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Mark Teixeira Admits He Can’t Play Through Injuries; Returns to Yankees Lineup
July 29th, 2014 at 5:27 PM
Father Time gets a hold of everyone and New York Yankees first baseman Mark Teixeira is no different. ***VIDEO1*** Tex will finally return to the Yankees lineup on Tuesday night after missing eight games with an injury: #Yankees lineup vs Texas: Gardner LF, Jeter SS, Ellsbury CF, Teixeira 1B, Beltran DH, McCann C,...

New York Yankees Manager Joe Girardi on Masahiro Tanaka: ‘He’s Feeling Better and Better’
July 29th, 2014 at 4:37 AM
When Masahiro Tanaka went on the DL with a tear to his UCL, there wasn't too much hope for optimism. Such an injury usually ends in Tommy John Surgery, most of the time. Tanaka and the Yankees decided to rehab his elbow and see how it responded. The word so far has...

New York Yankees’ Mark Teixeira Gets Pinch-Hit Single in 8th Inning; Likely to Return Full-Time to Lineup on Tuesday
July 28th, 2014 at 11:01 PM
UPDATE: In the top of the eight inning, Yankees manager Joe Girardi called back Brian Roberts and sent up Mark Teixeira to pinch hit for the Yankees. Teixeira singled to left against Texas Rangers lefty reliever Neal Cotts and then was pinch-ran for by Brendan Ryan. Teixeira didn't experience any pain or...

New York Yankees Mark Teixeira Feeling Better and Hopes to Return Soon; Should Avoid DL
July 25th, 2014 at 10:36 PM
It's the same old song for the New York Yankees, Mark Teixeira is hurt and trying to avoid the disabled list. Teixeira is battling a lat injury that has kept him sidelined since Monday. Teixeira missed Friday night's contest against the Toronto Blue Jays, but feels he should avoid the...

Yankees Injury Updates: Masahiro Tanaka Feels Better, Michael Pineda’s Sim Game
July 23rd, 2014 at 5:02 PM
Masahiro Tanaka and Michael Pineda are on the road to recovery for the New York Yankees with both continuing their respective rehabs, while CC Sabathia finally went under the knife to fix his ailing knee. ***VIDEO1*** Here are the latest updates on the trio of starters missing from the Yanks rotation at...

New York Yankees: Kelly Johnson Lands on 15-Day DL with Groin Injury
July 23rd, 2014 at 2:07 PM
New York Yankees utility man Kelly Johnson is heading to the 15-day disabled list with a groin injury. ***VIDEO1*** Anthony McCarron of the New York Daily News has the latest: Yanks' Kelly Johnson is on DL with a strained groin and righty Chris Leroux is coming up from Triple-A. Righty Bruce Billings DFA'd —...

Michael Pineda to Make Next Step in Return to New York Yankees After Setback
July 21st, 2014 at 5:47 PM
Michael Pineda, who hasn't pitched since April 23 after being suspended and suffering a back injury, is set to begin his rehab assignments soon and is still slated to return sometime in August, more likely towards the end of the month. ***VIDEO1*** Ian Begley of ESPN.com reported Pineda is ready to throw...

New York Yankees’ Mark Teixeira Out 3-4 Days with Strained Lat Muscle; Should Avoid DL
July 21st, 2014 at 5:13 PM
UPDATE: Monday, July 21 at 6:16 p.m. ET Apparently Teixeira has been dealing with this injury for quite some time and it isn't something that has popped up in the last few days. Tex is also set to get a platlet-rich plasma injection into his lat, per Mark Feinsand of the New...

Masahiro Tanaka Talks About Elbow Injury, Return to New York Yankees
July 18th, 2014 at 8:35 PM
Masahiro Tanaka recently spoke about what the future holds after tearing his UCL ***VIDEO1*** Bryan Hoch of MLB.com has the latest comments from Tanaka, which includes his description of when and where he felt the pain in his elbow and his thoughts on the rehab ahead of him: "The irritation or the pain...

New York Yankees’ CC Sabathia to Undergo Season-Ending Arthroscopic Knee Surgery on July 23
July 18th, 2014 at 5:19 PM
CC Sabathia's 2014 season has been declared officially over. ***VIDEO1*** On Friday, just before the New York Yankees were set to resume the second-half of their season, general manager Brian Cashman announced that CC Sabathia will undergo season-ending knee surgery on the knee that has kept him out since the beginning of...

New York Yankees Activate Carlos Beltran from 7-Day Concussion DL; Batting 6th as DH Vs. Cincinnati Reds
July 18th, 2014 at 3:59 PM
When the New York Yankees were in town last week to play the Cleveland Indians, Carlos Beltran took a batting practice ball to the face, which had him land on the seven-day disabled list designated for concussions. ***VIDEO1*** Beltran hadn't played since Sunday, July 6 and stayed on the disabled list after...

New York Yankees Dellin Betances Honored to Be Derek Jeter’s Teammate on AL All-Star Team
July 15th, 2014 at 5:01 PM
It's been quite a ride for Dellin Betances this past year. Last season he was in AAA-Scranton, struggling as a starting pitcher, when he switched to the bullpen after six starts, and then everything clicked. Fast forward to 2014, and Betances is on the sitting on the bench alongside Derek Jeter...

MLB Trade Rumors: Cliff Lee to Return from DL on July 21 Vs. Giants; Yankees Still Listed as Likely Landing Spot
July 14th, 2014 at 11:19 AM
Cliff Lee has been on the disabled list since late May with a strain in his elbow, but it looks like the 35-year-old lefty is set to return from the disabled list for the Philadelphia Phillies. ***VIDEO1*** Shortly after the All Star break this week, Lee is set to return for the...

New York Yankees’ Masahiro Tanaka Will Skip 2014 All Star Game Festivities; Focus on Rehab
July 14th, 2014 at 10:21 AM
Before his injury this past week that landed him on the 15-day disabled list and out for the next six weeks, New York Yankees ace starter  Masahiro Tanaka was a candidate to start the 2014 All Star Game at Target Field in Minnesota. ***VIDEO1*** Now that he's not pitching in the game,...

New York Yankees Minor League Pitcher of the Year Shane Greene Impresses in Majors
July 13th, 2014 at 8:22 PM
At a time when the New York Yankees are searching for pitchers, they may have found one right in their own organization. Shane Greene, coming off of an impressive four hit victory on Saturday against Baltimore, could be that guy. ***VIDEO1*** It would be impossible for the Yankees to rebuild their injury...

New York Yankees’ Michael Pineda Threw 25-Pitch Bullpen; Mid-August Return is Best Case Situation
July 12th, 2014 at 4:48 PM
The New York Yankees have 80 percent of their starting rotation on the disabled list and it's tough to tell when they will get any of them back, if at all. ***VIDEO1*** However, they could potentially get one of those pitchers back next month as Michael Pineda threw a 25-pitch bullpen on...

New York Yankees’ Masahiro Tanaka Could Avoid Tommy John Surgery with Treatment, According to Orthopedic Surgeon
July 12th, 2014 at 1:02 PM
With a small tear in his UCL in his right elbow, many people around baseball are expecting New York Yankees ace Masahiro Tanaka to need Tommy John Surgery, which would end his 2014 season and take him out for part of 2015 as well. ***VIDEO1*** Tanaka, who was 12-4 with a 2.51...

New York Yankees’ CC Sabathia to Have Knee Evaluated by Two Top Surgeons
July 12th, 2014 at 10:47 AM
CC Sabathia was on track to eventually return to the New York Yankees later this month, but swelling in the knee derailed those plans and has his pitching future in jeopardy. ***VIDEO1*** Not only could his 2014 season be over, but if Sabathia needs to have microfracture surgery on the knee that...

Masahiro Tanaka’s Statement Proves New York Yankees Signed a Class Act
July 11th, 2014 at 5:16 PM
Masahiro Tanaka released a statement on Friday in which he apologized to the New York Yankees organization and it's fans for getting injured. ***VIDEO1*** The statement comes one day after Tanaka was diagnosed with a small tear in his ulnar collateral ligament (UCL). The injury will keep him out a minimum of...

New York Mets’ Matt Harvey Gives Advice to Yankees’ Masahiro Tanaka on Dealing with Elbow Injury
July 11th, 2014 at 9:36 AM
Last year, Matt Harvey lit the entire world and especially the New York Mets world last season when he emerged onto the scene and became the ace pitcher the entire organization was expecting, and even started the 2013 All Star Game for the National League. ***VIDEO1*** Sound a bit farmiliar? If yes,...