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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...

MLB Trade Rumors: What are Realistic Chances New York Yankees Land Max Scherzer in Future
May 20th, 2014 at 4:16 PM
When you look at the July 31 trade deadline for Major League Baseball, there are two very popular names that are tied to the New York Yankees: Cliff Lee and Max Scherzer. ***VIDEO1*** Lee still is under contract to the Philadelphia Phillies for at least 1-2 more seasons and his name has...

Detroit Tigers, Joel Hanrahan Agree to Terms on Deal, New York Yankees were Interested
May 2nd, 2014 at 11:53 AM
The New York Yankees were heavily in the mix for former Boston Red Sox and Pittsburgh Pirates closer Joel Hanrahan and were looking to add him to their bullpen, but they were beaten out for his services. ***VIDEO1*** Jon Heyman of CBS Sports and WFAN reported on Friday that the Detroit Tigers...

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...