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Martin Prado Reacts to Game-Winning Hit in New York Yankees Win Over White Sox
August 23rd, 2014 at 11:17 AM
Martin Prado had his doubts about coming to New York when he was first traded to the Yankees, but it seems the 30-year-old is starting to feel comfortable. ***PHOTO1*** Prado was responsible for the game-winning hit on Friday night versus the Chicago White Sox in a 4-3 win, which is something that...

David Phelps Will Go to New York Yankees Bullpen After Return from DL
August 21st, 2014 at 2:21 PM
The New York Yankees will send David Phelps to the bullpen once he returns from his 15-day DL stint. ***PHOTO1*** Manager Joe Girardi told Brendan Kuty of NJ.com that the plan is for Phelps to go to the bullpen once he's officially back, which will help Phelps return to the mound sooner...

New York Yankees’ Masahiro Tanaka to Face Live Hitters on Saturday in Batting Practice
August 21st, 2014 at 12:00 PM
The growing feeling that Masahiro Tanaka could actually return to the New York Yankees and pitch again in the 2014 season is starting to get bigger with each step that the 25-year-old takes. ***PHOTO1*** Tanaka will take his next step towards making such a return on Saturday when he will face live...

Joe Girardi Reacts to Question About Changing New York Yankees Lineup
August 21st, 2014 at 9:06 AM
There has been much debate about New York Yankees manager Joe Girardi changing the lineup this season—namely the top part of the order—with the team struggling mightily to score runs. ***PHOTO1*** Kevin Kernan of the New York Post had to ask Girardi about it after Wednesday's loss to the lowly Houston Astros,...

New York Yankees’ Carlos Beltran to Have Cortisone Shot in Elbow; Out at Least Until Friday
August 21st, 2014 at 12:48 AM
Carlos Beltran was originally supposed to be a part of the New York Yankees lineup on Wednesday night against his old team, the Houston Astros, but he was a late scratch due to feeling pain in his elbow late Tuesday night and early Wednesday morning. ***PHOTO1*** Beltran received a cortisone shot in...

New York Yankees Could Rest Hiroki Kuroda More After Successful Outing Vs. Tampa Bay Rays
August 18th, 2014 at 1:21 AM
This past week, the New York Yankees skipped Hiroki Kuroda in the rotation to give him an extra day of rest following a rain out from their series against the Baltimore Orioles and it may have paid off. ***PHOTO1*** With Kuroda pitching extremely will on Sunday in the team's series finale against...

New York Yankees’ Carlos Beltran Almost Ready to Make Return to Outfield
August 11th, 2014 at 7:10 PM
New York Yankees outfielder Carlos Beltran is almost ready to return to the defensive side of the ball after not playing in the field since going on the disabled list back in May with bone spurs in his elbow. ***VIDEO1*** Yankees manager Joe Girardi said Beltran would be an option very soon,...

New York Yankees No Match for Esmil Rogers’ Phone on the Subway
August 8th, 2014 at 7:23 PM
Anyone who has ever been on the subway knows what it's like to not have service on their cell phone. For some, it's like jumping into a black hole never to be heard from again. ***VIDEO1*** Esmil Rogers was a victim of this when the New York Yankees tried to notify him...

New York Yankees Pick Esmil Rogers to Replace David Phelps on Friday Vs. Indians
August 7th, 2014 at 5:52 PM
The New York Yankees have finally chosen a pitcher to replace the injured David Phelps on Friday versus the Cleveland Indians and it is none other than one of the newest members of the Bronx Bombers, Esmil Rogers (1-0, 5.84 ERA). ***VIDEO1*** The Yanks' official Twitter feed broke the news: RHP Esmil Rogers...

New York Yankees and Masahiro Tanaka to Get Update on Injured Elbow on Monday
August 1st, 2014 at 11:59 AM
UPDATE: Sunday, August 3 at 6:04 p.m. ET Manager Joe Girardi updated the media on Masahiro Tanaka, who is scheduled to have an exam on Monday to determine how his injured elbow is responding to treatment. If all goes well, Tanaka can start playing catch, per Erik Boland of Newsday: Girardi said...

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...

David Robertson, New York Yankees Have Had ‘Zero’ Contract Extension Talks
July 15th, 2014 at 1:39 PM
David Robertson fits the bill as an elite closer in Major League Baseball, but the New York Yankees have not approached him about a contract extension as the 29-year-old gets ready to hit the open market during the offseason. ***VIDEO1*** Robertson has been stellar in 2014 with the burden on his shoulders...

New York Yankees’ Masahiro Tanaka Will Skip 2014 All Star Game Festivities; Focus on Rehab
July 14th, 2014 at 10:21 AM
Before his injury this past week that landed him on the 15-day disabled list and out for the next six weeks, New York Yankees ace starter  Masahiro Tanaka was a candidate to start the 2014 All Star Game at Target Field in Minnesota. ***VIDEO1*** Now that he's not pitching in the game,...

Chase Whitley’s Shot at Redemption with New York Yankees Won’t Be Easy
July 12th, 2014 at 8:31 PM
Chase Whitley didn't last long, but he sure did make an impression on the New York Yankees in a very short time. That doesn't matter now as Whitley has been given a shot at redemption with a start coming on Sunday versus the Baltimore Orioles. ***VIDEO1*** His numbers out of the gate...

New York Yankees’ Masahiro Tanaka on 15-day Disabled List with Elbow Inflammation
July 9th, 2014 at 5:07 PM
New York Yankees ace Masahiro Tanaka will be placed on the 15-day disabled list with what is being called right elbow inflammation, according to manager Joe Girardi. ***VIDEO1*** The YES Network broke the news that was made public by Girardi before Wednesday night's game versus the Cleveland Indians: #Yankees manager Joe Girardi just...

New York Yankees: Derek Jeter, Joe Girardi React to Alfonso Soriano DFA
July 7th, 2014 at 6:28 PM
After the New York Yankees designated Alfonso Soriano for assignment on Sunday, manager Joe Girardi and shortstop Derek Jeter spoke on the matter, both in a heartfelt way. ***VIDEO1*** Jeter, who played with Soriano during the 38-year-old's first stint with the Yankees from 1999 to 2003 before being traded in the deal...

New York Yankees Should Trade for Oakland Athletics SP Tommy Milone
July 5th, 2014 at 6:04 PM
The Oakland Athletics have a wealth of starting pitching after completing a trade with the Chicago Cubs for Jason Hammel and Jeff Samardzija. While that trade was helpful for Oakland, it could end up being a good thing for the New York Yankees also. ***VIDEO1*** After pulling the trigger on the trade...

New York Yankees: CC Sabathia Likely Done for 2014 Season
July 4th, 2014 at 2:46 PM
New York Yankees manager Joe Girardi passed along some bad news on Friday, July 4, when he told the media starting pitcher CC Sabathia would be done for the 2014 season. ***VIDEO1*** The LoHud Yankees Blog broke the news: CC Sabathia will meet with Dr. James Andrews next Monday to determine what’s next...

New York Yankees React to Mike Napoli Calling Masahiro Tanaka an Idiot
June 29th, 2014 at 7:34 PM
On Sunday, the New York Yankees reacted to Boston Red Sox first baseman Mike Napoli calling ace Masahiro Tanaka an idiot. ***VIDEO1*** It happened on Saturday night after Napoli hit Tanaka's fastball over the short porch in right field for a solo homer that proved to be the game-winner. As he went...

CC Sabathia Could Return to New York Yankees from DL After All Star Break
June 28th, 2014 at 10:37 AM
On Saturday, CC Sabathia will finally begin his road to recovery when he pitches in his first rehab assignment game since landing on the disabled list back on May 11. ***VIDEO1*** Sabathia, originally diagnosed with knee inflammation and what turned into a degenerative knee condition, received stem-cell treatment with hopes of reversing...