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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...

New York Yankees Injury Report: 7-11-12
July 11th, 2012 at 8:02 PM
As the New York Yankees gear up for the second half of the season let's check out how the walking wounded are doing and who will be back sooner than later. CC Sabathia, who was selected as an All-Star, threw a bullpen session at Kauffman Stadium on Tuesday. Sabathia believes he...

New York Yankees’ Catching Depth Second to None
January 23rd, 2012 at 12:52 PM
The New York Yankees traded No. 1 catching prospect Jesus Montero to the Seattle Mariners last week, but don't fret Bomber fans the catching is plentiful in the Bronx. ***PHOTO1***   Montero, known more for his bat than his glove, was never going to be considered the everyday catcher no matter what was being said outwardly. Internally, the Yankees hierarchy knew in their heart of hearts...

New York Yankees Continue to Explore Trade Options and Free Agent Market
November 9th, 2011 at 8:00 PM
***PHOTO1*** After handing out winter coats at the New York Cares charity event on Wednesday, November 9, New York Yankees general manager, Brian Cashman, spoke with reporters about his plans for acquiring pitchers this winter. "I haven't talked to every team and I haven't talked to every agent yet,” Cashman reported...

New York Yankees Lose to Boston in Extra Innings in Second Game of Twin Bill
September 25th, 2011 at 11:56 PM
Jacoby Ellsbury hit a three run homer in the top of the fourteenth inning to beat the Yankees, 7-4. The Yankees jumped on Boston starter John Lackey early in the first inning with runners on first and third, when Mark Teixeira hit a double over center fielder Jacoby Ellsbury.  Curtis Granderson and Robinson Cano...

Does Jesus Montero Have a Future with the New York Yankees?
September 13th, 2011 at 7:47 PM
Since being called up by the Yankees on September 1, Jesus Montero has been everything the Yankees expected. In eight games, he's batting .308 with three home runs, six RBIs, and a .400 on-base percentage. These flashes of greatness shown by Montero have had Yankees' fans buzzing about his future, but what exactly...

New York Yankees Increase AL East Lead with Win Over Seattle
September 13th, 2011 at 9:12 AM
The New York Yankees roughed up the Seattle Mariners and their ace Felix "King" Hernandez in a, 9-3 hit fest. New York got nine hits, six runs and two home runs off of Mariners' starter Hernandez.  Meanwhile, Yankee starter Phil Hughes improved his record to .500 (5-5) with a solid effort. ...

New York Yankees Call up Catcher Austin Romine
September 11th, 2011 at 5:23 PM
The New York Yankees have called up catcher Austin Romine from their Triple-A affiliate, Scranton Wilkes-Barre. To make room for Romine on the roster, the Yankees designated Steve Garrison for assignment. Starting catcher Russell Martin is out with a thumb injury and backup catcher Francisco Cervelli is out with concusion symptoms so New...