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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 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...

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...

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...

Mets’ Matt Harvey Attended Derek Jeter’s Farewell Game on Thursday Night at Yankee Stadium
September 26th, 2014 at 8:20 AM
Remember when Troy Tulowitzki showed up to Yankee Stadium in late July to watch one last game involving Derek Jeter because he's been his idol since childhood; which really fueled the whole trade rumor scenario of him coming to the Bronx. ***PHOTO1*** That might not seem like a big deal now compared...

Brandon McCarthy on Potential Return to Yankees in 2015: It’d Be Hard to Turn Down
September 25th, 2014 at 8:13 AM
On Tuesday night, it may have been one of the more rougher starts in Brandon McCarthy's tenure with the New York Yankees, but that doesn't take away from the phenomenal season he's had since being acquired back on July 6. ***PHOTO1*** With CC Sabathia and Masahiro Tanaka out for the majority of...

Yankees’ Michael Pineda Doing Great Without Pine Tar During Cold Weather; Relying on Breaking Pitches
September 23rd, 2014 at 12:30 PM
Ever since returning from the 60-day disabled list on August 13, Michael Pineda has been lights out for the New York Yankees. ***PHOTO1*** Pineda has had a bit of a rough road in 2014; he was suspended 10 games for using pine tar in a game on April 23 against the Boston...

New York Yankees’ CC Sabathia Throws for First Time Since Knee Surgery in July
September 23rd, 2014 at 10:18 AM
It's been almost four months since the New York Yankees have seen their former ace CC Sabathia on the mound and in uniform for them. That was after he landed on the disabled list on May 11 with inflammation in his knee originally. ***PHOTO1*** That turned into a degenerative knee condition that...

New York Yankees Hope for 2 Starts from Masahiro Tanaka Before Season Ends
September 20th, 2014 at 11:00 AM
If all goes well on Sunday and Masahiro Tanaka makes it through his first start back for the New York Yankees, the team would like for him to throw a second before the culmination of the 2014 Major League Baseball season. ***PHOTO1*** According to George A. King III of the New York...

New York Yankees 2014 Roberto Clemente Award Nominee CC Sabathia to Have On-Field Ceremony Tonight
September 19th, 2014 at 2:16 PM
CC Sabathia has been selected as the New York Yankees nominee for the 2014 Roberto Clemente Award. The award which is given annually, recognizes a Major League player who best represents the game of baseball through positive contributions on and off the field. The Yankees will honor Sabathia's accomplishment with...

Brandon McCarthy Throws Immaculate Inning in Yankees 3-2 Win Over Rays (Video)
September 18th, 2014 at 9:06 AM
Brandon McCarthy made history on Wednesday night for the New York Yankees in their 3-2 win over the Tampa Bay Rays at Tropicana Field. Your browser does not support iframes. McCarthy was just the sixth pitcher this season to throw the immaculate inning, which is nine pitches and three strikeouts. McCarthy accomplished...

Masahiro Tanaka, New York Yankees Wise to Test Out Elbow Before 2014 Season Ends
September 18th, 2014 at 8:54 AM
The final two weeks of the New York Yankees 2014 campaign will be mostly meaningless as the team prepares for a second straight season without October baseball, although the return of Masahiro Tanaka on Sunday is something that has plenty of meaning. ***PHOTO1*** Many have criticized the Yankees for bringing Tanaka back...

Masahiro Tanaka Scheduled to Return to Yankees from 60-Day DL; Start on Sunday Vs. Blue Jays
September 16th, 2014 at 5:22 PM
It's been almost two months since the New York Yankees have seen Masahiro Tanaka as he went down with an elbow injury back in July that has kept him on the disabled list. ***PHOTO1*** It looks like he'll be finally making his long-awaited return from the disabled list as Jack Curry of...

New York Yankees’ Masahiro Tanaka Close to Feeling Major League Ready Following Simulated Start
September 15th, 2014 at 3:48 PM
On Monday, Masahiro Tanaka took the mound at George Steinbrenner Field down in Tampa to take part in his latest rehab outing for the New York Yankees which was an instructional league game. ***PHOTO1*** Normally, Tanaka may have pitched in a minor-league rehab game but the minor league seasons are over, thus...

New York Yankees Activate David Phelps Off 15-Day DL; Available for Series Vs. Orioles
September 12th, 2014 at 11:59 AM
Before hitting the disabled list early last month, David Phelps was pitching well for the New York Yankees and had earned a spot in the patchwork job starting rotation. ***PHOTO1*** Then he was injured pitching in a game against the Boston Red Sox on August 3 and was placed on the 15-day...

Yankees’ Masahiro Tanaka to Pitch in Simulated Game Monday; Could Return Next Week Vs. Blue Jays
September 10th, 2014 at 5:52 PM
In a month marred by losing, inconsistencies and countdowns until playoff elimination, there may be one bright spot for the New York Yankees with the possible return of Masahiro Tanaka. ***PHOTO1*** The Yankees announced that Tanaka, who had been throwing several bullpen sessions to test his injured elbow, will throw a simulated...

New York Yankees Fans Outraged at Andy Pettitte for Missing Derek Jeter Day
September 8th, 2014 at 7:18 PM
While watching the incredible and moving ceremony that honored Derek Jeter's career on Sunday, there was one huge void from the festivities: Andy Pettitte. Had a blast elk hunting with this one in Colorado! Coolest experience ever! pic.twitter.com/GU7LvfOoEU — Josh Pettitte (@JPettitte21) September 7, 2014 Pettitte, who was a teammate of Jeter's for...

Andy Pettitte’s Son Explains Why He Didn’t Attend Derek Jeter Day at Yankee Stadium on Sunday
September 8th, 2014 at 1:31 AM
On Sunday, it was a tremendous moment before the New York Yankees took on the Kansas City Royals in the final game of their three-game series as it was Derek Jeter Day at Yankee Stadium. ***PHOTO1*** Players from past and present were in attendance from Mariano Rivera, Jorge Posada, Tino Martinez, Paul...

New York Yankees Could Activate David Phelps from DL Early Next Week
September 5th, 2014 at 1:43 PM
New York Yankees pitcher David Phelps is nearing a return from the disabled list. Phelps has been on the shelf since August 4th and is close to returning to the Bronx ***VIDEO1*** Phelps threw long toss on Thursday and is scheduled to throw a bullpen session on Friday. If he clears Friday...