5:32 AM EST, Thu November 26, 2015
The Heater | Tampa Bay Times

RHP Chase Whitley claimed from Yankees

In advance of officially putting several prospects to their 40-man roster, the Rays added a more experienced arm, claiming RHP Chase Whitley from the Yankees.Whitley, though, is still rehabbing from Tommy John elbow surgery and likely won't be ready to pitch until late in the 2016 season.Whitley, 26, was 1-2, 4.19 in …


Yankees add three, lose Chase Whitley to Rays on waivers

The Yankees added three players to their 40-man roster late Friday afternoon -- RHP Johnny Barbato, RHP Rookie Davis and OF Ben Gamel.

Newark Star-Ledger

Inside Yankees' CC Sabathia's alcohol rehab facility

A look at Silver Hill Hospital in Connecticut

New York Daily News

New Yankee hitting coach talks A-Rod's smarts

Alan Cockrell will be the Yankees’ third hitting coach in as many seasons.

The LoHud Yankees Blog | Journal News

Cockrell: Wrist injury was lingering issue for Brett Gardner this season

In a conference call late this morning, new Yankees hitting coach Alan Cockrell revealed Brett Gardner played almost the entire season with a wrist injury. Cockrell didn’t know the exact date that the problem started, but he said it started with a hit by pitch very early in the season (he thought it was maybe […] The post Cockrell: Wrist injury was lingering issue for Brett Gardner this season appeared first on The LoHud Yankees Blog.

The LoHud Yankees Blog | Journal News

More 40-man moves: Campos is back, Bailey is gone

The Yankees continue to make moves that help set their 40-man roster at the start of the offseason. Today they did the following: 1. Added RHP Vicente Campos to the 40-man roster. He was taken off last offseason while recovering from injury. I believe he would have been a minor league free agent had they […] The post More 40-man moves: Campos is back, Bailey is gone appeared first on The LoHud Yankees Blog.

Brownie Points | MLB Pro Blogs

Red Sox exercise Buchholz’s option

The Red Sox expressed confidence that Clay Buchholz is healthy again, exercising the right-hander’s $13 million option for 2016. Buchholz’s 2015 season ended when he suffered a strained flexor in his right elbow pitching against the Yankees on July 10. Prior to the injury, Buchholz was on a superb run, going 5-2 with a 1.99 […]

New York Daily News

Former Yankees infielder Phil Linz suffers stroke

The 76-year-old suffered a stroke last week and is recovering at Stamford Hospital.

New York Post

How Mets’ Jeurys Familia has fallen in love with closing

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — New York has a new closer who seems to thrive in the playoffs, but even when Mariano Rivera was dominating Octobers late in his career, Jeurys Familia wasn’t paying all that much attention. And for good reason. It wasn’t until late in the 2012 season that Familia began the transition from being a starting pitcher to a reliever. “That was something I never thought about doing,” Familia said. So he never really watched the Yankees closer in the postseason, since Rivera missed the 2012 playoffs with a knee injury and then ended his career in the regular season when...