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New York Yankees Place Brian McCann on 7-Day Concussion DL; Recall Austin Romine from Class-AAA Scranton
August 9th, 2014 at 12:16 PM
On Friday night, Brian McCann took a foul ball right to the front of his facemask from the bat of Mike Aviles, many of which compared it to getting punched right in the face and sent New York Yankees trainer Steve Donahue and manager Joe Girardi to check on McCann. ***VIDEO1*** McCann...

MLB Trade Rumors: Chicago White Sox Aren’t Interested in Dealing for Yankees’ Francisco Cervelli
July 31st, 2014 at 1:59 PM
The New York Yankees had been getting some calls on backup catcher Francisco Cervelli, but it looks like at least one team has crossed their names off the list as far as interest goes. ***VIDEO1*** Bryan Hoch of MLB.com has reported that the Chicago White Sox, who were once linked as to...

MLB Trade Rumors: Chicago White Sox Scout New York Yankees Catching Prospects
July 28th, 2014 at 8:04 PM
Things between the New York Yankees and Chicago White Sox are starting to pick up a bit with a potential deal that would send starting pitcher John Danks to the Bronx. ***VIDEO1*** It has been reported numerous times that general manager Brian Cashman is trying to acquire Danks, and now the next...

MLB Trade Rumors: New York Yankees Catcher Francisco Cervelli Drawing Interest
July 25th, 2014 at 7:19 PM
The New York Yankees have been actively searching to make deals for players on other teams, but one of their own is being inquired about as the July 31 non-waiver trade deadline approaches. ***VIDEO1*** Francisco Cervelli is the Yanks' backup catcher and has been since he returned from the 60-day DL to...

New York Yankees: Francisco Cervelli Falls Over Railing to Make Catch (Video)
July 1st, 2014 at 8:58 PM
New York Yankees catcher Francisco Cervelli made an outstanding catch on Tuesday night during the first inning of his team's game against the Tampa Bay Rays. ***VIDEO1*** Ben Zobrist was the batter and lifted a weak pop-up towards the Rays' dugout, which forced Cervelli to put his body at risk to make...

MLB Trade Rumors: New York Yankees’ John Ryan Murphy a Hot Commodity
June 18th, 2014 at 1:35 PM
Apparently, John Ryan Murphy of the New York Yankees is becoming somewhat of a hot commodity on the trade market this season. ***VIDEO1*** According to Jon Heyman of CBS Sports, the Yanks are receiving phone calls for the 23-year-old catcher: hear the #yankees are getting lots of calls asking about john ryan murphy...

New York Yankees: Francisco Cervelli Expected to Be Activated from 60-Day DL; John Ryan Murphy to Be Optioned to Class-AAA
June 17th, 2014 at 1:46 PM
The New York Yankees will get back a familiar face on Tuesday when their backup catcher is expected to be activated from the disabled list. ***VIDEO1*** Francisco Cervelli, who has been on the disabled list since April 13 with a hamstring injury, will be activated from the disabled list on Tuesday in...

New York Yankees: Francisco Cervelli ‘Unlikely’ to Be Trade Bait
June 14th, 2014 at 5:46 PM
With the emergence of John Ryan Murphy as a solid backup catcher for the New York Yankees, Francisco Cervelli seems to be a logical choice to be trade bait at the 2014 MLB trade deadline, but one Yankees analyst doesn't think so. ***VIDEO1*** YES Network's Jack Curry got a question on Twitter...

Francisco Cervelli’s Return to Yankees Could Mean John Ryan Murphy to AAA
June 12th, 2014 at 7:48 PM
Francisco Cervelli is ready to come back to the New York Yankees and that could mean John Ryan Murphy is Triple-A bound. ***VIDEO1*** As of now, there are two different reports out there, but both have Murphy possibly returning to Triple-A. First, Bryan Hoch of MLB.com says while Cervelli is eligible to come...

New York Yankees and Triple-A Affiliate Scranton Wilkes-Barre RailRiders Extends Player Development Contract
June 8th, 2014 at 11:35 PM
The New York Yankees and Scranton Wilkes-Barre RailRiders announced a four-year extension of their player development contract (PDC). The extension is through the 2018 season and the four years is the longest allowed per baseball rules. ***VIDEO1***  RailRiders President and General Manager Rob Crain was quoted in their press release "We love our...

Yankees Injury Updates: Carlos Beltran, Francisco Cervelli Play in Rehab Games
June 2nd, 2014 at 3:52 PM
Carlos Beltran and Francisco Cervelli both played in extended spring training games on Monday as they both inch closer to a return to the New York Yankees' roster. ***VIDEO1*** First, we get the update on Beltran from MLB.com's Bryan Hoch, which includes a potential timetable for the return of the veteran outfielder: Carlos...

New York Yankees Place Francisco Cervelli on 60-Day DL, Recall John Ryan Murphy, Sign Scott Sizemore to Major League Deal
April 15th, 2014 at 1:10 PM
When Francisco Cervelli came up holding his hamstring after beating out a ground ball on Sunday night, the worst was feared that the New York Yankees backup catcher would likely land on the disabled list, but at least the 15-day disabled list with the injury. It will be a little...

New York Yankees Likely to Place Francisco Cervelli on 15-Day DL with Hamstring Injury
April 14th, 2014 at 11:28 AM
During the bottom of the fourth inning, New York Yankees catcher Francisco Cervelli was running out a ground ball that was initially called an out, but after Joe Girardi challenged the call, instant replay showed that Cervelli was safe at first base and the play was overturned. However, on the play,...

New York Yankees: Good News for Mark Teixeira; Francisco Cervelli to Start at 1B
April 8th, 2014 at 12:29 PM
***PHOTO1*** There is some good news for the New York Yankees today in regard to their first baseman Mark Teixeira, who injured his hamstring last week. According to Wallace Matthews of ESPN, Teixeira's injury doesn't appear to be serious and he should return to the lineup sooner rather than later when his...

Francisco Cervelli Wins Yankees Backup Catcher Job in 2014; Beats Out Austin Romine, John Ryan Murphy
March 26th, 2014 at 3:02 PM
Last spring, Francisco Cervelli won the New York Yankees starting catchers job, but lost it due to a season-long injury and then a 50-game suspension due to his involvement in the Miami Biogenesis case. Then in the winter, the Yankees made a bold move to sign Atlanta Braves catcher Brian McCann...

New York Yankees Sign All Arbitration Eligible Players to One-Year Contracts
January 19th, 2014 at 12:16 AM
The New York Yankees signed all of their eligible arbitration players to one -year contracts. Outfielder Brett Gardner will garner $5.6 million, reliever David Robertson $5.215 million, starting pitcher Ivan Nova will get $3.3 million and Shawn Kelley $1.765 million. Francisco Cervelli signed a $700,000 one year non-guaranteed contract on...

New York Yankees Should Make Strong Push to Trade for Los Angeles Dodgers SP Chad Billingsley
January 18th, 2014 at 3:09 AM
It's no secret that the New York Yankees current plan right now is to acquire starting pitching and have gone all-in to acquire Masahiro Tanaka from Japan, but there's a growing feeling around baseball that they could be beaten out for him. There's a general feeling around baseball that the Chicago...

Five New York Yankees File for Salary Arbitration
January 17th, 2014 at 12:26 AM
Today was the final day for players to file for salary arbitration with figures to be exchanged by Friday with hearings slated to begin in early February.  The New York Yankees have five key players filing that include pitchers David Robertson, Ivan Nova, Shawn Kelley and position players Brett Gardner and Francisco...

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...

New York Yankees C Francisco Cervelli Admits to PED Use; Talks 50-Game Biogenesis Suspension
October 9th, 2013 at 12:12 AM
Francisco Cervelli was hoping to be the everyday starting catcher for the New York Yankees in the 2013 season with Russell Martin's departure in free agency last winter and all was going according to plan up until the end of the first month of the season. First, Cervelli broke his hand,...