Category: ‘AL East’

No time like present for Yankees’ Pineda to break out
February 18th, 2017 at 9:33 AM
***PHOTO1*** TAMPA, Fla. â?? Michael Pineda does not have any bigger fan than CC Sabathia, one of his starting rotation mates with the New York Yankees. "Every year when I come to spring training, I say this is the year Big Mike puts it together and wins the Cy Young,"...

Yankees’ Chapman feels right at home back in pinstripes
February 16th, 2017 at 9:26 AM
***PHOTO1*** TAMPA â?? The party may still be going on in Chicago, but it is over for Aroldis Chapman. It is not that Chapman does not appreciate his place in history as a hired gun who helped the Chicago Cubs win the World Series last season for the first time...

Yankees will have plenty of competition for last two rotation spots
February 14th, 2017 at 8:55 AM
***PHOTO1*** Like other MLB teams, the Yankees have begun to report for spring training. As players arrive, workouts commence and exhibition games are played, New York will look to fill out the back end of its rotation. The front end is set in stone, with veterans Masahiro Tanaka, Michael Pineda...

Spring training countdown: New York Yankees
February 10th, 2017 at 11:08 AM
***PHOTO1*** Pitchers and catchers begin reporting to spring training camps on Feb. 13 throughout Arizona and Florida. With that in mind, FanRag Sports' John Perrotto is looking at one team day until the eve of the reporting date. Up today are the New York Yankees. ***** Spring training site: Tampa,...

Yankees’ future looks bright up the middle
February 9th, 2017 at 9:52 AM
***PHOTO1*** For years, the Yankees were accustomed to greatness up the middle. From 2005 to 2012, New York had one of baseball's best double-play duos in Derek Jeter and Robinson Cano. Jeter was already a seasoned veteran when Cano debuted in 2005, but the shortstop and second baseman proved formidable...