Category Archives: Yankees News

Report: Yankees attend throwing session for former closer Joel Hanrahan

Joel Hanrahan

The Yankees may be looking to upgrade their bullpen, and they could possibly consider former All-Star closer Joel Hanrahan. According to the New York Daily News, the New York Yankees were among the 20 teams who watched Hanrahan throw at the University of Tampa on Thursday. Scouts say Hanrahan's fastball was at 93-miles per hour and ...

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Could Yangervis Solarte be the real deal?

Yangervis Solarte

It's no question Yangervis Solarte had a great Spring Training; he was the one who took the backup infielder spot from Eduardo Nunez, who had an inside track on it coming into camp in February. However, ever since the actual season began, Solarte has never stopped hitting. He's been an important piece to the Yankees ...

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Triple play backs CC as Yankees beat Rays 10-2

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CC Sabathia by far had his best start of the season, shutting down the Tampa Bay Rays on a night where Rays starter David Price struggled. Sabathia's stellar start was made possible with some flashy defense by the Yankees infield, which included a triple play started by Yangervis Solarte in the second inning. The ...

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Yankees turn to Sizemore to play first base

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On Sunday evening when Francisco Cervelli was injured, the Yankees turned to Carlos Beltran to play first base--despite the fact Beltan had no experience at first base. It's the same story tonight--minus the part where someone gets injured. Scott Sizemore is seeing more playing time, and he'll see at first base, a position he's never played before ...

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Injury Report: Teixeira, Robertson, Roberts

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Here are a few updates on the injury front of things as the Yankees prepare for tonight's game against the Rays: Mark Teixeira: Teixeira played three innings in an extended Spring Training game. For those wondering about Teixeira's stats during the game, he had two walks and a strikeout. Teixeira reported no problems with his hamstring after ...

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Pineda throws six shutout innings as Yanks beat Cubs 2-0

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Masahiro Tanaka mystified in Game 1 of the doubleheader and tonight it was Michael Pineda's turn. He threw six innings of shutout baseball, giving the Yankees a 2-0 victory and a sweep of the twin-bill against the Chicago Cubs. Pineda was able to pitch in his third consecutive brilliant outing, coming off a controversial start where ...

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Doubleheader in the Bronx today

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After a rain out yesterday, the Yankees will go back on the field and play two games against the Chicago Cubs--all in one day. Yes, there's a twin bill in the Bronx, meaning an afternoon and evening filled with Yankees baseball. As a reminder, here's a few things going into the double header: -- The ...

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Yankees place Cervelli on DL, call up Murphy & Sizemore

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The Yankees have made a roster move, and it unfortunately involves us not seeing Francisco Cervelli for a long time. Cervelli was placed on the 60-day disabled list with a Grade 2 hamstring strain. The Yankees called up John Ryan Murphy in his place. There was a lot of speculation as to who would be the second ...

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