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Alex Rodriguez Takes Grounders at 1B During Yankees’ Spring Training: Video
February 28th, 2015 at 8:33 AM
If you were wondering what New York Yankees DH and third baseman Alex Rodriguez looks like playing first base, you don't have to wait anymore. A video posted by Mark Feinsand (@feinsand) on Feb 27, 2015 at 9:13am PST Mark Feinsand of the New York Daily News shared a...

Alex Rodriguez, Mike Francesa Destroyed by Former MLB Commish Fay Vincent
February 27th, 2015 at 2:00 PM
Former Major League Baseball commissioner Fay Vincent had some choice words for the likes of New York Yankees slugger Alex Rodriguez and one of his biggest cheerleaders, WFAN-NY radio host Mike Francesa. ***PHOTO1*** Vincent ripped A-Rod over his involvement with performance-enhancing drugs and his less-than stellar record with being honest, per Christian...

Hank Aaron Will Be Rooting for New York Yankees DH Alex Rodriguez
February 27th, 2015 at 12:00 PM
Former home run king, Hank Aaron, has showed his support for Alex Rodriguez this week. Rodriguez is returning to the New York Yankees after being suspended for all of 2014 and he is definitely going to be dealing with more than his fair share of boos this year, so Rodriguez...

New York Yankees’ Hank Steinbrenner on Alex Rodriguez: “He Can Hit; He’s a Natural”
February 27th, 2015 at 8:00 AM
It isn't often we get to hear Hank Steinbrenner speak, so hearing his comments on New York Yankees slugger Alex Rodriguez are certainly interesting. ***PHOTO1*** After all, it was Hank who helped negotiate and complete the deal with A-Rod that kept him in pinstripes. It's the 10-year, $275 million monstrosity that has...

New York Yankees GM Brian Cashman Frustrated by Tons of Alex Rodriguez Questions
February 26th, 2015 at 6:00 PM
If you were at New York Yankees spring training this year, you would think Alex Rodriguez is the only player on the team. ***PHOTO1*** That's because Yankees writers are obsessed with asking and writing about the 39-year-old slugger, who is returning from a year-long suspension after being involved in the Biogenesis scandal. But...

Scott Rolen Helping New York Yankees 3B Prospect Eric Jagielo in Spring Training
February 25th, 2015 at 10:30 AM
New Vice President of Player Development for the New York Yankees, Gary Denbo, has brought some star power with him to spring training this season as he has enlisted the help of former Major League Baseball third baseman Scott Rolen to help mentor one of the organization's top prospects. ***PHOTO1*** That prospect...

New York Yankees Unhappy with Alex Rodriguez’s Early Arrival to Spring Training
February 25th, 2015 at 7:30 AM
Alex Rodriguez reported to Spring Training two days ahead of schedule on Monday, and while the New York Yankees would not have had a problem with A-Rod checking in early to get some extra work in, they were unhappy that Rodriguez did not let them know he was coming. ***PHOTO1*** The team's...

New York Yankees’ Joe Girardi Declines to Share “Personal Feelings” on Alex Rodriguez
February 24th, 2015 at 5:00 PM
New York Yankees manager Joe Girardi was asked a slew of questions about Alex Rodriguez on Tuesday, but there was one question he wasn't willing to respond to from the media. ***PHOTO1*** When asked about his personal feelings towards A-Rod, Girardi was guarded in his response and declined to discuss how he...

Alex Rodiguez Offers Handwritten Apology to New York Yankees Fans
February 17th, 2015 at 1:43 PM
***PHOTO1*** Alex Rodriguez has finally issued his official apology for the fiasco that was 2014. Rodriguez penned a handwritten letter to New York Yankees fans that is viewable here. A typed version from Yankees.com can be located here. In the letter, Rodriguez apologizes to the MLB, Players Association, Yankees, Steinbrenner family, and...

New York Yankees’ Alex Rodriguez, Chase Headley Spoke on Phone During Offseason
February 16th, 2015 at 5:22 PM
The two men who figure to be manning third base for the New York Yankees during the 2015 season, Chase Headley and Alex Rodriguez, spoke on the phone during the offseason. ***PHOTO1*** What might have made this awkward was the fact that Rodriguez still thought the job was his to lose up...

MLB Rumors: Alex Rodriguez Thinks New York Yankees’ 3B Job is His to Lose
January 15th, 2015 at 7:48 PM
Never mind what New York Yankees general manager Brian Cashman has said, Alex Rodriguez still thinks the third base job is his job to lose in spring training. ***PHOTO1*** The Yankees' brass, particularly Cashman, have made it quite clear A-Rod will not be the team's everyday third baseman in 2015 and that...

How Alex Rodriguez Can Change Narrative with New York Yankees in 2015
January 3rd, 2015 at 4:27 PM
Alex Rodriguez is another year older and his window to change the narrative about himself is almost closed; if not closed altogether already for some fans. ***PHOTO1*** A-Rod will never win over the non-Yankee baseball fan, who sees him as a corrupt, horrible man who has done far more wrong than he...

Chase Headley Turned Down More Money to Stay in New York
December 17th, 2014 at 2:08 PM
***PHOTO1*** The New York Yankees signed Chase Headley to a four year, 52 million dollar contract. However, before Headley was signed, Jeff Passan of Yahoo Sports reported that Headley had a four year 65 million dollar offer on the table. Headley therefore took approximately 13 million dollars less to remain a...

MLB Free Agent Rumors: Oakland A’s Made ‘Competitive Bid’ on Chase Headley Before Re-Signing with Yankees
December 17th, 2014 at 1:37 PM
Before the New York Yankees brought back third basemen Chase Headley on a four-year, $52 million deal, there were several teams interested in his services. ***PHOTO1*** The San Francisco Giants, Miami Marlins and Houston Astros all had interest in him up until his signing; the Toronto Blue Jays did until they traded...

Alex Rodriguez Plans to Beat Chase Headley for New York Yankees’ 3B Job in 2015
December 17th, 2014 at 1:27 PM
Alex Rodriguez might be the only person on the planet who still thinks he can play everyday. It's true the embattled New York Yankees star still thinks he can man the hot corner and beat out Chase Headley for the starting job in 2015, showing true delusion at its finest. ***PHOTO1*** Rodriguez...

Yankees’ Chase Headley Doesn’t Expect Any Friction with Alex Rodriguez in 2015 Season
December 15th, 2014 at 6:31 PM
On Monday, the New York Yankees made their latest big signing of the winter when they brought back starting third basemen Chase Headley on a four-year, $52 million deal. ***PHOTO1*** Headley will now be the everyday third basemen for the 2015 season and beyond, and will assume the duties that Alex Rodriguez...

Do the New York Yankees Need Chase Headley to Approach His 2012 Production Levels?
December 15th, 2014 at 3:41 PM
***PHOTO1*** The New York Yankees addressed the incessant uncertainty surrounding Alex Rodriguez by resigning Chase Headley to a four year contract. The soon-to-be 40 Rodriguez cannot be relied upon for much these days, except for a juicy tabloid headline now and then. Brian Cashman wisely chose to invest in a player...

New York Yankees’ Chase Headley Deal Blocks Prospects from Regular Playing Time
December 15th, 2014 at 12:46 PM
As the New York Yankees finalize their four-year deal with third baseman Chase Headley, the pact ends any hope of regular playing time for one of the organization's top young prospects. ***PHOTO1*** The deal that Headley signs will be worth $52 million and was first reported on by Jon Heyman of CBS...

New York Yankees, Chase Headley Agree to 4-Year, $52 Million Deal: Report
December 15th, 2014 at 11:07 AM
After weeks of negotiating and back and forth reports, the New York Yankees appear to be on the verge of bringing back their starting third basemen for the 2015 season and beyond. ***PHOTO1*** Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports broke the news first that the Yankees are on the verge of closing in...

Miami Marlins Sign New York Yankees Infielder Scott Sizemore to Minor League Deal
December 13th, 2014 at 11:35 AM
During the 2014 season, Scott Sizemore briefly got the chance to play for the New York Yankees, but his time was mostly in the minor leagues. On Friday, he'll get the chance to compete for more playing time elsewhere next season. ***PHOTO1*** Jon Heyman of CBS Sports reported that the Miami Marlins...