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Yankees Next Best Thing: Pitching Phenom Luis Severino

Luis Severino could make an impact with the Yankees as early as this season – Mandatory Credit: Trenton Thunder website via doublelegsports.com The New York Yankees have been pelted with injuries to their pitching staff all year long. They lost Ivan Nova, CC Sabathia, and quite possibly Masahiro Tanaka for the season, and recently placed the surprisingly effective David Phelps...
Via The Sports Journal
7 hours ago  |  Discuss

Source: Boomer & Carton to blame for Sterling & Waldman remaining Yankees broadcasters

The Yankees reached a multiyear agreement last September for their games to be broadcast on WFAN. The deal was completed between the club and CBS Radio, which owns 660. The Yanks had been broadcast on WCBS-AM since 2002. John Sterling had done play-by-play of the Yanks' games since 1989 when they were aired on WABC while Suzyn Waldman joined Sterling in the booth in 2005. There...
Via Bob's Blitz
15 hours ago  |  Discuss

Yankees Acquire Chaz Roe

In perhaps the most significant and league altering trade of the season, the New York Yankees have acquired pitcher Chaz Roe from the Miami Marlins in exchange for cash considerations reports Chris Cotillo of  MLB Daily Dish. Source: #Yankees acquire RHP Chaz Roe from #Marlins. Likely will join major league roster. — Chris Cotillo (@ChrisCotillo) […]
Via On-Base Talk
22 hours ago  |  Discuss

Switch pitcher could see action in MLB

29-year-old New York Yankees minor leaguer Pat Venditte normally wouldn’t be a player worth noticing. He’s been in the minors for the past seven seasons after the Yankees selected him in the 45th round of the 2007 amateur draft.  On the surface, Venditte is nothing more than your non-prospect who has bounced around in small towns in an attempt to make it to the Majors. That’s...
Via Sportsnaut
1 day ago  |  Discuss

What? Jeter's coming, and we're supposed to give him something? Quick, what do we have in the freebies account? An all-expenses-paid trip to Banff, a helicopter tour of the Canadian Rockies, a cooking lesson and a golf tutorial.

That's what the Blue Jays gave Derek yesterday, along with a brtual, soul-crushing, beat-down ending to the 2014 post-season race.A trip to Alberta, a helicopter ride, cooking lessons and a round of golf.Which way do they say history moves? Does tragedy descend into farce? Or does farce roll into tragedy? In this case, I'd say the Yankees have achieved equal parts of both...

Derek Jeter graces cover of 'New Yorker' in farewell salute

The accolades and tributes continue to pour in for Derek Jeter but now the Yankees shortstop is even getting a special sendoff by The New Yorker magazine.The literary publication is giving Jeter a very special farewell with its Monday cover featuring The Captain tipping his cap in his pinstriped No. 2 uniform.As a companion to the splendid color image, there is the cover story...
Via The Other Paper
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Yankees Fail To Hit When It Counts And Drop Final Series In Toronto

The New York Yankees have consistently said that they understand the urgency of their situation. However, most of their players don't seem to performing at that "urgent" level on the field. The game started off in promising fashion when Brett Gardner, with one swing of the bat, matched the total number of hits the Yankees were able to muster in Saturday’s game....
Via Lady At The Bat
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Yankees game 135: Long ball gets McCarthy in finale

New York Yankees 3 — Toronto Blue Jays 4 The Blue Jays crush the ball to get back and eventually win today’s game. In yesterday’s game, the Yankees could not muster more than one hit and could not score at all. With one swing, Brett Gardner matched the hit total and put the Yankees on the board. A leadoff home run by Gardner off of J.A. Happ put the Yankees ahead by one. Derek...
Via Bronx Pinstripes
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Blue Jays got Derek Jeter a vacation as farewell gift

The Derek Jeter Retirement Tour stopped in Toronto this weekend and the Blue Jays honored him by giving him a terrible gift.
Via Gamedayr
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Yankees Injury Update: Jacoby Ellsbury out Saturday

Although as I reported earlier, tests on Jacoby Ellsbury's ankle came back clean, he was unable to be in the lineup New York Yankee for Saturday night's game against the Toronto Blue Jays. While Ellsbury seems to be upbeat about the injury, Chris Toman of MLB.com is reporting that manager Joe Girardi is not so positive. Girardi said in reference to Sunday's game that...
Via Sports Injury Alert
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Yankees Shut Down Masahiro Tanaka

In the midst of their current playoff push, the New York Yankees have been dealt a potentially excruciating blow. The New York Yankees have announced that rehabing starting pitcher, Masahiro Tanaka has been shut down due to “general soreness” in his right arm. This news comes on the heels of Tanaka’s 49 pitch simulated game […]
Via On-Base Talk
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Yankees Acquire First Outman In Team History

In a groundbreaking move, the Yankees have acquired lefty specialist Josh Outman from the Indians for a player to be named later or cash. (For Alphonso's sake and for everyone's, I hope we send them Cash.)The Yankees have never had an Outman on the major league roster before. In fact, Josh Outman is the only player with the moniker to ever appear on any major league roster...

Yankees pick up Josh Outman in trade with Indians

The New York Yankees have added another bullpen arm acquiring John Outman from the Clevand Idians. Outman has been pitching at Triple-A Columbus since being kicked off the Indians 40-man roster in late June but now becomes a bullen option with the Yankees. The Indians will get either a player to be named later or cash. Outman’s numbers offer a mixed bag. He owns a 3.28 ERA anda...
Via Tireball.com
4 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Yankees' Cervelli takes foul tip to groin, stays in game

New York Yankees catcher Francisco Cervelli took a foul tip straight to the groin, but toughed it out and stayed in the game Wednesday night in Detroit.Cervelli went down in the bottom of the fifth as Tigers batter Rajai Davis fouled the 0-1 pitch right into his sensitive area. We would venture to guess that Cervelli was wearing a cup, or else there's no way he would have been...
Via Holdout Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Odd good-luck charm credited for Yanks' winning streak

With time winding down on the season and the New York Yankees’ hopes of making the postseason dwindling, relief pitcher Shawn Kelley may have inadvertently stumbled upon the team’s good luck charm while perusing Amazon. Kelley last week debuted a particularly disturbing-looking horse head mask during pregame stretches and since then, the Yankees have not […] The post Yankees’...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
7 days ago  |  Discuss
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