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Jacoby Ellsbury’s Ankle Worthy of DL Stint; Likely to Miss Yankees’ Game Sunday
August 30th, 2014 at 4:27 PM
UPDATE: Saturday, August 30 at 5:44 p.m. ET Ellsbury will see a team doctor on Monday, according to Brendan Kuty of NJ.com: Manger Joe Girardi said he'd be "really shocked" if Ellsbury played Sunday and that he'd see the team's doctor in New York Monday, when the team has off. The center...

Aaron Judge Among New York Yankees Prospects to Play in Arizona Fall League
August 29th, 2014 at 2:20 PM
They may be a few years away, but the New York Yankees have some promising prospects in their minor league system. The Arizona Fall League selected eight Yankee players and one coach to participate in this years Fall league. ***VIDEO1*** Through the years the AFL has been a gateway for many players...

Ichiro Suzuki Frustrated with Media After New York Yankees Loss to Detroit Tigers
August 28th, 2014 at 7:00 PM
Ichiro Suzuki's failed catch in the ninth inning of the New York Yankees loss to the Detroit Tigers on Thursday afternoon led to a ton of questions about the last play of the game, and Suzuki seemed to want none of it. ***PHOTO1*** The play occurred when Alex Avila lifted a fly...

New York Yankees Sign Former New York Mets CF Chris Young to Minor League Deal
August 28th, 2014 at 1:17 AM
On Wednesday afternoon, the New York Yankees took a flier on a possible outfield option that may be able to help them once the rosters expand next month. ***PHOTO1*** Jon Heyman of CBS Sports and WFAN reported that the Yankees have signed former New York Mets center fielder Chris Young to a...

New York Yankees May Move Derek Jeter Down in Lineup After Brett Gardner Return
August 27th, 2014 at 10:03 AM
The time may be coming for the New York Yankees to move Derek Jeter down in the lineup. ***PHOTO1*** One of the reasons to do so would be Jacoby Ellsbury, who since moving back to his natural spot in the lineup as the leadoff hitter is on fire, as he's six for...

Brett Gardner Out of New York Yankees Lineup on Tuesday Despite Feeling Better
August 26th, 2014 at 4:25 PM
Brett Gardner was a no-show in the New York Yankees lineup once again on Tuesday for the third-straight game with an ankle injury. ***PHOTO1*** Despite his issues with getting back into the lineup, Gardner does seem to be feeling better and could be a replacement should the Yankees need one against the...

Martin Prado Soaks Yankees Reporter with Cooler After Brian McCann’s Walk-Off HR
August 24th, 2014 at 5:07 PM
The YES Network's Meredith Marakovits was at the wrong place at the wrong time. She was just about to interview New York Yankees catcher Brian McCann after his walk-off homer lifted the Bronx Bombers over the Chicago White Sox on Sunday when Martin Prado decided to crash the party: Your browser does...

Why New York Yankees Didn’t Bid on Cuban Defector Rusney Castillo
August 24th, 2014 at 11:40 AM
While the New York Yankees were heavily involved in scouting Rusney Castillo from day one, they were not one of the teams to make the Cuban outfielder an offer. ***PHOTO1*** Joel Sherman of the New York Post reports that the Yankees didn't even place a bid, despite reports to the contrary saying...

Brett Gardner Drenches Martin Prado with Two Coolers After Game-winning Hit
August 23rd, 2014 at 11:33 AM
Sometimes it doesn't pay to be the hero. ***PHOTO1*** Martin Prado found that out the hard way on Friday night after his game-winning hit lifted the New York Yankees over the Chicago White Sox. Teammate Brett Gardner had his own way to celebrate the big hit, as he performed two unofficial ice bucket...

Carlos Beltran Returns to New York Yankees Lineup Vs. White Sox; Will DH, Bat 5th
August 23rd, 2014 at 11:26 AM
After a couple of days resting his cranky elbow, Carlos Beltran won't need to go on the disabled list after all and will return to the New York Yankees lineup on Saturday when they play the Chicago White Sox. ***PHOTO1*** Beltran was a late scratch in Thursday's game due to discomfort in...

Martin Prado Reacts to Game-Winning Hit in New York Yankees Win Over White Sox
August 23rd, 2014 at 11:17 AM
Martin Prado had his doubts about coming to New York when he was first traded to the Yankees, but it seems the 30-year-old is starting to feel comfortable. ***PHOTO1*** Prado was responsible for the game-winning hit on Friday night versus the Chicago White Sox in a 4-3 win, which is something that...

New York Yankees Players Hold Informal Team Meeting on Thursday
August 22nd, 2014 at 12:27 PM
According to Bryan Hoch and Jamal Collier of MLB.com, The New York Yankees players held an informal team meeting on Thursday. The players addressed the the lack of production and challenged the team to pick it up with less than seven weeks left in the season. ***VIDEO1*** According to MLB.com, the meeting...

Boston Red Sox Sign Rusney Castillo to 7-year, $72.5 Million Contract
August 22nd, 2014 at 11:22 AM
UPDATE: Friday, August 22 at 12:06 p.m. ET The original contract figures for the Castillo-Red Sox deal were slightly off, as it turns out Castillo has signed a seven-year deal worth $72.5 million, per Gordon Edes of ESPNBoston.com: Sox agree on 7 year 72.5m deal with Castillo , joins club this season:...

Boston Red Sox Favorites for Rusney Castillo; Yankees Falling Out of Picture
August 22nd, 2014 at 10:14 AM
There is plenty of competition for Cuban-born outfielder Rusney Castillo, but it appears the Boston Red Sox are trying vigorously to sign him and are emerging as the favorites in the sweepstakes. ***PHOTO1*** Jon Heyman of CBS Sports says the Red Sox are still "heavily involved" and are attempting to beat out...

Joe Girardi Reacts to Question About Changing New York Yankees Lineup
August 21st, 2014 at 9:06 AM
There has been much debate about New York Yankees manager Joe Girardi changing the lineup this season—namely the top part of the order—with the team struggling mightily to score runs. ***PHOTO1*** Kevin Kernan of the New York Post had to ask Girardi about it after Wednesday's loss to the lowly Houston Astros,...

New York Yankees’ Carlos Beltran to Have Cortisone Shot in Elbow; Out at Least Until Friday
August 21st, 2014 at 12:48 AM
Carlos Beltran was originally supposed to be a part of the New York Yankees lineup on Wednesday night against his old team, the Houston Astros, but he was a late scratch due to feeling pain in his elbow late Tuesday night and early Wednesday morning. ***PHOTO1*** Beltran received a cortisone shot in...

Rusney Castillo Contract Could Be Worth $50-60 Million; Yankees Seen as Finalists
August 20th, 2014 at 5:26 PM
As was expected, the Rusney Castillo sweepstakes has become a mess of rumors and speculation that hasn't come to an end just yet. ***PHOTO1*** Yesterday, it looked like Castillo was going to the Chicago Cubs, per ESPN's Buster Olney. Two folks involved in the Rusney Castillo bidding view the Cubs as the most...

New York Yankees’ Carlos Beltran Out on Wednesday Vs. Astros; Will See Doctor About Elbow
August 20th, 2014 at 4:32 PM
Carlos Beltran missed three weeks earlier in the season for the New York Yankees due to having elbow pain and bone spurs in the elbow; an injury that almost lead to surgery. ***PHOTO1*** Beltran was able to avoid surgery and returned for the Yankees in early June, but the pain in his...

Cuban Free Agent Rusney Castillo Likely to Sign with Chicago Cubs, not New York Yankees: Report
August 19th, 2014 at 6:42 PM
It looks like the Chicago Cubs, not the Philadelphia Phillies, may have appeared to be the new front runners to land Cuban outfielder Rusney Castillo. ***VIDEO1*** Buster Olney of ESPN reported on Tuesday night that the Cubs appear to be the team to land Castillo, beating out five other teams for his...

Rusney Castillo ‘Moving Quickly’ to Sign; Reports Differ on Favorite to Land Him
August 18th, 2014 at 8:34 PM
Rusney Castillo was expected to make a decision on which team to sign with this week and the Cuban defector is trying to work as quickly as possible to make that decision. ***PHOTO1*** Scott Lauber of the Boston Herald has the latest: Heard Cuban OF/INF Rusney Castillo is moving quickly toward a decision....