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Archive for June, 2016

Yankees’ Lack of Star Power a Big Concern Both »

NEW YORK — In the seats behind home plate, scouts from rival teams ogle the relief pitchers the New York Yankees haven't yet decided to sell. Just the other day, the Chicago Cubs had three scouts at Yankee Stadium, enough so each could have focused in on just one of the late-inning relievers who could change the trade market and perhaps [...]

Carlos Beltran Injury: Updates on Yankees OF’s »

New York Yankees outfielder Carlos Beltran left the field during Tuesday's 7-1 loss to the Texas Rangers because of tightness in his right hamstring. An exact return date has yet to be revealed. Continue for updates. Beltran Comments on Recovery Thursday, June 30 ESPN.com's Wallace Matthews noted that Beltran said his hamstring is feeling [...]

Ike Davis to Sign with Yankees: Latest Contract »

Hours after the Texas Rangers released Ike Davis from his minor league contract, the first baseman agreed to ink a major league contract with the New York Yankees, according to Today's Knuckleball's Jon Heyman.  Mark Feinsand of the New York Daily News confirmed the report.    Following four seasons with the New York [...]

Aroldis Chapman Trade Rumors: Latest Buzz, Speculation »

The New York Yankees boast one of MLB's deepest bullpens, and teams are reportedly starting to do their homework on reliever Aroldis Chapman in advance of the July 31 trade deadline. Continue for updates.   Cubs Keeping Tabs on Chapman Sunday, June 12 According to the New York Post's George A. King III, the Chicago Cubs sent [...]

CC Sabathia’s Rebirth Is Most Pleasant Surprise »

What Alex Rodriguez was for the 2015 New York Yankees, CC Sabathia has been for the 2016 New York Yankees. That is to say: seemingly against all odds, a hugely productive player.  Because the 35-year-old left-hander entered the year fresh out of rehab and with three straight bad seasons and a balky right knee to overcome, there was really no [...]

Chris Parmelee Injury: Updates on Yankees 1B’s »

Shortly after seemingly establishing himself as the New York Yankees' starting first baseman, Chris Parmelee suffered a right hamstring injury in Thursday's win over the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim. Continue for updates. Girardi Comments on Parmelee's Injury Friday, June 10 Following the contest, manager Joe Girardi said he would be "completely [...]

Streaking Yankees Could Find It Tough to Sell Come »

NEW YORK — The stories saying the New York Yankees would sell at the trade deadline were already starting to appear. It made perfect sense, because the Yankees are old and flawed and sure don't look like a team set up to win a championship. Trade Aroldis Chapman, trade Carlos Beltran, maybe even trade Andrew Miller and the Yankees could [...]

Blake Rutherford: Prospect Profile for Yankees’ »

Player: Blake Rutherford Position: OF DOB: May 2, 1997 (19 years old) Height/Weight: 6'2", 190 lbs Bats/Throws: L/R School: Chaminade College Prep (Calif.) College Commitment: UCLA   Background Similar to the way a college player can significantly boost his stock with a strong showing in the Cape Cod [...]

Mark Teixeira Injury: Updates on Yankees Star’s »

New York Yankees first baseman Mark Teixeira has an articular cartilage tear in his right knee, which could require surgery. He left the Yankees' game against the Baltimore Orioles on June 3 and was placed on the disabled list on June 4 without an exact date announced for his return. Continue for updates. Girardi Comments on Teixeira's [...]

MLB Betting Preview: New York Yankees vs. Toronto Blue »

The Toronto Blue Jays (28-26) can even their home record and complete a three-game sweep of the New York Yankees (24-27) with a victory in the series finale Wednesday at the Rogers Centre. The Blue Jays have won the past four meetings with the Yankees and taken six of seven overall, and they are listed as -115 betting favorites (bet $115 to win [...]