Yankees Game 10: Pineda and the pen dominate

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Boston Red Sox 1 — New York Yankees 4 The first start for Michael Pineda in Yankee Stadium as a New York Yankee was against a formidable opponent, the Boston Red Sox. Where Yankees starters have struggled all season, the first two innings, Pineda shined bright. With a quick glove at first for a laser […]

Yankees Game 5: Offense ruins Pineda debut

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New York Yankees 0 — Toronto Blue Jays 4 It was Michael Pineda‘s job to lose in Spring but his time is now and he made his first regular season start for the New York Yankees today at Toronto. Pineda would give up a leadoff single to former Yankee Melky Cabrera but he would respond […]

Yankees Spring Training Game 29: Pitching staff loses in shutout

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Philadelphia Phillies 6 — New York Yankees 0 With the rotation decided, tonight’s Yankees game featured something you won’t see in a regular season game, nine pitchers for nine innings. That’s Spring Training baseball for you. The start of tonight’s game featured the unsuccessful candidates for the fifth starter’s job. Their role could be much […]

Starting rotation all but set

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As spring training winds down to it’s final week, manager Joe Girardi has announced the starters for the opening series against the Houston Astros. CC Sabathia will get his sixth straight opening day start for the Yanks, with Hiroki Kuroda and Ivan Nova following him. This means we’ll get to see Masahiro Tanaka make his […]

Yankees Spring Training Game 25: Cervelli continues hot Spring


New York Yankees 3 — Boston Red Sox 2 The hottest player on the Yankees is Francisco Cervelli. He has been hitting the ball with authority and he did just that when visiting the Boston Red Sox. In the second inning, Francisco Cervelli started the inning with a bang. He put the Clay Buchholz pitch […]

Yankees Spring Training Game 18: Phelps starts today


Minnesota Twins 7 — New York Yankees 3 David Phelps got the start to today’s game against the Minnesota Twins. He allowed a run after a leadoff double came around to score in the first inning. Second baseman Brian Dozier would open the third inning of Phelps’ start with a no doubt home run but […]

Spring Training Game 13: Phelps good in tie


Tampa Bay Rays 3 — New York Yankees 3 David Phelps got the start against the Tampa Bay Rays. David Phelps limited the Rays and kept them off the scoreboard. An uneventful start by Phelps is a start that Yankees fans can live with. In five innings, David Phelps gave up just three hits without […]

Teams Scouting David Phelps and Catchers

David Phelps

There seemed to be a little curiosity over David Phelps, during Tuesday’s 3-2 loss to the Orioles. Phelps started and pitched a mediocre 2.2 innings giving one earned while striking out two. During the game the Seattle Mariners had scouts in attendance while the New York Yankees were in Sarasota. With Seattle having some injures […]

Yankees Spring Training Game 8: Cervelli goes deep in loss


Baltimore Orioles 3 — New York Yankees 2 David Phelps started the Yankees first night game of Spring Training. He got into some early trouble with two singles to start the game but a double play and a ground out kept the rival Orioles off the scoreboard. Phelps would escape two runners in scoring positions […]

Yankees Spring Training Game 3: Phelps prepares to compete


Pittsburgh Pirates 8 — New York Yankees 2 With the fifth spot in the starting rotation open to all comers, David Phelps made his Spring debut as he makes his showing for the opportunity. After getting the first out of the game, prospect outfielder Gregory Polanco hit a home run into right field to give […]

Pineda ready to contribute


When Michael Pineda came over to the Bronx in a blockbuster trade back in January of 2012, many thought he would slot into the rotation right away. After coming off an All-Star campaign in 2011 in which he went 9-10 with a 3.74 ERA and 173 strikeouts in 171 innings, he was looked at as […]

New injury for Phelps


When David Phelps went down in early July with a forearm strain, many thought he’d be back in the rotation this season. Now, his return at all is in doubt after the 26-year-old suffered a new injury – this time an elbow strain. Phelps will be shutdown completely for two weeks in an attempt to […]

Injury news and notes


It seems like there’s a new update on a new injury every day in Yankee-land. Here are a few notes on the wounded: Alex Rodriguez: A-Rod, who experienced tightness in his left quad, underwent an MRI yesterday in New York. The results showed a Grade 1 strain, which will keep him on the DL until […]

Phelps out, Nunez in

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Starting pitcher David Phelps was placed on the 15 Day DL before the game against Baltimore today with what Joe Girardi described as “a real slight, slight strain” of his right forearm.” “It’s not the ligament. I know the red flags always go up. But we decided to shut him down and he’ll start throwing […]

Preview: Yankees @ Twins: Fourth of July

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David Phelps (5-5, 4.95 ERA) goes for the sweep against the Twins and Kyle Gibson (1-0, 3.00 ERA) on Independence Day afternoon. In his last start against the Orioles on June 29th, Phelps was hammered for a career high nine runs in 2 1/3 innings giving up two homers on hanging curveballs. It was an […]

Yankees Game 80: Yankees lose early

David Phelps could not figure out the Orioles, allowing 9 runs in tonight's ugly loss. (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

New York Yankees 3 — Baltimore Orioles 11   Ugly start by Phelps is more than enough for today’s 11-3 loss to the Baltimore Orioles. In the Yankees fourth straight loss, starter David Phelps stumbled out of the gate and was not able to recover. After getting the first out, Phelps would give up three […]

Yankees game 80 lineup: 6/29/13

This is a 2012 photo of David Phelps of the New York Yankees baseball team. This image reflects the Yankees' active roster as of Monday, Feb. 27, 2012, when this image was taken. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)

David Phelps makes his first start of the year against Baltimore in hopes of evening up the series and give Joe Girardi his 600th career win as a manager. Check out our full game preview here.   New York Yankees (42-37) Brett Gardner CF Jayson Nix SS Robinson Cano 2B Vernon Wells DH Ichiro Suzuki […]

Preview: Yankees @ Orioles (6/29/13)

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David Phelps (5-4, 4.01 ERA) is on the mound tonight against Zach Britton (1-2, 5.51 ERA) in game two against the Orioles. Phelps is facing the Orioles for the second time this year, first as a starter. He pitched four innings of scoreless one-hit relief against them on April 13. He is 2-1 with a […]

Preview: Yankees @ Orioles (6/28/13)

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David Phelps (5-4, 4.01 ERA) is kicking off the Orioles series tonight against T.J. McFarland (1-0, 4.14 ERA). Phelps is facing the Orioles for the second time this year, first as a starter. He pitched four innings of scoreless one hit relief against them on April 13. He is 2-1 with a 2.66 ERA in four […]

Yankees Game 73: Zoilo’s big night

Rookie Zoilo Almonte receives a curtain call after his first career home run, his third of three hits in tonight's win. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Tampa Bay Rays 2 — New York Yankees 6   Zoilo Almonte hit his first career home run in tonight’s 6-2 win over the Tampa Bay Rays. Brett Gardner and Ichiro Suzuki got the Yankees in good position to score right from the first inning. Gardner led off the game with a bunt single and […]