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Former New York Yankees Manager Joe Torre Voted into National Baseball Hall of Fame
December 9th, 2013 at 4:49 PM
On Monday during the first day of baseball's Winter Meetings down in Orlando, Florida, the veterans committee voted on three new members for the Class of 2014 on the baseball Hall of Fame. The first two were Bobby Cox; former manager of the Atlanta Braves and Tony LaRussa; former manager of...

New York Yankees Bench Coach Tony Pena Manages DR to WBC Championship Round
March 15th, 2013 at 9:23 AM
***PHOTO1*** In 17 years as a catcher, Yankees bench coach Tony Pena was one of the true special talents behind the plate.  With unorthodox technique and superior defensive skills, to this day, Pena's four Gold Glove Awards certainly are merited.  However, despite being named American League Manager of the Year, in...

New York Yankees First Baseman Mark Teixeira to Miss Time with Strained Wrist
March 6th, 2013 at 7:59 AM
 ***PHOTO1*** As the New York Yankees continue to battle the injury bug this spring, another one of its integral pieces has now been affected by the aforementioned bug. Add first baseman Mark Teixeira to the list that includes center-fielder Curtis Granderson and starting pitcher Phil Hughes.  The 32-year-old, who was slated to...

Major League Baseball Declares Fake-To-Third, Throw-To-First Pickoff Move is Now a Balk
January 28th, 2013 at 3:32 PM
Major League Baseball has decided to outlaw the fake to third, throw to first pickoff move used by pitchers to trick runners on first base. The move will now be considered a balk and the rule change will be effective at the start of the 2013 season.  ***PHOTO1*** The move would start...

Andy Pettitte Left Off United States Roster for World Baseball Classic
January 17th, 2013 at 11:01 AM
***PHOTO1*** Contrary to a previous report circulated that Yankees left-hander Andy Pettitte would be part of the United States starting rotation at the 2013 World Baseball Classic, it appears Pettitte will not be participating in the international tournament.  According to a report by Jon Lane of the YES Network, Team USA announced its...

Andy Pettitte and Mark Teixeira Slated to Play for Former Yankees Manager Joe Torre at 2013 World Baseball Classic
January 14th, 2013 at 3:26 PM
***PHOTO1*** Yankees left-hander Andy Pettitte and first baseman Mark Teixeira will be part of former Yankees manager Joe Torre's United States roster for this year's World Baseball Classic.  According to CBS Sports baseball insider Jon Heyman, Pettitte has committed to a join a staff that includes Cy Young Award winner and former New York...

New York Yankees to Hold Their 66th Annual Old Timers’ Day on Sunday July 1
June 27th, 2012 at 6:00 AM
The New York Yankees will have 50 former Yankees attend Sunday's 66th Old-Timers' Day at Yankee Stadium. Ceremonies will begin at 11:15 a.m. with the traditional Old-Timers' game which will be aired on the YES network. New York hosts the Chicago White Sox in a 2:05 p.m. start. Hall of Famers Yogi Berra, Whitey Ford, Goose Gossage, Rickey Henderson and "Mr. October" Reggie Jackson will be among those...