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MLB Free Agent Rumors: Boston Red Sox Interested in Pursuing Yankees 3B Chase Headley
October 30th, 2014 at 8:31 AM
Now that the 2014 World Series is officially over, teams have the next five days to prepare their game plans for free agency and the 2015 season. ***PHOTO1*** The Boston Red Sox are apparently focusing on adding a third basemen for next year and they have several of the top targets on...

New York Yankees Interested in Reunion with Royals’ Raul Ibanez for Hitting Coach Job: Report
October 29th, 2014 at 5:55 PM
The New York Yankees have gone almost an entire month without filling the void for their hitting coach spot; that is ever since they relieved Kevin Long of those duties earlier in the month after seven years with the team. ***PHOTO1*** The Yankees appear to be waiting for the end of the...

Fans Want Tigers’ Max Scherzer to Be Signed by Yankees This Winter, According to ESPN Poll
October 27th, 2014 at 11:37 AM
While injuries may have plagued the New York Yankees pitching staff with as many as five starters hitting the disabled list this past season, the actual performance from their pitchers who were healthy was not the issue. And yet, with an 84-win season, the Yankees could always use a little...

Yankees’ Mark Teixeira Takes ‘Foul Territory’ to ESPN’s ‘Mike and Mike’ Show (Video)
October 23rd, 2014 at 4:19 PM
The latest installment of "Foul Territory" with Mark Teixeira comes to us from the studios of ESPN radio's morning show, "Mike and Mike." ***PHOTO2*** The New York Yankees first baseman has tried his hand at interviewing numerous players and personalities connected to the organization, but now he's going outside the box for...

CC Sabathia Believes He Can Dominate for New York Yankees in 2015
October 23rd, 2014 at 12:33 PM
CC Sabathia may be the only person on Earth who believes he can return to his No. 1 starter form from five years ago en route to dominating opposing hitters like he used to do. ***PHOTO1*** That's what Sabathia told ESPN radio in New York on Wednesday as he spoke quite optimistically...

Trey Hillman Scouted 3 Possible Shortstop Replacements for Yankees’ Derek Jeter Before Leaving
October 23rd, 2014 at 11:11 AM
Before taking the bench coach job with the Houston Astros, Trey Hillman was part of the New York Yankees front office, scouting possible players and overseeing things in the minor and major leagues. ***PHOTO1*** His desire to get back in a uniform and on the bench lured him away from the Bronx...

MLB Free Agent Rumors: Yankees’ CC Sabathia Likes Jon Lester, Would Want Him as Teammate
October 23rd, 2014 at 9:16 AM
The three biggest names on the pitching market heading into free agency are Max Scherzer, Jon Lester and James Shields. The New York Yankees are expected to pursue at least one of them to help their starting rotation that suffered a multitude of injuries in 2014. ***PHOTO1*** Because he can't be offered...

New York Yankees’ CC Sabathia Won’t Throw Off Mound Until Spring Training
October 22nd, 2014 at 4:11 PM
CC Sabathia continues to progress in his return from a degenerative knee condition that helped end his 2014 season early, but he hasn't thrown off a mound just yet and won't do so until spring training 2015. ***PHOTO1*** Sabathia explained where he is in the process to Pete Caldera of the Bergen...

New York Yankees’ Mark Teixeira Looking to Get Stronger, Build More Upper Body Strength for 2015
October 22nd, 2014 at 2:03 PM
Over the last couple of seasons, Mark Teixeira has had a bad case of the injury bug; whether it be the hamstring or the wrist, which was surgically repaired and cost him most of the 2013 season. ***PHOTO1*** Teixeira was able to stick around for most of the season, playing in more...

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...

Giants Playoff Hero Travis Ishikawa: New York Yankees Treated Me Really Well
October 21st, 2014 at 12:17 PM
Last week, Travis Ishikawa made himself a hero around the Bay Area and will now forever like in playoff history when he smacked the game-winning three-run home run in Game 5 of the NLCS against Michael Wacha of the St. Louis Cardinals; a home run that sent the San Francisco...

Joe Torre Says Giants’ Buster Posey Could Be Like Derek Jeter as Next Face of MLB
October 21st, 2014 at 11:37 AM
Several players referred to Derek Jeter as not only as the captain of the New York Yankees, but the captain of baseball. That's the level of respect the now retired shortstop got from his fellow colleagues and players around the league over the past 20 years. ***PHOTO1*** So with Jeter now done...

New York Yankees Concerned with Mark Teixeira’s Commitment to Baseball; Focus on Outside Interests
October 20th, 2014 at 3:30 PM
With two years left on an eight-year deal signed before the 2009 season, the injuries piling up and the skills slowly diminishing, the New York Yankees have every right to be concerned with Mark Teixeira. ***PHOTO1*** But it's not the actual baseball player that the Yankees are concerned with heading into the...

New York Yankees Prospect Aaron Judge Gets Rave Reviews in Arizona Fall League
October 18th, 2014 at 3:59 PM
New York Yankees prospect Aaron Judge is a big dude, and he stands as one of the best big guys playing in the Arizona Fall League this year, according to one talent evaluator who has been watching him. ***PHOTO1*** Jim Callis of MLB.com did a comparison between one of the Yanks' most...

Former New York Yankees 2B Brian Roberts Officially Retires from Baseball After 14 Years
October 18th, 2014 at 3:12 AM
For 13 years, Brian Roberts spent most of his career as a member of the Baltimore Orioles. The 14th year of his career, he spent it with the New York Yankees, although it didn't go the way he had planned.' ***PHOTO1*** After signing a one-year deal back in December and hitting just...

MLB Free Agent Rumors: Orioles’ Nick Markakis Listed as Right Field Option for Yankees
October 17th, 2014 at 10:31 AM
On Thursday afternoon, it was announced that the Baltimore Orioles would be turning down their $17.5 million option on starting right fielder Nick Markakis, thus making him a free agent for the first time in his career. ****PHOTO1*** While some would think the Orioles would try to work out a deal with...

MLB Rumors: Orioles to Give Nelson Cruz Qualifying Offer; Would Cost Yankees Draft Pick If Signed
October 16th, 2014 at 12:13 PM
Nelson Cruz is one of several hitters about to hit the free agent market once free agency kicks off five days after the World Series ends and teams like the New York Yankees and Seattle Mariners are possibly eyeing up trying to land the 34-year-old slugger. ***PHOTO1*** The Baltimore Orioles, fresh off...

Keith Olbermann’s Failure to Become Yankees Announcer Fueling Derek Jeter Hate?
October 15th, 2014 at 2:01 PM
All Keith Olbermann wanted to be was a New York Yankees play-by-play announcer when he grew up. ***PHOTO1*** At least that's what he admitted to Richard Deitsch in an interview with Sports Illustrated. When asked what was one thing he wanted to do in sports, Keith chose a Yankees play-by-play man, which he...

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...

MLB Trade Rumors: Blue Jays’ Jose Reyes Listed as Trade Option for New York Yankees
October 14th, 2014 at 11:07 AM
It's not very common for division rivals to trade with each other, yet in the 2014 season, it actually happened quite a few times in the American League East. ***PHOTO1*** The New York Yankees and Boston Red Sox completed a very rare trade with one another; swapping Stephen Drew for Kelly Johnson....