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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...

Detroit Tigers Sign New York Yankees RP Joba Chamberlain to a 1-Year, $2.5MM Deal
December 12th, 2013 at 4:21 PM
The Joba Chamberlain era in the Bronx is officially over after seven seasons, as the 28-year-old reliever has signed a one-year, $2.5 million deal with the Detroit Tigers.     Chamberlain had perhaps one of the worst seasons in his professional career, posting a 2-1 record with a 4.93 ERA in 45 appearances...

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...

New York Yankees Bullpen Wastes Andy Pettitte’s Strong Start, Lose to Boston Red Sox 12-8
September 7th, 2013 at 2:05 AM
***PHOTO1***After the bullpen cost them a crucial game on Thursday night that would have helped their chances in the playoff race, the New York Yankees needed to rebound from that loss and get a win over the Boston Red Sox in Friday night's game at Yankee Stadium. With the Yankees looking...

New York Yankees Bullpen Blows Lead, Lose Crucial A.L. East Game to Boston Red Sox 9-8 in 10 Innings
September 6th, 2013 at 1:39 AM
While most of America's eyes were turned to watching the opening to the NFL season, most die-hard baseball fans were tuned in to the start of a September showdown between the New York Yankees and Boston Red Sox at Yankee Stadium. ***PHOTO1*** Coming into the game, the Yankees had won five out...

New York Yankees Bullpen Implodes, Ruins Andy Pettitte’s Start with Baltimore Orioles
September 1st, 2013 at 6:36 PM
For 24 hours, the New York Yankees had sole possession of third place in the American League East and were the only team in back of the American League Wild Card race. With Andy Pettitte going for the Yankees on Sunday looking to complete the three-game sweep of the Baltimore Orioles and...

Alfonso Soriano’s Monster Night Powers New York Yankees to 14-7 Win Over Los Angeles Angels
August 13th, 2013 at 11:14 PM
The New York Yankees finally showed their alter ego as the Bronx Bombers by putting on a show for the fans at Yankee Stadium on Tuesday night against the Los Angeles Angels. ***PHOTO1*** The game didn't start out pretty though, especially for Yankees' ace CC Sabathia, who struggled in the first inning...

New York Yankees Don’t Make Any Deals on July 31 Non-Waiver Trade Deadline, August Waiver Wire Could Be Next
July 31st, 2013 at 5:07 PM
Since 2000, the New York Yankees have been very active around the July 31 non-waiver trade deadline with the exception of one season; which was 2011, when they made no trades whatsoever. ***PHOTO1*** The Yankees made the deal this past Friday to land Alfonso Soriano from the Chicago Cubs for a minor...

As New York Yankees’ DL List Grows Should They Be Buyers or Sellers at the Trade Deadline?
July 20th, 2013 at 11:36 AM
Yes, it's true another New York Yankee has landed on the DL. Outfielder Zoilo Almonte twisted his ankle in last night's defeat to the Boston Red Sox. With the loss last night the Yankees stand in fourth place in AL East seven games behind the Boston Red Sox. It's amazing that...

New York Yankees Aggressively Trying to Trade Phil Hughes, Joba Chamberlain
July 10th, 2013 at 11:55 AM
Phil Hughes and Joba Chamberlain both made their debuts for the New York Yankees back in the 2007 season. In the 2013 season, it looks like their times as Yankees may be coming to an end, as they are the subject of trade talks. Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports is reporting...

Report: New York Yankees Could Talk Trade with Philadelphia Phillies
July 9th, 2013 at 2:03 PM
The Philadelphia Phillies and New York Yankees are no strangers to each other when it comes to being trade partners in the past. They could become trade partners again this month in a deal involving Joba Chamberlain. ***PHOTO1*** Mark Feinsand of the New York Daily News has reported that the Phillies have...

Report: Atlanta Braves, San Francisco Giants Interested in Joba Chamberlain
July 2nd, 2013 at 12:23 PM
During spring training, the Texas Rangers inquired about the possibility of dealing for New York Yankees reliever Joba Chamberlain, but never made an offer. On Tuesday, two more teams have made it known to the Yankees that they are interested in the right-handed pitcher. ***PHOTO1*** George King of the New York Post...

Andy Pettitte Becomes New York Yankees’ Strikeout King, Beat Minnesota Twins 10-4
July 1st, 2013 at 11:43 PM
Heading into Monday night's opening game between the New York Yankees and Minnesota Twins, the Bombers were seriously struggling to score any runs. On Monday night, they got exactly what they needed to bust out of their slump. ***PHOTO1*** Earlier in the day, the Yankees announced that third basemen Alex Rodriguez would...

Brandon Moss’ 2 Home Runs Power Oakland Athletics to 5-2 Win Over New York Yankees
June 13th, 2013 at 1:17 AM
Even away from Yankee Stadium, Phil Hughes gets victimized by the home run ball. On Wednesday night, pitching in the spacious O.co Coliseum out in Oakland, he still couldn't avoid it. ***PHOTO1***In the bottom of the second inning, A's first basemen Brandon Moss drilled a Hughes fastball over the head of...

Mark Teixeira Powers New York Yankees to 4-3 Win Over Cleveland Indians
June 4th, 2013 at 10:42 PM
Since his return off the disabled list last weekend, Mark Teixeira is giving the New York Yankees lineup some extra punch that it didn't have the first two months of the season. ***PHOTO1***On Monday night, he hit a grand slam off of Cleveland Indians starter Justin Masterson. On Tuesday night, Teixeira hit...

New York Yankees Activate Joba Chamberlain Off DL, Designate David Huff for Assignment
May 28th, 2013 at 6:35 PM
The New York Yankees are slowly starting to get healthier again as the summer months begin. On Tuesday, they will activate reliever Joba Chamberlain off the disabled list, who had suffered a strained oblique muscle back on April 28. ***PHOTO1*** To make room for the 27-year-old Chamberlain on the 40-man roster, the...

New York Yankees’ Mariano Rivera, Joba Chamberlain Exchange Words; Make up After Game
May 12th, 2013 at 2:11 PM
Before Saturday's game against the Kansas City Royals, New York Yankees closer Mariano Rivera was confronted by teammate Joba Chamberlain after telling him to quiet down during his interview. However, after the story made news and brought attention to the situation, the two players made up and moved on.  ***PHOTO1*** The conflict...

New York Yankees Call up Preston Claiborne; Designate Cody Eppley for Assignment
May 4th, 2013 at 2:00 AM
The New York Yankees have called up right-handed reliever Preston Claiborne from Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre. To make room for Claiborne on the 40-man roster, the Yankees have designated right-handed reliever Cody Eppley for assignment.  ***PHOTO1*** Claiborne recorded a 3.48 ERA with three saves and 10 strikeouts in 10.1 innings this season at Triple-A....

Joba Chamberlain Becomes the Tenth New York Yankee to the DL This Season
May 2nd, 2013 at 3:43 PM
For the New York Yankees all the cliches apply, when it rains it pours, Murphy's Law and here we go again. Yes, the Yankees have added their tenth player to the disabled list this season. Joba Chamberlain was the latest Bomber to go down, placed on the 15 day DL with a right oblique strain,...

Could New York Yankees Acquire Mike Olt from Texas Rangers?
March 19th, 2013 at 4:59 PM
With Opening Day just weeks away, the New York Yankees are dealing with injuries at both corner infield positions, leaving general manager Brian Cashman open to the idea of making a trade before the season starts. Though Cashman has not mentioned any names, one potential player the Yankees could try to...