This is the April 17, 2013 news archive. View today's Yankees rumors and news.
Travis Hafner had a pinch-hit homer in the eighth inning to make a winner of CC Sabathia, who settled down after a shaky start and helped the New York Yankees beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 4-3 Wednesday night.
Teixeira ramps up rehab, takes pool swingsUpdated Apr 17 Share TweetYankees first baseman Mark Teixeira has taken his first swings -- in a pool -- as he ramps up his rehabilitation from a wrist injury.Source: ESPN.comShare TweetCLEVELAND (AP) -- The Cleveland Indians have placed center fielder Michael Bourn on the 15-day disabled list with a cut finger.Source: CNNSI.com
Election Has Yankees’ Cervelli Worried for VenezuelaUpdated Apr 17 Share TweetA disputed election in Venezuela has Yankees catcher Francisco Cervelli keeping an eye on the events in Venezuela.Source: nytimes.com
Dodgers facing big-money challengeUpdated Apr 17 Share TweetIt's not how much money a baseball team spends. It's how the money is spent. The Dodgers have been on a spending spree that has them challenging the Yankees for the highest payroll in the game. Now, however, comes the hard part -- trying to translate th…Source: MLB.comShare TweetEven after the most routine, stressful workday, it's nice to come home and watch a baseball game and forget about everything else for a few hours. Last night, for the first time since Monday's marathon bombings, the people of Boston had the Red Sox.Read…Source: deadspin.comShare TweetYes, Robinson Cano is 30 and will be 31 at the start of his next contract. Yes, he plays second base, a position that seems to see more than its share of drastic declines. Anything else? Because if those are the counterarguments, they shouldn't be enoug…Source: MLB.com
Phils-Reds suspended due to rain; resume Wed.Updated Apr 17 Share TweetCINCINNATI (AP) The Philadelphia Phillies and Cincinnati Reds managed only two singles apiece on Tuesday night, staying scoreless until their game was suspended because of heavy rain in the middle of the ninth inning.Source: CNNSI.com
Derek Jeter's Diary: Alone in TampaUpdated Apr 17 Share TweetThe baseball season is a long and lonely road. To preserve his sanity, Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter keeps a diary. These are excerpts from The Captai...Source: grantland.com
Yankees Rally Late To Top DiamondbacksApr 17Travis Hafner's home run lifts Yankees to win.
Gutierrez: Key players to watch in EastApr 17Who has the most to prove in these playoffs? Israel Gutierrez examines each East series.
Don Banks: 2013 NFL Mock Draft 6.0Apr 17Have to admit, I always kind of dread when the second-to-last mock of NFL draft season rolls around. Because the only mock that truly matters is the last one you do, and for me that's not forthcoming until next Thursday morning, the day of the draft. Bu…
Phil Jackson 'itching' to return to NBA as either coach or executive, sour…Apr 17After nearly two seasons in retirement, Phil Jackson has become increasingly interested in working in the NBA next season, according to sources familiar with his thinking.