The Crawfish Boxes "The Astros find themselves right across the street from baseball's hallowed ground, facing the Yankees in the final series between these two teams this season. These teams are quite a study in contrast. The Astros have the youngest average age in the Major Leagues, while the Yankees are the..." August 20
ESPN New York "It turns out you can rewrite history. Derek Jeter's hit that tied Honus Wagner on the all-time hit list has been changed to an error by MLB executive vice president Joe Torre. In the grand scheme of things it doesn't really matter because Jeter has had six hits since then, putting him at..." August 20
New York Post "Alex Rodriguez’s re-entry into the Yankees’ universe next season has started with bicoastal workouts. The suspended slugger has been spotted working out at the University of Miami, where the baseball stadium is named after him, and at UCLA in Los Angeles. Rodriguez is hitting off a tee but..." August 18
McCann active, catching and batting 6th. Beltran in RF again, Jeter DH again.
New York Post "It’s pretty much understood throughout baseball the Yankees are going to bleed for every run until the season runs out of track. That’s the way it has been across four-plus months, and the final six weeks are going to be more of the same because the Yankees are Bronx Bombers in name..." August 17
Newark Star-Ledger "Everybody at Tropicana Field seemed to love cheering for Derek Jeter. Except Rays' manager Joe Maddon. Maddon blasted Rays fans for rooting for the retiring 40-year-old captain after the Yankees beat them, 3-2, on Saturday. Jeter also came up with the game-winning hit, a top-of-the-ninth RBI..." August 17
Andrew Bailey not expected to return this season #Yankees Joe Girardi said he's some "setbacks"
Today will be the first game Beltran has started in the field since May 10.
Pitching coach Larry Rothschild said Tanaka came through bullpen session "fine" but have to see how he feels tomorrow
Hardball Talk "Yankees starter Masahiro Tanaka is scheduled for a 25-pitch bullpen session on Saturday at Tropicana Field, MLB.com’s Bryan Hoch reports. Tanaka hasn’t pitched since July 8 due to a partial tear of the ulnar collateral ligament in his right elbow. All 25 pitches will be fastballs. If Tanaka’s..." August 16
Tampa Tribune "Desmond Jennings was walking up the tunnel to the Rays’ clubhouse after Friday’s win with Evan Longoria when Longoria said, “We’re the fourth team to do this.” “Do what?” Jennings replied. Oh, reach .500 after being at least 18 games under at one point during the season. “I didn’t even..." August 16
New York Post "Brian McCann is eligible to come off the seven-day concussion disabled list on Saturday, but the catcher won’t play against the Rays at Tropicana Field. “We are shooting for Sunday,’’ said McCann, who underwent a test Friday that will be compared to the impact test he took earlier in the week..." August 16
Newark Star-Ledger "Yankee Stadium will install metal detectors at select entrances starting Tuesday, and will have them at all gates in 2015 to conform to MLB rules. The team said the move was to "acclimate staff and fans to the new procedure." "Due to the enhanced security measures," the team said in a..." August 16
Masahiro Tanaka threw more pitches on flat ground and did PFP (pitchers fielding practice). His first bullpen is tomorrow!
Newark Star-Ledger "Joe Girardi was right and the Gerry Davis, the umpire who booted him, was tricked. That's the gist of Girardi's explanation of why he was ejected from Wednesday's 5-3 loss to the Orioles at Camden Yards. "Gerry got fooled," Girardi said. Girardi stormed out of the dugout to confront Davis..." August 14
Camden Chat "The Orioles staged a late-inning comeback against the Yankees tonight, scoring four runs in the eighth inning thanks to home runs from Jonathan Schoop and Adam Jones. The comeback gave the Orioles 5-3 win and pushed the Yankees even further down in the A.L. East standings. O's starter Chris..." August 14
The Yankees believe they will be able to activate Brian McCann (concussion) on Saturday, Joe Girardi said.
MLB Daily Dish "While not as strong as year's past, this winter's free agent class is shaking up to be particularly deep. With the July 31st non-waiver trade deadline now past us, barring an unlikely late-August blockbuster, it seems that all the major in-season transactions are now passed us. With less than..." August 14
New York Daily News "Masahiro Tanaka isn’t close to rejoining Michael Pineda in the rotation, but the Yankees’ ace continues to make progress in his throwing program as he tries to rehab the partially torn ligament in his right elbow. Tanaka made 50 throws at 90 feet on Monday, reporting no problems. He will extend..." August 13
SB Nation "Some MLB teams will likely be headed to Amsterdam for meaningful games as early as 2015. Outgoing Major League Baseball commissioner Bud Selig hopes to announce plans for regular season games in Europe before he leaves office, according to multiple reports. The league has its eye on London..." August 13
ESPN New York "The question was perfectly legitimate, if a bit abrupt -- "Will you continue to use pine tar?" -- and when a reporter asked it of him in the Yankees' clubhouse before Monday night's game with the Orioles, it seemed to hit Michael Pineda like a cold slap in the face. He literally recoiled from..." August 13
Because so many have asked, here's the answer. #Orioles appear to have no interest in bringing back 2B Brian Roberts, who is a free agent
Tonight’s game between the #Orioles and Yankees has been postponed due to rain. A make-up date will be announced as soon as possible.
Newark Star-Ledger "A dress code for Kate Upton? The supermodel told Michael Strahan on "Live! with Kelly and Michael" that the Yankees wouldn't let her wear the opposing team's clothes while sitting in the Legends seats at Yankee Stadium. She was there earlier this week to watch her boyfriend, Tigers' pitcher..." August 11
New York Post "The foul ball that hit Brian McCann in the mask on Friday will cost him at least a week on the disabled list. But while the catcher was placed on the seven-day concussion DL on Saturday, the Yankees did receive some potentially positive news on Mark Teixeira, who might return to the lineup..." August 10
New York Post "The Yankees rotation is getting closer to looking a little more like it was supposed to. Michael Pineda may soon be on his way back to The Bronx, following a second successful rehab start with Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre, in which he allowed one run over 4 ¹/₃ innings and struck out seven..." August 10
Cleveland Plain Dealer "For Corey Kluber, it was business as usual on Saturday afternoon. For rookie Jose Ramirez, it was the best day of his big-league career. Kluber threw six scoreless innings and struck out 10, while Ramirez had three hits, including a two-run homer, as the Indians beat the Yankees, 3-0, to end a..." August 10
ESPN.com "Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter passed Honus Wagner to move into sixth place on the all-time hits list with a single that third baseman Lonnie Chisenhall could not field with his bare hand in the sixth inning of Saturday's Yankees-Indians game. The hit was the 3,431st of Jeter's career. He plans..." August 10
ESPN.com "On the day the New York Yankees honored Paul O'Neill with a plaque in Monument Park, O'Neill said he was just thankful to have been a Yankee. "Let's face it, we were all lucky to play for the New York Yankees, especially at that time," said O'Neill, who was a part of four World Series winners..." August 09
CBSSports.com "The Yankees have placed catcher Brian McCann on the seven-day disabled list with a concussion, the club announced Saturday. As a corresponding move, catcher Austin Romine has been recalled from Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre. In a related move, the Yankees also unconditionally released Brian..." August 09
Michael Pineda's line for AAA @swbrailriders: 4.1 IP, 6 hits, 1 run, 0 walks, 7 strikeouts. 72 pitches.
New York Post "On a night the Yankees’ lineup didn’t bleed for every run, the team watched catcher Brian McCann leave in the sixth inning with a concussion. The positive vibe provided by the offensive orgy, Esmil Rogers’ debut in the Yankees’ rotation, getting to seven games over even for the first time this..." August 09
New York Post "Mark Teixeira sat out of the Yankees lineup again on Friday with his injured left pinkie, and he declined to even predict when he’d be back. “It’s still really sore,” said Teixeira, who received three stitches on the hand after colliding with Tigers catcher Bryan Holaday while sliding home in..." August 09
New York Post "Brian McCann left Friday’s 10-6 win over the Indians with a mild concussion and there’s a chance the Yankees catcher could land on the 7-day concussion disabled list. He took a foul tip off his mask in the top of the third with Mike Aviles at the plate. Trainer Steve Donohue checked McCann out..." August 09
New York Post "David Robertson, who has not discussed a contract extension, said he is content to finish the season before talking to the Yankees about his future and said the team might have saved itself money had it attempted to sign the closer last winter. “I thought the calls would come but at this point..." August 09
Hardball Talk "Michael Pineda hasn’t pitched for the Yankees since getting booted from his April 23 start for having pine tar on his neck, but after a suspension followed by a lengthy disabled list stint for shoulder/back problems he’s finally ready to return. Roger Rubin of the New York Daily News reports..." August 08
New York Post "Shane Greene’s gem was no longer under his thumb. Eight-plus innings of shutout pitching were complete and he was seated in the dugout watching David Robertson attempt to close out the meat of the Tigers’ lineup. “That’s his job,’’ Greene said of Robertson being asked to protect a one-run lead..." August 08
New York Daily News "Stephen Drew drove in 11 runs in 39 games with the Red Sox before they dealt him to the Yankees in the hour before the July 31 non-waiver trade deadline. In seven games since, he has knocked in six runs. His RBI ground-rule double in the fourth was the difference in the Yanks’ 1-0 win over the..." August 08
RHP Esmil Rogers (1-0, 5.84) will start vs. the Indians tomorrow night.
New York Post "David Robertson, who has not discussed a contract extension, said he is content to finish the season before talking to the Yankees about his future and said the team might have saved itself money had it attempted to sign the closer last winter. “I thought the calls would come but at this point..." August 07
New York Daily News "Mark Teixeira spread his arms out wide, a helpful hint to the plate umpire. But he was grimacing at the same time because he had just jammed his left hand into the catcher’s spikes and his pinkie was slashed on a play at home in the eighth inning Wednesday night. Teixeira scored an insurance..." August 07
ESPN.com "Major League Baseball officials have contacted the DEA and U.S. Attorney's office in Southern Florida in an effort to unmask the names of any players who might have violated the league's drug policy, sources told ESPN's "Outside the Lines." Federal officials are discussing how to honor the..." August 07
MLB.com "Masahiro Tanaka played catch again on Thursday at Yankee Stadium, tossing in the outfield at distances of 60 and 90 feet. The right-hander, who is hoping to avoid Tommy John surgery by rehabbing a partially torn ulnar collateral ligament, will stay with the team through this part of his rehab...." August 07
New York Daily News "It took more than four months, but the Yankees seem to have finally caught a break. They should have been celebrating a big 5-1 win over Justin Verlander and the Tigers, but instead there was the all-too-familiar hush in the home clubhouse as they wondered how much time Mark Teixeira would miss..." August 07
ESPN New York "Michael Pineda was at Yankee Stadium throwing a bullpen session this afternoon, and yes, he will pitch on Friday. But no, not in the Bronx. Pineda told ESPNNewYork.com on Wednesday evening he will be pitching at least one more time for the Scranton Wilkes-Barre RailRiders. But that might..." August 07
New York Post "Masahiro Tanaka played catch for a second straight day, but he still won’t be back before September, according to general manager Brian Cashman. The right-hander, who is hoping a rehab program allows him to avoid Tommy John surgery, is in just the second day of a throwing program. He is..." August 06
Detroit Free Press "Alex Avila hit an extra-inning solo home run in the 12th inning to give the Detroit Tigers a 4-3 win against the New York Yankees tonight. Earlier in the game, Torii Hunter took a pitch to the back of his left hand and thought, for a few moments, his season was finished (it’s just a contusion,..." August 06
ESPN New York "CC Sabathia revealed Tuesday that he had a bone spur removed from his right knee when he had season-ending surgery on his right knee last Thursday. But the 34-year-old left-hander also said that a more serious microfracture surgery has been ruled out, and expressed confidence that he'll be healthy..." August 06
USA Today "If I'm a former client of Tony Bosch's, I'm petrified. If I'm close friend of Alex Rodriguez, or, ahem, a business associate, I'm scared. If I'm Sam and Seth Levinson, who run the ACES agency, I'm worried. If I'm Major League Baseball, ooh, boy, I'm all ears. Biogenesis founder Tony..." August 06
Tanaka made 50 throws today at higher intensity than monday, still felt good. Progress continues.