YANKEES - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/YANKEES News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) MLB: Yankees’ Pineda suspended 10 games for pine tar http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57861392-77/pineda-pine-tar-grip.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57861392-77/pineda-pine-tar-grip.html.csp">MLB: Yankees’ Pineda suspended 10 games for pine tar</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Howard Ulman</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-24T22:52:27.338-06:00">Updated Apr 24, 2014 10:52PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Boston • Michael Pineda says he was just trying to get a better grip on the ball. Now, he won’t need one for a while. A day after being caught using pine tar on the mound, the New York Yankees pitcher was suspended for 10 games by the commissioner’s office on Thursday. Pineda said he won’t appeal, costing him two starts before he can return May 5 at the Los Angeles Angels. “I accept it,” Pineda said before Thursday night’s game at Fenway Park. “I know I made a mistake.” Pineda was ejected in th...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-578613922014-04-24T22:52:27.338-06:00" id="#license-2014-04-24T22:52:27.338-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57861392@www.sltrib.com Thu, 24 Apr 2014 22:52:27 MDT MLB: Yankees vs Cubs postponed by rain http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57822277-77/postponed-rain-cubs-game.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57822277-77/postponed-rain-cubs-game.html.csp">MLB: Yankees vs Cubs postponed by rain</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-16T16:00:35.916-06:00">Updated Apr 16, 2014 04:00PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • The interleague game between the New York Yankees and Chicago Cubs has been postponed because of bad weather. The teams will make up the game Wednesday as part of a day-night doubleheader. New York also postponed ceremonies marking the unveiling of a plaque honoring Nelson Mandela’s visit to Yankee Stadium in 1990. The ceremonies, planned during the offseason for Jackie Robinson Day, were rescheduled to before Wednesday night’s game. A light rain was falling in late morning Tuesday, a...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-578222772014-04-16T16:00:35.916-06:00" id="#license-2014-04-16T16:00:35.916-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57822277@www.sltrib.com Wed, 16 Apr 2014 16:00:35 MDT MLB players say if you’re going to cheat, ‘Be discreet’ http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57812263-77/pineda-yankees-substance-baseball.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57812263-77/pineda-yankees-substance-baseball.html.csp">MLB players say if you’re going to cheat, ‘Be discreet’</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-12T21:48:44.699-06:00">Updated Apr 12, 2014 09:48PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • Using a suspicious substance for a better hold of the baseball on cool days doesn’t seem to be such a sticky situation. Whether it’s the Yankees’ Michael Pineda with a mysterious brown goo on his hand, Boston’s Jon Lester with a green smudge in his glove or Houston’s Josh Zeid spraying something on his forearm before entering a recent game, most major leaguers don’t care whether pitchers get a little help — even though it’s against the Official Baseball Rules. To some, it’s preferabl...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-578122632014-04-12T21:48:44.699-06:00" id="#license-2014-04-12T21:48:44.699-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57812263@www.sltrib.com Sat, 12 Apr 2014 21:48:44 MDT MLB: AL capsules and gallery http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57806760-77/hit-run-game-innings.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57806760-77/hit-run-game-innings.html.csp">MLB: AL capsules and gallery</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">The Associated Press </span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-12T16:00:58.93-06:00">Updated Apr 12, 2014 04:00PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">YANKEES 4, RED SOX 1 NEW YORK • Michael Pineda won while pitching with some substance smudged on his hand as the New York Yankees beat the Boston Red Sox 4-1 Thursday night. New Yankees star Jacoby Ellsbury drew all the pregame attention after switching sides during the offseason. But it was the dark brown, seemingly tacky substance on the lower palm of Pineda’s pitching hand that quickly became the focus. Close-up camera shots clearly showed Pineda (1-1) pitching for the first four innings with...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-578067602014-04-12T16:00:58.93-06:00" id="#license-2014-04-12T16:00:58.93-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57806760@www.sltrib.com Sat, 12 Apr 2014 16:00:58 MDT MLB: Core 4 reunited before Yankees’ home opener http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57786632-77/core-jeter-rivera-season.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57786632-77/core-jeter-rivera-season.html.csp">MLB: Core 4 reunited before Yankees’ home opener</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By RONALD BLUM</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-07T23:31:16.925-06:00">Updated Apr 7, 2014 11:31PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • The Yankees have honored Derek Jeter before the first home game of his final season by reuniting the Core Four that helped the team during a stretch of five World Series titles. Jeter caught a ceremonial first pitch from Mariano Rivera, and Jorge Posada caught one from Andy Pettitte prior to Monday’s game against the Baltimore Orioles. Posada retired after the 2011 season, and Rivera and Pettitte at the end of 2013. Jeter announced in February that his 20th big league season will be h...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-577866322014-04-07T23:31:16.925-06:00" id="#license-2014-04-07T23:31:16.925-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57786632@www.sltrib.com Mon, 07 Apr 2014 23:31:16 MDT West teams chase low-budget A’s http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57741843-77/west-oakland-manager-fielder.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57741843-77/west-oakland-manager-fielder.html.csp">West teams chase low-budget A’s</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Janie McCauley</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-29T23:45:02.366-06:00">Updated Mar 29, 2014 11:45PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The big-spending AL West also-rans of recent years once more find themselves chasing those overachieving, low-budget Oakland Athletics. Yet Bob Melvin’s A’s hardly consider themselves the favorite to win a third straight West crown, not in one of baseball’s best divisions that appears to have gotten even better this offseason. “Obviously they won the last two years, so they’re the team to chase,” Rangers third baseman Adrian Beltre said. “There are probably teams that probably don’t take them se...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-577418432014-03-29T23:45:02.366-06:00" id="#license-2014-03-29T23:45:02.366-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57741843@www.sltrib.com Sat, 29 Mar 2014 23:45:02 MDT MLB: Forbes tags Yankees as baseball’s most valuable team at $2.5B http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57733555-77/forbes-million-billion-yankees.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57733555-77/forbes-million-billion-yankees.html.csp">MLB: Forbes tags Yankees as baseball’s most valuable team at $2.5B</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-28T17:29:17.816-06:00">Updated Mar 28, 2014 05:29PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • Forbes ranks the New York Yankees as baseball’s most valuable team for the 17th straight year and lists the Tampa Bay Rays with the lowest valuation. Forbes said Wednesday it estimates the Yankees are worth $2.5 billion, up 9 percent from last year. The Dodgers are next at $2 billion, a 24 percent hike and matching their actual sale price in 2012. Boston was third at $1.5 billion, followed by the Chicago Cubs ($1.2 billion), San Francisco ($1 billion) and Philadelphia ($975 million). ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-577335552014-03-28T17:29:17.816-06:00" id="#license-2014-03-28T17:29:17.816-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57733555@www.sltrib.com Fri, 28 Mar 2014 17:29:17 MDT MLB: Dodgers top Yankees with $4M average salaries http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57733298-77/million-players-average-baseball.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57733298-77/million-players-average-baseball.html.csp">MLB: Dodgers top Yankees with $4M average salaries</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By RONALD BLUM</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-28T17:29:18.03-06:00">Updated Mar 28, 2014 05:29PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • Zack Greinke and the Los Angeles Dodgers have knocked Alex Rodriguez and the New York Yankees off baseball’s payroll perch, part of an offseason spending spree that has the average salary approaching $4 million for the first time. The Dodgers are ending the Yankees’ 15-year streak as baseball’s biggest spenders and as of Tuesday had a projected payroll of $235 million, according to study of all major league contracts by The Associated Press. New York, which last failed to top the payr...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-577332982014-03-28T17:29:18.03-06:00" id="#license-2014-03-28T17:29:18.03-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57733298@www.sltrib.com Fri, 28 Mar 2014 17:29:18 MDT Sports briefs: Pitcher Michael Pineda earns No. 5 spot in Yankees’ rotation http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57729985-77/pineda-djokovic-murray-week.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57729985-77/pineda-djokovic-murray-week.html.csp">Sports briefs: Pitcher Michael Pineda earns No. 5 spot in Yankees’ rotation</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-25T23:30:25.111-06:00">Updated Mar 25, 2014 11:30PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">MLB • Michael Pineda will be the New York Yankees’ fifth starter. Manager Joe Girardi announced the decision before Tuesday night’s preseason game against Philadelphia in Tampa, Fla. Pineda, who missed the past two seasons after right shoulder surgery, beat out David Phelps, Adam Warren and Vidal Nuno. Pineda has given up three runs and struck out 16 over 15 innings in four games. Girardi said Japanese star Masahiro Tanaka will make his major league debut April 4 at Toronto. CC Sabathia, Hiroki...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57729985@www.sltrib.com Tue, 25 Mar 2014 23:30:25 MDT MLB: Yankees’ Tanaka throws in simulated game http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57665162-77/tanaka-game-simulated-yankees.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57665162-77/tanaka-game-simulated-yankees.html.csp">MLB: Yankees’ Tanaka throws in simulated game</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-11T23:32:59.294-06:00">Updated Mar 11, 2014 11:32PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Tampa, Fla. • Japanese star Masahiro Tanaka made his third start for the New York Yankees, this time in a simulated game. Tanaka, who signed a $155 million, seven-year contract in January, struck out nine of 18 batters in four innings Tuesday. He gave up three hits, including a solo homer, to a pair of minor leaguers. “I felt that I was able to do what I wanted to do today,” Tanaka said through an interpreter. “Given that my split-finger wasn’t that good my last outing, I worked a lot on that to...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-576651622014-03-11T23:32:59.294-06:00" id="#license-2014-03-11T23:32:59.294-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57665162@www.sltrib.com Tue, 11 Mar 2014 23:32:59 MDT