Francisco Cervelli

Andy Pettitte attends the Joe Torre Safe At Home Foundation's 12th Annual Celebrity Gala at Pier Sixty at Chelsea Piers on November 13, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Dave Kotinsky/Getty Images); Alex Rodriguez attends a game between the Alabama Crimson Tide and the Texas A&M Aggies at Bryant-Denny Stadium on October 18, 2014 in Tuscaloosa, Alabama. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Sweeny: Pettitte Advises A-Rod To ‘Get Everything Out’ And More Yankees Notes

There is no shortage of reaction to Alex Rodriguez’s situation returning to the Yankees, unless of course you’re waiting to hear from A-Rod himself. That day will come.

11/14/2014

Francisco Cervelli (Photo by Brian Blanco/Getty Images)

Yankees Trade Cervelli To Pirates For Lefty Reliever Wilson

The emergence of young catcher John Ryan Murphy helped make Francisco Cervelli expendable, especially with Cervelli due for a big raise in arbitration to a seven-figure salary.

11/13/2014

The Yankees’ Brandon McCarthy pitches in the first inning against the Texas Rangers at Yankee Stadium on July 24, 2014. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

McCarthy, Timely Bats Power Yankees To Series Win Over Rangers

Brandon McCarthy threw six more solid innings, fellow newcomer Chase Headley delivered another timely hit and the New York Yankees beat the Texas Rangers 4-2 Thursday for their sixth win in seven games.

07/24/2014

Carlos Beltran (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Beltran’s Elbow Passes Another Test, Vet To Return To Yankees Thursday

Carlos Beltran went 1 for 5 in his final extended spring training game and will rejoin the New York Yankees starting lineup on Thursday, manager Joe Girardi said Wednesday.

06/04/2014

Kelly Johnson (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

What To Do, What To Do? Yankees Short On First Basemen

Since Mark Teixiera went on the disabled list on April 5 with a strained right hamstring, the $200 million Bronx Bombers have cobbled together a platoon at first base.

04/16/2014

Stephen Drew (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

‘Content’ Hal Steinbrenner Not Expected To Go After Stephen Drew

“I’m pretty content with our infield right now,” Steinbrenner said. “I think guys like Anna and Solarte have been pleasant surprises. Kelly Johnson has been good. Derek’s healthy. So far, so good, but it’s early.”

04/15/2014

Francisco Cervelli

Yankees Place Francisco Cervelli On 60-Day DL, Call Up Scott Sizemore

New York is dealing with several infield injuries, the latest to Cervelli, who was filling in at first base when he was injured running out a grounder on Sunday.

04/15/2014

Francisco Cervelli

Cervelli Headed To DL; X-Rays On McCann’s Hand Come Back Negative

Catcher Francisco Cervelli has been diagnosed with a Grade 2 right hamstring strain and will be placed on the disabled list on Tuesday. His DL stint is retroactive to Monday.

04/14/2014

Carlos Beltran of the New York Yankees picks up his hat and glove before taking over at first base against the Boston Red Sox on April 13, 2014. (Photo by Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images)

Carlos Beltran Survives 1B Debut As Yankees Scramble To Fill Holes

Who’s on first? It’s complicated. “We have to do what it takes,” Beltran said after after taking over at the position midway through Sunday’s win. “I hope I don’t have to do it again.”

04/14/2014

Josh Thole of the Toronto Blue Jays prepares to tag out Francisco Cervelli the New York Yankees in the third inning on April 5, 2014. (Photo by Tom Szczerbowski/Getty Images)

Palladino: Home-Plate Collision And Replay Confusion Hurts Baseball

Blocking the plate used to be an “at your own risk” proposition for a catcher. MLB is trying to change that. Unfortunately, as we saw in Saturday’s 4-0 Yankees loss to the Blue Jays, it’s not going to be so easy.

04/07/2014

Hiroki Kuroda (Photo by J. Meric/Getty Images)

Kuroda Gets Knocked Around, Cervelli Homers Twice As Yankees Tie Tigers

Hiroki Kuroda gave up six runs and 10 hits over 3 2-3 innings Wednesday as the New York Yankees and Detroit Tigers played to a 7-7 tie in 10 innings.

03/12/2014

Francisco Cervelli (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Francisco Cervelli, Yankees Agree To 1-Year, $700,000 Deal

Cervelli was limited to 17 games last season. He broke his right hand April 26 when hit by a foul tip off the bat of Toronto’s Rajai Davis and then was suspended for 50 games on Aug. 5.

01/17/2014

Yankees manager Joe Girardi (Photo by J. Meric/Getty Images)

Keidel: G.I. Joe Is Your American League Manager Of The Year

Aside from jamming the eject button on Andy Pettitte the other day and letting Joba Chamberlain combust on the mound, G.I. Joe has done a David Copperfield job on his club this year.

09/04/2013

Alex Rodriguez (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Keidel: It’s Never Simple When It Comes To A-Rod

The most elastic scandal in sports history, A-Rod’s trysts and turns seem to reach its nadir every week – before sinking deeper into infamy.

08/19/2013

Alex Rodriguez celebrates with teammates in the dugout after hitting a solo home run in the fifth inning off of Ryan Dempster. (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

Hartnett: Despite All The Baggage, A-Rod Has Become A Rallying Figure

Despite all of his baggage, A-Rod has become a rallying figure for the Bombers on the field and in the dugout.

08/19/2013

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