The Yankees Offseason So Far

  The Post Season has come and gone. The parade and celebration was had in San Fran. Now, everyone is settling into the long, dark abyss that is winter, counting down the days until Spring Training. It’s still early, but there has been some goings-on in the evil empire. Here’s what has happened so far: […]

Yankees Looking to Bring Back Chase Headley

Alex Rodriguez will be back in pinstripes come spring, he will also be 40 years old in July. The Yankees are looking to solidify third base and Chase Headley is their man. He was impressive after coming over from San Diego, posting a.768 OPS in the Bronx with six homers and a .262 batting average. He finished […]

Tanaka will make his return Sunday

Masahiro Tanaka Pitches in Simulated Game

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 […]

Emergency appendectomy ends Prado’s season; Pirela promoted

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With Martin Prado’s season cut short, rookie Jose Pirela has an opportunity to impress.

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Tanaka to face live batters Saturday


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 […]

Luis Severino hits the DL with oblique injury

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

  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


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


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 reported […]

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 […]

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. […]