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 […]

Injury Updates on Teixeira Robertson and Ryan

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Last week started to looks like a train wreck. During Thursday’s win against the Boston Red Sox, backup catcher Francisco Cervelli pulled his hamstring while trying to beat out a double play. It was not pretty, and after an MRI it was confirmed he had a grade 2 strain. Since then Cervelli has been placed […]

David Robertson Lands on Disabled List, Tex Injury Update

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Today’s home opener was marred with some bad news. Yankees closer David Robertson has been placed on the 15-day disabled list with a strained groin. It’s being classified as a grade 1 strain, which isnt the worst news, but once again manager Joe Giriardi isn’t taking any chances. Robertson apparently injured his groin while closing […]

Spring Training Game 7: Super Nova shines in win

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Washington Nationals 2 — New York Yankees 4 With his two types of curveballs working, Ivan Nova put on a sparkling effort in today’s start against the Washington Nationals. The righty dealt with an error in the first inning with a fly out and two swinging strikeouts, stranding the lone baserunner. Nova would continue his […]

Free Agent Spotlight: David Robertson

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David Robertson, better known these days as Mariano Rivera’s replacement, is set to be a free agent following the 2014 season. Just like Brett Gardner, he is a young, homegrown fan favorite and has thrived in the pinstripes. He has been absolutely shut down in his previous role as Mo’s set up man, but his […]

Spring Training Day One Highlights

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Well Yankees fans the wait is finally over. Pitchers and Catchers reported to Tampa for the start of 2014 Spring Training on Friday. There are a lot of returning faces and just as many, if not more, new ones running around George M. Steinbrenner Field. Day one came and went and there is a lot […]

Yankees avoid arbitration with several players

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It’s that time of the offseason, as teams try to come to terms with arbitration eligible players. The Yankees have already cleared out three of their five players on the arbitration docket. If both the player and team are unable to come to an agreement, the player will have an arbitration hearing before a three-person […]

Yankees Game 162: Win the marathon 2013 finale

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New York Yankees 5 — Houston Astros 1 (14 innings)   It took 14 innings, but the Yankees won today’s game by a score of 5-1 over the Houston Astros to end the 2013 regular season. In the first inning, the Yankees got a double but they also had three strikeouts to end that quickly. […]

Yankees Game 160: Final series opens with a win

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New York Yankees 3 — Houston Astros 2   The Yankees snapped their four-game losing streak with tonight’s 3-2 win over the Houston Astros. The game would remain scoreless through the first three innings but the Yankees got it going in the fourth inning against Astros starter Brett Oberholtzer. After one out, Robinson Cano hit […]

David Robertson named New York Yankees nominee for the 2013 Roberto Clemente Award

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David Robertson was announced as the New York Yankees nominee for the 2013 Roberto Clemente Award. Named after the 15-time All-Star and Hall of Fame outfielder Roberto Clemente; the award is in recognition of a player who best represents the game of baseball in positive ways on and off the field. This includes sportsmanship and […]

Potential Milestones: September 2, 2013

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As the New York Yankees prepare to get another series started, it’s time to take a look once again at which career milestones are in play for some Yankee stars. Second baseman Robinson Cano has 202 career home runs, which leaves him tied with Bill Dickey for 15th place on the Yankees’ all-time list. One […]

Yankees Game 127: Sweep complete

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Toronto Blue Jays 3 — New York Yankees 5   The sweep is completed by taking advantage of mistakes in today’s 5-3 win over the Toronto Blue Jays. The Yankees and Blue Jays were scoreless through the first four innings. Ichiro did start the fourth inning with a double off of third base but a […]

Yankees Game 117: Kuroda keeps the winning going

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Los Angeles Angels 1 — New York Yankees 2   Hiroki Kuroda continues to be outstanding in tonight’s 2-1 win over the Los Angeles Angels. The current ace of the Yankees staff continued to have an unbelievable start. In the third inning, Josh Hamilton hit a double into deep right center and the Angels had […]

Yankees Game 93: Wet win opens first half finale

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Minnesota Twins 0 — New York Yankees 2   To open the final series before the All-Star break, the Yankees get a 2-0 win over the Minnesota Twins on a wet night. The Yankees had Hiroki Kuroda on the mound and he faced some early trouble from the Twins’ M&M boys, Joe Mauer and Justin […]

K-ing Kelley

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With 48 strikeouts in just 32.1 innings (13.4 K/9), Shawn Kelley has become a strikeout king. Kelley, 29, was acquired by the Yankees before the 2013 season for minor league outfielder Abraham Almonte. The trade, this far, has worked out tremendously. Despite leading the bullpen in walks, he also leads the Yankees’ bullpen in strikeouts […]

Yankees Player of the Week: June 17-June 23

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The 11th week of the season proved to be yet another tough week for the Yankees. They finished the week with a 3-3 record, by splitting the two-game series with the Los Angeles Dodgers, as well as splitting the 4-game series against the Tampa Bay Rays. For the 11th week of the season, the Yankees […]

Yankees Player of the Week: June 3-June 9

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In a week that saw the Yankees sweep the Cleveland Indians, and take 3 out of 4 from the Seattle Mariners, the New York Yankees player of the week is Brett Gardner. Gardy has been flying under the radar for most of the season while putting together a career season. Over the last 7 days, […]

Yankees Game 63: Brett big in series finale

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New York Yankees 2 — Seattle Mariners 1   Brett Gardner gets four hits in today’s 2-1 win over the Seattle Mariners. The Yankees had to face the ace of the Mariners staff, Felix Hernandez, in the finale of the series. Entering today’s game with a five-game hitting streak; Gardner extended the hitting streak quickly […]

Yankees Game 44: Hafner & Wells Clip the Birds

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New York Yankees 6–Baltimore Orioles 4 Where would we be without Travis Hafner and Vernon Wells? Once again, it was the two off-season acquisitions who came up with the big hits, powering the Yanks to their 12th come-from-behind victory of the season. Down 4-3 in the 9th, Hafner blasted a game-tying, opposite-field shot to left […]

Yankees set AL record with win against Toronto

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When Curtis Granderson caught the final out of today’s game, the Yankees set a new American League record. The team, that has been decimated by injuries and picked against since the beginning of the season, is now 18-0 when scoring first to start the season. The Yankees are the only team in the major leagues […]