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Should New York Yankees Be Concerned About Dellin Betances’ Lack of Velocity, Bad Spring Numbers?
March 25th, 2015 at 3:35 PM
New York Yankees reliever Dellin Betances is having some issues in spring training this year, which may be cause for concern moving forward. ***PHOTO3*** Betances has not looked like himself thus far during exhibition play. On Wednesday versus the New York Mets, Betances struggled again, allowing one homer and recording only one...

New York Yankees’ Ivan Nova Throws 1st Breaking Pitches After Tommy John Surgery
March 25th, 2015 at 8:00 AM
New York Yankees starting pitcher Ivan Nova underwent Tommy John surgery early last season and is just now starting to get back into throwing breaking pitches. View image | gettyimages.com Nova threw breaking pitches for the first time since his surgery in his most...

New York Yankees’ Carlos Beltran’s Beautiful Penthouse Apartment in Manhattan: Photo
March 24th, 2015 at 12:00 PM
New York Yankees outfielder Carlos Beltran is the new owner of a penthouse apartment in Manhattan that cost a ridiculous amount of money. Beltran bought the new home for $9.3 million, according to Curbed NY: ***PHOTO1*** But now the slugger has finally slid into home base—a $9.3 millionone, at that—in the form of...

New York Yankees’ Jacoby Ellsbury Feeling Better and Confident About Opening Day
March 24th, 2015 at 10:59 AM
New York Yankees outfielder Jacoby Ellsbury will be an important part of the team's starting lineup this season, so it's good to see him feeling better after a mild strain of his oblique. ***PHOTO2*** The injury was set to keep Ellsbury out of baseball activities for a week, which has proven to...

Jose Pirela’s Crash into Wall Shows New York Yankees Prospect is Earning His Pinstripes
March 23rd, 2015 at 8:00 AM
Sometimes when a team in any sport needs a spark, oftentimes its a younger player who can provide it. Jose Pirela showed that on Sunday, when he selflessly put his own safety on the line to catch a fly ball in a meaningless spring training game. ***PHOTO1*** The New York Yankees prospect...

The Decline of New York Yankees’ Mark Teixeira: Can He Bounce Back?
March 21st, 2015 at 8:00 AM
Mark Teixeira inked an eight-year, $180 million contract with the New York Yankees before the 2009 season and was expected to hold down first base for years to come. Teixeira responded by helping the Yankees win a championship in 2009 and solidifying the middle of the lineup. However, Teixeira has...

Atlanta Braves’ Fredi Gonzalez Says Masahiro Tanaka Having Tommy John Surgery is Inevitable
March 20th, 2015 at 12:00 PM
Never call Atlanta Braves manager Fredi Gonzalez an optimist. ***PHOTO1*** After Masahiro Tanaka took the mound on Wednesday night versus the Braves and looked fantastic for the New York Yankees, Gonzalez was asked what he thought of Tanaka's performance. While most people who responded to the question that were involved in the game...

Joe Girardi Says CC Sabathia “May not Be” the New York Yankees’ Opening Day Starter
March 20th, 2015 at 10:29 AM
It appears there's one roster decision New York Yankees manager Joe Girardi will get applauded for, as the Bronx Bombers' skipper has decided that he isn't likely to send CC Sabathia to the mound on Opening Day. ***PHOTO2*** Sabathia has held the reins as the Yanks' opening day starter since 2009, when...

Jacoby Ellsbury Injury Worse than New York Yankees Thought After MRI
March 18th, 2015 at 6:21 PM
UPDATE: Thursday, March 19th at 5:31 p.m. ET Jacoby Ellsbury spoke to MLB.com's Bryan Hoch and seems to be pretty sure he'll be ready for opening day despite his oblique injury: ***PHOTO3*** End of Update Original Text Jacoby Ellsbury had a precautionary MRI that revealed a mild oblique strain. ***PHOTO1*** Ellsbury will be sidelined for a week,...

New York Yankees Hinting Jose Pirela Has Edge on Brendan Ryan for Roster Spot?
March 17th, 2015 at 4:00 PM
For those New York Yankees fans who want to see Jose Pirela in the big leagues this season there may be some good news. ***PHOTO1*** According to Chad Jennings of the LoHud Yankees Blog, Pirela was seen taking infield practice with the big-league players today, while Brendan Ryan joined the Triple-A players...

New York Yankees’ Andrew Bailey to Make Spring Debut on Wednesday
March 17th, 2015 at 2:26 PM
For the first time in his time with the New York Yankees, reliever Andrew Bailey will be taking the mound in a game situation. ***PHOTO1*** After throwing his latest round of simulated games, it now appears that Bailey is ready to get into an actual spring training game as the next step...

New York Yankees GM Brian Cashman: CC Sabathia is ‘Vitally Important’
March 17th, 2015 at 1:20 PM
CC Sabathia hasn't been himself over the past two seasons, but somehow New York Yankees general manager Brian Cashman thinks he's vital to the success of the team's rotation in 2015. ***PHOTO1*** Cashman said so while talking to Wallace Matthews of ESPNNewYork.com on Monday: As general Brian Cashman put it on Monday, "CC...

C.C. Sabathia, New York Yankees React to His Spring Debut on Tuesday
March 17th, 2015 at 9:00 AM
C.C. Sabathia is taking the mound for the first time this spring training, and for the first time in a game since May 2014 on Tuesday night. ***PHOTO1*** The 34-year-old is looking to bounce back from what was discovered to be a degenerative knee condition last season which resulted in knee surgery,...

New York Yankees Brass Denounce Complaints About Soccer Ruining Yankee Stadium Field
March 13th, 2015 at 10:01 AM
New York Yankees players made their feelings known about what kind of negative impact they believe soccer will have on the field conditions at Yankee Stadium, something the team's brass didn't agree with. ***PHOTO1*** Mark Teixeira was probably the most vocal of the players quoted, saying that soccer was "terrible for a...

Masahiro Tanaka’s 1st Spring Training Start for New York Yankees and Reaction: Video
March 13th, 2015 at 8:03 AM
Masahiro Tanaka made his first spring training start of the new season on Thursday versus the Atlanta Braves and it couldn't have gone any better for the Japanese superstar. ***PHOTO1*** Tanaka went two innings without allowing a single hit, while striking out two. The other four outs he recorded were via groundouts,...

Andrew Bailey Getting Rave Reviews; Could Give New York Yankees Ridiculous Bullpen
March 12th, 2015 at 9:24 AM
Andrew Bailey continues to progress towards his goal of being ready for Opening Day 2015, giving the New York Yankees the possibility of having a ridiculously talented bullpen for the upcoming season. ***PHOTO1*** Bailey threw a few days ago in a simulated game and is prepared to make the next step in...

Chris Capuano Injury Makes Adam Warren Frontrunner for No. 5 Spot in Yankees Rotation
March 11th, 2015 at 2:43 PM
With Chris Capuano suffering a leg injury, Adam Warren is now the clear frontrunner to be the New York Yankees No. 5 starter. ***PHOTO1*** Capuano suffered a strained quadriceps in the first inning of his spring start versus the Boston Red Sox on Wednesday and will receive an MRI on his leg...

New York Yankees Players Complain Soccer Will Ruin Field Conditions at Yankee Stadium
March 11th, 2015 at 12:36 PM
With soccer set to become a regular occurrence at Yankee Stadium in 2015, there are some New York Yankees players who aren't too happy about what the sport can do to the field. ***PHOTO1*** The first ever home match for Major League Soccer's newest franchise, the New York City FC, is set...

Yankees Manager Joe Girardi Must Start Masahiro Tanaka, not CC Sabathia on Opening Day
March 11th, 2015 at 8:00 AM
With both Masahiro Tanaka and CC Sabathia set to throw on Thursday, both New York Yankees starters are lined up to pitch on Opening Day; but who should manager Joe Girardi choose to be his guy? ***PHOTO1*** Tanaka is set to make his spring debut on Thursday, while Sabathia is throwing a...

New York Yankees Avoiding Cliff Lee Proves Wise After Suffering Another Elbow Injury
March 8th, 2015 at 12:48 PM
Philadelphia Phillies starting pitcher Cliff Lee is experiencing more elbow problems this season, continuing a trend from 2014 that made him a risky proposition for any team looking to acquire him. ***PHOTO1*** MLB.com's Todd Zolecki has the latest on Lee, providing a statement from his team: Phillies statement on Cliff Lee's elbow, which...