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Trey Hillman Scouted 3 Possible Shortstop Replacements for Yankees’ Derek Jeter Before Leaving
October 23rd, 2014 at 11:11 AM
Before taking the bench coach job with the Houston Astros, Trey Hillman was part of the New York Yankees front office, scouting possible players and overseeing things in the minor and major leagues. ***PHOTO1*** His desire to get back in a uniform and on the bench lured him away from the Bronx...

Keith Olbermann’s Failure to Become Yankees Announcer Fueling Derek Jeter Hate?
October 15th, 2014 at 2:01 PM
All Keith Olbermann wanted to be was a New York Yankees play-by-play announcer when he grew up. ***PHOTO1*** At least that's what he admitted to Richard Deitsch in an interview with Sports Illustrated. When asked what was one thing he wanted to do in sports, Keith chose a Yankees play-by-play man, which he...

MLB Trade Rumors: Blue Jays’ Jose Reyes Listed as Trade Option for New York Yankees
October 14th, 2014 at 11:07 AM
It's not very common for division rivals to trade with each other, yet in the 2014 season, it actually happened quite a few times in the American League East. ***PHOTO1*** The New York Yankees and Boston Red Sox completed a very rare trade with one another; swapping Stephen Drew for Kelly Johnson....

MLB Trade Rumors: New York Yankees Like Royals SS Alcides Escobar, Trade Unlikely
October 14th, 2014 at 9:26 AM
On Monday, the New York Yankees front office held their yearly organizational meetings to discuss their game plan on what directions they want to go for the 2015 season. ***PHOTO1*** One of the more obvious topics of course is who will they pursue to play shortstop next year and take the spot...

New York Yankees GM Brian Cashman Talks About Replacing Derek Jeter in 2015
October 12th, 2014 at 10:53 AM
As if New York Yankees general manager Brian Cashman didn't have a difficult enough job already, he now has to find a replacement for the irreplaceable: shortstop Derek Jeter. ***PHOTO1*** Cashman recently spoke to the media about several things concerning the Yankees and their offseason, but the topic of Jeter also came...

MLB Rumors: Asdrubal Cabrera a Yankees Target; Had ‘Mild Interest’ in J.J. Hardy
October 11th, 2014 at 11:33 AM
While many had speculated the New York Yankees would be hot for Baltimore Orioles shortstop J.J. Hardy, it appears the team wasn't willing to go that far in order to sign him as a free agent during the offseason. ***PHOTO1*** The Orioles recently signed Hardy to an extension as they battle to...

MLB Free Agent Rumors: Stephen Drew the Favorite to Be New York Yankees Shortstop
October 9th, 2014 at 4:17 PM
The New York Yankees lost a potential replacement for Derek Jeter on Thursday as the Baltimore Orioles signed shortstop J.J. Hardy to a three-year extension before he could hit the open market this winter. ***PHOTO1*** The move is a smart one by the Orioles, who have no desire to lose Hardy, let...

MLB Free Agent Rumors: Orioles, J.J. Hardy Agree to 3-Year, $40 Million Extension; Yankees Had Interest
October 9th, 2014 at 12:58 PM
If the New York Yankees had any hopes of J.J. Hardy hitting the free agent market this upcoming winter, those hopes are about to end very soon. ***PHOTO1*** Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports has reported that the Baltimore Orioles and Hardy are closing in on a three-year extension worth up to $40...

MLB Free Agency Rumors: Oakland A’s Jed Lowrie a ‘Cheap Option’ for Yankees SS Vacancy
October 6th, 2014 at 3:02 PM
In the great carousel of names that get added to the "shortstops the New York Yankees should sign" in the winter that Derek Jeter retires from the team, another name has been added to that long list that's slowly adding up. ***PHOTO1*** Ken Davidoff of the New York Post wrote on Monday...

MLB Free Agency Rumors: New York Yankees Scouted Dodgers’ Hanley Ramirez During 2014 Season
October 1st, 2014 at 11:03 AM
In the search for the shortstop who takes over for Derek Jeter in the 2015 season, the New York Yankees apparently have been preparing for the captain's retirement and eventual departure. ***PHOTO1*** With names such as J.J. Hardy and Troy Tulowitzki already been greatly talked about since the summer, one name that...

MLB Free Agency Rumors: Orioles’ J.J. Hardy Viewed as Frontrunner for Yankees Vacated Shortstop Position
September 29th, 2014 at 8:17 PM
Now that we are in the first official day of the post-Derek Jeter as the shortstop and captain of the New York Yankees, the speculation can now begin on who will be the next shortstop of the team in 2015. ***PHOTO1*** It's a question fans all over have avoided asking for a...

New York Yankees’ Derek Jeter Says Time is Right for Him to Retire from MLB
September 29th, 2014 at 7:53 AM
In case you had any doubts about Derek Jeter's desire to call it quits at the end of this season, don't because the New York Yankees Captain is ready to retire from Major League Baseball. ***PHOTO1*** Jeter told the media after the last game of his career finished with a 1-for-2 day,...

Boston Red Sox Give Yankees’ Derek Jeter Classy Send Off in Pre-Game Ceremony
September 28th, 2014 at 2:17 PM
September 28, 2014. The very end for Derek Jeter's 20-year career with the New York Yankees and Major League Baseball. And it all ends at Fenway Park in Boston against the Yankees long-time rivals, the Boston Red Sox. ***PHOTO1*** The Red Sox held a pre-game ceremony to honor Jeter just before the...

Derek Jeter Plans to Play in Last Game for New York Yankees Despite Injury
September 27th, 2014 at 5:58 PM
Derek Jeter exited Saturday's game between the New York Yankees and Boston Red Sox at Fenway Park early with a hamstring injury, but that won't stop him from playing in his career finale on Sunday. ***PHOTO1*** After taking Friday off following his dramatic walk-off hit to win the game on Thursday, Jeter...

Derek Jeter Stops Boston Red Sox from Using Bob Sheppard’s Voice at Fenway Park
September 27th, 2014 at 12:52 PM
Derek Jeter has accepted the love and respect he has received from every Major League Baseball team in 2014, but he also has his limits and showed that by stopping the Boston Red Sox from using legendary public address announcer Bob Sheppard's voice at Fenway Park. ***PHOTO1*** In what would have amounted...

Boston Red Sox Fans Chant Derek Jeter’s Name During Game Vs. New York Yankees
September 27th, 2014 at 12:06 PM
It's impossible for a guy to have his name chanted at Fenway Park when he's wearing a New York Yankees uniform, but that doesn't apply for The Captain, Derek Jeter. ***PHOTO1*** Jeter has torched the Boston Red Sox numerous times during the two decades he has spent in baseball. If there was...

Joe Girardi’s Original Plan for Yankees’ Derek Jeter’s Final Game at Yankee Stadium
September 26th, 2014 at 9:51 AM
New York Yankees manager Joe Girardi had a plan for the final game ever at Yankee Stadium for Derek Jeter on Thursday night. ***PHOTO1*** While some thought Girardi would take Jeter out of the game in the top of the ninth inning on Thursday night to allow Jeter to leave to a...

Derek Jeter May Sit Out for New York Yankees on Friday Night Vs. Boston Red Sox
September 26th, 2014 at 9:02 AM
So, for those fans who bought tickets for Friday night's game at Fenway Park to potentially watch one of Derek Jeter's last games as a professional player for the New York Yankees, we may have some bad news for you. ***PHOTO1*** Following his heroics on Thursday night in which Jeter got the...

MLB Plans to Get Derek Jeter’s Last Game at Yankee Stadium in by Any Means
September 25th, 2014 at 3:59 PM
Rain is in the forecast for Derek Jeter's final home game at Yankee Stadium with the New York Yankees, but fans holding tickets for Thursday night's contest shouldn't fear a cancelation; although there may be some waiting. ***PHOTO1*** Yankees manager Joe Girardi told the media prior to the game that Major League...

Derek Jeter, Bob Sheppard’s Voice to Be Retired by New York Yankees Together
September 24th, 2014 at 4:09 PM
New York Yankees Captain Derek Jeter isn't the only memorable person retiring from the organization this year as the late Bob Sheppard's voice will also go along with Jeter after the 2014 season. ***PHOTO1*** Since his passing in 2007, Sheppard's voice has been used to introduce Jeter as he steps to the...