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Former Yankees Catcher Jesus Montero Shows up to Seattle Mariners Spring Training 40 Pounds Overweight
February 22nd, 2014 at 11:24 AM
A few years ago, Jesus Montero was the star prospect of the New York Yankees farm system with a very bright future ahead of him. ***PHOTO1*** In his brief call up with the Yankees in 2011, Montero showed major flashes of why many perceived him to be a future star in the...

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...

New York Yankees’ Michael Pineda Impressive in Rehab Game for Class-AA Trenton Thunder
June 26th, 2013 at 7:36 AM
With each outing that he pitches in the minor leagues, Michael Pineda is going to make it very difficult for the New York Yankees to choose between their current starters in the rotation. ***PHOTO1*** While the Yankees were taking on the Texas Rangers at Yankee Stadium in the Bronx, Pineda was pitching...

New York Yankees Pitcher Michael Pineda to Begin Minor League Rehab Assignment
June 8th, 2013 at 9:05 AM
The New York Yankees traded for Michael Pineda back in January of 2012 and have had big expectations for the young flamethrower. ***PHOTO1***Yet since trading for him almost 18 months ago, he has not to taken the mound for the Bombers, as he has been recovering from shoulder surgery since last...

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 Pitcher Michael Pineda Continues to Progress
March 12th, 2013 at 8:23 AM
***PHOTO1*** On Tuesday, Yankees starter Michael Pineda will continue his impressive spring in another considerably important step in his rehabilitation from major shoulder surgery, which shut down his 2012 before he ever stepped on the mound in the Bronx. As per Chad Jennings of The Journal News, the 24-year-old right-hander will throw a...

New York Yankees Starter Michael Pineda Making Significant Progress
February 7th, 2013 at 6:56 PM
***PHOTO1*** In what has been a very diligent and detail-orientated process, young right-hander Michael Pineda has been slowly progressing from major shoulder surgery in 2012.  In the past couple of weeks, Pineda has advanced from throwing on a flat surface to throwing off of a half mound.  Now, Erik Boland of Newsday has...

Former New York Yankees Prospect Jesus Montero Emerges in Drug Scandal
February 6th, 2013 at 10:36 AM
The newest name released in connection to Anthony Bosch and his Biogenesis anti-aging clinic in Miami is former New York Yankees star prospect and current Seattle Mariners slugger Jesus Montero. Bosch is currently under investigation by Major League Baseball and the Federal Drug Administration for supplying professional baseball players with...

The Jesus Montero for Michael Pineda Trade; Will It Ever Pan Out?
January 14th, 2013 at 11:24 AM
***PHOTO1*** One year ago Sunday, Yankees general manager Brian Cashman consummated a trade many around baseball thought to be a no-brainer.  With the Yankees at the time having All-Star catcher Russell Martin and having strong belief in the development of young Austin Romine, Cashman dealt catcher and right-handed Jesus Montero as the key piece in...

New York Yankees Win Final Game of Homestand, Top Seattle Mariners 6-2
August 5th, 2012 at 5:48 PM
The New York Yankees bounced back after being shut out on Saturday to win 6-2 over the Seattle Mariners on Sunday in the final game of their nine game homestand at Yankee Stadium. Getting the win for New York was starter Freddy Garcia, who improved his record to 5-5 this...

New York Yankees General Manager Brian Cashman Starting to Doubt Michael Pineda Trade
April 27th, 2012 at 6:01 PM
In an attempt to strengthen their starting rotation, the New York Yankees acquired Michael Pineda and minor leaguer Jose Campos from the Seattle Mariners in exchange for Hector Noesi and Jesus Montero back in January. However, a torn labrum in Pineda's throwing shoulder has ended his season before it even started,...

New York Yankees’ Francisco Cervelli Looking Forward to Season with A.J. Burnett
February 11th, 2012 at 11:40 AM
***PHOTO1*** It's become apparent that the Yankees no long believe in A.J. Burnett. After signing Burnett to a mega-contract  in 2009, the Yankees thought they finally had a solid rotation. Soon after, Burnett started to fold under the pressure of playing in New York. Over the past few weeks, the...

Joe Girardi Wants a Lefty DH
February 4th, 2012 at 2:10 PM
  ***PHOTO1***   With Jorge Posada retired and Jesus Montero out of the picture, the Yankees have been playing around with the idea of adding a new, big bat to their line-up.     At a charity event for childhood alopecia, Joe Girardi took some time out to speak to the New York media about his...

New York Yankees’ Catching Depth Second to None
January 23rd, 2012 at 12:52 PM
The New York Yankees traded No. 1 catching prospect Jesus Montero to the Seattle Mariners last week, but don't fret Bomber fans the catching is plentiful in the Bronx. ***PHOTO1***   Montero, known more for his bat than his glove, was never going to be considered the everyday catcher no matter what was being said outwardly. Internally, the Yankees hierarchy knew in their heart of hearts...

New York Yankees Resurrect Rotation by Trading Jesus: Yankees Universe Reacts.
January 14th, 2012 at 8:00 AM
The New York Yankees were quiet at the 2011 Winter Meetings, but on Friday the 13th Brian Cashman landed a blockbuster deal. There was no denying that the Yankees had a desperate situation with their starting rotation. It seemed Cashman and the rest of the Yankees organization were content with their...

The New York Yankees Trade Jesus Montero to Seattle for Michael Pineda
January 13th, 2012 at 9:45 PM
The New York Yankees and the Seattle Mariners made a four-player deal with the centerpieces being DH/C Jesus Montero for pitcher Michael Pineda. ***PHOTO1***   New York gives up the power hitting Montero for an all-star power pitcher in Pineda.  Montero is a 22 year old who hit .328 with four home runs and 12 RBIs in 61 at bats in a late...

New York Yankees Leave Dallas with No Major Deals
December 9th, 2011 at 1:00 AM
New York Yankees general manager Brian Cashman said, "I expected to come down here and make a lot of calls, have some meetings, but I wasn't overly optimistic." ***PHOTO1***   Cashman was right the Yankees made no major deals or free agency signings during the winter meetings, and neither did their arch rival the Boston Red Sox. The biggest splash was...

New York Yankees, Chicago White Sox Discuss John Danks Trade
December 6th, 2011 at 7:38 AM
The New York Yankees are interested in acquiring Chicago White Sox starting pitcher John Danks, reports Jon Heyman. However, the Yankees believe the White Sox are asking for too much in return. ***PHOTO1*** Chicago asked the Yankees for top prospects Jesus Montero and Manny Banuelos in return for Danks, but the Yankees aren't willing to trade either of them. Though the Yankees want to...

New York Yankees Continue to Explore Trade Options and Free Agent Market
November 9th, 2011 at 8:00 PM
***PHOTO1*** After handing out winter coats at the New York Cares charity event on Wednesday, November 9, New York Yankees general manager, Brian Cashman, spoke with reporters about his plans for acquiring pitchers this winter. "I haven't talked to every team and I haven't talked to every agent yet,” Cashman reported...

New York Yankees Re-Sign C.C. Sabathia; What’s Next?
November 1st, 2011 at 7:00 AM
Now that the New York Yankees have completed their biggest offseason task by signing C.C. Sabathia to an extension, what will General Manager Brian Cashman focus on next? ***PHOTO1*** Sabathia was the key to the Yankees offseason because of his importance to the Yankees' pitching staff. However, even with Sabathia returning next season, there are still...