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Yankees’ Nick Swisher Called Atlanta Braves Release “Disrespectful Slap to Face”

When New York Yankees' Nick Swisher talked about his stint so far with the Class-AAA Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders and what lead to him going there, which was his release from the Atlanta Braves before the end of spring training, Swisher said that he saw Atlanta releasing him the way they did as a very disrespectful move, but doesn't regret getting back with the Yankees this year.

Domingo Acevedo Seen as Next Yankees Prospect Who Will Move Through System Quickly

New York Yankees vice president of player development Gary Denbo said that Domingo Acevedo, currently at Class-A Charleston, will likely be the next starting pitcher for the Yankees who goes through their minor league system on a rapid pace; Acevedo has been dominant thus far in 2016 and at times, his fastball has reached up to 103 miles-per-hour.

ESPN Hires Ex-Yankees’ Raul Ibanez as Analyst to Replace Curt Schilling

This past week, ESPN hired former New York Yankees' Raul Ibanez as a color analyst for their nationally televised games; Ibanez is replacing Curt Schilling, who was fired due to making anti-transgender comments on social media.

Yankees’ Alex Rodriguez Hits 3rd Home Run, 690th Career HR in Loss to Rangers (Video)

During Wednesday night's 3-2 loss to the Texas Rangers, watch as New York Yankees' Alex Rodriguez drills his third home run of the season, a solo shot over the left center field wall which was his third home run of the season and his 690th career home run; A-Rod is now just 10 home runs shy of joining the 700 home run club.

New York Yankees Lose Game, Series to Texas Rangers 3-2; Alex Rodriguez Homers in Return

Despite a strong effort from the returning Alex Rodriguez in which he went 3-for-3 and slugged his third home run of the season, the New York Yankees dropped the second and final game of the series with the Texas Rangers on Wednesday night 3-2 at Globe Life Park.

Yankees’ Nick Swisher Goes 1-for-4 on Wednesday Night for Class-AAA Scranton, Now Hitting .357

After resting on Tuesday night for the Class-AAA Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders, New York Yankees' Nick Swisher went 1-for-4 on Wednesday night in a 2-0 loss to Class-AAA Lehigh Valley; Swisher is now hitting .357 (15-for-42) on the season with three home runs and six RBI and still awaits his chance to be called up by the Yankees.

Aaron Hicks Available to Pinch Hit, Play Outfield for Yankees Vs. Rangers on Wednesday Night

After almost a week of not being able to play due to a shoulder injury that he suffered while diving for a fly ball, Aaron Hicks will be available to play for the New York Yankees on Wednesday night against the Texas Rangers, as manager Joe Girardi said that Hicks can pinch hit and play in the outfield if needed, thus a good sign he won't need to go on the disabled list.

Yankees Announce Lineup for Wednesday Vs. Rangers; Alex Rodriguez Returns as DH

The New York Yankees have announced their lineups for Wednesday night's series finale against the Texas Rangers and Alex Rodriguez will be returning to the lineup as the designated hitter after sitting the last two days to rest his tweaked left oblique; CC Sabathia will look to close out the series with a win in Arlington.

New York Yankees’ Joe Girardi: I’d Ban Shifts If I were MLB Commissioner

This past week, New York Yankees manager Joe Girardi said that if he were running things as Major League Baseball commissioner, he would ban all shifts throughout the game, as it takes away from how the normal game of baseball is played; while Girardi dislikes the shift, he does use it from time to time against certain hitters, like he did against Tampa Bay Rays' Evan Longoria this past weekend.

New York Yankees Could Demote Luis Severino Back to Minors with Another Bad Start or Two

With Luis Severino dropping to 0-3 and a 6.86 ERA on the 2016 season after his loss to the Texas Rangers on Tuesday night, the New York Yankees may consider demoting him to the minor leagues if he has another bad start or two in order to see if Severino can correct his mistakes and gain his confidence back.