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Category: ‘AL East’

Yankees Have Target Date for Masahiro Tanaka Return; 2nd Rehab Step Completed
August 5th, 2014 at 5:38 PM
The New York Yankees have a target return date for Masahiro Tanaka, and although we know what month it will take place in, we don't yet have the exact date. ***VIDEO1*** Yankees general manager Brian Cashman admitted he is looking at a date in September, but he won't give anything more specific,...

New York Yankees Brett Gardner Named AL Player of the Week
August 5th, 2014 at 3:22 PM
It seems like every day the New York Yankees get bad news and have a new obstacle to overcome. This 2014 Yankees team has become very resilient with all of the injuries they have had to deal with this season, but they continue to overcome. With all of their shortcomings...

Biogenesis Investigation Reveals Previously Unnamed Major Leaguers; Suspensions to Come
August 5th, 2014 at 3:19 PM
UPDATE: Wednesday, August 6 at 12:14 p.m. ET Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports is reporting that Major League Baseball says it is not expecting anymore Biogenesis suspensions: MLB not expecting add’tl Biogenesis suspensions based on what Bosch told or might tell gov’t; MLB confident it had all of his information. — Ken Rosenthal...

Major League Baseball Destroyed Alex Rodriguez with the Help of a Criminal
August 5th, 2014 at 2:09 PM
Well it's official: Anthony Bosch, the former founder of a company called Biogenesis and star witness for Major League Baseball in its battle against New York Yankees star Alex Rodriguez, has been arrested on Tuesday for his connection with the distribution of performance-enhancing drugs. ***VIDEO1*** Rodriguez is currently serving a 162-game suspension...

Masahiro Tanaka Reacts After Monday Throwing Session with New York Yankees
August 5th, 2014 at 12:25 PM
Masahiro Tanaka made his first step towards returning to the New York Yankees on Monday after playing catch, and he spoke to the media about it shortly thereafter. ***VIDEO1*** Daniel Barbarisi of The Wall Street Journal reports that Tanaka will step it up a bit on Tuesday with a more intense throwing...

How New York Yankees Botched Handling of David Phelps’ Elbow Injury
August 4th, 2014 at 8:20 PM
You would think with all the bum arms the New York Yankees have dealt with in their starting rotation this season that they would have handled David Phelps a little better. ***VIDEO1*** The 27-year-old right-hander came down with some elbow inflammation and has now been placed on the 15-day disabled list—only problem...

Joba Chamberlain Talks New York Yankees, Changing Teams, and Growing a Beard
August 4th, 2014 at 5:33 PM
Joba Chamberlain was once a rising star in the New York Yankees organization before flaming out in his last two seasons with the team, and on Monday night he will make his first return trip to the Bronx since signing with the Detroit Tigers during the offseason. ***VIDEO1*** The story of Joba...

Michael Pineda Could Return Aug. 13 for Yankees-Orioles Game at Camden Yards
August 4th, 2014 at 5:06 PM
UPDATE: Wednesday, August 6 at 4:52 p.m. ET Michael Pineda spoke to reporters on Wednesday afternoon about his second rehab start coming on Friday, which could be his last, per Wallace Matthews of ESPNNewYork.com: Pineda just told me he's pitching in Scranton Friday night, pitch limit of 80, could be final rehab...

New York Yankees: Rare Babe Ruth Footage from 1929 At-Bat Released
August 4th, 2014 at 2:14 PM
Rare footage from 1929 has been found that shows New York Yankees legend Babe Ruth hitting a game-winning home run against the Washington Senators. ***VIDEO1*** USA Today Sports' Phil Reisman shared the story of the 30-second reel that was found. In the footage, it shows an at-bat Ruth had against Senators pitcher...

New York Yankees Reliever Dellin Betances Clocked at 101 MPH
August 3rd, 2014 at 8:40 PM
Playing for the Oakland Athletics, Yoenis Cespedes new that New York Yankees reliever, Dellin Betances threw hard, he just didn't know it was that hard. With Thursdays' Trade Deadline deal, Cespedes will see Betances much more often, as he joins the AL East. Betances was lighting up the radar guns as he was...

New York Yankees’ Masahiro Tanaka Will Play Catch on Monday: Report
August 3rd, 2014 at 7:14 PM
Masahiro Tanaka was scheduled to see a doctor on Monday in order to determine if the New York Yankees' ace can start throwing, but even before he does that it looks like Tanaka has already been cleared to throw. ***VIDEO1*** Earlier in the day, manager Joe Girardi said Tanaka's status would be...

New York Yankees Can’t Risk Losing David Robertson for a Draft Pick
August 3rd, 2014 at 4:58 PM
The New York Yankees will have a big decision to make once the 2014 season is over: should they give David Robertson a long-term contract? ***VIDEO1*** Based on his numbers this season, the answer to that question is a resounding yes. Robertson has been dominant this season, as has been the case...

New York Yankees Prospect Manny Banuelos Finding His Form; Won’t Be 2014 Call-up
August 3rd, 2014 at 3:09 PM
The New York Yankees have had nothing but troubles with their top pitching prospects over the years and Manny Banuelos was certainly heading down that same road. I still DK: Manny Banuelos pitches. I take a picture. The mystery is, I don't know who took the photo of US. #Yankees — Jessica...

Michael Pineda’s First Rehab Start for New York Yankees a Success
August 3rd, 2014 at 2:28 PM
UPDATE: Sunday, August 3 at 3:42 p.m. ET Michael Pineda spoke to reporters after his first rehab start in which he tossed 3.1 scoreless innings, per Shane Hennigan of The Times-Tribune: Pineda: "I feel my shoulder is really strong. I feel good. I'm ready to go." Said he knows he doesn't have...

New York Yankees Prospect Luis Severino Scratched from Start on Sunday
August 3rd, 2014 at 2:09 PM
Just reading that headline gives New York Yankees fans nightmares and makes them expect the worst. ***VIDEO1*** But don't fret this time around as Yankees prospect Luis Severino was scratched from his start on Sunday, although it doesn't appear to be serious. WFAN's Sweeny Murti has the latest: RHP Luis Severino (AA Trenton) scratched....

New York Yankees’ CC Sabathia Says He’s Sober from Cap’N Crunch Addiction
August 2nd, 2014 at 8:09 PM
CC Sabathia is on hiatus for the rest of the 2014 season with a knee injury—a knee injury that is no doubt the combination of a ton of innings thrown and his heavy frame that once weighed in at over 300 pounds. ***VIDEO1*** One of the causes of his big build is...

Yankees’ Mark Teixeira Roofs Home Run After Clearing Green Monster (Video)
August 2nd, 2014 at 7:20 PM
Mark Teixeira is no stranger to hitting mammoth home runs and the New York Yankees first baseman launched another one out on Saturday versus the Boston Red Sox that ended up on a roof outside of Fenway Park. ***VIDEO1*** Tex creamed the homer from the right side of the plate, and the...

Stephen Drew Makes Fantastic Flip Play at 2nd Base for New York Yankees (Video)
August 2nd, 2014 at 6:54 PM
Who said Stephen Drew couldn't play second base? ***VIDEO1*** One of the newest New York Yankee infielders had never played at second base in the major leagues a day in his life before Friday, but on Saturday versus the Boston Red Sox he made a great athletic play that ended in a...

Martin Prado Concerned About Playing in New York with Yankees After Trade
August 2nd, 2014 at 1:30 PM
Playing in New York is unlike anything most players have ever experienced before, and Martin Prado certainly knows that. Martin Prado can do everything. pic.twitter.com/nA6yUZcUuu — Lauren T. (@BravesLove) August 2, 2014 Prado was dealt to the New York Yankees at the Major League Baseball trade deadline in a trade that netted the...

New York Yankees: Hilarious Diagram Shows Unreported Alex Rodriguez Injury
August 1st, 2014 at 5:58 PM
We all know about the injuries the 2014 New York Yankees are suffering and how many of them there are, but apparently we can add another one to the list in the form of slugger Alex Rodriguez. ***VIDEO1*** A-Rod is suspended and won't play a game in 2014, so normally we wouldn't be...