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New York Yankees Starting Pitcher Phil Hughes Struck by One-hopper; No Issues
March 18th, 2013 at 6:01 PM
***PHOTO1*** As the dredded "injury bug" has been a chagrin thus far in spring training, significantly affecting the likes of center fielder Curtis Granderson and first baseman Mark Teixeira, there have been glimmers, and we reiterate, glimmers, of hope, as other players have worked to overcome hindering issues. Projected number four starter Phil Hughes has quietly...

New York Yankees Pitcher Ivan Nova Thriving Off of Tough Love
March 13th, 2013 at 10:58 AM
***PHOTO1*** Coming off of a dismal finish to his 2012 season, which included injury and would be punctuated by being left off of the Yankees postseason roster, 26-year-old right-hander Ivan Nova has entered this spring in a competition to reclaim a role in the starting rotation. While he attempts to stave off another 26-year-old...

New York Yankees Starting Pitcher Phil Hughes Throws Lengthy Session
March 11th, 2013 at 2:53 PM
 ***PHOTO1*** In a spring that has been riddled by injuries, Yankees projected number four starter Phil Hughes provided a glimmer of good news, for a change. On Monday, the 26-year-old right-hander threw his lengthiest bullpen session since injuring his back during pitchers' fielding practice in mid-February, and per Andrew Marchand of ESPNNewYork.com, Hughes...

New York Yankees Right-Hander Ivan Nova Taking on a More Aggressive Approach
March 5th, 2013 at 10:59 AM
***PHOTO1*** After a 2012 season to forget, one that was riddled with injury and punctuated with being left off of the post-season roster, 26-year-old right-hander Ivan Nova enters arguably the most important season of his young career.  Not only does he have to stave off David Phelps just to garner the fifth spot in...

New York Yankees Right-Hander Michael Pineda Throws Off Full Mound on Tuesday
February 13th, 2013 at 11:09 AM
***PHOTO1*** On Tuesday morning, among the litany of topics Yankees manager Joe Girardi addressed, the status of 24-year-old right-hander Michael Pineda was discussed, and as covered by Jon Lane of YESNetwork.com, Girardi ruled out Pineda pitching in any Grapefruit League games this spring, “He's throwing now for us," Girardi said. "He's still in the...

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...

New York Yankees’ Phil Hughes Encouraged After First Outing of the Spring
March 7th, 2012 at 7:58 AM
Last season was Phil Hughes worst of his career so far as a New York Yankee. Hampered by a shoulder ailment which cut his velocity, the once top pitching prospect of the Yankee organization knew this year had to be different. ***PHOTO1***  Hughes pitched his first inning of the spring in a New York, 7-4 loss to the the Pittsburgh Pirates at McKechnie Field. Phil...

New York Yankees Rotation Shedding Dead Weight
February 18th, 2012 at 12:55 PM
The Yankees Rotation is starting to shape up after dropping 230 pounds of dead weight onto the Pittsburgh Pirates.  Now that A.J. Burnett and even Hideki Okajima are out of the picture, the Yankees are starting to see the shape of the 2012 rotation. Losing weight is by far the most popular...

New York Yankees Find Joba Chamberlain’s Replacement
June 10th, 2011 at 9:41 PM
Now that Joba Chamberlain is ticketed for Tommy John surgery, the New York Yankees have called up RHP Kevin Whelan. The Yankees are hoping to find some way to balance the bullpen that has been devastated by injuries of late. Rafael Soriano is on the DL and now Joba will...