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CC Sabathia Claims New York Yankees Chemistry is Better than Past Few Years
April 18th, 2014 at 12:47 AM
***VIDEO1*** It was a quick and painless band-aid pull of a quote from New York Yankees pitcher CC Sabathia on Thursday night after his win over the Tampa Bay Rays, but it was heard loud and clear. Sabathia made a comment about the good chemistry the 2014 Yankees are enjoying. The surprising...

New York Yankees Unveil Paul O’Neill Bobblehead for July 27 Game
April 17th, 2014 at 4:28 PM
Former New York Yankees outfielder Paul O'Neill will be honored on July 27 with a bobblehead giveaway for the first 18,000 fans in attendance that day at Yankee Stadium. The July 27 contest will be a Sunday afternoon game versus the Toronto Blue Jays. Here's a look at what the bobblehead version...

New York Yankees 3B Alex Rodriguez Still Finding Ways to Earn Income; Even During Season-Long Suspension
April 17th, 2014 at 3:06 PM
Alex Rodriguez's name has been relatively quiet in the news since he decided to serve his season-long suspension in 2014 and wouldn't be playing third base for the New York Yankees. ***VIDEO1*** While suspended, the Yankees are not mandated to pay him the $25 million he was set to make if he...

Carlos Beltran Already Proving Worth to New York Yankees
April 16th, 2014 at 4:17 PM
***VIDEO1*** Carlos Beltran is off to a hot start to his New York Yankees career as he once again contributed to a winning effort by the Bronx Bombers on Wednesday afternoon versus the Chicago Cubs. Beltran belted a solo bomb in the first inning from the No. 2 hole in the lineup...

Masahiro Tanaka Owns Chicago Cubs in 3rd Start for New York Yankees
April 16th, 2014 at 3:44 PM
***VIDEO1*** In his third start as a member of the New York Yankees, Masahiro Tanaka owned the Chicago Cubs in a 3-0 win for the Bronx Bombers during the first game of the day-night doubleheader at Yankee Stadium on Wednesday. Tanaka, who was supposed to pitch yesterday but had to wait an...

New York Yankees 2014 Top 20 Organizational Prospect; No. 4 John Ryan Murphy
April 16th, 2014 at 1:59 AM
John Ryan Murphy (aka JR in 2013) was drafted 76th in the second round of the 2009 MLB First Year Player Draft by the New York Yankees. Murphy has moved ahead of Austin Romine in the catcher pecking order for Yankee prospects. Last season splitting time between Trenton and Scranton Wilkes-Barre...

Analyzing Yankees Trade for Alfonso Soriano as Cubs Prez Theo Epstein Reflects
April 15th, 2014 at 5:36 PM
***VIDEO1*** As Chicago Cubs team president Theo Epstein reflected on his decision to trade Alfonso Soriano to the New York Yankees, now is as good a time as ever to analyze that deal as the two teams prepare to square off this week. According to ESPNChicago.com staff, Epstein believes the trade worked...

New York Yankees Looking Like Winners Letting Curtis Granderson Go
April 15th, 2014 at 4:07 PM
***VIDEO1*** The New York Yankees rolled the dice this past offseason in letting go of a player who had hit 40 homers and 100 RBI for them twice. That player was none other than Curtis Granderson, and even early in his New York Mets career we can see why he doesn't...

New York Yankees Place Francisco Cervelli on 60-Day DL, Recall John Ryan Murphy, Sign Scott Sizemore to Major League Deal
April 15th, 2014 at 1:10 PM
When Francisco Cervelli came up holding his hamstring after beating out a ground ball on Sunday night, the worst was feared that the New York Yankees backup catcher would likely land on the disabled list, but at least the 15-day disabled list with the injury. It will be a little...

New York Yankees Smart to Stay Away from Stephen Drew, Kendrys Morales
April 14th, 2014 at 5:58 PM
Despite the New York Yankees dealing with some early injuries in key positions, it appears the team has no desire to sign two of the best free agents on the market in what amounts to a smart move. In an article by Wallace Matthews of ESPNNewYork.com, the Bronx Bombers will not...

New York Yankees Likely to Place Francisco Cervelli on 15-Day DL with Hamstring Injury
April 14th, 2014 at 11:28 AM
During the bottom of the fourth inning, New York Yankees catcher Francisco Cervelli was running out a ground ball that was initially called an out, but after Joe Girardi challenged the call, instant replay showed that Cervelli was safe at first base and the play was overturned. However, on the play,...

New York Yankees 2014 Top 20 Organizational Prospects; No. 5 Eric Jagielo
April 14th, 2014 at 4:20 AM
Eric Jagielo is the Notre Dame grad who was drafted No. 26 by the New York Yankees in the first round of the 2013 MLB Player Draft. The lefty hitting third baseman has tailor made power for Yankee Stadium along with a very high baseball IQ. Yankees scouting director Damon Oppenheimer...

Derek Jeter’s Quad Keeps Yankees SS Out of Lineup Vs. Red Sox on Sunday Night
April 13th, 2014 at 6:52 PM
Derek Jeter is the king of this. #TheJumpThrow pic.twitter.com/btZ6MrUwuM — Baseball Life™ (@BaseballLords) April 13, 2014 Derek Jeter will be out of the lineup on Sunday night as the New York Yankees prepare to take on the Boston Red Sox in the final game of the four-game set at Yankee Stadium. According to...

New York Yankees: Brian McCann Breaking Out of Slump at Right Time
April 13th, 2014 at 4:01 PM
Brian McCann's first season with the New York Yankees hasn't been pretty by any stretch thus far. His .195 average through 11 games played is evidence of such. On Saturday afternoon at Yankee Stadium, McCann finally broke out of his shell against none other than the Boston Red Sox, which just...

Watch: Brian McCann Hits 1st New York Yankees Home Run Vs. John Lackey on Saturday
April 12th, 2014 at 3:27 PM
Brian McCann had gotten off to a slow start to the 2014 season, hitting all of .162 heading into Saturday's game against the Boston Red Sox. On Saturday, McCann hit his very first home run as a member of the New York Yankees when he hit a solo home run off...

New York Yankees: Michael Pineda Bailed Out by MLB and Fellow Players
April 11th, 2014 at 7:03 PM
Dean Anna hits his 1st career homer, Michael Pineda earns the W as #Yankees defeat Boston.  pic.twitter.com/0oocSfnGWg — New York Yankees (@Yankees) April 11, 2014 The results are in after New York Yankees pitcher Michael Pineda was caught with a brown substance on his hand on Thursday night versus the Boston Red...

Watch: New York Yankees’ Dean Anna Hits 1st Career Home Run Vs Clay Buchholz in 4-1 Victory
April 11th, 2014 at 12:13 PM
It took Dean Anna almost six years to get to the major leagues and finally made his first big league team when he made the New York Yankees as a backup infielder for 2014. On Thursday night, he added another accomplishment to his career by hitting his first ever home run...

New York Yankees 2014 Top 20 Organizational Prospects; No. 6 Tyler Austin
April 11th, 2014 at 11:36 AM
Tyler Austin was drafted in the 13th round of the 2010 June Amateur Draft out of Heritage High School in Conyers, Georgia. Austin has been through the entire farm system going from Staten Island Yankees to Trenton Thunder. The right-handed hitting outfielder his lifetime average so far as a Yankees is a...

Boston Red Sox’ David Ortiz, Dustin Pedroia not Bothered If Yankees SP Michael Pineda Used Pine Tar
April 11th, 2014 at 1:20 AM
On Thursday night, it was Michael Pineda's grand entrance at Yankee Stadium; something New York Yankees fans had waited over two years to see, and facing the defending World Series Champions in the Boston Red Sox, he did not disappoint. ***PHOTO1*** In his second start of the season and his first ever...

Michael Pineda’s Dominance Vs. Red Sox Overshadowed by Substance on Hand
April 10th, 2014 at 9:42 PM
Michael Pineda has a foreign substance on his hand. It might be fudge. Or pine tar. — SB Nation MLB (@SBNationMLB) April 11, 2014 Michael Pineda was downright nasty for the New York Yankees in his start against the Boston Red Sox at Yankee Stadium on Thursday night, but it seems what...