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Yankees Manager Joe Girardi has told the media that Curtis Granderson will be inserted as the starting center fielder for the Bronx Bombers upon his return to the team and that Brett Gardner will be the starting left fielder come Opening Day. After all the hype and excitement that Yankees fans had to see the speedster patrolling center field this season, many fans and media members are wondering what Girardi is thinking.... Read more
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The New York Yankees have suffered their latest blow entering the season. First baseman Mark Teixeira is out 8-10 weeks with a strained wrist, Jack Curry of YES Network reports.
Teixeira was hurt this week while taking batting practice with the Team USA World Baseball Classic squad. He was sent home from the team, and initial projections had him missing 7-10 days. That has been upped...
New York Yankees closer Mariano Rivera will retire after the 2013 season, according to a report from Joel Sherman of the New York Post. The Yankees signed Rivera to a one-year, $10 million deal this offseason after he tore his ACL last April while shagging fly balls in Kansas City.
The 43-year old Rivera will go down as the best closer of all-time when the book closes on his...
Much like Chipper Jones one year ago, legendary New York Yankees closer Mariano Rivera is set to make his retirement -- after the upcoming season -- official during spring training.
Rivera, 43, is expected to formally announce Saturday that 2013 will be his final season, a major league source confirmed. Joel Sherman of the New York Post first reported the news.
The news sets up...
New York Yankees fans have one more season to witness the Sandman putting hitters to sleep.
In a report from Joel Sherman’s of the New York Post, Yankees future Hall of Fame closer Mariano Rivera, will announce that he intends to retire from baseball after the 2013 season on Saturday. Rivera, who it was rumored was planning to retire after last season before sustaining a season...
After 18 years, Mariano Rivera is set to announce his retirement during a press conference schedule for Saturday morning according to the New York Post.
The Post reports that this isn’t the first time Rivera has mulled retirement, but he always eventually backed out of this. But this time, the Post says he has “given his initial blessings to go through with the announcement on...
Mariano Rivera has been playing a little game in which he said he already knew when he was planning to retire but wouldn't reveal when he would actually do it.
Now, the New York Yankees Hall of Fame closer is scheduled to announce his final day in pinstripes on Saturday at a 10 a.m. press conference at George M. Steinbrenner Field in Tampa, reports Joel Sherman of The New York...
The injury bug has
infiltrated the New York Yankees clubhouse this spring, and things just
got a whole lot worse for the Pinstripe Punks. On Wednesday Yankees manager Joe
Girardi announced that Mark Teixeira will miss 8-10 weeks due to a wrist injury sustained
during batting practice with the United States' World Baseball Classic team.
Earlier today RedSoxLife
Yankees slugger Mark Teixeira has been scratched from the U.S. lineup for Tuesday's exhibition game against the Chicago White Sox with a sore right forearm.
The injury is not considered serious.
The U.S. was preparing for its opener in the World Baseball Classic on Friday night against Mexico by taking on the White Sox at Camelback Ranch.
The Rays' Ben Zobrist started...
Joe Bisceglie from Dog And Pony Show is the topic of conversation the past hour on the Boomer & Carton radio program. Why? Because JB had Melky Cabrera's suspension news a full month before anyone...
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Is it time to panic in New York? Things so far this season are not looking good for the Yankees at all. Every season, it seems like there is something wrong in the Big Apple, but they always seem to pull it together and make the playoffs.
Will that happen this season? That is the question that many people will be asking coming into the start of the baseball season. Here...
What does Brian Cashman have in common with Derek Jeter and Joba Chamberlain? Nothing really besides having the third most famous broken ankle in recent New York Yankees history.
After the Yankees general manager broke his right fibula and dislocated his right ankle while skydiving with the Golden Knights of the U.S. Army Monday morning, Cashman had surgery later at Broward Health...
Photo courtesy of Keith Allison A rough offseason for the Yankees just got rougher, as it was announced that first baseman Mark Teixeira will be out until at least May with a wrist injury. Teixeira joins Curtis Granderson and Alex Rodriguez as Yankees who will miss significant regular season time, with Derek Jeter and Mariano [...]
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10) He's going to miss April, which given his historical stats from the month, could be a net gain
9) Teix was hurt swinging a bat, which might not be the best sign going forward
8) Between this, the Curtis Granderson injury and the A-Rod issues, GM Brian Cashman's parachuting problem is starting to make more sense
7) I'm bummed out by this, because...