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New York Yankees IF Brendan Ryan Diagnosed with Mid-Back Strain
February 27th, 2015 at 12:31 PM
New York Yankees utility man Brendan Ryan has been diagnosed with a mid-back strain. ***PHOTO1*** The Bronx Bombers released the information about Ryan on Friday, and the injury will force him to miss the next five days of workouts, per Lou DiPietro of the YES Network: The New York Yankees announced Friday morning...

Andrew Bailey Expects to Compete for Spot on New York Yankees’ 2015 Roster
February 25th, 2015 at 11:30 AM
Reliever Andrew Bailey has endured a long road to recovery after shoulder surgery and he is now ready to compete for a spot on the New York Yankees' roster in 2015. ***PHOTO1*** Bailey hasn't pitched in a game since 2013 with the Boston Red Sox and has spent last season as a...

New York Yankees’ Masahiro Tanaka Already Working Out in Spring Training (Photos)
February 17th, 2015 at 11:25 AM
New York Yankees ace Masahiro Tanaka has already arrived to camp and is working out ahead of the start of spring training. Tanaka, who got to Tampa last night, arriving at the complex just now pic.twitter.com/qtW1nRmDJp — Erik Boland (@eboland11) February 17, 2015 The Associated Press, according to YES Network, reported Tanaka was...

New York Yankees Get Positive Reports Back on Masahiro Tanaka’s Elbow; Ready for Spring Training
February 10th, 2015 at 2:11 PM
One of the biggest question marks for the New York Yankees heading into the 2015 season is the health status of Masahiro Tanaka, especially coming off a small tear of a ligament in his elbow that sidelined him for two months during the 2014 season. ***PHOTO1*** The 25-year-old was able to avoid...

New York Yankees’ Ivan Nova Set to Return from Tommy John Surgery on Time
February 3rd, 2015 at 4:34 PM
New York Yankees starting pitcher Ivan Nova is nearing the end of a long road back to Major League Baseball after having Tommy John surgery last April. ***PHOTO1*** Nova, who has been slated to return by June, is still on track to hit that goal in 2015, per Andrew Marchand of ESPNNewYork.com: New...

Yankees’ Masahiro Tanaka Said Elbow Feels Good After Workout in Japan: Report
January 28th, 2015 at 9:29 PM
Masahiro Tanaka missed two months of the 2014 season because of a small tear in the UCL ligament in his right elbow; an injury that didn't require surgery, but that doesn't mean the New York Yankees aren't worried. ***PHOTO1*** While Tanaka was told by several top surgeons in the country that he...

MLB Hot Stove: Yankees Should Give Consideration into Braves’ Brandon Beachy for Pitching Depth
January 22nd, 2015 at 11:12 AM
So there's two things we know heading into the final month before spring training; the New York Yankees need pitching and they don't want to spend a fortune on it. ***PHOTO1*** They made that clear when they passed on Jon Lester and Max Scherzer, and are making no attempt to go for...

New York Yankees’ Carlos Beltran Talks Elbow, Age, and Having Something to Prove
January 16th, 2015 at 12:14 PM
New York Yankees outfielder Carlos Beltran had a rough first season in pinstripes, which ultimately ended with him receiving elbow surgery to remove bone chips that affected him all season. ***PHOTO1*** The Yankees and Beltran made the wrong decision on his injury in 2014. Instead of opting for surgery earlier in the...

New York Yankees Avoid Arbitration with Ivan Nova; Agree to 1-Year, Non-Guaranteed Deal
January 14th, 2015 at 4:48 PM
On Wednesday, the New York Yankees decided to gamble on Ivan Nova possibly coming back to the team during the 2015 season healthy and producing. ***PHOTO1*** The Yankees avoided going to arbitration with Nova and signed him to a one-year, non-guaranteed deal for the 2015 season; the team announced on Twitter. ***PHOTO2*** Nova, who...

New York Yankees’ CC Sabathia’s Surgically Repaired Knee ‘Feels Good,’ Ready for 2015
December 27th, 2014 at 1:24 PM
Since joining the New York Yankees in 2009, CC Sabathia was a model for endurance and stability, especially with his health, but that all changed in the 2014 season. ***PHOTO1*** The 2014 season was the first time in six seasons where Sabathia didn't throw at least 200 innings or make at least...

New York Yankees GM Brian Cashman Optimistic About Mark Teixeira’s Health
December 15th, 2014 at 1:37 PM
New York Yankees general manager Brian Cashman is apparently a very optimistic person because he actually believes Mark Teixeira will be able to stay healthy in 2015. ***PHOTO1*** This after a 2014 campaign that saw Teixeira play in 123 games while battling wrist problems and other minor issues that have turned the...

Yankees GM Brian Cashman: Carlos Beltran Should Have Gotten the Elbow Surgery Back in May
November 11th, 2014 at 12:41 PM
Carlos Beltran's first season with the New York Yankees in 2014 was an extreme disappointment, but it was mostly due to injuries that kept the 37-year-old from playing at the high level he's normal to. ***PHOTO1*** In their annual Subway Series against the New York Mets back in May, Beltran felt discomfort...

New York Yankees’ Brett Gardner Underwent Surgery to Repair Abdominal Muscle
November 5th, 2014 at 4:59 PM
During the 2014 season, Brett Gardner was plagued with an abdominal injury that caused him to miss several games in July and then again in September. ***PHOTO1*** To take care of the problem, the New York Yankees announced on Wednesday that Gardner underwent surgery to repair a core muscle, which was on...

Former Yankees Slugger Jose Canseco Accidentally Shoots Himself in Hand While Cleaning Gun
October 29th, 2014 at 1:28 PM
In the comical life after baseball that is for Jose Canseco, it took another turn into the strange for him on Tuesday. ***PHOTO1*** TMZ initially had the report that the long-time home run slugger and former New York Yankees hitter accidentally shot himself in the hand while trying to clean out his...

CC Sabathia Believes He Can Dominate for New York Yankees in 2015
October 23rd, 2014 at 12:33 PM
CC Sabathia may be the only person on Earth who believes he can return to his No. 1 starter form from five years ago en route to dominating opposing hitters like he used to do. ***PHOTO1*** That's what Sabathia told ESPN radio in New York on Wednesday as he spoke quite optimistically...

New York Yankees’ CC Sabathia Won’t Throw Off Mound Until Spring Training
October 22nd, 2014 at 4:11 PM
CC Sabathia continues to progress in his return from a degenerative knee condition that helped end his 2014 season early, but he hasn't thrown off a mound just yet and won't do so until spring training 2015. ***PHOTO1*** Sabathia explained where he is in the process to Pete Caldera of the Bergen...

Mark Teixeira Talks Alex Rodriguez, New York Yankees’ 2014 Season and Golf
October 6th, 2014 at 5:56 PM
New York Yankees first baseman Mark Teixeira had a rough season with injuries in 2014, and he certainly isn't afraid to admit it. ***PHOTO1*** Teixeira spoke at a charity golf event and acknowledged that the season he had was a disappointment, namely because of his unreliable health, per Mark Newman of MLB.com: "This...

New York Yankees’ CC Sabathia: Time Off in 2014 Has Fueled New Fire in Me
October 6th, 2014 at 7:36 AM
Up until this season, when you think of what has made CC Sabathia one of the better pitcher over the last 10 years has been his durability. However in 2014, Sabathia missed most of the season for the New York Yankees with a knee injury; one that required season-ending surgery. ***PHOTO1*** Sabathia,...

New York Yankees Manager Joe Girardi Optimistic for Next Season After Missing Playoffs in 2014
October 2nd, 2014 at 10:28 AM
It was a whirlwind season for the 2014 New York Yankees. They made a big splash in free agency by signing the likes of Carlos Beltran, Jacoby Ellsbury, Brian McCann and Masahiro Tanaka. Then Derek Jeter announced his plans to retire at the end of the year and that all...

New York Yankees’ Carlos Beltran Undergoes Right Elbow Surgery; Can Resume Playing in 12 Weeks
September 30th, 2014 at 2:43 PM
On Tuesday, New York Yankees starting right fielder Carlos Beltran got the long-awaited surgery needed for his right elbow; an injury that had plagued him for the last four months. ***PHOTO1*** Beltran underwent the surgery and will now spend the next 12 weeks rehabbing the injury; he can resume hitting and throwing...