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New York Post

Now Yankees get a Gleyber Torres injury scare

The Yankees injury bug has hit the minor leagues again. Top prospect Gleyber Torres was scratched from Double-A Trenton’s game Tuesday with what Yankees manager Joe Girardi called “biceps tendinitis,” adding the 20-year-old could be headed for an MRI exam. Torres played his first game at third base of the season Monday, as the Yankees...

Newark Star-Ledger

Yankees' good, bad and ugly from day winning streak ends

The Yankees' eight-game winning streak ended Tuesday night with a 4-1 loss to the Tampa Bay Rays.

Newark Star-Ledger

Yankees injury updates: More progress for Gary Sanchez, Gleyber Torres on minor-league DL

Sanchez was feeling good after passing a couple tests Wednesday in his recovery from a right bicep injury.

New York Post

Yankees feast on lowly White Sox to win eighth straight

The schedule-maker gave the Yankees a chance to open the season against three teams that didn’t figure to be all that good. Then Didi Gregorius didn’t make it out of spring training due to a right shoulder injury suffered in the World Baseball Classic and Gary Sanchez left the fifth game of the season with a...

Newark Star-Ledger

Yankees' injury bug strikes again: Matt Holliday hurt

The Yankees scratched the from Saturday's lineup with ...

New York Post

CC Sabathia dominance bails out scuffling offense in Yankees win

The Yankees started Saturday’s game against the Cardinals without their starting catcher, shortstop and designated hitter, all due to injuries, and with Aroldis Chapman and Dellin Betances unavailable because of heavy workloads. None of that could stop them from winning their sixth straight game, a 3-2 victory over a Cardinals team that has looked lost...

Newark Star-Ledger

Nathan Eovaldi's advice to Yankees' James Kaprielian on dealing with Tommy John surgery

Eovaldi, now with the Rays and recovering from second Tommy John surgery, shares what he plans to tell Kaprielian about the first month post-surgery and beyond.

Newark Star-Ledger

Tommy John surgery for James Kaprielian; Detailing previous Yankees who had procedure

Here are details of Kaprielian's elbow injury history plus 12 other Yankees who have had Tommy John surgery over the years.

Gary Shelton Sports

Tampa Bay Rays strike out (again) against Yankees

Friday, 2 a.m. The Tampa Bay Rays found an old nemesis in New York. Once again, they are swinging and missing. The Rays struck out 15 times Thursday night in a 3-2 loss to the New York Yankees, including a crucial sequence in the top of the eighth inning. With runners on first and third […]

New York Post

Brett Gardner glad he avoided serious injury after ugly collision

Brett Gardner wasn’t in the Yankees lineup Thursday after his NFL-highlight-worthy collision with Tampa Bay’s Rickie Weeks Jr. a day earlier, but he considered himself lucky to have emerged relatively unscathed. “I’m pleased it’s not any worse and thankful to have escaped serious injury,” Gardner said before the Yankees beat the Rays, 3-2, in The...

Newark Star-Ledger

Yankees injury updates: Latest on Gary Sanchez, Didi Gregorius

Manager Joe Girardi talks injuries before Friday's game vs. Cardinals

Tampa Tribune

Rays lose third straight to Yankees

NEW YORK - There are certain plans teams hatch during the winter and spring - over either suds or spreadsheets - that they are determined, even to a stubborn fault, to stick with for weeks if not months into a season.Then there are plans they are forced to change.The Rays, for

Newark Star-Ledger

Yankees make it 4 in a row behind Luis Severino, Aaron Hicks | Rapid reaction

Severino fans 11 and Hicks homers twice in Yankees' 3-2 win over the Tampa Bay Rays on Thursday night.

Tampa Tribune

Marc Topkin's takeaways from Thursday's Rays-Yankees game

RHP Matt Andriese wasn't overly sharp for the Rays, but he was definitely better than in his season-opening start against the Jays, and he gave them a chance to win Thursday with six solid innings, which was good enough.While starting rookie SS Daniel Robertson over Tim Beckham was more newsworthy,

Newark Star-Ledger

Ranking Yankees' top pitching prospects without James Kaprielian

The New York Yankees lost their top pitching prospect until 2018 when James Kaprielian went down with Tommy John surgery. General manager Brian Cashman has stockpiled a lot of talented young pitchers, however.

Washington Times

Hicks homers twice, Yanks beat Rays 3-2 to move over .500

NEW YORK (AP) - Aaron Hicks homered twice, including a go-ahead, two-run drive in the seventh inning, and the New York Yankees beat the Tampa Bay Rays 3-2 Thursday night to move above .500 for the first time this season. Luis Severino (1-0) struck out a career-high 11 in seven ...

New York Post

James Kaprielian a reminder of how unfair sports injuries can be

The evening went well, close to perfect, really. The Yankees won 3-2 and Luis Severino honored much of the hope and promise that lurks within his right arm, striking out 11 over seven innings, including five of the final seven men to face him. “He’s a young pitcher with a ton of upside and potential,”...

Washington Times

Yankees prospect Kaprielian to have Tommy John surgery

NEW YORK (AP) - Top Yankees pitching prospect James Kaprielian will have Tommy John surgery next week and be sidelined until 2018. The team's announcement Thursday didn't give details of the ligament damage. He'll have surgery on Tuesday. The 23-year-old right-hander was taken with the 16th overall pick in the ...

Newark Star-Ledger

Yankees lineup vs. Rays for Thursday; Greg Bird returns, surprise in cleanup spot

The Yankees will go for a three-game series in their first home series of the season on Thursday night when they play the Tampa Bay Rays in a 7:05 game at Yankee Stadium.

Newark Star-Ledger

WATCH: How James Kaprielian's surgery impacts Yankees' pitching depth

The Yankees announced Thursday that James Kaprielian, the top pitching prospect in the organization, needs Tommy John surgery. That means the 2015 first-round draft pick probably won't make his Bronx debut until at least 2019.

Newark Star-Ledger

Yankees' James Kaprielian will have Tommy John surgery

It's the worst-case scenario for the Yankees' top pitching prospect.

New York Post

‘Massive’ Aaron Judge is a freak to his own teammates

The baseball collided with the bat in Aaron Judge’s powerful hands, and you knew it was gone just by the sound, an old familiar Bronx Bomber sound out of yesteryear. It was Yankees 6, Rays 3 as Erasmo Ramirez delivered the gopher ball and Yankees 8, Rays 3 by the time Judge had completed his...

Tampa Tribune

Marc Topkin's takeaways from Rays loss Wednesday to Yankees

For all the talk, and the pregame work, and the nice things written on these pages about how the Rays were working to tighten up their defense and improve fundamentals, they made a litany of mistakes - mental and physical - Wednesday, and aren't good enough to overcome that.Yes, LHP

Journal News

Yankees notes: Gardner feeling better

NEW YORK – Brett Gardner was in surprisingly good condition on Thursday, considering his collision with Rays first baseman Rickie Weeks Jr. during Wednesday’s 8-4 Yankees win at the Stadium.         

New York Daily News

Yankees prospect James Kaprielian to undergo Tommy John surgery

The news that James Kaprielian needs Tommy John surgery comes as no surprise.

Tampa Tribune

Rays journal: Early exit surprises starter Blake Snell, but not really

NEW YORK - Did Rays manager Kevin Cash have too quick a hook with starter Blake Snell, pulling him in the fifth inning Wednesday after only 83 pitches?The second-year lefty said he felt "kinda surprised" when he saw Cash coming out of the dugout with two outs in the fifth against the Yankees

New York Post

Yankees phenom James Kaprielian getting Tommy John

Rebuilding projects never go exactly according to plan, and the Yankees are finding that out with James Kaprielian. The stud right-hander will undergo Tommy John surgery, the team announced Thursday, capping a full year of the former first-round pick suffering from elbow problems. The procedure, to be performed on Tuesday by Dr. Neal ElAttrache, knocks...

Newark Star-Ledger

Can Aaron Judge hit a ball out of Yankee Stadium? He says ...

Rookie right fielder Aaron Judge hit a long homer to center in the Yankees' 8-4 win over the Tampa Bay Rays on Wednesday, his third in his last three games.

30 Clubs in 30 Days: Greg Bird on Last Year's Injury

Dan Plesac talks with Greg Bird about his off-season, his shoulder injury from last year and the best part about playing for the Yankees. Follow the MLB Network through Spring Training to catch your favorite teams and players.