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Yankees Trade Target Cliff Lee Farts After Postgame Interview (Video)
July 22nd, 2014 at 2:40 PM
Philadelphia Phillies starter Cliff Lee, who is a trade target of the New York Yankees, isn't throwing much gas in his pitches anymore, but he is still certainly passing it. ***VIDEO1*** After his horrid Monday night start against the San Francisco Giants in which he allowed six runs on 12 hits in...

MLB Trade Rumors: John Danks a Worse Option for New York Yankees than Cliff Lee
July 22nd, 2014 at 1:09 PM
With his potentially bad elbow, horrible first start back and enormous contract, Cliff Lee of the Philadelphia Phillies is still a better trade option for the New York Yankees than Chicago White Sox starter, John Danks. ***VIDEO1*** Jon Heyman of CBS Sports is reporting that general manager Brian Cashman is in the...

New York Yankees Vs. Cincinnati Reds: Full Preview, Pitching Matchups, Lineups of Series
July 18th, 2014 at 2:15 PM
With the All Star break officially over on Friday, it's time for the New York Yankees to return to the 2014 season and get back to trying to turn around a rather disappointing start of their season. ***VIDEO1*** The Yankees head into the second half of the season at 47-47 and five...

Bud Selig: MLB ‘Had No Idea’ That A-Rod Had Exemption for Banned Substance in 2007
July 15th, 2014 at 11:23 PM
According to a report by the Associated Press, MLB Commissioner Bud Selig was unaware that Alex Rodriguez had an exemption to use a testosterone-boosting substance in 2007. A-Rod received a therapeutic use exemption for the banned substance, Clomid, in 2007. The exemption was granted by an independent administrator of baseball's drug program. ***VIDEO1*** The...

Babe Ruth and New York Yankees Dominate in 1st All-Star Game in 1933
July 15th, 2014 at 9:09 PM
Although it occurred 85 years ago, the first Major League All-Star Game was a huge success. The idea of baseball's stars gathering for a face off between the National and American Leagues, created a frenzy amongst fans. The game which was played as part of the 1933 Worlds' Fair, was intended...

New York Yankees Ranked as Most Loved and Hated Team in Major League Baseball
July 15th, 2014 at 5:10 PM
The New York Yankees are widely loved throughout the United States of America—but they are also not surprisingly the most hated team in Major League Baseball. ***VIDEO1*** According to a Harris Poll that ranked the most beloved teams in MLB, the Yankees finished first and have done so every year since 2003....

Derek Jeter Asked Ridiculous Question at 2014 MLB All-Star Game Media Day
July 14th, 2014 at 5:48 PM
The 2014 MLB All-Star week was in full swing on Monday as media day brought some interesting questions and quotes, but none more bizarre than a question presented to New York Yankees shortstop, Derek Jeter. ***VIDEO1*** Jeter spoke to the media for the final time of his career before an MLB All-Star...

New York Yankees Minor League Pitcher of the Year Shane Greene Impresses in Majors
July 13th, 2014 at 8:22 PM
At a time when the New York Yankees are searching for pitchers, they may have found one right in their own organization. Shane Greene, coming off of an impressive four hit victory on Saturday against Baltimore, could be that guy. ***VIDEO1*** It would be impossible for the Yankees to rebuild their injury...

Joba Chamberlain’s Beard Out of Control After Leaving New York Yankees
July 13th, 2014 at 3:54 PM
While Joba Chamberlain was with the New York Yankees he wasn't allowed to grow a beard because of the team's policy about facial hair—but now that he's pitching with the Detroit Tigers, razors be damned. ***VIDEO1*** You see that picture above? That's what Chamberlain looked like when he was a reliever with...

New York Yankees Fan Mocked Online for $10 Million Lawsuit Against ESPN for Sleeping During Game; Gives up Season Tickets
July 12th, 2014 at 10:20 PM
The Yankee fan who filed a lawsuit against ESPN and Major League Baseball because he was caught sleeping on camera, is finding his 15 minutes of fame not to be so much fun. Andrew Rector who was shown sleeping during the April 14, New York Yankees game, has been the...

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...

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...

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 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 Deadline: New York Yankees Should Do Whatever It Takes to Get David Price
July 5th, 2014 at 9:18 PM
With the recent news that CC Sabathia could miss the rest of the season and Michael Pineda looking like a late season addition at best, the New York Yankees are faced with a desperate need for starting pitching. With Jason Hammel and Jeff Samardzija no longer on the market, now is...

MLB Trade Rumors: New York Yankees Couldn’t Match Oakland Athletics’ Package
July 5th, 2014 at 7:18 PM
Before the Oakland Athletics completed the deal that netted them Chicago Cubs pitchers Jeff Samardzija and Jason Hammel, the New York Yankees were in the mix as a team vying for the two starters. ***VIDEO1*** According to Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports, the Yanks made an attempt to land either of the...

Oakland A’s Acquire Jeff Samardzija, Jason Hammel from Chicago Cubs; New York Yankees Lost Out on Trade
July 4th, 2014 at 11:12 PM
While most of the country was celebrating America's birthday on Friday night, the Oakland A's and Billy Beane were busy making the first gigantic splash of the trade deadline. ***VIDEO1*** The A's have acquired both pitchers Jeff Samardzija and Jason Hammel from the Chicago Cubs in exchange for prospects, as Jon Heyman...

Lou Gehrig Gave Glove to 12 Year Old Kid 80 Years Ago; Could Fetch $300K at Auction
July 4th, 2014 at 2:23 PM
According to a story by the Associated Press, a 92 year old Connecticut man is selling a glove that he received from Yankee legend, Lou Gehrig, eighty years ago. Howard Henderson who was 12 years old at the time, remembers playing catch on his front lawn with the Yankees Hall Of Famer. ***VIDEO1*** "I...

St. Louis Cardinals Recall Top Prospect Oscar Taveras; New York Yankees Could Have Renewed Interest in 1B Matt Adams
July 1st, 2014 at 7:25 PM
The St. Louis Cardinals recalled top prospect Oscar Taveras from AAA-Louisville earlier today. Taveras was recalled and sent down earlier this year, and is apparently there to stay in St. Loius. The odd man out in this scenario, is power hitting first baseman, Matt Adams. As recently as last season, the Yankees...

Ichiro Suzuki Responds to Yankees-Astros Trade Exposed in Leaked Notes
July 1st, 2014 at 12:08 PM
Ichiro Suzuki has responded to news that he was almost traded by the New York Yankees to the Houston Astros during the offseason. ***VIDEO1*** It was discovered after the website Deadspin released a story reporting that the Astros' computers had been hacked, thus leading to the internal trade notes of executives being...