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Should New York Yankees Be Concerned About Dellin Betances’ Lack of Velocity, Bad Spring Numbers?
March 25th, 2015 at 3:35 PM
New York Yankees reliever Dellin Betances is having some issues in spring training this year, which may be cause for concern moving forward. ***PHOTO3*** Betances has not looked like himself thus far during exhibition play. On Wednesday versus the New York Mets, Betances struggled again, allowing one homer and recording only one...

New Roger Clemens Movie ‘The Rocket’ to Cover Time with New York Yankees?
March 25th, 2015 at 1:48 PM
A new movie entitled "The Rocket" is set to be made about disgraced former Major League Baseball pitcher Roger Clemens, and the flick could include his years with the New York Yankees. ***PHOTO1*** Tatiana Siegel and Borys Kit of The Hollywood Reporter are reporting that the same man who produced the Oscar-winning...

New York Yankees’ Adam Warren ‘Has a Huge Lead’ for No. 5 Starter Spot
March 25th, 2015 at 11:53 AM
Not that it should come as much of a surprise to anyone, but New York Yankees pitcher Adam Warren is the favorite for the team's No. 5 starter spot, according to his own general manager. ***PHOTO2*** GM Brian Cashman said so to reporters on Wednesday, saying that Wareen has "a huge lead"...

New York Yankees’ Alex Rodriguez-1st Base Experiment ‘Not Dead’ After All
March 25th, 2015 at 11:30 AM
First the New York Yankees were going to get Alex Rodriguez reps at first base, then they weren't, and now they are again. ***PHOTO2*** Just a few weeks after the Alex Rodriguez-first base experiment seemed all but dead in the water, Yankees manager Joe Girardi revived it on Tuesday by stating the...

New York Yankees’ Stephen Drew Praised by Boston Red Sox 3B Coach Brian Butterfield
March 25th, 2015 at 9:44 AM
While you can't find many people saying nice things about New York Yankees second baseman Stephen Drew, there is one guy in Drew's corner who just so happens to be a former coach for the Bronx Bombers. ***PHOTO1*** Brian Butterfield was on Buck Showalter's staff as the first base coach for the...

New York Yankees’ Ivan Nova Throws 1st Breaking Pitches After Tommy John Surgery
March 25th, 2015 at 8:00 AM
New York Yankees starting pitcher Ivan Nova underwent Tommy John surgery early last season and is just now starting to get back into throwing breaking pitches. View image | gettyimages.com Nova threw breaking pitches for the first time since his surgery in his most...

CC Sabathia ‘Out of Mix’ for New York Yankees Opening Day Start; Masahiro Tanaka Almost Certain
March 24th, 2015 at 5:16 PM
New York Yankees starter CC Sabathia will take the mound for his next spring training start on Saturday, which will cancel him out as the potential Opening Day starter for the Bronx Bombers. ***PHOTO1*** Mark Feinsand of the New York Daily News confirmed Sabathia's scheduled Saturday outing for the Yankees, noting that...

New York Yankees Players Recreate “The Sandlot” Scene: Video
March 24th, 2015 at 3:42 PM
Ridiculous doesn't begin to describe the New York Yankees recreating the movie "The Sandlot" in their free time, but it is very entertaining. MLB.com has Yankees On Demand and their latest presentation is inspired by the popular movie from 1993 that was all the rage with kids back then, and a...

Tampa Bay Rays to Retire Don Zimmer’s No. 66 Jersey on Opening Day
March 24th, 2015 at 3:15 PM
Former New York Yankees coach Don Zimmer will be honored by the last team he was ever with, the Tampa Bay Rays, on Opening Day when the team retires his jersey. ***PHOTO1*** Before passing away in 2014, Zimmer wore the No. 66 as a coach for the Rays, which is the jersey...

Roy Halladay Fires Back at Yankees Fans Defending Alex Rodriguez After Unprovoked Shot
March 24th, 2015 at 2:45 PM
It looks like Roy Halladay's unprovoked attack against Alex Rodriguez on Monday didn't go unnoticed, as New York Yankees fans came to the rescue and trolled the former Major League Baseball pitcher. ***PHOTO3*** Halladay threw his hat into the ring of people making fun of A-Rod, with this jest at the embattled...

Alex Rodriguez, New York Yankees Players Can’t See Ball During Night Games at the Boss?
March 24th, 2015 at 2:00 PM
The New York Yankees seem to be having problems seeing the baseball at night during spring training games at George Steinbrenner Field. ***PHOTO1*** Alex Rodriguez, for one, is 0-10 with three strikeouts in four night games, while he's 7-16 with two homers in all of his other day games. Despite the disparity, Rodriguez...

New York Yankees’ Carlos Beltran’s Beautiful Penthouse Apartment in Manhattan: Photo
March 24th, 2015 at 12:00 PM
New York Yankees outfielder Carlos Beltran is the new owner of a penthouse apartment in Manhattan that cost a ridiculous amount of money. Beltran bought the new home for $9.3 million, according to Curbed NY: ***PHOTO1*** But now the slugger has finally slid into home base—a $9.3 millionone, at that—in the form of...

New York Yankees’ Jacoby Ellsbury Feeling Better and Confident About Opening Day
March 24th, 2015 at 10:59 AM
New York Yankees outfielder Jacoby Ellsbury will be an important part of the team's starting lineup this season, so it's good to see him feeling better after a mild strain of his oblique. ***PHOTO2*** The injury was set to keep Ellsbury out of baseball activities for a week, which has proven to...

Joe Girardi Wants New York Yankees No. 5 Starter Chosen by End of Week
March 24th, 2015 at 9:59 AM
New York Yankees manager Joe Girardi claims he would like to make his decision on who the No. 5 starter will be by the end of the week. ***PHOTO2*** In the running for the spot now are Adam Warren and Esmil Rogers, with more dark horse candidates like Chase Whitley and Bryan...

Former New York Yankees Prospect Peter O’Brien Throwing Erratically for Arizona Diamondbacks
March 24th, 2015 at 8:00 AM
Arizona Diamondbacks prospect Peter O'Brien seems to be having his fair share of issues behind the plate in spring training, leaving the D-backs no choice but to send him down to the minors. ***PHOTO1*** O'Brien was traded by the New York Yankees last season in a deal that netted the Bronx Bombers...

New York Yankees Prospect Trent Garrison Officially Announces Retirement Again on Social Media
March 23rd, 2015 at 4:55 PM
New York Yankees prospect Trent Garrison posted a message on Facebook on Sunday that announced his retirement, which later went missing from his page. ***PHOTO2*** Up until now, it wasn't known if Garrison had been pranked or not because the announcement was so unexpected, but Garrison reiterated his decision on Twitter on...

New York Yankees’ Stephen Drew Still Troubles Scouts; Jose Pirela Seen as Better Option
March 23rd, 2015 at 4:02 PM
Fans have been screaming about Stephen Drew's declining abilities at the plate and how the New York Yankees should go with Jose Pirela instead of him, and now scouts are confirming such a belief. ***PHOTO1*** Drew is having a dreadful spring at the plate thus far, sporting a .161 average going into...

New York Yankees Prospect Slade Heathcott Has Epic Warm-Up Moves: Video
March 23rd, 2015 at 1:57 PM
New York Yankees prospect Slade Heathcott should win an award for his fantastic warm-up dance-type moves upon entering games. ***PHOTO3*** Unfortunately Heathcott's moves were displayed after he was called into the game to replace injured teammate Jose Pirela, who had just run into a wall and was carted off the field. Clearly Heathcott...

Roy Halladay Takes Shot at New York Yankees’ Alex Rodriguez on Twitter
March 23rd, 2015 at 12:32 PM
Roy Halladay has a lot of free time on his hands nowadays after retiring from Major League Baseball, so I guess that means he has nothing better to do than make fun of New York Yankees designated hitter, Alex Rodriguez. ***PHOTO2*** Halladay shared a photo on Twitter while at a baseball field...

MLB Trade Rumors: San Diego Padres Interested in New York Yankees’ Austin Romine
March 23rd, 2015 at 11:48 AM
With New York Yankees catcher Austin Romine potentially on the trading block as the beginning of the 2015 season begins, the San Diego Padres are emerging as another possible suitor. ***PHOTO1*** We've already heard the Philadelphia Phillies as a possible team with interest, but now the Padres are in the mix, according...