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New York Yankees Offense Bailed Out in Game No. 164 of 2014 Season
April 9th, 2015 at 1:00 PM
If you didn't know any better, you'd think the 2015 New York Yankees were still stuck in 2014. ***PHOTO1*** That's because the Yankees offense has been too quiet through the first two games of the season and that trend started back in spring training with many of the team's veterans struggling throughout...

Cuban Star Yulieski Gourriel Wants to Play for New York Yankees; Favorite Player is Alex Rodriguez
April 8th, 2015 at 9:00 AM
Cuban baseball star Yulieski Gourriel says he hopes to come to the United States in the near future to play in Major League Baseball, and he hopes to play for the New York Yankees when he does. ***PHOTO1*** Gourriel is a member of the Havana Industriales and the third baseman has been...

Atlanta Braves Sign Prospect Adonis Garcia After New York Yankees Released Him
April 7th, 2015 at 4:00 PM
Following the New York Yankees' release of prospect Adonis Garcia over the weekend, the Atlanta Braves have picked up the 30-year-old Cuban-born player and he will start the season in their Triple-A affiliate. ***PHOTO2*** Garcia was released by the Yanks after they signed him at the age of 27 in 2012 to...

New York Yankees’ Alex Rodriguez Had Only Used His 1st Base Glove Once Before Saturday?
March 29th, 2015 at 12:30 PM
With New York Yankees designated hitter Alex Rodriguez set to expand his horizons on Sunday by playing first base in a game for the first time in his career, you would think the glove he plans on using would be well-worked. ***PHOTO1*** That isn't exactly the case for the 39-year-old, who has...

Alex Rodriguez, New York Yankees Players Can’t See Ball During Night Games at the Boss?
March 24th, 2015 at 2:00 PM
The New York Yankees seem to be having problems seeing the baseball at night during spring training games at George Steinbrenner Field. ***PHOTO1*** Alex Rodriguez, for one, is 0-10 with three strikeouts in four night games, while he's 7-16 with two homers in all of his other day games. Despite the disparity, Rodriguez...

Alex Rodriguez Cousin’s Plea Change Saves New York Yankees DH from More Embarrassment
March 20th, 2015 at 2:45 PM
New York Yankees designated hitter Alex Rodriguez may have just been spared more embarrassment after it was announced that his cousin, who is facing charges for his involvement in the illegal Biogenesis clinic run by Anthony Bosch, is changing his plea to guilty. ***PHOTO1*** Yuri Sucart was originally charged with a seven-count...

New York Yankees Abandon Alex Rodriguez 1st Base Experiment for Now
March 18th, 2015 at 7:56 AM
You can forget about Alex Rodriguez getting reps at first base during spring training because the New York Yankees are abandoning that plan for now. ***PHOTO1*** The benefit of Rodriguez being able to play first base once in a great while is obvious: he would give the Yankees more depth and flexibility...

New York Daily News Mocks Yankees DH Alex Rodriguez with Another Steroid-Inspired Headline
March 14th, 2015 at 12:55 PM
Come on guys, it's really getting old. ***PHOTO1*** The New York Daily News has taken its fair share of shots at New York Yankees designated hitter Alex Rodriguez, but the newspaper needs to learn that the steroid jokes aren't really that funny anymore. An article posted on the Daily News' website, written by...

New York Yankees Omit Twitter Mention of Alex Rodriguez’s 1st HR of Spring: Photo
March 11th, 2015 at 5:27 PM
UPDATE: Wednesday, March 11 at 7:53 p.m. ET A spokesman for the Yankees claims the omission of Alex Rodriguez's homer from the team's official Twitter account was a mistake; a mistake they plan to fix, per Brendan Kuty of NJ.com: "It was an unintentional error," the spokesman said. "Alex is an will...

Alex Rodriguez Hits 1st Home Run of Spring Training for New York Yankees: Video
March 11th, 2015 at 2:58 PM
New York Yankees slugger Alex Rodriguez touched them all for the first time this spring after belting a solo homer versus the Boston Red Sox on Wednesday. ***PHOTO1*** The big fly came off of Red Sox pitcher Brandon Workman on a 3-1 count, via a juicy 88 MPH pitch down Broadway: Your browser...

New York Yankees’ Alex Rodriguez, Manager Joe Girardi Admit He Has No Range at 3B
March 9th, 2015 at 9:49 AM
There is no question about it: New York Yankees designated hitter Alex Rodriguez is just that: a designated hitter. A-Rod isn't spry enough to be roaming third base much anymore, and both he and his manager know that. ***PHOTO1*** Rodriguez did make a nice backhanded play during the Yanks' exhibition victory over...

Alex Rodriguez Talks Learning 1st Base in New York Yankees Spring Training
March 2nd, 2015 at 5:55 PM
The New York Yankees are making sure Alex Rodriguez gets reps at first base this spring in order to give the lineup more flexibility and the 39-year-old seems to be upbeat about the process. ***PHOTO1*** Rodriguez came into camp as the team's primary designated hitter, but with so many veterans on the...

A-Rod Won’t Play in Spring¬†Opener – How It Will Affect MLB Betting Odds by Mybookie.ag
March 2nd, 2015 at 8:12 AM
The much anticipated comeback from Alex Rodriguez, after a 17 month hiatus, due to the heavily covered suspension which was resulted from PED violations is finally underway. So, get ready for this season's MLB betting here, because maybe by some chance of fate, the Yankees could be the contender to...

New York Yankees’ Alex Rodriguez Reportedly Half-Assed 1B Drills in Workout
March 1st, 2015 at 11:00 AM
With just one man's opinion, New York Yankees slugger Alex Rodriguez can go from a guy who is "all-in" for his team and will play any position, to a guy who isn't giving his all to help his team. ***PHOTO1*** According to Billy Witz of the New York Times, A-Rod didn't seem...

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...