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Retired Yankees’ Mariano Rivera, Andy Pettitte Throw Out Ceremonial 1st Pitch to Derek Jeter, Jorge Posada on Opening Day
April 7th, 2014 at 3:44 PM
It had been almost three years since the "Core Four" of the New York Yankees had been on the same field. That four, Derek Jeter, Mariano Rivera, Andy Pettitte and Jorge Posada; all played together since 1995 and won five World Series titles together. ***VIDEO1*** But ever since Posada retired after the...

New York Yankees 2014 Top 20 Organizational Prospects; No. 8 Ian Clarkin
April 6th, 2014 at 11:07 AM
LHP Ian Clarkin was drafted 33rd in the first round of the 2013 MLB Player Draft and promptly signed for $1,650,100. This Madison, California High School star quickly established himself with his solid pitching performance for Team USA in the 18-under World Championships where USA won the gold. Clarkin has already been compared...

Andy Pettitte Will Stay Retired in 2014; Will Only Serve as Spring Training Guest Instructor for New York Yankees
March 4th, 2014 at 5:04 PM
While the New York Yankees are down in Tampa for spring training, they have had many former players come down to George Steinbrenner Field ad serve as guest instructors as the team prepares for the 2014 season; some of which include Hideki Matsui, Willie Randolph and David Wells. Another former Yankee...

New York Yankees SP CC Sabathia to Use Blueprint Andy Pettitte Set as Aging Veteran Pitcher
February 18th, 2014 at 11:18 AM
Ever since coming to the New York Yankees in 2009, CC Sabathia has been nothing short of sensational during his time as the team's ace pitcher. He's posted an 88-42 record in five seasons and has been a workhorse for the team. But in 2013, Sabathia started to show some wear...

New York Yankees Convinced Andy Pettitte Will Stay Retired; Has Shut It Down for Good
December 20th, 2013 at 7:28 PM
Right now, the New York Yankees are in a really desperate need for starting pitching. How desperate might they be? Currently, their rotation is made up of CC Sabathia, who is coming off his worst season in the majors, Ivan Nova, who still remains a mystery, and Hiroki Kuroda, who was...

Mark Reynolds’ 14th Inning Home Run Gives New York Yankees 2013 Season Finale Win Over Houston Astros
September 29th, 2013 at 6:39 PM
On Sunday afternoon, most New York and New Jersey fans had all eyes on the New York Giants and the New York Jets, but a few thousand miles away, the New York Yankees had to finish their regular season and play their 162nd game of the regular season against the...

Andy Pettitte Fires a Complete Game in Final Career Start; New York Yankees Win 2-1 Over Houston Astros
September 29th, 2013 at 2:47 AM
This past Sunday was the final start for Andy Pettitte at Yankee Stadium in the Bronx. On Saturday night, just 20 minutes away from his home town in Texas, the 41-year-old was making his final start ever in his career against the Houston Astros, as he is retiring after the...

Andy Pettitte Honored by Houston Astros in 5th Inning of New York Yankees 3-2 Victory
September 28th, 2013 at 12:42 AM
In the final series of the season for the New York Yankees, they snapped a four-game losing streak on Friday night when they defeated the lowly Houston Astros 3-2 at Minute Maid Park. But with the Yankees and Astros out of playoff contention, the game was being played merely for pride...

Roger Clemens Writes Farewell Tribute to New York Yankees’ Mariano Rivera; Wishes He’d Continue Playing
September 27th, 2013 at 4:27 PM
From 1999 to 2003, Roger Clemens and Mariano Rivera were teammates on the New York Yankees and won two World Series championships during that time together. When Clemens won his 300th career game at Yankee Stadium back in 2003, Rivera was the one who got the save during that game...

Mariano Rivera Pitches in Final Appearance Ever at Yankee Stadium
September 26th, 2013 at 11:22 PM
There was a baseball game to be played on Thursday night at Yankee Stadium between the New York Yankees and Tampa Bay Rays, but that was secondary in the Bronx, because the fans and everyone else in attendance were there to see one guy grace the mound for one last...

New York Yankees GM Brian Cashman Won’t Try to Talk Andy Pettitte Out of Retirement
September 23rd, 2013 at 5:22 PM
This week, the fans of the New York Yankees will see the final starts of Andy Pettitte's career; the first of two starts which was made on Sunday in a 2-1 defeat to the San Francisco Giants. ***PHOTO1*** With the Yankees playoff hopes fading with each defeat in the final couple of...

Alex Rodriguez’s Milestone-Setting Grand Slam Carries New York Yankees to 5-1 Win Over San Francisco Giants
September 21st, 2013 at 1:14 AM
After dropping two out of three to the Toronto Blue Jays which set back their playoff chances, the New York Yankees were staring at their final nine games with each one as a must-win, the first starting up against the San Francisco Giants at Yankee Stadium. ***PHOTO1*** With the news of the...

New York Yankees SP Andy Pettitte to Announce Retirement Following 2013 Season
September 20th, 2013 at 2:16 PM
When the 2013 season ends, Mariano Rivera won't be the only one making his final appearances in pinstripes for the team, as it will also be the end for Andy Pettitte too. ***PHOTO1*** Thr 41-year-old has announced that at the conclusion of the season, he will retire from the sport and released...

New York Yankees Waste Another Andy Pettitte Gem; R.A. Dickey Pitches Toronto Blue Jays to 2-0 Win
September 17th, 2013 at 10:59 PM
For most of the 2013 season, the New York Yankees had owned the Toronto Blue Jays, so Tuesday night's series opener at Rogers Centre should have been a piece of cake for the Yankees, who despite losing three straight over the weekend to the Boston Red Sox, were only 2.5...

Robinson Cano’s Go-Ahead, 9th Inning Home Run Pushes New York Yankees Closer to Postseason, Beat Baltimore Orioles 5-4
September 11th, 2013 at 11:03 PM
With the New York Yankees heading into Wednesday night's game with the Baltimore Orioles just two games back in the American League Wild Card chase, a win over Baltimore would allow the Yankees to jump the Orioles and Cleveland Indians in the standings. With the Yankees desperately trying to get to...

New York Yankees Bullpen Wastes Andy Pettitte’s Strong Start, Lose to Boston Red Sox 12-8
September 7th, 2013 at 2:05 AM
***PHOTO1***After the bullpen cost them a crucial game on Thursday night that would have helped their chances in the playoff race, the New York Yankees needed to rebound from that loss and get a win over the Boston Red Sox in Friday night's game at Yankee Stadium. With the Yankees looking...

New York Yankees Bullpen Implodes, Ruins Andy Pettitte’s Start with Baltimore Orioles
September 1st, 2013 at 6:36 PM
For 24 hours, the New York Yankees had sole possession of third place in the American League East and were the only team in back of the American League Wild Card race. With Andy Pettitte going for the Yankees on Sunday looking to complete the three-game sweep of the Baltimore Orioles and...

Alfonso Soriano and Andy Pettitte Lifts New York Yankees Over Toronto Blue Jays
August 27th, 2013 at 10:26 PM
Following a 5-2 loss to the Toronto Blue Jays on Monday night, the New York Yankees were turning to an old reliable name in Andy Pettitte to get them back on the winning track at Rogers Centre on Tuesday night. ***PHOTO1*** Before Pettitte even took the mound, he was given some run...

Andy Pettitte Sharp Again as New York Yankees Sweep Series, Beat Toronto Blue Jays 5-3
August 22nd, 2013 at 8:13 PM
Entering the fourth and final game of their series at Yankee Stadium, the New York Yankees have been red hot; winners in 10 of their last 12 games and were looking to make it 11 out of 13. The only thing stopping the team was a three hour, 25 minute rain...

Alfonso Soriano’s Go-Ahead, 2-Run Home Run Gives New York Yankees 4-2 Win Over Toronto Blue Jays
August 21st, 2013 at 10:06 PM
Heading into Wednesday night's game with the Toronto Blue Jays, the New York Yankees had won their last nine of 11 games and were looking to continue to catch ground in the American League playoff race. Pitching for the Yankees was Adam Warren, who was making a spot start due to...