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Yankees Shut Down Masahiro Tanaka

In the midst of their current playoff push, the New York Yankees have been dealt a potentially excruciating blow. The New York Yankees have announced that rehabing starting pitcher, Masahiro Tanaka has been shut down due to “general soreness” in his right arm. This news comes on the heels of Tanaka’s 49 pitch simulated game […]
Via On-Base Talk
12 hours ago  |  Discuss

Yankees Injury Update: Masahiro Tanaka experiencing 'normal arm soreness'

New York Yankees starter Masahiro Tanaka threw a 49-pitch simulated game in which he used all his pitches Thursday morning. Tanaka first reported only normal arm soreness that one could expect after pitching. In fact, CBS Sports.com's Dayan Perry said that Tanaka felt well. Jack Curry of YES Network, though, noted that Tanaka has returned to New York for arm strengthening...
Via Sports Injury Alert
15 hours ago  |  Discuss

Yankees Acquire First Outman In Team History

In a groundbreaking move, the Yankees have acquired lefty specialist Josh Outman from the Indians for a player to be named later or cash. (For Alphonso's sake and for everyone's, I hope we send them Cash.)The Yankees have never had an Outman on the major league roster before. In fact, Josh Outman is the only player with the moniker to ever appear on any major league roster...

Yankees pick up Josh Outman in trade with Indians

The New York Yankees have added another bullpen arm acquiring John Outman from the Clevand Idians. Outman has been pitching at Triple-A Columbus since being kicked off the Indians 40-man roster in late June but now becomes a bullen option with the Yankees. The Indians will get either a player to be named later or cash. Outman’s numbers offer a mixed bag. He owns a 3.28 ERA anda...
Via Tireball.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Derek Jeter's tiny nephew tips cap to Detroit crowd (VIDEO)

On Wednesday night, Derek Jeter was back in his home state of Michigan and honored by the Tigers in a pregame ceremony at Comerica Park. The Jeter family attended, and when his little nephew Jalen heard his name, he took off his cap and tipped it like a pro:It looks like the little guy — dressed in a tiny No. 2 Yankees uniform — has been watching the master of all cap tippers...
Via The Other Paper
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Yankees’ Francisco Cervelli Takes Foul Ball To Groin, Stays In Game (Video)

Catchers wear a ton of protective equipment both inside and outside of their uniforms, but sometimes that’s not enough. Francisco Cervelli got a tough reminder of that Wednesday night. The New York Yankees catcher was felled by a foul ball from Detroit Tigers outfielder Rajai Davis. That’s nothing out of the ordinary, as catchers get hit by foul balls all the time. It’s usually...
Via NESN.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Yankees' Cervelli takes foul tip to groin, stays in game

New York Yankees catcher Francisco Cervelli took a foul tip straight to the groin, but toughed it out and stayed in the game Wednesday night in Detroit.Cervelli went down in the bottom of the fifth as Tigers batter Rajai Davis fouled the 0-1 pitch right into his sensitive area. We would venture to guess that Cervelli was wearing a cup, or else there's no way he would have been...
Via Holdout Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Derek Jeter’s Nephew Pulls a Derek Jeter

This might very well be one of the cutest things ever. New York Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter was honored by the Detroit Tigers prior to their game on Wednesday evening in what has been a cross-country tour of cities paying homage to the Captain.  But it wasn’t Jeter or what he received that stole the show. Instead, his nephew Jalen pretty much overshadowed the Yankee’ great...
Via Sportsnaut
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Top 10 Biggest Lies In Sports Include Alex Rodriguez, Baltimore Colts (Photos)

USC defensive back Josh Shaw isn’t the only person in sports who has ever told a lie. Shaw admitted Wednesday that he fabricated a story about jumping from a second-floor balcony to save his seven-year-old nephew from drowning in a pool as the reason for sustaining two high ankle sprains. But is it the worst lie in sports history? Dishonesty in sports is far from a new phenomenon...
Via NESN.com
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Derek Jeter's nephew tips cap to Tigers crowd (Video)

Your browser does not support iframes.Derek Jeter's nephew, Jalen Jeter, stole the spotlight from his famous uncle by tipping his New York Yankees cap to the home crowd during pregame ceremonies before Wednesday night's Detroit Tigers game at Comerica Park.The Tigers were honoring Jeter during his final trip to Detroit before he retires at the end of the season. With Derek...
Via Holdout Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

After two weeks, it's official: The NY sportswriters have declared the Martin Prado deal a success

First, the obvious: Martin Prado is a nice player. He hits 10 HRs a year, bats .270 and plays three positions. The Yanks could do worse. And Prado hit well during the team's recent 5-game winning streak. (Not last night, though: He went 0-4.)Still, isn't it rather early to start congratulating the Yankee front office for trading power-hitting prospect Peter O'Brien for...

Fans put Derek Jeter’s face on the Mona Lisa for sign because why not (photo)

The New York Yankees made a brief pit stop in Kansas City on Monday for a makeup date for a game that originally was scheduled to be played back in June. While the Yankees put a 8-1 shellacking on the hometown Royals at Kauffman Stadium, the Lowndes family, clearly big-time Yankees fans, took a patently […] The post Fans put Derek Jeter’s face on the Mona Lisa for sign because...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Odd good-luck charm credited for Yanks' winning streak

With time winding down on the season and the New York Yankees’ hopes of making the postseason dwindling, relief pitcher Shawn Kelley may have inadvertently stumbled upon the team’s good luck charm while perusing Amazon. Kelley last week debuted a particularly disturbing-looking horse head mask during pregame stretches and since then, the Yankees have not […] The post Yankees’...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Here come the New York Yankees

Don’t stick a feather in the cap of the New York Yankees just yet. There’s still lots of baseball left, and the New York Yankees aren’t done yet. An 8-1 cruise over the Kansas City Royals on Monday propelled the team to their 5th straight victory, leaving them just 3 games back of an AL Wild Card spot. A division title is a taller order, they trail the Baltimore Orioles by...
Via isportsweb.com
4 days ago  |  Discuss

New York Yankees: will Tanaka’s return push team to playoffs?

Finally the New York Yankees are making progress towards an October full of baseball. There’s hope to see one of their best pitchers make a healthy comeback in September and maybe he can help the bullpen get back to the outstanding pitching we’ve seen come from the Bronx Bombers once before. Masahiro Tanaka has been out since July when he suffered a partially torn ligament in...
Via isportsweb.com
5 days ago  |  Discuss
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