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MLB Rumors: New York Yankees Think Luis Severino Can Impact Rotation Soon
September 1st, 2014 at 9:34 AM
The New York Yankees have brought prospect Luis Severino up at an almost frantic pace in 2014, but that's because the Yanks believe Severino can have a major impact on their starting rotation sooner rather than later. ***PHOTO1*** Severino has dominated the minors this season to the tune of a 2.46 ERA...

New York Yankees Jacoby Ellsbury Able to Pinch Hit on Sunday
August 31st, 2014 at 9:04 PM
Jacoby Ellsbury's left ankle kept him out of Sunday's starting lineup against the Toronto Blue Jays, for the second consecutive game. Ellsbury was able to make an appearance as a pinch hitter in the ninth inning and all signs point to him being able to make a return to the...

Derek Jeter’s Last At-Bat in Toronto Brings New York Yankees Fan to Tears
August 31st, 2014 at 4:44 PM
Sunday marked what could be the final time Derek Jeter steps to the plate in Toronto against the Blue Jays and it brought one New York Yankees fan to tears. ***PHOTO1*** Barring an unimaginable turn of events that leads to the Yankees playing the Blue Jays in the playoffs, Jeter's last at-bat...

New York Yankees Acquire RHP Chaz Roe from Miami Marlins
August 31st, 2014 at 4:18 PM
The New York Yankees have made a deal with the Miami Marlins to acquire right-handed pitcher Chaz Roe. ***PHOTO1*** Chris Cotillo of MLB Daily Dish broke the news of the deal and notes that Roe is likely to join the big-league club: Source: #Yankees acquire RHP Chaz Roe from #Marlins. Likely will join...

New York Yankees Manager Joe Girardi Has Idea for MLB Plate-blocking Rule
August 31st, 2014 at 9:26 AM
Major League Baseball's new plate-blocking rule for catchers and baserunners has drawn a ton of controversy in 2014, but New York Yankees manager and former longtime catcher Joe Girardi has a solution. ***PHOTO1*** Girardi was asked about the new rule after one of his players, center fielder Jacoby Ellsbury, was injured on...

New York Yankees Rumors: Jacob Lindgren Unlikely to Be Called up Sept. 1
August 30th, 2014 at 5:26 PM
There has been plenty of speculation that the New York Yankees would bring their 2014 No. 1 pick, second-rounder Jacob Lindgren, to the majors when rosters expand on September 1, but that may not happen after all. ***PHOTO1*** According to Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports, the Yankees may end up holding off...

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...

Michael Pineda Making New York Yankees GM Brian Cashman Look Like a Genius
August 30th, 2014 at 12:40 PM
Brian Cashman makes some bad moves, but he also makes his fair share of good to brilliant ones. Despite that, criticism at the New York Yankees general manager is the most it has ever been and he gets next to no credit for his successes. ***PHOTO1*** Regardless of how you feel about...

Josh Outman Talks Joining New York Yankees; Allows Hit in 1st Appearance
August 30th, 2014 at 9:46 AM
Before Friday night's game versus the Toronto Blue Jays, new reliever Josh Outman spoke about the trade that sent him to the New York Yankees from the Cleveland Indians. He also made his first appearance with his new team against Toronto. ***PHOTO1*** Upon arriving to the Yanks, Outman told the media that...

Jesus Montero Shut Down by Seattle Mariners After Ice Cream Throwing Incident
August 30th, 2014 at 9:24 AM
Jesus Montero, who was in the minors rehabbing an oblique injury, will not play another game in the minors or for the Seattle Mariners this season after an altercation he had with a scout that was reported on Friday. ***PHOTO1*** The Mariners will now shut Montero down for the remainder of the...

Masahiro Tanaka Reacts to Arm Soreness and New York Yankees Shutting Him Down
August 29th, 2014 at 5:53 PM
New York Yankees ace Masahiro Tanaka spoke to the media on Friday after it was reported that he felt some soreness in his arm, but not specifically his elbow. ***PHOTO1*** Erik Boland of Newsday has the latest on where Tanaka is feeling the soreness: Tanaka clarified the soreness is in his entire arm,...

New York Yankees Acquire Lefty Reliever Josh Outman from Cleveland Indians
August 29th, 2014 at 12:40 AM
Paul Hoynes of the Cleveland Plain-Dealer reports that the New York Yankees have acquired left handed specialist Josh Outman from the Cleveland Indians. ***PHOTO1*** The Yankees continue to re-tool their bullpen as they currently hold a .274 average against left handed batters this season. Outman will join a Yankees bullpen that has...

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 Masahiro Tanaka Throws Another Successful Simulated Game on Thursday
August 28th, 2014 at 2:04 PM
Masahiro Tanaka continued his recovery from a UCL tear in his elbow as he threw a successful simulated game at Comerica Park in Detroit. Tanaka looked good as he threw 49 pitches on Thursday morning, without issue. ***VIDEO1*** Yankees manager Joe Girardi said that the was pleased with Tanaka's outing and that...

New York Yankees Donate 100K and Joe Girardi Does ALS Ice Bucket Challenge
August 27th, 2014 at 6:52 PM
New York Yankees manager Joe Girardi has taken the plunge into the cold water and accepted the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge. ***PHOTO1*** Not only did Girardi become the latest person to dump cold water on his head, but he also announced that the Yankees were making a very generous donation of $100,000...

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...

Derek Jeter Gets 20-second Standing Ovation from Detroit Tigers Fans (Video)
August 26th, 2014 at 8:55 PM
Derek Jeter, who grew up Kalamazoo, Michigan, got a great standing ovation from Detroit Tigers fans before his first at-bat for the New York Yankees on Tuesday night in Comerica Park. ***PHOTO1*** Matthew B. Mowery of The Oakland Press shared a video of the nice gesture from the crowd in Detroit: VIDEO: The...

New York Yankees Mark Teixeira to Retun to Lineup Tonight Against Detroit Tigers
August 26th, 2014 at 5:37 PM
The New York Yankees have won five games in a row and they seem to be producing and getting a little healthier, kind of. Brett Gardner missed Sunday's game and will rest again on Tuesday, but Mark Teixeira will return to the Yankees lineup tonight, as the Yanks take on...

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...

Kansas City Royals Give Derek Jeter Gift of Generous Donation to Charity (Video)
August 26th, 2014 at 3:57 PM
In a season where we've seen some interesting and outlandish gifts for New York Yankees Captain Derek Jeter, the money he has racked up for his foundation is really what's most important about the shortstop's farewell tour. ***PHOTO1*** The Kansas City Royals were just the latest team to add to the Turn...