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New York Yankees Sign Heath Bell to Minor League Contract
June 13th, 2014 at 6:01 PM
The New York Yankees have signed reliever Heath Bell to a minor-league deal. ***VIDEO1*** Mark Feinsand of the New York Daily News broke the story after it was discovered Bell was on the roster of the Yanks' Triple-A affiliate, Scranton Wilkes-Barre: Scranton/Wilkes-Barre has added RHP Heath Bell to its roster, so it appears...

New York Yankees Expect Shawn Kelley to Return on Wednesday
June 10th, 2014 at 7:03 PM
New York Yankees reliever Shawn Kelley has been on the disabled list for what seems like forever with a back injury and is expected to finally return to the team on Wednesday. ***VIDEO1*** MLB.com's Bryan Hoch broke the news: Shawn Kelley is expected to rejoin the Yankees tomorrow. — Bryan Hoch (@BryanHoch) June 10,...

New York Yankees: Dellin Betances Makes David Robertson Trade Possible
June 3rd, 2014 at 4:25 PM
The New York Yankees need some serious help and they need it right away, so is David Robertson a viable trade chip for the team to use in order to get that help? ***VIDEO1*** Robertson has recently become expendable in the wake of Dellin Betances' meteoric rise to fame. Betances is already...

New York Yankees Need to Make Dellin Betances the Team’s New Closer Over David Robertson ASAP
June 2nd, 2014 at 12:39 PM
Most people thought David Robertson would make a fine closer taking the place of Mariano Rivera this season after spending the last couple of seasons as his setup man and learning from him. ***VIDEO1*** Although it hasn't been the perfect transition from the greatest closer to ever put on baseball spikes to...

New York Yankees David Robertson on Ninth Inning Implosion: ‘It was a Bad Day’
June 1st, 2014 at 11:14 PM
New York Yankees rookie, Chase Whitley was impressive for five innings against the Minnesota Twins on Saturday. The Yankee bullpen tookover and was solid the rest of the way, until the game's final frame. The Yankees turned to closer David Robertson in the ninth and handed the game over to...

New York Yankees: Dellin Betances Helped by Joe Girardi’s Steady Hand
May 25th, 2014 at 9:31 AM
***VIDEO1*** New York Yankees manager Joe Girardi can frustrate fans of the team from time to time, but there's no denying that the way he's handled Dellin Betances out of the bullpen this season deserves credit. Betances has already made a name for himself as a reliever for the Yankees. His 49 strikeouts...

MLB Trade Rumors: Yankees Reportedly ‘Won’t Consider’ Dealing Dellin Betances
May 24th, 2014 at 8:58 PM
New York Yankee fans are in fear that their hottest new reliever, Dellin Betances, will be on the trade market this summer as the team looks to add a starting pitcher this season, but have no fear, the Yanks are not interested in dealing the fireballer. ***VIDEO1*** According to Jon Heyman of...

David Robertson Thriving as Closer for New York Yankees in Year After Mariano Rivera’s Retirement
May 19th, 2014 at 12:24 PM
For years, everyone would wonder how the New York Yankees would be able to deal with Mariano Rivera's potential retirement and leaving the team, which he did at the conclusion of the 2013 season. ***VIDEO1*** In 2014, it's been David Robertson who was given the closer's job following Rivera's retirement and so...

New York Yankees Split Doubleheader with Pittsburgh Pirates; Reclaim 1st Place in American League East
May 18th, 2014 at 8:31 PM
On Sunday, the New York Yankees were able to split the straight double-header with the Pittsburgh Pirates although they had their opportunities to win both games and sweep the three-game series at Yankee Stadium. ***VIDEO1*** But by winning their first game against the Pirates and with the Baltimore Orioles losing their game...

New York Yankees Shut Out New York Mets for 2nd Straight Time in 1-0 Win; Chase Whitley Impressive in Debut
May 15th, 2014 at 11:36 PM
After Tuesday night's 12-7 massacre by the New York Mets over the New York Yankees, the Yankees pitching staff resembled more of a minor league pitching staff as opposed to a major league one. 21 runs in two nights in your own building will get that kind of reaction. ***VIDEO1*** But once...

New York Yankees: Mariano Rivera Teases About a Possible Return to MLB
May 13th, 2014 at 11:08 AM
***VIDEO1*** Former New York Yankees closer Mariano Rivera teased about a potential return to Major League Baseball before breaking our respective hearts by shooting it down. Rivera was a guest on YES Network's "CenterStage" with host Michael Kay and talked about possibly returning to the Yankees as the team's closer once again,...

John Ryan Murphy Hits 1st Career Home Run, Leads New York Yankees to 4-3 Win Over Los Angeles Angels
April 26th, 2014 at 5:25 PM
Following a 13-1 drubbing at the hands of the Los Angeles Angels on Friday night, the New York Yankees found a way to respond positively in the second game of the three-game series on Saturday. ***VIDEO1*** Vidal Nuno took the ball in his second start with the Yankees, his first since replacing...

New York Yankees Activate Closer David Robertson from 15-Day DL; Option Cesar Cabral to Class-AAA Scranton
April 22nd, 2014 at 11:11 AM
The New York Yankees have been going with a make-shift bullpen over the last two weeks, but on Tuesday, they will get stronger with the return of their closer from the disabled list. ***VIDEO1*** The Yankees have announced that they have activated David Robertson from the 15-day disabled list and optioned left-handed...

Yankees Vs. Red Sox: Important Storylines as Rivalry Continues in Fenway Park
April 22nd, 2014 at 9:43 AM
***VIDEO1*** Jacoby Ellsbury Returns "Home" Call it home or not, Jacoby Ellsbury is returning to his old stomping grounds at Fenway Park where he played seven seasons and won multiple World Series rings. It won't be a friendly return for Ellsbury, but that won't take away from what it means to him. Ellsbury...

Check Out Yankees Closer David Robertson Throwing in Rehab Outing; Set to Return Tuesday
April 19th, 2014 at 11:43 AM
New York Yankees closer David Robertson is getting closer to returning after a stint on the disabled list and he took his next step on Saturday. Here is a photo of Robertson throwing his first pitch in a rehab outing on Saturday, per Mark Feinsand of the New York Daily News: ***VIDEO1*** So far...

Why New York Yankees Bullpen Implosion is No Big Deal
April 19th, 2014 at 8:47 AM
***VIDEO1*** Everything was going smoothly for the New York Yankees' bullpen this season until Friday night, but then it all imploded and turned into a nightmare. The Bronx Bombers' 'pen managed to blow a 5-3 lead after David Phelps relieved starter Hiroki Kuroda in the sixth inning, and in all Yankee relievers allowed eight...

New York Yankees Interested in Joel Hanrahan; Attended Throwing Showcase on Thursday
April 18th, 2014 at 12:59 PM
The New York Yankees have continued to maintain their interest in former Boston Red Sox and Pittsburgh Pirates closer Joel Hanrahan; interest that dates back to the winter from when they signed another former Boston closer; Andrew Bailey. ***VIDEO1*** Hanrahan is recovering from Tommy John Surgery and threw in a showcase for...

New York Yankees Organizational Transactions and Injury Updates 4-10-14
April 10th, 2014 at 10:28 AM
Here are the New York Yankees organizational transactions for the past 10 days and updated on injuries to the parent club. There were three transactions on April 1 infielder Brendan Ryan went on the 15 day DL with and upper back injury which was later diagnosed as cervical spine nerve issue....

After Shawn Kelley’s Implosion as Closer, New York Yankees Should Try Dellin Betances in Role
April 10th, 2014 at 12:22 AM
On Wednesday night, the New York Yankees got a second chance at what Shawn Kelley could offer them as a closer. ***PHOTO1*** On Monday, they saw what he could do with a two-run lead, but this time, he was inserted into a tied game and hoping he could keep the game tied...

Could David Robertson’s Injury Put New York Yankees Back in Mix for Joel Hanrahan?
April 7th, 2014 at 11:29 PM
The New York Yankees thought they had their closer situation figured out with David Robertson emerging as the closer for the 2014 season, but a pulled groin injury and a trip to the disabled list has the team scrambling. ***PHOTO1*** For the time being, it's a closer by committee for the team...