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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...

Jose Peraza to New York Yankees Trade Rumor Officially Put to Bed by Atlanta Braves
April 18th, 2015 at 9:00 AM
It has now been confirmed that the Atlanta Braves have no interest in trading one of their top prospects, second baseman Jose Peraza. ***PHOTO1*** Earlier this week there were rumors swirling about the New York Yankees being interested in Peraza as they even scouted the second baseman. While that did happen, any...

Aaron Judge Hits Walk-off HR for Trenton Thunder, Then Shows Sick Work Ethic: Video
April 17th, 2015 at 10:30 AM
New York Yankees prospect Aaron Judge hit a walk-off home run for the Double-A Trenton Thunder on Thursday night during the team's home-opener; but he didn't just go out and celebrate after. Judge's opportunity came in the tenth inning of a 2-2 game, and the 22-year-old delivered with a solo shot...

MLB Trade Rumors: Any Talk of Braves’ Willingness to Deal Jose Peraza a ‘Complete Fabrication’
April 16th, 2015 at 5:03 PM
Looks like everyone needs to slow their roll in regard to the New York Yankees and Atlanta Braves talking a trade for second base prospect Jose Peraza. ***PHOTO1*** Originally, Jeff Wren of MLB Grapevine reported on April 14 that the Yankees sent a scout to go check out Peraza: #Yankees redirect scout to...

MLB Trade Rumors: Yankees Have Contacted Braves About Prospect Jose Peraza
April 16th, 2015 at 10:05 AM
The New York Yankees are looking to add yet another infield prospect to their Triple-A roster with the Bronx Bombers contacting the Atlanta Braves about second baseman Jose Peraza. ***PHOTO1*** George A. King III of the New York Post has the details: The Yankees have let the Braves know they have an interest...

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 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...

Rob Refsnyder’s Early Defensive Struggles at Triple-A Will Further Delay Promotion to Yankees
April 12th, 2015 at 11:00 AM
The only thing stopping New York Yankees prospect Rob Refsnyder from getting to the majors is his defense, which so far isn't getting any better down in Triple-A this season. ***PHOTO1*** Refsnyder made another error on Saturday afternoon, his second in three games this season. For reference, he made just three errors...

New York Yankees Prospect Ramon Flores Hits for Cycle: Video
April 10th, 2015 at 1:30 PM
New York Yankees prospect Ramon Flores reminded us that the Bronx Bombers might have more offense in the minors than in the majors. Your browser does not support iframes. Flores, who ranks as the Yanks' No. 25 prospect according to MLB.com, is starting his season in Triple-A with the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders. And what...

New York Yankees’ Minor-League Recap 4/9/15: Ramon Flores Hits for Cycle
April 10th, 2015 at 9:46 AM
Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders (AAA): Won 8-3 ***PHOTO1*** Scranton Hitters CF Slade Heathcott 2-5, RBI, K, SB LF Ramon Flores 4-4, double, triple, HR, 2 RBI, BB (Hit for the cycle) 2B Rob Refsnyder 2-4, RBI, BB, K 1B Kyle Roller 3-5, K RF Tyler Austin 1-4, 3 RBI DH Jonathan Galvez 0-5, 2 K 3B Cole Figueroa 1-4 SS Nick Noonan...

Where New York Yankees’ Top 30 Prospects are Starting the 2015 Season
April 10th, 2015 at 9:01 AM
The New York Yankees have some bright young prospects coming up through their system, some of which we got the chance to see during spring training. ***PHOTO1*** By looking at the Yankees' big-league roster, it's obvious those prospects are starting the season in the majors. So, where did they go? MLB.com is helping...

New York Yankees’ Triple-A Team Announces 2015 Opening Day Roster
April 9th, 2015 at 3:00 PM
The New York Yankees' Triple-A affiliate, the Scanton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders, have announced their 2015 Opening Day roster. ***PHOTO2*** So, why should you care about this? Basically because some of these players are the future of the organization, while others could make an impact at the big-league level for the Yanks this season. Triple-A is...

New York Yankees’ Austin Romine Clears Waivers, Sent to Triple-A
April 8th, 2015 at 1:36 PM
It looks like New York Yankees catcher Austin Romine will remain with the organization after all. ***PHOTO2*** Romine, who was placed on waivers after failing to make the Yanks' big-league roster out of camp and was out of options, actually cleared waivers on Monday and is going to Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre. ***PHOTO1*** Once John Ryan...

Atlanta Braves Sign Prospect Adonis Garcia After New York Yankees Released Him
April 7th, 2015 at 4:00 PM
Following the New York Yankees' release of prospect Adonis Garcia over the weekend, the Atlanta Braves have picked up the 30-year-old Cuban-born player and he will start the season in their Triple-A affiliate. ***PHOTO2*** Garcia was released by the Yanks after they signed him at the age of 27 in 2012 to...

Chris Martin, David Carpenter Solid as New York Yankees Bullpen a Bright Spot on Opening Day
April 7th, 2015 at 2:00 PM
There weren't many things to be happy about in the New York Yankees' Opening Day loss to the Toronto Blue Jays. One of the few bright spots was the Yanks' bullpen, which was called into action far too early and answered the bell in its season debut. ***PHOTO1*** Masahiro Tanaka was on...

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...

Austin Romine, Joe Girardi React to New York Yankees Backup Catcher Decision, DFA
April 4th, 2015 at 5:32 PM
The New York Yankees choosing John Ryan Murphy as their backup catcher means that fellow backstop Austin Romine's days are numbered in the Bronx. ***PHOTO1*** Romine has been designated for assignment by the Yanks, and now the team will have 10 days to try and move him, with potential suitors being the...

John Ryan Murphy Named New York Yankees Backup Catcher; Austin Romine Designated for Assignment
April 4th, 2015 at 4:08 PM
The New York Yankees have made the decision to go with John Ryan Murphy as the team's backup catcher, while fellow backstop Austin Romine has been designated for assignment. ***PHOTO2*** The next step for Romine will likely be a trade, as teams like the Philadelphia Phillies and San Diego Padres have expressed...

Why Austin Romine Has Edge When New York Yankees Choose Backup Catcher on Saturday Night
April 4th, 2015 at 9:00 AM
New York Yankees manager Joe Girardi admitted that the competition for backup catcher would come down to the last night—Saturday night—before the Major League Baseball season officially begins on Sunday (Monday for the Yankees). ***PHOTO1*** Austin Romine and John Ryan Murphy have battled it out all spring long and backup catcher is...

Brian Cashman Confirms Why New York Yankees Prospect Rob Refsnyder was Left Off Roster
April 2nd, 2015 at 1:13 PM
New York Yankees general manager Brian Cashman made it short and sweet as far as why prospect Rob Refsnyder didn't make the big-league roster. ***PHOTO2*** Refsnyder was reassigned on Thursday, along with three others, and will now start the year in the minors as opposed to the bigs. It was hoped he...