YANKEES RUMORS & GOSSIP

Streaking NYCFC’s biggest challenge now might be mental

New York City FC’s first road win over the rival Red Bulls on Saturday was significant, important for the standings and imperative for the belief that is developing within the club. Now comes an even bigger test: Avoiding a letdown when also-ran Minnesota United FC visits Yankee Stadium on Thursday night. “The challenge is to...
Via New York Post
18 minutes ago

Ten best lines from Times story on how the Yankees' charity has ignored the Bronx neighborhood it was supposed to help

1. "[A]n examination of the fund’s public financial records and interviews... show that it has operated with little oversight or public accountability, neglecting those who live near the stadium and instead sending money to other, often wealthier parts of the Bronx."2. "[A]lthough the Yankees provide $35,000 a year to cover operating expenses, the fund in 2011 began to allocate...

Yankees put Matt Holliday on DL, recall Miguel Andujar; Chris Carter to Triple-A

The team is trying to figure out what's wrong with Holliday, who has been sidelined since Sunday. The Yankees made a handful of roster moves before Wednesday's game against the Chicago White Sox: Placed DH Matt Holliday on the 10-day disabled list (retroactive to 6/25) with a viral infection. Recalled INF Miguel Andujar from Triple-A Scranton...
Via NJ.com
3 hours ago

Yankees Place Matt Holliday On DL, Outright Chris Carter

The Yankees have announced a series of roster moves. Veteran DH Matt Holliday will go on the 10-day DL with an illness, with the club seemingly still working to determine how to treat it, while veteran first baseman Chris Carter has accepted an outright assignment to Triple-A. New York has also announced that it selected the contract of third baseman Miguel Andujar. (That move was...
Via MLB Trade Rumors
3 hours ago

Holliday headed to DL; Yanks call up Andujar

The Yankees will be without designated hitter Matt Holliday for at least the next week and a half after placing him on the 10-day disabled list with a viral infection. Prospect Miguel Andujar is getting the call to the big leagues to take Holliday's place on the active roster.
Via Yankees.com
3 hours ago

Yankees youth movement already rewriting their history

The Yankees currently have the best rookie position player and pitcher in the American League. Aaron Judge and Jordan Montgomery very well might finish 1-2 in the Rookie of the Year award voting if it were held today — though Boston’s Andrew Benintendi, Baltimore’s Trey Mancini and Seattle’s Mitch Haniger and Ben Gamel (like Judge...
Via New York Post
4 hours ago

WATCH: Luis Severino strikes out a career-high 12 batters

Luis Severino strikes out a career-high 12 batters.
Via YES Network
7 hours ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Dellin Betances on falling apart in the 9th inning

Dellin Betances on falling apart in the 9th inning.
Via YES Network
7 hours ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Are the New York Yankees interested in Jose Quintana?

On SNY's Daily News Live, the panel discusses the potential interest the New York Yankees might have in acquiring Chicago White Sox starting pitcher Jose Quintana.
Via SNY
7 hours ago  |  Discuss

Source: Yankees calling up prospect Andujar

Yankees prospect Miguel Andujar is getting the call to the big leagues.
Via Yankees.com
7 hours ago

Yankees adding another Baby Bomber in Miguel Andujar

The Baby Bombers are arriving in bunches. The Yankees are calling up third-base prospect Miguel Andujar, according to multiple confirmed his promotion in a tweet Wednesday morning. It was unclear what the corresponding move would be, though designated hitter Matt Holliday has been sidelined the past several games due to an illness seemingly stemming from...
Via New York Post
8 hours ago

A calm, rational discussion about the Yankees’ dumpster fire of a bullpen

In a season full of ugly bullpen meltdowns, the Yankees hit a new low last night. Three relievers combined to walk six of 13 batters faced, and another was hit by a pitch. Dellin Betances, working for the third straight day, couldn’t protected a one-run lead against the bottom of the lineup. Why was he working for the third straight day? Because he had to bail out Jonathan Holder...
Via River Avenue Blues
10 hours ago

Yankees' Jorge Mateo shows he's still an elite prospect in Trenton debut

Mateo had two hits and made a sensational play at shortstop in his first game with the Class AA Trenton Thunder on Tuesday night. Watch video TRENTON -- Jorge Mateo's long and exciting Tuesday began with packing his suitcase for a relocation that's been more than a year in the making. After 20 months in the Florida State League...
Via NJ.com
12 hours ago

How Yankees' Aaron Judge, Gary Sanchez' 1st 100 games compare to franchise greats

Yankees young guns Aaron Judge and Gary Sanchez each played their 100th career games this season. Here is how their stats match up against other franchise greats' first 100 games as Yankees.
Via NJ.com
13 hours ago

Yankees' Bullpen Fails To Preserve Severino Gem

Adam Warren: still on the DL. Chad Green: wasn't available. Aroldis Chapman: wasn't available. Dellin Betances: had already pitched two days in a row. This was the state of the bullpen last night when Girardi turned to it, hoping to preserve a 3-1 lead in the eighth inning. If you saw the game, you know what happened. It was probably the ugliest loss of the year...
Via Lady At The Bat
13 hours ago

Clippard bounces back, but Betances falters

The folded piece of cardboard in Joe Girardi's pocket offered a reminder that he could not call Aroldis Chapman's name, which is why Dellin Betances remained seated as rookie Domingo German and the struggling Tyler Clippard tried to protect a two-run lead in the eighth inning on Tuesday.
Via Yankees.com
18 hours ago

Yankees could send Matt Holliday home from road trip

The New York Yankees may consider sending Matt Holliday home from the team’s current road trip due to the mysterious illness surrounding the slugger.Holliday has been out since Sunday and was not in the lineup for the team’s game against the White Sox on Tuesday. He is missing time due to fatigue. As Bryan Hoch reported, the Yankees could send Holliday home from the road trip...
Via Larry Brown Sports
23 hours ago  |  Discuss

Yankees falling through on promises to poor Bronx neighborhoods, according to New York Times report

Professional sports franchises love to take resources from the public while promising, but not giving, much in return.Teams have taken billions in welfare from the public for stadium financing and stadium construction in the form of land, subsidies, payments and tax breaks. The New York Yankees are one team that benefited when they built their new stadium, gaining 25 acres of public...
Via The Comeback
1 day ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Luis Severino wants Aaron Judge in the Home Run Derby

New York Yankees pitcher Luis Severino wants Aaron Judge in the Home Run Derby as he talks about the event with YES Network's Matthew Stucko.
Via YES Network
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Aaron Judge says he’s undecided on Home Run Derby, proceeds to launch 504-foot BP dinger

New York Yankees rookie Aaron Judge leads the majors in several offensive categories (and WAR), but it’s without question his power that particularly stands out. The 6’7″, 275-pounder has an MLB-leading 26 home runs, and has been breaking Statcast all season with his amazing home run distance and exit velocity. Well, obviously everyone wants to see Judge in the Home Run Derby...
Via The Comeback
1 day ago  |  Discuss

New York Yankees trade rumors: three needs

The New York Yankees have surprised baseball fans everywhere this season with their success to this point. Though the Yankees were expected to be a competitive team, few saw them appearing as dominant as they have at certain points so far this season. Thanks to equally great pitching and hitting, the Yankees have had a grip on first place in the American League East division for...
Via isportsweb.com
2 days ago  |  Discuss

New York Yankees: Pitching woes spell trouble as the trade deadline looms

The New York Yankees hit the ground sprinting back in April and had a 21-9 record by May 8th. Since then, however, the Yankees have not been the same team as they have posted a 19-24 record since those strong first 30 games. Luckily for the Yankees, those 21 wins in 30 games don’t go bad, and that start has almost everything to do with why the Yankees are still, somehow, in first...
Via isportsweb.com
2 days ago  |  Discuss

CJ Nitkowski tweets out wrong Rangers-Yankees score, melts down after being corrected

Rangers broadcaster CJ Nitkowski attempted to send out a Twitter siren announcing a key moment during Sunday’s game against the Astros, but he didn’t quite have the details correct. Here’s the since-deleted tweet: That’s pretty standard practice, and kudos to Nitkowski for being an ex-player-turned-broadcaster willing to be engaging on social media.Where Nitkowski erred,...
Via Awful Announcing
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Cuban-American businessman emerges as potential Marlins buyer

Whether it’s former MLB player Derek Jeter or the Romney family, there’s been a ton of reports surfacing as to who might purchase the Miami Marlins.We can add another name to the list.Cuban-American businessman and owner of MasTec, Jorge Mas, has reportedly emerged as a serious candidate to buy the Marlins from owner Jeffrey Loria.“A source with direct knowledge of the possible...
Via Sportsnaut
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Evaluation of the New York Yankees starting rotation

The New York Yankees have had a pitching dilemma for quite some time now. There is a lack of consistency in the rotation and what one starter does tends to give a polar opposite effect to another pitcher. At no point this season has every starter in the rotation been in tune with one another to form problems for opposing lineups. Without a doubt these starters all have the capability...
Via isportsweb.com
4 days ago  |  Discuss
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