Overbay Is Top Contender To Be Starting First Baseman; Yanks Release RiveraLyle Overbay has emerged as the top contender to be the Yankees' starting first baseman with Mark Teixeira beginning the season on the disabled list.
Kallet: Mets, Yankees' Active Rosters Will Be Neck-And-Neck On Opening DayIt's a question that seemed unthinkable during the winter months and at the start of spring training: which team will have more talent on April 1?
Yankees Fall To Tigers, Youkilis Records Two RBIs In LossKevin Youkilis collected two RBIs in the Yankees 10-6 defeat to Detroit on Saturday.
Yankees First Baseman Teixeira Optimistic Surgery Won't Be NecessaryInjured Yankees first baseman Mark Teixeira plans to begin baseball drills in a week.
Jeter Returns To Shortstop, Pettitte Makes Spring Debut In Yankees' WinPettitte, who had been pitching in simulated games, allowed one run and four hits over three-plus innings. The left-hander had three strikeouts and three walks.
Yankees, Mets Among Teams Interested In Outfielder Brennan BoeschThe Yankees and Mets are among teams that are interested in outfielder Brennan Boesch, according to CBSSports.com/WFAN insider Jon Heyman.
Yankees Sign Outfielder Ben Francisco To Minor League ContractThe right-handed hitter has played all three outfield positions in his six-year career, though he's predominantly played right field and center field.
Davis Gets The Game-Winner In Tight Mets' VictoryIke Davis collected the game-winning homer as the Mets defeated the Astros on Sunday.
Howard, Hamels Propel Phillies Past MetsRyan Howard hit a tiebreaking double in the eighth inning and Cole Hamels finally beat a familiar nemesis, pitching the Philadelphia Phillies past the slumping New York Mets 5-2 on Saturday night.
Halladay Outduels Niese, Phils Beat Mets 2-1Roy Halladay pitched a seven-hitter to help Philadelphia set a club record with its 18th victory in April as the Phillies beat the New York Mets 2-1 on Saturday.
Yankees' Teixeira Annoyed After Jolt Against PhilliesAccording to Mark Teixeira, Ben Francisco's effort to knock the ball out his glove on a fourth-inning grounder down the first-base line on Sunday was an unnecessary play. "He could hurt me or hurt himself. That's not baseball," Teixeira said.