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Eight Most Interesting Yankees Entering 2013: No. 8 Brett Gardner
February 4th, 2013 at 4:07 PM
With the clock hitting zero last night in New Orleans, the culmination of one season drew to its end, and similar to all Super Bowl Sundays, with football season coming to a close, the anticipation of another sport's season began its buildup. With a mere eight days to go until pitchers and...

As Free Agency Kicks into Full Gear the New York Yankees Have Many Decisions to Make
November 5th, 2012 at 12:40 PM
This past weekend Free Agents across the MLB were officially allowed to start signing.  The New York Yankees enter the offseason with 12 free agents on their roster.  After getting swept in the ALCS by the Tigers' in horrific fashion, many Yankees fans are calling for a major roster overhaul. ***PHOTO1*** Free...

New York Yankees Shut Out Boston Red Sox 2-0, Remain Tied with Baltimore Orioles for AL East Lead
September 13th, 2012 at 10:38 PM
The New York Yankees shut out the Boston Red Sox Thursday night as Phil Hughes struck out seven batters in seven and a third innings to get the win. Hughes is now 15-12 this season.  ***PHOTO1*** Also contributing to the shut out were relievers Boone Logan, David Robertson, and Rafael Soriano. Logan...

Dewayne Wise Clears Waivers, Outrighted to Triple-A by New York Yankees
July 26th, 2012 at 9:08 PM
The New York Yankees have outrighted Dewayne Wise to Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre after the 34 year-old outfielder cleared waivers. Wise was designated for assignment by the Yankees on Monday to open up a roster spot for newly-acquired outfielder Ichiro Suzuki.  ***PHOTO1*** Though the Yankees have outrighted Wise to the minors, the defensive-specialist has...

Acquisition of Ichiro Suzuki Gives New York Yankees What They were Missing
July 24th, 2012 at 7:16 AM
The New York Yankees currently have the best record in baseball at 58-38, but with Brett Gardner out for the rest of the season, the team had one glaring weakness that needed to be improved before the trade deadline. On Monday, the Yankees did just that by acquiring Ichiro Suzuki...

New York Yankees’ Bench Getting Comparison to ’90′s Dynasty Group
July 23rd, 2012 at 6:00 AM
This season New York Yankees' manager Joe Girardi has had the luxury of plugging in bench players that have excelled in their role. Girardi has likened this group to the bench back when he played with the Yankees in the late '90's drawing comparisons to Darryl Strawberry, Tim Raines, Cecil Fielder,...

New York Yankees’ Brett Gardner Likely Out for Season
July 20th, 2012 at 3:36 PM
Just hours before the New York Yankees played the Oakland Athletics Thursday night, the team learned that left fielder Brett Gardner will need arthroscopic surgery on his right elbow and will likely miss the remainder of the season.  ***PHOTO1*** The operation, which will take place next week to remove inflamed tissue from...

New York Yankees Win 6-1 in C.C. Sabathia’s Return to the Mound
July 18th, 2012 at 12:20 AM
The New York Yankees defeated the Toronto Blue Jays 6-1 as C.C. Sabathia returned from the disabled list and took the mound for New York. Sabathia pitched six shutout innings with six strikeouts in his first start since June, improving his record to 10-3 this season.  ***PHOTO1*** Following Sabathia, Cody Eppley and Boone...

Ivan Nova’s 10 Strikeouts Lead New York Yankees Past Boston Red Sox in Final Game of First Half
July 9th, 2012 at 12:18 AM
The New York Yankees defeated the Boston Red Sox 7-3 Sunday, taking three of four games in their final series before the All-Star break. Ivan Nova got the win for New York after striking out 10 in six innings of work.  ***PHOTO1*** Nova, who is now 10-3 this season, allowed just six...

Boston Red Sox Take Game Two of Doubleheader from New York Yankees
July 8th, 2012 at 2:36 AM
After losing the first two games of the series, the Boston Red Sox bounced back in game two of Saturday's doubleheader to defeat the New York Yankees 9-5.  ***PHOTO1*** The Yankees jumped out to an early lead once again, as Mark Teixeira hit a three run home run in the top of...

New York Yankees Hit Back to Back Home Runs Twice to Top Boston Red Sox in Game One of Doubleheader
July 7th, 2012 at 5:07 PM
The New York Yankees took game one of Saturday's day-night doubleheader with the Boston Red Sox after hitting 4 home runs, back to back home runs in the first and fourth innings, en route to a 6-1 victory. ***PHOTO1*** In the first inning, Nick Swisher got the Yankees on the scoreboard with...

New York Yankees RF Nick Swisher Out Sunday with Quad Bruise
June 17th, 2012 at 12:27 PM
New York Yankees right fielder Nick Swisher will miss Sunday's series finale against the Washington Nationals as he recovers from a bone bruise in his quad. The injury is not serious, meaning Swisher will most likely return to the lineup for New York's next series starting with the Atlanta Braves...

New York Yankees not Looking for Outfield Help Despite Absence of Brett Gardner
June 10th, 2012 at 8:01 AM
Though New York Yankees left fielder Brett Gardner has only played in nine of the team's 58 games and has been sidelined since April 19, Yankees general manager says the team is not looking for outfield help at the moment.  ***PHOTO1*** "I haven't been looking," said Cashman. "That doesn't mean that (it's...

New York Yankees’ Andruw Jones Made a Fan’s Night
April 25th, 2012 at 12:52 PM
The New York Yankees and Texas Rangers are beginning a budding rivalry since the Rangers surge to the top of the American League.  ***PHOTO1*** Fans are usually very vocal especially with opposing outfielders being so close the the stands. Last night in the second game of the three game set between New York and Texas, Yankees' outfielder Andruw Jones was seen warming...

New York Yankees Re-Sign Andruw Jones to One-Year Deal
January 26th, 2012 at 1:30 AM
The New York Yankees and Andruw Jones have finalized a contract to keep the veteran outfielder in pinstripes for one more season, tweets Ian Begley.  ***PHOTO1*** The 34 year-old Jones batted .247 with 13 home runs and 33 RBI for the Yankees last season. His primary role during his first season in New York was to be the fourth outfielder, playing left field or right field when Brett Gardner...

New York Yankees to Sign Andruw Jones to a One-Year Deal
December 30th, 2011 at 4:44 PM
The New York Yankees have agreed to a one year deal with outfielder Andruw Jones worth $2 million as posted on Twitter by Jon Heyman of CBSSports.com. This signing of course is pending a physical. ***PHOTO1*** New York has been taking their time on how to shore up the bench with Jones name coming up quite frequently as a spare outfielder and DH against lefties.  At the winter meetings Jones' agent...

Boston Red Sox Aim to Lure Andruw Jones Away from New York Yankees
December 21st, 2011 at 11:13 AM
***PHOTO1*** All is quiet in Yankees Universe this holiday season. The Yankees have yet to sign a much needed starting pitcher to fill the number two spot in the rotation. Many Yankees fans assumed Brian Cashman was holding out for Yu Darvish, but when the Yankees bid less than 20 million...

Grady Sizemore, Andruw Jones Drawing Interest from New York Yankees
November 15th, 2011 at 5:45 AM
The New York Yankees, among seven other MLB teams, are showing interest in free agent outfielder Grady Sizemore. The Yankees have also talked with agent Scott Boras about outfielder Andruw Jones returning next season. ***PHOTO1*** Jerry Crasnick of ESPN.com  has reported along with the Yankees, the Boston Red Sox, Philadelphia Phillies, Colorado Rockies, Cleveland Indians, Chicago...

New York Yankees Lose to Tampa Bay Rays in 15-8 Slugfest
September 22nd, 2011 at 11:52 PM
The Tampa Bay Rays lit up the scoreboard for 15 runs on Thursday night in a 15-8 blowout win against the New York Yankees. However, the Yankees clinched the AL East division on Wednesday, so they didn't have much to play for in this game. ***PHOTO1***  On the mound for New York...