Larry Rothschild

Pitcher Masahiro Tanaka of the New York Yankees talks with the media during spring training media availability at George M. Steinbrenner Field on February 20, 2015 in Tampa, Florida. (Photo by Cliff McBride/Getty Images)

Tanaka Throws 40 Pitches In Third Bullpen Session, Could Throw BP Next Week

The Yankees are considering whether to give rotation pitchers an extra day between starts occasionally by using a sixth starter, an idea Tanaka thinks is good.

02/26/2015

The Yankees’ Masahiro Tanaka throws a bullpen session at Tropicana Field on Aug. 16, 2014 in St. Petersburg, Fla. (Photo by Scott Iskowitz/Getty Images)

Rothschild: Yankees Will Let Tanaka’s Elbow Dictate The Spring Tempo

Masahiro Tanaka probably will throw his first bullpen session of the year on Thursday at the New York Yankees’ minor league complex.

02/18/2015

Masahiro Tanaka #19 of the New York Yankees walks back to the dugout after pitching the first inning of a simulated game on September 15, 2014 at George M. Steinbrenner Field in Tampa, Florida. (Photo by Brian Blanco/Getty Images)

Rothschild: Offseason Reports On Tanaka’s Elbow Have Been Positive

“So far he’s felt good,” Rothschild said Monday at the Yankees’ minor league complex. “He’s had a good winter.”

02/09/2015

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

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Robertson Takes Replacing Legendary Rivera As Yankees Closer In Stride

“It’s the same deal,” Robertson said Tuesday after a pre-spring training workout at the Yankees’ minor league complex. “Throwing the eighth or ninth inning, you’ve still got to get three outs.”

02/04/2014

Yankees hitting coach Kevin Long with Alex Rodriguez. (Photo by Al Messerschmidt/Getty Images)

Yankees Bringing Back Entire Coaching Staff For 2014

While the team may look a whole lot different in 2014, the New York Yankees coaching staff will remain the same.

11/08/2013

Yankees pitching coach Larry Rothschild, right, talks in the dugout with pitcher Andy Pettitte during a spring training game against the Mets on April 4, 2012, at George M. Steinbrenner Field in Tampa, Fla. (Photo by Al Messerschmidt/Getty Images)

Report: Yankees, Rothschild Closing In On New Contract

Though the Yankees fell well short of expectations this past season, the blame shouldn’t fall at Larry Rothschild’s feet. The Bombers appear to agree and are trying to bring him back.

10/17/2013

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.

03/18/2013

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Nova Feels He’s Ready For The Rotation, Yankees Beat Pirates

Ivan Nova feels he’s ready for the Yankees rotation after earning a victory over the Pirates on Sunday.

03/17/2013

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Nova Snaps Winless Drought, Yankees Defeat Jays 5-2

Ivan Nova snapped a five game winless streak as the Yankees took their winning streak to 4 games by defeated the Blue Jays, 5-2 on Saturday.

08/11/2012

Joba Chamberlain (credit: Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Chamberlain Nearing Game Action, Claims He Is Ready For Hitters

Joba Chamberlain could soon pitch in a minor league game for the first time since injuring an during spring training.

07/02/2012

Andy has his game face on as he steps on the field for his pre-game throws. (credit: Mike McCann/WFAN)

Andy Pettitte Eager To Show His Stuff In Comeback Start At Yankee Stadium

Pettitte is all set — to spend time with the Yankees in the clubhouse, to sit on the bench with his teammates, to warm up in the bullpen.

05/11/2012

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Andy Pettitte Takes ‘Step In The Right Direction’ With BP, Simulated Game

Yankees manager Joe Girardi thinks the 39-year-old could pitch in a spring training contest next week.

03/28/2012

Phil Hughes (credit: Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images), Michael Pineda (credit: Nick Laham/Getty Images)

Sweeny: Who Will Fill Out The Yankees’ Rotation?

Of course, the competition will continue this April as Andy Pettitte readies for his return in May, and the Yankees will have to bounce someone else from the rotation.

03/27/2012

Michael Pineda (Photo by Nick Laham/Getty Images)

Sweeny: A Positive Pinstripe Debut For Yanks’ Pineda

Michael Pineda made a good first impression on Monday. In his first start of the spring, Pineda gave up a leadoff single and then retired six straight hitters, two of which via strikeout.

WFAN–03/05/2012

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