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Could Yankees break up dominant bullpen?

Adam Hunger-USA TODAY Sports

The New York Yankees currently sit at 26-30 entering play on Monday, in fourth place in the AL East. The Baltimore Orioles and Boston Red Sox have held control of the division for much of the early season, and the Toronto Blue Jays are not far behind the two front runners. With June now upon us, teams have to begin ...

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MLB bans Aroldis Chapman 30 games under domestic violence policy

Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports

New York Yankees closer Aroldis Chapman has been suspended 30 games by commissioner Rob Manfred for his involvement in an alleged incident in October. Chapman will not appeal the suspension, the first handed out under a policy that MLB and the Major League Baseball Players Association jointly agreed to in August. “I want to be clear, I did not in any way harm my ...

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Yankees acquire Aroldis Chapman from Reds

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The New York Yankees have officially acquired All-Star closer Aroldis Chapmanfrom the Cincinnati Reds. The Yankees are sending right-handed pitchers Caleb Cotham and Rookie Davis, and infielders Eric Jagielo and Tony Renda to the Reds in the deal for he 27-year-old Chapman. Chapman, who posted a 1.63 ERA in 65 appearances last season, is set to join left-hander Andrew Miller and right-hander Dellin Betancesat the back end of New York’s ...

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Detroit Tigers Acquire Justin Wilson From Yankees

Jun 14, 2015; Baltimore, MD, USA; New York Yankees relief pitcher Justin Wilson (41) pitches during the eighth inning against the Baltimore Orioles at Oriole Park at Camden Yards. New York Yankees defeated Baltimore Orioles 5-3. Mandatory Credit: Tommy Gilligan-USA TODAY Sports

The Detroit Tigers acquired relief pitcher Justin Wilson from the New York Yankees in return for two minor leaguers, the team’s announced on Wednesday. Wilson, 28, is a left-handed pitcher. The Tigers have been looking to improve their bullpen during the offseason, and could still be looking to add to it. Wilson will serve as a set-up man along with ...

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Chicago Cubs trade Starlin Castro to Yankees

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The Chicago Cubs have traded middle infielder Starlin Castro to the New York Yankees for relief pitcher Adam Warren, according to FOX Sports’ Jon Morosi. Starlin Castro trade is official: He goes to #Yankees for RHP Adam Warren and a player to be named later. #Cubs — Jon Morosi (@jonmorosi) December 9, 2015 Castro, 25, has a bright future ahead ...

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Astros shut out Yankees to advance to ALDS

Adam Hunger-USA TODAY Sports

The Houston Astros advanced to the American League Division Series with a 3-0 victory over the New York Yankees on Tuesday night in the AL Wild Card Game at Yankee Stadium. The Astros move on to face the Royals in the best-of-five ALDS, which begins on Thursday night in Kansas City. The Yanks’ first postseason appearance in three years ended quickly, due to Dallas Keuchel’s ...

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CC Sabathia enters alcohol rehab, will miss Yankees postseason

CC Sabathia

The New York Yankees will make their first postseason appearance in three years without  left-hander CC Sabathia, who announced Monday that he was checking himself into an alcohol rehabilitation center and will not pitch for the remainder of the season. “Today I am checking myself into an alcohol rehabilitation center to receive the professional care and assistance needed to treat my disease,” Sabathia ...

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Yankees clinch AL Wild Card berth with 10,000th win

Anthony Gruppuso-USA TODAY Sports

The New York Yankees clinched an American League Wild Card spot Thursday night.  The 4-1 win over the Red Sox was the franchise’s 10,000th victory. The Yanks could clinch home-field advantage for the AL Wild Card Game with one more win or one Astros loss. “I think it’s extremely gratifying. With what we went through this year, where people figured that ...

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Yankees honor Yogi Berra in pregame ceremony

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Your browser does not support iframes. The New York Yankees honored Yogi Berra with a remembrance ceremony on Thursday prior to the team’s game against the White Sox at Yankee Stadium. The Yankees placed a floral arrangement in the shape of the catcher’s No. 8 behind home plate. Yankees manager Joe Girardi along with catchers Brian McCann, Austin Romineand Gary Sanchez brought the flowers from the ...

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Yankees legend Yogi Berra dies at age 90

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Yogi Berra, the Hall of Fame catcher, died of natural causes Tuesday at his home in New Jersey at the age of 90. “While we mourn the loss of our father, grandfather and great-grandfather, we know he is at peace with Mom,” his family said in a statement released by the Yogi Berra Museum & Learning Center. “We celebrate his remarkable ...

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