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New York Yankees Carlos Beltran Avoids Serious Injury; Hopes to Return for Saturday’s Matchup Against Tampa Rays
April 19th, 2014 at 2:35 PM
The New York Yankees are hopefull that outfielder, Carlos Beltran will be back in the starting lineup on Saturday. Beltran injured his left shoulder and right wrist on Thursday night against the Tampa Rays. Beltran who flipped over the short wall at Tropicana field, knows he was lucky to escape serious...

New York Yankees Unveil Paul O’Neill Bobblehead for July 27 Game
April 17th, 2014 at 4:28 PM
Former New York Yankees outfielder Paul O'Neill will be honored on July 27 with a bobblehead giveaway for the first 18,000 fans in attendance that day at Yankee Stadium. The July 27 contest will be a Sunday afternoon game versus the Toronto Blue Jays. Here's a look at what the bobblehead version...

Carlos Beltran Already Proving Worth to New York Yankees
April 16th, 2014 at 4:17 PM
***VIDEO1*** Carlos Beltran is off to a hot start to his New York Yankees career as he once again contributed to a winning effort by the Bronx Bombers on Wednesday afternoon versus the Chicago Cubs. Beltran belted a solo bomb in the first inning from the No. 2 hole in the lineup...

Analyzing Yankees Trade for Alfonso Soriano as Cubs Prez Theo Epstein Reflects
April 15th, 2014 at 5:36 PM
***VIDEO1*** As Chicago Cubs team president Theo Epstein reflected on his decision to trade Alfonso Soriano to the New York Yankees, now is as good a time as ever to analyze that deal as the two teams prepare to square off this week. According to ESPNChicago.com staff, Epstein believes the trade worked...

New York Yankees Looking Like Winners Letting Curtis Granderson Go
April 15th, 2014 at 4:07 PM
***VIDEO1*** The New York Yankees rolled the dice this past offseason in letting go of a player who had hit 40 homers and 100 RBI for them twice. That player was none other than Curtis Granderson, and even early in his New York Mets career we can see why he doesn't...

New York Yankees 2014 Top 20 Organizational Prospects; No. 6 Tyler Austin
April 11th, 2014 at 11:36 AM
Tyler Austin was drafted in the 13th round of the 2010 June Amateur Draft out of Heritage High School in Conyers, Georgia. Austin has been through the entire farm system going from Staten Island Yankees to Trenton Thunder. The right-handed hitting outfielder his lifetime average so far as a Yankees is a...

Ichiro Suzuki Trying to Adjust to Life as Reserve Outfielder in 2014 with New York Yankees
April 3rd, 2014 at 6:03 PM
Ever since 2001, Ichiro Suzuki was considered to be one of the very best outfielders in the sport and one of the best lead-off hitters in the game. ***PHOTO1*** Fast forward 13 years later, and the eventual Hall of Fame outfielder has gone from superstar status to being a reserve fourth outfielder;...

New York Yankees 2014 Top 20 Organizational Prospects; No.9 Aaron Judge
April 3rd, 2014 at 12:29 PM
Aaron Judge was the 32nd pick by the New York Yankees in the first round of the 2013 draft out of Fresno State to a signing bonus of $1.8 million. The 21 year old outfielder is an intimidating physical specimen at 6'7" and 230 lbs and has been compared in...

New York Yankees Double-A Affiliate Trenton Thunder Ready to Defend Their 2013 Eastern League Championship
April 2nd, 2014 at 7:04 PM
Tomorrow night the Trenton Thunder begin their 71 game season in defense of their Eastern League Championship. Arm and Hammer Park will be rocking when the Thunder welcome the New Hampshire Fisher Cats for a four-game series to open the 2014 season. At the helm again is Tony Franklin with new hitting...

Injured New York Yankees CF Jacoby Ellsbury Hopes to Be Ready for Opening Day
March 25th, 2014 at 11:00 PM
Newly acquired New York Yankees outfielder, Jacoby Ellsbury has been out with a sore right calf since March 14th. Although an MRI found no major damage, the off-season signee has been sidelined for close to two weeks. Ellsbury tested out his injured calf for the first time on Tuesday in...

New York Yankees Willing to Pay Most of Ichiro Suzuki’s Salary to Trade Him
March 24th, 2014 at 2:47 PM
The New York Yankees really would like to shed Ichiro Suzuki off their roster for the 2014 and are willing to pay in order to do so. Jon Heyman from CBS Sports and WFAN has reported that the Yankees are willing to trade Ichiro Suzuki and pay part, even most of...

New York Yankees CF Jacoby Ellsbury Came to the Bronx to Win a Championship
March 19th, 2014 at 11:23 AM
The New York Yankees and Boston Red Sox have enjoyed one of the greatest rivalries in professional sports for more than 100 years. In that time span the two teams have traded and signed each others  players, most famously Babe Ruth, but the list goes on. Sparky Lyle, Mike Torres,...

Philadelphia Phillies Could Be Potential Trade Destination for New York Yankees’ Ichiro Suzuki
March 10th, 2014 at 12:38 PM
Two years ago, Ichiro Suzuki was being acquired at the trade deadline from the Seattle Mariners by the New York Yankees and was a key part in the team's second-half run to the postseason playing in both left and right field. Two years later at age 40 now, Ichiro has found...

New York Yankees GM Brian Cashman Encouraged with What He Sees So Far This Spring Training
March 10th, 2014 at 12:19 PM
During this year's New York Yankees training camp you are hearing words like cautiously optimistic, encouraged, promising and positive. General Manager Brian Cashman isn't doing a Sandy Alderson predicting wins, but he slowly is seeing a playoff contender taking shape. Cashman told the media this weekend he believes this team as constructed...

New York Yankees’ Ichiro Suzuki Looking to Play ‘Many More Seasons’ After 2014
March 3rd, 2014 at 9:09 AM
Two years ago, the New York Yankees acquired Ichiro Suzuki from the Seattle Mariners and he instantly became a fixture in their outfield and helped the Yankees get to the playoffs. After his three-month stint in the Bronx, the Yankees wanted to bring Ichiro back on a shirt-term basis to be...

Brett Gardner, New York Yankees Agree to 4-Year, $52MM Contract Extension
February 23rd, 2014 at 2:53 PM
A couple of months ago, the New York Yankees were getting trade offers for Brett Gardner and were pondering trading him after they had signed Jacoby Ellsbury. Those trade talks were officially squashed on Sunday. Jon Heyman from CBS Sports and WFAN has reported that the Yankees and Gardner have agreed...

In the Shadows: New York Yankee Outfielder Ichiro Suzuki Quietly Closes in on 3,000 Hits
February 20th, 2014 at 7:05 PM
With all of the attention this off-season being on Derek Jeter's retirement and free agent signings, New York Yankee Ichiro Suzuki has quietly been preparing for his 14th season in the majors. Almost a forgotten man, Ichiro 40, has compiled an astounding 4,020 hits between his storied Major League and Japanese League...

New York Yankees LF Alfonso Soriano Pondering Retirement from Baseball After 2014 Season
February 19th, 2014 at 11:15 PM
When the New York Yankees made the mid-summer deal last July to re-acquire Alfonso Soriano from the Chicago Cubs, it could not have worked out more perfectly for them, as Soriano was a spark in the lineup and at times, almost unstoppable with the bat. ***VIDEO1*** In just 58 games with the...

Jacoby Ellsbury Feels Healthy, Ready to Make Impact for New York Yankees in 2014
February 19th, 2014 at 12:48 PM
Of all the major moves the New York Yankees made this past winter, the one that really shocked everyone the most was when they lured long-time Boston Red Sox center fielder Jacoby Ellsbury in early December and signed him to a seven-year, $153 million deal to patrol center field in...

New York Yankees RF Carlos Beltran: I Just Want That One World Series Ring
February 17th, 2014 at 3:55 PM
Last season, Carlos Beltran got his first taste of playing in the Fall Classic with the St. Louis Cardinals, but fell short of his first championship when they were defeated by the Boston Red Sox. After spending two seasons in St. Louis, Beltran wanted one last chance at an opportunity to...