Found February 22, 2012 on
It is early, and Spring Training has a funny way of helping imagination project greatness. But the Yankees' initial impressions of 23-year-old Michael Pineda have been promising, and it is clear they are banking on the 6-foot-7 hurler establishing a big presence.
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Injured pitcher David Aardsma has agreed to a $500,000, one-year contract with the New York Yankees.
The 30-year-old missed all of 2011. He started the season on the disabled list following surgery on the labrum of his left hip on Jan. 3 last year, felt arm soreness during a rehabilitation assignment at Triple-A Tacoma from April 19-29, then had elbow-ligament replacement surgery...
The New York Yankees one of the most classiest sports organazation in sports history. The reason why we have not seen any one wear 6 since Joe torre left cause they are going to retire his number. They could have gave out recently retired Jorge posada number 20. Also Andy Pettitte 46 have not seen that number on any ones back. No matter what your oponion is on each of the players...
Also, Joe Girardi wants Hughes, Michael Pineda and Ivan Nova to work on their changeups
Last season, Ivan Nova returned after a stint in the Minors with an indispensable fire, forcing the Yankees to wrestle with a six-man rotation. Now his job security is fairly secure.
The Yankees see Raul Ibanez as their primary designated hitter against right-handed pitching, with Andruw Jones facing left-handers.
Raul Ibanez and the New York Yankees have finalized a $1.1 million, one-year contract.
TAMPA — If Mariano Rivera has decided this is it, Mike Mussina says that could help his former teammate, even though the all-time saves leader hardly needs another advantage.
Prior to the 2008 season Mussina decided he would retire at the end of the year. He told a few teammates, but...
The Yankees have re-signed Eric Chavez to a one-year deal worth $900,000 plus incentives, officials with knowledge of the agreement confirmed.
There were days last season when Andruw Jones’ left knee ached so much that he could not play and the Yankees were missing a dangerous bat against lefthanded pitchers.
Mariano Rivera hinted 2012 would be his final season, so who could replace him?
TAMPA — If this were just about replacing a closer — even a legendary closer — then the Yankees would have a difficult, yet plausible, job ahead.
But if this really is Mariano Rivera’s last season, then the Yankees are on the clock toward something much more difficult:
Replacing a feeling.
The Associated Press reports: “Injured pitcher David Aardsma has agreed to a $500,000, one-year contract with the New York Yankees. The 30-year-old missed all of 2011. He started the season on the disabled list following surgery on the labrum of his left hip on Jan. 3 last year, felt arm soreness during a rehabilitation assignment [...]