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New York Yankees Team Meeting on Friday Sparked 3-Game Sweep of Tampa Bay Rays?
April 20th, 2015 at 8:59 AM
The New York Yankees reportedly had a team meeting before starting the three-game series with the Tampa Bay Rays, and that series ended with the Yankees earning their first series win and sweep of the young 2015 season. ***PHOTO2*** For the Yankees, it was much-needed. After starting out 3-6 and looking dreadful...

Joe Girardi Teaches Newest New York Yankees Players Yogi-isms: Video
April 17th, 2015 at 1:00 PM
When you come to the New York Yankees you better know your history, and that includes knowing all the greatest quotes from Bronx Bombers legend Yogi Berra, or Yogi-isms as we like to call them. Your browser does not support iframes. Yankees On Demand brings us another classic bit involving the Yankees...

New York Yankees’ Joe Girardi Hopes CC Sabathia’s Luck Will Change
April 15th, 2015 at 11:00 AM
What's the biggest reason New York Yankees starter CC Sabathia is 0-2 with a 5.68 ERA in his first two starts? A run of bad luck, according to manager Joe Girardi. ***PHOTO1*** Sabathia pitched a respectable outing on Tuesday versus the Baltimore Orioles, becoming the first Yankees pitcher to get through the...

New York Yankees’ Joe Girardi Refuses to Say If He’ll Celebrate Alex Rodriguez’ HR No. 660
April 14th, 2015 at 9:00 AM
Major League Baseball legend Barry Bonds made it very clear he would be celebrating when New York Yankees designated hitter Alex Rodriguez hits career home run No. 660, but his manager wasn't so open to answering that question. ***PHOTO1*** Prior to Monday night's game, Yankees manager Joe Girardi was asked whether or...

New York Yankees’ Joe Girardi Attempts to Explain Carlos Beltran’s Slow Start
April 12th, 2015 at 7:28 PM
Much has been made about the early season struggles of New York Yankees outfielder Carlos Beltran, which has caused quite a bit of frustration amongst Yankees fans. ***PHOTO1*** Beltran, who is in the second year of a three-year, $45 million contract, is off to a 2-for-20 start (.100) with two RBI....

Alex Rodriguez, Joe Girardi not Concerned with New York Yankees’ Bad Start
April 12th, 2015 at 9:00 AM
While the New York Yankees Universe is in near panic mode after the team's 1-4 start, manager Joe Girardi and designated hitter Alex Rodriguez don't think it's time to be worried yet. ***PHOTO1*** The Yankees dropped another game to the Boston Red Sox on Saturday, 8-4, and have looked bad in just...

New York Yankees’ Joe Girardi Foolish for Overmanaging 3 Games into Season
April 10th, 2015 at 11:45 AM
It didn't take long for New York Yankees manager Joe Girardi and his binder to interfere with the team and try to outsmart everyone. ***PHOTO1*** In the third game of the season, the Yankees skipper benched Brett Gardner, Brian McCann and Stephen Drew, all because the Toronto Blue Jays were sending a...

New York Yankees Vs. Toronto Blue Jays: Lineups, Pitching Matchups, Viewing Info for Game No. 3
April 9th, 2015 at 3:37 PM
The New York Yankees are hoping to close out their series with the Toronto Blue Jays with a win after splitting the first two games of the three-game series at Yankee Stadium. ***PHOTO1*** Weather played a factor in last night's game with cold conditions and rain. You can expect about the same...

Tampa Bay Rays Retire Don Zimmer’s Jersey on Opening Day: Video
April 8th, 2015 at 1:00 PM
The Tampa Bay Rays reitred former coach Don Zimmer's number on Opening Day at Tropicana Field. Your browser does not support iframes. It was announced before the start of the season that the Rays would honor Zimmer by retiring his No. 66, so on Monday the Rays did just that prior ot...

Alex Rodriguez, Joe Girardi React to Yankees DH Receiving Loud Cheers on Opening Day
April 7th, 2015 at 9:00 AM
New York Yankees fans showed their support for designated hitter Alex Rodriguez in a big way on Monday during Opening Day as the embattled slugger received a warm reception from the hometown crowd. ***PHOTO1*** Rodriguez answered that support with a pretty solid day as he went 1-for-2 with a single and a...

New York Yankees Legend Mariano Rivera to Host Youth Baseball ProCamp in May
April 6th, 2015 at 1:00 PM
New York Yankees legend Mariano Rivera is doing his part together with Steiner Sports to teach kids about the game of baseball as he prepares to hold a youth baseball camp, coming in May of 2015. ***PHOTO1*** According to a press release from the Yankees, the one-day camp for boys and girls...

New York Yankees Officially Announce 2015 Opening Day Roster
April 6th, 2015 at 8:30 AM
The New York Yankees have made it official and announced the 2015 Opening Day roster on Sunday. ***PHOTO1*** Things were pretty much settled a few days ago except for the role of backup catcher, which was finally determined on Saturday afternoon with John Ryan Murphy winning the job over fellow backstop Austin...

Austin Romine, Joe Girardi React to New York Yankees Backup Catcher Decision, DFA
April 4th, 2015 at 5:32 PM
The New York Yankees choosing John Ryan Murphy as their backup catcher means that fellow backstop Austin Romine's days are numbered in the Bronx. ***PHOTO1*** Romine has been designated for assignment by the Yanks, and now the team will have 10 days to try and move him, with potential suitors being the...

Joe Girardi Reveals What Biggest Surprise of New York Yankees’ Spring Training Was
April 4th, 2015 at 1:00 PM
New York Yankees manager Joe Girardi was asked who or what was the biggest surprise of 2015 spring training, for which the answer is pretty simple: ***PHOTO1*** Alex Rodriguez. The 39-year-old designated hitter has impressed his manager this spring, along with just about everyone who has watched him, per Brendan Kuty of NJ.com: Rodriguez's...

New York Yankees’ 2015 Opening Day Roster Minus Backup Catcher
April 4th, 2015 at 11:00 AM
Every spot on the New York Yankees' Opening Day roster has been determined except for one spot: backup catcher. ***PHOTO1*** That's a decision manager Joe Girardi plans on making Saturday night, with the choice coming down to either Austin Romine or John Ryan Murphy. Aside from that, the Yanks' roster is set from...

Joe Torre to Throw Out First Pitch on New York Yankees’ Opening Day
April 3rd, 2015 at 10:30 AM
Legendary New York Yankees manager Joe Torre will have the honor of throwing out the first pitch on Opening Day at Yankee Stadium. ***PHOTO2*** Torre was the Yankees manager from 1996-2007, winning four World Series titles in one of the great eras in Yankees history. After his stint in the Bronx, Torre...

Brian Cashman Hints Didi Gregorius and Brendan Ryan Will Platoon for New York Yankees at Shortstop
March 31st, 2015 at 9:00 AM
All spring long we've been made to believe that the New York Yankees would go with Didi Gregorius as the everyday shortstop sans platoon, however general manager Brian Cashman seems to have a different plan. ***PHOTO3*** Earlier in the spring, manager Joe Girardi seemed to lockdown the fact that Gregorius was going...

New York Yankees Hire Tino Martinez as Minor League Instructor: Report
March 30th, 2015 at 4:54 PM
The New York Yankees are bringing back one of their own with the hiring of former first baseman Tino Martinez. ***PHOTO1*** Martinez played with the Yankees from 1996-2001, and once again in 2005, making him one of the more memorable Yankees players from that era. Now Martinez will be giving the Yanks' prospects...

New York Yankees’ Joe Girardi Suggests Bluetooth to Help Speed-Up Major League Baseball Games
March 30th, 2015 at 3:42 PM
With all the talk of pace-of-play rules going into effect and others being tried out, New York Yankees manager Joe Girardi is suggesting a very high-tech way to lessen mound visits during baseball games. ***PHOTO1*** Forget pitch clocks, Girardi likes the idea of turning pitchers into secret service agents who can talk...

Joe Girardi Making Excuses for CC Sabathia not Starting Opening Day for New York Yankees?
March 27th, 2015 at 2:00 PM
While we all know why CC Sabathia isn't the New York Yankees' Opening Day starter, manager Joe Girardi has a different explanation. ***PHOTO1*** Sabathia is no longer the best pitcher on the Yankees and he hasn't been in two full seasons thanks to injury and ineffectiveness. Masahiro Tanaka has passed him by...