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New York Yankees’ Shawn Kelley Felt Disrespected by Toronto Blue Jays’ Jose Bautista
September 20th, 2014 at 9:42 AM
Toronto Blue Jays outfielder Jose Bautista has upset the horse head man. Shawn Kelley wore a horse head one day. The @Yankees haven't lost since (via @TheBuzzeronFOX pic.twitter.com/lzQbox2oQs — FOX Sports: MLB (@MLBONFOX) August 26, 2014 New York Yankees reliever Shawn Kelley is upset with Bautista for his home run celebration after...

New York Yankees 2014 Roberto Clemente Award Nominee CC Sabathia to Have On-Field Ceremony Tonight
September 19th, 2014 at 2:16 PM
CC Sabathia has been selected as the New York Yankees nominee for the 2014 Roberto Clemente Award. The award which is given annually, recognizes a Major League player who best represents the game of baseball through positive contributions on and off the field. The Yankees will honor Sabathia's accomplishment with...

New York Yankees’ Chase Headley Mad at Rays’ Manager Joe Maddon for ‘Grazed’ Comment
September 17th, 2014 at 8:12 PM
When New York Yankees third baseman Chase Headley got hit square in the chin with a pitch from Jake McGee, Tampa Bay Rays manager Joe Maddon considered the hit-by-pitch a grazing, which didn't sit well with Headley. ***PHOTO1*** In case you missed Headley's HBP, here it is and it's obvious that Headley...

Mark Teixeira Returns to New York Yankees Lineup on Wednesday, Will Bat 4th Vs. Rays
September 17th, 2014 at 4:49 PM
Mark Teixeira missed Tuesday night's game for the New York Yankees as his wrist was bothering him and some wondered if he would be back for the team on Thursday night for their series finale against the Tampa Bay Rays. ***PHOTO1*** The Yankees announced that the 34-year-old first basemen will return to...

New York Yankees Have Hit Many More Tampa Bay Rays Hitters in Last 5 Years
September 17th, 2014 at 2:45 PM
Even though the Tampa Bay Rays have hit five New York Yankees batters in the pair's last four games, that still isn't enough to eclipse the Bronx Bombers' lead over their division rivals in the hit-by-pitch category when both teams are head-to-head. ***PHOTO1*** That's right, the Yankees are in the lead with...

Chase Headley Won’t Rule Out Retaliation from Yankees Against Rays for Repeated Hit-By-Pitches
September 17th, 2014 at 1:13 PM
In what was supposed to be a farewell send-off from the Tampa Bay Rays for New York Yankees captain Derek Jeter on Tuesday night turned really nasty pretty fast. ***PHOTO1*** Jeter was plunked for the second time in less than a week by a member of the Rays pitching staff and benches...

Tampa Bay Rays Give Derek Jeter a Kayak Before Plunking New York Yankees Captain
September 17th, 2014 at 12:48 PM
The Tampa Bay Rays presented Derek Jeter with some retirement gifts before beating the New York Yankees in more ways than one on Tuesday night. ***PHOTO1*** Tropicana Field is just the latest location to hold a Jeter celebration and the Rays did it by presenting Jeter with a brand new kayak, a...

New York Yankees Martin Prado Undergoes Emergency Appendectomy; is Done for Season
September 16th, 2014 at 12:12 PM
The injuries continue to mount for the 2014 New York Yankees. Martin Prado who was already playing through a hamstring injury, has undergone an emergency appendectomy and will miss the rest of the 2014 season. The Yankees signed Minor League infielder Jose Pirela to a Major League contract and added...

New York Yankees Officially Eliminated from American League East Division Race
September 16th, 2014 at 8:30 AM
Monday night's 1-0 loss to the Tampa Bay Rays might have been just another loss to most fans; another loss of many losses that have been similar in the New York Yankees season, but it unfortunately had significance. ***PHOTO1*** With the Yankees losing 1-0 and the Baltimore Orioles also winning 5-2 at...

Carlos Beltran to Delay Surgery; ‘If I Can Play, I Am Going to Play’
September 13th, 2014 at 4:07 PM
Carlos Beltran was able to swing a bat yesterday for the first time since being sidelined due to elbow soreness on Wednesday. According to David Waldstein of The New York Times, Beltran plans to put off surgery on his ailing right elbow until the off-season. ***PHOTO1*** The Yankees outfielder has been battling...

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...

Chris Young’s Late Inning Heroics Keep New York Yankees in Wild Card Hunt at 4 Back
September 12th, 2014 at 12:07 AM
Chris Young hit a walk-off home run that gave the New York Yankees a dramatic 5-4 victory on Thursday at the Stadium. The Yankees went from being no-hit by Tampa starter Alex Cobb to winning the game in their last at-bat. The Yankees picked up a 1/2 a game in...

New York Yankees Derek Jeter is Honored by Rock and Roll Hall of Famers KISS (Video)
September 11th, 2014 at 7:45 PM
From one Hall of Famer to another, Kiss taped a video message to honor Yankee Captain Derek Jeter. The video will be featured on the scoreboard at Yankee Stadium. ***PHOTO1*** Band members; Gene Simmons, Paul Stanley, Eric Singer and Tommy Thayer pay tribute to Jeter in the video. "Hey Yankees fans," Stanley...

Masahiro Tanaka Throws Simulated Game on Tuesday; Feels He Can Make Return This Season
September 9th, 2014 at 4:40 PM
New York Yankees starter Masahiro Tanaka was able to complete a simulated game on Tuesday and continues to progress in his rehabilitation. Tanaka continues to make his way back from an elbow injury that has had him out for the second half of the 2014 campaign. ***PHOTO1*** Tanaka was recently shutdown do...

Carlos Beltran Explains Why He Chose New York Yankees Over Kansas City Royals
September 8th, 2014 at 4:41 PM
Before signing a three-year deal with the New York Yankees during the offseason, Carlos Beltran considered signing with the Kansas City Royals, but thought the better of it in the end. ***PHOTO1*** Beltran recently spoke to Andy Martino of the New York Daily News and shared his explanation of why he went...

Breaking Down New York Yankees 2015 Schedule Released by Major League Baseball
September 8th, 2014 at 1:58 PM
You never want to start looking at next season's schedule before the current season is finished, but with the way the New York Yankees are playing in 2014, it may not be too early. ***PHOTO1*** Major League Baseball released the schedules of all teams for next season on Monday, which can be...

Derek Jeter to Play for New York Yankees in Final Games of 2014 Season
September 7th, 2014 at 7:17 AM
There has been some speculation that New York Yankees Captain Derek Jeter could sit out the final games of the 2014 season versus the Boston Red Sox in Fenway Park, but Jeter dispelled that notion on Saturday. ***PHOTO1*** Mariano Rivera followed that game plan when he retired. After the conclusion of the...

New York Yankees Ichiro Suzuki is a Big League Trash Talker; En Espanol
September 4th, 2014 at 2:04 PM
New York Yankees outfielder Ichiro Suzuki is well known for communicating through an interpreter. According to Brad Lefton of The Wall Street Journal, Ichiro talks a pretty good game when he's on the field... in Spanish. ***VIDEO1*** When you think of the game's great trash talkers, Ichiro might be the last guy...

Michael Pineda Making New York Yankees GM Brian Cashman Look Like a Genius
August 30th, 2014 at 12:40 PM
Brian Cashman makes some bad moves, but he also makes his fair share of good to brilliant ones. Despite that, criticism at the New York Yankees general manager is the most it has ever been and he gets next to no credit for his successes. ***PHOTO1*** Regardless of how you feel about...

Josh Outman Talks Joining New York Yankees; Allows Hit in 1st Appearance
August 30th, 2014 at 9:46 AM
Before Friday night's game versus the Toronto Blue Jays, new reliever Josh Outman spoke about the trade that sent him to the New York Yankees from the Cleveland Indians. He also made his first appearance with his new team against Toronto. ***PHOTO1*** Upon arriving to the Yanks, Outman told the media that...