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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...

New York Yankees’ Chris Young: Citi Field Definitely Prevented Some Home Runs for Me
September 14th, 2014 at 9:12 AM
When the New York Yankees signed Chris Young last month, he was fresh off a release from the New York Mets where he was hitting just .208 and had eight home runs in 254 at-bats. ***PHOTO1*** Thus far with the Yankees and in 25 at-bats, Young is hitting .400 with three home...

New York Yankees’ Chris Young’s Picture Still on Mets’ Tickets After Release
September 13th, 2014 at 4:44 PM
Chris Young has been lighting the world on fire since joining the New York Yankees, but before that he was a member of the New York Mets and wasn't doing so well. Because of his failures in Flushing, the Mets dropped Young and allowed the Yankees to pick him up. Even...

New York Yankees’ Chris Young: Signing Wasn’t to Get Back at Mets, Just Trying to Help
September 11th, 2014 at 12:20 PM
On Wednesday night, Chris Young looked like the guy that the New York Mets were hoping for when they signed him to a one-year, $7.5 million deal in the offseason. ***PHOTO1*** Except, it's not with the New York Mets he's looking like that guy, but instead, the New York Yankees, who signed...

Breaking Down New York Yankees 2015 Schedule Released by Major League Baseball
September 8th, 2014 at 1:58 PM
You never want to start looking at next season's schedule before the current season is finished, but with the way the New York Yankees are playing in 2014, it may not be too early. ***PHOTO1*** Major League Baseball released the schedules of all teams for next season on Monday, which can be...