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Yankees Rumors: New York interested in Rockies' Jorge De La Rosa

The New York Yankees are on the lookout for another starting pitcher. They have already acquired Chris Capuano and Brandon McCarthy, but they are in need of at least one more due to injuries in their starting rotation.Yesterday, the Yankees were in discussions about a trade that would send Ian Kennedy to New York, as I wrote for Sports Rumor Alert, but Chris Cotillo of MLBDailyDish...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
6 hours ago  |  Discuss

Yankees Getting Stronger, Thanks To Brian Cashman's Recent Moves

After Monday's loss, the Yankees were faced with having to win their series against the Rangers the "hard way," as YES announcer Ken Singleton refers to winning the remaining games of a series after losing the first.  They did just that. Now they go into the weekend series against the Blue Jays with more work to do, but with a team that is just a little bit stronger...
Via Lady At The Bat
12 hours ago  |  Discuss

Yankees reportedly in talks to acquire Padres' Ian Kennedy

The New York Yankees have been the most active team on the trade market. Over the course of the last month, they have acquired pitchers Brandon McCarthy, Jeff Francis and Chris Capuano as well as third baseman Chase Headley.  This hasn’t stopped Yankees general manager Brian Cashman from looking for even more upgrades, According to a report by ESPN’s Jim Bowden, New York is...
Via Sportsnaut
20 hours ago  |  Discuss

New York Yankees: Brian Cashman Getting Away with Highway Robbery

As teams wait for the trade deadline to approach, Brian Cashman hasn’t wasted anytime making 2 moves that drastically improved the Yankees for the stretch run. First, Cashman managed to get the Arizona Diamondbacks to acquire Vidal Nuno, the same Vidal Nuno who has some of the most under-whelming stuff of any pitcher in baseball, who couldn’t pitch his way out of a paper bag...
Via Standing O Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Yankees game 101: McCarthy throws another gem in pinstripes

Texas Rangers 2 — New York Yankees 4 The New York Yankees are able to call on newcomers to be key in completing a series win at home. In a Thursday matinee, the Yankees called on Brandon McCarthy to go for the four-game series win over the Texas Rangers. Since joining the Yankees, McCarthy has put up a 1.42 ERA with two earned runs over 12.2 innings in two starts. He looked to...
Via Bronx Pinstripes
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Yankees Injury Update: Masahiro Tanaka showing 'marginal improvement'

New York Yankees starter Masahiro Tanaka received a platelet-rich plasma injection on July 14 in hopes to reduce pain and swelling in his right elbow. Tanaka, though, is still feeling discomfort in the elbow. The Yankees, however, continue their optimism that Tanaka will will return to the mound by September.#452234830 / gettyimages.comMLB.com's Bryan Hoch and Jake Kring-Schreifels...
Via Sports Injury Alert
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Erin Andrew’s publicist responds to WEEI’s Kirk Minihane after ‘waitress’ comment

Erin Andrew’s publicist, Lewis Kay took to Twitter after hearing WEEI radio personality Kirk Minihane’s half-hearted apology that included yet another insult to Andrews. “I will say this. I think she stinks at her job. I don’t think she’s very smart, I don’t think she comes across as very smart. I think FOX only hired her because she’s good-looking. I think if she weighed...
Via Low Brow Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Pineda Making a Final Push to Return This Season

Tom Szczerbowski/Getty Images) One of the biggest mysteries on a few different levels this season has been Michael Pineda. From his pine tar debacle, to multiple setbacks from his shoulder injury back at late April have kept people wary about any potential return this year or even his status as Yankee going forward. Now for what seems like the third or fourth stab at making a comeback...
Via Bronx Pinstripes
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Yankees’ Ground Crew Struggles Mightily With Tarp During Downpour (Video)

There’s a line in the movie “Bull Durham” that sums up baseball in succinct matter saying, “Sometimes you win, sometimes you lose, sometimes it rains.” The New York Yankees’ ground crew on Wednesday night was reminded that the rain part can be quite a doozy. Torrential downpours invaded the Bronx on Wednesday night, as the deluge swept through Yankee Stadium during the...
Via NESN.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Last Night's Tarp Fail Could Have Been Tarp Gate for Yankees

After last night's game quickly deteriorated into Tarp Fail, it was easy to see how it could have been worse: Tarp Gate.Thanks to the worst-record Texas Rangers, we will likely not hear too many complaints about the failure of the Yankee Stadium grounds crew to get the tarp on the field in a reasonable amount of time.  However, imagine if the Yankees had played a team in contention...
Via Lady At The Bat
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Headley's Yankees debut ends with walk-off, Gatorade shower

To call Chase Headley's Tuesday anything but extrordinary would would be a cruel understatement.Headley started the day off ready to suit up for the Padres against the Cubs at Wrigley Field when he found out he was acquired by the Yankees and hopped the next plane to New York. The Bombers' new third baseman wasn't able to get to the Bronx for the start of his...
Via The Other Paper
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Yankees Injury Update: Mark Teixeira, Masahiro Tanaka

New York Yankees first baseman Mark Teixeira could return to the lineup as early as Thursday, maybe Friday, according to the Yankees Injury Report. In fact, general manager Brian Cashman has stated that he has a "low-level" concern for Texieira's lat strain, indicating that Teixeira is nearly ready. The news is not as good, though, for rookie pitcher Masahiro Tanaka...
Via MLB Injury News
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Strip club offers Jeter free lifetime pass

Getty Image With 64 games left in his Major League Baseball career – give or take another playoff run – New York Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter really needs to start thinking about the future. It’s probably safe to assume that the Captain is well-off financially, having wisely invested the small fortune that he’s earned over the span of his 20 years in Major League Baseball...
Via With Leather
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Yankees acquire Chase Headley from Padres

The New York Yankees have agreed to a deal with the San Diego Padres that will send third baseman Chase Headley to the Bronx. #Yankees acquire 3B Chase Headley & cash from Padres in exchange for INF Yangervis Solarte & RHP Rafael De Paula. pic.twitter.com/7cajF79UDs — New York Yankees (@Yankees) July 22, 2014 In return, the Padres are getting infielder Yangervis Solarte...
Via Sports-Glory
3 days ago  |  1 Comment

Open letter to Brian Cashman: Here's how the Yankees can obtain David Price

Dear Madam or Sir:The Gammonites are calling for you to get David Price. No problemo.Here's how you can do it.In 2015, when he is a free agent, call him up on the phone. First, you'll need his phone number. You can try the Internet. If that doesn't work, get a phone book, or call someone who may know him and have the number. When you call him, have your secretary say...
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