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10 Yankees things for Sunday | Tyler Clippard addresses boos, Old-Timers' Day roster, etc.

Here's all the latest Yankees news on Tyler Clippard's slump, Tyler Austin's return, Tyler Webb's debut, Jacoby Ellsbury's first rehab game, Sunday's Old-Timers' Day and more.
Via NJ.com
16 minutes ago

DotF: Ellsbury doubles in first game of rehab assignment

Some quick notes: RHP Ronald Herrera and RHP Domingo Acevedo are trading spots. D.J. Eberle says Herrera is going from Double-A Trenton to Triple-A Scranton while Acevedo goes the other way. This might only be a paper move to buy a temporary roster spot. The Yankees did the same thing with Acevedo last week. We’ll see. The Yankees have released RHP Mike Schaub and OF Joe Burton...
Via River Avenue Blues
7 hours ago

Jacoby Ellsbury is playing again, as Yankees hold their breath

Jacoby Ellsbury returned to game action on Saturday for the first time since suffering a concussion crashing into the center-field wall at Yankee Stadium on May 24. Ellsbury began a rehab assignment with Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre, playing center and batting second. He is scheduled to be the designated hitter for SWB on Sunday, then move to...
Via New York Post
10 hours ago

‘Terrible’ Tyler Clippard is angrier than Yankees fans are

After Tyler Clippard imploded for a third straight game, Yankees manager Joe Girardi said the reliever is “really in a funk,” and the fed-up fans showered the struggling reliever with boos. Clippard said he deserved it. He coughed up four runs in the ninth inning to kill any chances the Yankees had in an 8-1...
Via New York Post
11 hours ago

Yankees’ problems are growing, the biggest one in Boston

Chris Carter’s locker remained with his nameplate and the accouterments of an active player in the Yankees’ clubhouse, a vivid reminder of just how here today, gone tomorrow the game can be. Many of his now ex-teammates arrived Saturday morning not even aware Carter had been designated for assignment past midnight after a game delayed...
Via New York Post
11 hours ago

Cessa's outing promising despite mistakes

Yankees starter Luis Cessa looked dominant at times on Saturday afternoon, but a few mistakes did him in during the team's 8-1 loss to the Rangers at Yankee Stadium.
Via Yankees.com
11 hours ago

2017 Draft: Yankees sign first rounder Clarke Schmidt and second rounder Matt Sauer

The Yankees have signed their top two selections in the 2017 amateur draft. The team announced deals with South Carolina right-hander Clarke Schmidt (first round, 16th overall) and California high school right-hander Matt Sauer (second round, 54th overall) earlier this afternoon. Sauer posted photos of his contract signing on Twitter. Here is the bonus information: Schmidt: $2...
Via River Avenue Blues
13 hours ago

Pineda aiming for series win in rubber game

Texas will send Nick Martinez to the mound on Sunday to face New York's Michael Pineda in the finale of a three-game set at Yankee Stadium.
Via Yankees.com
13 hours ago

Cuban-American businessman emerges as potential Marlins buyer

Whether it’s former MLB player Derek Jeter or the Romney family, there’s been a ton of reports surfacing as to who might purchase the Miami Marlins.We can add another name to the list.Cuban-American businessman and owner of MasTec, Jorge Mas, has reportedly emerged as a serious candidate to buy the Marlins from owner Jeffrey Loria.“A source with direct knowledge of the possible...
Via Sportsnaut
13 hours ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Yankees' Aaron Judge hits 439-foot bomb for homer No. 26

Yankees rookie hits another homer in the sixth inning of Saturday's game against the Texas Rangers at Yankee Stadium. NEW YORK -- A big Saturday afternoon crowd at Yankee Stadium finally had a chance to go crazy in the home sixth. Aaron Judge homered again. This one-out, nobody-on blast to left-center was No. 26 for the rookie right fielder and got the Yankees off...
Via NJ.com
14 hours ago

New York Yankees: Chris Carter was not worth the cash

Via FOX Sports
16 hours ago

Yankees recall Austin to shore up first base

Shortly after the Yankees won on Friday night, 2-1, in walk-off fashion, first baseman Tyler Austin received a call saying the Yankees were bringing him up from Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre. The team designated Chris Carter for assignment.
Via Yankees.com
17 hours ago

Yankees dump Chris Carter, summon in Tyler Austin | What we learned Saturday

Here's why the Yankees cut the cord on Chris Carter after Friday night's game and what's up with new first baseman Tyler Austin.
Via NJ.com
17 hours ago

Game 72: Mess with Texas

Hey, the Yankees have won two of three! And they could have won the third game too! Things are looking up. They’re still in first place, Masahiro Tanaka pitched well last night, Tyler Austin has arrived … it could be worse. Hopefully Austin rakes right away. Would be nice to add a little more length to the lineup. Anyway, this afternoon the Yankees have a chance to do something...
Via River Avenue Blues
17 hours ago

Evaluation of the New York Yankees starting rotation

The New York Yankees have had a pitching dilemma for quite some time now. There is a lack of consistency in the rotation and what one starter does tends to give a polar opposite effect to another pitcher. At no point this season has every starter in the rotation been in tune with one another to form problems for opposing lineups. Without a doubt these starters all have the capability...
Via isportsweb.com
22 hours ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Matt Holliday and Aaron Judge batting practice

Matt Holliday and Aaron Judge batting practice.
Via YES Network
2 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Luis Severino is the Yankees new ace

Luis Severino is the Yankees new ace as the YES Network crew breaks it down.
Via YES Network
2 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: New York Yankees snap 7 game skid, beat Angels 8-4

Matt Holliday, Joe Girardi, and Tyler Clippard discuss an 8-4 victory for the New York Yankees over the Angels at Yankee Stadium, which snapped a 7 game losing streak for the Bronx Bombers.
Via SNY
2 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Didi Gregorius on the Yankees' confidence

Didi Gregorius on how the Yankees have stayed confident through a rough patch, and how they got back on track with a win over the Angels.
Via YES Network
2 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: New York Yankees drop 7 straight games

Joe Girardi, Tyler Clippard, and Brett Gardner try to explain what went wrong for the New York Yankees after the Bronx Bombers saw their losing streak hit seven games Tuesday night at Yankee Stadium.
Via SNY
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Aaron Judge will consider participating in Home Run Derby

Good news, fans: Aaron Judge is considering participating in next month’s Home Run Derby.The New York Yankees rookie says he received an invitation last week to participate in the fun All-Star week competition. He says he is considering it.“I’m going to think about it for a while,” Judge said Tuesday. “Just haven’t honestly thought about. I’m more focused on what I...
Via Larry Brown Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Implications of a Torn UCL: The Gleyber Torres Story

I may have jinxed it. Buzz around the Bronx picked up so much a few weeks ago that I felt it was inevitable Gleyber Torres’ would make a resounding entrance into a lineup second only to the Houston Astros in OPS. My series of posts – It’s Not Gleyber Time… Yet & It’s Almost Gleyber Time – detailed the progress and development we had seen from the former Chicago Cubs’...
Via BP Bronx
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Top Yankees prospect needs Tommy John surgery

The 2017 season has come to an end for one of baseball’s best prospects. New York Yankees prospect Gleyber Torres — ranked as the second best prospect in baseball by MLB.com — will miss the rest of the 2017 season with Tommy John surgery. Fortunately, there is some good news for Yankees fans.One, Torres is not a pitcher. For pitchers, the recovery time for Tommy John Surgery...
Via Sportsnaut
5 days ago  |  Discuss

New York Yankees No. 1 prospect Gleyber Torres injured

While sliding into home plate on Saturday afternoon, New York Yankees #1 prospect and Scranton/Wilkes-Barre infielder Gleyber Torres hyperextended his left elbow and has landed himself on the 7-day DL. Torres has been on fire since being called up to the Triple-A  Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Railriders from the Trenton Thunder with a slash line of .309/.406/.467, hitting .385 in his...
Via isportsweb.com
6 days ago  |  Discuss

New York Yankees trade rumors: Starting pitchers wanted

With Masahiro Tanaka struggling and red hot CC Sabathia sidelined with an injury, the Yankees are in desperate need of a starting pitcher. Although Sabathia, Micheal Pineda, and Luis Severino have been able to keep the team afloat with their above-average play in the season thus far, the Yankees are desperate for an arm to fill the void of a mysteriously absent Masahiro Tanaka. In...
Via isportsweb.com
6 days ago  |  Discuss
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