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Lou Gehrig Speech Recited by Yankees’ Derek Jeter and 30 MLB 1st Baseman (Video)
July 2nd, 2014 at 2:57 PM
The 75th anniversary of Lou Gehrig's "Luckiest man alive" speech will be on July 4 and is being commemorated by Major League Baseball. ***VIDEO1*** One of the ways to remember Gehrig is to recite his infamous speech made in 1939 through the mouths of 30 current first baseman in the league, with...

How Major League Baseball’s PED Suspension of Alex Rodriguez is Hypocritical
July 2nd, 2014 at 1:31 PM
Major League Baseball was busted as an accomplice to the performance-enhancing drug crimes of New York Yankees slugger, Alex Rodriguez. ***VIDEO1*** That's right, the same league that suspended the third baseman for the 2014 season knew of his drug use and permitted it to happen before A-Rod's 2007 MVP season through a...

New York Yankees Destined to Trade for Aging Starting Pitcher
June 26th, 2014 at 4:20 PM
When the New York Yankees need a particular position filled, whether it be during the offseason or at the Major League Baseball trade deadline, the older, veteran players are always the most likely candidate. There are two reasons for this. ***VIDEO1*** One of them being young players don't just grow on trees. Either...

Chase Whitley’s New York Yankees Debut a Good Sign for Injured Starting Rotation
May 15th, 2014 at 9:27 PM
***VIDEO1*** Chase Whitley made his Major League Baseball debut for the New York Yankees on Thursday night against the New York Mets on the big stage of the Subway Series and looked pretty good doing it. The rookie starter logged just 4.2 innings, but allowed only two hits, two walks and no...

Derek Jeter: New York Yankees SS Receives Farewell Gift from New York Mets
May 15th, 2014 at 5:33 PM
***VIDEO1*** Derek Jeter's farewell tour continued on Thursday when the New York Yankees' shortstop received a parting gift from the New York Mets before the conclusion of the 2014 Subway Series. The Mets, much like every other team Jeter has faced this season, honored The Captain with some tile art of his...

Why Gary Sanchez’s Days in New York Yankees Organization are Numbered
May 15th, 2014 at 5:10 PM
***VIDEO1*** Gary Sanchez has been a top prospect in the New York Yankees' organization for quite some time now, but with the Bronx Bombers in need of starting pitching, the young catcher's days are numbered. The normally stingy Hal Steinbrenner has already made it clear the Yanks will not hesitate to add...

VIDEO: Masahiro Tanaka’s 1st Career Hit for New York Yankees
May 15th, 2014 at 8:00 AM
***VIDEO1*** Not only did Masahiro Tanaka own the New York Mets on the mound on Wednesday night, but the New York Yankees ace also recorded his first hit in Major League Baseball. It came in the ninth inning of Tanaka's complete game shutout and would not have been possible had he not...

New York Yankees: Joe Torre Weighs in on Joe Girardi-Laz Diaz Confrontation
May 9th, 2014 at 9:30 PM
***VIDEO1*** New York Yankees manager Joe Girardi and umpire Laz Diaz had a face-to-face confrontation during the Yanks' loss to the Los Angeles Angels on May 6 that resulted in New York's skipper getting tossed, and now Major League Baseball's Executive Vice President of Baseball Operations and former Yankee manager Joe Torre has...

New York Yankees Facing Big Issues After Solid Start to 2014 MLB Season
May 3rd, 2014 at 9:34 AM
***VIDEO1*** The New York Yankees enjoyed a solid start to the 2014 Major League Baseball campaign, however the Bronx Bombers are now facing major issues as the month of May begins. New York dropped its third game in a row after losing to the Tampa Bay Rays in extra innings on Friday...

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...

Yankees’ Michael Pineda Leaves Simulated Start with Tight Lat, Next Start “In Jeopardy”
April 29th, 2014 at 4:13 PM
***VIDEO1*** New York Yankees starting pitcher Michael Pineda is trying to keep fresh during his 10-game suspension in which he will miss a start or two, but it seems he may have injured himself in the process. According to Meredith Marakovits of YES Network, Pineda left after just one inning of a...

New York Yankees: David Phelps Should Replace Michael Pineda If Suspended
April 23rd, 2014 at 10:55 PM
***VIDEO1*** If Major League Baseball follows rule 8.02 as it is on the books, then New York Yankees pitcher Michael Pineda will face a suspension for the pine tar on his neck during Wednesday night's loss to the Boston Red Sox at Fenway Park. And, if that turns out to be...

Derek Jeter Quietly Returning to Form for New York Yankees in 2014
April 23rd, 2014 at 8:31 AM
***VIDEO1*** With all the attention surrounding the success of the newest New York Yankees like Masahiro Tanaka and Jacoby Ellsbury, lost in the sauce has been Derek Jeter as he quietly returns to form for the New York Yankees in 2014. In New York's 9-3 win over the Boston Red Sox on Tuesday...

Yankees Vs. Red Sox: Important Storylines as Rivalry Continues in Fenway Park
April 22nd, 2014 at 9:43 AM
***VIDEO1*** Jacoby Ellsbury Returns "Home" Call it home or not, Jacoby Ellsbury is returning to his old stomping grounds at Fenway Park where he played seven seasons and won multiple World Series rings. It won't be a friendly return for Ellsbury, but that won't take away from what it means to him. Ellsbury...

Masahiro Tanaka Owns Chicago Cubs in 3rd Start for New York Yankees
April 16th, 2014 at 3:44 PM
***VIDEO1*** In his third start as a member of the New York Yankees, Masahiro Tanaka owned the Chicago Cubs in a 3-0 win for the Bronx Bombers during the first game of the day-night doubleheader at Yankee Stadium on Wednesday. Tanaka, who was supposed to pitch yesterday but had to wait an...

New York Yankees Smart to Stay Away from Stephen Drew, Kendrys Morales
April 14th, 2014 at 5:58 PM
Despite the New York Yankees dealing with some early injuries in key positions, it appears the team has no desire to sign two of the best free agents on the market in what amounts to a smart move. In an article by Wallace Matthews of ESPNNewYork.com, the Bronx Bombers will not...

New York Yankees: Michael Pineda Bailed Out by MLB and Fellow Players
April 11th, 2014 at 7:03 PM
Dean Anna hits his 1st career homer, Michael Pineda earns the W as #Yankees defeat Boston.  pic.twitter.com/0oocSfnGWg — New York Yankees (@Yankees) April 11, 2014 The results are in after New York Yankees pitcher Michael Pineda was caught with a brown substance on his hand on Thursday night versus the Boston Red...

New York Yankees Great Hideki Matsui to Play in 2014 Hall of Fame Classic
April 8th, 2014 at 6:12 PM
***PHOTO1*** Former New York Yankees great Hideki Matsui has been chosen to play in the 2014 Hall of Fame Classic in Cooperstown at Doubleday Field. The game will be played on May 24, 2014 and will consist of recently retired major leaguers representing each of the 30 teams in Major League Baseball. Hall...

New York Yankees: Why Ivan Nova’s Horrible Start is No Surprise
April 8th, 2014 at 4:41 PM
***PHOTO1*** Ivan Nova tossed a pure dud for the New York Yankees versus the Baltimore Orioles on Tuesday afternoon in a 14-5 loss, but nobody should be surprised by such an outcome. Baltimore crushed the 27-year-old starting pitcher for seven runs on ten hits over 3.2 innings pitched. It was by far...

New York Yankees: What’s Next for Eduardo Nunez After Failing to Make Roster?
March 30th, 2014 at 5:58 AM
***PHOTO1*** Eduardo Nunez's time with the New York Yankees has been anything but easy for the 26-year-old infielder and his career with the Bronx Bombers may have just received a fatal blow as the troubled shortstop has been left off the Opening Day roster in favor of Yangervis Solarte. MLB.com's Bryan Hoch...