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New York Yankees 2014 Top 20 Organizational Prospect; No. 4 John Ryan Murphy
April 16th, 2014 at 1:59 AM
John Ryan Murphy (aka JR in 2013) was drafted 76th in the second round of the 2009 MLB First Year Player Draft by the New York Yankees. Murphy has moved ahead of Austin Romine in the catcher pecking order for Yankee prospects. Last season splitting time between Trenton and Scranton Wilkes-Barre...

New York Yankees Place Francisco Cervelli on 60-Day DL, Recall John Ryan Murphy, Sign Scott Sizemore to Major League Deal
April 15th, 2014 at 1:10 PM
When Francisco Cervelli came up holding his hamstring after beating out a ground ball on Sunday night, the worst was feared that the New York Yankees backup catcher would likely land on the disabled list, but at least the 15-day disabled list with the injury. It will be a little...

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,...

Derek Jeter’s Quad Keeps Yankees SS Out of Lineup Vs. Red Sox on Sunday Night
April 13th, 2014 at 6:52 PM
Derek Jeter is the king of this. #TheJumpThrow pic.twitter.com/btZ6MrUwuM — Baseball Life™ (@BaseballLords) April 13, 2014 Derek Jeter will be out of the lineup on Sunday night as the New York Yankees prepare to take on the Boston Red Sox in the final game of the four-game set at Yankee Stadium. According to...

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...

Relievers Shawn Kelly and Adam Warren to Step up for New York Yankees While David Robertson is Out
April 8th, 2014 at 7:04 AM
After an off season where the future of the New York Yankees bullpen was in question, almost every scenario was raised. But one question that didn't come up, is the very one the Yankees are facing at this point in time. Who would close if David Robertson got injured? Unfortunately...

Could David Robertson’s Injury Put New York Yankees Back in Mix for Joel Hanrahan?
April 7th, 2014 at 11:29 PM
The New York Yankees thought they had their closer situation figured out with David Robertson emerging as the closer for the 2014 season, but a pulled groin injury and a trip to the disabled list has the team scrambling. ***PHOTO1*** For the time being, it's a closer by committee for the team...

New York Yankees Place David Robertson on 15-Day Disabled List with Pulled Groin
April 7th, 2014 at 4:56 PM
David Robertson worked very hard to get himself ready to be the New York Yankees new closer for the 2014 season following Mariano Rivera's retirement, but his new role will be put on hold for a little while. ***PHOTO1*** Yankees manager Joe Girardi announced after Monday's 4-2 win over the Orioles for...

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 2014 Top 20 Organizational Prospects; No. 12 Manny Banuelos
March 30th, 2014 at 6:00 AM
Manny Banuelos is a name that Yankee fans have heard for a along time. The New York Yankees bought him from the Mexican League in 2008 at the tender age of 17. The young lefty was considered one of the original highly touted Killer B's in the Yankees farm system....

Captain Comeback: New York Yankees SS Derek Jeter Shakes Off Spring Woes
March 28th, 2014 at 3:08 PM
In a season of change for the New York Yankees, one thing has stayed the same. In fact, it has stayed the same for the past 20 seasons, Derek Jeter playing shortstop. Although this will be his final campaign for the Yankees, Jeter is starting to round into form after...

New York Yankees 2014 Top 20 Organizational Prospects; No. 20 Jose Campos
March 12th, 2014 at 12:40 PM
Yankees 101 will be profiling the New York Yankees Top 20 Prospects during Spring Training.  There will be some players Yankee fans recognize (Gary Sanchez) some who have dropped from the list altogether (Dante Bichette Jr) and a couple of newcomers (Gosuke Katoh and Luis Torrens) to name a few. Around the...

‘Tommy John Surgery’ Inventor Dr. Frank Jobe; Dies at 88
March 7th, 2014 at 7:24 PM
Tommy John made his Major League debut in 1963 with the Cleveland Indians. By 1974, the former New York Yankees pitcher and broadcaster had a solid career. John was an All Star and enjoying another All Star season at 13-3, when he felt pain in his elbow. Unknowingly, John had torn...

New York Yankees Continue to Bulk up Bullpen; May Sign Closer Joel Hanrahan
February 25th, 2014 at 6:20 AM
As the 2014 season approaches the New York Yankees are taking a closer look at the state of their bullpen. With depth and strength being  huge question marks heading into the season, the Yanks are looking at all available options. With the signing of Andrew Bailey yesterday, the Bombers are...