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Prospect New York Yankees Acquired in Eduardo Nunez Trade Close to Making Big-League Impact
May 16th, 2015 at 6:12 PM
Boy do I still miss the days of Eduardo Nunez running the bases with his helmet flying all over the field. ***PHOTO1*** I was so naive then to believe that he could be Derek Jeter's heir apparent. That's right, I admit I was in that group. However when looking at the situation a...

MLB Trade Rumors: Rockies’ Troy Tulowitzki Prefers Deal to Yankees, Giants, Dodgers, Angels
May 15th, 2015 at 1:21 PM
Colorado Rockies star Troy Tulowitzki looks to be staying put for now after publicly stating he isn't demanding a trade at the moment and is committed to winning with the only team he has ever known. ***PHOTO1*** While that's a nice statement from Tulo, we all know the writing is on the...

Instructor Dishes on Derek Jeter’s Golf Game as Former Yankees Captain Tries to Learn in Retirement
May 15th, 2015 at 11:00 AM
Former New York Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter isn't having the easiest time picking up the game of golf during his retirement. ***PHOTO1*** In an article written for The Players' Tribune, David Leadbetter, a very successful golf instructor, explains what it's like to work with Jeter as The Captain attempts to pick up...

ESPN Analyst Says New York Yankees are Better in 2015 Because Derek Jeter is Gone
May 13th, 2015 at 12:55 PM
ESPN analyst Alex Cora had a brutally honest answer when talking about why the 2015 New York Yankees are better than the 2014 version. ***PHOTO1*** Like some in the baseball world, Cora shares the belief that the Yankees are better off without Jeter now that he's retired, as he said so on...

MLB Trade Rumors: Rockies’ Troy Tulowitzki to Demand Deal Soon; Yankees Unlikely to Pursue
May 12th, 2015 at 6:00 PM
Colorado Rockies shortstop Troy Tulowitzki is preparing to demand a trade from the only team he has ever known, but don't expect the New York Yankees to pursue him. ***PHOTO1*** Tulo is reportedly set to meet with his agent soon in order to determine if he should ask for a trade from...

Detroit Tigers’ Shane Greene Sinking Quickly After Two Horrific Starts Back-to-Back
April 30th, 2015 at 9:13 AM
There was some heated debate about the New York Yankees possibly making a mistake trading Shane Greene to the Detroit Tigers, but I think we can all calm down now. ***PHOTO1*** Greene began the 2015 campaign on fire with the Tigers after his first three starts, compiling a 3-0 record with just...

New York Yankees’ Didi Gregorius Comments on Botched Play Resulting in 3rd Error of Season
April 26th, 2015 at 11:00 AM
It didn't end up costing his team, but New York Yankees shortstop Didi Gregorius made another error on Saturday, his third of the season. ***PHOTO1*** Gregorius' mistake came in the ninth inning on a routine grounder off the bat of Michael Cuddyer that slipped underneath his glove. It was certainly a play...

Detroit Tigers’ Shane Greene Angry at New York Yankees for Trading Him During Offseason
April 21st, 2015 at 9:00 AM
Detroit Tigers starting pitcher Shane Greene expressed anger at the New York Yankees for trading him during the offseason in a deal that landed the Bronx Bombers shortstop Didi Gregorius in return. ***PHOTO1*** The trade is looking pretty bad for the Yankees right now, as Greene is 3-0 to start the season...

Brian Cashman Explains Logic Behind New York Yankees Trading Shane Greene
April 19th, 2015 at 12:15 PM
New York Yankees manager Brian Cashman has been getting some flack lately for pulling the trigger on a three-team deal during the offseason that landed the Yanks shortstop Didi Gregorius and sent starting pitcher Shane Greene to Detroit. ***PHOTO1*** Now Greene has started off the season 2-0 for the Tigers without surrendering...

MLB Rumors: New York Yankees Made ‘Painful’ Shane Greene Trade Out of Desperation
April 18th, 2015 at 11:00 AM
The New York Yankees gave up young right-hander Shane Greene in a three-team deal that landed them Didi Gregorius from the Arizona Diamondbacks, while Green was shipped to Detroit. At the moment it isn't looking like a good trade as Green is off to an impressive 2-0 start and has...

New York Yankees Announcer Michael Kay Rips Fans for Passing Judgement on Didi Gregorius
April 16th, 2015 at 2:01 PM
New York Yankees announcer Michael Kay thinks you shouldn't be rushing to judgement if you're already killing shortstop Didi Gregorius for a slow start. ***PHOTO1*** As he does almost everyday, Kay was on Twitter responding to questions about the team when one fan in particular asked if the Yankees have a stud...

New York Yankees’ Didi Gregorius Reacts to Derek Jeter Chants at Yankee Stadium
April 13th, 2015 at 1:00 PM
A slow start for Didi Gregorius already has some New York Yankees fans yearning for the return of Derek Jeter to the team, as chants for the former Yankees Captain have been heard in the stadium during the first week of the season. ***PHOTO1*** That's mostly a result of a rough first...

New York Yankees Players Who Frustrate Fans the Most to Start 2015 Season
April 12th, 2015 at 1:00 PM
Oh, where do we begin? ***PHOTO1*** New York Yankees fans have a ton of reasons to be angry after five games, but some players are particularly frustrating for fans to watch so far in 2015. Let's see who they are. Carlos Beltran In 2014, Carlos Beltran had every excuse in the world not to do...

Patriots Star Rob Gronkowski to Have New Book Published by Derek Jeter’s Company
April 8th, 2015 at 3:00 PM
Derek Jeter started a publishing company and is running it as one of many post-career activities. His next venture will see him team-up with National Football League and New England Patriots star, Rob Gronkowski. ***PHOTO1*** Jeter has already published some children's books through his company, many having to do with himself and...

New York Yankees Confirm Who Will Take Derek Jeter’s Old Locker
April 1st, 2015 at 12:40 PM
The New York Yankees have finally made a decision on who will take Derek Jeter's locker. ***PHOTO1*** The early favorite for Jeter's locker was outfielder Brett Gardner, however he didn't come away with the honor and instead it will go to starting pitcher CC Sabathia. Daniel Barbarisi of The Wall Street Journal has...

New York Yankees’ Didi Gregorius Still Has Swelling in Wrist; Doubtful for Wednesday
March 31st, 2015 at 5:41 PM
UPDATE: Wednesday, April 1 at 1:07 p.m. ET Things are looking up for Gregorius and the Yankees as the shortstop says the swelling in his wrist is getting better and he plans on playing Thursday: Didi Gregorius said the swelling in his wrist is improving and he is "not worried" about it....

Brian Cashman Hints Didi Gregorius and Brendan Ryan Will Platoon for New York Yankees at Shortstop
March 31st, 2015 at 9:00 AM
All spring long we've been made to believe that the New York Yankees would go with Didi Gregorius as the everyday shortstop sans platoon, however general manager Brian Cashman seems to have a different plan. ***PHOTO3*** Earlier in the spring, manager Joe Girardi seemed to lockdown the fact that Gregorius was going...

New York Yankees’ Didi Gregorius Injures Wrist During Spring Game Vs. Baltimore Orioles
March 28th, 2015 at 2:45 PM
UPDATE: Saturday, March 28 at 4:03 p.m. ET X-rays on Gregorius' wrist are negative and manager Joe Girardi hopes he can return to action on Wednesday: ***PHOTO2*** End of Update Original Text New York Yankees shortstop Didi Gregorius had a scare during the second inning of the team's spring training game versus the Baltimore Orioles...

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 SS Didi Gregorius Getting Rave Reviews from Teammates
March 26th, 2015 at 6:00 PM
The incredible defensive abilities of New York Yankees shortstop Didi Gregorius are already earning him the type of praise that Derek Jeter never received. ***PHOTO1*** Gregorius is only 25 years old, but his wizardry with the glove is distinguishing him from Jeter. The Captain took a lot of criticism from the sabermetrics...