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6/29/2015 | Time running out to vote Yanks onto All-Star team

It is down to the wire as voting for the 2015 Esurance MLB All-Star Game Ballot is about to be completed, and in the fifth and final update, the Yankees are again without a leading candidate to grab a starting position in Cincinnati for the Midsummer Classic.


6/29/2015 | Gardner earns AL Player of the Week honors

Yankees outfielder Brett Gardner is enjoying one of the best stretches of his career, relishing his standing as a consistent annoyance for opposing pitchers. It is a hot streak that has now been recognized with an American League Player of the Week award.


6/29/2015 | Ellsbury's return tentatively set for Friday

Jacoby Ellsbury was in uniform for the Class A Tampa Yankees on Monday, and the working plan is for the outfielder to play three Minor League rehabilitation games before possibly being activated on Friday against the Rays in New York.


6/28/2015 | New soccer rivalry electrifies Yankee Stadium

Soccer took over Yankee Stadium on Sunday, when the city's newest rivalry, the expansion New York City Football Club vs. the Red Bulls, took place. The veteran squad showed who's boss, at least for one day, with a 3-1 victory.


6/28/2015 | Communication breakdown costly for Yanks

The general rule is that the center fielder should catch anything that he can get to, but in the final milliseconds as Brett Gardner camped under Carlos Correa's fourth-inning fly ball, he flinched at the sight of another glove unexpectedly approaching.


6/28/2015 | Sabathia tangles with Trout, Angels in opener

The Yankees have been scratching their heads about CC Sabathia's continued struggles against right-handed hitters, who have feasted on the veteran left-hander to a .339/.374/.580 split line -- essentially, the equivalent of what Mike Trout has done for the Angels this season.


6/28/2015 | McHugh tops Yankees with stellar effort

Captivating the Minute Maid Park crowd for a second game in a row, Carlos Correa hit two doubles and scored two runs while Collin McHugh was stellar in eight innings of two-hit ball, propelling the Astros to a 3-1 win in the series finale on Sunday against the Yankees.


6/28/2015 | Yanks could get Ellsbury back on homestand

Jacoby Ellsbury has packed his bags for a trip to Tampa, Fla., and the center fielder could reclaim his spot at the top of the batting order as soon as Friday, when the Yankees host the Rays in New York.


6/28/2015 | Yankees add Rogers to shore up bullpen

The Yankees selected right-hander Esmil Rogers to their active roster prior to Sunday's series finale against the Astros at Minute Maid Park, in need of some length for what manager Joe Girardi sees as a short bullpen.


6/27/2015 | Tanaka hit hard for 2nd straight start

The dazed expression on Masahiro Tanaka's face required no translation, with the Yankees pitcher captured staring in disbelief toward the train tracks above Minute Maid Park's left-field wall while Jose Altuve rounded the bases for his game-tying home run in the fifth inning.


6/27/2015 | Gaining momentum, McHugh takes on Yanks

Collin McHugh will try for his third straight win when he starts opposite Michael Pineda in the series finale between the Astros and Yankees on Sunday at Minute Maid Park. New York won two of the first three games.


6/27/2015 | Teixeira lifts Yanks with 2B after Astros rally

Mark Teixeira's two-run double off Pat Neshek in the eighth inning proved to be the difference as the Yankees blew a big advantage, then reclaimed the lead and held on for a wild 9-6 victory over the Astros on Saturday at Minute Maid Park.


6/27/2015 | Eovaldi meets hometown legend Ryan

Nathan Eovaldi beamed as he shook hands with Hall of Famer Nolan Ryan on Saturday afternoon, finally scoring a long-awaited meeting with his hometown hero. The Yankees right-hander must have been thrilled to learn that he can count the all-time strikeout leader among his fan club.


6/27/2015 | Ellsbury could be close to rehab assignment

Jacoby Ellsbury joined the Yankees for what essentially will amount to a two-day tryout, looking to prove that his right knee is strong enough for him to be sent on a Minor League rehabilitation assignment.


6/27/2015 | Eovaldi deals with strikeout king in front row

Some of the earliest baseball memories that Nathan Eovaldi owns reference Nolan Ryan in some form or fashion, even though the Yankees right-hander wasn't even in preschool when the strikeout king threw his final pitch as a member of the 1993 Rangers.


6/26/2015 | Tanaka, Oberholtzer square off in Houston

Coming off one of the worst starts of his career, Yankees righty Masahiro Tanaka will take the mound against Brett Oberholtzer at Minute Maid Park on Saturday.


6/26/2015 | Severino allows three hits in seven shutout frames

It's safe to say that Luis Severino hasn't needed to adjust to Triple-A. Rather, many of his opponents are still failing to adjust to him.


6/26/2015 | Tanaka expects better results vs. Astros

At least publicly, the Yankees did not seem as alarmed as some by Masahiro Tanaka's last outing, preferring to chalk it up as one of the clunkers every pitcher seems to turn in during the course of a long season.


6/26/2015 | Warren waiting to see if he'll stay in rotation

The line of questioning is all too familiar for Adam Warren these days. He may be living on borrowed time as a member of the Yankees' rotation, but the right-hander is trying to stay out of the crosshairs of that upcoming decision.


6/25/2015 | Judge launches his first Triple-A homer

It was only a matter of time before Aaron Judge flashed his power for Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre, and he ushered in the inevitable Thursday night with a two-run blast.


6/25/2015 | Judge, Sanchez named to Futures Game

With All-Star Weekend just more than two weeks away, on Thursday Major League Baseball announced U.S. and World team rosters for the 2015 SiriusXM All-Star Futures Game, highlighting the league's top Minor League prospects. The Yankees will have two players and a coach represent them, as Aaron Judge, Gary Sanchez and pitching coach Jose Rosado will all participate.


6/25/2015 | Ellsbury unlikely to return by end of June

It appears doubtful that Jacoby Ellsbury will be able to meet his goal of returning to the Yankees' lineup by the end of the month, as the outfielder is still not considered ready to resume playing in games.


6/25/2015 | Pettitte believes CC will turn it around

In the final seasons of Andy Pettitte's career, it was not uncommon for him to stomp across the clubhouse carpet after a poor outing and unload his frustrations on CC Sabathia, who would pull up a chair and patiently listen before offering advice. Now, as Sabathia endures what he said has been his most trying time as a professional, Pettitte is returning the favor.


6/25/2015 | Facing Yanks, Astros' Velasquez seeks first win

Seeking his first Major League victory, Astros rookie Vincent Velasquez will try to remedy his inflated pitch count problem when he opposes Yankees righty Nathan Eovaldi -- who is from Nolan Ryan's hometown of Alvin, Texas -- on Friday at Minute Maid Park.


6/25/2015 | Astros' Keuchel shuts out Yankees

Dallas Keuchel delivered a commanding performance, setting a career high with 12 strikeouts and handcuffing the Yankees in a complete-game effort to lead the Astros to a 4-0 victory on Thursday night at Minute Maid Park.




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