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Joe Torre Inducted into Monument Park at Yankee Stadium, No. 6 Officially Retired by Yankees
August 23rd, 2014 at 1:46 PM
On August 23, 2014; it was Joe Torre Day at Yankee Stadium and the New York Yankees would give their former manager the highest possible honor bestowed upon. ***PHOTO1*** Last month, Torre was inducted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame, but on Saturday before the Yankees played their second game of...

Joe Torre’s No. 6 Sprayed on Yankee Stadium Grass for Special Day on August 23
August 23rd, 2014 at 11:51 AM
When the New York Yankees honor their former manager Joe Torre on August 23 by retiring his number, that same special digit will be pained on the grass at Yankee Stadium. ***PHOTO1*** Torre wore No. 6 while winning four World Series rings with the Yankees. MLB.com shows us a picture of how the...

Joe Girardi Reacts to Question About Changing New York Yankees Lineup
August 21st, 2014 at 9:06 AM
There has been much debate about New York Yankees manager Joe Girardi changing the lineup this season—namely the top part of the order—with the team struggling mightily to score runs. ***PHOTO1*** Kevin Kernan of the New York Post had to ask Girardi about it after Wednesday's loss to the lowly Houston Astros,...

Former New York Yankees Manager Joe Torre Takes Ice Bucket Challenge for ALS Awareness (Video)
August 20th, 2014 at 7:01 PM
Yesterday, it was Jennifer Steinbrenner-Swindal, Derek Jeter, and CC Sabathia all accepting the Ice Bucket Challenge for ALS awareness. On Wednesday, it was another former member of the Yankees family who was up. ***VIDEO1*** While outside the Major League Baseball headquarters in New York, former Yankees and recent elected Hall of Fame...

Rays Manager Joe Maddon Mad at Fans for Cheering Yankees’ Derek Jeter
August 17th, 2014 at 8:36 AM
Tampa Bay Rays manager Joe Maddon ripped the fans of his team on Saturday for cheering New York Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter during the Yanks' 3-2 over the Rays. ***PHOTO1*** Maddon was happy to see a sold-out crowd at Tropicana Field and while he understands the love and admiration for Jeter, he...

Kevin Long, New York Yankees Explain What Biggest Problem on Offense Is
August 16th, 2014 at 9:35 AM
The New York Yankees offense again failed to produce any runs on Friday night after a 5-0 loss to the Tampa Bay Rays at Tropicana Field. ***PHOTO1*** New York has one of the worst offenses in baseball, and because of that the return of Michael Pineda and eventually Masahiro Tanaka won't do...

Buck Showalter Hoped Michael Pineda Used Pine Tar in 1st Start Back for Yankees
August 13th, 2014 at 9:31 PM
Baltimore Orioles manager Buck Showalter wasn't bashful for his support of the use of pine tar by Major League Baseball pitchers, and he even hoped Michael Pineda would use it in his first start back for the New York Yankees since coming off the 60-day disabled list. ***VIDEO1*** Pineda was busted back...

Bobby Cox’s Road to Hall of Fame; It All Started with the New York Yankees
July 27th, 2014 at 10:53 PM
Bobby Cox was elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame today in Cooperstown, NY. The legendary manager is fondly remembered as the longtime skipper of the Atlanta Braves. As much as Cox is associated with the Braves, his baseball bloodline started with the New York Yankees. ***VIDEO1*** Cox started his ten year...

New York Yankees: Joe Torre’s Hall of Fame Speech and Reaction from Cooperstown
July 27th, 2014 at 5:07 PM
Former New York Yankees legendary manager Joe Torre is one of the latest additions to the Baseball Hall of Fame as the 74-year-old was inducted in Cooperstown, New York, on Sunday. ***VIDEO1*** Of course, Torre went in as a Yankee after winning six pennants en route to four World Series titles while...

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...