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How New York Yankees Botched Handling of David Phelps’ Elbow Injury
August 4th, 2014 at 8:20 PM
You would think with all the bum arms the New York Yankees have dealt with in their starting rotation this season that they would have handled David Phelps a little better. ***VIDEO1*** The 27-year-old right-hander came down with some elbow inflammation and has now been placed on the 15-day disabled list—only problem...

Michael Pineda to Make Next Step in Return to New York Yankees After Setback
July 21st, 2014 at 5:47 PM
Michael Pineda, who hasn't pitched since April 23 after being suspended and suffering a back injury, is set to begin his rehab assignments soon and is still slated to return sometime in August, more likely towards the end of the month. ***VIDEO1*** Ian Begley of ESPN.com reported Pineda is ready to throw...

MLB Trade Rumors: New York Yankees Prioritizing Starting Pitching Above All Else
June 27th, 2014 at 10:09 PM
The New York Yankees may need some help in a few areas, but it's perfectly clear this team is focusing most on starting pitching while everything else is taking a back seat. ***VIDEO1*** ESPN.com's Jayson Stark held a live chat on Friday and was asked whether or not the Yankees are looking...

New York Yankees’ Ivan Nova Could Begin Throwing in September Following Tommy John Surgery
June 20th, 2014 at 10:38 AM
The last time anyone saw Ivan Nova was right around Easter time; April 19 to be exact. Nova was getting shelled by the Tampa Bay Rays in which Nova allowed eight runs in less than five innings. ***VIDEO1*** Nova was then placed on the disabled list with a partially torn ligament in...

MLB Trade Rumors: New York Yankees ‘in Picture’ for Jeff Samardzija
June 15th, 2014 at 3:52 PM
The New York Yankees are one of six teams said to be in the hunt for Chicago Cubs ace, Jeff Samardzija. Bob Nightengale of USA Today has the latest on the competitive quest to land the talented starting pitcher: The #SFGiants are showing strong interest in #Cubs ace Jeff Samardzija. Also in...

New York Yankees Don’t Need Dellin Betances as Much as Starting Pitching
June 1st, 2014 at 7:00 AM
The New York Yankees don't need Dellin Betances, or at least not as much as they need a starting pitcher. Michael Pineda suffered a setback in his rehab on Saturday and now he's going to miss more time. Add Pineda to the growing list of missing starters with Ivan Nova and...

New York Yankees Shut Down Michael Pineda Due to Inflammation in Back
May 31st, 2014 at 6:23 PM
Michael Pineda's road to recovery from a back injury took a turn for the worse on Saturday as the New York Yankees starting pitcher had to be shutdown due to inflammation in his back. ***VIDEO1*** Pineda, who has been on the disabled list since May 6, has been rehabbing without a hiccup,...

Subway Series Proves New York Yankees Must Make Trade Before MLB Trade Deadline
May 14th, 2014 at 1:26 PM
***VIDEO1*** We knew how shaky the New York Yankees pitching staff was coming into this series versus the New York Mets, but the Subway Series proves the Yanks must make a deal for some pitching before the MLB trade deadline passes. The Bronx Bombers have seen their pitching staff allow 21 runs...

As New York Yankees Rotation Struggles, Masahiro Tanaka Cements Ace Status
May 4th, 2014 at 9:56 AM
***VIDEO1*** Masahiro Tanaka is the ace of the New York Yankees starting rotation and in case you needed reminding of that, the Japanese star proved it once again on Saturday versus the Tampa Bay Rays. Tanaka was stellar as always, tossing seven innings of three-run ball while allowing eight hits and racking up...

New York Yankees Call up Alfredo Aceves, Designate Chris Leroux for Assignment
May 3rd, 2014 at 10:41 AM
***VIDEO1*** The New York Yankees needed some help with their pitching staff and just added depth by calling up reliever Alfredo Aceves from the minors. Jack Curry of YES Network reported the news: Aceves has been called up from Scranton. Leroux, as expected, has been DFA'd. — Jack Curry (@JackCurryYES) May 3, 2014 To make...

New York Yankees: David Phelps and Vidal Nuno Have Chance to Cement Spot in Rotation
April 30th, 2014 at 9:09 AM
***VIDEO1*** With the injuries to Ivan Nova and Michael Pineda, both David Phelps and Vidal Nuno have a golden opportunity to cement a place for themselves in the New York Yankees starting rotation for this season and possibly beyond. At least one of those spots could turn out to be a long-term...

New York Yankees’ Ivan Nova to Undergo Season-Ending Tommy John Surgery on Tuesday
April 24th, 2014 at 4:58 PM
Ivan Nova was told by the doctors of the New York Yankees that he should have Tommy John Surgery to repair the partially torn ligament in his right elbow, but he wanted to get a second opinion from the world's most famous arthopedic surgeon in the country; Dr. James Andrews. ***VIDEO1*** Andrews...

Joe Girardi Tabs Vidal Nuno to Replace Ivan Nova as New York Yankees 5th Starter
April 23rd, 2014 at 2:02 AM
This past Sunday was an audition for Vidal Nuno, who was making a spot start in the final game of the four-game series against the Tampa Bay Rays. ***VIDEO1*** Against the Rays, Nuno threw five scoreless innings and left with a 1-0 lead; the Yankees went on to win the game 5-1...

Tommy John Surgery is Being Recommended by Team Doctors for New York Yankees’ Ivan Nova
April 22nd, 2014 at 4:46 PM
When Ivan Nova was placed on the 15-day disabled list with a partially torn UCL in his right elbow, it lead to the unfortunate expectations of what could be in store for the 27-year-old starter's future: Tommy John Surgery. ***VIDEO1*** Unfortunately, the doctors that evaluated Nova's injury and the ligament torn in...

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...

New York Yankees Could Have Interest in Philadelphia Phillies SP Cliff Lee with Ivan Nova’s Injury: Report
April 21st, 2014 at 10:45 AM
For the last four years, there's been one player that has always been linked to the New York Yankees as to having strong interest; Cliff Lee. ***VIDEO1*** It all started back in July of 2010 when the Yankees and Seattle Mariners nearly pulled off a deal that would have sent Lee to...

New York Yankees’ Ivan Nova May Need Tommy John Surgery with Partially Torn UCL Ligament in Right Elbow
April 21st, 2014 at 9:55 AM
When New York Yankees manager Joe Girardi came to take out Ivan Nova in the middle of the fifth inning on Saturday night because of what looked like discomfort in his right arm, nobody could expect what would come from that injury. ***VIDEO1*** It wasn't until Sunday morning when Nova was headed...

New York Yankees: Vidal Nuno Should Replace Ivan Nova in Starting Rotation
April 20th, 2014 at 7:47 PM
Now that is looks as though Ivan Nova will be out for some time, the New York Yankees would be wise to go with Vidal Nuno in his place. Vidal Nuno turns things over to David Phelps. His line: 5 IP, 3 H, 0 R, 2 BBs, 6 Ks. #Yankees pic.twitter.com/kracP8llL3 —...

Michael Pineda’s Substance-Free Start Shows Yankees Could Have Best Rotation in MLB
April 16th, 2014 at 10:55 PM
***VIDEO1*** Great pitching was the story for the New York Yankees in their sweep of the doubleheader with the Chicago Cubs on Wednesday. Great pitching. Not disappointing pitching or ineffective pitching. For once in awhile the Yankees enjoyed truly dominant pitching. Michael Pineda shook off his last outing in which a fudge-like substance...

New York Yankees: Why Ivan Nova’s Horrible Start is No Surprise
April 8th, 2014 at 4:41 PM
***PHOTO1*** Ivan Nova tossed a pure dud for the New York Yankees versus the Baltimore Orioles on Tuesday afternoon in a 14-5 loss, but nobody should be surprised by such an outcome. Baltimore crushed the 27-year-old starting pitcher for seven runs on ten hits over 3.2 innings pitched. It was by far...