New York Yankees outfielder Curtis Granderson appeared in his first regular-season game on Tuesday, but did so in an unfamiliar position.
The New York Yankees will welcome Curtis Granderson back to the lineup Tuesday night, after the outfielder began the season on the disabled list when a pitch by J.A. Happ broke his wrist during his first Spring Training at bat.
One American League Cy Young Award winner facing off against the reigning American League Cy Young Award winner.
If you were to tell the Yankees today that they were going to split a doubleheader today on a day that was supposed to be an off day, with the first game starting at noon, I think they would take that and run.
On Monday between games of their doubleheader against the Indians, the Yankees sent outfielder Brennan Boesch to the minors -- and he might not be back for a while, barring injuries to the Yankees' outfield.
Left-hander Vidal Nuno, making his second major-league appearance and first start, gave up three hits in five scoreless innings as the Yankees prevailed, 7-0, in the second game of a doubleheader at Progressive Field.
It is not only that the Yankees had the third-most disabled-list stints and second-most days lost in the majors entering the weekend, but just to increase the degree of difficulty there have been times when Kevin Youkilis, David Robertson and Eduardo Nunez were unavailable for long stretches, yet kept off the DL and on the 25-man roster.
Yankees 11, Royals 6: Lyle Overbay went 4-for-5 with a homer, two doubles and five RBIs to power visiting New York to its third consecutive victory.
Through the first 33 games of the 2013 season, the New York Yankees are defying predictions and poor expectations.
The New York Yankees are always on the lookout for reinforcements and one outfielder might be available on the free agent market soon after being designated for assignment by the Houston Astros .
Could the Yankees play Vernon Wells at third base a little more often going forward? Chris Humphreys-USA TODAY Sports New York Yankees ' outfielder Vernon Wells did something Wednesday night that he'd never done throughout his 15-year career: He played the infield.
Shortstop Eduardo Nunez is unlikely to be ready to play Thursday. He did some light throwing and went through some motions as if taking ground balls Wednesday and said he felt better but still "a little tight." Manager Joe Girardi said, "He went out and tried to do some stuff, and it's still not quite where it needs to be." Nunez did not attempt to ... (more)
Pitcher David Phelps batted eighth and catcher Austin Romine ninth Wednesday as manager Joe Girardi, who has had to write out some unusual lineups due to a slew of injuries, took a more radical approach.