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MLB Trade Rumors: New York Yankees Couldn’t Match Oakland Athletics’ Package
July 5th, 2014 at 7:18 PM
Before the Oakland Athletics completed the deal that netted them Chicago Cubs pitchers Jeff Samardzija and Jason Hammel, the New York Yankees were in the mix as a team vying for the two starters. ***VIDEO1*** According to Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports, the Yanks made an attempt to land either of the...

New York Yankees Should Trade for Oakland Athletics SP Tommy Milone
July 5th, 2014 at 6:04 PM
The Oakland Athletics have a wealth of starting pitching after completing a trade with the Chicago Cubs for Jason Hammel and Jeff Samardzija. While that trade was helpful for Oakland, it could end up being a good thing for the New York Yankees also. ***VIDEO1*** After pulling the trigger on the trade...

David Huff Ready to Start for New York Yankees If Vidal Nuno, Chase Whitley Need to Be Replaced
July 5th, 2014 at 9:58 AM
For the third consecutive start, Chase Whitley simply did not have it for the New York Yankees and it could end up costing him his spot on the team. ***VIDEO1*** Whitley lasted three innings while allowing four runs on eight hits and was handed a 6-1 lead, but made it into a...

Oakland A’s Acquire Jeff Samardzija, Jason Hammel from Chicago Cubs; New York Yankees Lost Out on Trade
July 4th, 2014 at 11:12 PM
While most of the country was celebrating America's birthday on Friday night, the Oakland A's and Billy Beane were busy making the first gigantic splash of the trade deadline. ***VIDEO1*** The A's have acquired both pitchers Jeff Samardzija and Jason Hammel from the Chicago Cubs in exchange for prospects, as Jon Heyman...

New York Yankees: CC Sabathia Likely Done for 2014 Season
July 4th, 2014 at 2:46 PM
New York Yankees manager Joe Girardi passed along some bad news on Friday, July 4, when he told the media starting pitcher CC Sabathia would be done for the 2014 season. ***VIDEO1*** The LoHud Yankees Blog broke the news: CC Sabathia will meet with Dr. James Andrews next Monday to determine what’s next...

New York Yankees’ CC Sabathia Could Require Microfracture Surgery on Knee; Career in Jeopardy: Report
July 4th, 2014 at 10:35 AM
The swelling in CC Sabathia's knee could be a very bad sign and one that could be leaving his future not only with the New York Yankees, but his career, in serious jeopardy. ***VIDEO1*** Late Thursday night, it was reported that Sabathia would be making a visit to see Dr. James Andrews...

New York Yankees’ CC Sabathia Shut Down Indefinitely; Will Visit Dr. James Andrews
July 4th, 2014 at 12:10 AM
It's officially gone from bad to worse for New York Yankees left-handed starter CC Sabathia, as his future for the 2014 season is in serious doubt. ***VIDEO1*** Following his latest rehab start at Class-AA Trenton in which he threw 55 pitches in 3.1 innings, Sabathia woke up on Thursday morning with swelling...

New York Yankees’ CC Sabathia to Undergo MRI on Knee After Experiencing Swelling Following Last Rehab Start
July 3rd, 2014 at 7:06 PM
CC Sabathia's road back to the New York Yankees later this month has taken a possible turn for the worse and could put a damper on his future plans for this season. ***VIDEO1*** After throwing 3.1 innings against the Class-AA Portland Sea Dogs for the Trenton Thunder, Sabathia will now go for...

MLB Trade Rumors: Phillies’ Cole Hamels & Cliff Lee Both Listed as Sensible Trade Targets for New York Yankees
July 3rd, 2014 at 1:37 PM
For the first time since the beginning of the season, the New York Yankees have fallen under .500 at 41-42.  ***VIDEO1*** Because of this, you could see the Yankees start to pick up their intensity as far as making a deal goes, especially with the need that they've had their eye on...

New York Yankees’ CC Sabathia Felt Good Despite Being Knocked Around in Rehab Start for Class-AA Trenton Thunder
July 3rd, 2014 at 2:40 AM
On Wednesday afternoon, New York Yankees lefty ace CC Sabathia took the mound for the Class-AA Trenton Thunder in his second rehab start as he is attempting to come back from the disabled list. ***VIDEO1*** In the start against the Class-AA Portland Sea Dogs, it didn't go as according to plan for...

MLB Trade Rumors: Tampa Bay Rays’ David Price Can See Being Traded to New York Yankees at Deadline
July 2nd, 2014 at 11:44 AM
If Tuesday night was an audition, Tampa Bay Rays starter David Price put on a show that impressed everyone watching at Yankee Stadium. ***VIDEO1*** Pitching against the New York Yankees, Price went seven innings, allowing just one run and struck out nine and picked up the win in a 2-1 victory for...

MLB Trade Rumors: Phillies’ Cliff Lee Listed as New York Yankees Most Realistic Option of Top Tier Pitchers
July 1st, 2014 at 12:44 PM
The calendar has officially flipped to July 1, which means that it's officially trade season for general managers and it's game on for New York Yankees general manager Brian Cashman. ***VIDEO1*** Their most obvious need is their starting rotation and are itching to make a trade for a starting pitcher before the...

MLB Trade Rumors: Yankees Chances of Landing David Price are Terrible
July 1st, 2014 at 10:59 AM
The overwhelming thought has been that the New York Yankees can't trade for Tampa Bay Rays ace David Price because the two teams are in the same division. ***VIDEO1*** It makes sense considering the Rays don't want the Yanks burning them for the better part of the next decade every time Price...

New York Yankees’ CC Sabathia to Make Next Rehab Start for Class-AA Trenton on Thursday
July 1st, 2014 at 2:41 AM
Earlier in the day, it was speculated on that New York Yankees left-hander CC Sabathia could make his next start for the Class-AA Trenton Thunder while they are in a four-game home stand. ***VIDEO1*** That speculation was confirmed on Monday before the Yankees played the Tampa Bay Rays in the first of...

Masahiro Tanaka Tells Fans to Vote Derek Jeter for 2014 MLB All-Star Game (Video)
June 30th, 2014 at 5:18 PM
New York Yankees ace Masahiro Tanaka deserves to play in the 2014 MLB All-Star game and he believes you should give your vote to his teammate, Derek Jeter. ***VIDEO1*** The Yanks' Instagram brings us Tanaka's playful plea to vote for The Captain which he says in two different languages, Japanese and English: As...

New York Yankees’ CC Sabathia Could Make Next Rehab Start at Class-AA Trenton This Week
June 30th, 2014 at 12:22 PM
CC Sabathia took his first step towards making his long-awaited return for the New York Yankees by pitching in his first rehab game over the weekend on Saturday. ***VIDEO1*** In 2.1 innings of action, the first action he's seen since pitching against the Milwaukee Brewers back on May 10, he allowed two runs,...

New York Yankees: Chase Whitley Becoming a Rotation Liability Only Enforces Need to Make Trade
June 30th, 2014 at 10:34 AM
During the first month of Chase Whitley's run with the New York Yankees, he was making the most of his call-up by providing the team with quality starts and a jolt of youth that they desperately needed. ***VIDEO1*** That however, is not the case as of late, as the rookie right-hander has...

New York Yankees React to Mike Napoli Calling Masahiro Tanaka an Idiot
June 29th, 2014 at 7:34 PM
On Sunday, the New York Yankees reacted to Boston Red Sox first baseman Mike Napoli calling ace Masahiro Tanaka an idiot. ***VIDEO1*** It happened on Saturday night after Napoli hit Tanaka's fastball over the short porch in right field for a solo homer that proved to be the game-winner. As he went...

Will New York Yankees Retaliate for Mike Napoli Calling Masahiro Tanaka an Idiot?
June 29th, 2014 at 2:32 PM
Boston Red Sox first baseman Mike Napoli added insult to injury on Saturday night after he hit a go-ahead home run off New York Yankees starter Masahiro Tanaka, and then was heard calling the Japanese star an idiot. ***VIDEO1*** It happened in the top of the ninth inning in the Red Sox's...

Mike Napoli Calls New York Yankees’ Masahiro Tanaka an Idiot Following Go-Ahead 9th Inning Home Run
June 29th, 2014 at 9:55 AM
Masahiro Tanaka was spinning another gem of a game for the New York Yankees, as he entered the 9th inning of Saturday night's game tied at 1-1 against the Boston Red Sox. ***VIDEO1*** Then came up notorious Yankee killer of late Mike Napoli, who had already struck out twice in the game...