New York Yankees

Fantasy Baseball | Fantasy Baseball Reports
New York Yankees news, rumors and injuries
Archive News: From:

Blue Jays | Devon Travis sitting vs. Yankees

Mon, 30 May 2016 13:16:40 -0700

Toronto Blue Jays 2B Devon Travis is not in the starting lineup Monday, May 30. 2B Ryan Goins draws into the lineup at shortstop and is batting ninth against New York Yankees SP Ivan Nova.

Fantasy Tip: Travis is 6-for-22 with three runs and three RBI since returning from the disabled list and should be owned in the majority of seasonal leagues, if not all. He has missed substantial time, though, so expect the odd game off in the near future. Ryan Goins has a .151/.198/.244 slash line in close to full-time work this season, so he cannot be started with confidence in any fantasy format Monday.

Comment () | Share: Tweet! Share on Facebook | Source:

Yankees | Alex Rodriguez sitting vs. Toronto

Mon, 30 May 2016 13:09:55 -0700

New York Yankees DH Alex Rodriguez is not in the starting lineup against the Toronto Blue Jays Monday, May 30.

Fantasy Tip: Rodriguez has gone 1-for-16 since returning from injury with nine strikeouts. His .170/.240/.409 slash line for the season highlights his struggles at the plate, and the veteran isn't moving the needle enough to warrant fantasy attention outside of cavernous mixed and AL-only leagues. Just note, a bounce-back run isn't out of the question.

Comment () | Share: Tweet! Share on Facebook | Source: - Bryan Hoch

Yankees | Carlos Beltran starting vs. Jays

Mon, 30 May 2016 13:05:21 -0700

New York Yankees OF Carlos Beltran (shoulder) is batting third as the designated hitter against Toronto Blue Jays SP Marco Estrada Monday, May 30.

Fantasy Tip: Beltran sat out Sunday, May 29, but you can slot him back into your lineups with confidence Monday. The veteran has a solid 26 runs, 12 home runs, 31 RBI and a .263/.290/.537 slash line, and hitting in the heart of the lineup will help him maintain the production.

Comment () | Share: Tweet! Share on Facebook | Source: - Bryan Hoch

Yankees | Mark Teixeira back in the lineup

Mon, 30 May 2016 12:55:16 -0700

New York Yankees 1B Mark Teixeira (neck) is starting at first base and batting fifth against Toronto Blue Jays SP Marco Estrada Monday, May 30.

Fantasy Tip: Teixeira pinch hit Sunday, May 29, and will be making his first start since Tuesday, May 24. With just three home runs, 12 RBI and a .193/.292/.280 slash line through 171 plate appearances this season, Teixeira is nothing more than a desperation start in the majority of fantasy formats until he turns around at the dish.

Comment () | Share: Tweet! Share on Facebook | Source: - Bryan Hoch

Yankees | Two injured Yankees may play Monday

Mon, 30 May 2016 05:27:53 -0700

New York Yankees OF Carlos Beltran (shoulder) and 1B Mark Teixeira (neck) may be in the starting lineup against the Toronto Blue Jays Monday, May 30.

Fantasy Tip: Beltran said he is not worried about his injury and should return to the lineup soon if he is ruled out for Monday. Teixeira entered the game late Sunday, May 29, and should have a good chance to play Monday. Beltran has posted solid numbers this season and should be a starting candidate in all leagues if he plays. Teixeira has struggled at the plate and may not be the best option for owners.

Comment () | Share: Tweet! Share on Facebook | Source: - Bryan Hoch

Yankees | DL stint likely for Dustin Ackley?

Sun, 29 May 2016 14:38:07 -0700

New York Yankees INF Dustin Ackley (shoulder) was removed from the game Sunday, May 29, against the Tampa Bay Rays after suffering a shoulder injury when he dove back into first base while attempting to retrieve a pickoff throw. Manager Joe Girardi told reporters after the game Ackley will undergo an MRI and that it is a "distinct possibility" that Ackley will be placed on the disabled list.

Fantasy Tip: New York's first base situation is arguably the worst in baseball right now and one to avoid in fantasy. Regular starter Mark Teixeira, who replaced Ackley following the injury, is batting .193 and coming off a neck injury and Ackley is hitting 148 following today's effort. Prospect Greg Bird is already out for the season as well. The Yankees desperately need to look at other alternatives if they wish to remain in the playoff conversation this fall.

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

Yankees | Starlin Castro carries offense Sunday

Sun, 29 May 2016 13:15:47 -0700

New York Yankees 2B Starlin Castro slugged a two-run home run to provide his team with all the runs it would need in a 2-1 win over the Tampa Bay Rays on Sunday, May 29.

Fantasy Tip: Castro's blast to center was the only hit the Yankees could muster all day long off Jake Odorizzi and two Tampa Bay relievers, but Nathan Eovaldi and New York's vaunted bullpen made it stand up. The 26-year-old Dominican is batting .211 this month and only had one hit in his previous 23 at-bat before delivering his seventh-inning shot. Castro batted .305 in May and hits in the heart of the order of a good offense, so owners should keep him in their lineups and ride out his slump until further notice.

Comment () | Share: Tweet! Share on Facebook | Source:

Yankees | Brian McCann, Brett Gardner starting

Sun, 29 May 2016 08:07:30 -0700

New York Yankees C Brian McCann and OF Brett Gardner are back in the starting lineup against Tampa Bay Rays SP Jake Odorizzi Sunday, May 29, while 3B Chase Headley and OF Carlos Beltran (shoulder) are receiving the day off. OF Aaron Hicks will play right field and bat seventh, while INF Ronald Torreyes will play third base and bat ninth.

Fantasy Tip: Hicks is just 7-for-45 (.156) away from Yankee Stadium this season but Torreyes could be worth taking a flier on in daily contests because of his .407 mark (11-for-27) on the road.

Comment () | Share: Tweet! Share on Facebook | Source: Baseball Press

Rays | Evan Longoria plates four runs vs. Yankees

Sun, 29 May 2016 06:56:57 -0700

Tampa Bay Rays 3B Evan Longoria went 2-for-3 with a two-run home run and four RBI during the Rays' 9-5 win over the New York Yankees Saturday, May 28.

Fantasy Tip: Longoria has gone from being a touch overvalued in many fantasy circles to being a boring veteran who likely is now under appreciated. He sits with a respectable 26 runs, nine home runs and 24 RBI, and there is room for improvement in his .254/.302/.466 slash line going forward. Just because he isn't as flashy as other options at the hot corner doesn't mean his reliability should be overlooked.

Comment () | Share: Tweet! Share on Facebook | Source: USA TODAY Fantasy Sports

Yankees | Rays tee off on Michael Pineda

Sun, 29 May 2016 06:44:43 -0700

New York Yankees SP Michael Pineda allowed six runs on nine hits with three strikeouts through 3 2/3 innings during the Yankees' 9-5 loss to the Tampa Bay Rays Saturday, May 28. While Pineda's 6.92 ERA is the highest among 104 qualified pitchers in the league, manager Joe Girardi currently has no plans of removing him from the rotation.

"As of right now, there's no changes," Girardi said. "He's got to fight, and we've got to help him be more consistent with his pitches. I think his velocity has been really consistent, and at times he's thrown the ball really well, so there's nothing that leads me to believe there's anything bothering him physically."

Fantasy Tip: Pineda cannot be started with any degree of confidence at this point, and he likely shouldn't be owned and viewed as anything more than a desperation stash in cavernous mixed and AL-only formats. Despite what Girardi says, there is no way Pineda's rotation spot is secure.

Comment () | Share: Tweet! Share on Facebook | Source: The Associated Press

Yankees | Carlos Beltran exits after hitting bomb

Sun, 29 May 2016 06:36:03 -0700

New York Yankees OF Carlos Beltran (shoulder) went 1-for-3 with a solo home run before leaving the game after the sixth inning because of tightness in his right shoulder. He did not rule out playing against the Tampa Bay Rays Sunday, May 29.

Fantasy Tip: Beltran continues to post solid fantasy results and sits with 26 runs, 12 home runs, 31 RBI and a .263/.290/.537 slash line, but nagging injuries are part of the package with the veteran. When in the lineup, he is a viable starter for your virtual outfield, though. Stay tuned for updates.

Comment () | Share: Tweet! Share on Facebook | Source: The Associated Press

Yankees | Nathan Eovaldi evolving as a pitcher

Sat, 28 May 2016 13:37:38 -0700

New York Yankees SP Nathan Eovaldi may throw the second-fastest fastball in baseball - his four-seamer registers 96.9 miles per hour on average - but one of the keys to his success in 2016 has been his willingness to mix in his secondary pitches. Of the 21 starting pitchers who average 93 mph or greater on their fastballs, Eovaldi is the only one who throws his less than 50 percent of the time.

Fantasy Tip: Eovaldi, who is scheduled to face the Tampa Bay Rays in Sunday's series finale, has won each of his last four starts while posting a 2.16 ERA. He is averaging 15.6 pitches per inning over that stretch, which is part of the reason why he hasn't worked past the sixth frame in any of his last three outings. Regardless, it appears Eovaldi has turned a corner in his career; he should be considered a strong third starting pitcher in fantasy in most 12-team leagues until further notice.

Comment () | Share: Tweet! Share on Facebook | Source: - Nick Suss

Yankees | Mark Teixeira doubtful for Sunday

Sat, 28 May 2016 12:20:49 -0700

New York Yankees 1B Mark Teixeira (neck) is not expected to play on Sunday, May 29, against the Tampa Bay Rays, according to manager Joe Girardi, who is more optimistic about his return on Monday, May 30.

Fantasy Tip: Teixeira has been out since Wednesday due to neck spasms, although it is hard to say he is being missed much offensively (.195. three homers, 12 RBI). With that said, replacement Dustin Ackley isn't exactly taking advantage of the opportunity and has been even worse this season (.145, no homers, four RBI). New York desperately needs to improve on its current options at first base before the trade deadline, meaning fantasy owners in all formats can certainly ignore either option for now.

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

Yankees | Brett Gardner, Brian McCann resting

Sat, 28 May 2016 10:11:10 -0700

New York Yankees OF Brett Gardner and C Brian McCann are not in the starting lineup against Tampa Bay Rays SP Matt Moore Saturday, May 28. OF Aaron Hicks will bat second and play left field, while C Austin Romine starts behind the plate and bats ninth.

Fantasy Tip: Gardner and McCann are receiving the day off because the club is facing a left-handed pitcher. Romine is batting .277 with a home run and five RBI in 47 at-bats and makes a productive source of cap relief for DFS players who typically punt the catcher position. On the other hand, Hicks is just 6-for-41 at the plate away from Yankee Stadium and is not a great fantasy option.

Comment () | Share: Tweet! Share on Facebook | Source: Baseball Press

Yankees | Alex Rodriguez homers Friday

Fri, 27 May 2016 19:46:49 -0700

New York Yankees DH Alex Rodriguez homered and drove in two runs against the Tampa Bay Rays Friday, May 27. It was his sixth home run of the season and first since May 1.

Fantasy Tip: Rodriguez is just 1-for-8 since being activated from the disabled list and is hitting .188 through his first 80 at-bats this season. He may still be worth using a roster spot on in AL-only and deep mixed formats because of his power but his batting average and lack of positional versatility make him expendable in shallower leagues.

Comment () | Share: Tweet! Share on Facebook | Source: The Associated Press

What do you think? Sound off!

KFFL: Sports Link of the Day

New York Yankees Player News

Ackley Dustin 2B
Adams Lane OF
Agnew-Wieland Sam P
Allen Scott P
Angelini Carmen SS
Anson Kyle C
Aquino Daury P
Arias Gian SS
Arias Justo P
Arias Wilkins P
Artz Stephen P
Austin Tyler OF
Baez Yancarlos SS
Baker Ryan C
Barbato John P
Barnes Jordan OF
Bashore Matthew P
Batista Eliseo P
Battle Tim OF
Bautista Rony P
Beltran Carlos OF
Benak Andrew P
Betances Dellin RP
Bichette Jr. Dante 3B
Bird Greg 1B
Black Sean P
Borrell Danny P
Brown Jason C
Brunet Mike P
Bruntlett Eric SS
Bulger Jason RP
Bush Paul P
Cabrera Christopher P
Calderon Yeicok OF
Campos Jose P
Casadiego Gerardo P
Castro Starlin 2B
Cave Jake OF
Cessa Luis P
Chapman Aroldis RP
Christina Justin OF
Clarkin Ian P
Cloyd Tyler SP
Coke Phil RP
Coleman Michael OF
Cornelius Kevin SS
Corona Reegie INF
Coshow Cale P
Cotts Neal RP
Cox J.B. RP
Crespo Hector 2B
Cuevas Frederick OF
Culver Chris SS
Culver Cito SS
de Leon Nestor P
De Los Santos Alexander P
Deardorff Jeff OF
DeLeon Juan P
DeLeon Kelvin OF
DePastino Joe C
DePaula Jorge P
Diaz Jonathan SS
Duenas Yobal 2B
Dugas Taylor OF
Duran Matt 3B
Ellsbury Jacoby OF
Eovaldi Nathan SP
Evarts Steven P
Felix Anderson SS
Fuentes Omar C
Galvez Jonathan 3B
Gamel Ben OF
Gardner Brett OF
Garrison Trent C
German Domingo P
Gerritse Brett P
Gil Jose C
Gonzalez Edwar OF
Goody Nick P
Graham J.R. SP
Green Chad SP
Gregorius Didi SS
Guzman Carlos INF
Halsey Brad P
Hankins Ryan C
Haynes Kyle P
Headley Chase 3B
Hensley Ty P
Herrera Ronald SP
Hicks Aaron OF
Higashioka Kyle 3B
Himes Ben OF
Holder Kyle SS
Horne Alan SP
Jagielo Eric 3B
Johnson Cody OF
Johnson Jason SP
Johnson Wes INF
Jones Jason P
Jones Mike OF
Joseph Corban INF
Judge Aaron OF
Kaprielian James P
Ketron Brandon C
Kimball Cole RP
Kozlowski Ben P
Kozma Pete SS
Krum Austin OF
Lantingua Delvis P
Lassiter Gordon SS
Lavigne Tim P
Lewis Fred S. P
Lindgren Jacob P
Liu Kai P
Lopez Gabe INF
Marsonek Sam P
Martinez Daniel P
Martinez Fernando OF
Martinez Rafael P
Marzi Anthony P
Mateo Jorge SS
McCann Brian C
McDonald Keith C
McGuire Ryan OF
Mendez Deivi INF
Mikolas Nathan 1B
Miller Andrew RP
Mitchell Bryan SP
Molina Leonardo OF
Montgomery Mark P
Moreno Diego P
Moronta Eladio OF
Mullee Conor RP
Murphy John SS
Nessy Santiago C
Nova Ivan SP
O'Brien Michael P
Olson Tyler P
Orta Ricky P
Ortiz Javier P
Palladino David P
Parmelee Chris OF
Pazos James RP
Perez Kelvin P
Pestano Vinnie RP
Pinder Branden P
Pineda Michael SP
Plumley Grant INF
Pope Ryan SP
Porter Colin OF
Porter Greg OF
Prieto Chris OF
Puello Cesar OF
Quezada Elvys P
Rasner Darrell SP
Rees Jason OF
Reese Kevin OF
Refsnyder Rob 2B
Reyes Angel P
Reyes Manolo P
Richardson Matthew P
Rincon Angel P
Rodriguez Alex 3B
Rodriguez Eddy C
Rodriguez Eladio C
Rodriguez Josue C
Rodriguez Omar Luis P
Rodriguez Wilking RP
Rodriguez Yonauris SS
Rojas Irwil C
Romanski Josh P
Romine Austin C
Ruiz Randy 1B
Rutckyj Evan P
Rye Jack OF
Sabathia CC SP
Sanchez Gary C
Sanchez Humberto P
Schmidt Josh SP
Severino Luis SP
Sharp Hayden P
Shepard David P
Shreve Chasen P
Smith Brett P
Smith Caleb P
Solano Donovan 2B
Somsen Layne P
Sprowl Jon-Mark C
Stoneburner Graham P
Stotts J.T. INF
Sulbaran Miguel SP
Suttle Bradley 3B
Swarzak Anthony RP
Swisher Nick OF
Tanaka Masahiro SP
Tateyama Yoshinori RP
Teixeira Mark 1B
Tejeda Ferdin INF
Toadvine Derek 2B
Tolentino Israel P
Torrens Luis C
Torreyes Ronald 3B
Tracy Matt P
Wade Tyler SS
Walby Philip P
Ward Jeremy P
Webb Tyler RP
Williams Mason OF
Wordekemper Eric P
Yates Kirby RP
Zhang Zhenwang C

Cashman Brian GM
Chavez Eric TO
Cockrell Alan TO
Eppier Billy TO
Espada Joe TO
Girardi Joe MAN
Guidry Ron PC
Harkey Mike TO
Harkey Mike TO
Hendry Jim TO
Kelleher Mick TO
Oppenheimer Damon TO
Patterson Gil TO
Pena Tony F. TO
Quade Mike TO
Reed Jody TO
Rothschild Larry PC
Rowson James TO
Thames Marcus TO
Thomson Rob TO

KFFL: Sports Link of the Day