Minors Wrap-Up: Marshall Wins the Battle of the Aces

Brett Marshall won tonight's pitcher's duel against Pirates SuperProspect Gerrit Cole (Photo Credit: Trenton Thunder)

AAA: Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Yankees For Ronnier Mustelier, the hits keep coming since his return from the disabled list, as he picked up two more tonight.  That was the lone bright spot offensively, other than Chris Dickerson extended his hitting streak to eight games tonight with a two hit performance, though he also contributed three strikeouts towards […]

Joba Chamberlain Activated From The Disabled List

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Yankees relief pitcher, Joba Chamberlain, will be activated from the disabled list in time for tonight’s game. Chamberlain was scheduled to make what was likely his final minor league rehab appearance with Double-A Trenton tonight. The 26-year-old hasn’t pitched in the majors since June 5, 2011. Since then, Chamberlain has undergone Tommy John surgery, an […]

Yankees Acquire Casey McGehee

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The Yankees may not have gotten Ryan Dempster, but they didn’t stay completely silent at the deadline. Joel Sherman of the New York Post is reporting that the Yankees have acquired 3B Casey McGehee from the Pittsburgh Pirates in exchange for RP Chad Qualls. McGehee, 29, has experience playing both third base and first base, […]

Yankees Game 103 Lineup: 07/31/12

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The Yankees look to get back to their winning ways as they send right-hander, Ivan Nova, to the mound tonight in game two of a three-game set against the Orioles. In his last outing against the Mariners, Nova lasted only five innings, allowing two runs on two hits while striking out five for the no-decision. […]

MRI Showed No Structural Damage To Teixeira’s Wrist

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This morning’s MRI on Teixeira’s wrist showed no structural damage. Teixeira has been diagnosed with inflammation in his left wrist and given cortisone injection. The Yankees say he will be reevaluated in three days. Teixeira actually injured his wrist during an at bat Sunday against the Boston Red Sox. The 32-year-old first baseman was evaluated […]

Minors Wrap-Up: Maine Dominates Red Sox

John Maine turned in his best performance of the season last night

  AAA: Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Yankees  John Maine was lights out tonight in shutting down the Pawtucket Red Sox. The veteran righty pitched seven shutout innings, allowing just one hit along the way. The effort was good for his fifth victory of the season. Ryota Igarashi would record his sixth save despite allowing the only run to […]

Yanks Pursuing Dempster

Could Ryan Dempster be in pinstripes by today's 4 PM trade deadline?

David Kaplan of CSNChicago.com is reporting that the Yankees are one of three teams who are now attempting to add Cubs SP Ryan Dempster to their rotation. Kaplan states that the Dodgers are still Dempster’s preferred landing spot, but they will have to up their offer to hold off the Yankees and the Texas Rangers. […]

Yankees Game 102: Ichiro’s First Homer in Third Straight Loss

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Baltimore Orioles 5 — New York Yankees 4   Three home runs was not enough in the 5-4 loss to the Baltimore Orioles.   Freddy Garcia scattered 9 hits over 6 innings and gave the Yankees a solid outing and opportunity to win. Former Yankee Wilson Betemit put the Orioles on the scoreboard with a […]

Slider Success for Freddy

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Freddy Garcia no longer has that low to mid-90′s fastball like he had when he pitched for the Seattle Mariners. He is no longer a power pitcher that relies on pure velocity to get hitters out. Now, he relies on finesse, location and guile. After struggling for most of the year, which resulted in a […]

What Does 10 Gold Gloves Get You?

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With Andruw Jones and the recent acquisition of Ichiro Suzuki, the Yankees can boast something that no other team can; having two outfielders with 10 Gold Gloves apiece. However, even though they have the same amount of hardware, the two couldn’t be further apart in their defensive ability. Looking at the box score from last […]

Yankees Game 102 Lineup: 07/30/12

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The Yankees will send Freddy Garcia to the mound tonight in game one of a three-game set against the Baltimore Orioles. In his last outing against the Mariners, Garcia tossed 7 1/3 innings, allowing three runs on five hits while striking out eight for the loss. Swisher still at DH. Right-hander Miguel Gonzalez (2-2, 4.28 […]

Pitching Matchups: Orioles vs. Yankees

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Today RHP Freddy Garcia (4-4, 5.16 ERA) vs. RHP Miguel Gonzalez (2-2, 4.28 ERA) 7:05 p.m., YES Network Tuesday RHP Ivan Nova (10-4, 4.08 ERA) vs. RHP Chris Tillman (3-1, 1.66 ERA) 7:05 p.m., YES Network and MLB Network Wednesday RHP Phil Hughes (10-8, 4.08 ERA) vs. LHP Zach Britton (1-0, 5.74 ERA) 1:05 p.m., […]

Pettitte Suffers Setback

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  Andy Pettitte has suffered a setback in his recovery from a fractured left fibula, and has momentarily shut down his throwing program as he attempts to return to the mound in September. “Doc said he was hoping it would be healed a little better than it was,” Pettitte said. “The first two weeks it […]

Yankees Game 101: Ciriaco Bloops in the Winner

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Boston Red Sox 3 — New York Yankees 2 (10 innings)   The rally by the Yankees was not enough as the Red Sox would win by a score of 3-2 in 10 innings.   Hiroki Kuroda pitched a gem of a game in tonight’s rubber game. In 8 innings, Kuroda allowed 7 hits but […]

Minors Wrap-Up: Joba Strikes Out Three, Gets Win for Trenton

Jobamania came to New Jersey in dominant form on Sunday (Photo Credit: Trenton Thunder)

AAA: Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Yankees Scranton/Wilkes-Barre was shut out by the Pawtucket Red Sox on Sunday, falling 4-0 while being limited to just two hits by a combination of Billy Buckner, Mark Prior, Daniel Bard, and Chris Carpenter. Chris Dickerson recorded one of those for the Yankees, extending his hitting streak to six games. Dickerson is batting […]

Hensley to Make Professional Debut Monday

Yankees 1st Round Pick Ty Hensley will make his debut Monday

Ty Hensley, the Yankees first round selection in the 2012 June Amateur Draft, will make his professional debut on Monday with the GCL Yankees. The 30th overall pick signed a contract which included a $1.2MM bonus on July 12th. The contract was about $400,000 below the slot after the Yankees found an “abnormality” in his […]

Yankees Game 101 Lineup: 7/29/12

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  Nick Swisher has come back to the lineup as the DH this evening.  Swisher returned as a PH last night, and is now back in the lineup, and easing back into game play by DHing in the rubber match against the Red Sox.  The weather does not look great, and the tarp is on […]

Yankees Game 100: Granderson’s Miscue Costly

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Boston Red Sox 8 — New York Yankees 6   Pedro Ciriaco’s run-scoring triple was enough as the Yankees lost by a score of 8-6 to the Boston Red Sox.   Two innings of CC Sabathia’s six innings of work were bad. In this 2:04 rain delayed game, Sabathia came out with poor command as […]

Yankees Game 100 Lineup: 07/28/12

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The Yankees come back after a big night at the plate and look to take the second game of the series with the Red Sox.  CC Sabathia takes the mound looking for his 11th win of the year and to further bury the Red Sox in the basement of the AL East.  Jon Lester, taking […]

Yankees Game 99: Granderson Goes Grand on Boston

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Boston Red Sox 3 — New York Yankees 10   A quick battle of home runs led to a 10-3 victory over the Boston Red Sox.   Phil Hughes has a habit of giving up home runs but to his credit, they have often been solo home runs. On 110 pitches through 7 innings, Hughes […]