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MLB Free Agency Rumors: New York Yankees Scouted Dodgers’ Hanley Ramirez During 2014 Season
October 1st, 2014 at 11:03 AM
In the search for the shortstop who takes over for Derek Jeter in the 2015 season, the New York Yankees apparently have been preparing for the captain's retirement and eventual departure. ***PHOTO1*** With names such as J.J. Hardy and Troy Tulowitzki already been greatly talked about since the summer, one name that...

MLB Free Agency Rumors: Orioles’ J.J. Hardy Viewed as Frontrunner for Yankees Vacated Shortstop Position
September 29th, 2014 at 8:17 PM
Now that we are in the first official day of the post-Derek Jeter as the shortstop and captain of the New York Yankees, the speculation can now begin on who will be the next shortstop of the team in 2015. ***PHOTO1*** It's a question fans all over have avoided asking for a...

New York Yankees’ Derek Jeter Says Time is Right for Him to Retire from MLB
September 29th, 2014 at 7:53 AM
In case you had any doubts about Derek Jeter's desire to call it quits at the end of this season, don't because the New York Yankees Captain is ready to retire from Major League Baseball. ***PHOTO1*** Jeter told the media after the last game of his career finished with a 1-for-2 day,...

Boston Red Sox Give Yankees’ Derek Jeter Classy Send Off in Pre-Game Ceremony
September 28th, 2014 at 2:17 PM
September 28, 2014. The very end for Derek Jeter's 20-year career with the New York Yankees and Major League Baseball. And it all ends at Fenway Park in Boston against the Yankees long-time rivals, the Boston Red Sox. ***PHOTO1*** The Red Sox held a pre-game ceremony to honor Jeter just before the...

Derek Jeter Plans to Play in Last Game for New York Yankees Despite Injury
September 27th, 2014 at 5:58 PM
Derek Jeter exited Saturday's game between the New York Yankees and Boston Red Sox at Fenway Park early with a hamstring injury, but that won't stop him from playing in his career finale on Sunday. ***PHOTO1*** After taking Friday off following his dramatic walk-off hit to win the game on Thursday, Jeter...

Derek Jeter Stops Boston Red Sox from Using Bob Sheppard’s Voice at Fenway Park
September 27th, 2014 at 12:52 PM
Derek Jeter has accepted the love and respect he has received from every Major League Baseball team in 2014, but he also has his limits and showed that by stopping the Boston Red Sox from using legendary public address announcer Bob Sheppard's voice at Fenway Park. ***PHOTO1*** In what would have amounted...

Boston Red Sox Fans Chant Derek Jeter’s Name During Game Vs. New York Yankees
September 27th, 2014 at 12:06 PM
It's impossible for a guy to have his name chanted at Fenway Park when he's wearing a New York Yankees uniform, but that doesn't apply for The Captain, Derek Jeter. ***PHOTO1*** Jeter has torched the Boston Red Sox numerous times during the two decades he has spent in baseball. If there was...

Joe Girardi’s Original Plan for Yankees’ Derek Jeter’s Final Game at Yankee Stadium
September 26th, 2014 at 9:51 AM
New York Yankees manager Joe Girardi had a plan for the final game ever at Yankee Stadium for Derek Jeter on Thursday night. ***PHOTO1*** While some thought Girardi would take Jeter out of the game in the top of the ninth inning on Thursday night to allow Jeter to leave to a...

Derek Jeter May Sit Out for New York Yankees on Friday Night Vs. Boston Red Sox
September 26th, 2014 at 9:02 AM
So, for those fans who bought tickets for Friday night's game at Fenway Park to potentially watch one of Derek Jeter's last games as a professional player for the New York Yankees, we may have some bad news for you. ***PHOTO1*** Following his heroics on Thursday night in which Jeter got the...

MLB Plans to Get Derek Jeter’s Last Game at Yankee Stadium in by Any Means
September 25th, 2014 at 3:59 PM
Rain is in the forecast for Derek Jeter's final home game at Yankee Stadium with the New York Yankees, but fans holding tickets for Thursday night's contest shouldn't fear a cancelation; although there may be some waiting. ***PHOTO1*** Yankees manager Joe Girardi told the media prior to the game that Major League...

Derek Jeter, Bob Sheppard’s Voice to Be Retired by New York Yankees Together
September 24th, 2014 at 4:09 PM
New York Yankees Captain Derek Jeter isn't the only memorable person retiring from the organization this year as the late Bob Sheppard's voice will also go along with Jeter after the 2014 season. ***PHOTO1*** Since his passing in 2007, Sheppard's voice has been used to introduce Jeter as he steps to the...

Keith Olbermann Rips Derek Jeter’s Yankees Career Because He Failed at His
September 24th, 2014 at 2:22 PM
ESPN's Keith Olbermann was fired up about New York Yankees Captain Derek Jeter on a recent show of his and completely obliterated the Yanks' shortstop. ***PHOTO1*** Olbermann, as is the case with some of the more vocal members of the media and fans of Major League Baseball, is getting tired of the...

Joe Girardi Says Derek Jeter Will Decide Whether or not to Play Last Games
September 23rd, 2014 at 8:33 PM
After two more home games, Derek Jeter will never play another game at Yankee Stadium in the Bronx for the New York Yankees unless they make a miraculous comeback in the American League Wild Card race. ***PHOTO1*** The only question that remains is: will he play the final three games of the...

LEGOS Re-Enact Derek Jeter’s Career Highlights with New York Yankees (Video)
September 23rd, 2014 at 6:35 PM
There has been some great commercials to celebrate the career and retirement of New York Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter, but perhaps the best video out there honoring the Captain was done with toys. That's right, some genius has re-enacted some of Jeter's best career highlights in the form of building blocks,...

Tampa Bay Rays’ Joe Maddon: Derek Jeter Should Be First Ever Unanimous Hall of Famer
September 23rd, 2014 at 2:28 PM
In the history of baseball and the years that the National Baseball Hall of Fame has been around, there has yet to be a player who has unanimously been voted in. ***PHOTO1*** Babe Ruth, Lou Gehrig, Joe DiMaggio, Mickey Mantle, Willie Mays, Hank Aaron, Bob Gibson, Sandy Koufax. All of them have...

MLB Free Agency 2015: Baltimore Orioles’ J.J. Hardy Would Listen If New York Yankees were Interested
September 23rd, 2014 at 10:49 AM
With the final six games being played of Derek Jeter's career, the speculation continues on who will be the heir and the next starting shortstop once Jeter officially retires after the 2014 season. ***PHOTO1*** One possible player may have been in the building on Monday night in Baltimore Orioles' J.J. Hardy, who...

Derek Jeter’s Former Teammates Bid New York Yankees Captain Farewell (Video)
September 22nd, 2014 at 3:32 PM
A wide assortment of Derek Jeter's former New York Yankees teammates have made a video bidding The Captain a farewell as he prepares to retire. Former teammates both recent and from many years past are in the video, from Nick Swisher and Phil Hughes to Tino Martinez, amongst others. The video is...

Derek Jeter Says George Steinbrenner was More Involved with Yankees than Sons
September 22nd, 2014 at 12:47 PM
As if you needed confirmation of this, New York Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter told a magazine that late owner George Steinbrenner was more involved with the team than his sons Hal and Hank are now. ***PHOTO1*** The quote comes from an in-depth interview with Jeter by Chris Smith of New York Magazine...

Derek Jeter to Play Every Game Left in 2014, Says Yankees Manager Joe Girardi
September 22nd, 2014 at 12:15 PM
Derek Jeter will certainly not go the route of his former teammate and good friend, Mariano Rivera, as the New York Yankees Captain will play in every game until the end of the 2014 Major League Baseball season, the last of his illustrious career. ***PHOTO1*** Yankees manager Joe Girardi confirmed as much...

New York Yankees’ Derek Jeter Tells Magazine: I Didn’t Give One-Night Stands Gift Baskets
September 22nd, 2014 at 10:58 AM
For 20 years, Derek Jeter has tried to keep his personal life out of the news while playing as a member of the New York Yankees. Even while enjoying the New York lifestyle that most players do, Jeter has escaped being seen in a negative light, and he's also never...