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New York Yankees Pitcher Jared Burton’s Mustache is 1 of Best in Team History
March 3rd, 2015 at 3:55 PM
If you think you've seen the best of New York Yankees mustaches over the years, prepare to add another memorable one to the list. ***PHOTO1*** It belongs to Jared Burton, a non-roster invitee to spring training who is trying to make the Yankees' big-league club. Burton was signed by the Yankees to...

Russell Martin Does not Blame New York Yankees for Letting Him Leave
March 3rd, 2015 at 1:55 PM
Toronto Blue Jays catcher Russell Martin spoke fondly about his time with Derek Jeter and the New York Yankees. ***PHOTO1*** Martin played for the Yankees in 2011 and 2012, putting up Fangraphs WAR values of 2.7 and 2.0 respectively. After 2012, the Yankees did not resign Martin and allowed him to sign...

David Robertson Claims White Sox Give Better Chance to Win than Yankees
March 2nd, 2015 at 12:00 PM
New Chicago White Sox closer David Robertson thinks his team is better than yours—that is if you're a New York Yankees fan. ***PHOTO1*** Robertson signed a four-year, $46 million deal with the White Sox in the offseason to become their closer after thriving in the same job for the Yankees in 2014...

Did a New York Yankees Employee Tweet Vulgarities to Curt Schilling?
March 2nd, 2015 at 10:00 AM
Former Boston Red Sox great Curt Schilling has been busy dealing with Twitter trolls recently, and a New York Yankees employee may have been one of the trolls who was vulgar with the retired major leaguer. ***PHOTO1*** It all started when Schilling tweeted a congratulations to his daughter for being accepted to...

Andrew Miller Took Less Money to Play for New York Yankees Over Houston Astros
March 1st, 2015 at 1:00 PM
It wasn't by a whole lot, but New York Yankees reliever Andrew Miller took less money to go to the Bronx as opposed to taking the more lucrative deal with a rebuilding Houston Astros team. ***PHOTO1*** The difference in total salary was "only" about $4 million; although in reality Miller will be...

Floyd Mayweather Vs. Manny Pacquiao: New York Yankees Weigh-in on Dream Bout
February 28th, 2015 at 12:30 PM
It seems everyone has an opinion on the upcoming Floyd Mayweather Jr.-Manny Pacquiao fight, and New York Yankees starting pitcher CC Sabathia and reliever Dellin Betances are no different. ***PHOTO1*** It was recently announced the bout between two of the best fighters of this generation of boxing will take place on May...

New Details of New York Yankees’ Pursuit of Yoan Moncada Could Embarrass Organization
February 27th, 2015 at 7:10 PM
Apparently we don't have all the details of the New York Yankees' pursuit of Yoan Moncada, as the website Fangraphs is set to release new information that could potentially embarrass the organization. ***PHOTO1*** Kiley McDaniel of Fangraphs was doing an open thread and answering questions from readers when Moncada came up and...

New York Yankees GM Brian Cashman Frustrated by Tons of Alex Rodriguez Questions
February 26th, 2015 at 6:00 PM
If you were at New York Yankees spring training this year, you would think Alex Rodriguez is the only player on the team. ***PHOTO1*** That's because Yankees writers are obsessed with asking and writing about the 39-year-old slugger, who is returning from a year-long suspension after being involved in the Biogenesis scandal. But...

Troy Tulowitzki Wearing Derek Jeter Socks During Rockies’ Spring Training: Photo
February 26th, 2015 at 3:30 PM
It's no secret that Colorado Rockies shortstop Troy Tulowitzki is a huge fan of New York Yankees legend Derek Jeter, and he's shown that time and time again from head to toe. ***PHOTO1*** During batting practice on Thursday, Tulo was spotted outside the cage sporting No. 2 Derek Jeter socks in honor...

New York Yankees Prospect Luis Severino’s Spring Training Bullpen Session: Video
February 26th, 2015 at 2:00 PM
Would you like to see New York Yankees prospect Luis Severino in action during spring training? ***PHOTO1*** Well, Chad Jennings of the LoHud Yankees Blog shared a video of the Yanks' top prospect on Wednesday throwing a bullpen session during the team's spring training workout down in Florida. Severino is the current golden...

New York Yankees’ Alex Rodriguez Should Be Stripped of 190 HRs, Says Columnist
February 26th, 2015 at 12:00 PM
In what amounts to an article that will make you scratch your head, a columnist for the Chicago Tribune believes that New York Yankees slugger Alex Rodriguez should be stripped of 190 of his career 654 homers by Major League Baseball. ***PHOTO1*** Why 190, you ask? Well that's the amount of homers...

New York Yankees Believe They Won’t Have to Pay Alex Rodriguez’s HR Bonuses
February 26th, 2015 at 10:00 AM
The New York Yankees are confident they won't have to pay Alex Rodriguez's home run bonuses should he reach the milestones that will pay him $6 million apiece. ***PHOTO1*** New York believes that Rodriguez's admission of steroid use has tainted his career and overall numbers, thus the marketing contract he signed that...

Hal Steinbrenner Reacts to Belief New York Yankees are Becoming Cheap
February 26th, 2015 at 8:00 AM
Only the New York Yankees could have $200 million-plus payroll and still be considered cheap. Or at least that's what some fans of the team have said about Hal Steinbrenner and the new regime running the show in the Bronx. ***PHOTO1*** Not surprisingly Steinbrenner took exception to the idea that the Yankees...

David Ortiz is Angry with Alex Rodriguez in Latest Yankees-Red Sox Drama
February 25th, 2015 at 6:20 PM
Boston Red Sox DH David Ortiz is just the latest person to have beef with embattled New York Yankees slugger Alex Rodriguez. ***PHOTO1*** During the turmoil of the Biogenesis scandal over the past few years, Rodriguez's lawyer named Ortiz as a performance-enhancing drug user during a radio interview and that statement has...

Mariano Rivera Jokes with Media That He’s Returning to New York Yankees in 2015
February 25th, 2015 at 5:20 PM
There is absolutely nothing funny about this. New York Yankees legend Mariano Rivera played a very cruel joke on the media and Yankees fans on Wednesday when he proclaimed he was back only to let us down a few seconds later. ***PHOTO1*** Rivera showed up to Yankees camp to do his job...

Boston Red Sox CEO Larry Lucchino Claims His Team Isn’t “Yankee-Like”
February 25th, 2015 at 3:30 PM
Larry Lucchino, CEO of the Boston Red Sox, adamantly maintained that his team was different from the New York Yankees on Wednesday. The Red Sox have recently spent over $300 million acquiring new players, with the most recent addition being prized Cuban prospect Yoan Moncada. Lucchino was the executive who...

New York Yankees’ Mark Teixeira Won’t Adjust for Shift; Cancels ‘Foul Territory’
February 25th, 2015 at 2:30 PM
If you were hoping that New York Yankees first baseman Mark Teixeira was going to adjust his approach at the plate in order to beat the shift, don't hold your breath. ***PHOTO1*** Teixeira, who battled injuries all season in 2014 and saw his average dip to a career-low .216, has been a...

Andrew Bailey Expects to Compete for Spot on New York Yankees’ 2015 Roster
February 25th, 2015 at 11:30 AM
Reliever Andrew Bailey has endured a long road to recovery after shoulder surgery and he is now ready to compete for a spot on the New York Yankees' roster in 2015. ***PHOTO1*** Bailey hasn't pitched in a game since 2013 with the Boston Red Sox and has spent last season as a...

The New York Yankees Picked the Wrong Time to Be Frugal
February 23rd, 2015 at 4:47 PM
***PHOTO2*** The New York Yankees could only watch today as prized Cuban infield prospect Yoan Moncada took his talents to Boston. Moncada was supposed to be the future for the Yankees. He was supposed to bolster the farm system and lead a new generation of prospects. Instead, it's likely that the...

Yankees Headlines Roundup: Jared Burton Signed, Jason Giambi, Jeter on SNL Special
February 16th, 2015 at 6:53 PM
Here are some of the latest headlines from the New York Yankees Universe. ***PHOTO1*** Yankees Sign RHP Jared Burton Jared Burton and the Yankees have agreed on a minor-league deal, per Bryan Hoch of MLB.com: The Yankees have agreed to terms with right-hander Jared Burton on a Minor League contract that includes an invitation...