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Listen to New York Yankees Announcer John Sterling’s Home Run Calls for New Players
April 18th, 2014 at 5:40 PM
***VIDEO1*** Apparently the New York Yankees enjoy announcer John Sterling's home run calls as much as we do, and to prove it the Bronx Bombers official Twitter page shared the eccentric calls for the team's new players. While the Yanks tweeted the calls, the audio and video comes from MLB.com: Your browser does...

Watch New York Yankees Turn Triple Play Versus Tampa Bay Rays
April 17th, 2014 at 8:09 PM
Your browser does not support iframes. The New York Yankees successfully bailed starting pitcher CC Sabathia out of a second-inning jam versus the Tampa Bay Rays at Tropicana Field on Thursday night by turning a triple play. Rookie third baseman Yangervis Solarte started the play around the diamond off the bat of...

YES Network, New York Yankees Announcer Michael Kay Takes Shot at Mike Francesa Over Show Replacement on Network
February 3rd, 2014 at 5:07 PM
On Monday, it was the first ever simulcast of the Michael Kay Show on the YES Network alongside with his broadcast partner Don La Greca; a show that many used to be able to hear on ESPN Radio, but now, airs on the same network that Kay calls games of...

New York Yankees’ Captain Derek Jeter Cleared for Baseball Activities
June 14th, 2013 at 2:22 AM
On Thursday the New York Yankees announced that Derek Jeter was cleared by his physicians to start running and resume baseball activities. Jeter was examined in Charlotte, N.C. by Dr. Robert Anderson, his surgeon from the first surgery which was done last October. Jeter broke his left ankle during the American League Championship series against...

Mariano Rivera to Be Honored by the New York Mets at Citi Field Tonight
May 28th, 2013 at 5:00 AM
New York Yankees' closer Mariano Rivera has been honored this year by the Tigers, Indians, Royals and Rockies and tonight the crosstown rival New York Mets will do the honors at Citi Field. Rivera met yesterday with Mets season ticket-holders as he has done at all opposing ball parks to thank...

Contract Between the New York Yankees and WCBS-AM Expires at Seasons End
May 26th, 2013 at 2:50 PM
The radio contract between the New York Yankees and WCBS-AM will expire at season's end, including the contracts of their most famous broadcast duo of John Sterling and Suzyn Waldman. This relationship may be in jeopardy of continuing with a few other suitors vying for the Bombers telecasts. ESPN 98.7...

Mark Teixeira to Rehab with Trenton Thunder This Week
May 25th, 2013 at 3:03 PM
New York Yankees' first baseman Mark Teixeira is expected to play two rehab games with the Double-A affiliate Trenton Thunder this week. Weather permitting, Teixeira will play on Wednesday May 29 and Thursday May 30 which is contingent on his continued progress at the Yankees minor league facility in Tampa. Mark has been...

New York Yankees Acquire Reid Brignac from the Colorado Rockies
May 18th, 2013 at 1:42 PM
The New York Yankees have traded for utility infielder Reid Brignac, who most of you remember as a significant player for the Tampa Bay Rays. To make room for Brignac the Yankees designated Alberto Gonzalez for assignment. Gonzalez was obtained from the Chicago Cubs on May 9. Brignac can play second, shortstop...

Four New York Yankees’ Pitchers File for Arbitration
January 16th, 2013 at 12:15 PM
On Tuesday four New York Yankees hurlers filed for arbitration; relievers Boone Logan, Joba Chamberlain, David Robertson and starting pitcher Phil Hughes. The arbitration hearings are scheduled to take place from Feb. 4 through Feb. 20, but players and teams can reach agreements before any hearing takes place. Hughes is in his third year...

Vote to Get New York Yankees’ CC Sabathia on Cover of MLB 13: the Show
January 11th, 2013 at 1:26 PM
To decide who will be on the cover of the MLB 13: The Show, Sony has launched an online cover vote that allows fans to choose which Major League Baseball superstar will be showcased on the cover of the video game's case. Among the seven candidates is New York Yankees...

Opening Day Versus Red Sox Slated for 1:05 First Pitch on Monday, April 1st
January 4th, 2013 at 3:40 PM
***PHOTO1*** The same arch nemesis that closed out the 2012 regular season in the Bronx will be back to kick off the 2013 campaign when the Boston Red Sox come to town on Monday, April 1st.  First pitch that afternoon will be at 1:05 and will begin the first of a three-game series...

Kevin Youkilis Seriously Considering New York Yankees’ Offer
December 10th, 2012 at 9:58 AM
The possibility of Kevin Youkilis in Pinstripes just became a little closer to reality with Mark Reynolds agreeing to a deal with the Cleveland Indians on Sunday. As reported by Anthony McCarron and Christian Red of the New York Daily News Youkilis' agent Joe Bick said Sunday his client is giving serious...

Catcher Russell Martin Signs with Pittsburgh; Leaves Hole at Backstop for New York Yankees
November 30th, 2012 at 9:17 AM
The New York Yankees have addressed their pitching concerns, but now they need a new backstop with Russell Martin signing a two-year deal with the Pittsburgh Pirates. According to Jon Heyman of CBSSports.com, New York offered Martin a two-year deal between $12-$14 million and the Pirates bumped their offer for the...

Mariano Rivera and the New York Yankees Agree to One Year Contract
November 30th, 2012 at 8:47 AM
Mariano Rivera, the all-time saves leader, will be adding to those numbers agreeing in principal to a one year contract with the New York Yankees as tweeted by Jon Heyman of CBS Sports.com. The deal is worth $10 million which also includes an award and incentive program in the structure of the contract. Mo, who...

New York Yankees Could Look into Acquiring Arizona Diamondbacks’ Justin Upton to Join Their Outfield
November 19th, 2012 at 12:41 PM
During the recent general managers' meeting one of the names being bantered around was that of Arizona Diamondbacks' Justin Upton. The 25 year old didn't have one of his best season's last year, but is still considered one of the most young talented outfielders in the game. Upton has a limited no trade-clause...

Multiple Teams Courting Free Agent Hiroki Kuroda
November 15th, 2012 at 1:33 PM
The Los Angeles Angels have become the latest team to join in on the talks for Yankees Free Agent Hiroki Kuroda.  The Angels join the Yankees, Boston Red Sox, and Los Angeles Dodgers as possible destinations.   There has been no indications of the 37 year old right handers preference as free agency...

New York Yankees’ Derek Jeter and Robinson Cano Win Silver Slugger Awards
November 9th, 2012 at 4:10 PM
The New York Yankees middle infielders have been recognized for their hitting prowess for the 2012 season. Shortstop Derek Jeter and second baseman Robinson Cano were each honored with the Silver Slugger Award on Thursday. The awards are given to the best offensive players at each position in the American and National...

New York Yankees’ GM Brian Cashman Will Listen to Offers for Alex Rodriguez, but Says Deal Unrealistic
October 22nd, 2012 at 11:06 AM
New York Yankees' general manager Brian Cashman will not close any doors when it comes to hearing any offers for Alex Rodriguez. Cashman knows as a general manager you field calls for trades of players all the time, but cautioned everyone that a deal for the lighting rod that is A-Rod is...

Derek Jeter not Finishing His Career in Pinstripes; “Comical” Says the Captain
September 21st, 2012 at 8:49 PM
New York Yankees' Derek Jeter clarified with the media a statement he made about seeing himself playing for another team. In a published interview he did with ESPN's Rick Reilly, Jeter said he told Reilly he could see himself playing for another franchise the way Peyton Manning left the Indianapolis Colts to play for...

New York Yankees Will Play National League West in 2013 MLB Season
September 12th, 2012 at 2:14 PM
The New York Yankees announced their schedule for the 2013 Major League season and some old rivalries will be renewed. The Bombers will be hosting the Los Angeles Dodgers (June 18-19) and San Francisco Giants (Sept 20-22) at Yankee Stadium, conjuring up memories of the old Brooklyn Dodgers and New York Giants days....