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New York Yankees Choose Gary Denbo as New Head of Minor League System
October 23rd, 2014 at 4:03 PM
After Senior Vice President of Baseball Operations Mark Newman left the team, the New York Yankees needed a new man to head their minor league system and have chosen Gary Denbo to take the role. ***PHOTO1*** Mark Feinsand of the New York Daily News reported the decision by the Yankees: Source: Gary Denbo...

New York Yankees Prospect Aaron Judge Gets Rave Reviews in Arizona Fall League
October 18th, 2014 at 3:59 PM
New York Yankees prospect Aaron Judge is a big dude, and he stands as one of the best big guys playing in the Arizona Fall League this year, according to one talent evaluator who has been watching him. ***PHOTO1*** Jim Callis of MLB.com did a comparison between one of the Yanks' most...

New York Yankees Will Never Go into Rebuild Mode, Says GM Brian Cashman
October 11th, 2014 at 11:08 AM
For those fans who are hoping the New York Yankees will start building their team from the ground up via the farm system, don't hold your breath. ***PHOTO1*** In an interview on the Michael Kay Show on 98.7 FM ESPN New York, General manager Brian Cashman admitted that the Bronx Bombers are...

New York Yankees’ Jose Pirela Gets Unexpected Late-Season Audition
September 16th, 2014 at 3:59 PM
With the news that Martin Prado would miss the rest of the regular season, another Yankee player will get a chance to audition for the big club. Infielder Jose Pirela was added to the Yankees 40-man roster, earlier today. ***PHOTO1*** With another blow for the Yankees in losing Prado, opportunity has arisen...

New York Yankees Minor League System to Undergo Leadership Changes
September 12th, 2014 at 10:13 AM
UPDATE: Saturday, September 13 at 10:05 a.m. ET Mark Feinsand of the New York Daily News is reporting that the Yankees minor league shake-up could involve more than just a few names departing and that the organization could look for replacements from outside as opposed to within: Steinbrenner plans to have an...

MLB Rumors: New York Yankees Think Luis Severino Can Impact Rotation Soon
September 1st, 2014 at 9:34 AM
The New York Yankees have brought prospect Luis Severino up at an almost frantic pace in 2014, but that's because the Yanks believe Severino can have a major impact on their starting rotation sooner rather than later. ***PHOTO1*** Severino has dominated the minors this season to the tune of a 2.46 ERA...

New York Yankees Rumors: Jacob Lindgren Unlikely to Be Called up Sept. 1
August 30th, 2014 at 5:26 PM
There has been plenty of speculation that the New York Yankees would bring their 2014 No. 1 pick, second-rounder Jacob Lindgren, to the majors when rosters expand on September 1, but that may not happen after all. ***PHOTO1*** According to Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports, the Yankees may end up holding off...

Manny Banuelos’ Next 2 Starts May Determine Status with New York Yankees in 2014
August 16th, 2014 at 11:20 AM
If all goes well in his next two starts, Manny Banuelos could see some time with the New York Yankees' big-league roster come September. After an up-and-down season in Double-A while recovering from Tommy John surgery, Banuelos was promoted to Triple-A where he had spent some time in 2011 and all...

New York Yankees Prospect Luis Severino Placed on 7-Day Disabled List
August 9th, 2014 at 3:29 PM
New York Yankees prospect Luis Severino has been placed on the seven-day disabled list with an oblique injury for his team in Double-A, the Trenton Thunder, on Saturday. ***VIDEO1*** Baseball America's Josh Norris broke the news: Luis Severino lands on Trenton DL. — Josh Norris (@jnorris427) August 9, 2014 Anthony McCarron of the New York...

New York Yankees Recall RHP Bryan Mitchell, Designate Matt Daley for Assignment
August 8th, 2014 at 3:09 PM
The youth movement continues in the Bronx as the New York Yankees have called-up right-hander Bryan Mitchell, who will take Matt Daley's place on the roster after he was designated for assignment. ***VIDEO1*** The Yanks' official Twitter feed broke the news: #Yankees recall RHP Bryan Mitchell from Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre and designate RHP Matt...

New York Yankees Missed Drafting Los Angeles Angels’ Mike Trout by 4 Picks
August 8th, 2014 at 11:07 AM
In the 2009 MLB draft, the New York Yankees had their eye on a young man by the name of Mike Trout, but missed drafting him by just four picks. ***VIDEO1*** Of course, it was the Los Angeles Angels who were fortunate enough to end up with the superstar outfielder after picking...

Yankees GM Brian Cashman “Won’t Rule Out” Manny Banuelos, Others Being Called-up
August 5th, 2014 at 6:47 PM
Now that the New York Yankees have let Matt Thornton go to the Washington Nationals, the team needs a new left-hander in the bullpen and just so happens to have a few options in the minors to fill the void. ***VIDEO1*** Yankees general manager Brian Cashman named a few young players he...

New York Yankees Prospect Manny Banuelos Finding His Form; Won’t Be 2014 Call-up
August 3rd, 2014 at 3:09 PM
The New York Yankees have had nothing but troubles with their top pitching prospects over the years and Manny Banuelos was certainly heading down that same road. I still DK: Manny Banuelos pitches. I take a picture. The mystery is, I don't know who took the photo of US. #Yankees — Jessica...

Michael Pineda’s First Rehab Start for New York Yankees a Success
August 3rd, 2014 at 2:28 PM
UPDATE: Sunday, August 3 at 3:42 p.m. ET Michael Pineda spoke to reporters after his first rehab start in which he tossed 3.1 scoreless innings, per Shane Hennigan of The Times-Tribune: Pineda: "I feel my shoulder is really strong. I feel good. I'm ready to go." Said he knows he doesn't have...

New York Yankees Prospect Luis Severino Scratched from Start on Sunday
August 3rd, 2014 at 2:09 PM
Just reading that headline gives New York Yankees fans nightmares and makes them expect the worst. ***VIDEO1*** But don't fret this time around as Yankees prospect Luis Severino was scratched from his start on Sunday, although it doesn't appear to be serious. WFAN's Sweeny Murti has the latest: RHP Luis Severino (AA Trenton) scratched....

Luis Severino Making Double-A Look Easy as Yankees Prospect Dominates Again
July 30th, 2014 at 10:25 AM
Much of the talk surrounding the New York Yankees and general manager Brian Cashman at the trade deadline will involve making some kind of big deal, and any deal such as that would require the Yanks to let go of their best pitching prospect, Luis Severino. ***VIDEO1*** Severino continues to build his...

Bobby Cox’s Road to Hall of Fame; It All Started with the New York Yankees
July 27th, 2014 at 10:53 PM
Bobby Cox was elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame today in Cooperstown, NY. The legendary manager is fondly remembered as the longtime skipper of the Atlanta Braves. As much as Cox is associated with the Braves, his baseball bloodline started with the New York Yankees. ***VIDEO1*** Cox started his ten year...

MLB Trade Rumors: Luis Severino is Yankees’ Key to Deal for Impact Starter
July 18th, 2014 at 7:00 AM
New York Yankees prospect Luis Severino is quickly becoming a major-league ready starter at the tender age of 20, but with a year or so to go until that actually happens, he can't help the team in its current predicament. ***VIDEO1*** That problem is starting pitching. The Yanks have seen 80 percent of...

Luis Severino Climbing New York Yankees’ Ranks Quickly After Double-A Promotion
July 17th, 2014 at 5:23 PM
After an impressive outing at the Major League Baseball Futures game, New York Yankees prospect Luis Severino continues his rapid ascent through the team's minor-league system after his recent promotion to Double-A Trenton. Yankees pitching prospect Luis #kevinplawecki #pedromartinez #rbi #yankeesluisseverino pic.twitter.com/9W0TxT4b7B — Da New York Timez (@DaNewYorkTimez) July 15, 2014 Severino started...

MLB Futures Game: New York Yankees Prospect Luis Severino Shines
July 13th, 2014 at 8:10 PM
New York Yankees pitching prospect Luis Severino has been lighting it up in the minors in 2014, but when given the opportunity to show his stuff on a bigger stage, the 20-year-old didn't disappoint at the Major League Baseball Futures game. "@Yankees: 12-P, 9-strke scoreless IP for Yankees prospect Luis Severino...