Yankees News

  • Yanks' Sizemore tries on first base for size

    Scott Sizemore knew that there was a strong possibility he might be asked to play first base by the Yankees, and he did so on Thursday at Tropicana Field.

  • Robertson on track for Tuesday return

    David Robertson threw a bullpen session on Thursday at Tropicana Field and remains on track to be activated from the 15-day disabled list on Tuesday, the first day that he would be eligible.

  • Teixeira expected in lineup on Sunday

    Mark Teixeira played three innings in a Minor League game on Thursday and is expected to return to the big league lineup on Sunday against the Rays.

  • Pineda's six shutout innings steer Yanks to sweep

    Michael Pineda tossed six shutout innings to lead the Yankees to a 2-0 win and a doubleheader sweep of the Cubs in the Bronx on Wednesday night. Brett Gardner and Scott Sizemore had RBIs.

  • Tanaka's 10 K's lead Yanks in twin-bill opener

    Masahiro Tanaka limited the Cubs to a pair of bunt singles over eight scoreless innings and recorded 10 strikeouts in leading the Yankees to a 3-0 victory on Wednesday afternoon in the first game of a day-night doubleheader.

  • Yanks celebrate Jackie by honoring Mandela

    On June 21, 1990, Nelson Mandela made a visit to the old Yankee Stadium. Just freed after nearly three decades in prison, the future president of South Africa delivered his speech donned in a Yankees jacket and cap. On the occasion of the 67th anniversary of the day Jackie Robinson forever shattered Major League Baseball's color barrier, the Yankees chose to honor Mandela.

  • Sizemore rewarded with start at third base

    Scott Sizemore held the lineup card in his hands for a few extra beats at his Yankee Stadium locker on Wednesday, scanning the Yankees' lineup and finding his name in the No. 9 spot, playing third base.

  • Yanks' Roberts dealing with lower back strain

    Brian Roberts said that he is feeling better after being diagnosed with what he called a lower back strain, but manager Joe Girardi would like to give the Yankees infielder all of Wednesday's day-night doubleheader off.

  • Cubs go 1-1 in replay challenges vs. Yankees

    The Cubs had mixed results with replay challenges in Wednesday's 3-0 loss in the opener of a doubleheader at Yankee Stadium. They were successful in overturning a call in the second inning, but were denied on another close play at first in the seventh.

  • Jeter returns to lineup for twin-bill nightcap

    After having more time than anticipated to rest his tight right quadriceps, Yankees captain Derek Jeter is returned to the lineup for the second game of Wednesday's day-night doubleheader against the Cubs.

  • Yanks honor Mandela at JRD celebration

    The Yankees unveiled a plaque to honor Nelson Mandela today, an event that was to coincide with the annual celebration of Jackie Robinson Day by Major League Baseball but was postponed a day due to rain.

  • Yanks confident in backup catcher Murphy

    The Yankees are not hiding their high hopes for catcher John Ryan Murphy, who was called up from Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre on Tuesday and will serve as the backup catcher to Brian McCann for the immediate future.

  • Cubs-Yankees rained out, to play two today

    Tuesday's game between the Yankees and Cubs at Yankee Stadium was postponed due to inclement weather and will be made up as part of a day-night, separate-admission doubleheader today at 1:05 p.m. ET.

  • Castrovince: Pineda writing riveting script

    Now that he's about to take the mound for his next start, let's stop discussing the "pine" in Pineda and talk about Michael Pineda himself. Because if his early April output is any indication, he just might be -- all pine tar drama aside -- one of the best stories in baseball this season. And the Yankees, frankly, might need him to be.

  • Steinbrenner: Yanks not seeking an infielder

    Despite injuries to Brian Roberts and Derek Jeter, the Yankees are not in the market for an additional infielder at the moment, Hal Steinbrenner, the team's principal owner, said on Tuesday morning.

  • Yanks get reinforcements for doubleheader

    The Yankees have summoned catcher John Ryan Murphy and infielder Scott Sizemore from Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre, and both players will be with the club for Wednesday's day-night, separate-admission doubleheader against the Cubs.

  • Cervelli to DL with strained right hamstring

    Francisco Cervelli's career with the Yankees has taken another unfortunate twist. The catcher sustained a Grade 2 strain of his right hamstring during New York's 3-2 victory over the Red Sox on Sunday and is headed to the 15-day disabled list.

  • Once a question, Yankees' rotation a comfort

    With all the questions that the Yankees packed onto their charter flight leaving Spring Training -- and there were plenty -- the club headed into their first off-day of the regular season confident about the state of its starting rotation.