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New York Yankees GM Brian Cashman Open to Signing 2 Starting Pitchers This Offseason
November 21st, 2014 at 8:54 AM
The starting rotation of the New York Yankees is usually a priority for the team and heading into the winter, it could once again be a focal point for Brian Cashman. ***PHOTO1*** Masahiro Tanaka, last year's signee, missed two months with a slight ligament tear and was able to avoid surgery for...

MLB Free Agent Rumors: Kansas City Royals Have Had Discussions with Yankees’ Brandon McCarthy
November 19th, 2014 at 1:10 PM
The Kansas City Royals, fresh off their trip to the World Series and taking the San Francisco Giants to seven games, are starting to see some changes to their roster. ***PHOTO1*** Billy Butler took a three-year, $30 million deal from the Oakland A's and James Shields is one of the biggest free...

Yankees’ Brandon McCarthy Will Sit Back, Wait for Top Starters to Sign First Before Deciding
November 9th, 2014 at 10:22 AM
While Brandon McCarthy has said before that he would like to return to the New York Yankees, he's also looking at a potential payday this winter and isn't in a hurry to choose where he's playing next year. ***PHOTO1*** The trade that sent him from the Arizona Diamondbacks to the Yankees this...

MLB Free Agent Rumors: Yankees Aren’t Interested in Max Scherzer, James Shields, Jon Lester, Pablo Sandoval
November 4th, 2014 at 8:15 AM
With Tuesday the official start to free agency in baseball, the rumors are always rampant and with the New York Yankees, lots of big names always seem to be tied to them. ***PHOTO1*** So it's a bit different that on the first day where players are free to negotiate with other teams...

MLB Free Agency Rumors: Los Angeles Angels Might Pursue Yankees’ Brandon McCarthy in Winter
October 6th, 2014 at 4:37 PM
They had the best record in all of baseball and were picked by many to win the World Series this year, but all it took was three straight defeats at the hands of the Kansas City Royals and the Los Angeles Angels were sent home in what many are looking...

MLB Rumors: New York Yankees Don’t View Alex Rodriguez as a Full-time 3B
October 5th, 2014 at 10:20 AM
Until he can prove otherwise, the New York Yankees don't believe Alex Rodriguez can play third base for them on a regular basis. ***PHOTO1*** Rodriguez, who is coming off a lost season in 2014 thanks to a 162-game suspension, will turn 40 on July 27 of next season and has had multiple...

MLB Rumors: New York Yankees not Expected to Spend Big Money in Free Agency
September 29th, 2014 at 1:43 PM
Big pockets don't always equal big spending. ***PHOTO1*** The New York Yankees dropped a ton of money on free agents last offseason in the hopes that it would help them rebound from an October-less season in 2013, but that didn't exactly pan out for the Bronx Bombers. Instead, the Yanks are now on...

Brandon McCarthy on Potential Return to Yankees in 2015: It’d Be Hard to Turn Down
September 25th, 2014 at 8:13 AM
On Tuesday night, it may have been one of the more rougher starts in Brandon McCarthy's tenure with the New York Yankees, but that doesn't take away from the phenomenal season he's had since being acquired back on July 6. ***PHOTO1*** With CC Sabathia and Masahiro Tanaka out for the majority of...

Brandon McCarthy Throws Immaculate Inning in Yankees 3-2 Win Over Rays (Video)
September 18th, 2014 at 9:06 AM
Brandon McCarthy made history on Wednesday night for the New York Yankees in their 3-2 win over the Tampa Bay Rays at Tropicana Field. Your browser does not support iframes. McCarthy was just the sixth pitcher this season to throw the immaculate inning, which is nine pitches and three strikeouts. McCarthy accomplished...

Ivan Nova Throws 25 Pitches Wednesday; Expects Return to Yankees in 2015 Season
September 3rd, 2014 at 3:24 PM
Ivan Nova has been out since late April after his season was ended early due to Tommy John surgery, but the 27-year-old is already throwing the ball around again and is slated for a return to the New York Yankees in 2015. ***PHOTO1*** Jack Curry of the YES Network reported that Nova...

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...