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Alex Rodriguez Talks Learning 1st Base in New York Yankees Spring Training
March 2nd, 2015 at 5:55 PM
The New York Yankees are making sure Alex Rodriguez gets reps at first base this spring in order to give the lineup more flexibility and the 39-year-old seems to be upbeat about the process. ***PHOTO1*** Rodriguez came into camp as the team's primary designated hitter, but with so many veterans on the...

New York Yankees’ Alex Rodriguez Reportedly Half-Assed 1B Drills in Workout
March 1st, 2015 at 11:00 AM
With just one man's opinion, New York Yankees slugger Alex Rodriguez can go from a guy who is "all-in" for his team and will play any position, to a guy who isn't giving his all to help his team. ***PHOTO1*** According to Billy Witz of the New York Times, A-Rod didn't seem...

Alex Rodriguez Takes Grounders at 1B During Yankees’ Spring Training: Video
February 28th, 2015 at 8:33 AM
If you were wondering what New York Yankees DH and third baseman Alex Rodriguez looks like playing first base, you don't have to wait anymore. A video posted by Mark Feinsand (@feinsand) on Feb 27, 2015 at 9:13am PST Mark Feinsand of the New York Daily News shared a...

New York Yankees’ Jacoby Ellsbury Gets Photobombed by Stephen Drew: Photo
February 27th, 2015 at 6:18 PM
Major League Baseball has this new thing called the Twitter mirror this season and the New York Yankees have been taking and posting pictures of each player taking their turn. When it was center fielder Jacoby Ellsbury's time to step up to the plate, infielder Stephen Drew decided to get...

Hal Steinbrenner Reacts to Belief New York Yankees are Becoming Cheap
February 26th, 2015 at 8:00 AM
Only the New York Yankees could have $200 million-plus payroll and still be considered cheap. Or at least that's what some fans of the team have said about Hal Steinbrenner and the new regime running the show in the Bronx. ***PHOTO1*** Not surprisingly Steinbrenner took exception to the idea that the Yankees...

New York Yankees’ Mark Teixeira Won’t Adjust for Shift; Cancels ‘Foul Territory’
February 25th, 2015 at 2:30 PM
If you were hoping that New York Yankees first baseman Mark Teixeira was going to adjust his approach at the plate in order to beat the shift, don't hold your breath. ***PHOTO1*** Teixeira, who battled injuries all season in 2014 and saw his average dip to a career-low .216, has been a...

The Decline of the New York Yankees Offense
January 12th, 2015 at 5:06 PM
***PHOTO1*** The New York Yankees elected to hire two new hitting coaches to replace Kevin Long. Jeff Pentland will take over as the official hitting coach with Alan Cockrell coming onboard as the assistant hitting coach. The Yankees are hoping that the new coaches will help refresh the Yankees anemic offense....

MLB Trade Rumors: Phillies’ Ryan Howard Can’t Block Trade to Yankees; Could Be 1B/DH Option
January 7th, 2015 at 2:34 AM
The Philadelphia Phillies really want to trade Ryan Howard. More so than they want to trade Cole Hamels and more than they wanted to trade Marlon Byrd, which they accomplished last week when they sent him to the Cincinnati Reds. ***PHOTO1*** The Phillies have all but informed that they would be better...

New York Yankees in Dark Age, but Prospects are Light at End of the Tunnel
December 19th, 2014 at 12:57 PM
The New York Yankees have spent themselves into a corner and have very little wiggle room to improve their roster from last season. With no end in sight, this may be the norm for the next few seasons as the Yankees wait for the contracts of CC Sabathia, Alex Rodriguez...

Do the New York Yankees Need Chase Headley to Approach His 2012 Production Levels?
December 15th, 2014 at 3:41 PM
***PHOTO1*** The New York Yankees addressed the incessant uncertainty surrounding Alex Rodriguez by resigning Chase Headley to a four year contract. The soon-to-be 40 Rodriguez cannot be relied upon for much these days, except for a juicy tabloid headline now and then. Brian Cashman wisely chose to invest in a player...

New York Yankees GM Brian Cashman Optimistic About Mark Teixeira’s Health
December 15th, 2014 at 1:37 PM
New York Yankees general manager Brian Cashman is apparently a very optimistic person because he actually believes Mark Teixeira will be able to stay healthy in 2015. ***PHOTO1*** This after a 2014 campaign that saw Teixeira play in 123 games while battling wrist problems and other minor issues that have turned the...

New York Yankees Prospect Greg Bird Wins Arizona Fall League MVP
November 15th, 2014 at 6:00 PM
An encouraging sign for the New York Yankees comes in the form of first base prospect Greg Bird, who had a sensational showing at the Arizona Fall League en route to winning the Most Valuable Player award. The AFL's official Twitter feed shared the news: AFL AWARDS-MVP Scottsdale's Greg Bird (@Yankees) Dernell...

Yankees’ Mark Teixeira Takes ‘Foul Territory’ to ESPN’s ‘Mike and Mike’ Show (Video)
October 23rd, 2014 at 4:19 PM
The latest installment of "Foul Territory" with Mark Teixeira comes to us from the studios of ESPN radio's morning show, "Mike and Mike." ***PHOTO2*** The New York Yankees first baseman has tried his hand at interviewing numerous players and personalities connected to the organization, but now he's going outside the box for...

New York Yankees’ Mark Teixeira Looking to Get Stronger, Build More Upper Body Strength for 2015
October 22nd, 2014 at 2:03 PM
Over the last couple of seasons, Mark Teixeira has had a bad case of the injury bug; whether it be the hamstring or the wrist, which was surgically repaired and cost him most of the 2013 season. ***PHOTO1*** Teixeira was able to stick around for most of the season, playing in more...

New York Yankees Concerned with Mark Teixeira’s Commitment to Baseball; Focus on Outside Interests
October 20th, 2014 at 3:30 PM
With two years left on an eight-year deal signed before the 2009 season, the injuries piling up and the skills slowly diminishing, the New York Yankees have every right to be concerned with Mark Teixeira. ***PHOTO1*** But it's not the actual baseball player that the Yankees are concerned with heading into the...

Yankees’ Mark Teixeira on Alex Rodriguez: Healthy A-Rod is a Very Big Part of the Lineup
October 7th, 2014 at 7:56 AM
While some people have wondered how Alex Rodriguez's New York Yankees teammates would react to the embattled superstar returning to the team in 2015 after a season-long suspension, one of A-Rod's teammates is happy to see him back on the team; Mark Teixeira. ***PHOTO1*** Teixeira, who has been a teammate of A-Rod...

Mark Teixeira Talks Alex Rodriguez, New York Yankees’ 2014 Season and Golf
October 6th, 2014 at 5:56 PM
New York Yankees first baseman Mark Teixeira had a rough season with injuries in 2014, and he certainly isn't afraid to admit it. ***PHOTO1*** Teixeira spoke at a charity golf event and acknowledged that the season he had was a disappointment, namely because of his unreliable health, per Mark Newman of MLB.com: "This...

MLB Trade Rumors: New York Yankees Listed as Potential Trade Destination for Phillies’ Ryan Howard
October 3rd, 2014 at 11:23 AM
The New York Yankees offense in 2014 flat out stunk. There's no other way to put it. They stunk. It stunk so much that Kevin Long is in jeopardy of losing his job as the team's hitting coach after six years. ***PHOTO1*** So it would make sense if the Yankees were to...

MLB Rumors: New York Yankees not Expected to Spend Big Money in Free Agency
September 29th, 2014 at 1:43 PM
Big pockets don't always equal big spending. ***PHOTO1*** The New York Yankees dropped a ton of money on free agents last offseason in the hopes that it would help them rebound from an October-less season in 2013, but that didn't exactly pan out for the Bronx Bombers. Instead, the Yanks are now on...

New York Yankees Likely to Shut Down Mark Teixeira for Remainder of 2014 Season: Report
September 25th, 2014 at 9:09 AM
The New York Yankees have already shut down Carlos Beltran for the final four games of the 2014 regular season and it looks like he may be getting some company. ***PHOTO1*** Mark Teixeira, who has been dealing with a nagging wrist injury and who missed the majority of last season due to...