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Tampa Rays GM Taking Offers on David Price and Will Pull Trigger on Trade: Source; New York Yankees Have the Pieces to Get Deal Done
July 29th, 2014 at 9:10 PM
CBS Sports Jon Heyman was told by a Tampa Rays source that they are "talking and willing" to trade starter David Price. The source said " We'll see if any teams have the desire." Heyman was told by GM's in the American League that they believe that Tampa GM, Andrew Friedman...

MLB Trade Rumors: Boston Red Sox to Move Jon Lester and John Lackey
July 29th, 2014 at 1:58 PM
UPDATE: Wednesday, July 30 at 12:52 p.m. ET The Boston Red Sox are in full sell mode before the July 31 MLB trade deadline. Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports is reporting that both Jon Lester and John Lackey could be moved in the next day or two: To be clear: Source not saying...

Yu Darvish Blames Brett Gardner’s Parents After Yankees Outfielder Hits 2 Homers
July 29th, 2014 at 12:55 PM
Texas Rangers ace Yu Darvish went there on Monday night when he blamed Brett Gardner's mother and father for creating such making such a great New York Yankees hitter. ***VIDEO1*** Darvish said it following the Rangers' 4-2 win over the Yankees in which Gardner homered twice, bringing his 2014 season total to...

New York Yankees Manager Joe Girardi on Masahiro Tanaka: ‘He’s Feeling Better and Better’
July 29th, 2014 at 4:37 AM
When Masahiro Tanaka went on the DL with a tear to his UCL, there wasn't too much hope for optimism. Such an injury usually ends in Tommy John Surgery, most of the time. Tanaka and the Yankees decided to rehab his elbow and see how it responded. The word so far has...

New York Yankees’ Mark Teixeira Gets Pinch-Hit Single in 8th Inning; Likely to Return Full-Time to Lineup on Tuesday
July 28th, 2014 at 11:01 PM
UPDATE: In the top of the eight inning, Yankees manager Joe Girardi called back Brian Roberts and sent up Mark Teixeira to pinch hit for the Yankees. Teixeira singled to left against Texas Rangers lefty reliever Neal Cotts and then was pinch-ran for by Brendan Ryan. Teixeira didn't experience any pain or...

Yankees Rumors: Rusney Castillo to Hold Private Workout with New York, Other Teams
July 28th, 2014 at 9:17 PM
UPDATE: Tuesday, July 29 at 2:30 p.m. ET Ben Badler of Baseball America is reporting the Yankees have indeed setup a private workout with Cuban outfielder Rusney Castillo, although the exact date and time of the meeting isn't clear: According to conversations with several sources, Castillo has private showcases scheduled with at...

Sleeping Yankees Fan Explains to Matt Lauer Decision on Ridiculous Lawsuit Against ESPN, Announcers, Yankees
July 28th, 2014 at 9:52 AM
You all remember the fan who decided to fall asleep in the game back in April between the New York Yankees and Boston Red Sox and was publicly broadcasted on ESPN since the game was on Sunday Night Baseball? ***PHOTO1*** That fan, Andrew Rector, apparently thought he was being publicly mocked and...

Troy Tulowitzki Shows up at New York Yankees Game on Sunday
July 27th, 2014 at 3:00 PM
Colorado Rockies star Troy Tulowitzki was seen in attendance at the New York Yankees game on Sunday. ***VIDEO1*** UPDATE: Sunday, July 27 at 6:22 p.m. ET After the Yankees' loss to the Toronto Blue Jays on Sunday, Derek Jeter was asked about Tulowitzki's appearance at Yankee Stadium and if he ever attended the...

Dragonfly Nearly Hit by Pitch During New York Yankees Game on Saturday (Video)
July 26th, 2014 at 6:11 PM
No dragonflies were injured in the making of this article. ***VIDEO1*** The New York Yankees-Toronto Blue Jays showdown at Yankee Stadium on Saturday had plenty of storylines, but none more important than the dragonfly that barely averted disaster. The YES Network's "YES-MO" is a slow motion camera that is often used for replays...

New York Yankees Mark Teixeira Feeling Better and Hopes to Return Soon; Should Avoid DL
July 25th, 2014 at 10:36 PM
It's the same old song for the New York Yankees, Mark Teixeira is hurt and trying to avoid the disabled list. Teixeira is battling a lat injury that has kept him sidelined since Monday. Teixeira missed Friday night's contest against the Toronto Blue Jays, but feels he should avoid the...

MLB Trade Rumors: New York Yankees ‘not in On’ Dodgers’ Matt Kemp
July 25th, 2014 at 9:00 PM
The Los Angeles Dodgers are making outfielder Matt Kemp available to the highest bidder as the Major League Baseball trade deadline approaches, but the New York Yankees are not getting involved for the 29-year-old. ***VIDEO1*** Andrew Marchand of ESPNNewYork.com reported the rumor: Yanks are currently not in on Matt Kemp, according to a...

Chris Capuano to Start Saturday for New York Yankees; Chase Whitley to Bullpen
July 25th, 2014 at 8:41 PM
A day after being acquired from the Colorado Rockies, Chris Capuano has been officially added to the Major League roster by the New York Yankees. Capuano will get the start on Saturday as the Yankees take on the Toronto Blue Jays. ***VIDEO1*** Capuano who was released by the Boston Red Sox on...

MLB Trade Rumors: New York Yankees Catcher Francisco Cervelli Drawing Interest
July 25th, 2014 at 7:19 PM
The New York Yankees have been actively searching to make deals for players on other teams, but one of their own is being inquired about as the July 31 non-waiver trade deadline approaches. ***VIDEO1*** Francisco Cervelli is the Yanks' backup catcher and has been since he returned from the 60-day DL to...

New York Yankees Grounds Crew Struggle to Put Tarp on Field in Storm (Video)
July 24th, 2014 at 9:07 AM
The New York Yankees earned themselves a rain-shortened victory on Wednesday night over the Texas Rangers as the field was unplayable in such horrid weather, partly because the grounds crew had issues getting the tarp on the field. ***VIDEO1*** Managers Joe Girardi and Ron Washington decided it was too dangerous for their...

MLB Trade Rumors: New York Yankees Won’t Take Risk on Troy Tulowitzki
July 23rd, 2014 at 3:20 PM
If you ask the New York Yankees Universe who it would like to replace Derek Jeter at shortstop next season, the name that almost always comes up is Colorado Rockies veteran, Troy Tulowitzki. ***VIDEO1*** It would seem like a perfect fit for New York, as Tulowitzki not only admired Jeter when he...

Yankees Trade Target Cliff Lee Farts After Postgame Interview (Video)
July 22nd, 2014 at 2:40 PM
Philadelphia Phillies starter Cliff Lee, who is a trade target of the New York Yankees, isn't throwing much gas in his pitches anymore, but he is still certainly passing it. ***VIDEO1*** After his horrid Monday night start against the San Francisco Giants in which he allowed six runs on 12 hits in...

MLB Trade Rumors: John Danks a Worse Option for New York Yankees than Cliff Lee
July 22nd, 2014 at 1:09 PM
With his potentially bad elbow, horrible first start back and enormous contract, Cliff Lee of the Philadelphia Phillies is still a better trade option for the New York Yankees than Chicago White Sox starter, John Danks. ***VIDEO1*** Jon Heyman of CBS Sports is reporting that general manager Brian Cashman is in the...

New York Yankees Vs. Cincinnati Reds: Full Preview, Pitching Matchups, Lineups of Series
July 18th, 2014 at 2:15 PM
With the All Star break officially over on Friday, it's time for the New York Yankees to return to the 2014 season and get back to trying to turn around a rather disappointing start of their season. ***VIDEO1*** The Yankees head into the second half of the season at 47-47 and five...

Bud Selig: MLB ‘Had No Idea’ That A-Rod Had Exemption for Banned Substance in 2007
July 15th, 2014 at 11:23 PM
According to a report by the Associated Press, MLB Commissioner Bud Selig was unaware that Alex Rodriguez had an exemption to use a testosterone-boosting substance in 2007. A-Rod received a therapeutic use exemption for the banned substance, Clomid, in 2007. The exemption was granted by an independent administrator of baseball's drug program. ***VIDEO1*** The...

Babe Ruth and New York Yankees Dominate in 1st All-Star Game in 1933
July 15th, 2014 at 9:09 PM
Although it occurred 85 years ago, the first Major League All-Star Game was a huge success. The idea of baseball's stars gathering for a face off between the National and American Leagues, created a frenzy amongst fans. The game which was played as part of the 1933 Worlds' Fair, was intended...