Skip to content

Chris Stewart

  1. Russell Martin’s free agency looms large as Pirates face offseason

    Oct 1, 2014, 11:54 PM EST

    Milwaukee Brewers v Pittsburgh Pirates

    After Wednesday’s 8-0 loss, it’s time for the Pirates to start thinking about next year.

  2. Pirates go with three catchers on Wild Card game roster

    Oct 1, 2014, 1:15 PM EST

    russell martin getty

    Starting pitchers Francisco Liriano and Gerrit Cole off the Wild Card game roster, which is fairly typical.

  3. And That Happened: Wednesday’s scores and highlights

    May 15, 2014, 6:30 AM EST

    Masahiro Tanaka

    There is no word for “lose” in Masahiro Tanaka’s vocabulary. It’s not even a translation thing. There is no “lose” in his Japanese or his English. He’s just a giant bag of win and dominance and stuff.

  4. Pirates place Russell Martin on the disabled list with a strained left hamstring

    Apr 26, 2014, 1:25 PM EST

    Russell Martin

    The Pirates placed Russell Martin on the disabled list with a strained left hamstring.

  5. Pirates catcher Chris Stewart needs knee surgery

    Mar 17, 2014, 1:50 PM EST

    Chris Stewart

    The Pirates acquired Chris Stewart from the Yankees to serve as Russell Martin‘s backup, but now the 31-year-old catcher is likely headed for surgery after injuring his knee in a game last week. Stewart didn’t figure to play much for the Pirates considering he’s a career .214 hitter and Martin started 117 games last year.…

  6. The Pirates are close to acquiring catcher Chris Stewart from the Yankees

    Dec 2, 2013, 9:22 AM EST

    Chris Stewart

    In the future, every Pirates catcher will have played for the Yankees the season before: The Pirates are on the verge of acquiring catcher Chris Stewart from the Yankees. — Buster Olney (@Buster_ESPN) December 2, 2013   Stewart is superfluous now that the Yankees have signed Brian McCann. And he’s pretty bad even if they…

  7. Cast off by Yankees, Russell Martin is early postseason hero for Pirates

    Oct 2, 2013, 12:50 AM EST

    Russell Martin

    Russell Martin may have hit a mere .226 for the Pirates this season, but there’s little doubt he was a difference maker. On Tuesday, he showed the Yankees what they were missing my hitting two homers and catching another gem from Francisco Liriano as the Pirates advanced to the ALDS. After a successful first year…

  8. Yankees eliminated with Indians’ victory

    Sep 25, 2013, 10:47 PM EST

    Yankees' Ryan, Cano and Reynolds wait for new pitcher after the Rays scored four runs in MLB game in New York

    It’s official: the Yankees’ season is over after 162 games for just the second time in the wild card era. The Bombers were eliminated from contention when the Indians topped the White Sox 7-2 on Wednesday evening. Just a few minutes later, they wrapped up an 8-3 loss to the Rays, leaving them with an…

  9. Red Sox sweep away Yankees to continue incredible run

    Sep 15, 2013, 11:35 PM EST

    Red Sox' Bogaerts singles in the seventh inning of their American League MLB baseball game against the Yankees at Fenway Park in Boston

    Mariano Rivera was honored Sunday prior to his last ever regular-season appearance at Fenway Park. The Red Sox made sure that was the only time he’d see the mound all weekend. The Red Sox shook off a first-inning Yankees run with three of their own and routed the Bombers 9-2 for a three-game sweep in…

  10. Austin Romine making progress from concussion

    Sep 12, 2013, 7:40 PM EST

    Yankees's Romine is examined by Yankees staff and manager Girardi after getting hit in the helmet by a foul ball off the bat of Orioles' Jones during the eighth inning of their MLB American League baseball game in Baltimore

    Yankees catcher Austin Romine suffered what manager Joe Girardi described as a “slight concussion” after he was hit in the mask by a foul tip on Tuesday night, but he’s already making some progress. According to Andy McCullough of the Newark Star-Ledger, Girardi is hopeful that Romine will be able to return this weekend against…

  11. And That Happened: Wednesday’s scores and highlights

    Aug 29, 2013, 7:05 AM EST

    Brandon Moss

    Athletics 14, Tigers 4: We had this game on for a bit, got bored and decided to watch some random stuff we had recorded. When the show ended we went back to the game to see the A’s up 14-1. Allison let’s out a big “oh for f***’s sake!” and quickly turns on the “Awesom-O”…

  12. Yankees outlast Red Sox to claim series in Fenway

    Aug 19, 2013, 12:48 AM EST

    Yankees' Rodriguez celebrates his solo home run against Red Sox's Dempster in the sixth inning of their MLB American League Baseball game in Boston

    This one had a little bit of everything packed into a crisp four hours and 12 minutes. – After Boston grabbed a 2-0 lead in the bottom of the first, Ryan Dempster drilled Alex Rodriguez with a 3-0 pitch to open the second. It was at least Dempster’s second attempt to hit him, but the…

  13. Yankees win, A-Rod disappoints in home debut

    Aug 10, 2013, 12:05 AM EST

    Detroit Tigers v New York Yankees

    Yankees third baseman Alex Rodriguez went 0-for-4 in his season debut at Yankee Stadium and closer Mariano Rivera blew his second save in a row, but the Yankees won anyway thanks to a Brett Gardner walk-off single with the bases loaded in the bottom of the 11th. In the bottom of the first, Rodriguez strode…

  14. Francisco Cervelli shut down for two weeks with stress reaction in elbow

    Jul 4, 2013, 7:00 PM EST

    Francisco Cervelli AP

    The Yankees were hoping to get catcher Francisco Cervelli back from a fractured right hand shortly after the All-Star break, but that won’t happen now. According to the Associated Press, Cervelli will be shut down for the next two weeks after an MRI exam revealed a stress reaction in his right elbow. A stress reaction…

  15. Athletics defeat Yankees in 18 innings, sweep three-game series

    Jun 13, 2013, 10:09 PM EST

    Nate Freiman Getty

    It took five hours and 34 minutes, but the Athletics finished off a three-game sweep of the Yankees with a 3-2 win in 18 innings this evening at O.Co Coliseum. Nate Freiman played hero for the Athletics, as he dropped a one-out single into left field off Mariano Rivera to drive in John Jaso for…

  16. And That Happened: Sunday’s scores and highlights

    Jun 10, 2013, 6:49 AM EST

    St. Louis Cardinals v Cincinnati Reds

    Cardinals 11, Reds 4: I’ll take “Improbable scores for an extra-inning game for $200, Alex.” It was already 7-4 in the top of the 10th when Matt Holliday came to the plate but he hit a grand slam off Curtis Partch to truly ice the game. J.J. Hoover was charged with six of the seven…

  17. Mets get to Mariano Rivera in 9th, beat Yankees 2-1

    May 28, 2013, 11:53 PM EST

    Mariano Rivera

    After 626 saves in 19 seasons, Mariano Rivera doesn’t have many firsts left. The Mets, however, tagged him with an unfortunate one Tuesday, collecting three straight hits off him in the ninth to overcome a 1-0 deficit and beat the Yankees 2-1. It was the first time Rivera had ever taken a blown save or…

  18. Yankees call up Austin Romine to replace Francisco Cervelli

    Apr 27, 2013, 1:20 PM EST

    Austin Romine AP

    With Francisco Cervelli slated to miss six weeks following surgery today to repair a fractured right hand, the Yankees have recalled catcher Austin Romine to replace him on the active roster. Romine was hitting .333 (14-for-42) with one home run and four RBI over his first 14 games this season with Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre. The 24-year-old…

  19. Yankees’ Ivan Nova, Francisco Cervelli exit with injuries

    Apr 26, 2013, 8:08 PM EST

    Ivan Nova

    At this rate, the Yankees might run out of players. Two more players are headed to the infirmary as pitcher Ivan Nova and catcher Francisco Cervelli both exited tonight’s game against the Blue Jays with injuries. Cervelli hurt his hand on a foul ball from Jays batter Rajai Davis in the first inning, per ESPN’s…

  20. Francisco Cervelli is the Yankees’ starting catcher

    Mar 13, 2013, 1:20 PM EST

    New York Yankees catcher Cervelli smiles as he steps out of the batting cage at the team's spring training camp in Tampa

    Last year around this time the Yankees demoted Francisco Cervelli to Triple-A. He remained there for basically the entire season and hit just .246 with a .657 OPS in 99 games. And now he’s in position to be the Yankees’ starting catcher. Yesterday manager Joe Girardi told Andy McCullough of the Newark Star Ledger that…

  21. Yankees option catcher Austin Romine to Triple-A

    Mar 11, 2013, 9:32 PM EST

    Austin Romine AP

    It’s settled. Barring a last-minute addition, the Yankees will enter the season with a catching tandem of Francisco Cervelli and Chris Stewart. That became the reality this afternoon after prospect catcher Austin Romine was optioned to Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre among a series of roster cuts. Yankees general manager Brian Cashman said back in January that he…

  22. Francisco Cervelli will not play for Italy in the World Baseball Classic

    Feb 16, 2013, 12:30 PM EST

    Francisco Cervelli Reuters

    Francisco Cervelli was listed on Italy’s provisional roster when it was announced last month, but it turns out that he will not participate in the upcoming World Baseball Classic. According to Bryan Hoch of MLB.com, Cervelli confirmed this morning that he has withdrawn from the tournament. As it stands right now, the 26-year-old projects to…

  23. Francisco Cervelli OK after suffering whiplash in Venezuelan Winter League

    Jan 7, 2013, 8:03 PM EST

    New York Yankees' Cervelli walks back to the dugout after striking out against the Washington Nationals in Tampa

    We heard last week that the Yankees are prepared to begin 2013 with Francisco Cervelli and Chris Stewart as their catching duo, so this report from Wallace Matthews of ESPN New York is worth noting. Francisco Cervelli, who seems to make getting hurt in the off-season or in spring training an annual ritual, suffered a…

  24. Yankees catching prospect Austin Romine likely to begin season in minors

    Jan 4, 2013, 4:25 PM EST

    New York Yankees manager Girardi talks with catcher Romine during a workout in Tampa

    Everyone keeps waiting for the Yankees to do something about their underwhelming catching situation, but no moves appear to be on the horizon and today general manager Brian Cashman revealed that catching prospect Austin Romine is likely headed to Triple-A. “I expect Romine to go to Triple-A,” Cashman said, via Anthony McCarron of the New…

  25. Pirates and Russell Martin agree to two-year, $17 million contract

    Nov 29, 2012, 9:05 PM EST

    Russell Martin Getty

    UPDATE: ESPN’s Buster Olney reports that the Yankees never made Martin an offer. In fact, they haven’t made an offer to any position players so far this offseason. 8:44 PM: David Waldstein of the New York Times reports that Martin agreed to a two-year, $17 million deal with the Pirates. You could understand if the…

Featured video

Cubs shore up rotation with Jon Lester
Top 10 MLB Player Searches
  1. M. Cabrera (4148)
  2. W. Myers (2852)
  3. M. Kemp (2559)
  4. W. Miley (2369)
  5. C. Headley (2305)
  1. J. Lester (2259)
  2. M. Morse (2201)
  3. M. Scherzer (1947)
  4. J. Upton (1886)
  5. C. Hamels (1874)