Yankees Get Chase Headley; Trade Solarte

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The Yankees have made their first significant position player deal, they have just acquired third baseman Chase Headley from the San Diego Padres. In return the Padres will get the struggling Yangervis Solarte and minor league right-handed prospect Rafael De Paula. The Padres will also pay $1 million dollars of Headley’s remaining $10.5 million dollar […]

Vidal Nuno Traded to Dbacks for Brandon McCarthy

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Most people are scratching their heads wondering why any team would trade for the left handed Vidal Nuno, but apparently the Arizona Diamondbacks were willing. Ken Roesnthal of Fox Sports has in fact reported that the Yankees have acquired pitcher Brandon McCarthy for Vidal Nuno. McCarthy a tall right-handed pitcher is 3-10 on the year […]

Cervelli Activated, Murphy Optioned to Scranton

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As well as John Ryan Murphy has played since being called up, the Yankees had to make to right move today. Francisco Cervelli was activated from the 60-day disabled list and optioned Murphy back to Triple-A Scranton, where he will be the everyday catcher for the RailRiders and continue to work. Cervelli had been getting […]

Yankees Activate Shawn Kelley; Acquire David Huff

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Yankees make a few roster moves today, most notably activating reliever Shawn Kelley from the 15-day disabled list and have optioned Matt Daley back to Triple-A Scranton. Manager Joe Girardi has said that there is no set role for Kelley as of now, it’s all about the match-ups for now. Kelley was the setup man […]

Carlos Beltran Activated Today

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  Carlos Beltran got back to New York last night and felt fine, the Yankees activated him this morning and is in the lineup batting in the five hole. To make room on the roster they had designate utility infielder Scott Sizemore for assignment, but according to Dan Barbarisi of the WSJ, his contract has […]

Alfredo Aceves Called Up

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After last night’s heartbreaking marathon loss to Tampa, the Yankees were almost certainly going to have a make a roster move to reload the bullpen. This morning Alfredo Aceves has been activated to the 25/40-man roster and called up from Scranton. The rough outing in the 14th inning, the Yankees have designated Chris Leroux for […]

Billings to DL, Preston Claiborne Recalled, Gardner X-Rays

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The Yankees have announced that right-handed pitcher Bruce Billings has been placed on the 15-day disabled list with a strained right forearm. They have recalled pitcher Preston Claiborne from Triple-A Scranton to fill the roster spot. Billings made is debut with the Yankees on Friday in relief of Hiroki Kuroda in the 5th inning. Billings […]

Roster Moves and Some Quick Notes on Nova

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In the wake of the the Michael Pineda suspension, the Yankees now have a bigger need for more pitching. This afternoon they made some moves accordingly. The team has optioned SS Dean Anna and relief pitcher Preston Claiborne down to Triple-A Scranton. To fill the empty spots they have signed right handed pitcher Bruce Billings […]

David Robertson Expected to be Activated Today

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UPDATE: Robertson has officially been activated Yankees closer, David Robertson is healthy and ready to go. The team has made room for Robertson on the roster by optioning Bryan Mitchell back to Double-A Trenton. The 29-year-old reliever has been on the shelf with groin strain since April 7th. He pitched in an extended spring training game […]

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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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 […]