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Yankees Add Left-Handed Reliever David Huff To Roster

David Huff can fill two roles for the Yankees as a much-needed lefty arm and bullpen innings eater.

05/26/2013

The Yankees’ Robinson Cano connects on a solo home run in the third-inning against the Astros at Yankee Stadium on May 1, 2013. (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

Francisco Homers, Bullpen Bails Out Phelps As Yankees Take Series From Astros

Robinson Cano homered and Eduardo Nunez scored the tiebreaking run after a sixth-inning double to send the New York Yankees past the Houston Astros 5-4 on Wednesday night.

05/02/2013

Opening Day at Yankee Stadium (Credit: Elsa/Getty Images)

Keefe: A Blunt Depiction Of The Yankees’ Opening Day Debacle

Neil Keefe was embarrassed by the Opening Day performance from CC Sabathia and the makeshift Yankees lineup.

WFAN–04/03/2013

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Mark Teixeira: My Goal Is To Rejoin Yankees On May 1

Mark Teixeira hopes to get the protective brace on his injured right wrist removed on Monday. Speaking before New York’s exhibition game at the Washington Nationals on Friday, he said his goal is to rejoin the Yankees as soon as May 1.

03/29/2013

Lyle Overbay (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

Overbay Is Top Contender To Be Starting First Baseman; Yanks Release Rivera

Lyle Overbay has emerged as the top contender to be the Yankees’ starting first baseman with Mark Teixeira beginning the season on the disabled list.

03/28/2013

Brian Cashman (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images) and Sandy Alderson (Photo by Jason Szenes/Getty Images)

Kallet: Mets, Yankees’ Active Rosters Will Be Neck-And-Neck On Opening Day

It’s a question that seemed unthinkable during the winter months and at the start of spring training: which team will have more talent on April 1?

03/26/2013

Kevin Youkilis (Photo by J. Meric/Getty Images)

Yankees Fall To Tigers, Youkilis Records Two RBIs In Loss

Kevin Youkilis collected two RBIs in the Yankees 10-6 defeat to Detroit on Saturday.

03/23/2013

Mark Teixeira (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Yankees First Baseman Teixeira Optimistic Surgery Won’t Be Necessary

Injured Yankees first baseman Mark Teixeira plans to begin baseball drills in a week.

03/17/2013

Derek Jeter (credit: Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Jeter Returns To Shortstop, Pettitte Makes Spring Debut In Yankees’ Win

Pettitte, who had been pitching in simulated games, allowed one run and four hits over three-plus innings. The left-hander had three strikeouts and three walks.

03/14/2013

Brennan Boesch (Photo by David Maxwell/Getty Images)

Yankees, Mets Among Teams Interested In Outfielder Brennan Boesch

The Yankees and Mets are among teams that are interested in outfielder Brennan Boesch, according to CBSSports.com/WFAN insider Jon Heyman.

03/13/2013

Ben Francisco (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

Yankees Sign Outfielder Ben Francisco To Minor League Contract

The right-handed hitter has played all three outfield positions in his six-year career, though he’s predominantly played right field and center field.

03/11/2013

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Davis Gets The Game-Winner In Tight Mets’ Victory

Ike Davis collected the game-winning homer as the Mets defeated the Astros on Sunday.

08/26/2012

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Howard, Hamels Propel Phillies Past Mets

Ryan Howard hit a tiebreaking double in the eighth inning and Cole Hamels finally beat a familiar nemesis, pitching the Philadelphia Phillies past the slumping New York Mets 5-2 on Saturday night.

WFAN–05/28/2011

David Wright

Halladay Outduels Niese, Phils Beat Mets 2-1

Roy Halladay pitched a seven-hitter to help Philadelphia set a club record with its 18th victory in April as the Phillies beat the New York Mets 2-1 on Saturday.

WFAN–04/30/2011

New York Yankees first baseman Mark Teixeira, left, tags out Philadelphia Phillies' Ben Francisco during the fourth inning of a spring training baseball game in Clearwater, Fla., Sunday, March 20, 2011. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)

Yankees’ Teixeira Annoyed After Jolt Against Phillies

According to Mark Teixeira, Ben Francisco’s effort to knock the ball out his glove on a fourth-inning grounder down the first-base line on Sunday was an unnecessary play. “He could hurt me or hurt himself. That’s not baseball,” Teixeira said.

WFAN–03/21/2011