Archives

Category: ‘MLB Teams’

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...

New York Yankees Brian McCann on First Half Performance: ‘I’ve Been Horrible’
July 1st, 2014 at 11:44 AM
Since Jorge Posada's retirement at the end of the 2011 season, the New York Yankees have been looking for the next "great" Yankee catcher. They thought they had him when they signed Brian McCann to a $85 million, five year deal, this past off-season. But so far, the results have not been...

New York Yankees Trade Rumors: New York Mets 2B Daniel Murphy on Yankees Radar
June 29th, 2014 at 9:00 PM
With the New York Yankees well within striking distance in AL East, there has been a lot of talk of potential trade targets. ESPN reporter Buster Olney has stated that sources guarantee that the Yankees will acquire a starting pitcher by the July 31st trade deadline. With many names being...

New York Yankees React to Mike Napoli Calling Masahiro Tanaka an Idiot
June 29th, 2014 at 7:34 PM
On Sunday, the New York Yankees reacted to Boston Red Sox first baseman Mike Napoli calling ace Masahiro Tanaka an idiot. ***VIDEO1*** It happened on Saturday night after Napoli hit Tanaka's fastball over the short porch in right field for a solo homer that proved to be the game-winner. As he went...

MLB Trade Rumors: Martin Prado an Option for New York Yankees’ Infield
June 29th, 2014 at 4:30 PM
While the New York Yankees are looking for starting pitching at the 2014 MLB trade deadline, Martin Prado of the Arizona Diamondbacks could be an option for the Bronx Bombers to improve their struggling offense. ***VIDEO1*** According to Bill Madden of the New York Daily News, the Yanks could potentially make a...

Pete Rose on Hits Record: Never Thought Derek Jeter Had a Chance of Passing Him
June 29th, 2014 at 5:04 AM
It's funny how things turn out. In 1963 the Cincinnati Reds named Pete Rose their starting second baseman and the then 21 year old infielder was headed for great career in baseball. In 1995 Derek Jeter made his Major League debut with the New York Yankees at shortstop, both players...

Interesting New York Yankees Stats from 2014 MLB Season That May Surprise You
June 28th, 2014 at 6:25 PM
The New York Yankees Twitter feed was chock full of interesting stats on Saturday, so let's take a look at them and break it down. ***VIDEO1*** Pitching is Important—But So is Offense It's no surprise that when the Yankees pitching has been good, the team is successful in 2014. #Yankees are an @MLB best...

New York Yankees’ Vidal Nuno Stopped Trying to Overpower Hitters; Focused on Getting Outs in 6-0 Win Vs. Boston Red Sox
June 28th, 2014 at 9:34 AM
Vidal Nuno's spot in the New York Yankees starting rotation was not safe. Not after his last two starts in which he allowed 12 runs in less than 9.1 innings. ***VIDEO1*** But after Friday night's start; a 6-0 win over the Boston Red Sox, Nuno's spot is safe for at least another...

New York Yankees: Derek Jeter’s Career Highlights Vs. Boston Red Sox (Video)
June 27th, 2014 at 6:49 PM
Derek Jeter has done a lot of great things throughout his career, but none better than the many, many times he burnt the Boston Red Sox. As we prepare for another three-game set between the two all-time rivals, let's take a look back at what Jeter has done to the boys...

Ron Guidry Believes That New York Yankees SP Masahiro Tanaka Can Win 25 Games
June 27th, 2014 at 3:03 PM
In 1978, Ron Guidry went 25-3 en route to the Cy Young Award and one of the greatest pitching performances in New York Yankees history. According to Steven Marcus at newsday.com, Guidry feels that Tanaka can be the first Yankees pitcher to accomplish the feat since "Gator" did it some...

New York Yankees Derek Jeter Turns 40; Will Join Exclusive Club of Shortstops
June 27th, 2014 at 11:35 AM
Happy Birthday to Derek Jeter! The Yankees shortstop who turned 40 years old yesterday will celebrate his milestone birthday by starting at short against the Boston Red Sox, tonight in the Bronx. With the start, Jeter will join an exclusive club of shortstops who played at the age of 40 and...

MLB Trade Rumors: Philadelphia Phillies’ Chase Utley Won’t Waive No-Trade Clause; Highly Unlikely Yankees Land Him
June 25th, 2014 at 4:16 PM
The New York Yankees were hoping to catch lightning in a bottle when they signed Brian Roberts to a one-year deal to replace the departed Robinson Cano after he bolted the Bronx to sign a 10-year, $240 million deal with the Seattle Mariners. ***VIDEO1*** Roberts in 66 games this season has hit...

New York Yankees Masahiro Tanaka Could Miss 2014 All-Star Game: Report
June 24th, 2014 at 3:20 PM
According to a report by Joel Sherman of the New York Post, Masahiro Tanaka could miss this year's All-Star Game. Even if named the starter to the 2014 AL squad, Sherman reported that there is a good chance Tanaka would not appear in the game. ***VIDEO1*** The Yankees are in position to have Tanaka's...

New York Yankees Joe Girardi: Injuries Will Be a Deciding Factor in AL East Race
June 24th, 2014 at 12:20 PM
The New York Yankees dropped their third straight game in Toronto on Monday night. As disappointing as the current losing streak is, the Yankees are very much in the thick of the AL East race. The loss drops the Yankees two and a half games behind the division leading Blue Jays....

New York Yankees’ Full-Page Ad for Tony Gwynn in San Diego Newspaper
June 23rd, 2014 at 6:42 PM
The New York Yankees paid a very special tribute to San Diego Padres great Tony Gwynn, who passed away recently, with a full-page ad in a California newspaper. ***VIDEO1*** Bleacher Report's Scott Miller tweeted a photo of the ad, which came in a commemorative section of the newspaper, UT-San Diego: The #Yankees take...

MLB Trade Rumors: San Diego Padres’ Ian Kennedy Listed as Trade Candidate for New York Yankees
June 23rd, 2014 at 12:04 PM
Remember when "Generation K" was supposed to be the future of the New York Yankees? If not, you have to go back about seven years. ***VIDEO1*** There was Phil Hughes, who faltered with the Yankees but is now doing well as a starter with the Minnesota Twins; Joba Chamberlain, who failed as...