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  • Giancarlo Stanton to begin rehab assignment tonight

    Hardball Talk "Giancarlo Stanton will begin a minor league rehab assignment Monday with High-A Tampa. That according to the team’s Tweet to that effect. Stanton has been on the injured list since April 1 due to a left biceps strain and a left shoulder strain sustained in what Aaron Boone..." May 20

  • Even the Yankees' plane got injured, forcing team to take the bus to Baltimore

    USA Today "The New York Yankees, who have been stricken with a rash of injuries this season, chalked up another broken-down issue – this one to the team airplane.  Adding insult to injury, the Yankees were forced to make the three-and-a-half hour bus ride from the Bronx to..." May 20

  • Rays’ Yandy Diaz says Yankees hit him intentionally; Daniel Robertson relieved he wasn’t hurt

    Tampa Bay Times "Rays infielder Daniel Robertson was thankful he wasn’t hurt worse after being hit by a pitch that knocked off his helmet Sunday. Teammate Yandy Diaz was not as forgiving, saying he felt he was hit intentionally on the side of his left hand in the seventh by Yankees reliever..." May 20

  • Yankees' Masahio Tanaka unsure about next start after liner to shin

    The Score "The banged-up New York Yankees could have another player join the injury pile after Saturday's game against the Tampa Bay Rays. Right-hander Masahiro Tanaka was drilled in the lower body by a 111.3-mph line drive during the sixth inning and was forced to exit the game after..." May 19

  • James Paxton encouraged by latest 'pen session

    Habs Eyes On The Prize "James Paxton threw a bullpen session on Friday night as he works to return from his left knee injury. Manager Aaron Boone said Friday that the real test would be to see how Paxton felt on Saturday in the aftermath. Paxton said Saturday that he still felt something during the session, but that..." May 18

  • Masahiro Tanaka pitches six shutout innings, leaves game with possible injury

    New York Daily News "Masahiro Tanaka pitched beautifully Saturday. The Yankees right-hander even made a near perfect, run-saving kick-save on a Yandy Diaz’s ground ball back up the middle to do a little bit of everything for the Bombers. But that was it for Tanaka. After taking the hard-hit ground..." May 18

  • Aaron Judge knows he won't be completely healthy for the rest of the season

    Yardbarker "While the injury bug continues to fluster the Nationals' attempt at contention in 2019, the Yankees are undeterred by their laundry list of injured players as they reshape (time and again) their active roster. In storming back late to beat the Rays on Friday night, the Yanks took..." May 18

  • Yankees' Didi Gregorius, Giancarlo Stanton progressing toward return to lineup

    The Score "The newly minted, first-place New York Yankees could see shortstop Didi Gregorius and outfielder Giancarlo Stanton return to the lineup sooner rather than later. Gregorius is slated to play his position in extended spring training on Monday, manager Aaron Boone said, according to..." May 18

  • Yankees' Chad Green was relieved to be relieved of major league relieving

    Sporting News "And now, a short story on Chad Green. Once upon a time, Green was searching for answers. Like a kid who didn't study staring at a scantron for his AP Bio final, Green just didn't have a clue. He was struggling mightily. He was worried about his mechanics on the mound, not his..." May 17

  • Players say Yankees, Dodgers have MLB’s best uniforms

    Sportsnaut "A poll of current players was conducted by MLB.com recently focusing on which team boasts the game’s best uniform. In what can’t be considered too much of a surprise, the New York Yankees and Los Angeles Dodgers tied for the top spot. “Just the crisp, clean..." May 17

  • Alex Rodriguez Reportedly Plans to Sue Hedge Fund Over Viral Toilet Pic

    12 Up "Well, this isn't a storyline you see everyday. An alleged photo of Alex Rodriguez sitting on the toilet through the window of his Park Avenue apartment in New York has gone viral. The picture has been distributed more than Rodriguez would like and according to Page Six, "was..." May 17

  • How the Yankees can fill void left by Miguel Andujar's absence

    The Score "Miguel Andujar's troubling, injury-laden 2019 season came to an unceremonious end on Wednesday when he elected to undergo season-ending surgery on his right shoulder. The New York Yankees have been no stranger to injuries this season, especially among their position players, with..." May 17

  • Carlos Beltran: Why I don’t think Yankees’ Aaron Judge will return to full strength

    Newark Star-Ledger "When retired Yankees outfielder Carlos Beltran strained his left oblique in 2015, he didn’t spend that much time away from the field, but he didn’t fully recover from the injury all year. He thinks the same might happen to Yankees right..." May 16

  • The pain behind home run spree of Yankees’ Gleyber Torres

    New York Post "While a pair of unscheduled days off this week might have gotten other players out of rhythm, that wasn’t the case for Gleyber Torres. After being hit in the right elbow on Friday at Tampa Bay and having difficulty throwing from shortstop on Saturday, Torres got Sunday off and..." May 16

  • Miguel Andujar’s season ends with surgery in Yankees blow

    New York Post "Miguel Andujar’s season is over. The Yankees on Wednesday announced the star third baseman will undergo surgery to repair a right-shoulder labrum tear on Monday. On Tuesday, Aaron Boone said Andujar would decide whether to undergo surgery or attempt another..." May 15

  • Yankees still not worried about Giancarlo Stanton's long-term health

    SNY TV "Aaron Boone struggled during a Tuesday afternoon news conference to describe Giancarlo Stanton's shoulder injury, but the Yankees remain unconcerned about Stanton's health, and consider him to be progressing. According to people familiar with the situation, Stanton's..." May 15

  • Why the Yankees still don’t have a timetable on Aaron Judge’s oblique injury

    Newark Star-Ledger "After Aaron Judge went down with an oblique injury on April 20, he wasn’t ready to put a timetable on a potential return. The Yankees outfielder avoided any predictions, and manager Aaron Boone didn’t go into specifics, other than..." May 15

  • Giancarlo Stanton has shoulder injury, but Yankees aren't saying anything more about it

    Yahoo! Sports "New York Yankees slugger Giancarlo Stanton has played just three games this season. While he was put on the 10-day Injured List on April 1, there’s been little to no news regarding his status. The situation got even stranger Tuesday when Bryan Hoch of MLB.com tried to..." May 15

  • Yankees’ Miguel Andujar could elect to have season-ending surgery

    New York Post "The Yankees have lived without the version of Miguel Andujar they came to depend upon a year ago, as the third baseman has been unable to produce since returning from a torn labrum. They soon may be without him at all the rest of the season. Andujar underwent..." May 15

  • How much would contract extension for Giants’ Madison Bumgarner cost Yankees or Phillies?

    Newark Star-Ledger "The Madison Bumgarner sweepstakes has officially begun. With the Giants reportedly telling rival teams that they are ready to begin the process of listening to offers for one of the great big-game pitchers of all time, major questions have begun to..." May 15

  • Yankees acquire Kendrys Morales from A's, add another DH option with Miguel Andujar on the IL

    CBS Sports "The Yankees on Tuesday announced that they've acquired DH Kendrys Morales from the Athletics in exchange for cash considerations or a player to be named.  The Yankees were in need of help at DH after Miguel Andujar was placed on the..." May 15

  • Athletics' Billy Beane: Dealing with Brian Cashman is 'a pain in the ass'

    The Score "The Oakland Athletics are partially responsible for the Moneyball revolution, in which front offices seek to conserve payroll by finding undervalued talent. Now that bigger-market teams have caught on to the strategy, A's executive vice president Billy Beane is a bit sick of..." May 14

  • Giancarlo Stanton takes next step in rehab

    SNY TV "Giancarlo Stanton's progression from a Grade 1 left biceps strain reached the batter's box Monday. The slugger took live at-bats at extended spring training in Tampa, but there is still no timetable for his return.  " May 14

  • How Yankees’ Domingo German has emerged as ace of injury-riddled rotation

    Newark Star-Ledger "After having some great outings during a roller coaster 2018 season as a Yankees starter, reliever and farmhand, righty Domingo German went to spring training this year as a backup plan. The Yankees’ rotation was set if everyone stayed healthy, so best-case..." May 14

  • Why do the Yankees keep getting hit by pitches?

    Pinstripe Alley "Saturday’s loss to the Rays was an event in more ways than one. Luke Voit and Gary Sanchezwere both hit, in the same inning no less, by Yonny Chirinos. The previous game, Gleyber Torres was hit by Casey Sadler, and it bruised the young..." May 14

  • Why Yankees waited so long on Aaron Hicks

    New York Post "Aaron Hicks’ long-awaited season debut was delayed yet again by Monday’s rainout. But he is mostly interested in making sure the lower-back injury that sidelined him in spring training and caused him to miss the first 40 games of the season doesn’t..." May 14

  • Miguel Andujar back on IL as it gets worse for Yankees

    New York Post "Miguel Andujar hasn’t been the same player since his return, and the Yankees believe his right shoulder is the cause of his struggles at the plate. Last year’s American League Rookie of the Year runner-up is going back on the 10-day injured list, the Yankees announced..." May 13

  • Aaron Hicks activated, will bat leadoff for the Yankees tonight

    Hardball Talk "The Yankees have moved to within a half game of the first place Tampa Bay Rays in the AL East while most of their big bats have been on the injured list. Now they’re starting to get some of those bats back. Today New York activated outfielder Aaron Hicks. He will start in center..." May 13

  • Should the Yankees demote struggling Miguel Andujar?

    Newark Star-Ledger "The Yankees don’t need to make a move with struggling third baseman Miguel Andujar right away. They can continue to give him DH at-bats, even with Aaron Hicks due back Monday. At the bottom of the order, he’s not killing the whole..." May 13

  • A rare night when DJ LeMahieu faltered in big spots

    New York Post "Sometimes, Clark Kent just can’t find a phone booth in time. The Yankees remain in second place primarily because DJ LeMahieu couldn’t make three consecutive plays that he had conditioned us to believe were makeable. If their 7-2 loss to the Rays on Saturday night at..." May 12

  • Yankees recall Chad Green, option Nestor Cortes Jr.

    Pinstripe Alley "Last night’s game illustrated what could happen when the Yankees don’t have their top relievers available. Despite having an elite back-end of the bullpen, the depth of the relief corps could use shoring up. The Yankees will try to do just that today, as the team recalled Chad..." May 12

  • Yankees Should Demote Miguel Andujar to Triple-A to Clear Room for Aaron Hicks

    12 Up "Every Yankee fan has spent the season's first month anxious for their cadre of big bats to return. Turns out, we may have been too eager to welcome one of them back. Miguel Andujar, once thought to be lost for the season, is in the midst of an incredibly tough situation..." May 12

  • Yankees Claim INF Breyvic Valera Off Waivers and Place Greg Bird on 60-Day IL

    New York Post "In case the injuries continue, the Yankees added some infield depth Sunday. The Yankees announced they had claimed Breyvic Valera off waivers from the Giants, and they’ll send the 27-year-old from Venezuela to Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre. To make room for him on the 40-man..." May 12

  • Madison Bumgarner Putting Contenders on His No-Trade List is Freaking Brilliant

    12 Up "Madison Bumgarner is paving his own path, whether the San Francisco Giants like it or not. The Giants are a once-proud veteran group rotting from within, and the question is not if, but when they'll want to sell off their prominent pieces in the next few seasons. With July..." May 12

  • Yonny Chirinos: HBPs 'definitely not intentional'

    MLB.com "After the Rays' 7-2 victory on Saturday, CC Sabathia and Luke Voit were upset because they felt there could've been some intent after Rays right-hander Yonny Chirinos hit Voit with a pitch on the left shoulder in the sixth inning. "I'm not saying he was or he..." May 12

  • Yankees To Activate Aaron Hicks On Monday

    12 Up "Turns out there was something to those Aaron Hicks sightings after all. Hicks recently returned to the Bronx to take some highly-publicized batting practice, leaving many to speculate his return to the Yankees was right around the corner. On Sunday, Aaron Boone gave us..." May 12

  • As injuries mount, these teams could eye Keuchel

    MLB.com "Keuchel would be an upgrade over the No. 5 starter for virtually every team in the Majors, but some need him more than others due to their rotation injuries. The Rays are the latest contender to lose a key starter, as Tyler Glasnow is expected to miss four to six weeks with a mild..." May 12

  • CC Sabathia calls HBP of Luke Voit by Rays' Yonny Chirinos 'stupid'

    The Score "The New York Yankees wound up squandering their chance to slide into first place in the American League East on Saturday, but that wasn't the only thing that ruffled their feathers. After allowing a game-tying home run to DJ LeMahieu, Tampa Bay Rays pitcher Yonny Chirinos threw up..." May 12

  • Yankees may have just saved CC Sabathia from himself

    New York Post "It looks like the Yankees-Rays rivalry could be heating up. Tampa Bay pitcher Yonny Chirinos plunked Luke Voit in top of his left shoulder with a 95-mph fastball in the sixth inning of the Yankees’ 7-2 loss at Tropicana Field. Gary Sanchez got hit by a Chirinos..." May 12

  • Yankees fans threaten boycott after ban of Kate Smith’s ‘God Bless America’

    New York Post "Kate Smith’s rendition of “God Bless America” has been scrapped at Yankee Stadium, but Bronx Bomber fans are going to bat for her over allegations of racism. Smith’s niece, Suzy Andron, told The Post she is “honored” by the groundswell of support..." May 12

  • Madison Bumgarner’s reported no-trade list revealed

    Mass Live "The Red Sox are among the eight teams on Giants left-hander Madison Bumgarner’s no-trade list, according to Ken Rosenthal of The Athletic. Bumgarner can block any trade to the Sox, Braves, Cubs, Astros, Brewers, Yankees, Phillies or Cardinals. Bumgarner, who is a free agent..." May 11

  • Yankees' J.A. Happ fires back after Dee Gordon ripped him over HBP

    SNY TV "J.A. Happ didn't take kindly to Dee Gordon's criticism. Gordon was irate Thursday after being hit in the wrist by a 90 mph Happ fastball in the third inning, saying he was "pissed off" after being forced to leave the game. He ripped Happ for..." May 11

  • Gleyber Torres the latest Yankee to get dinged up

    New York Daily News "The Yankees are hoping that Gleyber Torres dodged serious injury after taking a pitch to the inside of his left elbow in the eighth inning of their 4-3 win over the Rays at Tropicana Field. “It caught him on that right elbow. I think it was probably a little emotional for him..." May 11

  • Aaron Boone Provides Positive Update on Didi Gregorius' Return From Injury

    12 Up "The Yankees have been the most injury-plagued team in baseball this season, and quite frankly, it hasn't even been close. Somehow the team has maintained a record above .500, and now, slowly but surely, the team's stars are making their return to the field.  The..." May 11

  • Yankees will handle substance on Yusei Kikuchi's hat 'behind the scenes'

    The Score "The New York Yankees won't be sharing their thoughts and opinions about what was under the bill of Yusei Kikuchi's cap on Wednesday. During a 10-1 blowout loss to the Seattle Mariners, in which Kikuchi carried a no-hitter into the sixth inning, video..." May 10

  • Aaron Judge isn’t close to returning to the Yankees

    New York Post "Aaron Judge said before the Yankees’ 3-1 win over the Mariners on Thursday night at the Stadium that he’s still experiencing discomfort from his strained left oblique, so he hasn’t begun baseball activities. As for Giancarlo Stanton, he hit off the machine,..." May 10

  • Mariners' Dee Gordon voices displeasure with J.A. Happ after being hit by an errant pitch

    CBS Sports "Seattle Mariners second baseman Dee Gordon is in the midst of a bounceback season following a disappointing first year in the pacific northwest. He entered Thursday's game against the New York Yankees hitting .304/.327/.406 (103 OPS+) with 10 stolen bases on 11..." May 10

  • The Yankees' third-base battle is becoming one-sided

    New York Post "Gio Urshela and Miguel Andujar are combining to keep Aaron Boone from having to make a difficult decision. Urshela continued to strengthen his grip on the Yankees’ starting third base job with a late two-run, two-out single in Thursday’s 3-1 win over the Mariners,..." May 10

  • Yankees Select Nestor Cortes Jr., Transfer Dellin Betances To 60-Day Injured List

    MLB Trade Rumors "May 9: The Yankees announced that Cortes has indeed been added to the Major League roster. In order to open space on the 40-man roster, right-hander Dellin Betances was transferred to the 60-day injured list. Betances has already been on the injured list for 44 days, so..." May 09

  • Yankees about to get Aaron Hicks back

    New York Post "Aaron Hicks might be back from the lower-back injury that has sidelined him since spring training by this weekend, according to Yankees manager Aaron Boone. “I would say there’s a chance he could be activated this weekend,’’ Boone said Wednesday of the series..." May 09