Eric Chavez

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Yankees Fall To Mariners, Suffer Double Loss With A-Rod To DL

Even as Alex Rodriguez writhed on the ground in pain, he didn’t believe his left hand was fractured. Turns out A-Rod was wrong, and now the Yankees will be without another of their star players.


Coco Crisp of the Oakland Athletics is congratulated by teammates after hitting the game winning RBI against the New York Yankees at Coliseum on July 22, 2012 in Oakland, California. (Photo by Jason O. Watson/Getty Images)

Athletics Complete Four-Game Sweep Over Yankees

Coco Crisp collected the game-winning hit as the Yankees lost in 12 innings to the Oakland A’s. The Athletics completed a four-game sweep over the Yankees.


DETROIT, MI - JUNE 01: Andruw Jones #22 of the New York Yankees doubles to left field in the eight inning scoring Nick Swisher #33 during the game against the Detroit Tigers at Comerica Park on June 1, 2012 in Detroit, Michigan. The Yankees defeated the Tigers 9-4. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Sweeny: Random Yankee Thoughts From The West Coast

The Yankees have as deep a bench as they have had since the championship teams of the late ‘90’s. In the wake of Brett Gardner’s injury, Raul Ibanez and Andruw Jones have filled in well and Eric Chavez has gotten more at-bats.


Russell Martin

Yankees On Brain Lock: Lose 9th Straight At Tampa Bay

Sean Rodriguez hit a go-ahead two-run homer, helping the Tampa Bay Rays continue their home dominance over the New York Yankees in a 7-4 victory over the AL East leaders on Tuesday night.


Robinson Cano of the New York Yankees celebrates his third inning two run home run against the Chicago White Sox at Yankee Stadium on July 1, 2012.  (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Cano Powers Yankees To 4-2 Victory Over White Sox

Robinson Cano and Eric Chavez powered the Yankees to a 4-2 victory over the White Sox on Sunday.


Robinson Cano

Hartnett: Cano Has Become The Main Force In Yankees’ Lineup

The baton has been passed over to Robinson Cano to become the main force in the Yankees’ lineup. Lately, Cano has taken the baton and ran with it, as he’s carrying the offense on his back.


Mark Teixeira helps Owen Adkins on a horse at Van Cortlandt Park as part of HOPE Week - Bronx, NY - Jun 25, 2012 (credit: Marla Diamond / WCBS 880)

New York Yankees Begin 4th Annual HOPE Week

“For five straight days, we go out into our community and we try and recognize and celebrate some pretty powerful and inspiring stories,” team spokesman Jason Zillo told WCBS 880 reporter Marla Diamond.


New York Yankees v New York Mets

Ibanez, Chavez Rally Yankees Past Mets 4-3

Raul Ibanez tied the game with a three-run homer, pinch-hitter Eric Chavez came through with a go-ahead shot moments later and the New York Yankees rallied past the New York Mets 4-3


Phil Hughes #65 of the New York Yankees sits in the dugout after being removed from the game in the fifth inning against the Atlanta Braves during their game on June 20, 2012 at Yankee Stadium in the Bronx borough of New York City. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Hughes Allows 4 Home Runs, Braves Outslug Yankees

Jason Heyward and the Atlanta Braves never intended to challenge the powerful New York Yankees to a game of home run derby in the Bronx. Still, they came out ahead.


Dewayne Wise and Russell Martin of the New York Yankees are congratulate Mark Teixeira at Nationals Park. (Photo by Greg Fiume/Getty Images)

Teixeira Comes Through, Yankees Win Marathon 14 Inning Game

Mark Teixeira delivered the game-winning two-RBI hit in the 14th inning as the Yankees defeated the Nationals 5-3 on Saturday.


Mark Teixeira  of the New York Yankees hits a home run in the fourth inning of their game against the Oakland Athletics at Coliseum on May 26, 2012. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Teixeira Drives In 5 RBI, Yankees Cruise To Victory Over A’s

Mark Teixeira’s hot streak continued as he drove in 5 RBIs during the Yankees’ 9-2 win over the Oakland A’s on Saturday.


Nick Swisher #33 of the New York Yankees is congratulated by teammates, including Alex Rodriguez #13, after hitting a two-run homer. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Teixeira, Swisher And Cano Go Deep As Nova, Yankees Top A’s For Third Straight Win

Mark Teixeira and Nick Swisher hit two-run homers to help the Yankees win for the seventh straight time in Oakland, beating the Athletics, 6-3, on Friday night.


Eduardo Nunez makes an error. (credit: Al Messerschmidt/Getty Images)

Yankees Send Down Eduardo Nunez, Reinstate Eric Chavez From Seven-Day DL

In 20 games with the Yanks this season, Nunez hit .294 with five RBIs, six stolen bases, seven runs and a triple. He also committed four errors in the field — two at third base, one at shortstop and another at second base.


Mark Teixeira (credit: Ed Zurga/Getty Images)

Yankees’ Mark Teixeira Receiving Treatment For Severely Inflamed Airways

Teixeira is used to getting off to a cold start, but this is something new entirely.


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Keefe To The City: This Can’t Be The End For Mariano Rivera

Neil Keefe isn’t ready to say goodbye to Mariano Rivera and hopes that the Greatest of All Time will return to the Yankees in 2013.