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Sabathia to have season-ending surgery

By Anonymous (not verified), 3 years 1 month ago
Bronx, NY (SportsNetwork.com) - New York Yankees pitcher CC Sabathia will have season-ending microfracture surgery on his right knee next week.Yankees general manager Brian Cashman said Sabathia will undergo the surgery on Wednesday, according to the team's official website.Sabathia, 33, last started for the Yankees on May 10. The former Cy Young Award winner underwent an MRI exam on July 3 after...

Yankees acquire lefty Francis from A's

By Anonymous (not verified), 3 years 1 month ago
Bronx, NY (SportsNetwork.com) - The New York Yankees acquired left-handed pitcher Jeff Francis in a trade with the Oakland Athletics on Friday.The deal sent Francis and cash considerations to New York for a player to be named later.The Yankees needed to add depth to their rotation with ace Masahiro Tanaka out indefinitely. Tanaka has a partial tear of the ulnar collateral ligament in his pitching...

Beltran fractures nose

By Anonymous (not verified), 3 years 1 month ago
Cleveland, OH (SportsNetwork.com) - New York Yankees slugger Carlos Beltran was scratched from the lineup for Wednesday's 5-4, 14-inning win over the Indians after he broke his nose in two places during batting practice.Beltran hit a ball that caromed off the metal part of the screen in front of the pitcher's mound. Yankees manager Joe Girardi said it's unknown how long he would be sidelined."It'...

Yanks put Beltran on concussion DL

By Anonymous (not verified), 3 years 1 month ago
Cleveland, OH (SportsNetwork.com) - One day after fracturing his nose in two places while taking batting practice, New York Yankees outfielder/designated hitter Carlos Beltran was placed on the 7-day concussion disabled list by the team.Beltran suffered the injury after being struck by a batted ball that caromed off the screen in front of the pitcher's mound prior to Wednesday's game against...

Tanaka has UCL tear, to avoid surgery

By Anonymous (not verified), 3 years 1 month ago
Cleveland, OH (SportsNetwork.com) - New York Yankees ace Masahiro Tanaka has been diagnosed with a partial tear of the ulnar collateral ligament in his pitching elbow, though the team is hopeful the All-Star hurler will be able to return later this season.In a conference call held with reporters on Thursday, Yankees general manager Brian Cashman stated that three separate doctors who evaluated...

Tanaka to DL with sore elbow

By Anonymous (not verified), 3 years 1 month ago
Cleveland, OH (SportsNetwork.com) - The New York Yankees will be without staff ace Masahiro Tanaka for at least the next two weeks -- and possibly longer.The All-Star hurler was placed on the 15-day disabled list Wednesday as he flew back to New York to have an MRI performed on his ailing right elbow.Tanaka's shelving comes just one day after the first-year major leaguer had his worst start as a...

Yankees call up Greene for start

By Anonymous (not verified), 3 years 1 month ago
Cleveland, OH (SportsNetwork.com) - The New York Yankees recalled rookie Shane Greene from Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre to make Monday's start against the Cleveland Indians.New York originally had lefty Vidal Nuno slated to start the opener, but he was shipped to Arizona on Sunday for righty Brandon McCarthy. So, instead the team recalled Greene, who will be making his first major league start....

Yankees acquire Brandon McCarthy from Diamondbacks

By Anonymous (not verified), 3 years 1 month ago
Phoenix, AZ (SportsNetwork.com) - The Arizona Diamondbacks acquired left- handed pitcher Vidal Nuno from the New York Yankees for right-handed pitcher Brandon McCarthy and cash considerations on Sunday.Nuno went 2-5 with a 5.42 ERA in 17 games (14 starts) for the Yankees this season. The left-hander made his MLB debut last season and in five games (three starts), he was 1-2 with a 2.25 ERA....

Yankees designate Soriano for assignment

By Anonymous (not verified), 3 years 1 month ago
Minneapolis, MN (SportsNetwork.com) - The New York Yankees have decided to part ways with the struggling Alfonso Soriano, designating the outfielder for assignment on Sunday.Soriano had just one hit in his last 14 at-bats and was 0-for-4 in Saturday's game against Minnesota. He was batting just .221 with six homers and 23 runs batted in through 67 games this season.The Yankees re-acquired Soriano...

Sabathia could miss rest of season

By Anonymous (not verified), 3 years 1 month ago
Minneapolis, MN (SportsNetwork.com) - New York Yankees pitcher CC Sabathia could miss the rest of the season because of an ailing right knee.Sabathia last started for the Yankees on May 10 and underwent an MRI exam on Thursday after swelling developed in his knee following a rehab start at Double-A Trenton on Wednesday.Yankees manager Joe Girardi said Friday that Sabathia is set to visit Dr....