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Did a New York Yankees Employee Tweet Vulgarities to Curt Schilling?
March 2nd, 2015 at 10:00 AM
Former Boston Red Sox great Curt Schilling has been busy dealing with Twitter trolls recently, and a New York Yankees employee may have been one of the trolls who was vulgar with the retired major leaguer. ***PHOTO1*** It all started when Schilling tweeted a congratulations to his daughter for being accepted to...

How New York Yankees Should Handle Dellin Betances-Andrew Miller Dynamic in 2015
March 2nd, 2015 at 8:00 AM
Barring him having a horrible spring, the New York Yankees should go with Dellin Betances as their closer, leaving fellow reliever Andrew Miller in the setup role. ***PHOTO1*** Coming into spring training, the Yankees don't have a definite answer for who their closer will be. Instead, a competition will take place between...

New York Yankees Confirm 2 Starters, Prospects Who Will Pitch in 1st Spring Games
March 1st, 2015 at 5:42 PM
The New York Yankees have announced who they will be sending out to the mound for the first spring training games of the season, which include some of the organization's top prospects. ***PHOTO1*** According to Mark Feinsand of the New York Daily News, the plan is for Adam Warren to take the...

New York Yankees’ Didi Gregorius Won’t Platoon Despite Trouble with Lefties
March 1st, 2015 at 3:30 PM
Despite his past problems facing left-handed pitching, New York Yankees shortstop Didi Gregorius will be an everyday player to start the 2015 Major League Baseball season. ***PHOTO1*** The left-handed bat of Gregorius struggled mightily in the average department last season, hitting to a .226 combined average. He was even worse against left-handed...

Andrew Miller Took Less Money to Play for New York Yankees Over Houston Astros
March 1st, 2015 at 1:00 PM
It wasn't by a whole lot, but New York Yankees reliever Andrew Miller took less money to go to the Bronx as opposed to taking the more lucrative deal with a rebuilding Houston Astros team. ***PHOTO1*** The difference in total salary was "only" about $4 million; although in reality Miller will be...

New York Yankees’ Alex Rodriguez Reportedly Half-Assed 1B Drills in Workout
March 1st, 2015 at 11:00 AM
With just one man's opinion, New York Yankees slugger Alex Rodriguez can go from a guy who is "all-in" for his team and will play any position, to a guy who isn't giving his all to help his team. ***PHOTO1*** According to Billy Witz of the New York Times, A-Rod didn't seem...

Floyd Mayweather Vs. Manny Pacquiao: New York Yankees Weigh-in on Dream Bout
February 28th, 2015 at 12:30 PM
It seems everyone has an opinion on the upcoming Floyd Mayweather Jr.-Manny Pacquiao fight, and New York Yankees starting pitcher CC Sabathia and reliever Dellin Betances are no different. ***PHOTO1*** It was recently announced the bout between two of the best fighters of this generation of boxing will take place on May...

Adam Warren Reportedly Set to Start New York Yankees’ 1st Spring Training Game
February 28th, 2015 at 10:30 AM
You can throw Adam Warren's hat into the ring as a guy who could potentially start for the New York Yankes in 2015. ***PHOTO1*** Marly Rivera of ESPN Deportes is reporting that Warren could get the nod as the Yanks' first starter in spring training games: Adam Warren will probably be the starter...

Alex Rodriguez Takes Grounders at 1B During Yankees’ Spring Training: Video
February 28th, 2015 at 8:33 AM
If you were wondering what New York Yankees DH and third baseman Alex Rodriguez looks like playing first base, you don't have to wait anymore. A video posted by Mark Feinsand (@feinsand) on Feb 27, 2015 at 9:13am PST Mark Feinsand of the New York Daily News shared a...

New Details of New York Yankees’ Pursuit of Yoan Moncada Could Embarrass Organization
February 27th, 2015 at 7:10 PM
Apparently we don't have all the details of the New York Yankees' pursuit of Yoan Moncada, as the website Fangraphs is set to release new information that could potentially embarrass the organization. ***PHOTO1*** Kiley McDaniel of Fangraphs was doing an open thread and answering questions from readers when Moncada came up and...

New York Yankees’ Jacoby Ellsbury Gets Photobombed by Stephen Drew: Photo
February 27th, 2015 at 6:18 PM
Major League Baseball has this new thing called the Twitter mirror this season and the New York Yankees have been taking and posting pictures of each player taking their turn. When it was center fielder Jacoby Ellsbury's time to step up to the plate, infielder Stephen Drew decided to get...

Masahiro Tanaka Could Be Ready to Throw Batting Practice Next Week
February 27th, 2015 at 5:03 PM
Masahiro Tanaka continues to work towards being ready to pitch on Opening Day for the New York Yankees. ***PHOTO1*** Tanaka threw a 40 pitch bullpen session on Thursday, his third bullpen session of Spring Training. He is working up to throwing batting practice, and could be prepared to do so early next...

NY Speaker Carl Heastie, Bleacher Creatures Dispute “Who’s Your Daddy?” Chant
February 27th, 2015 at 3:30 PM
Either New York State Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie is having a Brian Williams moment, or he really started the anti-Pedro Martinez "who's your daddy" chant during the 2009 World Series between the New York Yankees and Philadelphia Phillies. ***PHOTO1*** Heastie's aide told the story of the Speaker starting the infamous chant, according...

Alex Rodriguez, Mike Francesa Destroyed by Former MLB Commish Fay Vincent
February 27th, 2015 at 2:00 PM
Former Major League Baseball commissioner Fay Vincent had some choice words for the likes of New York Yankees slugger Alex Rodriguez and one of his biggest cheerleaders, WFAN-NY radio host Mike Francesa. ***PHOTO1*** Vincent ripped A-Rod over his involvement with performance-enhancing drugs and his less-than stellar record with being honest, per Christian...

New York Yankees IF Brendan Ryan Diagnosed with Mid-Back Strain
February 27th, 2015 at 12:31 PM
New York Yankees utility man Brendan Ryan has been diagnosed with a mid-back strain. ***PHOTO1*** The Bronx Bombers released the information about Ryan on Friday, and the injury will force him to miss the next five days of workouts, per Lou DiPietro of the YES Network: The New York Yankees announced Friday morning...

Hank Aaron Will Be Rooting for New York Yankees DH Alex Rodriguez
February 27th, 2015 at 12:00 PM
Former home run king, Hank Aaron, has showed his support for Alex Rodriguez this week. Rodriguez is returning to the New York Yankees after being suspended for all of 2014 and he is definitely going to be dealing with more than his fair share of boos this year, so Rodriguez...

New York Yankees’ Hank Steinbrenner on Alex Rodriguez: “He Can Hit; He’s a Natural”
February 27th, 2015 at 8:00 AM
It isn't often we get to hear Hank Steinbrenner speak, so hearing his comments on New York Yankees slugger Alex Rodriguez are certainly interesting. ***PHOTO1*** After all, it was Hank who helped negotiate and complete the deal with A-Rod that kept him in pinstripes. It's the 10-year, $275 million monstrosity that has...

New York Yankees GM Brian Cashman Frustrated by Tons of Alex Rodriguez Questions
February 26th, 2015 at 6:00 PM
If you were at New York Yankees spring training this year, you would think Alex Rodriguez is the only player on the team. ***PHOTO1*** That's because Yankees writers are obsessed with asking and writing about the 39-year-old slugger, who is returning from a year-long suspension after being involved in the Biogenesis scandal. But...

Jacoby Ellsbury Says New York Yankees are “Definitely Motivated”
February 26th, 2015 at 4:30 PM
New York Yankees outfielder Jacoby Ellsbury seems to be confident going into the 2015 season. ***PHOTO1*** The outfielder was a key contributor in his first season with the New York Yankees, batting .271/.328/.419 with 16 home runs, 70 RBI, and 39 stolen bases. Ellsbury said he had an easy transition to the...

Troy Tulowitzki Wearing Derek Jeter Socks During Rockies’ Spring Training: Photo
February 26th, 2015 at 3:30 PM
It's no secret that Colorado Rockies shortstop Troy Tulowitzki is a huge fan of New York Yankees legend Derek Jeter, and he's shown that time and time again from head to toe. ***PHOTO1*** During batting practice on Thursday, Tulo was spotted outside the cage sporting No. 2 Derek Jeter socks in honor...