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Brian McCann’s 10th Inning, 3-Run Walk Off HR Gives Yankees 7-4 Win Over White Sox (Video)
August 24th, 2014 at 11:57 PM
Heading into the 10th inning, the New York Yankees were trying to pick up David Robertson after he blew the save in the ninth inning on Sunday afternoon. ***VIDEO1*** The inning started out slowly with Martin Prado and Mark Teixeira striking out to Jake Petricka, but then Carlos Beltran doubled to left...

Martin Prado Soaks Yankees Reporter with Cooler After Brian McCann’s Walk-Off HR
August 24th, 2014 at 5:07 PM
The YES Network's Meredith Marakovits was at the wrong place at the wrong time. She was just about to interview New York Yankees catcher Brian McCann after his walk-off homer lifted the Bronx Bombers over the Chicago White Sox on Sunday when Martin Prado decided to crash the party: Your browser does...

New York Yankees Present Paul Konerko with Gift Before Game Vs. Chicago White Sox
August 24th, 2014 at 1:20 PM
Before Sunday's afternoon game versus the Chicago White Sox, the New York Yankees gave veteran first baseman Paul Konerko a retirement gift. Konerko, who is set to retire at the end of the 2014 season, is getting some serious respect from the Yankees, who are gifting him a special base signed...

Why New York Yankees Didn’t Bid on Cuban Defector Rusney Castillo
August 24th, 2014 at 11:40 AM
While the New York Yankees were heavily involved in scouting Rusney Castillo from day one, they were not one of the teams to make the Cuban outfielder an offer. ***PHOTO1*** Joel Sherman of the New York Post reports that the Yankees didn't even place a bid, despite reports to the contrary saying...

New York Yankees 2015; Who’s on Third?
August 23rd, 2014 at 10:15 PM
The New York Yankees went into the season with Kelly Johnson as their starting third baseman and the question is who will be at the hot corner to start 2015? The Yankees have a couple of choices available, but who will be there everyday third baseman next season? The obvious...

New York Yankees’ Masahiro Tanaka to Throw 2nd Simulated Game on Thursday in Detroit
August 23rd, 2014 at 4:29 PM
UPDATE: After throwing a successful 35-pitch simulated game on Saturday, the Yankees have announced that Masahiro Tanaka will throw a second simulated game on Thursdat when the team is in Detroit for their series against the Tigers. ***PHOTO2*** Tanaka's return to the Yankees in September continues to look more likely with each passing...

Brett Gardner Drenches Martin Prado with Two Coolers After Game-winning Hit
August 23rd, 2014 at 11:33 AM
Sometimes it doesn't pay to be the hero. ***PHOTO1*** Martin Prado found that out the hard way on Friday night after his game-winning hit lifted the New York Yankees over the Chicago White Sox. Teammate Brett Gardner had his own way to celebrate the big hit, as he performed two unofficial ice bucket...

Carlos Beltran Returns to New York Yankees Lineup Vs. White Sox; Will DH, Bat 5th
August 23rd, 2014 at 11:26 AM
After a couple of days resting his cranky elbow, Carlos Beltran won't need to go on the disabled list after all and will return to the New York Yankees lineup on Saturday when they play the Chicago White Sox. ***PHOTO1*** Beltran was a late scratch in Thursday's game due to discomfort in...

Martin Prado Reacts to Game-Winning Hit in New York Yankees Win Over White Sox
August 23rd, 2014 at 11:17 AM
Martin Prado had his doubts about coming to New York when he was first traded to the Yankees, but it seems the 30-year-old is starting to feel comfortable. ***PHOTO1*** Prado was responsible for the game-winning hit on Friday night versus the Chicago White Sox in a 4-3 win, which is something that...

Brandon McCarthy Interested in Re-Signing with New York Yankees; Calls It a Great Fit
August 22nd, 2014 at 12:52 PM
Ever since sending Vidal Nuno to the Arizona Diamondbacks in a trade on July 6, it has been nothing short of an amazing experience for Brandon McCarthy with the New York Yankees, who has seen a bit of a career rejuvenation in the Bronx. ***PHOTO1*** After being told to use his cutter...

New York Yankees Giving Serious Consideration to 6-Man Pitching Rotation for September
August 22nd, 2014 at 12:34 PM
Currently, the New York Yankees have a rather solid starting rotation with Hiroki Kuroda, Brandon McCarthy, Shane Greene, Chris Capuano and the returning Michael Pineda. ***PHOTO1*** So if Masahiro Tanaka does in fact return to the Yankees in September like people around the team are starting to wonder, who would lose their...

New York Yankees Players Hold Informal Team Meeting on Thursday
August 22nd, 2014 at 12:27 PM
According to Bryan Hoch and Jamal Collier of MLB.com, The New York Yankees players held an informal team meeting on Thursday. The players addressed the the lack of production and challenged the team to pick it up with less than seven weeks left in the season. ***VIDEO1*** According to MLB.com, the meeting...

Boston Red Sox Sign Rusney Castillo to 7-year, $72.5 Million Contract
August 22nd, 2014 at 11:22 AM
UPDATE: Friday, August 22 at 12:06 p.m. ET The original contract figures for the Castillo-Red Sox deal were slightly off, as it turns out Castillo has signed a seven-year deal worth $72.5 million, per Gordon Edes of ESPNBoston.com: Sox agree on 7 year 72.5m deal with Castillo , joins club this season:...

Boston Red Sox Favorites for Rusney Castillo; Yankees Falling Out of Picture
August 22nd, 2014 at 10:14 AM
There is plenty of competition for Cuban-born outfielder Rusney Castillo, but it appears the Boston Red Sox are trying vigorously to sign him and are emerging as the favorites in the sweepstakes. ***PHOTO1*** Jon Heyman of CBS Sports says the Red Sox are still "heavily involved" and are attempting to beat out...

New York Yankees’ Brandon McCarthy Explains Adjustments Made That Turned Season Around
August 22nd, 2014 at 10:01 AM
Remember when everyone thought making the trade for Brandon McCarthy from the Arizona Diamondbacks wouldn't help the team? Especially with a 3-10 record and a 5.01 ERA. ***PHOTO1*** Fast forward to almost two months since that trade went down, eight starts later, and McCarthy has practically been the Yankees best pitcher since...

Robinson Cano Talks About Leaving New York Yankees for Seattle Mariners
August 22nd, 2014 at 9:49 AM
With October baseball rapidly approaching, Robinson Cano still doesn't regret leaving the sputtering New York Yankees for the Seattle Mariners. ***PHOTO1*** And why would he? After all, the Mariners gave him more money and are now in the hunt for a playoff spot as they sit just a half game back of...

New York Yankees’ Masahiro Tanaka Completes ALS Ice Bucket Challenge for ALS Awareness (Video)
August 21st, 2014 at 6:39 PM
While he is fighting like hell to get himself back on the mound in the 2014 season, New York Yankees ace Masahiro Tanaka was the latest player to take and complete the Ice Bucket Challenge to raise awareness and donations for ALS. ***VIDEO1*** Tanaka, who will now throw live batting practice to...

New York Yankees Held Hitters’ Meeting Before Thursday’s Win Over Houston Astros
August 21st, 2014 at 4:41 PM
The New York Yankees need some kind of spark on offense and since a late-season acquisition is nearly out of the question, the team instead opted for a hitters' meeting before Thursday's win over the Houston Astros. ***PHOTO1*** Third baseman Chase Headley told the media about the meeting after the 3-0 victory...

David Phelps Will Go to New York Yankees Bullpen After Return from DL
August 21st, 2014 at 2:21 PM
The New York Yankees will send David Phelps to the bullpen once he returns from his 15-day DL stint. ***PHOTO1*** Manager Joe Girardi told Brendan Kuty of NJ.com that the plan is for Phelps to go to the bullpen once he's officially back, which will help Phelps return to the mound sooner...

New York Yankees’ Masahiro Tanaka to Face Live Hitters on Saturday in Batting Practice
August 21st, 2014 at 12:00 PM
The growing feeling that Masahiro Tanaka could actually return to the New York Yankees and pitch again in the 2014 season is starting to get bigger with each step that the 25-year-old takes. ***PHOTO1*** Tanaka will take his next step towards making such a return on Saturday when he will face live...