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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...

Yankees Notes: Derek Jeter’s Birthday, Luis Severino No-No and Red Sox Series
June 25th, 2014 at 8:30 PM
Here are some news and notes from the New York Yankees Universe. ***VIDEO1*** Derek Jeter's Birthday The Captain will celebrate his birthday on June 26 when he turns 40. It seems like only yesterday Derek Jeter was a fresh-faced kid just making it to the big leagues and now he's at the end...

Can New York Yankees Bring Peter O’Brien up to Help Struggling Offense?
June 25th, 2014 at 3:22 PM
The New York Yankees are uncharacteristically not hitting home runs in 2014, so should home-run machine Peter O'Brien be promoted to the big leagues to help drive some runs in? PENNSYLVANIA! #YANKEES Top Prospect PETER O'BRIEN signing autographs SAT,JUN21!! pic.twitter.com/tRdjZUnSTW — Athlete Appearances (@cravetheauto) June 17, 2014 The Yanks could certainly use the...

Yankees Rumors: Prospect Peter O’Brien Being Showcased for Trades
June 20th, 2014 at 7:59 PM
One of the hottest names in minor league baseball this season is Peter O'Brien, as the New York Yankees top prospect continues to make the kinds of waves that could get him traded this summer. PENNSYLVANIA! #YANKEES Top Prospect PETER O'BRIEN signing autographs SAT,JUN21!! pic.twitter.com/tRdjZUnSTW — Athlete Appearances (@cravetheauto) June 17, 2014 O'Brien has...

New York Yankees Prospect Manny Banuelos Progressing After Tommy John Surgery
June 17th, 2014 at 12:45 PM
New York Yankees prospect Manny Banuelos has had a long road back from Tommy John surgery, but it appears the 23-year-old is looking good in his rehab and is getting stronger. pic.twitter.com/9VYjG4RScT — Manny Banuelos (@ManBanuelos) June 4, 2014 According to Ryan Hagerty of NJ.com, Banuelos is scheduled to throw 75 pitches soon,...

New York Yankees Sign Heath Bell to Minor League Contract
June 13th, 2014 at 6:01 PM
The New York Yankees have signed reliever Heath Bell to a minor-league deal. ***VIDEO1*** Mark Feinsand of the New York Daily News broke the story after it was discovered Bell was on the roster of the Yanks' Triple-A affiliate, Scranton Wilkes-Barre: Scranton/Wilkes-Barre has added RHP Heath Bell to its roster, so it appears...

Kenny Powers and New York Yankees 2014 MLB Draft Pick are Twins
June 8th, 2014 at 6:47 PM
The New York Yankees took plenty of pitchers in the 2014 MLB draft, but none of them look like Kenny Powers of HBO's Eastbound & Down quite like West Virginia's Sean Carley. ***VIDEO1*** Baseball America's Ben Badler tweeted the comparison: Yankees draft Sean Carley, whose Baseball America scouting report compares him to Kenny...

New York Yankees Down on the Farm; Advanced-A Tampa Yankees Report 6/5/14
June 5th, 2014 at 2:14 PM
The Tampa Yankees (29-30) are having a poor season so far sitting 11.5 games back in the Florida State League (FSL) North division.  ***VIDEO1*** As a team they have struggled, but the silver lining is there are several Yankees who are flourishing. Five of the top standouts have been named to the...