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MLB Rumors: Could Joe Maddon’s Departure from Rays Lead Don Mattingly Back to the Yankees?
October 24th, 2014 at 3:56 PM
On Friday, the shocking news came down that Tampa Bay Rays manager Joe Maddon opted out of his contract with the team and has effectively left the team immediately. ***PHOTO1*** With Maddon leaving the Rays, some have highly speculated on him possibly following Andrew Friedman, who was the Rays GM up until...

Fans Don’t Want Dodgers’ Hanley Ramirez to Be Next Yankees Shortstop, According to ESPN Poll
October 24th, 2014 at 9:28 AM
One year ago, Hanley Ramirez may have looked like one of the best and most attractive options to take over as the next New York Yankees shortstop in 2015 once Derek Jeter retired. ***PHOTO1*** A year later, the fans are speaking up, and apparently, they do not want the Los Angeles Dodgers...

MLB Trade Rumors: Dodgers “Shopping” Yasiel Puig; Would Yankees Have Interest?
October 10th, 2014 at 8:50 AM
This may rank up there as one of the more odd rumors to come out, but it's out there and if you think about the circumstances surrounding the Los Angeles Dodgers, it's not the craziest thing to ever be reported. ***PHOTO1*** Following their elimination at the hands of the St. Louis Cardinals...

MLB Free Agency Rumors: New York Yankees Scouted Dodgers’ Hanley Ramirez During 2014 Season
October 1st, 2014 at 11:03 AM
In the search for the shortstop who takes over for Derek Jeter in the 2015 season, the New York Yankees apparently have been preparing for the captain's retirement and eventual departure. ***PHOTO1*** With names such as J.J. Hardy and Troy Tulowitzki already been greatly talked about since the summer, one name that...

MLB Trade Rumors: New York Yankees Likely to Claim Phillies’ Cole Hamels If Placed on Waivers
August 3rd, 2014 at 4:35 PM
Last month, the New York Yankees were offered Cole Hamels last month around the trade deadline, but the Philadelphia Phillies were demanding several top prospects in exchange for their ace in a return deal. ***VIDEO1*** Despite not trading for Hamels last month before the July 31 trade deadline, the Yankees are still...

MLB Trade Rumors: Could Matt Kemp’s Big Tuesday Night Change New York Yankees Interest for Deal?
July 30th, 2014 at 1:35 PM
You've heard Matt Kemp's name tied to the New York Yankees quite a bit this summer as a potential trade target, although to this point in the trade deadline process, the Yankees haven't shown much interest in Kemp. ***VIDEO1*** It would make sense as to why they haven't shown much interest in...

MLB Trade Rumors: New York Yankees ‘not in On’ Dodgers’ Matt Kemp
July 25th, 2014 at 9:00 PM
The Los Angeles Dodgers are making outfielder Matt Kemp available to the highest bidder as the Major League Baseball trade deadline approaches, but the New York Yankees are not getting involved for the 29-year-old. ***VIDEO1*** Andrew Marchand of ESPNNewYork.com reported the rumor: Yanks are currently not in on Matt Kemp, according to a...

Derek Jeter Accepts Beard Challenge, Hates 4PM Games and Boosts ASG Ratings
July 18th, 2014 at 10:16 AM
Derek Jeter is a true renaissance man. He owns a publishing company that produces kids books, he's the Captain of the New York Yankees and has five World Series rings. ***VIDEO1*** Jeter also accepts beard challenges, has ideas about how to change baseball and can put butts in front of televisions.   The Beard...

New York Yankees “Not Seriously Pursuing” Cuban Outfielder Daniel Carbonell: Report
May 19th, 2014 at 7:11 PM
***VIDEO1*** Update: Tuesday, May 20 at 2:20 p.m. ET According to Dan Martin and George A. King III of the New York Post, the New York Yankees are "not seriously pursuing" Cuban outfielder Daniel Carbonell: According to a source, despite reports indicating the Yankees are among the finalists for 23-year-old Cuban outfielder Daniel...

New York Yankees Interested in Cuban Outfielder Daniel Carbonell
May 1st, 2014 at 5:50 PM
The New York Yankees have missed the boat on some of the recent Cuban-born stars to enter Major League Baseball and appear ready to make up for those misses by signing the next big name coming down the 'pike. According to Diario de Cuba, New York is just one of the...

New York Yankees Reportedly Trade Eduardo Nunez to Minnesota Twins
April 7th, 2014 at 5:55 PM
Eduardo Nunez and the New York Yankees have officially cut ties as the infielder has been traded to the Minnesota Twins for minor-league pitcher, Miguel Sulbaran. The Twins' director of baseball communications Dustin Morse tweeted the news: The @Twins have acquired INF Eduardo Nunez from the Yankees in exchange for LHP Miguel...

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...