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Johnny Damon’s MLB Return Draws Interest; Bad Fit for New York Yankees
July 4th, 2014 at 7:17 PM
Johnny Damon may be contemplating a return to Major League Baseball at the age of 40 and is making some noise in the process, but there's no chance his comeback will be with the New York Yankees. ***VIDEO1*** CBS New York is reporting Damon's desire to return to the game because he...

New York Yankees Hitting Coach Kevin Long Reacts to Team’s Offensive Struggles
July 3rd, 2014 at 6:00 AM
The New York Yankees are in the midst of a season-long slump that has reached epic proportions and hitting coach Kevin Long reacted to those issues on Wednesday. ***VIDEO1*** According to Wallace Matthews of ESPNNewYork.com, Long and the players are not blind to their struggles and he says the guys in the...

New York Yankees Sign 16-year-old Dominican Prospect Frederick Cuevas
July 2nd, 2014 at 10:40 AM
The New York Yankees continued their assault on the international market by signing Dominican Republic youngster and outfielder, Frederick Cuevas. ***VIDEO1*** Ben Badler of Baseball America broke the story of the signing, as well as what it will cost: Via @BenBadler, the Yankees have signed 16-year-old Dominican outfielder Frederick Cuevas for $300,000. — Baseball...

Ichiro Suzuki Responds to Yankees-Astros Trade Exposed in Leaked Notes
July 1st, 2014 at 12:08 PM
Ichiro Suzuki has responded to news that he was almost traded by the New York Yankees to the Houston Astros during the offseason. ***VIDEO1*** It was discovered after the website Deadspin released a story reporting that the Astros' computers had been hacked, thus leading to the internal trade notes of executives being...

Leaked Houston Astros Notes Show New York Yankees Tried to Trade Ichiro Suzuki
June 30th, 2014 at 2:56 PM
Leaked notes from Houston Astros executives show that the New York Yankees were trying to work out a deal that would have sent Ichiro Suzuki to The Lone Star state, amongst other deals the Astros were exploring with various Major League Baseball teams. ***VIDEO1*** The notes can be found on the website...

Can New York Yankees Bring Peter O’Brien up to Help Struggling Offense?
June 25th, 2014 at 3:22 PM
The New York Yankees are uncharacteristically not hitting home runs in 2014, so should home-run machine Peter O'Brien be promoted to the big leagues to help drive some runs in? PENNSYLVANIA! #YANKEES Top Prospect PETER O'BRIEN signing autographs SAT,JUN21!! pic.twitter.com/tRdjZUnSTW — Athlete Appearances (@cravetheauto) June 17, 2014 The Yanks could certainly use the...

Nelson Cruz Wanted to Sign with New York Yankees in Winter Before Landing with Baltimore Orioles: Report
June 25th, 2014 at 1:21 PM
During the winter, the New York Yankees were looking for a new right fielder, as Curtis Granderson rejected the team's one-year qualifying offer and ended up taking a four-year, $60 million deal with the New York Mets. ***VIDEO1*** There were several interests that the Yankees had; two of which were Carlos Beltran...

New York Yankees’ Alfonso Soriano: I Feel Like I’m Still an Everyday Player
June 25th, 2014 at 10:35 AM
Alfonso Soriano went from being a jolt of much-needed energy to the New York Yankees team in 2013 to platoon duty in 2014 and essentially, a roster burden. ***VIDEO1*** Back in early June, Soriano was hitting .220 and just .195 against right-handed pitching, the last of which was against the Seattle Mariners...

New York Yankees Should Take Chance on Raul Ibanez for Struggling Offense
June 24th, 2014 at 1:20 PM
The New York Yankees offense is again, struggling. Nothing new for the 2014 season, but this time, they're in the midst of a pennant race and trying to catch up to the Toronto Blue Jays, who are 2.5 games up on them in first place. ***VIDEO1*** With the Yankees looking to the...

New York Yankees’ Full-Page Ad for Tony Gwynn in San Diego Newspaper
June 23rd, 2014 at 6:42 PM
The New York Yankees paid a very special tribute to San Diego Padres great Tony Gwynn, who passed away recently, with a full-page ad in a California newspaper. ***VIDEO1*** Bleacher Report's Scott Miller tweeted a photo of the ad, which came in a commemorative section of the newspaper, UT-San Diego: The #Yankees take...

New York Yankees: Carlos Beltran’s 3-Run Walkoff Home Run Vs. Baltimore Orioles (Video)
June 21st, 2014 at 12:20 AM
Carlos Beltran always said that he wanted to be a member of the New York Yankees. On Friday night, Beltran got his chance to show the team why they were right in signing him over the winter. ***VIDEO1*** The Yankees were trailing the Baltimore Orioles 3-1 and Baltimore put in their closer,...

Brett Gardner Doesn’t Regret Re-Signing with New York Yankees; Testing Free Agent Market for More Money
June 20th, 2014 at 11:32 AM
Brett Gardner had a chance to test free agency this winter if he wanted to. All he had to do was have a solid 2014 season and then he'd have a chance to hit the free agent market. ***VIDEO1*** instead, Gardner decided to re-sign with the Yankees on a four-year, $52 million...

New York Yankees: Ichiro Suzuki Isn’t Satisfied with Hot Start; Still Feels He’s a Starting-Caliber Outfielder
June 20th, 2014 at 9:42 AM
Before the start of the season, Ichiro Suzuki was considered to be on the trading block since he was the fifth outfielder making $6.5 million and likely not going to be getting as much playing time like in the past. ***VIDEO1*** But Alfonso Soriano was regulated to playing against left-handed pitching and...

New York Yankees: Watch Jacoby Ellsbury Juggle Baseballs
June 19th, 2014 at 6:03 PM
Jacoby Ellsbury can certainly handle a bat and play great defense, but who knew the New York Yankees outfielder could juggle as well? ***VIDEO1*** Don't believe me? Just check out this video of Ellsbury in action and he looks pretty good at it, via the Yankees Instagram page: Ellsbury still has six years...

MLB Trade Rumors: Yankees Interested in Phillies’ John Mayberry Jr.
June 19th, 2014 at 12:03 PM
Philadelphia Phillies outfielder John Mayberry Jr. appears to be turning some heads around Major League Baseball. ***VIDEO1*** According to Jim Salisbury of CSNPhilly.com, the New York Yankees and a very familiar divisional foe are scouting Mayberry: Mayberry’s time in the lineup the last two days may have been an unexpected showcase for the...

New York Yankees: Stats That Tell the Story of 2014 Season
June 18th, 2014 at 11:35 AM
The New York Yankees are already having somewhat of a tumultuous season in 2014, but for the most part the Bronx Bombers have been able to keep it together and some of these stats explain why. The Yankees Twitter feed was full of facts early Wednesday that spell out how this...

New York Yankees Honor Tony Gwynn Before Tuesday Night’s Game Vs. Toronto Blue Jays
June 17th, 2014 at 7:59 PM
On Monday, the baseball world lost a Hall of Famer, a great hitter and overall great person with the passing of Tony Gwynn, who was only 54 years old. Gwynn passed away after a long battle of cancer that developed in his cheek. ***PHOTO1*** Ever since the unfortunate news came from Gwynn's passing, teams...

Tony Gwynn’s Epic 1998 World Series Performance Vs. New York Yankees (Video)
June 16th, 2014 at 4:56 PM
On Monday, June 16, 2014 we remember San Diego Padres legend Tony Gwynn who passed away at the age of 54. ***VIDEO1*** Gwynn was one of the best pure hitters this writer has ever seen and he holds the same stature in the history of baseball. It's likely most would agree with that sentiment. "Mr....

New York Yankees: Brett Gardner’s Dad is His Biggest Role Model
June 15th, 2014 at 10:25 PM
Brett Gardner grew up on a 2,600 acre farm in Holy Hill, SC. Gardner who stood at 5'8" and a 180 pounds as a high school senior, didn't think a major league career was even a possibility as a teenager growing up in South Carolina. ***VIDEO1*** Gardner tried out for the College...

Jose Canseco to Tour Country in ‘CansecoMobile’ to Beat Babe Ruth’s Home Run Record
June 13th, 2014 at 5:29 PM
Just when you thought it was safe to go back to the ballpark... he's baaaaaaaaaaaaaack! The summer blockbuster known as Jose Canseco's Homerun Challenge Tour will kick off next week and will soon be coming to a city near you. Canseco 49, who last played in the majors in 2001, will...