Yankees Exploring Trades for Garza, Jackson?

Rumor has it that the Yankees are interested in both Edwin Jackson (left) and Matt Garza (right).

Here we go. As June begins, so do the hot stove rumors, and as usual, the Yankees are one of the first names brought up. Two separate reports yesterday had the Yankees interested in making a move to bolster their starting rotation, which has had its fair share of struggles so far this season. First, [...]

Breaking: Banuelos, Nunez Placed on Scranton/Wilkes-Barre DL

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Donnie Collins of the Scranton Times-Tribune tweeted a few minutes ago that the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Yankees have placed both Manny Banuelos and Eduardo Nunez on the 7-day disabled list. For Banuelos, the move is retroactive to Saturday, while Nunez’s move is retroactive to Sunday. Nunez has been dealing with a thumb issue. The reason for Banuelos hitting [...]

Nunez to Miss Time With Injured Thumb

KANSAS CITY, MO - MAY 4:  Eduardo Nunez #26 of the New York Yankees smiles in the dugout after scoring on a Chris Stewart single in the seventh inning during a game against the Kansas City Royals at Kauffman Stadium May 4, 2012 in Kansas City, Missouri. (Photo by Ed Zurga/Getty Images)

I had spent some time attempting to figure out why it was that Eduardo Nunez had left last night’s game against the Toledo Mud Hens. Thanks to Yankees GM Brian Cashman, I now appear to have my answer: Nunez was forced from last night’s game with a “problem at the base of the [right] thumb.” [...]

Minors Wrap-up: Charleston Looks Like a Young Murderer’s Row in Win Over Savannah

Tyler Austin hit his league-leading 12th home run of the season today (Photo Credit: Charleston RiverDogs Official Site)

Scranton/Wilkes-Barre 3, Toledo 1 Sixth inning singles by Brandon Laird and Gustavo Molina made all the difference for Scranton/Wilkes-Barre thist afternoon, as they produced three runs to lift the Yankees over the Toledo Mud Hens. Molina was one of the forces behind the offense today, going 2-for-4 with a pair of runs batted in. Eduardo [...]

Minors Wrap-up: Betances Struggles Again; Hall Lights Out for Thunder

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Toledo 8, Scranton/Wilkes-Barre 2 Dellin Betances’ season-long control problems continued tonight, as he lasted just 3.2 innings while allowing six walks. Betances also allowed three runs on five hits. There was a silver lining though, as Betances struck out seven batters tonight. The Yankee bats were unable to get much going tonight – only 3B [...]

Eduardo Nunez Demoted To Triple-A

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The Yankees have optioned infielder-outfielder Eduardo Nunez to Scranton/Wilkes Barre a.k.a Empire State Yankees, making room for Eric Chavez on the club’s active roster. Manager Joe Girardi said the Yankees want Nunez to get back to playing mostly shortstop, with some second base mixed in. “We talked about it and said, maybe we’re asking this [...]

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 [...]

Yankees Game 26 Lineup: 05/04/12

C.C. Sabathia will look to remain dominant tonight against the Royals

The show must go on. Despite the heartbreaking news to Yankees everywhere, learning that the legendary Mariano Rivera may miss the rest of 2012 with a torn ACL, they will still play ball. C.C. Sabathia will take the mound tonight against the Royals in game two of a four-game series in Kansas City. In his [...]

Yanks Bench Among Best

Andrew Jones (left) and Eric Chavez are key parts on the bench

  Not many teams can plug in an outfielder with 423 career home runs off the bench. Not many teams can rest their all-star third baseman and put in another former all-star third baseman with six gold gloves (all won consecutively) to his credit. These two players are of course Andruw Jones and Eric Chavez. [...]

Nunez’s CT Scan Comes Back Negative

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A CT scan taken on Eduardo Nunez right hand came back negative, Yankees manager Joe Girardi said. Nunez was sent for a CT scan Thursday, after he reported discomfort from a batting practice session. On Monday, Nunez was hit on the right hand by Phillies Austin Hyatt. Nunez was removed from the game and sent [...]

X-Rays Negative For Nunez

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Yankees infielder Eduardo Nunez was hit on the right hand by a pitch in today’s Grapefruit League exhibition against the Phillies. Nunez was sent for precautionary X-rays in Tampa this afternoon, which the results came back negative. Nunez was batting in the fifth inning against Philly right-hander Austin Hyatt when he was hit by an [...]