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New York Yankees’ Ichiro Suzuki Looking to Play ‘Many More Seasons’ After 2014
March 3rd, 2014 at 9:09 AM
Two years ago, the New York Yankees acquired Ichiro Suzuki from the Seattle Mariners and he instantly became a fixture in their outfield and helped the Yankees get to the playoffs. After his three-month stint in the Bronx, the Yankees wanted to bring Ichiro back on a shirt-term basis to be...

New York Yankees Designate Veteran Outfielder Vernon Wells for Assignment
January 10th, 2014 at 3:55 PM
The Vernon Wells experiment in New York is over after one season in the Bronx, as the New York Yankees have designated the 35-year-old outfielder for assignment on Friday. Wells was acquired from the Los Angeles Angels last March for a minor leaguer due to Curtis Granderson getting injured during spring...

Report: New York Yankees Management to Meet This Week; Targeting 5 Potential Free Agent Players
October 22nd, 2013 at 9:10 AM
While they are watching the Boston Red Sox compete in the 2013 World Series which starts up this week, the New York Yankees are planning on a potential mega spending spree; likely to top as much as $300 million in salaries. It makes sense for the Yankees to want to spend...

Report: Curtis Granderson Looking to Return to New York Yankees in 2014
October 3rd, 2013 at 9:12 AM
One of the toughest injuries the New York Yankees had to deal with in 2013 was Curtis Granderson, who missed 101 games with two separate hand injuries. On the very first day of spring training, Granderson was drilled on the hand, causing it to break and forcing him out until May....

New York Yankees Bullpen Blows Lead, Lose Crucial A.L. East Game to Boston Red Sox 9-8 in 10 Innings
September 6th, 2013 at 1:39 AM
While most of America's eyes were turned to watching the opening to the NFL season, most die-hard baseball fans were tuned in to the start of a September showdown between the New York Yankees and Boston Red Sox at Yankee Stadium. ***PHOTO1*** Coming into the game, the Yankees had won five out...

CC Sabathia Reverts Back to Ace Form, Leads New York Yankees in 6-5 Win
September 5th, 2013 at 12:30 AM
On the eve of a crucial four-game showdown with the Boston Red Sox, the New York Yankees had to focus on the Chicago White Sox at Yankee Stadium and try to complete the three-game sweep of the last place team. ***PHOTO1*** On the mound for the Yankees was their ace CC Sabathia,...

New York Yankees Offense Picks up, Baltimore Orioles Defeated 8-5
August 31st, 2013 at 3:02 AM
CC Sabathia took the mound on Friday night for the New York Yankees looking to get him past the Baltimore Orioles and maybe even move up a spot or two in the American League East division race. Facing off against Sabathia was Orioles right-hander Miguel Gonzalez, who has always given the...

Curtis Granderson’s 11th-Inning Sac Fly Gives New York Yankees 3-2 Win Over Tampa Bay Rays
August 25th, 2013 at 8:20 PM
Before the New York Yankees got to Tropicana Field for their three-game weekend series against the Tampa Bay Rays, they had won 11 out of their last 13, but dropped the first two games of the series. ***PHOTO1*** With the third and final game, the Yankees were turning to Ivan Nova in...

Alfonso Soriano’s Go-Ahead, 2-Run Home Run Gives New York Yankees 4-2 Win Over Toronto Blue Jays
August 21st, 2013 at 10:06 PM
Heading into Wednesday night's game with the Toronto Blue Jays, the New York Yankees had won their last nine of 11 games and were looking to continue to catch ground in the American League playoff race. Pitching for the Yankees was Adam Warren, who was making a spot start due to...

New York Yankees’ Ichiro Suzuki Gets 4,000th Career Hit Against Toronto Blue Jays
August 21st, 2013 at 9:29 PM
Entering Wednesday night's game for the New York Yankees, Ichiro Suzuki was sitting on 2,721 career hits in Major League Baseball, but for his career, he had 3,999 hits, which includes what he had in Japan. ***VIDEO1*** In the first inning against Toronto Blue Jays starter R.A. Dickey, Ichiro lined a single...

Jayson Nix’s Walk-Off, 9th Inning Hit Completes New York Yankees Doubleheader Sweep, Beat Toronto Blue Jays 3-2
August 20th, 2013 at 11:34 PM
The New York Yankees are starting to gain some momentum in the dog days of summer and are catching ground in the American League playoff race, as they defeated the Toronto Blue Jays 8-4 earlier in the day on Tuesday as part of a day-night doubleheader. ***PHOTO1*** In the second game of...

New York Yankees Come from Behind for 8-4 Win Over the Toronto Blue Jays in First Game of the Doubleheader
August 20th, 2013 at 4:28 PM
New York Yankees offense bailed out starter Ivan Nova's one shaky inning to propel New York for a come from behind victory over AL East rival Toronto Blue Jays. This first game in the twin bill featured Robinson Cano's 4-for-4 effort and Ichiro Suzuki inched closer to the 4,000 hit plateau getting...

Alex Rodriguez Goes 1-for-2 in Second Game Back for New York Yankees, Lose to Chicago White Sox 3-2
August 6th, 2013 at 11:43 PM
On Tuesday night, the media circus wasn't in full effect like it was on Monday night for the New York Yankees and Alex Rodriguez, but having lost three out of the last four games, they still needed a win against the Chicago White Sox. ***PHOTO1*** However, even with Rodriguez in the lineup...

New York Yankees CF Curtis Granderson Will Be Activated Off DL on Friday Vs San Diego Padres
August 1st, 2013 at 4:24 PM
The New York Yankees offense will get a much needed shot into the arm on Friday night when one of their power bats will finally return to the lineup. ***PHOTO1*** Curtis Granderson will be activated off the disabled list, a stint that has lasted over two months, and will be in the...

Derek Jeter Goes 2-for-4, HR in Return, Alfonso Soriano’s Walk-Off Hit Carries New York Yankees Over Tampa Bay Rays 6-5
July 28th, 2013 at 8:24 PM
There was a certain buzz in the air at Yankee Stadium on Sunday afternoon, as the fans were anxiously expecting the second return of the season for Derek Jeter, as he was coming off the DL with a quad strain suffered about two weeks ago. ***PHOTO1*** In his first at-bat for the...

Brent Lillibridge’s Go-Ahead RBI Single Gives New York Yankees 5-4 Win Over Texas Rangers
July 24th, 2013 at 1:19 AM
Heading into Tuesday night's encounter with the Texas Rangers, the New York Yankees had lost five out of their last six games and were losing ground in the American League East race. ***PHOTO1*** Up from the minor leagues and starting in left field was Melky Mesa, who some fans may remember from...

Derek Jeter Goes 1-for-4, RBI in Return for New York Yankees, Defeat Kansas City Royals 8-4
July 11th, 2013 at 4:40 PM
The buzz at Yankee Stadium on Thursday afternoon was the return of the New York Yankees captain and shortstop Derek Jeter to the lineup after missing the first three and a half months of the season recovering from a fractured ankle. ***PHOTO1***Jeter would bat second in the Yankees lineup while slotted...

Vernon Wells Walk-Off Single Send New York Yankees Past Baltimore Orioles 3-2
July 6th, 2013 at 12:52 AM
In the month of June, the New York Yankees struggled so much that not only did the Boston Red Sox pass them in the division, but so did the Baltimore Orioles, who currently reside in second place in the A.L. East, which makes this weekends series between the Yankees and...

Derek Holland Outduels Phil Hughes as Texas Rangers Defeat New York Yankees 2-0
June 27th, 2013 at 6:00 PM
On Thursday afternoon's finale between the New York Yankees and Texas Rangers, the fans might have expected an offensive explosion between two teams against their opposing starting pitcher. Instead, they got a good, old-fashioned pitching duel. ***PHOTO1*** In a rare showing, Phil Hughes looked brilliant for the Yankees, as he really looked...

Ichiro Suzuki’s Walk-Off Home Run Propels New York Yankees Over Texas Rangers 4-3
June 26th, 2013 at 12:04 AM
Heading into Tuesday night's opening game against the Texas Rangers, the New York Yankees' offense was struggling to hit home runs and at times, score runs. They didn't seem to have any issues getting the ball over the fence at Yankee Stadium against Rangers' pitching. ***PHOTO1***The game was centered around a...