Category Archives: Yankees News

Is Adam Warren the front runner in the fifth starter competition?

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With only 11 days to go until Opening Day, the Yankees need to make a decision on the fifth starter competition. And while it's not completely set and stone, it seems Adam Warren is poised to win the competition and claim his rightful spot in the rotation--until Ivan Nova returns from Tommy John Surgery, of ...

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Report: Yankees release RHP Jared Burton

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Here's some news that came out of the Yankees organization shortly before today's game ended. The Yankees have announced they have unconditionally released RHP Jared Burton from his minor league contract. Burton made a few Spring appearances before he was sidelined with injuries. Burton didn't have a legitimate shot to make the ball club but he did ...

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Should we be worried about Carlos Beltran?

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When the Yankees signed Carlos Beltran to a three-year, $45 Million deal, they were hoping to get something, anything out of the aging right fielder. Unfortunately last season, they didn't get much especially since he sat out for a good portion of the year with an elbow injury and a declining bat. Beltran came into camp ...

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Spring Training Notes: Betances, Ellsbury, Pirela and Warren

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First off, sorry I've been a little silent today and haven't posted much. Word to the wise, it's better to get sick during Spring Training than it is to get sick during the season. Unfortunately, I didn't get a chance to even watch the Yankees/Mets game but I did hear Dellin Betances didn't have such ...

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Yankees recreate famous scene from “The Sandlot”

Your browser does not support iframes. While we no longer have Mark Teixeira's talk show "Foul Territory" to entertain us, that's not stopping the Yankees from giving the fans a few laughs right before the season begins. Brett Gardner, Jacoby Ellsbury, CC Sabathia, Brian McCann, Didi Gregorius and an ensemble of Yankees reenacted one of the most ...

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Evaluating the starters in the rotation so far

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There's only 13 days until the baseball season is underway and the games truly matter. Which means it's not a bad time to evaluate each pitcher who has a locked spot in the rotation thus far. We're not going to judge by their ERA or statistics because statistics in Spring Training don't matter, but we're ...

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Dellin Betances and Andrew Miller not bothered by bullpen uncertainty

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The Yankees announced yesterday they weren't going to announce a closer out of Spring Training, and if you thought the news would cause anxiety of some sort to Dellin Betances and Andrew Miller, it hasn't. Miller and Betances know they're going to be the late inning guys in the Yankees bullpen, they just don't know ...

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Jacoby Ellsbury optimistic he’ll be ready for Opening Day

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As we all know, Jacoby Ellsbury is suffering from an oblique injury and isn't slated to return to the lineup for a few more days. But with two weeks until Opening Day, there's concern Ellsbury's injury could slow him down. However, Ellsbury is certain he'll be ready for Opening Day, despite the fact he hasn't ...

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