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New York Yankees’ CC Sabathia Drops F-Bomb in Frustration After Bad Spring Training Start
March 28th, 2015 at 5:45 PM
The frustration of ineffective pitching is starting to get to CC Sabathia, as the New York Yankees pitcher dropped an expletive after his rocky outing on Saturday. ***PHOTO1*** Sabathia took the mound in a minor-league spring training game and didn't do so well against the Pittsburgh Pirates' Triple-A affiliate, allowing four runs...

Joe Girardi Making Excuses for CC Sabathia not Starting Opening Day for New York Yankees?
March 27th, 2015 at 2:00 PM
While we all know why CC Sabathia isn't the New York Yankees' Opening Day starter, manager Joe Girardi has a different explanation. ***PHOTO1*** Sabathia is no longer the best pitcher on the Yankees and he hasn't been in two full seasons thanks to injury and ineffectiveness. Masahiro Tanaka has passed him by...

New York Yankees Announce Masahiro Tanaka as Opening Day Starter; CC Sabathia No. 3
March 27th, 2015 at 11:13 AM
The New York Yankees have announced who their first four starters will be to begin the 2015 season, and it's Masahiro Tanaka who will get the nod on Opening Day. ***PHOTO2*** Tanaka will break the streak held by CC Sabathia for starting consecutive opening days for the Yankees, which he has done...

CC Sabathia ‘Out of Mix’ for New York Yankees Opening Day Start; Masahiro Tanaka Almost Certain
March 24th, 2015 at 5:16 PM
New York Yankees starter CC Sabathia will take the mound for his next spring training start on Saturday, which will cancel him out as the potential Opening Day starter for the Bronx Bombers. ***PHOTO1*** Mark Feinsand of the New York Daily News confirmed Sabathia's scheduled Saturday outing for the Yankees, noting that...

Masahiro Tanaka Talks About Possible Opening Day Start for New York Yankees
March 23rd, 2015 at 9:59 AM
There is a very good chance Masahiro Tanaka will be the Opening Day starter for the New York Yankees in 2015, which Tanaka says would be something special for him or anyone, for that matter. ***PHOTO1*** Tanaka did remain humble about his injury from last season and how he just needs to...

New York Yankees’ Brett Gardner to Take Derek Jeter’s Locker in 2015?
March 21st, 2015 at 2:30 PM
The New York Yankees are looking to fill the void at the locker once owned by Derek Jeter, and outfielder Brett Gardner is one of the top candidates to take the space. ***PHOTO1*** According to Ken Davidoff of the New York Post, Yankees equipment manager Rob Cucuzza made it clear that Jeter's...

Joe Girardi Says CC Sabathia “May not Be” the New York Yankees’ Opening Day Starter
March 20th, 2015 at 10:29 AM
It appears there's one roster decision New York Yankees manager Joe Girardi will get applauded for, as the Bronx Bombers' skipper has decided that he isn't likely to send CC Sabathia to the mound on Opening Day. ***PHOTO2*** Sabathia has held the reins as the Yanks' opening day starter since 2009, when...

CC Sabathia Admits He Cares About Starting for Yankees Opening Day
March 18th, 2015 at 3:59 PM
CC Sabathia has been the New York Yankees opening day starter every year he's been on the team since 2009 and he would like to keep that streak going. ***PHOTO1*** Sabathia tried to brush it off as though he didn't care at first, but he would later admit that yes, it did...

New York Yankees Players Getting Most Hate from Fans in 2015
March 18th, 2015 at 1:38 PM
New York Yankees fans are some of the most passionate fans on the planet and when they don't like someone on the team, they make it abundantly clear. ***PHOTO1*** Five players on this current Yankees roster stand out above the rest in that department, so let's rank them, shall we? 5. Brendan...

New York Yankees GM Brian Cashman: CC Sabathia is ‘Vitally Important’
March 17th, 2015 at 1:20 PM
CC Sabathia hasn't been himself over the past two seasons, but somehow New York Yankees general manager Brian Cashman thinks he's vital to the success of the team's rotation in 2015. ***PHOTO1*** Cashman said so while talking to Wallace Matthews of ESPNNewYork.com on Monday: As general Brian Cashman put it on Monday, "CC...

Predictions for New York Yankees Projected 2015 Starting Rotation
March 17th, 2015 at 10:41 AM
Barring injury, the New York Yankees have four spots in the rotation locked-up for the 2015 season, with one still to be decided. ***PHOTO1*** Chris Capuano's injury left an open competition between a few Yankees, with Esmil Rogers and Adam Warren likely getting the most consideration. For the purposes of this article, let's...

C.C. Sabathia, New York Yankees React to His Spring Debut on Tuesday
March 17th, 2015 at 9:00 AM
C.C. Sabathia is taking the mound for the first time this spring training, and for the first time in a game since May 2014 on Tuesday night. ***PHOTO1*** The 34-year-old is looking to bounce back from what was discovered to be a degenerative knee condition last season which resulted in knee surgery,...

Yankees Manager Joe Girardi Must Start Masahiro Tanaka, not CC Sabathia on Opening Day
March 11th, 2015 at 8:00 AM
With both Masahiro Tanaka and CC Sabathia set to throw on Thursday, both New York Yankees starters are lined up to pitch on Opening Day; but who should manager Joe Girardi choose to be his guy? ***PHOTO1*** Tanaka is set to make his spring debut on Thursday, while Sabathia is throwing a...

Floyd Mayweather Vs. Manny Pacquiao: New York Yankees Weigh-in on Dream Bout
February 28th, 2015 at 12:30 PM
It seems everyone has an opinion on the upcoming Floyd Mayweather Jr.-Manny Pacquiao fight, and New York Yankees starting pitcher CC Sabathia and reliever Dellin Betances are no different. ***PHOTO1*** It was recently announced the bout between two of the best fighters of this generation of boxing will take place on May...

Adam Warren Reportedly Set to Start New York Yankees’ 1st Spring Training Game
February 28th, 2015 at 10:30 AM
You can throw Adam Warren's hat into the ring as a guy who could potentially start for the New York Yankes in 2015. ***PHOTO1*** Marly Rivera of ESPN Deportes is reporting that Warren could get the nod as the Yanks' first starter in spring training games: Adam Warren will probably be the starter...

Hal Steinbrenner Reacts to Belief New York Yankees are Becoming Cheap
February 26th, 2015 at 8:00 AM
Only the New York Yankees could have $200 million-plus payroll and still be considered cheap. Or at least that's what some fans of the team have said about Hal Steinbrenner and the new regime running the show in the Bronx. ***PHOTO1*** Not surprisingly Steinbrenner took exception to the idea that the Yankees...

New York Yankees’ CC Sabathia Looking to Make 30 Starts, Be Effective in 2015
February 10th, 2015 at 9:27 AM
Up until last season, CC Sabathia never had any durability or injury issues; especially during his first five seasons with the New York Yankees. Then a knee injury put Sabathia on the disabled list in May, and he never came back off it. ***PHOTO1*** What started out as a swollen knee, turned...

Scout Says Yankees’ CC Sabathia ‘Knows How to Pitch,’ Can Reinvent Himself
January 12th, 2015 at 12:42 PM
CC Sabathia isn't the same power pitcher he once was with the New York Yankees, but one scout believes the big left-hander can reinvent himself and be successful in 2015. ***PHOTO1*** The noticeable dip in Sabathia's velocity has been a major issue the past few seasons, and that problem came to a...

New York Yankees’ CC Sabathia Flips Out at Airport After Missed Flight, Cops Called
December 28th, 2014 at 10:27 PM
New York Yankees fans can only hope that starting pitcher CC Sabathia will be as passionate about his performance on the field as he is with missing a flight. ***PHOTO1*** TMZ is reporting that the Bronx Bombers' 34-year-old left-hander was reportedly irate after being told he had to miss his flight when...

New York Yankees’ CC Sabathia’s Surgically Repaired Knee ‘Feels Good,’ Ready for 2015
December 27th, 2014 at 1:24 PM
Since joining the New York Yankees in 2009, CC Sabathia was a model for endurance and stability, especially with his health, but that all changed in the 2014 season. ***PHOTO1*** The 2014 season was the first time in six seasons where Sabathia didn't throw at least 200 innings or make at least...