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Philadelphia Phillies, Detroit Tigers, 4 Others Interested in Trade for New York Yankees’ Brett Gardner
January 4th, 2014 at 2:27 AM
Last month after losing long-time second basemen Robinson Cano to the Seattle Mariners, the New York Yankees game-plan drastically altered for their offseason. ***PHOTO1*** They found a replacement second basemen in long-time Baltimore Orioles' Brian Roberts, but the bigger shock was when they signed Jacoby Ellsbury from the Boston Red Sox, especially...

Detroit Tigers Sign New York Yankees RP Joba Chamberlain to a 1-Year, $2.5MM Deal
December 12th, 2013 at 4:21 PM
The Joba Chamberlain era in the Bronx is officially over after seven seasons, as the 28-year-old reliever has signed a one-year, $2.5 million deal with the Detroit Tigers.     Chamberlain had perhaps one of the worst seasons in his professional career, posting a 2-1 record with a 4.93 ERA in 45 appearances...

New York Yankees Having Internal Discussions on Detroit Tigers Closer Joaquin Benoit
December 11th, 2013 at 12:42 AM
Trying to fill the void left by the greatest closer to ever play the game in Mariano Rivera might be the hardest thing, if not the most impossible thing that the New York Yankees will ever have to try and accomplish this winter. Yet, that's exactly what general manager Brian Cashman...

St. Louis Cardinals Sign Jhonny Peralta to 4-Year, $53 Million Deal; New York Yankees were Interested
November 24th, 2013 at 11:52 PM
The free agent market for Major League Baseball slowly picked up this week with some key names coming off the board; one of which was for the New York Yankees when they signed Brian McCann to a five-year, $85 million deal on Saturday. On Sunday, one of the targets the Yankees...

New York Yankees’ Robinson Cano May Have Been in Michigan Visiting the Detroit Tigers: Report
November 23rd, 2013 at 4:58 PM
The Detroit Tigers just acquired second basemen Ian Kinsler this week in a deal that sent slugging first basemen Prince Fielder to the Texas Rangers, so most would think the Tigers wouldn't be in the mix for Robinson Cano of the New York Yankees. Hold that thought. Tony Paul of the Detroit...

New York Yankees Strongly Interested in Joe Nathan as Mariano Rivera’s Heir for 2014 Season
November 21st, 2013 at 11:30 PM
Earlier in the month, there was some speculation about the New York Yankees being interested in Texas Rangers closer Joe Nathan, who had his $9 million option declined by the team and thus, making him a free agent after two seasons in Arlington. With the team not ready to hand over...

Report: New York Yankees Interested in Detroit Tigers’ Jhonny Peralta as SS/3B Insurance
November 18th, 2013 at 4:24 PM
With the recent health issues of Derek Jeter in the 2013 season  and the potential suspension of Alex Rodriguez for the New York Yankees in 2014, the team is taking all necessary precautions so that they aren't left short-handed. The first move the team made was re-signing shortstop Brendan Ryan to...

The Importance of Tuesday Night’s Start for New York Yankees Right-hander Ivan Nova
April 16th, 2013 at 11:32 AM
***PHOTO1*** Making his first start in over ten days on Tuesday night, when the Arizona Diamondbacks visit the Bronx for the first of a three-game set, it's hard to describe an April start as "make or break."  However, after a dismal 2012 season, and a rocky first start of 2013 against...

Despite Inclement Weather, New York Yankees Closer Mariano Rivera Enjoys Cleveland
April 12th, 2013 at 10:35 AM
Despite back-to-back rain outs on Wednesday and Thursday in Cleveland, after successful showings on Monday and Tuesday, the incomparable Mariano Rivera made the most of his idle time during an inactive two-game, two-rain out set. ***PHOTO1*** Rivera, who officially announced his retirement following the 2013 season, has been honored at each stadium played at so far this...

New York Yankees’ Kevin Youkilis Sets Off Detroit Tigers’ Justin Verlander
April 8th, 2013 at 1:56 PM
In the New York Yankees win over the Detroit Tigers yesterday, there seemed to be a little heated exchange between Kevin Youkilis and Justin Verlander.   The ire was squarely coming from Verlander, who seemed quite perturbed with Youkilis after his first inning double. As reported by Jack O'Connell of Yankees Universe, lip readers detected Verlander...

New York Yankees Recall Starter Phil Hughes; Will Face Detroit on Saturday
April 5th, 2013 at 10:24 PM
***PHOTO1*** In a move that in all honesty, puzzles Yankees 101, especially considering the diligence they showed in easing him back into live pitching, the Yankees have scratched starter Phil Hughes from his scheduled Triple-A start on Saturday night, and have recalled him to the big club. Furthermore, and as per Wallace Matthews...

New York Yankees Fall to the Detroit Tigers 8-3 in First of Three-Game Set
April 5th, 2013 at 5:53 PM
  FINAL 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E NYY 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 3 6 0 DET 1 1 0 0 3 1 2 0 X 8 9 0 W: D. Fister (1-0) L: I. Nova (0-1) S: D. Smyly (1) In front of a home crowd of over 45,000 to ring in their home opener, the Detroit Tigers, behind a two home-run, five-RBI performance from their slugging first baseman, Prince Fielder, and four-innings of no-hit ball from left-handed reliever Drew Smyly,...

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...

New York Yankees Right-hander David Phelps Solidifies Spot in Starting Rotation
March 28th, 2013 at 2:13 PM
***PHOTO1*** While Wednesday's news regarding number four starter Phil Hughes beginning the season on the disabled list made it less of a surprise, a strong spring has solidified a spot in the rotation for 26-year-old right-hander David Phelps. Phelps, who entered spring training with the intention of battling Ivan Nova for the final spot in...

New York Yankees Starter Phil Hughes Most Likely to Start Season on DL
March 22nd, 2013 at 5:04 PM
***PHOTO1*** While projected number four starter Phil Hughes continues to bounce back from a hampering back issue, one that can be said goes back to Game Three of the American League Championship Series this past October, there is some good and some bad sprinkled in. As he proclaims to "feel great," such...

New York Yankees Shortstop Derek Jeter Declares Himself “100 Percent Healed”
March 8th, 2013 at 3:30 PM
***PHOTO1*** As the Yankees prepare to begin the season without two of the more important pieces of their lineup, as first baseman Mark Teixeira and center fielder Curtis Granderson will be out until May, the catalyst that gets the offense started could be back as early as this weekend. Andrew Marchand of ESPNNewYork.com reports that...

New York Yankees Shortstop Derek Jeter Nearing Spring Training Debut
March 6th, 2013 at 2:35 PM
***PHOTO1*** Following a season-ending ankle injury in Game One of the 2012 American League Championship Series against the Detroit Tigers, an already inept Yankees offense became even weaker.  Even at 38, Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter is still the catalyst in the Yankees lineup, and that was none more apparent than last season.  In...

New York Yankees Right-Hander Ivan Nova Taking on a More Aggressive Approach
March 5th, 2013 at 10:59 AM
***PHOTO1*** After a 2012 season to forget, one that was riddled with injury and punctuated with being left off of the post-season roster, 26-year-old right-hander Ivan Nova enters arguably the most important season of his young career.  Not only does he have to stave off David Phelps just to garner the fifth spot in...

New York Yankees Shortstop Derek Jeter Slated for a March 10 Return
February 25th, 2013 at 3:13 PM
***PHOTO1*** While Yankees captain Derek Jeter has been a participant in spring training, albeit in a limited capacity as he has strictly been on a hitting and taking grounders diet, there has been progress every day.  This past weekend, a tremendous step forward was taken as Jeter ran bases for the...

UPDATE: New York Yankees Starter Phil Hughes Diagnosed with Bulging Disc
February 20th, 2013 at 4:06 PM
***PHOTO1*** Updating a story posted yesterday regarding starter Phil Hughes and back stiffness, Jack Curry of YES Network reports that Hughes' diagnosis is a bulging disc in his back, which in turn will sideline the 26-year-old temporarily.  Yankees general manager Brian Cashman gave an estimation of at least two weeks until Hughes gets back...