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Jacob Lindgren Reportedly Set to Join New York Yankees After Promotion from Triple-A
May 23rd, 2015 at 5:14 PM
The time has come: the New York Yankees will promote stud left-handed reliever Jacob Lindgren to the big leagues on Sunday. Joel Sherman of the New York Post has the scoop: I hear that with Pinder throwing 48 pitches today he will be sent down and Jacob Lindgren will be promoted Sunday...

It’s Time New York Yankees Promote Jacob Lindgren to Replace Inept David Carpenter
May 23rd, 2015 at 12:42 PM
Is David Carpenter bad or what? ***PHOTO1*** The former Atlanta Braves reliever turned New York Yankee has been dreadful for the Bronx Bombers out of the bullpen this season and doesn't really deserve to have a job on this team. Carpenter has allowed an earned run in each of his last three outings...

Why Slade Heathcott’s New York Yankees Debut Should Have Fans Excited
May 23rd, 2015 at 12:01 PM
Welcome to the big leagues, Mr. Heathcott! In his Major League Baseball debut on Friday night, New York Yankees center fielder Slade Heathcott wasted no time getting his feet wet in the bigs. Heathcott notched two hits and reached base three times in his first big-league game, picking up a double...

Rays’ Minor-League Team with Outrageous Promo Mocking Yankees’ Alex Rodriguez
May 22nd, 2015 at 6:45 PM
The Tampa Bay Rays' Single-A affiliate, the Charlotte Stone Crabs, openly mocked New York Yankees designated hitter Alex Rodriguez with a promotion for one of their games. ***PHOTO1*** The promotion, scheduled for Friday, was called "A-Rod Juice Box Night." Clearly the minor-league squad was taking a shot at the Yankees slugger and...

2015 MLB Mock Draft: Who Do Experts Have New York Yankees Taking in 1st Round?
May 22nd, 2015 at 11:00 AM
The 2015 Major League Baseball Draft is set to take place on June 8 and it's time to start getting a good idea of who the New York Yankees will take with their two first-round picks. ***PHOTO1*** The Yanks' two selections in the first round will come at No. 16 and No....

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 Prospect Mason Williams Promoted to Triple-A to Take Slade Heathcott’s Spot
May 21st, 2015 at 4:26 PM
After a few days of speculation, it has been announced that New York Yankees prospect Mason Williams will be taking Slade Heathcott's spot on the Triple-A roster of the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Railriders. ***PHOTO1*** A spot in the crowd Railriders outfielder opened up after Yankees center fielder Jacoby Ellsbury was placed on the 15-day...

Hal Steinbrenner Talks Future of New York Yankees’ Prospects, Willingness to Spend Money
May 21st, 2015 at 2:26 PM
The New York Yankees have been ripped as an organization by their fans for trading off a ton of top prospects over the years in order to acquire more talent, but owner Hal Steinbrenner seems to be dedicated to the young players this time around. ***PHOTO1*** Yankees fans have been begging to...

Mariano Rivera’s Son Gives Draft Stock Major Boost with Huge Year at Iona
May 21st, 2015 at 12:25 PM
Mariano Rivera's son, who goes by the same name but never learned to throw a cutter, decided to stay in college after the New York Yankees drafted him last year, and it looks like the youngster made the right decision. ***PHOTO1*** The Yanks drafted Rivera in the 29th round of the draft...

Yankees GM Brian Cashman Talks Severity of Jacoby Ellsbury Injury, Slade Heathcott’s Role
May 20th, 2015 at 1:59 PM
New York Yankees general manager Brian Cashman had a bit of good news in regard to Jacoby Ellsbury's knee injury. ***PHOTO1*** Cashman spoke to George A. King III of the New York Post and said he doesn't believe Ellsbury's injury is a very serious one, despite the fact that he's still waiting...

New York Yankees’ Reason for Choosing Slade Heathcott Over Ramon Flores Revealed
May 20th, 2015 at 12:51 PM
In many circles it was believed that Ramon Flores would be the first New York Yankees prospect to get a shot at the big leagues in the event of an injury to the team's outfield, but by now we know that wasn't the case. ***PHOTO1*** Instead, Slade Heathcott gets the call for...

New York Yankees ‘In Big Trouble’ Without Jacoby Ellsbury in Lineup
May 20th, 2015 at 10:29 AM
Jacoby Ellsbury and Brett Gardner have been a lethal 1-2 punch at the top of the New York Yankees order in 2015, but now that one half of that combination isn't healthy, one scout believes the Bronx Bombers are 'in big trouble.' ***PHOTO1*** Ellsbury suffered what the Yankees announced was a right...

What Slade Heathcott Brings to New York Yankees Lineup; Prospect Reacts to Promotion
May 20th, 2015 at 9:05 AM
New York Yankees prospect Slade Heathcott is getting a promotion to the big leagues after outfielder Jacoby Ellsbury was sent to the disabled list with a knee injury. ***PHOTO1*** Heathcott will have enormous shoes to fill. Ellsbury was the team leader in hits, on-base percentage and batting average. Not to mention he...

New York Yankees Prospect Aaron Judge Reportedly Close to Triple-A; Brian Cashman Reacts
May 19th, 2015 at 12:47 PM
After showing an incredible amount of domination at the Double-A level in 2015, New York Yankees prospect Aaron Judge is reportedly close to a Triple-A promotion. ***PHOTO1*** Judge was promoted to Double-A to start the season and hasn't missed a beat. In 34 games, the 23-year-old has six homers, 21 RBI...

New York Yankees Reportedly Interested in Newest Cuban Outfielder, but are They Really?
May 17th, 2015 at 9:00 AM
Another day, another Cuban prospect the New York Yankees are reportedly interested in. Haven't we been down this road before? ***PHOTO1*** Jeff Passan of Yahoo! Sports reports that Cuban outfielder Eddy Julio Martinez is close to signing with a team and could reach as much as $10 million in a signing bonus. Signing...

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...

New York Yankees Prospect Aaron Judge Drawing Comparison to Miami Marlins’ Giancarlo Stanton
May 16th, 2015 at 11:19 AM
New York Yankees prospect Aaron Judge is already drawing comparisons to a certain Major League Baseball superstar who plays with the Miami Marlins. ***PHOTO1*** That superstar is none other than Giancarlo Stanton. In an article by CBS Sports' Jon Heyman, one scout compares Judge's incredible power to that of Stanton: Aaron Judge has light-tower...

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....

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...