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Troy Tulowitzki Wearing Derek Jeter Socks During Rockies’ Spring Training: Photo
February 26th, 2015 at 3:30 PM
It's no secret that Colorado Rockies shortstop Troy Tulowitzki is a huge fan of New York Yankees legend Derek Jeter, and he's shown that time and time again from head to toe. ***PHOTO1*** During batting practice on Thursday, Tulo was spotted outside the cage sporting No. 2 Derek Jeter socks in honor...

Mariano Rivera Jokes with Media That He’s Returning to New York Yankees in 2015
February 25th, 2015 at 5:20 PM
There is absolutely nothing funny about this. New York Yankees legend Mariano Rivera played a very cruel joke on the media and Yankees fans on Wednesday when he proclaimed he was back only to let us down a few seconds later. ***PHOTO1*** Rivera showed up to Yankees camp to do his job...

New York Yankees’ Alex Rodriguez on Derek Jeter: “I’m Going to Miss Him Tremendously”
February 25th, 2015 at 9:30 AM
The questions about Alex Rodriguez's performance-enhancing drug use kept coming on Tuesday as the New York Yankees slugger was asked how his body will respond when he takes the field without PEDs in 2015. ***PHOTO1*** A-Rod didn't seem too concerned about the prospect of playing without the drugs, but he is taking...

Yankees Headlines Roundup: Jared Burton Signed, Jason Giambi, Jeter on SNL Special
February 16th, 2015 at 6:53 PM
Here are some of the latest headlines from the New York Yankees Universe. ***PHOTO1*** Yankees Sign RHP Jared Burton Jared Burton and the Yankees have agreed on a minor-league deal, per Bryan Hoch of MLB.com: The Yankees have agreed to terms with right-hander Jared Burton on a Minor League contract that includes an invitation...

Willie Randolph to Be Honored by New York Yankees During 2015 Old Timer’s Day
February 16th, 2015 at 4:58 PM
The New York Yankees announced that Willie Randolph will join Andy Pettitte, Bernie Williams and Jorge Posada in Monument Park during the 2015 season. ***PHOTO1*** Randolph will be honored with a plaque in Monument Park during the 2015 Old Timer's Day, according to the Associated Press, via Yahoo! Sports: Williams will be honored...

Chuck Knoblauch Destroys Andy Pettitte, New York Yankees Over Jersey Retirement
February 16th, 2015 at 4:35 PM
Former New York Yankees second baseman Chuck Knoblauch is not too happy about Andy Pettitte's jersey being retired by his former team. ***PHOTO1*** Knoblauch made that clear on Twitter late Sunday night after it was reported the Yankees planned on honoring Pettitte during the 2015 season by retiring his number and giving...

Yankees Great Derek Jeter, Hannah Davis Have Wedding Bells in Their Future?
February 11th, 2015 at 1:20 PM
New York Yankees legend Derek Jeter continues to make his love for Hannah Davis known, further fueling already existing marriage rumors surrounding the couple. Jeter and model Davis were spotted together at Sports Illustrated's swimsuit party which celebrated the release of this year's issue, an event that is particularly huge for...

New York Yankees and Players Fail to Recognize Ernie Banks’ Death at Age 83
January 24th, 2015 at 5:32 PM
A true Major League Baseball legend passed away on Friday when Chicago Cubs great Ernie Banks died at the age of 83, but if you were following the New York Yankees on social media, you wouldn't have known anything happened. ***PHOTO1*** That's because the team has been absolutely silent on the passing...

Yankees News & Notes: Yogi Berra Talks Deflategate, Bird No. 3 1B Prospect and More
January 24th, 2015 at 7:00 AM
Here are a few tidbits from the New York Yankees Universe. ***PHOTO1*** Yogi Talks Deflategate Yogi Berra's Yogisms are always classics, and recently the Yankees legend applied one to the controversy surrounding the New England Patriots, lovingly known as "Deflategate." Yogi's granddaughter, Lindsay Berra, had a quote from her gramps talking about the Patriots: Gramp...

Laura Posada Tweets Wedding Photo from 2000 with Derek Jeter as Jorge’s Best Man
January 21st, 2015 at 5:04 PM
On this day 15 years ago, Jorge Posada and his wife Laura got married, with perhaps the coolest part of the wedding being Derek Jeter playing the Best Man role. A fresh faced Jeter at the age of 25 can be seen in this wedding photo tweeted by Laura Posada, quietly...

Jorge Posada not Happy New York Yankees Assigned Wife Laura No. 2 Jersey
January 16th, 2015 at 5:58 PM
UPDATE: Saturday, January 17 at 4:05 p.m. ET Well, the mystery has been solved as to why Jorge Posada's wife Laura was assigned Derek Jeter's No. 2 as opposed to Jorge's No. 20 at the Yanks' women's mini-fantasy camp. It turns out there was a simple error in the paperwork, as Laura...

Willie Randolph Reacts to New York Yankees not Hiring Him for Coaching Position
January 12th, 2015 at 2:55 PM
Willie Randolph was hopeful to get back on the baseball field this season as a coach, but that opportunity won't come with the New York Yankees, leaving the team's former second baseman disappointed. ***PHOTO1*** It was actually Randolph who reached out to the Yankees looking for an interview during their search, but...

Pedro Martinez Says Jorge Posada Insulted His Mother During Yankees-Red Sox Brawl
January 8th, 2015 at 10:29 AM
The New York Yankees and Boston Red Sox rivalry was so heated in the 2000's that Pedro Martinez's mother got involved, apparently thanks to catcher Jorge Posada. ***PHOTO1*** Martinez, who admitted he didn't like Posada in an interview on Daily News Live on SNY TV, per Jon Harper of the New York...

Penn State Kicker Uses Derek Jeter’s Old Locker, Wins Pinstripe Bowl at Yankee Stadium
December 28th, 2014 at 11:54 AM
UPDATE: Wednesday, December 31 at 12:34 p.m. ET Derek Jeter has congratulated Penn State kicker Sam Ficken on booting the game-winning extra point in the Pinstripe Bowl while using The Captain's locker: "Congrats @sficken1 on the Pinstripe Bowl win. I hope my old @Yankees locker treated you well." - Derek Jeter pic.twitter.com/e8UAg8cN8O —...

New York Yankees News & Notes: New Luxury Tax Kings, World Series Odds, and More
December 21st, 2014 at 10:28 AM
Here are some news and notes from the New York Yankees Universe to look over while you enjoy your Sunday cup of coffee. ***PHOTO1*** New Luxury Tax Kings The Yanks have had a long and expensive reign at the top of the luxury tax standings in Major League Baseball, but now the franchise...

New York Yankees in Dark Age, but Prospects are Light at End of the Tunnel
December 19th, 2014 at 12:57 PM
The New York Yankees have spent themselves into a corner and have very little wiggle room to improve their roster from last season. With no end in sight, this may be the norm for the next few seasons as the Yankees wait for the contracts of CC Sabathia, Alex Rodriguez...

New York Yankees Legend Derek Jeter Shares Secret on How to Avoid Bad Press
December 16th, 2014 at 4:47 PM
New York Yankees legend Derek Jeter was never removed from his perch atop the New York sports world during his 20-year career in Major League Baseball. ***PHOTO1*** That's because the former Yankees Captain had a very simple recipe to avoid bad press from the sometimes overwhelming media in the Big Apple. What was...

Former Yankees Jorge Posada and Jose Contreras Allegedly Ripped-Off in Money Scam
December 15th, 2014 at 7:40 PM
Former New York Yankees catcher Jorge Posada and pitcher Jose Contreras claim they are the victims of a multimillion dollar money scam that has cost each player a significant piece of their career earnings. ***PHOTO1*** The two former players have filed a lawsuit against Juan Carlos Collar and Anthony Fernandez, two Cuban-American...

New York Yankees Legend Joe DiMaggio’s Love Letters to Marilyn Monroe
November 17th, 2014 at 4:52 PM
It's pretty rare to get a look into the personal life of New York Yankees legend Joe DiMaggio, but a unique opportunity has given us a glimpse of the baseball great's love for Marilyn Monroe. ***PHOTO1*** The Associated Press, via CBS News, is reporting love letters from Joltin' Joe to the blonde...

Joe Torre Reacts to Idea That Yankees Manager Joe Girardi Might Be on Hot Seat
October 22nd, 2014 at 11:59 AM
It has been two full seasons since the New York Yankees have played meaningful games in October, but according to former New York Yankees manager Joe Torre, that won't lead to current skipper Joe Girardi being on the hot seat anytime soon. ***PHOTO1*** Brendan Kuty of NJ.com shared the details of what...