Tagged: ‘Juan Rivera’

New York Yankees’ Juan Rivera: Overbay to Play First, Francisco to Be Fourth OF
March 28th, 2013 at 4:14 PM
With the Boston Red Sox heading to town on Monday for Opening Day, and some closure needed with two integral spots in the Yankees game plan, especially with first baseman Mark Teixeira and center fielder Curtis Granderson starting the season on the disabled list, Mark Feinsand of the New York Daily News reports...

New York Yankees Keeping Tabs on Boston Red Sox First Baseman Lyle Overbay
March 26th, 2013 at 11:13 AM
***PHOTO1*** On Monday, as it was confirmed that former Los Angeles Angels outfielder Vernon Wells was on his way to Tampa to officially become a Yankee, Nick Cafardo of the Boston Globe reported that another veteran could be garnering some interest from the organization. The Boston Red Sox, who currently have a logjam at first...

New York Yankees’ Mark Teixeira Could Potentially Be Out for Season
March 17th, 2013 at 2:59 PM
Earlier this month, New York Yankees first baseman Mark Teixeira was diagnosed with a wrist strain that would keep him sidelined for eight to 10 weeks, tabling his regular season debut until May. However, the wrist strain is actually a partially torn tendon sheath that could potentially require season-ending surgery.  ***PHOTO1*** If...

New York Yankees Release Outfielder Matt Diaz
March 17th, 2013 at 11:44 AM
The New York Yankees have released veteran outfielder Matt Diaz, who was competing for a starting job in the outfield while Curtis Granderson recovers from a fractured forearm.  ***PHOTO1*** Granderson is expected to return during the first week of May, but the Yankees have not decided who will fill in for the first month...

New York Yankees Shortstop Derek Jeter Reports No Issues in Return to Field
March 14th, 2013 at 2:19 PM
***PHOTO1*** While Yankee captain Derek Jeter had already made two appearances this spring, starting with his first action of the year last Saturday against the Atlanta Braves, his role as designated hitter was only half the battle.  On Wednesday night, in his most significant step since breaking his left ankle in Game One...