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Masahiro Tanaka (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Yankees Skipper Says He’s Optimistic Tanaka Will Return This Season

New York’s 9-3 loss to the Indians was overshadowed by the news that rookie sensation Masahiro Tanaka has a partially torn ligament in his right elbow.

07/11/2014

Jeff Samardzija of the Oakland Athletics pitches against the Toronto Blue Jays in the first inning at O.co Coliseum on July 6, 2014 in Oakland, Calif. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Cashman On WFAN: Yankees Were In On Cubs Pitchers Right To The End

The Yankees almost owned all the fireworks over the holiday weekend, but ultimately were left on the outside looking in at the season’s biggest trade.

07/07/2014

Brandon McCarthy (Photo by Denis Poroy/Getty Images)

Palladino: McCarthy Trade Not A Season-Saver For Yankees

Nabbing either Samardzija or Hammel would have done Brian Cashman a lot of good. But since the A’s swooped in and grabbed them both, the Yanks GM has apparently flown into panic mode.

07/07/2014

Brian Cashman (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Brian Cashman On Upgrading Roster: ‘I’m Ready To Rock And Roll’

As the third-place Yankees (41-40) hit the midpoint of their season just off the pace in the muddled AL East, general manager Brian Cashman reiterated he’s eager to upgrade the roster via trade.

07/01/2014

Carlos Beltran of the New York Yankees hits a two-run single in front of Jose Molina of the Tampa Bay Rays to score Brian McCann and Jacoby Ellsbury during the top of the 12th inning of a game on April 20, 2014 at Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg, Florida.  (Photo by Brian Blanco/Getty Images)

Yankees’ Beltran Gets Second Opinion On Elbow, Will Hold Off On Surgery

Carlos Beltran has decided to roll the dice, knowing full well if this gamble fails he’s going to miss significant time.

05/20/2014

Brian Cashman with Joe & Evan (Credit: Ernie Acosta/WFAN)

Cashman On WFAN: I’d Acquire A Starter Right Now If I Could

Is next year’s starting shortstop on the current Yankees roster? “I would say no,” Cashman told Joe & Evan.

05/20/2014

CC Sabathia (Photo by Mike McGinnis/Getty Images)

CC Sabathia Has ‘Degenerative Changes’ In Knee, Will Receive Cortisone Shot

“There are degenerative changes in his knee,” Yankees general manager Brian Cashman said. “He is going to receive an injection of cortisone and stem cell to try and deal with this.”

05/15/2014

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.

04/24/2014

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.

04/24/2014

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

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