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6 hrs ago |

Touch 'Em All: Reports: Puig threatened by human traffickers

Precocious Los Angeles Dodgers outfielder Yasiel Puig has received death threats from human traffickers who orchestrated his 2012 defection from Cuba to Mexico, according to media reports.


Related Topix: Sports, Yasiel Puig, Mark Teixeira

10 hrs ago |

Yanks notes: Mark Teixeira expected back Sunday

Mark Teixeira is on track to rejoin the lineup for Sunday's series finale at Tampa Bay.


Related Topix: Sports, Mark Teixeira, Desmond Jennings

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Press & Sun-Bulletin

Yankees 10, Rays 2: Triple play aids Sabathia

One big, ugly, disastrous inning ruined each of CC Sabathia's first three starts this season.


Related Topix: Sports, CC Sabathia, Baseball Players, David Price, Derek Jeter, Mark Teixeira

Boston Herald

Red Sox Beat: Excuses are for losers

So this is what it takes for the Red Sox to win a game these days: 15 walks, 14 innings, and a utility infielder on the mound.


Related Topix: Sports, American League, Major League Baseball, American League East, Mike Napoli, Baseball Players, Will Middlebrooks, Mark Teixeira


Teixeira to play in minors, could return Sunday

Yankees manager Joe Girardi said Wednesday night that Teixeira is scheduled to play three innings in a minor league game Thursday.


Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players

Yankees notes: Nelson Mandela honored with plaque

As part of Wednesday's Jackie Robinson Day ceremonies, the late Nelson Mandela was honored with a plaque in Monument Park, commemorating his famous speech at the former Yankee Stadium.


Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Mark Teixeira

Wed Apr 16, 2014

South Florida Sun-Sentinel

Yankees finish doubleheader sweep of Cubs

EditorsNote: In seventh graf, it's the sixth save since Robertson went on DL Yankees finish doubleheader sweep of Cubs NEW YORK -- For Adam Warren, the adrenaline was flowing first and then the release point was troublesome.


Related Topix: Sports, Starlin Castro, Baseball Players, Adam Warren, New York Yankees, Major League Baseball, Derek Jeter

Masahiro Tanaka and Michael Pineda are real aces of Yankee staff

Michael Pineda, who will start Game 2 against the Cubs, is the other half of the Yankees' 1-2 punch with Masahiro Tanaka.


Related Topix: Sports, Dellin Betances, Baseball Players, Masahiro Tanaka, Jacoby Ellsbury, Mariano Rivera


Kelley enters games to beat of his own drum

In theory, the Yankees' final war cry has gone from "Enter Sandman" to "Sweet Home Alabama" now that David Robertson has succeeded Mariano Rivera as the closer.


Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Mariano Rivera, Rafael Soriano

Tue Apr 15, 2014

New York Daily News

Hal Steinbrenner is 'pretty content' with current Yankees roster

Asked if he would ever be willing to spend the money for a player like free agent Stephen Drew - a client of super agent Scott Boras - Steinbrenner said: 'I will always analyze options.'


Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Derek Jeter, Mark Teixeira, Francisco Cervelli

Yanks Go Yard

Cafardo: Yankees Are Best Bet To Sign Joel Hanrahan

April 13, 2013; Boston, MA USA; Boston Red Sox relief pitcher Joel Hanrahan pitches during the ninth inning against the Tampa Bay Rays at Fenway Park.


Related Topix: Sports, Joel Hanrahan, Baseball Players, Major League Baseball, Boston Red Sox

New York Daily News

Baseball Insider: Yankees' Kelley opens up on Tommy John recovery

Of the mini-truths that have revealed themselves so far this season -- managers are annoyed by instant replay, no one understands the new rules on blocking the plate, Carlos Beltran the first baseman prays to God that grounders will find another infielder -- perhaps the clearest has been that Tommy John surgery is a darker, riskier topic than we ... (more)


Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Chris Capuano, Bobby Parnell

Mon Apr 14, 2014


Stock Up, Stock Down for NY Yankees' Top 10 Prospects for Week 2

This edition of the "stock up, stock down" report catches you up on the progress of the New York Yankees ' top 10 prospects after the second week of baseball.


Related Topix: Sports, Dellin Betances, Baseball Players, Mark Teixeira, Dean Anna, Francisco Cervelli, Derek Jeter

New York Daily News

Harper: Mariner reject Kelley gives Yanks huge relief

Kelley became an integral part of the bullpen last season, racking up 71 strikeouts in 53 innings.


Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Shawn Kelley, Mariano Rivera, Robinson Cano, Abraham Almonte

Sun Apr 13, 2014

Brian Roberts' sore back gets MRI, Yankees say

The Yankees didn't say how long Roberts might be out. He was a late scratch from Sunday's game against the Red Sox at Yankee Stadium.


Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Robinson Cano, Mark Teixeira, Derek Jeter

CBS Sports

Crowd of scouts expected for RP Hanrahan showcase

Former All-Star reliever Joel Hanrahan , attemtping a return from Tommy John surgery, should expect a big crowd of scouts when he throws for teams Thursday in Tampa.


Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Bobby Parnell

BTF's Baseball Primer

Bill Madden: Ooh, my arm! Yankees and Mets caught up in thick of injury epidemic in baseball

Woo-eee! Bill Madden hasn't been this worked up since Richard Crooks' Hollywood Walk of Fame Star went missing! Such is the resounding cry again being heard throughout baseball as pitcher after pitcher comes walking off the mound grabbing his elbow and position player after position player suddenly comes up lame with a hamstring, groin, calf, ... (more)


Related Topix: Sports, Matt Moore, Baseball Players

Rant Sports

Adam Warren is Proving to be Lethal Weapon in New York Yankees' Bullpen

Last season, Adam Warren was one of the last pieces added to the New York Yankees' bullpen out of Spring Training.


Related Topix: Sports, Adam Warren, Baseball Players, New York Yankees, Major League Baseball, Mariano Rivera, Joba Chamberlain, Boone Logan

Sat Apr 12, 2014

New York Daily News

Yankees Insider: Replay system is off base

After the game, MLB said that the conclusive angle on the play was not immediately available to the replay umpire, which is why the safe call was confirmed.


Related Topix: Sports, Dellin Betances, Baseball Players, Xander Bogaerts

New York Post

Soriano: All ballplayers use something to help with grip

In the wake of Michael Pineda's apparent foolish decision to not conceal the pine tar he affixed to his throwing hand Thursday night, it appears to be no big deal for the players.


Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Jon Lester, Derek Jeter, Brett Gardner, Jacoby Ellsbury, Mark Teixeira