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New York Yankees One of Eight Teams Interested in Kansas City Royals SP Ervin Santana
January 28th, 2014 at 3:21 PM
The New York Yankees have 80 percent of their starting rotation set for the 2014 season, yet they still remain interested in other options. Chris Cotillo of MLB Daily Dish has reported that the Yankees are one of eight teams interested in Kansas City Royals starting pitcher Ervin Santana; who will...

Kansas City Royals Sign Omar Infante to 4-Year, $30.25MM Deal, New York Yankees were Interested
December 13th, 2013 at 8:48 PM
The New York Yankees weren't budging on their three-year, $24 million offer for Detroit Tigers second basemen Omar Infante, just like they wouldn't budge on their seven-year, $168 million offer for Robinson Cano. Just like they saw Cano take more money to sign with the Seattle Mariners, Infante decided to take...

New York Yankees to Pursue Texas Rangers RF Nelson Cruz If Carlos Beltran Signs Elsewhere: Report
December 3rd, 2013 at 8:06 PM
Before Tuesday, the New York Yankees were viewed as the front runners to land Carlos Beltran of the St. Louis Cardinals. The Kansas City Royals have thrown a wrench into those plans for the Yankees. On Tuesday, Beltran and his representatives were in Kansas City to discuss a possible deal for...

New York Yankees Viewed as the Strong Favorites for Carlos Beltran Despite Kansas City Royals Strong Interest
December 1st, 2013 at 11:44 AM
For the last two months, the interest between the New York Yankees and St. Louis Cardinals outfielder Carlos Beltran has been picking up and with a huge void in right field that needs to be filled, it makes way too much sense for the two sides not to come to...

Andy Pettitte Back in Form in the New York Yankees 3-2 Victory Over Kansas City Royals
May 12th, 2013 at 12:46 PM
New York Yankees defeated the Kansas City Royals, 3-2 at Kauffman Stadium for the second straight day behind the solid pitching of Andy Pettitte. No need to worry Yankees' fans the veteran lefty found his cutter and threw seven solid innings giving him his 10th straight decision over the Royals. Pettitte struck...

New York Yankees Trounce Kansas City 11-6 Netting Joe Girardi’s 500th Win as Manager
May 11th, 2013 at 10:17 AM
The New York Yankees took the first game in this weekend series against the Kansas City Royals, 11-6 at Kauffman Stadium Friday night. Joe Girardi managing his 844th game as the Yankees skipper notched his 500th win joining Miller Huggins, Joe McCarthy, Casey Stengel, Ralph Houk and Joe Torre into this exclusive club. Lyle Overbay...

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’ Three Remaining “Core Four” Mates to Play Wednesday Night
March 13th, 2013 at 2:38 PM
On Wednesday night, when the Philadelphia Phillies visit Steinbrenner Field for a 7:05 p.m. start, something that has not happened since 2010 will come to fruition. In addition to Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter re-assuming his customary role in the infield, albeit only for a few innings, and closer Mariano Rivera being...

New York Yankees Closer Mariano Rivera Throws First Session of ’13; Announcement Soon
February 13th, 2013 at 4:12 PM
***PHOTO1*** Following the unfortunate accident prior to a game against the Kansas City Royals last May, Yankees closer Mariano Rivera proclaimed his intent to return for the 2013 season, deciding that after hinting of his retirement after 2012, a torn right ACL was no way to end his illustrious career. Today, after successfully...

Joakim Soria Willing to Take Set up Role with New York Yankees
November 6th, 2012 at 7:45 AM
Free agent Joakim Soria has received plenty of interest on the free agent market from teams looking for a closer, but the two-time All-Star would still sign with the New York Yankees if given the chance to be Mariano Rivera's set up man.  ***PHOTO1*** "If the Yankees call, we will be all...

Houston Astros LHP Wandy Rodriguez Being Scouted by New York Yankees
July 19th, 2012 at 12:40 AM
As Wandy Rodriguez took the mound for the Houston Astros on Wednesday, scouts from the New York Yankees, as well as the Kansas City Royals and Detroit Tigers, were in attendance to watch the start, as Rodriguez is a likely candidate to be moved before Major League Baseball's July 31st trade...

New York Yankees’ Robinson Cano Booed by Crowd, Shut Out in Home Run Derby
July 10th, 2012 at 6:30 AM
Robinson Cano came into Monday night's Home Run Derby at Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City as the defending champion and American League team captain, but the fans did not welcome him as such. In fact, the New York Yankees All-Star second baseman was booed the entire night, then cheered after every...

Phil Hughes Leads New York Yankees to 3-2 Win Over Kansas City Royals
May 22nd, 2012 at 9:47 PM
After being shut out on Monday night, the New York Yankees responded on Tuesday night with a 3-2 win over the Kansas City Royals. This was just the second win in the past eight games for the Yankees, who are now 22-21 this season.  Phil Hughes started for the Yankees and...

New York Yankees Shut Out by Kansas City Royals
May 21st, 2012 at 10:59 PM
The New York Yankees offense was still MIA in their 6-0 loss to the Kansas City Royals at Yankee Stadium. In a constant drizzle of rain the Yankees bats went 0-13 with RISP staying silent once again and extending that streak to 6-72, the worst in the Major Leagues. New York only mustered seven hits against Kansas City...

Robinson Cano Hits Grand Slam in New York Yankees’ 10-4 Win Over Kansas City Royals
May 6th, 2012 at 5:25 PM
The New York Yankees defeated the Kansas City Royals on Sunday to split the four game series. The Yankees lineup has struggled lately, but combined for 10 runs, 12 hits, and six walks in the 10-4 win.  ***PHOTO1*** After going down 1-0 early in the first, Raul Ibanez tied the game with an...

Kansas City Royals Top New York Yankees in 5-1 Win
May 5th, 2012 at 10:14 PM
The New York Yankees lost 5-1 to the Kansas City Royals on Saturday night in the third game of a four game series. Royals starter Felipe Paulino got his first win of the year while Yankees starter Hiroki Kuroda dropped to 2-4 after the loss. ***PHOTO1*** Kuroda allowed six hits, three walks, and...

New York Yankees’ CC Sabathia Gets His Fourth Win Against Kansas City Royals
May 4th, 2012 at 10:47 PM
The New York Yankees would break a three game losing streak by defeating the Kansas City Royals 6-2 at Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City. ***PHOTO1***  It was initially a pitching duel between the two lefties CC Sabathia and Bruce Chen. After each giving up a couple of runs early both pitchers found their groove till the Yankees broke through in the seventh.  Sabathia would win the duel and...

New York Yankees Acquire Cesar Cabral from Kansas City Royals
December 8th, 2011 at 1:34 PM
The Kansas City Royals have agreed to trade reliever Cesar Cabral to the New York Yankees for cash, reports Bob Dutton. Cabral was selected by the Royals earlier today in the 2011 Rule 5 Draft.  The Yankees have now added another pitcher, after selecting Brad Meyers in the Rule 5 Draft earlier. Cabral was selected by Kansas City from...