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Derek Jeter Had Chance to Save David Ortiz from Embarrassment, but Didn’t
March 31st, 2015 at 11:45 AM
New York Yankees legend Derek Jeter was always Mr. Image. He always made the right decisions and was always seen in the best light possible. It's a shame for David Ortiz that Jeter didn't follow the same guidelines when he published Ortiz's ridiculous The Players' Tribune article. ***PHOTO1*** Ortiz made himself look...

New York Yankees Fire George Steinbrenner’s Son-in-Law, Who May Have Driven Yoan Moncada Away
March 28th, 2015 at 4:34 PM
The New York Yankees have reportedly done away with George Steinbrenner's son-in-law, Felix Lopez, who is married to The Boss' youngest daughter, Jessica. ***PHOTO1*** Lopez actually held a position with the Yankees, giving him the title of "Executive Vice President/Chief International Officer." Apparently that seemingly cushy job is gone as the Yanks told...

New York Yankees Legend Derek Jeter Making Bid to Open Restaurant with ‘Jeter Burger’
March 27th, 2015 at 6:00 PM
Retired New York Yankees legend Derek Jeter is on to yet another business venture after his playing days have ended: a new restaurant. ***PHOTO1*** Jeter has already been involved with The Players' Tribune, a successful website where players can speak their minds like never before in the form of writing articles. Now The...

New York Yankees Top Forbes List of Most Valuable Major League Baseball Teams
March 25th, 2015 at 5:00 PM
The New York Yankees have experienced dynasties on the field, but their reign atop the Forbes list is certainly one to be proud about. ***PHOTO1*** For 18 years now, the Yankees have ranked as the most valuable team in Major League Baseball since Forbes began ranking back in 1998, including this year...

New Roger Clemens Movie ‘The Rocket’ to Cover Time with New York Yankees?
March 25th, 2015 at 1:48 PM
A new movie entitled "The Rocket" is set to be made about disgraced former Major League Baseball pitcher Roger Clemens, and the flick could include his years with the New York Yankees. ***PHOTO1*** Tatiana Siegel and Borys Kit of The Hollywood Reporter are reporting that the same man who produced the Oscar-winning...

Tampa Bay Rays to Retire Don Zimmer’s No. 66 Jersey on Opening Day
March 24th, 2015 at 3:15 PM
Former New York Yankees coach Don Zimmer will be honored by the last team he was ever with, the Tampa Bay Rays, on Opening Day when the team retires his jersey. ***PHOTO1*** Before passing away in 2014, Zimmer wore the No. 66 as a coach for the Rays, which is the jersey...

New York Yankees’ Brett Gardner to Take Derek Jeter’s Locker in 2015?
March 21st, 2015 at 2:30 PM
The New York Yankees are looking to fill the void at the locker once owned by Derek Jeter, and outfielder Brett Gardner is one of the top candidates to take the space. ***PHOTO1*** According to Ken Davidoff of the New York Post, Yankees equipment manager Rob Cucuzza made it clear that Jeter's...

Derek Jeter Meets Sumo Wrestler Who Thought New York Yankees Captain was a Catcher: Photo
March 20th, 2015 at 8:00 AM
While in Japan for a charity baseball game with former teammate Hideki Matsui, former New York Yankees captain Derek Jeter attended a sumo wrestling match and Jeter got more than an eyeful of the huge athletes. ***PHOTO1*** Along with girlfriend Hannah Davis, Jeter had a great seat to watch the matches and...

Syracuse’s Jim Boeheim Mocks New York Yankees Legend Derek Jeter During Presser
March 19th, 2015 at 3:14 PM
On Wednesday, Syracuse men's basketball coach Jim Boeheim announced that he would retire after the next three seasons, but not before serving a suspension handed down to him by the NCAA for alleged infractions in his basketball program. ***PHOTO1*** On Thursday, Boeheim met the media to discuss matters and was asked about...

Ken Phelps, Jay Buhner Reunite, Discuss New York Yankees-Seattle Mariners Trade: Video
March 19th, 2015 at 12:30 PM
One of the more infamous trades in New York Yankees history was when the Bronx Bombers dealt Jay Buhner to the Seattle Mariners for Ken Phelps. ***PHOTO2*** The deal ended up going horribly for the Yankees, as Phelps produced two lackluster seasons (131 games) in pinstripes while Buhner went on to have...

Former New York Yankees SP Rogers Clemens, Brian McNamee Settle Defamation Lawsuit
March 19th, 2015 at 9:04 AM
It appears Roger Clemens is done fighting and has reached a settlement ending court battle with former trainer, Brian McNamee. ***PHOTO1*** The settlement, which was for an undisclosed amount, ends a seven-year court fight between the two sides, with Clemens paying McNamee; although it will actually be an insurance company paying McNamee,...

Derek Jeter to Play in Charity Baseball Game, Home Run Derby
March 18th, 2015 at 10:39 AM
New York Yankees great Derek Jeter is taking the field once again, this time for charity. ***PHOTO1*** The former Yankees Captain is taking his legendary skills to the diamond in Japan, where he will play in a charity baseball game that supports the victims of the 2011 earthquake and tsunami, per the...

Former Yankees 2B Brian Doyle Battling Serious Medical Conditions and Financial Problems
March 15th, 2015 at 5:00 PM
The unfortunate story of former New York Yankees second baseman Brian Doyle is sad, but it is a story that must be told because there are plenty of Americans stuck in a similar situation. ***PHOTO1*** Doyle is most well-known for his role in helping the Yanks win the 1978 World Series versus...

David Wells Becomes Manager of Point Loma High School Team After MLB Didn’t Want Him
March 14th, 2015 at 11:35 AM
Former New York Yankees pitcher David Wells is going home to become the manager of his old high school, Point Loma, in San Diego. ***PHOTO1*** 33 years ago, Boomer pitched for the Point Loma high school team and helped take them to a city championship. Now, he is tasked with taking the...

Derek Jeter Met with New York Yankees’ Top Prospects in Private During Offseason
March 13th, 2015 at 2:00 PM
Even when Derek Jeter isn't the New York Yankees captain anymore, he's still acting like The Captain. ***PHOTO1*** During the offseason and before spring training began, Jeter met with some of the organization's top prospects, including guys like Aaron Judge, Greg Bird and Jacob Lindgren, giving them advice about what they can...

Hideki Matsui Talks New Role with Yankees as Special Advisor to GM Brian Cashman
March 12th, 2015 at 10:24 AM
The New York Yankees made it official on Wednesday that Hideki Matsui would become the team's new special advisor to general manager Brian Cashman. ***PHOTO1*** A press conference on Wednesday morning with Cashman at Matsui's side made it official and it looked like the 40-year-old was quite happy to have his new...

New York Yankees Great Hideki Matsui Hints at Future as Manager During Presser
March 11th, 2015 at 10:17 AM
New York Yankees great Hideki Matsui dropped a hint on Wednesday that his new job with the Bronx Bombers organization could lead to a job in managing or coaching down the road. ***PHOTO1*** On Wednesday morning, the Yankees introduced Matsui as the special advisor to general manager Brian Cashman, a move that...

New York Yankees to Name Hideki Matsui Special Adviser to General Manager
March 10th, 2015 at 3:50 PM
It looks like New York Yankees general manager Brian Cashman will have some extra help from now on, as Yankees great Hideki Matsui will be named his special advisor. ***PHOTO1*** The Yankees issued a press release on the matter, with a press conference setup for Wednesday at George Steinbrenner Field in Tampa,...

New York Yankees Fan Wears No. 31 Derek Jeter Shirt, but with Good Reason: Photo
March 10th, 2015 at 1:44 PM
Seeing the name "Jeter" on the back of a New York Yankees shirt without the No. 2 under it is quite odd, as one fan showed on Tuesday during the team's spring training. ***PHOTO1*** MLB.com writer Bryan Hoch shared a photo of a Yankees fan wearing a No. 31 jersey with Derek...

Joe Girardi, Reggie Jackson Give Souvenirs to New York Yankees Fan Struck by Bat: Video
March 9th, 2015 at 3:00 PM
A New York Yankees fan at Sunday's spring training game versus the Washington Nationals had to try and dodge a flying bat while watching the contest—and was paid handsomely for her toughness. ***PHOTO1*** The ball came off the bat of Jose Lobaton and fast, nearly taking the woman's head off. Thankfully, everyone...