5/27/2015 | California native CC starts opener in Oakland
CC Sabathia will be making his 15th career start in Oakland during the series opener on Thursday. A's right-hander Kendall Graveman will be making his sixth career Major League start.
5/27/2015 | Pineda finds form on strength of slider
There was no doubt Michael Pineda could do better than he had in back-to-back losses to the Royals and Rangers. He just needed to get his slider back. It came back Wednesday, and Pineda came back, too. He wasn't 16-strikeout dominant, but he was plenty good in a 4-2 win over the Royals that completed a three-game sweep.
5/27/2015 | Yanks sweep Royals behind power, Pineda
Alex Rodriguez belted a go-ahead three-run homer and right-hander Michael Pineda delivered 6 2/3 superb innings as the Yankees completed a three-game sweep of the Royals with a 4-2 victory on Wednesday at Yankee Stadium.
5/27/2015 | A-Rod passes Gehrig on all-time RBI list
Alex Rodriguez's three-run home run Wednesday afternoon gave the Yankees' designated hitter 1,995 career RBIs, passing Lou Gehrig and moving him to within one of Barry Bonds, according to the Elias Sports Bureau, the official statistician of Major League Baseball. The Yankees beat the Royals, 4-2.
5/27/2015 | Tanaka feels fine following 2nd rehab start
Pitching for Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre on Wednesday, Masahiro Tanaka needed 62 pitches to get through three innings, allowing three runs on four hits. Tanaka walked two and struck out four.
5/27/2015 | St. John's coach Mullin throws first pitch
Chris Mullin, the former St. John's and NBA star who has returned to New York to coach at his alma mater, threw the first pitch at Yankee Stadium on Wednesday.
5/27/2015 | MLB.TV unveils new Web-based media player
Major League Baseball Advanced Media is introducing its new Web-based media player (version 5.0), for those who currently subscribe or those who sign up now for MLB.TV Premium ($114.99 a year or $24.99 a month) or regular MLB.TV ($94.99/$19.99). You'll notice the difference right away as the HD media player has an in-page layout, so it all happens in your browser with no need for an additional download.
5/26/2015 | Warren becoming force in Yankees' rotation
Right-hander Adam Warren keeps making a case to stay in the rotation. The righty allowed just two hits in 6 1/3 innings to help the Yankees earn a 5-1 win over the Royals on Tuesday night.
5/26/2015 | Teixeira healthy, enjoying offensive resurgence
With right wrist issues now a thing of the past, first baseman Mark Teixeira is enjoying the game again as he totaled four RBIs to propel the Yankees to a 5-1 win over the Royals on Tuesday night.
5/26/2015 | Albero ends Wounded Warrior walk at Stadium
Richard started his walk on March 2 on home plate at Steinbrenner Field in Tampa, Fla., and ended it on Tuesday, when he touched home plate at Yankee Stadium to complete his 86-day, 1,150-mile journey for the Wounded Warrior Project.
5/26/2015 | Girardi in favor of pitchers improving their grip
A day after Red Sox manager John Farrell said he'd be in favor of an approved substance that would help pitchers improve their grip, Yankees manager Joe Girardi said on Tuesday that he would like to see the same thing.
5/26/2015 | Yankees need push in AL All-Star balloting
Jacoby Ellsbury is the top Yankee in voting for the 86th All-Star Game to be played on Tuesday, July 14 at Great American Ball Park, according to totals released on Tuesday. Ellsbury's 546,188 votes rank seventh among American League outfielders.
5/26/2015 | Pineda, Yankees aiming for sweep against Royals
The Royals and Yankees will meet for the final time during the regular season on Wednesday afternoon. The finale of a three-game set will feature a rematch of the starters from May 15, when Royals right-hander Chris Young bested righty Michael Pineda.
5/26/2015 | Hall of Famers, legends top list of Draft reps
Three members of the 500 Home Run Club -- Ken Griffey Jr., Reggie Jackson and Mike Schmidt -- and 20 other former All-Stars will headline the list of team representatives on the floor at MLB Network's Studio 42 when the 2015 MLB Draft gets underway on June 8.
5/26/2015 | AL All-Star Game ballot update: May 26
At the first update in the 2015 Esurance MLB All-Star Game Ballot for the American League, the Royals have five players in position to start the July 14 Midsummer Classic at Great American Ball Park, and another four among the voting leaders. Royals catcher Salvador Perez, an All-Star in each of the last two seasons, leads all AL players in balloting with 1,447,753 total votes.
5/26/2015 | Headley joins 'EWC' for Fleet Week special
Among the many civilians running around town taking selfies with our nation's bravest during Fleet Week was Yankees third baseman Chase Headley, who was out and about in New York showing his appreciation for the sailors, Marines and Coast Guardsmen who have descended upon the Big Apple.
5/25/2015 | Day of exciting firsts for Lindgren, Heathcott
On a day full of bright spots for the Yankees, who snapped a six-game losing streak, they received a boost from two of their youngest players. Jacob Lindgren tossed two scoreless innings in his MLB debut, while outfielder Slade Heathcott belted his first career home run, a two-run blast in the seventh inning off Greg Holland.
5/25/2015 | Royals look to get even after Yankees' rout
After slugging their way to a 14-1 victory in Monday's series opener, the Yankees send right-hander Adam Warren against returning Royals left-hander Jason Vargas on Tuesday in the second game of the three-game series at Yankee Stadium.
5/25/2015 | Yanks' 8-run first sets tone for feel-good win
Despite a quick turnaround after losing their sixth straight game on Sunday night, it took the Yankees just five batters to jump out to a 5-0 lead against the Royals on Monday -- and they didn't stop there.
5/25/2015 | Yankees don't look back after early barrage
The Yankees snapped their six-game losing streak in grand fashion on Monday, cruising to a 14-1 victory over the Royals in the series opener at Yankee Stadium. New York hit three homers during a decisive eight-run first inning.
5/25/2015 | Foot feeling better, McCann goes deep
Brian McCann was back in the Yankees' lineup on Monday, after exiting Sunday night's 5-2 loss to the Rangers due to cramping in his right foot and calf. Batting fifth and playing catcher, it didn't look as if McCann missed a step, as his booming three-run homer contributed to New York's eight-run first inning.
5/25/2015 | Girardi says 'frustrated' Yanks must respond
If there is anything that the Yankees should be thankful for during their slide back to the break-even point, it is that the rest of the American League East has not distinguished itself during the New York's worst stretch of the season.
5/25/2015 | McCann exits with cramping in right foot, calf
Yankees catcher Brian McCann was forced to leave Sunday's 5-2 loss to the Rangers with cramping in his right foot and calf, but he is not concerned that it would cost him any more playing time.
5/24/2015 | Jeter back in Bronx for first time since retiring
Leading up to his retirement last season, one thing that Derek Jeter consistently said he was looking forward to was enjoying a summer without a schedule, offered the flexibility to see what life would be like away from the ballpark after 20 years in the Majors.
5/24/2015 | Bernie takes his place among Yanks' greats
This was the celebration that Bernie Williams put off for nine years, unsure about embracing what it would represent. To join the past Yankees greats in Monument Park and take his uniform number out of circulation demanded an acknowledgement that his playing days were over, and that was a difficult dream to part with.
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