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New York Yankees Rookie 3B Yangervis Solarte Off to Strong Start with Solid Play
April 19th, 2014 at 10:31 PM
After spending eight seasons in the minor leagues, Yangervis Solarte has taken advantage of his time in the majors. The Yankees rookie is off to a great start in his initial Major League campaign. Hitting at over .350, Solarte is becoming a regular option at third for the Yankees. His stellar play this...

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 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...

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 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...

Suspended New York Yankees 3B Alex Rodriguez Refuses to Pay Millions He Owes to Lawyers: Report
March 21st, 2014 at 1:55 PM
For someone who has a year off from work, suspended New York Yankee Alex Rodriguez can't seem to take it easy. After being sidelined by Commissioner Bud Selig and Major League Baseball for 162 games, A-Rod does not appear capable of staying away from controversy. According to a report by...

Joe Girardi Won’t Platoon Kelly Johnson; Will Be Yankees Full-Time 3rd Basemen in 2014 Season
March 19th, 2014 at 11:58 PM
When the New York Yankees signed Kelly Johnson to a one-year deal back in December, some thought that Johnson was merely a move for the bench and would take the spot of the departed Jayson Nix. Fast forward a month to Alex Rodriguez getting suspended for the entire 2014 season and...

New York Yankees 2014 Top 20 Organizational Prospects; No. 19 Miguel Andujar
March 14th, 2014 at 3:23 AM
Miguel Andujar is one of the new names added to the top 20 New York Yankees prospect list. The Venezuelan third baseman signed in 2011 for $700,00 out of the Dominican Summer League. The 19 year old spent the past two seasons in the Rookie Gulf Coast league and increased his OPS 277...

TV Show Host Chelsea Handler Rips Yankees’ Alex Rodriguez; Calls Him Disgusting, Gross
March 6th, 2014 at 7:36 PM
Not everyone is a fan of New York Yankees' suspended superstar Alex Rodriguez these days. Apparently, Chelsea Handler really does not like A-Rod one bit. The television show host and comedian appeared on Howard Stern's radio show on Wednesday and recalled how she apparently ripped the Yankees third basemen and didn't...

Masahiro Tanaka to Make Debut for New York Yankees on Saturday Vs. Philadelphia Phillies
February 25th, 2014 at 11:05 PM
It's been a steady process getting Masahiro Tanaka accustomed to pitching in the United States and with his new teammates on the New York Yankees. On Saturday, he'll get his first chance to pitch against live competition. Yankees manager Joe Girardi announced on Tuesday that the 25-year-old Japanese starter will make...

MLBPA Director, Former Yankee Tony Clark Expects Alex Rodriguez to Play for New York Yankees in 2015
February 24th, 2014 at 4:08 PM
About a month ago after federal arbitrator Frederic Horowitz handed down his ruling and a reduced sentence of 162 games to New York Yankees third basemen Alex Rodriguez for his alleged role in Biogenesis, the 38-year-old star filed a lawsuit against Major League Baseball and the Major League Baseball Players...

MLB Dropping Biogenesis Lawsuit Showed League, Bud Selig was Out to Get Yankees’ Alex Rodriguez
February 20th, 2014 at 3:12 PM
From the beginning, Major League Baseball was out to punish New York Yankees third basemen Alex Rodriguez and in 2014, they finally found a way to do so involving Biogenesis and Anthony Bosch. This past week, MLB and commissioner Bud Selig filed a motion to end the almost two-year lawsuit against...

Why Alex Rodriguez Will Be Back with New York Yankees in 2015 After Season-Long Suspension
February 10th, 2014 at 3:37 PM
This past week New York Yankees third basemen Alex Rodriguez decided to accept his fate for the 2014 season when he dropped his lawsuit against Major League Baseball and the MLB Players Association and accepted his 162 game suspension; ending any chance of playing baseball this coming year. There are a...

Alex Rodriguez Won’t Attend Spring Training for the New York Yankees Next Week
February 7th, 2014 at 6:59 PM
Alex Rodriguez may have listened to the advice of David Cone in not attending spring training for the New York Yankees, because on Friday, following his dismissal of his lawsuit against Major League Baseball and the MLB Players Association, Rodriguez is taking his next step in accepting his fate for...

New York Yankees’ Alex Rodriguez Drops Lawsuit Against MLB, MLBPA; Will Accept 162 Game Suspension for 2014 Season
February 7th, 2014 at 5:01 PM
In a weird turn of events, it looks like New York Yankees third basemen Alex Rodriguez may finally be done in his battle against the sport of baseball and the players union. On Friday, the 38-year-old former MVP dropped his lawsuit against Major League Baseball and the MLB Players Association which...

Former New York Yankees Pitcher David Cone to Alex Rodriguez: Don’t Come to Spring Training
February 6th, 2014 at 2:23 PM
All along, Alex Rodriguez has told people that even though he is suspended for the entire 2014 regular season, he would still come to spring training, something he technically can do even while serving the 162 game ban and MLB wouldn't be able to prevent him from showing up in...

What to Make of the New York Yankees Infield?
February 5th, 2014 at 6:16 PM
Entering last season the New York Yankees had many questions regarding the infield. Who will play third base for Alex Rodriguez? Will Derek Jeter be healthy? Will Mark Teixeira be able to make it through the season without getting injured? Sound familiar? ***PHOTO1*** Fast forward to 2014 and many of the same questions still exist. So...

Former New York Yankees’ Darryl Strawberry Defends Alex Rodriguez; Says He’s Gotten Raw Deal from MLB
January 31st, 2014 at 1:20 PM
Maybe Alex Rodriguez still has some supporters after all in his battle to get his 162 game suspension overturned for the 2014 season. On Thursday, New Orleans Saints linebacker Jonathan Vilma spoke out publicly in favor of the New York Yankees third basemen and said he should continue on his battle...

New Orleans Saints Jonathan Vilma Supports New York Yankees’ Alex Rodriguez in Battle Vs. MLB
January 30th, 2014 at 9:57 PM
Since the news was handed down that New York Yankees third basemen Alex Rodriguez would have his 211 game suspension reduced to 162 games for the 2014 season, a lot of his former supporters have since stopped coming out publicly in favor for him. One person however, has not, and he...

What to Make of New York Yankees Infield for 2014
January 25th, 2014 at 3:38 PM
Entering last season the Yankees had many questions regarding the infield.  Who will play third base for Alex Rodriguez? Will Derek Jeter be healthy? Will Mark Teixeira be able to make it through the season without getting injured? Sound familiar? Fast forward to 2014, many of the same questions still exist. So...