Luis Ayala

Alex Avila #13 of the Detroit Tigers celebrates the Tigers 3-2 win as Alex Rodriguez #13 of the New York Yankees reacts after striking out for the games final out during Game Five of the American League Championship Series at Yankee Stadium on October 6, 2011. (credit: Nick Laham/Getty Images)

Keefe To The City: Looking Back And Forward At The Yankees

Sweeny Murti joined Neil Keefe for an epic email discussion one last time in the 2011 season to talk about what went wrong in the ALDS and what we can expect this winter as the team changes for 2012.


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Hartnett: Brian Cashman Deserves High Praise For Quality Off-Season Additions

Brian Cashman deserves high praise for a number of intelligent, under-the-radar off-season signings that have each played a part in the Yankees’ success in the regular season and possibly could make the difference in the playoffs.


Boone Logan #48 of the Yankees is pulled form the game against the Minnesota Twins. (Photo by Nick Laham/Getty Images)

Hartnett: Yankees’ Bullpen Needs Major Overhaul & Presenting The Sterling-Waldman Dictionary!

The New York Yankees’ 16-7 defeat to the Toronto Blue Jays on Thursday was further proof that their bullpen is not up to snuff. It’s gotten to the point that I’ve come up with an adjective to describe Boone Logan’s futility: ‘Loganeous’


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Rafael Soriano Could Return For Yankees-Red Sox; MRI Shows Inflammation

Yankees setup man Rafael Soriano is unlikely to need a trip to the disabled list after an MRI on Wednesday revealed only mild inflammation in his right elbow.


Russell Martin

Yankees Scratch Out 5-4 Win Over Blue Jays

Eric Chavez drove in a run and broke up a potential double play that helped lead to three more, making the most of a spot start and sending the New York Yankees to a 5-4 victory over the Toronto Blue Jays on Saturday.


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Report: Luis Ayala Rounds Out Yankees’ Pitching Staff

With left-hander Pedro Feliciano on the disabled list, Luis Ayala will be the final pitcher added to the Yankees’ Opening Day staff, reports the NY Daily News.


Mexico's Luis Ayala, left, and Karim Garcia, second from left, hold up their Caribbean Series baseball championship trophy in Mayaguez, Puerto Rico, Monday Feb. 7, 2011.  (AP Photo/Ricardo Arduengo)

Report: Yankees Reach Deal With Luis Ayala

According to, the Yankees have agreed in principle to a minor-league deal with righty reliever Luis Ayala.