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New York Yankees: Derek Jeter’s Gift from Minnesota Twins (Video)
July 5th, 2014 at 6:22 PM
Derek Jeter was presented with gifts on Saturday afternoon before the New York Yankees took on the Minnesota Twins. ***VIDEO1*** Sure, the gifts weren't as flashy as some others given to Jeter in 2014, but they were special nonetheless. First and most importantly, Jeter received a check for $10,000 for his charity, the...

Lou Gehrig Speech Recited by Yankees’ Derek Jeter and 30 MLB 1st Baseman (Video)
July 2nd, 2014 at 2:57 PM
The 75th anniversary of Lou Gehrig's "Luckiest man alive" speech will be on July 4 and is being commemorated by Major League Baseball. ***VIDEO1*** One of the ways to remember Gehrig is to recite his infamous speech made in 1939 through the mouths of 30 current first baseman in the league, with...

New York Yankees: Francisco Cervelli Falls Over Railing to Make Catch (Video)
July 1st, 2014 at 8:58 PM
New York Yankees catcher Francisco Cervelli made an outstanding catch on Tuesday night during the first inning of his team's game against the Tampa Bay Rays. ***VIDEO1*** Ben Zobrist was the batter and lifted a weak pop-up towards the Rays' dugout, which forced Cervelli to put his body at risk to make...

New York Yankees: Derek Jeter’s ‘The Dive’ Play is 10 Years Old (Video)
July 1st, 2014 at 8:14 AM
This may sound insane, but it has been TEN years since Derek Jeter selflessly made a dive into the stands at the old Yankee Stadium versus the New York Yankees' rival, the Boston Red Sox. ***VIDEO1*** "The Dive" as it is known as in most circles was one of the most memorable...

Masahiro Tanaka Tells Fans to Vote Derek Jeter for 2014 MLB All-Star Game (Video)
June 30th, 2014 at 5:18 PM
New York Yankees ace Masahiro Tanaka deserves to play in the 2014 MLB All-Star game and he believes you should give your vote to his teammate, Derek Jeter. ***VIDEO1*** The Yanks' Instagram brings us Tanaka's playful plea to vote for The Captain which he says in two different languages, Japanese and English: As...

New York Yankees’ Vidal Nuno Stopped Trying to Overpower Hitters; Focused on Getting Outs in 6-0 Win Vs. Boston Red Sox
June 28th, 2014 at 9:34 AM
Vidal Nuno's spot in the New York Yankees starting rotation was not safe. Not after his last two starts in which he allowed 12 runs in less than 9.1 innings. ***VIDEO1*** But after Friday night's start; a 6-0 win over the Boston Red Sox, Nuno's spot is safe for at least another...

New York Yankees: Derek Jeter’s Career Highlights Vs. Boston Red Sox (Video)
June 27th, 2014 at 6:49 PM
Derek Jeter has done a lot of great things throughout his career, but none better than the many, many times he burnt the Boston Red Sox. As we prepare for another three-game set between the two all-time rivals, let's take a look back at what Jeter has done to the boys...

Yankees Notes: Derek Jeter’s Birthday, Luis Severino No-No and Red Sox Series
June 25th, 2014 at 8:30 PM
Here are some news and notes from the New York Yankees Universe. ***VIDEO1*** Derek Jeter's Birthday The Captain will celebrate his birthday on June 26 when he turns 40. It seems like only yesterday Derek Jeter was a fresh-faced kid just making it to the big leagues and now he's at the end...

New York Yankees: Mark Teixeira Interviews Derek Jeter on ‘Foul Territory’
June 25th, 2014 at 7:03 PM
For some things, words just aren't enough. ***VIDEO1*** The latest installment of "Foul Territory" with host Mark Teixeira features New York Yankees shortstop and legend, Derek Jeter. Tex isn't the best of interviewers as evidenced in this video, and no words were needed from Jeter himself to confirm that.   HOT HEADLINES Jays Join Yanks in...

New York Yankees: Johnny Damon Hit by Pitch on Old Timer’s Day 2014
June 24th, 2014 at 11:04 AM
Old Timer's Day is always fun at Yankee Stadium each and every year, but things got a little serious when Johnny Damon stepped to the plate. ***VIDEO1*** The pitcher was former reliever Graeme Lloyd, who decided to get Damon back for the Boston years when he was a member of the Red...

New York Yankees’ Full-Page Ad for Tony Gwynn in San Diego Newspaper
June 23rd, 2014 at 6:42 PM
The New York Yankees paid a very special tribute to San Diego Padres great Tony Gwynn, who passed away recently, with a full-page ad in a California newspaper. ***VIDEO1*** Bleacher Report's Scott Miller tweeted a photo of the ad, which came in a commemorative section of the newspaper, UT-San Diego: The #Yankees take...

New York Yankees: Carlos Beltran’s 3-Run Walkoff Home Run Vs. Baltimore Orioles (Video)
June 21st, 2014 at 12:20 AM
Carlos Beltran always said that he wanted to be a member of the New York Yankees. On Friday night, Beltran got his chance to show the team why they were right in signing him over the winter. ***VIDEO1*** The Yankees were trailing the Baltimore Orioles 3-1 and Baltimore put in their closer,...

Joe Girardi Earned 600th Win as New York Yankees Manager in 3-1 Victory Over Toronto Blue Jays
June 18th, 2014 at 9:46 AM
On Tuesday night, the New York Yankees inched a little closer in the American League East chase with a 3-1 victory over the first place Toronto Blue Jays behind another Masahiro Tanaka victory and is now 11-1. ***VIDEO1*** With that win, the 36th of the 2014 season, it was a milestone for...

MLB Draft 2014: Mariano Rivera on New York Yankees Picking His Son (Video)
June 17th, 2014 at 3:14 PM
Mariano Rivera recently discussed what it was like for the New York Yankees to draft his son in the 2014 MLB draft. ***VIDEO1*** Mariano Rivera III was drafted in the 29th round of the draft with the 872nd pick. Like his dad, he is also a pitcher, only without the career success his father...

Tony Gwynn is Remembered by New York Yankees Legend Mariano Rivera (Video)
June 16th, 2014 at 10:24 PM
New York Yankees great Mariano Rivera reflected on the life and career of San Diego Padres legend Tony Gwynn. Rivera and Gwynn crossed paths during their respective careers with their two teams meeting in the World Series in 1998 when the Yankees topped the Padres in four games. Rivera got to...

Derek Jeter Receives Standing Ovation from Oakland A’s Fans on Sunday (Video)
June 16th, 2014 at 6:00 AM
Prior to his first at-bat in his last game at the Oakland Coliseum, Derek Jeter received a great standing ovation from both New York Yankees and Oakland Athletics fans in attendance on Father's Day. The video is courtesy of MLB.com: Your browser does not support iframes. No matter where he goes, Jeter is...

New York Yankees-Oakland A’s Game Delayed Due to Power Outage (Video)
June 15th, 2014 at 8:15 AM
The New York Yankees and Oakland Athletics were in the midst of the middle game of a three-game set when suddenly the lights went out at the Oakland Coliseum. It happened right at the start of the fourth inning with the A's leading the Yanks 2-1. The video is courtesy of MLB.com: Your...

New York Yankees’ Brian Roberts Gets Ball Stuck Between Legs on Pickoff Attempt
June 13th, 2014 at 9:33 PM
In what amounted to one of the bigger close calls in Major League Baseball history, Brian Roberts of the New York Yankees got the baseball stuck between his legs while sliding back into second base on a pickoff attempt. ***VIDEO1*** Roenis Elias was the pitcher for the Seattle Mariners on Thursday night...

Army Dad Reunites with Family During New York Yankees-Seattle Mariners Game (Video)
June 13th, 2014 at 3:08 PM
One of the greatest things for people to see and watch is when families all over the country are reunited by members of their family who are serving our country. ***VIDEO1*** That was the case on Thursday night, as during the middle of the game between the New York Yankees and Seattle...

Jacoby Ellsbury’s Great Catch Takes Extra Bases from Robinson Cano (Video)
June 13th, 2014 at 12:37 AM
Jacoby Ellsbury's bat has been hot of late, but on Thursday night his glove did its own damage against a former New York Yankee, Robinson Cano. ***VIDEO1*** The New York Yankees center fielder took at least an extra-base hit away from the Mariners second baseman on a ball Cano clearly thought was out...