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Jacoby Ellsbury Says New York Yankees are “Definitely Motivated”
February 26th, 2015 at 4:30 PM
New York Yankees outfielder Jacoby Ellsbury seems to be confident going into the 2015 season. ***PHOTO1*** The outfielder was a key contributor in his first season with the New York Yankees, batting .271/.328/.419 with 16 home runs, 70 RBI, and 39 stolen bases. Ellsbury said he had an easy transition to the...

David Ortiz is Angry with Alex Rodriguez in Latest Yankees-Red Sox Drama
February 25th, 2015 at 6:20 PM
Boston Red Sox DH David Ortiz is just the latest person to have beef with embattled New York Yankees slugger Alex Rodriguez. ***PHOTO1*** During the turmoil of the Biogenesis scandal over the past few years, Rodriguez's lawyer named Ortiz as a performance-enhancing drug user during a radio interview and that statement has...

Boston Red Sox CEO Larry Lucchino Claims His Team Isn’t “Yankee-Like”
February 25th, 2015 at 3:30 PM
Larry Lucchino, CEO of the Boston Red Sox, adamantly maintained that his team was different from the New York Yankees on Wednesday. The Red Sox have recently spent over $300 million acquiring new players, with the most recent addition being prized Cuban prospect Yoan Moncada. Lucchino was the executive who...

Andrew Bailey Expects to Compete for Spot on New York Yankees’ 2015 Roster
February 25th, 2015 at 11:30 AM
Reliever Andrew Bailey has endured a long road to recovery after shoulder surgery and he is now ready to compete for a spot on the New York Yankees' roster in 2015. ***PHOTO1*** Bailey hasn't pitched in a game since 2013 with the Boston Red Sox and has spent last season as a...

The New York Yankees Picked the Wrong Time to Be Frugal
February 23rd, 2015 at 4:47 PM
***PHOTO2*** The New York Yankees could only watch today as prized Cuban infield prospect Yoan Moncada took his talents to Boston. Moncada was supposed to be the future for the Yankees. He was supposed to bolster the farm system and lead a new generation of prospects. Instead, it's likely that the...

Sticking to His Guns: Brian Cashman’s Offseason Thus Far
February 12th, 2015 at 4:35 PM
***PHOTO1*** Brian Cashman and the New York Yankees entered the 2014 offseason with the same bland rhetoric they usually emphasize before free agency. They said that they would take a look at ways to improve the roster. The Yankees gave no indication that they would be in on the big free...

MLB Free Agent Rumors: Dodgers ‘Hesitant’ on Pursuing Yoan Moncada; Makes Yankees Potential Favorites
February 9th, 2015 at 8:27 AM
Last week, Buster Olney of ESPN had reported that the Los Angeles Dodgers were seen by some as the favorites to land Yoan Moncada, but that might be a bit premature now. ***PHOTO1*** The Dodgers, who have been one of the more active teams to add payroll over the last three seasons,...

MLB Hot Stove: Cuban Yoan Moncada’s Free Agency Immiment, Yankees One of Favorites
January 27th, 2015 at 6:45 PM
The New York Yankees have been closely monitoring the situation regarding Cuban player Yoan Moncada and when he will become available to sign in Major League Baseball. ***PHOTO1*** Some thought the holdup was over legal documentation and obtaining a permanent residence in the United States, but now, as Jeff Passan of Yahoo...

MLB Free Agent Rumors: Dodgers Joining Chase with Yankees, Red Sox for Yoan Moncada
January 14th, 2015 at 1:50 PM
About a week ago, the New York Yankees and Boston Red Sox were considered to be the favorites for Cuban slugger Yoan Moncada. Now, there's a third team in the mix for him. ***PHOTO1*** The Los Angeles Dodgers are now expected to join the chase for Moncada, as Jesse Sanchez of MLB.com...

MLB Free Agent Rumors: Yankees and Red Sox ‘Heavy Favorites’ for Yoan Moncada
January 9th, 2015 at 9:04 AM
UPDATE: Tuesday, January 13 at 10:50 p.m. ET Jesse Sanchez of MLB.com is reporting that the other Yoan, Moncada, has not yet been cleared by the United States government, so he can't sign with a team just yet. However, Moncada does have some workouts setup with unknown teams: Source: Yoan Moncada still...

Will the New York Yankees Get 2013 Stephen Drew or 2014 Stephen Drew?
January 7th, 2015 at 4:03 PM
***PHOTO1*** The New York Yankees resigned Stephen Drew to a one year deal, which initially seems puzzling given how abysmal Drew was last season. It looked like the Yankees were going to let Rob Refsnyder and Jose Pirela duke it out during Spring Training for the second base position, but Drew's...

MLB Hot Stove: Possible Outcomes for New York Yankees After Signing Stephen Drew
January 7th, 2015 at 6:00 AM
If you heard an explosion somewhere near you or in the distance on Tuesday night, it was likely the collective sound made by the heads of New York Yankees fans who didn't want to see Stephen Drew back in pinstripes. ***PHOTO2*** Jon Heyman of CBS Sports first had the news of the...

A Refresher Course: John Smoltz, Randy Johnson, Pedro Martinez, and the New York Yankees
January 6th, 2015 at 5:00 PM
***PHOTO1*** Randy Johnson, Pedro Martinez, and John Smoltz were all inducted into the Hall of Fame today. Although only Johnson actually pitched for the New York Yankees, all three pitchers are tied into the Core Four era. Johnson helped defeat the Yankees in the 2001 World Series before coming to the...

Former New York Yankees CF Johnny Damon Announces He Plans to Retire in 2015
January 5th, 2015 at 4:39 PM
Johnny Damon has been trying to make his way back to Major League Baseball for the past few seasons, but he hasn't had any success latching on to a new team since he last played with the Cleveland Indians in 2012. ***PHOTO1*** Because of this Damon has announced that he will retire...

Yankees’ Brian Cashman Tried to Trade for Rick Porcello, Wade Miley at Winter Meetings
December 12th, 2014 at 9:41 PM
Now that the 2014 version of the baseball Winter Meetings have concluded in San Diego, many fans of the New York Yankees are starting to get restless. ***PHOTO1*** T--hey saw the Boston Red Sox make moves for their starting rotation, they saw the Los Angeles Dodgers remake their entire starting lineup and...

MLB Free Agent Rumors: Houston Astros Interested in Yankees’ Stephen Drew
December 12th, 2014 at 6:16 PM
Thus far, the Houston Astros have had a tough time convincing some players to come to what has been a losing franchise in recent time; Andrew Miller spurned them to sign with the New York Yankees and David Robertson only negotiated with them because he needed leverage and eventually got...

Comparing the Contract Years of David Robertson and Jonathan Papelbon
December 9th, 2014 at 3:48 PM
***PHOTO1*** The New York Yankees knew they would have a giant hole to fill at the back of the bullpen with the retirement of Mariano Rivera in 2013. While it was widely acknowledged that David Robertson had the ability to be an MLB closer, he had never stepped into that role...

MLB Free Agent Rumors: Yankees Aren’t Interested in Jon Lester; May Prefer Max Scherzer
December 9th, 2014 at 1:32 AM
While Jon Lester has yet to make his decision on where he might sign, some thought the New York Yankees could sneak into the discussions and snag Lester with a major offer. ***PHOTO1*** That offer is not happening, as Marly Rivera of ESPN Deportes has reported that the rumors of the Yankees...

David Ortiz ‘Angry’ at Yankees’ Alex Rodriguez; Hasn’t Spoken to Him in a Year
December 5th, 2014 at 2:42 AM
In the past, David Ortiz and Alex Rodriguez were once really close friends who used to spend a lot of time on and off the field together, talking before games, after games, hanging out at charity events. ***PHOTO1*** That was until A-Rod got tacked with a 211 game suspension last summer and...

MLB Free Agent Rumors: Yankees ‘In’ on Jon Lester; May Have Made ‘Large’ Offer
December 3rd, 2014 at 10:26 PM
Up until Wednesday night, the teams that were in the lead for Jon Lester were the Chicago Cubs, Boston Red Sox and San Francisco Giants. It seems though as if they will have rather large company entering the chase for the top lefty starter on the market. ***PHOTO1*** Matt Abbatcola of...