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David Ortiz Thinks Positive Test Leak in 2009 Came from New York to Protect Yankees
March 28th, 2015 at 8:36 AM
Boston Red Sox designated hitter David Ortiz's bid to prove he isn't a cheater and that he deserves to be in the Hall of Fame has taken another pathetic turn. ***PHOTO1*** First Ortiz wrote a lengthy article in The Players' Tribune filled with expletives trying to explain why he isn't a cheater...

New York Yankees’ Alex Rodriguez Set to Make 1st Base Debut on Sunday
March 27th, 2015 at 12:07 PM
New York Yankees designated hitter and budding utility man Alex Rodriguez will get his first look at first base in a game this spring. ***PHOTO2*** It has been talked about for months now, but finally A-Rod getting reps at first base is becoming a reality, as he will do so this coming...

New York Yankees SS Didi Gregorius Getting Rave Reviews from Teammates
March 26th, 2015 at 6:00 PM
The incredible defensive abilities of New York Yankees shortstop Didi Gregorius are already earning him the type of praise that Derek Jeter never received. ***PHOTO1*** Gregorius is only 25 years old, but his wizardry with the glove is distinguishing him from Jeter. The Captain took a lot of criticism from the sabermetrics...

New York Yankees’ Alex Rodriguez Praised by MLB Commish Rob Manfred for Good Play
March 26th, 2015 at 3:00 PM
New York Yankees fans aren't the only ones noticing how well Alex Rodriguez is playing during spring training. ***PHOTO2*** The soon-to-be 40-year-old has found the fountain of youth thus far in exhibition play, as he's sporting a .290 average with two homers and three RBI. To dispell his purported problems catching up...

New York Yankees Top Forbes List of Most Valuable Major League Baseball Teams
March 25th, 2015 at 5:00 PM
The New York Yankees have experienced dynasties on the field, but their reign atop the Forbes list is certainly one to be proud about. ***PHOTO1*** For 18 years now, the Yankees have ranked as the most valuable team in Major League Baseball since Forbes began ranking back in 1998, including this year...

New York Yankees’ Alex Rodriguez-1st Base Experiment ‘Not Dead’ After All
March 25th, 2015 at 11:30 AM
First the New York Yankees were going to get Alex Rodriguez reps at first base, then they weren't, and now they are again. ***PHOTO2*** Just a few weeks after the Alex Rodriguez-first base experiment seemed all but dead in the water, Yankees manager Joe Girardi revived it on Tuesday by stating the...

Roy Halladay Fires Back at Yankees Fans Defending Alex Rodriguez After Unprovoked Shot
March 24th, 2015 at 2:45 PM
It looks like Roy Halladay's unprovoked attack against Alex Rodriguez on Monday didn't go unnoticed, as New York Yankees fans came to the rescue and trolled the former Major League Baseball pitcher. ***PHOTO3*** Halladay threw his hat into the ring of people making fun of A-Rod, with this jest at the embattled...

Alex Rodriguez, New York Yankees Players Can’t See Ball During Night Games at the Boss?
March 24th, 2015 at 2:00 PM
The New York Yankees seem to be having problems seeing the baseball at night during spring training games at George Steinbrenner Field. ***PHOTO1*** Alex Rodriguez, for one, is 0-10 with three strikeouts in four night games, while he's 7-16 with two homers in all of his other day games. Despite the disparity, Rodriguez...

Roy Halladay Takes Shot at New York Yankees’ Alex Rodriguez on Twitter
March 23rd, 2015 at 12:32 PM
Roy Halladay has a lot of free time on his hands nowadays after retiring from Major League Baseball, so I guess that means he has nothing better to do than make fun of New York Yankees designated hitter, Alex Rodriguez. ***PHOTO2*** Halladay shared a photo on Twitter while at a baseball field...

Detroit Tigers Fans Tell Alex Rodriguez to Simulate Drug Test After 2nd Spring HR: Video
March 21st, 2015 at 10:00 AM
New York Yankees designated hitter Alex Rodriguez hit his second home run of spring training on Friday and gave Detroit Tigers fans a reason to hate on him as he rounded the bases. ***PHOTO1*** Obviously, the homer wasn't accepted warmly, as the Yanks were playing the Tigers in Detroit's home spring training...

Alex Rodriguez Cousin’s Plea Change Saves New York Yankees DH from More Embarrassment
March 20th, 2015 at 2:45 PM
New York Yankees designated hitter Alex Rodriguez may have just been spared more embarrassment after it was announced that his cousin, who is facing charges for his involvement in the illegal Biogenesis clinic run by Anthony Bosch, is changing his plea to guilty. ***PHOTO1*** Yuri Sucart was originally charged with a seven-count...

New York Yankees Players Getting Most Hate from Fans in 2015
March 18th, 2015 at 1:38 PM
New York Yankees fans are some of the most passionate fans on the planet and when they don't like someone on the team, they make it abundantly clear. ***PHOTO1*** Five players on this current Yankees roster stand out above the rest in that department, so let's rank them, shall we? 5. Brendan...

New York Yankees Abandon Alex Rodriguez 1st Base Experiment for Now
March 18th, 2015 at 7:56 AM
You can forget about Alex Rodriguez getting reps at first base during spring training because the New York Yankees are abandoning that plan for now. ***PHOTO1*** The benefit of Rodriguez being able to play first base once in a great while is obvious: he would give the Yankees more depth and flexibility...

New York Yankees Best and Worst Performers of 2015 Spring Training So Far
March 16th, 2015 at 9:00 AM
We are just about halfway done with spring training and the start of the New York Yankees' 2015 season is right around the corner. ***PHOTO1*** Often times, people don't put much stock into spring training because after all, the final scores don't count. But it isn't so meaningless when a player struggles...

New York Daily News Mocks Yankees DH Alex Rodriguez with Another Steroid-Inspired Headline
March 14th, 2015 at 12:55 PM
Come on guys, it's really getting old. ***PHOTO1*** The New York Daily News has taken its fair share of shots at New York Yankees designated hitter Alex Rodriguez, but the newspaper needs to learn that the steroid jokes aren't really that funny anymore. An article posted on the Daily News' website, written by...

Red Sox Fan Viciously Taunts Alex Rodriguez, Then Looks Dumb After HR: Video
March 14th, 2015 at 8:00 AM
Now is not the time to be taunting New York Yankees designated hitter, Alex Rodriguez. A Boston Red Sox fan found that out first-hand in such a way that even the biggest A-Rod-hating Yankee fan could get behind. ***PHOTO1*** So this bozo from Beantown decided to chime in on the A-Rod discussion...

New York Yankees Omit Twitter Mention of Alex Rodriguez’s 1st HR of Spring: Photo
March 11th, 2015 at 5:27 PM
UPDATE: Wednesday, March 11 at 7:53 p.m. ET A spokesman for the Yankees claims the omission of Alex Rodriguez's homer from the team's official Twitter account was a mistake; a mistake they plan to fix, per Brendan Kuty of NJ.com: "It was an unintentional error," the spokesman said. "Alex is an will...

New York Yankees’ Alex Rodriguez, Manager Joe Girardi Admit He Has No Range at 3B
March 9th, 2015 at 9:49 AM
There is no question about it: New York Yankees designated hitter Alex Rodriguez is just that: a designated hitter. A-Rod isn't spry enough to be roaming third base much anymore, and both he and his manager know that. ***PHOTO1*** Rodriguez did make a nice backhanded play during the Yanks' exhibition victory over...

Francisco Cervelli Holds No Grudge After Alex Rodriguez Implicated Him in PED Scandal
March 6th, 2015 at 2:00 PM
Pittsburgh Pirates catcher Francisco Cervelli doesn't hold a grudge against Alex Rodriguez after the New York Yankees slugger allegedly leaked documents implicating the then-Yankees catcher in the Biogenesis scandal. ***PHOTO1*** CBS' "60 Minutes" originally had the information about A-Rod leaking Cervelli's name to the media as one of the player involved in...

New York Yankees’ Alex Rodriguez Coverage Borders on Tim Tebow-Like Obsession
March 6th, 2015 at 12:00 PM
New York Yankees slugger Alex Rodriguez is quite the controversial figure, but does he really deserve the amount of obsessive coverage he's getting this spring? ***PHOTO1*** The short answer is no and Yankees fans are sick of it, dealing with a case of A-Rod fatigue. A-Rod hasn't been a relevant Yankee in a...