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Brian McCann Reacts to Terry Pendleton’s Comments: ‘I Disagree, I Absolutely Love It Here’
July 8th, 2014 at 10:47 PM
Atlanta Braves first base coach Terry Pendleton made comments on Tuesday that for Brian McCann "going from Atlanta to New York is a different animal" and that "New York is not Brian."  ***VIDEO1*** According to ESPNNewYork.com, McCann didn't agree with those sentiments: "I disagree, I absolutely love it here."   "I really haven't noticed...

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...

Joe Girardi Earned 600th Win as New York Yankees Manager in 3-1 Victory Over Toronto Blue Jays
June 18th, 2014 at 9:46 AM
On Tuesday night, the New York Yankees inched a little closer in the American League East chase with a 3-1 victory over the first place Toronto Blue Jays behind another Masahiro Tanaka victory and is now 11-1. ***VIDEO1*** With that win, the 36th of the 2014 season, it was a milestone for...

New York Yankees: Joe Girardi’s Answer to Moving Derek Jeter Down in Lineup
June 10th, 2014 at 9:53 PM
Moving Derek Jeter down in the New York Yankees lineup has been a hot topic in The Captain's last season and manager Joe Girardi spoke about it on Tuesday. ***VIDEO1*** Girardi's quote comes via Mark Feinsand of the New York Daily News: “He’s always been a guy that has responded during the course of...

New York Yankees: Kevin Long Getting Too Much Blame?
June 9th, 2014 at 6:23 AM
A Major League Baseball team can't hit, there are no answers and it seems the only thing left to do is to fire the hitting coach, right? Well that seems to be the wave of sentiment in the New York Yankees Universe these days because a team filled with high-priced bats...

Tampa Bay Rays Tribute to Don Zimmer Before Saturday’s Game Vs. Mariners (Video)
June 7th, 2014 at 8:36 PM
The memory of Don Zimmer was honored on Saturday before the Tampa Bay Rays game versus the Seattle Mariners with a fantastic tribute to a man who spent 66 years in baseball. ***VIDEO1*** Former players, coaches and friends that knew Zimmer during his incredible career spoke as everyone remembered a truly legendary...

New York Yankees Tribute to Don Zimmer Before Game Vs. Oakland A’s (Video)
June 5th, 2014 at 5:00 PM
The New York Yankees appropriately paid their respects to former bench coach and great baseball man, Don Zimmer, before Thursday's afternoon game at Yankee Stadium. ***VIDEO1*** A moment was taken and a few kind words were spoken about Zimmer over the public announce system prior to the Yanks win over the Oakland...

New York Yankees: Joe Girardi Gets Emotional in Press Conference Remembering Don Zimmer (Video)
June 4th, 2014 at 11:49 PM
Shortly after the New York Yankees lost their game on Wednesday night 7-4 to the Oakland Athletics, Yankees manager Joe Girardi made his way up to the podium for his routine press conference. ***VIDEO1*** Only this time, there wasn't much mention of the game; instead, the majority of the questions were to...

New York Yankees Statement on Passing of Don Zimmer
June 4th, 2014 at 11:13 PM
The baseball world was saddened to hear the news that former New York Yankees bench coach and all-around great baseball man Don Zimmer had passed away at the age of 83. ***VIDEO1*** The Yankees released a statement on Wednesday night remembering the life of Zimmer and his contributions to the sport: "Don spent...

Yankees GM Brian Cashman Compares New York Rangers Coach Alain Vigneault to Joe Torre
May 29th, 2014 at 11:44 AM
While the New York Yankees are currently in the middle of their 2014 regular season, the New York Rangers will be heading back home to Madison Square Garden on Thursday night looking to advance to the Stanley Cup Final for the first time in 20 years when they face the...

New York Yankees: Why Dellin Betances’ Workload May Get Lighter
May 28th, 2014 at 4:00 PM
***VIDEO1*** With the way Dellin Betances has pitched for the New York Yankees so far, it's easy to want to see him out there on an everyday basis. Not only has Betances been the most consistent reliever out of manager Joe Girardi's 'pen in 2014, but he's also proven to be an exciting...

New York Yankees: Robin Ventura Comments on Derek Jeter Gifts
May 25th, 2014 at 6:35 PM
***VIDEO1*** Derek Jeter is getting plenty of love in his last full season in Major League Baseball, but not everyone can understand what all the hoopla is about when talking about all these gifts the New York Yankees shortstop has received. Add Chicago White Sox manager Robin Ventura to that list. Ventura commented...

New York Yankees: Dellin Betances Helped by Joe Girardi’s Steady Hand
May 25th, 2014 at 9:31 AM
***VIDEO1*** New York Yankees manager Joe Girardi can frustrate fans of the team from time to time, but there's no denying that the way he's handled Dellin Betances out of the bullpen this season deserves credit. Betances has already made a name for himself as a reliever for the Yankees. His 49 strikeouts...

New York Yankees: Derek Jeter Responds to Question About Managing in Future
May 22nd, 2014 at 7:08 PM
***VIDEO1*** New York Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter was asked if he would manage after his playing days were over and you may be surprised by his answer. MLB.com's Bryan Hoch reported on what The Captain said when asked if he would manage down the road: Derek Jeter, on if he'd ever manage in...

New York Yankees: Joe Girardi Talks About not Choosing Chicago Cubs in Offseason
May 21st, 2014 at 10:41 AM
***VIDEO1*** New York Yankees manager Joe Girardi is from Chicago, so it was only natural that he was linked to the Cubs' managing vacancy during the offseason. Girardi, who also went to college at Northwestern University and made his MLB debut in 1989 with the Cubs, shot down any thought that he...

New York Yankees and New York Mets Comment on Recent Surge in ‘Tommy John’ Surgeries
May 16th, 2014 at 3:31 PM
During a recent Subway Series event at the Delta Dugout at the MLB Fan Cave in New York, current and former New York Mets and Yankees players and coaches discussed the sudden rise in Tommy John procedures in the Major Leagues. ***VIDEO1*** A hot topic was the recent announcement that Miami Marlins...

New York Yankees: Joe Torre Weighs in on Joe Girardi-Laz Diaz Confrontation
May 9th, 2014 at 9:30 PM
***VIDEO1*** New York Yankees manager Joe Girardi and umpire Laz Diaz had a face-to-face confrontation during the Yanks' loss to the Los Angeles Angels on May 6 that resulted in New York's skipper getting tossed, and now Major League Baseball's Executive Vice President of Baseball Operations and former Yankee manager Joe Torre has...

New York Yankees to Retire Joe Torre’s No. 6 in Monument Park on August 23
May 8th, 2014 at 2:35 PM
It's going to be a very active and perhaps a very memorable summer for former New York Yankees manager Joe Torre. ***VIDEO1*** Torre was one of three managers voted in to the National Baseball Hall of Fame and along with him, Tony LaRussa and Bobby Cox, all three will be enshrined this...

New York Yankees’ Joe Girardi Said Umpire Laz Diaz Purposedly Provoked Him Before Ejection
May 6th, 2014 at 11:19 AM
During the top of the eighth inning of the New York Yankees 4-1 loss to the Los Angeles Angels on Monday night, Yankees manager Joe Girardi got ejected by home plate umpire Laz Diaz for arguing balls and strikes. ***VIDEO1*** It was during Brett Gardner's at bat where a strike was called...

Video: New York Yankees Manager Joe Girardi Freaks Out on Umpire Laz Diaz
May 6th, 2014 at 10:38 AM
***VIDEO1*** Home plate umpire Laz Diaz made some questionable ball-strike calls on Monday night during the New York Yankees loss to the Los Angeles Angels and Yanks manager Joe Girardi let him know about it. The confrontation happened during the eighth inning of the game against the Angels after Diaz called a strike...