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New York Yankees: Derek Jeter Trolls Ichiro Suzuki After 1st Homer of Season
July 25th, 2014 at 9:28 PM
Derek Jeter knows how to have some fun and the New York Yankees Captain displayed that after Ichiro Suzuki hit his first homer of the 2014 season on Friday night versus the Toronto Blue Jays. ***VIDEO1*** Ichiro's three-run jack was his first in 294 at-bats, which just goes to show how rare this...

MLB Trade Rumors: New York Yankees ‘not in On’ Dodgers’ Matt Kemp
July 25th, 2014 at 9:00 PM
The Los Angeles Dodgers are making outfielder Matt Kemp available to the highest bidder as the Major League Baseball trade deadline approaches, but the New York Yankees are not getting involved for the 29-year-old. ***VIDEO1*** Andrew Marchand of ESPNNewYork.com reported the rumor: Yanks are currently not in on Matt Kemp, according to a...

New York Yankees to Scout Cuban Outfielder Rusney Castillo on Saturday
July 25th, 2014 at 7:48 PM
The New York Yankees will be one of many teams on hand to scout Cuban outfielder Rusney Castillo on Saturday in Miami, Florida. ***VIDEO1*** George A. King III of the New York Post has the latest on the workout, which ironically enough will be held at Alex Rodriguez Stadium at the University...

MLB Trade Rumors: Dodgers Trying Hard to Trade Matt Kemp; Could Yankees Be a Possible Fit?
July 23rd, 2014 at 11:18 AM
During the offseason, we mentioned Matt Kemp's name as a possible trade idea for the New York Yankees given the team's outfield situation. ***VIDEO1*** The Yankees in fact contacted the Dodgers and asked about Kemp in late November, but nothing ever came of it and the team focused on the free agent...

New York Yankees’ Carlos Beltran Could Resume Throwing Soon; Return to Right Field
July 21st, 2014 at 3:07 PM
Ever since his return from the disabled list in early June due to having bone spurs in his elbow, Carlos Beltran has been only able to play one position with the New York Yankees: designated hitter. ***VIDEO1*** It's due to the fact that he experienced pain in his elbow every time he...

Yankees Notes: CC Sabathia Feared for Career, Mo’s Son Unsigned, and Cool Stats
July 19th, 2014 at 8:19 PM
Here are some news and notes from the New York Yankees Universe. ***VIDEO1*** CC Sabathia Talks Surgery CC Sabathia's season will be over after he undergoes arthroscopic surgery on his ailing knee, but the big left-hander feared worse when he first came down with the injury, according to Andrew Marchand of ESPNNewYork.com: "I was very...

New York Yankees Activate Carlos Beltran from 7-Day Concussion DL; Batting 6th as DH Vs. Cincinnati Reds
July 18th, 2014 at 3:59 PM
When the New York Yankees were in town last week to play the Cleveland Indians, Carlos Beltran took a batting practice ball to the face, which had him land on the seven-day disabled list designated for concussions. ***VIDEO1*** Beltran hadn't played since Sunday, July 6 and stayed on the disabled list after...

Toronto Blue Jays ‘Checking In’ on Former New York Yankees’ Alfonso Soriano: Report
July 17th, 2014 at 4:51 PM
Earlier this week, the New York Yankees officially released Alfonso Soriano after he was designated for assignment by the team back on July 6 as a result of struggling terribly this season. ***VIDEO1*** In 67 games, Soriano hit just .221 with six home runs and 23 RBI with a .244 on-base percentage...

Babe Ruth and New York Yankees Dominate in 1st All-Star Game in 1933
July 15th, 2014 at 9:09 PM
Although it occurred 85 years ago, the first Major League All-Star Game was a huge success. The idea of baseball's stars gathering for a face off between the National and American Leagues, created a frenzy amongst fans. The game which was played as part of the 1933 Worlds' Fair, was intended...

New York Yankees’ Mark Teixeira Interviews Jacoby Ellsbury on ‘Foul Territory,’ Wants to Race, Talks About Beavers
July 15th, 2014 at 2:40 PM
On one of the latest installments of Mark Teixeira's spoof YouTube show called 'Foul Territory,' you continue to see his sense of humor displayed for everyone. ***VIDEO1*** In the segment, Teixeira interviews current New York Yankees centerfielder and teammate Jacoby Ellsbury, as Teixeira asked if he thought he was as fast as Teixeira...

New York Yankees Officially Release Alfonso Soriano; was Designated for Assignment on July 6
July 15th, 2014 at 12:17 AM
The New York Yankees had 10 days to either trade, option or release Alfonso Soriano after they designated him for assignment back on July 6. ***VIDEO1*** The Yankees weren't able to find a trade for Soriano, especially since he still had a no-trade clause in his contract and obviously, he wasn't accepting...

Babe Ruth’s Boston Red Sox Contract Sells for $1 Million at Auction
July 13th, 2014 at 1:10 PM
Babe Ruth's Boston Red Sox contract fetched seven figures at an auction this week, breaking the old record also set by the Babe. ***VIDEO1*** The contract was signed in 1918 by Ruth when he joined the Red Sox and it sold for a cool million dollars, according to Darren Rovell of ESPN.com. The...

New York Yankees Carlos Beltran Goes on 7-Day DL with Concussion; Recall Yangervis Solarte
July 10th, 2014 at 4:25 PM
What else could go wrong for the New York Yankees? After receiving devastating news, that their ace, Masahiro Tanaka would be placed on the 15-day DL on Wednesday, the Yankees injury curse continued later in the day. While taking batting practice before Wednesday night's game against the Indians, outfielder Carlos Beltran...

New York Yankees: Derek Jeter, Joe Girardi React to Alfonso Soriano DFA
July 7th, 2014 at 6:28 PM
After the New York Yankees designated Alfonso Soriano for assignment on Sunday, manager Joe Girardi and shortstop Derek Jeter spoke on the matter, both in a heartfelt way. ***VIDEO1*** Jeter, who played with Soriano during the 38-year-old's first stint with the Yankees from 1999 to 2003 before being traded in the deal...

Alfonso Soriano Reacts to New York Yankees DFA; Considering Retirement
July 6th, 2014 at 3:27 PM
Former New York Yankees outfielder Alfonso Soriano was designated for assignment on Sunday and he has since reacted to the move. ***VIDEO1*** According to Marly Rivera of ESPN Deportes, here's what Sori had to say: Soriano:"This was to be expected. I talked to my lawyer about what I was going through, how I...

New York Yankees Designate Alfonso Soriano for Assignment on Sunday; Ending 2nd Stint with Bombers
July 6th, 2014 at 12:36 PM
Alfonso Soriano's time with the New York Yankees has officially come to an end on Sunday. ***VIDEO1*** Just one year after the Yankees acquired Soriano from the Chicago Cubs at the trade deadline last summer, the Yankees on Sunday designated Soriano for assignment; as Adam Rubin of ESPN New York reported. Marly...

Johnny Damon’s MLB Return Draws Interest; Bad Fit for New York Yankees
July 4th, 2014 at 7:17 PM
Johnny Damon may be contemplating a return to Major League Baseball at the age of 40 and is making some noise in the process, but there's no chance his comeback will be with the New York Yankees. ***VIDEO1*** CBS New York is reporting Damon's desire to return to the game because he...

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 Sign 16-year-old Dominican Prospect Frederick Cuevas
July 2nd, 2014 at 10:40 AM
The New York Yankees continued their assault on the international market by signing Dominican Republic youngster and outfielder, Frederick Cuevas. ***VIDEO1*** Ben Badler of Baseball America broke the story of the signing, as well as what it will cost: Via @BenBadler, the Yankees have signed 16-year-old Dominican outfielder Frederick Cuevas for $300,000. — Baseball...

Ichiro Suzuki Responds to Yankees-Astros Trade Exposed in Leaked Notes
July 1st, 2014 at 12:08 PM
Ichiro Suzuki has responded to news that he was almost traded by the New York Yankees to the Houston Astros during the offseason. ***VIDEO1*** It was discovered after the website Deadspin released a story reporting that the Astros' computers had been hacked, thus leading to the internal trade notes of executives being...