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New York Yankees, Alex Rodriguez May Give Milestone Bonus Money to Charity
July 2nd, 2015 at 11:40 AM
The ongoing dispute between the New York Yankees and designated hitter Alex Rodriguez over $6 million in bonus money, which came into play when A-Rod hit homerun No. 660 earlier this season to tie Willie Mays, may soon be coming to an end. ***PHOTO1*** FOX Sports’ Ken Rosenthal reports the two sides...

Hal Steinbrenner Talks Future of New York Yankees’ Prospects, Willingness to Spend Money
May 21st, 2015 at 2:26 PM
The New York Yankees have been ripped as an organization by their fans for trading off a ton of top prospects over the years in order to acquire more talent, but owner Hal Steinbrenner seems to be dedicated to the young players this time around. ***PHOTO1*** Yankees fans have been begging to...

New York Yankees’ Hal Steinbrenner Talks Alex Rodriguez’s Bonus, On-Field Performance
May 21st, 2015 at 9:10 AM
New York Yankees owner Hal Steinbrenner made an appearance on Wednesday and discussed a few things with the media, including Alex Rodriguez and his ongoing bonus saga. ***PHOTO1*** A-Rod, who has already surpassed Willie Mays' 660 home runs, is due a $6 million bonus that the Yankees are refusing to pay. General...

Hal Steinbrenner Says New York Yankees Prospects Bird, Judge, Severino Possible for Majors in 2015
March 27th, 2015 at 9:03 AM
New York Yankees managing general partner and co-chairman Hal Steinbrenner sat down with Mike Francesa on WFAN radio in New York and discussed the overall state of the team in 2015. ***PHOTO2*** Among the topics covered were the young prospects in the team's organization, who drew rave reviews from the son of...

New York Yankees Release Statement on Passing of Former Team President/CEO Al Rosen
March 15th, 2015 at 9:00 AM
Cleveland Indians great and former New York Yankees team President Al Rosen has passed away at the age of 91, it was announced on Saturday. ***PHOTO1*** The Yankees released a statement on his passing Saturday night, via Hal Steinbrenner: "I am saddened to hear of the passing of Al Rosen. During his time...

New Details of New York Yankees’ Pursuit of Yoan Moncada Could Embarrass Organization
February 27th, 2015 at 7:10 PM
Apparently we don't have all the details of the New York Yankees' pursuit of Yoan Moncada, as the website Fangraphs is set to release new information that could potentially embarrass the organization. ***PHOTO1*** Kiley McDaniel of Fangraphs was doing an open thread and answering questions from readers when Moncada came up and...

Hal Steinbrenner Reacts to Belief New York Yankees are Becoming Cheap
February 26th, 2015 at 8:00 AM
Only the New York Yankees could have $200 million-plus payroll and still be considered cheap. Or at least that's what some fans of the team have said about Hal Steinbrenner and the new regime running the show in the Bronx. ***PHOTO1*** Not surprisingly Steinbrenner took exception to the idea that the Yankees...

The New York Yankees Picked the Wrong Time to Be Frugal
February 23rd, 2015 at 4:47 PM
***PHOTO2*** The New York Yankees could only watch today as prized Cuban infield prospect Yoan Moncada took his talents to Boston. Moncada was supposed to be the future for the Yankees. He was supposed to bolster the farm system and lead a new generation of prospects. Instead, it's likely that the...

Alex Rodriguez Meets with New York Yankees on Tuesday, Apologizes for Past Actions
February 10th, 2015 at 11:50 PM
Last week, New York Yankees general manager Brian Cashman confirmed that Alex Rodriguez wanted to meet with the team and upper management and apologize for the grief and trouble he has caused over the last couple of years; mostly due from the PED issues and the year long suspension he...

MLB Free Agent Rumors: Yankees Would “Love” Max Scherzer; Tigers Seen as Favorites
January 15th, 2015 at 4:48 PM
While most of the New York Yankees' front office has denied the team's intent to sign a high-priced free agent like Max Scherzer this offseason, rumor has it the team would be thrilled to sign him. ***PHOTO1*** Yankees general manager Brian Cashman and President Randy Levine have both said signing Scherzer is...

Hal Steinbrenner Thinks Luis Severino Can Help New York Yankees in 2015
January 15th, 2015 at 12:58 PM
The future of the New York Yankees rotation lies in top pitching prospect Luis Severino, and Hal Steinbrenner thinks he could be helping the team sooner rather than later. ***PHOTO1*** Steinbrenner dropped the names of a couple of Yankees prospects when speaking to reporters, but he clearly held Severino above the rest,...

MLB Free Agent Rumors: Yankees Owner Doesn’t Rule Out Signing Max Scherzer
January 14th, 2015 at 5:08 PM
Hal Steinbrenner struck a slightly different tone than his general manager when speaking about increasing payroll to sign a big-name free agent this offseason. ***PHOTO1*** In the past few months, both general manager Brian Cashman and President Randy Levine have all but denounced signing a big-name pitcher like Max Scherzer, who would...

MLB Rumors: New York Yankees and Free Agent SP Max Scherzer are Talking
November 18th, 2014 at 9:28 AM
It appears the New York Yankees and their notoriously stingy owner, Hal Steinbrenner, may decide to spend some money on more than just their own free agents this winter. ***PHOTO1*** CBS Sports' Jon Heyman is reporting that the Yankes and top free agent starting pitcher Max Scherzer have had talks since the...

Hal Steinbrenner on Alex Rodriguez: A-Rod Will Help the New York Yankees in 2015
November 12th, 2014 at 11:45 AM
While some fans contested that the New York Yankees and owner Hal Steinbrenner would buy out Alex Rodriguez's final $61 million in salary over the next three years due to the result of his season long suspension and his recent reported PED admissions to the DEA. ***PHOTO1*** Yet, Steinbrenner has remained adamant...

Hal Steinbrenner Holding Kevin Long Responsible for New York Yankees Poor Offense in 2014
October 2nd, 2014 at 7:26 AM
Hal Steinbrenner might not be one to create stirs and headlines like his father used to do when he was disappointed in someone's performance, but the current New York Yankees owner does know how to make his point very clear. ***PHOTO1*** That point, the offense was terrible in 2014. The run production...

Hal Steinbrenner Confirms Brian Cashman and New York Yankees Talking Contract
October 1st, 2014 at 5:28 PM
Rumors were swirling that the New York Yankees were ready to start the process of retaining their general manager, Brian Cashman, and owner Hal Steinbrenner confirmed as much in an interview with Michael Kay on 98.7 FM ESPN New York. ***PHOTO1*** Chad Jennings of the LoHud Yankees Blog reported on what was...

New York Yankees Rumors: Brian Cashman to Be Offered New Contract at End of 2014
September 4th, 2014 at 1:01 PM
The New York Yankees intend to bring back their embattled general manager, Brian Cashman, after a tumultuous and injury-plagued 2014 season for the Bronx Bombers. ***PHOTO1*** Jon Heyman of CBS Sports is reporting that despite the fact the Yankees are likely to miss the postseason for a second straight year, Yankees management...

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...