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Jacoby Ellsbury Injury: Updates on Yankees Star’s Knee and Return
May 20th, 2015 at 4:59 PM
UPDATE: Wednesday, May 20 at 4:57 p.m. ET Jacoby Ellsbury's knee is in a brace and he will be given a timetable for his return after seeing a doctor on Friday: Ellsbury said Yankees "haven't given me a timeline" for his return. Won't get that until gets evaluated Friday by team doctor —...

Yankees GM Brian Cashman Talks Severity of Jacoby Ellsbury Injury, Slade Heathcott’s Role
May 20th, 2015 at 1:59 PM
New York Yankees general manager Brian Cashman had a bit of good news in regard to Jacoby Ellsbury's knee injury. ***PHOTO1*** Cashman spoke to George A. King III of the New York Post and said he doesn't believe Ellsbury's injury is a very serious one, despite the fact that he's still waiting...

New York Yankees’ Reason for Choosing Slade Heathcott Over Ramon Flores Revealed
May 20th, 2015 at 12:51 PM
In many circles it was believed that Ramon Flores would be the first New York Yankees prospect to get a shot at the big leagues in the event of an injury to the team's outfield, but by now we know that wasn't the case. ***PHOTO1*** Instead, Slade Heathcott gets the call for...

New York Yankees ‘In Big Trouble’ Without Jacoby Ellsbury in Lineup
May 20th, 2015 at 10:29 AM
Jacoby Ellsbury and Brett Gardner have been a lethal 1-2 punch at the top of the New York Yankees order in 2015, but now that one half of that combination isn't healthy, one scout believes the Bronx Bombers are 'in big trouble.' ***PHOTO1*** Ellsbury suffered what the Yankees announced was a right...

What Slade Heathcott Brings to New York Yankees Lineup; Prospect Reacts to Promotion
May 20th, 2015 at 9:05 AM
New York Yankees prospect Slade Heathcott is getting a promotion to the big leagues after outfielder Jacoby Ellsbury was sent to the disabled list with a knee injury. ***PHOTO1*** Heathcott will have enormous shoes to fill. Ellsbury was the team leader in hits, on-base percentage and batting average. Not to mention he...

New York Yankees Mustaches Disappearing with a Few Exceptions; Mark Teixeira Reacts
May 19th, 2015 at 5:19 PM
The New York Yankees started growing mustaches as a team earlier in the season and it seemed to be bringing the team good luck for awhile, however after a tough stretch of games of late, the mustaches are disappearing. ***PHOTO1*** Brett Gardner was the one who led the charge of Yankees growing...

New York Yankees Prospect Aaron Judge Reportedly Close to Triple-A; Brian Cashman Reacts
May 19th, 2015 at 12:47 PM
After showing an incredible amount of domination at the Double-A level in 2015, New York Yankees prospect Aaron Judge is reportedly close to a Triple-A promotion. ***PHOTO1*** Judge was promoted to Double-A to start the season and hasn't missed a beat. In 34 games, the 23-year-old has six homers, 21 RBI...

Washington Nationals’ Bryce Harper Once Openly Rooted for New York Yankees; Idolizes Mickey Mantle
May 19th, 2015 at 9:39 AM
If you ever wanted or thought about Washington Nationals star Bryce Harper playing for the New York Yankees as the two teams prepare to meet for the next two games, reading that headline was just about as good a thing as you could ever see. ***PHOTO1*** There were some doubts about Harper...

New York Yankees Reportedly Interested in Newest Cuban Outfielder, but are They Really?
May 17th, 2015 at 9:00 AM
Another day, another Cuban prospect the New York Yankees are reportedly interested in. Haven't we been down this road before? ***PHOTO1*** Jeff Passan of Yahoo! Sports reports that Cuban outfielder Eddy Julio Martinez is close to signing with a team and could reach as much as $10 million in a signing bonus. Signing...

New York Yankees Prospect Aaron Judge Drawing Comparison to Miami Marlins’ Giancarlo Stanton
May 16th, 2015 at 11:19 AM
New York Yankees prospect Aaron Judge is already drawing comparisons to a certain Major League Baseball superstar who plays with the Miami Marlins. ***PHOTO1*** That superstar is none other than Giancarlo Stanton. In an article by CBS Sports' Jon Heyman, one scout compares Judge's incredible power to that of Stanton: Aaron Judge has light-tower...

New York Yankees’ Joe Girardi Explains Why Jacoby Ellsbury Has Monday Night Off
May 11th, 2015 at 7:13 PM
While Jacoby Ellsbury might not have told New York Yankees manager Joe Girardi that he's tired, the Yankees skipper clearly has the ability to sense it. ***PHOTO1*** Ellsbury was missing when Girardi posted his lineup on Monday afternoon, and after a brief scare Girardi made it clear nothing was wrong and he...

Reggie Jackson Gushes Over How Good New York Yankees Prospect Aaron Judge Is
May 9th, 2015 at 11:04 AM
If there's one man in the New York Yankees organization right now who can spot greatness, it's Mr. October. ***PHOTO1*** Reggie Jackson, who has been working with New York Yankees prospect Aaron Judge, had nothing but praise for the 23-year-old outfielder and his ability to dominate at the plate in Double-A Jackson even...

New York Yankees’ Brett Gardner Suffered Neck Injury on Tuesday Vs. Toronto Blue Jays
May 6th, 2015 at 5:40 PM
UPDATE: Wednesday, May 6 at 10:29 p.m. ET Good news for Brett Gardner as the Yankees outfielder has seen an improvement in his neck and could have gone tonight if the team needed, per Meredith Marakovits of the YES Network: Gardner: Had treatment today. Was ready to go in game in later...

New York Yankees Prospect Aaron Judge Dominating Double-A; Working with Reggie Jackson
May 6th, 2015 at 2:10 PM
New York Yankees prospect Aaron Judge slammed another home run for the Trenton Thunder on Tuesday night in a losing effort. ***PHOTO1*** For Judge, it was his fifth homer of the season and he now has 14 RBI. Perhaps more importantly, Judge is hitting to an impressive .333 average. This is significant because...

New York Yankees’ Joe Girardi Reacts to Jacoby Ellsbury Hit-By-Pitch, CC Sabathia Death Stare
May 4th, 2015 at 9:00 AM
Things got a little testy between the New York Yankees and Boston Red Sox on Sunday night, nearly leading to a benches-clearing brawl. ***PHOTO3*** It all started when Yankees pitcher Adam Warren nearly hit Red Sox second baseman Dustin Pedroia with a pitch up and in. A little bit later, Warren would...

New York Yankees Predict Mayweather-Pacquiao; Andrew Miller Refuses to Pay
May 2nd, 2015 at 4:05 PM
The New York Yankees have made their picks for the upcoming Floyd Mayweather Jr.-Manny Pacquiao fight that will take place on Saturday night. ***PHOTO1*** Everyone and their brother has an opinion about this fight, including some of the Yankees players. CC Sabathia: Mayweather. "I think just like everybody else, everybody wants Pacquiao to win...

New York Yankees Players React to Alex Rodriguez Hitting HR No. 660 Vs. Red Sox
May 2nd, 2015 at 2:32 PM
All the talk about would they or wouldn't they in regards to the New York Yankees celebrating Alex Rodriguez after hitting home run No. 660 was laid to rest after Rodriguez was greeted by his team, lead by none other than manager Joe Girardi, at the top step of the...

New York Yankees’ Jacoby Ellsbury Pulled from Game with Mets Early with Hip Injury
April 25th, 2015 at 7:11 PM
New York Yankees outfielder Jacoby Ellsbury was pulled from the game versus the Mets on Saturday early with what appears to be a minor hip injury. ***PHOTO1*** Manager Joe Girardi took Ellsbury out in the eighth inning with the game pretty much out of hand: ***PHOTO2*** The hope is that Ellsbury will get into...

New York Yankees Players Growing Mustaches; Still Trying to Recruit A-Rod, Joe Girardi: Photo
April 25th, 2015 at 3:00 PM
In a hideous showing of solidarity, New York Yankees players are all growing mustaches—well, most of them. Okay here we go, side view of the Gardner stache! Talking to my friend @OlivingstonTV pic.twitter.com/UEG8ctAZc8 — Marly~ESPN Deportes (@MarlyRiveraESPN) April 24, 2015 Led by Brett Gardner, multiple Yankees players are growing out their mustaches during...

Subway Series 2015: New York Yankees Players with Biggest Chip on Their Shoulder Vs. Mets
April 24th, 2015 at 10:28 AM
There is more than enough juice already in the Subway Series between the New York Yankees and Mets, but some players have a back story against the Mets that is sure to add to the intrigue of this crucial battle between crosstown rivals. ***PHOTO1*** Let's take a look at three of the...