New York Yankees pitcher Masahiro Tanaka, coming back after arthroscopic surgery to remove a bone spur from his right elbow last October, says he feels perfectly healthy but isn't sure when he'll make his first regular-season start.
Closer Aroldis Chapman and the New York Yankees have agreed to a one-year contract worth $11,325,000, avoiding salary arbitration.
Mariano Rivera helped the New York Yankees win five World Series, and many consider him to be the game’s greatest closer. As such, he'll become the 37th Bronx Bomber to receive a plaque in Yankee Stadium’s Monument Park this summer,Show More Summary
At various points last year I had three of Laird's American cards just lying around and I'm thinking what am I going to do with his cards - I didn't even know he ended up in Japan. After brief stints with the New York Yankees and the...Show More Summary
New York Yankees pitcher CC Sabathia had a tumultuous 2015, culminating with a stint in alcohol rehab starting in October, but he's in good spirits just over a week before spring training begins. Per George A. King III of the New York Post, Sabathia said he hasn't been this healthy in a long time: “I feel the best I have in three years. Show More Summary
New York Yankees starting pitcher Masahiro Tanaka is inching closer to a full return to the mound after undergoing elbow surgery in October. Yankees pitching coach Larry Rothschild confirmed Tuesday that Tanaka threw off a bullpen mound as part of his rehabilitation, per the Associated Press (via ESPN.com). Read more MLB news on BleacherReport.com
John Sterling is best known as the play-by-play announcer for the New York Yankees, but on Sunday he’ll lend his voice to something a (...)
Highly touted prospect Greg Bird will be undergoing surgery to repair his injured shoulder, causing him to miss the 2016 season.
In the end it came down to a business decision. Manuel Pellegrini, the club’s 62-year-old Chilean manager who guided the team to its (...)
The 2016 season hasn't even started yet, and the injury bug has already taken a bite out of the New York Yankees. And now, they really have to hope it doesn't come back for them again. The day's bad news involves Greg Bird. Joel Sherman...Show More Summary
Gregory Bird represented the next wave of homegrown talent for the New York Yankees. Now out for the season due to injury, the team will, unexpectedly, have to look elsewhere for depth.
New York Yankees first baseman Greg Bird will miss the entire 2016 season due to shoulder surgery. Joel Sherman of the New York Post reported the news. Bird, 23, was expected to compete for playing time at first base with the Yankees' core veterans in 2016. Read more MLB news on BleacherReport.com
The University of Michigan is pulling out all the stops when it comes to National Signing Day. New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady and former New York Yankees star Derek Jeter will be on hand for "Signing of the Stars" at the school Wednesday. The event features guest 'celebrities' who will...
Yankees rumors indicate a trade for Jose Reyes was discussed with the Colorado Rockies. These New York Yankees trade rumors stem from the 2015 MLB season, shortly after the Rockies acquired Reyes from the Toronto Blue Jays. A report from FOX Sports states that the Yankees inquired about Reyes in order to make him the... Show More Summary
Of ESPN's first 10 announced Sunday Night Baseball telecasts for 2016, five feature either the New York Yankees or Boston Red Sox. Three feature the Yankees and the Red Sox. You can't blame the television guys, even if neither of those teams has won a playoff game in the last two years. Show More Summary
New York Yankees slugger Alex Rodriguez is heading into the 2016 season with a renewed love for baseball after enjoying a resurgent 2015 campaign that moved him within striking distance of team legend Babe Ruth on the all-time home run...Show More Summary
The Angels claimed middle infielder Ronald Torreyes, who played briefly for the Dodgers last season, off waivers from the New York Yankees on Monday. To make room on the 40-man roster for Torreyes, left-handed reliever Bobby LaFromboise was designated for assignment. Torreyes, 23, who has made...
Aroldis Chapman was involved in a domestic dispute in October, but the lack of evidence forced the State Attorney to advice against filing charges.
Florida prosecutors have decided not to press criminal charges against New York Yankees closer Aroldis Chapman over allegations that he choked his girlfriend Cristina Barnea and fired eight gunshots in their home the night of Oct. 30, the Associated Press reports. Show More Summary
New York Yankees relief pitcher Aroldis Chapman will not face criminal charges in an alleged domestic violence incident with his girlfriend last October. According to Rafael Olmeda of the Sun-Sentinel, prosecutors in Broward County, Florida, decided not to file criminal charges against Chapman. Read more MLB news on BleacherReport.com