Yankees Rumors: New York could possibly trade catchers

One of the few positions at which the New York Yankees have substantial depth is behind the plate. Behind starting catcher Brian McCann, the Yankees have a plethora of catchers, most notably Francisco Cervelli. They also have Gary Sanchez, whom rates as their #2 overall prospect. Could the Yankees move one or more of these catchers to bring more offense in return? Earlier...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

Could Yankees deal one of these catchers?

The Yankees have a glut of catchers behind starter Brian McCann. Gary Sanchez may have the most potential out of all of them. rates him as the club's No. 2 overall prospect. Austin Romine, 25, and John Ryan Murphy, 23, each have shown their at least capable major-league backups. And Francisco Cervelli, 28, may have proved in 2014 that he might finally be ready for...
Via Pro Sports Daily
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Jeter removed from game in 5th inning

BOSTON (AP) Derek Jeter is out of the game for a pinch hitter. New York Yankees manager Joe Girardi sent Francisco Cervelli to the plate in the top of the fifth inning of Saturday's game against Boston, which led 9-0. The move was greeted with a chorus of boos from the crowd that had come to see the second-to-last game of Jeter's career. Cervelli grounded into a double play...
Via AP on Fox
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Yankees' Shifting Infield Alignment A Potential View Of The Future

Brian McCann at 1B, Francisco Cervelli behind the plate and Mark Teixeira sitting forlornly on the bench with an ailment of some kind. That was the defensive alignment for the New York Yankees on Tuesday night and it just might be the situation for the remainder of the season as manager Joe Girardi acknowledged that he doesn’t know when Teixeira will be back.It’s also a possible...
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September 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Yankees Injury Update: Francisco Cervelli recovering from migraines

The New York Yankees entered the final 14 games of the 2014 season on Monday with a record of 76-72, third in the American League East. At five games out in the wild card race, the Yankees have little time to make up ground. There is some good news on the injury front, as backup catcher Francisco Cervelli is recovering from migraines that have kept him out of the lineup for nearly...
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September 16, 2014  |  Discuss

New York Yankees: Shoulda, Coulda, Woulda

As the New York Yankees spiral out of the postseason race, how about we play some Shoulda, Coulda, Woulda where it concerns a few of their offseason moves?Move #1The most puzzling to me was the signing of Carlos Beltran. Yes, he had some nice seasons in St. Louis, but a three-year deal bringing him to his age-39 season seemed less than optimal at $45 million. Plus his signing cost...
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September 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Watch: Francisco Cervelli Takes Foul Tip in Worst Spot Possible

It’s the life of a Major League catcher, constantly getting hit by foul tips in basically every part of their body. During Wednesday’s night’s Yankees Tigers game, Francisco Cervelli took a foul tip in the worst spot possible. Viewer discretion is advised. Cervelli somehow stayed in the game after laying on the ground for a few minutes. All you can do is hope and pray that...
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August 28, 2014  |  Discuss

VIDEO: Yankees Catcher Francisco Cervelli Takes a Pitch to the Crotch

We’re lucky Jeter never took a ball to the crotch. His crotch is a national treasure. - – - – - Also see … Derek Jeter’s 12 Most Disgusting Girlfriends VIDEO: Drunk Yankees fan stumbles around like and idiot SP’s New York Yankees page The post VIDEO: Yankees Catcher Francisco Cervelli Takes a Pitch to the Crotch appeared first on SportsPickle.
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August 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Francisco Cervelli takes foul tip to the nuts, miraculously stays in game (video)

New York Yankees catcher Francisco Cervelli was on the receiving end of foul tip off the bat of Detroit Tigers outfielder Rajai Davis during the 5th inning of Wednesday’s 8-4 win. While a catcher catching a foul ball off any part of his body in and of itself can be a bad thing — even […] The post Francisco Cervelli takes foul tip to the nuts, miraculously stays in game (video...
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August 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Suzyn Waldman confirmed Cervelli took one to the privates and Craig Carton went nuts

Suzyn Waldman confirmed Francisco Cervelli took one to the privates. Like a parrot. So Craig Carton went off.Follow us on Twitter for exclusive stories, Subscribe by Email, or Return Home
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August 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Yankees’ Francisco Cervelli Takes Foul Ball To Groin, Stays In Game (Video)

Catchers wear a ton of protective equipment both inside and outside of their uniforms, but sometimes that’s not enough. Francisco Cervelli got a tough reminder of that Wednesday night. The New York Yankees catcher was felled by a foul ball from Detroit Tigers outfielder Rajai Davis. That’s nothing out of the ordinary, as catchers get hit by foul balls all the time. It’s usually...
August 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Francisco Cervelli Takes Foul Ball to Man Parts, Immediately Collapses and Announcers Think It’s His Collarbone

Yankees catcher Francisco Cervelli took a Rajai Davis foul tip directly to his genitals during Wednesday’s win in Detroit. Naturally, he immediately collapses on the dirt, writhing in pain: The Yankees announcers were apparently not watching the flight of the baseball, thinking the veteran catcher was struck in the collarbone. They quickly realize it went significantly further...
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August 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Francisco Cervelli took a foul ball to the crotch, YES states it was his collarbone

Francisco Cervelli took a foul ball to the crotch in the fifth inning of Wednesday's game against the Tigers. YES Network thought it was his neck area.Follow us on Twitter for exclusive stories, Subscribe by Email, or Return Home
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August 28, 2014  |  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...
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August 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Francisco Cervelli took a foul tip to the nuts (Video)

Not even a cup could protect Francisco Cervelli from experiencing momentous amounts of pain after he was hit in the nuts by a foul tip during Wednesday’s Yankees-Tigers game. As soon as Cervelli went down, a Yankees trainer bolted out of the dugout to assist him. While Cervelli was trying to regain his wind, the […]
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August 28, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: New York Yankees Catcher Gets Nailed in the Family Jewels With Foul Tip

Tuesday night guys everywhere certainly felt for New York Yankees catcher Francisco Cervelli. The man was squating behind the plate--just doing his job--prepared to catch the ball when the batter grazed the ball. It was just enough to change the trajectory of the ball and send it somewhere no pitch should ever go.We feel for you man. We feel for you. Loading...
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August 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Yankees Catcher Francisco Cervelli Took A Foul Tip To The Family Jewels

Yankees catcher Francisco Cervelli took a foul tip where it hurts most during Wednesday’s game against the Tigers. To make matters worse, Cervelli doesn’t wear a cup. [Jimmy Traina] The post Yankees Catcher Francisco Cervelli Took A Foul Tip To The Family Jewels appeared first on Diehardsport.
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August 27, 2014  |  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...
July 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Twins thankful after 'wild' extra-innings win

MINNEAPOLIS -- After so many of their own missed opportunities, the Minnesota Twins will gladly cash in on one by the opposition. Thanks to a throwing error by Yankees catcher Francisco Cervelli, the Twins left Target Field as 2-1 walk-off winners in 11 innings Saturday. It capped a game that could have been over in nine innings if not for a few chances Minnesota couldn't capitalize...
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July 05, 2014  |  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...
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...
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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...
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June 06, 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,...
April 16, 2014  |  Discuss
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