With a depleted offense, the Yankees are looking to shop starting pitcher Phil Hughes in order to bring some bats into the lineup, according to a report.
If Wheeler can just get a fraction of Harvey’s traction, the sun could finally shine on Queens, where they could someday be Kings.
Yankees general manager Brian Cashman says he’s leaning toward putting Teixeira on the DL. Cashman spoke on a conference call on Monday, an off-day for New York before it hosts the Los Angeles Dodgers in a two-game series.
Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter resumed hitting and fielding drills Friday for the first time since mid-April, a day after receiving medical clearance to increase his rehabilitation program for a broken left ankle.
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Pineda is set to begin a rehab assignment with Class A Advanced Tampa on Saturday. He threw 65 pitches in an extended spring training game on Monday and reported no discomfort.
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.
If all goes well, Pineda could be back in the Bronx before the All-Star break
Some thoughts as the Yankees hit Memorial Day weekend, the first big summer marker of the baseball season…
Joba Chamberlain is joining the New York Yankees’ crowded disabled list. The reliever has a strained right side and will be put on the DL retroactive to April 28, the Yankees said on Thursday.
The Yankees will have to make due without starter Ivan Nova and catcher Francisco Cervelli who both land on the DL.
While not going at full speed, Jeter looked smooth going three times from first to third and three times from third to first on the grass just behind the infield dirt.
Is it too early to brand the Michael Pineda trade a bust?
Aside from a brilliant half-season during an 18-8 2010, Hughes has been a huge disappointment. Now, nearing 27, with the sheen of youth scrubbed off and the “upside” banner quite tattered, it’s time for Hughes to pitch up to snuff.