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Florida State QB, Heisman Winner Jameis Winston ‘Starstruck’ to Be Facing Favorite Team in New York Yankees
February 25th, 2014 at 12:19 AM
Those who watch college football know the name of Jameis Winston, as not only was he voted the Heisman Trophy Winner in the 2013 NCAA season, but he also lead his Florida State University Seminoles to a National Championship back in January with a win over Auburn. Almost two months later,...

New York Yankees Officially Introduce Masahiro Tanaka at Press Conference on Tuesday
February 11th, 2014 at 2:26 PM
The wait was finally over, as on Tuesday, media members from all over the world filed into Yankee Stadium to witness the New York Yankees formally introduce Japanese pitcher Masahiro Tanaka. ***VIDEO1*** Yankees general manager Brian Cashman said that today was "Steinbrenner big" for his arrival to the team and also mentioned...

Joe Girardi on Alex Rodriguez: His Status Complicates New York Yankees Offseason Plans for Third Base Situation
November 7th, 2013 at 10:49 PM
For the time being, Alex Rodriguez is being counted on to play third base for the New York Yankees in the 2014 season, but his current arbitration case with Major League Baseball could alter those plans, as he is fighting to get the 211-game suspension handed down to him back...

New York Yankees SS Derek Jeter Remains Confident He Can Return to Form in 2014
October 22nd, 2013 at 3:59 AM
Despite the worst year of his career in 2013 New York Yankees Captain Derek Jeter is excited about this being a "normal winter" for him. The 39-year old shortstop believes his usual winter training program will help round him back into a solid player once again. Jeter himself believed the 2013 season...

Seattle Mariners Seeking Permission to Interview New York Yankees 3B Coach Rob Thomson for Manager Spot
October 12th, 2013 at 1:08 PM
The Seattle Mariners are looking for a new manager to replace the departed Eric Wedge, who didn't agree with the direction of the team and organization going forward, which has sent them looking all over baseball for candidates. The Mariners knew they wouldn't be players for Joe Girardi, who has a...

Report: Former New York Yankees RF Paul O’Neill Interested in Cincinnati Reds Managing Job
October 10th, 2013 at 11:14 AM
Since retiring from baseball following the 2001 season, former New York Yankees right fielder Paul O'Neill has enjoyed life after baseball, which has included being an analyst for the team on the YES Network. He never showed any reported interest in getting into coaching or managing, that is until now, as...

New York Yankees Re-Sign Manager Joe Girardi to 4-Year, $16MM Extension
October 9th, 2013 at 3:24 PM
The New York Yankees didn't want to let manager Joe Girardi go without a fight and let him walk out of town, so they made him an offer he really couldn't refuse. On Wednesday, the team announced that they have re-signed their manager to a four-year extension worth $16 million, plus...

Seattle Mariners Won’t Pursue New York Yankees’ Joe Girardi for Vacant Manager Job
October 9th, 2013 at 7:14 AM
Joe Girardi has been the top name of quite a few team's list as a must-hire manager for the 2014 season. The New York Yankees, the team he's been with for the last six seasons, desperately wants to retain him and have an outstanding offer for a new contract on the...

New York Yankees C Francisco Cervelli Admits to PED Use; Talks 50-Game Biogenesis Suspension
October 9th, 2013 at 12:12 AM
Francisco Cervelli was hoping to be the everyday starting catcher for the New York Yankees in the 2013 season with Russell Martin's departure in free agency last winter and all was going according to plan up until the end of the first month of the season. First, Cervelli broke his hand,...

Report: Joe Girardi Torn Between New York Yankees, Chicago Cubs Managing Jobs
October 8th, 2013 at 2:01 PM
Most people thought by the beginning of this week, Joe Girardi would have given the New York Yankees his answer on whether he would be coming back to the team or not for 2014 and beyond. That has not been the case though. Andy McCullough of the Newark-Star Ledger reported on...

Report: Chicago Cubs Willing to Match, Outbid New York Yankees Offer for Manager Joe Girardi
October 7th, 2013 at 3:41 PM
The talk about Joe Girardi and the Chicago Cubs has been hot and heavy over the last month and continues to gain steam. Mark Gonzales of the Chicago Tribune has reported that president Theo Epstein and general manager Jed Hoyer are willing to match the New York Yankees offer on a contract,...

Could New York Yankees Be in Cards If Los Angeles Dodgers Don’t Bring Back Don Mattingly?
October 7th, 2013 at 8:04 AM
The New York Yankees 2013 season has been over for a week now, but it hasn't stopped the chatter for the future plans for 2014 and beyond, especially who will be managing the team. Right now, the Yankees and general manager Brian Cashman would love to have Joe Girardi back with...

Report: Washington Nationals Interested in New York Yankees Manager Joe Girardi; Requesting Permission for Meeting
October 6th, 2013 at 1:55 AM
The sweepstakes for manager Joe Girardi is really starting to pick up over the last week and may get very interesting as he is picking up options. The New York Yankees are trying to retain their manager before his contract officially expires and would be free to speak to any team...

Report: New York Yankees Make Contract Offer to Manager Joe Girardi; Await Decision
October 4th, 2013 at 9:31 PM
The New York Yankees would like to retain their manager Joe Girardi, who is currently one of the top managers on the market right now as he is a free agent. On Friday, the Yankees put in their offer to keep Girardi, as Andrew Marchand of ESPN New York reported and...

Report: Chicago Cubs Heavily Interested in Hiring New York Yankees Manager Joe Girardi
October 2nd, 2013 at 5:29 PM
It's been widely expected that Joe Girardi would be interested in the now vacant Chicago Cubs managerial job once it opened up due to Dale Sveum being fired this past Monday. On Wednesday, Buster Olney from ESPN reported that after New York Yankees general manager Brian Cashman met with Girardi's agent and confirmed...

Report: New York Yankees to Offer Manager Joe Girardi New Contract on Wednesday
October 1st, 2013 at 5:46 PM
The status for New York Yankees manager Joe Girardi is up in the air, as he is currently a free agent manager deciding on his future for 2014. The team has made it known though that they want him back. On Tuesday, Andrew Marchand of ESPN New York has reported that...

Chicago Cubs Fire Manager Dale Sveum; Will Joe Girardi Leave Yankees to Be Next Cubs Manager?
September 30th, 2013 at 2:21 PM
On Monday, one of the first managerial moves were made after the 2013 season as the Chicago Cubs have fired manager Dale Sveum after two disappointing 90-plus loss seasons. So now, the speculation can begin on the Cubs attempting to lure Joe Girardi away from the New York Yankees and back...

Andy Pettitte Fires a Complete Game in Final Career Start; New York Yankees Win 2-1 Over Houston Astros
September 29th, 2013 at 2:47 AM
This past Sunday was the final start for Andy Pettitte at Yankee Stadium in the Bronx. On Saturday night, just 20 minutes away from his home town in Texas, the 41-year-old was making his final start ever in his career against the Houston Astros, as he is retiring after the...

Report: New York Yankees Manager Joe Girardi Interested in Chicago Cubs Job “If They’re Interested”
September 28th, 2013 at 12:30 PM
For the last two weeks, there's been a lot of speculation about Joe Girardi's managerial whereabouts and interests for next season, as the current New York Yankees manager will become a free agent on Monday after the regular season ends this Sunday. The one job that most people feel that he would...

Report: Alex Rodriguez Expected to Travel with New York Yankees; not Skipping Out on Series Vs. Houston Astros
September 27th, 2013 at 8:01 AM
Even though the New York Yankees are mathematically eliminated from postseason contention, there are still three games left for the Bombers in the regular series, which will be played at Minute Maid Park against the Houston Astros. On Thursday, the New York Daily News reported that Yankees third basemen Alex Rodriguez...