the zone, and he made a small adjustment in his changeup grip thanks to a recommendation from Nolan Ryan. Additionally, he increased his fastball usage, emphasizing a high...
Tigers 1, Yankees 0: Boyd shines again in MLB The Show sim

Tigers 1, Yankees 0: Boyd shines again in MLB The Show sim

Photo by Jim McIsaac/ Boyd struck out 12 in another dominant performance at Yankee Stadium. Like many of our friends throughout the SB Nation network, we are simulating the 2020 MLB season with MLB The Show 20. While we are unable to stream the games as they would otherwise be happening, we will try to get ahead of the curve and post about the games on the same day they would have taken place. Or, you know, at least get them back on schedule. Now, onto the recap! Last April, Matthew Boyd put on a show at Yankee Stadium, striking out 13 hitters in a 2-1 victory over the New York Yankees....
Pinstripe Alley May 1, 2020
Yankees mailbag: The Red Sox punishment, and bringing back a past player

Yankees mailbag: The Red Sox punishment, and bringing back a past player

Here’s your answers from this week’s mailbag. Welcome to the end of the week, everybody. It’s time to answer your questions in our latest mailbag. Remember to send in your questions for our weekly call by e-mail to pinstripealleyblog [at] gmail [dot] com. rar27560 asks: Do you think the Red Sox’ punishment for cheating was fair, or do you think that Manfred is trying to avoid more bad publicity for the game? If you weren’t aware, the league’s ruling on the Red Sox sign-stealing scandal finally came down last week. MLB took away a second-round pick from Boston, and suspended a...
NorthJersey.com May 1, 2020
State of the Yankees: Jordan Montgomery and his comeback from Tommy John surgery

State of the Yankees: Jordan Montgomery and his comeback from Tommy John surgery

"I'm excited about where he is,'' manager Aaron Boone said, prior to the coronavirus outbreak. "(We) feel he's very much solidifying himself.''        
Pinstripe Alley May 1, 2020
NYY News: Randy speaks again

NYY News: Randy speaks again

Photo by Ben Gabbe/ Randy Levine feels confused; Giancarlo Stanton donates 15,000 face shields; Yankees will need Aroldis Chapman to bounce back, whenever baseball resumes; Both New York teams announce April refund policies. NJ.com | Mike Rosenstein: Yankees president Randy Levine spoke again about the potentially suspended MLB season. Days after opining that playing games without fans in the seats was “impractical”, Levine stated he was confused that Anthony Fauci, one of the lead members of the White House’s coronavirus task force, had expressed both a desire to see sport this...
Newsday Apr 30, 2020

Yankees, Mets limit refunds to games through April

In coordinated and largely similar ticket policies released Thursday, the Mets and Yankees accounted only for games that were scheduled to have been played through April, 16 dates each at Citi Field and Yankee Stadium.
Newsday Apr 30, 2020

Yankees president Randy Levine pushes back on Dr. Anthony Fauci's gloomy comments about sports

Levine said everybody should be working together to come up with a plan that allows for a baseball season.
Pinstripe Alley Apr 30, 2020
This Day in Yankees History: The Iron Horse takes a bow

This Day in Yankees History: The Iron Horse takes a bow

Lou Gehrig plays his final game, Winfield and Tino set RBI records, a pair of achievements for Mariano Rivera Welcome to the relaunched This Day in Yankees History! With the start of the 2020 season delayed for the foreseeable future, the Pinstripe Alley team decided to revive the program in a slightly different format. These daily posts will highlight a few key moments in Yankees history on a given date, as well as recognize players born on the day. Let’s take a trip down memory lane. ★ ★ ★ This Day in Yankees History (April 30) 81 years ago Today marks the anniversary of Lou...
Pinstripe Alley Apr 30, 2020
The best Yankees teams for a Last Dance documentary

The best Yankees teams for a Last Dance documentary

Photo credit should read VINCENT LAFORET/AFP via These three seasons satisfy all the requirements for compelling TV. One of the most fascinating pieces of television during our collective lockdown has been ESPN’s groundbreaking series on the Chicago Bulls dynasty, The Last Dance. The show follows the Bulls and Michael Jordan in their final season as The Bulls, the dynasty that rewrote basketball history in the 1990s. All-access, behind the scenes series tend to be interesting, especially so when you feature players as dominant as Jordan or teams as culturally ubiquitous as the Bulls...
Pinstripe Alley Apr 30, 2020
The Worst Yankees of all time by position

The Worst Yankees of all time by position

Photo by Otto Greule Jr/ You’ve been reading about the best; now let’s look at the other end of that spectrum. Over the past couple weeks, we here at Pinstripe Alley have been running down the top five Yankees players by WAR at every position. It’s been a nice look back at the best and most beloved players in Yankees history. However, now it’s time to look at the flipside. Using Baseball Reference, I have made an all-time team of the worst players in Yankees’ history by WAR. Most of them played only a handful of years in pinstripes, because you don’t tend to let someone...
Pinstripe Alley Apr 30, 2020
NYY news: Boone confident there will be baseball

NYY news: Boone confident there will be baseball

Sam Navarro-USA TODAY Sports Yankees’ manager Aaron Boone “confident” that there will be a season in 2020; Hall of Fame induction ceremony likely to be postponed until 2021; discovering the trace of the Gleyber Torres’ trade; the mystery behind Don Mattingly’s age and the 1987 Topps card. SNY.com | Danny Abriano: Yankees manager Aaron Boone expressed confidence that there will be an MLB season in 2020 after all. He said that he has been in constant touch with his players and the front office via text messages, FaceTime and Zoom. “It’s been good. I feel like guys are in a...

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