Ivan Nova

Erick Aybar returns to the dugout to celebrate with teammates Kole Calhoun and Albert Pujols after hitting a home run in the sixth inning against the New York Yankees at Angel Stadium of Anaheim on June 30, 2015. (Photo by Lisa Blumenfeld/Getty Images)

Nova Solid In 2nd Start, But Yankees Fall Deeper Into Slump

Ivan Nova made only two major mistakes Tuesday night. Albert Pujols and Erick Aybar deposited them both into the trees beyond center field at the Big A.

07/01/2015

Ivan Nova pitches in the first inning against the Philadelphia Phillies at Yankee Stadium on June 24, 2015. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

3 Up, 3 Down: Who’s Hot And Who’s Not In New York Sports

Let’s take a look at this week’s best and worst stories in the N.Y.-N.J. sports landscape.

06/25/2015

Ivan Nova pitches in the first inning against the Philadelphia Phillies at Yankee Stadium on June 24, 2015. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Ivan Nova Shines In Return As Yankees Rout Phils

The Yankees’ offense exploded for 10 runs, but it was Ivan Nova who stole the show in Wednesday’s series finale.

06/25/2015

Ivan Nova

Palladino: Returning Ivan Nova Must Help Heal Yankees’ Pitching Woes

If nothing else, he’s a different face. After what the familiar faces have done lately, Nova really couldn’t do any worse.

06/24/2015

Ivan Nova (Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images)

Yankees’ Nova To Return From Tommy John Surgery On Wednesday

Manager Joe Girardi said Ivan Nova was ready to return to the Yankees despite a rough final rehabilitation outing for the right-hander, who is 40-22 in five big league seasons.

06/23/2015

Ivan Nova (Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images)

Yankees Say Ivan Nova’s Rusty Curveball Means One More Minor League Rehab Start

The Yankees are soon going to have a logjam of starting pitchers. Exactly when that’s going to be the case isn’t set in stone.

06/16/2015

Yankees prospect Mason Williams bats during a spring training game at George M. Steinbrenner Field on March 1, 2014 in Tampa, Florida. (Scott Iskowitz/ Getty Images)

One-Time Top Prospect Mason Williams Finally Gets The Call From The Yankees

Mason Williams has rebuilt the trust the Yankees are now showing in him.

06/11/2015

Brendan Ryan

Yankees’ Brendan Ryan Activated From 60-Day DL; Ramon Flores Sent Down

Ryan had missed the entire season with calf and hamstring injuries. He hit .167 (19 for 114) last year for the Yankees.

06/10/2015

Ivan Nova (Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images)

Report: Yankees’ Nova To Begin Rehab Assignment At Class A Tampa On Monday

Ivan Nova may be back in Yankees pinstripes before you know it.

06/05/2015

Chase Whitley of the New York Yankees leaves the game with head athletic trainer Steve Donohue during the second inning of a game against the Tampa Bay Rays on May 14, 2015 at Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg, Florida. (Photo by Brian Blanco/Getty Images)

Yankees Say Right-Hander Chase Whitley To Have Tommy John Surgery

Another year, another Yankees pitcher having serious elbow surgery.

05/18/2015

Ivan Nova (Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images)

Nova, Capuano Inching Toward Return To Yankees

New York Yankees right-hander Ivan Nova has thrown a simulated game and says he could pitch in an extended spring training game on Saturday.

04/27/2015

The Yankees’ Ivan Nova walks through the dugout following the fourth inning against the Tampa Bay Rays on April 19, 2014 at Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg, Fla. (Photo by Brian Blanco/Getty Images)

Yankees Starter Ivan Nova Throws First BP Since Elbow Surgery

Nova threw 20 pitches Tuesday at the Yankees’ minor league complex and appears on track to rejoin the team in June.

04/14/2015

Masahiro Tanaka (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Yankees Pitchers And Catchers: 2015 Season Hinges On Health Of Arms

When healthy, the Yankees’ top three of Tanaka, Pineda and Sabathia could be as good as any in baseball. The problem: they have to prove they’re no longer damaged goods.

02/20/2015

Ivan Nova (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Yankees Pitcher Ivan Nova Hopes To Throw Off A Mound Soon

The 28-year-old right-hander threw from 120 feet on flat ground Tuesday at the Yankees’ minor league complex and appears on track to rejoin the team by June.

02/10/2015

Masahiro Tanaka #19 of the New York Yankees pitches in a simulated game on September 15, 2014 at George M. Steinbrenner Field in Tampa, Florida. (Photo by Brian Blanco/Getty Images)

Palladino: As Camp Nears, Yanks Have Major Question Marks In Rotation

In two weeks, pitchers and catchers will report with a starting five comprised of three legitimate injury risks, one young flamethrower in Eovaldi and an average swingman in Capuano.

02/06/2015

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