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New York Yankees’ Alex Rodriguez Reacts to Brian Cashman Saying Team Won’t Pay Milestone Bonus
May 3rd, 2015 at 6:04 PM
After New York Yankees designated hitter Alex Rodriguez hit home run No. 660, the team's general manager, Brian Cashman, made it clear the Yankees won't be paying A-Rod his milestone bonus. ***PHOTO2*** Here is what Cashman had to say on the matter following A-Rod tying Willie Mays for fourth on the all-time...

MLBPA Confirms Support for New York Yankees’ Alex Rodriguez in Milestone Bonus Fight
May 3rd, 2015 at 3:00 PM
If New York Yankees designated hitter Alex Rodriguez decides to fight the team for not paying him his milestone bonus, the Major League Baseball Players Association will back him up. ***PHOTO1*** A-Rod is now owed $6 million for tying Willie Mays for fourth on the all-time home run list with 660, however...

New York Yankees GM Brian Cashman Talks Alex Rodriguez Milestone Bonus
May 2nd, 2015 at 1:00 PM
Now the ugly part of New York Yankees designated hitter Alex Rodriguez hitting home run No. 660. ***PHOTO2*** Rodriguez is due $6 million after tying Willie Mays for fourth on the all-time home run list, however the Yankees have plans to fight that bonus and not pay it. Their claim is that A-Rod's...

MLB Trade Rumors: Yankees Won’t Consider Cole Hamels Despite Masahiro Tanaka Injury
May 2nd, 2015 at 8:20 AM
Despite the fact that New York Yankees ace Masahiro Tanaka is set to miss a month after being sent to the 15-day disabled list with a forearm strain, the team isn't considering a trade for Philadelphia Phillies ace, Cole Hamels. ***PHOTO1*** The news came down on Tuesday night that Tanaka was headed...

Detroit Tigers’ Shane Greene Sinking Quickly After Two Horrific Starts Back-to-Back
April 30th, 2015 at 9:13 AM
There was some heated debate about the New York Yankees possibly making a mistake trading Shane Greene to the Detroit Tigers, but I think we can all calm down now. ***PHOTO1*** Greene began the 2015 campaign on fire with the Tigers after his first three starts, compiling a 3-0 record with just...

New York Yankees’ Masahiro Tanaka Comments on Forearm Injury Forcing Him to 15-day DL
April 29th, 2015 at 10:00 AM
The New York Yankees received devastating news when it was discovered Masahiro Tanaka had a forearm strain that would keep him out up to a month. ***PHOTO1*** The Yankees ace had made it through just four starts and was finally getting into his rhythm before suffering the injury to his forearm that...

Alex Rodriguez’s Milestone Bonus Actually Costs New York Yankees More than $6 Million
April 28th, 2015 at 10:30 AM
While New York Yankees DH Alex Rodriguez will be owed $6 million after tying Willie Mays for fourth on the all-time home run list, it will actually cost the Yankees $9 million in total. ***PHOTO1*** That's because A-Rod's bonus counts towards the Yanks' 2015 payroll, so adding another $6 million to the...

MLB Trade Rumors: Yankees Have Enough Talent in Double-A to Acquire Johnny Cueto, Cole Hamels
April 27th, 2015 at 10:00 AM
With the depth the New York Yankees have in Double-A right now, one baseball writer suggests the team can go out and acquire a top-notch starter like Johnny Cueto of the Cincinnati Reds or Cole Hamels of the Philadelphia Phillies if need be. ***PHOTO1*** Hall of Fame baseball writer Peter Gammons is...

New York Yankees’ 2015 Pitching Staff the Tallest in Major League Baseball History?
April 26th, 2015 at 2:48 PM
With a bigger emphasis placed on power pitchers, the New York Yankees are getting bigger and bigger in height. In fact, the Yankees have the tallest pitching staff in Major League Baseball history. ***PHOTO1*** In a fantastic piece done by Daniel Barbarisi of the Wall Street Journal, he analyzes the incredible average...

Brian Cashman Explains Logic Behind New York Yankees Trading Shane Greene
April 19th, 2015 at 12:15 PM
New York Yankees manager Brian Cashman has been getting some flack lately for pulling the trigger on a three-team deal during the offseason that landed the Yanks shortstop Didi Gregorius and sent starting pitcher Shane Greene to Detroit. ***PHOTO1*** Now Greene has started off the season 2-0 for the Tigers without surrendering...

New York Yankees Interested in Cuban Second Base Prospect Andy Ibanez
April 19th, 2015 at 8:55 AM
The New York Yankees had their eyes on another second base prospect on Saturday, Cuban infielder Andy Ibanez. ***PHOTO1*** Ibanez held a workout on Saturday in Miami and the Yankees were in attendance, per George A. King III of the New York Post: The Yankees had eyes on Andy Ibanez on Saturday in...

Brooklyn Nets Owner Mikhail Prokhorov Quotes Yogi Berra Twice in Letter to Fans
April 18th, 2015 at 5:59 PM
New York Yankees legend Yogi Berra's infamous quotes, or Yogiisms, have gone global. ***PHOTO1*** In a letter to Brooklyn Nets fans following the team's clinching of a playoff spot in the NBA, Russian owner Mikhail Prokhorov used not one, but two quotes from the great Yankees catcher. Prokhorov not only quoted Berra twice,...

MLB Rumors: New York Yankees Made ‘Painful’ Shane Greene Trade Out of Desperation
April 18th, 2015 at 11:00 AM
The New York Yankees gave up young right-hander Shane Greene in a three-team deal that landed them Didi Gregorius from the Arizona Diamondbacks, while Green was shipped to Detroit. At the moment it isn't looking like a good trade as Green is off to an impressive 2-0 start and has...

Jose Peraza to New York Yankees Trade Rumor Officially Put to Bed by Atlanta Braves
April 18th, 2015 at 9:00 AM
It has now been confirmed that the Atlanta Braves have no interest in trading one of their top prospects, second baseman Jose Peraza. ***PHOTO1*** Earlier this week there were rumors swirling about the New York Yankees being interested in Peraza as they even scouted the second baseman. While that did happen, any...

Joe Girardi Teaches Newest New York Yankees Players Yogi-isms: Video
April 17th, 2015 at 1:00 PM
When you come to the New York Yankees you better know your history, and that includes knowing all the greatest quotes from Bronx Bombers legend Yogi Berra, or Yogi-isms as we like to call them. Your browser does not support iframes. Yankees On Demand brings us another classic bit involving the Yankees...

Brian Cashman Expresses Frustration with New York Yankees’ Defense to Start Season
April 17th, 2015 at 8:55 AM
The New York Yankees thought that defense was going to be one of the last problems the team faced this season, but instead it has become on of the biggest problems. ***PHOTO1*** Through nine games, the Yanks have an astounding 11 errors, tying them for the most in Major League Baseball with...

MLB Trade Rumors: Yankees Have Contacted Braves About Prospect Jose Peraza
April 16th, 2015 at 10:05 AM
The New York Yankees are looking to add yet another infield prospect to their Triple-A roster with the Bronx Bombers contacting the Atlanta Braves about second baseman Jose Peraza. ***PHOTO1*** George A. King III of the New York Post has the details: The Yankees have let the Braves know they have an interest...

Alex Rodriguez Reacts to Barry Bonds Saying He’d Celebrate Yankees DH’s 660th HR
April 14th, 2015 at 12:30 PM
New York Yankees designated hitter Alex Rodriguez finds support hard to come by nowadays when it comes to his pursuit of career home run No. 660. ***PHOTO1*** So when Major League Baseball great Barry Bonds threw his weight behind A-Rod in that regard, the Yankees slugger was grateful. Bonds recently spoke on the...

Alex Rodriguez Left Off New York Yankees’ Upcoming Milestone List: Photo
April 13th, 2015 at 6:12 PM
If you take a look at the New York Yankees' list of upcoming milestones for their players, you'll notice a pretty big omission from that list: Alex Rodriguez. ***PHOTO1*** A-Rod is set to tie Wille Mays' career home run total of 660 with five more homers left to hit, but that is...

MLB Trade Rumors: Atlanta Braves Offered Craig Kimbrel to New York Yankees
April 13th, 2015 at 4:49 PM
The Atlanta Braves shopped Craig Kimbrel to several teams during the offseason, with the New York Yankees being one of them. ***PHOTO1*** Kimbrel eventually ended up in San Diego after the Padres and Braves struck a deal in what was one of many moves for Padres general manager A.J. Preller this offseason. Before...