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Sporting KC Players Recreate George Brett-Pine Tar Game at Yankee Stadium: Video
March 29th, 2015 at 9:00 AM
After earning a win over the New York City Football Club on Saturday night, Sporting Kansas City players took to the field to recreate one of the most memorable moments in Major League Baseball history: the pine tar game. It took place on July 24, 1983 at Yankee Stadium, with George...

New York Yankees’ CC Sabathia Drops F-Bomb in Frustration After Bad Spring Training Start
March 28th, 2015 at 5:45 PM
The frustration of ineffective pitching is starting to get to CC Sabathia, as the New York Yankees pitcher dropped an expletive after his rocky outing on Saturday. ***PHOTO1*** Sabathia took the mound in a minor-league spring training game and didn't do so well against the Pittsburgh Pirates' Triple-A affiliate, allowing four runs...

New York Yankees Fire George Steinbrenner’s Son-in-Law, Who May Have Driven Yoan Moncada Away
March 28th, 2015 at 4:34 PM
The New York Yankees have reportedly done away with George Steinbrenner's son-in-law, Felix Lopez, who is married to The Boss' youngest daughter, Jessica. ***PHOTO1*** Lopez actually held a position with the Yankees, giving him the title of "Executive Vice President/Chief International Officer." Apparently that seemingly cushy job is gone as the Yanks told...

New York Yankees’ Didi Gregorius Injures Wrist During Spring Game Vs. Baltimore Orioles
March 28th, 2015 at 2:45 PM
UPDATE: Saturday, March 28 at 4:03 p.m. ET X-rays on Gregorius' wrist are negative and manager Joe Girardi hopes he can return to action on Wednesday: ***PHOTO2*** End of Update Original Text New York Yankees shortstop Didi Gregorius had a scare during the second inning of the team's spring training game versus the Baltimore Orioles...

Rob Refsnyder, Luis Severino Win New York Yankees Kevin Lawn Award for Best Player, Pitcher
March 28th, 2015 at 1:25 PM
Two of the brightest stars in the New York Yankees minor-league system were confirmed on Saturday as second baseman Rob Refsnyder and starting pitcher Luis Severino were named the organization's best minor-league players. ***PHOTO1*** The honor, which is called the Kevin Lawn Award, is handed out to the best position player and...

MLB.com’s Stat Projections for New York Yankees Players’ 2015 Major League Baseball Season
March 28th, 2015 at 12:30 PM
Everyone has been trying to guess just how many times New York Yankees designated Alex Rodriguez will go deep this season and now MLB.com is taking a crack at it, as well as guessing the numbers for his teammates. ***PHOTO1*** MLB.com posts fantasy baseball projections at the beginning of every season and...

New York Yankees Fan Can’t Figure Out How to Put on Poncho: Video
March 28th, 2015 at 11:00 AM
There was a lot of rain on Friday afternoon for the New York Yankees spring training matchup versus the Philadelphia Phillies, but there was an ever bigger problem with a certain feisty poncho and its owner. Your browser does not support iframes. The rain ended up canceling the game early, so clearly...

New York Yankees’ Jacoby Ellsbury Ready for On-Field BP After Successful Indoor Session
March 28th, 2015 at 9:50 AM
New York Yankees outfielder Jacoby Ellsbury took his next step towards the field on Friday when he completed a successful indoor batting practice session. ***PHOTO2*** Next up for Ellsbury is to get on the actual field and take batting practice on Saturday (the tweet below is from Friday evening). ***PHOTO1*** Ellsbury originally injured himself...

David Ortiz Thinks Positive Test Leak in 2009 Came from New York to Protect Yankees
March 28th, 2015 at 8:36 AM
Boston Red Sox designated hitter David Ortiz's bid to prove he isn't a cheater and that he deserves to be in the Hall of Fame has taken another pathetic turn. ***PHOTO1*** First Ortiz wrote a lengthy article in The Players' Tribune filled with expletives trying to explain why he isn't a cheater...

New York Yankees Legend Derek Jeter Making Bid to Open Restaurant with ‘Jeter Burger’
March 27th, 2015 at 6:00 PM
Retired New York Yankees legend Derek Jeter is on to yet another business venture after his playing days have ended: a new restaurant. ***PHOTO1*** Jeter has already been involved with The Players' Tribune, a successful website where players can speak their minds like never before in the form of writing articles. Now The...

Aaron Judge’s Massive Size Described by New York Yankees’ Big Leaguers: Video
March 27th, 2015 at 4:00 PM
The New York Yankees major league players got a firsthand look at prospect Aaron Judge this spring and the reviews of the 22-year-old all have one commom theme: he's a massive human being. ***PHOTO1*** Judge stands at 6-foot-7 and weighs-in at 230 lbs., so his measurements speak for themselves; however sometimes you...

Joe Girardi Making Excuses for CC Sabathia not Starting Opening Day for New York Yankees?
March 27th, 2015 at 2:00 PM
While we all know why CC Sabathia isn't the New York Yankees' Opening Day starter, manager Joe Girardi has a different explanation. ***PHOTO1*** Sabathia is no longer the best pitcher on the Yankees and he hasn't been in two full seasons thanks to injury and ineffectiveness. Masahiro Tanaka has passed him by...

New York Yankees’ Alex Rodriguez Set to Make 1st Base Debut on Sunday
March 27th, 2015 at 12:07 PM
New York Yankees designated hitter and budding utility man Alex Rodriguez will get his first look at first base in a game this spring. ***PHOTO2*** It has been talked about for months now, but finally A-Rod getting reps at first base is becoming a reality, as he will do so this coming...

New York Yankees Announce Masahiro Tanaka as Opening Day Starter; CC Sabathia No. 3
March 27th, 2015 at 11:13 AM
The New York Yankees have announced who their first four starters will be to begin the 2015 season, and it's Masahiro Tanaka who will get the nod on Opening Day. ***PHOTO2*** Tanaka will break the streak held by CC Sabathia for starting consecutive opening days for the Yankees, which he has done...

Former No. 1 Pick Brady Aiken a Possibility for New York Yankees After Tommy John Surgery?
March 27th, 2015 at 10:50 AM
Former No. 1 overall pick in the 2014 Major League Baseball draft, Brady Aiken, recently saw his 2015 draft stock take a hit after undergoing Tommy John surgery. ***PHOTO2*** The 18-year-old left-hander was drafted by the Houston Astros in 2014, but was unable to come up with a contract agreement as early...

Hal Steinbrenner Says New York Yankees Prospects Bird, Judge, Severino Possible for Majors in 2015
March 27th, 2015 at 9:03 AM
New York Yankees managing general partner and co-chairman Hal Steinbrenner sat down with Mike Francesa on WFAN radio in New York and discussed the overall state of the team in 2015. ***PHOTO2*** Among the topics covered were the young prospects in the team's organization, who drew rave reviews from the son of...

New York Yankees’ Jose Pirela Suffers Setback in Recovery from Concussion
March 27th, 2015 at 7:20 AM
Concussion injuries are always a tricky thing and New York Yankees infielder Jose Pirela found that out firsthand on Thursday as he suffered a setback in his recovery from one. ***PHOTO1*** Pirela, who suffered the injury on Sunday versus the New York Mets after crashing into the center field wall trying to...

Red Sox DH David Ortiz Explains 2003 Positive Test, Hall of Fame Chances in Expletive-Laced Article
March 26th, 2015 at 6:42 PM
Boston Red Sox designated hitter David Ortiz is trying his best to save face with fans and give himself a chance for the Hall of Fame by writing an explanation in his own words for a positive steroid test in 2003. ***PHOTO1*** Ortiz was one of many names on a list from...

New York Yankees SS Didi Gregorius Getting Rave Reviews from Teammates
March 26th, 2015 at 6:00 PM
The incredible defensive abilities of New York Yankees shortstop Didi Gregorius are already earning him the type of praise that Derek Jeter never received. ***PHOTO1*** Gregorius is only 25 years old, but his wizardry with the glove is distinguishing him from Jeter. The Captain took a lot of criticism from the sabermetrics...

New York Yankees’ Jacoby Ellsbury Must Get in Game by Tuesday to Be Ready for Season
March 26th, 2015 at 5:00 PM
If Jacoby Ellsbury wants to be ready for the New York Yankees Opening Day game on April 6 versus the Toronto Blue Jays, he must start playing in games by next week. ***PHOTO1*** Yankees manager Joe Girardi talked about his outfielder, who is dealing with a mild oblique strain and just recently...