1. 5 Key Takeaways from Masahiro Tanaka's Yankees Press Conference

    Masahiro Tanaka is officially a member of the New York Yankees organization. When the team welcomed him to America with a press conference at Yankee Stadium, the brightest pitching star from Japan entered Major League Baseball...

    Joe Giglio Written by Joe Giglio about 2 months ago 14,053 reads 35 comments

  2. The Yankees Introduce Masahiro Tanaka

    The Yankees held a press conference today to introduce Masahiro Tanaka. It was the largest assemblage of media for a Yankees player introduction since Hideki Matsui came to town in 2003...

    Zachary Petersel Written by Zachary Petersel about 2 months ago 199 reads 0 comments

  3. Tanaka: 'Looking Forward to [NYY-BOS] Environment'

    “Just by watching Yankees - Red Sox , you can see how intense the games are. I'm very much looking forward to ... that environment.” - Tanaka...

    Zachary Petersel Written by Zachary Petersel about 2 months ago 15 reads 0 comments

  4. Image: Tanaka Puts on Pinstripes for 1st Time

    Zachary Petersel Written by Zachary Petersel about 2 months ago 17 reads 0 comments

  5. What a Fully Healthy Michael Pineda Would Mean to 2014 Yankees

    It's been a busy offseason for the New York Yankees , with perhaps their biggest splash coming when they added Japanese right-hander Masahiro Tanaka on a seven-year, $155 million deal to help shore up their rotation...

    Joel Reuter Written by Joel Reuter about 2 months ago 9,361 reads 40 comments

  6. Don't Sleep on the Importance of Ivan Nova

    Before January 22nd, Ivan Nova was a, perhaps THE, critical part of the starting rotation for 2014. The Yankees ' top 2 starters were older and both coming off varying degrees of tough seasons...

    Zachary Petersel Written by Zachary Petersel about 2 months ago 232 reads 0 comments

  7. Report: Masahiro Tanaka Dropped $195K on Private Flight from Tokyo to New York

    Suppose you just inked a giant major league contract. What’s the first big purchase you would make? For Japanese pitcher Masahiro Tanaka , it was a ridiculously expensive charter flight from Tokyo to New York City...

    Dan Carson Written by Dan Carson about 2 months ago 111,174 reads 122 comments

  8. Michael Pineda is 100percent

    I forget about Michael Pineda sometimes. He made quite a splash as a rookie in 2011 and then was a part of the Jesus Montero trade.....

    Benjamin Zweiman Written by Benjamin Zweiman about 2 months ago 247 reads 1 comments

  9. Cervelli Again Fighting for Backup Job After 2013 'Disaster'

    TAMPA — After a regular season he called a “disaster,” Francisco Cervelli's offseason didn't go much better.....

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  10. Two Years After Trade, Michael Pineda Finally Ready to Help Yankees

    It's hard to think of a high-profile trade that worked out as poorly for both teams as 2012's Jesus Montero for Michael Pineda swap. Montero hasn't hit (89 OPS+) and was suspended 50 games for his ties to Biogenesus last year...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Scott Semmler about 2 months ago 210 reads 0 comments

  11. Team Needs 2014: New York Yankees

    How do you respond if you win 85 games and finish tied for third in your division? Well, if you’re the New York Yankees , you respond by spending half a billion dollars in hopes of making sure it doesn’t happen again...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 2 months ago 6,171 reads 32 comments

  12. Signing Stephen Drew Makes Even More Sense Now

    The Yanks appear to be all done with the Major League free agent market now that we've entered the final week of the offseason before pitchers and catchers report...

    Zachary Petersel Written by Zachary Petersel about 2 months ago 312 reads 0 comments

  13. Scott Sizemore and the Final Bench Spot

    Unless the Yankees surprisingly sign Stephen Drew, they will head into the regular season with Brian Roberts and Kelly Johnson at second and third base, respectively. Brendan Ryan will probably see time all around the infield...

    Zachary Petersel Written by Zachary Petersel about 2 months ago 101 reads 0 comments

  14. Would 2014 International Spending Spree Save Yankees' Farm System?

    On a superficial level, the New York Yankees spending nearly $500 million on Jacoby Ellsbury , Carlos Beltran, Brian McCann and Masahiro Tanaka this offseason makes sense because ...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 2 months ago 5,976 reads 15 comments

  15. Complete New York Yankees 2014 Spring Training Preview

    The pinstripes and interlocking "NY" look the same, but what about the new identity of the team as 2014 ushers in a new era? What does that change mean, and how would you begin to ...

    Peter F. Richman Written by Peter F. Richman about 2 months ago 17,339 reads 15 comments

  16. In Addion to Baseball Adjustments, Tanaka Must Get Used to New Travel

    When C.J. Nitkowski pitched in Japan for two years, his hips and knees were free of pain because the pitcher's mounds there are so much softer than the ones in the majors, so soft that ...

    Alexandra Irving Written by Alexandra Irving about 2 months ago 131 reads 0 comments

  17. Yankees Star Derek Jeter Is off and Running During Pre-Camp Preparation

    Jeter hasn't been running in on-field workouts in front of reporters and when he was asked if he would start running next week, he replied, 'I've already run...

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  18. Teixeira Confident He'll Be Same Player

    UNCASVILLE, CONN. -- Coming off the shortest season of his career and right wrist surgery, Yankees first baseman Mark Teixeira is confident he can be the same player he was prior to his July surgery...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Scott Semmler about 2 months ago 259 reads 0 comments

  19. Yanks GM: Not Sure I'd Call Sabathia 'Elite'

    If CC Sabathia needs extra motivation heading into spring training for the Yankees , he might want to consider how the organization now views him.....

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  20. Right Move by Alex Rodriguez

    Tim Kurkjian discusses Alex Rodriguez 's decision to drop his lawsuits against MLB , Bud Selig and the union. Kurkjian also talks about Rodriguez's baseball future.....

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  21. Brian Cashman Sees Masahiro Tanaka as a 'Solid, Consistent No. 3 Starter'

    The New York Yankees have invested a great deal of money in Japanese pitcher Masahiro Tanaka . And on Friday, Feb. 7, general manager Brian Cashman explained why...

    Patrick Clarke Written by Patrick Clarke about 2 months ago 13,416 reads 102 comments

  22. Yanks GM: $155M Tanaka Has No. 3 Potential

    Japanese ace Masahiro Tanaka, who last month signed the fifth-largest contract for a pitcher in major league history, has the potential to be a "No. 3 starter," New York Yankees general manager Brian Cashman said Friday...

    Zachary Petersel Written by Zachary Petersel about 2 months ago 127 reads 1 comments

  23. Tanaka Presser Set for 1 P.m. Tuesday

    The $155 million man Masahiro Tanaka will be officially introduced as a Yankee during a press conference Tuesday at 1 p.m. The Yankees are stepping it up for Tanaka's presser as it will be held in the Legends Club...

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  24. Yanks Signed McCann Because of His Munson-Like Toughness, Demeanor

    John Harper of the Daily News spoke to Brian McCann's dad about his son signing with the Yankees . His dad relates this story, which he said was told to him by Hal Steinbrenner after the Yankees signed his boy...

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  25. Michael Pineda's New York Yankees Career Must Take Next Step in 2014

    It has been a long and winding road for Michael Pineda to make his first start with the New York Yankees , but now it's time for Pineda to take that next step in his career and become a full-time starter...

    Mike Moraitis Written by Mike Moraitis about 2 months ago 9,622 reads 7 comments