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Yeah, so remember the other day when I said Jeter would be fine? Well that might not be the case:Instead of opening the season at shortstop, Derek Jeter could wind up opening it on the disabled list.
General manager Brian Cashman acknowledged the possibility yesterday after Jeter had a cortisone shot to recover from inflammation in his left ankle.
“We can’t rule it out...
As Yankees ace C.C. Sabathia continues to work towards the overall goal of being on the hill on Monday, April 1, when the American League East rival Boston Red Sox make the trip down to the Bronx for Opening Day, the southpaw increases his workload, one outing at a time.
While his teammates took on the Red Sox at Steinbrenner Field on Wednesday, Sabathia, in an organizational...
Minnesota Twins 6 — New York Yankees 1
David Phelps couldn’t finish the 4th inning in tonight’s 6-1 loss to the Minnesota Twins.
The Yankees offense was non-existent in tonight’s game. The World Baseball Classic MVP from the Dominican Republic, Robinson Cano, returned to the lineup tonight and got the only hit for the Yankees. Cano would score on a flyball to left field...
Jeff Passan of Yahoo! Sports reports that Major League Baseball “is honing in on Alex Rodriguez and Ryan Braun as two main targets” in their investigation of an anti-aging clinic in Miami called Biogenesis that is run by Anthony Bosch. Passan writes that, “in addition to being the two biggest names in the Biogenesis logbooks, Rodriguez and Braun have in the past provided MLB...
Derek Jeter was out of the New York Yankees lineup for the second consecutive day Wednesday because of inflammation in his surgically-repaired left ankle.
The shortstop received a shot of cortisone Wednesday morning after he reported stiffness a day earlier and will be sitting out a few more days.
While Jeter tries to rebound from the broken ankle in time for Opening Day, general...
Not many women can say that they have covered back-to-back World Series or held several jobs as a sideline reporter for major sports teams. However, Meredith Marakovits, New York Yankees clubhouse reporter for the YES Network, sure can.
Marakovits’ passion for sports has been a lifelong one as she was an athlete herself growing up, earning a scholarship to play NCAA Division I...
Yankees GM Brian Cashman is trying to keep the team together despite injuries and age. Is he going about it the right way? (Tim Fuller/USA TODAY Sports)
As much as no Yankee fan wants to admit it, Derek Jeter’s days in pinstripes are winding down.
Jeter, 38, has been rehabbing his broken left ankle injury and has returned to the Yankees lineup this spring. However, Adam Berry reported...
Eduardo Nunez might find himself in the middle of things come opening day.
Nunez got a hit, drove in a run and made an error while filling in at shortstop for Derek Jeter as the New York Yankees beat the Boston Red Sox 4-0 Wednesday.
Before the game, Yankees general manager Brian Cashman said he didn't know whether Jeter will be available to play in the opener on April 1. The...
The two teams will honor the victims of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting in Newtown during a pregame ceremony on Opening Day.
Derek Jeter's ankle will keep him out of Major League exhibition games for the rest of spring training. He will play only in minor league games the rest of the way out. The move comes after Jeter felt soreness in his ankle and an inflammation was discovered.
Craig Calcaterra of NBC Sports says the move to have Jeter play in minor league games could be strategic. By...
Before you think we’re crazy for having Curtis Granderson ranked this high, this top 200 was constructed before New Year’s Eve. If you look in his stat box below, we have an updated projection, which pegs him as the 130rd-best player for 2013. He’s slated to come back in early-to-mid May, which means he should [...]
Eduardo Nunez got a hit, drove in a run and made an error while filling in for shortstop Derek Jeter as the New York Yankees beat the Boston Red Sox 4-0 Wednesday.
Before the game, Yankees general manager Brian Cashman said he didn't know whether Jeter will be available to play on opening day. Jeter got an anti-inflammatory shot in his surgically repaired left ankle and missed...