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CC Sabathia Claims New York Yankees Chemistry is Better than Past Few Years
April 18th, 2014 at 12:47 AM
***VIDEO1*** It was a quick and painless band-aid pull of a quote from New York Yankees pitcher CC Sabathia on Thursday night after his win over the Tampa Bay Rays, but it was heard loud and clear. Sabathia made a comment about the good chemistry the 2014 Yankees are enjoying. The surprising...

Masahiro Tanaka Owns Chicago Cubs in 3rd Start for New York Yankees
April 16th, 2014 at 3:44 PM
***VIDEO1*** In his third start as a member of the New York Yankees, Masahiro Tanaka owned the Chicago Cubs in a 3-0 win for the Bronx Bombers during the first game of the day-night doubleheader at Yankee Stadium on Wednesday. Tanaka, who was supposed to pitch yesterday but had to wait an...

Analyzing Yankees Trade for Alfonso Soriano as Cubs Prez Theo Epstein Reflects
April 15th, 2014 at 5:36 PM
***VIDEO1*** As Chicago Cubs team president Theo Epstein reflected on his decision to trade Alfonso Soriano to the New York Yankees, now is as good a time as ever to analyze that deal as the two teams prepare to square off this week. According to ESPNChicago.com staff, Epstein believes the trade worked...

New York Yankees: Michael Pineda Bailed Out by MLB and Fellow Players
April 11th, 2014 at 7:03 PM
Dean Anna hits his 1st career homer, Michael Pineda earns the W as #Yankees defeat Boston.  pic.twitter.com/0oocSfnGWg — New York Yankees (@Yankees) April 11, 2014 The results are in after New York Yankees pitcher Michael Pineda was caught with a brown substance on his hand on Thursday night versus the Boston Red...

Boston Red Sox’ David Ortiz, Dustin Pedroia not Bothered If Yankees SP Michael Pineda Used Pine Tar
April 11th, 2014 at 1:20 AM
On Thursday night, it was Michael Pineda's grand entrance at Yankee Stadium; something New York Yankees fans had waited over two years to see, and facing the defending World Series Champions in the Boston Red Sox, he did not disappoint. ***PHOTO1*** In his second start of the season and his first ever...

Michael Pineda’s Dominance Vs. Red Sox Overshadowed by Substance on Hand
April 10th, 2014 at 9:42 PM
Michael Pineda has a foreign substance on his hand. It might be fudge. Or pine tar. — SB Nation MLB (@SBNationMLB) April 11, 2014 Michael Pineda was downright nasty for the New York Yankees in his start against the Boston Red Sox at Yankee Stadium on Thursday night, but it seems what...

Yankees Vs. Red Sox: Biggest Test of Michael Pineda’s Career Comes Thursday Night
April 10th, 2014 at 12:28 PM
The Michael Pineda era gets off to a solid start. pic.twitter.com/YXtZZ9X9j4 — MLB (@MLB) April 5, 2014 The New York Yankees still aren't certain what they have in Michael Pineda just yet, but it's certainly going to be a telling start on Thursday night against the Boston Red Sox at Yankee Stadium. Pineda...

New York Yankees’ Masahiro Tanaka to Make Yankee Stadium Debut on Wednesday Vs. Baltimore Orioles
April 9th, 2014 at 11:28 AM
This past Friday night, Masahiro Tanaka made his long-awaited major league debut for the New York Yankees facing off against the Toronto Blue Jays and passed with flying colors with a victory. ***PHOTO1*** On Wednesday night, all eyes will again be on the 25-year-old Japanese star as he makes his debut in front...

New York Yankees: Why Ivan Nova’s Horrible Start is No Surprise
April 8th, 2014 at 4:41 PM
***PHOTO1*** Ivan Nova tossed a pure dud for the New York Yankees versus the Baltimore Orioles on Tuesday afternoon in a 14-5 loss, but nobody should be surprised by such an outcome. Baltimore crushed the 27-year-old starting pitcher for seven runs on ten hits over 3.2 innings pitched. It was by far...

Breaking Down What Miguel Sulbaran Brings to New York Yankees After Eduardo Nunez Trade
April 7th, 2014 at 6:21 PM
Photo Credit: ChadMoriyama.com The newest pitcher in the New York Yankees' organization is left-hander Miguel Sulbaran, so let's take a closer look at who the Yankees traded infielder Eduardo Nunez for. The news was tweeted by the Twins' director of baseball communications, Dustin Morse, which sent Nunez to Minnesota in exchange for...

New York Yankees 2014 Top 20 Organizational Prospects; No. 8 Ian Clarkin
April 6th, 2014 at 11:07 AM
LHP Ian Clarkin was drafted 33rd in the first round of the 2013 MLB Player Draft and promptly signed for $1,650,100. This Madison, California High School star quickly established himself with his solid pitching performance for Team USA in the 18-under World Championships where USA won the gold. Clarkin has already been compared...

New York Yankees: Masahiro Tanaka Shows Poise in First Start
April 5th, 2014 at 10:19 AM
***PHOTO1*** We saw a lot of great traits from Masahiro Tanaka in his first start in Major League Baseball for the New York Yankees, but perhaps his poise in the face of adversity was the most impressive. Things didn't start the way Tanaka likely hoped they would. After all, the 25-year-old Japanese star...

Video: Masahiro Tanaka Gives up Leadoff Home Run in Debut
April 4th, 2014 at 8:23 PM
Masahiro Tanaka's first batter of his debut start in Major League Baseball was Melky Cabrera of the Toronto Blue Jays and the veteran would lead off the game with a home run. A video of the leadoff homer can be seen below. Cabrera, who was a former Yankee himself, didn't seem to...

New York Yankees Minor League Affiliates Take Two Out of Three on Opening Day
April 4th, 2014 at 3:27 PM
The top three New York Yankee minor league affiliates had their Opening Day yesterday and Triple-A Scranton and Low-A Charleston came out with wins, while Double-A Trenton lost their first decision of the year. The (SWB) Scranton Wilkes-Barre RailRiders garnered a 4-1 victory on the road against the Syracuse Chiefs. Scott Sizemore went...

New York Yankees Spoil Hiroki Kuroda’s Solid Outing; Lose to Houston Astros 3-1
April 3rd, 2014 at 3:48 AM
After a disastrous opening night on Tuesday night in which CC Sabathia buried the New York Yankees within the first two innings, they needed a spark from Hiroki Kuroda in his first start of the season. ***PHOTO1*** The good news was that Kuroda was good enough to win, but the bad news...

New York Yankees Double-A Affiliate Trenton Thunder Ready to Defend Their 2013 Eastern League Championship
April 2nd, 2014 at 7:04 PM
Tomorrow night the Trenton Thunder begin their 71 game season in defense of their Eastern League Championship. Arm and Hammer Park will be rocking when the Thunder welcome the New Hampshire Fisher Cats for a four-game series to open the 2014 season. At the helm again is Tony Franklin with new hitting...

New York Yankees 2014 Top 20 Organizational Prospects; No.10 Luis Severino
April 2nd, 2014 at 12:14 PM
As we get to the 2014 top 10 of the New York Yankees organizational prospects only four are new names with the other six making consecutive seasons in the top end. One of the new names sitting at No.10 is RHP Luis Severino signed in 2011 out of the Dominican Republic....

CC Sabathia’s Nightmare Start a Bad Sign for New York Yankees
April 1st, 2014 at 10:04 PM
***PHOTO1*** CC Sabathia started off the season as bad as the New York Yankees could have ever imagined and it's a troubling sign for the team's supposed ace. Sabathia was knocked around by the Houston Astros in his first outing of the season. The 33-year-old left-hander allowed six runs on eight hits over...

New York Yankees SP Hiroki Kuroda Feels That Masahiro Tanaka Has the Stuff to Compete in New York
April 1st, 2014 at 7:47 PM
The New York Yankees took a big gamble when they signed Japanese star, Masahiro Tanaka to a seven year $155 million dollar deal this past off season. In fact, the Yankees were investing big bucks in a player who had never thrown a pitch in the Major Leagues. Many questions were...

New York Yankees Top 5 Injury Concerns Going into Opening Day 2014
March 31st, 2014 at 6:01 AM
***PHOTO1*** Another season in Major League Baseball and another flurry of injury concerns for the New York Yankees to worry about. Injuries are apart of the game and inevitable, but some players on this year's roster are above the rest of their teammates when it comes to legitimate concern. Let's take a...