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New York Yankees’ Masahiro Tanaka and Dellin Betances Make All-Rookie Team
October 12th, 2014 at 11:14 AM
Baseball America came out with its annual All-Rookie Team and there were two Yankees who made the cut: starting pitcher Masahiro Tanaka and reliever Dellin Betances. ***PHOTO1*** Tanaka was one of five starters named to the squad, while Betances was the lone reliever. Here is BA's write-up on each player: The Yankees’ $155 million...

MLB Free Agent Rumors: David Robertson Likely to Remain with New York Yankees in 2015
October 9th, 2014 at 3:04 PM
With Dellin Betances emergence as a dominating reliever in 2014, it made David Robertson's future with the New York Yankees in doubt, especially because he's a free agent in waiting. ***PHOTO1*** The plan likely was that the Yankees would offer Robertson a one-year, qualifying offer, Robertson would turn it down and then...

MLB Free Agency Rumors: Orioles LHP Andrew Miller a Potential Option for New York Yankees
October 7th, 2014 at 1:26 PM
The New York Yankees haven't had muck luck with their left-handed reliever options over the last couple of years. ***PHOTO1*** There was World Series hero Damaso Marte, who could barely stay healthy during his time with the team. Pedro Feliciano got a two year deal, but he never pitched a single inning...

Joba Chamberlain Trims Beard After Detroit Tigers are Eliminated from Postseason
October 7th, 2014 at 12:10 PM
Joba Chamberlain has finally decided to tame his wild beard after eight strong months of growth while pitching for the Detroit Tigers. ***PHOTO1*** Joba started growing the beard following his departure from the New York Yankees in 2013 and allowed it to get lumberjack style over the course of the 2014 campaign. But...

Joe Girardi Thinks Dellin Betances is Ready to Be New York Yankees Closer in 2015
September 28th, 2014 at 8:57 AM
If David Robertson leaves in free agency after the 2014 season, New York Yankees manager Joe Girardi believes Dellin Betances is ready to step up and take over the job. ***PHOTO1*** Robertson will likely be offered a one-year qualifying offer that could pay him upwards of $15 million, per George A. King...

New York Yankees RP Dellin Betances Shut Down for Rest of Season
September 27th, 2014 at 12:33 PM
New York Yankees reliever and 2014 breakout star Dellin Betances has been shut down for the final two games of the 2014 season after reaching his innings limit. ***PHOTO1*** David Lennon from Newsday has the latest: Betances done for season. Girardi said he's pitched enough innings for this year. #yankees — David Lennon (@DPLennon)...

Pittsburgh Pirates Claim Chaz Roe Off Waivers from New York Yankees
September 25th, 2014 at 11:42 AM
Chaz Roe's time with the New York Yankees was a very short one and now, he's on to his fourth team in less than two years. ***PHOTO1*** The Yankees acquired Roe from the Miami Marlins on August 31 for bullpen help, but he wasn't that effective when he came into pitch. In...

New York Yankees’ Shawn Kelley Felt Disrespected by Toronto Blue Jays’ Jose Bautista
September 20th, 2014 at 9:42 AM
Toronto Blue Jays outfielder Jose Bautista has upset the horse head man. Shawn Kelley wore a horse head one day. The @Yankees haven't lost since (via @TheBuzzeronFOX pic.twitter.com/lzQbox2oQs — FOX Sports: MLB (@MLBONFOX) August 26, 2014 New York Yankees reliever Shawn Kelley is upset with Bautista for his home run celebration after...

New York Yankees Dellin Betances Breaks Mariano Rivera’s Single-Season K Mark
September 18th, 2014 at 6:26 AM
New York Yankees reliever Dellin Betances came on in the eighth inning and struck out two, in the Yankees 3-2 win in Tampa on Wednesday night. With those strikeouts, Betances became the Yankees all-time season leader for K's by a reliever, with 131. Betances broke Mariano Rivera's single-season mark of...

New York Yankees Activate David Phelps Off 15-Day DL; Available for Series Vs. Orioles
September 12th, 2014 at 11:59 AM
Before hitting the disabled list early last month, David Phelps was pitching well for the New York Yankees and had earned a spot in the patchwork job starting rotation. ***PHOTO1*** Then he was injured pitching in a game against the Boston Red Sox on August 3 and was placed on the 15-day...

New York Yankees Could Activate David Phelps from DL Early Next Week
September 5th, 2014 at 1:43 PM
New York Yankees pitcher David Phelps is nearing a return from the disabled list. Phelps has been on the shelf since August 4th and is close to returning to the Bronx ***VIDEO1*** Phelps threw long toss on Thursday and is scheduled to throw a bullpen session on Friday. If he clears Friday...

New York Yankees Announce Eight September Call-Ups
September 2nd, 2014 at 3:47 PM
The New York Yankees have officially announced their September call-ups. ***PHOTO1*** David Waldstein of the New York Times has the list: Yanks call up: Chris Young, John Ryan Murphy, Preston Claiborne, Bryan Mitchell, Chase Whitley, Rich Hill, Antoan Richardson and Chaz Roe. — David Waldstein (@DavidWaldstein) September 2, 2014 Andrew Marchand of ESPNNewYork.com also noted...

New York Yankees Acquire RHP Chaz Roe from Miami Marlins
August 31st, 2014 at 4:18 PM
The New York Yankees have made a deal with the Miami Marlins to acquire right-handed pitcher Chaz Roe. ***PHOTO1*** Chris Cotillo of MLB Daily Dish broke the news of the deal and notes that Roe is likely to join the big-league club: Source: #Yankees acquire RHP Chaz Roe from #Marlins. Likely will join...

New York Yankees Rumors: Jacob Lindgren Unlikely to Be Called up Sept. 1
August 30th, 2014 at 5:26 PM
There has been plenty of speculation that the New York Yankees would bring their 2014 No. 1 pick, second-rounder Jacob Lindgren, to the majors when rosters expand on September 1, but that may not happen after all. ***PHOTO1*** According to Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports, the Yankees may end up holding off...

Josh Outman Talks Joining New York Yankees; Allows Hit in 1st Appearance
August 30th, 2014 at 9:46 AM
Before Friday night's game versus the Toronto Blue Jays, new reliever Josh Outman spoke about the trade that sent him to the New York Yankees from the Cleveland Indians. He also made his first appearance with his new team against Toronto. ***PHOTO1*** Upon arriving to the Yanks, Outman told the media that...

New York Yankees Designate Rich Hill for Assignment to Make Room for Josh Outman
August 29th, 2014 at 6:36 PM
On Friday afternoon, the New York Yankees have announced that they have designated Rich Hill for assignment. The team will have 10 days to either trade him, release him or outright him to the minor leagues. ***PHOTO1*** Hill was designated in order to make room for newly acquired lefty reliever Josh Outman,...

New York Yankees Acquire Lefty Reliever Josh Outman from Cleveland Indians
August 29th, 2014 at 12:40 AM
Paul Hoynes of the Cleveland Plain-Dealer reports that the New York Yankees have acquired left handed specialist Josh Outman from the Cleveland Indians. ***PHOTO1*** The Yankees continue to re-tool their bullpen as they currently hold a .274 average against left handed batters this season. Outman will join a Yankees bullpen that has...

Shawn Kelley’s Horse Head Mask a New York Yankees Good Luck Charm?
August 26th, 2014 at 2:05 PM
The New York Yankees are on a five-game winning streak and they have reliever Shawn Kelley's horse head to thank for it. ***PHOTO1*** Kelley apparently purchased the horse head on the internet one day and decided to rock it around his teammates. Ever since he first wore it, the Yankees haven't lost...

David Phelps Will Go to New York Yankees Bullpen After Return from DL
August 21st, 2014 at 2:21 PM
The New York Yankees will send David Phelps to the bullpen once he returns from his 15-day DL stint. ***PHOTO1*** Manager Joe Girardi told Brendan Kuty of NJ.com that the plan is for Phelps to go to the bullpen once he's officially back, which will help Phelps return to the mound sooner...

New York Yankees Rumors: Andrew Bailey Won’t Contribute in 2014 Season
August 16th, 2014 at 10:53 AM
UPDATE: Saturday, August 16 at 5:05 p.m. ET Mark Feinsand of the New York Daily News is reporting that Bailey will certainly not pitch this year as manager Joe Girardi told the media Bailey has suffered setbacks in his rehab, although he didn't go into specifics: Andrew Bailey has “had some setbacks”...