Ben Francisco

Yankees Add Left-Handed Reliever David Huff To RosterDavid Huff can fill two roles for the Yankees as a much-needed lefty arm and bullpen innings eater.
Francisco Homers, Bullpen Bails Out Phelps As Yankees Take Series From AstrosRobinson 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.
Keefe: A Blunt Depiction Of The Yankees' Opening Day DebacleNeil Keefe was embarrassed by the Opening Day performance from CC Sabathia and the makeshift Yankees lineup.
Mark Teixeira: My Goal Is To Rejoin Yankees On May 1Mark 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.
Overbay Is Top Contender To Be Starting First Baseman; Yanks Release RiveraLyle Overbay has emerged as the top contender to be the Yankees' starting first baseman with Mark Teixeira beginning the season on the disabled list.
Kallet: Mets, Yankees' Active Rosters Will Be Neck-And-Neck On Opening DayIt'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?
Yankees Fall To Tigers, Youkilis Records Two RBIs In LossKevin Youkilis collected two RBIs in the Yankees 10-6 defeat to Detroit on Saturday.
Yankees First Baseman Teixeira Optimistic Surgery Won't Be NecessaryInjured Yankees first baseman Mark Teixeira plans to begin baseball drills in a week.
Jeter Returns To Shortstop, Pettitte Makes Spring Debut In Yankees' WinPettitte, 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.
Yankees, Mets Among Teams Interested In Outfielder Brennan BoeschThe Yankees and Mets are among teams that are interested in outfielder Brennan Boesch, according to insider Jon Heyman.
Yankees Sign Outfielder Ben Francisco To Minor League ContractThe right-handed hitter has played all three outfield positions in his six-year career, though he's predominantly played right field and center field.
Davis Gets The Game-Winner In Tight Mets' VictoryIke Davis collected the game-winning homer as the Mets defeated the Astros on Sunday.