Fri, 16 Jan 2015 09:49:14 -0800
Pittsburgh Pirates C Francisco Cervelli avoided arbitration by signing a one-year, $987,500 deal Friday, Jan. 16.
Tue, 09 Dec 2014 16:41:45 -0800
Pittsburgh Pirates Cs Francisco Cervelli and Chris Stewart will likely be the catching combination entering next season, according to general manager Neal Huntington.
Wed, 12 Nov 2014 20:47:18 -0800
The Pittsburgh Pirates acquired C Francisco Cervelli from the New York Yankees Wednesday, Nov. 12, for RP Justin Wilson.
Mon, 15 Sep 2014 09:12:24 -0700
New York Yankees C Francisco Cervelli (head) could return in the next day or two after missing 13 straight games with cluster headaches. Cervelli hasn't had symptoms in roughly a week, and he's been catching in the bullpen.
Sat, 06 Sep 2014 11:18:10 -0700
The New York Yankees have recalled C Austin Romine from Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre, as a result of C Francisco Cervelli (head) being unavailable to play Saturday, Sept. 6, because of migraines. C J.R. Murphy is starting behind the plate against the Kansas City Royals Saturday.
Sat, 09 Aug 2014 09:07:14 -0700
The New York Yankees have placed C Brian McCann (concussion) on the seven-day disabled list. The team also recalled C Austin Romine from Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre.
Fantasy Tip: There is no timetable for McCann at this point. Francisco Cervelli could get most of the starts while McCann is out of the lineup. He likely would be a short-term option in AL-only and two-catcher leagues at this point.
Fri, 08 Aug 2014 19:19:52 -0700
New York Yankees C Brian McCann (concussion) left the game early Friday, Aug. 8, because of a mild concussion. He is considered day-to-day at this point.
Fantasy Tip: There is a chance McCann may need a trip on the seven-day disabled list because of the concussion. Francisco Cervelli likely would receive most of the starts if McCann goes on the DL. Cervelli probably would only be an option in AL-only and two-catcher leagues.
Wed, 30 Jul 2014 22:25:11 -0700
New York Yankees C Francisco Cervelli was hitless in three at-bats with a strikeout Wednesday, July 30, against the Texas Rangers, snapping his career-high 10-game hitting streak.
Tue, 29 Jul 2014 17:15:12 -0700
New York Yankees C Francisco Cervelli was pressed into regular duty with 1B Mark Teixeira (lat, back) sidelined, and C Brian McCann working at first base. Cervelli has hit safely in a career-high 10 games, and manager Joe Girardi said it is a reminder Cervelli can be serviceable catcher at the big league level. "Great job. I said it last year; Cervy's talented," Girardi said Tuesday, July 29. "It's unfortunate, some of the injuries he's had - broken hand, broken wrist, concussion. But Cervy's player for us and he's played well. He's been thrown into pennant races and everything. We just need to keep him healthy."
Fantasy Tip: With Teixeira back in the lineup Tuesday, and McCann back behind the dish, and the brittle Carlos Beltran serving as DH, Cervelli returned to the bench. He is only worth a look in the deepest of AL-only fantasy leagues despite his recent success at the plate.
Mon, 07 Jul 2014 16:07:12 -0700
Updating a previous report, New York Yankees OF Carlos Beltran's (knee) injury isn't expected to be serious and no tests are scheduled. However, manager Joe Girardi noted that Beltran has had problems with his right knee before. Beltran might be available to pinch hit Monday, July 7. C Brian McCann is serving as the designated hitter and C Francisco Cervelli is behind the plate.