Reinforcements Already on the Way

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For the second straight game the bullpen was taxed, plus you add in Ivan Nova leaving early with what is being reported as elbow soreness, then you have a perfect recipe for disaster. Don’t hold your breath for too long, reinforcements are coming in the form of pitching and a well known first baseman. According […]

Cesar Cabral Designated After Last Night’s Debacle


After rough outing last night the Yankees have designated Cesar Cabral for assignment and recalled Matt Daley.

Yankees ship Nuney to Minnesota

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Eduardo Nunez will be chasing down his helmet in the Twin Cities. It was announced yesterday that New York traded the 26-year-old infielder to Minnesota in exchange for 20-year-old left-handed pitcher Miguel Sulbaran. The Yankees had 10 days to either trade Nunez or place him on waivers after he was designated for assignment right before […]

Mark Teixeira Headed to the DL Already

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Who would of guessed four games into the season that the injury bug would strike again. New York Yankees first baseman Mark Teixeira was placed on the disabled list with a injured right hamstring. As we reported last night Tex left the game early with a pulled right hamstring. After the game, manager Joe Girardi […]

Yankees Designate Eduardo Nunez for Assignment

Offensive struggles visible, like in Eduardo Nunez, about the season-long issues. (Photo by Rich Schultz/Getty Images)

Some people are surprised, others not so much. The New York Yankees haves designated long time backup utility infielder Eduardo Nunez for assignment to make room on the 40-man roster for the current backup Yangervis Solarte. Earlier in the day the Yankees announced Solarte would wearing Nunez’s old number 26, which raised some eyebrows. From […]

Surprise! Anna and Solarte Win Final Roster Spots

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Congratulations to Dean Anna and Yangervis Solarte, the two newest members of the New York Yankees. After last night’s win against the Miami Marlins, manager Joe Girardi told Anna he had made the roster. It didn’t come as much of a surprise, because Anna’s friend and former minor league teammate Jedd Gyorko, sent out a […]

Bullpen Finalized, Aceves Back With Yankees


Well yesterday was a busy and interesting day for the Yankees. It started with a slow morning and still no news. Then word came out that manager Joe Girardi called a special players meeting about two hours before last night’s game against the Miami Marlins. Soon after the meeting broke, the Yankees officially announced the […]

Preston Claiborne Amongst Today’s Roster Cuts


As we get closer and closer to opening day the obvious roster cuts to slim to down to the 40-man and the 25-man roster are inevitable. Well today was one of those days, according to reports out of Tampa there are some empty lockers this morning, even some names we know. It looks like the […]

Yankees sign Carlos Beltran


After months of rumors, speculation and hoping by Yankees fans the team announced that they have signed Outfielder Carlos Beltran to a 3 year $45 million deal. The 36 year old eight time All Star is coming off of a .296/24/84/.339 World Series year with the Cardinals where he spent the past 2 seasons. Before that […]

Yankees acquire shortstop Brendan Ryan

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Following the game, the Yankees acquired shortstop Brendan Ryan from the Seattle Mariners for a player to be named later.   The Yankees have just acquired INF Brendan Ryan from the Seattle Mariners in exchange for a player to be named later. — Mark Feinsand (@FeinsandNYDN) September 11, 2013   While Brendan Ryan is not […]

Are the 2013 Yankees ‘sellers’?

Brian Cashman might be selling at the trade deadline for the first time as Yankees GM.

The road ahead for the Yankees is daunting.  Boston, Tampa, and Baltimore all sit ahead of the Yankees in the AL East standings and, in addition to those teams, the Yankees have to overcome Texas (and possibly others) to contend for the Wild Card.  The division is all but out of reach.  Boston is on […]

Yankees make four acquisitions


The Yankees made four acquisitions today. After being designated for assignment by the Pittsburgh Pirates, the Yankees acquired left-handed reliever Mike Zagurski to a minor-league deal. The 30-year-old Zagurski had six appearances with the Pirates and allowed 10 runs on 10 hits on his six innings of work (15.00 ERA). He had three stints with […]

Huff activated, Francisco designated for assignment


After claiming LHP David Huff off waivers from the Indians last week, the Ben Francisco era in the Bronx is officially over, as the 31-year-old outfielder has been designated for assignment. Huff was activated before this afternoon’s game. Francisco was signed mid-way through spring training with hopes of being part of the outfield mix in […]

What to Reid into the Yanks newest addition.

Reid Brignac

Yesterday the Yankees acquired versatile infielder Reid Brignac from the Colorado Rockies for cash. Yes, the Yankees have an obvious lack on infield depth with Alex Rodriguez, Derek Jeter, Mark Texiera and Kevin Youkilis currently calling the disabled list their primary position. Brignac is a career .228 hitter with a .294 OBP. In his six […]

Yankees acquire Reid Brignac


The Yankees have made another move to add some depth at the big league level, as they have acquired utility man Reid Brignac from the Colorado Rockies in exchange for cash. Shortstop Alberto Gonzalez has been designated for assignment. Brignac, 27, represents versatility and a slight upgrade offensively from Gonzalez. In his career, Brignac has played shortstop, second […]

David Adams officially promoted


The New York Yankees have found their new third baseman. David Adams, who turns 26 today, has officially been promoted from Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre according to a tweet by the Trentonian’s Josh Norris. Adams has produced a .316/.407/.490 batting line, and hit three home runs in 27 games with the RailRiders this season. Adams had been released […]

David Adams Being Promoted Wednesday

David Adams will join the Yankees in the coming days

The David Adams era is set to begin in New York. Mark Feinsand of the New York Daily News reported on Saturday morning that the 25-year-old Adams will join the Yankees as a full-time third baseman when he is eligible to be added to the major league roster on May 15. Adams is hitting .325/.411/.494 with […]

Yankees acquire Gonzalez from Cubs

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The Yankees and Chicago Cubs struck a deal last night that sends shortstop Alberto Gonzalez to New York in exchange for either cash or a player to be named later, according to Andy McCullough via twitter. The move gives the Yankees some much needed depth at shortstop, since Derek Jeter will be out until after […]

Yankees Promote Preston Claiborne

Preston Claiborne will be in Pinstripes starting tomorrow (Photo Credit: Preston Claiborne on Twitter)

The New York Yankees have selected right-handed pitcher Preston Claiborne as the replacement for the injured Joba Chamberlain. The news was first broke by fellow minor leaguers Rob Segedin and Mark Montgomery on Twitter a short while ago according to an article on Claiborne, 25, was one of the most productive relief pitchers during […]

Yankees acquire infielder Chris Nelson

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The Yankees have announced that they have acquired INF Chris Nelson from the Colorado Rockies in exchange for either cash or a player to be named later. Nelson, 27, was drafted ninth overall by the Rockies in the 2004. After playing in a combined 80 games in 2010-2011, Nelson had his best year in the big leagues […]