GAME 1: Yankees at Lehigh Valley

The first pitch of the strangest season you’ll ever be part of is a ball from Tyler Cloyd to Ramiro Pena. UPDATE, 7:11: That’s a 10-pitch first inning for Cloyd, who looks sharp early. Not bad for a kid who was supposed to start in Reading tonight. Manny...

O’Brien to speak in Scranton

Baseball season starts tonight for the Triple-A team that I cover, and I’m incredibly swaped with Yankees stuff (which is why I’m hoping to get time for a huge recruiting update soon), but I wanted to let you all know that coach Bill O’Brien will be...

Scenes from a part-time home

That’s Dellin Betances signing autographs in the second picture. Just for the record, I will be doing the live game blog, but the lineups will have their own post this year. No sense posting them twice.

It just figures…

As if starting a season playing every game on the road isn’t weird enough, this has turned into a pretty strange pregame for me. So…I got the story on why Dave Bush isn’t starting tonight for Lehigh Valley. Because he has been suspended. For throwing...

SWB-LHV lineups

First of 144 for the Yanks. Hard to believe it’s baseball season again. (Probably because there are no games in Scranton…but I digress.) Yankees (0-0) Ramiro Pena ss Ray Kruml cf Steve Pearce 1b Jack Cust dh Brandon Laird 3b Colin Curtis rf Cole Garner lf...