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  1. Pettitte (troubles with Tigers) set for Game 1

    Ian Begley

    It'll be Andy Pettitte in Game 1 of the ALCS. And if the numbers are any indication, it could be an interesting night for Pettitte and the Yanks. The veteran lefty's career regular season numbers against the Tigers are hit-and-miss. Triple Cro...

    Blog | October 13, 2012
  2. Game 104: Yankees (60-43) vs. O's (55-49)

    Ian Begley

    Interesting lineup for Wednesday afternoon's game against Baltimore and lefty Zach Britton (1-0, 5.74). Casey McGehee makes his Yankee debut at first base. Jayson Nix is at third. Ichiro Suzuki is making his first career start in left field with ...

    Blog | August 01, 2012
  3. Logan in; is CC far off?

    Ian Begley

    Boone Logan #48 RP New York Yankees 2011 STATS GM64 W5 L3 BB13 K46 ERA3.46 Boone Logan replaced Phil Hughes with one out in the fourth after Hughes had faced just six hitters. Logan was brought in to face lefty Alex Avila, who was hi...

    Blog | October 06, 2011
  4. CC takes over in 5th

    Ian Begley

    CC Sabathia #52 SP New York Yankees 2011 STATS GM33 W19 L8 BB61 K230 ERA3.00 CC Sabathia is making his first career relief appearance in 370 games pitched in the fifth inning of Game 5 of the ALDS. The big lefty is the fourth Yankees...

    Blog | October 06, 2011
  5. Jeter stays hot with HR off Lester

    Ian Begley

    Derek Jeter #2 SS New York Yankees 2011 STATS GM128 HR6 RBI60 R81 OBP.354 AVG.297 Derek Jeter absolutely owns lefties right now. After lining a three-run homer to left off of Jon Lester in the second, Jeter raised his average to .400...

    Blog | September 24, 2011
  6. CC gives up three HRs in third

    Ian Begley

    CC Sabathia #52 SP New York Yankees 2011 STATS GM26 W16 L6 BB46 K172 ERA2.91 The way he pitched in the third inning on Friday night, you'd think CC Sabathia is facing the Red Sox instead of the Rays. The Yanks' lefty ace gave up thre...

    Blog | August 12, 2011
  7. Reyes blast ties it at 1-1

    Ian Begley

    Jose Reyes #7 SS New York Mets 2011 STATS GM95 HR5 RBI36 R79 OBP.381 AVG.341 Apparently, the pre-game tutorial between Jose Reyes and hitting coach Dave Hudgens worked out well. Reyes hit the first pitch he saw from Marlins lefty Brad...

    Blog | August 02, 2011
  8. Bay moved up to face lefty, protect Carlos

    Ian Begley

    Jason Bay #44 LF New York Mets 2011 STATS GM48 HR3 RBI15 R24 OBP.320 AVG.236 Terry Collins said he moved Jason Bay up in the lineup in part because the Mets are facing left-hander Gio Gonzalez (6-5, 2.69 ERA) on Wednesday. Bay also inse...

    Blog | June 22, 2011
  9. Posada snaps 0-for-27 skid vs. lefties

    Ian Begley

    Jorge Posada #20 DH New York Yankees 2011 STATS GM46 HR6 RBI18 R14 OBP.306 AVG.195 The last time the Red Sox were in town, Jorge Posada asked out of the lineup. On Tuesday night, he didn't have a choice. Posada took over at first f...

    Blog | June 08, 2011
  10. For one at-bat, Posada alright vs. lefties

    Ian Begley

    Jorge Posada #20 DH New York Yankees 2011 STATS GM46 HR6 RBI17 R13 OBP.294 AVG.184 Jorge Posada snapped an 0-for-27 streak against left-handed pitched when he grounded a single through the left side of the infield off Red Sox starter Jon...

    Blog | June 07, 2011
  11. Everything going right for Grandy vs. lefties

    Ian Begley

    Curtis Granderson #14 CF New York Yankees 2011 STATS GM48 HR16 RBI36 R38 OBP.353 AVG.280 With two doubles off of Toronto starter Jo-Jo Reyes on Wednesday, Curtis Granderson increased his batting average against southpaws to .296 (16-for-...

    Blog | May 26, 2011
  12. "Lefty-killer" Jones hits two-run shot

    Ian Begley

    Andruw Jones #18 CF New York Yankees 2011 STATS GM20 HR3 RBI5 R4 OBP.255 AVG.208 For anyone wondering why Andruw Jones was in the lineup today against lefty Jo-Jo Reyes, Jones just provided an answer. Jones drilled a two-run shot off ...

    Blog | May 25, 2011
  13. Granderson gets it right vs. lefties

    Ian Begley

    Chris Capuano got two sliders past Curtis Granderson in Granderson's first two at-bats on Saturday. He couldn't get a third one by him. Granderson drilled an 82 mph Capuano slider a few rows deep into the right-field seats in the sixth inning o...

    Blog | May 21, 2011
  14. Grandy, A-Rod go deep

    Ian Begley

    Curtis Granderson #14 CF New York Yankees 2011 STATS GM44 HR15 RBI33 R31 OBP.332 AVG.265 Not long ago, Curtis Granderson couldn't hit lefties. Now, he owns them. Granderson drilled an 82 mph Chris Capuano slider into the right-fiel...

    Blog | May 21, 2011
  15. Posada likely left out vs. lefties

    Ian Begley

    Joe Girardi hasn't completely ruled it out, but it doesn't sound like Jorge Posada will be the designated hitter against left-handed pitchers anytime soon. Girardi said on Saturday that he will use the DH spot against lefties to give players like ...

    Blog | May 21, 2011
  16. Granderson all right vs. lefties

    Ian Begley

    Curtis Granderson drilled lefty Matt Harrison's 2-1 fastball into the Yankee bullpen on Friday night. It was Granderson's third homer this season, all three of which came against left-handers. Granderson hit .234 against left-handers last season w...

    Blog | April 16, 2011