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The New York Yankees, New York Mets and the “Derby”
March 30th, 2015 at 8:43 AM
Crosstown rivals New York Yankees and New York Mets faced each other in the 2000 World Series. The disparity since that tussle between the two sides since is marked, meaning that the Yankees often look elsewhere for their biggest, most hated rivals. ***PHOTO1*** The spoils in 2000 went to the elder of...

Red Sox DH David Ortiz Explains 2003 Positive Test, Hall of Fame Chances in Expletive-Laced Article
March 26th, 2015 at 6:42 PM
Boston Red Sox designated hitter David Ortiz is trying his best to save face with fans and give himself a chance for the Hall of Fame by writing an explanation in his own words for a positive steroid test in 2003. ***PHOTO1*** Ortiz was one of many names on a list from...

New York Yankees’ Stephen Drew Praised by Boston Red Sox 3B Coach Brian Butterfield
March 25th, 2015 at 9:44 AM
While you can't find many people saying nice things about New York Yankees second baseman Stephen Drew, there is one guy in Drew's corner who just so happens to be a former coach for the Bronx Bombers. ***PHOTO1*** Brian Butterfield was on Buck Showalter's staff as the first base coach for the...

New York Yankees Fans Dominate Boston Red Sox Fans in Connecticut, New Poll Shows
March 14th, 2015 at 9:35 AM
A new Quinnipiac poll shows that the New York Yankees are winning the fan war in the state of Connecticut over the Boston Red Sox. The photo above, courtesy of the Harvard Sports Analysis Collective, via CTBlogs.com, show the distribution of fans, with the obvious colors representing each team. Although neither...

Red Sox Fan Viciously Taunts Alex Rodriguez, Then Looks Dumb After HR: Video
March 14th, 2015 at 8:00 AM
Now is not the time to be taunting New York Yankees designated hitter, Alex Rodriguez. A Boston Red Sox fan found that out first-hand in such a way that even the biggest A-Rod-hating Yankee fan could get behind. ***PHOTO1*** So this bozo from Beantown decided to chime in on the A-Rod discussion...

MLB Trade Rumors: Yankees Offered Best Package of Prospects for Phillies’ Cole Hamels
March 8th, 2015 at 9:15 AM
Just when you thought the New York Yankees were changing and weren't willing to dump their prospects for anyone, rumor has it general manager Brian Cashman was about to do just that for Philadelphia Phillies ace, Cole Hamels. ***PHOTO1*** The specifics of who the Yankees offered weren't given by Nick Cafardo of...

Help from Within: the Importance of Jacoby Ellsbury and Brian McCann in 2015
March 4th, 2015 at 3:40 PM
The New York Yankees have struggled mightily to score runs over the past two seasons. After scoring over 800 runs in 16 out of 17 seasons from 1996 to to 2012, the Yankees failed to eclipse 700 runs in 2013 and 2014. This drop-off in offensive production can largely be...

Luis Tiant Helped Boston Red Sox Take Yoan Moncada from New York Yankees
March 3rd, 2015 at 8:00 AM
While the New York Yankees did their best to recruit 19-year-old Cuban stud Yoan Moncada, it was a Boston Red Sox legend who was the difference in him signing in Beantown. ***PHOTO1*** The Red Sox used former starting pitcher Luis Tiant in the recruiting process for Moncada, while the Yankees used Orlando...

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...