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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...

New York Yankees: CC Sabathia to Make 1st Rehab Start on Saturday
June 27th, 2014 at 9:41 PM
New York Yankees starting pitcher CC Sabathia will take the next step in his recovery from a knee injury when he makes his first rehab start on Saturday. ***VIDEO1*** Sabathia, who has been on the disabled list since May 10, is looking to come back from what is called a degenerative knee...

Yankees Notes: Derek Jeter’s Birthday, Luis Severino No-No and Red Sox Series
June 25th, 2014 at 8:30 PM
Here are some news and notes from the New York Yankees Universe. ***VIDEO1*** Derek Jeter's Birthday The Captain will celebrate his birthday on June 26 when he turns 40. It seems like only yesterday Derek Jeter was a fresh-faced kid just making it to the big leagues and now he's at the end...

Derek Jeter Admits to Mistakes in Field During New York Yankees 7-6 Loss to Toronto Blue Jays on Tuesday
June 25th, 2014 at 9:46 AM
In his 19 years as a professional player, Derek Jeter has always carried a lot of professionalism on the field for the New York Yankees. ***VIDEO1*** So for him to make a mistake on the field is such an eye-popping thing because Jeter always plays the game hard and the right way,...

New York Yankees’ CC Sabathia to Face Live Batters on Tuesday for 1st Time Since May 10
June 24th, 2014 at 11:45 AM
CC Sabathia is well on track to return to the New York Yankees sometime after the All Star break next month, as he has been on the disabled list since May 11 with a knee injury. ***VIDEO1*** Sabathia is recovering from a degenerative knee condition that has had him sidelined since his last...

New York Yankees: Yangervis Solarte’s Bat Continues to Crash and Burn
June 20th, 2014 at 6:48 PM
New York Yankees rookie third baseman Yangervis Solarte continues his epic fall back down to earth in 2014. ***VIDEO1*** After starting off the season in the discussion as an early Rookie of the Year candidate and the American League leader in batting average, Solarte is starting to look like the career minor leaguer...

New York Yankees: Adam Warren Would Love Chance to Start; Replace Vidal Nuno in Rotation
June 19th, 2014 at 9:52 AM
Vidal Nuno's spot in the New York Yankees rotation is in serious jeopardy, especially after his last outing against the Oakland A's where he was flat out terrible. ***VIDEO1*** Nuno, now 1-4 on the season with a 5.90 ERA; his ERA went up almost a full run after allowing eight runs in...

Joe Girardi Earned 600th Win as New York Yankees Manager in 3-1 Victory Over Toronto Blue Jays
June 18th, 2014 at 9:46 AM
On Tuesday night, the New York Yankees inched a little closer in the American League East chase with a 3-1 victory over the first place Toronto Blue Jays behind another Masahiro Tanaka victory and is now 11-1. ***VIDEO1*** With that win, the 36th of the 2014 season, it was a milestone for...

New York Yankees Don’t Expect Michael Pineda Back Until August
June 13th, 2014 at 7:24 PM
New York Yankees starting pitcher Michael Pineda won't be back until August, according to manager Joe Girardi. ***VIDEO1*** Mark Feinsand of the New York Daily News has the story: Pineda won't pitch until August, says Girardi. Sabathia also unlikely to return before break. What you see now is the NYY rotation til then. —...

New York Yankees’ CC Sabathia Progressing from Knee Injury; Could Throw Off Mound Soon
June 13th, 2014 at 11:52 AM
While the New York Yankees continue to climb back in the American League East division race, one of their top pitchers continues his road to recovery and hopes of returning to the team next month. ***VIDEO1*** CC Sabathia has been on the 15-day disabled list since May 11 with right knee inflammation...

New York Yankees: Joe Girardi’s Answer to Moving Derek Jeter Down in Lineup
June 10th, 2014 at 9:53 PM
Moving Derek Jeter down in the New York Yankees lineup has been a hot topic in The Captain's last season and manager Joe Girardi spoke about it on Tuesday. ***VIDEO1*** Girardi's quote comes via Mark Feinsand of the New York Daily News: “He’s always been a guy that has responded during the course of...

New York Yankees Expect Shawn Kelley to Return on Wednesday
June 10th, 2014 at 7:03 PM
New York Yankees reliever Shawn Kelley has been on the disabled list for what seems like forever with a back injury and is expected to finally return to the team on Wednesday. ***VIDEO1*** MLB.com's Bryan Hoch broke the news: Shawn Kelley is expected to rejoin the Yankees tomorrow. — Bryan Hoch (@BryanHoch) June 10,...

New York Yankees not Concerned with Jacoby Ellsbury’s Hip Injury
June 10th, 2014 at 9:01 AM
Jacoby Ellsbury would have been a scratch from the New York Yankees lineup on Monday if not for a rainout, but the team isn't concerned about his hip injury. ***VIDEO1*** Jackson Alexander of MLB.com has the info: New York's center fielder sustained a slight injury to his right hip in the Yankees' 2-1...

New York Yankees: Yangervis Solarte Talks Running Out Walks
June 10th, 2014 at 8:24 AM
Yangervis Solarte knows how to hustle for the New York Yankees, and that's especially true when he draws a walk. The 26-year-old has finally explained why runs to first base after ball four. ***VIDEO1*** Brendan Kuty of NJ.com shares with us Solarte's philosophy: "I like how it makes me feel on the bases,"...

New York Yankees Unsure When Michael Pineda Will Return from Disabled List
June 9th, 2014 at 12:04 PM
The New York Yankees were hopeful that they would be able to get Michael Pineda back in the near future; potentially sometime during the month of June, but that doesn't appear to be the case. ***VIDEO1*** Pineda, originally on the disabled list for a Grade 1 back strain, was transferred to the...

New York Yankees’ Alfonso Soriano Gets Playing Time Reduced; Only Play Against Lefty Pitching
June 6th, 2014 at 10:13 AM
Alfonso Soriano is struggling against right-handed pitching; really struggling. ***VIDEO1*** Soriano is currently hitting .195 against right-handers, but he is hitting .303 against left-handed pitching, which equals to .233 with six home runs and 19 RBI on the season. Soriano, facing against Drew Pomeranz of the Oakland A's, went 2-for-3 with an RBI...

New York Yankees: Joe Girardi Gets Emotional in Press Conference Remembering Don Zimmer (Video)
June 4th, 2014 at 11:49 PM
Shortly after the New York Yankees lost their game on Wednesday night 7-4 to the Oakland Athletics, Yankees manager Joe Girardi made his way up to the podium for his routine press conference. ***VIDEO1*** Only this time, there wasn't much mention of the game; instead, the majority of the questions were to...