Yankees Acquire Chris Capuano From the Rockies


The Yankees have made another incremental move this afternoon, they have acquired left-handed veteran Chris Capuano from the Colorado Rockies for cash considerations. Capuano started the season with the Boston Red Sox as the primary long man for them. In 28 appearances he went 1-1 with a 4.55 ERA over 31.2 innings. He was released […]

Pineda Making a Final Push to Return This Season

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One of the biggest mysteries on a few different levels this season has been Michael Pineda. From his pine tar debacle, to multiple setbacks from his shoulder injury back in late April have kept people wary about any potential return this year or even his status as Yankee going forward. Now for what seems like […]

Yankees Get Chase Headley; Trade Solarte

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The Yankees have made their first significant position player deal, they have just acquired third baseman Chase Headley from the San Diego Padres. In return the Padres will get the struggling Yangervis Solarte and minor league right-handed prospect Rafael De Paula. The Padres will also pay $1 million dollars of Headley’s remaining $10.5 million dollar […]

Have the Yankees Moved on from the Cliff Lee Idea?

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Last night the one player that for some strange reason is on the top of every teams shopping list, Cliff Lee made his first outing since landing on the disabled list back in May. But the team we focus on is the New York Yankees and their long time infatuation with the aging left-handed veteran. […]

Finally Put the Refsynder Debate to Rest, For Now


There has been constant debates and outcry on Twitter, forums and pretty much anywhere Yankee fans can voice their options over Rob Refsynder. Everyone has all of sudden become a minor league scout and claimed Refsynder aka “Ref” will be the answer to the Yankees offensive issues, but I never bought into it. Finally today […]

RE2PECT: Jeter Tribute Video by Jordan Brand

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All eyes will be on Derek Jeter at Tuesday’s All-Star game for obvious reasons. Jeter will make his 14th and final All-Star appearance at Target Field as the farewell tour makes one more final all-star stop. Nike’s Jordan brand, Jeter’s longtime sponsor, has just posted a classy 90 second tribute video for the Yankee Captain. […]

Tanaka Issues Apology


Coming off the heels of the devastating news Yankee fans and players received last night, Masahiro Tanaka stepped up this afternoon in a classy move and issued an official apology to the Yankee universe. As recently announced from the team, I will be going through some treatment and rehab on my injured elbow over the […]

Beltran Fractures Nose During BP

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Amidst all the drama surrounding Masahiro Tanaka and his elbow, the Yankees suffered another strange injury. After the game it was revealed that Carlos Beltran suffered a broken nose during batting practice. Beltran, who was originally in last night’s lineup after sitting for the past two games with a knee issue, was in the cage […]

Tanaka Placed on the DL with Elbow Soreness

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After a suspect outing last night, the Yankees have placed their ace Masahiro Tanaka on the 15-day disabled list with elbow soreness. Tanaka told the training staff last night that he felt some discomfort in his elbow, but said nothing about it in his post game press conference. “I do understand the reason why I […]

Alfonso Soriano Designated for Assignment

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More moves to report. Yankees have decided to cut ties with the struggling Alfonso Soriano. The team has reportedly designated the 38-year-old outfielder for assignment. Soriano has been in a slump most the year and really never got a fair shake with his truncated playing time, but his .221/.241/.367 slash and six home runs speaks […]

Vidal Nuno Traded to Dbacks for Brandon McCarthy

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Most people are scratching their heads wondering why any team would trade for the left handed Vidal Nuno, but apparently the Arizona Diamondbacks were willing. Ken Roesnthal of Fox Sports has in fact reported that the Yankees have acquired pitcher Brandon McCarthy for Vidal Nuno. McCarthy a tall right-handed pitcher is 3-10 on the year […]

Yankee Lineup: Game 85 Happy July 4th


A lot of stuff to digest today for Yankee fans. Manager Joe Girardi confirmed that CC Sabathia is likely done for the season. We celebrate the 75th anniversary of Lou Gehrig day, and the Boss’ birthday today. Derek Jeter and Brian McCann get the day off. Full preview of today’s game here. Brett Gardner LF […]

Beginning of the End for Sabathia?

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Let’s not beat around the bush, the Yankees long time de facto ace CC Sabathia has seen his better days. The last two seasons he’s been under constant scrutiny about his declining fastball and less then stellar pitching performances. He was shutdown in May after a degenerative knee issue was discovered, which was just one […]

Zelous Wheeler Getting the Bump

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UPDATE: Yankees have optioned Solarte to Triple-A, designated infielder Dean Anna for assignment to make room for Wheeler Yankees have said they’re not making roster moves just for the sake of it, but maybe that has changed after their fifth straight loss. Donnie Collins of the Scranton Times-Tribune is reporting that Zelous Wheeler will be […]

The Tanaka Napoli Fallout and Why he Shook off McCann

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Idiot or not, Mashiro Tanaka made just two mistakes last night, but why did he shake off Brian McCann? Tanaka thought he had Mike Napoli with the fastball, but Napoli thought differently both figuratively and literally. According to Bryan Hoch/MLB.com Tanaka shook off the splitter first, then the slider second, instead opting for his fastball […]

Yankees Lineup: Game 78 6/27/14

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Nothing we don’t already know, it’s big three game series at the stadium against the rival Boston Red Sox. Manager Joe Girardi is going with the basic lineup tonight. Vidal Nuno has had some struggles at home giving up the long ball, the Yankee bats need to get help out early and often. We have […]

Derek Jeter Celebrates 40 Today

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As the farewell tour takes a day off today, the Yankee legend will be enjoying his birthday. Derek Jeter will celebrate his 40th birthday today not in front of a crowd of fans, but instead in private with friends and family. That won’t stop fans from across the country from sending Jeter a plethora of birthday […]

CC Throws Bullpen; Beltran Throwing Shutdown

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The Yankees left-handed workhorse, CC Sabathia threw two innings this morning in a simulated game at the teams Tampa complex. Sabathia threw 34 pitches to live batters and came out feeling fine, no issues with his knee. Next step for Sabathia is some rehab games. He is scheduled to pitch Saturday in the rookie-level Gulf […]

Yankees lineup: Game 73 6/21/14

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Still pumped about last night’s wild walk-off bomb by Carlos Beltran, the Yankees look to do it again, this time with Vidal Nuno on the mound. The Baltimore Orioles will counter with Bud Norris. Kelley Johnson is back in the lineup, Yangervis Solarte is in a big slump right now. Game time: 1:05 pm ET […]

Cervelli Activated, Murphy Optioned to Scranton


As well as John Ryan Murphy has played since being called up, the Yankees had to make to right move today. Francisco Cervelli was activated from the 60-day disabled list and optioned Murphy back to Triple-A Scranton, where he will be the everyday catcher for the RailRiders and continue to work. Cervelli had been getting […]