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  1. The White Sox will try to sign Curtis Granderson

    Oct 7, 2013, 10:35 AM EDT

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    It’s a bit early for the hot stove to start firing up, but we gotta kill time until the A’s-Tigers game starts, right? According to Daryl Van Schouwen of the Chicago Sun-Times, the White Sox are planning a hard push this offseason for free agent outfielder Curtis Granderson. Which, OK, the Sox are kind of a…

  2. Giants overcommit to Hunter Pence

    Sep 28, 2013, 2:26 PM EDT

    Hunter Pence

    Now that he’s out from under the Barry Zito (seven years, $126 million) and Aaron Rowand (five years, $60 million) contracts, Giants GM Brian Sabean has the financial muscle to swing for the fences again. And the result: a five-year, $90 million contract for Hunter Pence. For Pence, is a windfall that certainly exceeds any…

  3. Curtis Granderson is looking forward to shopping around in free agency

    Sep 26, 2013, 12:16 PM EDT

    AP Granderson

    While the focus has understandably been on Robinson Cano and his reported contract demands, the Yankees have another key impending free agent in Curtis Granderson. Granderson is hitting the open market at a bad time, coming off an injury wrecked season at age 32, but his track record still puts him in line for a…

  4. Yankees eliminated with Indians’ victory

    Sep 25, 2013, 10:47 PM EDT

    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…

  5. Red Sox sweep away Yankees to continue incredible run

    Sep 15, 2013, 11:35 PM EDT

    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…

  6. Brett Gardner may miss the rest of the season

    Sep 13, 2013, 5:02 PM EDT

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    Yankees center fielder Brett Gardner, who left yesterday’s game with a ribcage/oblique injury, has been diagnosed with a Grade 1 strain and could miss the rest of the season. Yankees manager Joe Girardi told reporters that Gardner will be out “a while” and, if he does return before the end of the regular season, it…

  7. Brett Gardner exits game with left oblique strain

    Sep 12, 2013, 9:18 PM EDT

    Brett Gardner Getty

    UPDATE: Anthony McCarron of the New York Daily News passes along word that Gardner indeed left the game with a left oblique strain. That’s not good. 8:55 p.m. ET: This isn’t what the Yankees need. According to Jack Curry of YES Network, Brett Gardner left tonight’s game against the Orioles in the first inning with…

  8. Derek Jeter exits with soreness near ankle

    Sep 7, 2013, 4:36 PM EDT

    Derek Jeter

    When Derek Jeter was pulled for a pinch-runner in the sixth inning Saturday, the hope was the Yankees were just preserving him in a 12-6 game. However, FOXSports.com’s Ken Rosenthal reported three innings later that Jeter was taken out due to soreness around the ankle he broke in the postseason last year. Jeter singled in…

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

    Aug 26, 2013, 6:10 AM EDT

    David Nied

    Rockies 4, Marlins 3: The Rockies won this game but the Marlins took the 1993 Expansion Cup for this season, closing out the year with a 4-3 record against Colorado. What — you don’t keep track of the 1993 Expansion Cup? There’s a great ceremony at the end of the series each year in which either…

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

    Aug 10, 2013, 12:05 AM EDT

    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…

  11. Alex Rodriguez goes 1-for-4 with a single in his first game back with Yankees

    Aug 5, 2013, 11:23 PM EDT

    Yankee's Rodriguez hits a single while playing the White Sox in the second inning of their MLB American League baseball game in Chicago

    Let the spectacle begin. Despite being handed a 211-game suspension from MLB for his alleged connections to Biogenesis, Alex Rodriguez is making his season debut tonight against the White Sox. In his first game in the majors since January hip surgery, he’s batting cleanup and playing third base. And you can count on HBT to…

  12. Yankees activate Curtis Granderson from DL

    Aug 2, 2013, 10:45 PM EDT

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    The Yankees have activated outfielder Curtis Granderson from the disabled list and will bat him fifth in tonight’s starting lineup against the Padres. Granderson missed the first 38 games of the season with a fractured right forearm. In his eighth game of the season on May 24 against the Rays, Granderson was hit on the…

  13. Travis Hafner headed to disabled list with shoulder injury

    Jul 27, 2013, 4:07 PM EDT

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    UPDATE: No word on the results of the MRI exam, but Yankees manager Joe Girardi told Jack Curry of YES Network that Hafner is headed to the disabled list. 12:01 PM: Travis Hafner has really scuffled for a couple of months now and it comes as no surprise that his health could be a big…

  14. Settling the Score: Friday’s results

    Jul 27, 2013, 8:56 AM EDT

    Yankees' Sabathia reacts after catcher Romine made a throwing error on a bunt by Bay Rays' Jennings and a run scored during their MLB American League game at Yankee Stadium

    Things are getting really ugly for CC Sabathia. After the big left-hander was knocked around by the Red Sox on Sunday, he gave up seven runs over five innings last night in a 10-6 loss to the Rays. Sabathia began the outing with a 1-2-3 first inning, but he allowed six runs on six hits…

  15. Curtis Granderson begins rehab assignment

    Jul 26, 2013, 2:14 PM EDT

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    Curtis Granderson began a minor-league rehab assignment last night at Single-A, playing five innings in the outfield and going 0-for-2 with a walk at the plate. Granderson has been out since May 24 with a broken pinkie finger, but there’s no official timetable for his return to the Yankees’ lineup. When asked yesterday by Adam…

  16. Yankees close to acquiring Alfonso Soriano from Cubs

    Jul 25, 2013, 7:50 PM EDT

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    Alfonso Soriano‘s return to the Bronx has been rumored for the past couple of days, but a deal is almost official. According to Paul Sullivan of the Chicago Tribune, Cubs manager Dale Sveum said that Soriano has been scratched from tonight’s lineup against the Diamondbacks because a trade with the Yankees is close. In fact,…

  17. Curtis Granderson plays simulated game

    Jul 23, 2013, 12:46 PM EDT

    Rob Thomson, Curtis Granderson

    With everyone focused on when Alex Rodriguez and Derek Jeter might come off the disabled list, Curtis Granderson got three plate appearances in a simulated game at the Yankees’ spring training complex in Florida. Granderson has been out for two months with a fractured left pinkie finger and afterward told Bryan Hoch of MLB.com that…

  18. Report: Yankees to reunite with Alfonso Soriano

    Jul 23, 2013, 2:26 AM EDT

    Alfonso Soriano

    The New York Post reports that the Yankees are close to bringing Alfonso Soriano back to the Bronx, with the Cubs getting a mid-level prospect in return. Cash would facilitate the deal. Soriano is owed about $7 million for the rest of this year and then $18 million in the final year of his eight-year,…

  19. Zoilo Almonte suffers sprained ankle, will go on DL

    Jul 19, 2013, 11:00 PM EDT

    Kansas City Royals v New York Yankees

    Zoilo Almonte left tonight’s game against the Red Sox before the bottom of the fifth inning due to a sprained left ankle. While Luis Cruz took his spot in the lineup and Alberto Gonzalez took his spot in left field, Almonte had x-rays taken on his ankle, which came back negative. According to Bryan Hoch,…

  20. Curtis Granderson hoping to return this month

    Jul 15, 2013, 4:16 PM EDT

    Rob Thomson, Curtis Granderson

    Matt Ehalt of ESPN New York caught up with Curtis Granderson at a charity event today and the Yankees outfielder said he’s aiming to come off the disabled list by the end of this month. Granderson has been out since May 25 with a broken pinkie finger that was initially expected to keep him sidelined…

  21. Who is Alex Rodriguez following on Twitter?

    Jun 26, 2013, 11:19 AM EDT

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    Sure, the big news about Alex Rodriguez joining Twitter this week is that he almost immediately managed to piss off Yankees general manager Brian Cashman, but as a Twitter addict I’m more interested in who A-Rod has chosen to follow. So far he’s followed 41 accounts, including lots of Yankees-related stuff like the Yankees’ official…

  22. Kevin Youkilis needs back surgery, out 10-12 weeks

    Jun 18, 2013, 4:16 PM EDT

    New York Yankees' Kevin Youkilis stretches during MLB spring training workouts in Tampa, Florida

    The injury hits just keep on coming for the Yankees, who announced that Kevin Youkilis needs surgery to repair a herniated disc and will be out for 10-12 weeks. That puts Youkilis’ season in jeopardy, because 10 weeks would get him into September and any setbacks would leave him running out of time. Youkilis hit…

  23. Yankees dropping in attendance, ratings

    Jun 15, 2013, 7:15 PM EDT

    Yankees starting pitcher Pettitte puts his face into his glove as he comes off the field after giving up a run in the fourth inning against the Angels in an MLB baseball game in Anaheim

    Brian Costa of the Wall Street Journal has some interesting figures in his latest column about the Yankees: Through Wednesday, the average ratings for Yankee games on the YES Network were down 38% compared to the same period last season, according to Nielsen figures. The drop is even more remarkable when you consider that last…

  24. Curtis Granderson may not be back before All-Star break

    Jun 14, 2013, 11:19 AM EDT

    Rob Thomson, Curtis Granderson

    Two weeks ago Curtis Granderson underwent surgery to insert a metal pin into his broken pinkie finger, at which point the Yankees announced that he’d be out for at least four weeks. Asked yesterday about Granderson’s potential return timetable, manager Joe Girardi told Andy McCullough of the Newark Star Ledger: “I think it’s hard to…

  25. Curtis Granderson is donating $5 million to build his alma mater a new ballpark

    May 30, 2013, 3:15 PM EDT

    Curtis Granderson Getty

    Curtis Granderson has had some awful luck this season, being sidelined by two major injuries, but he’s still making a big impact this year. According to the Associated Press the Yankees outfielder has agreed to donate $5 million to his alma mater, the University of Illinois-Chicago, to “pay for most of the cost a new…

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