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Former Yankees’ Raul Ibanez Withdraws Name from Tampa Bay Rays Manager Consideration
December 4th, 2014 at 1:12 PM
Up until Thursday, the Tampa Bay Rays had narrowed down their choices for their vacant manager job down to three: Raul Ibanez, Kevin Cash and Don Wakamatsu. ***PHOTO1*** The search is now down to two, as Mark Tompkin of the Tampa Bay Times has reported that Ibanez has pulled his name out...

MLB Free Agent Rumors: Kansas City Royals Have Had Discussions with Yankees’ Brandon McCarthy
November 19th, 2014 at 1:10 PM
The Kansas City Royals, fresh off their trip to the World Series and taking the San Francisco Giants to seven games, are starting to see some changes to their roster. ***PHOTO1*** Billy Butler took a three-year, $30 million deal from the Oakland A's and James Shields is one of the biggest free...

New York Yankees Have Contacted Raul Ibanez Regarding Interest in Hitting Coach Job
November 1st, 2014 at 12:10 AM
Just after the conclusion of the 2014 World Series, the New York Yankees wasted little time in getting in touch with Raul Ibanez about their opening for the hitting coach spot. ***PHOTO1*** George King of the New York Post reported on Friday that not only are the Yankees interested in Ibanez about...

New York Yankees Interested in Reunion with Royals’ Raul Ibanez for Hitting Coach Job: Report
October 29th, 2014 at 5:55 PM
The New York Yankees have gone almost an entire month without filling the void for their hitting coach spot; that is ever since they relieved Kevin Long of those duties earlier in the month after seven years with the team. ***PHOTO1*** The Yankees appear to be waiting for the end of the...

MLB Trade Rumors: New York Yankees Like Royals SS Alcides Escobar, Trade Unlikely
October 14th, 2014 at 9:26 AM
On Monday, the New York Yankees front office held their yearly organizational meetings to discuss their game plan on what directions they want to go for the 2015 season. ***PHOTO1*** One of the more obvious topics of course is who will they pursue to play shortstop next year and take the spot...

MLB Free Agency Rumors: James Shields Could Handle Pitching for Yankees, According to Dave Eiland
October 4th, 2014 at 12:27 PM
Kansas City Royals pitching coach Dave Eiland knows all about what it takes to make it in New York and pitching for the New York Yankees; especially considering he once pitched for the Yankees and was their former pitching coach. ***PHOTO1*** Eiland is also the current pitching coach for Royals ace James...

New York Yankees Playoff Hopes Went Out Window with Series Loss to Kansas City Royals
September 10th, 2014 at 1:26 PM
The New York Yankee’s playoff hopes suffered a blow this weekend, as they dropped 2 of 3 to the Kansas City Royals in New York, twice being shut out for all nine innings. Superb outings by Michael Pineda, Brandon McCarthy, and Shane Greene were not enough to carry this...

Carlos Beltran Explains Why He Chose New York Yankees Over Kansas City Royals
September 8th, 2014 at 4:41 PM
Before signing a three-year deal with the New York Yankees during the offseason, Carlos Beltran considered signing with the Kansas City Royals, but thought the better of it in the end. ***PHOTO1*** Beltran recently spoke to Andy Martino of the New York Daily News and shared his explanation of why he went...

Derek Jeter Day: Live Updates from New York Yankees Ceremony and Game
September 7th, 2014 at 9:49 AM
The New York Yankees will honor Derek Jeter on Sunday before the game versus the Kansas City Royals with a special day for the Captain to remember his illustrious career. ***PHOTO1*** Keep it right here with Yankees 101 and refresh for all the latest updates for everything Jeter as it happens. UPDATE: 10:03...

New York Yankees’ Brett Gardner Dealing with Abdominal Strain; Could Be Out Sunday Vs. Royals
September 6th, 2014 at 11:37 PM
The injury bug hit the New York Yankees again this weekend as starting left fielder Brett Gardner is currently dealing with an abdominal strain which kept him out of Saturday's game. ***PHOTO1*** Zelous Wheeler started in Gardner's place and then later on was replaced by Ichiro Suzuki. The pain could keep Gardner...

Eugenie Bouchard Grabs 2 Foul Balls at New York Yankees Game After U.S. Open Exit
September 6th, 2014 at 5:56 PM
After being knocked out of the 2014 U.S. Open, Canadian tennis star Eugenie Bouchard accomplished a rare feat while attending a New York Yankees game on Friday. ***PHOTO1*** Bouchard was able to come away with not one, but two foul balls during the Yanks' loss to the Kansas City Royals. The 20-year-old tweeted...

Derek Jeter Patch to Be Worn by New York Yankees Starting Sept. 7
September 2nd, 2014 at 9:03 PM
The New York Yankees have found another way to celebrate Derek Jeter's career, this time with a special patch on their uniforms to honor The Captain. ***PHOTO1*** Bryan Hoch of MLB.com shared a picture of the patch, which will be worn from September 7 until the end of the season: Here's the Derek...

Kansas City Royals Give Derek Jeter Gift of Generous Donation to Charity (Video)
August 26th, 2014 at 3:57 PM
In a season where we've seen some interesting and outlandish gifts for New York Yankees Captain Derek Jeter, the money he has racked up for his foundation is really what's most important about the shortstop's farewell tour. ***PHOTO1*** The Kansas City Royals were just the latest team to add to the Turn...

Michael Pineda Wins 1st Game Since Return from DL; Yankees Dominate Royals 8-1
August 25th, 2014 at 11:08 PM
Don't look now, but the New York Yankees are slowly starting to gain some momentum heading into the final month of the 2014 season as they are trying to make a push for the postseason. ***PHOTO1*** Michael Pineda, who was making his third start since coming off the DL, a stint that...

Derek Jeter Day Ticket Prices Skyrocket After New York Yankees Announcement
July 22nd, 2014 at 11:03 AM
On Friday, the New York Yankees announced they would be celebrating Derek Jeter's career during the September 7 game versus the Kansas City Royals, and since then ticket prices for the game have skyrocketed to an incredible amount of money. ***VIDEO1*** Jesse Lawrence of Forbes wrote an article spelling out how much...

Dellin Betances’ Sick Numbers as New York Yankees Reliever Will Blow Your Mind
July 15th, 2014 at 6:25 PM
So, you think you know just how good New York Yankees reliever Dellin Betances has been this season? These stats will sure help if you don't. ***VIDEO1*** Mark Simon of ESPNNewYork.com had a killer article showing just how good Betances (4-0, 1.64 ERA) has been for the Yanks this season and why...

Kansas City Royals Fans Wear Horse Head, Cat Singlets to New York Yankees Game
June 9th, 2014 at 11:14 AM
A home game for the Kansas City Royals would be one of the last places you'd expect to find crazy, eccentric fans, but we found a couple during the game versus the New York Yankees at Kauffman Stadium on Sunday. ***VIDEO1*** What made them crazy? How about the fact that three grown...

Kansas City Royals Ballboy Fields Fair Ball Vs. New York Yankees (Video)
June 8th, 2014 at 8:08 PM
The Kansas City Royals slipped an extra fielder onto the diamond on Sunday versus the New York Yankees when their ballboy accidentally fielded a ball that was fair and in play during KC's 2-1 win. Royals Ball Boy Fields Fair Ball, Compensates By Ignoring Foul Ball: Look at that face. That's the...

MLB Trade Rumors: New York Yankees Can’t Overpay for Kansas City Royals’ James Shields
June 2nd, 2014 at 2:08 PM
It's no secret that the New York Yankees need pitching help in the worst way, especially if they want to keep pace in the American League East where they are 3.5 games back. ***VIDEO1*** Currently, the team is without CC Sabathia and Michael Pineda who are on the disabled list, plus Ivan...

MLB Trade Rumors: Why the New York Yankees Should Look into Trade for Kansas City Royals SP James Shields
May 28th, 2014 at 11:00 AM
We're on the verge of hitting the month of June and the New York Yankees sit three games behind in second place in the American League East with the red-hot Toronto Blue Jays in forst place and not going away anytime soon. ***VIDEO1*** The Yankees have been treading water and staying afloat...