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Red Sox DH David Ortiz Explains 2003 Positive Test, Hall of Fame Chances in Expletive-Laced Article
March 26th, 2015 at 6:42 PM
Boston Red Sox designated hitter David Ortiz is trying his best to save face with fans and give himself a chance for the Hall of Fame by writing an explanation in his own words for a positive steroid test in 2003. ***PHOTO1*** Ortiz was one of many names on a list from...

New York Yankees’ Stephen Drew Praised by Boston Red Sox 3B Coach Brian Butterfield
March 25th, 2015 at 9:44 AM
While you can't find many people saying nice things about New York Yankees second baseman Stephen Drew, there is one guy in Drew's corner who just so happens to be a former coach for the Bronx Bombers. ***PHOTO1*** Brian Butterfield was on Buck Showalter's staff as the first base coach for the...

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...

Detroit Tigers Fans Tell Alex Rodriguez to Simulate Drug Test After 2nd Spring HR: Video
March 21st, 2015 at 10:00 AM
New York Yankees designated hitter Alex Rodriguez hit his second home run of spring training on Friday and gave Detroit Tigers fans a reason to hate on him as he rounded the bases. ***PHOTO1*** Obviously, the homer wasn't accepted warmly, as the Yanks were playing the Tigers in Detroit's home spring training...

MLB Trade Rumors: ‘Multiple Teams’ Talking About New York Yankees’ Austin Romine
March 20th, 2015 at 12:30 PM
New York Yankees catcher Austin Romine is drawing some attention from teams around the league as the end of spring training nears. ***PHOTO2*** Romine, who is out of options with the Yankees, is competing for the backup catcher job against fellow backstop, John Ryan Murphy. Should Romine not make the team as...

Yankees License Plates Outnumber Mets Plates in New York State
March 18th, 2015 at 12:00 PM
Score another victory for the New York Yankees and their fans. ***PHOTO2*** It turns out the Department of Motor Vehicles in New York has a count of how many Yankees and New York Mets license plates are out there in the state and it's the Bronx Bombers who took home the higher...

Rare Color Footage of New York Yankees-Cincinnati Reds 1939 World Series Surfaces: Video
March 15th, 2015 at 10:45 AM
It isn't often you get to see World Series footage from 1939, so this video of the New York Yankees taking on the Cincinnati Reds from the World War II era isn't something you see everyday. ***PHOTO1*** The video shows us a rare look back into that era, as the two teams...

New York Yankees Release Statement on Passing of Former Team President/CEO Al Rosen
March 15th, 2015 at 9:00 AM
Cleveland Indians great and former New York Yankees team President Al Rosen has passed away at the age of 91, it was announced on Saturday. ***PHOTO1*** The Yankees released a statement on his passing Saturday night, via Hal Steinbrenner: "I am saddened to hear of the passing of Al Rosen. During his time...

New York Yankees’ Austin Romine Throws Dirt on Brother Andrew’s Cleats During At-Bat: Video
March 14th, 2015 at 2:46 PM
The Detroit Tigers-New York Yankees spring training contest got a little more interesting on Saturday afternoon as two brothers squared off: Yankees catcher Austin Romine and Tigers shortstop Andrew Romine. ***PHOTO1*** Prior to the game, the Romine brothers spoke about facing one another, and Austin happened to mention that he planned on...

New York Yankees Fans Dominate Boston Red Sox Fans in Connecticut, New Poll Shows
March 14th, 2015 at 9:35 AM
A new Quinnipiac poll shows that the New York Yankees are winning the fan war in the state of Connecticut over the Boston Red Sox. The photo above, courtesy of the Harvard Sports Analysis Collective, via CTBlogs.com, show the distribution of fans, with the obvious colors representing each team. Although neither...

Red Sox Fan Viciously Taunts Alex Rodriguez, Then Looks Dumb After HR: Video
March 14th, 2015 at 8:00 AM
Now is not the time to be taunting New York Yankees designated hitter, Alex Rodriguez. A Boston Red Sox fan found that out first-hand in such a way that even the biggest A-Rod-hating Yankee fan could get behind. ***PHOTO1*** So this bozo from Beantown decided to chime in on the A-Rod discussion...

MLB Trade Rumors: Yankees’ Austin Romine Drawing Interest from Phillies
March 12th, 2015 at 3:40 PM
The New York Yankees have had quite a bit of catching depth the past few seasons and as a result, there are always teams inquiring about one of their young catchers. ***PHOTO1*** During the offseason, the Yanks dealt Francisco Cervelli to the Pittsburgh Pirates, the oft-injured catcher who still drew plenty of...

MLB Trade Rumors: Yankees Have Shown Interest in Troy Tulowitzki Over Past 2 Years
March 11th, 2015 at 9:29 AM
It's no secret that it made sense for the New York Yankees to look into a potential deal for Troy Tulowitzki over the past two seasons with the retirement of Derek Jeter looming, but now it has been confirmed that general manager Brian Cashman was interested in the All-Star shortstop. ***PHOTO1*** CBS...

MLB Trade Rumors: Yankees Talked Trade for Jason Heyward, Andrelton Simmons with Braves
March 10th, 2015 at 9:58 AM
The New York Yankees and Atlanta Braves made a deal during the offseason with the trade that sent prospect Manny Banuelos to Atlanta for relievers Chasen Shreve and David Carpenter; but that wasn't the only deal the teams were discussing. ***PHOTO1*** According to Andy Martino of Newsday, the Yankees were interested in...

MLB Trade Rumors: Phillies Want 3 of Yankees Top Prospects for Cole Hamels
March 9th, 2015 at 12:54 PM
Apparently the New York Yankees weren't as close to getting Cole Hamels from the Philadelphia Phillies as we were told. In fact, the two sides may not have spoken in awhile, either. ***PHOTO1*** Jon Heyman of CBS Sports is reporting that if it is true the Yankees were one of the closest...

New York Yankees Avoiding Cliff Lee Proves Wise After Suffering Another Elbow Injury
March 8th, 2015 at 12:48 PM
Philadelphia Phillies starting pitcher Cliff Lee is experiencing more elbow problems this season, continuing a trend from 2014 that made him a risky proposition for any team looking to acquire him. ***PHOTO1*** MLB.com's Todd Zolecki has the latest on Lee, providing a statement from his team: Phillies statement on Cliff Lee's elbow, which...

Yu Darvish Having Tommy John Surgery Reminds Yankees Masahiro Tanaka is Close to Edge
March 7th, 2015 at 12:40 PM
It's not as if they needed a reminder anyway, but the New York Yankees must be biting their nails a bit more today after the baseball world found out that Texas Rangers stud Yu Darvish may need Tommy John surgery for an elbow injury. ***PHOTO2*** Darvish, who suffered a sprained UCL in...

Francisco Cervelli Holds No Grudge After Alex Rodriguez Implicated Him in PED Scandal
March 6th, 2015 at 2:00 PM
Pittsburgh Pirates catcher Francisco Cervelli doesn't hold a grudge against Alex Rodriguez after the New York Yankees slugger allegedly leaked documents implicating the then-Yankees catcher in the Biogenesis scandal. ***PHOTO1*** CBS' "60 Minutes" originally had the information about A-Rod leaking Cervelli's name to the media as one of the player involved in...

New York Yankees’ Promotional Schedule for 2015 Major League Baseball Season
March 4th, 2015 at 12:00 PM
If you're planning on going to a New York Yankees game during the 2015 season, you'll be interested to know which games will offer giveaways for fans in attendance. ***PHOTO1*** Whether it's bobbleheads, baseball bats or collectable drink cups, everyone loves free stuff; the problem is knowing what days the Yankees are...

Luis Tiant Helped Boston Red Sox Take Yoan Moncada from New York Yankees
March 3rd, 2015 at 8:00 AM
While the New York Yankees did their best to recruit 19-year-old Cuban stud Yoan Moncada, it was a Boston Red Sox legend who was the difference in him signing in Beantown. ***PHOTO1*** The Red Sox used former starting pitcher Luis Tiant in the recruiting process for Moncada, while the Yankees used Orlando...