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New York Yankees President Happy Alex Rodriguez Doesn’t Own Record Contract Anymore
November 20th, 2014 at 10:00 AM
In hindsight (and maybe when it happened, also), the New York Yankees were incredibly dumb for giving Alex Rodriguez a 10-year, $275 million contract after he opted out of his original record contract in 2008. ***PHOTO1*** Apparently Yankees president Randy Levine agrees somewhat, as he clearly is pleased that Giancarlo Stanton's monster...

2015 MLB Free Agents: Yankees Must Make Offense No. 1 Priority in Offseason
October 6th, 2014 at 3:09 PM
A lot of the early chatter during the New York Yankees' young offseason revolves around adding starting pitchers, but it's a big bat that the Yankees should be focused on. ***PHOTO1*** Granted, New York has no shortage of questions in its starting rotation to answer. At one point during 2014, 80 percent of...

MLB Rumors: Yankees Must Be All-in on Giancarlo Stanton If Marlins Extension Fails
September 10th, 2014 at 2:14 PM
The Miami Marlins will try their best to keep superstar slugger Giancarlo Stanton, but the New York Yankees should be prepared to go all-in for him should contract extension talks fail between Stanton and the only team he has ever known. ***PHOTO1*** Bob Nightengale of USA Today Sports reported that the Marlins...

Andy Pettitte and Mark Teixeira Slated to Play for Former Yankees Manager Joe Torre at 2013 World Baseball Classic
January 14th, 2013 at 3:26 PM
***PHOTO1*** Yankees left-hander Andy Pettitte and first baseman Mark Teixeira will be part of former Yankees manager Joe Torre's United States roster for this year's World Baseball Classic.  According to CBS Sports baseball insider Jon Heyman, Pettitte has committed to a join a staff that includes Cy Young Award winner and former New York...

Yankees not Expected to Take Part in Justin Upton Sweepstakes
January 14th, 2013 at 12:49 PM
***PHOTO1*** While it's a known fact around Major League Baseball that the Arizona Diamondbacks are looking to trade their superstar outfielder Justin Upton, it appears their general manager Kevin Towers is having a tough time finding a buyer.  After Towers found a deal with the Seattle Mariners, Upton promptly exercised his no-trade clause and voted...

Taking a Look at Who Can Fill the Right-handed Void in the Yankees Outfield
January 11th, 2013 at 8:55 AM
***PHOTO1*** Yankees owner Hal Steinbrenner indicated that while the upmost goal is to reduce payroll, he still takes pride in putting out a "championship-caliber" team.  In reaffirming his commitment to competing for a championship, he further confirmed the Yankees are not done adding players and are looking to add some lumber. ...

The Yankees Offseason: the Good, the Bad, and the Ugly
January 2nd, 2013 at 9:18 PM
While division titles and pennants aren't clinched between the months of November and February (see 2012 Miami Marlins and 2011 Boston Red Sox), reasons to get giddy about this offseason have been few and far between.  In a little over a month, The New York Yankees will make their way down...