Preview: Yankees at Orioles (7/12/14)

Shane Green (1-0, 2.84 ERA) goes for his second Major League win against Chris Tillman (7-4, 4.11 ERA) and the O’s. Greene earned his second big league start after six strong innings of two run ball on Monday in Cleveland. He relyed heavily on his sinker to produce ground balls. “It was a little bit of a roller coaster ride earlier in the season,” said Greene, “but it feels...
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Yankees Deadline: The market for starting pitching

Masahiro Tanaka, C.C. Sabathia, Ivan Nova, Michael Pineda. That's a list of starting pitchers the New York Yankees have had miss time due to injury this season. Tanaka recently went on the disabled list with a partially torn ulnar collateral ligament, writes Sports Injury Alert's Darius Austin.The Yankees have tried to make their starting rotation functional with all of those...
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Yankees Injury Update: CC Sabathia to seek further advice

New York Yankees pitcher CC Sabathia has canceled Monday's appointment with Dr. James Andrews in order to get at least two more orthopedic expert opinions on the condition of his right knee. Yankees beat writer for Bryan Hoch announced the news late Friday afternoon.CC Sabathia has cancelled his appointment with Dr. James Andrews, orig. sched for Monday. He is seeking...
Via Sports Injury Alert
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Masahiro Tanaka apologizes to Yankees for injury

New York Yankees ace Masahiro Tanaka apologized Friday to his team, teammates and fans for missing time because of a partially torn ligament in his right elbow. “I give everything I have every time I take the ball. With that, I also know that there will always be a risk of injury when playing this game that I love. Right now I feel that the most important thing for me is to keep...
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Masahiro Tanaka has partially torn UCL

New York Yankees general manager Brian Cashman announced Thursday that $155 million dollar ace, Masahiro Tanaka, has a partial tear in his ulnar collateral ligament. Mark Feinsand of the New York Daily News reported the news. Cashman said it’s Tanaka’s UCL. — Mark Feinsand (@FeinsandNYDN) July 11, 2014 Tanaka has a small tear of the UCL, an injury that, if severe enough would...
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New York Yankees are lost without Masahiro Tanaka

Decimated by injuries and slowed by father time, it’s been a rough year for the New York Yankees’ starting rotation since losing the likes of CC Sabathia, Ivan Nova and Michael Pineda. But in the midst of learning to live in a foreign country and becoming accustomed to life as a Yankee, Masahiro Tanaka has provided his new employers with one of the most consistently effective...
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How Cleveland Lost a Cy Young Winner and Gained an All-Star

It’s a tale the Indians know all too well: a once dominant and promising team comes off a season of highs and enters into a season struggling to stay afloat. It’s happened this year, and it has happened before, all too recently. Do you remember 2008? CC Sabathia was the reigning Cy Young Award winner and beginning his final contract year with the Indians under manager Eric...
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New York Yankees Place Masahiro Tanaka On DL

The New York Yankees have placed Masahiro Tanaka on the DL and sent him back to New York to have an MRI done on his pitcher arm.  Tanaka has allowed 9 runs over his last 13.2 innings pitched.  He allowed 9 runs in all of June over 37 innings.#451879344 / gettyimages.comTanaka leads the MLB in wins with 12, 2nd in ERA at 2.51, 3rd in IP with 129.1 and 5th in SO with 135.  He has...
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Masahiro Tanaka to undergo MRI on right arm

Yankees ace Masahiro Tanaka traveled to New York on Wednesday for an MRI on his right arm, reports the New York Post. Tanaka, 25, has posted a 12-4 record and a 2.51 ERA in his first 18 starts for New York.  The right-hander struggled on Tuesday, giving up 10 hits and five earned runs over 6 2/3 innings in a 5-3 loss to the Cleveland Indians. Tanaka said after the game that...
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How Michael Brantley made the Indians winners of the CC Sabathia trade

A gentleman's agreement permitted the Indians to acquire Michael Brantley six years ago. The handshake arrangement -- and a dash of luck -- prevented Cleveland from completely whiffing in the trade that sent Cy Young Award-winning pitcher CC Sabathia to Milwaukee in 2008. Matt LaPorta signed a minor league contract with the Orioles this spring, but was released. He went on...
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Can Indians continue to be 'smooth' vs. Yankees?

The New York Yankees appear confident Brandon McCarthy can continue the recent success he enjoyed for his old team while pitching for his new one. Looking to win three straight starts for the first time since 2012, McCarthy makes his Yankees debut Wednesday night against the Cleveland Indians at Progressive Field. With CC Sabathia likely done for the season with a knee injury and...
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Yankees Trade Rumors: Cliff Lee

English: Cliff Lee pitching in the 2010 World Series (Photo credit: Wikipedia) As you probably already know, New York Yankees starter CC Sabathia’s degenerative right knee condition took a turn for the worst last week, and skipper Joe Girardi confirmed that the lefty’s 2014 campaign is over. That news, along with ace Masahiro Tanaka slumping a little is not ideal for a Yankees...
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Would it be better for the Yankees if CC Sabathia retired?

Just a few years ago New York Yankees lefty CC Sabathia was one of the most feared pitchers in baseball. Now, at 33 years old, there is a chance his career will never get back on track. But would it actually be better for the Yankees if Sabathia wound up retiring? Lots of experts seem to think so. At the height of his prowess, Carsten Charles (no, CC does not stand for “chewy...
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Could CC Sabathia retire from baseball?

CC Sabathia has been a workhorse his entire MLB career   New York Yankees have had a plethora of overpriced players over the past 15 years. You could scroll through Google and find the ridiculous contracts that the Yanks brass have handed out. One player in particular isn’t even playing this year and that’s Alex Rodriguez – which the Yanks have a few more seasons of that monstrosity...
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CC Sabathia Season Might Be Done

CC Sabathia might have pitched his last game this season, during his rehab in the minors Sabathia is trying to come back from a knee injury however it looks like it has gotten worse. Sabathia is going to go visit Dr. James Andrew to see if surgery will help him. There is no doubt this might have been one of the worst seasons for Sabathia. He still has two years left with the Yankees...
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Today in Tribe History: July 7, 2008

The Indians deal the 2007 American League Cy Young Award winner C.C. Sabathia to the Milwaukee Brewers. Sabathia, leading the American League in strikeouts at the time, is exchanged for prospect slugger Matt LaPorta, hard-throwing reliever Rob Bryson, struggling Zach Jackson and a player to be named later (outfielder Michael Brantley was sent to Cleveland on October 3rd to complete the deal).
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Yankees trade Vidal Nuno to Diamondbacks for Brandon McCarthy

The New York Yankees acquired right-handed pitcher Brandon McCarthy on Sunday from the Arizona Diamondbacks for left-hander Vidal Nuno, reports The Diamondbacks will eat $2.05m of the $4.1m owed for the rest of the year; Yankees will pay the $1 million in McCarthy’s assignment bonus. — Buster Olney (@Buster_ESPN) July 6, 2014 The Yankees also received cash...
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CC Sabathia has been a standout New York Yankee

According to New York Yankees manager Joe Girardi, it is “fair to say” tamed southpaw CC Sabathia won’t return this season. The 34-year-old Sabathia (3-4, 5.28 ERA), who underwent the knife to remove a bone spur in his left elbow in October 2012, may need microfracture surgery on his right knee. Sabathia is tentatively slated to visit Dr. James Andrews on July 14 and Girardi...
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In 2011, Stephen A. Smith ranted of CC Sabathia: "Cannot give a man with that belly 7 years..."

Of all the idiots (re: Mike Francesa) who said CC Sabathia would win 300 because he was so big he'd never break down, we also had the idiots who were upset he had lost weight this year...attributing that to his pitching woes.One idiot, back in 2011, had it marked. Stephen A. Smith.The reportedly dieting Francesa continued to defend the contract extension, even as C.C. deteriorated...
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New York Yankees: CC Sabathia’s Season Likely Over

CC Sabathia’s season just took a turn for the worse. The man the Yankees counted on to lead its pitching staff for years to come likely needs micro-fracture surgery on his right knee which would effectively end his season. “I think that’s probably fair to say,” Yankees manager Joe Girardi said today about Sabathia’s season being over. (NY Post)CC Sabathia hoped he would...
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Joe Girardi : ‘CC Sabathia won’t pitch again this season’

Joy R. Absalon-USA TODAY Sports New York Yankees left-handed pitcher, CC Sabathia, has suffered a major setback on his attempts to return from knee problems.  On Thursday, Sabathia had an MRI that revealed swelling in knee.  Sabathia is due to meet with Dr. James Andrews to discuss a course of action. Yankees manager Joe Girardi was approached by reporters and asked if Sabathia...
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Yankees Injury Update: CC Sabathia likely done for the year

New York Yankees manager Joe Girardi has indicated that his ace left-hander CC Sabathia will likely miss the rest of the 2014 season. Girardi made the announcement after receiving the results from Sabathia's MRI on his right knee Friday.#492422413 /'s Alex Smith quoted Girardi Friday afternoon discussing the likelihood of losing another starting pitcher...
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Yankees Manager Joe Girardi Says CC Sabathia’s Season Is Likely Over

New York Yankees pitcher CC Sabathia’s much-beleaguered season looks like it could be over, according to manager Joe Girardi. Before Friday’s game against the Minnesota Twins, Girardi all but told reporters that the left-hander’s season will not continue. Asked whether he assumes Sabathia is done for this season, Girardi said: "I think that's fair to say."...
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Yankees not expecting CC Sabathia to return in 2014

The knee of left handed pitcher CC Sabathia may end his season. Speaking to reporters on Friday, New York Yankees manager Joe Girardi said its “fair to say” that Sabathia will not return this season. Sabathia had a setback this week during rehab and will visit Dr. James Andrews on July 14. At that time the Yankees and Sabathia will decide on a plan of action. Joe Girardi was...
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Report: CC Sabathia will meet with Dr. James Andrews

CC Sabathia hasn’t pitched for the Yankees since May 10, and on Thursday manager Joe Girardi gave some bad news regarding the ace’s rehab. Dan Barbarisi of the Wall Street Journal reported that Girardi said Sabathia will be meeting with Dr. James Andrews to examine his knee. Mri on Sabathia's knee showed swelling, he will go see […]
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