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Why Slade Heathcott’s New York Yankees Debut Should Have Fans Excited
May 23rd, 2015 at 12:01 PM
Welcome to the big leagues, Mr. Heathcott! In his Major League Baseball debut on Friday night, New York Yankees center fielder Slade Heathcott wasted no time getting his feet wet in the bigs. Heathcott notched two hits and reached base three times in his first big-league game, picking up a double...

Yankees Mostly Mum on Jacoby Ellsbury Injury; Joe Girardi Says 15 Days Won’t Be Enough
May 23rd, 2015 at 8:55 AM
The New York Yankees have been quiet on Jacoby Ellsbury's injury of late, but manager Joe Girardi finally gave at least a bit of insight into the situation. ***PHOTO1*** Ellsbury was recently placed on the 15-day disabled list with a right knee sprain, and while he was supposed to get an MRI...

New York Yankees to Wear Special Bernie Williams Day Hat on May 24: Photo
May 22nd, 2015 at 12:38 PM
The New York Yankees will be wearing special hats for Bernie Williams Day on May 24th, and we have a photo of the special hat. Here is the hat the #Yankees will wear on Bernie Williams Day (h/t @CBSSportsMLB) — Pinstripe Alley (@pinstripealley) May 22, 2015 Williams will have his number retired...

New York Yankees Prospect Mason Williams Promoted to Triple-A to Take Slade Heathcott’s Spot
May 21st, 2015 at 4:26 PM
After a few days of speculation, it has been announced that New York Yankees prospect Mason Williams will be taking Slade Heathcott's spot on the Triple-A roster of the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Railriders. ***PHOTO1*** A spot in the crowd Railriders outfielder opened up after Yankees center fielder Jacoby Ellsbury was placed on the 15-day...

New York Yankees’ Joe Girardi Confirms Jacoby Ellsbury Won’t Need Surgery on Knee
May 21st, 2015 at 10:30 AM
A bit of good news came out on Wednesday in regard to Jacoby Ellsbury's knee: the New York Yankees outfielder won't require surgery. ***PHOTO1*** Ellsbury injured the knee on Tuesday night against the Washington Nationals after his spikes got caught in the dirt while swinging the bat. Ellsbury would stay in the...

Jacoby Ellsbury Injury: Updates on Yankees Star’s Knee and Return
May 20th, 2015 at 4:59 PM
UPDATE: Wednesday, May 20 at 4:57 p.m. ET Jacoby Ellsbury's knee is in a brace and he will be given a timetable for his return after seeing a doctor on Friday: Ellsbury said Yankees "haven't given me a timeline" for his return. Won't get that until gets evaluated Friday by team doctor —...

Yankees GM Brian Cashman Talks Severity of Jacoby Ellsbury Injury, Slade Heathcott’s Role
May 20th, 2015 at 1:59 PM
New York Yankees general manager Brian Cashman had a bit of good news in regard to Jacoby Ellsbury's knee injury. ***PHOTO1*** Cashman spoke to George A. King III of the New York Post and said he doesn't believe Ellsbury's injury is a very serious one, despite the fact that he's still waiting...

New York Yankees’ Reason for Choosing Slade Heathcott Over Ramon Flores Revealed
May 20th, 2015 at 12:51 PM
In many circles it was believed that Ramon Flores would be the first New York Yankees prospect to get a shot at the big leagues in the event of an injury to the team's outfield, but by now we know that wasn't the case. ***PHOTO1*** Instead, Slade Heathcott gets the call for...

New York Yankees ‘In Big Trouble’ Without Jacoby Ellsbury in Lineup
May 20th, 2015 at 10:29 AM
Jacoby Ellsbury and Brett Gardner have been a lethal 1-2 punch at the top of the New York Yankees order in 2015, but now that one half of that combination isn't healthy, one scout believes the Bronx Bombers are 'in big trouble.' ***PHOTO1*** Ellsbury suffered what the Yankees announced was a right...

What Slade Heathcott Brings to New York Yankees Lineup; Prospect Reacts to Promotion
May 20th, 2015 at 9:05 AM
New York Yankees prospect Slade Heathcott is getting a promotion to the big leagues after outfielder Jacoby Ellsbury was sent to the disabled list with a knee injury. ***PHOTO1*** Heathcott will have enormous shoes to fill. Ellsbury was the team leader in hits, on-base percentage and batting average. Not to mention he...

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 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 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...

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...

New York Yankees’ Joe Girardi Explains Why Jacoby Ellsbury Has Monday Night Off
May 11th, 2015 at 7:13 PM
While Jacoby Ellsbury might not have told New York Yankees manager Joe Girardi that he's tired, the Yankees skipper clearly has the ability to sense it. ***PHOTO1*** Ellsbury was missing when Girardi posted his lineup on Monday afternoon, and after a brief scare Girardi made it clear nothing was wrong and he...

Reggie Jackson Gushes Over How Good New York Yankees Prospect Aaron Judge Is
May 9th, 2015 at 11:04 AM
If there's one man in the New York Yankees organization right now who can spot greatness, it's Mr. October. ***PHOTO1*** Reggie Jackson, who has been working with New York Yankees prospect Aaron Judge, had nothing but praise for the 23-year-old outfielder and his ability to dominate at the plate in Double-A Jackson even...

New York Yankees’ Brett Gardner Suffered Neck Injury on Tuesday Vs. Toronto Blue Jays
May 6th, 2015 at 5:40 PM
UPDATE: Wednesday, May 6 at 10:29 p.m. ET Good news for Brett Gardner as the Yankees outfielder has seen an improvement in his neck and could have gone tonight if the team needed, per Meredith Marakovits of the YES Network: Gardner: Had treatment today. Was ready to go in game in later...

New York Yankees Prospect Aaron Judge Dominating Double-A; Working with Reggie Jackson
May 6th, 2015 at 2:10 PM
New York Yankees prospect Aaron Judge slammed another home run for the Trenton Thunder on Tuesday night in a losing effort. ***PHOTO1*** For Judge, it was his fifth homer of the season and he now has 14 RBI. Perhaps more importantly, Judge is hitting to an impressive .333 average. This is significant because...

New York Yankees’ Joe Girardi Reacts to Jacoby Ellsbury Hit-By-Pitch, CC Sabathia Death Stare
May 4th, 2015 at 9:00 AM
Things got a little testy between the New York Yankees and Boston Red Sox on Sunday night, nearly leading to a benches-clearing brawl. ***PHOTO3*** It all started when Yankees pitcher Adam Warren nearly hit Red Sox second baseman Dustin Pedroia with a pitch up and in. A little bit later, Warren would...