David Phelps followed the worst start of his young career with his best, allowing a mere infield single in six shutout innings and getting home run help from Mark Teixeira as the Yankees beat the Cleveland Indians 4-3 Tuesday night.
Mark Teixeira hit a grand slam for his first homer of the season, Brett Gardner had a tiebreaking double in the sixth inning and the New York Yankees beat the Cleveland Indians 7-4 Monday night to spoil Nick Swisher’s first game back in the Bronx.
Throwing up to 94 mph after two months of decreased velocity, CC Sabathia matched his season high with 10 strikeouts while pitching into the eighth inning, leading the Yankees over the Boston Red Sox 4-1 on Friday night.
To make room for Mark Teixeira and Kevin Youkilis on the 25-man roster, the Yankees have optioned pitchers Ivan Nova and Vidal Nuno to Triple-A.
Welcome back, Tex and Youk, but pay close attention to Sabathia. His season will give a much better indication of where the Yankees are heading.
Both players went 1-for-3 for the Trenton Thunder against the Erie SeaWolves, with Youkilis driving in a run.
We all love a good Wally Pipp story. But those are few and far between in the sporting annals. Not every backup is Lou Gehrig.
Obviously the Mets aren’t this good and the Yankees aren’t this bad. But the Yankees weren’t as good as they let on, and are now playing more like many of us thought they would a month ago.
Mark Teixeira and Kevin Youkilis were hitless Wednesday in their first minor-league rehab game, working their way back from injuries for a return to the New York Yankees.
Injured New York Yankees infielders Mark Teixeira and Kevin Youkilis are ready to start minor league rehab assignments. Both players could rejoin the Yankees as early as Friday after playing for Trenton on Wednesday and Thursday.
David Huff can fill two roles for the Yankees as a much-needed lefty arm and bullpen innings eater.
The Yankees have placed Curtis Granderson on the disabled list after the outfielder broke a knuckle on his left hand on Friday.
Mark Teixeira expects to suit up for a minor-league game with Double-A Trenton on Wednesday.
Injured New York Yankees first baseman Mark Teixeira could soon start playing in minor league games while pitcher Andy Pettitte is also working his way back to the majors.
Yankees third baseman Alex Rodriguez started his third week of on-field work by adding defensive drills and hitting in a cage.