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New York Yankees, Alex Rodriguez May Give Milestone Bonus Money to Charity
July 2nd, 2015 at 11:40 AM
The ongoing dispute between the New York Yankees and designated hitter Alex Rodriguez over $6 million in bonus money, which came into play when A-Rod hit homerun No. 660 earlier this season to tie Willie Mays, may soon be coming to an end. ***PHOTO1*** FOX Sports’ Ken Rosenthal reports the two sides...

2015 MLB Mock Draft: Who Do Experts Have New York Yankees Taking in 1st Round?
May 22nd, 2015 at 11:00 AM
The 2015 Major League Baseball Draft is set to take place on June 8 and it's time to start getting a good idea of who the New York Yankees will take with their two first-round picks. ***PHOTO1*** The Yanks' two selections in the first round will come at No. 16 and No....

Alex Rodriguez ‘Has Very Little Stomach’ for Milestone Bonus Fight with New York Yankees
May 21st, 2015 at 6:02 PM
For those that think New York Yankees designated hitter Alex Rodriguez is totally on-board with fighting for the milestone bonus he was supposed to receive for hitting home run No. 660, think again. ***PHOTO1*** Rodriguez is likely setup for a fight with the Yankees over the marketing contract he signed back in...

Rob Manfred Taking New York Yankees Side in Alex Rodriguez Milestone Bonus Dispute
May 21st, 2015 at 3:57 PM
Major League Baseball commissioner Rob Manfred is just the latest to share his opinion on the potential New York Yankees-Alex Rodriguez milestone bonus dispute. ***PHOTO1*** On Wednesday, Yankees owner Hal Steinbrenner basically reiterated what general manager Brian Cashman has said in regard A-Rod's bonus: the Yankees have the right but not the...

Hal Steinbrenner Talks Future of New York Yankees’ Prospects, Willingness to Spend Money
May 21st, 2015 at 2:26 PM
The New York Yankees have been ripped as an organization by their fans for trading off a ton of top prospects over the years in order to acquire more talent, but owner Hal Steinbrenner seems to be dedicated to the young players this time around. ***PHOTO1*** Yankees fans have been begging to...

New York Yankees’ Hal Steinbrenner Talks Alex Rodriguez’s Bonus, On-Field Performance
May 21st, 2015 at 9:10 AM
New York Yankees owner Hal Steinbrenner made an appearance on Wednesday and discussed a few things with the media, including Alex Rodriguez and his ongoing bonus saga. ***PHOTO1*** A-Rod, who has already surpassed Willie Mays' 660 home runs, is due a $6 million bonus that the Yankees are refusing to pay. General...

Yankees GM Brian Cashman Talks Severity of Jacoby Ellsbury Injury, Slade Heathcott’s Role
May 20th, 2015 at 1:59 PM
New York Yankees general manager Brian Cashman had a bit of good news in regard to Jacoby Ellsbury's knee injury. ***PHOTO1*** Cashman spoke to George A. King III of the New York Post and said he doesn't believe Ellsbury's injury is a very serious one, despite the fact that he's still waiting...

Washington Nationals’ Bryce Harper Once Openly Rooted for New York Yankees; Idolizes Mickey Mantle
May 19th, 2015 at 9:39 AM
If you ever wanted or thought about Washington Nationals star Bryce Harper playing for the New York Yankees as the two teams prepare to meet for the next two games, reading that headline was just about as good a thing as you could ever see. ***PHOTO1*** There were some doubts about Harper...

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...

MLB Denies Committing ‘Major Fraud’ with Union, Yankees to Finish A-Rod’s Marketing Contract
May 9th, 2015 at 8:11 PM
Former Major League Baseball Players Association general counsel Gene Orza basically accused the New York Yankees, Major League Baseball and the union of bending the rules to get Alex Rodriguez's marketing contract done back in 2007. ***PHOTO1*** In a story we told you about on Saturday afternoon, Orza claimed that he was...

Price of Alex Rodriguez’s 660th HR Ball Revealed; New Details About Yankees DH’s Marketing Contract
May 9th, 2015 at 2:06 PM
Alex Rodriguez's 660th home run ball will still fetch a good amount of money on the open market, however his past with steroids will keep it from selling for an astronomical amount. ***PHOTO2*** As is the case with his baseball career overall, A-Rod's historic home run ball is tainted. It has been...

New York Yankees’ Alex Rodriguez Reacts to Brian Cashman Saying Team Won’t Pay Milestone Bonus
May 3rd, 2015 at 6:04 PM
After New York Yankees designated hitter Alex Rodriguez hit home run No. 660, the team's general manager, Brian Cashman, made it clear the Yankees won't be paying A-Rod his milestone bonus. ***PHOTO2*** Here is what Cashman had to say on the matter following A-Rod tying Willie Mays for fourth on the all-time...

MLBPA Confirms Support for New York Yankees’ Alex Rodriguez in Milestone Bonus Fight
May 3rd, 2015 at 3:00 PM
If New York Yankees designated hitter Alex Rodriguez decides to fight the team for not paying him his milestone bonus, the Major League Baseball Players Association will back him up. ***PHOTO1*** A-Rod is now owed $6 million for tying Willie Mays for fourth on the all-time home run list with 660, however...

New York Yankees GM Brian Cashman Talks Alex Rodriguez Milestone Bonus
May 2nd, 2015 at 1:00 PM
Now the ugly part of New York Yankees designated hitter Alex Rodriguez hitting home run No. 660. ***PHOTO2*** Rodriguez is due $6 million after tying Willie Mays for fourth on the all-time home run list, however the Yankees have plans to fight that bonus and not pay it. Their claim is that A-Rod's...

MLB Trade Rumors: Yankees Won’t Consider Cole Hamels Despite Masahiro Tanaka Injury
May 2nd, 2015 at 8:20 AM
Despite the fact that New York Yankees ace Masahiro Tanaka is set to miss a month after being sent to the 15-day disabled list with a forearm strain, the team isn't considering a trade for Philadelphia Phillies ace, Cole Hamels. ***PHOTO1*** The news came down on Tuesday night that Tanaka was headed...

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’ Masahiro Tanaka Comments on Forearm Injury Forcing Him to 15-day DL
April 29th, 2015 at 10:00 AM
The New York Yankees received devastating news when it was discovered Masahiro Tanaka had a forearm strain that would keep him out up to a month. ***PHOTO1*** The Yankees ace had made it through just four starts and was finally getting into his rhythm before suffering the injury to his forearm that...

Alex Rodriguez’s Milestone Bonus Actually Costs New York Yankees More than $6 Million
April 28th, 2015 at 10:30 AM
While New York Yankees DH Alex Rodriguez will be owed $6 million after tying Willie Mays for fourth on the all-time home run list, it will actually cost the Yankees $9 million in total. ***PHOTO1*** That's because A-Rod's bonus counts towards the Yanks' 2015 payroll, so adding another $6 million to the...

MLB Trade Rumors: Yankees Have Enough Talent in Double-A to Acquire Johnny Cueto, Cole Hamels
April 27th, 2015 at 10:00 AM
With the depth the New York Yankees have in Double-A right now, one baseball writer suggests the team can go out and acquire a top-notch starter like Johnny Cueto of the Cincinnati Reds or Cole Hamels of the Philadelphia Phillies if need be. ***PHOTO1*** Hall of Fame baseball writer Peter Gammons is...

New York Yankees’ 2015 Pitching Staff the Tallest in Major League Baseball History?
April 26th, 2015 at 2:48 PM
With a bigger emphasis placed on power pitchers, the New York Yankees are getting bigger and bigger in height. In fact, the Yankees have the tallest pitching staff in Major League Baseball history. ***PHOTO1*** In a fantastic piece done by Daniel Barbarisi of the Wall Street Journal, he analyzes the incredible average...