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Yankees | David Phelps likely to make a start

Thu, 24 Apr 2014 14:23:13 -0700

New York Yankees RP David Phelps is likely to take SP Michael Pineda's next turn in the rotation May 3.

Fantasy Tip: Phelps' start will be a one-time deal while Pineda is suspended, so don't go out and pick him up off the waiver wire.

Share: Tweet! Share on Facebook | Source: FOXSports.com - Jon Paul Morosi


Yankees | Ivan Nova to have TJS

Thu, 24 Apr 2014 13:25:51 -0700

New York Yankees SP Ivan Nova (elbow) will undergo Tommy John surgery Tuesday, April 29. Doctor James Andrews will perform the procedure.

Fantasy Tip: You can now cut bait on Nova in all formats.

Share: Tweet! Share on Facebook | Source: New York Daily News - Mark Feinsand


Yankees | Roster moves

Thu, 24 Apr 2014 13:22:48 -0700

The New York Yankees recalled RPs Bruce Billings and Shane Greene from Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Thursday, April 24, and optioned 2B Dean Anna and RP Preston Claiborne to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre in corresponding moves. Also, SP Ivan Nova (elbow) was moved to the 60-day DL.

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Yankees | Michael Pineda won't appeal suspension

Thu, 24 Apr 2014 13:00:51 -0700

New York Yankees SP Michael Pineda will not appeal his 10-game suspension, so he'll begin his suspension Thursday, April 24.

Share: Tweet! Share on Facebook | Source: New York Post - Joel Sherman


Yankees | Michael Pineda suspended

Thu, 24 Apr 2014 11:11:07 -0700

New York Yankees SP Michael Pineda was suspended 10 games Thursday, April 24, after being ejected from his outing Wednesday, April 23, for using a foreign substance on the baseball.

Fantasy Tip: Pineda should only miss one of his scheduled starts.

Share: Tweet! Share on Facebook | Source: New York Post - Joel Sherman


Yankees | Michael Pineda admits to using pine tar

Thu, 24 Apr 2014 08:56:40 -0700

New York Yankees SP Michael Pineda admitted to using pine tar during his outing Wednesday, April 23, but said he wasn't doing it to cheat, but rather to get a grip on the ball to ensure he wouldn't hit anyone with an errant pitch. "I fully respect that on a cold night you're trying to get a grip, but when it's that obvious something has got to be said," Boston Red Sox manager John Farrell said. Both Yankees general manager Brian Cashman and manager Joe Girardi expect Pineda to be suspended for the incident.

Fantasy Tip: If Pineda is suspended, he's unlikely to miss more than a start or two for the incident. Be prepared to go in another direction for a week if that happens.

Share: Tweet! Share on Facebook | Source: ESPNNewYork.com - Wallace Matthews


Yankees | Derek Jeter's streak ends

Thu, 24 Apr 2014 05:22:15 -0700

New York Yankees SS Derek Jeter's hitting streak ended at 11 games Wednesday, April 23.

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Yankees | More on Michael Pineda

Wed, 23 Apr 2014 17:45:42 -0700

Updating a previous report, New York Yankees SP Michael Pineda is not subject to a mandatory suspension for his ejection for using a foreign substance Wednesday, April 23, against the Boston Red Sox.

Fantasy Tip: The situation will certainly be reviewed by the major league offices, however, and a suspension could be coming. His suspension has had one huge impact already, and that was in the Twitterverse, as #PINEda was among the Top 10 trends.

Share: Tweet! Share on Facebook | Source: ESPNNewYork.com - Andrew Marchand


Yankees | Michael Pineda ejected

Wed, 23 Apr 2014 17:02:12 -0700

New York Yankees SP Michael Pineda was ejected Wednesday, April 23, against the Boston Red Sox in the second inning for having a foreign substance on his neck that he was applying to the baseball. Pineda was suspected of having pine tar on the palm of his pitching hand, and Red Sox manager John Farrell asked the home plate umpire to check Pineda. After examination, he was ejected from the game.

Share: Tweet! Share on Facebook | Source: ESPNNewYork.com - Wallace Matthews


Yankees | Ivan Nova seeking second opinion

Wed, 23 Apr 2014 13:30:03 -0700

New York Yankees SP Ivan Nova (elbow) is seeking a second opinion on his partially torn ulnar collateral ligament. The MRI performed on the elbow will be sent to Dr. James Andrews.

Fantasy Tip: It's becoming likelier, especially after the first recommendation, that Nova will have to undergo Tommy John surgery. Vidal Nuno has the Yanks' No. 5 gig right now.

Share: Tweet! Share on Facebook | Source: New York Daily News - Mark Feinsand


Yankees | Vidal Nuno to be fifth starter

Tue, 22 Apr 2014 15:57:33 -0700

New York Yankees SP Vidal Nuno will serve as the team's fifth starter, and his next start will come against the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim Saturday, April 26.

Fantasy Tip: Add Nuno immediately in AL-only leagues if you're struggling for pitching and innings.

Share: Tweet! Share on Facebook | Source: WFAN - Sweeny Murti


Yankees | Surgery recommended for Ivan Nova

Tue, 22 Apr 2014 13:09:15 -0700

New York Yankees SP Ivan Nova (elbow) underwent an MRI arthrogram Tuesday, April 22, and the original results of a partial tear of the right ulnar collateral ligament in his elbow were confirmed. Surgery has been recommended.

Fantasy Tip: It looks like Nova's 2014 season is all but officially over. He'll likely need the Tommy John procedure, which will keep him out up to a year. Vidal Nuno has taken Nova's rotation spot for now, but he could run with it. Nuno's value increases greatly in AL-only leagues.

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Yankees | Activate David Robertson

Tue, 22 Apr 2014 08:21:05 -0700

New York Yankees RP David Robertson (groin) was activated from the 15-day disabled list. The club sent RP Cesar Cabral down to Class AAA Scranton/Wilkes-Barre.

Fantasy Tip: Slot Robertson into your lineup if you haven't already. It may be worth hanging on to Shawn Kelley for a bit in case Robertson struggles, but most mixed-leaguers can ditch the backup.

Share: Tweet! Share on Facebook | Source: USA TODAY Sports - Bob Nightengale


Yankees | Vidal Nuno holds Rays scoreless

Mon, 21 Apr 2014 00:31:36 -0700

New York Yankees SP Vidal Nuno held the Tampa Bay Rays to five scoreless innings Sunday, April 20, but he did not get the decision as the game went 12 innings before the Yankees won 5-1. No indication was given whether Nuno would get a shot at replacing SP Ivan Nova (elbow) in the rotation.

Share: Tweet! Share on Facebook | Source: New York Daily News - Mark Feinsand


Yankees | David Robertson will return as closer

Sun, 20 Apr 2014 18:57:00 -0700

New York Yankees RP David Robertson (groin) will regain his closer role when he comes off the 15-day disabled list Tuesday, April 22.

Share: Tweet! Share on Facebook | Source: MLB.com - Bryan Hoch


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Agnew-Wieland Sam P
Allen Scott P
Almonte Zoilo OF
Angelini Carmen SS
Anna Dean 2B
Anson Kyle C
Aquino Daury P
Arias Gian SS
Arias Justo P
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Artz Stephen P
Austin Tyler OF
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Bailey Andrew RP
Baker Ryan C
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Bashore Matthew P
Batista Eliseo P
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Benak Andrew P
Betances Dellin RP
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Billings Bruce P
Bird Greg C
Black Sean P
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Brown Jason C
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Bush Paul P
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Canzler Russ 3B
Casadiego Gerardo P
Cave Jake OF
Cervelli Francisco C
Christina Justin OF
Claiborne Preston RP
Clarkin Ian P
Coello Robert RP
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de Leon Nestor P
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Johnson Cody OF
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Judge Aaron OF
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Moreno Diego P
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Murphy John SS
Mustelier Ronnier INF
Nova Ivan SP
Nuding Zach P
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O'Brien Michael P
Orta Ricky P
Ortiz Javier P
Palladino David P
Perez Kelvin P
Phelps David RP
Pinder Branden P
Pineda Michael SP
Pirela Jose 2B
Plumley Grant INF
Pope Ryan SP
Porter Colin OF
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Prieto Chris OF
Quezada Elvys P
Ramirez Jose SP
Rasner Darrell SP
Rees Jason OF
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Richardson Antoan OF
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Rodriguez Alex 3B
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Williams Mason OF
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Zhang Zhenwang C

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Eppler Billy TO
Girardi Joe MAN
Guidry Ron PC
Harkey Mike TO
Hendry Jim TO
Hillman Trey TO
Kelleher Mick TO
Long Kevin TO
Oppenheimer Damon TO
Patterson Gil TO
Pena Tony F. TO
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Thames Marcus TO
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