Tag Archives: Joe Girardi

Yankees enter three game series against first place Orioles

Jacoby+Ellsbury+Detroit+Tigers+v+New+York+ADaSAizE7R0l

The New York Yankees missed out on a opportunity to capitalize on gaining ground in the American League East race and now it looks as if it's going to take a showdown series in Baltimore to decide where the Yankees future lies. The Yankees are six games out of first coming into tonight and they are ...

Posted in Yankees News | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Yankees Notes: Teixeira, Pineda, Kuroda, Beltran

Mark Teixeira 5

Here are some notes and tidbits on the Yankees as they prepare for their series finale against the Cleveland Indians. Mark Teixeira: Ladies and gentlemen, Mark Teixeira is back in the lineup (for now). The Yankees still want him to get through BP but he's made progress since having the stitches in his pinkie. Girardi talked about ...

Posted in Yankees News | Tagged , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Teixeira (still) out with pinky injury

Mark+Teixeira+Detroit+Tigers+v+New+York+Yankees+w8Sdk02Bn0Dl

Mark Teixeira took a few dry swings and gripped a bat two days after injuring his pinkie finger while sliding into home plate and...he didn't make much progress. “Pretty painful,” Teixeira said. “But I’m going to go out, run around, stretch, hopefully some blood flow will help, get it warm. During the day, as the day ...

Posted in Yankees News | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Could Masahiro Tanaka avoid Tommy John Surgery?

Masahiro Tanaka 19

When Masahiro Tanaka went on the disabled list with a partially torn UCL, the Yankees and their fans were worried Tanaka would be the latest pitcher to go under the knife and have Tommy John Surgery. Three doctors prescribed Tanaka to hold off on the surgery with hopes he could rehab and return to ...

Posted in Editorial, Yankees News | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Masahiro Tanaka feels good after playing catch

Masahiro+Tanaka+Boston+Red+Sox+v+New+York+y8UmSjDf58Fl

Masahiro Tanaka was at Yankee Stadium this morning throwing 25 pitches during his first catching session. This is one of the many steps Tanaka will take before he can be cleared to start throwing. So, how did Masahiro Tanaka feel? “Good,” Tanaka said. “I thought it went all well.” Tanaka hopes to be a starter for ...

Posted in Yankees News | Tagged , , , , | 1 Comment

Masahiro Tanaka slated to play catch tomorrow

Masahiro+Tanaka+New+York+Yankees+v+Cleveland+iCBabHEvtErl

The Yankees overcame a small hurdle with Michael Pineda's rehab start but today, they have more good news on the injury front: Masahiro Tanaka will throw a baseball tomorrow. Joe Girardi played coy with the news but someone in the Yankees clubhouse confirmed Tanaka would play catch. “We’ll see tomorrow what everyone wants to do with ...

Posted in Yankees News | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Martin Prado gives Yankees flexibility on the diamond

Martin+Prado+Chicago+Cubs+v+Arizona+Diamondbacks+led9u4K9WVml

When the Yankees traded for Martin Prado, Joe Girardi said he would be their primary right fielder. However, right field isn't the only position Prado knows how to play: he knows how to play all the infield positions without a single problem. In other words, he's their own version of Tampa Bay Rays player Ben ...

Posted in Yankees News | Tagged , , , , , , | 4 Comments

Yankees feeling less urgency to put Beltran in the outfield

Carlos+Beltran+Boston+Red+Sox+v+New+York+Yankees+tP8HncJx8mFl

Before the trade deadline, the Yankees were banking on having Carlos Beltran back in the outfield relatively soon. He had been playing catch and making progress...but with the Yankees signing Martin Prado, the team suddenly isn't feeling as much urgency in putting Beltran back into the outfield. “I think there’s probably a little less of a, ...

Posted in Yankees News | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment