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Yankees’ Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Farm Team Renamed ‘RailRiders’

The top minor league affiliate of the Yankees is looking to northeastern Pennsylvania’s history for its new identity.


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Yankees Announce Teixeira Will Miss 10-14 Days

The Yankees announced on Monday that Mark Teixeira will miss 10-14 days after receiving MRI results.


Eduardo Nunez of the New York Yankees smiles in the dugout. (Photo by Ed Zurga/Getty Images)

Nunez Recalled By Yankees, Inserted Into Starting Lineup

Eduardo Nunez was among the Yankees’ call-ups and was placed into the starting lineup on Saturday.


Infielder Matt Antonelli #54 of the Baltimore Orioles fouls off a pitch against the Atlanta Braves during a Grapefruit League Spring Training Game at Champion Stadium at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex on March 18, 2012 in Lake Buena Vista, Florida. (Photo by J. Meric/Getty Images)

Yankees Claim Infielder Matt Antonelli Off Waivers From Orioles

The Yankees claimed infielder Matt Antonelli off of waivers from the Baltimore Orioles, the club announced on Thursday. The 27-year-old will begin his Bombers career at Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre this weekend.


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Yankees’ Brett Gardner Likely To Be Activated From Disabled List Thursday Night

The speedster was not with the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Yankees — the Bombers’ Triple-A affiliate — for their day game on Thursday, so it’s likely that he’ll be in the Bronx this evening.


After hitting a grand slam, Robinson Cano of the New York Yankees is congratulated by Derek Jeter and Curtis Granderson at Kauffman Stadium. (Photo by Ed Zurga/Getty Images)

Yankees Offense Explodes, Powers Past Royals 10-4

The Yankees’ offense erupted on Sunday as they tagged the Royals for 10 runs and won 10-4.


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Pettitte Rocked In Triple-A Start

Andy Pettitte had a rough outing in his first Triple-A start of his comeback as he allowed five runs in five innings on Sunday.


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Yankees Triple-A Farm Team Changing Names In 2012

The Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Yankees will have a temporary name this season — the Empire State Yankees.


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Hartnett: Pineda Carrying The ‘Weight’ Of Yankees’ Rotation

All eyes will be on Michael Pineda as he makes his Spring Training debut for the Yankees on Monday afternoon in Clearwater.


Jorge Vazquez of the New York Yankees poses for a portrait on Photo Day at George M. Steinbrenner Field on February 23, 2011 in Tampa, Florida. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Yankees May Go In-House With DH Options

The Yankees’ budget may force them to use in-house designated hitter options opposed to signing an expensive free agent DH.


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Report: Amid Poker Probe, Yankees’ A-Rod Spotted In High-Stakes Casino Room

A-Rod, under MLB’s microscope for his alleged involvement in underground poker games, was spotted gambling last week at a high-stakes casino gaming room in the Poconos, reports the New York Post.


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A-Rod Singles In Triple-A Rehab Game; Return To Yankees On Thursday ‘Very Possible’

Alex Rodriguez singled and played six innings in the field Tuesday night, as the Yankees third baseman continues his minor-league rehabilitation following right knee surgery in July.


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Mark Prior Set To Pitch Friday In Gulf Coast League Game

New York Yankees right-hander Mark Prior says he is scheduled to pitch in a rookie-level Gulf Coast League game on Friday, two days after being hit on the left forearm by a ball during batting practice.


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Millwood Opts Out Of Contract With Yankees

Veteran right-hander Kevin Millwood has opted out of his contract with the New York Yankees, which he could do if he wasn’t called up from the minors by May 1.


Yankees catching prospect Jesus Montero. (Photo by Nick Laham/Getty Images)

Yankees’ Montero: ‘I Want To Be Behind The Plate’

With Russell Martin projected to be New York’s primary catcher, top prospect Jesus Montero is ready to show the Yankees what he’s made of.