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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...

New York Yankees Have Made “Significant Offer” to Second Baseman Robinson Cano
February 28th, 2013 at 5:11 PM
***PHOTO1*** With the pending free agency of Yankees superstar Robinson Cano following this season, Yankees owner Hal Steinbrenner made it clear that he will be fully-fledged in the Cano sweepstakes, if it even gets to that stage. With the Yankees policy for not discussing extensions before the current contract is up, a policy they have even implemented with...

New York Yankees Owner Hal Steinbrenner to Scrap Reduced Payroll Edict?
February 21st, 2013 at 8:04 AM
***PHOTO1*** As one of the glaring storylines of this past offseason has been Yankees owner Hal Steinbrenner's aspiration to reduce payroll, Wallace Matthews of ESPNNewYork.com reports that this stance might be out the door, “As another source told me on Wednesday, "This is the first time since George died that it appears a Steinbrenner...

New York Yankees Owner Hal Steinbrenner to Avoid Letting Cano Test Free Agency?
February 20th, 2013 at 2:44 PM
***PHOTO1*** While a sentiment for reduced payroll had been expressed for most, if not all, of this past offseason, Yankees owner Hal Steinbrenner appears to be willing to "break the bank" for looming free agent second baseman Robinson Cano.  Moreover, an organizational edict to not discuss extensions before the current deal is up,...

New York Yankees Center Fielder Curtis Granderson Says 2014 is “Out of My Hands”
February 19th, 2013 at 6:11 PM
While it's always tough to talk about a succeeding season when the current one hasn't even matriculated yet, it is New York and it comes with the territory of being one of the most publicized teams in professional sports.  While the anticipation of second baseman Robinson Cano's venture into free agency...

New York Yankees to Collaborate Its Ticket Resale Business with Ticketmaster
February 12th, 2013 at 10:22 AM
In more of an off-field bit of news, ESPN.com sports business reporter Darren Rovell reports that the Yankees have decided to part ways with StubHub and pursue a relationship with Ticketmaster, which in turn will create the Yankees Ticket Exchange, “The Yankees Ticket Exchange will be a safe, convenient, reliable and expedient...

Eight Most Interesting Yankees Entering 2013: No. 2 Mariano Rivera
February 10th, 2013 at 9:54 PM
After a rookie season in 2011 that caught the attention of baseball enthusiasts, right-hander Michael Pineda's first season in pinstripes in 2012 was, well, non-existent.  As a meticulous and diligent rehabilitation process is being followed in his quest to make his debut in the Bronx in 2013, Pineda garnered our number...

New York Yankees Owner Hal Steinbrenner Satisfied with Offseason Transactions
February 9th, 2013 at 7:00 AM
Despite being criticized by both the media and the fans for failing to improve the team this winter, New York Yankees owner Hal Steinbrenner is satisfied with the team's offseason moves and expects the Yankees to be a championship contender once again next season.  ***PHOTO1*** "No... The criticisms of the acquisitions does not...

New York Yankees Owner Hal Steinbrenner: Robinson Cano’s Long-Term Future Discussed
February 8th, 2013 at 3:25 PM
***PHOTO1*** While the edict all offseason from New York Yankees owner Hal Steinbrenner has been reducing payroll to under $189 million, Anthony McCarron of the New York Daily News reports that Steinbrenner has had preliminary conversations with second baseman Robinson Cano's agent, Scott Boras, regarding a contract extension.  Albeit, the conversations have been limited...

Update: Yankees, FA Travis Hafner Have Logistics in Place for One-Year Deal
January 31st, 2013 at 2:59 PM
***PHOTO1*** Following up on a report yesterday regarding a nearing deal with free-agent Travis Hafner, Chad Jennings of The Journal News is reporting that the Yankees have the logistics in place for a deal, however are just finalizing some contract specifics, “No dollar figure has been confirmed, though it’s believed to be close to the...