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Jennifer Steinbrenner-Swindal Takes Ice Bucket Challenge; Nominates Yankees’ Derek Jeter for Challenge (Video)
August 19th, 2014 at 11:32 AM
The Ice Bucket Challenge to raise awareness and donations for ALS (Lou Gehrig's Disease) has swept across the nation and as of Tuesday, has raised over $16.5 million in donations. ***VIDEO1*** Former New York Yankees players Andy Pettitte and Tino Martinez have taken part in the challenge, as has current Yankees reliever...

‘Henry & Me’ Premiere Reminds Yankees of Embarrassing Alex Rodriguez Edit
August 18th, 2014 at 10:34 PM
On the same night a movie involving the New York Yankees premieres, we are reminded of the embarrassing link "Henry & Me" had with suspended third baseman, Alex Rodriguez. ***PHOTO1*** Rodriguez was already in the picture using his voice to play himself, but was later edited from the movie when the Biogenesis...

Yankees GM Brian Cashman Responds to Hal Steinbrenner’s Comments Over His Future
August 15th, 2014 at 12:05 PM
On Thursday, New York Yankees owner Hal Steinbrenner was more committal on Alex Rodriguez's future with the team as opposed to his long-time general manager Brian Cashman's. ***PHOTO1*** Then again, when the team you built and spent over $500 million to do so is in danger of failing to make the postseason...

Yankee Stadium Has Worst Beer in Major League Baseball According to Washington Post
August 15th, 2014 at 3:42 AM
According to the Washington Post, Yankee Stadium has the worst beer in Major League Baseball. In a comparison of all 30 teams in the Majors, the Seattle Mariners were ranked first and the Yankees last. The rankings were based on many variables including, locality, uniqueness and quality of the beer...

Rob Manfred Named Major League Baseball’s Next Commissioner After Bud Selig
August 14th, 2014 at 6:04 PM
UPDATE: Thursday, August 14 at 7:41 p.m. ET The next commissioner of Major League Baseball will be Rob Manfred, and he addressed the media following his successful election to the post, per MLB.com: Your browser does not support iframes. End of Update Original Text Major League Baseball's current COO, Rob Manfred, will be the...

New York Yankees Owner Hal Steinbrenner Won’t Commit to Retaining Brian Cashman as General Manager
August 14th, 2014 at 1:03 PM
There could be some changes coming to the New York Yankees following the 2014 season, especially if the team fails to make the playoffs for the second straight season and for the third time since 2008. ***PHOTO1*** While Joe Girardi is likely safe as manager because of signing a four-year deal at...

New York Yankees Likely to Support MLB COO Rob Manfred as Next Commissioner
August 12th, 2014 at 12:52 PM
The vote for who will be Major League Baseball's next commissioner after Bud Selig retires will come down on Thursday and the New York Yankees are likely to support MLB's current COO, Rob Manfred. ***VIDEO1*** Manfred made headlines in the past few years as he was one of the major players in...

David Robertson Says New York Yankees Made Mistake not Signing Him in Offseason
August 7th, 2014 at 1:16 PM
The New York Yankees and their closer, David Robertson, will be at a crossroads this offseason when the 29-year-old becomes a free agent with the opportunity to leave the only team he's ever known. ***VIDEO1*** New York could keep Robertson in two ways: offer him a qualifying offer at around $14 million...

Yankees GM Brian Cashman “Won’t Rule Out” Manny Banuelos, Others Being Called-up
August 5th, 2014 at 6:47 PM
Now that the New York Yankees have let Matt Thornton go to the Washington Nationals, the team needs a new left-hander in the bullpen and just so happens to have a few options in the minors to fill the void. ***VIDEO1*** Yankees general manager Brian Cashman named a few young players he...

New York Yankees Can’t Risk Losing David Robertson for a Draft Pick
August 3rd, 2014 at 4:58 PM
The New York Yankees will have a big decision to make once the 2014 season is over: should they give David Robertson a long-term contract? ***VIDEO1*** Based on his numbers this season, the answer to that question is a resounding yes. Robertson has been dominant this season, as has been the case...

MLB Trade Rumors: New York Yankees ‘Working Hard’ to Improve Bullpen Also
July 29th, 2014 at 6:15 PM
In the waning hours of the MLB trade deadline, the New York Yankees are working vigorously to improve their bullpen and starting rotation. ***VIDEO1*** This comes from Nick Cafardo of The Boston Globe, who gets his information from some good old unnamed National League general managers: Yankees working hard on trying to improve rotation and...

MLB Trade Deadline: New York Yankees GM Brian Cashman Wise to Prioritize Offense
July 28th, 2014 at 6:00 AM
Since their starting five started dropping like flies, the New York Yankees' main focus has been on starting pitching. So much so that many people don't realize it's offense that is their biggest concern. ***VIDEO1*** If you don't agree with that then you don't agree with the Yankees' general manager, Brian Cashman. Cash...

New York Yankees to Scout Cuban Outfielder Rusney Castillo on Saturday
July 25th, 2014 at 7:48 PM
The New York Yankees will be one of many teams on hand to scout Cuban outfielder Rusney Castillo on Saturday in Miami, Florida. ***VIDEO1*** George A. King III of the New York Post has the latest on the workout, which ironically enough will be held at Alex Rodriguez Stadium at the University...

MLB Trade Rumors: New York Yankees Won’t Take Risk on Troy Tulowitzki
July 23rd, 2014 at 3:20 PM
If you ask the New York Yankees Universe who it would like to replace Derek Jeter at shortstop next season, the name that almost always comes up is Colorado Rockies veteran, Troy Tulowitzki. ***VIDEO1*** It would seem like a perfect fit for New York, as Tulowitzki not only admired Jeter when he...

Yankees GM Brian Cashman Working on ‘Larger Type’ Trades, May Involve Prospects
July 23rd, 2014 at 8:18 AM
New York Yankees general manager Brian Cashman isn't staying put with the moves he's already made and is instead making it known that he is working on bigger deals to make an impact, and will trade the organization's prospects to get it done. ***VIDEO1*** Cash spoke to Jorge Castillo of The Star-Ledger...

New York Yankees Assistant GM Billy Eppler in Lead for San Diego Padres GM Position: Report
July 20th, 2014 at 11:47 AM
Ever since the San Diego Padres relieved Josh Byrnes of his duties as the team's general manager on June 23, they have been searching for a successor. ***VIDEO1*** While former Mets general manager and current team executive Omar Minaya is running the baseball operations on an interim basis (he is not in...

New York Yankees Ranked as Most Loved and Hated Team in Major League Baseball
July 15th, 2014 at 5:10 PM
The New York Yankees are widely loved throughout the United States of America—but they are also not surprisingly the most hated team in Major League Baseball. ***VIDEO1*** According to a Harris Poll that ranked the most beloved teams in MLB, the Yankees finished first and have done so every year since 2003....

New York Yankees Prospect Rob Refsnyder Can Help Team’s Horrid Offense
July 1st, 2014 at 1:43 PM
Infielder Rob Refsnyder is a rising star in the New York Yankees' minor-league system and it's time the team bring him up to the majors in order to provide a spark to the Yanks' infield, and in particular, their offense. Rob Refsnyder buenos Numeros en AAA, ya mismo lo suben pic.twitter.com/JFkrdLEMKH —...

New York Yankees Trade Rumors: New York Mets 2B Daniel Murphy on Yankees Radar
June 29th, 2014 at 9:00 PM
With the New York Yankees well within striking distance in AL East, there has been a lot of talk of potential trade targets. ESPN reporter Buster Olney has stated that sources guarantee that the Yankees will acquire a starting pitcher by the July 31st trade deadline. With many names being...

New York Yankees GM Brian Cashman Talks Desire to Make Trades
June 29th, 2014 at 8:29 AM
New York Yankees general manager Brian Cashman has been pretty open about his intention and attempt to make additions before the 2014 Major League Baseball trade deadline. ***VIDEO1*** Cashman voiced his desire to improve the New York Yankees roster by making some deals in July, but it isn't coming easy, according to Bryan Hoch...