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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...

Masahiro Tanaka Update After Bad Final Start of Season with New York Yankees
September 27th, 2014 at 6:20 PM
Masahiro Tanaka ended the season on a horrible note on Saturday after he was crushed by the Boston Red Sox at Fenway Park, leading to a New York Yankees loss. ***PHOTO1*** Tanaka, who made just his second start since coming off the disabled list, was beaten down by the boys from Beantown...

New York Yankees Likely to Shut Down Mark Teixeira for Remainder of 2014 Season: Report
September 25th, 2014 at 9:09 AM
The New York Yankees have already shut down Carlos Beltran for the final four games of the 2014 regular season and it looks like he may be getting some company. ***PHOTO1*** Mark Teixeira, who has been dealing with a nagging wrist injury and who missed the majority of last season due to...

New York Yankees Shut Down Carlos Beltran for Final Games of 2014 Regular Season
September 25th, 2014 at 7:39 AM
Shortly after the New York Yankees 9-5 loss to the Baltimore Orioles on Wednesday afternoon, a loss that eliminated them completely from playoff contention, Joe Girardi made a decision on one of his players who has been dealing with issues all season. ***PHOTO1*** Girardi told the media that the team will shut...

New York Yankees’ CC Sabathia Throws for First Time Since Knee Surgery in July
September 23rd, 2014 at 10:18 AM
It's been almost four months since the New York Yankees have seen their former ace CC Sabathia on the mound and in uniform for them. That was after he landed on the disabled list on May 11 with inflammation in his knee originally. ***PHOTO1*** That turned into a degenerative knee condition that...

Yankees’ Mark Teixeira Out of Lineup on Monday; Gets Cortisone Shot for Wrist, Hopeful for Tuesday
September 22nd, 2014 at 5:07 PM
For the second straight day, the New York Yankees will be without Mark Teixeira in their lineup as he is dealing with a continuing wrist injury that has plagued him for the last two years. ***PHOTO1*** Teixeira left Saturday afternoon's game against the Toronto Blue Jays after dealing with soreness in...

Jacoby Ellsbury Isn’t Expected to Play for New York Yankees on Monday with Hamstring Issue
September 22nd, 2014 at 11:38 AM
The New York Yankees lineup has been a bit shorthanded this week because of injuries and other issues surrounding the players on the team. ***PHOTO1*** Martin Prado has been out due to undergoing an emergency appendectomy, Mark Teixeira left Saturday's game with a wrist injury and was out of the lineup on...

New York Yankees’ Jacoby Ellsbury Could Be Done for 2014 Season with Hamstring Injury
September 20th, 2014 at 1:12 PM
The injury bug continues to plague the New York Yankees all year long. Martin Prado was the latest one who is out for the season due to undergoing an emergency appendectomy. Jacoby Ellsbury may be joining him on the sidelines. ***PHOTO1*** Ellsbury suffered a strained hamstring during Friday night's 5-3 win over...

New York Yankees Hope for 2 Starts from Masahiro Tanaka Before Season Ends
September 20th, 2014 at 11:00 AM
If all goes well on Sunday and Masahiro Tanaka makes it through his first start back for the New York Yankees, the team would like for him to throw a second before the culmination of the 2014 Major League Baseball season. ***PHOTO1*** According to George A. King III of the New York...

Masahiro Tanaka, New York Yankees Wise to Test Out Elbow Before 2014 Season Ends
September 18th, 2014 at 8:54 AM
The final two weeks of the New York Yankees 2014 campaign will be mostly meaningless as the team prepares for a second straight season without October baseball, although the return of Masahiro Tanaka on Sunday is something that has plenty of meaning. ***PHOTO1*** Many have criticized the Yankees for bringing Tanaka back...

Mark Teixeira Returns to New York Yankees Lineup on Wednesday, Will Bat 4th Vs. Rays
September 17th, 2014 at 4:49 PM
Mark Teixeira missed Tuesday night's game for the New York Yankees as his wrist was bothering him and some wondered if he would be back for the team on Thursday night for their series finale against the Tampa Bay Rays. ***PHOTO1*** The Yankees announced that the 34-year-old first basemen will return to...

Masahiro Tanaka Scheduled to Return to Yankees from 60-Day DL; Start on Sunday Vs. Blue Jays
September 16th, 2014 at 5:22 PM
It's been almost two months since the New York Yankees have seen Masahiro Tanaka as he went down with an elbow injury back in July that has kept him on the disabled list. ***PHOTO1*** It looks like he'll be finally making his long-awaited return from the disabled list as Jack Curry of...

New York Yankees’ Jose Pirela Gets Unexpected Late-Season Audition
September 16th, 2014 at 3:59 PM
With the news that Martin Prado would miss the rest of the regular season, another Yankee player will get a chance to audition for the big club. Infielder Jose Pirela was added to the Yankees 40-man roster, earlier today. ***PHOTO1*** With another blow for the Yankees in losing Prado, opportunity has arisen...

New York Yankees Martin Prado Undergoes Emergency Appendectomy; is Done for Season
September 16th, 2014 at 12:12 PM
The injuries continue to mount for the 2014 New York Yankees. Martin Prado who was already playing through a hamstring injury, has undergone an emergency appendectomy and will miss the rest of the 2014 season. The Yankees signed Minor League infielder Jose Pirela to a Major League contract and added...

Chase Headley Returns to New York Yankees Lineup on Monday Vs. Rays; Will Bat 6th
September 15th, 2014 at 4:11 PM
UPDATE: 4:07 p.m. EST: Chase Headley is back in the lineup for the New York Yankees, as he will be batting sixth in the lineup on Monday night against the Tampa Bay Rays and will also be playing third base, as per Bryan Hoch of Yankees.com. ***PHOTO2*** Headley missed a total of four...