Author Archives: Rob Abruzzese

After playing in just 1 game the Yankees place Derek Jeter on the DL

Derek-Jeter

The Yankees announced on Friday that they have placed Derek Jeter on the disabled list with a Grade 1 right quad strain retroactive to July 12 and have called up infielder Brent Lillibridge to take his place. Jeter is eligible to return on July 27, but quad strains often take longer than two weeks. In reality ...

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Yankees are lifeless against Red Sox in first game back after break

Koji-Uehara

The Yankees just didn't have any life in them on a hot night in Boston on Friday as they lost 4-2 to the Red Sox after Andy Pettitte gave up a pair of home runs in the first couple of innings to put them in a hole they wouldn't get out of. Jacoby Ellsbury homered in ...

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Trade rumors: Yankees want controllable player for Hughes, will make qualifying offer

Phil+Hughes

The Yankees are shopping Phil Hughes, but they aren't just looking to dump him off to anyone willing to take him. Instead they are looking for a right-handed corner outfielder with power and one they can control beyond 2013, according to Joel Sherman of the NY Post. If they can't deal him, Sherman said that they ...

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Yankees trade rumor: Michael Young isn’t available

Michael+Young

For the Yankees, Michael Young could fill a couple of holes at both first and third bases, but when the Yankees called the Phillies to ask about him in a trade they were told that he isn't available, according to Peter Gammons. The Phillies have actually been winning lately and are now just six games out ...

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Twins hit three homers off Hughes to beat Yankees

Phil+Hughes

The Yankees once again did not have an effective offense and Phil Hughes allowed three home runs as they lost to the Twins 4-1 at the Stadium Saturday afternoon. Hughes was actually pretty solid throughout most of the game as he held the Twins to just two runs over seven innings, but then came a two-run ...

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Yankees make it through the rain to beat the Twins

Hiroki+Kuroda

The Yankees got a great performance out of Hiroki Kuroda and the bullpen despite nearly an hour and a half rain delay to beat the Twins 2-0 during a miserable night in the Bronx on Friday. The Yankees and Twins were scoreless in the fourth inning when the rain stopped the game. It knocked Scott Diamond ...

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A-Rod might not be back before rehab clock expires

alex-rodriguez

Alex Rodriguez is down with High-A Tampa rehabbing from his injury. By most accounts things are not going well. He's just 2-for-15 so far and isn't running at 100 percent. Time is ticking too as A-Rod needs to be activated by July 22nd otherwise the Yankees would have to shut him down for five games and ...

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Jeter gets hurt in first game back as Yankees beat Royals

Derek+Jeter

Derek Jeter finally made his triumphant return to the Yankees after missing 94 games going back to Game 1 of the ALCS last season and helped them beat the Royals 8-4 at the Stadium Thursday afternoon before being eventually removed with tightness in his right quad. While DH'ing, Jeter swung at the first pitch in his ...

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