Found February 13, 2013 on NESN.com:
Jays_at_yankees_a7df
TAMPA, Fla. — Yankees catcher Francisco Cervelli says he consulted with Biogenesis of America LLC after a foot injury, but did not receive any treatment from the facility. Cervelli said a recommendation to visit the clinic did not come from another player or an agent. He declined to name the person who gave the recommendation. “I checked with doctors, people, and somebody recommended me to Biogenesis,” Cervelli said Wednesday before New York’s first spring training workout for pitchers and catchers. “I went there for, maybe, suggestions, and that’s it. I walked away with nothing. No [therapy]. I just went there, talked, and that’s it.” The Miami New Times reported last month that Cervelli’s teammate, Alex Rodriguez, bought human growth hormone and other performance-enhancing substances in recent years from Biogenesis, a now-closed clinic in Coral Cables near the three-time AL MVP’s offseason home. Cervelli said he had not talked about Biogenesis with Rodriguez. “No … never,” Cervelli
THE BACKYARD
BEST OF MAXIM
RELATED ARTICLES

Derek Jeter the pride of the Yankees

Derek Jeter was drafted by the New York Yankees in 1992 out of high school. Where in his senior year he batted .508 for the season, he also had college recruiters and pro scouts watching him as a youngster. The University of Michigan offered him a scholarship to play baseball. Spending his summers in New Jersey with his grandparents is where he got a chance to go to Yankees games...

Pitchers & Catchers Day Is Here (Yay!) & With It, 10 Questions

The countdowns have finally ended. Today is the day! Yankees pitchers and catchers report to camp today. It's been a long off-season and the preseason looks like it's going to be a busy one.Toward the end of Spring Training we will start getting answers to many of the questions Yankees Universe has about its team. Here are 10 of those questions, in no particular order: 1...
CEREAL KILLER

Sabathia swears off Cap'n Crunch again

In an effort to come into spring training in good shape, Yankees pitcher C.C. Sabathia claims that he once again attempted to do so by not eating Cap'n Crunch.

Yankees Closer Mariano Rivera to Announce Whether 2013 Season Will Be His Last

Mariano Rivera will always be know as the “Sandman,” but will his theme song continue to play in Yankee Stadium after the 2013 season? Rivera announced to the media Wednesday that he has come to a decision on whether or not he will be returning to the Yankees roster following the 2013 season. But he didn’t announce his decision just yet. “Yes, I have,” Rivera said when...

Mariano Rivera plans on shagging fly balls in practice

It's been nearly nine months since Mariano Rivera tore his ACL shagging fly balls during practice in Kansas City and, if his injured right knee is as up to snuff as his attitude, fans need not worry about seeing No. 42 shattering bats again this season. Wearing a "small, light brace" over the knee, the future Hall of Famer showed off for reporters by throwing 25 bullpen...

Lonn Trost, Hal Steinbrenner show the Yankees' real priority: Smashing StubHub

I can't remember a spring training when I was this cynical about the Yankees' prospects for the season. World Series or bust? Really? More like $189M or bust.That's what happens when you have a disastrous offseason like this one. I mean, really -- what Brian Cashman moves, exactly, excited you this winter? Signing the injury-ridden ex-Boston Red Sox Kevin Youkilis for...

A-Rod is happy tell-all book to be permanently benched

Alex Rodriguez — who is already getting enough press for his alleged involvement with performance-enhancing drugs — is happy to know that a long awaited book about the New York Yankees slugger's  life has been shelved by its publisher. A source told The New York Daily News that A-Rod thinks it's great that a book about him, being written by Pulitzer Prize-winning author...

Player Profile #87: Mark Teixeira | 1B | NYY

Good walk rate? Check. Good strikeout rate? Check. Solid line drive and infield fly rates? Check and check.Confused? Check.What the heck is going on with Mark Teixeira‘s batting average! I understand that the man is aging and I get that he’s probably one of the slower sluggers in baseball, but Teixeira’s .250ish batting average fails both the formula test and the eye test....

Yankee Defcom 5: The Yankees should scatter players around the globe on Asteroid Day

Friday is Asteroid Day in America. Top scientists say a bus-sized chunk of rock will miss the earth by about 15 minutes, closer than anything since we developed the abacus and started tracking them. It's a "city killer" (Abe Beam wasn't the only one.) If the chunk hits Atlanta, everybody's a Flame. If it hits Denver, everybody's a Nugget. If it hits Boston...

Kevin Youkilis still has fond memories of his time in Boston

It’s no surprise on the day former Red Sox third/first baseman Kevin Youkilis reported to Yankees spring training the first words out of his mouth to the media were about the Red Sox. What may surprise you to know is that those words were spoken with high regard for his former organization. Youkilis spent 9 years with the Red Sox organization (2004-2012) and was a vital member...
Yankees News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

Today's Best Stuff
For Bloggers

Join the Yardbarker Network for more promotion, traffic, and money.

Company Info
Help
What is Yardbarker?

Yardbarker is the largest network of sports blogs and pro athlete blogs on the web. This site is the hub of the Yardbarker Network, where our editors and algorithms curate the best sports content from our network and beyond.