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New York Yankees’ Alex Rodriguez Reportedly Half-Assed 1B Drills in Workout
March 1st, 2015 at 11:00 AM
With just one man's opinion, New York Yankees slugger Alex Rodriguez can go from a guy who is "all-in" for his team and will play any position, to a guy who isn't giving his all to help his team. ***PHOTO1*** According to Billy Witz of the New York Times, A-Rod didn't seem...

Retired Teacher to Walk from Steinbrenner Field to Yankee Stadium for Charity
March 1st, 2015 at 9:10 AM
The New York Yankees announced on Saturday that Richard J. Albero, a former educational professional and naval officer, will walk 1,200 miles from home plate at George Steinbrenner Field in Tampa, Florida, to home plate at Yankee Stadium in the Bronx to raise money for the Wounded Warrior Project. ***PHOTO1*** According to...

Adam Warren Reportedly Set to Start New York Yankees’ 1st Spring Training Game
February 28th, 2015 at 10:30 AM
You can throw Adam Warren's hat into the ring as a guy who could potentially start for the New York Yankes in 2015. ***PHOTO1*** Marly Rivera of ESPN Deportes is reporting that Warren could get the nod as the Yanks' first starter in spring training games: Adam Warren will probably be the starter...

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...

Masahiro Tanaka Could Be Ready to Throw Batting Practice Next Week
February 27th, 2015 at 5:03 PM
Masahiro Tanaka continues to work towards being ready to pitch on Opening Day for the New York Yankees. ***PHOTO1*** Tanaka threw a 40 pitch bullpen session on Thursday, his third bullpen session of Spring Training. He is working up to throwing batting practice, and could be prepared to do so early next...

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’ Hank Steinbrenner on Alex Rodriguez: “He Can Hit; He’s a Natural”
February 27th, 2015 at 8:00 AM
It isn't often we get to hear Hank Steinbrenner speak, so hearing his comments on New York Yankees slugger Alex Rodriguez are certainly interesting. ***PHOTO1*** After all, it was Hank who helped negotiate and complete the deal with A-Rod that kept him in pinstripes. It's the 10-year, $275 million monstrosity that has...

Jacoby Ellsbury Says New York Yankees are “Definitely Motivated”
February 26th, 2015 at 4:30 PM
New York Yankees outfielder Jacoby Ellsbury seems to be confident going into the 2015 season. ***PHOTO1*** The outfielder was a key contributor in his first season with the New York Yankees, batting .271/.328/.419 with 16 home runs, 70 RBI, and 39 stolen bases. Ellsbury said he had an easy transition to the...

New York Yankees Prospect Luis Severino’s Spring Training Bullpen Session: Video
February 26th, 2015 at 2:00 PM
Would you like to see New York Yankees prospect Luis Severino in action during spring training? ***PHOTO1*** Well, Chad Jennings of the LoHud Yankees Blog shared a video of the Yanks' top prospect on Wednesday throwing a bullpen session during the team's spring training workout down in Florida. Severino is the current golden...

New York Yankees’ Mark Teixeira Won’t Adjust for Shift; Cancels ‘Foul Territory’
February 25th, 2015 at 2:30 PM
If you were hoping that New York Yankees first baseman Mark Teixeira was going to adjust his approach at the plate in order to beat the shift, don't hold your breath. ***PHOTO1*** Teixeira, who battled injuries all season in 2014 and saw his average dip to a career-low .216, has been a...

Andrew Bailey Expects to Compete for Spot on New York Yankees’ 2015 Roster
February 25th, 2015 at 11:30 AM
Reliever Andrew Bailey has endured a long road to recovery after shoulder surgery and he is now ready to compete for a spot on the New York Yankees' roster in 2015. ***PHOTO1*** Bailey hasn't pitched in a game since 2013 with the Boston Red Sox and has spent last season as a...

Scott Rolen Helping New York Yankees 3B Prospect Eric Jagielo in Spring Training
February 25th, 2015 at 10:30 AM
New Vice President of Player Development for the New York Yankees, Gary Denbo, has brought some star power with him to spring training this season as he has enlisted the help of former Major League Baseball third baseman Scott Rolen to help mentor one of the organization's top prospects. ***PHOTO1*** That prospect...

New York Yankees’ Alex Rodriguez on Derek Jeter: “I’m Going to Miss Him Tremendously”
February 25th, 2015 at 9:30 AM
The questions about Alex Rodriguez's performance-enhancing drug use kept coming on Tuesday as the New York Yankees slugger was asked how his body will respond when he takes the field without PEDs in 2015. ***PHOTO1*** A-Rod didn't seem too concerned about the prospect of playing without the drugs, but he is taking...

New York Yankees Unhappy with Alex Rodriguez’s Early Arrival to Spring Training
February 25th, 2015 at 7:30 AM
Alex Rodriguez reported to Spring Training two days ahead of schedule on Monday, and while the New York Yankees would not have had a problem with A-Rod checking in early to get some extra work in, they were unhappy that Rodriguez did not let them know he was coming. ***PHOTO1*** The team's...

Luis Severino, Aaron Judge, Greg Bird Highlight Yankees’ Spring Training Invites
February 5th, 2015 at 12:08 PM
The New York Yankees announced there will be 26 players working on minor league contracts that have an invitation to spring training in 2015, including some of the organization's top prospects. ***PHOTO1*** Bryan Hoch of MLB.com has the full list, which can be seen at the bottom of this page. Six of...

New York Yankees Coach Mick Kelleher not Surprised by Yangervis Solarte’s Success
May 23rd, 2014 at 4:00 PM
Yangervis Solarte has been a big surprise for the New York Yankees since making the team out of Spring Training. Solarte was signed as a Minor League Free Agent by the Yankees this off-season. Solarte convinced Yankees infield coach, Mick Kelleher, early on that he had what it takes to make...

New York Yankees 2014 Top Organizational Prospects; No. 2 Mason Williams
May 5th, 2014 at 5:32 PM
Mason Williams is a name that some New York Yankee fans probably feel they have been hearing for ever. Williams was drafted in the fourth round of the 2010 Major League Baseball draft out of West Orange High School in Florida.  ***VIDEO1*** Mason in his first couple of years in the farm...

New York Yankees 2014 Top 20 Organizational Prospects; No.10 Luis Severino
April 2nd, 2014 at 12:14 PM
As we get to the 2014 top 10 of the New York Yankees organizational prospects only four are new names with the other six making consecutive seasons in the top end. One of the new names sitting at No.10 is RHP Luis Severino signed in 2011 out of the Dominican Republic....

New York Yankees 2014 Top 20 Organizational Prospects; No. 12 Manny Banuelos
March 30th, 2014 at 6:00 AM
Manny Banuelos is a name that Yankee fans have heard for a along time. The New York Yankees bought him from the Mexican League in 2008 at the tender age of 17. The young lefty was considered one of the original highly touted Killer B's in the Yankees farm system....