Archives

Category: ‘First Basemen’

Frank Torre, Former Milwaukee Braves First Baseman and Brother of Joe Torre, Dies at 82
September 13th, 2014 at 5:54 PM
Frank Torre who played first base for the Milwaukee Braves and Philadelphia Phillies, has died at the age of 82. Torre who won a World Series with the 1957 Braves, played eight years in the Major Leagues and was a mentor to his little brother, Hall of Fame manager, Joe...

Joe Girardi Reacts to Chris Davis Suspension Before Yankees-Orioles Doubleheader
September 12th, 2014 at 12:53 PM
New York Yankees manager Joe Girardi shared his thoughts on Baltimore Orioles slugger Chris Davis getting suspended 25 games after a positive test for amphetamines. ***PHOTO1*** Davis has already admitted to taking adderall and while he did get an exemption for it in 2013, the Orioles first baseman was unable to do...

Baltimore Orioles’ Chris Davis Suspended 25 Games for Amphetamines; Out for Series Vs. Yankees
September 12th, 2014 at 11:30 AM
UPDATE: Friday, September 12 at 1:31 p.m. ET Chris Davis has released a statement addressing his 25-game suspension, per MLB.com: “I apologize to my teammates, coaches, the Orioles organization and especially the fans,” Davis said. “I made a mistake by taking Adderall. I had permission to use it in the past, but...

MLB Free Agency 2015: Detroit Tigers’ Victor Martinez Listed as New York Yankees Target
September 12th, 2014 at 9:18 AM
One of the things the New York Yankees got criticized heavily for was their spending on free agents this past offseason and how it didn't work out for some of them. ***PHOTO1*** Brian McCann had a rough first year in the first of a five-year, $85 million deal, although despite that, he's...

New York Yankees Mark Teixeira Plans to Hit the Gym and Gain Weight During Off-Season
September 11th, 2014 at 3:30 PM
It has been a disappointing season for New York Yankees first baseman Mark Teixeira, to say the least. As a result of the injuries that have plagued him thoughout the 2014 season, Teixeira told Brandan Kuty of NJ.com, that not being able to workout in the off-season really effected him...

New York Yankees Keep Playoff Hopes Alive with Big Comeback in the Bronx
September 11th, 2014 at 12:19 PM
Left for the dead in the AL Wild Card race, the New York Yankees bats awoke last night at the Stadium. With all that has been said about the dormant New York offense, they answered the bell on Wednesday as they showed signs of life in the Bronx ***VIDEO1*** After giving up...

Mark Teixeira Still Hopeful New York Yankees Find Way into 2014 Postseason
September 9th, 2014 at 12:37 PM
Starting on Tuesday, the New York Yankees have 21 games left in their 2014 season. 21 games to try and turn the ship around, get on a winning streak and make a late break into the postseason. ***PHOTO1*** They're magic numbers to stay alive right now are 12 for the American League...

MLB Trade Rumors: Yankees’ Mark Teixeira Impossible to Trade Just Like Phillies’ Ryan Howard
September 4th, 2014 at 12:56 PM
Remember during the summer when the Philadelphia Phillies were basically trying to give away Ryan Howard's contract to any team willing to take him on in a trade? The same Howard who was once an MVP and one of the league's better power hitters in the game.*** ***PHOTO1*** Howard's remaining $60 million...

New York Yankees Mark Teixeira to Retun to Lineup Tonight Against Detroit Tigers
August 26th, 2014 at 5:37 PM
The New York Yankees have won five games in a row and they seem to be producing and getting a little healthier, kind of. Brett Gardner missed Sunday's game and will rest again on Tuesday, but Mark Teixeira will return to the Yankees lineup tonight, as the Yanks take on...

New York Yankees Could Be Interested in Cuban LHP Misael Siverio
August 26th, 2014 at 2:58 PM
Here we go again. Two more Cuban-born players are set to work out for Major League Baseball teams in Florida this Friday, according to the agent of left-handed pitcher Misael Siverio and first baseman Jozzen Cuesta, per MLB Trade Rumors: Cuban first baseman Jozzen Cuesta and Cuban left-hander Misael Siverio will host...

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...

New York Yankees Mark Teixeira Ties Joe DiMaggio on All-Time HR List
August 17th, 2014 at 9:11 PM
Mark Teixeira hit his 361st career home run on Sunday at Tropicana Field in Tampa. The homer ties Teixeira with Yankees Legend Joe DiMaggio for 80th on the All-Time home run list. ***VIDEO1*** Teixeira hit a solo-shot off of Tampa pitcher Joel Peralta in the eighth inning of Sunday's 4-2 win over...

Kevin Long, New York Yankees Explain What Biggest Problem on Offense Is
August 16th, 2014 at 9:35 AM
The New York Yankees offense again failed to produce any runs on Friday night after a 5-0 loss to the Tampa Bay Rays at Tropicana Field. ***PHOTO1*** New York has one of the worst offenses in baseball, and because of that the return of Michael Pineda and eventually Masahiro Tanaka won't do...

Mark Teixeira Extremely Disappointed in New York Yankees Struggling Offense in 2014
August 12th, 2014 at 3:25 PM
It would be hard not to notice just how much of a disappointment the offense of the New York Yankees is in 2014, especially considering the talent in the lineup that they have. ***VIDEO1*** Yet, even with a lineup that possesses Carlos Beltran, Jacoby Ellsbury, Brian McCann, Chase Headley, Derek Jeter and...

Mark Teixeira Returns to New York Yankees Lineup on Sunday Vs. Cleveland Indians; Will Bat 4th, Play First Base
August 10th, 2014 at 12:22 PM
Mark Teixeira has been held out of the New York Yankees lineup since Wednesdat night after sliding into home plate against the Detroit Tigers and having his left pinky catch the cleat of the catcher, which forced three stitches on the finger. ***VIDEO1*** After missing Thursday, Friday and Saturday's games to rest...

New York Yankees: Mark Teixeira’s Finger Injury May Be Worse than Expected
August 8th, 2014 at 6:44 PM
The injury woes just keep on coming for New York Yankees first baseman Mark Teixeira, as now the 34-year-old slugger is dealing with a finger problem that may be worse than originally expected. ***VIDEO1*** Tex suffered his injury during a play at the plate in which he slid legs first and attempted...

New York Yankees Joe Girardi Making Claim for Manager of the Year Honors
August 8th, 2014 at 4:37 PM
When Esmil Rogers takes the mound for the New York Yankees on Friday night, he will be the 12th starter for the Yankees this season. Manager Joe Girardi has overcome injury after injury and currently has his team sitting a 1/2 a game out of the American Wild Card Race....

New York Yankees’ Mark Teixeira Gets Stitches on Left Pinky, X-Rays Negative; Won’t Play Vs. Tigers on Thursday
August 6th, 2014 at 11:39 PM
In the bottom of the eighth inning, Brian McCann hit a ground ball that was nearly turned into a double play, but the ball went sailing near the New York Yankees dugout which allowed one run to score and Mark Teixeira was chugging around to try and score another run. ***PHOTO1*** Teixeira got...

Yankees’ Mark Teixeira Roofs Home Run After Clearing Green Monster (Video)
August 2nd, 2014 at 7:20 PM
Mark Teixeira is no stranger to hitting mammoth home runs and the New York Yankees first baseman launched another one out on Saturday versus the Boston Red Sox that ended up on a roof outside of Fenway Park. ***VIDEO1*** Tex creamed the homer from the right side of the plate, and the...

Boston Red Sox DFA Mike Carp; New York Yankees Could Look to Acquire Veteran First Baseman
August 1st, 2014 at 4:52 PM
In the wake of all of yesterdays' Trade Deadline action, the Boston Red Sox have designated veteran first baseman, Mike Carp for assignment. With the New York Yankees and Red Sox completing their first trade in 17 years on Thursday, there is a chance they could make back to back...