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New York Yankees Trade Catcher Chris Stewart to Pittsburgh Pirates: Report
December 2nd, 2013 at 1:49 PM
With Brian McCann now the official starting catcher for the New York Yankees and Francisco Cervelli likely to get tendered a contract for 2014, Chris Stewart's time with the team was coming to an end, which is why multiple teams around the league were looking to trade for him. ***PHOTO1*** On Monday,...

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...

Report: New York Yankees Could Look to Target Catchers Jarrod Saltalamacchia, Brian McCann in Free Agency
September 22nd, 2013 at 1:29 AM
One of the biggest losses the New York Yankees had during the offseason was the departure of starting catcher Russell Martin, who signed a two-year deal with the Pittsburgh Pirates and has been a big part of their playoff push to October. ***PHOTO1*** The Yankees went with a patch-work job of going...

Hiroki Kuroda Roughed up Again as Toronto Blue Jays Defeat New York Yankees 7-2
August 28th, 2013 at 10:44 PM
For most of the season, Hiroki Kuroda had been one of the most dependable starters for the New York Yankees, but in his last start against the Tampa Bay Rays, Kuroda looked like anything but a reliable starter. On Wednesday night against the Toronto Blue Jays at Rogers Centre, Kuroda again...

Andy Pettitte Victimized by Lack of Run Support by New York Yankees, Lose to Boston Red Sox 4-2
July 19th, 2013 at 10:56 PM
Friday night was the official start to the second half of the season for the New York Yankees, as the fourth-place Bombers began a crucial three-game series against the American League East leading Boston Red Sox at Fenway Park. ***PHOTO1*** With Andy Pettitte on the mound for the Yankees, the Red Sox...

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...

CC Sabathia Loses No-Hitter in 6th Inning, Then Game as Baltimore Orioles Defeat New York Yankees 4-3
June 28th, 2013 at 11:32 PM
CC Sabathia has always had strong numbers when he pitches against the Baltimore Orioles; sporting a 17-4 record in 27 starts against them. So after two straight losses to the Texas Rangers this past week, the New York Yankees were looking to their ace to get a win at Camden...

Oakland Athletics Sweep New York Yankees, Win 3-2 in 18-Inning Affair
June 13th, 2013 at 9:18 PM
The New York Yankees came into Thursday afternoon's game with the Oakland Athletics trying to avoid a three game sweep before they head off to the final part of their 10-game West Coast road trip. ***PHOTO1*** On the mound for the Yankees was Hiroki Kuroda, who had been struck with some hard-luck...

Chris Stewart’s Go-Ahead RBI Single Leads New York Yankees 2-1 Over Seattle Mariners
June 9th, 2013 at 7:27 PM
The New York Yankees generally struggle when they face Felix Hernandez. ***PHOTO1*** "King Felix" owns an 8-5 career record and a 2.99 ERA in 15 starts, so the Yankees had to come up with a Plan B, which is tread water against him and get to the Seattle bullpen. It's exactly what the...

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...

New York Yankees Starting Lineup Vs. Cleveland Indians Right-hander Corey Kluber
April 10th, 2013 at 4:58 PM
***PHOTO1*** The Yankees will look to improve to 5-4 on the young season Wednesday night, when the Bombers take on the Cleveland Indians in game three of this four-game set, with a 7:00 first pitch anticipated. Following the ejection of Indians starting pitcher Carlos Carrasco in Tuesday night's 14-1 Yankees victory, Terry Francona's rotation was...

New York Yankees Starting Lineup Vs. Detroit Tigers Righty Doug Fister
April 5th, 2013 at 12:48 PM
***PHOTO1*** Coming off of their first win of the season Thursday night, a 4-2 victory over AL East rival Boston Red Sox, the Yankees open a three-game tilt on Friday afternoon in Detroit. For the Tigers, right-hander Doug Fister gets the ball, as the defending American League champions get set to host their...

New York Yankees Starting Lineup Vs. Boston Red Sox Righty Clay Buchholz
April 3rd, 2013 at 3:55 PM
***PHOTO1*** Coming off of an 8-2 defeat against the Boston Red Sox on Opening Day, the Yankees will look to bounce back on Tuesday night against Red Sox right-hander Clay Buchholz.  Slated for a 7:00 first pitch, here is Yankees manager Joe Girardi's starting lineup: Brett Gardner, CF Ichiro Suzuki, RF Robinson Cano, 2B Kevin Youkilis, 3B Travis...

New York Yankees Catcher Francisco Cervelli Flourishes in Opening Day Start
April 2nd, 2013 at 10:18 AM
***PHOTO1*** While the Monday afternoon opener at Yankee Stadium was a one-sided showing, as the visiting Boston Red Sox essentially controlled the afternoon in their 8-2 victory, the Yankees got their lone offensive contribution from an unlikely source. Following an offseason where the organization made the puzzling decision of letting All-Star catcher Russell...

Former New York Yankees Catcher Russell Martin was Willing to Sign One-Year Deal
March 27th, 2013 at 8:06 AM
***PHOTO1*** In the midst of the discovery of newfound cash, exemplified by the latest acquisition of former Los Angeles Angels outfielder Vernon Wells, is some curiosity.  While there's no question that with the anticipated absences of first baseman Mark Teixeira, center fielder Curtis Granderson, and shortstop Derek Jeter, adding Wells this close to Opening Day was a sensible...

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 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 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...