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Martin Prado Reacts to Game-Winning Hit in New York Yankees Win Over White Sox
August 23rd, 2014 at 11:17 AM
Martin Prado had his doubts about coming to New York when he was first traded to the Yankees, but it seems the 30-year-old is starting to feel comfortable. ***PHOTO1*** Prado was responsible for the game-winning hit on Friday night versus the Chicago White Sox in a 4-3 win, which is something that...

New York Yankees Newly Acquired Players are Getting Used to Life in the Big City
August 14th, 2014 at 8:26 PM
According to Jean King-Schreifels of MLB.com, the New York Yankees newly acquired players are still settling in and adjusting to life in New York. Brandon McCarthy, Chase Headley and Stephen Drew told King-Schriefels, that it has been an exciting transition, since coming to New York. ***VIDEO1*** According to King-Schreifels, Stephen Drew wants...

Matt Thornton Reacts to New York Yankees Allowing Washington Nationals to Claim Him
August 13th, 2014 at 11:09 AM
Matt Thornton, as was the rest of the New York Yankees Universe, was shocked to see the Yankees allow the Washington Nationals to claim him. Matt thornton pic.twitter.com/OhzCGcU3BE — Brian Lieber (@brianlieb14) August 7, 2014 Thornton spoke to Dan Martin of the New York Post about being placed on waivers by the Yankees...

Tampa Bay Rays Prez Says David Price Wasn’t Off Limits to New York Yankees
August 11th, 2014 at 1:29 PM
There have been several differing reports on the Tampa Bay Rays' willingness to trade David Price to the New York Yankees before the July 31 trade deadline, but Rays president Matt Silverman has cleared that up. ***VIDEO1*** According to Marc Tompkin of the Tampa Bay Times, Silverman insists there was team that...

Los Angeles Dodgers Matt Kemp Clears Waivers; New York Yankees May Have Interest in Trade
August 5th, 2014 at 5:36 PM
CBS Sports Jon Heyman reported today that veteran outfielder Matt Kemp was placed on waivers by the LA Dodgers. Kemp has cleared the waiver process and can now be traded by the Dodgers. The New York Yankees were reported to have interest in the former Baseball America Player of the Year...

Washington Nationals Claim Matt Thornton Off Waivers from New York Yankees
August 5th, 2014 at 3:39 PM
The New York Yankees put Matt Thornton on revocable waivers this week with the chance that he could be claimed by another team. ***VIDEO1*** A team did in fact claim Thornton, as it was the Washington Nationals who made the claim and have been awarded him and his $3.5 million salary for...

MLB Trade Rumors: Phillies Asked for Aaron Judge from Yankees in Deal for Marlon Byrd; were Obviously Turned Down
August 4th, 2014 at 1:43 PM
If you want a blueprint on how to ruin a Major League organization, look no further than the Philadelphia Phillies with Ruben Amaro, Jr. running the team; or should we say, running the team into the ground. ***VIDEO1*** What was once considered a lock for the World Series several years ago, has...

New York Yankees Reliever Dellin Betances Clocked at 101 MPH
August 3rd, 2014 at 8:40 PM
Playing for the Oakland Athletics, Yoenis Cespedes new that New York Yankees reliever, Dellin Betances threw hard, he just didn't know it was that hard. With Thursdays' Trade Deadline deal, Cespedes will see Betances much more often, as he joins the AL East. Betances was lighting up the radar guns as he was...

MLB Trade Rumors: New York Yankees Likely to Claim Phillies’ Cole Hamels If Placed on Waivers
August 3rd, 2014 at 4:35 PM
Last month, the New York Yankees were offered Cole Hamels last month around the trade deadline, but the Philadelphia Phillies were demanding several top prospects in exchange for their ace in a return deal. ***VIDEO1*** Despite not trading for Hamels last month before the July 31 trade deadline, the Yankees are still...

Martin Prado Concerned About Playing in New York with Yankees After Trade
August 2nd, 2014 at 1:30 PM
Playing in New York is unlike anything most players have ever experienced before, and Martin Prado certainly knows that. Martin Prado can do everything. pic.twitter.com/nA6yUZcUuu — Lauren T. (@BravesLove) August 2, 2014 Prado was dealt to the New York Yankees at the Major League Baseball trade deadline in a trade that netted the...

Boston Red Sox DFA Mike Carp; New York Yankees Could Look to Acquire Veteran First Baseman
August 1st, 2014 at 4:52 PM
In the wake of all of yesterdays' Trade Deadline action, the Boston Red Sox have designated veteran first baseman, Mike Carp for assignment. With the New York Yankees and Red Sox completing their first trade in 17 years on Thursday, there is a chance they could make back to back...

Stephen Drew Comments on Trade to New York Yankees and Playing Second Base
August 1st, 2014 at 4:18 PM
Stephen Drew spoke to the media for the first time since being traded from the Boston Red Sox to the New York Yankees, which was quite the surprise deal considering it was on nobody's radar and it happened between two rivals. ***VIDEO1*** The first obvious question he was asked and answered was...

New York Yankees Trade with Boston Red Sox for Stephen Drew; First Deal Since 1997
August 1st, 2014 at 3:59 PM
Ever since the Boston Red Sox traded Babe Ruth to the New York Yankees in 1919, deals between the teams have been few and far between. Yesterday's trade of Stephen Drew for Kelly Johnson marks the first swap between the two franchises since 1997. ***VIDEO1*** For the two teams to  make a...

Why New York Yankees Didn’t Trade for Starting Pitcher at Deadline
August 1st, 2014 at 9:24 AM
The New York Yankees Universe was somewhat shocked when the Major League Baseball trade deadline passed and nothing was done to improve the starting rotation. That shouldn't come as much of a surprise to anyone considering what general manager Brian Cashman's options were. ***VIDEO1*** The top starters on the market, Tampa Bays...

Martin Prado, Stephen Drew Trades Make Rob Refsnyder’s Future with Yankees Cloudy
August 1st, 2014 at 7:20 AM
Hot-hitting New York Yankees prospect Rob Refsnyder's chances at making it to the big leagues in 2014 were already slim, but the acquisitions of Stephen Drew and Martin Prado have sealed the deal for this season and maybe next as well. ***VIDEO1*** General manager Brian Cashman has already said his wish was...

Martin Prado Reacts After Trade to New York Yankees at MLB Trade Deadline
July 31st, 2014 at 8:34 PM
Martin Prado is one of the newest members of the New York Yankees and he has now spoken about the deal that sent him from Arizona to the Bronx. ***VIDEO1*** First, Prado explains where he was when he found out he had been dealt, per Bryan Hoch of MLB.com: “I was getting a...

Martin Prado, Stephen Drew First Look in New York Yankees Uniform
July 31st, 2014 at 6:14 PM
The two newest New York Yankees at the Major League Baseball trade deadline are infielder Stephen Drew and utility man Martin Prado. Drew comes over from the Boston Red Sox, while Prado is coming from the desert with the Arizona Diamondbacks. The Yanks gave up Kelly Johnson for Drew and prospect...

New York Yankees GM Brian Cashman Reacts to MLB Trade Deadline Moves
July 31st, 2014 at 5:53 PM
New York Yankees general manager Brian Cashman was busy making incremental upgrades to the roster before 4 p.m. struck on July 31, which is the deadline for trades in Major League Baseball. ***VIDEO1*** Before even making the deals for Stephen Drew and Martin Prado, Cashman had to ask his bosses to take...

New York Yankees Designate Brian Roberts for Assignment to Make Room for Stephen Drew
July 31st, 2014 at 4:58 PM
The New York Yankees have parted ways with second baseman Brian Roberts in order to make room for the newly acquired Stephen Drew. ***VIDEO1*** Bryan Hoch of MLB.com has the latest: Drew is replacing Brian Roberts, who will be DFA — Bryan Hoch (@BryanHoch) July 31, 2014 Roberts' age really showed in 2014 as he...

Boston Red Sox Trade Stephen Drew to New York Yankees
July 31st, 2014 at 3:50 PM
The Boston Red Sox and New York Yankees have actually made a trade with one another, as Boston will send infielder Stephen Drew to the Bronx for Kelly Johnson. ***VIDEO1*** Gordon Edes of ESPNBoston.com broke the news: confirmed: Stephen Drew to Yankees — Gordon Edes (@GordonEdes) July 31, 2014 This is the first time the...