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New York Yankees Ichiro Suzuki Solid in Start at Fenway Park
April 22nd, 2014 at 10:55 PM
For a guy who has over 4,000 career hits, there were a lot of questions surrounding Ichiro Suzuki coming into this season. The 10-time American League All Star was a man without a position and not much of a future as a New York Yankee. After being traded to the...

New York Yankees Could Have Interest in Philadelphia Phillies SP Cliff Lee with Ivan Nova’s Injury: Report
April 21st, 2014 at 10:45 AM
For the last four years, there's been one player that has always been linked to the New York Yankees as to having strong interest; Cliff Lee. ***VIDEO1*** It all started back in July of 2010 when the Yankees and Seattle Mariners nearly pulled off a deal that would have sent Lee to...

Jacoby Ellsbury Makes First Trip to Fenway Park as a New York Yankee
April 20th, 2014 at 11:07 PM
Jacoby Ellsbury signed a seven year, $153 million deal with the New York Yankees, this past off-season. The move surprised many people in baseball, especially Boston Red Sox fans. The Yankees had just let Robinson Cano go to the Seattle Mariners and wasted no time making a big move. Ellsbury, fresh...

With Ivan Nova Undrgoing MRI on Elbow; the New York Yankees Could Look to Bullpen for Starting Solution
April 19th, 2014 at 11:41 PM
New York Yankees  Ivan Nova had a rough start against the Tampa Rays on Saturday. Nova gave up a career high four home runs as the Yankees were thrashed by the Rays, 16-1. The game may not be the only loss for the Yanks. Nova was pulled from the game...

New York Yankees Rookie 3B Yangervis Solarte Off to Strong Start with Solid Play
April 19th, 2014 at 10:31 PM
After spending eight seasons in the minor leagues, Yangervis Solarte has taken advantage of his time in the majors. The Yankees rookie is off to a great start in his initial Major League campaign. Hitting at over .350, Solarte is becoming a regular option at third for the Yankees. His stellar play this...

New York Yankees Honor Nelson Mandela with Plaque in Monument Park
April 19th, 2014 at 3:42 PM
After serving 27 years in prison, Nelson Mandela made a special trip as a free man in 1990. Mandela traveled to the United States for his first trip outside of South Africa since his release. Mandela came to the "old" Yankee Stadium on June 21, 1990. On Wednesday the Yankees...

New York Yankees Carlos Beltran Avoids Serious Injury; Hopes to Return for Saturday’s Matchup Against Tampa Rays
April 19th, 2014 at 2:35 PM
The New York Yankees are hopefull that outfielder, Carlos Beltran will be back in the starting lineup on Saturday. Beltran injured his left shoulder and right wrist on Thursday night against the Tampa Rays. Beltran who flipped over the short wall at Tropicana field, knows he was lucky to escape serious...

40 Years Ago Today: Hank Aaron Broke Babe Ruth’s Home Run Record with Number 715
April 8th, 2014 at 6:14 PM
To say Babe Ruth influenced the game of baseball would be a huge understatement. Nearly 66 years after his death, Ruth is still one of the most recognizable faces of the game. Ruth was the sport's first power hitter and hit over 40 home runs 10 times and set the...

Relievers Shawn Kelly and Adam Warren to Step up for New York Yankees While David Robertson is Out
April 8th, 2014 at 7:04 AM
After an off season where the future of the New York Yankees bullpen was in question, almost every scenario was raised. But one question that didn't come up, is the very one the Yankees are facing at this point in time. Who would close if David Robertson got injured? Unfortunately...

New York Yankees SS Derek Jeter Collects Career Hit 3,320 for Eighth on All Time Hit List
April 6th, 2014 at 10:23 PM
Derek Jeter moved into eighth place on the all time hit list on Sunday against the Toronto Blue Jays. Batting in the third inning in Toronto, Jeter singled off of Toronto starter Drew Hutchison. That hit gave Jeter 3,319 for his career and tied him with Hall Of Famer, Paul Molitor....

Philadephia Phillies, Texas Rangers Could Again Be Interested in Yankees INF Eduardo Nunez: Report
April 2nd, 2014 at 2:22 PM
Eduardo Nunez's time in the Bronx finally hit it's expiration date when he was designated for assignment to make room for Yangervis Solarte on the 40-man roster and taking his place as the Yankees super utility infielder on the bench. ***PHOTO1*** With Nunez DFA'ed, the Yankees have 10 days to either trade,...

New York Yankees Relievers Dellin Betances and Vidal Nuno Impress on Opening Night
April 1st, 2014 at 11:15 PM
On a disappointing evening for the New York Yankees pitching staff in Houston, there was some cause for optimism. Although Yankees starter CC Sabathia was far from impressive, the rebuilt Yankees bullpen looked solid. Sabathia was pulled after pitching six innings against a Houston Astros team that he couldn't figure out. Sabathia tallied six...

New York Yankees SP Hiroki Kuroda Feels That Masahiro Tanaka Has the Stuff to Compete in New York
April 1st, 2014 at 7:47 PM
The New York Yankees took a big gamble when they signed Japanese star, Masahiro Tanaka to a seven year $155 million dollar deal this past off season. In fact, the Yankees were investing big bucks in a player who had never thrown a pitch in the Major Leagues. Many questions were...

All Systems Go: New York Yankees Take on Houston Astros as Derek Jeter Eyes Final Season Opener
April 1st, 2014 at 4:57 PM
In 1992 the Houston Astros owned the first pick in the Major League Draft. Houston scout and Hall of Famer, Hal Newhouser told Astros management, they must pick Derek Jeter with the first pick or they would be making a huge mistake. The Astros decided to not listen to Newhouser's warning and...

New York Yankees Infielders Yangervis Solarte and Dean Anna Make Roster; SS Eduardo Nunez Sent Down
March 30th, 2014 at 12:42 AM
With infield depth a major concern this season, the New York Yankees are looking within for answers. The Yanks announced on Saturday that rookies Dean Anna and Yangervis Solarte have made the major league roster. The resulting promotion of the two youngsters meant the demotion of veteran shortstop, Eduardo Nunez. ***PHOTO1*** Nunez 26, was signed...

Injured New York Yankees CF Jacoby Ellsbury Hopes to Be Ready for Opening Day
March 25th, 2014 at 11:00 PM
Newly acquired New York Yankees outfielder, Jacoby Ellsbury has been out with a sore right calf since March 14th. Although an MRI found no major damage, the off-season signee has been sidelined for close to two weeks. Ellsbury tested out his injured calf for the first time on Tuesday in...

“Tapped Out” New York Yankees Still Looking to Fill Holes Before Start of Season
March 25th, 2014 at 6:10 PM
With all of the Free Agent movement this off-season, no one would say that the New York Yankees are reluctant to spend money. With multi-million dollar deals to Masahiro Tanaka, Jacoby Ellsbury, Carlos Beltran and Brian McCann, the Yankees have been among the biggest spenders this off-season. With all of the money...

RP Dellin Betances Looks to Break Camp as a Member of the New York Yankees Bullpen
March 23rd, 2014 at 10:00 PM
Coming into the 2014 season, one of the biggest areas of concern for the New York Yankees, was the state of their bullpen. With Mariano Rivera's retirement, the Yankees pen was definitely in a state of flux. The promotion of David Robertson to the closer role, put the focus on...

New York Yankees SP Ivan Nova Admits That Hard Work is Responsible for His Exceptional Spring
March 22nd, 2014 at 10:52 PM
Coming into the 2014 season, the New York Yankees had many questions about their pitching. Who will be the number five starter? How will they re-tool the closer position and bullpen? As those questions are still being answered, one question may have been answered. Is this the year that Ivan...

Report: New York Yankees Donate $50,000 to East Harlem Explosion Relief Fund
March 19th, 2014 at 6:09 PM
According to a report by Mark Feinsand of the New York Daily News, the New York Yankees have donated $50,000 to the American Red Cross. The pledge will assist the Red Cross with ongoing relief efforts from last week's devastating explosion that occurred in East Harlem. The New York Yankees...