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The New York Yankees may have won the call, but they lost a first baseman. The Yankees announced today that catcher Francisco Cervelli will head to the 15-day Disabled List for a strained hamstring that he suffered during a controversial play against the Boston Red Sox Sunday night at Yankee Stadium. With runners on first and third and one out in the fourth inning, Cervelli hit a grounder to third base that was ruled an inning-ending double play on the field. The call was reversed to a run-scoring fielder’s choice, however, after Yankees manager Joe Girardi challenged the play. The reversed call prompted a strong response from Red Sox manager John Farrell, who was ejected from the game and had some harsh words for the MLB replay system after the game, a 3-2 Red Sox loss. Perhaps lost in the aftermath of the play, though, was the injury to Cervelli, who collapsed to the ground immediately after touching first base and had to leave the game, forcing outfielder Carlos Beltran to make h...

Yankees move Francisco Cervelli to 60-day DL

Francisco Cervelli's minimum timeframe for return just got a bit longer. According to Mark Feinsand of the New York Daily News, the New York Yankees have moved the injured catcher to the 60-day DL just a day after he landed on the 15-day DL with a hamstring strain :Make that at least two months for Cervelli, as the Yankees place him on the 60-day disabled list.— Mark Feinsand...

Carlos Beltran on playing first base: ""I hope I don't have to do it again"

The Yankees' infield depth (or lack thereof) was highlighted last night when Francisco Cervelli went down with a hamstring injury during last night's game. Last night, Kelly Johnson was playing third base for Yangervis Solarte who was playing second base for Brian Roberts. Dean Anna was playing shortstop for Derek Jeter which left manager. Manager Joe Girardi essentially...

Yankees: See what happened to Brian McCann’s fingers

WARNING THIS IS KIND OF GROSS!! When: Sunday, April 13, 2014 Where: Yankees Stadium Bronx, NY What: During the Yankees, 3-2 win over the Red Sox, catcher Brian McCann fingers got hit by a tipped ball of AJ Pierzynski‘s bat. This is a close-up video of the ball hitting his fingers. (more…) © Kate for Lady Loves Pinstripes, 2014. | Permalink | No comment | Post tags: A. J....

Hal Steinbrenner: Yankees don't need Drew

The perilous depth of the Yankees infield was exposed when the team lost Francisco Cervelli to a hamstring injury. Joe Girardi was forced to play Carlos Beltran at first base against the Red Sox as the team was resting some of its veteran infielders. Nevertheless, expect the Yankees to stay put for now. Hal Steinbrenner recently stated that the team isn't looking for outside...

This swarm of injuries is not due to fracking or global warming; nor is it God's wrath: It is the natural state of the Yankees

Have you noticed that whenever some TV talking haircut blames a tornado or "super-storm" on global warming, instead of convincing dittoheads to change their ways, it only riles them? No hurricane will alter Glenn Beck's views. He'll just blame God. Twenty years from now, the erosion of shorelines and the movement of invasive species will slowly prove the consequences...

Yankees' Derek Jeter sits Sunday with quad tightness, could play Tuesday

The New York Yankees' injury list is starting to look a little bit like last year's. Mark Teixeira is already on the disabled list (along with Brendan Ryan and David Robertson), and now Derek Jeter is sitting out his second straight game with quad tightness, one of the injuries that disabled him for much of the second half last's Bryan Hoch reports that...

Iconic Cubs & Yankees Set To Square Off At The Stadium Tonight

Assuming the weather cooperates, two historic Major League franchises, the New York Yankees and Chicago Cubs, will play their first-ever regular season game at the new Yankee Stadium tonight.  The two teams played an exhibition set when the building opened in 2009, with the Yankees winning both games pretty easily. Will the Yankees have the same success tonight?  Examining the...

Yankees Game 13: Overcome the injuries in win

(Photo by Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images) Boston Red Sox 2 — New York Yankees 3 The Yankees ran into some injury scares on and off the field but a consistent bat continues producing. After a scoreless first inning by Ivan Nova, the Yankees got some strong at-bats against lefty Felix Doubront. Brett Gardner was robbed of extra bases with a over-the-shoulder catch by rightfielder...

Once Again #42 Will Make its Way Onto the Diamond

  With the Retirement of Mariano Rivera at the end of last season, the number 42 jersey in baseball has “officially” been retired.  Rivera was the last player to be grandfathered in after Major League Baseball retired the jersey on this date in 1997. It was not due, however, to some prophecy of Mo’s future dominance that lead to the number’s retirement, but rather to...

Yankees to Honor Nelson Mandela

Following his death this past December, the New York Yankees announced that they would be honoring Nelson Mandela with his own plaque in  Yankee Stadium’s famed Monument Park during Tuesday’s league-wide celebration of Jackie Robinson Day. And before you ask…no, Mandela will not be the first non-baseball player immortalized at Yankee Stadium.  Far from it.  Also remembered…Pope...

Yankees vs Cubs (4/15/14)

Masahiro Tanaka (1-0, 3.21 ERA) gets to celebrate his first ever Jackie Robinson day by taking on Jason Hammel (2-0. 2.63 ERA) and the Cubs. Tanaka struck out 10 in his Yankee Stadium debut against the Orioles but took a no decision allowing three runs on seven hits. The three runs came off a Jonathan Schoop homer. ”If you look at the first two starts, the beginning of the game...

Twitter Trolls Fan While He’s Sleeping At Yankees-Boston Game

Twitter trolled a New York Yankees fan sleeping during the Boston Red Sox game on Sunday night.

Video: Overturned Call The Difference in Yankees 3-2 Win Over Red Sox

Instant replay has seen its share of good and bad over the past few weeks of the 2014 season. The Boston Red Sox saw it go against them on Saturday earning an apology from MLB. And on Sunday night, an overturned call cost them their manager and the game. Francisco Cervelli‘s fielder’s choice RBI in the 4th inning turned out to be the difference as the New York Yankees beat the...

Yankees vs Cubs postponed by rain

NEW YORK (AP) The interleague game between the New York Yankees and Chicago Cubs has been postponed because of bad weather.

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