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The New York Yankees are inching closer to getting two of their big bats back in the lineup. When that happens, who knows where this team can go considering what it has done in the face of such injury adversity. Curtis Granderson should be returning sometime this month, and it is possible that Mark Teixeira returns by the end of May as well. However, in Teixeira's case, a May return is best-case only.
According to Andrew Marchand of ESPN New York, we probably shouldn't be counting on Teixeira returning until beyond the end of May.
Best case for Teixeira return is probably the end of the month. June seems more likely.
— Andrew Marchand (@AndrewMarchand) April 30, 2013
Teixeira has been on the disabled list since the season began. He suffered a wrist strain while preparing to play for Team USA in the World Baseball Classic this spring. The injury was initially thought to be minor, but it was quickly upgraded to one that would keep Teixeira out 8-10 weeks. The blow was significant for the Yankees who had previously lost Curtis Granderson to a fractured forearm.
Teixeira's production will be a welcome addition to the Yankees' lineup. The team is not having much trouble hitting home runs this season, so with Teixeira back in the lineup, the Yankees should be able to ride his power to more wins. In his career, Teixeira is a .279/.369/.527 hitter with 338 home runs.
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The New York Yankees have held trade talks with the Colorado
Rockies regarding third baseman Chris Nelson, who was recently designated for
assignment by the Rox. However, New York doesn’t appear to have much interest
in acquiring Nelson at this time, according to Andy McCullough of The
The Yankees have talked with the Rockies about DFA'd 3B Chris Nelson...
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A DL (disabled list) that reads like an All-Star roster – Jeter, A-Rod, Grandy, Tex, Youks, Cervelli, Nova, and Pineda.
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Kevin Youkilis has joined Derek Jeter, Alex Rodriguez, Mark Teixeira and Curtis Granderson on the New York Yankees' disabled list.
The Yankees said Tuesday that Youkilis has a lumbar spine sprain and placed him on the 15-day DL.
Infielder Corban Joseph, who has never played in the major leagues, was recalled from Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre.
The 34-year-old Youkilis is...
Joba Chamberlain is joining the New York Yankees' crowded disabled list.
The reliever has a strained oblique on his right side and will be put on the DL retroactive to April 28. He'll become the 10th player on New York's disabled list.
''He showed up yesterday at the ballpark early complaining of some mild pain on his right abdomen,'' Yankees general...
Infielder Corban Joseph has been recalled from Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre to take the roster spot of veteran Kevin Youkilis who was placed on the 15-day disabled list retroactive to April 28th. Joseph brings with him a solid, but unspectacular bat.
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Pettitte allowed 7 over 4.2 innings in loss. (Source: Al Bello/Getty Images North America)
Houston Astros 9 — New York Yankees 1
Shocked by nine run, 17-hit outburst, Yankees fall by score of 9-1 to Houston Astros, ending the four-game winning streak.
Andy Pettitte couldn’t get things going in the right direction for him in tonight’s start. After getting the first two...
Another one bites the dust. In a season unlike any in recent memory, another Yankee is heading to the disabled list – this time it’s reliever Joba Chamberlain.
Chamberlain, 27, has been diagnosed with a strained oblique, according to Daniel Barbarisi of the Wall Street Journal. The move is retroactive to April 28.
Injuries are nothing new for Joba, who has seen his fair share...
The New York Yankees made a minor move, acquiring infielder Chris Nelson from the Colorado Rockies who had recently been designated for assignment. Colorado will receive either cash or a player to be named later. He is most likely a stop-gap for Kevin Youkilis who just went on the disabled list. Once the Yankees roster is healthy, Nelson can become more of a utility player if they...
The Yankees' seemingly never-ending search for reinforcements continues.
Third baseman Chris Nelson became the team's newest member Wednesday night, arriving from the Rockies in a trade for future considerations.
The Yankees' news release said that the team would send cash or a player to be named to the Rockies. However, a source said the Rockies might choose a larger...
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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 last season when he hit .301 with nine...
Robinson Cano homered and Eduardo Nunez scored the tiebreaking run after a sixth-inning double to send the New York Yankees past the Houston Astros 5-4 Wednesday night.
Ben Francisco hit his first home run for New York and three relievers supplied spotless work after fill-in starter David Phelps wasted a four-run lead. Ichiro Suzuki's double-play grounder put the Yankees ahead...
YES Network finally got around to putting together and airing a “Yankeeography’’ featuring Gene Michael.
Perhaps I’m a bit prejudiced about the production, but I think it is one of the best this outstanding series has aired.
“Oh, I was lucky with a lot of those trades that went down,’’ said Michael, 74, who has been the Yankees’ “Super Scout,’’ officially Senior...
Seeking depth for their injury-depleted infield, the New York Yankees have acquired Chris Nelson from the Colorado Rockies for a player to be named or cash.
The Yankees announced the trade Wednesday night following a 5-4 victory over the Houston Astros.
Second baseman Robinson Cano is the only healthy regular in the New York infield right now. Third baseman Alex Rodriguez, shortstop...
The New York Yankees acquired infielder Reid Brignac from the Colorado Rockies for cash, adding a lefty bat to the group of backups filling in for the team's injured stars.
''He played shortstop, second, third. A fly-ball hitter, so we're going to see if we can take advantage of the left-handed bat at Yankee Stadium. He's a very good fielder, more so than a bat...