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Jacoby Ellsbury Injury: Updates on Yankees Star’s Knee and Return
May 19th, 2015 at 8:19 PM
UPDATE: Tuesday, May 19 at 11:39 p.m. ET Jacoby Ellsbury is headed to the disabled list, with Slade Heathcott set to take his place on the roster: .@Yankees place OF Jacoby Ellsbury on 15-day DL (right knee sprain); select OF Slade Heathcott from Triple-A Scranton/Wilke-Barre. — MLBRosterMoves (@MLBRosterMoves) May 20, 2015 End of Update Original...

New York Yankees Mustaches Disappearing with a Few Exceptions; Mark Teixeira Reacts
May 19th, 2015 at 5:19 PM
The New York Yankees started growing mustaches as a team earlier in the season and it seemed to be bringing the team good luck for awhile, however after a tough stretch of games of late, the mustaches are disappearing. ***PHOTO1*** Brett Gardner was the one who led the charge of Yankees growing...

New York Yankees Injury Updates on Masahiro Tanaka
May 19th, 2015 at 5:00 PM
UPDATE: Tuesday, May 19 at 5:00 p.m. ET Masahiro Tanaka's first rehab start is officially set for Thursday in Triple-A: Masahiro Tanaka will start Thursday for @swbrailriders, Yankees announce. — Bryan Hoch (@BryanHoch) May 19, 2015 Tanaka says he will throw 45 pitches in the outing: Tanaka said he will throw about 45 pitches Thursday. —...

New York Yankees Prospect Aaron Judge Reportedly Close to Triple-A; Brian Cashman Reacts
May 19th, 2015 at 12:47 PM
After showing an incredible amount of domination at the Double-A level in 2015, New York Yankees prospect Aaron Judge is reportedly close to a Triple-A promotion. ***PHOTO1*** Judge was promoted to Double-A to start the season and hasn't missed a beat. In 34 games, the 23-year-old has six homers, 21 RBI...

Washington Nationals’ Bryce Harper Once Openly Rooted for New York Yankees; Idolizes Mickey Mantle
May 19th, 2015 at 9:39 AM
If you ever wanted or thought about Washington Nationals star Bryce Harper playing for the New York Yankees as the two teams prepare to meet for the next two games, reading that headline was just about as good a thing as you could ever see. ***PHOTO1*** There were some doubts about Harper...

New York Yankees’ Chase Whitley to Undergo Tommy John Surgery on Torn UCL
May 18th, 2015 at 4:42 PM
New York Yankees pitcher Chase Whitley has received the worst possible news on Monday. ***PHOTO1*** The 25-year-old starter left his last outing after 1 2/3 innings with an elbow issue. It turned out Whitley had been pitching with an elbow problem for a few starts, but was able to gut through it...

New York Yankees’ Chris Capuano Reacts to Rough 2015 Season Debut on Sunday
May 18th, 2015 at 3:16 PM
New York Yankees starter Chris Capuano made his 2015 season debut on Sunday, and it didn't go so well for the 36-year-old left-hander. ***PHOTO1*** Capuano took the loss against the Kansas City Royals, surrendering four runs on four hits in three innings of work. While he did see some good things to draw...

New York Yankees’ Joe Girardi Reveals Plans for Alex Rodriguez in Interleague Series with Nationals
May 18th, 2015 at 9:08 AM
The time has come for New York Yankees manager Joe Girardi to make a tough decision on whether or not to sit Alex Rodriguez entirely for the upcoming series versus the Washington Nationals, in which there will be no designated hitter. ***PHOTO1*** Girardi recently made it clear that A-Rod would not be...

Will the Real C.C. Sabathia Please Stand up; is New York Yankees Pitcher’s Dominance for Real?
May 17th, 2015 at 3:23 PM
We've seen the good, the bad, and the ugly with New York Yankees starter CC Sabathia thus far; but which version of the 34-year-old will we see moving forward? ***PHOTO1*** Sabathia was fantastic for the Yanks on Saturday night after giving his team seven innings of one-run baseball, with six hits allowed...

Joe Girardi’s Defense of New York Yankees’ Stephen Drew Proven False with One Stat
May 17th, 2015 at 10:31 AM
While we didn't need evidence to know that Joe Girardi's defense of New York Yankees second baseman Stephen Drew was absolutely false, we now have the stats to back it up. ***PHOTO1*** For weeks we've heard Girardi say that Drew is hitting the ball harder than his average would indicate. In fact,...

New York Yankees Reportedly Interested in Newest Cuban Outfielder, but are They Really?
May 17th, 2015 at 9:00 AM
Another day, another Cuban prospect the New York Yankees are reportedly interested in. Haven't we been down this road before? ***PHOTO1*** Jeff Passan of Yahoo! Sports reports that Cuban outfielder Eddy Julio Martinez is close to signing with a team and could reach as much as $10 million in a signing bonus. Signing...

Prospect New York Yankees Acquired in Eduardo Nunez Trade Close to Making Big-League Impact
May 16th, 2015 at 6:12 PM
Boy do I still miss the days of Eduardo Nunez running the bases with his helmet flying all over the field. ***PHOTO1*** I was so naive then to believe that he could be Derek Jeter's heir apparent. That's right, I admit I was in that group. However when looking at the situation a...

New York Yankees Inviting Jim Leyritz to Old Timer’s Day Sends Wrong Message
May 16th, 2015 at 1:41 PM
For the first time since being involved in a DUI accident that killed another human being back in 2007, former New York Yankees catcher and hero Jim Leyritz is getting an invite to Old Timer's Day. ***PHOTO1*** Of course, Leyritz was thrilled by the invitation and to return to Old Timer's day,...

New York Yankees Prospect Aaron Judge Drawing Comparison to Miami Marlins’ Giancarlo Stanton
May 16th, 2015 at 11:19 AM
New York Yankees prospect Aaron Judge is already drawing comparisons to a certain Major League Baseball superstar who plays with the Miami Marlins. ***PHOTO1*** That superstar is none other than Giancarlo Stanton. In an article by CBS Sports' Jon Heyman, one scout compares Judge's incredible power to that of Stanton: Aaron Judge has light-tower...

Chase Whitley Updates: New York Yankees Pitcher Likely to Have Tommy John Surgery
May 16th, 2015 at 8:19 AM
UPDATE: Saturday, May 16 at 8:18 a.m. ET It looks as though Tommy John surgery may be in Chase Whitley's future after a tear was discovered in his UCL , as was reported by CBS Sports' Jon Heyman: hear chase whitley has been initially diagnosed with ucl tear. tommy john very possible....

MLB Trade Rumors: Rockies’ Troy Tulowitzki Prefers Deal to Yankees, Giants, Dodgers, Angels
May 15th, 2015 at 1:21 PM
Colorado Rockies star Troy Tulowitzki looks to be staying put for now after publicly stating he isn't demanding a trade at the moment and is committed to winning with the only team he has ever known. ***PHOTO1*** While that's a nice statement from Tulo, we all know the writing is on the...

Joe Girardi’s Latest Defense of New York Yankees’ Stephen Drew is Delusion at Its Finest
May 15th, 2015 at 1:05 PM
In the eyes of New York Yankees manager Joe Girardi, second baseman Stephen Drew can do no wrong. ***PHOTO1*** Girardi has irrationally defended his veteran second baseman time and time again this season as Drew continues to struggle at the plate and sport an average below .200, which has remained the same...

Instructor Dishes on Derek Jeter’s Golf Game as Former Yankees Captain Tries to Learn in Retirement
May 15th, 2015 at 11:00 AM
Former New York Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter isn't having the easiest time picking up the game of golf during his retirement. ***PHOTO1*** In an article written for The Players' Tribune, David Leadbetter, a very successful golf instructor, explains what it's like to work with Jeter as The Captain attempts to pick up...

Yankees’ Chase Whitley Has Been Pitching Through Elbow Injury; Chris Capuano to Return to Rotation
May 15th, 2015 at 9:04 AM
New York Yankees manager Joe Girardi announced what his plans were for returning starter Chris Capuano after Thursday night's loss to the Tampa Bay Rays. ***PHOTO1*** Capuano is set to return after throwing three rehab starts and now the plan is for him to replace Chase Whitley in the starting rotation upon...

New York Yankees’ Chris Capuano Set to Return; Chase Whitley the Odd Man Out?
May 14th, 2015 at 6:43 PM
New York Yankees starter Chase Whitley might be making his last start for the big-league club on Thursday night at Tropicana Field versus the Tampa Bay Rays, as veteran left-hander Chris Capuano is set to make his return. ***PHOTO1*** Capuano last pitched in a rehab start for the Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Railriders on...