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New York Yankees Honor Nelson Mandela with Plaque in Monument Park
April 19th, 2014 at 3:42 PM
After serving 27 years in prison, Nelson Mandela made a special trip as a free man in 1990. Mandela traveled to the United States for his first trip outside of South Africa since his release. Mandela came to the "old" Yankee Stadium on June 21, 1990. On Wednesday the Yankees...

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...

New York Yankees: Triple Play, CC Sabathia and Biggest Storylines from Thursday’s Win
April 18th, 2014 at 7:00 AM
***VIDEO1*** Thursday night at Tropicana Field saw some interesting storylines unfolding between the New York Yankees and Tampa Bay Rays as the road team took the first of three, 10-2. Here's what you need to know, aside from WFAN announcer John Sterling's manic home-run call for Yangervis Solarte below.   The Triple Play When CC...

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...

Masahiro Tanaka Owns Chicago Cubs in 3rd Start for New York Yankees
April 16th, 2014 at 3:44 PM
***VIDEO1*** In his third start as a member of the New York Yankees, Masahiro Tanaka owned the Chicago Cubs in a 3-0 win for the Bronx Bombers during the first game of the day-night doubleheader at Yankee Stadium on Wednesday. Tanaka, who was supposed to pitch yesterday but had to wait an...

Watch: Ichiro Suzuki Makes Incredible Leaping Catch Vs. David Ortiz in New York Yankees 3-2 Victory on Sunday
April 14th, 2014 at 9:10 AM
Sunday night's game between the New York Yankees and Boston Red Sox was a close, tight battle that was being fought down to the wire with every at-bat so important. ***VIDEO1*** In the top of the eighth inning with one out and left-handed reliever Matt Thornton pitching, Boston slugger and World Series...

Yankees Vs. Red Sox: Biggest Test of Michael Pineda’s Career Comes Thursday Night
April 10th, 2014 at 12:28 PM
The Michael Pineda era gets off to a solid start. pic.twitter.com/YXtZZ9X9j4 — MLB (@MLB) April 5, 2014 The New York Yankees still aren't certain what they have in Michael Pineda just yet, but it's certainly going to be a telling start on Thursday night against the Boston Red Sox at Yankee Stadium. Pineda...

New York Yankees’ Masahiro Tanaka to Make Yankee Stadium Debut on Wednesday Vs. Baltimore Orioles
April 9th, 2014 at 11:28 AM
This past Friday night, Masahiro Tanaka made his long-awaited major league debut for the New York Yankees facing off against the Toronto Blue Jays and passed with flying colors with a victory. ***PHOTO1*** On Wednesday night, all eyes will again be on the 25-year-old Japanese star as he makes his debut in front...

New York Yankees: Why Ivan Nova’s Horrible Start is No Surprise
April 8th, 2014 at 4:41 PM
***PHOTO1*** Ivan Nova tossed a pure dud for the New York Yankees versus the Baltimore Orioles on Tuesday afternoon in a 14-5 loss, but nobody should be surprised by such an outcome. Baltimore crushed the 27-year-old starting pitcher for seven runs on ten hits over 3.2 innings pitched. It was by far...

New York Yankees Defeat Baltimore Orioles 4-2 in Derek Jeter’s Final Opening Day of Career
April 7th, 2014 at 4:39 PM
It was a cool overcast day at Yankee Stadium for the home opener of the New York Yankees taking on the Baltimore Orioles, but the crowd heated up before the game when they knew who would be in attendance. ***PHOTO1*** Recently retired Yankees Mariano Rivera and Andy Pettitte, plus Jorge Posada were...

Masahiro Tanaka Earns 1st Ever MLB Victory in Debut for New York Yankees; Defeat Toronto Blue Jays 7-3
April 4th, 2014 at 11:44 PM
All eyes were on Masahiro Tanaka at Rogers Centre for the Japanese right hander's major league debut for the New York Yankees on Friday night against the Toronto Blue Jays. Before he even faced a single batter, the Yankees gave him a nice cushion to work with in the first inning...

Ichiro Suzuki, Yangervis Solarte Guide New York Yankees to 1st Win of 2014; Defeat Houston Astros 4-2
April 3rd, 2014 at 11:59 PM
After getting beat in the first two games of the 2014 season, the New York Yankees wanted to leave Texas with at least one win under their belt before head up north to Canada. ***PHOTO1*** With guys like Brian McCann and Jacoby Ellsbury not in the lineup, it was up to guys...

New York Yankees Spoil Hiroki Kuroda’s Solid Outing; Lose to Houston Astros 3-1
April 3rd, 2014 at 3:48 AM
After a disastrous opening night on Tuesday night in which CC Sabathia buried the New York Yankees within the first two innings, they needed a spark from Hiroki Kuroda in his first start of the season. ***PHOTO1*** The good news was that Kuroda was good enough to win, but the bad news...

CC Sabathia’s Nightmare Start a Bad Sign for New York Yankees
April 1st, 2014 at 10:04 PM
***PHOTO1*** CC Sabathia started off the season as bad as the New York Yankees could have ever imagined and it's a troubling sign for the team's supposed ace. Sabathia was knocked around by the Houston Astros in his first outing of the season. The 33-year-old left-hander allowed six runs on eight hits over...

Masahiro Tanaka Tosses 2 Scoreless Innings in Spring Debut for New York Yankees; Beat Phillies 4-0
March 1st, 2014 at 6:49 PM
It was a jam-packed house at George Steinbrenner Field down in Tampa on Saturday afternoon, and all eyes were on one person; Masahiro Tanaka. ***VIDEO1*** With media members all over the country and from Japan in the house, everyone wanted to see how the Yankees newest acquisition would fare in his first...

Jameis Winston Goes 0-for-2, K in Florida State’s 8-3 Loss to New York Yankees
February 25th, 2014 at 5:53 PM
On Tuesday, the Florida State Seminoles baseball team traveled to Tampa to play the New York Yankees at George Steinbrenner Field in the first of the Bombers' spring training games in the 2014 season. But the big story was the playing of one particular Seminole player; Florida State quarterback, 2013 Heisman...

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 Rangers Defeat New Jersey Devils 7-3 at Yankee Stadium in NHL’s Stadium Series
January 26th, 2014 at 7:07 PM
Over the last couple of years, the National Hockey League has been holding games outdoors in baseball venues known as the Winter Classic; Fenway Park in Boston, Citizens Bank Park in Philadelphia and Wrigley Field in Chicago have played host to regular season games which normally take place around New...

FOX Sports Acquires Majority Ownership of YES Network; Will Own 80 Percent of Network
January 25th, 2014 at 5:03 PM
Back in November of 2012, FOX Sports and 21st Century Fox bought 49 percent of the claiming stake of the YES (Yankees Entertainment and Sports) Network with the Steinbrenner family still in control of the network. On Friday, Fox bought an even bigger portion of the YES Network and now will...

This Date in History: October 16, 2003; Aaron Boone’s 11th Inning Walk-Off Home Run Propels Yankees to 2003 World Series
October 16th, 2013 at 6:07 PM
October 16, 2003. It's a day in New York Yankees history that many fans will forever remember as one of the most exciting games in the last decade. ***VIDEO1*** The history behind it; the Yankees and Boston Red Sox were tied 3-3 heading into Game 7 of the 2003 American League Championship...