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Yankees Pitcher Michael Pineda Facing Suspension for Substance on Neck Vs. Red Sox
April 23rd, 2014 at 9:03 PM
After he was caught with what looked like pine tar on his neck, Michael Pineda of the New York Yankees will be facing a suspension that could keep him out of his next two starts. In case you missed it, NBC Sports had the screen shot of Pineda's neck, clearly showing...

Watch Michael Pineda Get Ejected for Substance on Neck Vs. Boston Red Sox
April 23rd, 2014 at 8:26 PM
Michael Pineda of the New York Yankees was ejected on Wednesday night versus the Boston Red Sox after it was discovered he had a foreign substance on his neck. After getting away with the pine tar-looking substance on his hand last time against Boston, Pineda was busted by Red Sox manager...

Yankees Vs. Red Sox: Michael Pineda Ejected for Having Substance on Neck
April 23rd, 2014 at 8:07 PM
Michael Pineda of the New York Yankees was at it again after he was seen with a substance on a part of his body versus the Boston Red Sox—this time on his neck—and was subsequently ejected from the game. NBC Sports' Twitter page had the picture of Pineda with what looked...

Joe Girardi Tabs Vidal Nuno to Replace Ivan Nova as New York Yankees 5th Starter
April 23rd, 2014 at 2:02 AM
This past Sunday was an audition for Vidal Nuno, who was making a spot start in the final game of the four-game series against the Tampa Bay Rays. ***VIDEO1*** Against the Rays, Nuno threw five scoreless innings and left with a 1-0 lead; the Yankees went on to win the game 5-1...

Masahiro Tanaka Dominant Again; New York Yankees Power Past Boston Red Sox 9-3
April 22nd, 2014 at 10:55 PM
While the Boston faithful was anticipating the return of Jacoby Ellsbury to Fenway Park as a member of the New York Yankees, Masahiro Tanaka quietly shut down the Boston Red Sox offense on Tuesday night. ***VIDEO1*** In the opening game of a three-game set between the Yankees and Red Sox, it was...

Tommy John Surgery is Being Recommended by Team Doctors for New York Yankees’ Ivan Nova
April 22nd, 2014 at 4:46 PM
When Ivan Nova was placed on the 15-day disabled list with a partially torn UCL in his right elbow, it lead to the unfortunate expectations of what could be in store for the 27-year-old starter's future: Tommy John Surgery. ***VIDEO1*** Unfortunately, the doctors that evaluated Nova's injury and the ligament torn in...

Yankees Vs. Red Sox: Important Storylines as Rivalry Continues in Fenway Park
April 22nd, 2014 at 9:43 AM
***VIDEO1*** Jacoby Ellsbury Returns "Home" Call it home or not, Jacoby Ellsbury is returning to his old stomping grounds at Fenway Park where he played seven seasons and won multiple World Series rings. It won't be a friendly return for Ellsbury, but that won't take away from what it means to him. Ellsbury...

New York Yankees’ Masahiro Tanaka Looking Forward to First Ever Showdown Vs. Boston Red Sox on Tuesday
April 21st, 2014 at 5:54 PM
While a lot of people are focusing on former Boston Red Sox, now New York Yankees center fielder Jacoby Ellsbury's return to Fenway Park since leaving last year to sign in the Bronx, the attention could be more focused on Masahiro Tanaka on Tuesday night. ***VIDEO1*** Up until now, Tanaka has been...

New York Yankees Could Have Interest in Philadelphia Phillies SP Cliff Lee with Ivan Nova’s Injury: Report
April 21st, 2014 at 10:45 AM
For the last four years, there's been one player that has always been linked to the New York Yankees as to having strong interest; Cliff Lee. ***VIDEO1*** It all started back in July of 2010 when the Yankees and Seattle Mariners nearly pulled off a deal that would have sent Lee to...

New York Yankees’ Ivan Nova May Need Tommy John Surgery with Partially Torn UCL Ligament in Right Elbow
April 21st, 2014 at 9:55 AM
When New York Yankees manager Joe Girardi came to take out Ivan Nova in the middle of the fifth inning on Saturday night because of what looked like discomfort in his right arm, nobody could expect what would come from that injury. ***VIDEO1*** It wasn't until Sunday morning when Nova was headed...

New York Yankees: Vidal Nuno Should Replace Ivan Nova in Starting Rotation
April 20th, 2014 at 7:47 PM
Now that is looks as though Ivan Nova will be out for some time, the New York Yankees would be wise to go with Vidal Nuno in his place. Vidal Nuno turns things over to David Phelps. His line: 5 IP, 3 H, 0 R, 2 BBs, 6 Ks. #Yankees pic.twitter.com/kracP8llL3 —...

With Ivan Nova Undrgoing MRI on Elbow; the New York Yankees Could Look to Bullpen for Starting Solution
April 19th, 2014 at 11:41 PM
New York Yankees  Ivan Nova had a rough start against the Tampa Rays on Saturday. Nova gave up a career high four home runs as the Yankees were thrashed by the Rays, 16-1. The game may not be the only loss for the Yanks. Nova was pulled from the game...

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...