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New York Yankees’ Masahiro Tanaka Could Return Sooner than Expected
May 22nd, 2015 at 7:17 PM
New York Yankees starting pitcher Masahiro Tanaka may return earlier than expected. ***PHOTO1*** After making his first rehab start on Thursday night in which he threw three scoreless innings, it was thought that Tanaka would need two more rehab starts in the minors before he would return. But now it seems the Yankees...

Rays’ Minor-League Team with Outrageous Promo Mocking Yankees’ Alex Rodriguez
May 22nd, 2015 at 6:45 PM
The Tampa Bay Rays' Single-A affiliate, the Charlotte Stone Crabs, openly mocked New York Yankees designated hitter Alex Rodriguez with a promotion for one of their games. ***PHOTO1*** The promotion, scheduled for Friday, was called "A-Rod Juice Box Night." Clearly the minor-league squad was taking a shot at the Yankees slugger and...

New York Yankees to Wear Special Bernie Williams Day Hat on May 24: Photo
May 22nd, 2015 at 12:38 PM
The New York Yankees will be wearing special hats for Bernie Williams Day on May 24th, and we have a photo of the special hat. Here is the hat the #Yankees will wear on Bernie Williams Day (h/t @CBSSportsMLB) — Pinstripe Alley (@pinstripealley) May 22, 2015 Williams will have his number retired...

2015 MLB Mock Draft: Who Do Experts Have New York Yankees Taking in 1st Round?
May 22nd, 2015 at 11:00 AM
The 2015 Major League Baseball Draft is set to take place on June 8 and it's time to start getting a good idea of who the New York Yankees will take with their two first-round picks. ***PHOTO1*** The Yanks' two selections in the first round will come at No. 16 and No....

New York Yankees’ Masahiro Tanaka Reacts to First Triple-A Rehab Start
May 22nd, 2015 at 9:00 AM
New York Yankees starter Masahiro Tanaka took the mound for the Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Railriders last night and looked good in his first start since going on the disabled list with a forearm injury. ***PHOTO1*** Tanaka threw three innings without allowing a run, while also surrendering just two hits through 41 pitches (25...

New York Yankees’ Masahiro Tanaka Completes First Triple-A Rehab Start
May 21st, 2015 at 7:09 PM
New York Yankees starter Masahiro Tanaka had a solid showing in his first Triple-A rehab start for the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Railriders. ***PHOTO1*** Tanaka, who was scheduled to throw 45 pitches or three innings, finished with a line of no runs on two hits in three innings of work. He recorded two strikeouts in...

Alex Rodriguez ‘Has Very Little Stomach’ for Milestone Bonus Fight with New York Yankees
May 21st, 2015 at 6:02 PM
For those that think New York Yankees designated hitter Alex Rodriguez is totally on-board with fighting for the milestone bonus he was supposed to receive for hitting home run No. 660, think again. ***PHOTO1*** Rodriguez is likely setup for a fight with the Yankees over the marketing contract he signed back in...

New York Yankees Prospect Mason Williams Promoted to Triple-A to Take Slade Heathcott’s Spot
May 21st, 2015 at 4:26 PM
After a few days of speculation, it has been announced that New York Yankees prospect Mason Williams will be taking Slade Heathcott's spot on the Triple-A roster of the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Railriders. ***PHOTO1*** A spot in the crowd Railriders outfielder opened up after Yankees center fielder Jacoby Ellsbury was placed on the 15-day...

Rob Manfred Taking New York Yankees Side in Alex Rodriguez Milestone Bonus Dispute
May 21st, 2015 at 3:57 PM
Major League Baseball commissioner Rob Manfred is just the latest to share his opinion on the potential New York Yankees-Alex Rodriguez milestone bonus dispute. ***PHOTO1*** On Wednesday, Yankees owner Hal Steinbrenner basically reiterated what general manager Brian Cashman has said in regard A-Rod's bonus: the Yankees have the right but not the...

Hal Steinbrenner Talks Future of New York Yankees’ Prospects, Willingness to Spend Money
May 21st, 2015 at 2:26 PM
The New York Yankees have been ripped as an organization by their fans for trading off a ton of top prospects over the years in order to acquire more talent, but owner Hal Steinbrenner seems to be dedicated to the young players this time around. ***PHOTO1*** Yankees fans have been begging to...

Mariano Rivera’s Son Gives Draft Stock Major Boost with Huge Year at Iona
May 21st, 2015 at 12:25 PM
Mariano Rivera's son, who goes by the same name but never learned to throw a cutter, decided to stay in college after the New York Yankees drafted him last year, and it looks like the youngster made the right decision. ***PHOTO1*** The Yanks drafted Rivera in the 29th round of the draft...

New York Yankees’ Joe Girardi Confirms Jacoby Ellsbury Won’t Need Surgery on Knee
May 21st, 2015 at 10:30 AM
A bit of good news came out on Wednesday in regard to Jacoby Ellsbury's knee: the New York Yankees outfielder won't require surgery. ***PHOTO1*** Ellsbury injured the knee on Tuesday night against the Washington Nationals after his spikes got caught in the dirt while swinging the bat. Ellsbury would stay in the...

New York Yankees’ Hal Steinbrenner Talks Alex Rodriguez’s Bonus, On-Field Performance
May 21st, 2015 at 9:10 AM
New York Yankees owner Hal Steinbrenner made an appearance on Wednesday and discussed a few things with the media, including Alex Rodriguez and his ongoing bonus saga. ***PHOTO1*** A-Rod, who has already surpassed Willie Mays' 660 home runs, is due a $6 million bonus that the Yankees are refusing to pay. General...

Jacoby Ellsbury Injury: Updates on Yankees Star’s Knee and Return
May 20th, 2015 at 4:59 PM
UPDATE: Wednesday, May 20 at 4:57 p.m. ET Jacoby Ellsbury's knee is in a brace and he will be given a timetable for his return after seeing a doctor on Friday: Ellsbury said Yankees "haven't given me a timeline" for his return. Won't get that until gets evaluated Friday by team doctor —...

Yankees Vs. Nationals 5/20/15: Lineup, Pitching Matchup, Viewing Info for Game No. 41
May 20th, 2015 at 3:42 PM
After a devastating, walk-off loss at the hands of the Washington Nationals on Tuesday night, the New York Yankees look to recover quickly and leave with a split of this two-game series. ***PHOTO1*** Now to the important stuff. When: Wednesday, May 20 at 2:53 p.m. ET Where: Nationals Park, Washington, D.C. Watch: YES Network Listen: WFAN...

Yankees GM Brian Cashman Talks Severity of Jacoby Ellsbury Injury, Slade Heathcott’s Role
May 20th, 2015 at 1:59 PM
New York Yankees general manager Brian Cashman had a bit of good news in regard to Jacoby Ellsbury's knee injury. ***PHOTO1*** Cashman spoke to George A. King III of the New York Post and said he doesn't believe Ellsbury's injury is a very serious one, despite the fact that he's still waiting...

New York Yankees’ Reason for Choosing Slade Heathcott Over Ramon Flores Revealed
May 20th, 2015 at 12:51 PM
In many circles it was believed that Ramon Flores would be the first New York Yankees prospect to get a shot at the big leagues in the event of an injury to the team's outfield, but by now we know that wasn't the case. ***PHOTO1*** Instead, Slade Heathcott gets the call for...

New York Yankees ‘In Big Trouble’ Without Jacoby Ellsbury in Lineup
May 20th, 2015 at 10:29 AM
Jacoby Ellsbury and Brett Gardner have been a lethal 1-2 punch at the top of the New York Yankees order in 2015, but now that one half of that combination isn't healthy, one scout believes the Bronx Bombers are 'in big trouble.' ***PHOTO1*** Ellsbury suffered what the Yankees announced was a right...

What Slade Heathcott Brings to New York Yankees Lineup; Prospect Reacts to Promotion
May 20th, 2015 at 9:05 AM
New York Yankees prospect Slade Heathcott is getting a promotion to the big leagues after outfielder Jacoby Ellsbury was sent to the disabled list with a knee injury. ***PHOTO1*** Heathcott will have enormous shoes to fill. Ellsbury was the team leader in hits, on-base percentage and batting average. Not to mention he...

Washington Nationals Trolling New York Yankees with Music During Batting Practice?
May 19th, 2015 at 5:52 PM
Sometimes a name says it all. ***PHOTO1*** The New York Yankees are visiting the Washington Nationals for two games in D.C. and things are getting interesting before the two teams even officially take the field. Before Tuesday night's series opener, the Yankees took the field for batting practice and had an interesting song...