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New York Yankees: Kelly Johnson Lands on 15-Day DL with Groin Injury
July 23rd, 2014 at 2:07 PM
New York Yankees utility man Kelly Johnson is heading to the 15-day disabled list with a groin injury. ***VIDEO1*** Anthony McCarron of the New York Daily News has the latest: Yanks' Kelly Johnson is on DL with a strained groin and righty Chris Leroux is coming up from Triple-A. Righty Bruce Billings DFA'd —...

Yankees GM Brian Cashman Working on ‘Larger Type’ Trades, May Involve Prospects
July 23rd, 2014 at 8:18 AM
New York Yankees general manager Brian Cashman isn't staying put with the moves he's already made and is instead making it known that he is working on bigger deals to make an impact, and will trade the organization's prospects to get it done. ***VIDEO1*** Cash spoke to Jorge Castillo of The Star-Ledger...

Chase Headley’s Walk-Off Hit in Debut for New York Yankees (Video)
July 23rd, 2014 at 7:46 AM
Chase Headley had a long day after being traded to the New York Yankees from the San Diego Padres prior to Tuesday night's game, but the 30-year-old made it just in time to join his new team and make a very special impact. ***VIDEO1*** The now beard-less Headley broke a 1-1 tie...

MLB Trade Rumors: New York Yankees not ‘Hot and Heavy’ for Cliff Lee
July 22nd, 2014 at 7:04 PM
Trade rumors have been swirling about the New York Yankees and Philadelphia Phillies pitcher Cliff Lee, but apparently general manager Brian Cashman isn't too high on the 35-year-old right now. ***VIDEO1*** ESPNNewYork.com's Wallace Matthews was notified by a source of the Yanks' feelings on Lee: 1. Cliff Lee came back Monday and didn't look too...

Yangervis Solarte, New York Yankees and Fans React to Chase Headley Trade
July 22nd, 2014 at 4:16 PM
Yangervis Solarte is on his way to San Diego to play for the Padres after he was traded from the New York Yankees in the deal that brought Chase Headley to the Bronx. ***VIDEO1*** Solarte started off the season in an improbably way. The 27-year-old career minor leaguer set the world on...

Chase Headley Tweets Baseball Card with New York Yankees Jersey on After Trade
July 22nd, 2014 at 1:51 PM
Chase Headley didn't wait long to celebrate his trade to the New York Yankees as the former San Diego Padres third baseman tweeted a photo of his baseball card, with him prominently wearing a pinstriped uniform. ***VIDEO1*** Here's the photo: pic.twitter.com/pyTTMWwweS — Chase Headley (@ChaseHeadley7) July 22, 2014 The only difference you can expect to...

New York Yankees Acquire Chase Headley, Send Yangervis Solarte and Prospect to Padres
July 22nd, 2014 at 1:17 PM
The New York Yankees are in the midst of striking a deal with the San Diego Padres for third baseman Chase Headley. ***VIDEO1*** Jack Curry of YES Network reported the deal, which is in the process of being completed: Chase Headley is about to join the Yankees. Yankees are finalizing a deal to...

Derek Jeter Day Ticket Prices Skyrocket After New York Yankees Announcement
July 22nd, 2014 at 11:03 AM
On Friday, the New York Yankees announced they would be celebrating Derek Jeter's career during the September 7 game versus the Kansas City Royals, and since then ticket prices for the game have skyrocketed to an incredible amount of money. ***VIDEO1*** Jesse Lawrence of Forbes wrote an article spelling out how much...

New York Yankees: Shane Greene’s Flip to 1st Base was Worst Ever (Video)
July 22nd, 2014 at 9:20 AM
For all Shane Greene has done well with the New York Yankees so far, he nearly erased all of it on Monday night when he committed three errors in the field by himself, with one of them being the worst flip to first base you will ever see. ***VIDEO1*** One of the...

Derek Jeter Figurine for New York Yankees Giveaway at Stadium on Monday Night
July 21st, 2014 at 6:05 PM
The New York Yankees are giving away a cool piece of memorabilia on Monday night when fans in attendance will receive a Derek Jeter figurine before the game versus the Texas Rangers. A shot of The Captain's likeness has been shared by MLB.com on Instagram: Kids and adults alike would enjoy having...

Michael Pineda to Make Next Step in Return to New York Yankees After Setback
July 21st, 2014 at 5:47 PM
Michael Pineda, who hasn't pitched since April 23 after being suspended and suffering a back injury, is set to begin his rehab assignments soon and is still slated to return sometime in August, more likely towards the end of the month. ***VIDEO1*** Ian Begley of ESPN.com reported Pineda is ready to throw...

MLB Trade Rumors: Cliff Lee Isn’t Worth New York Yankees’ Top Prospects
July 21st, 2014 at 7:00 AM
The New York Yankees are in desperate need of a starting pitcher, and while Cliff Lee of the Philadelphia Phillies would be an instant upgrade over what they have now, the Yanks must not part ways with any top prospects in order to land him. ***VIDEO1*** A trade scenario was mentioned by...

New York Yankees Game Selfie Featuring Steve Urkel and Melissa Joan Hart
July 20th, 2014 at 5:40 PM
New York Yankees games tend to bring stars to Yankee Stadium on a regular basis, and on Sunday afternoon Melissa Joan Hart and Jaleel White (a.k.a. Steve Urkel) were in attendance. ***VIDEO1*** Both actors took a selfie together while at the game with what appears to be their children, although the man...

Watch Brian McCann’s Walk-Off Blooper Lift Yankees Past Reds for Series Sweep
July 20th, 2014 at 4:58 PM
It wasn't the prettiest of walk-off hits for New York Yankees catcher Brian McCann, but it still puts one in the win column for the Bronx Bombers as they successfully swept the Cincinnati Reds with a 3-2 series finale victory on Sunday afternoon. ***VIDEO1*** The Yanks carried a 2-1 lead going into...

Yankees Notes: CC Sabathia Feared for Career, Mo’s Son Unsigned, and Cool Stats
July 19th, 2014 at 8:19 PM
Here are some news and notes from the New York Yankees Universe. ***VIDEO1*** CC Sabathia Talks Surgery CC Sabathia's season will be over after he undergoes arthroscopic surgery on his ailing knee, but the big left-hander feared worse when he first came down with the injury, according to Andrew Marchand of ESPNNewYork.com: "I was very...

New York Yankees Unlocking Brandon McCarthy’s Potential with 1 Pitch?
July 19th, 2014 at 7:26 PM
Brandon McCarthy had a sensational outing for the New York Yankees versus the Cincinnati Reds on Saturday, and it might be the result of adding one more pitch to his reportoire. ***VIDEO1*** The pitch McCarthy added was the cutter. Yankees fans know this pitch well after the legendary career of Mariano Rivera...

MLB Trade Rumors: Yankees Making No Progress in Hunt for Starting Pitcher
July 19th, 2014 at 5:42 PM
Either the New York Yankees are doing a fantastic job at keeping things close to the vest or general manager Brian Cashman has nothing going on in terms of bringing in a top-notch, impact starter before the Major League Baseball trade deadline. ***VIDEO1*** With July 31 rapidly approaching, rival general managers around...

MLB Trade Rumors: Edwin Jackson Isn’t Worth New York Yankees’ Time
July 19th, 2014 at 2:06 PM
The New York Yankees are searching high and low for starting pitching with no results to speak of yet. ***VIDEO1*** That's likely because the Yanks and general manager Brian Cashman are unwilling to part ways with some of their top prospects in order to land that big-name starter.  So instead expect...

New York Yankees: Evidence Brian Mccann is Busting Out of His Slump
July 19th, 2014 at 7:32 AM
New York Yankees catcher Brian McCann contributed to the team's 4-3 over the Cincinnati Reds on Friday night with an RBI double and it seems the backstop is finally busting out of his slump. ***VIDEO1*** McCann's average still sits at a lackluster .239, but over the course of July, McCann has raised...

New York Yankees to Celebrate Derek Jeter’s Career with Special Day and Giveaway
July 18th, 2014 at 9:41 PM
The New York Yankees will take their turn celebrating Derek Jeter's career on September 7, when the Bronx Bombers take on the Kansas City Royals at Yankee Stadium. ***VIDEO1*** Jeter's special day will include a pre-game ceremony and fans in attendance will receive a commemorative coin that will honor The Captain's illustrious...