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New York Yankees Hope for 2 Starts from Masahiro Tanaka Before Season Ends
September 20th, 2014 at 11:00 AM
If all goes well on Sunday and Masahiro Tanaka makes it through his first start back for the New York Yankees, the team would like for him to throw a second before the culmination of the 2014 Major League Baseball season. ***PHOTO1*** According to George A. King III of the New York...

New York Yankees 2014 Roberto Clemente Award Nominee CC Sabathia to Have On-Field Ceremony Tonight
September 19th, 2014 at 2:16 PM
CC Sabathia has been selected as the New York Yankees nominee for the 2014 Roberto Clemente Award. The award which is given annually, recognizes a Major League player who best represents the game of baseball through positive contributions on and off the field. The Yankees will honor Sabathia's accomplishment with...

Brandon McCarthy Throws Immaculate Inning in Yankees 3-2 Win Over Rays (Video)
September 18th, 2014 at 9:06 AM
Brandon McCarthy made history on Wednesday night for the New York Yankees in their 3-2 win over the Tampa Bay Rays at Tropicana Field. Your browser does not support iframes. McCarthy was just the sixth pitcher this season to throw the immaculate inning, which is nine pitches and three strikeouts. McCarthy accomplished...

Masahiro Tanaka, New York Yankees Wise to Test Out Elbow Before 2014 Season Ends
September 18th, 2014 at 8:54 AM
The final two weeks of the New York Yankees 2014 campaign will be mostly meaningless as the team prepares for a second straight season without October baseball, although the return of Masahiro Tanaka on Sunday is something that has plenty of meaning. ***PHOTO1*** Many have criticized the Yankees for bringing Tanaka back...

Masahiro Tanaka Scheduled to Return to Yankees from 60-Day DL; Start on Sunday Vs. Blue Jays
September 16th, 2014 at 5:22 PM
It's been almost two months since the New York Yankees have seen Masahiro Tanaka as he went down with an elbow injury back in July that has kept him on the disabled list. ***PHOTO1*** It looks like he'll be finally making his long-awaited return from the disabled list as Jack Curry of...

New York Yankees’ Masahiro Tanaka Close to Feeling Major League Ready Following Simulated Start
September 15th, 2014 at 3:48 PM
On Monday, Masahiro Tanaka took the mound at George Steinbrenner Field down in Tampa to take part in his latest rehab outing for the New York Yankees which was an instructional league game. ***PHOTO1*** Normally, Tanaka may have pitched in a minor-league rehab game but the minor league seasons are over, thus...

New York Yankees Activate David Phelps Off 15-Day DL; Available for Series Vs. Orioles
September 12th, 2014 at 11:59 AM
Before hitting the disabled list early last month, David Phelps was pitching well for the New York Yankees and had earned a spot in the patchwork job starting rotation. ***PHOTO1*** Then he was injured pitching in a game against the Boston Red Sox on August 3 and was placed on the 15-day...

Yankees’ Masahiro Tanaka to Pitch in Simulated Game Monday; Could Return Next Week Vs. Blue Jays
September 10th, 2014 at 5:52 PM
In a month marred by losing, inconsistencies and countdowns until playoff elimination, there may be one bright spot for the New York Yankees with the possible return of Masahiro Tanaka. ***PHOTO1*** The Yankees announced that Tanaka, who had been throwing several bullpen sessions to test his injured elbow, will throw a simulated...

New York Yankees Fans Outraged at Andy Pettitte for Missing Derek Jeter Day
September 8th, 2014 at 7:18 PM
While watching the incredible and moving ceremony that honored Derek Jeter's career on Sunday, there was one huge void from the festivities: Andy Pettitte. Had a blast elk hunting with this one in Colorado! Coolest experience ever! pic.twitter.com/GU7LvfOoEU — Josh Pettitte (@JPettitte21) September 7, 2014 Pettitte, who was a teammate of Jeter's for...

Andy Pettitte’s Son Explains Why He Didn’t Attend Derek Jeter Day at Yankee Stadium on Sunday
September 8th, 2014 at 1:31 AM
On Sunday, it was a tremendous moment before the New York Yankees took on the Kansas City Royals in the final game of their three-game series as it was Derek Jeter Day at Yankee Stadium. ***PHOTO1*** Players from past and present were in attendance from Mariano Rivera, Jorge Posada, Tino Martinez, Paul...

New York Yankees Could Activate David Phelps from DL Early Next Week
September 5th, 2014 at 1:43 PM
New York Yankees pitcher David Phelps is nearing a return from the disabled list. Phelps has been on the shelf since August 4th and is close to returning to the Bronx ***VIDEO1*** Phelps threw long toss on Thursday and is scheduled to throw a bullpen session on Friday. If he clears Friday...

New York Yankees Jim Abbott Threw No-Hitter 21 Years Ago Today
September 4th, 2014 at 5:40 PM
It was 21 years ago today that Jim Abbott went into the record books when he threw a no-hitter for the New York Yankees. Abbott kept the Cleveland Indians hitless in front of 27,000 fans at Yankee Stadium on September 4, 1993. ***VIDEO1*** Abbott dazzled for nine innings as he dominated a...

Ivan Nova Throws 25 Pitches Wednesday; Expects Return to Yankees in 2015 Season
September 3rd, 2014 at 3:24 PM
Ivan Nova has been out since late April after his season was ended early due to Tommy John surgery, but the 27-year-old is already throwing the ball around again and is slated for a return to the New York Yankees in 2015. ***PHOTO1*** Jack Curry of the YES Network reported that Nova...

MLB Trade Rumors: Cole Hamels Will Get Dealt; New York Yankees Should Avoid
September 2nd, 2014 at 9:37 PM
With Philadelphia Phillies general manager Ruben Amaro striking out at the Major League Baseball trade deadline, the team is certain to attempt a major unload of players during the offseason in order to start the rebuilding process. ***PHOTO1*** The most attractive of those players is ace Cole Hamels, who currently sits on...

Masahiro Tanaka’s Arm Fine After Tests; Yankees’ Ace to Throw Bullpen Session
September 2nd, 2014 at 4:16 PM
UPDATE: Thursday, September 4 at 4:07 p.m. ET Masahiro Tanaka will continue his rehab after suffering soreness in his arm that was later diagnosed as arm fatigue by the Yankees' doctor, Dr. Ahmad. Tanaka is set to throw a bullpen session on Saturday, per Sweeny Murti of WFAN: Girardi hopes to get Prado...

New York Yankees Masahiro Tanaka Throws on Tuesday and Feels ‘Fine’
September 2nd, 2014 at 4:01 PM
Masahiro Tanaka was able to throw on Tuesday and reported no pain in his injured elbow. Pitching coach Larry Rothschild said that Tankaka felt good during the throwing session and reported no issues afterward. ***VIDEO1*** Tanaka was able to throw long toss and throw from flat ground. Tanaka was shutdown after he...

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...