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New York Yankees Prospect Luis Torrens to Have Shoulder Surgery, Miss 2015 Season
March 3rd, 2015 at 5:11 PM
New York Yankees stud catching prospect Luis Torrens will miss the 2015 season after it was determined he would need shoulder surgery for a torn labrum. ***PHOTO1*** The Yankees issued a press release confirming Torrens would need the surgery and that it will cost him the season: Yankees minor league catcher Luis Torrens...

Russell Martin Does not Blame New York Yankees for Letting Him Leave
March 3rd, 2015 at 1:55 PM
Toronto Blue Jays catcher Russell Martin spoke fondly about his time with Derek Jeter and the New York Yankees. ***PHOTO1*** Martin played for the Yankees in 2011 and 2012, putting up Fangraphs WAR values of 2.7 and 2.0 respectively. After 2012, the Yankees did not resign Martin and allowed him to sign...

New York Yankees’ Masahiro Tanaka Believes Mechanics Caused Elbow Injury
March 3rd, 2015 at 11:30 AM
New York Yankees ace Masahiro Tanaka believes his elbow will be just fine as long as he can keep his mechanics consistent. ***PHOTO1*** Tanaka, who suffered a slight tear in his ulnar collateral ligament forcing him to miss a big chunk of the 2014 campaign, is hoping to bounce back in 2015...

Yankees Vs. Phillies: Full Preview for Bronx Bombers’ 1st Spring Training Game
March 3rd, 2015 at 9:52 AM
The New York Yankees will meet the Philadelphia Phillies for what amounts to the most insignificant game of the year—unless of course you're a Yankees fan dying to watch even remotely competitive baseball, and interested in seeing some of the best the team's minors has to offer. ***PHOTO1*** Unfortunately this particular exhibition...

Luis Tiant Helped Boston Red Sox Take Yoan Moncada from New York Yankees
March 3rd, 2015 at 8:00 AM
While the New York Yankees did their best to recruit 19-year-old Cuban stud Yoan Moncada, it was a Boston Red Sox legend who was the difference in him signing in Beantown. ***PHOTO1*** The Red Sox used former starting pitcher Luis Tiant in the recruiting process for Moncada, while the Yankees used Orlando...

Alex Rodriguez Talks Learning 1st Base in New York Yankees Spring Training
March 2nd, 2015 at 5:55 PM
The New York Yankees are making sure Alex Rodriguez gets reps at first base this spring in order to give the lineup more flexibility and the 39-year-old seems to be upbeat about the process. ***PHOTO1*** Rodriguez came into camp as the team's primary designated hitter, but with so many veterans on the...

Yankees Employee Who Tweeted Vulgarities at Curt Schilling’s Daughter Identified, Fired
March 2nd, 2015 at 3:40 PM
The New York Yankees employee who had allegedly tweeted vulgarities at former Boston Red Sox great Curt Schilling's daughter has been identified and is no longer employed by the team.. ***PHOTO1*** Sean MacDonald is the man nicknamed "Hollywood" (@primetime227) on Twitter and was involved in a spat with Schilling that had the...

New York Yankees Stud Prospect Luis Torrens Could Miss Entire 2015 Season
March 2nd, 2015 at 2:00 PM
A stud prospect in the New York Yankees organization, catcher Luis Torrens, could miss the entire 2015 season with a shoulder injury. ***PHOTO1*** George A. King III of the New York Post has the latest: Stud catching prospect Luis Torrens, who turns 19 in May, is undergoing tests to determine the severity of...

David Robertson Claims White Sox Give Better Chance to Win than Yankees
March 2nd, 2015 at 12:00 PM
New Chicago White Sox closer David Robertson thinks his team is better than yours—that is if you're a New York Yankees fan. ***PHOTO1*** Robertson signed a four-year, $46 million deal with the White Sox in the offseason to become their closer after thriving in the same job for the Yankees in 2014...

Did a New York Yankees Employee Tweet Vulgarities to Curt Schilling?
March 2nd, 2015 at 10:00 AM
Former Boston Red Sox great Curt Schilling has been busy dealing with Twitter trolls recently, and a New York Yankees employee may have been one of the trolls who was vulgar with the retired major leaguer. ***PHOTO1*** It all started when Schilling tweeted a congratulations to his daughter for being accepted to...

How New York Yankees Should Handle Dellin Betances-Andrew Miller Dynamic in 2015
March 2nd, 2015 at 8:00 AM
Barring him having a horrible spring, the New York Yankees should go with Dellin Betances as their closer, leaving fellow reliever Andrew Miller in the setup role. ***PHOTO1*** Coming into spring training, the Yankees don't have a definite answer for who their closer will be. Instead, a competition will take place between...

New York Yankees Confirm 2 Starters, Prospects Who Will Pitch in 1st Spring Games
March 1st, 2015 at 5:42 PM
The New York Yankees have announced who they will be sending out to the mound for the first spring training games of the season, which include some of the organization's top prospects. ***PHOTO1*** According to Mark Feinsand of the New York Daily News, the plan is for Adam Warren to take the...

New York Yankees’ Didi Gregorius Won’t Platoon Despite Trouble with Lefties
March 1st, 2015 at 3:30 PM
Despite his past problems facing left-handed pitching, New York Yankees shortstop Didi Gregorius will be an everyday player to start the 2015 Major League Baseball season. ***PHOTO1*** The left-handed bat of Gregorius struggled mightily in the average department last season, hitting to a .226 combined average. He was even worse against left-handed...

Andrew Miller Took Less Money to Play for New York Yankees Over Houston Astros
March 1st, 2015 at 1:00 PM
It wasn't by a whole lot, but New York Yankees reliever Andrew Miller took less money to go to the Bronx as opposed to taking the more lucrative deal with a rebuilding Houston Astros team. ***PHOTO1*** The difference in total salary was "only" about $4 million; although in reality Miller will be...

New York Yankees’ Alex Rodriguez Reportedly Half-Assed 1B Drills in Workout
March 1st, 2015 at 11:00 AM
With just one man's opinion, New York Yankees slugger Alex Rodriguez can go from a guy who is "all-in" for his team and will play any position, to a guy who isn't giving his all to help his team. ***PHOTO1*** According to Billy Witz of the New York Times, A-Rod didn't seem...

Floyd Mayweather Vs. Manny Pacquiao: New York Yankees Weigh-in on Dream Bout
February 28th, 2015 at 12:30 PM
It seems everyone has an opinion on the upcoming Floyd Mayweather Jr.-Manny Pacquiao fight, and New York Yankees starting pitcher CC Sabathia and reliever Dellin Betances are no different. ***PHOTO1*** It was recently announced the bout between two of the best fighters of this generation of boxing will take place on May...

Adam Warren Reportedly Set to Start New York Yankees’ 1st Spring Training Game
February 28th, 2015 at 10:30 AM
You can throw Adam Warren's hat into the ring as a guy who could potentially start for the New York Yankes in 2015. ***PHOTO1*** Marly Rivera of ESPN Deportes is reporting that Warren could get the nod as the Yanks' first starter in spring training games: Adam Warren will probably be the starter...

Alex Rodriguez Takes Grounders at 1B During Yankees’ Spring Training: Video
February 28th, 2015 at 8:33 AM
If you were wondering what New York Yankees DH and third baseman Alex Rodriguez looks like playing first base, you don't have to wait anymore. A video posted by Mark Feinsand (@feinsand) on Feb 27, 2015 at 9:13am PST Mark Feinsand of the New York Daily News shared a...

New Details of New York Yankees’ Pursuit of Yoan Moncada Could Embarrass Organization
February 27th, 2015 at 7:10 PM
Apparently we don't have all the details of the New York Yankees' pursuit of Yoan Moncada, as the website Fangraphs is set to release new information that could potentially embarrass the organization. ***PHOTO1*** Kiley McDaniel of Fangraphs was doing an open thread and answering questions from readers when Moncada came up and...

New York Yankees’ Jacoby Ellsbury Gets Photobombed by Stephen Drew: Photo
February 27th, 2015 at 6:18 PM
Major League Baseball has this new thing called the Twitter mirror this season and the New York Yankees have been taking and posting pictures of each player taking their turn. When it was center fielder Jacoby Ellsbury's time to step up to the plate, infielder Stephen Drew decided to get...