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Derek Jeter’s Last At-Bat in Toronto Brings New York Yankees Fan to Tears
August 31st, 2014 at 4:44 PM
Sunday marked what could be the final time Derek Jeter steps to the plate in Toronto against the Blue Jays and it brought one New York Yankees fan to tears. ***PHOTO1*** Barring an unimaginable turn of events that leads to the Yankees playing the Blue Jays in the playoffs, Jeter's last at-bat...

New York Yankees May Move Derek Jeter Down in Lineup After Brett Gardner Return
August 27th, 2014 at 10:03 AM
The time may be coming for the New York Yankees to move Derek Jeter down in the lineup. ***PHOTO1*** One of the reasons to do so would be Jacoby Ellsbury, who since moving back to his natural spot in the lineup as the leadoff hitter is on fire, as he's six for...

Kansas City Royals Give Derek Jeter Gift of Generous Donation to Charity (Video)
August 26th, 2014 at 3:57 PM
In a season where we've seen some interesting and outlandish gifts for New York Yankees Captain Derek Jeter, the money he has racked up for his foundation is really what's most important about the shortstop's farewell tour. ***PHOTO1*** The Kansas City Royals were just the latest team to add to the Turn...

Michael Jordan Accepts Derek Jeter’s Nomination for ALS Ice Bucket Challenge (Video)
August 21st, 2014 at 9:32 AM
New York Yankees Captain Derek Jeter has already completed his ALS Ice Bucket Challenge after being nominated by several people, but Jeter nominated NBA legend Michael Jordan before getting the ice water dumped over his head. ***PHOTO1*** Jordan accepted the challenge and nominated his former coach, Phil Jackson, along with some members...

Joe Girardi Reacts to Question About Changing New York Yankees Lineup
August 21st, 2014 at 9:06 AM
There has been much debate about New York Yankees manager Joe Girardi changing the lineup this season—namely the top part of the order—with the team struggling mightily to score runs. ***PHOTO1*** Kevin Kernan of the New York Post had to ask Girardi about it after Wednesday's loss to the lowly Houston Astros,...

New York Yankees’ Derek Jeter Accepts Ice Bucket Challenge for ALS Awareness (Video)
August 19th, 2014 at 7:32 PM
Derek Jeter has never backed away from a challenge in his life, and on Tuesday, the New York Yankees captain and shortstop accepted a challenge presented to him from Jennifer Steinbrenner-Swindal. ***VIDEO1*** The Yankees general partner and sister of current Yankees owner Hal Steinbrenner challenged the Yankees captain to take the Ice...

Derek Jeter Corn Maze Shows Crazy Respect to New York Yankees Captain
August 17th, 2014 at 8:52 PM
Just when you thought the adulation shown to New York Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter may have gone too far in 2014, people have found another way to take it a step further. Mike Axisa of CBS Sports is reporting that VonThun Farms in New Jersey is showing respect to The Captain...

Rays Manager Joe Maddon Mad at Fans for Cheering Yankees’ Derek Jeter
August 17th, 2014 at 8:36 AM
Tampa Bay Rays manager Joe Maddon ripped the fans of his team on Saturday for cheering New York Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter during the Yanks' 3-2 over the Rays. ***PHOTO1*** Maddon was happy to see a sold-out crowd at Tropicana Field and while he understands the love and admiration for Jeter, he...

Derek Jeter Hits Game-winning Single to Lift Yankees Past Rays (Video)
August 16th, 2014 at 8:01 PM
As he has done countless times during his career, Derek Jeter hit a clutch single in the top of the ninth inning to lift the New York Yankees past the Tampa Bay Rays at Tropicana Field on Saturday, 3-2. ***PHOTO1*** After blowing a 2-0 lead, the Yanks' ninth-inning rally started with a...

Tampa Bay Rays Make Special Bases for Derek Jeter’s Last Series at Tropicana Field
August 15th, 2014 at 6:40 PM
One month before the New York Yankees play the Tampa Rays in what will be Derek Jeter's last games at Tropicana Field, the Rays have already made special bases commemorating the special three-game set from September 15-17. ***PHOTO1*** Mark Feinsand of the New York Daily News shared a picture of the bases,...

New York Yankees’ Shawn Kelley Brutally Honest About American League East Chances
August 14th, 2014 at 8:45 AM
The New York Yankees' chances at the American League East are fading rapidly and reliever Shawn Kelley wasn't afraid to express that. The only problem is that it's at odds with what The Captain, Derek Jeter, believes. ***VIDEO1*** After Wednesday's loss to the Baltimore Orioles, the Yankees are now eight games out...

Colorado Rockies’ Troy Tulowitzki Out for Season; May Alter New York Yankees’ Plans
August 13th, 2014 at 10:52 PM
Colorado Rockies shortstop Troy Tulowitzki will miss the remainder of the 2014 season after he undergoes hip surgery. ***VIDEO1*** Thomas Harding of MLB.com broke the news: #Rockies SS Troy Tulowitzki will undergo labral repair surgery on his left hip Friday in Vail, Colo. will miss rest of season. — Thomas Harding (@harding_at_mlb) August 14,...

Buck Showalter Has Twisted Idea for Derek Jeter’s Farewell Gift from Baltimore Orioles
August 12th, 2014 at 1:50 PM
Over the last year, New York Yankees captain and shortstop Derek Jeter has received a lot of interesting gifts from the cities he has visited; whether it be a paddle-board, cowboy boots, plaques, bases, the list is endless. ***VIDEO1*** So what would the Baltimore Orioles actually do as far as a gift...

New York Yankees Have Derek Jeter Jump Throw Bobblehead for Sale
August 11th, 2014 at 7:35 PM
There is no better way to commemorate a great player than making him a bobblehead, but the New York Yankees took it a step further by showing R2SPECT for Derek Jeter and his infamous jump throw. ***VIDEO1*** It has been a highlight of Jeter's career for almost two decades and it's the...

New York Yankees’ Derek Jeter Reacts to Passing Honus Wagner for 6th on Hits List
August 9th, 2014 at 5:20 PM
New York Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter passed Honus Wagner for sixth place on the Major League Baseball all-time hits list when he notched his 3,431st career hit on Saturday versus the Cleveland Indians. ***VIDEO1*** In case you missed The Captain's hit, which was of the infield variety, here it is courtesy of...

New York Yankees’ Derek Jeter Made a Lot More Money than Honus Wagner
August 8th, 2014 at 8:34 PM
New York Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter moved into an illustrious position on Friday night when he tied Major League Baseball legend Honus Wagner for sixth on the all-time hits list. ***VIDEO1*** While it took The Captain a long time to pass the famed shortstop in the hits department, it took Jeter about...

MLB Trade Rumors: Yankees Place Ichiro Suzuki, Brendan Ryan on Waivers
August 8th, 2014 at 7:13 PM
The New York Yankees already placed one player on waivers and he was dealt to the Washington Nationals in lefty reliever Matt Thornton. ***VIDEO1*** On Friday, the Yankees placed two more of their players on revocable waivers, as both Ichiro Suzuki and Brendan Ryan went on there, as George King of the...

Stephen Drew Hasn’t Given Any Thoughts to Being Derek Jeter’s Heir as New York Yankees Shortstop in 2015
August 8th, 2014 at 10:16 AM
With all of the talk of Tory Tulowitzki potentially wanted to get traded to the New York Yankees to be Derek Jeter's heir as the next Yankees shortstop in 2015, one name kind of hasn't gotten talked about as an alternate in case the Rockies All Star isn't available. ***VIDEO1*** And the...

MLB Trade Rumors: Troy Tulowitzki’s Latest Comments on Colorado Rockies Another Hint on Wanting Trade to New York Yankees?
August 7th, 2014 at 1:00 PM
If there is one thing that is clear, it's that Troy Tulowitzki is fed up with the losing attitude and play of the Colorado Rockies and he may finally have reached his breaking point. ***VIDEO1*** It all started before the All Star Game when Tulowitzki said that he wouldn't take the route Todd...

Joba Chamberlain Reacts to Hitting Derek Jeter in Yankees Vs. Tigers Game on Tuesday
August 6th, 2014 at 11:32 AM
When Detroit Tigers reliever Joba Chamberlain plunked his former teammate, New York Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter, he couldn't apologize enough on the field. After the game, Chamberlain apologized even more. ***VIDEO1*** Joba had expressed all week his excitement to have a chance to face Jeter, who the former Yankee has tremendous respect...