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New York Yankees’ CC Sabathia Should Can Frustration and Be Humble After Tough-Luck Loss
April 21st, 2015 at 2:45 PM
New York Yankees starting pitcher CC Sabathia expressed frustration after pitching a great game and still coming out with a loss on Monday night, as his team's offense was unable to muster up any runs to give him support. ***PHOTO1*** Sabathia pitched a complete game for the Yanks versus the Detroit Tigers,...

Detroit Tigers’ Shane Greene Angry at New York Yankees for Trading Him During Offseason
April 21st, 2015 at 9:00 AM
Detroit Tigers starting pitcher Shane Greene expressed anger at the New York Yankees for trading him during the offseason in a deal that landed the Bronx Bombers shortstop Didi Gregorius in return. ***PHOTO1*** The trade is looking pretty bad for the Yankees right now, as Greene is 3-0 to start the season...

New York Yankees’ Masahiro Tanaka to Pitch on Normal Rest for 1st Time in 2015
April 20th, 2015 at 5:55 PM
Barring a rainout, the training wheels are coming off Masahiro Tanaka on Thursday as the New York Yankees ace will pitch on four-days rest for the first time in 2015. ***PHOTO1*** There was some belief that the Yankees could go with a sixth starter this week in order to keep Tanaka on...

New York Yankees Prospect Ty Hensley Draws Face on Arm Using Tommy John Surgery Scar: Photo
April 20th, 2015 at 1:00 PM
New York Yankees prospect Ty Hensley is doing just fine after having Tommy John surgery recently, and he's even having a little fun with the scar on his arm. ***PHOTO2*** Hensley was forced to have the dreaded procedure early in April, which was yet another blow to his career and development. Despite the...

New York Yankees’ CC Sabathia Being Sued After Dog Attack in New Jersey Home
April 20th, 2015 at 10:45 AM
New York Yankees starter CC Sabathia is facing a different kind of opponent off the field as the 34-year-old left-hander is being sued for an alleged dog attack that occurred at his home. ***PHOTO1*** An electrician who worked on the Yankees pitcher's home last fall was allegedly attacked by one of Sabathia's...

Miami Marlins Claim New York Yankees’ LHP Matt Tracy Off Waivers: Report
April 18th, 2015 at 2:50 PM
After being designated for assignment by the New York Yankees, left-handed pitcher Matt Tracy has been claimed by the Miami Marlins off waivers. ***PHOTO1*** FOX Sports' Ken Rosenthal had it first: Source #Marlins claim LHP Matt Tracy from #Yankees. — Ken Rosenthal (@Ken_Rosenthal) April 18, 2015 The 26-year-old Tracy was recently brought up by the...

New York Yankees Injury Updates on Brett Gardner, Jose Pirela, Chris Capuano, Ivan Nova
April 17th, 2015 at 5:49 PM
Here are the latest updates on some of the New York Yankees' walking wounded. ***PHOTO1*** Brett Gardner Gardner has made it clear his wrist feels much better today and that he was able to play, however manager Joe Girardi is still holding him out. Brett Gardner says he feels good enough to play today...

New York Yankees Prospect Wilking Rodriguez Suspended 80 Games for Positive PED Test
April 15th, 2015 at 4:42 PM
New York Yankees prospect Wilking Rodriguez has been suspended 80 games after testing positive for performance-enhancing drugs. ***PHOTO1*** The 25-year-old right hander has violated the minor-league drug prevention and treatment program by testing positive for Furosemide, which is considered a performance-enhancing drug, per Mark Feinsand of the New York Daily News: Yankees minor-league...

New York Yankees’ Joe Girardi Hopes CC Sabathia’s Luck Will Change
April 15th, 2015 at 11:00 AM
What's the biggest reason New York Yankees starter CC Sabathia is 0-2 with a 5.68 ERA in his first two starts? A run of bad luck, according to manager Joe Girardi. ***PHOTO1*** Sabathia pitched a respectable outing on Tuesday versus the Baltimore Orioles, becoming the first Yankees pitcher to get through the...

New York Yankees Prospect Luis Severino Dominant for Trenton Thunder in Season Debut
April 15th, 2015 at 9:00 AM
There will be plenty of eyes watching Trenton Thunder pitcher and New York Yankees No. 1 prospect Luis Severino in 2015, and so far the 21-year-old hasn't disappointed. ***PHOTO1*** In his first start for the Thunder this season—and first in a game since last August—Severino looked like his usual dominant self. In five...

New York Yankees’ Ivan Nova to Throw Live Batting Practice for 1st Time Since Surgery
April 13th, 2015 at 2:00 PM
New York Yankees starting pitcher Ivan Nova is taking a huge step in his recovery from Tommy John surgery last year as he prepares to throw living batting practice this week. ***PHOTO1*** Nova is scheduled to throw live batting practice on Tuesday in Tampa, which is the first time he will face...

Pedro Martinez Says Yankees’ Masahiro Tanaka is Only Better than ‘Kid Rushed Up’ from Minors
April 10th, 2015 at 6:22 PM
Boston Red Sox legend Pedro Martinez reiterated his previous comments about New York Yankees ace Masahiro Tanaka on Friday, even giving a percentage at which he thinks Tanaka is pitching. ***PHOTO2*** Martinez was a guest on an MLB Network Radio show and said the Yankees ace is pitching at 65 percent and...

New York Yankees’ Masahiro Tanaka, Pedro Martinez Show No Hard Feelings with Handshake: Photo
April 10th, 2015 at 4:37 PM
After predicting that New York Yankees ace Masahiro Tanaka would get injured during the 2015 season, Pedro Martinez and the Japanese superstar shook hands when they met on Friday night, and everything seems to be good. ***PHOTO1*** Martinez made the comments on the SiriusXM radio show Mad Dog Unleashed: “I don’t see him...

New York Yankees’ CC Sabathia Leaves 2015 Debut with Plenty of Optimism
April 9th, 2015 at 8:51 PM
New York Yankees starter CC Sabathia took the mound for the first time since May 2014 and left fans with a sense of optimism about his season. ***PHOTO1*** Sabathia went 5 2/3 innings against the Toronto Blue Jays, allowing five runs (four earned) on eight hits with no walks and eight strikeouts...

New York Yankees’ Masahiro Tanaka’s Velocity, Mechanics Comments Just a Poor Choice of Words?
April 8th, 2015 at 11:01 AM
UPDATE: Wednesday, April 8 at 5:51 p.m. ET Yankees skipper Joe Girardi gave his take on what Masahiro Tanaka might have meant by his comments on Saturday afternoon, per Chad Jennings of the LoHud Yankees Blog: ***PHOTO2*** “I think what he was meaning to say is, I’m not a flamethrower,” manager Joe Girardi...

Toronto Blue Jays Admit Masahiro Tanaka’s Velocity Drop Made Him More Hittable
April 7th, 2015 at 11:00 AM
Much has been made about New York Yankees ace Masahiro Tanaka throwing with less velocity and his first opponent of the 2015 campaign, the Toronto Blue Jays, not only noticed the difference but were comforted by it. ***PHOTO1*** Tanaka ended up allowing five runs (four earned) over four innings in his start,...

New York Yankees’ Opening Day Ceremony and Game Highlights, Reaction, and Official Box Score
April 6th, 2015 at 6:00 PM
The New York Yankees started off the 2015 campaign on a sour note on Monday after a 6-1 Opening Day loss to the Toronto Blue Jays at Yankee Stadium. ***PHOTO1*** Before the game took place there were some great moments, including the performance of the Star Spangled Banner by the West Point...

New York Yankees Prospect Ty Hensley Had Tommy John Surgery; Will Miss 2015 Season
April 6th, 2015 at 5:14 PM
UPDATE: Monday, April 6 at 7:54 p.m. ET Hensley has released a statement regarding his surgery: 2016. pic.twitter.com/FZLxzryWfS — Ty Hensley (@TyHensley17) April 6, 2015 It was originally reported that Dr. James Andrews had performed the procedure last Monday, but as Hensley points out it was actually last Tuesday. End of Update Original Text The tough breaks...

Masahiro Tanaka Getting Rocked in New York Yankees’ Opening Day Loss is No Big Deal
April 6th, 2015 at 4:22 PM
Masahiro Tanaka's 2015 debut didn't go so well as the New York Yankees ace didn't make it to the fifth inning versus the Toronto Blue Jays in a 6-1 loss. ***PHOTO1*** Tanaka seemed to be in control after the first two innings, recording three strikeouts without allowing a single hit. Everything seemed...

CC Sabathia Reacts to Idea That New York Mets Will Take Town from Yankees in 2015
April 5th, 2015 at 10:42 AM
New York Yankees starting pitcher CC Sabathia isn't buying the idea that the Mets will be taking over New York from his team anytime soon. ***PHOTO1*** The hype surrounding the Mets this season already has the team from Flushing replacing the team from the Bronx atop the baseball perch in New York--or...