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Home plate umpire Gerry Davis checks out a substance on the neck of Michael Pineda of the New York Yankees before throwing him out of the game in the second inning against the Boston Red Sox at Fenway Park on April 23, 2014. (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

Yankees GM On Pineda Pine Tar Ejection: ‘We’re All Embarrassed’

The pine tar glistened on Michael Pineda’s neck, improving his grip and inviting trouble at Fenway Park. He got both.

5 hours ago

Joe Girardi (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

Irked Girardi Says ESPN Wrong For Pointing Camera At Tunnel

Joe Girardi doesn’t expect to be fined for pushing a television camera to keep it from showing pitcher Michael Pineda walking in the tunnel from the team’s dugout to the clubhouse.

8 hours ago

Brian Cashman (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Cashman On WFAN: At Worst, Yankees Are ‘A Playoff-Contending Team’

“I think, at worst, this is a playoff-contending team. I think this roster is a playoff-contending roster … I have a lot of optimism, a lot of hope.”

04/01/2014

Jacoby Ellsbury (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Yankees CF Jacoby Ellsbury Day To Day With Tightness In Right Calf

“We’ll make sure we take care of this, and if it takes a few days or a week, so be it,” Cashman said. “It felt tight, so we’re going to make sure that’s all it’s going to be.”

03/17/2014

Masahiro Tanaka (Photo by Mike Carlson/Getty Images)

Sweeny: Tanaka Showing A Little ‘El Duque’ And More Yankees Thoughts

This probably isn’t the perfect comparison, but Masahiro Tanaka seems to have an array of pitches somewhat like Orlando “El Duque” Hernandez. And he throws harder.

03/17/2014

Derek Jeter works out at George M. Steinbrenner Field on February 21, 2014 in Tampa, Florida. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Derek Jeter Says He’s ‘Good To Go’ Ahead Of Spring Debut

The Yankees captain, who turns 40 in June, broke his left ankle in the 2012 ALCS, then broke it again last spring during his rehab.

02/26/2014

Sandy Alderson (Photo by Rich Schultz/Getty Images)

Palladino: Mets Only Wish They Had Yankees’ Problems

While some Yankees fans engaged themselves in some minor hand-wringing over Masahiro Tanaka’s middle-distance running capabilities, just as many Mets fans wondered why on earth Ike Davis is still on the roster.

02/17/2014

Kelly Johnson (Photo by Al Messerschmidt/Getty Images)

Who’s On 3rd? With A-Rod Banished, Yanks Turn To Johnson & Co.

“We’ve got Kelly Johnson along with a cast of characters that are going to compete for that spot from the right side,” general manager Brian Cashman said. “We look for it to be a platoon situation, a lefty-righty situation.”

02/12/2014

Japanese right-hander Masahiro Tanaka, left, shakes hands with Yankees manager Joe Girardi during his introductory press conference in the Bronx on Feb. 11, 2014. (Photo: Juliet Papa/1010 WINS)

Tanaka Tuesday! Yankees Introduce High-Priced Japanese Ace In Bronx

“This would make the Boss proud,” Yankees general manager Brian Cashman said. “This is Yankee big. This is Steinbrenner big.”

02/11/2014

Masahiro Tanaka during his training session in Japan on January 23, 2014. Tanaka, who went unbeaten last season, signed a seven-year deal worth $155 million with the New York Yankees on January 22. (Photo by JIJI PRESS/AFP/Getty Images)

Masahiro Tanaka’s Goal With Yankees: ‘To Become World Champions’

Asked to deliver a message to New York fans in English on Thursday, Tanaka said he plans to let his performance on the field do the talking.

01/23/2014

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Boomer & Carton: Yankees GM Brian Cashman Wakes Up Early To Join The Fun

On the heels of landing prized free-agent pitcher Masihiro Tanaka, Yankees GM Brian Cashman gave Boomer and Craig a call Thursday morning to comment on the process.

WFAN–01/23/2014

Carlos Beltran (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

Palladino: Beltran Makes The Yankees Older, But He Also Makes Them Better

They have their way, and it has generally worked. For now, the outfield improves with Beltran. And that is enough. The way the Yanks operate, it has to be enough.

12/23/2013

Former Yankees RHP Joba Chamberlain (Photo by Tom Szczerbowski/Getty Images)

Keidel: Blame Bombers For Surreal, Sad Journey Of Joba Chamberlain

Joba was like a firefly in Central Park, carelessly drifting through the woods, free and aflame just long enough to charm an entire city, and just short enough to leave us forever frustrated.

12/19/2013

Yankees president Randy Levine (Photo by Jason Szenes/Getty Images)

Yankees Respond To Robinson Cano’s ‘No Respect’ Jab

“We loved Robby. He’s a great player,” Yankees general manager Brian Cashman said Friday. “We made an offer we were comfortable with making. It fell far short of obviously where Seattle was. So, in terms of respect, they showed a lot more respect financially than we did.”

12/13/2013

Brandon Phillips (Photo by Dustin Bradford/Getty Images), Brett Gardner (Photo by Denis Poroy/Getty Images)

Yankees Reject Phillips-For-Gardner Offer From Reds

General manager Brian Cashman said Wednesday the team isn’t shopping outfielder Brett Gardner, though they will listen to offers.

12/12/2013

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