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

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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

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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 [...]

Minors Wrap-Up: Robertson Gets Start in Rehab Appearance

David Robertson made his second rehab appearance today and is expected to re-join the Yankees on Friday (Photo Credit: tjperr/flickr)

  AAA: Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Yankees David Robertson got the start and pitches a perfect inning as the Yankees toppled Louisville 9-7. Making his second rehab appearance, Robertson needed just fourteen pitches to retire the three hitters he would face. Former big-leaguer Joey Gathright was Robertson’s lone strikeout victim. After Robertson left, John Maine and Nelson Figueroa [...]

Minors Wrap-Up: Tracy Terrific Again for Tampa

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  AAA: Scranton/Wilkes-Barre D.J. Mitchell took the loss yesterday for Scranton/Wilkes-Barre as the Yankees fell to Louisville 5-4. He struggled a bit with his command, allowing ten baserunners (six hits, four walks) through six innings of work. Mitchell also allowed all five Louisville runs. There was some good news on the mound though for the [...]

Girardi and Collins Reflect on Subway Series Rivalry

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The Subway Series is a way for Yankees and Mets fans to settle the banter of who’s the top team in the city.  Hours before the first series of the 2012 season is set to begin, the managers of both clubs made it clear that they share their fans’ feelings of winning or losing against [...]

David Robertson Expects 2 More Weeks on DL

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“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 [...]

Yankees David Robertson Lands On DL

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Yankees closer David Robertson has been placed on the disabled list with a strained left oblique, according to the team.  Robertson has been unavailable since Saturday with soreness in his left side, and received an MRI on Tuesday.

Round and Round They Go: The Yanks Closer Dilemma

Girardi and the Yankees have yet to name a definite closer until Mariano Rivera returns

Since it’s been known that Mariano Rivera will miss the remainder of the 2012 season, due to a torn ACL suffered while shagging fly balls pre-game in Kansas City, the Yankee organization is on the hunt for a replacement until he can return. No reliever was ever officially named as the new closer, but the [...]

Yankees Game 31 Lineup: 05/10/12

C.C. needs to keep it rolling for a big win in tonight's final game of the set against the Rays

  After last night’s blunder on the mound in the top of the ninth inning, by assumed-to-be interim closer, David Robertson, the Yankees need to bounce back in a big way in tonight’s battle of the best, between the Tampa Bay’s David Price and New York’s C.C. Sabathia. Last night, David Phelps gave the team [...]

David Robertson Feeling Good After Bullpen Session

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Yankees reliever David Robertson threw a pain-free, 25-pitch bullpen session earlier today. Robertson said he wasn’t thinking about his foot at all, just pitched the way he normally would and felt good after. “I expect to be back in a game this time next week,” Robertson said. On March 7, Robertson rolled his right ankle [...]

Robertson Plays Catch With “No Pain”

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Yankees reliever David Robertson played catch this afternoon and felt “no pain” in his bruised right foot. Robertson is not sure when he’ll pitch off a mound, but he’s not worried about being ready for Opening Day. “As long as I don’t have any setbacks, I don’t see why I wouldn’t be,” Robertson said. Robertson [...]

Yankees Question of the Day – March 9, 2012

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With the current injury sustained by David Robertson, if he is out when the season begins, who do you think should get the nod as Mariano’s set-up man until D-Rob is ready to return? Rafael Soriano could be used to fill the hole, or maybe there has been someone you’ve seen this spring who could [...]

Yankees Report: David Robertson Interview

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Music blaring, food cooking, drinks flowing and people stirring all around the Mid-Hudson Civic Center in Poughkeepsie, New York on a chilly Sunday afternoon made for a great family outing. In the middle of the crowd, you could find a long line of people sporting their New York Yankee paraphernalia waiting for the chance to [...]

Yankees David Robertson Signing!

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A VERY rare event is happening this Sunday in Poughkeepsie! A current Yankees STAR will be signing autographs.  David Robertson will be appearing at Mid Hudson Civic Center on Sunday January 29th.  Dream Team Promotions has given us 5 Autograph sessions with an 8 x 10 Picture to give away to Yankees fans.   To [...]

Tale of Two Weekends

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  On one hand, the Yankees were a rare Mariano Rivera mishap from taking two-of-three from the Red Sox at Fenway Park.  On the other hand the Yankees’ ace was blasted yet again by the Red Sox and their closer blew a crucial save to the team they are chasing the division.  A tale of [...]