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New York Yankees Prospect Ty Hensley Draws Face on Arm Using Tommy John Surgery Scar: Photo
April 20th, 2015 at 1:00 PM
New York Yankees prospect Ty Hensley is doing just fine after having Tommy John surgery recently, and he's even having a little fun with the scar on his arm. ***PHOTO2*** Hensley was forced to have the dreaded procedure early in April, which was yet another blow to his career and development. Despite the...

New York Yankees Injury Updates on Brett Gardner, Jose Pirela, Chris Capuano, Ivan Nova
April 17th, 2015 at 5:49 PM
Here are the latest updates on some of the New York Yankees' walking wounded. ***PHOTO1*** Brett Gardner Gardner has made it clear his wrist feels much better today and that he was able to play, however manager Joe Girardi is still holding him out. Brett Gardner says he feels good enough to play today...

Brett Gardner Injury: Updates on New York Yankees Star’s Wrist
April 14th, 2015 at 7:22 PM
New York Yankees outfielder Brett Gardner was forced from the game with the Baltimore Orioles on Monday night early after being hit by a pitch in his wrist. (Scroll down for updates) ***PHOTO2*** UPDATE: Wednesday, April 15 at 5:02 p.m. ET Brett Gardner seems optimistic about returning on Friday, as the Yankees outfielder says...

Yankees’ Jose Pirela Cleared to Resume Baseball Activities, Playing in Extended Spring Games
April 13th, 2015 at 5:36 PM
New York Yankees prospect Jose Pirela has finally been cleared to take part in baseball activities and is expected to start playing in extended spring games some time next week. ***PHOTO1*** Pirela suffered a concussion on March 22nd in a spring training games versus the Mets. It was originally thought Pirela would...

New York Yankees’ Ivan Nova to Throw Live Batting Practice for 1st Time Since Surgery
April 13th, 2015 at 2:00 PM
New York Yankees starting pitcher Ivan Nova is taking a huge step in his recovery from Tommy John surgery last year as he prepares to throw living batting practice this week. ***PHOTO1*** Nova is scheduled to throw live batting practice on Tuesday in Tampa, which is the first time he will face...

New York Yankees’ Masahiro Tanaka, Pedro Martinez Show No Hard Feelings with Handshake: Photo
April 10th, 2015 at 4:37 PM
After predicting that New York Yankees ace Masahiro Tanaka would get injured during the 2015 season, Pedro Martinez and the Japanese superstar shook hands when they met on Friday night, and everything seems to be good. ***PHOTO1*** Martinez made the comments on the SiriusXM radio show Mad Dog Unleashed: “I don’t see him...

New York Yankees’ Masahiro Tanaka’s Velocity, Mechanics Comments Just a Poor Choice of Words?
April 8th, 2015 at 11:01 AM
UPDATE: Wednesday, April 8 at 5:51 p.m. ET Yankees skipper Joe Girardi gave his take on what Masahiro Tanaka might have meant by his comments on Saturday afternoon, per Chad Jennings of the LoHud Yankees Blog: ***PHOTO2*** “I think what he was meaning to say is, I’m not a flamethrower,” manager Joe Girardi...

Toronto Blue Jays Admit Masahiro Tanaka’s Velocity Drop Made Him More Hittable
April 7th, 2015 at 11:00 AM
Much has been made about New York Yankees ace Masahiro Tanaka throwing with less velocity and his first opponent of the 2015 campaign, the Toronto Blue Jays, not only noticed the difference but were comforted by it. ***PHOTO1*** Tanaka ended up allowing five runs (four earned) over four innings in his start,...

New York Yankees Prospect Ty Hensley Had Tommy John Surgery; Will Miss 2015 Season
April 6th, 2015 at 5:14 PM
UPDATE: Monday, April 6 at 7:54 p.m. ET Hensley has released a statement regarding his surgery: 2016. pic.twitter.com/FZLxzryWfS — Ty Hensley (@TyHensley17) April 6, 2015 It was originally reported that Dr. James Andrews had performed the procedure last Monday, but as Hensley points out it was actually last Tuesday. End of Update Original Text The tough breaks...

MLB Rumors: New York Yankees Still in Market for Rotation Depth; Wandy Rodriguez a Possibility?
April 5th, 2015 at 9:00 AM
With the New York Yankees season starting on Monday, the team is reportedly still looking for starting rotation depth. ***PHOTO1*** The team's Opening Day rotation is already set, made up of Masahiro Tanaka, Michael Pineda, CC Sabathia, Nathan Eovaldi and Adam Warren. Aside from those starters, the Yankees could also go to long...

New York Yankees’ Masahiro Tanaka Admits His Velocity is Down and Isn’t Coming Back
April 4th, 2015 at 12:09 PM
New York Yankees ace Masahiro Tanaka is changing the way he does things in 2015, with less of an emphasis on velocity being one of those changes. ***PHOTO2*** Tanaka, who made his final appearance in front of the media before the start of the new season on April 6, said he doesn't...

Curt Schilling Discusses Alleged Velocity Issues of New York Yankees’ Dellin Betances
April 3rd, 2015 at 8:55 AM
Everyone is concerned about New York Yankees reliever Dellin Betances, except for the team's brass and former Boston Red Sox pitcher, Curt Schilling. ***PHOTO1*** The fears about Betances stem from his alleged drop in velocity this spring, and from the fact that Betances is putting up dreadful numbers in exhibition play. Betances...

New York Yankees’ Masahiro Tanaka Reacts to Pedro Martinez’s Prediction He’ll Get Hurt
April 2nd, 2015 at 3:01 PM
New York Yankees ace Masahiro Tanaka brushed off Pedro Martinez's comments that the 26-year-old isn't healthy and will not be able to make it through the 2015 season with re-injuring his elbow. ***PHOTO1*** Tanaka didn't take it personal and remained humble when responding to Martinez's comments, however he insists that he is...

Pedro Martinez Predicts New York Yankees’ Masahiro Tanaka Will Get Injured in 2015
April 1st, 2015 at 5:39 PM
Longtime New York Yankees rival Pedro Martinez thinks that Masahiro Tanaka will be unable to stay healthy in 2015. ***PHOTO1*** Andrew Marchand of ESPNNew York.com reported Martinez's comments. The Hall of Fame pitcher doesn't just think Tanaka will get hurt in the future, he thinks Tanaka is not fully healthy right now: “I...

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...

New York Yankees’ Jacoby Ellsbury to Play in Big-League Spring Training Game on Wednesday
March 31st, 2015 at 7:30 PM
New York Yankees outfielder Jacoby Ellsbury is set to return to action on Wednesday. ***PHOTO1*** Ellsbury has been out the past few weeks with an oblique strain and the goal was for him to get into a game by Tuesday to be ready for the season, which he successfully did in a...

New York Yankees Prospect Domingo German to Undergo Tommy John Surgery
March 29th, 2015 at 7:53 PM
New York Yankees prospect Domingo German is set to undergo Tommy John surgery. German announced it on his Instagram page with this post of him arriving in New York City: Llegada a nueva york. Gracias el viaje fue muy cómodo A photo posted by el negro de los guasiviri (@domingogerman75)...

New York Yankees’ Jacoby Ellsbury Set for Game Action on Tuesday After On-Field BP
March 29th, 2015 at 4:00 PM
New York Yankees outfielder Jacoby Ellsbury is all set for game action after he enjoyed a successful round of on-field batting practice on Saturday as the next step in his rehab process from a mild oblique strain. ***PHOTO1*** Ellsbury hasn't played in a game since March 15 and was sidelined from baseball...

New York Yankees’ Didi Gregorius Injures Wrist During Spring Game Vs. Baltimore Orioles
March 28th, 2015 at 2:45 PM
UPDATE: Saturday, March 28 at 4:03 p.m. ET X-rays on Gregorius' wrist are negative and manager Joe Girardi hopes he can return to action on Wednesday: ***PHOTO2*** End of Update Original Text New York Yankees shortstop Didi Gregorius had a scare during the second inning of the team's spring training game versus the Baltimore Orioles...