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New York Yankees Sign Former Twins, Rangers Starter Scott Baker to Minor-League Deal
January 30th, 2015 at 5:00 PM
The New York Yankees are still in need for starting pitching, which is why they're giving a veteran right-hander a chance to resurrect his career in the majors and in spring training. ***PHOTO1*** On Friday, the Yankees have agreed to terms with former Minnesota Twins and Texas Rangers starting pitcher Scott Baker;...

Marlins’ Ichiro Suzuki Felt Unappreciated by New York Yankees for Last 2 Years
January 30th, 2015 at 1:36 PM
On Thursday while in Tokyo, the Miami Marlins made their deal with Ichiro Suzuki official; a one-year deal worth $2 million and with incentives, could go as high as $5 million. ***PHOTO1*** Ichiro will now play for a third team in his career; he spent 11 years with the Seattle Mariners and...

Marlins Nearly Traded Nathan Eovaldi to Diamondbacks Before Trade to Yankees
January 30th, 2015 at 12:20 PM
Just a week before Christmas, the New York Yankees and Miami Marlins put together a five-player trade in which they acquired Nathan Eovaldi, Garrett Jones and Domingo German in exchange for David Phelps and Martin Prado; a deal gave the Yankees another young starter and a backup at first, third...

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 Farm Sysytem Ranked No. 20 in MLB, According to ESPN
January 29th, 2015 at 12:51 PM
In recent time, the New York Yankees aren't exactly known for having the best farm system in baseball. ***PHOTO1*** They've built their teams mostly through free agency and trades, although over the last three years, they've tried to re-build and re-load the farm system and stock it with young talent that can...

New York Yankees GM Brian Cashman Doesn’t Guarantee Stephen Drew Starting Job
January 29th, 2015 at 12:39 PM
While it appears New York Yankees general manager Brian Cashman plans for Stephen Drew to be the everyday second baseman for the team in 2015, he certainly isn't guaranteeing it. ***PHOTO1*** Cashman recently inked Drew to a one-year deal after the Bronx Bombers acquired the free-agent-to-be last season in a deal with...

MLB Players Union to Back Alex Rodriguez If Yankees Try to Deny Home Run Bonuses
January 28th, 2015 at 10:40 PM
Heading into the 2015 season, Alex Rodriguez sits at 654 career home runs and is six home runs away from tying Willie Mays all time on the list; which if he were to do so, he'd earn a $6 million bonus to go along with his $21 million salary. ***PHOTO1*** The New...

Yankees’ Masahiro Tanaka Said Elbow Feels Good After Workout in Japan: Report
January 28th, 2015 at 9:29 PM
Masahiro Tanaka missed two months of the 2014 season because of a small tear in the UCL ligament in his right elbow; an injury that didn't require surgery, but that doesn't mean the New York Yankees aren't worried. ***PHOTO1*** While Tanaka was told by several top surgeons in the country that he...

MLB Hot Stove: Cuban Yoan Moncada’s Free Agency Immiment, Yankees One of Favorites
January 27th, 2015 at 6:45 PM
The New York Yankees have been closely monitoring the situation regarding Cuban player Yoan Moncada and when he will become available to sign in Major League Baseball. ***PHOTO1*** Some thought the holdup was over legal documentation and obtaining a permanent residence in the United States, but now, as Jeff Passan of Yahoo...

Patriots’ Tom Brady Admits He Admires, Loves Retired Yankees’ Derek Jeter at Super Bowl Media Day
January 27th, 2015 at 3:14 PM
New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady has been dealing with a lot of questions surrounding deflated footballs over the last couple of weeks, which is part of the whole "Deflategate" scandal from the AFC Championship Game. ***PHOTO1*** However, on Super Bowl Media Day in Arizona, just days before Super Bowl XLIX, Brady...

Alex Rodriguez Can Still Help the New York Yankees
January 26th, 2015 at 8:34 PM
***PHOTO1*** Alex Rodriguez has loomed over the New York Yankees organization ever since he first donned pinstripes in 2004. Fans have seen it all with A-Rod, from incredible regular season campaigns to unbelievable postseason meltdowns. He has been a tabloid dream, bringing high-drama to the Bronx in a myriad of forms....

New York Yankees Post Picture of Yankee Stadium During ‘Snowmageddon 2015′ on Social Media
January 26th, 2015 at 6:58 PM
It's usually not very common that you get to see Yankee Stadium covered in snow unlike a football stadium because the chances of it snowing during baseball season is very rare; the 1996 home opener was one of those rare occasions. ***PHOTO1*** On Monday night in the snowstorm being called "Snowmageddon 2015"...

Yankees’ Alex Rodriguez to Meet with Media; Publicly Apologize Upon Arrival of Spring Training
January 26th, 2015 at 3:42 PM
Alex Rodriguez is making amends for the mistakes he's made in his career. He met with MLB commissioner Rob Manfred to clear the air of the past after his season-long suspension from Major League Baseball in 2014. ***PHOTO1*** Rodriguez also tried to meet with his employers, the New York Yankees, but they...

MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred was a New York Yankees Fan Growing Up
January 26th, 2015 at 9:40 AM
Maybe new Major League Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred won't be so bad after all. ***PHOTO1*** That's because he is a very smart man. So smart, that he grew up a New York Yankees fan and watched his first baseball game at Yankee Stadium, allowing him to catch a glimpse of Mickey Mantle...

Alex Rodriguez Had Rob Manfred’s Caddy Probed, Made MLB and Yankees Execs Uneasy
January 26th, 2015 at 7:00 AM
Alex Rodriguez's apology to Major League Baseball commissioner Rob Manfred and his attempted apology to the New York Yankees was about more than just a few lawsuits. ***PHOTO1*** Yes, Rodriguez was looking to clear the air after the messy Biogenesis scandal that pitted him versus the league and eventually got him suspended....

MLB Rumors: Yankees, Alex Rodriguez Set for Battle Over Performance Clauses
January 25th, 2015 at 10:53 AM
If you thought New York Yankees slugger Alex Rodriguez was going to collect his bonus for passing Willie Mays easily, you may want to think again. ***PHOTO1*** A report by Teri Thompson, Bill Madden and Michael O'Keeffe of the New York Daily News reports that the Yankees and A-Rod could battle over...

New York Yankees and Players Fail to Recognize Ernie Banks’ Death at Age 83
January 24th, 2015 at 5:32 PM
A true Major League Baseball legend passed away on Friday when Chicago Cubs great Ernie Banks died at the age of 83, but if you were following the New York Yankees on social media, you wouldn't have known anything happened. ***PHOTO1*** That's because the team has been absolutely silent on the passing...

MLB Rumors: New York Yankees Attended Hector Olivera Workout Last Week in DR
January 24th, 2015 at 4:02 PM
Details of Hector Olivera's Workout Revealed (UPDATE: Monday, January 26 at 11:36 a.m. ET) Ben Badler of Baseball America has the latest on how Olivera looked in his workout last week: That combination of talent and uncertainty drew hundreds of scouts to a two-day showcase at the Giants’ academy in the Dominican...

Yankees’ Alex Rodriguez Meeting with Rob Manfred Shows Signs of Positive Change, Humbleness
January 24th, 2015 at 1:16 PM
For as long as anyone can remember, Alex Rodriguez has been called a lot of different things; self-centered, egotistical, a jerk, selfish. While he's had a tremendous career, a lot of the attention he's garnered has been since he joined the New York Yankees back in 2004 and it's been...

Yankees GM Brian Cashman Sued for Spying on E-Mails, Trying to Commit Mistress
January 24th, 2015 at 11:00 AM
New York Yankees general manager Brian Cashman has more than just on-the-field problems in 2015, as his alleged former mistress, Louise Meanwell, is filing a lawsuit against the Yanks' front office man. ***PHOTO1*** The suit says that Cashman not only hacked and spied on Meanwell's e-mails, but he also contacted the woman's...