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New York Yankees’ Adam Warren ‘Has a Huge Lead’ for No. 5 Starter Spot
March 25th, 2015 at 11:53 AM
Not that it should come as much of a surprise to anyone, but New York Yankees pitcher Adam Warren is the favorite for the team's No. 5 starter spot, according to his own general manager. ***PHOTO2*** GM Brian Cashman said so to reporters on Wednesday, saying that Wareen has "a huge lead"...

Jose Pirela’s Crash into Wall Shows New York Yankees Prospect is Earning His Pinstripes
March 23rd, 2015 at 8:00 AM
Sometimes when a team in any sport needs a spark, oftentimes its a younger player who can provide it. Jose Pirela showed that on Sunday, when he selflessly put his own safety on the line to catch a fly ball in a meaningless spring training game. ***PHOTO1*** The New York Yankees prospect...

New York Yankees Trying to Cut Junk Food Out of Clubhouse Meals in 2015
March 20th, 2015 at 5:30 PM
The New York Yankees are joining a growing movement in Major League Baseball today and are beginning to offer more healthy options around the clubhouse for the players and coaches. ***PHOTO1*** In years past, the team has been looking for ways to get the players to eat healthier, and while all the...

New York Yankees Players Poised for a Breakout Season in 2015
March 19th, 2015 at 5:24 PM
The New York Yankees are going to need some improvement from within in order to excel this season. Brian Cashman refrained from making any splashy acquisitions this offseason and chose instead to acquire assets with high upside and hope for a few breakout seasons in 2015. ***PHOTO1*** Brian McCann McCann struggled at the...

New York Yankees GM Brian Cashman: CC Sabathia is ‘Vitally Important’
March 17th, 2015 at 1:20 PM
CC Sabathia hasn't been himself over the past two seasons, but somehow New York Yankees general manager Brian Cashman thinks he's vital to the success of the team's rotation in 2015. ***PHOTO1*** Cashman said so while talking to Wallace Matthews of ESPNNewYork.com on Monday: As general Brian Cashman put it on Monday, "CC...

An Open Letter from Yankees Fans to Manager Joe Girardi, GM Brian Cashman About 2nd Base
March 13th, 2015 at 12:02 PM
Dear Joe Girardi and Brian Cashman, ***PHOTO1*** Before I start, I just wanted to let you know I've always been a big supporter of both of you. Joe, you were always a professional when you wore the pinstripes, both as a coach and player, and you've done a solid job as manager for...

Hideki Matsui Talks New Role with Yankees as Special Advisor to GM Brian Cashman
March 12th, 2015 at 10:24 AM
The New York Yankees made it official on Wednesday that Hideki Matsui would become the team's new special advisor to general manager Brian Cashman. ***PHOTO1*** A press conference on Wednesday morning with Cashman at Matsui's side made it official and it looked like the 40-year-old was quite happy to have his new...

Reggie Jackson: Jose Pirela is Yankees Best Hitting Prospect; GM Brian Cashman Disagrees
March 11th, 2015 at 4:10 PM
New York Yankees prospect Jose Pirela got a ringing endorsement after Hall of Famer Reggie Jackson claimed that the 25-year-old could be the organization's best hitting prospect. ***PHOTO1*** General manager Brian Cashman disagrees. On top of Jackson praising Pirela a few days ago, Mr. October has also personally told Pirela he thinks very...

New York Yankees GM Brian Cashman: There’s No Competition for 2nd Base Job
March 11th, 2015 at 11:16 AM
Many New York Yankees fans can't understand why Stephen Drew and his .091 spring training average is set to be the starting second baseman for the team this season without competition during the spring, a fact confirmed by manager Joe Girardi on Tuesday. ***PHOTO1*** Drew is coming off a season in which...

MLB Trade Rumors: Yankees Have Shown Interest in Troy Tulowitzki Over Past 2 Years
March 11th, 2015 at 9:29 AM
It's no secret that it made sense for the New York Yankees to look into a potential deal for Troy Tulowitzki over the past two seasons with the retirement of Derek Jeter looming, but now it has been confirmed that general manager Brian Cashman was interested in the All-Star shortstop. ***PHOTO1*** CBS...

New York Yankees to Name Hideki Matsui Special Adviser to General Manager
March 10th, 2015 at 3:50 PM
It looks like New York Yankees general manager Brian Cashman will have some extra help from now on, as Yankees great Hideki Matsui will be named his special advisor. ***PHOTO1*** The Yankees issued a press release on the matter, with a press conference setup for Wednesday at George Steinbrenner Field in Tampa,...

Brian Cashman Believes He Will Be the Difference in Yankees Winning World Series or Not
March 10th, 2015 at 12:00 PM
New York Yankees general manager Brian Cashman believes his team is good enough to make the playoffs, but it is up to him to make them World Series contenders. ***PHOTO1*** Cashman said so to Kevin Kernan of the New York Post, noting that his moves during midseason will determine how the Yankees...

New York Yankees Avoiding Cliff Lee Proves Wise After Suffering Another Elbow Injury
March 8th, 2015 at 12:48 PM
Philadelphia Phillies starting pitcher Cliff Lee is experiencing more elbow problems this season, continuing a trend from 2014 that made him a risky proposition for any team looking to acquire him. ***PHOTO1*** MLB.com's Todd Zolecki has the latest on Lee, providing a statement from his team: Phillies statement on Cliff Lee's elbow, which...

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...

Joe Girardi Surprised Yankees GM Brian Cashman Said Derek Jeter Should Be Last Captain
March 6th, 2015 at 10:00 AM
The New York Yankees Universe was a bit surprised on Thursday when general manager Brian Cashman said Derek Jeter should be the team's last captain, and manager Joe Girardi was one of the many in that club. ***PHOTO1*** Cashman made the comments in an interview with ESPN radio in New York, saying...

New York Yankees GM Brian Cashman Says Captaincy Should Retire with Derek Jeter
March 5th, 2015 at 3:11 PM
Brian Cashman made some very interesting comments about the New York Yankees captaincy to ESPN Radio on Thursday. ***PHOTO1*** Cashman said that the captaincy of the New York Yankees should be retired, per the Daily News. “As far as I’m concerned, and I’m not to decision maker on this, that captaincy should be...

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...

Adam Warren Reportedly Set to Start New York Yankees’ 1st Spring Training Game
February 28th, 2015 at 10:30 AM
You can throw Adam Warren's hat into the ring as a guy who could potentially start for the New York Yankes in 2015. ***PHOTO1*** Marly Rivera of ESPN Deportes is reporting that Warren could get the nod as the Yanks' first starter in spring training games: Adam Warren will probably be the starter...

New York Yankees GM Brian Cashman Frustrated by Tons of Alex Rodriguez Questions
February 26th, 2015 at 6:00 PM
If you were at New York Yankees spring training this year, you would think Alex Rodriguez is the only player on the team. ***PHOTO1*** That's because Yankees writers are obsessed with asking and writing about the 39-year-old slugger, who is returning from a year-long suspension after being involved in the Biogenesis scandal. But...

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...