YANKEES RUMORS & GOSSIP

What version of Mark Teixeira can the Yankees tolerate?

Mark Teixeira can return to the Yankees as early as Sunday, but return as what? He has fallen – physically and statistically – but to where? The offensive identity of Teixeira lingers as a key question to this season. With recent imports such as Carlos Beltran, Jacoby Ellsbury, Brian McCann and Alfonso Soriano present, it might not be necessary for Teixeira to be a huge weightlifter...
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Cubs fan nearly causes Bartman-like incident for Yankees’ Alfonso Soriano (GIFs)

Despite a Chicago Cubs fan’s best — or worst — efforts, New York Yankees outfielder Alfonso Soriano somehow managed to snag a foul popup during the sixth inning in the second game of Wednesday’s doubleheader after chasing it down near where the left field line and the seats almost meet in Yankee Stadium. What makes […] The post Cubs fan nearly causes Bartman-like incident...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
7 hours ago  |  Discuss

Jeter wondering who injury snitch on Yankees is: Report

Derek Jeter was in Wednesday night's starting lineup for the first time since last Friday and it sounds like he feels he didn't need three games (or four days) to comeback after tweaking his quad last week.Jeter is trying to get accustomed to the Yankees treating him cautiously — as they did by sitting him out Saturday and Sunday with a tight right quadriceps then easing...
Via The Other Paper
7 hours ago  |  Discuss

Masahiro Tanaka is Exceeding Even the Highest Expectations

There are three things that everyone should know about Masahiro Tanaka’s MLB career thus far: 1) He has thrown 22.0 innings. 2) He has struck out 28 batters. 3) He has allowed 2 walks. And, just for good measure, he’s a fourth thing: 4) He has exceeded even our strongest expectations. He’s allowed 17 combined hits and walks in 22 innings. In case...
Via YanksinExile.com
18 hours ago  |  Discuss

Report: Derek Jeter, Hannah Davis dine with model’s mother and father

Call it “Meet the Parents: Captain-Style.” New York Post‘s Page Six is reporting that Derek Jeter and Hannah Davis enjoyed the company of the model’s mom and dad at a dinner outing on Monday night. Jeter and the gorgeous Davis, who allegedly took a break but have since rekindled their romance after reportedly reconciling in […] The post Report: Derek Jeter, Hannah Davis...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Derek Jeter Battles Old News

Derek Jeter will not play both games against the Cubs Wednesday and it isn’t because he is nursing a tight quad.  Jeter would be held out even if he was 100%, according to Brian Cashman. The captain’s old body is no longer just old news to him.  It is his reality. Jeter is expected to play one of the games against the Cubs Wednesday, his first appearance in the Yankee line...
Via Sports Blog Talk
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Yankees Injury Updates: Brian McCann, Derek Jeter, Brian Roberts, David Robertson

The New York Yankees are playing an interleague double-header with the Chicago Cubs today after rain postponed yesterday's affair.  The Yankees have had a plethora of small injuries to key players lately and there is an abundance of updates to be covered.  Let's go over each one.Brian McCannMcCann injured his right index finger against the Boston Red Sox on Sunday Night...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

We Don't Need No Stinking Drew Morales

From LoHud:For Sunday night’s game against the Red Sox, first baseman Francisco Cervelli, second baseman Yangervis Solarte, shortstop Dean Anna and third baseman Kelly Johnson totaled 19 career starts at their positions. Since 1915, the previous low for Yankees starting infield had been 26 for the quartet of Mike Hegan, Horace Clarke, Bobby Murcer and Mike Ferraro on Sept. 10,...

A Comprehensive List of Every Nickname Joe Girardi has for the Yankees

Joe Girardi likes his nicknames. Sure, some of them may not be the most inventive. It could simply be something as easy as taking a first or last name and adding a "y" or "ie" to the end of it. But every now and again, he comes up with something a little more inspiring. There's Dean Anna, who is nicknamed "Raccoon" for his prominent nose: ...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Hal Steinbrenner: Yankees don't need Drew

The perilous depth of the Yankees infield was exposed when the team lost Francisco Cervelli to a hamstring injury. Joe Girardi was forced to play Carlos Beltran at first base against the Red Sox as the team was resting some of its veteran infielders. Nevertheless, expect the Yankees to stay put for now. Hal Steinbrenner recently stated that the team isn't looking for outside...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Yankees look to build off series win over Red Sox

After a horrible outing in his last start, Ivan Nova allowed just two earned runs in 7 1/3 innings while leading the New York Yankees to a 3-2 victory over the Boston Red Sox on Sunday night to secure a 3-1 series win over the defending champs. As usual, the first meeting between these two historic rivals wasn’t without controversy, and with Thursday’s incident involving Michael...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Yankees: See what happened to Brian McCann’s fingers

WARNING THIS IS KIND OF GROSS!! When: Sunday, April 13, 2014 Where: Yankees Stadium Bronx, NY What: During the Yankees, 3-2 win over the Red Sox, catcher Brian McCann fingers got hit by a tipped ball of AJ Pierzynski‘s bat. This is a close-up video of the ball hitting his fingers. (more…) © Kate for Lady Loves Pinstripes, 2014. | Permalink | No comment | Post tags: A. J....
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Yankees Injury Updates: Francisco Cervelli, Brian Roberts

The New York Yankees have had plenty of injury news coming out today.  Our own Matt Musico covered the developing story on Brian McCann's injured finger.  During last night's game, Francisco Cervelli clutched his hamstring as he ran to first base.  That story was immediately covered by Raymond Bureau.  We have an update on Cervelli's condition as well as news on...
Via MLB Injury News
3 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Brian McCann's fingers crushed by pitch

Unfortunately for Brian McCann a deflected pitch targeted his throwing hand, nailing his fingers in the process.
Via Gamedayr
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Yankees: Did the shoe just drop?

Francisco Cervelli (Photo credit: Wikipedia) 13 games. That is the number of games the 2014 New York Yankees have played. 149 games. That is the number of games the Yankees have left to play. This past weekend the Yankees took three of four from the Boston Red Sox, which leaves them sitting with a 7-6 record, and top of the AL East with the Rays. The calendar might prove it is too...
Via Lady Loves Pinstripes
3 days ago  |  Discuss
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