New York Yankees
Carpenter was designated for assignment by the Yankees on June 3, after going 0-1 with a 4.82 ERA in 22 games this season.
Remember when Brian McCann was labeled as a player who couldn’t cut it in New York? That was a long time ago, it seems. These days, it’s hard to imagine the Yankees succeeding without him.
New York’s dominant bullpen took a big hit when the team announced closer Andrew Miller has a left forearm strain and won’t throw for 10 days to two weeks.
Denard Span had a run-scoring infield hit with two outs in the 11th inning, and the Washington Nationals snapped the New York Yankees’ seven-game winning streak with a 5-4 victory Wednesday.
Ryan had missed the entire season with calf and hamstring injuries. He hit .167 (19 for 114) last year for the Yankees.
With a tad over a month left before the July 14 All-Star Game, it is entirely legitimate to make the case that A-Rod should appear somewhere on that roster of American League reserves.
Iona College right-hander Mariano Rivera III, son of the former Yankees closer, was drafted in the fourth round Tuesday by the Washington Nationals.
Santos, 31, was designated for assignment by the Dodgers on May 27. He ended up clearing waivers and became a free agent.
A late rally ensured the petition will cross the desk of Barack Obama — and Berra’s backers hope that one day soon, the president will bestow the honor on the quotable Hall of Famer.
The Yankees’ newest prospect could find himself on a fast track to the Bronx.
Between Collins adopting, and then abandoning, a six-man rotation and Girardi skipping Pineda over his scheduled start Sunday, it seems both managers have become afflicted with a case of the crazies.
Triple Crown winning jockey Victor Espinoza has a little giddyup on his fastball, too.
CC Sabathia pitched six sharp innings before being ejected for arguing balls and strikes and Brett Gardner hit a tiebreaking, three-run homer Sunday.
Alex Rodriguez moved past Barry Bonds for second place on the career RBIs list and got four hits Friday night as the New York Yankees built a huge lead, then scrambled to hold off the Los Angeles Angels 8-7.
Ivan Nova may be back in Yankees pinstripes before you know it.