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MLB Rumors: Could Joe Maddon’s Departure from Rays Lead Don Mattingly Back to the Yankees?
October 24th, 2014 at 3:56 PM
On Friday, the shocking news came down that Tampa Bay Rays manager Joe Maddon opted out of his contract with the team and has effectively left the team immediately. ***PHOTO1*** With Maddon leaving the Rays, some have highly speculated on him possibly following Andrew Friedman, who was the Rays GM up until...

MLB Trade Rumors: Dodgers “Shopping” Yasiel Puig; Would Yankees Have Interest?
October 10th, 2014 at 8:50 AM
This may rank up there as one of the more odd rumors to come out, but it's out there and if you think about the circumstances surrounding the Los Angeles Dodgers, it's not the craziest thing to ever be reported. ***PHOTO1*** Following their elimination at the hands of the St. Louis Cardinals...

Yankees’ Derek Jeter’s Farewell for Fans Has Similar Feeling to Don Mattingly’s Retirement
September 25th, 2014 at 2:56 PM
Four more games. That's what is left in the 20-year career for Derek Jeter as the captain and shortstop of the New York Yankees. ***PHOTO1*** It only seems like yesterday when we saw Jeter, the 21-year-old kid from Kalamazoo, come up and simply captivate a fan base through two decades. While Jeter...

Could New York Yankees Be in Cards If Los Angeles Dodgers Don’t Bring Back Don Mattingly?
October 7th, 2013 at 8:04 AM
The New York Yankees 2013 season has been over for a week now, but it hasn't stopped the chatter for the future plans for 2014 and beyond, especially who will be managing the team. Right now, the Yankees and general manager Brian Cashman would love to have Joe Girardi back with...

Who Could Be Next New York Yankees Manager If Joe Girardi Doesn’t Return to Team in 2014
September 20th, 2013 at 9:15 AM
On Thursday, the speculation of Joe Girardi potentially not returning as the manager of the New York Yankees started to ramp up as he declined to commit to a return to the team following the 2013 season. ***PHOTO1*** Girardi has been the team's manager over the last six seasons and has made the...

New York Yankees Split Day-Night Doubleheader with Los Angeles Dodgers in Don Mattingly’s Return
June 19th, 2013 at 11:53 PM
After getting rained out on Tuesday night, the New York Yankees and Los Angeles Dodgers were finally able to play their quick two game series, which ended up turning into a day-night doubleheader due to the inclement weather of a night ago. ***PHOTO1*** It was the first time in over six years...

New York Yankees-Los Angeles Dodgers Rained Out, Day-Night Doubleheader on Wednesday
June 18th, 2013 at 7:03 PM
Tuesday night was expected to be Los Angeles Dodgers manager Don Mattingly's return to Yankee Stadium for the first time in six years as his team began a two-game stint against the New York Yankees. ***PHOTO1*** Mother nature had other plans, as tarps were rolled onto the field around 6:10 p.m. and...

Don Mattingly Returns to Bronx for 1st Time as Los Angeles Dodgers Begin Series with New York Yankees
June 18th, 2013 at 2:16 PM
***PHOTO1***It's been six years since Don Mattingly has been at Yankee Stadium for any time for a game. On Tuesday night, his Los Angeles Dodgers will head into the Bronx to start a two-game series with his former team, the New York Yankees. Mattingly was a 14-year member of the Yankees and...

For the First Time in 16 Years, No Players Voted into Hall of Fame
January 9th, 2013 at 2:52 PM
***PHOTO1*** For only the eighth time since its inception, the National Baseball Hall of Fame will not be voting in any new candidates.  On Wednesday, the Baseball Writers Association of America took its most glaring jab at the steroids era of baseball as no players received the minimum 75 percent of votes required to enter...

A Number of New York Yankees Candidates for the 2013 National Hall of Fame
November 28th, 2012 at 3:45 PM
The candidates were announced for the 2013 National Hall of Fame Ballot and besides some elite players like Mike Piazza and Barry Bonds there a number of New York Yankees eligible this year. Don Mattingly will be on the ballot for the 13th time and Bernie Williams for just his second year lead the former Yankees...

New York Yankees Release Preston Mattingly
March 27th, 2012 at 5:53 PM
The New York Yankees released 24 year-old Preston Mattingly, reports The Associated Press. Mattingly is the son of former Yankees first baseman and current Los Angeles Dodgers manager Don Mattingly.  ***PHOTO1*** Mattingly signed a minor league deal with the Yankees in January and had been playing with the team's Double-A affiliate, the...

New York Yankees Sign Preston Mattingly, Son of Don Mattingly, to Minor League Deal
January 12th, 2012 at 11:45 AM
The New York Yankees have signed Preston Mattingly, son of former Yankees first baseman and current Los Angeles Dodgers head coach Don Mattingly, to a minor league deal, tweets Kevin Goldstein.  ***PHOTO1*** Preston Mattingly, 24 years old, was a first round draft pick (31st overall) in 2006 and has played six seasons in the minor leagues. Originally drafted by...

The National Baseball Hall of Fame to Announce Class of 2012 Today
January 9th, 2012 at 9:44 AM
Today at 2 p.m. ET the National Baseball Hall of Fame will reveal the class of 2012 joining Ron Santo, who was elected by the Golden Era Committee last month. ***PHOTO2*** The vote for this year's class was conducted by the Baseball Writers' Association of America this past December. As in any Hall election a player needs to have his name appear on 75 percent...