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Jose Pirela Wastes No Time Showing New York Yankees His Value After 2015 Debut
May 7th, 2015 at 12:14 PM
It took just one game for New York Yankees second baseman Jose Pirela to show his value to this team. ***PHOTO1*** After missing the last month and a half recovering from a concussion, Pirela returned with guns blazing on Wednesday night, recording two hits in his first two at-bats of 2015. Pirela notched...

New York Yankees’ Joe Girardi Confirms Jose Pirela Will Platoon, Play Vs. Lefties
May 6th, 2015 at 7:03 PM
New York Yankees manager Joe Girardi confirmed on Wednesday that he plans to play Jose Pirela against lefties, which basically means he will platoon with Stephen Drew because the Yankees feel Pirela's best position is at second base. ***PHOTO1*** Pirela was just activated on Wednesday officially and he'll be taking Gregorio Petit's...

New York Yankees Officially Activate Jose Pirela; Gregorio Petit Placed on 15-Day DL
May 6th, 2015 at 4:48 PM
The New York Yankees have officially made the roster move bringing infielder Jose Pirela to the majors. ***PHOTO1*** As Pirela arrives to the bigs for the first time this season after his recovery from a concussion suffered on March 22, utility man Gregorio Petit is on his way to the 15-day DL. Roster...

New York Yankees’ Joe Girardi Discusses Jose Pirela-Stephen Drew Situation at 2nd Base
May 6th, 2015 at 9:14 AM
The New York Yankees will officially welcome back Jose Pirela on Wednesday and now manager Joe Girardi has to decide how to get the 25-year-old some playing time. ***PHOTO1*** The obvious choice is to have him platoon with Stephen Drew for the moment considering Drew is hitting a dreadful .167; although he...

New York Yankees’ Jose Pirela Reacts to Impending Big League Promotion
May 5th, 2015 at 6:50 PM
New York Yankees infielder Jose Pirela is set to be activated tomorrow and officially join the big-league roster. ***PHOTO1*** Pirela has already joined the team in Toronto as it prepares to take on the Blue Jays on Tuesday night. The 25-year-old told the media he'd be activated on Wednesday. Jose Pirela has locker...

Jose Pirela Joins New York Yankees in Toronto; Expects to Be Activated Wednesday
May 5th, 2015 at 4:01 PM
New York Yankees infielder Jose Pirela has been spotted in the team's clubhouse in Toronto on Tuesday and is assured to be on the big-league roster once he officially returns. ***PHOTO1*** While Pirela is with the team, he has yet to be activated; however the 25-year-old told the media he expects to...

New York Yankees’ Jose Pirela is ‘Ready to Go’; Joe Girardi Talks Bringing Him to Majors
May 4th, 2015 at 6:16 PM
New York Yankees infielder Jose Pirela is just about finished with his rehab assignment and could be getting a big-league promotion when he gets back. ***PHOTO1*** Pirela suffered a concussion on March 22 during spring training that has kept him out of action ever since; he also experienced a setback during his...

New York Yankees’ Brendan Ryan Shut Down After Another Injury; Great News for Jose Pirela
May 3rd, 2015 at 5:45 PM
New York Yankees utility man Brendan Ryan has suffered a setback during his rehab from a calf injury that originally happened before the season started. ***PHOTO1*** Ryan is now dealing with a hamstring injury and will be shut down for a week as a result: Brendan Ryan had a hamstring problem while on...

New York Yankees’ Andrew Bailey Shut Down with Injury; Updates on Pirela, Capuano, and Ryan
April 30th, 2015 at 12:34 PM
New York Yankees reliever Andrew Bailey has suffered another setback in his return from a shoulder injury suffered back in 2013. Bailey was trying to work his way back in the Yanks' minor-league system with the goal of pitching in back-to-back games. While he was able to do that, Chad Jennings...

Chris Martin, David Carpenter Solid as New York Yankees Bullpen a Bright Spot on Opening Day
April 7th, 2015 at 2:00 PM
There weren't many things to be happy about in the New York Yankees' Opening Day loss to the Toronto Blue Jays. One of the few bright spots was the Yanks' bullpen, which was called into action far too early and answered the bell in its season debut. ***PHOTO1*** Masahiro Tanaka was on...

Gregorio Petit Admits His Father is a Huge New York Yankees Fan
April 2nd, 2015 at 10:16 AM
Being traded to the New York Yankees was a thrill in and of itself for infielder Gregorio Petit, but it turns out his father was even happier about the deal. ***PHOTO2*** The Yanks pulled the trigger on the deal that brings Petit to the Bronx and will send cash to the Houston...

New York Yankees Acquire Gregorio Petit from Houston Astros for Cash Considerations
April 1st, 2015 at 9:00 PM
The New York Yankees have acquired more infield help after striking a deal with the Houston Astros for Gregorio Petit. ***PHOTO1*** Acquiring Petit will only cost the Yankees cash and it's a move that'll bolster their infield that recently lost Brendan Ryan, who was slated to be the team's utility man this...

New York Yankees’ Rob Refsnyder, Jose Pirela Unlikely to Replace Injured Brendan Ryan
April 1st, 2015 at 5:03 PM
New York Yankees utility man Brendan Ryan will almost assuredly start the season on the disabled list, but that doesn't mean either Rob Refsnyder or Jose Pirela will get his spot. ***PHOTO3*** Manager Joe Girardi has already suggested that Ryan being ready for the season is now a long shot, as the...

New York Yankees’ Brendan Ryan Carried Off Field with Calf Injury
April 1st, 2015 at 3:36 PM
UPDATE: Wednesday, April 1 at 9:12 p.m. ET Brendan Ryan has suffered a grade two calf strain, which could keep him out of action for up to eight weeks: An MRI performed today on INF Brendan Ryan showed a Grade 2 right calf strain. — Yankees PR Dept. (@YankeesPR) April 2, 2015 According to...

Top 3 New York Yankees Prospects Most Deserving of Big-League Job
March 26th, 2015 at 10:57 AM
Some New York Yankees prospects lasted longer than others this spring, however some really stood out above the rest and were most deserving of a spot on the Yanks' big-league roster. Jacob Lindgren If there was one Yankees prospect who you could say has the best chance of making the team it's...

New York Yankees’ Jose Pirela Leaves in Ambulance After Crashing into Center Field Wall
March 22nd, 2015 at 2:08 PM
The New York Yankees experienced a very scary moment in bottom half of the first inning on Sunday against the New York Mets, as Jose Pirela, who was playing center field, crashed into the wall chasing a Juan Lagares line drive. Your browser does not support iframes. Pirela hit the wall hard...

New York Yankees IF Brendan Ryan Diagnosed with Mid-Back Strain
February 27th, 2015 at 12:31 PM
New York Yankees utility man Brendan Ryan has been diagnosed with a mid-back strain. ***PHOTO1*** The Bronx Bombers released the information about Ryan on Friday, and the injury will force him to miss the next five days of workouts, per Lou DiPietro of the YES Network: The New York Yankees announced Friday morning...

New York Yankees Sign INF Cole Figueroa to Minor League Deal, Re-Sign Jose Campos
December 18th, 2014 at 12:14 PM
The New York Yankees added potential infield depth by signing Cole Figueroa to a minor league deal. ***PHOTO1*** Matt Eddy of Baseball America reports the Yankees made the move to sign the 27-year-old, who has experience playing at shortstop, third base and second, with a little experience playing the corner outfield spots. Figueroa's...

Yankees GM Brian Cashman on Alex Rodriguez: We Look Forward to Him Being a Tremendous DH
December 16th, 2014 at 5:53 PM
On Monday, the New York Yankees solidified their infield with the signing of third basemen Chase Headley to a four-year, $52 million deal, which now makes him the everyday third basemen. ***PHOTO1*** Headley takes the reigns of the returning Alex Rodriguez, who was suspended for the entire 2014 season and was one...

New York Yankees’ Chase Headley Deal Blocks Prospects from Regular Playing Time
December 15th, 2014 at 12:46 PM
As the New York Yankees finalize their four-year deal with third baseman Chase Headley, the pact ends any hope of regular playing time for one of the organization's top young prospects. ***PHOTO1*** The deal that Headley signs will be worth $52 million and was first reported on by Jon Heyman of CBS...