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Why New York Yankees Didn’t Bid on Cuban Defector Rusney Castillo
August 24th, 2014 at 11:40 AM
While the New York Yankees were heavily involved in scouting Rusney Castillo from day one, they were not one of the teams to make the Cuban outfielder an offer. ***PHOTO1*** Joel Sherman of the New York Post reports that the Yankees didn't even place a bid, despite reports to the contrary saying...

Why the New York Yankees are Making Right Call in Bringing Alex Rodriguez Back for 2015
August 19th, 2014 at 1:51 PM
Last week, New York Yankees owner Hal Steinbrenner told media members that he is fully expecting Alex Rodriguez back to the team in 2015 following his season-long suspension from the 2014 season from his involvement in Biogenesis. ***PHOTO1*** A-Rod, who was initially suspended for 211 games and had his suspension reduced to...

Yankees GM Brian Cashman Responds to Hal Steinbrenner’s Comments Over His Future
August 15th, 2014 at 12:05 PM
On Thursday, New York Yankees owner Hal Steinbrenner was more committal on Alex Rodriguez's future with the team as opposed to his long-time general manager Brian Cashman's. ***PHOTO1*** Then again, when the team you built and spent over $500 million to do so is in danger of failing to make the postseason...

Hal Steinbrenner Still Expecting Alex Rodriguez to Return to New York Yankees in 2015
August 14th, 2014 at 2:05 PM
Earlier in the year, the New York Yankees had said that they would not buy out Alex Rodriguez's final three years and $61 million remaining on his contract. ***PHOTO1*** It was also reported earlier in the year that so long as A-Rod can return to the team and play, the Yankees would...

New York Yankees Owner Hal Steinbrenner Won’t Commit to Retaining Brian Cashman as General Manager
August 14th, 2014 at 1:03 PM
There could be some changes coming to the New York Yankees following the 2014 season, especially if the team fails to make the playoffs for the second straight season and for the third time since 2008. ***PHOTO1*** While Joe Girardi is likely safe as manager because of signing a four-year deal at...

Yankees Rumors: Alex Rodriguez Won’t Be Bought Out of Contract
May 25th, 2014 at 11:18 AM
Alex Rodriguez will return in 2015 and the only way he doesn't is if the New York Yankees organization buys out the remainder of his contract—but don't hold your breath for that. ***VIDEO1*** According to Bob Klapisch of NorthJersey.com, Hal Steinbrenner has no plans to buyout A-Rod's contract and instead will make him earn...

MLB Trade Rumors: New York Yankees to Target Cliff Lee at Deadline
May 18th, 2014 at 12:00 PM
***VIDEO1*** With a need for pitching in their starting rotation, it looks as though the New York Yankees will definitely have an eye on Cliff Lee when the 2014 MLB trade deadline approaches. Nick Cafardo of the The Boston Globe is reporting that many in baseball believe the Yanks will target Lee in...

Why Gary Sanchez’s Days in New York Yankees Organization are Numbered
May 15th, 2014 at 5:10 PM
***VIDEO1*** Gary Sanchez has been a top prospect in the New York Yankees' organization for quite some time now, but with the Bronx Bombers in need of starting pitching, the young catcher's days are numbered. The normally stingy Hal Steinbrenner has already made it clear the Yanks will not hesitate to add...

Hal Steinbrenner Willing to Spend This Summer to Add Starting Pitching for New York Yankees
May 15th, 2014 at 2:36 PM
In the first two months, the New York Yankees starting rotation has taken a hit from the injury bug. ***VIDEO1*** Ivan Nova went down for the season with a partial tear in his right elbow that required Tommy John Surgery, Michael Pineda is out until June with a back injury and CC...

New York Yankees’ Derek Jeter Hopes to One Day Become an MLB Owner; Run Team Like George Steinbrenner Ran the Yankees
February 27th, 2014 at 9:21 AM
People have wondered what Derek Jeter's plans are after he retires from baseball and the New York Yankees following the 2014 season. Would he want to coach or manage? Would he simply ride off into the sunset and go home and rest? Not quite. As it turns out, Jeter is interested...

Brian Cashman, Hal Steinbrenner Tab David Robertson as Closer for New York Yankees in 2014
January 23rd, 2014 at 5:16 AM
When Mariano Rivera decided to end his historic Hall of Fame career at the end of the 2013 season, trying to replace a legend for his position at the closer spot was something the New York Yankees did not look forward to, yet, it was something that needed to be...

New York Yankees’ Alex Rodriguez: 2014 Will Be a Year to Rest, Begin New Chapter in Life
January 16th, 2014 at 7:42 AM
After being handed down a 162-game suspension that will take him out of the upcoming 2014 season, New York Yankees third basemen Alex Rodriguez had not spoken publicly except through a publicist. He has however vowed to come back this season and is fighting to get back in 2014 since he...

New York Yankees Owner Hal Steinbrenner: Alex Rodriguez is Still an Asset, Could Play in 2015
January 15th, 2014 at 9:30 PM
With the 2014 baseball season still three months away for the New York Yankees, the most talked about name on the team is the one who is officially not on the roster for the season in Alex Rodriguez, who was suspended for 162 games by federal arbitrator Frederic Horowitz this...

Report: New York Yankees Planning on $300M Offseason Spending Spree This Winter
October 18th, 2013 at 5:25 PM
Many teams have different reactions to missing the playoffs. The reaction the New York Yankees tend to have is spend money; a lot of money. Four years ago when the Yankees missed the playoffs in 2008, the following winter, the team reacted by spending over $400 million on CC Sabathia, A.J....

Could Brian Cashman Step Away as General Manager of the New York Yankees?
September 27th, 2013 at 9:27 AM
Brian Cashman has been the New York Yankees general manager since the 1998 season and has seen four World Series championships under his command ever since taking the reigns from Bob Watson. ***PHOTO1*** Cashman's routes go even deeper than just 1998, as he started with the team as a 19-year-old intern with...

Report: Alex Rodriguez Thinks New York Yankees Don’t Want Him to Return in 2013
June 27th, 2013 at 2:02 AM
It's always something when it comes to the New York Yankees and their star third basemen Alex Rodriguez. ***PHOTO1*** On Tuesday, after A-Rod went public on his Twitter account about how he was medically cleared by his surgeon, Dr. Bryan Kelly, to play minor league rehab games, Yankees GM Brian Cashman told A-Rod...

New York Yankees Brass Disappointed with Alex Rodriguez
June 3rd, 2013 at 7:24 PM
The New York Yankees held a press conference today announcing that the Big 10 will go against the ACC in the New ERA Pinstripe Bowl starting in 2014. However, that wasn't the biggest news coming out of the Stadium. Rather, it was the continued enigma that is Alex Rodriguez.  Managing partner and owner...

New York Yankees Pitcher Michael Pineda to Throw Live BP in Two Weeks
March 26th, 2013 at 12:26 PM
***PHOTO1*** While the Yankees will be in the initial stages of the 2013 regular season, another interesting contest will be taking place, albeit on the fields in Tampa, Florida. Chad Jennings of The Journal News is reporting that Michael Pineda, in his continued progress from major shoulder surgery last year, will face live...

New York Yankees and Boston Red Sox Will Honor Sandy Hook Victims on Opening Day
March 20th, 2013 at 11:10 AM
***PHOTO1*** On Wednesday morning, the New York Yankees announced they will collaboratively honor the victims of the Sandy Hook school shooting with their counterpart, the Boston Red Sox, on Monday, April 1.  In addition to dedicating the game to the memory of the victims, as well as their families and the overall community...

New York Yankees Closer Mariano Rivera: “After This Year, I Will Be Retired”
March 9th, 2013 at 1:01 PM
 ***PHOTO1*** On Saturday morning, just hours before legendary Yankees closer Mariano Rivera will throw his first pitch since April 30 of last season, when the Atlanta Braves come to Steinbrenner Field for Grapefruit League play, the inevitable was confirmed. Just days after news was leaked that Major League Baseball's all-time career saves leader would formally...