Thursday May 9
That Balls Outta Here
Roy Halladay's Long Term Replacement Likely To Be Really Mediocre
Looking at the names of potential long-term replacements for Roy Halladay is not an exercise one should do while sober.
Call to the Pen
Chien-Ming Wang Does Not Exercise Out Clause, Remains with Yankees
Chien-Ming Wang, who spent the 2011 and 2012 seasons with the Washington Nationals, elected to remain with the Yankees Triple-A affiliate for the foreseeable future rather than exercise his first opt out clause.
New York Yankees
Girardi taking wait-and-see approach with Wang
The photocopied sheets of the Yankees' Minor League report land on manager Joe Girardi's desk each day, but for the moment he isn't digging too closely into the details of Chien-Ming Wang's pitching lines for Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre. Wang made his second start at the Triple-A level on Thursday, allowing three runs on four hits over 6 2/3 ... (more)
New York Daily News
Harper: Nova losing control and patience
As usual, Nova couldn't make those pitches behave. Too often his fastball was either down the middle or out of the strike zone, and the result was another maddening performance defined by walks or mistake pitches, as he blew a two-run lead and lasted only five-plus innings in an 8-4 loss to the Blue Jays.
The China Post
Wang pitches to debut triple-A victory after Yankees re-signing
Taiwan's Chien-Ming Wang led a New York Yankees minor league side to a 5-3 victory Saturday in the first game of a four-part series against the Syracuse Chiefs by throwing 5 1/3 scoreless innings.