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Albert Pujols on New York Yankees’ Derek Jeter: He’s Pretty Close to Being Jesus
February 13th, 2014 at 5:11 PM
There are so many different things you can use to describe New York Yankees captain and shortstop Derek Jeter. Yankee legend. World Series Champion. Iconic player. Future Hall of Famer. Overall great talent. Class act on and off the field. Los Angeles Angels first basemen and former MVP Albert Pujols added...

New York Yankees, 4 Other Teams Have Offered Masahiro Tanaka Contract; Deal Exceeds 6 Years, $100MM
January 18th, 2014 at 9:57 PM
With less than a week left for teams to negotiate a deal with Japanese starting pitcher Masahiro Tanaka, teams are putting in their offers for the 25-year-old with hopes of landing him for 2014. The New York Yankees are one of five teams who have submitted an offer to Tanaka, as...

Former New York Yankees Catcher Russell Martin was Willing to Sign One-Year Deal
March 27th, 2013 at 8:06 AM
***PHOTO1*** In the midst of the discovery of newfound cash, exemplified by the latest acquisition of former Los Angeles Angels outfielder Vernon Wells, is some curiosity.  While there's no question that with the anticipated absences of first baseman Mark Teixeira, center fielder Curtis Granderson, and shortstop Derek Jeter, adding Wells this close to Opening Day was a sensible...

New York Yankees Complete Acquisition of Outfielder Vernon Wells
March 26th, 2013 at 4:01 PM
***PHOTO1*** After it was reported on Monday that former Los Angeles Angels outfielder Vernon Wells was headed to Tampa for an imminent physical, the Yankees officially completed the acquisition on Tuesday afternoon, and as Cash Kruth of MLB.com reports, the 34-year-old veteran is excited for the opportunity in front of him, “I feel like...

Former All-Star Outfielder Vernon Wells Set to Take Physical with New York Yankees Tomorrow
March 25th, 2013 at 2:47 PM
***PHOTO1*** One day after the news broke that the Yankees were on the verge of acquiring Los Angeles Angels outfielder Vernon Wells, a report began to circulate on Monday morning that the Angels had already cleared out Wells' locker at their spring training complex in Arizona.  Now, upon further reporting by Jon Heyman of...

New York Yankees Close to Acquiring Vernon Wells from Los Angeles Angels
March 24th, 2013 at 4:12 PM
The New York Yankees are currently in talks with the Los Angeles Angels for outfielder Vernon Wells, reports Jeff Passan of Yahoo! Sports. A deal could be completed today, though Wells would have to accept any proposed trade due to his no-trade clause.  ***PHOTO1*** Wells is owed $42 million over the next...

New York Yankees to Collaborate Its Ticket Resale Business with Ticketmaster
February 12th, 2013 at 10:22 AM
In more of an off-field bit of news, ESPN.com sports business reporter Darren Rovell reports that the Yankees have decided to part ways with StubHub and pursue a relationship with Ticketmaster, which in turn will create the Yankees Ticket Exchange, “The Yankees Ticket Exchange will be a safe, convenient, reliable and expedient...

Matsui’s Historic Lumber Entrenched in Cooperstown
January 3rd, 2013 at 1:50 PM
***PHOTO1*** A chilly late Tuesday afternoon in the Bronx was the setting for the 2003 New York Yankees home opener, fresh off a 5-1 start to the season in which the Yankees averaged almost 11 runs through those first six games.  While the disappointment of Derek Jeter's dislocated shoulder on opening...

New York Yankees, Los Angeles Angels Discussed Vernon Wells Trade
December 16th, 2012 at 6:27 AM
After making headlines by signing Josh Hamilton, the Los Angeles Angels are now looking to trade veteran Vernon Wells to make room in their crowded outfield. One team emerging as a possible trade partner is the New York Yankees, who discussed Wells with the Angels at the league's winter meetings...

New York Yankees May Be Losing Hiroki Kuroda to Southern California
November 17th, 2012 at 11:56 AM
Though many believed free agent Hiroki Kuroda was deciding between returning to the New York Yankees next season or heading back to Japan, the 37 year-old starter has told friends that his first preference is to pitch in Southern California, reports Mark Saxan of ESPN Los Angeles.  ***PHOTO1*** Kuroda had a good season in the...

New York Yankees Catcher Russell Martin Calls Out Umpire Laz Diaz After Bizarre Night Behind Home Plate
May 31st, 2012 at 11:43 AM
Following Wednesday night's win against the Los Angeles Angels, New York Yankees catcher Russell Martin had plenty to say regarding home plate umpire Laz Diaz. After the two had argued about balls and strikes, Martin says Diaz would not let him throw new balls back to his pitcher. ***PHOTO1*** "Laz actually hurt...

Dan Haren, Los Angeles Angels Shut Down New York Yankees in 5-1 Win
May 30th, 2012 at 7:49 AM
The New York Yankees lost their second straight game to the Los Angeles Angels on Tuesday night as starter Dan Haren led the Angels to a 5-1 win. Getting the loss for the Yankees was Andy Pettitte, who gave up five runs in seven innings.  ***PHOTO1*** With the loss, Pettitte is now...

New York Yankees Top Los Angeles Angels in Sunday Night Slugfest
April 15th, 2012 at 11:47 PM
The New York Yankees defeated the Los Angeles Angels 11-5 on Sunday night after the two team's combined for 23 hits and 16 runs. Ivan Nova started and got the win for the Yankees, giving him 14 straight regular season winning decisions.  ***PHOTO1*** Nova went six innings for the Yankees, allowing eight...

New York Yankees Roughed up by Los Angeles Angels; Phil Hughes Early Exit
April 14th, 2012 at 7:49 PM
The New York Yankees lost to the Los Angeles Angels, 7-1 in a Saturday afternoon contest at Yankee Stadium. ***PHOTO1***  Bombers starter Phil Hughes was chased early going only 3 1/3 innings after allowing six runs on eight hits, including two home runs, six strikeouts and two walks. Hughes went to full counts on most of the batters elevating his pitch count...

A.J. Burnett Rejects Deal to the Los Angeles Angels
February 17th, 2012 at 8:59 AM
The New York Yankees and the Los Angeles Angels had a deal in principle trading A.J. Burnett for Bobby Abreu and some cash considerations. ***PHOTO1*** As reported by MLB.com yesterday, Burnett has a limited no trade clause and the Angels are one of the 10 teams, so he rejected the deal.  The proposed trade would have helped both clubs, with the Angels getting a...

New York Yankees GM Brian Cashman Expected to Return
October 13th, 2011 at 10:19 AM
Brian Cashman's contract as general manager of the New York Yankees expires at the end of October. Although the Yankees and Cashman aren't negotiating on an extension yet, the two sides seem to have mutual interest in keeping Cashman in New York. ***PHOTO1***  Cashman, Yankees president Randy Levine, and Yankees owner Hal Steinbrenner have...

American League East Division Race Coming Down to the Wire
September 15th, 2011 at 9:33 PM
With just about half a month of regular season baseball left, the New York Yankees currently hold first place in the American League East division. The Boston Red Sox are in second, and the Tampa Bay Rays are in third. However, these spots are far from secure. ***PHOTO1***  The Yankees are currently 90-58, which gives them the best...

New York Yankees Shut Out by the Los Angeles Angels, 6-0
September 11th, 2011 at 12:03 PM
The New York Yankees lost their fourth straight game and the second to the Los Angeles Angels.  C.C. Sabathia going on five days rest didn't have his best stuff and threw 119 pitches in only 6 innings, giving up eight hits, one run, four walks and five strikeouts.  Sabathia went to a...

New York Yankees Lose to Los Angeles Angels on Walk-Off Sac Fly
September 10th, 2011 at 1:12 AM
The New York Yankees lost to the Los Angeles Angels 2-1 on Friday night, thanks to a walk-off sacrifice fly by Maicer Izturis. Yankees' starter Bartolo Colon had a great outing, going seven innings while only allowing one run. However, Angels' starter Jered Weaver was dominant as well, only allowing...