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New York Yankees’ Alex Rodriguez Singles in Spring Training Debut: Video
March 4th, 2015 at 1:52 PM
New York Yankees designated hitter Alex Rodriguez hasn't played in a competitive game since September of 2013, so his spring training debut on Wednesday versus the Philadelphia Phillies is getting a lot of attention. In his first at-bat of the day, A-Rod ripped a single to left field on an 89...

New York Yankees Pitcher Jared Burton’s Mustache is One of Best in Team History
March 3rd, 2015 at 3:55 PM
If you think you've seen the best of New York Yankees mustaches over the years, prepare to add another memorable one to the list. ***PHOTO1*** It belongs to Jared Burton, a non-roster invitee to spring training who is trying to make the Yankees' big-league club. Burton was signed by the Yankees to...

New York Yankees Install Pitch Clock at Steinbrenner Field for Trial Run: Photo
March 3rd, 2015 at 12:59 PM
Major League Baseball will be testing out a pitch clock this spring in order to determine if it is feasible in games on an everyday basis. The hope is that the sport will solve the issue of incredibly long games, which is thought to be driving fans away. ***PHOTO1*** The New York...

Alex Rodriguez Takes Grounders at 1B During Yankees’ Spring Training: Video
February 28th, 2015 at 8:33 AM
If you were wondering what New York Yankees DH and third baseman Alex Rodriguez looks like playing first base, you don't have to wait anymore. A video posted by Mark Feinsand (@feinsand) on Feb 27, 2015 at 9:13am PST Mark Feinsand of the New York Daily News shared a...

New York Yankees’ Jacoby Ellsbury Gets Photobombed by Stephen Drew: Photo
February 27th, 2015 at 6:18 PM
Major League Baseball has this new thing called the Twitter mirror this season and the New York Yankees have been taking and posting pictures of each player taking their turn. When it was center fielder Jacoby Ellsbury's time to step up to the plate, infielder Stephen Drew decided to get...

New York Yankees Prospect Shares Photo of His Paycheck with Ridiculous Total
February 27th, 2015 at 10:00 AM
New York Yankees prospect Jake Hernandez got a check in the mail from the team and it wasn't exactly a whopping amount of money. #Yankees minor leaguer shows off his paycheck pic.twitter.com/2qYnJ2bmuJ — Pinstripe Alley (@pinstripealley) February 26, 2015 In fact, the total amount of the check, $.75, couldn't even buy you a...

New York Yankees Announce Jersey Numbers for New Players in 2015 Season
February 12th, 2015 at 5:52 PM
With about a week to go until the start of spring training for the New York Yankees, the team announced the roster and jersey numbers that their new players for the 2015 season will wear. ***PHOTO1*** They are as follows: 2B/SS, Stephen Drew: 14 SS, Didi Gregorius: 18 RHP, David Carpenter, 29 RHP, Nathan Eovaldi, 30 1B/OF,...

New York Yankees Post Picture of Yankee Stadium During ‘Snowmageddon 2015′ on Social Media
January 26th, 2015 at 6:58 PM
It's usually not very common that you get to see Yankee Stadium covered in snow unlike a football stadium because the chances of it snowing during baseball season is very rare; the 1996 home opener was one of those rare occasions. ***PHOTO1*** On Monday night in the snowstorm being called "Snowmageddon 2015"...

Laura Posada Tweets Wedding Photo from 2000 with Derek Jeter as Jorge’s Best Man
January 21st, 2015 at 5:04 PM
On this day 15 years ago, Jorge Posada and his wife Laura got married, with perhaps the coolest part of the wedding being Derek Jeter playing the Best Man role. A fresh faced Jeter at the age of 25 can be seen in this wedding photo tweeted by Laura Posada, quietly...

YES Network Close to Deal to Air New York Yankees Games on WPIX-TV Channel 11
January 20th, 2015 at 3:21 PM
UPDATE: Thursday, January 22 at 4:17 p.m. ET The deal is now official and the Yankees will be playing games broadcast on WPIX-TV channell 11 in New York this upcoming season, per the YES Network: The YES Network and Tribune Media Company today announced they have reached a multi-year agreement under which...

Jorge Posada not Happy New York Yankees Assigned Wife Laura No. 2 Jersey
January 16th, 2015 at 5:58 PM
UPDATE: Saturday, January 17 at 4:05 p.m. ET Well, the mystery has been solved as to why Jorge Posada's wife Laura was assigned Derek Jeter's No. 2 as opposed to Jorge's No. 20 at the Yanks' women's mini-fantasy camp. It turns out there was a simple error in the paperwork, as Laura...

Media Complained About New York Yankees Payroll 112 Years Ago, Sound Familiar?
January 10th, 2015 at 4:33 PM
All the way back in 1903, the New York Yankees were the Highlanders, but even with a different name they had to hear the same complaints from the media about their payroll that they hear in 2015. ***PHOTO1*** An incredibly interesting newspaper article shared on Twitter by graphic designer Todd Radom shows...

New York Yankees Legend Derek Jeter Reacts to Death of ESPN’s Stuart Scott
January 4th, 2015 at 5:58 PM
We all learned of the unfortunate death of ESPN SportsCenter anchor Stuart Scott, who tragically passed away at the age of 49 after losing his battle with cancer. ***PHOTO1*** Scott was a mainstay on SportsCenter for many years and people like myself who grew up watching ESPN were familiar with Scott's incredible...

Yankees Wish LeBron James Happy Birthday on Instagram, Fans Flip Out
December 30th, 2014 at 7:12 PM
Cleveland Cavaliers star forward LeBron James is well known for being a fan for the New York Yankees and he's never hidden that fact; he's shown up to different things sporting a Yankees cap. ***PHOTO1*** On Tuesday, it was LeBron's 30th birthday and the Yankees sent out birthday wishes to the Cleveland...

New York Yankees Legend Joe DiMaggio’s Love Letters to Marilyn Monroe
November 17th, 2014 at 4:52 PM
It's pretty rare to get a look into the personal life of New York Yankees legend Joe DiMaggio, but a unique opportunity has given us a glimpse of the baseball great's love for Marilyn Monroe. ***PHOTO1*** The Associated Press, via CBS News, is reporting love letters from Joltin' Joe to the blonde...

Yankees’ Mark Teixeira Takes ‘Foul Territory’ to ESPN’s ‘Mike and Mike’ Show (Video)
October 23rd, 2014 at 4:19 PM
The latest installment of "Foul Territory" with Mark Teixeira comes to us from the studios of ESPN radio's morning show, "Mike and Mike." ***PHOTO2*** The New York Yankees first baseman has tried his hand at interviewing numerous players and personalities connected to the organization, but now he's going outside the box for...

New York Yankees: Ugly Derek Jeter Christmas Sweater Available on MLB.com
October 17th, 2014 at 9:47 AM
The Derek Jeter merchandising machine keeps on rolling right along, this time producing an ugly Christmas sweater for us in the New York Yankees Universe. Darren Rovell of ESPN tweeted a photo of the sweater, which runs at a hefty $75.99 on MLB.com: We're not done with Jeter. Here's your Jeter Ugly...

Joba Chamberlain Trims Beard After Detroit Tigers are Eliminated from Postseason
October 7th, 2014 at 12:10 PM
Joba Chamberlain has finally decided to tame his wild beard after eight strong months of growth while pitching for the Detroit Tigers. ***PHOTO1*** Joba started growing the beard following his departure from the New York Yankees in 2013 and allowed it to get lumberjack style over the course of the 2014 campaign. But...

Fake Alex Rodriguez Jersey Shows Blasphemous Number Change with New York Yankees
October 3rd, 2014 at 2:16 PM
The Onion is always great for satire, and this one about the New York Yankees changing the number of Alex Rodriguez to Derek Jeter's No. 2 takes the cake. ***PHOTO1*** Rodriguez, who currently wears No. 13, just finished serving a 162-game suspension after disgracing himself by being caught using performance-enhancing drugs. He is...

Derek Jeter Talks Retirement with Matt Lauer on NBC’s ‘Today’ Show (Video)
October 1st, 2014 at 5:03 PM
In a pre-recorded interview that aired on NBC, former New York Yankees Captain Derek Jeter sat down with Matt Lauer to do an interview on the "Today" show. It is the first time we have heard Jeter speak since playing his last game on Sunday. Lauer talks to Jeter about numerous...