David Robertson Expects 2 More Weeks on DL

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“Robertson, I would shoot for not earlier than mid-June,” Yankees general manager Brian Cashman said. Robertson has already played catch on flat ground a few times this week and reported no lingering discomfort in his oblique. But he still has to begin throwing bullpen sessions and batting practice before he can go out on a […]

Minors Wrap-Up: Betances Bouncing Back?

Dellin Betances looked much improved for Scranton/Wilkes-Barre last night (March 13, 2011 - Source: J. Meric/Getty Images North America)

Because multiple teams had suspended games to finish up, today’s wrap-up will be a little different in style. AAA: Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Yankees Scranton/Wilkes-Barre beat Toledo 5-2 on Wednesday night behind a good pitching performance by Dellin Betances. One of the Yankees top prospects, Betances went six strong innings, allowing two runs on four hits. While he […]

Game 50: Early Outburst Holds Up

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New York Yankees 6 — Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim 5   Early run support for Nova was enough to get the win in tonight’s 6-5 win over the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim.   Early offense occurred by both teams as starting pitchers Ivan Nova and Ervin Santana struggled. Nova was faced with an […]

Yankees Game 50 Lineup: 05/30/12

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Ivan Nova toes the rubber in the series finale against the Angels tonight. In his last start vs. the Athletics, Nova went 7 innings and only gave up 3 runs, two of which were via the long-ball. Eric Chavez is tonight’s DH. After tonight’s game, the Yankees will head to Detroit to take on the […]

Game 49: Defense & Homers Beat Yankees

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New York Yankees 1 — Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim 5   Home runs out of reach and base hits in reach led to tonight’s 5-1 loss to the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim.   Andy Pettitte took the mound in a visiting ballpark for the first time of his comeback year and the Angels […]

Minors Wrap-Up: Offense Galore For Scranton/Wilkes-Barre

Rob Segedin leads Tampa with 28 RBI on the season (Photo Credit: Mark LoMoglio/Tampa Yankees)

Scranton/Wilkes-Barre 8, Buffalo 7 Adam Warren looked pretty good on the mound tonight, but the story centered around the offense for Scranton/Wilkes-Barre tonight. Specifically, the story centered on Steve Pearce and Jack Cust, who combined for three home runs and five runs scored. Ronnier Mustelier, who went 1-for-4, had three RBI on the night as […]

Yankees Game 49 Lineup: 05/29/12

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The Yankees will send left-hander, Andy Pettitte, to the hill tonight in game two of a three-game set against the Angels. In his last outing vs. the Royals, Pettitte lasted 7 innings, giving up two solo home runs and struck out eight. The southpaw has struck out 17 batters in his past 15 innings and […]

Andy Against the Angels

Andy Pettitte has experiences some success against the Angels in his career.

  So far this season, Andy Pettitte has been lights out. You wouldn’t believe by looking at his numbers that he sat out all of 2010. Coming into tonight’s start against the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim, Pettitte is 2-1 with a 2.53 ERA. In his last two starts, Pettitte has racked up 17 strikeouts […]

Texas-Sized Turnaround for Mark Teixeira

Mark Teixeira has really been heating up and so have the Yankees in their last six games

Throughout his career, Mark Teixeira has been known for his rather slow starts at the plate. This season was no different, as his bat was very sluggish to begin 2012. Through April, Teixeira was barely able to keep his batting average above .200. He finished the month with a BA of .244, and provided the […]

Memorial Day Prospect Rankings: My Top 15

Despite two DL stints this season, Manny Banuelos is still #1 in the Yankees Prospect Rankings.

Prospects are a huge part of any baseball organization, and fans generally speaking love to hear about them. Every “top” prospect has the chance to become the next Mickey Mantle, Andy Pettitte or Bernie Williams in a fan’s eyes. However, all too often, these same prospects turn out like Brien Taylor, Eric Duncan, or Drew […]

Game 48: Back & Forth Goes Halo’s Way

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New York Yankees 8 — Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim 9   A hanging changeup became a walk-off home run in tonight’s 9-8 loss to the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim.   This game had moments that the Yankees appeared to have the advantage and times where they didn’t. Early in the 1st inning, Jered […]

Yankees Game 48 Lineup: 05/28/12

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In game one of a three-game set against the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim, the New York Yankees will send right-hander Phil Hughes to the mound tonight. In his last outing vs. the Royals, Hughes went 6 innings and only gave up a pair of runs to notch his forth win of the season. Hughes […]

Minors Wrap-up: Pearce’s Home Run Lifts Scranton/Wilkes-Barre

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Scranton/Wilkes-Barre 1, Buffalo 0 Steve Pearce’s 6th inning home run made all the difference in tonight’s game as it was the only run scored by either side. He also accounted for two of the Yankees’ four hits. Cole Garner and Ramiro Pena were the only two Yankees to manage putting a mark in the hit […]

Game 47: Kuroda Throws A Gem

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New York Yankees 2 — Oakland Athletics 0   Kuroda blanked the weak-hitting A’s in today’s 2-0 win.   Entering today’s start, Hiroki Kuroda was 0-4 on the road away from Yankee Stadium. But today he looked like he was at home. The most significant threat of today’s outing was in the 7th inning with […]

Game 46: Teix Takes Two Deep

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New York Yankees 9 — Oakland Athletics 2   Mark Teixeira went deep two times in today’s 9-2 win over the Oakland Athletics.   With 14 hits, the Yankees offense continues piling on the offense in this series against a weak Oakland Athletics team. Mark Teixeira’s 4 hits included a solo home run in the […]

Game 45: Long Ball Backs Nova

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New York Yankees 6 — Oakland Athletics 3   Three home runs backed Nova in tonight’s 6-3 win over the Oakland Athletics.   The Yankees offense got to Oakland starter Tyson Ross fast and with a trio of blasts. In 4.1 innings of work, Ross gave up 6 runs, 3 earned, on 11 hits. With […]

Yankees Game 45 Lineup: 05/25/12

Ivan Nova starts for the Yankees tonight and he'll attempt to end his month of May on a good note

On the road again, the Yankees travel for a stint in the West coast, beginning with a three-game set against the Oakland A’s. The Yankee offense picked it up slightly in their last game against the Royals, but it seems like they still don’t have any offensive consistency this season. Still seeking a win-streak longer […]

Cody Johnson Breaking Out in a Big Way

Trenton Thunder DH Cody Johnson immediately before hitting a home run at Waterfront Park on April 7, 2012

When Cody Johnson was drafted by the Atlanta Braves with the 24th pick of the first round in the 2006 draft, many thought the Mosley High School product would have a bright future. Just one year after making his professional debut, Johnson was named as the Braves’ Minor League Player of the Year. He would […]

Manny Banuelos: MRI Shows No Structural Damage

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An MRI on Yankees pitching prospect Manny Banuelos’ left elbow showed no structural damage. It’s good news, as there was some concern that he had a serious injury. Banuelos, who holds a 4.50 ERA with 22 strikeouts over 24 innings for Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre this season, will be shut down indefinitely. via Joel Sherman

Yankees Sign Former Mets RHP John Maine

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The Yankees have signed Maine to a minor league contract.  Maine, who hasn’t appeared in the majors since 2010, will provide rotation insurance at Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre.