David Phelps

ST. PETERSBURG, FL - SEPTEMBER 16:  The New York Yankees bench and the Tampa Bay Rays bench clear and players are restrained on the field after pitcher David Phelps of the New York Yankees is ejected for a pitch to Kevin Kiermaier of the Tampa Bay Rays during the eighth inning of a game on September 16, 2014 at Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg, Florida.  (Photo by Brian Blanco/Getty Images)

Dugouts, Bullpens Empty After Tight Pitch From Phelps; Yanks Fall To Rays 6-1

Derek Jeter was hit on the arm by a Steve Geltz pitch in the eighth inning of a 6-1 loss to Tampa Bay on Tuesday night.

09/17/2014

The exterior of Yankee Stadium (Photo by Rich Schultz/Getty Images)

Masahiro Tanaka Selling Tickets, Greeting Fans Prior To Yankees Game

Heading to the Yankees game on Wednesday night? You could be in for a special kind of treat. When you walk into the stadium — and especially if you’re buying tickets — you might run into some familiar faces.

08/06/2014

The Yankees' Jacoby Ellsbury, right, celebrates his two-run homer against Cincinnati with teammate Brian McCann on  July 18, 2014. (Credit: Getty Images)

Jacoby Ellsbury, David Phelps Lead Yankees To 4-3 Win Over Reds

Jacoby Ellsbury hit a two-run homer, and David Phelps pitched the Yankees to a fast start in the second half, leading New York to a 4-3 victory over the Cincinnati Reds on Friday night.

07/18/2014

Mark Teixeira #25 of the New York Yankees congratulates David Phelps #41 after Phelps completed a double play that Teixeira started in the sixth inning of their game against the Oakland Athletics at O.co Coliseum on June 13, 2014 in Oakland, California.  (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Phelps, Yankees Pound A’s 7-0, Win 4th Straight

David Phelps pitched two-hit ball into the seventh inning and two relievers were perfect the rest of the way, leading the New York Yankees past the Oakland Athletics 7-0 on Friday night for their fourth straight victory.

06/14/2014

Derek Jeter (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Jeter Takes Heat Off Struggling Offense With Mental Blunder In Field

Derek Jeter jogged down the left field line with the ball in his glove, thinking the play was over and making a rare mental oops in a resume full of memorable moments.

06/03/2014

Dellin Betances (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Sweeny: Trade Betances? Chew On That As Yanks Ponder Ways To Upgrade

The Yankees have passed the Memorial Day marker in striking distance of the surprising frontrunner, Toronto. And now it’s time to start thinking about the trading deadline.

05/28/2014

Michael Pineda (Photo by Tom Szczerbowski/Getty Images)

Yankees’ Pineda Sharp In Extended Spring Training Outing Down In Tampa

The Yankees have navigated the last few weeks without three starting pitchers. And while their replacements have done an admirable job all things considered, the Bombers desperately need some stability. Michael Pineda could add that.

05/27/2014

The Yankees’ Michael Pineda pitches in the first inning against the Toronto Blue Jays at George M. Steinbrenner Field on March 23, 2014 in Tampa, Fla. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Surging Pineda Looks Like He’s Nailed Down 5th Spot In Yankees’ Rotation

While the Yankees have yet to make anything official concerning the back end of their rotation, it’s looking more and more like Michael Pineda has pitched his way into the fifth spot.

03/24/2014

File photo of David Phelps (credit: Getty Images)

Phelps, Yankees Top Red Sox, 3-2

David Phelps went six innings, giving up two runs on four hits and two walks with three strikeouts as the New York Yankees beat the Boston Red Sox 3-2.

03/20/2014

David Phelps of the New York Yankees. (Photo by Victor Decolongon/Getty Images)

Yankees, Rays Finish In 3-3 Stalemate

David Phelps boosted his bid to be the New York Yankees’ fifth starter, pitching five scoreless innings Sunday during a 3-3 tie with the Tampa Bay Rays in 10 innings.

03/10/2014

David Phelps of the New York Yankees. (Photo by Victor Decolongon/Getty Images)

Mariners Scout Reportedly On Hand For Phelps’ Shaky Start

The Yankees have a crowded competition for the fifth spot in their starting rotation. The Mariners are breaking out the duct tape. So are the stars aligned for a deal?

03/05/2014

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

Sweeny: Phelps Rooting Harder Than Anyone For Healthy Jeter

Many have predicted — hoped, maybe — that Derek Jeter will go out this year with an ending more fitting than lying on the ground with a broken ankle. Yankees starter David Phelps is definitely one of them.

02/28/2014

Yankees right-hander Michael Pineda. (Photo by Nick Laham/Getty Images)

As Pineda Works His Way Back, He Remains Yankees’ Biggest X Factor

The Yankees are still waiting to see if they made the right decision on a trade they pulled off back in 2011. Needless to say, it’s been that long of a road back from injury for Michael Pineda.

02/18/2014

Derek Jeter (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

David Phelps On Current State Of Derek Jeter: He ‘Looks Amazing’

“You can tell he’s determined to go out there and do well,” Phelps said. “If you had to place a bet on it, you know he’s going to go out there and have a good year. I’m really looking forward to seeing him play again.”

02/06/2014

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Yankees Activate Nunez From DL, Place Phelps On 15-Day DL

The Yankees also transferred first baseman Mark Teixeira to the 60-day disabled list. He’s out for the season with an injured right wrist.

07/06/2013

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