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Former New York Yankees Prospect Peter O’Brien Throwing Erratically for Arizona Diamondbacks
March 24th, 2015 at 8:00 AM
Arizona Diamondbacks prospect Peter O'Brien seems to be having his fair share of issues behind the plate in spring training, leaving the D-backs no choice but to send him down to the minors. ***PHOTO1*** O'Brien was traded by the New York Yankees last season in a deal that netted the Bronx Bombers...

New York Yankees Prospect Trent Garrison Officially Announces Retirement Again on Social Media
March 23rd, 2015 at 4:55 PM
New York Yankees prospect Trent Garrison posted a message on Facebook on Sunday that announced his retirement, which later went missing from his page. ***PHOTO2*** Up until now, it wasn't known if Garrison had been pranked or not because the announcement was so unexpected, but Garrison reiterated his decision on Twitter on...

MLB Trade Rumors: San Diego Padres Interested in New York Yankees’ Austin Romine
March 23rd, 2015 at 11:48 AM
With New York Yankees catcher Austin Romine potentially on the trading block as the beginning of the 2015 season begins, the San Diego Padres are emerging as another possible suitor. ***PHOTO1*** We've already heard the Philadelphia Phillies as a possible team with interest, but now the Padres are in the mix, according...

New York Yankees Prospect Trent Garrison Suddenly Retires with Post on Facebook?
March 22nd, 2015 at 6:22 PM
New York Yankees prospect Trent Garrison may have suddenly retired on Sunday afternoon with an announcement on Facebook. ***PHOTO2*** Trenton Thunder beat writer Matt Kardos spotted the post of the young catcher: ***PHOTO1*** When looking for the post on his page, there was none. It seems Garrison may have deleted it; although we did...

Seattle Mariners’ Jesus Montero Sent to Minors While New York Yankees’ Michael Pineda Shines
March 21st, 2015 at 12:00 PM
The Seattle Mariners have sent Jesus Montero to the minors, once again scoring another point for the New York Yankees in the Montero-Michael Pineda swap. ***PHOTO1*** Before spring training even finishes, the Mariners are already reassigning Montero to the minors, guaranteeing he won't be a big leaguer when the 2015 season starts: ***PHOTO2*** On...

MLB Trade Rumors: ‘Multiple Teams’ Talking About New York Yankees’ Austin Romine
March 20th, 2015 at 12:30 PM
New York Yankees catcher Austin Romine is drawing some attention from teams around the league as the end of spring training nears. ***PHOTO2*** Romine, who is out of options with the Yankees, is competing for the backup catcher job against fellow backstop, John Ryan Murphy. Should Romine not make the team as...

New York Yankees Players Poised for a Breakout Season in 2015
March 19th, 2015 at 5:24 PM
The New York Yankees are going to need some improvement from within in order to excel this season. Brian Cashman refrained from making any splashy acquisitions this offseason and chose instead to acquire assets with high upside and hope for a few breakout seasons in 2015. ***PHOTO1*** Brian McCann McCann struggled at the...

New York Yankees’ Austin Romine Throws Dirt on Brother Andrew’s Cleats During At-Bat: Video
March 14th, 2015 at 2:46 PM
The Detroit Tigers-New York Yankees spring training contest got a little more interesting on Saturday afternoon as two brothers squared off: Yankees catcher Austin Romine and Tigers shortstop Andrew Romine. ***PHOTO1*** Prior to the game, the Romine brothers spoke about facing one another, and Austin happened to mention that he planned on...

MLB Trade Rumors: Yankees’ Austin Romine Drawing Interest from Phillies
March 12th, 2015 at 3:40 PM
The New York Yankees have had quite a bit of catching depth the past few seasons and as a result, there are always teams inquiring about one of their young catchers. ***PHOTO1*** During the offseason, the Yanks dealt Francisco Cervelli to the Pittsburgh Pirates, the oft-injured catcher who still drew plenty of...

Aaron Judge’s Sick Catch, Gary Sanchez HR Highlights from Tuesday’s Yankees Game: Video
March 12th, 2015 at 12:04 PM
Aaron Judge has let his bat do the talking so far during Spring Training, but Tuesday he let his glove in on the fun. ***PHOTO1*** The 275 pound right fielder is primarily known for his extraordinary power. He is the New York Yankees' best power-hitting prospect, and plenty of fans hope that...

Francisco Cervelli Holds No Grudge After Alex Rodriguez Implicated Him in PED Scandal
March 6th, 2015 at 2:00 PM
Pittsburgh Pirates catcher Francisco Cervelli doesn't hold a grudge against Alex Rodriguez after the New York Yankees slugger allegedly leaked documents implicating the then-Yankees catcher in the Biogenesis scandal. ***PHOTO1*** CBS' "60 Minutes" originally had the information about A-Rod leaking Cervelli's name to the media as one of the player involved in...

Help from Within: the Importance of Jacoby Ellsbury and Brian McCann in 2015
March 4th, 2015 at 3:40 PM
The New York Yankees have struggled mightily to score runs over the past two seasons. After scoring over 800 runs in 16 out of 17 seasons from 1996 to to 2012, the Yankees failed to eclipse 700 runs in 2013 and 2014. This drop-off in offensive production can largely be...

New York Yankees Prospect Luis Torrens to Have Shoulder Surgery, Miss 2015 Season
March 3rd, 2015 at 5:11 PM
New York Yankees stud catching prospect Luis Torrens will miss the 2015 season after it was determined he would need shoulder surgery for a torn labrum. ***PHOTO1*** The Yankees issued a press release confirming Torrens would need the surgery and that it will cost him the season: Yankees minor league catcher Luis Torrens...

Russell Martin Does not Blame New York Yankees for Letting Him Leave
March 3rd, 2015 at 1:55 PM
Toronto Blue Jays catcher Russell Martin spoke fondly about his time with Derek Jeter and the New York Yankees. ***PHOTO1*** Martin played for the Yankees in 2011 and 2012, putting up Fangraphs WAR values of 2.7 and 2.0 respectively. After 2012, the Yankees did not resign Martin and allowed him to sign...

New York Yankees Stud Prospect Luis Torrens Could Miss Entire 2015 Season
March 2nd, 2015 at 2:00 PM
A stud prospect in the New York Yankees organization, catcher Luis Torrens, could miss the entire 2015 season with a shoulder injury. ***PHOTO1*** George A. King III of the New York Post has the latest: Stud catching prospect Luis Torrens, who turns 19 in May, is undergoing tests to determine the severity of...

Yankees’ Brian McCann Expecting Bounce Back Season, Excited to Meet ‘All Time Great’ Alex Rodriguez
February 13th, 2015 at 12:26 PM
Considered to be one of the leaders of the current New York Yankees roster, Brian McCann has a plan for how he's going to improve on his 2014 season, which had its ups and downs. ***PHOTO1*** McCann was one of the team leaders as far as home runs and RBI goes in...

New York Yankees’ Brian McCann Has Plan on Improving Average: Hit It Where They Aren’t
February 12th, 2015 at 6:30 PM
In the first year of a five-year, $85 million deal, some felt that Brian McCann had a rough season in his first season for the New York Yankees, especially at the plate. ***PHOTO1*** While he did have his highest home run total in three years with 23 home runs and highest RBI...

Laura Posada Tweets Wedding Photo from 2000 with Derek Jeter as Jorge’s Best Man
January 21st, 2015 at 5:04 PM
On this day 15 years ago, Jorge Posada and his wife Laura got married, with perhaps the coolest part of the wedding being Derek Jeter playing the Best Man role. A fresh faced Jeter at the age of 25 can be seen in this wedding photo tweeted by Laura Posada, quietly...

Pedro Martinez Says Jorge Posada Insulted His Mother During Yankees-Red Sox Brawl
January 8th, 2015 at 10:29 AM
The New York Yankees and Boston Red Sox rivalry was so heated in the 2000's that Pedro Martinez's mother got involved, apparently thanks to catcher Jorge Posada. ***PHOTO1*** Martinez, who admitted he didn't like Posada in an interview on Daily News Live on SNY TV, per Jon Harper of the New York...

Former Yankees Jorge Posada and Jose Contreras Allegedly Ripped-Off in Money Scam
December 15th, 2014 at 7:40 PM
Former New York Yankees catcher Jorge Posada and pitcher Jose Contreras claim they are the victims of a multimillion dollar money scam that has cost each player a significant piece of their career earnings. ***PHOTO1*** The two former players have filed a lawsuit against Juan Carlos Collar and Anthony Fernandez, two Cuban-American...