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New York Yankees’ CC Sabathia: Alex Rodriguez Can Still Produce; Contribute in 2015
October 22nd, 2014 at 12:41 AM
Alex Rodriguez already has one vocal supporter on his side in the New York Yankees locker room and club house in Mark Teixeira, who is excited to see A-Rod back on the team in 2015. ***PHOTO1*** Now, he's got another one, and this time, he's got one of the leaders inside the...

New York Yankees Free Agent Target Kenta Maeda May not Be Posted
October 15th, 2014 at 9:16 AM
The New York Yankees may have one less option in the starting pitching market this offseason as Japanese star Kenta Maeda may not be posted after all. ***PHOTO1*** The Hiroshima Carp were expected to post the 26-year-old right-hander to be ready to start in the majors by 2015, but now that could...

New York Yankees’ Masahiro Tanaka and Dellin Betances Make All-Rookie Team
October 12th, 2014 at 11:14 AM
Baseball America came out with its annual All-Rookie Team and there were two Yankees who made the cut: starting pitcher Masahiro Tanaka and reliever Dellin Betances. ***PHOTO1*** Tanaka was one of five starters named to the squad, while Betances was the lone reliever. Here is BA's write-up on each player: The Yankees’ $155 million...

MLB Free Agent Rumors: Red Sox, not Yankees, are Early Favorites for Royals’ James Shields
October 10th, 2014 at 11:52 AM
The Kansas City Royals would love nothing more than be able to retain ace starter James Shields, but given how well he's been pitching in the postseason, along with the fact that he's one of the top three starters on the market next month, that may just not happen. ***PHOTO1*** And given...

MLB Free Agent Rumors: Royals Will Look to Re-Sign James Shields; New York Yankees Still Interested
October 9th, 2014 at 1:00 PM
According to Jon Heyman of CBS Sports, the Kansas City Royals will look to re-sign starting pitcher James Shields. Heyman reported that the Royals had informed Shields at the trade deadline that were prepared to offer him a multi-year deal this winter. ***VIDEO1*** Shields has pitched well as the ace for the...

MLB Free Agency Rumors: Los Angeles Angels Might Pursue Yankees’ Brandon McCarthy in Winter
October 6th, 2014 at 4:37 PM
They had the best record in all of baseball and were picked by many to win the World Series this year, but all it took was three straight defeats at the hands of the Kansas City Royals and the Los Angeles Angels were sent home in what many are looking...

MLB Free Agency Rumors: Kenta Maeda Prefers Yankees, Red Sox Once Posted to MLB: Report
October 6th, 2014 at 12:23 PM
Last winter, the New York Yankees made perhaps the biggest splash on the free agent and Japanese market when they landed Masahiro Tanaka on a seven-year, $155 million deal. A year later, the Yankees could be in line to make another big splash for another pitcher from Japan. ***PHOTO1*** The next big...

New York Yankees’ CC Sabathia: Time Off in 2014 Has Fueled New Fire in Me
October 6th, 2014 at 7:36 AM
Up until this season, when you think of what has made CC Sabathia one of the better pitcher over the last 10 years has been his durability. However in 2014, Sabathia missed most of the season for the New York Yankees with a knee injury; one that required season-ending surgery. ***PHOTO1*** Sabathia,...

MLB Free Agency Rumors: James Shields Could Handle Pitching for Yankees, According to Dave Eiland
October 4th, 2014 at 12:27 PM
Kansas City Royals pitching coach Dave Eiland knows all about what it takes to make it in New York and pitching for the New York Yankees; especially considering he once pitched for the Yankees and was their former pitching coach. ***PHOTO1*** Eiland is also the current pitching coach for Royals ace James...

MLB Free Agency Rumors: Yankees May Still Pursue Tigers’ Max Scherzer Despite Game 1 Performance
October 3rd, 2014 at 5:11 PM
Ever since the middle of the season, the rumors have run rampant about the New York Yankees making a run for Detroit Tigers ace Max Scherzer. ***PHOTO1*** Scherzer, the reigning Cy Young Award winner and in the running for the 2014 Cy Young Award as well, is considered to be the top...

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...