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Joe Torre’s No. 6 Sprayed on Yankee Stadium Grass for Special Day on August 23
August 23rd, 2014 at 11:51 AM
When the New York Yankees honor their former manager Joe Torre on August 23 by retiring his number, that same special digit will be pained on the grass at Yankee Stadium. ***PHOTO1*** Torre wore No. 6 while winning four World Series rings with the Yankees. MLB.com shows us a picture of how the...

Brett Gardner Drenches Martin Prado with Two Coolers After Game-winning Hit
August 23rd, 2014 at 11:33 AM
Sometimes it doesn't pay to be the hero. ***PHOTO1*** Martin Prado found that out the hard way on Friday night after his game-winning hit lifted the New York Yankees over the Chicago White Sox. Teammate Brett Gardner had his own way to celebrate the big hit, as he performed two unofficial ice bucket...

Chris Rock Grabs Foul Ball, Gives to Young New York Yankees Fan (Video)
August 21st, 2014 at 5:03 PM
Comedian Chris Rock was at the New York Yankees game on Thursday and left looking like a really good dude after snagging a foul ball that he soon donated to a young fan. ***PHOTO1*** Rock attended the Yankees' 3-0 win over the Houston Astros and when a foul ball came his way,...

Michael Jordan Accepts Derek Jeter’s Nomination for ALS Ice Bucket Challenge (Video)
August 21st, 2014 at 9:32 AM
New York Yankees Captain Derek Jeter has already completed his ALS Ice Bucket Challenge after being nominated by several people, but Jeter nominated NBA legend Michael Jordan before getting the ice water dumped over his head. ***PHOTO1*** Jordan accepted the challenge and nominated his former coach, Phil Jackson, along with some members...

Former Yankees SP Andy Pettitte Takes Part in ALS Ice Bucket Challenge
August 18th, 2014 at 8:07 AM
After Shawn Kelley successfully completed the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge last week, now a former New York Yankees player is taking part in the fun. ***PHOTO1*** Retired starting pitcher Andy Pettitte was nominated by his former teammate, Jorge Posada, and the 42-year-old didn't disappoint. Pettitte's yelp when the water is being poured over...

Derek Jeter Corn Maze Shows Crazy Respect to New York Yankees Captain
August 17th, 2014 at 8:52 PM
Just when you thought the adulation shown to New York Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter may have gone too far in 2014, people have found another way to take it a step further. Mike Axisa of CBS Sports is reporting that VonThun Farms in New Jersey is showing respect to The Captain...

Derek Jeter Hits Game-winning Single to Lift Yankees Past Rays (Video)
August 16th, 2014 at 8:01 PM
As he has done countless times during his career, Derek Jeter hit a clutch single in the top of the ninth inning to lift the New York Yankees past the Tampa Bay Rays at Tropicana Field on Saturday, 3-2. ***PHOTO1*** After blowing a 2-0 lead, the Yanks' ninth-inning rally started with a...

New York Yankees Announce Yankee Stadium Will Have Metal Detectors Installed Starting Tuesday
August 15th, 2014 at 3:35 PM
By the 2015 MLB season, all of the 30 Major League Baseball stadiums in the country will have metal detectors installed. Some of the stadiums though, already have them in there. ***PHOTO1*** The o.Co Coliseum in Oakland and Comerica Park in Detroit already have them. Starting on Tuesday, as will Yankee Stadium...

New York Yankees’ Shawn Kelley Completes ALS Ice Bucket Challenge (Video)
August 14th, 2014 at 12:32 PM
New York Yankees reliever Shawn Kelley is just the latest person to take part in the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge. ***VIDEO1*** Kelley, who lost his grandfather to what is better known as Lou Gehrig's disease, helped raise awareness on Wednesday by taking part in the phenomenon sweeping the nation. Yankee pitcher Shawn Kelley...

New York Yankees Have Derek Jeter Jump Throw Bobblehead for Sale
August 11th, 2014 at 7:35 PM
There is no better way to commemorate a great player than making him a bobblehead, but the New York Yankees took it a step further by showing R2SPECT for Derek Jeter and his infamous jump throw. ***VIDEO1*** It has been a highlight of Jeter's career for almost two decades and it's the...

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 No Match for Esmil Rogers’ Phone on the Subway
August 8th, 2014 at 7:23 PM
Anyone who has ever been on the subway knows what it's like to not have service on their cell phone. For some, it's like jumping into a black hole never to be heard from again. ***VIDEO1*** Esmil Rogers was a victim of this when the New York Yankees tried to notify him...

New York Yankees: Paul O’Neill’s Most Memorable Highlights (Video)
August 8th, 2014 at 12:01 PM
As the New York Yankees get set to honor Paul O'Neill before Saturday's game versus the Cleveland Indians, we take a look back on his career in pinstripes with highlights of some of his most memorable moments. ***VIDEO1*** Nicknamed "The Warrior," O'Neill was the epitome of toughness and the desire to win...

Paul O’Neill’s Awesome Illustration of New York Yankees’ Mystery Starter
August 8th, 2014 at 8:56 AM
Before the New York Yankees announced that Esmil Rogers was going to get the nod on Friday for David Phelps versus the Cleveland Indians, it was a mystery who would replace the injured 27-year-old. ***VIDEO1*** YES Network announcer and former Yankee, Paul O'Neill, had his own interpretation of what the mystery starter...

New York Yankees’ Mark Teixeira Interviews Brett Gardner on ‘Foul Territory’
August 7th, 2014 at 9:15 AM
The latest episode of "Foul Territory" with Mark Teixeira was released on Wednesday, with the New York Yankees first baseman getting a chance to interview left fielder, Brett Gardner. ***VIDEO1*** Gardner is in the midst of his best season as a professional with the Yanks in 2014, but that didn't stop him...

Bobby Murcer’s Game-Winning Hit After Delivering Thurman Munson Eulogy (Video)
August 6th, 2014 at 1:59 PM
35 years ago today, one of the saddest days in New York Yankees history was followed by one of the brightest moments after Bobby Murcer's special day and game-winning single propelled a Yankee team with a heavy heart to victory over the Baltimore Orioles. Murcer, who was a close friend to Thurman Munson,...

Joba Chamberlain Hits Derek Jeter with Pitch and Apologizes in Yankees Vs. Tigers Game
August 6th, 2014 at 9:38 AM
Joba Chamberlain was looking forward to a meeting with his former teammate, New York Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter, and when it happened in the 10th inning of a 3-3 ballgame Joba promptly plunked The Captain. ***VIDEO1*** The video is courtesy of MLB.com: Your browser does not support iframes. Clearly Chamberlain was trying to apologize...

Brendan Ryan Makes Leaping Stop, Finishes with Ridiculous Barehanded Grab (Video)
August 5th, 2014 at 9:11 PM
New York Yankees infielder Brendan Ryan got the start at second base on Tuesday night versus the Detroit Tigers and didn't disappoint after making a fantastic grab that ended with him catching the ball with his bare hand. ***VIDEO1*** The Tigers batter was J.D. Martinez, and the outfielder got some good wood...

Anthony Bosch, Founder of Biogenesis; Yuri Scurat, Alex Rodriguez’s Cousin, Arrested on Conspiracy to Distribute Steroids, PED’s
August 5th, 2014 at 10:25 AM
Last year, he made a deal with Major League Baseball to prevent himself from being sued and helped baseball railroad Alex Rodriguez into a season-long suspension. In the end though, it may not have been worth it. ***PHOTO1*** Anthony Bosch, the head and founder of the now defunct Biogenesis clinic in Miami,...