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New York Yankees’ Masahiro Tanaka Could Return Sooner than Expected
May 22nd, 2015 at 7:17 PM
New York Yankees starting pitcher Masahiro Tanaka may return earlier than expected. ***PHOTO1*** After making his first rehab start on Thursday night in which he threw three scoreless innings, it was thought that Tanaka would need two more rehab starts in the minors before he would return. But now it seems the Yankees...

New York Yankees’ Masahiro Tanaka Reacts to First Triple-A Rehab Start
May 22nd, 2015 at 9:00 AM
New York Yankees starter Masahiro Tanaka took the mound for the Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Railriders last night and looked good in his first start since going on the disabled list with a forearm injury. ***PHOTO1*** Tanaka threw three innings without allowing a run, while also surrendering just two hits through 41 pitches (25...

New York Yankees’ Masahiro Tanaka Completes First Triple-A Rehab Start
May 21st, 2015 at 7:09 PM
New York Yankees starter Masahiro Tanaka had a solid showing in his first Triple-A rehab start for the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Railriders. ***PHOTO1*** Tanaka, who was scheduled to throw 45 pitches or three innings, finished with a line of no runs on two hits in three innings of work. He recorded two strikeouts in...

New York Yankees Injury Updates on Masahiro Tanaka
May 19th, 2015 at 5:00 PM
UPDATE: Tuesday, May 19 at 5:00 p.m. ET Masahiro Tanaka's first rehab start is officially set for Thursday in Triple-A: Masahiro Tanaka will start Thursday for @swbrailriders, Yankees announce. — Bryan Hoch (@BryanHoch) May 19, 2015 Tanaka says he will throw 45 pitches in the outing: Tanaka said he will throw about 45 pitches Thursday. —...

New York Yankees’ Chase Whitley to Undergo Tommy John Surgery on Torn UCL
May 18th, 2015 at 4:42 PM
New York Yankees pitcher Chase Whitley has received the worst possible news on Monday. ***PHOTO1*** The 25-year-old starter left his last outing after 1 2/3 innings with an elbow issue. It turned out Whitley had been pitching with an elbow problem for a few starts, but was able to gut through it...

New York Yankees’ Chris Capuano Reacts to Rough 2015 Season Debut on Sunday
May 18th, 2015 at 3:16 PM
New York Yankees starter Chris Capuano made his 2015 season debut on Sunday, and it didn't go so well for the 36-year-old left-hander. ***PHOTO1*** Capuano took the loss against the Kansas City Royals, surrendering four runs on four hits in three innings of work. While he did see some good things to draw...

Will the Real C.C. Sabathia Please Stand up; is New York Yankees Pitcher’s Dominance for Real?
May 17th, 2015 at 3:23 PM
We've seen the good, the bad, and the ugly with New York Yankees starter CC Sabathia thus far; but which version of the 34-year-old will we see moving forward? ***PHOTO1*** Sabathia was fantastic for the Yanks on Saturday night after giving his team seven innings of one-run baseball, with six hits allowed...

Prospect New York Yankees Acquired in Eduardo Nunez Trade Close to Making Big-League Impact
May 16th, 2015 at 6:12 PM
Boy do I still miss the days of Eduardo Nunez running the bases with his helmet flying all over the field. ***PHOTO1*** I was so naive then to believe that he could be Derek Jeter's heir apparent. That's right, I admit I was in that group. However when looking at the situation a...

Chase Whitley Updates: New York Yankees Pitcher Likely to Have Tommy John Surgery
May 16th, 2015 at 8:19 AM
UPDATE: Saturday, May 16 at 8:18 a.m. ET It looks as though Tommy John surgery may be in Chase Whitley's future after a tear was discovered in his UCL , as was reported by CBS Sports' Jon Heyman: hear chase whitley has been initially diagnosed with ucl tear. tommy john very possible....

Yankees’ Chase Whitley Has Been Pitching Through Elbow Injury; Chris Capuano to Return to Rotation
May 15th, 2015 at 9:04 AM
New York Yankees manager Joe Girardi announced what his plans were for returning starter Chris Capuano after Thursday night's loss to the Tampa Bay Rays. ***PHOTO1*** Capuano is set to return after throwing three rehab starts and now the plan is for him to replace Chase Whitley in the starting rotation upon...

New York Yankees’ Chris Capuano Set to Return; Chase Whitley the Odd Man Out?
May 14th, 2015 at 6:43 PM
New York Yankees starter Chase Whitley might be making his last start for the big-league club on Thursday night at Tropicana Field versus the Tampa Bay Rays, as veteran left-hander Chris Capuano is set to make his return. ***PHOTO1*** Capuano last pitched in a rehab start for the Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Railriders on...

New York Yankees Prospect Luis Severino Placed on DL After Leaving Last Start Early
May 13th, 2015 at 7:54 AM
New York Yankees prospect Luis Severino was forced to leave his last start for the Trenton Thunder early and is now heading to the seven-day disabled list. ***PHOTO1*** Severino developed a blister on his right middle finger this past Sunday and was unable to go longer than two innings. It clearly affected...

New York Yankees Legend Ron Guidry Reacts to Michael Pineda Just Missing Gator’s Strikeout Record
May 11th, 2015 at 5:00 PM
New York Yankees legend Ron Guidry had his single-game strikeout record for the franchise nearly topped on Sunday after Michael Pineda stuck out 16 Baltimore Orioles batters. ***PHOTO1*** It only took Pineda seven innings to get to that mark and it's almost certain he would have at least tied Guidry's 18 strikeout...

New York Yankees’ Michael Pineda Named American League Player of the Week
May 11th, 2015 at 3:12 PM
After having just a sensational week for the New York Yankees, starting pitcher Michael Pineda is receiving American League Player of the Week honors. ***PHOTO1*** Pineda is the second Yankees player to receive the award this season, with the first being Mark Teixeira after he absolutely raked for an entire week earlier...

Incredible Stats from Michael Pineda’s 16-K Start for New York Yankees on Sunday
May 11th, 2015 at 11:00 AM
New York Yankees ace Michael Pineda had a historic performance on Sunday afternoon against the Baltimore Orioles, and we have the stats to prove it. ***PHOTO1*** Pineda racked up 16 strikeouts without allowing a single walk against the Orioles, which is the first time any Yankee pitcher has ever done that: #BigMike posted...

New York Yankees’ Michael Pineda Reacts to 16-K Performance; Shows Love for Moms on Mother’s Day
May 10th, 2015 at 6:22 PM
New York Yankees ace—yes we should be calling him the ace—Michael Pineda was incredibly dominant on Sunday versus the Baltimore Orioles en route to 16 strikeouts over seven innings of one-run ball. ***PHOTO1*** From the moment the game started, Pineda knew he had a filthy slider that was in top form: “In the...

Is New York Yankees’ Michael Pineda the City’s Best Pitcher After 16-K Outing Vs. Baltimore Orioles?
May 10th, 2015 at 4:26 PM
With all the hype surrounding New York Mets pitcher Matt Harvey, Yankees ace Michael Pineda is dealing right now and might just be the best pitcher in the city. ***PHOTO1*** After his first six starts resulted in four wins, people were comparing Pineda and Mets starter Jacob deGrom, who is a very...

New York Yankees’ Masahiro Tanaka Talks David Price Cold Weather Theory for Forearm, and UCL
May 10th, 2015 at 2:00 PM
For the first time since being placed on the 15-day disabled list with a forearm strain and tendinitis in his wrist, New York Yankees starter Masahiro Tanaka touched on a few different topics, including his recovery from the injury and a theory on how he came down with it. ***PHOTO1*** Tanaka was...

New York Yankees’ CC Sabathia Brutally Honest in Assessment of 0-5 Record
May 7th, 2015 at 9:05 AM
New York Yankees starting pitcher CC Sabathia is pulling no punches when it comes to his assessment of how things have gone this season. ***PHOTO1*** Sabathia lost his fifth game of the season on Wednesday night against the Toronto Blue Jays, surrendering four runs on nine hits in 6 1/3 innings. His...

Yankees’ Chase Whitley Almost Kills Blue Jays 1B Coach with Terrible Throw: Video
May 5th, 2015 at 10:37 AM
New York Yankees starting pitcher Chase Whitley had a brilliant night on Monday versus the Toronto Blue Jays—except for a throw he made to first base. The play came in the third inning off the bat of Blue Jays outfielder Ezequiel Carrera. Whitley tried to make a quick throw to first...