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New York Yankees’ Zelous Wheeler Hits 1st Career Home Run Vs. Minnesota Twins’ Phil Hughes (Video)
July 3rd, 2014 at 10:17 PM
On Thursday night, Zelous Wheeler finally got the call up to the major leagues after waiting seven years in the minor leagues for a chance to play in the majors. ***VIDEO1*** Taking the place of Yangervis Solarte on the New York Yankees roster, Wheeler made his first start for the Bombers at...

New York Yankees Call up 3B Zelous Wheeler; Yangervis Solarte Optioned to Class-AAA; Dean Anna DFA’ed
July 3rd, 2014 at 12:34 AM
UPDATE: Yangervis Solarte was in fact optioned back to Class-AAA Scranton/Wilks-Barre on Thursday as the team headed from the Bronx to Minnesota to begin a four-game series with the Minnesota Twins. Zelous Wheeler, as expected, was called up to the Yankees and to make room for Wheeler on the 40-man roster,...

How Major League Baseball’s PED Suspension of Alex Rodriguez is Hypocritical
July 2nd, 2014 at 1:31 PM
Major League Baseball was busted as an accomplice to the performance-enhancing drug crimes of New York Yankees slugger, Alex Rodriguez. ***VIDEO1*** That's right, the same league that suspended the third baseman for the 2014 season knew of his drug use and permitted it to happen before A-Rod's 2007 MVP season through a...

New York Yankees’ Alex Rodriguez was Allowed by MLB to Use PED’s During 2007 Season: Report
July 2nd, 2014 at 12:10 PM
In a story that has taken many twists and turns, maybe Alex Rodriguez isn't looking so bad after all. ***VIDEO1*** The New York Yankees third basemen, who is currently serving a 162-game, season-long suspension from Major League Baseball from the aftermath of the Miami Biogenesis case in which he was reportedly purchased...

MLB Trade Rumors: New York Yankees Aren’t Strongly Pursuing San Diego Padres 3B Chase Headley
July 2nd, 2014 at 10:10 AM
Earlier in the week, it had been reported that the New York Yankees were heavily scouting San Diego Padres third basemen Chase Headley and were strongly seeking a trade for him. ***VIDEO1*** Given the current state of the Yankees offense which has struggled terribly in recent time, looking to add players of Headley's...

MLB Trade Rumors: New York Yankees Strongly Interested in San Diego Padres 3B Chase Headley
July 1st, 2014 at 12:12 AM
The New York Yankees are starting to finally look at other areas of need aside from their starting rotation and may look to add to their struggling offense. ***VIDEO1*** With Kelly Johnson struggling for the entire season and Yangervis Solarte finally crashing back down to earth after his hot start, the Yankees...

MLB Trade Rumors: Martin Prado an Option for New York Yankees’ Infield
June 29th, 2014 at 4:30 PM
While the New York Yankees are looking for starting pitching at the 2014 MLB trade deadline, Martin Prado of the Arizona Diamondbacks could be an option for the Bronx Bombers to improve their struggling offense. ***VIDEO1*** According to Bill Madden of the New York Daily News, the Yanks could potentially make a...

New York Yankees Will Take Alex Rodriguez Back in 2015 ‘As Long as He Can Play’
June 25th, 2014 at 2:21 PM
It's been widely speculated and debated that Alex Rodriguez dropped his final, remaining lawsuit that was against the New York Yankees team doctor for medical malpractice in order to clear the air and start getting ready for 2015. ***VIDEO1*** If A-Rod had came into the 2015 season with the lawsuit against Dr....

Alex Rodriguez Dropped Lawsuit to All but Guarantee He’ll Play for New York Yankees in 2015 Season
June 22nd, 2014 at 9:21 AM
On Friday, Alex Rodriguez had one lawsuit left still standing, a bit of an in-house one tied from his winter arbitration hearing that determined the 211, now 162 game suspension from the Biogenesis case. ***VIDEO1*** That lawsuit, which was against the New York Yankees team doctor, Dr. Christopher Ahmad, for medical malpractice...

New York Yankees: Yangervis Solarte’s Bat Continues to Crash and Burn
June 20th, 2014 at 6:48 PM
New York Yankees rookie third baseman Yangervis Solarte continues his epic fall back down to earth in 2014. ***VIDEO1*** After starting off the season in the discussion as an early Rookie of the Year candidate and the American League leader in batting average, Solarte is starting to look like the career minor leaguer...

Alex Rodriguez Drops Medical Malpractice Lawsuit Against New York Yankees Team Doctor, Hospital
June 20th, 2014 at 2:33 PM
In hopes of potentially playing again for the New York Yankees in 2015 when he returns from his 162-game, season-long suspension, Alex Rodriguez took another step in that direction. ***VIDEO1*** On Friday, Rodriguez and his lawyers dropped the final remaining lawsuit he had filed; which was the one against the New York...

New York Yankees’ Brian Roberts Offers Advice to Former Orioles Teammate Manny Machado on Bat-Throwing Incident
June 10th, 2014 at 2:46 PM
Brian Roberts knows Manny Machado very well; as they were former teammates when they were on the Baltimore Orioles last season. ***VIDEO1*** While Machado is still with the Orioles, Roberts, now with the New York Yankees, still communicates on a regular basis with his former teammate and friend Machado, who just received...

Kate Hudson on New York Yankees’ Alex Rodriguez: He’s a Phenomenal Athlete Who Made a Bad Choice
June 10th, 2014 at 12:17 PM
Back in the 2009 season, one of the more famous girlfriends of New York Yankees third basemen Alex Rodriguez was actress Kate Hudson. ***VIDEO1*** Many of the fans and media during the time of that season considered Hudson to be a good luck charm for A-Rod considering he had perhaps his best...

New York Yankees: Yangervis Solarte Talks Running Out Walks
June 10th, 2014 at 8:24 AM
Yangervis Solarte knows how to hustle for the New York Yankees, and that's especially true when he draws a walk. The 26-year-old has finally explained why runs to first base after ball four. ***VIDEO1*** Brendan Kuty of NJ.com shares with us Solarte's philosophy: "I like how it makes me feel on the bases,"...

New York Yankees Down on the Farm; Advanced-A Tampa Yankees Report 6/5/14
June 5th, 2014 at 2:14 PM
The Tampa Yankees (29-30) are having a poor season so far sitting 11.5 games back in the Florida State League (FSL) North division.  ***VIDEO1*** As a team they have struggled, but the silver lining is there are several Yankees who are flourishing. Five of the top standouts have been named to the...

New York Yankees: Scott Sizemore’s Promotion, Carlos Beltran’s Return Could Signal End for Kelly Johnson
June 4th, 2014 at 3:46 PM
On Tuesday, the New York Yankees made the call to promote infielder Scott Sizemore back to the major league level and optioned Zoilo Almonte back to Class-AAA Scranton-Wilks-Barre. ***VIDEO1*** Sizemore, who missed all of 2012 and most of 2013 due to injuries, signed a minor-league deal with the Yankees in the winter as...

New York Yankees: Mariano Rivera Voices Full Support for Alex Rodriguez; Praises Derek Jeter’s Career
June 3rd, 2014 at 8:09 PM
When you get the label of PED user like Alex Rodriguez has on him, it's tough to find supporters because everyone thinks you're a cheater and nothing more. But in fact, the suspended New York Yankees slugger has a very vocal supporter for him. ***VIDEO1*** At a recent interview in New York,...

Yangervis Solarte’s Game-Tying HR for New York Yankees Vs. Twins (Video)
May 31st, 2014 at 3:25 PM
Yangervis Solarte has been in a bad slump in May and finally the New York Yankees third baseman may be turning it around. ***VIDEO1*** On Saturday versus the Minnesota Twins, Solarte picked up three hits in the first seven innings, including this solo homer that tied the game up at one in...

Kelly Johnson was the New York Yankees Unfortunate Plan B After Losing Mark Reynolds to Milwaukee Brewers
May 31st, 2014 at 9:29 AM
Last August, with a dire need for right-handed bats as well as help for first base, the New York Yankees signed Mark Reynolds, who had previously been with the Cleveland Indians but was released after 99 games and hit .215 with 15 home runs and 48 RBI. ***VIDEO1*** In the 36 games...

New York Yankees: Yangervis Solarte Finally Hitting the Wall?
May 28th, 2014 at 9:08 AM
***VIDEO1*** Yangervis Solarte is mired in a bad slump and the New York Yankees' third baseman may be in the process of crashing back down to earth. The 26-year-old's .336 average back on May 15 was tops in the American League at the time, however that attractive number has taken a nosedive to .285....