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New York Yankees Players Hold Informal Team Meeting on Thursday
August 22nd, 2014 at 12:27 PM
According to Bryan Hoch and Jamal Collier of MLB.com, The New York Yankees players held an informal team meeting on Thursday. The players addressed the the lack of production and challenged the team to pick it up with less than seven weeks left in the season. ***VIDEO1*** According to MLB.com, the meeting...

New York Yankees Held Hitters’ Meeting Before Thursday’s Win Over Houston Astros
August 21st, 2014 at 4:41 PM
The New York Yankees need some kind of spark on offense and since a late-season acquisition is nearly out of the question, the team instead opted for a hitters' meeting before Thursday's win over the Houston Astros. ***PHOTO1*** Third baseman Chase Headley told the media about the meeting after the 3-0 victory...

MLB Rumors: Yankees Seen as Favorite to Land Jon Lester; Red Sox are ‘Long Shot’
August 20th, 2014 at 5:00 PM
While it is believed to be a long shot for Oakland Athletics starter Jon Lester to return to the Boston Red Sox in free agency after the season, the New York Yankees are one of the teams said to be the favorites to land him. ***PHOTO1*** Lester, who was traded before the...

Masahiro Tanaka Continues Rehab; Plays Long Toss on Sunday and Feels Good
August 17th, 2014 at 7:24 PM
One day after throwing 25 fastballs off a bullpen mound, Masahiro Tanaka reported no issues. Tanaka was right back at it as he played catch at Tropicana Field, before Sunday's New York Yankees and Tampa Rays game. ***VIDEO1*** Tanaka felt no pain in his injured elbow as he works his way back...

Rays Manager Joe Maddon Mad at Fans for Cheering Yankees’ Derek Jeter
August 17th, 2014 at 8:36 AM
Tampa Bay Rays manager Joe Maddon ripped the fans of his team on Saturday for cheering New York Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter during the Yanks' 3-2 over the Rays. ***PHOTO1*** Maddon was happy to see a sold-out crowd at Tropicana Field and while he understands the love and admiration for Jeter, he...

New York Yankees David Robertson Nominated for 2014 Branch Rickey Award
August 15th, 2014 at 10:14 PM
New York Yankees reliever David Robertson has been nominated for the 2014 Branch Rickey Award. The Award recognizes professionals in Major League Baseball for exceptional community service. Former Yankee Dave Winfield was the recipient of the inaugural Branch Rickey award in 1992. Other past winners include Ozzie Smith, Paul Molitor,...

Tampa Bay Rays Make Special Bases for Derek Jeter’s Last Series at Tropicana Field
August 15th, 2014 at 6:40 PM
One month before the New York Yankees play the Tampa Rays in what will be Derek Jeter's last games at Tropicana Field, the Rays have already made special bases commemorating the special three-game set from September 15-17. ***PHOTO1*** Mark Feinsand of the New York Daily News shared a picture of the bases,...

Yankee Stadium Has Worst Beer in Major League Baseball According to Washington Post
August 15th, 2014 at 3:42 AM
According to the Washington Post, Yankee Stadium has the worst beer in Major League Baseball. In a comparison of all 30 teams in the Majors, the Seattle Mariners were ranked first and the Yankees last. The rankings were based on many variables including, locality, uniqueness and quality of the beer...

New York Yankees Newly Acquired Players are Getting Used to Life in the Big City
August 14th, 2014 at 8:26 PM
According to Jean King-Schreifels of MLB.com, the New York Yankees newly acquired players are still settling in and adjusting to life in New York. Brandon McCarthy, Chase Headley and Stephen Drew told King-Schriefels, that it has been an exciting transition, since coming to New York. ***VIDEO1*** According to King-Schreifels, Stephen Drew wants...

Hal Steinbrenner on New York Yankees Offense: ‘It’s Been a Problem and It Needs to Change’
August 14th, 2014 at 3:35 PM
New York Yankees, managing general partner, Hal Steinbrenner met with reporters last night in Baltimore. Steinbrenner was in town for the quarterly Owners Meeting held at the Hyatt Regency Baltimore. Steinbrenner addressed the Yankees current season and acknowledged that injuries have effected the team, but overall he feels the teams...

Colorado Rockies’ Troy Tulowitzki Out for Season; May Alter New York Yankees’ Plans
August 13th, 2014 at 10:52 PM
Colorado Rockies shortstop Troy Tulowitzki will miss the remainder of the 2014 season after he undergoes hip surgery. ***VIDEO1*** Thomas Harding of MLB.com broke the news: #Rockies SS Troy Tulowitzki will undergo labral repair surgery on his left hip Friday in Vail, Colo. will miss rest of season. — Thomas Harding (@harding_at_mlb) August 14,...

Buck Showalter Hoped Michael Pineda Used Pine Tar in 1st Start Back for Yankees
August 13th, 2014 at 9:31 PM
Baltimore Orioles manager Buck Showalter wasn't bashful for his support of the use of pine tar by Major League Baseball pitchers, and he even hoped Michael Pineda would use it in his first start back for the New York Yankees since coming off the 60-day disabled list. ***VIDEO1*** Pineda was busted back...

MLB Rumors: Orioles not Interested in Brian Roberts After Release from Yankees
August 12th, 2014 at 1:36 PM
Many people have speculated that second baseman Brian Roberts was on his way back to the Baltimore Orioles after being designated for assignment and then released by the New York Yankees, but it doesn't look like that will happen. ***VIDEO1*** Dan Connolly of the Baltimore Sun is reporting that the Orioles are...

New York Yankees Likely to Support MLB COO Rob Manfred as Next Commissioner
August 12th, 2014 at 12:52 PM
The vote for who will be Major League Baseball's next commissioner after Bud Selig retires will come down on Thursday and the New York Yankees are likely to support MLB's current COO, Rob Manfred. ***VIDEO1*** Manfred made headlines in the past few years as he was one of the major players in...

Albert Pujols Trolls Mike Napoli After Angels Beat Red Sox in 19 Innings (Video)
August 10th, 2014 at 9:36 AM
This one will give New York Yankees fans a reason to smile on Sunday. ***VIDEO1*** The Los Angeles Angels and Boston Red Sox were embroiled in a 19-inning game on Saturday night when Albert Pujols finally ended it with a walk-off home run to give LA a 5-4 win. But Pujols wasn't done there....

New York Yankees Sign Scott Sizemore to Minor League Deal
August 9th, 2014 at 9:30 PM
After being released by the New York Yankees on July 31, Scott Sizemore was re-signed by the Yankees to a Minor League pact on Saturday. Sizemore who signed a Minor League deal with the Yankees in January, hit .313 in six games for the Yankees, before being released. ***VIDEO1*** After his release...

Kate Upton Says New York Yankees Wouldn’t Allow Her to Wear Detroit Tigers Gear
August 9th, 2014 at 7:41 PM
When you're a New York Yankees fan, there are just some things the team doesn't allow you to do and supermodel Kate Upton found that out first-hand. ***VIDEO1*** The beautiful blonde was recently a guest host on Live! with Kelly and Michael and spilled the beans about her favorite club not allowing...

New York Yankees’ Derek Jeter Made a Lot More Money than Honus Wagner
August 8th, 2014 at 8:34 PM
New York Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter moved into an illustrious position on Friday night when he tied Major League Baseball legend Honus Wagner for sixth on the all-time hits list. ***VIDEO1*** While it took The Captain a long time to pass the famed shortstop in the hits department, it took Jeter about...

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 Missed Drafting Los Angeles Angels’ Mike Trout by 4 Picks
August 8th, 2014 at 11:07 AM
In the 2009 MLB draft, the New York Yankees had their eye on a young man by the name of Mike Trout, but missed drafting him by just four picks. ***VIDEO1*** Of course, it was the Los Angeles Angels who were fortunate enough to end up with the superstar outfielder after picking...