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Jacoby Ellsbury Feels Healthy, Ready to Make Impact for New York Yankees in 2014
February 19th, 2014 at 12:48 PM
Of all the major moves the New York Yankees made this past winter, the one that really shocked everyone the most was when they lured long-time Boston Red Sox center fielder Jacoby Ellsbury in early December and signed him to a seven-year, $153 million deal to patrol center field in...

New York Yankees Made Offer to Stephen Drew Earlier in Offseason
February 18th, 2014 at 10:14 PM
Currently, there are four teams interested in Boston Red Sox shortstop Stephen Drew; two of which are the Red Sox and the New York Mets and the other two teams identities remain unknown. One of those teams as we know is not the New York Yankees. The Yankees are sticking to...

New York Yankees Won’t Pursue Boston Red Sox SS Stephen Drew Despite Derek Jeter Retirement News
February 15th, 2014 at 2:01 PM
Derek Jeter sent shock waves around the baseball world this past week when he announced that he would be retiring from Major League Baseball after the 2014 season and with that, everyone has started to wonder who will be the next shortstop of the New York Yankees once the captain...

Rakuten Golden Eagles Sign Former New York Yankees 1B/3B Kevin Youkilis to 1-Year Deal
December 20th, 2013 at 3:44 PM
Kevin Youkilis and Tom Selleck's character Jack Elliot from the hit 1990's movie, "Mr. Baseball" seem to have quite a bit in common these days. They were both postseason heroes approaching the later stages of their careers, both of which were playing for the New York Yankees when they were struggling...

New York Yankees Sign Baltimore Orioles 2B Brian Roberts, Boston Red Sox LHP Matt Thornton
December 17th, 2013 at 8:35 PM
It was a very busy Tuesday for the New York Yankees as they made two more moves to their 2014 roster. The first which was reported late last night as a likely deal ended up becoming a reality, as the Yankees agreed to a one-year, $2 million deal with Baltimore Orioles...

With the Philadelphia Phillies Shopping Jonathan Papelbon, Should the New York Yankees Trade for Him?
December 13th, 2013 at 3:20 AM
The New York Yankees have been looking all over the closers market to try and replace the retiring Mariano Rivera; something that may be impossible to do considering he was perhaps the greatest relief pitcher to ever play in the sport. They looked into Joe Nathan, but he signed with the...

New York Yankees to Sign Boston Red Sox CF Jacoby Ellsbury to 7-Year, $153 Million Deal: Report
December 3rd, 2013 at 8:39 PM
The New York Yankees want to improve their roster and make bold additions to the team after missing the playoffs in 2013. They're about to make a monumental move that will shake the entire winter off-season. Jon Heyman of CBS Sports and WFAN reported on Tuesday night that the Yankees and...

Carlos Beltran Turns Down St. Louis Cardinals Offer; Could New York Yankees Now Be in His Sights?
November 10th, 2013 at 12:53 AM
On Saturday afternoon, Carlos Beltran made a decision for the 2014 season as he decided to reject the St. Louis Cardinals qualifying offer, which would have paid him one-year and $14.1 million. With Beltran turning down the Cardinals offer, it shows that Beltran and the Cardinals will part ways after two...

Why the New York Yankees Made a Mistake in not Aggressively Pursuing, Signing David Ortiz After 2011 Season
October 29th, 2013 at 1:09 AM
David Ortiz was a free agent after the 2011 season and at the time, it had sounded like Big Papi was fed up with the Boston Red Sox. The team had finished a historic collapse and were eliminated from postseason contention; something that cost then-manager Terry Francona his job as it...

This Date in History: October 16, 2003; Aaron Boone’s 11th Inning Walk-Off Home Run Propels Yankees to 2003 World Series
October 16th, 2013 at 6:07 PM
October 16, 2003. It's a day in New York Yankees history that many fans will forever remember as one of the most exciting games in the last decade. ***VIDEO1*** The history behind it; the Yankees and Boston Red Sox were tied 3-3 heading into Game 7 of the 2003 American League Championship...

CC Sabathia Ineffective Again as Boston Red Sox Defeat New York Yankees 5-1
September 14th, 2013 at 4:44 PM
The New York Yankees were hoping to keep up in the American League playoff race on Saturday afternoon as they squared off in the second game of the series against the Boston Red Sox at Fenway Park.  ***PHOTO1*** However, they would be playing this game without an important bat in the lineup,...

New York Yankees Activate RHP David Phelps Off DL; Available Out of Bullpen Vs. Boston Red Sox
September 14th, 2013 at 11:08 AM
It's been over two months since the New York Yankees have seen right-handed pitcher Daivd Phelps, who has been on the disabled list with a right forearm injury dating all the way back to July 4.  ***PHOTO1*** The Yankees will activate Phelps on Saturday afternoon and will be available to pitch out...

New York Yankees Playoff Fate Lies in Their Own Hands Over Next 11 Game Stretch
September 5th, 2013 at 11:20 AM
This rollercoaster season now brings the New York Yankees to the final turn in what will determine if they make the playoffs.  The next 11 games include four at home this weekend against first place Boston Red Sox then three against the Baltimore Orioles at Camden Yards and the final three...

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...

New York Yankees Avoid Sweep; Defeat the Boston Red Sox 4-2 for First Win of 2013
April 4th, 2013 at 11:15 PM
  FINAL 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E BOS 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 2 9 0 NYY 0 2 1 0 0 0 1 0 X 4 8 0 W: A. Pettitte (1-0) L: R. Dempster (0-1) S: M. Rivera (1) With a pair of solo home-runs from the unlikely "power sources" of center fielder Brett Gardner and catcher Francisco Cervelli, as well as an efficient eight innings of work from perpetual stopper, Andy Pettitte, the Yankees avoided the broom on Thursday night...

Former New York Yankees Outfielder Hideki Matsui to Receive High Japanese Honor
April 2nd, 2013 at 6:33 PM
***PHOTO1*** Generally around this time of year, as Opening Day has come and gone and we're now in the inception of a new baseball season, our stories tend to focus on current team happenings.  However, it's nice to check in, now and then, on former Yankees.  Moreover, it's even nicer to...

New York Yankees Second Baseman Robinson Cano Fires Agent Scott Boras, Signs with CAA
April 2nd, 2013 at 11:53 AM
***PHOTO1*** Yankees second baseman Robinson Cano, who is expected to command a heavy market when he hits free agency, to the point where the Yankees have already broken tradition of offering extensions, has decided to part ways with baseball super agent Scott Boras, as reported by Buster Olney of ESPN The Magazine...

New York Yankees Catcher Francisco Cervelli Flourishes in Opening Day Start
April 2nd, 2013 at 10:18 AM
***PHOTO1*** While the Monday afternoon opener at Yankee Stadium was a one-sided showing, as the visiting Boston Red Sox essentially controlled the afternoon in their 8-2 victory, the Yankees got their lone offensive contribution from an unlikely source. Following an offseason where the organization made the puzzling decision of letting All-Star catcher Russell...

New York Yankees News from the Infirmary
April 1st, 2013 at 10:16 PM
While the "healthy" Yankees had a rough go at it Monday afternoon in the Bronx, falling to their American League East nemesis, the Boston Red Sox, by a score of 8-2, there was some news reported from the "infirmary" if you will, as several integral Yankees continue progressing from various ailments. Third...

New York Yankees Opening Day Starting Lineup Vs. Boston Red Sox Lefty Jon Lester
April 1st, 2013 at 10:53 AM
***PHOTO1*** With the first pitch slated for 1:05 on Monday afternoon at Yankee Stadium between the Boston Red Sox and the Yankees, here is Yankees manager Joe Girardi's starting lineup. Brett Gardner, CF Eduardo Nunez, SS Robinson Cano, 2B Kevin Youkilis, 1B Vernon Wells, LF Ben Francisco, DH Ichiro Suzuki, RF Jayson Nix, 3B Francisco Cervelli, C Yankees ace C.C. Sabathia...