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Masahiro Tanaka’s Statement Proves New York Yankees Signed a Class Act
July 11th, 2014 at 5:16 PM
Masahiro Tanaka released a statement on Friday in which he apologized to the New York Yankees organization and it's fans for getting injured. ***VIDEO1*** The statement comes one day after Tanaka was diagnosed with a small tear in his ulnar collateral ligament (UCL). The injury will keep him out a minimum of...

New York Yankees Acquire LHP Jeff Francis from Oakland A’s
July 11th, 2014 at 2:05 PM
With Masahiro Tanaka on the 15-day disabled list and out for at least six weeks, the New York Yankees know they needed help for their starting rotation, as 80 percent of the original starting rotation from opening day is now on the sidelines. ***VIDEO1*** On Friday, the Yankees added another new face to...

New York Yankees Masahiro Tanaka Replaced on American League All-Star Roster
July 10th, 2014 at 9:20 PM
Masahiro Tanaka who was placed on the 15-day DL on Wednesday, has been diagnosed with a partially torn UCL. The timing of the injury has resulted in Tanaka, who  was named to the All-Star team on Sunday, to be replaced on the American League roster. Boston Red Sox closer, Koji Uehara, will...

Yankees Ace Masahiro Tanaka Has Partially Torn Ligament in Elbow: Report
July 10th, 2014 at 9:12 PM
New York Yankees ace Masahiro Tanaka has been diagnosed with a partially torn ulnar collateral ligament (UCL) in his elbow after being tested by doctors on Thursday. ***VIDEO1*** Jeff Passan of Yahoo! Sports has the latest: Yankees GM Brian Cashman says Masahiro Tanaka has a small tear in his UCL. Will have PRP...

New York Yankees: Derek Jeter’s Gift from Cleveland Indians
July 10th, 2014 at 8:18 PM
Derek Jeter received two very cool gifts from the Cleveland Indians on Thursday night when the New York Yankees were in town. Among the gifts were a Lego mosaic of the Yankees Captain and a guitar, which makes sense considering the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame is in the same...

New York Yankees: Masahiro Tanaka Elbow Diagnosis Timetable Revealed
July 10th, 2014 at 6:48 PM
Masahiro Tanaka is scheduled to see Dr. Chris Ahmad sometime Thursday night and the diagnosis for his elbow injury should be revealed shortly thereafter. ***VIDEO1*** According to Mark Feinsand of the New York Daily News, we should know Tanaka's status in the next 24 hours: Girardi said Tanaka will see Dr. Ahmad sometime...

New York Yankees’ Derek Jeter Talks Before First All-Star Game in 1998 (Video)
July 10th, 2014 at 4:45 PM
Derek Jeter is now a 14-time All-Star in his last season in Major League Baseball, but it all begin back in 1998 when a young Jeter first represented the New York Yankees in the midsummer classic. ***VIDEO1*** Colorado was the site of the 1998 game and even as a younger player in...

MLB Trade Rumors: New York Yankees not on Cole Hamels No-Trade List
July 10th, 2014 at 4:26 PM
Masahiro Tanaka's injury could completely derail the New York Yankees' season and their trade plans along with it, but Cole Hamels of the Philadelphia Phillies remains an option should general manager Brian Cashman decide to forge ahead. ***VIDEO1*** That's because Hamels' no-trade clause list doesn't include the Yankees, as Jon Morosi of...

New York Yankees Carlos Beltran Goes on 7-Day DL with Concussion; Recall Yangervis Solarte
July 10th, 2014 at 4:25 PM
What else could go wrong for the New York Yankees? After receiving devastating news, that their ace, Masahiro Tanaka would be placed on the 15-day DL on Wednesday, the Yankees injury curse continued later in the day. While taking batting practice before Wednesday night's game against the Indians, outfielder Carlos Beltran...

New York Yankees Derek Jeter #1 in Major League Baseball Jersey Sales
July 10th, 2014 at 3:01 PM
He is best known as #2, but according to Major League Baseball, Derek Jeter is #1 when it comes to jersey sales, this season. According to Mark Newman of MLB /.com, Derek Jeter's, New York Yankees Jersey is the most popular in all of  baseball. ***VIDEO1*** On Wednesday, Major League Baseball and...

New York Yankees’ Masahiro Tanaka on 15-day Disabled List with Elbow Inflammation
July 9th, 2014 at 5:07 PM
New York Yankees ace Masahiro Tanaka will be placed on the 15-day disabled list with what is being called right elbow inflammation, according to manager Joe Girardi. ***VIDEO1*** The YES Network broke the news that was made public by Girardi before Wednesday night's game versus the Cleveland Indians: #Yankees manager Joe Girardi just...

Yankees Ace Masahiro Tanaka to Have MRI on Right Arm in New York
July 9th, 2014 at 3:40 PM
New York Yankees ace and 2014 savior Masahiro Tanaka appears to be having some issues with his right arm as he's scheduled to fly back to New York before the Yanks' road trip is finished to have tests done. ***VIDEO1*** George A. King III of The New York Post has the report: Masahiro Tanaka...

MLB Trade Rumors: New York Yankees Have Called Chicago Cubs Asking on Shortstop Surplus
July 9th, 2014 at 11:34 AM
Following the blockbuster trade last week that sent Jeff Samardzija and Jason Hammel from the Chicago Cubs to the Oakland A's, the Cubs now have a bit of a surplus at shortstop, especially after acquiring Addison Russel from Oakland. ***VIDEO1*** The Cubs already have an MLB proven shortstop with Starlin Castro, whose...

Jason Kipnis Claims Derek Jeter Didn’t Trick Him for New York Yankees DP
July 9th, 2014 at 10:35 AM
While it looked like Derek Jeter faked out Jason Kipnis of the Cleveland Indians to help turn a double play for the New York Yankees on Monday night, Kipnis fully disagrees with that notion. ***VIDEO1*** The play happened in the eighth inning when Asdrubal Cabrera, the tying run in a 5-3 game, lifted...

New York Yankees: Vidal Nuno’s 1st Start and Brandon McCarthy Prepares for Debut
July 9th, 2014 at 9:04 AM
While Brandon McCarthy prepares to make his New York Yankees debut on Wednesday versus the Cleveland Indians, the guy he was traded for, Vidal Nuno, has already made a great first impression with the Arizona Diamondbacks. ***VIDEO1*** Nuno took the mound in his first start for his new team and was fabulous,...

Brian McCann Reacts to Terry Pendleton’s Comments: ‘I Disagree, I Absolutely Love It Here’
July 8th, 2014 at 10:47 PM
Atlanta Braves first base coach Terry Pendleton made comments on Tuesday that for Brian McCann "going from Atlanta to New York is a different animal" and that "New York is not Brian."  ***VIDEO1*** According to ESPNNewYork.com, McCann didn't agree with those sentiments: "I disagree, I absolutely love it here."   "I really haven't noticed...

New York Yankees’ Mark Teixeira’s Latest Foul Territory Interview Show with a Base
July 8th, 2014 at 5:33 PM
By now, you've all seen New York Yankees first basemen Mark Teixeira's spoof interview show on YouTube called 'Foul Territory.' If not, you're missing out on internet gold. ***VIDEO1*** The show was filmed when the team was in spring training several months ago when they were in Tampa, Florida. In the show,...

New York Yankees Dellin Betances Notches His First Career Save
July 8th, 2014 at 5:18 PM
It seems like ages ago, when Dellin Betances was a member of the Killer B's, the trio of young pitchers who were anointed the saviors of the New York Yankees rotation. With Andrew Brackman out of baseball and Manny Banuelos working his way back from Tommy John Surgery, Betances, is currently...

MLB Trade Rumors: New York Yankees in Prime Position to Land Cliff Lee Before July 31
July 8th, 2014 at 2:47 PM
The New York Yankees already made one trade this month for a starting pitcher, as they acquired Brandon McCarthy from the Arizona Diamondbacks in exchange for Vidal Nuno. ***VIDEO1*** However, even with that trade, the Yankees are far from done dealing before the July 31 trade deadline, as it is highly expected...

Derek Jeter’s Fan Has Inappropriate Sign for New York Yankees Captain
July 8th, 2014 at 1:23 PM
I'm not sure if this guy realizes it or not, but his sign asking New York Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter for an autograph is just downright inappropriate. ***VIDEO1*** Erik Boland of Newsday tweeted this gem back on Saturday before the Yanks took on and lost to the Minnesota Twins at Target Field: Umm......