It's Time To Assess Strengths And Weaknesses In Fantasy BaseballSmart fantasy baseball owners will analyze the standings in their league to see where their team needs improvement—and perhaps where the team can spare some statistics in a trade. Picking up new players only makes sense if these moves help the team in the standings, after all.
Sweeny: Pettitte Advises A-Rod To 'Get Everything Out' And More Yankees NotesThere is no shortage of reaction to Alex Rodriguez’s situation returning to the Yankees, unless of course you're waiting to hear from A-Rod himself. That day will come.
Yankees Trade Cervelli To Pirates For Lefty Reliever WilsonThe emergence of young catcher John Ryan Murphy helped make Francisco Cervelli expendable, especially with Cervelli due for a big raise in arbitration to a seven-figure salary.
McCarthy, Timely Bats Power Yankees To Series Win Over RangersBrandon McCarthy threw six more solid innings, fellow newcomer Chase Headley delivered another timely hit and the New York Yankees beat the Texas Rangers 4-2 Thursday for their sixth win in seven games.
Beltran's Elbow Passes Another Test, Vet To Return To Yankees ThursdayCarlos Beltran went 1 for 5 in his final extended spring training game and will rejoin the New York Yankees starting lineup on Thursday, manager Joe Girardi said Wednesday.
What To Do, What To Do? Yankees Short On First Basemen Since Mark Teixiera went on the disabled list on April 5 with a strained right hamstring, the $200 million Bronx Bombers have cobbled together a platoon at first base.
'Content' Hal Steinbrenner Not Expected To Go After Stephen Drew"I'm pretty content with our infield right now," Steinbrenner said. "I think guys like Anna and Solarte have been pleasant surprises. Kelly Johnson has been good. Derek's healthy. So far, so good, but it's early."
Yankees Place Francisco Cervelli On 60-Day DL, Call Up Scott SizemoreNew York is dealing with several infield injuries, the latest to Cervelli, who was filling in at first base when he was injured running out a grounder on Sunday.
Cervelli Headed To DL; X-Rays On McCann's Hand Come Back NegativeCatcher Francisco Cervelli has been diagnosed with a Grade 2 right hamstring strain and will be placed on the disabled list on Tuesday. His DL stint is retroactive to Monday.
Carlos Beltran Survives 1B Debut As Yankees Scramble To Fill HolesWho's on first? It's complicated. "We have to do what it takes," Beltran said after after taking over at the position midway through Sunday's win. "I hope I don't have to do it again."
Palladino: Home-Plate Collision And Replay Confusion Hurts BaseballBlocking the plate used to be an “at your own risk” proposition for a catcher. MLB is trying to change that. Unfortunately, as we saw in Saturday’s 4-0 Yankees loss to the Blue Jays, it’s not going to be so easy.
Kuroda Gets Knocked Around, Cervelli Homers Twice As Yankees Tie TigersHiroki Kuroda gave up six runs and 10 hits over 3 2-3 innings Wednesday as the New York Yankees and Detroit Tigers played to a 7-7 tie in 10 innings.
Francisco Cervelli, Yankees Agree To 1-Year, $700,000 Deal Cervelli was limited to 17 games last season. He broke his right hand April 26 when hit by a foul tip off the bat of Toronto's Rajai Davis and then was suspended for 50 games on Aug. 5.
Keidel: G.I. Joe Is Your American League Manager Of The Year Aside from jamming the eject button on Andy Pettitte the other day and letting Joba Chamberlain combust on the mound, G.I. Joe has done a David Copperfield job on his club this year.
Keidel: It's Never Simple When It Comes To A-RodThe most elastic scandal in sports history, A-Rod's trysts and turns seem to reach its nadir every week - before sinking deeper into infamy.