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 […]

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 […]

Yankees Spring Training Game 14: Sabathia struggles in loss

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New York Yankees 2 — Washington Nationals 3 For the Yankees, the slimmer CC Sabathia continues to prepare for the regular season. In the first inning, Sabathia would walk the first batter he faced. A hit-and-run single by outfielder Jayson Werth put runners on the corners with one out. Catcher Wilson Ramos would ground into […]

Yankees Spring Training Game 6: Home runs continue in win

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New York Yankees 8 — Toronto Blue Jays 2 Competing for the fifth spot in the rotation, lefty Vidal Nuno got the task of starting today’s game. An error by shortstop Eduardo Nunez would be erased by Austin Romine who threw out Jose Reyes attempting to steal second base. Nuno would get the second out […]

Yankees Game 161: Andy Pettitte’s storybook ending

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New York Yankees 2 — Houston Astros 1   Andy Pettitte finished off his career in storybook fashion in tonight’s 2-1 win over the Houston Astros. In the first three innings, it was vintage Andy Pettitte. He would allow a runner on and induce a double play. He would be a part of one double […]

Yankees Game 158: Mathematical elimination

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Tampa Bay Rays 8 — New York Yankees 3   The Yankees were officially eliminated from postseason contention in tonight’s 8-3 loss to the Tampa Bay Rays. A deep fly ball to right field caught at the wall by Vernon Wells was an ominous sign for the starter Phil Hughes. The Yankees were clinging to […]

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 […]

Yankees Game 138: Nunez completes the comeback

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Chicago White Sox 4 — New York Yankees 6   With visible joy on Eduardo Nunez standing on second, the Yankees completed a comeback 6-4 win over the Chicago White Sox. The battle of aces, featuring White Sox lanky lefty Chris Sale against the calm Hiroki Kuroda. With one out, Gordon Beckham got into scoring […]

Yankees game 133 lineup: 8/28/13

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Hiroki Kuroda is on the mound for the rubber match of the three-game series. He is looking to bounce back from one of the worst starts of his remarkable season. After being hit by pitch on the left hand, Robinson Cano is not in tonight’s lineup and is listed as day-to-day. After injuring his knee […]

Yankees Game 127: Sweep complete

Eduardo Nunez got on top of the pitch for a two-run single in today's win. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

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 […]

Nix fractures hand

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Jayson Nix was hit by an R.A. Dickey knuckleball during Wednesday night’s game against the Blue Jays. He jogged to first base but was removed and sent for X-Rays which revealed a fractured left hand. This is obviously nothing new for the Yankees who have seen their fair share of injuries over the course of […]

Jeter to play in Scranton

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Derek Jeter will take a big step in his rehab process, as he will play for the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders on Thursday, according to Andy McCullough of the Newark Star Ledger. Jeter, 39, is slated to play five innings in the field tomorrow night in order to test out his right calf which he strained on […]

Jeter to increase rehab

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Derek Jeter will participate in his second simulated game today for the Yankees, but will incorporate running the bases for the first time since he was sidelined earlier this month with a calf-strain. Manager Joe Girardi will not reveal what the plan moving forward is for the 39-year-old captain and did not confirm or deny […]

Yankees Game 118: Soriano scores six in blowout

Alfonso Soriano hit two home runs en route to a career-high 6 RBI tonight. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Los Angeles Angels 7 — New York Yankees 14   Alfonso Soriano has a career game in tonight’s 12-3 win over the Los Angeles Angels. CC Sabathia started strong but stumbled into a problem area just as quickly. After striking out the first two batters, Mike Trout would walk to bring up slugger Mark Trumbo […]

Yankees Game 113: Series sweep with shocking loss

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New York Yankees 5 — Chicago White Sox 6 (12 innings)   Two blown leads and the Yankees lose tonight’s game by a score of 6-5 in 12 innings against the Chicago White Sox. With a bunt, the Yankees offense was sparked in a good way. Brett Gardner reached base via the bunt on the […]

Yankees Game 100: Rally for two for comeback win

Mariano Rivera struck out two in his 32nd save of the season to complete the comeback. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

New York Yankees 5 — Texas Rangers 4   The Yankees complete the comeback in tonight’s 5-4 win over the Texas Rangers. Phil Hughes started the second game of tonight’s series and got into tough spots but found his way out of them. A leadoff double in the first inning put Hughes in early stress. […]

Sources: Derek Jeter to return Thursday afternoon

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According to Ken Rosenthal, major league sources have said that shortstop Derek Jeter will rejoin the Yankees and is expected to be in the starting lineup at either shortstop or designated hitter against the Kansas City Royals on Thursday afternoon.   Sources: Jeter to rejoin #Yankees Thursday afternoon against #Royals. Story coming on http://t.co/zOZKNMciXb. — […]

Yankees Game 89: Offense absent in series opener

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Kansas City Royals 5 — New York Yankees 1   Lackluster lineup struggled in tonight’s 5-1 loss to the Kansas City Royals. The Yankees turned to Phil Hughes to open the series. After a quick and easy first inning, the “2012 Home Run Derby snub” Billy Butler showed what he’s capable of. On the second […]

Yankees Game 88: Jones’ homer avoids sweep

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Baltimore Orioles 2 — New York Yankees 1   The game turned from good to bad in an instant today’s 2-1 loss to the Baltimore Orioles. The low-scoring affair between AL East contenders started in favor of the Yankees. In the second inning, Zoilo Almonte started with a walk. Lyle Overbay’s single to right field […]