3/6/2014 | Torre excited for Legends Series in Panama
Hall of Fame manager Joe Torre witnessed many of the greatest moments in Mariano Rivera's illustrious baseball career. Now former skipper is poised to celebrate what could be the finest achievement in the former closer's lifetime.
3/6/2014 | Army football to play UConn at Yankee Stadium
The Yankees announced on Thursday that Army will play its 41st game in the Bronx, and third at the current Yankee Stadium, in November against the University of Connecticut.
3/5/2014 | Teixeira itching to test wrist in game action
Taking plenty of practice cuts is not a new occurrence for Mark Teixeira, who has periodically mentioned that as a switch-hitter, he feels the need to work twice as hard, since he must hone his swings from both sides of the plate. It was an overuse injury that kept him off the field for most of last season. There is a balance to be found, but as Teixeira prepares to take the field for his first game of the spring, the Yankees first baseman is eager to chalk up swings in game action.
3/5/2014 | Ex-starter Betances could earn job in Yanks' bullpen
There might as well be a "Help Wanted" sign hanging on the bullpen door at Yankee Stadium these days. Dellin Betances has taken note of the opportunity, and for the first time, he believes there is a chance to break camp with the club.
3/5/2014 | Betances lights-out, Warren solid vs. Rays
Bullpen hopeful Dellin Betances went 1 2/3 scoreless innings, while Adam Warren allowed just one run in 2 1/3 frames in the Yankees' 5-4 loss to the Rays on Wednesday.
3/5/2014 | Tanaka to face top of Phillies' order in first start
Masahiro Tanaka is scheduled to make his first start of the spring on Thursday, and the right-hander is looking forward to testing his stuff against the top of the Phillies' batting order.
3/5/2014 | After dealing with illness, Soriano set to debut
Alfonso Soriano is on track to make his Spring Training debut on Thursday against the Phillies at Bright House Field, Yankees manager Joe Girardi said.
3/5/2014 | El Duque joins Yanks as Minors pitching instructor
Orlando "El Duque" Hernandez has re-joined the Yankees' organization as a Minor League pitching instructor.
3/4/2014 | Solarte focused squarely on making big league team
A non-roster invitee, Yangervis Solarte's live bat and versatility have opened some eyes this spring in Yankees camp. Solarte entered Tuesday with six hits in seven Grapefruit League at-bats, including two homers.
3/4/2014 | Girardi unsure how Yankees will use Ichiro
There are a number of roles that Ichiro Suzuki may be able to fill for the Yankees this season, but manager Joe Girardi is uncertain how he will use the 40-year-old outfielder.
3/4/2014 | Ryan OK after taking liner to left hand
The Yankees had a batting-practice scare on Tuesday afternoon when shortstop Brendan Ryan was clipped in the left hand by a line drive during an infield workout.
3/4/2014 | For Roberts, health key in next chapter with Yanks
Brian Roberts has missed 445 games over the last four seasons, losing time to concussions, hip, hamstring and abdominal injuries. But he wrapped up 2013 healthy, and that gives the Yankees optimism that the former Oriole will be able to play an uninterrupted season on their side.
3/3/2014 | Mariano receives ROBIE Humanitarian Award
Now that 42 is officially out of service as a jersey number in MLB, it was only appropriate that the legacy of Mariano Rivera and Jackie Robinson met on Monday night. Rivera was presented with the ROBIE Humanitarian Award at the Jackie Robinson Foundation Annual Awards Dinner at the Waldorf Astoria, surrounded by a large crowd of Jackie Robinson Scholars.
3/3/2014 | Nova's control on display vs. Nationals
Ivan Nova focused on his control in his second spring start on Monday, and he was near-pinpoint. He threw 31 of 35 pitches for strikes in New York's 4-2 win over Washington, walking none and striking out four.
3/3/2014 | Big second, super Nova pace Yankees
Kelly Johnson and Corban Joseph had run-scoring hits as part of a big second inning, giving the Yankees an early jump in a 4-2 Grapefruit League victory over the Nationals. Ivan Nova threw three scoreless, hitless innings.
3/3/2014 | Nothing like a sleepover with Cooperstown legends
The 306 baseball legends who have been enshrined in the National Baseball Hall of Fame are the lucky few who can call Cooperstown home. But on Saturday night, 30 children and parents also got that chance.
3/3/2014 | When legends collide: Namath, Jeter meet
Two of the most celebrated icons in New York sports history compared notes on Monday, when Joe Namath and Derek Jeter crossed paths before the Yankees' Grapefruit League game at George M. Steinbrenner Field.
3/3/2014 | Pettitte insists he's staying retired this time
Andy Pettitte stood in front of the Yankees' dugout at George M. Steinbrenner Field on Monday morning, saying that he was excited to be back in camp as a special guest instructor. He then insisted that his pitching days are over.
3/3/2014 | Tex takes another step toward game action
Mark Teixeira said that it was "pretty uneventful" to stand in against live pitching on Monday, but as he inches back toward game action, each step is an important one.
3/2/2014 | Beltran concerned with timing, not stats
It has been a long time since Carlos Beltran gave much thought to spring stats, but it still feels great to square up a ball and hit it well. Beltran's first hit in a Yankees uniform carried over the wall, a solo shot in the third inning of New York's 8-2 Grapefruit League victory over Toronto on Sunday.
3/2/2014 | Pineda confident as spring progresses
If the impressions from a simulated game on Sunday are to be believed, Michael Pineda may finally be returning to the devastating form he displayed before being acquired from the Mariners.
3/2/2014 | Beltran, Nunez, Murphy go deep for Yanks
Eduardo Nunez and Carlos Beltran hit back-to-back homers in the top of the third inning to lead the Yankees to an 8-2 victory over the Blue Jays on Sunday.
3/2/2014 | Tanaka tabbed to start against Phillies
Masahiro Tanaka's next assignment will be as a starter, as Joe Girardi has announced that Tanaka will start on Thursday against the Phillies in Clearwater, Fla.
3/2/2014 | Tex set to take the field on Thursday or Friday
Mark Teixeira will play in his first game of the spring on either Thursday or Friday. Teixeira has been slightly behind the rest of the Yankees' position players as he wraps up rehab following surgery on his right wrist, though he has been taking batting practice and ground balls at first base.
3/2/2014 | Remnants of flu keep Soriano on the bench
Alfonso Soriano's spring debut will be delayed until early next week as he continues to recover from a nasty bout with the flu.