Last night, Rob Thomson didn’t use catcher Gary Sanchez as a pinch-hitter, which caused controversy among Yankees fans. But 17 hours later, the fans got an answer on why Sanchez wasn’t used. Yankees manager Joe Girardi said Sanchez had been battling neck stiffness, which was why he wasn’t a pinch-hitting […]

Gary Sanchez battled neck stiffness last night

During the ninth inning of the Yankees 5-4 loss against the Tampa Bay Rays, the Yankees had three players on the bench; Chase Headley, Aaron Hicks and Gary Sanchez. And with Austin Romine standing in as the final out against Rays closer Alex Colome, it would have been ideal to have […]

Why didn’t Rob Thomson use Gary Sanchez in the ninth inning?

Yankees @ Rays FINAL: Rays 5, Yankees 4 WIN: Danny Farquhar (2-1, 2.89 ERA) LOSS: Tyler Clippard (0-2, 1.53 ERA) After dropping the final game of the series against the Kansas City Royals, the Yankees made their way to Tropicana Field where they faced off against their AL East opponents […]

Yankees fall to Rays 5-4

Friday, May 19 Yankees: Luis Severino (2-2, 3.86 ERA) Rays: Erasmo Ramirez (2-0, 2.92 ERA) Time: 7:05 p.m. T.V. / Radio: WPIX & Twitter / WFAN Saturday, May 20 Yankees: Masahiro Tanaka (5-2, 5.80 ERA) Rays: Matt Andriese (3-1, 3.88 ERA) Time: 4:10 p.m. T.V. / Radio: YES Network / […]

Yankees @ Rays pitching matchups

Let’s face it; the New York Yankees are exceeding everyone’s expectations and have legitimately become one of the best teams in Major League Baseball. Which is why many are wondering if the Yankees will be buyers at this year’s trade deadline. Sure, the trade deadline is only two months away, […]

Will the Yankees give up prospects at the trade deadline?

Last season, Brett Gardner won his first Gold Glove at the left field position. But despite Gardner’s successful 2016 campaign, scouts believe Gardner looks better this season, and that he could be on pace for another successful year. “His body looks livelier. He’s always been a tough kid and he […]

Scouts believe Brett Gardner is livelier this season

The Yankees are going to be without closer Aroldis Chapman for at least the next month. That means it’s Dellin Betances‘ chance to show the Yankees what he’s capable of in the closer role. On Tuesday afternoon, Yankees president Randy Levine backtracked on his comments from February regarding Betances’ ability to […]

Randy Levine backtracks on comments regarding Dellin Betances

Yankees @ Royals FINAL: Yankees 7, Royals 1 WIN: CC Sabathia (3-2, 4.93 ERA) LOSS: Jason Hammel (1-6, 6.20 ERA) The Yankees began a stretch where they have games over the next 20 days on Tuesday night, and their first stop was Kansas City against the struggling Royals. The Yankees […]

Sabathia leads Yankees to 7-1 win over Royals

Tuesday, May 16 Yankees: CC Sabathia (2-2, 5.77 ERA) Royals: Jason Hammel (1-4, 5.97 ERA) Time: 8:15 p.m. T.V. / Radio: YES Network & MLB Network / WFAN Wednesday, May 17 Yankees: Michael Pineda (3-2, 3.27 ERA) Royals: Jason Vargas (5-1, 1.01 ERA) Time: 8:15 p.m. T.V. / Radio: YES Network […]

Yankees @ Royals pitching matchups

Every time the New York Yankees asked Aroldis Chapman about his arm, he would tell the Yankees he felt fine. However, everything changed when Chapman went into trainer Steve Donahue’s office on Friday night and complained of shoulder discomfort. The Yankees knew there was something wrong with their closer, so […]

Aroldis Chapman didn’t disclose injury until recently

Today the Yankees will play two, retire No. 2, and make two call ups from Scranton. However, the last part was kind of last minute, and because they’ll be without their closer for quite sometime. The New York Yankees announced they have placed closer Aroldis Chapman on the 10-day disabled […]

Yankees place Aroldis Chapman on DL with rotator cuff inflammation