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MLB Trade Rumors: New York Yankees Scouted Ian Kennedy on Wednesday
July 24th, 2014 at 9:29 AM
The New York Yankees scouts were in attendance in Chicago on Wednesday night for San Diego Padres starter Ian Kennedy's start against the Cubs. ***VIDEO1*** In that start, Kennedy allowed three runs on three hits with six strikeouts over six innings against the lowly Cubbies. Jon Morosi of FOX Sports first reported 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...

MLB Trade Rumors: New York Yankees not ‘Hot and Heavy’ for Cliff Lee
July 22nd, 2014 at 7:04 PM
Trade rumors have been swirling about the New York Yankees and Philadelphia Phillies pitcher Cliff Lee, but apparently general manager Brian Cashman isn't too high on the 35-year-old right now. ***VIDEO1*** ESPNNewYork.com's Wallace Matthews was notified by a source of the Yanks' feelings on Lee: 1. Cliff Lee came back Monday and didn't look too...

Yankees Trade Target Cliff Lee Farts After Postgame Interview (Video)
July 22nd, 2014 at 2:40 PM
Philadelphia Phillies starter Cliff Lee, who is a trade target of the New York Yankees, isn't throwing much gas in his pitches anymore, but he is still certainly passing it. ***VIDEO1*** After his horrid Monday night start against the San Francisco Giants in which he allowed six runs on 12 hits in...

MLB Trade Rumors: John Danks a Worse Option for New York Yankees than Cliff Lee
July 22nd, 2014 at 1:09 PM
With his potentially bad elbow, horrible first start back and enormous contract, Cliff Lee of the Philadelphia Phillies is still a better trade option for the New York Yankees than Chicago White Sox starter, John Danks. ***VIDEO1*** Jon Heyman of CBS Sports is reporting that general manager Brian Cashman is in the...

MLB Trade Rumors: New York Yankees, Chicago White Sox in Early Talks Discussing John Danks Trade
July 22nd, 2014 at 11:56 AM
While the New York Yankees were observing and scouting Cliff Lee's return to the Philadelphia Phillies from the disabled list on Monday night, the team is looking at all possible trade options available. ***VIDEO1*** Jon Heyman of CBS Sports and WFAN has reported on Tuesday that the Yankees and Chicago White Sox have...

New York Yankees: Shane Greene’s Flip to 1st Base was Worst Ever (Video)
July 22nd, 2014 at 9:20 AM
For all Shane Greene has done well with the New York Yankees so far, he nearly erased all of it on Monday night when he committed three errors in the field by himself, with one of them being the worst flip to first base you will ever see. ***VIDEO1*** One of the...

MLB Trade Rumors: Yankees Observe Cliff Lee’s Rough 1st Start Off DL; Should Finally Lower Phillies Trade Demands
July 22nd, 2014 at 1:46 AM
On Monday night, there were many scouts in attendance at Citizens Bank Park for the return of Cliff Lee for the Philadelphia Phillies as he took on the San Francisco Giants in his first start off the disabled list since May. ***VIDEO1*** The start was far from memorable, as Lee ended up...

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...

MLB Trade Rumors: Oakland A’s Getting Calls on LHP Tommy Milone; Could Yankees Be Calling with Interest?
July 21st, 2014 at 12:11 PM
When the Oakland A's were able to swing the deal with the Chicago Cubs on July 4 to get Jeff Samardzija and Jason Hammel for their starting rotation, someone had to lose their spot on the team and be sent down to the minors. ***VIDEO1*** That was the case for lefty Tommy...

MLB Trade Rumors: New York Yankees Scouted Cliff Lee’s Last Rehab Start; Expected to Scout Monday’s Return to Majors
July 21st, 2014 at 11:19 AM
Monday night is a very big start for Philadelphia Phillies lefty ace Cliff Lee, as he will make his first official start for the team since May when he steps onto the mound at Citizens Bank Park and squares off against the San Francisco Giants. ***VIDEO1*** Lee, who was on the disabled...

MLB Trade Rumors: Cliff Lee Isn’t Worth New York Yankees’ Top Prospects
July 21st, 2014 at 7:00 AM
The New York Yankees are in desperate need of a starting pitcher, and while Cliff Lee of the Philadelphia Phillies would be an instant upgrade over what they have now, the Yanks must not part ways with any top prospects in order to land him. ***VIDEO1*** A trade scenario was mentioned by...

MLB Trade Rumors: Former Reds/Nationals GM Jim Bowden Suggests Realistic Yankees/Phillies Deal for Cliff Lee
July 20th, 2014 at 4:47 PM
With less than two weeks to go until the July 31 MLB trade deadline, one of the teams that many consider to be an active seller this coming month is the Philadelphia Phillies. ***VIDEO1*** The Phillies have several large contracts on their payroll that general manager Ruben Amaro, Jr. would love to...

New York Yankees Pitcher Brandon McCarthy’s Wife, Amanda McCarthy, is a Must Follow on Twitter
July 20th, 2014 at 10:38 AM
A lot of players are on social media which gives the fans the chance to interact with them; whether it be Facebook, Twitter or Instagram. ***PHOTO1*** Not only are the players themselves on it, but as are their significant others, which can get rather interesting, especially if they have no filter on...

Yankees Notes: CC Sabathia Feared for Career, Mo’s Son Unsigned, and Cool Stats
July 19th, 2014 at 8:19 PM
Here are some news and notes from the New York Yankees Universe. ***VIDEO1*** CC Sabathia Talks Surgery CC Sabathia's season will be over after he undergoes arthroscopic surgery on his ailing knee, but the big left-hander feared worse when he first came down with the injury, according to Andrew Marchand of ESPNNewYork.com: "I was very...

New York Yankees Unlocking Brandon McCarthy’s Potential with 1 Pitch?
July 19th, 2014 at 7:26 PM
Brandon McCarthy had a sensational outing for the New York Yankees versus the Cincinnati Reds on Saturday, and it might be the result of adding one more pitch to his reportoire. ***VIDEO1*** The pitch McCarthy added was the cutter. Yankees fans know this pitch well after the legendary career of Mariano Rivera...

MLB Trade Rumors: Orioles, Phillies Holding Trade Talks About Former Yankees Starter A.J. Burnett
July 19th, 2014 at 6:58 PM
While the New York Yankees have had no reported interest in a reunion with former starter A.J. Burnett, one of their rivals are interested in potentially acquiring him. ***VIDEO1*** Jon Morosi of FOX Sports has reported that the Baltimore Orioles and Philadelphia Phillies have had preliminary trade discussions for A.J. Burnett. ***PHOTO1*** ***PHOTO2*** The 37-year-old...

MLB Trade Rumors: Yankees Making No Progress in Hunt for Starting Pitcher
July 19th, 2014 at 5:42 PM
Either the New York Yankees are doing a fantastic job at keeping things close to the vest or general manager Brian Cashman has nothing going on in terms of bringing in a top-notch, impact starter before the Major League Baseball trade deadline. ***VIDEO1*** With July 31 rapidly approaching, rival general managers around...

MLB Trade Rumors: Edwin Jackson Isn’t Worth New York Yankees’ Time
July 19th, 2014 at 2:06 PM
The New York Yankees are searching high and low for starting pitching with no results to speak of yet. ***VIDEO1*** That's likely because the Yanks and general manager Brian Cashman are unwilling to part ways with some of their top prospects in order to land that big-name starter.  So instead expect...

MLB Trade Rumors: Phillies’ Cliff Lee Likely to Waive No-Trade Clause; Yankees Continue to Make Most Sense for Trade
July 18th, 2014 at 9:52 PM
On Friday, it was reported that the Philadelphia Phillies would likely not be inclined to trade Cole Hamels and instead, hang onto their 30-year-old ace for the rest of the 2014 season. ***VIDEO1*** The Phillies however, will likely try to trade Cliff Lee once he returns from the disabled list on Monday...