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New York Yankees’ Zelous Wheeler Hits 1st Career Home Run Vs. Minnesota Twins’ Phil Hughes (Video)
July 3rd, 2014 at 10:17 PM
On Thursday night, Zelous Wheeler finally got the call up to the major leagues after waiting seven years in the minor leagues for a chance to play in the majors. ***VIDEO1*** Taking the place of Yangervis Solarte on the New York Yankees roster, Wheeler made his first start for the Bombers at...

Phil Hughes Enjoying New Found Success in First Season with Minnesota Twins
May 30th, 2014 at 9:00 AM
Phil Hughes' last season as a New York Yankee didn't go as planned as he finished 2013 with a 4-14 record and a 5.19 ERA. Hughes departed the Bronx for a three year $24 million deal with the Minnesota Twins this past off-season. ***VIDEO1*** Hughes has found early success in Minnesota and...

Why Gary Sanchez’s Days in New York Yankees Organization are Numbered
May 15th, 2014 at 5:10 PM
***VIDEO1*** Gary Sanchez has been a top prospect in the New York Yankees' organization for quite some time now, but with the Bronx Bombers in need of starting pitching, the young catcher's days are numbered. The normally stingy Hal Steinbrenner has already made it clear the Yanks will not hesitate to add...

Minnesota Twins Sign New York Yankees SP Phil Hughes to 3-year, $24 Million Deal
December 1st, 2013 at 12:08 AM
As expected, New York Yankees starting pitcher Phil Hughes was expected to land elsewhere in free agency this winter, as the Yankees finally got fed up with the inconsistencies they had seen from him since the 2007 season. Hughes found a very eager taker who was not only willing to...

Minnesota Twins Expected to Make Big Push to Sign New York Yankees’ Phil Hughes: Report
November 29th, 2013 at 2:23 AM
On Thanksgiving Eve, the Minnesota Twins made their first big splurge of the winter off-season when they signed former Los Angeles Dodgers and Miami Marlins starting pitcher Ricky Nolasco to a four-year, $49 million deal. With Nolasco now in the fold, the Twins aren't done looking to make additions to their...

New York Yankees Make $14.1MM Qualifying Offers to Robinson Cano, Hiroki Kuroda, Curtis Granderson
November 4th, 2013 at 7:05 PM
On the eve of free agency, the New York Yankees took care of a little bit of housekeeping by making three qualifying offers to some of their own players; second basemen Robinson Cano, starting pitcher Hiroki Kuroda and outfielder Curtis Granderson as Andy McCullough of the Newark-Star Ledger reported on Monday. With...

New York Yankees Officially Eliminated from Playoff Contention with 8-3 Loss to Tampa Bay Rays
September 25th, 2013 at 11:36 PM
With the New York Yankees' tragic number down to one, their playoff hopes were hinging on two things Wednesday night; beating the Tampa Bay Rays in the second game of their series at Yankee Stadium and hoping for the Cleveland Indians to lose to the Chicago White Sox at Progressive...

Vernon Wells’ 2-Run Double Leads New York Yankees 8th Inning Rally Over Toronto Blue Jays in 4-3 Win
September 18th, 2013 at 10:58 PM
After four straight losses, the New York Yankees desperately needed a win to keep their chances alive with a win against the Toronto Blue Jays at Rogers Centre on Wednesday night. ***PHOTO1*** The Yankees were turning to the recently demoted and re-promoted Phil Hughes and were hoping to get a decent outing...

New York Yankees Rally Against Jim Johnson, Take 3 of 4 from Baltimore Orioles in 6-5 Victory
September 13th, 2013 at 12:42 AM
With the Tampa Bay Rays winning 4-3 against the Boston Red Sox earlier in the night, the New York Yankees needed to take care of business and knock off the Baltimore Orioles on Thursday night to remain one game behind in the American League Wild Card standings. ***PHOTO1*** The Yankees were putting...

Phil Hughes to Make Biggest Start of Season for New York Yankees on Thursday Vs. Baltimore Orioles
September 12th, 2013 at 12:27 AM
Following the New York Yankees 5-4 victory over the Baltimore Orioles on Wednesday night, manager Joe Girardi announced to the media after the game that he will go back to Phil Hughes for the team's series finale on Thursday night. Hughes was taken out of the rotation after his last start...

New York Yankees Bullpen Wastes Andy Pettitte’s Strong Start, Lose to Boston Red Sox 12-8
September 7th, 2013 at 2:05 AM
***PHOTO1***After the bullpen cost them a crucial game on Thursday night that would have helped their chances in the playoff race, the New York Yankees needed to rebound from that loss and get a win over the Boston Red Sox in Friday night's game at Yankee Stadium. With the Yankees looking...

New York Yankees Take Phil Hughes Out of Rotation, Replaced with LHP David Huff
September 3rd, 2013 at 11:33 PM
The New York Yankees and manager Joe Girardi finally hit their breaking point with Phil Hughes this week, as they have finally decided to take him out of the starting rotation and demote him to the bullpen. Left-hander David Huff will take Hughes' spot in the rotation. Andy McCullough of the...

David Phelps Isn’t Close to Returning to New York Yankees in 2013 Season
September 3rd, 2013 at 5:17 PM
David Phelps hasn't pitched for the New York Yankees since July 4 when he went on the disabled list with a forearm injury. The team was hopeful of getting him back sometime this summer, but has encountered setbacks in his rehab which has prevented him from returning to the majors. ***PHOTO1*** With...

Derek Jeter Leads New York Yankees Offense Past Chicago White Sox in 9-1 Labor Day Blowout
September 2nd, 2013 at 11:02 PM
The New York Yankees continued their ten-game home stand on Monday by beginning a three-game set with the last place Chicago White Sox at Yankee Stadium in a Labor Day matinee. Phil Hughes took the mound for the Yankees but he really didn't have a chance to screw things up for...

New York Yankees and Baltimore Orioles Weekend Series Pitching Preview
August 30th, 2013 at 4:31 PM
With their proverbial back against the wall, the New York Yankees start this home-stand against the Baltimore Orioles and eight games behind the division leading Boston Red Sox and five games out of a Wild Card spot. Tonight's game has LHP CC Sabathia (11-11, 4.81 ERA) going for New York against Baltimore's...

New York Yankees Injury News and Notes 8-29-13
August 29th, 2013 at 2:46 PM
On the New York Yankees injury front infielder Eduardo Nunez is scheduled for an MRI on his right knee today. Nunez who was originally penciled into last night's lineup was scratched after batting practice with continued knee pain. Yankees still haven't called up another infielder hoping they can bide time...

New York Yankees Need to Replace Phil Hughes in Rotation If Team Still Has Playoff Hopes
August 26th, 2013 at 11:53 PM
Monday night's game for the New York Yankees against the Toronto Blue Jays might have been just another game in the regular season schedule, but the 5-2 loss the Yankees suffered should have some significant meaning because it's the game the team needs to realize Phil Hughes is finished as...

New York Yankees Lose 5-2 to Toronto Blue Jays as Phil Hughes Spoils Derek Jeter’s Return to Lineup
August 26th, 2013 at 10:42 PM
Monday night was supposed to be a joyous night for the New York Yankees as team captain and shortstop Derek Jeter was activated off the disabled list and played for the first time since August 2, as Jeter's Yankees faced off against the Toronto Blue Jays at Rogers Centre. ***PHOTO1*** The only...

ESPN’s Rick Sutcliffe: New York Yankees Should Trade for Phillies’ Roy Halladay If Phil Hughes’ Struggles Continue
August 26th, 2013 at 2:46 PM
The people who still believe in Phil Hughes are few and far between, mostly because he's been an awful pitcher for the New York Yankees in the 2013 season with a 4-12 record and a 4.88 ERA. ***PHOTO1*** Hughes' last win came all the way back on July 2 against the Minnesota...

Should New York Yankees Take Flyer on Former San Diego Padres SP Edinson Volquez?
August 26th, 2013 at 1:16 AM
With the New York Yankees in striking distance of the American League playoff race, it never hurts to pick up a few extra arms that could help with the race, especially ones that have potential of being talented enough to help. ***PHOTO1*** This week, the San Diego Padres designated for assignment and...