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Brandon McCarthy Interested in Re-Signing with New York Yankees; Calls It a Great Fit
August 22nd, 2014 at 12:52 PM
Ever since sending Vidal Nuno to the Arizona Diamondbacks in a trade on July 6, it has been nothing short of an amazing experience for Brandon McCarthy with the New York Yankees, who has seen a bit of a career rejuvenation in the Bronx. ***PHOTO1*** After being told to use his cutter...

New York Yankees’ Brandon McCarthy Explains Adjustments Made That Turned Season Around
August 22nd, 2014 at 10:01 AM
Remember when everyone thought making the trade for Brandon McCarthy from the Arizona Diamondbacks wouldn't help the team? Especially with a 3-10 record and a 5.01 ERA. ***PHOTO1*** Fast forward to almost two months since that trade went down, eight starts later, and McCarthy has practically been the Yankees best pitcher since...

New York Yankees Held Hitters’ Meeting Before Thursday’s Win Over Houston Astros
August 21st, 2014 at 4:41 PM
The New York Yankees need some kind of spark on offense and since a late-season acquisition is nearly out of the question, the team instead opted for a hitters' meeting before Thursday's win over the Houston Astros. ***PHOTO1*** Third baseman Chase Headley told the media about the meeting after the 3-0 victory...

David Phelps Will Go to New York Yankees Bullpen After Return from DL
August 21st, 2014 at 2:21 PM
The New York Yankees will send David Phelps to the bullpen once he returns from his 15-day DL stint. ***PHOTO1*** Manager Joe Girardi told Brendan Kuty of NJ.com that the plan is for Phelps to go to the bullpen once he's officially back, which will help Phelps return to the mound sooner...

Martin Prado Reacts After Trade to New York Yankees at MLB Trade Deadline
July 31st, 2014 at 8:34 PM
Martin Prado is one of the newest members of the New York Yankees and he has now spoken about the deal that sent him from Arizona to the Bronx. ***VIDEO1*** First, Prado explains where he was when he found out he had been dealt, per Bryan Hoch of MLB.com: “I was getting a...

New York Yankees Pitcher Brandon McCarthy’s Wife, Amanda McCarthy, is a Must Follow on Twitter
July 20th, 2014 at 10:38 AM
A lot of players are on social media which gives the fans the chance to interact with them; whether it be Facebook, Twitter or Instagram. ***PHOTO1*** Not only are the players themselves on it, but as are their significant others, which can get rather interesting, especially if they have no filter on...

Yankees Notes: CC Sabathia Feared for Career, Mo’s Son Unsigned, and Cool Stats
July 19th, 2014 at 8:19 PM
Here are some news and notes from the New York Yankees Universe. ***VIDEO1*** CC Sabathia Talks Surgery CC Sabathia's season will be over after he undergoes arthroscopic surgery on his ailing knee, but the big left-hander feared worse when he first came down with the injury, according to Andrew Marchand of ESPNNewYork.com: "I was very...

New York Yankees Unlocking Brandon McCarthy’s Potential with 1 Pitch?
July 19th, 2014 at 7:26 PM
Brandon McCarthy had a sensational outing for the New York Yankees versus the Cincinnati Reds on Saturday, and it might be the result of adding one more pitch to his reportoire. ***VIDEO1*** The pitch McCarthy added was the cutter. Yankees fans know this pitch well after the legendary career of Mariano Rivera...

New York Yankees: Vidal Nuno’s 1st Start and Brandon McCarthy Prepares for Debut
July 9th, 2014 at 9:04 AM
While Brandon McCarthy prepares to make his New York Yankees debut on Wednesday versus the Cleveland Indians, the guy he was traded for, Vidal Nuno, has already made a great first impression with the Arizona Diamondbacks. ***VIDEO1*** Nuno took the mound in his first start for his new team and was fabulous,...

New York Yankees to Call up Shane Greene to Start Monday Vs. Cleveland Indians; Chase Whitley Demoted to Bullpen
July 7th, 2014 at 1:09 AM
With Vidal Nuno officially traded to the Arizona Diamondbacks for Brandon McCarthy on Sunday afternoon, the Yankees need someone to make a start on Monday night when they begin their series with the Cleveland Indians. ***VIDEO1*** Nuno was scheduled to start that game on Monday night at Progressive Field, but now that...

New York Yankees Trade for Brandon McCarthy Isn’t a Big Help for Team
July 6th, 2014 at 12:51 PM
The New York Yankees acquired Arizona Diamondbacks right-hander Brandon McCarthy for struggling left-hander Vidal Nuno, but it's a trade that does next to nothing for the team. ***VIDEO1*** McCarthy sports a 3-10 record and a 5.01 ERA in 2014. We won't hold the record against him because he played for one of...

New York Yankees Acquire Brandon McCarthy from Arizona Diamondbacks for Vidal Nuno
July 6th, 2014 at 11:29 AM
The New York Yankees wanted to make a trade for a starting pitcher. Brian Cashman made good on his promise to land at least one starter at the trade deadline. ***VIDEO1*** Just hours before the Yankees finish their four-game series with the Minnesota Twins at Target Field, the Yankees acquired starter Brandon...

New York Yankees Starting Lineup Vs. Arizona Diamondbacks Righty Brandon McCarthy
April 16th, 2013 at 5:16 PM
***PHOTO1*** In what figures to be an emotional Tuesday night, as the Yankees will be honoring both baseball icon Jackie Robinson and the city of Boston, affected by the tragic events of Monday afternoon at the Boston Marathon, there will be nine innings (at least) of baseball to bring a little normalcy back into our realms. For...

The Importance of Tuesday Night’s Start for New York Yankees Right-hander Ivan Nova
April 16th, 2013 at 11:32 AM
***PHOTO1*** Making his first start in over ten days on Tuesday night, when the Arizona Diamondbacks visit the Bronx for the first of a three-game set, it's hard to describe an April start as "make or break."  However, after a dismal 2012 season, and a rocky first start of 2013 against...