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New York Yankees’ Jose Pirela Leaves in Ambulance After Crashing into Center Field Wall
March 22nd, 2015 at 2:08 PM
The New York Yankees experienced a very scary moment in bottom half of the first inning on Sunday against the New York Mets, as Jose Pirela, who was playing center field, crashed into the wall chasing a Juan Lagares line drive. Your browser does not support iframes. Pirela hit the wall hard...

New York Yankees’ C.C. Sabathia Goes Extra Mile to Pitch Versus Mets on Sunday
March 22nd, 2015 at 8:00 AM
C.C. Sabathia is doing all he can to prepare for the 2015 season, and that includes taking road trips during Spring Training. ***PHOTO1*** The New York Yankees are traveling two and a half hours to Port St. Lucie on Sunday to play the New York Mets and Sabathia could have probably used...

New York Mets HC Kevin Long Says He Pays Attention to Son, not Yankees
March 19th, 2015 at 10:00 AM
Former New York Yankees hitting coach Kevin Long is paying attention to his new employer, the New York Mets, not his old one—except when it comes to his son Jaron Long. ***PHOTO1*** Long was hired by the Mets during the offseason after the Yankees let him go. Since then, Long has been...

Yankees License Plates Outnumber Mets Plates in New York State
March 18th, 2015 at 12:00 PM
Score another victory for the New York Yankees and their fans. ***PHOTO2*** It turns out the Department of Motor Vehicles in New York has a count of how many Yankees and New York Mets license plates are out there in the state and it's the Bronx Bombers who took home the higher...

Derek Jeter was the Reason Jimmy Rollins Didn’t Want Trade to New York Yankees
March 5th, 2015 at 9:29 AM
When Los Angeles Dodgers shortstop Jimmy Rollins was deciding what team he wanted to be traded to when it was clear the rebuilding Philadelphia Phillies no longer wanted him this offseason, the New York Yankees were never a realistic option for the veteran. ***PHOTO1*** Rollins would've had to replace now-retired Yankees legend...

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...