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Curtis Granderson: New York Mets “Primed and Ready” to Take Over as New York’s Team
February 24th, 2015 at 12:00 PM
Once upon a time, outfielder Curtis Granderson called the New York Yankees home. And he was proud to be a part of one of the most famous and recognizable brands on the entire planet -- a brand that certainly owns The Big Apple. But those days are now past and...

Mets’ Matt Harvey Says Yankees’ Alex Rodriguez’s Return is Exciting, Great for Baseball
February 12th, 2015 at 12:31 AM
For the two fan bases in New York, they both have players they are looking forward to. ***PHOTO1*** Obviously for the New York Yankees, it's the return of Alex Rodriguez as he's coming back from a season-long suspension in 2014. For the New York Mets, it's the return of their ace and...

Former Mets GM Omar Minaya Spurns Job Chance with Yankees; Accepts Job with MLB Players Union
January 30th, 2015 at 10:55 AM
Back in October, the New York Yankees were giving consideration to hiring former New York Mets general manager Omar Minaya to a front office position; possibly the Senior Vice President of Baseball Operations, which Marc Newman vacated when he retired. ***PHOTO1*** But negotiations never progressed past the point of Minaya willing to...

New York Yankees Acquire Reliever Gonzalez German from New York Mets; Preston Claiborne DFA’ed
December 19th, 2014 at 3:08 PM
On Friday afternoon, the New York Yankees and New York Mets decided to make a rare trade with one another, this one involving a young relief pitcher headed to the Bronx. ***PHOTO1*** The Yankees will acquire right-handed reliever Gonzalez German from the Mets in exchange fot cash considerations, as per Adam Rubin...

MLB Trade Rumors: New York Mets, not Yankees, Discussing Potential Trade with Rockies for Troy Tulowitzki
December 19th, 2014 at 12:54 PM
Ever since the summer when he called being the heir to Derek Jeter, everyone in baseball thought Colorado Rockies shortstop Troy Tulowitzki would be somehow traded to the New York Yankees. ***PHOTO1*** The Yankees though, got scared off at the remaining $114 million left on his contract over the next six seasons,...

MLB Rumors: New York Yankees not Interested in SS Takashi Toritani
November 17th, 2014 at 12:53 PM
The next shortstop of the New York Yankees will not be coming from Japan. ***PHOTO1*** Joel Sherman of the New York Post is reporting that the Bronx Bombers will not be interested in free agent Japanese import, Takashi Toritani, who is interested in coming to the major leagues in 2015 and playing...

MLB Free Agent Rumors: New York Mets Interested in New York Yankees SS Stephen Drew
November 13th, 2014 at 5:37 PM
The New York Yankees have kept tabs on Stephen Drew, as they are interested in him, but as a fallback option in case they don't land someone else. ***PHOTO1*** The Yankees aren't the only team in New York interested in Drew's services, as Joel Sherman of the New York Post has reported...

MLB Free Agent Rumors: Mets Could Be in Play to Make Run at Yankees’ David Robertson
November 12th, 2014 at 12:46 PM
Last night, we found out that the Detroit Tigers were one of the reported six teams in on New York Yankees closer David Robertson and that the Tigers have officially dropped out of the race because they have picked up Joakim Soria's option for 2015. ***PHOTO1*** Now it's a foregone conclusion that...

MLB Trade Rumors: Phillies’ Jimmy Rollins Blocked Trade to Mets, Doesn’t Want to Leave Philadelphia
November 11th, 2014 at 3:20 PM
The New York Yankees have recently explored a trade for Philadelphia Phillies shortstop Jimmy Rollins; as he has one-year left on his deal and would be considered a short-term solution. ***PHOTO1*** However, as Adam Rubin of ESPN New York reported on Tuesday, the long-time Phillies shortstop blocked a possible trade attempt to...

MLB Free Agent Rumors: New York Yankees, Chris Young Have Mutual Interest in Return for 2015
November 7th, 2014 at 11:40 PM
The New York Yankees are likely to lose Ichiro Suzuki as their fourth outfielder for next season; as he is a free agent looking for more playing time in someone's outfield. They may have already found his replacement from his short tenure with the team. ***PHOTO1*** Mark Feinsand of the New York...

MLB Trade Rumors: New York Yankees Interested in Deal for White Sox SS Alexei Ramirez
November 6th, 2014 at 6:08 PM
The New York Yankees are continuing to search for their next shortstop for the 2015 season to replace the retired Derek Jeter and they may have a possible trade target in mind. ***PHOTO1*** Bruce Levine of CBS Chicago reported on Thursday that the Yankees are at least one of three teams that...

New York Mets Hire Former Yankees Hitting Coach Kevin Long to Same Position
October 23rd, 2014 at 6:19 PM
The New York Mets have found their new hitting coach and it is none other than former Yankees hitting coach Kevin Long, the team announced on Thursday. The Mets' broke the news via Twitter: Official news! Kevin Long is the #Mets new hitting coach. pic.twitter.com/YvZVerJmLL — New York Mets (@Mets) October 23, 2014 Along...

New York Mets to Meet, Interview with Former New York Yankees Hitting Coach Kevin Long
October 22nd, 2014 at 10:28 AM
Kevin Long will have an interview with one of the potential teams that were interested in him once he was fired as the New York Yankees hitting coach and he doesn't have to travel too far for the interview. ***PHOTO1*** Long will meet and interview with the New York Mets regarding their...

MLB Rumors: Yankees, Mets Both Interested in Texas Rangers Hitting Coach Dave Magadan
October 14th, 2014 at 10:39 PM
You can add another name to the list of potential hitting coaches that the New York Yankees are looking at; although it looks like they may get some competition for his services. ***PHOTO1*** George King and Joel Sherman of the New York Post reported on Tuesday that both the Yankees along with...

New York Yankees Don’t Have Deal in Place Yet for Former Mets GM Omar Minaya
October 14th, 2014 at 1:00 PM
On Monday night, word came down that the New York Yankees were giving strong consideration to hiring former New York Mets general manager Omar Minaya to assume one of the team's front office positions. ***PHOTO1*** Despite Minaya and Yankees current general manager Brian Cashman being very good friends and still keeping close...

MLB Rumors: New York Yankees Considering Hiring Former Mets GM Omar Minaya for Front Office Position
October 13th, 2014 at 11:38 PM
Brian Cashman has been known to help out his fellow general manager friends when they need jobs in the organization. ***PHOTO1*** Kevin Towers worked with the Yankees for a season after being relieved from the San Diego Padres, as does Jim Hendry when he was fired from the Chicago Cubs; Hendry still...

MLB Rumors: Kevin Long in Talks with Mets, Blue Jays, Braves About Hitting Coach Jobs
October 13th, 2014 at 8:10 PM
Former New York Yankees hitting coach Kevin Long wasn't expecting to stay out of work for very long after being fired as the team's hitting coach this past Friday. ***PHOTO1*** As it turns out, he's not only getting interest, he's got multiple teams interested in him for their vacated hitting coach spots,...

Former New York Yankees Hitting Coach Kevin Long Comments on Future Plans
October 13th, 2014 at 11:33 AM
Many inside the New York Yankees Universe couldn't imagine teams actually wanting former hitting coach Kevin Long after the team's abysmal offensive season in 2014, but that clearly isn't the case. ***PHOTO1*** Experts around the league say Long, who was let go by the Yankees last Friday, is well-respected by Major League...

Chris Young Talks About New York Yankees and Potential Return in 2015
October 11th, 2014 at 9:12 AM
The New York Yankees got an unexpected spark from a late-season acquisition after they signed Chris Young to a minor-league deal when rosters expanded back in September. ***PHOTO1*** Young, who had spent the majority of the season as a major disappointment with the New York Mets, needed a fresh start after hitting...

Former Yankees’ Bobby Abreu Gets Hit in Final At-Bat in Mets 8-3 Victory Vs. Astros (Video)
September 28th, 2014 at 11:46 PM
While at Fenway Park, Derek Jeter was taking the final at-bats of his career, another former Yankees player was also taking the final swings of his career as well. ***VIDEO1*** In Sunday's season and home finale for the New York Mets against the Houston Astros, former Yankees right fielder Bobby Abreu also...