New York Yankees
Nolan Arenado was called up to the majors last week after the Rockies traded third baseman Chris Nelson to the Yankees. On Sunday, he hit his first grand slam off of the Tampa Bay Rays’ David Price.
Pardon Chris Nelson if he takes a wrong turn inside the concrete hallways of Coors Field, heading straight toward the home clubhouse instead of veering left with his new team.
Six years ago the Colorado Rockies swept the New York Yankees in a three-game series at Coors Field. On Tuesday, for the first time since, the Yankees return to Colorado for another three-game set.
Seeking depth for their injury-depleted infield, the New York Yankees have acquired Chris Nelson from the Colorado Rockies for a player to be named or cash.
Whether as a starter or a reliever, David Phelps will likely be an integral part of the Yankees.
New Colorado manager Walt Weiss has talked fellow former Rockies player Dante Bichette into joining him in Denver as the team’s hitting instructor.
CC Sabathia tossed eight stingy innings to win for the seventh time in his last eight starts, Alex Rodriguez drove in three runs and the New York Yankees finally beat the Colorado Rockies, 8-3 on Saturday.
Jason Giambi hit a long homer against his former team and Ubaldo Jimenez overcame early wildness to pitch seven impressive innings, leading the Colorado Rockies to a 4-2 victory Friday night over New York in a rare trip to the Bronx.