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Hanley Ramirez Could Be Viewed as Derek Jeter’s Successor at Shortstop for New York Yankees in 2015
February 15th, 2014 at 6:15 PM
There's no better time to rip off the band aid that nobody has wanted to even touch for the last couple of years; who will be the replacement for shortstop of the New York Yankees once Derek Jeter retires; which we all know now will be after the 2014 season. The...

New York Yankees One of Five Finalists for Free Agent Pitcher Masahiro Tanaka: Report
January 21st, 2014 at 3:25 PM
The negotiation period for teams to offer a contract with free agent Japanese pitcher Masahiro Tanaka ends on Friday at 5p.m. with teams trying to lure the 25-year-old with a hefty contract and hopes of pitching for a championship. The New York Yankees have been all-in on Tanaka from day one...

New York Yankees Should Make Strong Push to Trade for Los Angeles Dodgers SP Chad Billingsley
January 18th, 2014 at 3:09 AM
It's no secret that the New York Yankees current plan right now is to acquire starting pitching and have gone all-in to acquire Masahiro Tanaka from Japan, but there's a growing feeling around baseball that they could be beaten out for him. There's a general feeling around baseball that the Chicago...

Rakuten Golden Eagles Will Post Masahiro Tanaka with New York Yankees Strongly Interested
December 25th, 2013 at 1:07 AM
It had seemed like the New York Yankees were going to have to scrape the bottom of the barrel for starting pitching options due to Masahiro Tanaka possibly not getting posted and allowed to come to the United States. But low and behold, a Christmas miracle. Tanaka's team, the Rakuten Golden...

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...

New York Yankees GM Brian Cashman Looking to Re-Sign Hiroki Kuroda for 2014 Season
October 3rd, 2013 at 7:46 PM
Up until August, Hiroki Kuroda was one of the best starting pitchers for the New York Yankees, but faded down the stretch, as he ran out of gas and went winless after August 17. Before then, Kuroda was 11-7 with a 2.33 ERA, but following that, Kuroda went 0-6 with a...

Report: Los Angeles Dodgers Won’t Pursue New York Yankees 2B Robinson Cano in Free Agency
September 30th, 2013 at 8:12 AM
Robinson Cano is on the verge of hitting the open market as a free agent and there has been a lot of speculation as to who might be bidding for his services along with the New York Yankees. The general feeling was that the Los Angeles Dodgers would be one of...

New York Yankees-Los Angeles Dodgers Rained Out, Day-Night Doubleheader on Wednesday
June 18th, 2013 at 7:03 PM
Tuesday night was expected to be Los Angeles Dodgers manager Don Mattingly's return to Yankee Stadium for the first time in six years as his team began a two-game stint against the New York Yankees. ***PHOTO1*** Mother nature had other plans, as tarps were rolled onto the field around 6:10 p.m. and...

New York Yankees Ranked Most Valuable Franchise in Sports by Forbes Magazine
March 28th, 2013 at 8:53 AM
***PHOTO1*** In a bit of news that could indeed ruffle the feathers of Yankees brethren everywhere, considering an off-season where reduced payroll was the mantra, Forbes ranked the New York Yankees as the most valuable franchise in Major League Baseball, an honor the Yankees have now held for 16 straight years. Valued at $2.3 billion, the...

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 Will Play National League West in 2013 MLB Season
September 12th, 2012 at 2:14 PM
The New York Yankees announced their schedule for the 2013 Major League season and some old rivalries will be renewed. The Bombers will be hosting the Los Angeles Dodgers (June 18-19) and San Francisco Giants (Sept 20-22) at Yankee Stadium, conjuring up memories of the old Brooklyn Dodgers and New York Giants days....

Los Angeles Dodgers Asked New York Yankees About Mark Teixeira, CC Sabathia
August 29th, 2012 at 11:27 AM
With an uninspiring free agent class coming up this winter, the Los Angeles Dodgers have decided to shop around mid-season to acquire high-priced veterans and make one final push for a playoff spot. Two names on the team's radar that were not available were Mark Teixeira and CC Sabathia of the...

Hiroki Kuroda Drawing Interest from New York Yankees, Boston Red Sox
December 25th, 2011 at 5:00 AM
The New York Yankees and Boston Red Sox are both pursuing free agent pitcher Hiroki Kuroda, reports Jon Morosi of FOX Sports. ***PHOTO1*** Kuroda, 36 years old, is considered to be one of the best free agent pitchers still available. The Los Angeles Dodgers considered trading Kuroda at the trade deadline last season, but there were reports saying Kuroda would only play...

New York Yankees Ink Arbitration Eligible Players Prior to Deadline
December 14th, 2011 at 12:04 PM
The New York Yankees have offered contracts to all of their unsigned players on the 40-man roster in advance of Monday's midnight deadline.  If the Yankees had decided not to offer contracts to certain arbitration eligible players, the players would have become free agents on Tuesday.    The Yankees' latest move guarantees...