1. Will the Yankees' Bullpen Crumble in 2014 Without Mariano Rivera?

    When the New York Yankees take the field in Panama for an exhibition series in Mariano Rivera's native country, the shadow of their former closer will hang over a bullpen that's expected to replace him during the 2014 MLB season...

    Joe Giglio Written by Joe Giglio about 1 month ago 4,547 reads 17 comments

  2. Mo Greets Yanks Arriving in Panama City

    The New York Yankees arrived in Panama on Thursday night in a private plane that landed at around 10:00 p.m. and were greeted by representatives from Major League Baseball and a very special fan -- Panamanian Mariano Rivera...

    Zachary Petersel Written by Zachary Petersel about 1 month ago 129 reads 0 comments

  3. Ivan Nova Happy with Latest Outing for Yankees Despite Rocky Numbers

    CLEARWATER, Fla. — Ivan Nova's pitching line was ugly, but he was all smiles and feeling good about the way he threw the ball on Thursday.....

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  4. Yankees Hoopla Masks Jacoby Ellsbury's Slow Start

    CLEARWATER, Fla. — Watching Jacoby Ellsbury go about his day, an uninformed observer might wonder if he's a minor-leaguer trying to make the team out of spring training.....

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Kevin Conti about 1 month ago 22 reads 0 comments

  5. Joe Girardi Says Derek Jeter's Timing Is off at the Plate

    TAMPA, Fla. — The final pitch Derek Jeter faced Thursday afternoon, a curveball from Orioles right-hander Josh Stinson, a pitcher with 31 career major-league appearances on his résumé, locked him up...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Kevin Conti about 1 month ago 22 reads 0 comments

  6. Buck Showalter Calls Masahiro Tanaka 'A Big Difference-Maker'

    TAMPA, Fla. — Like most in his industry, Orioles manager Buck Showalter watched footage of Masahiro Tanaka dominate last season in Japan. And like many of his peers, Showalter is convinced Tanaka will find success in the states...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Kevin Conti about 1 month ago 33 reads 0 comments

  7. McCann Wants Extra Time with Tanaka, Kuroda

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Kevin Conti about 1 month ago 28 reads 0 comments

  8. Panama Field Painted Special to Honor Mo

    The MLB Legends Series takes place in Panama City this weekend between the Yankees and Marlins , with each team sending its own split-squad to face off in the Central American nation...

    Zachary Petersel Written by Zachary Petersel about 1 month ago 76 reads 0 comments

  9. Pineda an Interesting Dilemma for Girardi, Yanks

    TAMPA — The Yankees pray, hope and dream Michael Pineda is pitching so well they have to devise ways to keep him from getting to 200 innings this season — considering he has pitched zero innings in the big leagues the last two years...

    Benjamin Zweiman Written by Benjamin Zweiman about 1 month ago 166 reads 0 comments

  10. Is It Too Early for the Yankees to Dream About Big Michael Pineda Comeback?

    If the New York Yankees are going to rise to the top of the American League East in 2014, roster surprises and impact performers must emerge...

    Joe Giglio Written by Joe Giglio about 1 month ago 11,111 reads 36 comments

  11. Pineda in Control Again, Holds Orioles Scoreless

    New York Yankees right-hander Michael Pineda threw 2 2/3 scoreless innings against the Baltimore Orioles on Thursday to continue his bid to win the No. 5 starter's job two years after undergoing serious shoulder surgery...

    Zachary Petersel Written by Zachary Petersel about 1 month ago 208 reads 0 comments

  12. Michael Pineda Continues Solid Spring with 5 Ks vs. Orioles

    Benjamin Zweiman Written by Benjamin Zweiman about 1 month ago 17 reads 0 comments

  13. McCann on Facing Pineda: 'Uncomfortable'

    It is as if Michael Pineda is releasing his 93 mph fastball from the upper deck. On top of the 10-inch mound, the 6-foot-7 Pineda delivers his pitches from a Manute Bol-like release point...

    Zachary Petersel Written by Zachary Petersel about 1 month ago 17 reads 0 comments

  14. McCann on Facing Pineda: 'Uncomfortable'

    It is as if Michael Pineda is releasing his 93 mph fastball from the upper deck. On top of the 10-inch mound, the 6-foot-7 Pineda deliveries his pitches from a Manute Bol-like release point...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Kevin Conti about 1 month ago 159 reads 0 comments

  15. Yankees Very Old Double-Play Combo of Jeter, Roberts Healthy... so Far

    TAMPA — We are at the midpoint of spring training and everything is beautiful in Joe Girardi's world.....

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Kevin Conti about 1 month ago 88 reads 0 comments

  16. Yankees Spring Training: Michael Pineda Fixing Bad Habit

    TAMPA, Fla. — Sometimes Michael Pineda gets into a bad habit. When he's rushing or tired, the 25-year-old starter lets his arm slot drop, he said.....

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Kevin Conti about 1 month ago 118 reads 0 comments

  17. Cervelli Replacing Brian McCann for Panama Trip

    TAMPA, Fla. — Yankees starting catcher Brian McCann was originally slated to make the trip to Panama for the Yankees' two-game series against the Marlins , but is now staying behind...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Kevin Conti about 1 month ago 106 reads 0 comments

  18. Clubhouse Confidential: Yankees Staff Counts on Brian McCann

    The Yankees would like their pitchers to look up to Brian McCann. Not going to happen. For all the team's off-season re-tooling, the free agent catcher could find himself the most significant of the newcomers on the roster...

    Zachary Petersel Written by Zachary Petersel about 1 month ago 106 reads 0 comments

  19. Why You Should Reach for Masahiro Tanaka in Your Fantasy Baseball Draft

    There may not be a bigger question mark heading into the 2014 Major League Baseball season than new Yankee Masahiro Tanaka . Last year in the Japanese League, Tanaka went 24-0 with a 1...

    Matt Schneidman Written by Matt Schneidman about 1 month ago 2,273 reads 0 comments

  20. Yankees' Michael Pineda Isn't Fat Anymore. Here's Why

    TAMPA, Fla. — The skinny on Michael Pineda: He's eating less. The last time the Yankees realistically expected Pineda to contribute was in 2012...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Kevin Conti about 1 month ago 205 reads 0 comments

  21. Yankees Departing for Panama Thursday at 6 P.m.

    Yankees departing for Panama Thursday at 6 p.m...TAMPA, Fla. — The Yankees contingent going to Panama this weekend for a two-game series against the Marlins departs at 6 p...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Kevin Conti about 1 month ago 58 reads 0 comments

  22. CC Sabathia Says He 'sucked,' but at Least He Threw the Cutter

    VIERA, Fla. — CC Sabathia was confused as to where he was after pitching poorly Tuesday against the Nationals on a day he introduced a cut fastball. Yet, the Yankees ' ace was very clear about how he pitched...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Kevin Conti about 1 month ago 29 reads 0 comments

  23. Sport Science: Masahiro Tanaka

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  24. Should the Yankees Start Panicking About C.C. Sabathia's High-80s Fastball?

    Here's guessing that the New York Yankees were hoping CC Sabathia would flash better velocity in his second spring start than he did in his first spring start. He didn't. And that's bad...

    Zachary D. Rymer Written by Zachary D. Rymer about 1 month ago 25,904 reads 56 comments

  25. CC: Can't Conclude (yet)

    TAMPA, Fla. -- CC Sabathia wil make his second start of the spring on Tuesday when the Yankees travel across the state to play the Washington Nationals in Viera. Let me inform you right now that you will not learn anything from it...

    Default-user-icon-comment Written by Kevin Conti about 1 month ago 82 reads 0 comments