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Jacob Lindgren Reportedly Set to Join New York Yankees After Promotion from Triple-A
May 23rd, 2015 at 5:14 PM
The time has come: the New York Yankees will promote stud left-handed reliever Jacob Lindgren to the big leagues on Sunday. Joel Sherman of the New York Post has the scoop: I hear that with Pinder throwing 48 pitches today he will be sent down and Jacob Lindgren will be promoted Sunday...

It’s Time New York Yankees Promote Jacob Lindgren to Replace Inept David Carpenter
May 23rd, 2015 at 12:42 PM
Is David Carpenter bad or what? ***PHOTO1*** The former Atlanta Braves reliever turned New York Yankee has been dreadful for the Bronx Bombers out of the bullpen this season and doesn't really deserve to have a job on this team. Carpenter has allowed an earned run in each of his last three outings...

New York Yankees Mustaches Disappearing with a Few Exceptions; Mark Teixeira Reacts
May 19th, 2015 at 5:19 PM
The New York Yankees started growing mustaches as a team earlier in the season and it seemed to be bringing the team good luck for awhile, however after a tough stretch of games of late, the mustaches are disappearing. ***PHOTO1*** Brett Gardner was the one who led the charge of Yankees growing...

New York Yankees’ David Carpenter Launches Pitch Over Rays’ Evan Longoria’s Head: Video
May 12th, 2015 at 6:51 PM
Tampa Bay Rays star Evan Longoria almost found out the hard way why you don't call a late timeout when a Major League Baseball pitcher is ready to deliver his pitch. Your browser does not support iframes. In the eighth inning of the game versus the Rays on Monday night, New York...

New York Yankees’ Chris Martin Placed on 15-Day DL with Elbow Tendinitis
May 9th, 2015 at 3:12 PM
New York Yankees reliever Chris Martin has been placed on the 15-day disabled list. ***PHOTO1*** It was announced before the game versus the Baltimore Orioles on Saturday afternoon that Martin had come down with the injury, which was diagnosed as right elbow tendinitis. Yanks officially announce that righty Chris Martin, who had become...

Ex-Yankee Kyle Farnsworth Dominating as Defensive Lineman in Minor League Football
May 6th, 2015 at 12:55 PM
Now that his baseball career is over, former New York Yankees reliever Kyle Farnsworth is lining up on the defensive line of a minor-league football team down in Florda and is dominating. ***PHOTO1*** Farnsworth pitched in the majors as recently as last season with the New York Mets and Houston Astros, but...

New York Yankees Predict Mayweather-Pacquiao; Andrew Miller Refuses to Pay
May 2nd, 2015 at 4:05 PM
The New York Yankees have made their picks for the upcoming Floyd Mayweather Jr.-Manny Pacquiao fight that will take place on Saturday night. ***PHOTO1*** Everyone and their brother has an opinion about this fight, including some of the Yankees players. CC Sabathia: Mayweather. "I think just like everybody else, everybody wants Pacquiao to win...

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...

New York Yankees’ Dellin Betances Limped Off Field After Completing 8th Inning on Wednesday?
April 29th, 2015 at 3:44 PM
UPDATE: Wednesday, April 29 at 5:19 p.m. ET Yankees manager Joe Girardi said Dellin Betances doesn't have any kind of serious injury and that his limping was a result of a blister on his toe. Girardi said Betances has a blister on one of his big toes, which is why he was...

New York Yankees Legend Mariano Rivera to Host Youth Baseball ProCamp on May 2nd
April 27th, 2015 at 11:45 PM
New York Yankees legend Mariano Rivera is doing his part together with Steiner Sports to teach kids about the game of baseball as he prepares to hold a youth baseball camp, coming in May of 2015. ***PHOTO1*** According to a press release from the Yankees, the one-day camp for boys and girls...

Joe Girardi All but Confirms Andrew Miller is New York Yankees’ Official Closer
April 27th, 2015 at 4:20 PM
While he didn't say specifically, New York Yankees manager Joe Girardi basically admitted his official closer is Andrew Miller after not naming one at the start of the season. This ends the co-closer experiment before it even got off the ground. ***PHOTO1*** Before Monday night's game versus the Tampa Bay Rays, Girardi...

New York Yankees’ 2015 Pitching Staff the Tallest in Major League Baseball History?
April 26th, 2015 at 2:48 PM
With a bigger emphasis placed on power pitchers, the New York Yankees are getting bigger and bigger in height. In fact, the Yankees have the tallest pitching staff in Major League Baseball history. ***PHOTO1*** In a fantastic piece done by Daniel Barbarisi of the Wall Street Journal, he analyzes the incredible average...

New York Yankees Joe Girardi Considering a Closer Switch for Subway Series Vs. Mets?
April 25th, 2015 at 12:36 PM
Here comes that co-closer stuff again. ***PHOTO1*** New York Yankees manager Joe Girardi has hinted that the team could choose to go with Dellin Betances as the closer for the series versus the New York Mets instead of Andrew Miller, per Erik Boland of Newsday: "It's something I might think about doing." The reasoning...

New York Yankees’ Chasen Shreve Rejoins Big-League Team After Being Sent to Minors
April 21st, 2015 at 1:43 PM
New York Yankees left-hander Chasen Shreve will be rejoining the team on Tuesday after being sent down to the minors on April 11. ***PHOTO2*** Shreve was sacrificed after the 19-inning game versus the Boston Red Sox that left the Yanks' bullpen depleted, with Shreve himself throwing 3 1/3 innings in the marathon...

New York Yankees’ Esmil Rogers Makes Beautiful Artwork Out of Cup: Video
April 21st, 2015 at 12:45 PM
When he isn't being a solid long man for the New York Yankees, Esmil Rogers loves to do artistic things with drinking cups. Your browser does not support iframes. Either that or he's really bored. Rogers was sitting in the bullpen during the Yanks' game with the Tampa Bay Rays over the weekend...

Joe Girardi Still Refuses to Name New York Yankees Closer; Andrew Miller Responds
April 15th, 2015 at 12:57 PM
While it might be obvious to everyone watching who the New York Yankees closer should be, manager Joe Girardi still isn't ready to name an official closer just yet. ***PHOTO1*** Andrew Miller has already gotten the call twice to save games this season and has been successful both times. Meanwhile, Dellin Betances hasn't...

Andrew Miller Cements Status as New York Yankees Closer After Monday Night
April 14th, 2015 at 2:30 PM
If you still question who the New York Yankees' closer should be after seven games into the season, just take a look at Andrew Miller's performance from Monday night and his numbers over his first three outings of 2015. ***PHOTO1*** Miller came into the game during the eighth inning with one out...

MLB Trade Rumors: Atlanta Braves Offered Craig Kimbrel to New York Yankees
April 13th, 2015 at 4:49 PM
The Atlanta Braves shopped Craig Kimbrel to several teams during the offseason, with the New York Yankees being one of them. ***PHOTO1*** Kimbrel eventually ended up in San Diego after the Padres and Braves struck a deal in what was one of many moves for Padres general manager A.J. Preller this offseason. Before...

Dellin Betances Can’t Be Trusted as New York Yankees Closer After Ugly Season Debut
April 9th, 2015 at 9:00 AM
Dellin Betances picked up where he left off in spring training during his 2015 season debut, which is why the New York Yankees can't trust him to be a closer right now. ***PHOTO1*** Coming out of camp, the Yankees didn't name an official closer and instead opted to use co-closers in Betances...

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...