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About Ricky Delgado - RotoBaller

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Giancarlo Stanton Placed Back On IL

While reports early Wednesday were promising, the New York Yankees will have to place outfielder Giancarlo Stanton (knee) back on the injured list with a PCL strain. The 29-year-old suffered the injury Tuesday sliding the bases in the third inning. In response to the move, the club will recall Mike Tauchman from Triple-A, sending him to... Read More

7 months ago

James Paxton Serves Up Three Home Runs Wednesday

In their final game before heading to London for the weekend, the New York Yankees didn't get the desired performance out of starter James Paxton Wednesday afternoon. The Canadian native was not sharp, allowing a three-run home run to the third batter he faced. In the second inning he surrendered a two-run blast, before allowing... Read More

7 months ago

Giancarlo Stanton's MRI Comes Back Clean

While New York Yankees outfielder Giancarlo Stanton (knee) may once again land on the injured list, the results are in from his MRI and they're promising. The 29-year-old suffered what the club called a "knee contusion" Tuesday night, but the results from his MRI came back clean, meaning there's no structural damage and there was no... Read More

7 months ago

Amed Rosario Smacks Home Run In Loss

The New York Mets dropped their second consecutive game in Philadelphia as another late-inning pitching collapse erased a lead. The offense did their part, scoring four runs in the first three innings. One of those runs came off the bat of shortstop Amed Rosario, who drilled a solo home run in the second, his ninth... Read More

7 months ago

Aaron Judge Clubs First Home Run Since April

In his fourth game since returning from an oblique injury that sidelined him back in April, New York Yankees slugger Aaron Judge smacked his first home run since then on Tuesday. The 27-year-old hit his home run right after DJ LeMahieu opened the scoring in the first, extending New York's record-breaking streak of consecutive games... Read More

7 months ago

Giancarlo Stanton Exits With Injury, Undergoes MRI

New York Yankees outfielder Giancarlo Stanton exited Tuesday's game against the Toronto Blue Jays before the fourth inning. He suffered a knee injury, which the club is calling a contusion, as he slid around the bases. The 29-year-old just recently returned from a biceps injury that sidelined him since April. Stanton underwent an MRI and... Read More

7 months ago

Nestor Cortes Records Third Victory Out Of Bullpen

The New York Yankees went with an opener Tuesday night in the Bronx and once again emerged victorious. Aaron Boone followed the similar formula of starting Chad Green and going to left-hander Nestor Cortes to carry the load. The 24-year-old went 4 1/3 innings, surrendering two runs on four hits while striking out eight. Cortes... Read More

7 months ago

Giancarlo Stanton Bashes Moonshot In Victory

Following Saturday's four-RBI performance against the Houston Astros, New York Yankees outfielder Giancarlo Stanton rested on Sunday. Monday, he was back in the lineup and continued to heat up. While the 29-year-old picked up just one hit, it was a 445-foot blast into left field for a three-run home run. After his lengthy absence, this... Read More

7 months ago

Aaron Hicks Smacks Home Run In Victory

The New York Yankees trailed by two runs heading into the fifth inning of Monday night's game against the Toronto Blue Jays. While CC Sabathia was pitching well, the offense was dormant until Aaron Hicks stepped up. With two runners on, the center fielder drilled a three-run home run, his fifth of the season, as... Read More

7 months ago

CC Sabathia Goes Six, Earns Win

Coming off his milestone 250th victory, New York Yankees veteran CC Sabathia put forth a quality start and earned his fifth win of the season. The left-hander went six innings, allowing two runs on six hits and two walks. He went on to strike out nine, including the final batter he faced, escaping a jam... Read More

7 months ago

Todd Frazier Continues To Swing Hot Bat In Defeat

New York Mets third baseman Todd Frazier continues to be impeccable at the plate as of late. Monday night, taking on the Philadelphia Phillies, the 33-year-old singled in a run in the first and later drilled a home run to center in the third. It was his ninth of the year as hot stretch continues.... Read More

7 months ago

Michael Conforto Drives In Three In Defeat

The New York Mets offense showed up Monday night at Citizens Bank Park with outfielder Michael Conforto leading the way. The former All-Star doubled home the first run of the game, giving his team an early lead. In the fifth, with his club trailing, he tied the game with a solo blast to left center.... Read More

7 months ago

Steven Matz Dreadful In Philadelphia

The New York Mets found no relief to their current woes Monday night as they dropped the series opener in Philadelphia. New York native Steven Matz was on the mound and got hit hard from the start. With three runs surrendered in the first, he was well on his way to his sixth defeat of... Read More

7 months ago

Steven Matz Gives Up Two Home Runs In Loss

After recording a blowout victory Tuesday night, the New York Mets dropped another game to the Atlanta Braves Wednesday as starter Steven Matz took the loss. The New York native went five innings and surrendered five runs on six hits and four walks. In the opening frame he allowed a two-run blast after his team... Read More

7 months ago

Gleyber Torres Drills First Career Grand Slam

In the midst of their second six-run inning Wednesday afternoon, the New York Yankees had one last major blow and it came off the bat of their star young infielder. Gleyber Torres, once again starting at shortstop, blasted a grand slam in the seventh, extending his club's lead to 12-1. It was his first grand... Read More

7 months ago

Gary Sanchez Stars As Yankees Sweep Tampa

New York Yankees catcher Gary Sanchez set the tone early for his club's victory over the Tampa Bay Rays Wednesday afternoon in the Bronx. The 26-year-old drilled a three-run blast in the very first inning with his club never looking back en route to a 12-1 victory. Sanchez would later rip an RBI double to... Read More

7 months ago

CC Sabathia Picks Up 250th Career Victory

The New York Yankees swept Tampa Bay out of the Bronx Wednesday afternoon as veteran left-hander CC Sabathia recorded his 250th career victory. The 38-year-old snapped a three-game losing streak, going six innings and allowing just three hits and one run. He walked just three and struck out seven, his most since his first start... Read More

7 months ago

Cameron Maybin Homers In Fourth Straight Game

The New York Yankees continue to regain their injured players and there will be roster casualties as a result. Outfielder Cameron Maybin, however, is trying his hardest to avoid losing his spot. The 32-year-old launched a bomb of a home run in the seventh inning to extend his club's lead. It was Maybin's fourth consecutive... Read More

7 months ago

J.A. Happ Records Seventh Victory

New York Yankees starter J.A. Happ recorded his seventh victory of the season Tuesday night as his club extended their divisional lead over the Rays to two and a half games. The 36-year-old went just five innings, but allowed only two runs and struck out three. He threw only 87 pitches and saw his offense... Read More

7 months ago

Edwin Encarnacion Hits First Yankees Home Run

The New York Yankees secured a series victory and extended their AL East lead once again Tuesday night in the Bronx. Defeating the Tampa Bay Rays, 6-3, newcomer Edwin Encarnacion drilled his first home run with his new club. It was only his second game with his new club. The 36-year-old now has 22 home... Read More

7 months ago

Michael Conforto Drives In Two As Mets Roll

The New York Mets enjoyed a rare comfortable victory Tuesday night on the road against the Atlanta Braves. While Jeff McNeil and Peter Alonso spearheaded the offensive effort at the top of the lineup, Michael Conforto also played a key role. Starting in right field, the 26-year-old drilled an RBI double in the third, driving... Read More

7 months ago

Jeff McNeil Ignites Mets Offense In Win

Batting leadoff right ahead of rookie phenom Peter Alonso, New York Mets utility player Jeff McNeil recorded three hits as one of the club's leaders in a blowout victory Tuesday night. Starting in left field, the 27-year-old reached base in the third, later coming around to score the game's first run. He would score another... Read More

7 months ago

Peter Alonso Clobbers Braves In Victory

The New York Mets dismantled the Atlanta Braves at SunTrust Park Tuesday night and their rookie first baseman was at the forefront. Peter Alonso recorded four hits, drew two walks, scored three runs and drove in three in a 10-2 victory. He doubled home the first run of the game and later drilled a two-run... Read More

7 months ago

Jeurys Familia Continues To Have Nightmare Season

The New York Mets brought reliever Jeurys Familia back during the offseason and former All-Star has not rewarded his club. After entering the seventh inning with his club down two runs Monday night in Atlanta, Familia loaded the bases before getting pulled. All three runs would score as the Braves blew the game wide open... Read More

7 months ago

Edwin Encarnacion Goes Hitless In New York Debut

The New York Yankees debuted a new DH Monday night as newly-acquired Edwin Encarnacion made his team debut. Currently leading the American League in home runs with 21, he struck out once in four hitless plate appearances. The 36-year-old has a career .840 OPS with 18 home runs and 43 RBI in 69 games at... Read More

7 months ago

DJ LeMahieu Smacks Two-Run Blast In Win

The New York Yankees increased their AL East lead to a game and a half Monday night in the Bronx with starter Masahiro Tanaka delivering a complete-game shutout. At the plate, however, infielder DJ LeMahieu delivered the bigger shot. With a runner on in the third, the 30-year-old drilled a home run to center. Ultimately,... Read More

7 months ago

Masahiro Tanaka Shuts Rays Out To Extend Lead

The New York Yankees gained a game on the Tampa Bay Rays Monday night riding the arm of Masahiro Tanaka. The 30-year-old went the distance, recording the fourth complete-game shutout of his career. Tossing 111 pitches, he allowed just two hits and a walk while striking out 10. The performance was his best of the... Read More

7 months ago

Jeff McNeil Smacks Three-Run Blast In Defeat

The New York Mets briefly held a lead at the beginning of Tuesday afternoon's matchup against the New York Yankees thanks to one of their star youngsters. Jeff McNeil, playing in his first full season, drilled a three-run blast off Masahiro Tanaka in the third to complete a four-run frame that put his club ahead.... Read More

8 months ago

Zack Wheeler Lit Up In Defeat

New York Mets starter Zack Wheeler took a step back Tuesday afternoon as he was shelled in the Bronx by the Yankees. The 29-year-old allowed nine runs on 10 hits in 4 2/3 innings of work. While he struck out six, he allowed two home runs and couldn't hold a three-run lead provided by his... Read More

8 months ago

Masahiro Tanaka Struggles In Victory

Pitching two days later than originally scheduled due to the birth of a daughter, New York Yankees starter Masahiro Tanaka wasn't great, but pitched well enough to earn a victory. The 30-year-old went 6 2/3 innings, allowing four earned runs on seven hits. An early three-run home run put him in a hole, but his... Read More

8 months ago

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