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Seattle Mariners Scout Addresses Jesus Montero Ice Cream Insult; Says ‘Isn’t How It’s Portrayed’
August 29th, 2014 at 5:11 PM
In one of the more bizarre incidents to come out in the news in recent time, former New York Yankees catcher and current Seattle Mariners hitter Jesus Montero, who is currently rehabbing at Class-A for the team was involved in an incident with a team scout on Thursday night during...

Former Yankees, Current Mariners’ Jesus Montero Fights with Scout Over Ice Cream Insult
August 29th, 2014 at 1:17 PM
Talk about a rather embarrassing situation for the Seattle Mariners organization and for former New York Yankees prospect Jesus Montero. ***PHOTO1*** While at a rehab outing for Class-A Everett on Thursday night, Montero was taunted heavily by a scout in the audience because of his weight issues and even went as far...

Brian McCann’s 10th Inning, 3-Run Walk Off HR Gives Yankees 7-4 Win Over White Sox (Video)
August 24th, 2014 at 11:57 PM
Heading into the 10th inning, the New York Yankees were trying to pick up David Robertson after he blew the save in the ninth inning on Sunday afternoon. ***VIDEO1*** The inning started out slowly with Martin Prado and Mark Teixeira striking out to Jake Petricka, but then Carlos Beltran doubled to left...

Martin Prado Soaks Yankees Reporter with Cooler After Brian McCann’s Walk-Off HR
August 24th, 2014 at 5:07 PM
The YES Network's Meredith Marakovits was at the wrong place at the wrong time. She was just about to interview New York Yankees catcher Brian McCann after his walk-off homer lifted the Bronx Bombers over the Chicago White Sox on Sunday when Martin Prado decided to crash the party: Your browser does...

New York Yankees Injury Updates: Masahiro Tanaka, Brian McCann, Carlos Beltran
August 16th, 2014 at 1:50 PM
Here are some of the latest updates on injured New York Yankees such as Masahiro Tanaka, Carlos Beltran and Brian McCann. ***PHOTO1*** Masahiro Tanaka's Saturday Bullpen Session Tanaka threw from a mound for the first time since his elbow injury and reports everything is fine. The next step will be throwing breaking pitches,...

New York Yankees’ Brian McCann Likely to Be Activated from 7-Day DL on Saturday Vs. Rays
August 14th, 2014 at 12:31 PM
Last weekend, the New York Yankees placed Brian McCann on the seven-day disabled list designated for concussions after the starting catcher took a foul ball straight to the facemask in the third inning of their game against the Cleveland Indians. ***PHOTO1*** With the seven days coming up on Saturday, McCann is feeling...

New York Yankees Place Brian McCann on 7-Day Concussion DL; Recall Austin Romine from Class-AAA Scranton
August 9th, 2014 at 12:16 PM
On Friday night, Brian McCann took a foul ball right to the front of his facemask from the bat of Mike Aviles, many of which compared it to getting punched right in the face and sent New York Yankees trainer Steve Donahue and manager Joe Girardi to check on McCann. ***VIDEO1*** McCann...

Bobby Murcer’s Game-Winning Hit After Delivering Thurman Munson Eulogy (Video)
August 6th, 2014 at 1:59 PM
35 years ago today, one of the saddest days in New York Yankees history was followed by one of the brightest moments after Bobby Murcer's special day and game-winning single propelled a Yankee team with a heavy heart to victory over the Baltimore Orioles. Murcer, who was a close friend to Thurman Munson,...

MLB Trade Rumors: Chicago White Sox Aren’t Interested in Dealing for Yankees’ Francisco Cervelli
July 31st, 2014 at 1:59 PM
The New York Yankees had been getting some calls on backup catcher Francisco Cervelli, but it looks like at least one team has crossed their names off the list as far as interest goes. ***VIDEO1*** Bryan Hoch of MLB.com has reported that the Chicago White Sox, who were once linked as to...

New York Yankees: Yogi Berra Chooses What His Walk-up Song Would Be
July 26th, 2014 at 9:00 PM
Walk-up songs are all the rage in Major League Baseball nowadays. One New York Yankees legend shared what his would have been if such an idea existed in his day. ***VIDEO1*** Yogi Berra's career didn't extend to the era of walk-up music. In fact, he thinks such a thing is silly; however...

MLB Trade Rumors: New York Yankees Catcher Francisco Cervelli Drawing Interest
July 25th, 2014 at 7:19 PM
The New York Yankees have been actively searching to make deals for players on other teams, but one of their own is being inquired about as the July 31 non-waiver trade deadline approaches. ***VIDEO1*** Francisco Cervelli is the Yanks' backup catcher and has been since he returned from the 60-day DL to...

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...

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...

Brian McCann Reacts to Terry Pendleton’s Comments: ‘I Disagree, I Absolutely Love It Here’
July 8th, 2014 at 10:47 PM
Atlanta Braves first base coach Terry Pendleton made comments on Tuesday that for Brian McCann "going from Atlanta to New York is a different animal" and that "New York is not Brian."  ***VIDEO1*** According to ESPNNewYork.com, McCann didn't agree with those sentiments: "I disagree, I absolutely love it here."   "I really haven't noticed...

Brian McCann’s Old Hitting Coach Says New York Yankees not Right for Him
July 8th, 2014 at 12:07 PM
New York Yankees catcher Brian McCann's old hitting coach believes he made a mistake signing a deal with his new team. ***VIDEO1*** Terry Pendleton, who was a former major leaguer himself before becoming the Atlanta Braves hitting coach and now their first base coach, believes it's a combination of reasons why McCann...

New York Yankees Hitting Coach Kevin Long Reacts to Team’s Offensive Struggles
July 3rd, 2014 at 6:00 AM
The New York Yankees are in the midst of a season-long slump that has reached epic proportions and hitting coach Kevin Long reacted to those issues on Wednesday. ***VIDEO1*** According to Wallace Matthews of ESPNNewYork.com, Long and the players are not blind to their struggles and he says the guys in the...

New York Yankees: Francisco Cervelli Falls Over Railing to Make Catch (Video)
July 1st, 2014 at 8:58 PM
New York Yankees catcher Francisco Cervelli made an outstanding catch on Tuesday night during the first inning of his team's game against the Tampa Bay Rays. ***VIDEO1*** Ben Zobrist was the batter and lifted a weak pop-up towards the Rays' dugout, which forced Cervelli to put his body at risk to make...

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’ Hitting Coach: Brian McCann’s Struggles More Mental than Physical
June 27th, 2014 at 9:39 AM
It hasn't been the perfect start for Brian McCann's career with the New York Yankees in 2014. ***VIDEO1*** McCann was signed to a five-year, $85 million deal after spending the first part of his career with the Atlanta Braves and many thought McCann would be a force in the middle of the...

Can New York Yankees Bring Peter O’Brien up to Help Struggling Offense?
June 25th, 2014 at 3:22 PM
The New York Yankees are uncharacteristically not hitting home runs in 2014, so should home-run machine Peter O'Brien be promoted to the big leagues to help drive some runs in? PENNSYLVANIA! #YANKEES Top Prospect PETER O'BRIEN signing autographs SAT,JUN21!! pic.twitter.com/tRdjZUnSTW — Athlete Appearances (@cravetheauto) June 17, 2014 The Yanks could certainly use the...