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MLB Trade Rumors: New York Yankees Couldn’t Match Oakland Athletics’ Package
July 5th, 2014 at 7:18 PM
Before the Oakland Athletics completed the deal that netted them Chicago Cubs pitchers Jeff Samardzija and Jason Hammel, the New York Yankees were in the mix as a team vying for the two starters. ***VIDEO1*** According to Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports, the Yanks made an attempt to land either of the...

New York Yankees: Derek Jeter’s Gift from Minnesota Twins (Video)
July 5th, 2014 at 6:22 PM
Derek Jeter was presented with gifts on Saturday afternoon before the New York Yankees took on the Minnesota Twins. ***VIDEO1*** Sure, the gifts weren't as flashy as some others given to Jeter in 2014, but they were special nonetheless. First and most importantly, Jeter received a check for $10,000 for his charity, the...

New York Yankees Should Trade for Oakland Athletics SP Tommy Milone
July 5th, 2014 at 6:04 PM
The Oakland Athletics have a wealth of starting pitching after completing a trade with the Chicago Cubs for Jason Hammel and Jeff Samardzija. While that trade was helpful for Oakland, it could end up being a good thing for the New York Yankees also. ***VIDEO1*** After pulling the trigger on the trade...

Johnny Damon’s MLB Return Draws Interest; Bad Fit for New York Yankees
July 4th, 2014 at 7:17 PM
Johnny Damon may be contemplating a return to Major League Baseball at the age of 40 and is making some noise in the process, but there's no chance his comeback will be with the New York Yankees. ***VIDEO1*** CBS New York is reporting Damon's desire to return to the game because he...

New York Yankees: CC Sabathia Likely Done for 2014 Season
July 4th, 2014 at 2:46 PM
New York Yankees manager Joe Girardi passed along some bad news on Friday, July 4, when he told the media starting pitcher CC Sabathia would be done for the 2014 season. ***VIDEO1*** The LoHud Yankees Blog broke the news: CC Sabathia will meet with Dr. James Andrews next Monday to determine what’s next...

Lou Gehrig Gave Glove to 12 Year Old Kid 80 Years Ago; Could Fetch $300K at Auction
July 4th, 2014 at 2:23 PM
According to a story by the Associated Press, a 92 year old Connecticut man is selling a glove that he received from Yankee legend, Lou Gehrig, eighty years ago. Howard Henderson who was 12 years old at the time, remembers playing catch on his front lawn with the Yankees Hall Of Famer. ***VIDEO1*** "I...

New York Yankees Derek Jeter Ties Lou Gehrig for Most Doubles in Team History
July 4th, 2014 at 10:25 AM
On Tuesday night in the Bronx, Derek Jeter doubled off of David Price in the bottom of the fourth inning at the Yankee Stadium. The double was Jeter's 534th of his career and that tied him for the all-time Yankees lead with Hall Of Fame first baseman, Lou Gehrig. ***VIDEO1*** Jeter also got his 3,000th...

New York Yankees Hitting Coach Kevin Long Reacts to Team’s Offensive Struggles
July 3rd, 2014 at 6:00 AM
The New York Yankees are in the midst of a season-long slump that has reached epic proportions and hitting coach Kevin Long reacted to those issues on Wednesday. ***VIDEO1*** According to Wallace Matthews of ESPNNewYork.com, Long and the players are not blind to their struggles and he says the guys in the...

Lou Gehrig Speech Recited by Yankees’ Derek Jeter and 30 MLB 1st Baseman (Video)
July 2nd, 2014 at 2:57 PM
The 75th anniversary of Lou Gehrig's "Luckiest man alive" speech will be on July 4 and is being commemorated by Major League Baseball. ***VIDEO1*** One of the ways to remember Gehrig is to recite his infamous speech made in 1939 through the mouths of 30 current first baseman in the league, with...

How Major League Baseball’s PED Suspension of Alex Rodriguez is Hypocritical
July 2nd, 2014 at 1:31 PM
Major League Baseball was busted as an accomplice to the performance-enhancing drug crimes of New York Yankees slugger, Alex Rodriguez. ***VIDEO1*** That's right, the same league that suspended the third baseman for the 2014 season knew of his drug use and permitted it to happen before A-Rod's 2007 MVP season through a...

New York Yankees Sign 16-year-old Dominican Prospect Frederick Cuevas
July 2nd, 2014 at 10:40 AM
The New York Yankees continued their assault on the international market by signing Dominican Republic youngster and outfielder, Frederick Cuevas. ***VIDEO1*** Ben Badler of Baseball America broke the story of the signing, as well as what it will cost: Via @BenBadler, the Yankees have signed 16-year-old Dominican outfielder Frederick Cuevas for $300,000. — Baseball...

New York Yankees: Francisco Cervelli Falls Over Railing to Make Catch (Video)
July 1st, 2014 at 8:58 PM
New York Yankees catcher Francisco Cervelli made an outstanding catch on Tuesday night during the first inning of his team's game against the Tampa Bay Rays. ***VIDEO1*** Ben Zobrist was the batter and lifted a weak pop-up towards the Rays' dugout, which forced Cervelli to put his body at risk to make...

St. Louis Cardinals Recall Top Prospect Oscar Taveras; New York Yankees Could Have Renewed Interest in 1B Matt Adams
July 1st, 2014 at 7:25 PM
The St. Louis Cardinals recalled top prospect Oscar Taveras from AAA-Louisville earlier today. Taveras was recalled and sent down earlier this year, and is apparently there to stay in St. Loius. The odd man out in this scenario, is power hitting first baseman, Matt Adams. As recently as last season, the Yankees...

New York Yankees Prospect Rob Refsnyder Can Help Team’s Horrid Offense
July 1st, 2014 at 1:43 PM
Infielder Rob Refsnyder is a rising star in the New York Yankees' minor-league system and it's time the team bring him up to the majors in order to provide a spark to the Yanks' infield, and in particular, their offense. Rob Refsnyder buenos Numeros en AAA, ya mismo lo suben pic.twitter.com/JFkrdLEMKH —...

Ichiro Suzuki Responds to Yankees-Astros Trade Exposed in Leaked Notes
July 1st, 2014 at 12:08 PM
Ichiro Suzuki has responded to news that he was almost traded by the New York Yankees to the Houston Astros during the offseason. ***VIDEO1*** It was discovered after the website Deadspin released a story reporting that the Astros' computers had been hacked, thus leading to the internal trade notes of executives being...

New York Yankees Brian McCann on First Half Performance: ‘I’ve Been Horrible’
July 1st, 2014 at 11:44 AM
Since Jorge Posada's retirement at the end of the 2011 season, the New York Yankees have been looking for the next "great" Yankee catcher. They thought they had him when they signed Brian McCann to a $85 million, five year deal, this past off-season. But so far, the results have not been...

MLB Trade Rumors: Yankees Chances of Landing David Price are Terrible
July 1st, 2014 at 10:59 AM
The overwhelming thought has been that the New York Yankees can't trade for Tampa Bay Rays ace David Price because the two teams are in the same division. ***VIDEO1*** It makes sense considering the Rays don't want the Yanks burning them for the better part of the next decade every time Price...

New York Yankees: Derek Jeter’s ‘The Dive’ Play is 10 Years Old (Video)
July 1st, 2014 at 8:14 AM
This may sound insane, but it has been TEN years since Derek Jeter selflessly made a dive into the stands at the old Yankee Stadium versus the New York Yankees' rival, the Boston Red Sox. ***VIDEO1*** "The Dive" as it is known as in most circles was one of the most memorable...

Masahiro Tanaka Tells Fans to Vote Derek Jeter for 2014 MLB All-Star Game (Video)
June 30th, 2014 at 5:18 PM
New York Yankees ace Masahiro Tanaka deserves to play in the 2014 MLB All-Star game and he believes you should give your vote to his teammate, Derek Jeter. ***VIDEO1*** The Yanks' Instagram brings us Tanaka's playful plea to vote for The Captain which he says in two different languages, Japanese and English: As...

Leaked Houston Astros Notes Show New York Yankees Tried to Trade Ichiro Suzuki
June 30th, 2014 at 2:56 PM
Leaked notes from Houston Astros executives show that the New York Yankees were trying to work out a deal that would have sent Ichiro Suzuki to The Lone Star state, amongst other deals the Astros were exploring with various Major League Baseball teams. ***VIDEO1*** The notes can be found on the website...