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Wed, 05 Jun 2013 20:50:16 -0700
New York Yankees OF Brennan Boesch (shoulder) left a Triple-A game with Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Wednesday, June 5, due to tightness in his shoulder. Boesch said he has been battling the injury for a while.
Mon, 03 Jun 2013 14:12:23 -0700
The New York Yankees activated SP Andy Pettitte (back) from the 15-day disabled list Monday, June 3, and optioned OF Brennan Boesch to the minors in a corresponding move.
Wed, 29 May 2013 10:20:42 -0700
New York Yankees OF Curtis Granderson (finger) underwent surgery Wednesday, May 29, to insert a pin into the broken knuckle on his left pinkie finger. General manager Brian Cashman said this won't affect Granderson's original timetable.
Fantasy Tip: Expect Grandy to be out another four to six weeks. This solidifies the playing time for Brett Gardner, Vernon Wells and Ichiro Suzuki. Brennan Boesch is only useful in AL-only setups.
Sat, 25 May 2013 11:06:18 -0700
Confirming a previous report, the New York Yankees have placed OF Curtis Granderson (finger) on the 15-day disabled list because of a broken knuckle on his left pinkie finger. In a corresponding move, OF Brennan Boesch was recalled from Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre.
Sat, 25 May 2013 09:35:44 -0700
The New York Yankees likely will recall OF Brennan Boesch from Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre because of the injury to OF Curtis Granderson (finger).
Mon, 13 May 2013 12:26:18 -0700
The New York Yankees optioned OF Brennan Boesch to the minors Monday, May 13, and recalled P Brett Marshall in a corresponding move.
Fantasy Tip: This move likely sets up Curtis Granderson (forearm) being activated from the disabled list, which is expected to happen tomorrow. Make arrangements on your roster for the return of Granderson.
Wed, 08 May 2013 16:42:06 -0700
New York Yankees OF Curtis Granderson (forearm) will begin a minor league rehab assignment Thursday, May 9.
Fantasy Tip: Granderson is on the cusp of returning to a Yankees lineup that is in need of the kind of pop that his left-handed stick can bring. Brennan Boesch and Ben Francisco will essentially become bench players, if one of them isn't cut from the roster. Vernon Wells could also lose some value if he enters into a platoon with Ichiro Suzuki or with Travis Hafner at designated hitter.
Wed, 10 Apr 2013 16:35:46 -0700
New York Yankees OF Brennan Boesch has been taking grounders at first base, and manager Joe Girardi said he wants to find ways to get Boesch's bat in the lineup more often. Boesch is slated to play right field and bat sixth in the order with OF Ichiro Suzuki taking the day off Wednesday, April 10. Suzuki is hitting just .185 and 1B Lyle Overbay is batting only .250 so far this year. Boesch, however, hasn't played first since high school.
Fantasy Tip: Boesch just got a little more intriguing in AL-only leagues, especially if he can make enough starts at first base to gain positional eligibility there. A left stick with as much pop as his is even more useful in a park such as Yankee Stadium.
Tue, 09 Apr 2013 15:27:58 -0700
New York Yankees OF Brennan Boesch has been fielding ground balls at first base because the team would like him to be an option at the position.
Sat, 30 Mar 2013 17:49:56 -0700
New York Yankees manager Joe Girardi said he will use OF Brennan Boesch in different ways this season because he does not have a definite role for Boesch. "I could do a lot of different things with him," Girardi said. "I could DH him possibly on a day. I could put him in the outfield. I could pinch hit with him. I could do a lot of different things with him. He'll get some starts. He's a guy that we believe has a big upside."