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New York Yankees Designate Veteran Outfielder Vernon Wells for Assignment
January 10th, 2014 at 3:55 PM
The Vernon Wells experiment in New York is over after one season in the Bronx, as the New York Yankees have designated the 35-year-old outfielder for assignment on Friday. Wells was acquired from the Los Angeles Angels last March for a minor leaguer due to Curtis Granderson getting injured during spring...

Report: Curtis Granderson Looking to Return to New York Yankees in 2014
October 3rd, 2013 at 9:12 AM
One of the toughest injuries the New York Yankees had to deal with in 2013 was Curtis Granderson, who missed 101 games with two separate hand injuries. On the very first day of spring training, Granderson was drilled on the hand, causing it to break and forcing him out until May....

Adam Lind’s 3-Run Home Run Sinks New York Yankees in 6-2 Win for Toronto Blue Jays
September 20th, 2013 at 12:09 AM
The last thing the New York Yankees needed was another loss to the Toronto Blue Jays, as every single game they have going down the stretch of the month of September is so crucial to their hopeful playoff run.   ***PHOTO1***   On the mound for the Yankees on Thursday night was the struggling...

New York Yankees CF Curtis Granderson Will Be Activated Off DL on Friday Vs San Diego Padres
August 1st, 2013 at 4:24 PM
The New York Yankees offense will get a much needed shot into the arm on Friday night when one of their power bats will finally return to the lineup. ***PHOTO1*** Curtis Granderson will be activated off the disabled list, a stint that has lasted over two months, and will be in the...

Report: New York Yankees Checked in on Minnesota Twins’ Justin Morneau, Alfonso Soriano Trade Still Likely
July 24th, 2013 at 5:21 PM
The New York Yankees are checking out all options in the wake of both Derek Jeter and Alex Rodriguez's injuries, which have kept them on the DL for the majority of the 2013 season. ***PHOTO1*** The Yankees have already expressed interest in dealing for Chicago Cubs' outfielder and former Yankee Alfonso Soriano,...

Brent Lillibridge’s Go-Ahead RBI Single Gives New York Yankees 5-4 Win Over Texas Rangers
July 24th, 2013 at 1:19 AM
Heading into Tuesday night's encounter with the Texas Rangers, the New York Yankees had lost five out of their last six games and were losing ground in the American League East race. ***PHOTO1*** Up from the minor leagues and starting in left field was Melky Mesa, who some fans may remember from...

Report: New York Yankees Closing on Trade for Chicago Cubs LF Alfonso Soriano
July 23rd, 2013 at 2:35 AM
The New York Yankees are in desperate need of offense, which has lead them to reacquire an old name that many fans will remember from 10 years ago when he was an up-and-coming slugger in the league. ***PHOTO1*** George King of the New York Post was the first to break the news...

Mike Napoli’s Walk-Off Home Run Powers Boston Red Sox Over New York Yankees 8-7
July 22nd, 2013 at 1:17 AM
It's always a battle anytime the New York Yankees and Boston Red Sox get together at Fenway Park, which is exactly what happened when the two teams battled on Sunday night. On the mound was Ryan Dempster for the Red Sox and CC Sabathia for the Yankees, who was pitching on his...

Vernon Wells Walk-Off Single Send New York Yankees Past Baltimore Orioles 3-2
July 6th, 2013 at 12:52 AM
In the month of June, the New York Yankees struggled so much that not only did the Boston Red Sox pass them in the division, but so did the Baltimore Orioles, who currently reside in second place in the A.L. East, which makes this weekends series between the Yankees and...

CC Sabathia Loses No-Hitter in 6th Inning, Then Game as Baltimore Orioles Defeat New York Yankees 4-3
June 28th, 2013 at 11:32 PM
CC Sabathia has always had strong numbers when he pitches against the Baltimore Orioles; sporting a 17-4 record in 27 starts against them. So after two straight losses to the Texas Rangers this past week, the New York Yankees were looking to their ace to get a win at Camden...

Oakland A’s Hold Off New York Yankees 9th Inning Rally, Win 6-4 Behind Bartolo Colon’s Arm
June 12th, 2013 at 1:32 AM
The New York Yankees know first hand how well Bartolo Colon can pitch. After all, he was a critical part of their 2011 playoff run.  ***PHOTO1***On Tuesday night, the former Yankee who rejuvenated his career in pinstripes mowed down their bats in the first of three games as the Oakland A's...

New York Yankees Defeat Seattle Mariners, Phil Hughes Tosses 7 Solid Innings
June 7th, 2013 at 1:08 AM
The New York Yankees kicked off their 10-game West Coast road trip with a win on Thursday night when they began their four-game series at Safeco Field with the Seattle Mariners. The Yankees defeated the Seattle Mariners 6-1 with Phil Hughes at the helm. ***PHOTO1***The game started off with Phil Hughes...

Andy Pettitte Back in Form in the New York Yankees 3-2 Victory Over Kansas City Royals
May 12th, 2013 at 12:46 PM
New York Yankees defeated the Kansas City Royals, 3-2 at Kauffman Stadium for the second straight day behind the solid pitching of Andy Pettitte. No need to worry Yankees' fans the veteran lefty found his cutter and threw seven solid innings giving him his 10th straight decision over the Royals. Pettitte struck...

New York Yankees Win 3-2 Over the Colorado Rockies
May 9th, 2013 at 12:41 PM
This season for the New York Yankees took another bizarre turn in their 3-2 win over the Colorado Rockies. Manager Joe Girardi's lineup included a pitcher batting eighth and his starting left fielder finish at third base. Girardi has been mixing and matching lineups all season due to the massive amount of injuries the Yankees...

New York Yankees Support NBA’s Jason Collins After Announcement
April 30th, 2013 at 6:00 AM
News was made on Monday after NBA player Jason Collins became the first active player of the four major American sports to announce that he is gay. Following the decision to come out publicly, Collins has received support from many teams and athletes of all professional sports, including the New...

New York Yankees Starting Lineup Vs. Tampa Bay Rays Southpaw Matt Moore
April 22nd, 2013 at 4:37 PM
***PHOTO1*** On Sunday, the New York Yankees were not able to complete the series sweep, as a lackluster pitching performance from starter Ivan Nova doomed the Yankees, with an 8-4 defeat to the host Toronto Blue Jays. Keeping it in the American League East, the Yankees continue their road trip on Monday night,...

New York Yankees Defeat Toronto Blue Jays in Extra Innings, 5-3
April 20th, 2013 at 5:28 PM
  FINAL/11 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 R H E NYY 0 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 5 11 0 TOR 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 3 7 2 W: S. Kelley (1-0) L: A. Loup (1-1) S: M. Rivera (5)   Despite relinquishing a three-run lead in the eighth inning, and squandering an outstanding performance by starter Hiroki Kuroda, shoddy defense by the host Toronto Blue Jays helped the Yankees escape with a 5-3 victory, in 11 innings, on Saturday afternoon. ***PHOTO1*** Kuroda, who...

New York Yankees Starting Lineup Vs. Toronto Blue Jays Left-hander Mark Buehrle
April 20th, 2013 at 12:11 PM
 ***PHOTO1*** On Friday night, the New York Yankees opened their weekend tilt, versus American League East rivals Toronto Blue Jays, with a 9-4 drubbing of the host. Behind over seven innings of strong work by Yankees stalwart Andy Pettitte, and the team-leading fifth home run of the season by designated hitter Travis Hafner, the...

Despite Back Spasms, New York Yankees Starter Andy Pettitte a Model of Consistency
April 20th, 2013 at 11:56 AM
***PHOTO1*** While Friday night was Andy Pettitte's first start since April 9, with lingering back spasms rightfully making his activity very conservative, the 40-year-old southpaw worked over seven effective innings in garnering his third win of 2013. However, as Pettitte was mostly effective, against a newly-revamped Toronto Blue Jays offense, featuring the...

Seven Strong Innings by Andy Pettitte Lead New York Yankees to 9-4 Win in Toronto
April 19th, 2013 at 10:58 PM
  FINAL 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E NYY 2 0 3 0 0 3 1 0 0 9 13 0 TOR 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 1 4 7 1 W: A. Pettitte (3-0) L. B. Morrow (0-2) Following a late night in the Bronx on Thursday night, as the Yankees fell to the Arizona Diamondbacks in extra innings, manager Joe Girardi's team entered Friday night's game in Toronto with a chance to get a first-hand look at the new Blue Jays.   While...