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MLB Trade Rumors: ‘Multiple Teams’ Talking About New York Yankees’ Austin Romine
March 20th, 2015 at 12:30 PM
New York Yankees catcher Austin Romine is drawing some attention from teams around the league as the end of spring training nears. ***PHOTO2*** Romine, who is out of options with the Yankees, is competing for the backup catcher job against fellow backstop, John Ryan Murphy. Should Romine not make the team as...

New York Yankees’ Austin Romine Throws Dirt on Brother Andrew’s Cleats During At-Bat: Video
March 14th, 2015 at 2:46 PM
The Detroit Tigers-New York Yankees spring training contest got a little more interesting on Saturday afternoon as two brothers squared off: Yankees catcher Austin Romine and Tigers shortstop Andrew Romine. ***PHOTO1*** Prior to the game, the Romine brothers spoke about facing one another, and Austin happened to mention that he planned on...

MLB Trade Rumors: Yankees’ Austin Romine Drawing Interest from Phillies
March 12th, 2015 at 3:40 PM
The New York Yankees have had quite a bit of catching depth the past few seasons and as a result, there are always teams inquiring about one of their young catchers. ***PHOTO1*** During the offseason, the Yanks dealt Francisco Cervelli to the Pittsburgh Pirates, the oft-injured catcher who still drew plenty of...

MLB Trade Rumors: One Trade Proposal the Yankees Could Offer to Land Rangers’ Elvis Andrus
November 12th, 2014 at 11:13 AM
With some of the shortstop options reportedly not on the New York Yankees radar, the one option that seems like a possible match is Texas Rangers Elvis Andrus; someone the Yankees are intrigued in. ***PHOTO1*** He's only 26, but he also comes with an eight-year, $120 million contract which kicks in starting...

Austin Romine to Be Recalled by New York Yankees; Francisco Cervelli Dealing with Headaches
September 6th, 2014 at 12:14 AM
The Yankees already have three catchers on the major league roster with the September call ups, but because of Francisco Cervelli dealing with headaches, the team will call up a fourth catcher. ***PHOTO1*** Sweeny Murti of WFAN reported on Friday night during the Yankees 1-0 loss to the Kansas City Royals that...

New York Yankees Place Brian McCann on 7-Day Concussion DL; Recall Austin Romine from Class-AAA Scranton
August 9th, 2014 at 12:16 PM
On Friday night, Brian McCann took a foul ball right to the front of his facemask from the bat of Mike Aviles, many of which compared it to getting punched right in the face and sent New York Yankees trainer Steve Donahue and manager Joe Girardi to check on McCann. ***VIDEO1*** McCann...

New York Yankees 2014 Organizational Prospects; No. 1 Gary Sanchez
May 12th, 2014 at 11:25 AM
Top prospect Gary Sanchez is a name New York Yankee fans have been hearing for a long time. The Yankees signed him as a 17 year old as their top International free agent out of the Dominican Republic in 2009 for $3 million. ***VIDEO1*** Sanchez is the reason why New York traded...

Francisco Cervelli Wins Yankees Backup Catcher Job in 2014; Beats Out Austin Romine, John Ryan Murphy
March 26th, 2014 at 3:02 PM
Last spring, Francisco Cervelli won the New York Yankees starting catchers job, but lost it due to a season-long injury and then a 50-game suspension due to his involvement in the Miami Biogenesis case. Then in the winter, the Yankees made a bold move to sign Atlanta Braves catcher Brian McCann...

New York Yankees Plan to Tender Francisco Cervelli for 2014; Will Continue Search for Starting Catcher
November 12th, 2013 at 8:26 PM
Francisco Cervelli was essentially handed the chance to be the everyday starting catcher for the New York Yankees in 2013 following the departure of Russell Martin in free agency last winter and for about a month, it was going according to plan for him. That was until he fractured his hand...

Derek Jeter Goes 1-for-4, RBI in Return for New York Yankees, Defeat Kansas City Royals 8-4
July 11th, 2013 at 4:40 PM
The buzz at Yankee Stadium on Thursday afternoon was the return of the New York Yankees captain and shortstop Derek Jeter to the lineup after missing the first three and a half months of the season recovering from a fractured ankle. ***PHOTO1***Jeter would bat second in the Yankees lineup while slotted...

New York Yankees’ C Francisco Cervelli Suffers Setback in Rehab, Out at Least Until August
July 4th, 2013 at 1:40 PM
The New York Yankees have had to make do with Chris Stewart and Austin Romine since the end of April at their catcher position because Francisco Cervelli has been out with a fractured right hand. ***PHOTO1*** Cervelli started out having a good start to the 2013 season as the starting catcher hitting...

New York Yankees Catcher Francisco Cervelli Out Minimum of Six Weeks
April 27th, 2013 at 5:45 AM
New York Yankees catcher Francisco Cervelli will miss a minimum of six weeks after fracturing his right hand on the fifth pitch of Friday night's game against the Toronto Blue Jays.  ***PHOTO1*** Cervelli, who was off to a good start this season after beating out Austin Romine for the opportunity to platoon with...

New York Yankees Option Catcher Austin Romine to Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre
March 12th, 2013 at 7:00 AM
One candidate has been removed from the New York Yankees starting catcher battle, as the team has optioned Austin Romine to Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre.  ***PHOTO1*** Romine played in just six games this spring, hitting .250 with three RBI. However, the Yankees have decided to move on with the more experienced options in Chris Stewart and Francisco...

New York Yankees Split the First Two Games of Grapefruit League Play
February 25th, 2013 at 9:04 AM
***PHOTO1*** While the biggest story from the weekend is undoubtedly the long-term absence of slugger Curtis Granderson, courtesy of a first-inning beaning yesterday afternoon by Toronto Blue Jays left hander J.A. Happ, the Yankees came away 1-1 as Grapefruit League play opened.  The spring training slate opened up in Orlando, Florida, as the...

New York Yankees Manager Joe Girardi Meets with Media for First Session of 2013
February 12th, 2013 at 2:52 PM
On Tuesday morning, as pitchers and catchers begun to assemble in Tampa for the commencement of spring training, Yankees manager Joe Girardi conducted his annual "State of the Yankees" address with the media.  As reported by Lou DiPietro of YESNetwork.com, Girardi addressed all prominent offseason fodder, from the expectations of third baseman...

New York Yankees Catcher Chris Stewart Ready for Chance to Start
February 10th, 2013 at 4:43 PM
Following last season's disappointing ALCS loss to the Detroit Tigers, nobody expected the usually free-spending New York Yankees to watch starting catcher Russell Martin leave via free agency without acquiring a viable replacement. However, with spring training approaching quickly and no quality catchers available to acquire, veteran Chris Stewart will...

Could a Trade for Recent DFA Catcher George Kottaras Make Sense for the Yankees?
January 17th, 2013 at 3:26 PM
***PHOTO1*** As noted last night by CBSSports.com MLB insider Danny Knobler, the odd man out in the three-way trade that sent first baseman/outfielder Michael Morse to the Seattle Mariners and catcher John Jaso to the Oakland Athletics was catcher George Kottaras.  A 29-year-old backstop who split time between the Milwaukee Brewers and the Athletics...

The Jesus Montero for Michael Pineda Trade; Will It Ever Pan Out?
January 14th, 2013 at 11:24 AM
***PHOTO1*** One year ago Sunday, Yankees general manager Brian Cashman consummated a trade many around baseball thought to be a no-brainer.  With the Yankees at the time having All-Star catcher Russell Martin and having strong belief in the development of young Austin Romine, Cashman dealt catcher and right-handed Jesus Montero as the key piece in...

The Yankees Offseason: the Good, the Bad, and the Ugly
January 2nd, 2013 at 9:18 PM
While division titles and pennants aren't clinched between the months of November and February (see 2012 Miami Marlins and 2011 Boston Red Sox), reasons to get giddy about this offseason have been few and far between.  In a little over a month, The New York Yankees will make their way down...

New York Yankees’ Minor Leaguers Honing Skills in the Arizona Fall League
October 24th, 2012 at 11:08 AM
Much of the talk after the New York Yankees were swept by the Detroit Tigers in the ALCS was about getting younger. The Bombers have some fine prospects in their farm system who are getting closer to the Major League level. The Yankees sent seven Minor Leaguers, including four of their top 20...