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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...

David Robertson Says New York Yankees Made Mistake not Signing Him in Offseason
August 7th, 2014 at 1:16 PM
The New York Yankees and their closer, David Robertson, will be at a crossroads this offseason when the 29-year-old becomes a free agent with the opportunity to leave the only team he's ever known. ***VIDEO1*** New York could keep Robertson in two ways: offer him a qualifying offer at around $14 million...

New York Yankees Can’t Risk Losing David Robertson for a Draft Pick
August 3rd, 2014 at 4:58 PM
The New York Yankees will have a big decision to make once the 2014 season is over: should they give David Robertson a long-term contract? ***VIDEO1*** Based on his numbers this season, the answer to that question is a resounding yes. Robertson has been dominant this season, as has been the case...

MLB Trade Rumors: New York Yankees ‘Working Hard’ to Improve Bullpen Also
July 29th, 2014 at 6:15 PM
In the waning hours of the MLB trade deadline, the New York Yankees are working vigorously to improve their bullpen and starting rotation. ***VIDEO1*** This comes from Nick Cafardo of The Boston Globe, who gets his information from some good old unnamed National League general managers: Yankees working hard on trying to improve rotation and...

Yankees Rumors: David Robertson May Accept Qualifying Offer After 2014
July 26th, 2014 at 6:30 AM
The New York Yankees have quite the dilemma on their hands when it comes to their star closer David Robertson, who is due to become a free agent after 2014. ***VIDEO1*** The most immediate dilemma will be whether or not to trade Robertson before the July 31 trade deadline. Doing so could...

David Robertson, New York Yankees Have Had ‘Zero’ Contract Extension Talks
July 15th, 2014 at 1:39 PM
David Robertson fits the bill as an elite closer in Major League Baseball, but the New York Yankees have not approached him about a contract extension as the 29-year-old gets ready to hit the open market during the offseason. ***VIDEO1*** Robertson has been stellar in 2014 with the burden on his shoulders...

MLB Trade Rumors: Do the New York Yankees Consider Becoming Sellers at Trade Deadline
July 11th, 2014 at 12:53 PM
The New York Yankees and sellers at the trade deadline. Two phrases that almost ever go together, especially considering the fact that the Yankees are always contenders and have winning seasons. ***VIDEO1*** Yet, with the Yankees potentially losing Masahiro Tanaka for the rest of the 2014 season if he needs Tommy John Surgery,...

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...