New York Yankees
Dustin Ackley’s career in pinstripes has taken a detour – to the disabled list.
He’s not a liability anymore. On the contrary, he’s now a vital cog in the machine.
The New York Yankees placed reliever Diego Moreno on the 15-day disabled list Sunday and recalled right-hander Branden Pinder from Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre.
Touted pitching prospect Luis Severino will make his next start with the New York Yankees.
While several teams in the American League were able to add valuable pieces prior to the non-waiver trade deadline, the Yankees, in somewhat of a surprise, did not make any significant moves.
Manager Joe Girardi has some more versatility on the Yankees’ bench after New York acquired Dustin Ackley from Seattle on Thursday.
There is the possibility that something very nasty could happen this weekend on the South Side of Chicago.
A Yankees spokesman that Sabathia showed no symptoms of dehydration during the game, but was sent to the Medical Center of Arlington after cramping while icing in the trainer’s room.
WFAN host Mike Francesa first reported that Pineda is injured and would not pitch on Thursday night against the Rangers.
Ackley, 27, came up a second baseman in 2011, but had been used almost exclusively as an outfielder this season in Seattle, playing 63 games in left, 21 in center and two in right.
A starting pitcher that could have made the Yankees the team to beat in the AL is now going to one of their rivals.
The New York Yankees and Boston Red Sox are on opposite ends of the spectrum as they prepare for a huge clash starting August 4.
Cotham made his major league debut on Wednesday night in Texas, allowing no runs on two hits and striking out four in 1 2/3 innings pitched.
Colby Lewis went six innings for his 11th victory and the Texas Rangers snapped a three-game losing streak with a 5-2 win over the AL East-leading New York Yankees on Wednesday night.
Three New York Yankees pitchers in the Dominican Summer League have been suspended 72 games each for positive tests under baseball’s minor league drug program.