• Home  ›
  • MLB  ›
  • New York Yankees
New York Yankees
 Note:  Remove any feed (newspaper, blog, etc.) by using the Customize menu item below.
News Articles

Yankees' non-Aroldis Chapman options ready to close

NJ.com (Brendan Kuty | NJ Advance Media for NJ.com) — Dellin Betances, David Robertson each say they would be up for the task
  • New: 2 hr 4 min ago

Masahiro Tanaka set to come of DL, start against Tigers

NY Daily News (MIKE MAZZEO) — Tanaka is coming off the disabled list for the stretch run.
  • New: 3 hr 15 min ago

Yankees remove Aroldis Chapman as closer: What it means

NJ.com (Brendan Kuty | NJ Advance Media for NJ.com) — The New York Yankees pulled Aroldis Chapman and his $86-million contract from the closer role on Saturday. Here's what it means.
  • New: 3 hr 26 min ago

Aroldis Chapman demotion the move Joe Girardi had to make

NY Post (Joel Sherman) — BOSTON — The tipping point came Friday night. Twenty-three more pitches as evidence Aroldis Chapman should no longer be the Yankees’ closer. Manager Joe Girardi had monitored and measured and...
  • New: 3 hr 38 min ago

Yankees to Aroldis Chapman: You’re no longer our only closer

NY Post (George A. King III) — BOSTON — Less than 24 hours after Aroldis Chapman’s latest poor outing, manager Joe Girardi stripped the hard-throwing but ineffective lefty of his closer’s duties. “I will use him at any point,...
  • New: 3 hr 49 min ago

Why Yankees yanked Aroldis Chapman from closer role

NJ.com (Brendan Kuty | NJ Advance Media for NJ.com) — Yankees remove $86 million man Aroldis Chapman as closer amid terrible struggles, playoff hunt
  • New: 4 hr 39 min ago

Aroldis Chapman yanked from closer gig

NY Daily News (MIKE MAZZEO) — Aroldis Chapman is no longer the Yankees closer, with Joe Girardi going with match-ups for the time being.
  • New: 5 hr 6 min ago

Yankees, Red Sox lineups Saturday: The anti-Chris Sale order

NJ.com (Brendan Kuty | NJ Advance Media for NJ.com) — The New York Yankees and Boston Red Sox will square off in Game 2 of a three-game set at Fenway Park on Saturday. Here are the lineups.
  • New: 6 hr 2 min ago

Derek Jeter’s first big move might make Marlins fans angry

NY Post (Joel Sherman) — Derek Jeter is about to take on the best slugger in the majors in his prime. Yet, Giancarlo Stanton will present Jeter with his first great challenge heading the Marlins baseball operations,...
  • New: 8 hr 59 min ago

POLL: Who should be the Yankees' closer now?

NJ.com (Brendan Kuty | NJ Advance Media for NJ.com) — Should the Yankees move on from Aroldis Chapman? Dellin Betances and David Robertson stand out as possible replacements.
  • 14 hr 19 min ago
  • Hits: 1

Greg Bird gives Yankees reason to dream with 2 home runs (VIDEOS)

NJ.com (Brendan Kuty | NJ Advance Media for NJ.com) — Yankees first baseman Greg Bird hit a pair of home runs while rehabbing at Triple-A on Friday
  • 15 hr 19 min ago
  • Hits: 1

Where does Yankees' Aroldis Chapman stand now after latest failure?

NJ.com (Brendan Kuty | NJ Advance Media for NJ.com) — The New York Yankees were already trailing when closer Aroldis Chapman entered Friday's 9-6 loss to the Boston Red Sox at Fenway Park. But he only made it worse and he's been completely...
  • 16 hr 19 min ago
  • Hits: 1

Greg Bird’s two-homer explosion a good sign for Yankees

NY Post (George A. King III) — The Yankees got some good news on Friday — a day they suffered a tough 9-6 loss to the rival Red Sox. Greg Bird, Matt Holliday (back) and Starlin Castro (right hamstring) all played in rehab games...
  • 17 hr 52 min ago

How Granderson’s last HR as a Met hurt Yankees pen in Boston crusher

NY Post (Dan Martin) — BOSTON — The seeds of the Yankees’ 9-6 loss to the Red Sox on Friday night were planted Thursday night in Queens. That’s when Bryan Mitchell imploded in the win over the Mets, forcing Dellin...
  • 18 hr 8 min ago

Masahiro Tanaka’s return to Yankees rotation is near

NY Post (George A. King III) — BOSTON — After completing a 37-pitch bullpen session late Friday afternoon at Fenway Park, Masahiro Tanaka said his right shoulder felt well enough to rejoin the Yankees’ rotation next week. “I...
  • 18 hr 34 min ago

This time Addison Reed shuts down the Yankees

NY Post (Dan Martin) — BOSTON — What a difference a week made for Addison Reed. The former Met, who gave up four runs to the Yankees on Aug. 12 in The Bronx — when the Yankees won their lone game of that series — came...
  • 18 hr 51 min ago

Aaron Judge isn’t making any excuses — but his coach has one

NY Post (Dan Martin) — BOSTON — Friday night would have been a good time for Aaron Judge to snap out of his second-half slump. Instead, his troubles continued in the place where they began after the All-Star break....
  • 20 hr 8 min ago
  • Hits: 1

Red Sox have become Yankees closer Aroldis Chapman’s kryptonite

NY Daily News (MIKE MAZZEO) — hapman was once arguably the most feared closer in all of baseball.
  • 20 hr 14 min ago

Aroldis Chapman a pricey Yankees problem

NY Post (Joel Sherman) — BOSTON — A Yankees lead already had been blown when Aroldis Chapman entered Friday night’s game at Fenway Park. There already was pinstriped despair prior to Chapman’s appearance because the...
  • 20 hr 18 min ago

Without strong bullpen, Yankees have no advantages over Red Sox

NY Daily News (John Harper) — The bulked-up bullpen was built for games like this.
  • 20 hr 36 min ago
Blog Articles

Swing and a miss: Judge sets strikeout record

ESPN Swing and a miss: Judge sets strikeout record
  • New: 2 hr 2 min ago

Game 122: Sabathia Returns

River Avenue Blues (Mike Axisa) — Tough loss last night. Another tough loss last night. The Yankees have made a habit of those lately. Pretty annoying. The best thing about baseball is that they play everyday, so tonight the...
  • New: 3 hr 49 min ago

Girardi yanks struggling Chapman as closer

ESPN Girardi yanks struggling Chapman as closer
  • New: 3 hr 55 min ago

Yankees: For CC, the fire is burning and the knee keeps balking

Yanks Go Yard (Steve Contursi) — The Yankees, at the end of this season, must come to terms with or cut loose from an aging, but still effective pitcher who has been with the team for nine seasons. But come to find out, the...
  • New: 4 hr 39 min ago

Yankees minor league squads showing how it’s done

Yanks Go Yard (Steve Contursi) — The Yankees, as play opens today, are distinguished by having ALL of the minor league teams in first place. This reinforces the fact that the Bombers are going to be the team of the future in...
  • New: 10 hr 19 min ago

Saturday Links: Judge, Playoffs, Cave, Automatic Strike Zone

River Avenue Blues (Mike Axisa) — The Yankees and Red Sox will continue their three-game weekend series later tonight at Fenway Park. That’s a 7pm ET start. Remember when they used to play baseball on Saturday afternoons?...
  • 12 hr 19 min ago

The Yankees need to end their relationship with Bryan Mitchell

Yanks Go Yard (Cory Claus) — The Yankees have postseason wishes and champagne dreams. So, they don’t have any more time for projects such as Bryan Mitchell. The Yankees are on a Mets-fueled roll right now. And they hope to...
  • 12 hr 19 min ago
  • Hits: 1

Yankees impotent with runners on, bullpen hands one to Sox

Yanks Go Yard (Steve Contursi) — The Yankees, despite scoring six runs and pounding out twelve hits, including two home runs, handed a win to the Red Sox as three successive relievers gave up two runs each, pushing the Bombers...
  • 15 hr 32 min ago

Did the Red Sox's latest comeback win put the AL East out of reach?

ESPN Did the Red Sox's latest comeback win put the AL East out of reach?
  • 19 hr 54 min ago

Bullpen lets another game slip away in 9-6 loss to Red Sox

River Avenue Blues (Mike Axisa) — The Yankees have outdone themselves again. Another new Worst Loss of the Season. Why couldn’t it rain Friday like the forecast said it would? The final score was 9-6 Red Sox in the series...
  • 21 hr 38 min ago

DotF: Castro and Holliday begin rehab assignments; Bird goes deep twice in Scranton’s loss

River Avenue Blues (Mike Axisa) — Two Yankees made this week’s Prospect Hot Sheet: RHP Juan De Paula (12th) and 3B Dermis Garcia (15th). “De Paula has a reputation as a strike-thrower but has not shown consistent...
  • 23 hr 42 min ago
  • Hits: 1

Game 121: The Most Important Series of the Season (Again)

River Avenue Blues (Mike Axisa) — Once again, the Yankees will play their most important series of the season this weekend. Most important to date, that is. There’ll be another most important series of the season pretty...
  • 1 day 3 hr ago
  • Hits: 1

Yankees unsung heroes continue to drive the team’s success

Yanks Go Yard (Steve Contursi) — The Yankees have a lineup with a few big guns and then lots of smaller guns. The role players don’t get the attention the power guys warrant, but they are, in their own way, just as...
  • 1 day 4 hr ago
  • Hits: 1

Michael Kay finally makes a valid point about the Yankees

Yanks Go Yard (Mike Calendrillo) — It’s not often I agree with the YES Network’s Michael Kay, but I’m on board with his recent statement that it’s “fair to raise the bar on the Yankees.” Anytime...
  • 1 day 5 hr ago
  • Hits: 1

8/18 to 8/20 Series Preview: Boston Red Sox

River Avenue Blues (Steven Tydings) — The Last Time They Met The Bombers squandered an opportunity to inch closer to Boston in the division last weekend, losing two of three after a disastrous outing from Luis Severino and Rafael...
  • 1 day 6 hr ago

RAB Live Chat

River Avenue Blues (Mike Axisa) — The post RAB Live Chat appeared first on River Avenue Blues .
  • 1 day 7 hr ago

Future Captain?: Jeters welcome 1st child, Bella

ESPN Future Captain?: Jeters welcome 1st child, Bella
  • 1 day 8 hr ago
  • Hits: 1

Yankeemetrics: Kings of New York (Aug. 14-17)

River Avenue Blues (Katie Sharp) — The Aarons and Gary Show True to form, the Yankees bounced back from their latest Worst Loss of The Season with a late-inning rally to beat the Mets, 4-2, in the Subway Series opener. If we know...
  • 1 day 10 hr ago

Friday chat reminder

River Avenue Blues (Mike Axisa) — The Subway Series is over and now the Yankees are up in Boston to play the Red Sox. Red Sox, Mets, Red Sox again. Quite a week. Anyway, today’s chat will start at 2:30pm ET. See you then. ...
  • 1 day 10 hr ago

Mailbag: Gregorius, Frazier, Green, Torres, Bird, Solo Homers

River Avenue Blues (Mike Axisa) — We’ve got ten questions in the mailbag this week. RABmailbag (at) gmail (dot) com is where you can send all your questions and comments and concerns. Dan asks: John Sterling just said that...
  • 1 day 12 hr ago
  • Hits: 1