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Yankees to Use Both Alex Rodriguez, Carlos Beltran at Designated Hitter Spot in 2016
May 27th, 2016 at 3:49 PM
With Alex Rodriguez on the shelf for almost three weeks, the New York Yankees took Carlos Beltran from his customary right field spot and used him as the designated hitter and it was a move that worked since Beltran was hitting almost .300 for the entire month and reached 10...

New York Yankees Release Slade Heathcott to Make 40-Man Roster Spot for Richard Bleier
May 26th, 2016 at 8:54 PM
On Thursday, the New York Yankees recalled left-handed pitcher Richard Bleier from Class-AAA Scranton/Wilkes-Barre, but they also had to add him to the 40-man roster before he could be recalled. ***PHOTO1*** In order for him to be added, someone had to be taken off, so on Thursday, the Yankees announced that they...

Carlos Beltran: If Yankees Asked Me to Waive No-Trade Clause, I’d Consider It
May 26th, 2016 at 9:38 AM
Earlier in the week, Buster Olney of ESPN made a suggestion for the New York Yankees to consider trading Carlos Beltran before the trade deadline and get something for him in the final year of a three year deal he has with the team. ***PHOTO1*** Olney's suggestion to trade Beltran was based...

Yankees’ Carlos Beltran not Worried About Eventually Giving DH Spot Back to Alex Rodriguez
May 25th, 2016 at 12:47 PM
Over the last month or so, Carlos Beltran has played for the most part as the New York Yankees designated hitter and has thrived in that role, watching his average shoot up to .275 and has hit .423 over the last week. ***PHOTO1*** The 39-year-old Beltran at times has been a one-man...

Yankees’ Nick Swisher Hitting .238 Since April 24, Thus Explaining Why Minor League Assignment Continues
May 23rd, 2016 at 11:29 AM
On April 24, Nick Swisher was hitting .382 with the Scranton/Wikes-Barre RailRiders and his promotion to the big leagues and back to the New York Yankees seemed like it was inevitable. ***PHOTO1*** Since that date, Swisher has been in a bit of a slump, one that has him hitting .238 (20-for-84) with...