Category: ‘Players’

Yankees’ Nick Swisher, Who Had June 15 Opt Out, Remains on Team Hoping for Bronx Return
June 20th, 2016 at 4:22 PM
Last week, Nick Swisher could have bolted from the New York Yankees for the second time in his career, but chose to stick around for now. ***PHOTO1*** When Swisher signed his minor league contract with the Yankees back in April, he had an opt out clause put in the deal, one that...

MLB Rumors: Yankees’ CC Sabathia’s Trade Value Skyrocketing; Could Waive No Trade Clause for Deal
June 20th, 2016 at 2:52 PM
Raise your hand if you thought that the New York Yankees would be able to trade CC Sabathia at the trade deadline when the 2016 season started? Not many hands would be up, but that has clearly changed. ***PHOTO1*** With a 0.74 ERA in his last seven starts and a 5-4 record...

Mark Teixeira to Play Three Rehab Games for Class-AAA Scranton, Rejoin Yankees on June 25
June 20th, 2016 at 6:58 AM
Mark Teixeira had a game plan last week that envisioned him playing at least two rehab games to get himself back into shape and ready to play for the New York Yankees on June 24. He was pretty close to sticking to that plan. ***PHOTO1*** Teixeira, who has been on the disabled...

Ex-Yankees’ Robinson Cano Becomes All Time A.L. Home Run Leader for Second Baseman (Video)
June 19th, 2016 at 3:10 PM
Robinson Cano continues to put together another tremendous season and potential MVP one as he ranks toward the top of the American League in home runs. ***PHOTO1*** On Friday night at Fenway Park, the former New York Yankees second baseman, now Seattle Mariners second baseman launched a solo home run over the...

New York Yankees Activate Chasen Shreve from 15-Day DL; Option Him to Class-AAA Scranton
June 19th, 2016 at 2:05 PM
On Sunday, Chasen Shreve was activated from the 15-day disabled list, but instead of heading to Minneapolis to join the New York Yankees, he was heading elsewhere. ***PHOTO1*** The Yankees announced that once they had activated Shreve from the 15-day disabled list, they opteioned him to Class-AAA Scranton/Wilkes/Barre. ***PHOTO2*** When Shreve was with...