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Masahiro Tanaka and the New York Yankees’ Rotation Depth
December 10th, 2014 at 5:33 PM
***PHOTO1*** The health of Masahiro Tanaka's elbow remains critical to the potential structure of the New York Yankees' 2015 starting rotation. Before his injury, Tanaka was sensational in 2014. He showed the stuff of a true top of the rotation ace while also validating the 155 million dollar deal given to...

New York Yankees’ CC Sabathia Won’t Throw Off Mound Until Spring Training
October 22nd, 2014 at 4:11 PM
CC Sabathia continues to progress in his return from a degenerative knee condition that helped end his 2014 season early, but he hasn't thrown off a mound just yet and won't do so until spring training 2015. ***PHOTO1*** Sabathia explained where he is in the process to Pete Caldera of the Bergen...

Hal Steinbrenner Confirms Brian Cashman and New York Yankees Talking Contract
October 1st, 2014 at 5:28 PM
Rumors were swirling that the New York Yankees were ready to start the process of retaining their general manager, Brian Cashman, and owner Hal Steinbrenner confirmed as much in an interview with Michael Kay on 98.7 FM ESPN New York. ***PHOTO1*** Chad Jennings of the LoHud Yankees Blog reported on what was...

MLB Rumors: New York Yankees not Expected to Spend Big Money in Free Agency
September 29th, 2014 at 1:43 PM
Big pockets don't always equal big spending. ***PHOTO1*** The New York Yankees dropped a ton of money on free agents last offseason in the hopes that it would help them rebound from an October-less season in 2013, but that didn't exactly pan out for the Bronx Bombers. Instead, the Yanks are now on...

Yankees’ Michael Pineda Doing Great Without Pine Tar During Cold Weather; Relying on Breaking Pitches
September 23rd, 2014 at 12:30 PM
Ever since returning from the 60-day disabled list on August 13, Michael Pineda has been lights out for the New York Yankees. ***PHOTO1*** Pineda has had a bit of a rough road in 2014; he was suspended 10 games for using pine tar in a game on April 23 against the Boston...

Ivan Nova Throws 25 Pitches Wednesday; Expects Return to Yankees in 2015 Season
September 3rd, 2014 at 3:24 PM
Ivan Nova has been out since late April after his season was ended early due to Tommy John surgery, but the 27-year-old is already throwing the ball around again and is slated for a return to the New York Yankees in 2015. ***PHOTO1*** Jack Curry of the YES Network reported that Nova...

Michael Pineda Making New York Yankees GM Brian Cashman Look Like a Genius
August 30th, 2014 at 12:40 PM
Brian Cashman makes some bad moves, but he also makes his fair share of good to brilliant ones. Despite that, criticism at the New York Yankees general manager is the most it has ever been and he gets next to no credit for his successes. ***PHOTO1*** Regardless of how you feel about...

Michael Pineda Wins 1st Game Since Return from DL; Yankees Dominate Royals 8-1
August 25th, 2014 at 11:08 PM
Don't look now, but the New York Yankees are slowly starting to gain some momentum heading into the final month of the 2014 season as they are trying to make a push for the postseason. ***PHOTO1*** Michael Pineda, who was making his third start since coming off the DL, a stint 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...

Buck Showalter Hoped Michael Pineda Used Pine Tar in 1st Start Back for Yankees
August 13th, 2014 at 9:31 PM
Baltimore Orioles manager Buck Showalter wasn't bashful for his support of the use of pine tar by Major League Baseball pitchers, and he even hoped Michael Pineda would use it in his first start back for the New York Yankees since coming off the 60-day disabled list. ***VIDEO1*** Pineda was busted back...

Reporter Asks New York Yankees’ Michael Pineda If He Will Use Pine Tar Again
August 11th, 2014 at 5:53 PM
Michael Pineda spoke to the media on Monday after it was reported that he would start on Wednesday versus the Baltimore Orioles, and the New York Yankees starter was asked if he would continue using pine tar. ***VIDEO1*** Of course, Pineda was suspended for 10 games earlier in the season after he...

Michael Pineda to Be Activated from 60-Day DL, Will Start for New York Yankees on Wednesday Vs. Baltimore Orioles
August 11th, 2014 at 2:52 PM
The last time the New York Yankees saw Michael Pineda, he was being ejected in the second inning of their game on April 23 against the Boston Red Sox at Fenway Park for using pine tar; an incident he received a 10-game suspension for. ***VIDEO1*** During his suspension, Pineda hurt a muscle...

Michael Pineda’s 2nd Rehab Start Outstanding, Should Return to New York Yankees Wednesday
August 8th, 2014 at 8:56 PM
You can pretty much seal the deal that Michael Pineda will be returning to the New York Yankees on Wednesday versus the Baltimore Orioles after a stellar finish to his rehab assignment in Triple-A. ***VIDEO1*** Pineda looked dominant in his second outing, putting up seven strikeouts over 4.1 innings pitched, surrendering just...

Michael Pineda to Rejoin New York Yankees for Wednesday Start Vs. Orioles
August 8th, 2014 at 12:44 PM
The New York Yankees already have a plan for Michael Pineda's return and it involves the 25-year-old right-hander rejoining the team on Wednesday against the Baltimore Orioles. ***VIDEO1*** Pineda, who is set to make his second rehab start on Friday for Scranton, is expected to make his return five days from now...

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...

Michael Pineda Could Return Aug. 13 for Yankees-Orioles Game at Camden Yards
August 4th, 2014 at 5:06 PM
UPDATE: Wednesday, August 6 at 4:52 p.m. ET Michael Pineda spoke to reporters on Wednesday afternoon about his second rehab start coming on Friday, which could be his last, per Wallace Matthews of ESPNNewYork.com: Pineda just told me he's pitching in Scranton Friday night, pitch limit of 80, could be final rehab...

Michael Pineda’s First Rehab Start for New York Yankees a Success
August 3rd, 2014 at 2:28 PM
UPDATE: Sunday, August 3 at 3:42 p.m. ET Michael Pineda spoke to reporters after his first rehab start in which he tossed 3.1 scoreless innings, per Shane Hennigan of The Times-Tribune: Pineda: "I feel my shoulder is really strong. I feel good. I'm ready to go." Said he knows he doesn't have...

New York Yankees’ Michael Pineda to Throw Minor League Start on Sunday
July 29th, 2014 at 6:39 PM
UPDATE: Thursday, July 31 at 7:34 p.m. ET Michael Pineda's rehab start is set for Sunday and where he will be pitching is now known, per Bryan Hoch of MLB.com: Weather permitting, Michael Pineda's rehab start will be Sunday for Triple-A Scranton/W-B. Four innings, 60-65 pitches. — Bryan Hoch (@BryanHoch) July 31, 2014 Pineda...

Yankees Injury Updates: Masahiro Tanaka Feels Better, Michael Pineda’s Sim Game
July 23rd, 2014 at 5:02 PM
Masahiro Tanaka and Michael Pineda are on the road to recovery for the New York Yankees with both continuing their respective rehabs, while CC Sabathia finally went under the knife to fix his ailing knee. ***VIDEO1*** Here are the latest updates on the trio of starters missing from the Yanks rotation at...

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...