Francisco Cervelli

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Keidel: The Pinstriped Perils Of Yankees No-Show Michael Pineda

Is it too early to brand the Michael Pineda trade a bust?


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Overbay Is Top Contender To Be Starting First Baseman; Yanks Release Rivera

Lyle Overbay has emerged as the top contender to be the Yankees’ starting first baseman with Mark Teixeira beginning the season on the disabled list.


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Kallet: Mets, Yankees’ Active Rosters Will Be Neck-And-Neck On Opening Day

It’s a question that seemed unthinkable during the winter months and at the start of spring training: which team will have more talent on April 1?


Phil Hughes (Photo by Al Messerschmidt/Getty Images)

Yankees’ Hughes Escapes Injury After Being Hit In Back By Comebacker

Yankees starter Phil Hughes was struck in the back by a comebacker, but appears uninjured.


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

Sloppy Play Dooms Bombers As Yankees Drop 7th Straight Spring Contest

Hiroki Kuroda allowed four runs — one earned — and three hits over 1 2/3 innings in his initial exhibition-game start for the Yankees. The Yankees had four errors and gave up six unearned runs. New York has 13 errors in eight games.


Brett Gardner (Photo by Al Messerschmidt/Getty Images)

Gardner, Cervelli The Only Regulars To Play As Yankees Fall, 5-1, To Orioles

Brian Roberts and Nick Markakis each had two hits and Brian Matusz pitched two scoreless innings as the Baltimore Orioles won their third straight game, 5-1, over the New York Yankees on Monday.


Ivan Nova (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Sweeny: Nova Or Phelps — Who Will Be The Yankees’ Fifth Starter?

Who will take the fifth? No, we’re not talking about Alex Rodriguez or Francisco Cervelli pleading the Fifth Amendment in the Biogenesis investigation. This is about the fifth-starter spot in the Yankees’ rotation.


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Yankees’ Cervelli Faces Media, Addresses Link To Alleged PED Clinic

“At that moment, I don’t know what kind of clinic it was,” said Cervelli, who insisted he never received treatment from Biogenesis. “I take my responsibility. Nobody put a gun to my head to go there.”


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A-Rod Will Stay In New York To Rehab; Girardi Says Yanks Can Win 95 Games

Alex Rodriguez will not report to spring training with the Yankees’ position players, and will work on his rehabilitation from hip surgery in New York. Meanwhile, Joe Girardi believes the Yankees “could win 95 games and get to the World Series.”


CC Sabathia (credit: J. Meric/Getty Images)

Reporting Day Arrives For Yankees’ Pitchers And Catchers; No Yogi This Spring

The Bombers are open for business! Among the storylines: Who will nab the No. 5 spot in the rotation? Will Mariano Rivera be as dominant as ever? And what’s up at catcher?


New York Yankees third baseman Alex Rodriguez speaks at a ceremony to rename Mark Light Field to Alex Rodriguez Park in his honor at the University of Miami. (Photo by Marc Serota/Getty Images)

MLB To Reportedly Investigate University Of Miami In Light Of PED Allegations

According to the New York Times, the league is now focusing on the University of Miami baseball team. Investigators believe that there may be a connection between the university’s baseball program and PED use, according to the newspaper.


Francisco Cervelli (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Cervelli Ready To Face Music Regarding PED Clinic, Will Speak To Reporters Next Week

“I want everybody there,” Cervelli said. “I want to do it one time. We’re going to talk on the 13th. I’m not running away from you guys (reporters).”


Ryan Braun  (Photo by Mark Hirsch/Getty Images), Francisco Cervelli  (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Brewers’ Braun, Yankees’ Cervelli Linked To Alleged PED Clinic

“I have nothing to hide,” Ryan Braun said in a statement released by his representatives on Tuesday night.


Austin Romine (Photo by Christopher Pasatieri/Getty Images)

Romine Expected To Begin ’13 At Triple-A; Cervelli, Stewart To Compete At Camp

If the Yankees don’t trade for or sign a catcher in the coming months — which they’re not expected to do — Francisco Cervelli and Chris Stewart will compete for the starting job in spring training.


Manager Joe Girardi and GM Brian Cashman of the Yankees. (credit: Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Hartnett: 2013 Brings Uncertainty For Aging Yankees

2013 brings major issues and tons of uncertainty for the aging, payroll-trimming New York Yankees.