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Derek Jeter Honored by Empire State Building with Yankees Pinstripe Lights
September 28th, 2014 at 9:52 PM
The Derek Jeter farewell tour made one last stop on Sunday after the New York Yankees Captain played in the last game of his career versus the Boston Red Sox at Fenway Park: the Empire State Building. The iconic skyscraper in New York City paid its respects to Jeter by lighting...

Boston Red Sox Fans Chant Derek Jeter’s Name During Game Vs. New York Yankees
September 27th, 2014 at 12:06 PM
It's impossible for a guy to have his name chanted at Fenway Park when he's wearing a New York Yankees uniform, but that doesn't apply for The Captain, Derek Jeter. ***PHOTO1*** Jeter has torched the Boston Red Sox numerous times during the two decades he has spent in baseball. If there was...

New York Yankees Officially Eliminated from 2014 Playoff Contention; Lose to Orioles 9-5
September 24th, 2014 at 4:56 PM
After Tuesday night's 5-4 loss to the Baltimore Orioles combined with a Kansas City Royals victory, the tragic number for the New York Yankees was cut down to one; which meant with one more loss on Wednesday or a Royals win and the Yankees were officially eliminated from postseason contention. ***PHOTO1*** The...

LEGOS Re-Enact Derek Jeter’s Career Highlights with New York Yankees (Video)
September 23rd, 2014 at 6:35 PM
There has been some great commercials to celebrate the career and retirement of New York Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter, but perhaps the best video out there honoring the Captain was done with toys. That's right, some genius has re-enacted some of Jeter's best career highlights in the form of building blocks,...

Derek Jeter’s Former Teammates Bid New York Yankees Captain Farewell (Video)
September 22nd, 2014 at 3:32 PM
A wide assortment of Derek Jeter's former New York Yankees teammates have made a video bidding The Captain a farewell as he prepares to retire. Former teammates both recent and from many years past are in the video, from Nick Swisher and Phil Hughes to Tino Martinez, amongst others. The video is...

Jose Bautista Trolls New York Yankees Fans with Pump Fake into Stands (Video)
September 21st, 2014 at 9:15 AM
Toronto Blue Jays star Jose Bautista isn't exactly endearing himself to the New York Yankees and their fans this week. ***PHOTO1*** First, Bautista's animated celebration after a game-tying homer on Thursday night offended Shawn Kelley, although it appeared the horse head man was just a bit too sensitive in that case. On Saturday,...

Little New York Yankees Fan Throws Back Derek Jeter Foul Ball, Horrifies Parents
September 20th, 2014 at 5:21 PM
Derek Jeter souvenirs are priceless nowadays as the New York Yankees Captain is set to retire at the end of the 2014 season, but this little Yankees fan didn't seem to get the memo. During Friday night's win over the Toronto Blue Jays at Yankee Stadium, Jeter was up in...

MLB’s Derek Jeter Tribute Video Featuring Mo’ne Davis and Angels’ Mike Trout
September 19th, 2014 at 8:37 PM
Both NIKE and Gatorade have gotten into the Derek Jeter tribute video business this season, but now Major League Baseball has produced its own tribute for the New York Yankees Captain. ***PHOTO1*** Starring infamous little leaguer Mo'ne Davis and Los Angeles Angels superstar Mike Trout, the video pays homage to The Captain...

New York Yankees’ Derek Jeter Thanks Fans of Opposing Teams for Showing Love
September 18th, 2014 at 8:02 AM
New York Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter has received an incredible about of love and adulation from not only his own fans, but fans of opposing teams around the sport. ***PHOTO1*** For that, Jeter is thankful and he said so to YES Network's Meredith Marakovits prior to his final game at Tropicana Field...

New York Yankees Have Hit Many More Tampa Bay Rays Hitters in Last 5 Years
September 17th, 2014 at 2:45 PM
Even though the Tampa Bay Rays have hit five New York Yankees batters in the pair's last four games, that still isn't enough to eclipse the Bronx Bombers' lead over their division rivals in the hit-by-pitch category when both teams are head-to-head. ***PHOTO1*** That's right, the Yankees are in the lead with...

Jordan Brand to Honor Derek Jeter with 2 Sneakers for New York Yankees Captain
September 16th, 2014 at 9:31 AM
Jordan Brand has announced that it will release a special sneaker in order to honor New York Yankees Captain Derek Jeter's final season in Major League Baseball. ***PHOTO1*** First, we have the Air Jordan 1 Retro Jeter: To Honor Derek Jeter, Nike Releases Air Jordan 1 “Jeter” pic.twitter.com/keLL8pIpyr — XXL Magazine (@XXL) September...

New York Yankees’ Chris Young’s Picture Still on Mets’ Tickets After Release
September 13th, 2014 at 4:44 PM
Chris Young has been lighting the world on fire since joining the New York Yankees, but before that he was a member of the New York Mets and wasn't doing so well. Because of his failures in Flushing, the Mets dropped Young and allowed the Yankees to pick him up. Even...

New York Yankees Playoff Hopes Went Out Window with Series Loss to Kansas City Royals
September 10th, 2014 at 1:26 PM
The New York Yankee’s playoff hopes suffered a blow this weekend, as they dropped 2 of 3 to the Kansas City Royals in New York, twice being shut out for all nine innings. Superb outings by Michael Pineda, Brandon McCarthy, and Shane Greene were not enough to carry this...

Joe Torre Jokes That Mariano Rivera Had Work Done Before Derek Jeter Day (Video)
September 8th, 2014 at 2:48 PM
One of the best things about Derek Jeter Day at Yankee Stadium was the fact that we got to see some of the great New York Yankees players from the golden era of the 1990's together again. ***PHOTO1*** One of those moments happened before the day began on Sunday in a pregame...

Derek Jeter Day Presser Crashed by Reporter’s Phone; Yankees Captain Picks It Up
September 7th, 2014 at 10:15 PM
Almost everything went according to plan for New York Yankees Captain Derek Jeter on Derek Jeter Day at Yankee Stadium on Sunday. In fact, it got to the end of the day until something went wrong. During the postgame press conference, Jeter was interrupted by a ringing cell phone, via a...

Eugenie Bouchard Grabs 2 Foul Balls at New York Yankees Game After U.S. Open Exit
September 6th, 2014 at 5:56 PM
After being knocked out of the 2014 U.S. Open, Canadian tennis star Eugenie Bouchard accomplished a rare feat while attending a New York Yankees game on Friday. ***PHOTO1*** Bouchard was able to come away with not one, but two foul balls during the Yanks' loss to the Kansas City Royals. The 20-year-old tweeted...

Derek Jeter’s High School Photo Shows Yankees Captain’s Old Batting Stance
September 6th, 2014 at 1:06 PM
As is the case with most Major League Baseball players, New York Yankees Captain Derek Jeter has had to make adjustments to his batting stance over the years, which has led to him having the sixth-most hits in MLB history. ***PHOTO1*** But what you see today is not what Jeter once used...

David Ortiz Trolls Derek Jeter with Fake Bunt, Then Hits Solo Home Run (Video)
September 6th, 2014 at 9:49 AM
David Ortiz had a little fun with New York Yankees Captain Derek Jeter on Thursday night after the Boston Red Sox star faked Jeter out with a bunt and went on to hit a solo homer. ***PHOTO1*** With the shift on, a bunt is the worst thing a Major League Baseball team...

Yankees Take 2 of 3 from Red Sox; Remain 4 Games Back for A.L. Wild Card
September 5th, 2014 at 12:27 AM
The Yankees entered this rivalry series 4 games back in the hunt for the AL’s second wild card, with three teams ahead of them for the final spot. ***PHOTO1*** They dropped the first game 9-4, as rookie Shane Greene allowed 6 earned runs in the first 3 innings....

Brian McCann Hit Below Belt with Foul Ball in Yankees Win Over Red Sox (Video)
September 4th, 2014 at 11:40 AM
Brian McCann got hit in a place no man ever should. ***PHOTO1*** During the New York Yankees' 5-1 win over the Boston Red Sox on Wednesday night, McCann was behind the plate when he took a foul ball between the legs. If not for a cup, things could have gotten really ugly: Your browser...