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Michael Pineda Making New York Yankees GM Brian Cashman Look Like a Genius
August 30th, 2014 at 12:40 PM
Brian Cashman makes some bad moves, but he also makes his fair share of good to brilliant ones. Despite that, criticism at the New York Yankees general manager is the most it has ever been and he gets next to no credit for his successes. ***PHOTO1*** Regardless of how you feel about...

Jesus Montero Shut Down by Seattle Mariners After Ice Cream Throwing Incident
August 30th, 2014 at 9:24 AM
Jesus Montero, who was in the minors rehabbing an oblique injury, will not play another game in the minors or for the Seattle Mariners this season after an altercation he had with a scout that was reported on Friday. ***PHOTO1*** The Mariners will now shut Montero down for the remainder of the...

Seattle Mariners Scout Addresses Jesus Montero Ice Cream Insult; Says ‘Isn’t How It’s Portrayed’
August 29th, 2014 at 5:11 PM
In one of the more bizarre incidents to come out in the news in recent time, former New York Yankees catcher and current Seattle Mariners hitter Jesus Montero, who is currently rehabbing at Class-A for the team was involved in an incident with a team scout on Thursday night during...

Former Yankees, Current Mariners’ Jesus Montero Fights with Scout Over Ice Cream Insult
August 29th, 2014 at 1:17 PM
Talk about a rather embarrassing situation for the Seattle Mariners organization and for former New York Yankees prospect Jesus Montero. ***PHOTO1*** While at a rehab outing for Class-A Everett on Thursday night, Montero was taunted heavily by a scout in the audience because of his weight issues and even went as far...

Jesus Montero Called up by Seattle Mariners; Won’t Start Vs. New York Yankees on Thursday
June 12th, 2014 at 6:17 PM
It was expected that Jesus Montero would get called up by the Seattle Mariners for their Thursday night series finale against the New York Yankees at Safeco Field due to the injuries to Justin Smoak and Michael Saunders. ***VIDEO1*** Montero was in fact recalled from Class-AAA Tacoma with Saunders landing on the...

Seattle Mariners to Recall Jesus Montero on Thursday Vs. Former Team New York Yankees: Report
June 12th, 2014 at 2:06 PM
Many of the fans of the New York Yankees clearly know who Jesus Montero is and the hype that surrounded him when he was a prospect in the minor leagues. ***VIDEO1*** Montero, who was once the number one ranked prospect in the Yankees farm system, was dealt in January of 2012 in...

Why Gary Sanchez’s Days in New York Yankees Organization are Numbered
May 15th, 2014 at 5:10 PM
***VIDEO1*** Gary Sanchez has been a top prospect in the New York Yankees' organization for quite some time now, but with the Bronx Bombers in need of starting pitching, the young catcher's days are numbered. The normally stingy Hal Steinbrenner has already made it clear the Yanks will not hesitate to add...

New York Yankees Prospect Jose Campos Underwent Tommy John Surgery on April 25
April 27th, 2014 at 6:00 AM
***VIDEO1*** This past Friday, April 25, New York Yankees prospect Jose Campos underwent Tommy John surgery and is set to miss at least one year. Danny Knobler reported the news via Twitter: The Pineda-Montero trade keeps getting worse. Jose Campos, the other guy the Yankees got from the M’s, had Tommy John surgery yesterday. —...

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...