Pettitte Leaves With Leg Injury

Andy Pettitte left Wednesday's game with a leg injury.

Andy Pettitte left Wednesday’s game in the 5th inning after taking a line drive off the bat of Casey Kotchman to the left ankle. Pettitte went down instantly, though managed to convince Joe Girardi and the training staff to let him remain in the game. After a few warm-up pitches, Pettitte threw just one pitch [...]

Sabathia Placed On 15-Day Disabled List

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The Yankees are placing C.C. Sabathia on the 15-day disabled list with a grade 1 strain of the adductor muscle near his left leg. Sabathia injured his groin in the fourth inning against the Mets on Sunday night and he continued to feel discomfort during a bullpen yesterday at Yankee Stadium. “Dr. Ahmad said if [...]

Yankees Claim Danny Farquhar Off Waivers

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The Yankees have claimed Danny Farquhar off waivers for the Oakland Athletics. Farquhar, 25, was claimed off of waivers by the Athletics on June 9th after he was let go by the Toronto Blue Jays. The right-hander posted a 2.97 ERA in 20 Double-A appearances for Toronto’s affiliate and pitched eight innings for the A’s [...]

Kuroda in Cruise Control

Hiroki Kuroda has been on quite the roll lately, finally finding some consistency on the mound

  Perhaps it was the nerves of transitioning to a new team that got the best of him in the beginning of the year. Or maybe it was just the pressure of playing baseball in the big apple that took some time for him to adjust to. Whatever the case may be, Hiroki Kuroda seems [...]

Pitching Matchups: Indians vs. Yankees


Today RHP Hiroki Kuroda (6-7, 3.57 ERA) vs. RHP Josh Tomlin (3-4, 5.12 ERA) 7:05 p.m., YES Network and ESPN2 Tuesday RHP Phil Hughes (7-6, 4.94 ERA) vs. RHP Justin Masterson (4-6, 3.98 ERA) 7:05 p.m., MY9 Wednesday LHP Andy Pettitte (3-3, 3.29 ERA) vs. RHP Ubaldo Jimenez (7-5, 4.59 ERA) 1:05 p.m., YES Network [...]

Too Many Starters In Scranton/Wilkes-Barre?

Could Dellin Betances be on his way to the bullpen full-time? (Photo Credit: Bronx Baseball Daily)

Before the 2012 season began, there was talk of an elite rotation for the Yankees Triple-A affiliate in Scranton/Wilkes-Barre. The organization’s top two pitching prospects, Manny Banuelos and Dellin Betances, were both slated to open there, as were lesser known minor league stalwarts D.J. Mitchell, David Phelps, and Adam Warren. As Spring Training progressed and [...]

Yanks Streaking, Host Braves


When CC Sabathia takes the mound tonight against the Atlanta Braves, the Yankees will have a chance to do something they haven’t done in seven years – have a 10-game winning streak. That streak came in May of ’05, as Derek Jeter and Alex Rodriguez are the only mainstays from that team. If Interleague play [...]

Pitching Matchups: Braves vs. Yankees

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Tonight LHP C.C. Sabathia (8-3, 3.70 ERA) vs. LHP Mike Minor (3-4, 6.01 ERA) 7:05 p.m., YES Network and ESPN Tuesday RHP Hiroki Kuroda (6-6, 3.43 ERA) vs. RHP Tim Hudson (4-3, 3.90 ERA) 7:05 p.m., MY9 and MLB Network Wednesday RHP Phil Hughes (7-5, 4.50 ERA) vs. RHP Tommy Hanson (7-4, 3.32 ERA) 1:05 [...]

Pitching Matchups: Yankees vs. Nationals

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Tonight RHP Phil Hughes (6-5, 4.76 ERA) vs. LHP Gio Gonzalez (8-2, 2.35 ERA) 7:05 p.m., MY9 and MLB Network Saturday LHP Andy Pettitte (3-2, 2.81 ERA) vs. RHP Jordan Zimmermann (3-5, 2.91 ERA) 1:05 p.m., YES Network and MLB Network Sunday RHP Ivan Nova (8-2, 4.64 ERA) vs. RHP Edwin Jackson (3-3, 3.02 ERA) [...]

Yankees Activate David Robertson, David Phelps Optioned To Single-A Tampa


The Yankees have officially activated David Robertson off the 15-day disabled list, the team announced. Robertson had been on the DL with a strained left oblique. Right-hander David Phelps was optioned to the minors to make room on the roster. He’ll get stretched out to 5.0 innings in Single-A Tampa before joining Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (Empire [...]

David Robertson Rejoins Yankees


Yankees reliever David Robertson is scheduled to rejoin the club in Atlanta today, although he will not be activated until Friday’s game against the Washington Nationals. Robertson has been on the disabled list since the middle of May with a left oblique strain. “He’s fine,” Joe Girardi said. “We just want to make sure he [...]

Rivera’s Surgery Went “As Planned”

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Yankees closer Mariano Rivera had surgery today on his right knee to repair the torn anterior cruciate ligament and according to the Yankees, the surgery went “as planned.” The ACL was repaired but the meniscus did not require any work. Rivera, 42, tore his ACL in May while shagging fly balls at Kauffman Stadium in [...]

Pitchers Near Perfect


The Yankees are heating up. As the temperature begins to rise and summer quickly approaches, New York seems to be hitting their stride after two months of inconsistency. For now, they are perhaps the hottest team in the majors, as June has provided the team with the spark that fans have been waiting for. The [...]

Pitching Matchups: Yankees vs. Braves

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Tonight RHP Ivan Nova (7-2, 5.09 ERA) vs. RHP Randall Delgado (4-5, 4.26 ERA) 7:10 p.m., YES Network Tuesday LHP C.C. Sabathia (7-3, 3.69 ERA) vs. LHP Mike Minor (3-4, 6.57 ERA) 7:10 p.m., MY9 and MLB Network Wednesday RHP Hiroki Kuroda (5-6, 3.46 ERA) vs. TBD 7:10 p.m., YES Network and ESPN Follow me [...]

Pettitte’s Hand Bruised After Barehand Play, X-Rays Negative


Yankee fans can breathe a sigh of relief – X-rays came back negative (bruised left hand) for Yankees southpaw, Andy Pettitte, after he snared a one-hopper back to the mound with his bare hand in the top of the sixth inning on Sunday against the Mets. He remained in the game and retired the next [...]

Pitching Matchups For Subway Series

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Tonight RHP Hiroki Kuroda (4-6, 3.82 ERA) vs. LHP Johan Santana (3-2, 2.38 ERA) 7:05 p.m., MY9 and MLB Network Saturday RHP Phil Hughes (5-5, 4.96 ERA) vs. RHP Dillion Gee (4-3, 4.48 ERA) 7:15 p.m., FOX Sunday LHP Andy Pettitte (3-2, 2.78 ERA) vs. LHP Jonathon Niese (4-2, 4.11 ERA) 1:05 p.m., YES Network [...]

Closer Look at Dandy Andy


Andy Pettitte’s performance last night turned back the clock. For a span of about three hours, I felt as if I was 14 years old again. Number 46 dealing on the mound, pitching in a game against a division rival with first place on the line. Pettitte went 7.1 innings, giving up two hits, walking [...]

Mariano Rivera Set To Have Surgery June 12


via Bryan Hoch – Yankees closer Mariano Rivera has set June 12 as the date for the surgery to repair the torn anterior cruciate ligament in his right knee. Rivera, 42, said on Wednesday at Yankee Stadium that he is having no further issues with the blood clot in his right calf, which cleared up [...]

David Robertson Expects 2 More Weeks on DL


“Robertson, I would shoot for not earlier than mid-June,” Yankees general manager Brian Cashman said. Robertson has already played catch on flat ground a few times this week and reported no lingering discomfort in his oblique. But he still has to begin throwing bullpen sessions and batting practice before he can go out on a [...]

Andy Against the Angels

Andy Pettitte has experiences some success against the Angels in his career.

  So far this season, Andy Pettitte has been lights out. You wouldn’t believe by looking at his numbers that he sat out all of 2010. Coming into tonight’s start against the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim, Pettitte is 2-1 with a 2.53 ERA. In his last two starts, Pettitte has racked up 17 strikeouts [...]