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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 4:37 PM
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 Yankees last season, per...

Troy Tulowitzki Wearing Derek Jeter Socks During Rockies’ Spring Training: Photo
February 26th, 2015 at 3:31 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...

New York Yankees Prospect Luis Severino’s Spring Training Bullpen Session: Video
February 26th, 2015 at 2:00 PM
Would you like to see New York Yankees prospect Luis Severino in action during spring training? ***PHOTO1*** Well, Chad Jennings of the LoHud Yankees Blog shared a video of the Yanks' top prospect on Wednesday throwing a bullpen session during the team's spring training workout down in Florida. Severino is the current golden...

New York Yankees’ Alex Rodriguez Should Be Stripped of 190 HRs, Says Columnist
February 26th, 2015 at 12:00 PM
In what amounts to an article that will make you scratch your head, a columnist for the Chicago Tribune believes that New York Yankees slugger Alex Rodriguez should be stripped of 190 of his career 654 homers by Major League Baseball. ***PHOTO1*** Why 190, you ask? Well that's the amount of homers...

New York Yankees Believe They Won’t Have to Pay Alex Rodriguez’s HR Bonuses
February 26th, 2015 at 10:00 AM
The New York Yankees are confident they won't have to pay Alex Rodriguez's home run bonuses should he reach the milestones that will pay him $6 million apiece. ***PHOTO1*** New York believes that Rodriguez's admission of steroid use has tainted his career and overall numbers, thus the marketing contract he signed that...

Hal Steinbrenner Reacts to Belief New York Yankees are Becoming Cheap
February 26th, 2015 at 8:00 AM
Only the New York Yankees could have $200 million-plus payroll and still be considered cheap. Or at least that's what some fans of the team have said about Hal Steinbrenner and the new regime running the show in the Bronx. ***PHOTO1*** Not surprisingly Steinbrenner took exception to the idea that the Yankees...

David Ortiz is Angry with Alex Rodriguez in Latest Yankees-Red Sox Drama
February 25th, 2015 at 6:20 PM
Boston Red Sox DH David Ortiz is just the latest person to have beef with embattled New York Yankees slugger Alex Rodriguez. ***PHOTO1*** During the turmoil of the Biogenesis scandal over the past few years, Rodriguez's lawyer named Ortiz as a performance-enhancing drug user during a radio interview and that statement has...

New York Yankees’ Mark Teixeira Won’t Adjust for Shift; Cancels ‘Foul Territory’
February 25th, 2015 at 2:30 PM
If you were hoping that New York Yankees first baseman Mark Teixeira was going to adjust his approach at the plate in order to beat the shift, don't hold your breath. ***PHOTO1*** Teixeira, who battled injuries all season in 2014 and saw his average dip to a career-low .216, has been a...

Andrew Bailey Expects to Compete for Spot on New York Yankees’ 2015 Roster
February 25th, 2015 at 11:30 AM
Reliever Andrew Bailey has endured a long road to recovery after shoulder surgery and he is now ready to compete for a spot on the New York Yankees' roster in 2015. ***PHOTO1*** Bailey hasn't pitched in a game since 2013 with the Boston Red Sox and has spent last season as a...

Scott Rolen Helping New York Yankees 3B Prospect Eric Jagielo in Spring Training
February 25th, 2015 at 10:30 AM
New Vice President of Player Development for the New York Yankees, Gary Denbo, has brought some star power with him to spring training this season as he has enlisted the help of former Major League Baseball third baseman Scott Rolen to help mentor one of the organization's top prospects. ***PHOTO1*** That prospect...

New York Yankees’ Alex Rodriguez on Derek Jeter: “I’m Going to Miss Him Tremendously”
February 25th, 2015 at 9:30 AM
The questions about Alex Rodriguez's performance-enhancing drug use kept coming on Tuesday as the New York Yankees slugger was asked how his body will respond when he takes the field without PEDs in 2015. ***PHOTO1*** A-Rod didn't seem too concerned about the prospect of playing without the drugs, but he is taking...

New York Yankees Unhappy with Alex Rodriguez’s Early Arrival to Spring Training
February 25th, 2015 at 7:30 AM
Alex Rodriguez reported to Spring Training two days ahead of schedule on Monday, and while the New York Yankees would not have had a problem with A-Rod checking in early to get some extra work in, they were unhappy that Rodriguez did not let them know he was coming. ***PHOTO1*** The team's...

New York Yankees’ Joe Girardi Declines to Share “Personal Feelings” on Alex Rodriguez
February 24th, 2015 at 5:00 PM
New York Yankees manager Joe Girardi was asked a slew of questions about Alex Rodriguez on Tuesday, but there was one question he wasn't willing to respond to from the media. ***PHOTO1*** When asked about his personal feelings towards A-Rod, Girardi was guarded in his response and declined to discuss how he...

The New York Yankees Picked the Wrong Time to Be Frugal
February 23rd, 2015 at 4:47 PM
***PHOTO2*** The New York Yankees could only watch today as prized Cuban infield prospect Yoan Moncada took his talents to Boston. Moncada was supposed to be the future for the Yankees. He was supposed to bolster the farm system and lead a new generation of prospects. Instead, it's likely that the...

Masahiro Tanaka Feels That His Elbow is Healed
February 20th, 2015 at 4:59 PM
***PHOTO1*** Masahiro Tanaka expressed confidence in his right elbow at a press conference at George M. Steinbrenner Field. Speaking through a translator, Tanaka said "I feel it's healed. I'm confident that I can get through this season." Tanaka partially tore the ulnar collateral ligament in his right elbow and went through...

Alex Rodiguez Offers Handwritten Apology to New York Yankees Fans
February 17th, 2015 at 1:43 PM
***PHOTO1*** Alex Rodriguez has finally issued his official apology for the fiasco that was 2014. Rodriguez penned a handwritten letter to New York Yankees fans that is viewable here. A typed version from Yankees.com can be located here. In the letter, Rodriguez apologizes to the MLB, Players Association, Yankees, Steinbrenner family, and...

New York Yankees’ Masahiro Tanaka Already Working Out in Spring Training (Photos)
February 17th, 2015 at 11:25 AM
New York Yankees ace Masahiro Tanaka has already arrived to camp and is working out ahead of the start of spring training. Tanaka, who got to Tampa last night, arriving at the complex just now pic.twitter.com/qtW1nRmDJp — Erik Boland (@eboland11) February 17, 2015 The Associated Press, according to YES Network, reported Tanaka was...

Yankees Headlines Roundup: Jared Burton Signed, Jason Giambi, Jeter on SNL Special
February 16th, 2015 at 6:53 PM
Here are some of the latest headlines from the New York Yankees Universe. ***PHOTO1*** Yankees Sign RHP Jared Burton Jared Burton and the Yankees have agreed on a minor-league deal, per Bryan Hoch of MLB.com: The Yankees have agreed to terms with right-hander Jared Burton on a Minor League contract that includes an invitation...

New York Yankees’ Alex Rodriguez, Chase Headley Spoke on Phone During Offseason
February 16th, 2015 at 5:22 PM
The two men who figure to be manning third base for the New York Yankees during the 2015 season, Chase Headley and Alex Rodriguez, spoke on the phone during the offseason. ***PHOTO1*** What might have made this awkward was the fact that Rodriguez still thought the job was his to lose up...