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MLB Trade Rumors: New York Yankees not ‘Hot and Heavy’ for Cliff Lee
July 22nd, 2014 at 7:04 PM
Trade rumors have been swirling about the New York Yankees and Philadelphia Phillies pitcher Cliff Lee, but apparently general manager Brian Cashman isn't too high on the 35-year-old right now. ***VIDEO1*** ESPNNewYork.com's Wallace Matthews was notified by a source of the Yanks' feelings on Lee: 1. Cliff Lee came back Monday and didn't look too...

Chase Headley to Report for New York Yankees Vs. Texas Rangers; Available to Pinch-Hit If Needed
July 22nd, 2014 at 4:56 PM
On Tuesday night, Chase Headley is expected to report to the New York Yankees sometime during the game against the Texas Rangers at Yankee Stadium. ***VIDEO1*** Because he is traveling to get to New York following the trade for Headley on Tuesday, he won't be in the starting lineup for the Yankees...

Yangervis Solarte, New York Yankees and Fans React to Chase Headley Trade
July 22nd, 2014 at 4:16 PM
Yangervis Solarte is on his way to San Diego to play for the Padres after he was traded from the New York Yankees in the deal that brought Chase Headley to the Bronx. ***VIDEO1*** Solarte started off the season in an improbably way. The 27-year-old career minor leaguer set the world on...

MLB Trade Deadline: New York Yankees Trading for Chase Headley was Right Move to Make
July 22nd, 2014 at 3:08 PM
On Tuesday, the New York Yankees finally made a move for offense as they acquired third basemen Chase Headley from the San Diego Padres for Yangervis Solarte and prospect Rafael DePaula; Michael Moraitis of Yankees 101 broke the news of the deal when it happened. ***VIDEO1*** The trade became official on Tuesday...

Yankees Trade Target Cliff Lee Farts After Postgame Interview (Video)
July 22nd, 2014 at 2:40 PM
Philadelphia Phillies starter Cliff Lee, who is a trade target of the New York Yankees, isn't throwing much gas in his pitches anymore, but he is still certainly passing it. ***VIDEO1*** After his horrid Monday night start against the San Francisco Giants in which he allowed six runs on 12 hits in...

Chase Headley Tweets Baseball Card with New York Yankees Jersey on After Trade
July 22nd, 2014 at 1:51 PM
Chase Headley didn't wait long to celebrate his trade to the New York Yankees as the former San Diego Padres third baseman tweeted a photo of his baseball card, with him prominently wearing a pinstriped uniform. ***VIDEO1*** Here's the photo: pic.twitter.com/pyTTMWwweS — Chase Headley (@ChaseHeadley7) July 22, 2014 The only difference you can expect to...

New York Yankees Acquire Chase Headley, Send Yangervis Solarte and Prospect to Padres
July 22nd, 2014 at 1:17 PM
The New York Yankees are in the midst of striking a deal with the San Diego Padres for third baseman Chase Headley. ***VIDEO1*** Jack Curry of YES Network reported the deal, which is in the process of being completed: Chase Headley is about to join the Yankees. Yankees are finalizing a deal to...

MLB Trade Rumors: John Danks a Worse Option for New York Yankees than Cliff Lee
July 22nd, 2014 at 1:09 PM
With his potentially bad elbow, horrible first start back and enormous contract, Cliff Lee of the Philadelphia Phillies is still a better trade option for the New York Yankees than Chicago White Sox starter, John Danks. ***VIDEO1*** Jon Heyman of CBS Sports is reporting that general manager Brian Cashman is in the...

MLB Trade Rumors: New York Yankees, Chicago White Sox in Early Talks Discussing John Danks Trade
July 22nd, 2014 at 11:56 AM
While the New York Yankees were observing and scouting Cliff Lee's return to the Philadelphia Phillies from the disabled list on Monday night, the team is looking at all possible trade options available. ***VIDEO1*** Jon Heyman of CBS Sports and WFAN has reported on Tuesday that the Yankees and Chicago White Sox have...

Derek Jeter Day Ticket Prices Skyrocket After New York Yankees Announcement
July 22nd, 2014 at 11:03 AM
On Friday, the New York Yankees announced they would be celebrating Derek Jeter's career during the September 7 game versus the Kansas City Royals, and since then ticket prices for the game have skyrocketed to an incredible amount of money. ***VIDEO1*** Jesse Lawrence of Forbes wrote an article spelling out how much...

New York Yankees: Shane Greene’s Flip to 1st Base was Worst Ever (Video)
July 22nd, 2014 at 9:20 AM
For all Shane Greene has done well with the New York Yankees so far, he nearly erased all of it on Monday night when he committed three errors in the field by himself, with one of them being the worst flip to first base you will ever see. ***VIDEO1*** One of the...

MLB Trade Rumors: Yankees Observe Cliff Lee’s Rough 1st Start Off DL; Should Finally Lower Phillies Trade Demands
July 22nd, 2014 at 1:46 AM
On Monday night, there were many scouts in attendance at Citizens Bank Park for the return of Cliff Lee for the Philadelphia Phillies as he took on the San Francisco Giants in his first start off the disabled list since May. ***VIDEO1*** The start was far from memorable, as Lee ended up...

New York Yankees’ Alex Rodriguez Featured in a Derek Jeter RE2PECT Parody (Video)
July 22nd, 2014 at 12:38 AM
Everyone saw the Nike commercial done in tribute to New York Yankees captain and shortstop Derek Jeter for his final season in professional baseball. ***VIDEO1*** The video featured the likes of Michael Jordan, Tiger Woods, Spike Lee, Phil Jackson, Carmelo Anthony, Mariano Rivera, Andy Pettitte, Joe Torre and many others who tipped...

Derek Jeter Figurine for New York Yankees Giveaway at Stadium on Monday Night
July 21st, 2014 at 6:05 PM
The New York Yankees are giving away a cool piece of memorabilia on Monday night when fans in attendance will receive a Derek Jeter figurine before the game versus the Texas Rangers. A shot of The Captain's likeness has been shared by MLB.com on Instagram: Kids and adults alike would enjoy having...

Michael Pineda to Make Next Step in Return to New York Yankees After Setback
July 21st, 2014 at 5:47 PM
Michael Pineda, who hasn't pitched since April 23 after being suspended and suffering a back injury, is set to begin his rehab assignments soon and is still slated to return sometime in August, more likely towards the end of the month. ***VIDEO1*** Ian Begley of ESPN.com reported Pineda is ready to throw...

New York Yankees’ Mark Teixeira Out 3-4 Days with Strained Lat Muscle; Should Avoid DL
July 21st, 2014 at 5:13 PM
UPDATE: Monday, July 21 at 6:16 p.m. ET Apparently Teixeira has been dealing with this injury for quite some time and it isn't something that has popped up in the last few days. Tex is also set to get a platlet-rich plasma injection into his lat, per Mark Feinsand of the New...

New York Yankees’ Carlos Beltran Could Resume Throwing Soon; Return to Right Field
July 21st, 2014 at 3:07 PM
Ever since his return from the disabled list in early June due to having bone spurs in his elbow, Carlos Beltran has been only able to play one position with the New York Yankees: designated hitter. ***VIDEO1*** It's due to the fact that he experienced pain in his elbow every time he...

MLB Trade Rumors: Oakland A’s Getting Calls on LHP Tommy Milone; Could Yankees Be Calling with Interest?
July 21st, 2014 at 12:11 PM
When the Oakland A's were able to swing the deal with the Chicago Cubs on July 4 to get Jeff Samardzija and Jason Hammel for their starting rotation, someone had to lose their spot on the team and be sent down to the minors. ***VIDEO1*** That was the case for lefty Tommy...

MLB Trade Rumors: New York Yankees Scouted Cliff Lee’s Last Rehab Start; Expected to Scout Monday’s Return to Majors
July 21st, 2014 at 11:19 AM
Monday night is a very big start for Philadelphia Phillies lefty ace Cliff Lee, as he will make his first official start for the team since May when he steps onto the mound at Citizens Bank Park and squares off against the San Francisco Giants. ***VIDEO1*** Lee, who was on the disabled...

MLB Trade Rumors: Cliff Lee Isn’t Worth New York Yankees’ Top Prospects
July 21st, 2014 at 7:00 AM
The New York Yankees are in desperate need of a starting pitcher, and while Cliff Lee of the Philadelphia Phillies would be an instant upgrade over what they have now, the Yanks must not part ways with any top prospects in order to land him. ***VIDEO1*** A trade scenario was mentioned by...