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New York Yankees Trade for Garrett Jones is One of Insurance, Especially for Alex Rodriguez
December 19th, 2014 at 10:30 PM
On Friday afternoon, the Yankees made another roster altering move to land Garrett Jones in the deal with the Miami Marlins that sent Martin Prado and David Phelps down to Miami. ***PHOTO1*** With Jones, he adds more versatility to a lineup that needs it, especially with the age that surrounds it heading...

New York Yankees’ Garrett Jones and Wife Have Special Connection to Big Apple
December 19th, 2014 at 8:12 PM
Newly acquired New York Yankees outfielder/first baseman Garrett Jones and his wife are both thrilled to be coming to New York to play for the Bronx Bombers as the pair have a special connection to the Big Apple. ***PHOTO1*** The deal that netted Jones had the Yankees also receiving starter Nathan Eovaldi...

Yankees Agree to Trade Martin Prado, David Phelps to Marlins for Nathan Eovaldi, Garrett Jones
December 19th, 2014 at 1:31 PM
UPDATE: Friday, December 19 at 4:30 p.m. ET Yankees GM Brian Cashman has shared his thoughts on newly acquired pitcher Nathan Eovaldi and first baseman/outfielder Garrett Jones, as well as prospect Domingo German, per Jack Curry of YES Network: Cashman said Eovaldi "has a good arm and he's young and we felt...

MLB Free Agent Rumors: Baltimore Orioles Interested in Yankees’ Ichiro Suzuki
December 18th, 2014 at 11:26 PM
Last year, Ichiro Suzuki was on the trading block for the New York Yankees, but they were unable to find any takers and because of an injury to Carlos Beltran and Alfonso Soriano's release, it turned out to be a good thing the Yankees didn't get rid of Ichiro. ***PHOTO1*** A year...

MLB Free Agent Rumors: Yankees Having ‘Serious Discussions’ with Orioles’ Nick Markakis
December 2nd, 2014 at 12:45 AM
On Monday, the Baltimore Orioles lost one power hitting outfielder when Nelson Cruz signed with the Seattle Mariners. It's quite possible that they could lose a second one to a division rival. ***PHOTO1*** Late Monday night, Dave Gershman, formerly of ESPN and now of Marlins.com reported that the New York Yankees are...

Mariners Agree to Terms with Orioles’ Nelson Cruz on 4-Year, $57 Million Deal, Yankees Had Interest
December 1st, 2014 at 11:17 AM
It was almost one year ago when Robinson Cano wanted his new team, the Seattle Mariners, to sign other players around him to help their offense. A year later, they listened. ***PHOTO1*** On Monday, the Mariners have agreed to a four-year, $57 million deal with Baltimore Orioles designated hitter and outfielder Nelson...

New York Yankees Sign 16-Year-Old Colombian Outfield Prospect Bryan Emery
November 20th, 2014 at 1:13 PM
Earlier in the year, the New York Yankees made a gigantic splash in the international free agent market and signed a handful of 16, 17, 18 and 19 year old players from all over the world; most of which were considered the top players on the free agent market as...

MLB Trade Rumors: New York Yankees Might Be Looking into Trade for Indians’ Nick Swisher
November 19th, 2014 at 12:43 AM
The New York Yankees need offense. This we all know after a disastrous 2014 season. The Yankees also need backup options at right field and first base; this we also know because of the age and injuries to Mark Teixeira and Carlos Beltran. ***PHOTO1*** And this is why there is a report...

New York Yankees Legend Joe DiMaggio’s Love Letters to Marilyn Monroe
November 17th, 2014 at 4:52 PM
It's pretty rare to get a look into the personal life of New York Yankees legend Joe DiMaggio, but a unique opportunity has given us a glimpse of the baseball great's love for Marilyn Monroe. ***PHOTO1*** The Associated Press, via CBS News, is reporting love letters from Joltin' Joe to the blonde...

Yankees GM Brian Cashman: Carlos Beltran Should Have Gotten the Elbow Surgery Back in May
November 11th, 2014 at 12:41 PM
Carlos Beltran's first season with the New York Yankees in 2014 was an extreme disappointment, but it was mostly due to injuries that kept the 37-year-old from playing at the high level he's normal to. ***PHOTO1*** In their annual Subway Series against the New York Mets back in May, Beltran felt discomfort...

New York Yankees’ Ichiro Suzuki Fully Intends to Play in 2015; Unsure Where He’ll Land
November 9th, 2014 at 1:17 AM
Even at age 41, Ichiro Suzuki doesn't feel like he's slowing down and still thinks he can contribute at a very high level, which is why he'll be in a uniform in 2015. ***PHOTO1*** The only question though, is which uniform will the eventual Hall of Famer wear next season? Even he's...

New York Yankees, Chris Young Agree to 1-Year, $2.5 Million Deal for 2015
November 9th, 2014 at 12:02 AM
The New York Yankees and veteran outfielder Chris Young had mutual interest as of Friday night. On Saturday night, the two sides closed the deal and got it done. ***PHOTO1*** Sweeny Murti of WFAN was the first to break the news that Young had officially re-signed with the Yankees. The deal will...

MLB Free Agent Rumors: New York Yankees, Chris Young Have Mutual Interest in Return for 2015
November 7th, 2014 at 11:40 PM
The New York Yankees are likely to lose Ichiro Suzuki as their fourth outfielder for next season; as he is a free agent looking for more playing time in someone's outfield. They may have already found his replacement from his short tenure with the team. ***PHOTO1*** Mark Feinsand of the New York...

MLB Trade Talk: Yankees, Braves Should Talk Justin Upton for Brett Gardner Swap
November 7th, 2014 at 11:27 AM
It's no secret that the New York Yankees need offense; pretty badly. The offense was so terrible this past season that it cost long-time hitting coach Kevin Long his job last month. ***PHOTO1*** With free agency officially kicking off this week, the Yankees will now look to see how they can improve...

New York Yankees’ Brett Gardner Underwent Surgery to Repair Abdominal Muscle
November 5th, 2014 at 4:59 PM
During the 2014 season, Brett Gardner was plagued with an abdominal injury that caused him to miss several games in July and then again in September. ***PHOTO1*** To take care of the problem, the New York Yankees announced on Wednesday that Gardner underwent surgery to repair a core muscle, which was on...

New York Yankees Interested in Reunion with Royals’ Raul Ibanez for Hitting Coach Job: Report
October 29th, 2014 at 5:55 PM
The New York Yankees have gone almost an entire month without filling the void for their hitting coach spot; that is ever since they relieved Kevin Long of those duties earlier in the month after seven years with the team. ***PHOTO1*** The Yankees appear to be waiting for the end of the...

Giants Playoff Hero Travis Ishikawa: New York Yankees Treated Me Really Well
October 21st, 2014 at 12:17 PM
Last week, Travis Ishikawa made himself a hero around the Bay Area and will now forever like in playoff history when he smacked the game-winning three-run home run in Game 5 of the NLCS against Michael Wacha of the St. Louis Cardinals; a home run that sent the San Francisco...

New York Yankees Prospect Aaron Judge Gets Rave Reviews in Arizona Fall League
October 18th, 2014 at 3:59 PM
New York Yankees prospect Aaron Judge is a big dude, and he stands as one of the best big guys playing in the Arizona Fall League this year, according to one talent evaluator who has been watching him. ***PHOTO1*** Jim Callis of MLB.com did a comparison between one of the Yanks' most...

MLB Free Agent Rumors: Orioles’ Nick Markakis Listed as Right Field Option for Yankees
October 17th, 2014 at 10:31 AM
On Thursday afternoon, it was announced that the Baltimore Orioles would be turning down their $17.5 million option on starting right fielder Nick Markakis, thus making him a free agent for the first time in his career. ****PHOTO1*** While some would think the Orioles would try to work out a deal with...

MLB Rumors: Orioles to Give Nelson Cruz Qualifying Offer; Would Cost Yankees Draft Pick If Signed
October 16th, 2014 at 12:13 PM
Nelson Cruz is one of several hitters about to hit the free agent market once free agency kicks off five days after the World Series ends and teams like the New York Yankees and Seattle Mariners are possibly eyeing up trying to land the 34-year-old slugger. ***PHOTO1*** The Baltimore Orioles, fresh off...