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New York Yankees Hire Former 3B Eric Chavez as Special Assignment Scout
November 1st, 2014 at 1:29 AM
Newly retired Eric Chavez is taking his first steps into his post baseball career, and he's doing so while returning to the New York Yankees. ***PHOTO1*** On Friday, Yankees general manager Brian Cashman confirmed that the Yankees have hired Chavez to take the role as a special assignment scout with the team. Chavez,...

Report: New York Yankees Interested in Reunion with Former 1B/3B Eric Chavez
November 12th, 2013 at 1:01 AM
With Alex Rodriguez's status up in the air for the 2014 season, the New York Yankees are taking the necessary precautions to fill the void at third base just incase the Yankees starting third basemen has to serve a suspension for any length during the season. Jon Heyman of CBS Sports...

As Free Agency Kicks into Full Gear the New York Yankees Have Many Decisions to Make
November 5th, 2012 at 12:40 PM
This past weekend Free Agents across the MLB were officially allowed to start signing.  The New York Yankees enter the offseason with 12 free agents on their roster.  After getting swept in the ALCS by the Tigers' in horrific fashion, many Yankees fans are calling for a major roster overhaul. ***PHOTO1*** Free...

New York Yankees Beat Texas Rangers for Third Straight Game, Shot at Sweep Today
August 16th, 2012 at 4:27 AM
The New York Yankees, behind the pitching of Freddy Garcia and bat of Eric Chavez, topped the Texas Rangers for the third straight game by the score of 3-2 in a Wednesday night rain soaked affair at Yankee Stadium. Since coming back into the rotation Garcia has been the model of...

Back to Back Home Runs in Eighth Inning Lift New York Yankees Past Detroit Tigers for 4-3 Win
August 9th, 2012 at 9:48 PM
The New York Yankees defeated the Detroit Tigers 4-3 on Thursday after Mark Teixeira and Eric Chavez hit back to back home runs in the top of the eighth inning to put the Yankees ahead.  ***PHOTO1*** The Yankees took the first lead of the game in the second inning after Raul Ibanez...

New York Yankees’ Mark Teixeira Leaves Game with Wrist Injury, MRI Scheduled for Tuesday
July 31st, 2012 at 12:01 AM
New York Yankees first baseman Mark Teixeira left Monday night's game after the top of the seventh inning after injuring his wrist while diving to make a play. The extent of the injury is unknown, but Teixeira will have an MRI on Tuesday.  ***PHOTO1*** "It's a big concern," said Yankees manager Joe Girardi when...

New York Yankees Place Alex Rodriguez on Disabled List with Broken Hand
July 25th, 2012 at 2:30 AM
The New York Yankees will place Alex Rodriguez on the disabled list with a broken left hand. Rodriguez suffered the injury in the eighth inning of Tuesday night's 4-2 loss to the Seattle Mariners after being hit in the hand by a pitch from Seattle ace Felix Hernandez.  ***PHOTO1*** Rodriguez, who is...

New York Yankees’ Bench Getting Comparison to ’90′s Dynasty Group
July 23rd, 2012 at 6:00 AM
This season New York Yankees' manager Joe Girardi has had the luxury of plugging in bench players that have excelled in their role. Girardi has likened this group to the bench back when he played with the Yankees in the late '90's drawing comparisons to Darryl Strawberry, Tim Raines, Cecil Fielder,...

New York Yankees Homer Twice to Top Chicago White Sox in Four Game Series Finale
July 1st, 2012 at 8:54 PM
The New York Yankees defeated the Chicago White Sox 4-2 in the final game of a four game series on Sunday afternoon. Prior to the game, the Yankees honored former players with an Old Timer's Day ceremony.  ***PHOTO1*** Phil Hughes, who pitched eight shutout innings in his last outing, started for the...

New York Yankees Rally in Seventh Inning to Top New York Mets
June 23rd, 2012 at 10:47 PM
The New York Yankees defeated the New York Mets and ended their three game losing streak after rallying for four runs in the seventh inning to take the lead. Clay Rapada got the win for the Yankees and Rafael Soriano got the save, as Jon Rauch got the loss for...

Brett Gardner’s Return Delayed to New York Yankees’ Lineup; Jayson Nix Called up to Bolster Bench
May 3rd, 2012 at 10:43 AM
The New York Yankees have been playing shorthanded for a number of games since Nick Swisher and Brett Gardner went down. Now add Eric Chavez to the mix and the walking wounded are starting to pile up for the Bronx Bombers. ***PHOTO1***   Gardner was suppose to come off the DL today, unfortunately he is still feeling some discomfort in the elbow. Brett...

New York Yankees Spoil Boston Red Sox Fenway Celebration
April 20th, 2012 at 7:50 PM
The New York Yankees defeated the Boston Red Sox, 6-2 on the 100th Anniversary celebration of Fenway Park. ***PHOTO1***  100 years ago when these two franchises played the first ever game at Fenway the Red Sox won the game, 7-6, in 11 innings.This time the out come would be different with the Bombers in their throwback 1912 New York Highlanders uniforms being true to their nickname...

New York Yankees Outfielder Chris Dickerson Clears Waivers, Outrighted to Scranton Wilkes-Barre
February 26th, 2012 at 4:44 PM
New York Yankees outfielder Chris Dickerson has cleared waivers and has been outrighted to Triple-A Scranton Wilkes-Barre, reports Bryan Hoch of MLB.com.  ***PHOTO1*** This move opens up a spot on the 40-man roster for infielder Eric Chavez, who signed last week but hasn't officially been added to the roster. Though Dickerson is now off the 40-man roster, he will still remain in major league camp with...

New York Yankees, Eric Chavez Agree to One-Year Deal
February 21st, 2012 at 10:02 PM
The New York Yankees have signed third baseman Eric Chavez to a one-year deal, tweets Jon Heyman of CBSSports.com.  ***PHOTO1*** The deal, which is major league and guaranteed, will pay Chavez $900k plus incentives, reports Heyman.  Chavez, 34, was the Yankees back up third baseman last year, but missed a large part of the season because of a foot injury. In 58 games, he batted .263 with 26 RBI and two...

New York Yankees Expected to Sign Infielder Eric Chavez
February 21st, 2012 at 12:14 AM
The New York Yankees are in talks with corner infielder Eric Chavez about returning for another season in pinstripes. No deal has been made yet, but the two sides are expected to come to an agreement, reports Andrew Marchand.  ***PHOTO1*** After trading starter A.J. Burnett to the Pittsburgh Pirates, the Yankees had some extra cash to spend on bench depth. Their first priority was...

New York Yankees Turn Attention to Eric Chavez
January 7th, 2012 at 10:33 AM
***PHOTO1*** After the New York Yankees failed to sign Japanese shortstop, Hiroyuki Nakajima, they turn their attention to utility infielder, Eric Chavez.  Chavez, who was a Yankee last year, hit .263 over 175 plate appearances. It is likely that the Yankees will resign Chavez to a one year deal.  It looks as...

New York Yankees and Hiroyuki Nakajima Unable to Reach Agreement
January 6th, 2012 at 9:21 AM
The New York Yankees and Hiroyuki Nakajima's time to reach a deal has expired and the Japanese shortstop will continue to play for the Seibu Lions of Japan's Pacific League. The Yankees announced on Thursday that they were unable to sign Nakajima to a contract.   ***PHOTO1*** "We unfortunately could not come to an agreement with Hiroyuki," said Yankees general manager Brian Cashman in a statement. ...

New York Yankees Negotiating with Japanese Shortstop Hiroyuki Nakajima
December 29th, 2011 at 12:09 PM
The New York Yankees won exclusive negotiating rights for 30 days with Japanese shortstop Hiroyuki Nakajima in early December, with a bid of around $2 million.  Now the Yankees have just a little over one week left to sign Nakajima, or he will be sent back to Japan. The deadline is on January 6. The Yankees want Nakajima as a utility infielder to back up...

New York Yankees’ Eric Chavez Considering Retirement
October 22nd, 2011 at 11:13 AM
New York Yankees' backup third basemen and first basemen Eric Chavez is expected to be a free agent this winter. However, instead of looking for a new contract, he may be looking toward retirement. ***PHOTO1*** In 2011, Chavez batted .263 with 2 home runs and 26 RBIs while splitting time between third base,...

New York Yankees Manager Joe Girardi Benching DH Jorge Posada
August 7th, 2011 at 11:55 PM
Before the New York Yankees' game against the Boston Red Sox on Sunday night, Yankees' manager Joe Girardi and designated hitter Jorge Posada sat down for a pregame meeting. To sum up what was said by Girardi, Posada will not be the team's primary designated hitter anymore. ***PHOTO1*** Earlier in the season, Posada...