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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,...

Report: Associates of New York Yankees’ Alex Rodriguez Leaked Ryan Braun’s Name to Media in Biogenesis Case
August 16th, 2013 at 3:07 PM
The Biogenesis case is taking an even weirder turn, as New York Yankees third basemen Alex Rodriguez's name continues to be dragged through the mud. ***PHOTO1*** T.J. Quinn of ESPN has reported that associates of Rodriguez leaked Milwaukee Brewers outfielder Ryan Braun and New York Yankees catcher Francisco Cervelli to Yahoo Sports...

New York Yankees Activate Alex Rodriguez Off DL, Will Bat Fourth and Play Third Base Monday Vs Chicago White Sox
August 5th, 2013 at 5:35 PM
It's been almost 10 months since the New York Yankees have seen Alex Rodriguez on the field for them wearing their own uniform. On Monday night, in the team's 111th game of the season, the Yankees will get A-Rod back onto the field. ***PHOTO1*** The Yankees have announced that Rodriguez will be...

New York Yankees 3B Alex Rodriguez Suspended 211 Games by MLB, Will Play During Appeal
August 5th, 2013 at 3:07 PM
On Monday, Major League Baseball finally dropped the hammer down on New York Yankees third basemen Alex Rodriguez for his ties to Biogenesis in Miami. ***PHOTO1*** MLB has announced that they have suspended Rodriguez for 211 games; the remainder of the 2013 season and all of the 2014 season, a suspension that...

New York Yankees’ Francisco Cervelli One of 12 Players Suspended 50 Games by MLB for Biogenesis Case
August 5th, 2013 at 2:10 PM
Francisco Cervelli's season for the New York Yankees has officially come to an end before he could even return from the disabled list from his fractured hand. ***PHOTO1*** On Monday, the Yankees catcher was one of 12 players suspended for 50 games for his involvement in the Biogenesis case in which players...

Report: New York Yankees’ Alex Rodriguez, MLB Far Apart on Suspension Negotiations
August 1st, 2013 at 9:33 PM
On Wednesday, we at Yankees 101 had reported that New York Yankees third basemen Alex Rodriguez and his legal team were negotiating with Major League Baseball about a potential reduced suspension for his reported involvement in the Biogenesis case for purchasing and using performance enhancing drugs. ***PHOTO1*** MLB is threatening to ban...

Philadelphia Phillies Rejected New York Yankees’ Trade Offers for Carlos Ruiz, Michael Young
August 1st, 2013 at 3:06 AM
On the July 31 non-waiver trade deadline, the New York Yankees were looking to make improvements to the team and had looked to the selling Philadelphia Phillies, who had made it clear their players were on the block. ***PHOTO1*** Yankees General Manager Brian Cashman picked up the phone and called Phillies GM...

Report: MLB Informs Union That New York Yankees’ Alex Rodriguez, Eight Others to Be Suspended This Week
July 31st, 2013 at 2:31 AM
Major League Baseball came down hard on Milwaukee Brewers outfielder Ryan Braun with a 65-game suspension last week for his involvement in Biogenesis, which ended his 2013 season. Now, they are setting their sites to New York Yankees third basemen Alex Rodriguez. ***PHOTO1*** Bill Madden of the New York Daily News has...

Francisco Cervelli Likely to Be Suspended 50 Games for Involvement in Biogenesis
July 30th, 2013 at 10:51 PM
Alex Rodriguez of the New York Yankees has caught the most media attention for his reported involvement in the Biogenesis case. Flying under the radar is another Yankee player who will likely be punished too. ***PHOTO1*** Jeff Passan of Yahoo! Sports has reported that Yankees catcher Francisco Cervelli will be suspended 50...

New York Yankees’ 3B Alex Rodriguez Could Be Forced to Choose MLB Suspension of 2013-14 Seasons or Face Liftime Ban
July 28th, 2013 at 10:23 PM
This week could be a crucial one in the ongoing Biogenesis case with Major League Baseball; one that could greatly impact New York Yankees' third basemen Alex Rodriguez's future drastically. ***PHOTO1*** According to Ken Davidoff and Joel Sherman of the New York Post, Major League Baseball is expected to levy down the...

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...

Eduard Nunez to Begin Rehab Assignment for the Trenton Thunder Tonight
July 4th, 2013 at 12:32 PM
The New York Yankees' shortstop Eduardo Nunez starts his rehab assignment tonight playing for the Double-A affiliate Trenton Thunder. Nunez has been injured since May 5 with a right oblique strain. Eduardo will become the fourth Yankee to put on a Thunder uniform this season while rehabbing. He joins the likes...

New York Yankees President Randy Levine: “We Should Be Active at Trade Deadline”
June 25th, 2013 at 6:53 PM
Despite what many have called a surprisingly strong start, the New York Yankees lineup has taken quite a beating during the 2013 season with injuries. ***PHOTO1*** In recent time, Mark Teixeria (wrist) and Kevin Youkilis (back) were both put back on the DL and could be out for the rest of the...

New York Yankees Injury Report 6/18/13
June 18th, 2013 at 2:41 PM
Yesterday, during a conference call with the media, New York Yankees general manager Brian Cashman spoke about some of the key injured members of the team. Mark Teixeira removed himself from Saturday's game against the Anaheim Angels because he said he didn't have the snap in the wrist on is left-handed swing. Teixeira...

New York Yankees’ Alex Rodriguez Denied Payment to Anthony Bosch in Lawsuit with MLB
June 6th, 2013 at 12:37 PM
The drama that surrounds Alex Rodriguez is starting to unfold before our eyes. ***PHOTO1***In early January, the New York Yankees third basemen was originally tied to a Miami clinic, Biogenesis of America, and there were reports of him and other MLB players purchasing performance enhancing drugs (PED's) from Dr. Anthony Bosch. In...

New York Yankees Third Baseman Kevin Youkilis Heading for MRI on Balky Back
April 29th, 2013 at 9:59 AM
***PHOTO1*** While the New York Yankees have raced out to a 15-9 start, culminating with Sunday's come-from-behind 3-2 victory over their American League East rival Toronto Blue Jays, the injury bug continues to plague the pinstripers, as another integral Yankee could miss some significant time. Off of Saturday's news that Yankees catcher Francisco...