YANKEES RUMORS & GOSSIP

Yankees Game 20: Tanaka, offense dominant in series opener

(Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images) New York Yankees 9 — Boston Red Sox 3 Jacoby Ellsbury made his Fenway Park debut as a New York Yankee and Masahiro Tanaka made his Fenway Park debut tonight. To no surprise, Ellsbury, batting leadoff, was met with a mixed reaction of cheers and boos from the Fenway faithful. The former Red Sox center fielder would hit a deep fly ball to center...
Via Bronx Pinstripes
12 hours ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Ellsbury receives boos in Fenway Park return

BOSTON — While Jacoby Ellsbury didn’t receive the Johnny Damon treatment, the New York Yankees outfielder wasn’t exactly greeted by too many cheers, either. Ellsbury received mostly boos Tuesday before his first at-bat at Fenway Park as a member of the Yankees. The former Red Sox outfielder said before Tuesday’s game he was unsure what type of crowd response he’d receive...
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15 hours ago  |  Discuss

Mariano Rivera, the first season ticket holder for NYC FC

Yankees president Randy Levine announced that the NYC FC would be using Yankees stadium for their games during their inaugural season in 2015. The new MLS squad also gave out their first season ticket ever to Mariano Rivera as a tribute to the soccer enthusiast and all-time great baseball closer: Mariano Rivera is officially announced as the first season ticket holder...
Via YanksinExile.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Girardi says there's plenty of opportunity for everyone to play

The Yankees infield is now a bit crowded with the return of Mark Teixeira. With Teixeira slated as the everyday first baseman and Derek Jeter at the shortstop, it leaves three players and only two bases. Dave Roberts, Kelly Johnson and Yangervis Solarte present Joe Girardi with a tough decision as to who to play on any given day. Johnson has been playing very well and Solarte has...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Yankees option Bryan Mitchell, Matt Daley

The Yankees have made two roster moves as the team has optioned Matt Daley to Triple-A ball and Bryan Mitchell to Double-A Trenton. Following yesterday's game, #Yankees optioned RHP Bryan Mitchell to Double-A @TrentonThunder. — New York Yankees (@Yankees) April 21, 2014 Earlier today, the #Yankees optioned RHP Matt Daley to Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Ivan Nova’s Injury a Big Blow To Limited Yankee Depth

You most likely heard over the weekend that Yankees righty Ivan Nova walked off the mound in the fifth inning of Saturday’s start in Tampa shaking his right arm, and now we know that he’s got a partially torn UCL in his elbow. While he’s yet to decide whether he’ll rehab or opt for surgery, […]
Via Fangraphs
1 day ago  |  Discuss

John Sterling has a whole new batch of home run calls

The Yankees plugged a lot of holes on their team with new faces this winter, and as a result, radio broadcaster John Sterling has had to come up with some new home run calls. We brought you his awful Dean Anna homer call after it happened, but this video also includes his new, wretched calls for Yangervis Solarte and Carlos Beltran. Never nervous Yangervis? Oh McCann can? “Un...
Via Awful Announcing
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Scouting Dean Anna as a Pitcher

Answer: Dean Anna comes in to pitch the bottom of the eighth. Saturday was not the best day for the Yankees. Ivan Nova was shaky throughout his first three starts. The Yankees really needed him to eat his share of innings in preparation for a Vidal Nuno-led bullpen day on Sunday. Instead, Nova got spanked. […]
Via Fangraphs
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Yankees: Robbie Cano don’cha remember

Robinson Cano (Photo credit: Keith Allison) With the New York Yankees getting some well-deserved rest after splitting a long, and sometimes painful four game set against the Rays, it seemed like the perfect moment to check in on one of their ex-teammates who now plays in Seattle. Yes, I am talking about Robinson Cano, don’cha know? You remember the Yankees homegrown, All-Star,...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Yankees: Team players do not pitch hurt

Ivan Nova (Photo credit: Keith Allison) As you already know, baseball is a team sport. The greatest teams are made up of players who keep their egos in check by setting aside personal desires, and living by the motto, whatever it takes to make the team better. This means putting the team first by simply asking one question every time you have to make a decision. What is in the best...
Via Lady Loves Pinstripes
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Ivan Nova has partial tear in throwing elbow

getty images The New York Yankees suffered a 16-1 loss to Tampa Bay on Saturday but the worst part of it is an injury suffered by starting pitcher Ivan Nova. Nova, 27, left the game after four innings in which he allowed eight runs on eight hits and a walk. Of the eight hits, four were home runs. Nova also struck out four. He threw 82 pitches for the Yankees in the game before the...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Reinforcements Already on the Way

(Jared Wickerham/Getty Images) For the second straight game the bullpen was taxed, plus you add in Ivan Nova leaving early with what is being reported as elbow soreness, then you have a perfect recipe for disaster. Don’t hold your breath for too long, reinforcements are coming in the form of pitching and a well known first baseman. According to reports the Yankees are calling up...
Via Bronx Pinstripes
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Cesar Cabral Designated After Last Night’s Debacle

The Yankees looked like they were on the way to another win early on. Hiroki Kuroda pitched well, but once turned over to the bullpen things got ugly. Especially for left handed reliever Cesar Cabral. Cabral could not find the strike zone or record an out to save his life. He ended up hitting 3 batters and was ejected from the game just as manager Joe Girardi was about to pull him...
Via Bronx Pinstripes
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Derek Jeter, Hannah Davis dine with model’s mother and father

Call it “Meet the Parents: Captain-Style.” New York Post‘s Page Six is reporting that Derek Jeter and Hannah Davis enjoyed the company of the model’s mom and dad at a dinner outing on Monday night. Jeter and the gorgeous Davis, who allegedly took a break but have since rekindled their romance after reportedly reconciling in […] The post Report: Derek Jeter, Hannah Davis...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
6 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Brian McCann's fingers crushed by pitch

Unfortunately for Brian McCann a deflected pitch targeted his throwing hand, nailing his fingers in the process.
Via Gamedayr
9 days ago  |  Discuss
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