Luis Severino hits the DL with oblique injury

Luis Severino has landed on the DL with an oblique injury. (Photo: Trenton Thunder/Facebook.com)

  TRENTON – Luis Severino, arguably the top prospect in the Yankees’ organization, has been placed on the disabled list at Double-A Trenton with an oblique injury. The 20-year-old Severino has dominated at Charleston and Tampa this season, and looked very sharp in his first three starts with the Thunder. In 21 starts over three […]

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 […]

Notes on Pineda, Roster Moves and Refsynder

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With all the moves made yesterday a few tidbits of news went unnoticed. First off GM Brian Cashman feels optimistic about the return of Michael Pineda. It was announced earlier this week that Pineda will start his final rehab assignment this weekend, but there was some speculation about where he would go. Via Bryan Hoch, […]

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 […]

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 […]

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. […]

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 […]

Derek Jeter headlines the Yankees selected for 2014 All-Star Game

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The 2014 All-Star Game will take place in Minnesota Twins’ ballpark, Target Field. The New York Yankees will have three representatives at the Midsummer Classic. Derek Jeter, SS (14th All-Star selection) 9th starting. – Fan Vote .266/.319/.322, 81 hits, 2 home runs, 21 runs batted in Not necessarily going for his 2014 contributions but going […]

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 […]

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 […]

Yankees Considering Non-tendering Pineda?

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Michael Pineda has had a roller coaster year, from the pine tar incident to multiple injury setbacks. But have the Yankees had enough of Pineda? There are rumors swirling around Pineda that the Yankees would consider non-tendering Pineda if he cannot make it back this year, putting the ultimatum on Pineda to get healthy or […]

Cervelli Not Returning Yet, Murphy to Oakland

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Yankees were going to have a decision to make this weekend, catcher Francisco Cervelli is eligible to be activated from the 60-day DL today, but instead he will be staying with the Trenton Thunder at least through the weekend. It was reported that Cervelli got on the bus with rest of Thunder team, which was […]

Yankees Trying to Trade Kelly Johnson?

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According to a report in the Dallas Morning Star, the Yankees could be looking to trade utility infielder Kelly Johnson. There’s not a lot of info on it, but apparently several MLB officials say that the Yankees might be trying to shop Johnson by the trade deadline. His name popped up on the list of […]

Beltran Expected Back Tomorrow; Aceves Designated

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The Associated Press has reported that Carlos Beltran completed his third and final day of extended spring training at-bats today, going 1-for-5 this morning with a single and was able to show some power today, driving a pair of balls to the right field fence in Clearwater. Yesterday Beltran faced left handed pitching and went […]