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Yankees Game 19: Anna watches the win in

(Photo by Brian Blanco/Getty Images) New York Yankees 5 — Tampa Bay Rays 1 (12 Innings) On Easter Sunday, the Yankees took 12 innings to decide a pitcher’s duel in Tampa Bay. After two ugly losses, the Yankees didn’t know what to expect from the spot start of Vidal Nuno. All they knew was that he worked fastand threw strikes. Through the first three innings, Nuno was cruising...
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5 hours ago  |  Discuss

Yankees Starter Ivan Nova Placed On Disabled List With Elbow Tear

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — New York Yankees right-hander Ivan Nova has a partial tear of the ulnar collateral ligament in his pitching elbow, an injury that often requires Tommy John surgery. Nova left Saturday night’s game against Tampa Bay in the fifth inning. An MRI after the game revealed the injury and he was placed on the 15-day disabled list. “It’s hard,” Nova said....
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7 hours ago  |  Discuss

Ivan Nova Placed On DL

Photo Credit: Brian Blanco/Getty Image Neil Mehta Staff Writer New York Yankees’ starting pitcher Ivan Nova has been placed on the 15-day DL. On Sunday, A MRI confirmed a partially torn ulnar collateral ligament in his pitching elbow. Nova will be re-examined when he gets to New York. Yankees’ manager said that ” “Usually when you have that, it eventually leads to Tommy...
Via TopSportsReport
7 hours ago  |  Discuss

Yankees: Team players do not pitch hurt

Ivan Nova (Photo credit: Keith Allison) As you already know, baseball is a team sport. The greatest teams are made up of players who keep their egos in check by setting aside personal desires, and living by the motto, whatever it takes to make the team better. This means putting the team first by simply asking one question every time you have to make a decision. What is in the best...
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7 hours ago  |  Discuss

Yankees game 19 lineup: 4/20/14

(AP/Charlie Neibergall) Happy Easter! The Yankees hope to come away with a win in the series finale today, which would give them a split in the four-game series. Nuno gets the start against Ramos, as Teixeira returns to the lineup. Check out a full preview of today’s game here. New York Yankees (10-8) Jacoby Ellsbury CF Derek Jeter SS Carlos Beltran RF Alfonso Soriano DH Mark Teixeira...
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12 hours ago  |  Discuss

New York Yankees: Ivan Nova to DL With Torn UCL

Say it ain’t so Nova. New York Yankees starting pitcher Ivan Nova has been placed on the disabled list with a partially torn ulnar collateral ligament (UCL) in his pitching elbow, according to reports. Yankees announce Ivan Nova has a partial tear of ulnar collateral ligament in his right elbow. He'll be placed on the DL Sunday. — Mark Feinsand (@FeinsandNYDN) April 20, 2014...
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12 hours ago  |  Discuss

UCL Tear Spells Bad News For Nova

Elbow injuries are no laughing matter, and Ivan Nova would agree. After an MRI late last night, Nova has been diagnosed with a partially torn UCL in his elbow. He said he felt a ‘pop’ after he threw his final pitch last night. The ulnar collateral ligament (UCL) tear is potentially a Tommy John surgery ligament. We’ve seen a lot of that going around this year, handfuls of young...
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13 hours ago  |  Discuss

Yankees' Ivan Nova headed to DL, Tommy John possible

The New York Yankees got hit hard this morning with news on starting pitcher Ivan Nova.  Nova has to leave yesterday's 16-1 thumping in the fifth inning when he was complaining of discomfort in his elbow.  He was sent for an MRI.  Bryan Hoch of MLB.com reports the results:"Ivan Nova will be placed on the disabled list after an MRI revealed he has a partial tear of...
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Report: Ivan Nova has partial tear in throwing elbow

getty images The New York Yankees suffered a 16-1 loss to Tampa Bay on Saturday but the worst part of it is an injury suffered by starting pitcher Ivan Nova. Nova, 27, left the game after four innings in which he allowed eight runs on eight hits and a walk. Of the eight hits, four were home runs. Nova also struck out four. He threw 82 pitches for the Yankees in the game before the...
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The horror, Mr. Girardi. The horror. Nine ponderings about last night's Apocalypse Nova

No, Virginia, there is no Easter Bunny. Your little friends who claim otherwise have smoking banned animal laxatives again. They have been affected by the Disneyism of a Hakuna Mutata age. Alas, how weird would be the world if there was an Easter Bunny. There would probably be entire festivals devoted to the Insane Clown Posse. Wait....Sorry about the rambling. But Yankee baseball...
Via IT IS HIGH, IT IS FAR, IT IS caught
17 hours ago  |  Discuss

Nova, Yankees, Rocked 16-1

Well, these games do happen periodically. And they’re one of the reasons why you can’t look too far into run differential unless the sample size is enormous. Yep, the Yankees lost 16-1,and yes, they gave up five home runs including a pair of 400-foot plus bombs to Wil Myers. But we probably don’t need to rehash that one. The real concern, in my eyes, is Ivan Nova...
Via YanksinExile.com
22 hours ago  |  Discuss

Reinforcements Already on the Way

(Jared Wickerham/Getty Images) For the second straight game the bullpen was taxed, plus you add in Ivan Nova leaving early with what is being reported as elbow soreness, then you have a perfect recipe for disaster. Don’t hold your breath for too long, reinforcements are coming in the form of pitching and a well known first baseman. According to reports the Yankees are calling up...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Yankees Game 18: Blown out from the beginning

(Photo by Brian Blanco/Getty Images) New York Yankees 1 — Tampa Bay Rays 16 As you can see from the score, tonight’s game at Tampa Bay will not be one to look back on. A scoreless first inning by Ivan Nova that included two strikeouts gave the Yankees hope that they would bounce back from a tough loss last night. This first inning was only a tease for those with their hearts...
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Yankees game 18 lineup: 4/19/14

The Yankees will try to rebound from last night’s tough loss as Ivan Nova takes on Chris Archer from The Trop. Derek Jeter will get the night off against the righty. Check out a full preview of tonight’s game here. Game time: 7:10 pm EST – Tropicana Field – Tampa, Fla. TV: YES Radio: WFAN 660/101.9 fm New York Yankees (10-7) Jacoby Ellsbury CF Brett Gardner LF Carlos Beltran...
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Cesar Cabral designated for assignment by Yankees after rough night on the mound

Yankees left-hander Cesar Cabral had an eventful Friday night. And not in a good way. Cabral faced six batters in the bottom of the eighth inning against the Rays last night and failed to retire any of them. After replacing Adam Warren, he gave up a single to Ben Zobrist before throwing a wild pitch and giving up an RBI single to Brandon Guyer. He then Evan Longoria and James Loney...
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New York Yankees Post Mortem: 17-April-2014: Tampa Bay Game 1: Yanks Have Price's Number and a triple play

Starting Pitching: CC Sabathia continues his transformation into Andy Pettitte: relying less on speed pitches and focusing on off speed pitches and a cutter. CC got his second win by going 7 innings on 172 pitches ( 72 strikes) giving up 2 runs (1 earned) on 7 hits ( 1 hr) with sixth strikeouts and two walks. Bullpen: Delin Betances had another great showing: going two...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Yankees at Rays game preview

TV: Sun Sports Time: Pregame coverage begins at 6:30 p.m. After breaking out to end their lengthy skid, the Tampa Bay Rays hope Chris Archer can bounce back from a rough outing and remain tough on the New York Yankees. The right-hander looks to improve to 4-0 against the Yankees on Saturday night at Tropicana Field. Tampa Bay (8-9) was outscored 32-7 during a four-game slide that...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Cesar Cabral Designated After Last Night’s Debacle

The Yankees looked like they were on the way to another win early on. Hiroki Kuroda pitched well, but once turned over to the bullpen things got ugly. Especially for left handed reliever Cesar Cabral. Cabral could not find the strike zone or record an out to save his life. He ended up hitting 3 batters and was ejected from the game just as manager Joe Girardi was about to pull him...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Yankees' David Phelps hit in hand, exits game

New York Yankees right-handed reliever  David Phelps was pulled from tonight's game with the Tampa Bay Rays in the 7th inning after being hit in the hand by a Ryan Hanigan line drive. (video here). Phelps fielded the ball for an out at first, and then signalled for a trainer. Phelps walked off the field and was replaced by Matt Thornton. The team has not yet issued any statement...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Yankees Game 17: Late game collapse

(Photo by Scott Iskowitz/Getty Images) New York Yankees 5 — Tampa Bay Rays 11 With five wins in a row, the Yankees turned to the veteran righty, Hiroki Kuroda, to keep the streak going against the Tampa Bay Rays. Through the first three innings, everything was going the Yankees way. In the second and third inning, Hiroki Kuroda would induce two double plays to keep the Rays off...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

New York Yankees double header shutout sweep

You read that correctly boys and girls the New York Yankees successfully achieved their first double header shutout sweep since April 9th of 1987. Their 3-0 and 2-0 wins over the Cubs earlier this week gave the team a refresher on what it feels like to blow another team out of the water not once but two times back-to-back. Surely this felt good for the Bombers and their staff, bringing...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

New York’s Starting Rotation Will Lead the Yankees Back to the Playoffs

Can CC Sabathia regain his velocity? – Mandatory Credit: Kim Klement/USA Today Sports During the offseason, the Yankees main goal was to upgrade a porous offense that was ultimately their undoing in 2013. Yes, Robinson Cano left for Seattle, and Alex Rodriguez was suspended for the entire year, but New York acquired catcher Brian McCann, outfielders Carlos Beltran and Jacoby Ellsbury...
Via The Sports Journal
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Yankees Injury Updates: Carlos Beltran, David Robertson

Although Yankees right fielder Carlos Beltran stayed in the game after a scary flip over a wall (video here) in the 3rd inning of last night's win against the Tampa Bay Rays, Beltran is not sure if he will be able to play in tonight's tilt with the same team, reports Brendan Kuty of NJ.com. Beltran said he suffered a sore left shoulder and right wrist in the fall.Bryan...
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2 days ago  |  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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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Yankees @ Rays (4/18/14)

Hiroki Kuroda (2-1, 3.86 ERA) and Erik Bedard (0-0, 0.00 ERA) face off in game two tonight in Tampa Bay. Kuroda has been reliable again this season, throwing back to back wins. He allowed only a two run homer through his first six innings of work on April 12 before another two run seventh inning. Kuroda has been sharp this season, but he has struggled with the Rays in the past....
Via Bronx Pinstripes
2 days ago  |  Discuss

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