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Masahiro Tanaka to Make Debut for New York Yankees on Saturday Vs. Philadelphia Phillies
February 25th, 2014 at 11:05 PM
It's been a steady process getting Masahiro Tanaka accustomed to pitching in the United States and with his new teammates on the New York Yankees. On Saturday, he'll get his first chance to pitch against live competition. Yankees manager Joe Girardi announced on Tuesday that the 25-year-old Japanese starter will make...

New York Yankees Have Inquired on Cincinnati Reds Pitcher Homer Bailey: Report
December 10th, 2013 at 4:32 AM
With the first day of Major League Baseball's 2013 Winter Meetings now come and gone, the New York Yankees have been quiet, but that might not last for long considering how active they had been during free agency. After adding Brian McCann to be their catcher, Jacoby Ellsbury to be their...

New York Yankees, Hiroki Kuroda Finalize One-Year Deal
December 6th, 2013 at 11:23 AM
With Robinson Cano now on his way to Seattle, this news may be a bit overshadowed. But while Jay-Z was begging the Mariners to let him "reintroduce himself," the New York Yankees were finalizing a very important one-year deal with starting pitcher Hiroki Kuroda. The Yankees officially made Kuroda, who appeared...

New York Yankees Make 1-Year, $15-16 Million Contract Offer to Hiroki Kuroda: Report
December 2nd, 2013 at 4:11 PM
The New York Yankees have been a very busy team this offseason since the start of free agency as they continue to address needs for their team for the 2014 season.     Brian McCann is locked up at catcher, they want to sign Carlos Beltran to be their next right fielder and...

Hiroki Kuroda Turns Down New York Yankees $14.1MM Qualifying Offer; Will Test Free Agent Market
November 11th, 2013 at 7:29 PM
On Monday, it was reported that Curtis Granderson would turn down the New York Yankees one-year qualifying offer for $14.1 million and will test the free agent market in hopes of a multi-year deal. With the 5p.m. deadline passing for players to accept or reject teams' offers, the Yankees also had...

New York Yankees Make $14.1MM Qualifying Offers to Robinson Cano, Hiroki Kuroda, Curtis Granderson
November 4th, 2013 at 7:05 PM
On the eve of free agency, the New York Yankees took care of a little bit of housekeeping by making three qualifying offers to some of their own players; second basemen Robinson Cano, starting pitcher Hiroki Kuroda and outfielder Curtis Granderson as Andy McCullough of the Newark-Star Ledger reported on Monday. With...

MLB Trade Rumors Predicts Carlos Beltran, Grant Balfour, A.J. Pierzynski, Ervin Santana to Sign with New York Yankees
November 4th, 2013 at 8:07 AM
The countdown to Tuesday is rapidly approaching, which is the official start to the free agency period in Major League Baseball and essentially, the beginning for the 2014 offseason. For the New York Yankees, their preparation for 2014 really began the minute they were eliminated from postseason contention in the final...

New York Yankees GM Brian Cashman Looking to Re-Sign Hiroki Kuroda for 2014 Season
October 3rd, 2013 at 7:46 PM
Up until August, Hiroki Kuroda was one of the best starting pitchers for the New York Yankees, but faded down the stretch, as he ran out of gas and went winless after August 17. Before then, Kuroda was 11-7 with a 2.33 ERA, but following that, Kuroda went 0-6 with a...

Matt Moore Puts Major Damper on New York Yankees Slim Playoff Hopes, Carries Tampa Bay Rays to 7-0 Win
September 24th, 2013 at 11:15 PM
The New York Yankees playoff hopes were already on life support as it is heading into their final home series of the 2013 season against the Tampa Bay Rays. ***PHOTO1*** Former Yankee Jason Giambi's go-ahead home run for the Cleveland Indians didn't help the Yankees case, as it knocked their number down...

Adam Lind’s 3-Run Home Run Sinks New York Yankees in 6-2 Win for Toronto Blue Jays
September 20th, 2013 at 12:09 AM
The last thing the New York Yankees needed was another loss to the Toronto Blue Jays, as every single game they have going down the stretch of the month of September is so crucial to their hopeful playoff run.   ***PHOTO1***   On the mound for the Yankees on Thursday night was the struggling...

Jarrod Saltalamacchia’s Grand Slam Powers Boston Red Sox to 8-4 Win Over New York Yankees
September 13th, 2013 at 10:57 PM
After taking three out of four games against the Baltimore Orioles at Camden Yards, the New York Yankees looked to keep winning important American League East series over the weekend as they tried to take down the first place Boston Red Sox at Fenway Park. ***PHOTO1*** The Red Sox met Hiroki Kuroda...

New York Yankees’ 8th Inning Rally Gives Them 6-4 Victory Over Chicago White Sox
September 3rd, 2013 at 11:06 PM
Tuesday's night game at Yankee Stadium was headlined by two of the better pitchers in the league with Hiroki Kuroda going for the New York Yankees and Chris Sale going for the Chicago White Sox.  ***PHOTO1*** Kuroda had been struggling as of late, losing in his last two decisions for the Bombers...

Hiroki Kuroda Roughed up Again as Toronto Blue Jays Defeat New York Yankees 7-2
August 28th, 2013 at 10:44 PM
For most of the season, Hiroki Kuroda had been one of the most dependable starters for the New York Yankees, but in his last start against the Tampa Bay Rays, Kuroda looked like anything but a reliable starter. On Wednesday night against the Toronto Blue Jays at Rogers Centre, Kuroda again...

Tampa Bay Rays Batter Around Hiroki Kuroda, Defeat New York Yankees 7-2
August 23rd, 2013 at 10:36 PM
On Friday night, the New York Yankees didn't look like the team that had won five straight games and 11 of their last `13 to surge themselves back into the thick of the American League playoff race. Instead, the Yankees reverted back to the team that dropped five out of six...

Hiroki Kuroda’s Dominance in 2013 Continues, Leads New York Yankees to 2-1 Victory Over Los Angeles Angels
August 12th, 2013 at 10:48 PM
Over the weekend, the New York Yankees took their first, small step in the right direction in attempting to get back into the American League playoff chase with a series win over the Detroit Tigers. Their next step in that same direction continued with their series at Yankee Stadium against...

Alex Rodriguez Goes 1-for-4 in Return for New York Yankees, Lose to Chicago White Sox 8-1
August 5th, 2013 at 11:35 PM
The last time Alex Rodriguez donned a New York Yankees uniform was back in Game 4 of the 2012 ALCS. Fast forward almost 10 months later, and A-Rod was back in the lineup making his 2013 season debut for the team. ***PHOTO1*** Earlier in the day, Rodriguez was handed a 211-game suspension...

Lyle Overbay’s Pinch-Hit RBI Single Lifts New York Yankees to 3-0 Win Over Los Angeles Dodgers
August 1st, 2013 at 1:37 AM
Wednesday night's game between the New York Yankees and Los Angeles Dodgers featured a battle of two aces and a battle of 10-game winners with Hiroki Kuroda of the New York Yankees and Clayton Kershaw of the Los Angeles Dodgers. ***PHOTO1*** Both pitchers did not disappoint, as both starters were engulfed in...

Mark Ellis’ Walk-Off Hit Lifts Los Angeles Dodgers to 3-2 Win Over New York Yankees
July 31st, 2013 at 1:38 AM
Last month, an old playoff rivalry played two games at Yankee Stadium. On Tuesday night, the New York Yankees and Los Angeles Dodgers resumed their inter-league play at Dodger Stadium with a good pitching matchup headlining it. ***PHOTO1*** Pitching for the Yankees was lefty veteran Andy Pettitte, who was the hard-luck loser...

Hiroki Kuroda Outduels John Lackey as New York Yankees Defeat Boston Red Sox 5-2
July 20th, 2013 at 7:39 PM
Heading into Saturday afternoon's game for the New York Yankees, the Bombers could really use a lift from Hiroki Kuroda as he was looking to snap a three-game losing streak against the Boston Red Sox at Fenway Park. ***PHOTO1*** Kuroda was absolutely brilliant for the Yankees, as was Red Sox starter John...

New York Yankees Have Received Calls Regarding Availability of Robinson Cano
July 18th, 2013 at 5:44 PM
The New York Yankees are likely to be buyers with less than two weeks to go at the July 31 non-waiver trade deadline, despite the fact that they are 51-44 and in fourth place of the American League East. ***PHOTO1*** That hasn't stopped teams from putting in phone calls to the Yankees...