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New York Yankees One of Five Finalists for Free Agent Pitcher Masahiro Tanaka: Report
January 21st, 2014 at 3:25 PM
The negotiation period for teams to offer a contract with free agent Japanese pitcher Masahiro Tanaka ends on Friday at 5p.m. with teams trying to lure the 25-year-old with a hefty contract and hopes of pitching for a championship. The New York Yankees have been all-in on Tanaka from day one...

“Pronk” Enjoying the Moment, as His Bat Helps Carry New York Yankees
April 18th, 2013 at 9:43 AM
***PHOTO1*** After an offseason where the New York Yankees let the likes of outfielders Nick Swisher and Raul Ibanez walk, without putting up much of a battle to retain their services, the initial response was concern of a potential "power outage" in the Bronx. Moreover, up until the acquisition of former All-Star...

Four Unanswered Runs Propel New York Yankees to Third-Straight Victory
April 17th, 2013 at 10:35 PM
  FINAL 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E ARI 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 3 6 0 NYY 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 1 X 4 6 1 W: C. Sabathia (3-1) L: D. Hernandez (0-1) S: M. Rivera (4)   The New York Yankees made it three-in-a-row on Wednesday night, defeating the Arizona Diamondbacks 4-3, using an anecdote of strong pitching and late-inning patience.  ***PHOTO1*** Despite working behind a 3-0 lead as the game went into the seventh inning, ace C.C. Sabathia was effective,...

Robinson Cano Leads New York Yankees to Victory on Night Honoring Jackie Robinson
April 16th, 2013 at 10:22 PM
The New York Yankees defeated the Arizona Diamondbacks on Tuesday night after second baseman Robinson Cano blasted a three run home run in the fourth inning to give the Yankees a 3-2 lead, eventually winning 4-2. Cano finished the night going 2-4 with three RBI, while wearing number 42 to honor...

New York Yankees Will Honor City of Boston with Playing of “Sweet Caroline”
April 16th, 2013 at 4:47 PM
***PHOTO1*** On the field, the Boston Red Sox and Yankees maintain one of the greatest rivalries in all of sports, an intensity that is felt amongst the players, management, and fans of both respective organizations.  However, in a more important perspective, we are all proud Americans, and in the tumultuous times...

The Importance of Tuesday Night’s Start for New York Yankees Right-hander Ivan Nova
April 16th, 2013 at 11:32 AM
***PHOTO1*** Making his first start in over ten days on Tuesday night, when the Arizona Diamondbacks visit the Bronx for the first of a three-game set, it's hard to describe an April start as "make or break."  However, after a dismal 2012 season, and a rocky first start of 2013 against...

New York Yankees to Wear Number 42 on Tuesday Night in Honor of Jackie Robinson
April 15th, 2013 at 4:57 PM
***PHOTO1*** Monday marks the 66th anniversary of baseball pioneer Jackie Robinson becoming the first African-American player in Major League Baseball, and in honor of the legendary Brooklyn Dodger, the New York Yankees will all wear number 42 on Tuesday night, when the Arizona Diamondbacks visit the Bronx for the first of a...

Yankees not Expected to Take Part in Justin Upton Sweepstakes
January 14th, 2013 at 12:49 PM
***PHOTO1*** While it's a known fact around Major League Baseball that the Arizona Diamondbacks are looking to trade their superstar outfielder Justin Upton, it appears their general manager Kevin Towers is having a tough time finding a buyer.  After Towers found a deal with the Seattle Mariners, Upton promptly exercised his no-trade clause and voted...

Taking a Look at Who Can Fill the Right-handed Void in the Yankees Outfield
January 11th, 2013 at 8:55 AM
***PHOTO1*** Yankees owner Hal Steinbrenner indicated that while the upmost goal is to reduce payroll, he still takes pride in putting out a "championship-caliber" team.  In reaffirming his commitment to competing for a championship, he further confirmed the Yankees are not done adding players and are looking to add some lumber. ...

New York Yankees Could Look into Acquiring Arizona Diamondbacks’ Justin Upton to Join Their Outfield
November 19th, 2012 at 12:41 PM
During the recent general managers' meeting one of the names being bantered around was that of Arizona Diamondbacks' Justin Upton. The 25 year old didn't have one of his best season's last year, but is still considered one of the most young talented outfielders in the game. Upton has a limited no trade-clause...