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Mark Teixeira Confident He’ll Return from 15-Day Disabled List for New York Yankees on Sunday
April 19th, 2014 at 11:04 AM
Mark Teixeira's injured hamstring from the very first week of the season caused the New York Yankees to re-shuffle their lineup a bit and allowed some of their other players to get starting time that normally, they might not see. ***VIDEO1*** For instance, Yangervis Solarte was seen as the super utility player...

New York Yankees Smart to Stay Away from Stephen Drew, Kendrys Morales
April 14th, 2014 at 5:58 PM
Despite the New York Yankees dealing with some early injuries in key positions, it appears the team has no desire to sign two of the best free agents on the market in what amounts to a smart move. In an article by Wallace Matthews of ESPNNewYork.com, the Bronx Bombers will not...

New York Yankees Likely to Place Francisco Cervelli on 15-Day DL with Hamstring Injury
April 14th, 2014 at 11:28 AM
During the bottom of the fourth inning, New York Yankees catcher Francisco Cervelli was running out a ground ball that was initially called an out, but after Joe Girardi challenged the call, instant replay showed that Cervelli was safe at first base and the play was overturned. However, on the play,...

New York Yankees Organizational Transactions and Injury Updates 4-10-14
April 10th, 2014 at 10:28 AM
Here are the New York Yankees organizational transactions for the past 10 days and updated on injuries to the parent club. There were three transactions on April 1 infielder Brendan Ryan went on the 15 day DL with and upper back injury which was later diagnosed as cervical spine nerve issue....

New York Yankees 2014 Top 20 Organizational Prospects; No. 7 Greg Bird
April 9th, 2014 at 3:53 PM
Greg Bird was drafted in the fifth round by the New York Yankees in the 2011 MLB Draft out of Grandview High School in Colorado. Originally a catcher New York is now grooming him as a first baseman and at 6'3" weighing in at 215 he has a typical prototype...

New York Yankees: Good News for Mark Teixeira; Francisco Cervelli to Start at 1B
April 8th, 2014 at 12:29 PM
***PHOTO1*** There is some good news for the New York Yankees today in regard to their first baseman Mark Teixeira, who injured his hamstring last week. According to Wallace Matthews of ESPN, Teixeira's injury doesn't appear to be serious and he should return to the lineup sooner rather than later when his...

New York Yankees Could Look to New York Mets’ Ike Davis for Solution at 1B
April 8th, 2014 at 9:23 AM
Trades between the New York Yankees and New York Mets have been far and few between. With the last trade between the two occurring 10 years ago, when the crosstown rivals swapped pitchers Mike Stanton and Felix Heredia. The time may be right again after a decade long void of...

With Mark Teixeira on the DL, Should New York Yankees Turn to Carlos Pena for First Base Help?
April 6th, 2014 at 2:55 AM
While the New York Yankees finally saw the debut of Michael Pineda on Saturday afternoon at Rogers Centre against the Toronto Blue Jays, the team already took a major hit when they lost Mark Teixeira to another injury and landed on the 15-day disabled list with a strained hamstring. ***PHOTO1*** Teixeira will...

New York Yankees 1B Mark Teixeira Isn’t Super Optimistic on Strained Hamstring; Could Land on Disabled List
April 5th, 2014 at 1:16 AM
After missing most of the 2013 season with a torn tendon in his wrist that needed surgery, the injury bug has hit Mark Teixeira again in just the fifth game of the season. ***PHOTO1*** The New York Yankees first basemen went to field a ball hit by Melky Cabrera and started to hobble...

New York Yankees: Mark Teixeira Opens Season Strong; Fears About Wrist Still Exist
April 2nd, 2014 at 9:38 AM
***PHOTO1*** Mark Teixeira had a solid first game of the season for the New York Yankees after a terrible spring, but the 33-year-old hasn't totally put to bed the concerns over his wrist from last season. In the Yanks' 6-2 loss to the Houston Astros on Tuesday night, Teixeira went 2-for-3 with...

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...

New York Yankees Start Kelly Johnson at 1B; Alfonso Soriano Could Be Next
March 9th, 2014 at 9:45 PM
Coming into Spring Training the New York Yankees had no backup plan for first baseman Mark Teixeira. The veteran slugger is recovering from off-season wrist surgery and is admittedly coming along slowly. "I am really knocking off rust. I'm just continuing to knock off rust, get my legs in shape, try and...

Philadelphia Phillies 1B Ryan Howard on New York Yankees Masahiro Tanaka’s Splitter: a Force to Be Reckoned With
March 7th, 2014 at 2:14 PM
New York Yankee, Masahiro Tanaka has pitched twice this spring and both games have been against the Philadelphia Phillies. All Star first baseman Ryan Howard faced Tanaka on Thursday and only managed to bounce out, to start the second inning. Ryan has seen enough of the Japanese import to be impressed. "...

Mark Teixeira Expects to Play at Least 150 Games for New York Yankees in 2014
February 16th, 2014 at 10:05 PM
One of the many reasons why the New York Yankees had such a miserable 2013 season and missed the playoffs for the first time since 2008 was the near-season absence of Mark Teixeira. The All Star first basemen was active for all of 15 games due to a wrist injury that...

Albert Pujols on New York Yankees’ Derek Jeter: He’s Pretty Close to Being Jesus
February 13th, 2014 at 5:11 PM
There are so many different things you can use to describe New York Yankees captain and shortstop Derek Jeter. Yankee legend. World Series Champion. Iconic player. Future Hall of Famer. Overall great talent. Class act on and off the field. Los Angeles Angels first basemen and former MVP Albert Pujols added...

What to Make of the New York Yankees Infield?
February 5th, 2014 at 6:16 PM
Entering last season the New York Yankees had many questions regarding the infield. Who will play third base for Alex Rodriguez? Will Derek Jeter be healthy? Will Mark Teixeira be able to make it through the season without getting injured? Sound familiar? ***PHOTO1*** Fast forward to 2014 and many of the same questions still exist. So...

Former New York Yankees 1B/DH Lance Berkman Announces Retirement from MLB After 15 Seasons
January 29th, 2014 at 8:55 PM
On Wednesday night, long-time veteran first basemen Lance Berkman has announced that he is retiring from Major League Baseball, thus ending a successful 15-year career. Berkman came up to the majors back in 1999 with the Houston Astros and didn't become a full-time starter with the team until the 2000 season,...

What to Make of New York Yankees Infield for 2014
January 25th, 2014 at 3:38 PM
Entering last season the Yankees had many questions regarding the infield.  Who will play third base for Alex Rodriguez? Will Derek Jeter be healthy? Will Mark Teixeira be able to make it through the season without getting injured? Sound familiar? Fast forward to 2014, many of the same questions still exist. So...

Milwaukee Brewers Sign New York Yankees 1B Lyle Overbay to Minor-League Deal
January 21st, 2014 at 4:18 AM
Last week, the Milwaukee Brewers added a former Yankee player in Mark Reynolds, who signed a minor-league deal with the team. On Monday, the Brewers added a second Yankee player from 2013 to join their potential infield for 2014. The Brewers announced that they have signed former New York Yankees first...

Milwaukee Brewers to Sign Former New York Yankees 1B/3B Mark Reynolds to Minor-League Deal: Report
January 17th, 2014 at 7:10 AM
Mark Reynolds short tenure with the New York Yankees ended when they wouldn't offer him a guaranteed major league deal and thus, the veteran went shopping elsewhere for a new home and found one on Thursday night. Sweeny Murti of WFAN has reported that Reynolds will sign with the Milwaukee Brewers...