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Derek Jeter Talks Retirement with Matt Lauer on NBC’s ‘Today’ Show (Video)
October 1st, 2014 at 5:03 PM
In a pre-recorded interview that aired on NBC, former New York Yankees Captain Derek Jeter sat down with Matt Lauer to do an interview on the "Today" show. It is the first time we have heard Jeter speak since playing his last game on Sunday. Lauer talks to Jeter about numerous...

MLB Trade Rumors: Oakland A’s ‘Shopping’ Jeff Samardzija, Josh Donaldson; Could Yankees Have Interest
October 1st, 2014 at 12:12 PM
Last night, the Oakland A's completed one of the most epic and historic collapses in a season in which they went from a runaway with the American League West at the All Star break to being the second place team who had to play in the one-game Wild Card face...

MLB Free Agency Rumors: New York Yankees Scouted Dodgers’ Hanley Ramirez During 2014 Season
October 1st, 2014 at 11:03 AM
In the search for the shortstop who takes over for Derek Jeter in the 2015 season, the New York Yankees apparently have been preparing for the captain's retirement and eventual departure. ***PHOTO1*** With names such as J.J. Hardy and Troy Tulowitzki already been greatly talked about since the summer, one name that...

Alex Rodriguez ‘FORG1V3′ Shirts Being Sold by Bald Vinny of Bleacher Creatures
October 1st, 2014 at 9:01 AM
In 2014, it was all about the 'RE2PECT' theme for the now retired New York Yankees captain and shortstop Derek Jeter. In 2015, it's about 'FORG1VE' for the returning Alex Rodriguez. ***PHOTO1*** That's the new theme and t-shirt that is being sold by the vocal leader of the Bleacher Creatures and the...

New York Yankees’ Carlos Beltran Undergoes Right Elbow Surgery; Can Resume Playing in 12 Weeks
September 30th, 2014 at 2:43 PM
On Tuesday, New York Yankees starting right fielder Carlos Beltran got the long-awaited surgery needed for his right elbow; an injury that had plagued him for the last four months. ***PHOTO1*** Beltran underwent the surgery and will now spend the next 12 weeks rehabbing the injury; he can resume hitting and throwing...

MLB Free Agency Rumors: Orioles’ J.J. Hardy Viewed as Frontrunner for Yankees Vacated Shortstop Position
September 29th, 2014 at 8:17 PM
Now that we are in the first official day of the post-Derek Jeter as the shortstop and captain of the New York Yankees, the speculation can now begin on who will be the next shortstop of the team in 2015. ***PHOTO1*** It's a question fans all over have avoided asking for a...

Alex Rodriguez Returning in 2015 is Best Thing for New York Yankees, A-Rod
September 29th, 2014 at 3:08 PM
The 162-game suspension is officially over for Alex Rodriguez, although he has to wait officially until the conclusion of the 2014 World Series to be officially re-instated by baseball. ***PHOTO1*** The Yankees just finished their second straight season where they not only failed to qualify for the postseason, but said goodbye to...

Ichiro Suzuki Hints at Problems in New York Yankees Clubhouse
September 29th, 2014 at 2:18 PM
Ichiro Suzuki isn't ready to retire just yet, and the New York Yankees haven't given him many reasons to consider returning for a fourth season in pinstripes. ***PHOTO1*** Daniel Barbarisi of the Wall Street Journal reports on Suzuki's future plans, which seem to include playing in 2015: Ichiro said he feels great and...

MLB Rumors: New York Yankees not Expected to Spend Big Money in Free Agency
September 29th, 2014 at 1:43 PM
Big pockets don't always equal big spending. ***PHOTO1*** The New York Yankees dropped a ton of money on free agents last offseason in the hopes that it would help them rebound from an October-less season in 2013, but that didn't exactly pan out for the Bronx Bombers. Instead, the Yanks are now on...

Joe Girardi Says Alex Rodriguez Must Show He Can Play 3B for New York Yankees
September 29th, 2014 at 1:13 PM
While New York Yankees manager Joe Girardi expects third baseman Alex Rodriguez to be a starter both in the field and at the plate, Girardi isn't exactly sure what condition A-Rod will be in when the 2015 season starts. ***PHOTO1*** From the outside looking in, it's obvious that Rodriguez would be the...

Ichiro Suzuki Unsure If He’ll Be Back with New York Yankees in 2015 Season
September 29th, 2014 at 11:21 AM
Ichiro Suzuki just completed a 2014 season where he was asked to do a lot more than what the New York Yankees originally thought he would. ***PHOTO1*** When the season initially kicked off, Ichiro was looked upon as the fourth and even fifth outfielder behind starters Brett Gardner, Jacoby Ellsbury, Carlos...

Yankees Hitting Coach Kevin Long Anxious to Work with Alex Rodriguez During Offseason
September 29th, 2014 at 10:36 AM
With the New York Yankees regular season officially over, so is Alex Rodriguez's 162-game suspension from all of the 2014 season and once the 2014 World Series is over, A-Rod is officially re-instated back to baseball. ***PHOTO1*** A-Rod is expected back for the 2015 season, although it's not clear if he will...

New York Yankees’ Derek Jeter Says Time is Right for Him to Retire from MLB
September 29th, 2014 at 7:53 AM
In case you had any doubts about Derek Jeter's desire to call it quits at the end of this season, don't because the New York Yankees Captain is ready to retire from Major League Baseball. ***PHOTO1*** Jeter told the media after the last game of his career finished with a 1-for-2 day,...

Boston Red Sox Give Yankees’ Derek Jeter Classy Send Off in Pre-Game Ceremony
September 28th, 2014 at 2:17 PM
September 28, 2014. The very end for Derek Jeter's 20-year career with the New York Yankees and Major League Baseball. And it all ends at Fenway Park in Boston against the Yankees long-time rivals, the Boston Red Sox. ***PHOTO1*** The Red Sox held a pre-game ceremony to honor Jeter just before the...

Hiroki Kuroda Talks About Potential Return to New York Yankees in 2015
September 28th, 2014 at 10:23 AM
Of the five New York Yankees starters on Opening Day 2014, 39-year-old Hiroki Kuroda was the only one to last an entire season without getting injured. You couldn't write a more ironic script. ***PHOTO1*** Despite his consistency and overall solid season after posting a 3.71 ERA, there is a possibility that Kuroda...

Joe Girardi Thinks Dellin Betances is Ready to Be New York Yankees Closer in 2015
September 28th, 2014 at 8:57 AM
If David Robertson leaves in free agency after the 2014 season, New York Yankees manager Joe Girardi believes Dellin Betances is ready to step up and take over the job. ***PHOTO1*** Robertson will likely be offered a one-year qualifying offer that could pay him upwards of $15 million, per George A. King...

Masahiro Tanaka Update After Bad Final Start of Season with New York Yankees
September 27th, 2014 at 6:20 PM
Masahiro Tanaka ended the season on a horrible note on Saturday after he was crushed by the Boston Red Sox at Fenway Park, leading to a New York Yankees loss. ***PHOTO1*** Tanaka, who made just his second start since coming off the disabled list, was beaten down by the boys from Beantown...

Derek Jeter Plans to Play in Last Game for New York Yankees Despite Injury
September 27th, 2014 at 5:58 PM
Derek Jeter exited Saturday's game between the New York Yankees and Boston Red Sox at Fenway Park early with a hamstring injury, but that won't stop him from playing in his career finale on Sunday. ***PHOTO1*** After taking Friday off following his dramatic walk-off hit to win the game on Thursday, Jeter...

Yankees GM Brian Cashman Gives Alex Rodriguez Updates Before Game Vs. Red Sox
September 27th, 2014 at 1:18 PM
After a season of silence surrounding New York Yankees slugger Alex Rodriguez, general manager Brian Cashman had a lot to say before the team took on the Boston Red Sox on Saturday. ***PHOTO1*** First, Cashman explained that although tensions have been high between A-Rod and the team in recent years, the Yanks'...

Derek Jeter Stops Boston Red Sox from Using Bob Sheppard’s Voice at Fenway Park
September 27th, 2014 at 12:52 PM
Derek Jeter has accepted the love and respect he has received from every Major League Baseball team in 2014, but he also has his limits and showed that by stopping the Boston Red Sox from using legendary public address announcer Bob Sheppard's voice at Fenway Park. ***PHOTO1*** In what would have amounted...