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MLB Rumors: New York Yankees Think Luis Severino Can Impact Rotation Soon
September 1st, 2014 at 9:34 AM
The New York Yankees have brought prospect Luis Severino up at an almost frantic pace in 2014, but that's because the Yanks believe Severino can have a major impact on their starting rotation sooner rather than later. ***PHOTO1*** Severino has dominated the minors this season to the tune of a 2.46 ERA...

Michael Pineda Making New York Yankees GM Brian Cashman Look Like a Genius
August 30th, 2014 at 12:40 PM
Brian Cashman makes some bad moves, but he also makes his fair share of good to brilliant ones. Despite that, criticism at the New York Yankees general manager is the most it has ever been and he gets next to no credit for his successes. ***PHOTO1*** Regardless of how you feel about...

Masahiro Tanaka Reacts to Arm Soreness and New York Yankees Shutting Him Down
August 29th, 2014 at 5:53 PM
New York Yankees ace Masahiro Tanaka spoke to the media on Friday after it was reported that he felt some soreness in his arm, but not specifically his elbow. ***PHOTO1*** Erik Boland of Newsday has the latest on where Tanaka is feeling the soreness: Tanaka clarified the soreness is in his entire arm,...

New York Yankees’ Masahiro Tanaka Experiencing General Soreness in Arm; Simulated Game on Hold
August 29th, 2014 at 4:43 PM
Things were progressing along great with New York Yankees ace pitcher Masahiro Tanaka, as he is aiming to come back next month after almost two months on the sideline with a small tear in a ligament in his elbow back in July. ***PHOTO1*** Tanaka was scheduled to throw another simulated game on...

Aaron Judge Among New York Yankees Prospects to Play in Arizona Fall League
August 29th, 2014 at 2:20 PM
They may be a few years away, but the New York Yankees have some promising prospects in their minor league system. The Arizona Fall League selected eight Yankee players and one coach to participate in this years Fall league. ***VIDEO1*** Through the years the AFL has been a gateway for many players...

New York Yankees Masahiro Tanaka Throws Another Successful Simulated Game on Thursday
August 28th, 2014 at 2:04 PM
Masahiro Tanaka continued his recovery from a UCL tear in his elbow as he threw a successful simulated game at Comerica Park in Detroit. Tanaka looked good as he threw 49 pitches on Thursday morning, without issue. ***VIDEO1*** Yankees manager Joe Girardi said that the was pleased with Tanaka's outing and that...

Derek Jeter Gets 20-second Standing Ovation from Detroit Tigers Fans (Video)
August 26th, 2014 at 8:55 PM
Derek Jeter, who grew up Kalamazoo, Michigan, got a great standing ovation from Detroit Tigers fans before his first at-bat for the New York Yankees on Tuesday night in Comerica Park. ***PHOTO1*** Matthew B. Mowery of The Oakland Press shared a video of the nice gesture from the crowd in Detroit: VIDEO: The...

New York Yankees Could Be Interested in Cuban LHP Misael Siverio
August 26th, 2014 at 2:58 PM
Here we go again. Two more Cuban-born players are set to work out for Major League Baseball teams in Florida this Friday, according to the agent of left-handed pitcher Misael Siverio and first baseman Jozzen Cuesta, per MLB Trade Rumors: Cuban first baseman Jozzen Cuesta and Cuban left-hander Misael Siverio will host...

MLB Trade Rumors: Bartolo Colon, Scott Feldman Clear Waivers; Yankees Don’t Claim Either Pitcher
August 26th, 2014 at 10:39 AM
On Monday, Peter Gammons of MLB Network has reported that the New York Yankees were "claiming everyone" and heard that they might possibly make a move to put a claim in on New York Mets starter Bartolo Colon and Houston Astros starter Scott Feldman. ***PHOTO1*** As it turns out, the Yankees did...

Michael Pineda Wins 1st Game Since Return from DL; Yankees Dominate Royals 8-1
August 25th, 2014 at 11:08 PM
Don't look now, but the New York Yankees are slowly starting to gain some momentum heading into the final month of the 2014 season as they are trying to make a push for the postseason. ***PHOTO1*** Michael Pineda, who was making his third start since coming off the DL, a stint that...

New York Yankees’ Masahiro Tanaka to Throw 2nd Simulated Game on Thursday in Detroit
August 23rd, 2014 at 4:29 PM
UPDATE: After throwing a successful 35-pitch simulated game on Saturday, the Yankees have announced that Masahiro Tanaka will throw a second simulated game on Thursdat when the team is in Detroit for their series against the Tigers. ***PHOTO2*** Tanaka's return to the Yankees in September continues to look more likely with each passing...

Brandon McCarthy Interested in Re-Signing with New York Yankees; Calls It a Great Fit
August 22nd, 2014 at 12:52 PM
Ever since sending Vidal Nuno to the Arizona Diamondbacks in a trade on July 6, it has been nothing short of an amazing experience for Brandon McCarthy with the New York Yankees, who has seen a bit of a career rejuvenation in the Bronx. ***PHOTO1*** After being told to use his cutter...

New York Yankees Giving Serious Consideration to 6-Man Pitching Rotation for September
August 22nd, 2014 at 12:34 PM
Currently, the New York Yankees have a rather solid starting rotation with Hiroki Kuroda, Brandon McCarthy, Shane Greene, Chris Capuano and the returning Michael Pineda. ***PHOTO1*** So if Masahiro Tanaka does in fact return to the Yankees in September like people around the team are starting to wonder, who would lose their...

New York Yankees’ Brandon McCarthy Explains Adjustments Made That Turned Season Around
August 22nd, 2014 at 10:01 AM
Remember when everyone thought making the trade for Brandon McCarthy from the Arizona Diamondbacks wouldn't help the team? Especially with a 3-10 record and a 5.01 ERA. ***PHOTO1*** Fast forward to almost two months since that trade went down, eight starts later, and McCarthy has practically been the Yankees best pitcher since...

New York Yankees’ Masahiro Tanaka Completes ALS Ice Bucket Challenge for ALS Awareness (Video)
August 21st, 2014 at 6:39 PM
While he is fighting like hell to get himself back on the mound in the 2014 season, New York Yankees ace Masahiro Tanaka was the latest player to take and complete the Ice Bucket Challenge to raise awareness and donations for ALS. ***VIDEO1*** Tanaka, who will now throw live batting practice to...

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’ Masahiro Tanaka to Face Live Hitters on Saturday in Batting Practice
August 21st, 2014 at 12:00 PM
The growing feeling that Masahiro Tanaka could actually return to the New York Yankees and pitch again in the 2014 season is starting to get bigger with each step that the 25-year-old takes. ***PHOTO1*** Tanaka will take his next step towards making such a return on Saturday when he will face live...

Zelous Wheeler Recalled by New York Yankees; Chase Whitley Optioned to Class-AAA Scranton/Wilks-Barre
August 21st, 2014 at 11:07 AM
On early Thursday morning, media members had seen Zelous Wheeler stroll into the New York Yankees clubhouse, which likely meant the 28-year-old infielder was making his way back to the majors for a second stint. ***PHOTO1*** That was in fact going to be the case, as the Yankees officially re-called Wheeler to...

MLB Rumors: Yankees Seen as Favorite to Land Jon Lester; Red Sox are ‘Long Shot’
August 20th, 2014 at 5:00 PM
While it is believed to be a long shot for Oakland Athletics starter Jon Lester to return to the Boston Red Sox in free agency after the season, the New York Yankees are one of the teams said to be the favorites to land him. ***PHOTO1*** Lester, who was traded before the...

New York Yankees’ CC Sabathia Completes Ice Bucket Challenge for ALS Awareness (Video)
August 19th, 2014 at 7:10 PM
Earlier in the day, it was New York Yankees general partner Jennifer Steinbrenner-Swindal who completed the Ice Bucket Challenge to raise awareness and donations for ALS. ***PHOTO1*** Later in the day, one of her employee's and players on the Yankees, injured starting pitcher CC Sabathia, also completed the Ice Bucket Challenge, which...