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New York Yankees: Why Cliff Lee Trade Will Never Happen
May 20th, 2014 at 8:34 AM
***VIDEO1*** While the New York Yankees desperately need starting pitching and Cliff Lee of the Philadelphia Phillies seems like the perfect fit, the 35-year-old left-hander will be incredibly difficult to trade for by the 2014 MLB trade deadline. Nick Cafardo of The Boston Globe reported the other day that baseball executives believe...

Former New York Yankees Pitcher Carl Pavano Retires from MLB After 14 Years
February 26th, 2014 at 6:03 PM
Another Major League player who once donned the pinstripes has decided to call it a career on Wednesday, although he wasn't the most popular player when in the Bronx. Carl Pavano has announced that he will retire from Major League Baseball after 14 years in the league, his agent Dave Pepe...

Baltimore Orioles Sign Ubaldo Jimenez to 4-Year, $48MM Deal; New York Yankees were Once Interested
February 17th, 2014 at 7:58 PM
Three years ago, the New York Yankees nearly tried to trade for Ubaldo Jimenez at the trade deadline when he was the ace of the Colorado Rockies, but decided against it because Colorado asked for too much in a return deal. Three years later, Jimenez was the free agent pitcher that...

Milwaukee Brewers to Sign Former New York Yankees 1B/3B Mark Reynolds to Minor-League Deal: Report
January 17th, 2014 at 7:10 AM
Mark Reynolds short tenure with the New York Yankees ended when they wouldn't offer him a guaranteed major league deal and thus, the veteran went shopping elsewhere for a new home and found one on Thursday night. Sweeny Murti of WFAN has reported that Reynolds will sign with the Milwaukee Brewers...

Andy Pettitte to Return for New York Yankees on Monday Agaiant Cleveland Indians
May 30th, 2013 at 10:39 AM
The New York Yankees starting rotation will get back one of it's most consistent members next week, as Andy Pettitte is set to return off the disabled list on Monday night after straining his left trapezius muscle. ***PHOTO1*** The 40-year-old left his last start against the Seattle Mariners on May 16 after...

New York Yankees Skip Ivan Nova in Rotation, Phil Hughes to Start Thursday Night
April 11th, 2013 at 12:28 PM
After Wednesday's game against the Cleveland Indians was postponed due to rain, the New York Yankees have decided to keep their rotation on pace, meaning Wednesday's expected starter Ivan Nova will now be skipped and Phil Hughes will make his scheduled start on Thursday night.  ***PHOTO1*** By skipping Nova's start, the Yankees...

New York Yankees: Five Yankees Hit Home Runs in 14-1 Rout of Cleveland Indians
April 9th, 2013 at 10:56 PM
  FINAL 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E NYY 0 4 1 2 0 2 0 4 1 14 18 0 CLE 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 7 2 W: A. Pettitte (2-0) L: C. Carrasco (0-1) Following a Monday afternoon, four-RBI outburst from Yankees designated hitter Travis Hafner, which powered the Bombers to an 11-6 victory over the Cleveland Indians, the former longtime Indians DH would have a quiet 0-for-4 Tuesday evening. However, the Yankees offense would pick up where it left off,...

New York Yankees General Manager Brian Cashman Remains Committed to Granderson in CF
April 9th, 2013 at 6:03 PM
While the anticipated timetable for Yankees center fielder Curtis Granderson, recovering from a fractured forearm, calls for an early-May return, Andrew Marchand of ESPNNewYork.com reports that general manager Brian Cashman has no plans on having Granderson return anywhere other than his customary position in center field. ***PHOTO1*** At the inception of spring training, Cashman...

New York Yankees Starting Lineup Vs. Cleveland Indians Right-hander Ubaldo Jimenez
April 8th, 2013 at 2:45 PM
***PHOTO1*** Following a 7-0 victory over Justin Verlander and the Detroit Tigers on Sunday afternoon, the Yankees improved to 2-4 on the young season, with both of their victories coming on the rubber matches of their first two series' of 2013. On Monday afternoon, with a 4:05 first pitch, the Bombers continue their...

New York Yankees Recall Starter Phil Hughes; Will Face Detroit on Saturday
April 5th, 2013 at 10:24 PM
***PHOTO1*** In a move that in all honesty, puzzles Yankees 101, especially considering the diligence they showed in easing him back into live pitching, the Yankees have scratched starter Phil Hughes from his scheduled Triple-A start on Saturday night, and have recalled him to the big club. Furthermore, and as per Wallace Matthews...

New York Yankees Starter Phil Hughes Could Be Ready for April 11 Start
April 3rd, 2013 at 3:22 PM
***PHOTO1*** Yankees right-hander Phil Hughes, who has begun the 2013 season on the disabled list, continues to progress from a hampering balky back, and could have a target date for his return to the starting rotation. As per a collaborative report by George A. King III and Dan Martin of the New York...

New York Yankees Outfielder Ben Francisco Makes Strong First Impression
March 14th, 2013 at 11:36 AM
***PHOTO1*** Albeit it was a spring training game, on Wednesday night against the Philadelphia Phillies, newly-signed outfielder Ben Francisco made a strong first impression.  Simply put, anytime you get a significant hit off of a highly-regarded Major League Baseball pitcher, you will get notoriety. With Kevin Youkilis on third, coming off of...

New York Yankees Starter Andy Pettitte Dazzles in First Simulated Game
March 4th, 2013 at 9:11 AM
***PHOTO1*** When the Yankees and veteran left-hander Andy Pettitte agreed to a one-year, $12 million deal this past offseason, the addition of the 41-year-old starter ensured another strong top-heavy rotation for 2013. On Sunday, Pettitte threw his first simulated game of the spring, and as per Wallace Matthews of ESPNNewYork.com, the veteran still...

Yankees Claim Russ Canzler Off Waivers from Cleveland Indians; Designate Dickerson for Assignment
January 4th, 2013 at 9:47 PM
***PHOTO1*** In another low-risk move similar to the signing of former Atlanta Brave Matt Diaz, the Yankees claimed journeyman Russ Canzler off of waivers from the Cleveland Indians Friday afternoon.  In lieu of this move, the Yankees designated outfielder Chris Dickerson for assignment.  If the Yankees aren't capable of finding a...

Kevin Youkilis Seriously Considering New York Yankees’ Offer
December 10th, 2012 at 9:58 AM
The possibility of Kevin Youkilis in Pinstripes just became a little closer to reality with Mark Reynolds agreeing to a deal with the Cleveland Indians on Sunday. As reported by Anthony McCarron and Christian Red of the New York Daily News Youkilis' agent Joe Bick said Sunday his client is giving serious...

Kevin Youkilis Weighing Offers from New York Yankees, Cleveland Indians
December 8th, 2012 at 5:04 PM
As free agent Kevin Youkilis decides where he will be playing next season, the 33 year-old veteran will have to choose between joining his former division rival or reuniting with his former coach, as the bidding war has come down to the New York Yankees and Cleveland Indians. ***PHOTO1*** The Yankees have offered...

New York Yankees Win 4-2 Over Cleveland Indians
August 26th, 2012 at 6:31 PM
The New York Yankees won game three of their weekend series 4-2 over the Cleveland Indians. Getting the win for New York was reliever Boone Logan, as Cleveland starter Ubaldo Jimenez dropped to 9-13 this season with the loss.  ***PHOTO1*** Freddy Garcia started the game for the Yankees and was solid, allowing...

New York Yankees’ Hiroki Kuroda Throws Complete Game in 3-1 Loss to Cleveland Indians
August 26th, 2012 at 1:47 AM
Despite New York Yankees starter Hiroki Kuroda pitching a complete game, the Yankees lost 3-1 to the Cleveland Indians on Saturday night. Cleveland's three runs all came in the first inning when outfielder Michael Brantley hit a home run, giving the Indians a lead they would hold all game.  ***PHOTO1*** After Brantley's...

New York Yankees Hang on for Win Over Cleveland Indians
August 24th, 2012 at 10:46 PM
The New York Yankees defeated the Cleveland Indians, 3-1 at Progressive Field. New York made this a nail-biter in the ninth when Rafael Soriano loaded the bases, but got out of the jam with a strike out, pop out and a great defensive play by Mark Teixeira at first unassisted for...

New York Yankees Sign Derek Lowe
August 11th, 2012 at 8:56 PM
The New York Yankees have signed veteran right-hander Derek Lowe, reports Marc Carig of The Star-Ledger. ***PHOTO1*** Lowe was released by the Cleveland Indians on Friday after going 8-10 with a 5.52 ERA in 21 starts this season.  In 16 seasons, the 39 year-old pitcher has a career record of 174-156 with a...