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New York Yankees’ Alex Rodriguez Praised by MLB Commish Rob Manfred for Good Play
March 26th, 2015 at 3:00 PM
New York Yankees fans aren't the only ones noticing how well Alex Rodriguez is playing during spring training. ***PHOTO2*** The soon-to-be 40-year-old has found the fountain of youth thus far in exhibition play, as he's sporting a .290 average with two homers and three RBI. To dispell his purported problems catching up...

Detroit Tigers Fans Tell Alex Rodriguez to Simulate Drug Test After 2nd Spring HR: Video
March 21st, 2015 at 10:00 AM
New York Yankees designated hitter Alex Rodriguez hit his second home run of spring training on Friday and gave Detroit Tigers fans a reason to hate on him as he rounded the bases. ***PHOTO1*** Obviously, the homer wasn't accepted warmly, as the Yanks were playing the Tigers in Detroit's home spring training...

Former New York Yankees SP Shane Greene Named as Cy Young Sleeper by ESPN Writer
March 15th, 2015 at 12:57 PM
If the New York Yankees thought starting pitcher Shane Greene was capable of having a Cy Young season in 2015, they never would have traded him. ***PHOTO1*** While looking for the next Corey Kluber, ESPN.com's David Shoenfield apparently thinks Greene is capable of repeating such a performance like the one we saw...

New York Yankees’ Austin Romine Throws Dirt on Brother Andrew’s Cleats During At-Bat: Video
March 14th, 2015 at 2:46 PM
The Detroit Tigers-New York Yankees spring training contest got a little more interesting on Saturday afternoon as two brothers squared off: Yankees catcher Austin Romine and Tigers shortstop Andrew Romine. ***PHOTO1*** Prior to the game, the Romine brothers spoke about facing one another, and Austin happened to mention that he planned on...

Washington Nationals Sign Max Scherzer to 7-Year Deal Worth Over $180 Million
January 19th, 2015 at 12:24 AM
The prize of the free agent market, especially the pitching market, is finally off it, and he's going to get paid like one of the top pitchers in the sport. ***PHOTO1*** Jon Heyman of CBS Sports was the first to break the news on Sunday that it was the Washington Nationals who...

MLB Free Agent Rumors: Cardinals ‘Out’ on Max Scherzer Chase; Further Keeps Yankees in Mix
January 18th, 2015 at 3:10 PM
This past week, the Detroit Tigers all but took themselves out of the mix for free agent pitcher Max Scherzer when general manager Dave Dombrowsi all but said they were done looking to upgrade their rotation. ***PHOTO1*** Now, another team, one that had reported interest, has taken themselves out of the mix...

MLB Free Agent Rumors: Tigers Adamant on not Pursuing Max Scherzer; Keeps Yankees Around
January 16th, 2015 at 11:38 AM
It's almost a month until spring training when pitchers and catchers will have to report to camp and top free agent pitcher Max Scherzer still doesn't have a team to call home for 2015 and beyond. ***PHOTO1*** It could have to do with the high demands he and agent Scott Boras have;...

MLB Free Agent Rumors: Tigers ‘Need to Have’ Max Scherzer Back; Gives Yankees Strongest Competition
January 10th, 2015 at 12:34 PM
First, the St. Louis Cardinals were reported to be in on Max Scherzer and were pursuing him for their starting rotation. Now, it's Scherzer's current team, the Detroit Tigers, who are apparently back in on him. ***PHOTO1*** Just a month after Tigers general manager Dave Dombrowski told the media at the baseball...

Scott Boras: Max Scherzer Fits Yankees, Would Make Them World Series Contenders
December 11th, 2014 at 12:42 AM
Scott Boras is renown as the super agent in baseball and is known for getting his clients the best deal possible and he does have some familiarity with the New York Yankees in the past. ***PHOTO1*** On Wednesday while at the baseball Winter Meetings in San Diego, Boras did his best selling...

MLB Free Agent Rumors: Max Scherzer Looking for $200 Million Deal, Tigers Unlikely to Sign Him
December 10th, 2014 at 1:23 PM
With Jon Lester now officially off the market, the top starting pitcher in free agency becomes Detroit Tigers ace Max Scherzer, and he may not be coming back to his old team. ***PHOTO1*** Peter Gammons of MLB Network has reported that an official with the Tigers has said that a reunion between...

Yankees Acquire Diamondbacks SS Didi Gregorius in 3-Team Trade; Shane Greene Sent to Tigers
December 5th, 2014 at 10:57 AM
The New York Yankees have FINALLY found their shortstop for the future and beyond. ***PHOTO1*** Almost five years after the three teams came together to make a trade that sent Curtis Granderson to the Yankees, the Yankees, Arizona Diamondbacks and Detroit Tigers have again completed a three-team deal on Friday morning that...

MLB Free Agent Rumors: Yankees Could Be Letting David Robertson Walk to Sign Max Scherzer
December 2nd, 2014 at 1:57 PM
Everyone is expecting the New York Yankees to make their first move in free agency and there's a couple of names who are linked to the team; Andrew Miller, Nick Markakis and their closer own in David Robertson. ***PHOTO1*** Robertson though, is no guarantee to return to the Bronx and some think...

MLB Free Agent Rumors: Yankees May or May not Have Offered Tigers’ Max Scherzer a Contract
November 30th, 2014 at 12:45 AM
Everyone was wondering when the New York Yankees were going to counter the Boston Red Sox signings of Pablo Sandoval and Hanley Ramirez. It looks like they may have their eye on someone who can help. ***PHOTO1*** The first report came from Dan Pfeffier, beat writer from the Trenton Thunder, who reported...

MLB Free Agent Rumors: Yankees are ‘Sleeping Giants’ for Tigers’ Max Scherzer; According to N.L. Executive
November 20th, 2014 at 11:36 AM
Over the last 48 hours, we've heard several different reports regarding the New York Yankees and Detroit Tigers free agent pitcher Max Scherzer. ***PHOTO1*** On Tuesday, they were reported to be engaging in talks for the ace and former Cy Young award winner. On Wednesday, they weren't being viewed as the team...

MLB Free Agent Rumors: New York Yankees Aren’t Expected to Land Tigers’ Max Scherzer
November 19th, 2014 at 11:55 AM
Yesterday, we had reported that the New York Yankees were engaging in free agent discussions with Detroit Tigers ace pitcher Max Scherzer and some were getting the feeling that they could be the team to land him this winter. ***PHOTO1*** One of those who don't feel that the Yankees will be the...

MLB Free Agent Rumors: Detroit Tigers No Longer Pursuing Yankees Closer David Robertson
November 12th, 2014 at 12:36 AM
Last week, we knew that at least six teams were in on New York Yankees closer David Robertson; one of which is obviously the Yankees themselves, who had their qualifying offer rejected by Robertson on Monday with hopes of getting a multi-year deal. ***PHOTO1*** On late Tuesday night, we found out the...

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...