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Fans Want Tigers’ Max Scherzer to Be Signed by Yankees This Winter, According to ESPN Poll
October 27th, 2014 at 11:37 AM
While injuries may have plagued the New York Yankees pitching staff with as many as five starters hitting the disabled list this past season, the actual performance from their pitchers who were healthy was not the issue. And yet, with an 84-win season, the Yankees could always use a little...

Former New York Yankees 1B Coach Mick Kelleher Retires from Baseball
October 20th, 2014 at 9:22 AM
Recently fired New York Yankees first base coach Mick Kelleher is hanging up his cleats and will no longer coach in Major League Baseball. ***PHOTO1*** Sweeny Murty of WFAN reported the news, announcing that Kelleher was retiring after 46 years in baseball, 16 of which were spent with the Yankees' organization: Former NYY...

New York Yankees Prospect Aaron Judge Gets Rave Reviews in Arizona Fall League
October 18th, 2014 at 3:59 PM
New York Yankees prospect Aaron Judge is a big dude, and he stands as one of the best big guys playing in the Arizona Fall League this year, according to one talent evaluator who has been watching him. ***PHOTO1*** Jim Callis of MLB.com did a comparison between one of the Yanks' most...

Joba Chamberlain Trims Beard After Detroit Tigers are Eliminated from Postseason
October 7th, 2014 at 12:10 PM
Joba Chamberlain has finally decided to tame his wild beard after eight strong months of growth while pitching for the Detroit Tigers. ***PHOTO1*** Joba started growing the beard following his departure from the New York Yankees in 2013 and allowed it to get lumberjack style over the course of the 2014 campaign. But...

MLB Free Agency Rumors: Yankees May Still Pursue Tigers’ Max Scherzer Despite Game 1 Performance
October 3rd, 2014 at 5:11 PM
Ever since the middle of the season, the rumors have run rampant about the New York Yankees making a run for Detroit Tigers ace Max Scherzer. ***PHOTO1*** Scherzer, the reigning Cy Young Award winner and in the running for the 2014 Cy Young Award as well, is considered to be the top...

MLB Free Agency 2015: Detroit Tigers’ Victor Martinez Listed as New York Yankees Target
September 12th, 2014 at 9:18 AM
One of the things the New York Yankees got criticized heavily for was their spending on free agents this past offseason and how it didn't work out for some of them. ***PHOTO1*** Brian McCann had a rough first year in the first of a five-year, $85 million deal, although despite that, he's...

Ichiro Suzuki Frustrated with Media After New York Yankees Loss to Detroit Tigers
August 28th, 2014 at 7:00 PM
Ichiro Suzuki's failed catch in the ninth inning of the New York Yankees loss to the Detroit Tigers on Thursday afternoon led to a ton of questions about the last play of the game, and Suzuki seemed to want none of it. ***PHOTO1*** The play occurred when Alex Avila lifted a fly...

Derek Jeter Gets 20-second Standing Ovation from Detroit Tigers Fans (Video)
August 26th, 2014 at 8:55 PM
Derek Jeter, who grew up Kalamazoo, Michigan, got a great standing ovation from Detroit Tigers fans before his first at-bat for the New York Yankees on Tuesday night in Comerica Park. ***PHOTO1*** Matthew B. Mowery of The Oakland Press shared a video of the nice gesture from the crowd in Detroit: VIDEO: The...

Brett Gardner Out of New York Yankees Lineup on Tuesday Despite Feeling Better
August 26th, 2014 at 4:25 PM
Brett Gardner was a no-show in the New York Yankees lineup once again on Tuesday for the third-straight game with an ankle injury. ***PHOTO1*** Despite his issues with getting back into the lineup, Gardner does seem to be feeling better and could be a replacement should the Yankees need one against the...

Boston Red Sox Favorites for Rusney Castillo; Yankees Falling Out of Picture
August 22nd, 2014 at 10:14 AM
There is plenty of competition for Cuban-born outfielder Rusney Castillo, but it appears the Boston Red Sox are trying vigorously to sign him and are emerging as the favorites in the sweepstakes. ***PHOTO1*** Jon Heyman of CBS Sports says the Red Sox are still "heavily involved" and are attempting to beat out...

Tampa Bay Rays Prez Says David Price Wasn’t Off Limits to New York Yankees
August 11th, 2014 at 1:29 PM
There have been several differing reports on the Tampa Bay Rays' willingness to trade David Price to the New York Yankees before the July 31 trade deadline, but Rays president Matt Silverman has cleared that up. ***VIDEO1*** According to Marc Tompkin of the Tampa Bay Times, Silverman insists there was team that...

Kate Upton Says New York Yankees Wouldn’t Allow Her to Wear Detroit Tigers Gear
August 9th, 2014 at 7:41 PM
When you're a New York Yankees fan, there are just some things the team doesn't allow you to do and supermodel Kate Upton found that out first-hand. ***VIDEO1*** The beautiful blonde was recently a guest host on Live! with Kelly and Michael and spilled the beans about her favorite club not allowing...

New York Yankees’ Mark Teixeira Gets Stitches on Left Pinky, X-Rays Negative; Won’t Play Vs. Tigers on Thursday
August 6th, 2014 at 11:39 PM
In the bottom of the eighth inning, Brian McCann hit a ground ball that was nearly turned into a double play, but the ball went sailing near the New York Yankees dugout which allowed one run to score and Mark Teixeira was chugging around to try and score another run. ***PHOTO1*** Teixeira got...

Joba Chamberlain Reacts to Hitting Derek Jeter in Yankees Vs. Tigers Game on Tuesday
August 6th, 2014 at 11:32 AM
When Detroit Tigers reliever Joba Chamberlain plunked his former teammate, New York Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter, he couldn't apologize enough on the field. After the game, Chamberlain apologized even more. ***VIDEO1*** Joba had expressed all week his excitement to have a chance to face Jeter, who the former Yankee has tremendous respect...

Brendan Ryan Makes Leaping Stop, Finishes with Ridiculous Barehanded Grab (Video)
August 5th, 2014 at 9:11 PM
New York Yankees infielder Brendan Ryan got the start at second base on Tuesday night versus the Detroit Tigers and didn't disappoint after making a fantastic grab that ended with him catching the ball with his bare hand. ***VIDEO1*** The Tigers batter was J.D. Martinez, and the outfielder got some good wood...

How the Detroit Tigers Trading for David Price May Help the New York Yankees Land Max Scherzer in Free Agency
August 4th, 2014 at 5:33 PM
On Monday, the New York Yankees will welcome in the American League Central leading Detroit Tigers as they will kick off a four-game series at Yankee Stadium. ***VIDEO1*** The Tigers last week, decided to make a rather large move that shook the core of baseball when they traded for David Price of...

Joba Chamberlain Talks New York Yankees, Changing Teams, and Growing a Beard
August 4th, 2014 at 5:33 PM
Joba Chamberlain was once a rising star in the New York Yankees organization before flaming out in his last two seasons with the team, and on Monday night he will make his first return trip to the Bronx since signing with the Detroit Tigers during the offseason. ***VIDEO1*** The story of Joba...

Joba Chamberlain’s Beard Out of Control After Leaving New York Yankees
July 13th, 2014 at 3:54 PM
While Joba Chamberlain was with the New York Yankees he wasn't allowed to grow a beard because of the team's policy about facial hair—but now that he's pitching with the Detroit Tigers, razors be damned. ***VIDEO1*** You see that picture above? That's what Chamberlain looked like when he was a reliever with...

Yankees Rumors: Jon Lester a Target for New York During Offseason
June 8th, 2014 at 6:15 PM
If Boston Red Sox pitcher Jon Lester hits the open market this offseason, the New York Yankees are one of the teams said to be interested in the talented left-hander. ***VIDEO1*** According to Nick Cafardo of The Boston Globe, the Yanks are among five teams who will be going after Lester, with the...

Babe Ruth’s 1927 Paycheck from New York Yankees is a Joke
May 23rd, 2014 at 7:25 PM
***VIDEO1*** Major League Baseball players in the 21st century get astronomical amounts of money to play a game and even the benchwarmers are making a nice buck. However, former New York Yankees slugger and all-time great Babe Ruth made peanuts compared to what he would be making nowadays. Darren Rovell of ESPN tweeted...