New York Yankees
Aug 21, 2014, 2:24 PM EST
Masahiro Tanaka’s attempt to avoid Tommy John elbow surgery with the rest-and-rehab approach has gone well enough that the Yankees right-hander will face live hitters for the first time Saturday.
Aug 21, 2014, 12:16 PM EST
Phelps started 17 games with a 4.28 ERA before being shut down with elbow problems three weeks ago.
Aug 21, 2014, 9:08 AM EST
It feels like baseball is interested in continuing its bad habit of solving minor problems in the most disruptive and gimmicky way possible.
Aug 20, 2014, 6:21 PM EST
Yankees ace Masahiro Tanaka was diagnosed in early July with a partially torn ulnar collateral ligament in his right elbow — the injury that almost always leads to Tommy John reconstructive elbow surgery — but he’s trying the rest and rehab route first and it’s actually going pretty smoothly so far.
Aug 20, 2014, 4:46 PM EST
Over the weekend Carlos Beltran was cleared to play the outfield for the first time since May, but now his season-long elbow problems have returned and the 37-year-old has been scratched from the Yankees’ lineup.
Aug 20, 2014, 9:41 AM EST
In addition to raising awareness of a good cause, Jeter’s challenge raised awareness of CC Sabathia’s actual existence.
Aug 18, 2014, 9:16 AM EST
I mean really, what better do you have to do right now. Work?
Aug 18, 2014, 5:30 AM EST
An ump show in Detroit couldn’t stop the Mariners’ momentum.
Aug 17, 2014, 10:20 PM EST
Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter broke a 2-2 tie in the ninth inning last night and was cheered for at Tropicana Field, which rubbed Rays manager Joe Maddon the wrong way.
Aug 17, 2014, 7:45 PM EST
Alex Rodriguez has been preparing for the 2015 season by working out at the University of Miami and at UCLA in Los Angeles.
Aug 16, 2014, 2:35 PM EST
Masahiro Tanaka was placed on the disabled list in early July with a partial tear of the ulnar collateral ligament in his throwing elbow.
Aug 16, 2014, 1:49 PM EST
Carlos Beltran has been limited to DH duty due to an elbow issue.
Aug 15, 2014, 11:25 PM EST
Masahiro Tanaka will throw 25 fastballs in a bullpen session on Saturday as the Yankees attempt to get him back into pitching shape for a late-September return.
Aug 15, 2014, 2:58 PM EST
Joe Posnanski ranks all 30 MLB ballparks. Spoiler alert: Wrigley Field is No. 1.
Aug 15, 2014, 9:24 AM EST
Why Derek Jeter deserves to play in October during his final season when most greats don’t is beyond me.
Aug 14, 2014, 12:02 PM EST
Orioles rookie Jonathan Schoop homered against the Yankees last night for the second straight game and the 23-year-old infielder has hit .379 with four homers, two doubles, and a 1.262 OPS in nine games versus New York.
Aug 14, 2014, 9:00 AM EST
Home plate doesn’t have a monopoly on problematic rules.
Aug 13, 2014, 11:34 PM EST
Yankees manager Joe Girardi told MLB.com’s Bryan Hoch that he expects catcher Brian McCann to be activated off the 7-day concussion disabled list this Saturday.
Aug 13, 2014, 8:43 PM EST
Masahiro Tanaka was diagnosed last month with a torn ulnar collateral ligament in his elbow and that injury pretty much always leads to Tommy John reconstructive surgery, but the right-hander is still holding out hope that rest and rehab will do the trick.
Aug 13, 2014, 11:50 AM EST
Hiroki Kuroda is the last pitcher standing in the Yankees’ injury wrecked original starting rotation.
Aug 12, 2014, 11:50 AM EST
Carlos Beltran and Chase Headley were both credited with stolen bases, Bud Norris and Manny Machado were both credited with errors, and the Orioles ended up blowing out the Yankees anyway.
Buck Showalter wants to give Derek Jeter a picture of the Jeffrey Maier home run as a retirement gift
Aug 12, 2014, 10:33 AM EST
I assume the amount of crap that Derek Jeter does not give about this quip is incalculable by current mathematics.
Aug 11, 2014, 3:20 PM EST
Pineda made just two minor-league rehab starts and logged just 3.1 and 4.1 innings in those outings, so he’ll likely be on a limited pitch count initially.
Aug 11, 2014, 12:28 PM EST
White Sox first baseman Paul Konerko isn’t getting a city-by-city farewell tour like Derek Jeter, but the 38-year-old six-time All-Star is retiring after 18 seasons in the majors.
Aug 9, 2014, 3:31 PM EST
After tying Honus Wagner for sixth on MLB’s all-time hits list last night, Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter moved into sole possession this afternoon with an infield single against Indians right-hander Corey Kluber in the bottom of the sixth inning.
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