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Yankees Injury Update: Jacoby Ellsbury has no damage to ankle

In Friday night's victory over the the Toronto Blue Jays, New York Yankees outfielder Jacoby Ellsbury injured his ankle in the ninth inning and may be unavailable as the series continues.  Jacoby Ellsbury hurt his ankle on ninth-inning slide at home. Girardi says he's not sure whether Ellsbury will play tomorrow. #Yankees— Brendan Kuty (@BrendanKutyNJ) August 30, 2014David...
Via MLB Injury News
15 hours ago  |  Discuss

Can The New York Yankees Get Over The Hump?

New York Yankees’ Jacoby Ellsbury, right, listens to Mark Teixeira after sliding into home plate during the ninth inning of a baseball game against the Toronto Blue Jays on Friday, Aug. 29, 2014, in Toronto. The Yankees won 6-3. (Mandatory Credit: AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Fred Thornhill) The New York Yankees have 27 games to prove that 2014 wasn’t a complete waste of time...
Via The Sports Journal
16 hours 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
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Yankees Injury Update: Masahiro Tanaka experiencing 'normal arm soreness'

New York Yankees starter Masahiro Tanaka threw a 49-pitch simulated game in which he used all his pitches Thursday morning. Tanaka first reported only normal arm soreness that one could expect after pitching. In fact, CBS Sports.com's Dayan Perry said that Tanaka felt well. Jack Curry of YES Network, though, noted that Tanaka has returned to New York for arm strengthening...
Via Sports Injury Alert
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Yankees lineup: Game 134 8/29/14

Yankees head into a weekend series with the Toronto Blue Jays, obviously no need to remind anyone that these are all must win games. Chris Capuano will face Mark Buehrle, you can check out tonight’s preview here. Manager Joe Girardi going with the same lineup he’s used last few games. Game time: 7:07 pm ET – Roger Centre – Toronto  TV: YES Network Radio: WFAN 660/101.9 fm...
Via Bronx Pinstripes
1 day 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
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Derek Jeter's tiny nephew tips cap to Detroit crowd (VIDEO)

On Wednesday night, Derek Jeter was back in his home state of Michigan and honored by the Tigers in a pregame ceremony at Comerica Park. The Jeter family attended, and when his little nephew Jalen heard his name, he took off his cap and tipped it like a pro:It looks like the little guy — dressed in a tiny No. 2 Yankees uniform — has been watching the master of all cap tippers...
Via The Other Paper
2 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
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Top 10 Biggest Lies In Sports Include Alex Rodriguez, Baltimore Colts (Photos)

USC defensive back Josh Shaw isn’t the only person in sports who has ever told a lie. Shaw admitted Wednesday that he fabricated a story about jumping from a second-floor balcony to save his seven-year-old nephew from drowning in a pool as the reason for sustaining two high ankle sprains. But is it the worst lie in sports history? Dishonesty in sports is far from a new phenomenon...
Via NESN.com
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Derek Jeter's nephew tips cap to Tigers crowd (Video)

Your browser does not support iframes.Derek Jeter's nephew, Jalen Jeter, stole the spotlight from his famous uncle by tipping his New York Yankees cap to the home crowd during pregame ceremonies before Wednesday night's Detroit Tigers game at Comerica Park.The Tigers were honoring Jeter during his final trip to Detroit before he retires at the end of the season. With Derek...
Via Holdout Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

After two weeks, it's official: The NY sportswriters have declared the Martin Prado deal a success

First, the obvious: Martin Prado is a nice player. He hits 10 HRs a year, bats .270 and plays three positions. The Yanks could do worse. And Prado hit well during the team's recent 5-game winning streak. (Not last night, though: He went 0-4.)Still, isn't it rather early to start congratulating the Yankee front office for trading power-hitting prospect Peter O'Brien for...

Fans put Derek Jeter’s face on the Mona Lisa for sign because why not (photo)

The New York Yankees made a brief pit stop in Kansas City on Monday for a makeup date for a game that originally was scheduled to be played back in June. While the Yankees put a 8-1 shellacking on the hometown Royals at Kauffman Stadium, the Lowndes family, clearly big-time Yankees fans, took a patently […] The post Fans put Derek Jeter’s face on the Mona Lisa for sign because...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
4 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
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Here come the New York Yankees

Don’t stick a feather in the cap of the New York Yankees just yet. There’s still lots of baseball left, and the New York Yankees aren’t done yet. An 8-1 cruise over the Kansas City Royals on Monday propelled the team to their 5th straight victory, leaving them just 3 games back of an AL Wild Card spot. A division title is a taller order, they trail the Baltimore Orioles by...
Via isportsweb.com
4 days ago  |  Discuss
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