In 2010, the Yankees were in the thick of a playoff race while the Houston Astros were destined for another postseason-less October. The Yankees and Astros thought it’d be no harm, no foul to make a trade and the Yankees ended up acquiring Lance Berkman  in exchange for Mark Melancon […]

Did the Lance Berkman trade really hurt the Yankees?

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The Yankees have announced Carlos Beltran has been placed on the 15-day DL with an oblique strain. As a corresponding move, the Yankees have called up Gregorio Petit and Ramon Flores. The Yankees also optioned Taylor Dugas to Triple-A Scranton Wilkes-Barre. Beltran was removed from Tuesday’s game with an undisclosed […]

Carlos Beltran placed on 15-day DL

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Friday, July 3 Yankees: Masahiro Tanaka (4-3, 3.88 ERA) Rays: Chris Archer (9-5, 2.31 ERA) Time: 7:05 p.m. T.V. / Radio: YES Network / WFAN Who’s Hot vs. Archer: Brett Gardner (7-for-18, .389 AVG), Garrett Jones (2-for-6, .333 AVG) Who’s Not vs. Archer: Carlos Betran (2-for-12, .167 AVG), Stephen Drew […]

Rays vs. Yankees pitching matchups

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Voting for the 2015 All-Star game ended yesterday, and due to the fan vote, no Yankee will start at any position during the 86th Midsummer Classic, airing July 14th on FOX at Great American Ball Park in Cincinnati, Ohio. However, the Yankees do need a representative for the Midsummer classic […]

Should Brett Gardner make the 2015 All-Star team?

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The Yankees had been trying to get Jacoby Ellsbury back in the lineup by Friday’s series opener against the Tampa Bay Rays. However, Ellsbury returning to the ball club on Friday is officially out of the question. Brian Cashman wasn’t sure whether Ellsbury would join his teammates in the Bronx  […]

Jacoby Ellsbury will not return to the Yankees lineup tomorrow

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When the Yankees signed Carlos Beltran in an almost $500 Million shopping spree during the 2013-2014 offseason, one that brought Brian McCann, Masahiro Tanaka and Jacoby Ellsbury to the Bronx, the Yankees envisioned Beltran to be mostly a designated hitter, with occasional play in right field. However, it hasn’t panned […]

Would the Yankees consider trading Carlos Beltran?

Yesterday, minor league baseball announced which players were going to represent the Trenton Thunder in the Eastern League All-Star Game. Today, minor league baseball announced which Triple-A players were going to represent their teams in the International League All-Star Game. For the Scranton Wilkes-Barre RailRiders, it will be Austin Romine […]

Austin Romine and Kyle Roller added to International League All-Star team

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In the days before Alex Rodriguez hit his 660th career home run, the situation regarding the home run bonus was a hot topic of discussion. The Yankees insisted on not giving Rodriguez his home run bonus solely on the fact Rodriguez became “un-marketable” following a year-long suspension for his involvement […]

Yankees and Alex Rodriguez discussing charitable solution for milestone bonus

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Fresh off his dazzling start against the Houston Astros, Nathan Eovaldi took the hill against the Los Angeles Angel and Eovaldi continued to build off his success, keeping the Angels off balance in a 3-1 victory at Angels Stadium of Anaheim in Los Angeles, Calfornia. The Yankees scored in the […]

Yankees beat Angels 3-1

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Here are a few quick notes before this evening’s Yankees vs. Angels game: — The Yankees have officially added Taylor Dugas to the roster. As a corresponding move, the Yankees have designated Esmil Rogers for assignment and outrighted him to Triple-A Scranton Wilkes-Barre. — A day after Jacoby Ellsbury sat […]

Afternoon Notes: Dugas, Ellsbury, Miller and Rogers