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 […]

Beltran to Head Out on Rehab Assignment Monday

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  Carlos Beltran completed his third straight day of batting practice without any issues and will finally head out to Tampa tomorrow for his rehab assignment. Beltran seemed happy and ready to get going. After today’s session he said he feels fine and there is no pain. Here’s what Beltran said this afternoon regarding his […]

Some Positive Injury News for Beltran and Kelley

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Some of the injury news seems to be looking a bit brighter for the Yankees. Carlos Beltran has been responding okay to back-to-back days taking light batting practice with hitting instructor Kevin Long. Beltran has been progressing slowly but surely, spoke to the media for the first time in a few weeks prior to yesterday’s game […]

Teixeira Day-to-day, Pineda Shutdown Again

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Just when the Yankees were getting some good news on the injury front, Mark Teixeira was pulled from today’s game at the start of sixth inning with an apparent sore wrist. This comes after Tex had four full days rest and and was reinserted back into the lineup yesterday. Teixeira was 0-for-1 with 3 walks […]

Pineda to Start Rehab Assignment This Week

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UPDATE: We were originally told Pineda was going to start his rehab assignment Monday, but plans have changed. He will throw an extended spring trading game Tuesday, then head out on his rehab assignment later in the week. There was rumor floating around the last few days that a big leaguer was going to be making […]

Injury Updates on Pineda Kelley and Beltran

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With all the major injuries hampering the Yankees we do have some quick injury updates to report on. Michael Pineda has been progressing well in his rehab process, he had been throwing light bullpen sessions over the last week or so. He threw a 30-pitch bullpen session at Yankee stadium on Wednesday and looked pretty […]

Sabathia’s Status Still Up in the Air

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    UPDATE: According to Joel Sherman, who spoke to GM Brian Cashman, has said Sabathia will be out six weeks, pushing his return date back to July. And dispelling previous rumors, Cashman was asked about a possible trade and said “nothing has materialized yet”. It will probably be awhile before any trades could come […]

Beltran Lands on 15-day DL

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  Carlos Beltran was placed on the 15-day disabled list this afternoon, retroactive to May 13. Beltran hyper-extended his elbow in between innings during Monday’s game. The MRI revealed old bone spurs in his elbow, he was given a cortisone shot hoping that it would be just a few days, but the Yankees need the […]

Chase Whitley Gets the Start Tomorrow

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After two taxing games on the Yankees bullpen, manager Joe Girardi has said that right-hander Chase Whitley will get the start Thursday in the Subway series finale at Citi Field. With CC Sabathia on the 15-day disabled list, someone was going to have to fill his spot and Whitley will be that man. Originally Alfredo […]

Injuries Piling Up Fast for Yankees

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With the starting rotation down to just two opening day starters, the last thing anyone wanted to deal with was more injuries, but tonight things got worse for the Yankees. Start off with Carlos Beltran, who already looked like he might not be 100% tonight. There were rumors swirling that something might have been bothering […]

CC Sabathia Lands on DL with Knee Issue

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New York Yankees long time workhorse CC Sabathia has been placed on the 15-day disabled list with a right knee injury. It was discovered last night after Sabathia complained of some discomfort in his knee. They sent him for an MRI and discovered a fluid build-up in his right knee. He did experience some swelling after […]