Toronto Blue Jays
Chien-Ming Wang has opted out of his minor league contract with the Yankees to sign with the Blue Jays, according to WFAN and CBSSports.com baseball insider Jon Heyman.
Yankees, Blue Jays are not scheduled to meet again in the Bronx until August.
Phelps (2-2) struck out eight while allowing one run in a season-high seven innings.
Hiroki Kuroda pitched two-hit ball for eight dominant innings and the New York Yankees again beat Mark Buehrle and the Toronto Blue Jays, 5-0 on Friday night.
Happ’s frightening injury Tuesday left players shaken and revived questions about whether MLB is doing enough to protect its pitchers.
As the Yankees fell victim to one injury after another earlier this year, fans were screaming “Mayday, mayday!” Well now it’s May Day — May 1, that is — and the Yankees have survived pretty well so far.
The Yankees are streaking after completing a four-game sweep of the Jays.
Back problems are flaring up for Yankees infielder Kevin Youkilis, who is out of the lineup on Sunday. He will undergo an MRI on Monday.
Travis Hafner had a monster day at the plate as the Yankees edged the Blue Jays, 5-4.
The Yankees will have to make due without starter Ivan Nova and catcher Francisco Cervelli who both land on the DL.
Yankees catcher Francisco Cervelli left Friday’s game against the Blue Jays with an apparent hand injury.
J.P. Arencibia hit a two-run homer, Melky Cabrera had three hits and the Blue Jays rallied for an 8-4 win over the Yankees.
Blue Jays reliever Aaron Loup made a two-run throwing error in the 11th inning and the Yankees beat Toronto 5-3 on Saturday.
Andy Pettitte pitched effectively into the eighth inning, Travis Hafner homered and had two RBIs, and the New York Yankees beat the Toronto Blue Jays 9-4 on Friday night.
David Phelps improved his chances of making the Yankees rotation by giving the Bombers another superb outing in their win over Jays on Sunday.