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Yankees game 100: Rain shortened victory

(Photo by Rich Schultz/Getty Images) Texas Rangers 1 — New York Yankees 2 (5 innings) The Yankees game lasts just five innings in victory after heavy winds and heavy rain. The New York Yankees had a tough task ahead of them, going against Rangers ace Yu Darvish. After a scoreless first that featured two strikeouts, the Yankees would get their first hit from newcomer and hero of...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Yankees game 91: Bullpen lets it get away

New York Yankees 3 — Cleveland Indians 9 A tired bullpen could not help David Phelps in tonight’s game. In the first inning, Derek Jeter got an infield single off of Indians’ starter T.J. House. Mark Teixeira would get a hit with two outs and Brian McCann would walk to load the bases. Unfortunately for the Yankees, Francisco Cervelli would strike out and the opportunity was...
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14 days ago  |  Discuss

Yankees game 88: Early offense leads to a pair of pitching firsts

New York Yankees 5 — Cleveland Indians 3 The Yankees scored early in support of a rookie and an All-Star rookie closed it out. After a scoreless first by Indians’ Justin Masterson, the second inning would go downhill and snowball. Brian McCann would start the inning with a double and Brian Roberts would double too, scoring McCann. After some messy baserunning stranded Roberts...
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17 days ago  |  Discuss

Yankees game 87 lineup: 6/6/14

The Yankees finish their series with the Twins today before going to Cleveland. Hiroki Kuroda gets the ball against Ricky Nolasco. Before the game, the Yankees traded for Brandon McCarthy and DFA’d Alfonso Soriano. Game time: 2:05 pm ET – Target Field – Minneapolis, Minn. TV: YES Radio: WFAN 660/101.9 fm. WADO 1280 New York Yankees (43-43) Brett Gardner LF Derek Jeter SS...
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18 days ago  |  Discuss

Twins Beat Yankees On Walk-Off Error From Francisco Cervelli (Video)

The Minnesota Twins will take a win any way they can after starting the season with a 39-47 record. Saturday afternoon, they got just what they needed thanks to some bad defense from the New York Yankees. The Twins had a golden opportunity to win the game in the 11th inning with the bases loaded and Trevor Plouffe at the plate. But when Plouffe hit a weak comebacker to pitcher...
Via NESN.com
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Twins happy to take throwaway victory over Yankees in 11 innings

It should have been a 1-2-3 double play. That’s what a 27-foot dribbler in front of home plate with the bases loaded is supposed to turn into. In the 11th inning Saturday, it was the defining moment of the Twins’ wacky 2-1 walk-off victory over the Yankees. Trevor Plouffe took a mighty swing at Matt Thornton’s fastball but connected only enough to send it meekly toward the...
Via Pro Sports Daily
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Yankees game 86: Walk off error ends the pitcher’s duel

  New York Yankees 1 — Minnesota Twins 2 (11 innings) The pitcher’s duel goes the Twins way in a poor defensive decision. The Yankees sent David Phelps to the mound against Twins’ starter Yohan Pino. Raise your hand if you expected a pitcher’s duel. Through the first four innings, each team got just one hit a piece. The Yankees finally got in the board in the fifth inning...
Via Bronx Pinstripes
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Late Yankees error gives Twins win

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- Yankees catcher Francisco Cervelli made a throwing error in the 11th inning that allowed Josh Willingham to score from second base, giving the Minnesota Twins a 2-1 victory over New York on Saturday. With the bases loaded, Trevor Plouffe hit a dribbler to reliever Matt Thornton (1-1). The left-hander flipped it to Cervelli for the forceout at home. Cervelli then...
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19 days ago  |  Discuss

Cervelli Activated, Murphy Optioned to Scranton

Elsa/Getty Images As well as John Ryan Murphy has played since being called up, the Yankees had to make to right move today. Francisco Cervelli was activated from the 60-day disabled list and optioned Murphy back to Triple-A Scranton, where he will be the everyday catcher for the RailRiders and continue to work. Cervelli had been getting some good work in at first base while on assignment...
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June 17, 2014  |  Discuss

"Yankees 1" and "Yankees 2:" A sign of - gasp - hope?

Next week, the Gulf Coast League opens. Whoopee. It's basically kids who are still sobering up from high school graduation parties, or else who vaulted from the military eugenics labs that churn out the Bryce Harpers - and, of course, Francisco Cervelli, who is always rehabbing from some malady.Last year, the Yankees did something new: They fielded two Gulf Coast League teams...
Via IT IS HIGH, IT IS FAR, IT IS caught
June 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Cervelli Not Returning Yet, Murphy to Oakland

Al Messerschmidt/Getty ImagesYankees were going to have a decision to make this weekend, catcher Francisco Cervelli is eligible to be activated from the 60-day DL today, but instead he will be staying with the Trenton Thunder at least through the weekend. It was reported that Cervelli got on the bus with rest of Thunder that was heading to New Britain for a weekend series. RT @nickperuffo...
Via Bronx Pinstripes
June 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Yankees Injury Update: Francisco Cervelli to start rehab

On April 15, the New York Yankees placed backup Francisco Cervelli on the 60-day DL with a strained hamstring. He suffered the injury against the Red Sox and was diagnosed with a Grade 2 hamstring strain the day after.#483468381 / gettyimages.comThe Yankees called up 23-year old catcher J.R. Murphy who batted .154 in 16 games with New York last season. He then served as a backup...
Via MLB Injury News
June 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Yankees Injury Update: Francisco Cervelli sent on rehab assignment

New York Yankees catcher Francisco Cervelli, on the 60-day DL since April 14 with a strained hamstring, played in his first rehab game Thursday, reports Nick Flammia of the Tampa Bay Yankees. He caught seven innings and went 0 for 3 with three groundouts.Cervelli, 28, played a total of 17 games in the 2013 season. First, he fractured his right hand on a foul tip, requiring surgery...
Via Sports Injury Alert
June 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Injury Updates on Teixeira Robertson and Ryan

Last week started to looks like a train wreck. During Thursday’s win against the Boston Red Sox, backup catcher Francisco Cervelli pulled his hamstring while trying to beat out a double play. It was not pretty, and after an MRI it was confirmed he had a grade 2 strain. Since then Cervelli has been placed on the 60-day disabled list. Usually this type of injury takes four to six...
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April 18, 2014  |  Discuss

We Don't Need No Stinking Drew Morales

From LoHud:For Sunday night’s game against the Red Sox, first baseman Francisco Cervelli, second baseman Yangervis Solarte, shortstop Dean Anna and third baseman Kelly Johnson totaled 19 career starts at their positions. Since 1915, the previous low for Yankees starting infield had been 26 for the quartet of Mike Hegan, Horace Clarke, Bobby Murcer and Mike Ferraro on Sept. 10,...
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April 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Hindsight is 20/20

Playing backseat GM is pretty easy when you have the benefit of hindsight. Being a successful GM requires a healthy dose of foresight, a large pinch of scouting, a fair amount of logic and business acumen, and a few gallons of luck. Which is, of course, why it’s so easy to play backseat, hindsight GM. See, in the middle of March, there began talk that the Yankees might...
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April 16, 2014  |  Discuss

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...
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April 15, 2014  |  Discuss

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...
Via Sports Injury Alert
April 15, 2014  |  Discuss

UPDATE: Francisco Cervelli to be placed on DL, Brian Roberts day-to-day

The New York Yankees have had plenty of injury news coming out today.  Our own Matt Musico covered the developing story on Brian McCann's injured finger.  During last night's game, Francisco Cervelli clutched his hamstring as he ran to first base.  That story was immediately covered by Raymond Bureau.  We have an update on Cervelli's condition as well as news on...
Via Sports Injury Alert
April 14, 2014  |  Discuss

X-rays negative on Brian McCann, Yankees send Francisco Cervelli to DL

getty images New York Yankees catcher Brian McCann had x-rays taken on his right index finger on Monday. As McCann suspected following Sunday night’s game they came back negative. McCann had a ball hit his finger after it previously hit Boston Red Sox batter A.J. Pierzynski. After being hit by the ball, McCann was able to stay in the game. All signs point to him being in the Yankees...
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April 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Francisco Cervelli Placed On DL After Injury From Controversial Play

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...
Via NESN.com
April 14, 2014  |  Discuss

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...
Via YanksinExile.com
April 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Yankees Injury Updates: Francisco Cervelli, Brian Roberts

The New York Yankees have had plenty of injury news coming out today.  Our own Matt Musico covered the developing story on Brian McCann's injured finger.  During last night's game, Francisco Cervelli clutched his hamstring as he ran to first base.  That story was immediately covered by Raymond Bureau.  We have an update on Cervelli's condition as well as news on...
Via MLB Injury News
April 14, 2014  |  Discuss

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...
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April 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Beltran on playing 1st: ‘Please, God, hit it somewhere else’

Carlos Beltran entered Sunday night with 2075 career games under his belt but exactly zero experience at first base. The New York Yankees have been ravaged by injury this season, though, and when Francisco Cervelli came up limping during a 3-2 win over the Boston Red Sox, Beltran — a career outfielder — was pressed into service at first. “There’s no tips, my friend,”...
Via NESN.com
April 14, 2014  |  Discuss
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