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Yankees Rumors: New York interested in Rockies' Jorge De La Rosa

The New York Yankees are on the lookout for another starting pitcher. They have already acquired Chris Capuano and Brandon McCarthy, but they are in need of at least one more due to injuries in their starting rotation.Yesterday, the Yankees were in discussions about a trade that would send Ian Kennedy to New York, as I wrote for Sports Rumor Alert, but Chris Cotillo of MLBDailyDish...
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Infamous sleeping Yankees fan tells Matt Lauer: ‘I wasn’t doing anything wrong’ (video)

Andrew Rector, the New York Yankees fan who infamously became a viral sensation after being captured fast asleep by ESPN cameras during a nationally televised game in April against the Boston Red Sox, made an appearance on the “TODAY” show Friday morning. Rector filed a $10 million defamation lawsuit against ESPN, the Yankees and Major […] The post Infamous sleeping Yankees...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
6 hours ago  |  Discuss

Scranton: Where the Yankees send their semi-prospects to be humiliated

Dear Lord, please tell me this is a joke ...Seriously ... WTF?And we're wearing these things against redsocks' farm team? Really???One question to the folks in Scranton and in the Yankees minor-league offices. Do you really hate your players that much?
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8 hours ago  |  Discuss

Tommy John More Likely For Evil Ones' Tanaka

(AP Photo)Ten days after getting a "platelet-rich plasma injection", Yankee starter Masahiro Tanaka is still feeling "discomfort" in his pitching elbow. Earlier this season, Tanaka was found to have a small tear in his right ulnar collateral ligament. The Bronx Embalmer 'braintrust' opted for six weeks of rest and rehabilitation over immediate Tommy John...
Via FenwayNation
8 hours ago  |  Discuss

Yankees Getting Stronger, Thanks To Brian Cashman's Recent Moves

After Monday's loss, the Yankees were faced with having to win their series against the Rangers the "hard way," as YES announcer Ken Singleton refers to winning the remaining games of a series after losing the first.  They did just that. Now they go into the weekend series against the Blue Jays with more work to do, but with a team that is just a little bit stronger...
Via Lady At The Bat
10 hours ago  |  Discuss

Yankees reportedly in talks to acquire Padres' Ian Kennedy

The New York Yankees have been the most active team on the trade market. Over the course of the last month, they have acquired pitchers Brandon McCarthy, Jeff Francis and Chris Capuano as well as third baseman Chase Headley.  This hasn’t stopped Yankees general manager Brian Cashman from looking for even more upgrades, According to a report by ESPN’s Jim Bowden, New York is...
Via Sportsnaut
18 hours ago  |  Discuss

Preview: Yankees vs Blue Jays (7/25/14)

The Blue Jays come to town for a three game set in an AL East showdown. Hiroki Kuroda (6-6, 3.88 ERA) and Mark Buehrle (10-6, 2.86 ERA) get the ball first. Kuroda’s last three outings have been sharp. He held opponents to a 2.79 ERA and .188 batting average in that span. He defeated the Blue Jays on June 25 in Toronto, allowing three runs in 6 1/3 innings. Yankees’ starters have...
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Yankees acquire Chris Capuano

  The Yankees have made another one of those “incremental” upgrades that General Manager Brian Cashman has been referring to. The Yankees acquired
Via On-Base Talk
22 hours ago  |  Discuss

Yankees acquire Chris Capuano from Rockies for cash

The New York Yankees have acquired left-handed pitcher Chris Capuano from the Colorado Rockies for cash considerations, the club announced Thursday evening. The Yankees will be the third franchise for Capuano this season, as he started off with the Red Sox and was later released on July 1. He then signed a minor-league deal with the Rockies on July 4.
Via Pro Sports Daily
23 hours ago  |  Discuss

Yankees Acquire Chris Capuano From the Rockies

Jared Wickerham/Getty Images) The Yankees have made another incremental move this afternoon, they have acquired left-handed veteran Chris Capuano from the Colorado Rockies for cash considerations. Capuano started the season with the Boston Red Sox as the primary long man for the Sox. In 28 appearances he went 1-1 with a 4.55 ERA over 31.2 innings. He was released by Boston on July...
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Yankees News: New York acquires Chris Capuano from Rockies

The New York Yankees have acquired left-handed pitcher Chris Capuano from the Colorado Rockies in exchange for cash considerations, the team announced. Like what you're reading? Subscribe for daily updates!* indicates requiredEmail Address * Follow @sprtsrumoralert
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Yankees Injury Update: Mark Teixeira DL stint possible

New York Yankees first baseman Mark Teixeira sat out Thursday afternoon's game with the Texas Rangers with a left lat strain, meaning that he missed the entire four-game series that began Monday. At this point, the Yankees still consider him day-to-day, but manager Joe Girardi implied Thursday that if Teixeira does not heal enough to play within a few more days, then another...
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New York Yankees: Brian Cashman Getting Away with Highway Robbery

As teams wait for the trade deadline to approach, Brian Cashman hasn’t wasted anytime making 2 moves that drastically improved the Yankees for the stretch run. First, Cashman managed to get the Arizona Diamondbacks to acquire Vidal Nuno, the same Vidal Nuno who has some of the most under-whelming stuff of any pitcher in baseball, who couldn’t pitch his way out of a paper bag...
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Yankees game 101: McCarthy throws another gem in pinstripes

Texas Rangers 2 — New York Yankees 4 The New York Yankees are able to call on newcomers to be key in completing a series win at home. In a Thursday matinee, the Yankees called on Brandon McCarthy to go for the four-game series win over the Texas Rangers. Since joining the Yankees, McCarthy has put up a 1.42 ERA with two earned runs over 12.2 innings in two starts. He looked to...
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Yankees Injury Update: Masahiro Tanaka showing 'marginal improvement'

New York Yankees starter Masahiro Tanaka received a platelet-rich plasma injection on July 14 in hopes to reduce pain and swelling in his right elbow. Tanaka, though, is still feeling discomfort in the elbow. The Yankees, however, continue their optimism that Tanaka will will return to the mound by September.#452234830 / gettyimages.comMLB.com's Bryan Hoch and Jake Kring-Schreifels...
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What Happened To Chase Headley?

Another piece in this year’s trade deadline mosaic fell into place on Monday, as Chase Headley was dealt from the Padres to the Yankees in exchange for 3B Yangervis Solarte and High-A RHP Rafael De Paula. Headley promptly jumped on a plane, was inserted into what became a 14-inning marathon with the Rangers, and delivered […]
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Yankees game 101 lineup: 7/24/14

The Yankees look to win their series against the Texas Rangers today in a matinee match-up from the Bronx. Brandon McCarthy gets the ball for New York against Colby Lewis. Derek Jeter gets the day off. Game time: 1:05 pm ET – Yankee Stadium – Bronx, NY TV: YES Network Radio: WFAN 660/101.9 fm. WADO 1280 Texas Rangers (40-61) Shin-Soo Choo LF Elvis Andrus SS Alex Rios RF Adrian...
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Ron Washington rips Yankee Stadium grounds crew for near-comical tarp derp (video)

Your browser does not support iframes. A torrential downpour came in with such speed and ferocity during Wednesday night’s game between the New York Yankees and Texas Rangers in the Bronx that the Yankee Stadium grounds crew was faced with the nearly impossible task of getting the tarp out in time to maintain the integrity […] The post Ron Washington rips Yankee Stadium grounds...
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Erin Andrew’s publicist responds to WEEI’s Kirk Minihane after ‘waitress’ comment

Erin Andrew’s publicist, Lewis Kay took to Twitter after hearing WEEI radio personality Kirk Minihane’s half-hearted apology that included yet another insult to Andrews. “I will say this. I think she stinks at her job. I don’t think she’s very smart, I don’t think she comes across as very smart. I think FOX only hired her because she’s good-looking. I think if she weighed...
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Pineda Making a Final Push to Return This Season

Tom Szczerbowski/Getty Images) One of the biggest mysteries on a few different levels this season has been Michael Pineda. From his pine tar debacle, to multiple setbacks from his shoulder injury back at late April have kept people wary about any potential return this year or even his status as Yankee going forward. Now for what seems like the third or fourth stab at making a comeback...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Yankees’ Ground Crew Struggles Mightily With Tarp During Downpour (Video)

There’s a line in the movie “Bull Durham” that sums up baseball in succinct matter saying, “Sometimes you win, sometimes you lose, sometimes it rains.” The New York Yankees’ ground crew on Wednesday night was reminded that the rain part can be quite a doozy. Torrential downpours invaded the Bronx on Wednesday night, as the deluge swept through Yankee Stadium during the...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Yankees grounds crew fails with tarp deployment

The Yankees ground crew could not get the tarp down in a timely fashion last night in the top of the 5th with New York leading the Texas Rangers 2-1. The epic fail led to this new infield lake (via Dallas Morning News Baseball Columnist/sports blogger Evan Grant).:What they will try to fix pic.twitter.com/FyHoBRBzW3— Evan Grant (@Evan_P_Grant) July 24, 2014It took an amazing 15...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Last Night's Tarp Fail Could Have Been Tarp Gate for Yankees

After last night's game quickly deteriorated into Tarp Fail, it was easy to see how it could have been worse: Tarp Gate.Thanks to the worst-record Texas Rangers, we will likely not hear too many complaints about the failure of the Yankee Stadium grounds crew to get the tarp on the field in a reasonable amount of time.  However, imagine if the Yankees had played a team in contention...
Via Lady At The Bat
1 day ago  |  Discuss

New York Yankees Ground Crew Struggles to Cover Field Causing Wednesday's Game to be Called and Possibly Thursday's as Well

The New York Yankees do not exactly strike fear in to the hearts of opponents anymore, but at just 3.5 games back of he Baltimore Orioles they are still in the hunt for the division. So when the grounds crew completely screwed up covering the field Wednesday night when it started to rain they were okay with it.Since the game had gone five innings and they had a 2-1 lead they would...
Via FatManWriting
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Derek Jeter Gift Meter: Cincinnati Reds

During their recent visit to the Stadium this past weekend, the Cincinnati Reds surprised more than a few people when they joined the Derek Jeter Gift Parade.  Up until then, it was assumed (by me, at least) that opposing teams would honor Jeter only on the road.  However, the Reds changed all of that.Jeter received signed jerseys of former Reds captain/shortstops Dave Concepcion...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss
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