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As New York Yankees’ DL List Grows Should They Be Buyers or Sellers at the Trade Deadline?
July 20th, 2013 at 11:36 AM
Yes, it's true another New York Yankee has landed on the DL. Outfielder Zoilo Almonte twisted his ankle in last night's defeat to the Boston Red Sox. With the loss last night the Yankees stand in fourth place in AL East seven games behind the Boston Red Sox. It's amazing that...

Andy Pettitte Becomes New York Yankees’ Strikeout King, Beat Minnesota Twins 10-4
July 1st, 2013 at 11:43 PM
Heading into Monday night's opening game between the New York Yankees and Minnesota Twins, the Bombers were seriously struggling to score any runs. On Monday night, they got exactly what they needed to bust out of their slump. ***PHOTO1*** Earlier in the day, the Yankees announced that third basemen Alex Rodriguez would...

Chris Davis Homers Twice as Baltimore Orioles Crush New York Yankees 11-3
June 29th, 2013 at 11:37 PM
The New York Yankees have been struggling to win games lately and are falling in the American League East every single day. On Saturday night, it didn't get any better against the Baltimore Orioles. ***PHOTO1*** In the second game of their three-game set at Camden Yards, the Yankees were slaughtered by the...

New York Yankees’ Rookie Impressive in the Early Going
June 25th, 2013 at 10:00 AM
New York Yankees Zoilo Almonte is making the most of his chance on the Major League level. So much so that if he continues at this pace it will be very hard to remove him from the line up. Almonte, since being called up is just what the doctor ordered. In five...

New York Yankees Unsuccessful West Coast Swing Beckons for Infusion of Young Talent
June 17th, 2013 at 12:03 PM
The New York Yankees finished a West Coast trip with a 4-6 record, including a sweep by the Oakland A's and more veteran players hitting the DL or just being ineffective.  Isn't it time to start bringing up some young prospects and let them learn on the job? Let's take a cue...

New York Yankees Manager Joe Girardi Squashes Idea of Position Swap in Outfield
March 4th, 2013 at 10:10 AM
***PHOTO1*** From the moment Toronto Blue Jays left-hander J.A. Happ drilled Yankees center fielder Curtis Granderson at Steinbrenner Field a couple of weeks back, the proposed swap that would move Granderson to left field and shift current left fielder Brett Gardner to center field seemed to be on shaky ground. Fast forward to...

New York Yankees Outfielders Stepping up with Starting Job on the Line
March 2nd, 2013 at 11:29 AM
Though the New York Yankees have struggled as a team, going 1-7 through their first eight games of spring training, the outfielders battling to replace the injured Curtis Granderson in the starting lineup are off to a good start.  ***PHOTO1*** Granderson, last year's center fielder who was expected to move to left...

New York Yankees Likely to Replace Curtis Granderson with In-House Options
February 26th, 2013 at 6:30 AM
With outfielder Curtis Granderson sidelined 10 weeks with a fractured forearm, New York Yankees general manager Brian Cashman says the team will focus on in-house options to replace the All-Star until his expected return in early May.  ***PHOTO1*** "We will focus on what we have at this time," Cashman told Bryan Hoch of...

New York Yankees Prospect Watch: No. 10 Zoilo Almonte
February 25th, 2013 at 12:54 PM
Now the excitement begins as we get to the top 10 prospects in the New York Yankees organization. Outfielder Zoilo Almonte is one who may be a possible starting right fielder in the Bronx. The 23 year old was originally signed as a non-draftee in 2005 out of the Dominican Republic....

New York Yankees Double-A Trenton Thunder Advance to the Eastern Conference Championship
September 10th, 2012 at 10:55 AM
The Trenton Thunder lost their first game in the Eastern Conference, but adjustments were made and the Thunder won the next three in a row over the Reading Phillies to advance to the Championship series. On Saturday the Thunder,aka Baby Bombers, showed their power with J.R. Murphy and Addison Maruszak hitting key home...

New York Yankees and Double-A Affiliate Trenton Thunder Extend Their Relationship Through 2022
August 30th, 2012 at 8:57 PM
Today the New York Yankees and Trenton Thunder signed an extension to the player development contract (PDC) keeping the Thunder the Double A-Affiliate for the Yankees through 2022. At Waterfront Park in Trenton Yankees' general manager Brian Cashman and Thunders' co-owner Joe Caruso made it official with a press conference and signing of...

Zoilo Almonte Impressing Early for the New York Yankees
March 5th, 2012 at 8:44 AM
At the New York Yankees' spring training camp, the early buzz revolved around all the young, talented pitching. However, when manager Joe Girardi was asked yesterday by YES Network during the in-game interview who was the biggest surprise in camp, without hesitation he blurted out one name: Zoilo Almonte. The 22 year old Dominican has played in the first three games this...