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Brian Cashman Says New York Yankees’ Dellin Betances Never Had Velocity Problems
March 31st, 2015 at 1:30 PM
All this talk of New York Yankees reliever Dellin Betances having velocity issues this spring is hogwash, according to general manager Brian Cashman. ***PHOTO1*** Along with lackluster numbers that have people concerned, Betances was also said to be throwing less heat than he did as compared to last season. Well, Cashman is here...

Brian Cashman Says New York Yankees Prospects Jose Pirela, Rob Refsnyder ‘Still Have Work to Do’
March 30th, 2015 at 9:00 AM
New York Yankees general manager Brian Cashman is happy he signed second baseman Stephen Drew during the offseason because prospects Jose Pirela and Rob Refsnyder are not ready defensively. ***PHOTO1*** Cashman said so on Sunday while also praising the pair's bats, per Chad Jennings of the LoHud Yankees Blog: “I know there’s a...

Felix Lopez-Yoan Moncada Story Shows New York Yankees’ Lack of Organizational Control
March 29th, 2015 at 11:00 AM
Although the son-in-law of the late George Steinbrenner was fired weeks ago, news of it just came down on Saturday afternoon, and along with it comes embarrassing details being released about the New York Yankees. ***PHOTO2*** Bill Madden of the New York Daily News reported on Saturday that the Yankees had said...

New York Yankees Fire George Steinbrenner’s Son-in-Law, Who May Have Driven Yoan Moncada Away
March 28th, 2015 at 4:34 PM
The New York Yankees have reportedly done away with George Steinbrenner's son-in-law, Felix Lopez, who is married to The Boss' youngest daughter, Jessica. ***PHOTO1*** Lopez actually held a position with the Yankees, giving him the title of "Executive Vice President/Chief International Officer." Apparently that seemingly cushy job is gone as the Yanks told...

Hal Steinbrenner Says New York Yankees Prospects Bird, Judge, Severino Possible for Majors in 2015
March 27th, 2015 at 9:03 AM
New York Yankees managing general partner and co-chairman Hal Steinbrenner sat down with Mike Francesa on WFAN radio in New York and discussed the overall state of the team in 2015. ***PHOTO2*** Among the topics covered were the young prospects in the team's organization, who drew rave reviews from the son of...

New York Yankees’ Adam Warren ‘Has a Huge Lead’ for No. 5 Starter Spot
March 25th, 2015 at 11:53 AM
Not that it should come as much of a surprise to anyone, but New York Yankees pitcher Adam Warren is the favorite for the team's No. 5 starter spot, according to his own general manager. ***PHOTO2*** GM Brian Cashman said so to reporters on Wednesday, saying that Wareen has "a huge lead"...

Seattle Mariners’ Jesus Montero Sent to Minors While New York Yankees’ Michael Pineda Shines
March 21st, 2015 at 12:00 PM
The Seattle Mariners have sent Jesus Montero to the minors, once again scoring another point for the New York Yankees in the Montero-Michael Pineda swap. ***PHOTO1*** Before spring training even finishes, the Mariners are already reassigning Montero to the minors, guaranteeing he won't be a big leaguer when the 2015 season starts: ***PHOTO2*** On...

New York Yankees Trying to Cut Junk Food Out of Clubhouse Meals in 2015
March 20th, 2015 at 5:30 PM
The New York Yankees are joining a growing movement in Major League Baseball today and are beginning to offer more healthy options around the clubhouse for the players and coaches. ***PHOTO1*** In years past, the team has been looking for ways to get the players to eat healthier, and while all the...

MLB Trade Rumors: ‘Multiple Teams’ Talking About New York Yankees’ Austin Romine
March 20th, 2015 at 12:30 PM
New York Yankees catcher Austin Romine is drawing some attention from teams around the league as the end of spring training nears. ***PHOTO2*** Romine, who is out of options with the Yankees, is competing for the backup catcher job against fellow backstop, John Ryan Murphy. Should Romine not make the team as...

Jose Pirela Unlikely to Make New York Yankees Big League Roster Out of Camp
March 19th, 2015 at 2:20 PM
The signs are growing more ominous that Jose Pirela simply won't be able to find a spot on the New York Yankees big-league roster. ***PHOTO1*** Pirela has been superb offensively this spring, sporting a .391 average. While also playing a solid second base, Pirela has shown some versatility this spring by even...

New York Yankees GM Brian Cashman: CC Sabathia is ‘Vitally Important’
March 17th, 2015 at 1:20 PM
CC Sabathia hasn't been himself over the past two seasons, but somehow New York Yankees general manager Brian Cashman thinks he's vital to the success of the team's rotation in 2015. ***PHOTO1*** Cashman said so while talking to Wallace Matthews of ESPNNewYork.com on Monday: As general Brian Cashman put it on Monday, "CC...

NYCFC Draws More Attendance than New York Yankees 2014 Average
March 16th, 2015 at 10:49 AM
Whether you want to put a lot of stock into it or not, Major League Soccer's New York City Football Club had more fans in attendance at Yankee Stadium on Sunday than the New York Yankees averaged last season. ***PHOTO1*** The NYCFC won it's first home game at Yankee Stadium on Sunday,...

Former Yankees 2B Brian Doyle Battling Serious Medical Conditions and Financial Problems
March 15th, 2015 at 5:00 PM
The unfortunate story of former New York Yankees second baseman Brian Doyle is sad, but it is a story that must be told because there are plenty of Americans stuck in a similar situation. ***PHOTO1*** Doyle is most well-known for his role in helping the Yanks win the 1978 World Series versus...

Yankee Stadium Set for NYCFC’s 1st MLS Regular Season Home Game: Photo
March 15th, 2015 at 3:00 PM
If you don't like seeing Yankee Stadium in any other way but a baseball field, look away now. ***PHOTO1*** Major League Soccer's newest franchise, the New York City Football Club, will begin it's home schedule on Sunday with the first game of the season being played at Yankee Stadium. It will be the...

Luis Severino, Aaron Judge and 8 Others Cut from New York Yankees Spring Training Roster
March 15th, 2015 at 1:21 PM
UPDATE: Sunday, March 15 at 4:23 p.m. ET Following their spring training game versus the Philadelphia Phillies, the Yankees reassigned three more players to add to the seven originally announced earlier in the day, with top prospect Aaron Judge headlining the group: Additional roster moves - following the game, the Yankees reassigned...

David Wells Becomes Manager of Point Loma High School Team After MLB Didn’t Want Him
March 14th, 2015 at 11:35 AM
Former New York Yankees pitcher David Wells is going home to become the manager of his old high school, Point Loma, in San Diego. ***PHOTO1*** 33 years ago, Boomer pitched for the Point Loma high school team and helped take them to a city championship. Now, he is tasked with taking the...

An Open Letter from Yankees Fans to Manager Joe Girardi, GM Brian Cashman About 2nd Base
March 13th, 2015 at 12:02 PM
Dear Joe Girardi and Brian Cashman, ***PHOTO1*** Before I start, I just wanted to let you know I've always been a big supporter of both of you. Joe, you were always a professional when you wore the pinstripes, both as a coach and player, and you've done a solid job as manager for...

New York Yankees Brass Denounce Complaints About Soccer Ruining Yankee Stadium Field
March 13th, 2015 at 10:01 AM
New York Yankees players made their feelings known about what kind of negative impact they believe soccer will have on the field conditions at Yankee Stadium, something the team's brass didn't agree with. ***PHOTO1*** Mark Teixeira was probably the most vocal of the players quoted, saying that soccer was "terrible for a...

MLB Trade Rumors: New York Yankees ‘Not In’ on Philadelphia Phillies’ Cole Hamels
March 12th, 2015 at 4:46 PM
Despite reports about the New York Yankees being connected to Philadelphia Phillies ace, Cole Hamels, it appears the Bronx Bombers are not currently engaged in any kind of talks for the 31-year-old left-hander. ***PHOTO1*** Andrew Marchand of ESPNNewYork.com has the latest: For those asking, Yanks not in on Hamels. — Andrew Marchand (@AndrewMarchand) March...

MLB Trade Rumors: Yankees’ Austin Romine Drawing Interest from Phillies
March 12th, 2015 at 3:40 PM
The New York Yankees have had quite a bit of catching depth the past few seasons and as a result, there are always teams inquiring about one of their young catchers. ***PHOTO1*** During the offseason, the Yanks dealt Francisco Cervelli to the Pittsburgh Pirates, the oft-injured catcher who still drew plenty of...