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New York Yankees “Not Seriously Pursuing” Cuban Outfielder Daniel Carbonell: Report
May 19th, 2014 at 7:11 PM
***VIDEO1*** Update: Tuesday, May 20 at 2:20 p.m. ET According to Dan Martin and George A. King III of the New York Post, the New York Yankees are "not seriously pursuing" Cuban outfielder Daniel Carbonell: According to a source, despite reports indicating the Yankees are among the finalists for 23-year-old Cuban outfielder Daniel...

VIDEO: New York Yankees C Brian McCann and Brewers CF Carlos Gomez Make Amends
May 9th, 2014 at 9:52 PM
***VIDEO1*** After an altercation last season that saw New York Yankees catcher Brian McCann get face-to-face with Milwaukee Brewers center fielder Carlos Gomez, the two made nice on Friday night and clearly but the past behind them upon meeting for the first time since the incident. It happened in 2013 when McCann...

Russell Martin on Current New York Yankees C Brian McCann: He was an Expensive Mistake
March 19th, 2014 at 2:10 AM
A lot of people were very receptive to the New York Yankees signing of former Atlanta Braves catcher Brian McCann to a five-year, $85 million deal back in November. Some thought that the veteran catcher added some mental toughness to the position and to the team and he even got such...

New York Yankees to Sign Atlanta Braves Catcher Brian McCann to 5-Year, $85 Million Deal: Report
November 23rd, 2013 at 6:32 PM
The New York Yankees have got the man they want to be their catcher and were willing to fork over the big bucks to bring him to the Bronx. Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports has reported that the Yankees are about to sign Atlanta Braves catcher Brian McCann to a five-year...

Jorge Posada Endorses Brian McCann; Thinks New York Yankees Should Sign Catcher for 2014
November 16th, 2013 at 2:14 AM
When people look at Brian McCann of the Atlanta Braves, they make the comparisons to former New York Yankees catcher Jorge Posada, who was such a key part in the team winning four World Series titles during his tenure from 1998-2000 and 2009. McCann is a power-hitting catcher similar to how...

Agent for Atlanta Braves C Brian McCann: the New York Yankees are on His Radar
November 7th, 2013 at 4:11 PM
The New York Yankees have made it very clear that they want to sign Atlanta Braves catcher Brian McCann for the 2014 season to the point where they have made him one of their top priorities in free agency this winter. Now all that mattered was if McCann would be interested...

Report: New York Yankees Interested in Signing Atlanta Braves C Brian McCann
October 10th, 2013 at 6:34 PM
With the New York Yankees having a lot of potential money coming off their payroll within the next couple of weeks, the team has some options as far as where to go in free agency. Robinson Cano is the priority and for argument's sake, Curtis Granderson could be the second one, especially...

Report: Atlanta Braves, San Francisco Giants Interested in Joba Chamberlain
July 2nd, 2013 at 12:23 PM
During spring training, the Texas Rangers inquired about the possibility of dealing for New York Yankees reliever Joba Chamberlain, but never made an offer. On Tuesday, two more teams have made it known to the Yankees that they are interested in the right-handed pitcher. ***PHOTO1*** George King of the New York Post...

New York Yankees Shortstop Derek Jeter Reports No Issues in Return to Field
March 14th, 2013 at 2:19 PM
***PHOTO1*** While Yankee captain Derek Jeter had already made two appearances this spring, starting with his first action of the year last Saturday against the Atlanta Braves, his role as designated hitter was only half the battle.  On Wednesday night, in his most significant step since breaking his left ankle in Game One...

New York Yankees Shortstop Derek Jeter Set to Play in the Field Wednesday
March 12th, 2013 at 2:34 PM
***PHOTO1*** As Derek Jeter continues to ease back into live play, just months removed from breaking his left ankle in Game One of the American League Championship Series, the Yankee captain looks to take another significant step Wednesday night. For the first time since October, Andrew Marchand of ESPNNewYork.com reports that Jeter will...

New York Yankees to Reach Out to Retired Third Baseman Chipper Jones?
March 11th, 2013 at 12:07 PM
***PHOTO1*** On the same day it was reported that the Yankees were attempting to lure retired first baseman Derrek Lee out of retirement, it appears the Yankees have another retired player in mind as well. Per Jack Curry of YES Network, general manager Brian Cashman states that he will reach out to the agent...

New York Yankees Stalwarts Return Against Atlanta Braves on Saturday Afternoon
March 10th, 2013 at 2:14 PM
While spring training games tend to provide very little in regards to storyline and are more for getting veterans repetitions and young guys a chance to show their stuff, there was a little more intrigue on Saturday.  As the Atlanta Braves came to Steinbrenner Field, the Yankees welcomed back two...

New York Yankees Closer Mariano Rivera: “After This Year, I Will Be Retired”
March 9th, 2013 at 1:01 PM
 ***PHOTO1*** On Saturday morning, just hours before legendary Yankees closer Mariano Rivera will throw his first pitch since April 30 of last season, when the Atlanta Braves come to Steinbrenner Field for Grapefruit League play, the inevitable was confirmed. Just days after news was leaked that Major League Baseball's all-time career saves leader would formally...

New York Yankees Closer Mariano Rivera to Announce Retirement Following ’13
March 7th, 2013 at 1:59 PM
***PHOTO1*** While the Yankees organization and its fans knew this day was inevitable, the formality of an expected announcement Saturday morning will still be bittersweet. Per Joel Sherman of The New York Post, in addition to making his spring debut Saturday in Grapefruit League action against the Atlanta Braves, legendary Yankees closer Mariano...

New York Yankees Split the First Two Games of Grapefruit League Play
February 25th, 2013 at 9:04 AM
***PHOTO1*** While the biggest story from the weekend is undoubtedly the long-term absence of slugger Curtis Granderson, courtesy of a first-inning beaning yesterday afternoon by Toronto Blue Jays left hander J.A. Happ, the Yankees came away 1-1 as Grapefruit League play opened.  The spring training slate opened up in Orlando, Florida, as the...

David Phelps Throws Two Scoreless Innings to Start Battle for Final Spot in New York Yankees Rotation
February 24th, 2013 at 10:35 AM
With four slots already set in their starting rotation, the New York Yankees are letting Ivan Nova and David Phelps battle it out in spring training for the fifth and final spot. On Saturday, Phelps started the competition off well, pitching two scoreless innings in New York's Grapefruit League opener...

Are the Yankees Miscalculating the Potential Gain of a Reduced Payroll?
January 23rd, 2013 at 6:37 PM
***PHOTO1*** While the mantra of Yankees owner Hal Steinbrenner has continuously been reduced payroll, it has been a mantra echoed under the pretense that the Yankees were building for a more stable financial future.  However, as FOXSports.com senior baseball writer Ken Rosenthal reports in a very interesting synopsis of the Yankees financial...

Long Ball Dominates in New York Yankees Loss to Atlanta Braves
June 20th, 2012 at 8:12 PM
The New York Yankees lost their second game in a row to the Atlanta Braves, 10-5 in the rubber match of the three game set at Yankee Stadium. Phil Hughes was on the hill for the Bronx Bombers and didn't have his good fastball, so instead of pop-ups and swings and misses four of them were launched out of the...

New York Yankees Get Their Second Consecutive Series Sweep
June 13th, 2012 at 10:55 PM
The New York Yankees have completed a second straight sweep against a National League team beating the Atlanta Braves, 3-2 at Turner Field. New York continues it's dominance in inter-league play at 164-109 (.600), ranking first all-time in inter league wins and winning percentage.Yankees' starter Hiroki Kuroda pitched in and out of trouble all night. Kuroda now has allowed only two earned runs or less in nine of his 13 starts this season. Hiroki...

New York Yankees: a Gift and a Curse to National League Opponents
June 12th, 2012 at 3:40 PM
The American League's hottest team, the New York Yankees, are a bittersweet opponent for National League teams hosting Interleague play. Though they draw more fans than any other visiting AL team, they also win more Interleague games than any other team in Major League Baseball.  The Yankees have the fourth best...