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The Significance of Passing on Max Scherzer
January 22nd, 2015 at 9:30 AM
***PHOTO1*** Brian Cashman never indicated that he would be interested in offering a big contract to free agent pitcher Max Scherzer. It turned out that Cashman was being candid, as the Yankees did not end up placing a bid on Scherzer. The Washington Nationals ended up giving Scherzer a 210 million...

New York Yankees Avoid Arbitration with Ivan Nova; Agree to 1-Year, Non-Guaranteed Deal
January 14th, 2015 at 4:48 PM
On Wednesday, the New York Yankees decided to gamble on Ivan Nova possibly coming back to the team during the 2015 season healthy and producing. ***PHOTO1*** The Yankees avoided going to arbitration with Nova and signed him to a one-year, non-guaranteed deal for the 2015 season; the team announced on Twitter. ***PHOTO2*** Nova, who...

Projected Arbitration Salaries for Yankees’ Pineda, Eovaldi, Nova and Carpenter
January 14th, 2015 at 12:20 PM
UPDATE: Saturday, January 17 at 9:05 a.m. ET The Yankees have now locked up all of their arbitration-eligible players with the signings of Nathan Eovaldi and David Carpenter, per Bryan Hoch of MLB.com: Carpenter and the club agreed at $1.275 million, while Eovaldi will earn $3.3 million and Pineda will receive $2.1...

Taking a Look at David Carpenter and the Manny Banuelos Trade
January 5th, 2015 at 6:14 PM
***PHOTO1*** Manny Banuelos was once regarded as one of the jewels of the New York Yankees farm system. Three or four years ago, it would be inconceivable that the Yankees would trade him for a relief pitcher. The great Mariano Rivera described Banuelos as the greatest pitching prospect he had ever...

Masahiro Tanaka and the New York Yankees’ Rotation Depth
December 10th, 2014 at 5:33 PM
***PHOTO1*** The health of Masahiro Tanaka's elbow remains critical to the potential structure of the New York Yankees' 2015 starting rotation. Before his injury, Tanaka was sensational in 2014. He showed the stuff of a true top of the rotation ace while also validating the 155 million dollar deal given to...

MLB Rumors: New York Yankees not Expected to Spend Big Money in Free Agency
September 29th, 2014 at 1:43 PM
Big pockets don't always equal big spending. ***PHOTO1*** The New York Yankees dropped a ton of money on free agents last offseason in the hopes that it would help them rebound from an October-less season in 2013, but that didn't exactly pan out for the Bronx Bombers. Instead, the Yanks are now on...

Ivan Nova Throws 25 Pitches Wednesday; Expects Return to Yankees in 2015 Season
September 3rd, 2014 at 3:24 PM
Ivan Nova has been out since late April after his season was ended early due to Tommy John surgery, but the 27-year-old is already throwing the ball around again and is slated for a return to the New York Yankees in 2015. ***PHOTO1*** Jack Curry of the YES Network reported that Nova...

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...