MLB releases Derek Jeter tribute video

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Major League Baseball along with the MLB Fan Cave recently released their tribute video for Derek Jeter that will begin airing this weekend on ESPN, FOX, TBS, and MLB Network. While the video titled “Legacy” might not bring a tear to your eye like the recently released Gatorade spot, they certainly get the message across. […]

Latest Derek Jeter commercial by Gatorade is pure class

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After Jordan’s now infamous RE2PECT commercial, Gatorade might have just upped the ante with their latest tribute style video ad featuring Derek Jeter. It features Jeter as he walks down Rivera Ave to the music of Frank Sinatra’s “My Way”, soaking it all in for one last time. Apparently Jeter had full directorial control of […]

Tanaka will make his return Sunday

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After a setback we all thought would shut Masahiro Tanaka down for the year, the Yankees continued to keep the hope. After Tanaka throw a very successful five inning simulated game yesterday at the teams minor league complex, their feeling was Tanaka could possibly make his next start with the Yankees. Today manager Joe Girardi […]

Beltran and Gardner could be done for the season

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The injury bug continues to bite back, even as the Yankees attempt to make a desperate stretch run push. Brett Gardner has been suffering from a mild abdominal strain, but according to Joe Girardi there’s no timetable for his return. He originally suffered the injury back in Cleveland where he missed one game, but re-aggravated it Friday […]

Tanaka very close to returning this season

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The Yankees are still staying consistent with their plans to get Masahiro Tanaka back on the mound this season. Tanaka threw a 45-pitch three inning simulated game this afternoon to Chris Young, Zelous Wheeler, Antoan Richardson and Austin Romine, and came out feeling very encouraged. Tanaka said he felt better then he did during his […]

Yankees September Roster Moves

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The Yankees opened up the roster’s this afternoon, adding eight players to the club. Here is the list of moves made today. Only surprise is the the Heathcott move, by adding him to the 60-day disabled list they have activated his big league clock, but they have depth in the outfield so it really is a […]

Masahiro Tanaka’s rehab hits a snag

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Everyone was under the assumption that Masahrio Tanaka’s rehab was coming along fine, he recently threw a 49-pitch simulated game without any apparent issue. But now things have hit a temporary road block, via Sweeny Murti the Yankees have said that Tanaka is experiencing “general arm soreness,” and the current rehab plans have been put on […]

Yankees lineup: Game 134 8/29/14

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Yankees head into a weekend series with the Toronto Blue Jays, obviously no need to remind anyone that these are all must win games. Chris Capuano will face Mark Buehrle, you can check out tonight’s preview here. Manager Joe Girardi going with the same lineup he’s used last few games. Game time: 7:07 pm ET […]

Tanaka throws sim game, potential early September return

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The Yankees are eyeing a possible early mid-September return for their injured ace Masahiro Tanaka. This morning he threw another successful simulated game today that included all of his pitches, and looked pretty comfortable out there. He threw a 49-pitch outing to infielder Brendan Ryan, who actually batted from both sides of the plate according […]

Yankees lineup: Game 127 Joe Torre Day

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The Yankees will honor Joe Torre today, but more importantly look to make it three straight wins. Bit of different lineup today, a lefty heavy order with no Derek Jeter. Hiroki Kuroda gets the ball on extra rest, and hopes to build on his last strong outing as he faces a struggling Chicago White Sox […]

Tanaka to face live batters Saturday

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While the Yankees could be dead out of the playoff race, the team remains optimistic about the return of their ace Masahiro Tanaka. After throwing a 35-pitch bullpen yesterday that included his splitter and slider, Tanaka is now scheduled to face live hitters as early as Saturday. According to ESPN New York, Tanaka will throw […]

Tanaka to throw first bullpen session

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Regardless of where the Yankees are right now in the standings, it’s not stopping Masahiro Tanaka from his rehab process. So far so good, after the platelet injection and about week of light outfield throwing sessions Tanaka continues to feel no pain. Now the Yankees will allow Tanaka to throw off the mound tomorrow. He […]

Yankees lineup: Game 120 8/15/14

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Yankees start the 3-game series against the Tampa Bay Rays at the Trop, where they have struggled since 2010. Regardless they have to turn it around now, and manager Joe Girardi will send out the primary lineup tonight. Brandon McCarthy is on the mound and looks to continue his resurgence in pinstripes. For the full […]

Cashman not worried about job status, nor should he be

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When the boss speaks, everyone listens. That includes general manager Brian Cashman, who’s contract is up after this season. Yankees owner Hal Steinbrenner sounded off Wednesday during the owners vote for the next MLB commissioner, and talked about Cashman’s status. Steinbrenner said he will wait till the off-season before turning his attention to general manager […]

Is Pineda ready for the big pressure game?

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We’ve all had pretty mixed opinions over Michael Pineda this year. From the now irrelevant the pine tar incident, to multiple injury setbacks, Pineda has been a question mark since putting on the pinstripes. Monday the Yankees announced that he would start Wednesday. “We feel he’s ready now. It’s nice,” said manager Joe Girardi. The […]

Yankees Lineup: Game 116 8/9/14

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It’s the day of the Warrior at Yankee stadium, everyone in attendance should be in for a treat. Injuries are still an issue. Mark Teixeira and Brian McCann are both out of the lineup today. Brandon McCarthy takes the hill, here’s the lineup and here’s a preview. Game time: 1:10 pm ET – Yankee Stadium […]

Notes on Tex, McCann, and Pineda

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UPDATE: The Yankees have called up Austin Romine, put Brian McCann on the 7-day concussion list. Yankees still dealing with injuries, but they seem to pile up at the worst possible times. Mark Teixeira is still only at 50% according to Meredith Marakovits. The stitches in his pinky are not the issue, it’s a sore […]

Pineda to make his final rehab start today

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Most of us were pretty doubtful that we would see Michael Pineda again this season, but now it looks like he’s just about ready to rejoin the team. Pineda will make his final rehab start today with the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders, and then if all goes according to plan he will rejoin the team Wednesday in […]

Loss of Thornton leaves a temporary hole in the bullpen

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Might not be able to tell, but Yankees bullpen just became a tad bit weaker with the loss of lefty specialist Matt Thornton. Thornton was put on revocable waivers and was subsequently claimed by the Washington Nationals yesterday, who have taken on his contract. Seems strange that the Yankees were concerned about such a small […]

Yankees should continue to be cautious with Tanaka

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The Yankees are still hoping that Masahiro Tanaka can return, but are still playing it safe with their words. Yesterday was big day for Tanaka, who picked up a ball for the first time since being shutdown on July 9 with a partial UCL tear in his pitching elbow. Tanaka tossed the ball around lightly […]