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Joe Girardi Reacts to Question About Changing New York Yankees Lineup
August 21st, 2014 at 9:06 AM
There has been much debate about New York Yankees manager Joe Girardi changing the lineup this season—namely the top part of the order—with the team struggling mightily to score runs. ***PHOTO1*** Kevin Kernan of the New York Post had to ask Girardi about it after Wednesday's loss to the lowly Houston Astros,...

New York Yankees’ Carlos Beltran to Have Cortisone Shot in Elbow; Out at Least Until Friday
August 21st, 2014 at 12:48 AM
Carlos Beltran was originally supposed to be a part of the New York Yankees lineup on Wednesday night against his old team, the Houston Astros, but he was a late scratch due to feeling pain in his elbow late Tuesday night and early Wednesday morning. ***PHOTO1*** Beltran received a cortisone shot in...

Rusney Castillo Contract Could Be Worth $50-60 Million; Yankees Seen as Finalists
August 20th, 2014 at 5:26 PM
As was expected, the Rusney Castillo sweepstakes has become a mess of rumors and speculation that hasn't come to an end just yet. ***PHOTO1*** Yesterday, it looked like Castillo was going to the Chicago Cubs, per ESPN's Buster Olney. Two folks involved in the Rusney Castillo bidding view the Cubs as the most...

New York Yankees’ Carlos Beltran Out on Wednesday Vs. Astros; Will See Doctor About Elbow
August 20th, 2014 at 4:32 PM
Carlos Beltran missed three weeks earlier in the season for the New York Yankees due to having elbow pain and bone spurs in the elbow; an injury that almost lead to surgery. ***PHOTO1*** Beltran was able to avoid surgery and returned for the Yankees in early June, but the pain in his...

Cuban Free Agent Rusney Castillo Likely to Sign with Chicago Cubs, not New York Yankees: Report
August 19th, 2014 at 6:42 PM
It looks like the Chicago Cubs, not the Philadelphia Phillies, may have appeared to be the new front runners to land Cuban outfielder Rusney Castillo. ***VIDEO1*** Buster Olney of ESPN reported on Tuesday night that the Cubs appear to be the team to land Castillo, beating out five other teams for his...

Rusney Castillo ‘Moving Quickly’ to Sign; Reports Differ on Favorite to Land Him
August 18th, 2014 at 8:34 PM
Rusney Castillo was expected to make a decision on which team to sign with this week and the Cuban defector is trying to work as quickly as possible to make that decision. ***PHOTO1*** Scott Lauber of the Boston Herald has the latest: Heard Cuban OF/INF Rusney Castillo is moving quickly toward a decision....

Rusney Castillo Decision May Come Next Week; New York Yankees “Major Players”
August 15th, 2014 at 5:35 PM
The finish line is rapidly approaching for the Rusney Castillo sweepstakes. ***PHOTO1*** Along with the Boston Red Sox and Detroit Tigers, the New York Yankees are viewed as one of the "major players" for the 27-year-old Cuban defector, per Joel Sherman of the New York Post: But chance to sign 27-yr-old without draft...

New York Yankees Have Deadline to Offer Rusney Castillo a Contract
August 12th, 2014 at 5:24 PM
The New York Yankees have until the end of the week to offer a contract to Cuban outfielder Rusney Castillo if they have not done so already. ***VIDEO1*** George A. King III of the New York Post has the latest: If the Yankees want in on the bidding war for Rusney Castillo, they will...

New York Yankees’ Carlos Beltran Almost Ready to Make Return to Outfield
August 11th, 2014 at 7:10 PM
New York Yankees outfielder Carlos Beltran is almost ready to return to the defensive side of the ball after not playing in the field since going on the disabled list back in May with bone spurs in his elbow. ***VIDEO1*** Yankees manager Joe Girardi said Beltran would be an option very soon,...

Rusney Castillo, New York Yankees Ready to Talk Contract After Private Workout
August 9th, 2014 at 9:48 AM
After holding a private workout for Cuban outfielder Rusney Castillo on Friday, the New York Yankees are interested in talking about a contract with the 27-year-old—but as a second baseman. ***VIDEO1*** That is according to George A. King III of The New York Post, who says the Yankees are one of the...

Carlos Beltran Hits 11th Career Grand Slam During 6th Inning Yankees 10-6 Win Over Indians (Video)
August 9th, 2014 at 1:45 AM
Carlos Beltran is starting to look like the guy that the New York Yankees coveted during the winter and shelled out $45 million over three seasons for. ***VIDEO1*** A little over a month ago, Beltran was hitting all of .216 and looked like his elbow was causing him so much discomfort, he...

MLB Trade Rumors: Yankees Place Ichiro Suzuki, Brendan Ryan on Waivers
August 8th, 2014 at 7:13 PM
The New York Yankees already placed one player on waivers and he was dealt to the Washington Nationals in lefty reliever Matt Thornton. ***VIDEO1*** On Friday, the Yankees placed two more of their players on revocable waivers, as both Ichiro Suzuki and Brendan Ryan went on there, as George King of the...

MLB Trade Rumors: Mets Place Curtis Granderson on Revocable Waivers; Unlikely to Be Dealt
August 8th, 2014 at 2:03 PM
Former New York Yankees outfielder Curtis Granderson has been placed on revocable waivers by the New York Mets in his first season in Flushing. ***VIDEO1*** Adam Rubin and Jayson Stark of ESPN.com are reporting the move by the Mets, which makes Granderson available to be claimed by any team in Major League...

New York Yankees Missed Drafting Los Angeles Angels’ Mike Trout by 4 Picks
August 8th, 2014 at 11:07 AM
In the 2009 MLB draft, the New York Yankees had their eye on a young man by the name of Mike Trout, but missed drafting him by just four picks. ***VIDEO1*** Of course, it was the Los Angeles Angels who were fortunate enough to end up with the superstar outfielder after picking...

MLB Trade Rumors: New York Yankees Aren’t Team to Claim Phillies’ Marlon Byrd Off Waivers
August 8th, 2014 at 12:56 AM
UPDATE: Despite the New York Yankees interest in Marlon Byrd at the trade deadline this past month, the New York Yankees weren't the team to acquire Marlon Byrd off waivers, as Mark Feinsand of the New York Daily News reported. ***PHOTO2*** While it was announced that the Chicago Cubs were the team to claim...

New York Yankees’ Mark Teixeira Interviews Brett Gardner on ‘Foul Territory’
August 7th, 2014 at 9:15 AM
The latest episode of "Foul Territory" with Mark Teixeira was released on Wednesday, with the New York Yankees first baseman getting a chance to interview left fielder, Brett Gardner. ***VIDEO1*** Gardner is in the midst of his best season as a professional with the Yanks in 2014, but that didn't stop him...

MLB Trade Rumors: Phillies’ Cole Hamels, Marlon Byrd Claimed on Waivers by Anonymous Team; Could Yankees Be Team?
August 7th, 2014 at 12:37 AM
Just 48 hours after the Philadelphia Phillies placed lefty ace pitcher Cole Hamels and outfielder Marlon Byrd on revocable waivers, both were claimed on Wednesday night. ***VIDEO1*** Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports was the first one to break the news on the two Phillies players being claimed by mystery teams, as now...

Los Angeles Dodgers Matt Kemp Clears Waivers; New York Yankees May Have Interest in Trade
August 5th, 2014 at 5:36 PM
CBS Sports Jon Heyman reported today that veteran outfielder Matt Kemp was placed on waivers by the LA Dodgers. Kemp has cleared the waiver process and can now be traded by the Dodgers. The New York Yankees were reported to have interest in the former Baseball America Player of the Year...

New York Yankees Brett Gardner, Stephen Drew and Martin Prado Clear Waivers
August 5th, 2014 at 4:29 PM
According to a report by Jon Heyman of CBS Sports, Brett Gardner, Stephen Drew and Martin Prado were placed on waivers by the New York Yankees and have gone unclaimed. Since the trio went unclaimed the Yankees can now trade any of the three players. Although they cleared waivers, they are...

New York Yankees Brett Gardner Named AL Player of the Week
August 5th, 2014 at 3:22 PM
It seems like every day the New York Yankees get bad news and have a new obstacle to overcome. This 2014 Yankees team has become very resilient with all of the injuries they have had to deal with this season, but they continue to overcome. With all of their shortcomings...