Pineda to start final rehab assignment

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This really has to be last licks for embattled starter Michael Pineda, who will start his official rehab assignment this Sunday. Pineda threw a 45-pitch simulated game today in Tampa, and things went “very well” says manager Joe Girardi. Brendan Kuty reported today that the Yankees were very excited with his three inning outing, so […]

Buy, Sell or Trade, What the Yankees are really doing

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We are just about closing in on the July 31 4pm trade deadline, so far general manager Brian Cashman has done a good job with the patchwork moves he’s made. As we’ve seen so far there really isn’t a juicy market of players this season, again thanks to the addition of the second wild card […]

A-Rod turns 39 today, continues to stay quiet

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The lightning rod of attention, Alex Rodriguez celebrates his 39 birthday today quietly and without much fanfare. Since his highly criticized fight with MLB and Bud Selig over the Biogenesis scandal, A-Rod has done a good job of lying low and staying out of the media this year. In taking the proper steps to return […]

Yankees Lineup: Game 104 7/27/14

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Final game of the this ten game home stand, Yankees look to head out on a positive note against the Toronto Blue Jays. Shane Greene looks to redeem himself after his last outing. Mark Teixeira is still out, he is just doing light exercises today. Hopefully Carlos Beltran is starting to catch fire, his late […]

Yankees Lineup: Game 103

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The Yankees look took keep the home winning streak against Toronto going. Chris Capuano makes his first big league start of the year today. You can get the full preview here. Game time: 1:05 pm ET – Yankee Stadium – Bronx, NY TV: YES Network Radio: WFAN 660/101.9 fm. WADO 1280 Brett Gardner LF Derek […]

Teixeira feels better, but still a few games away

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It has taken five games, but Mark Teixeira says he’s finally feeling better after being diagnosed a with a Grade 1 strain in his left lat Monday. That’s the good news, the bad news it’s going to be out at least a few more games according to manager Joe Girardi. Brendan Kuty of NJ.com reported […]

Yankees Acquire Chris Capuano From the Rockies

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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

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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

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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

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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 […]