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MLB Trade Deadline: New York Yankees Should Do Whatever It Takes to Get David Price
July 5th, 2014 at 9:18 PM
With the recent news that CC Sabathia could miss the rest of the season and Michael Pineda looking like a late season addition at best, the New York Yankees are faced with a desperate need for starting pitching. With Jason Hammel and Jeff Samardzija no longer on the market, now is...

MLB Trade Rumors: New York Yankees Couldn’t Match Oakland Athletics’ Package
July 5th, 2014 at 7:18 PM
Before the Oakland Athletics completed the deal that netted them Chicago Cubs pitchers Jeff Samardzija and Jason Hammel, the New York Yankees were in the mix as a team vying for the two starters. ***VIDEO1*** According to Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports, the Yanks made an attempt to land either of the...

New York Yankees: Derek Jeter’s Gift from Minnesota Twins (Video)
July 5th, 2014 at 6:22 PM
Derek Jeter was presented with gifts on Saturday afternoon before the New York Yankees took on the Minnesota Twins. ***VIDEO1*** Sure, the gifts weren't as flashy as some others given to Jeter in 2014, but they were special nonetheless. First and most importantly, Jeter received a check for $10,000 for his charity, the...

New York Yankees Should Trade for Oakland Athletics SP Tommy Milone
July 5th, 2014 at 6:04 PM
The Oakland Athletics have a wealth of starting pitching after completing a trade with the Chicago Cubs for Jason Hammel and Jeff Samardzija. While that trade was helpful for Oakland, it could end up being a good thing for the New York Yankees also. ***VIDEO1*** After pulling the trigger on the trade...

David Huff Ready to Start for New York Yankees If Vidal Nuno, Chase Whitley Need to Be Replaced
July 5th, 2014 at 9:58 AM
For the third consecutive start, Chase Whitley simply did not have it for the New York Yankees and it could end up costing him his spot on the team. ***VIDEO1*** Whitley lasted three innings while allowing four runs on eight hits and was handed a 6-1 lead, but made it into a...

Oakland A’s Acquire Jeff Samardzija, Jason Hammel from Chicago Cubs; New York Yankees Lost Out on Trade
July 4th, 2014 at 11:12 PM
While most of the country was celebrating America's birthday on Friday night, the Oakland A's and Billy Beane were busy making the first gigantic splash of the trade deadline. ***VIDEO1*** The A's have acquired both pitchers Jeff Samardzija and Jason Hammel from the Chicago Cubs in exchange for prospects, as Jon Heyman...

Johnny Damon’s MLB Return Draws Interest; Bad Fit for New York Yankees
July 4th, 2014 at 7:17 PM
Johnny Damon may be contemplating a return to Major League Baseball at the age of 40 and is making some noise in the process, but there's no chance his comeback will be with the New York Yankees. ***VIDEO1*** CBS New York is reporting Damon's desire to return to the game because he...

New York Yankees: CC Sabathia Likely Done for 2014 Season
July 4th, 2014 at 2:46 PM
New York Yankees manager Joe Girardi passed along some bad news on Friday, July 4, when he told the media starting pitcher CC Sabathia would be done for the 2014 season. ***VIDEO1*** The LoHud Yankees Blog broke the news: CC Sabathia will meet with Dr. James Andrews next Monday to determine what’s next...

Lou Gehrig Gave Glove to 12 Year Old Kid 80 Years Ago; Could Fetch $300K at Auction
July 4th, 2014 at 2:23 PM
According to a story by the Associated Press, a 92 year old Connecticut man is selling a glove that he received from Yankee legend, Lou Gehrig, eighty years ago. Howard Henderson who was 12 years old at the time, remembers playing catch on his front lawn with the Yankees Hall Of Famer. ***VIDEO1*** "I...

New York Yankees’ CC Sabathia Could Require Microfracture Surgery on Knee; Career in Jeopardy: Report
July 4th, 2014 at 10:35 AM
The swelling in CC Sabathia's knee could be a very bad sign and one that could be leaving his future not only with the New York Yankees, but his career, in serious jeopardy. ***VIDEO1*** Late Thursday night, it was reported that Sabathia would be making a visit to see Dr. James Andrews...

New York Yankees Derek Jeter Ties Lou Gehrig for Most Doubles in Team History
July 4th, 2014 at 10:25 AM
On Tuesday night in the Bronx, Derek Jeter doubled off of David Price in the bottom of the fourth inning at the Yankee Stadium. The double was Jeter's 534th of his career and that tied him for the all-time Yankees lead with Hall Of Fame first baseman, Lou Gehrig. ***VIDEO1*** Jeter also got his 3,000th...

New York Yankees’ CC Sabathia Shut Down Indefinitely; Will Visit Dr. James Andrews
July 4th, 2014 at 12:10 AM
It's officially gone from bad to worse for New York Yankees left-handed starter CC Sabathia, as his future for the 2014 season is in serious doubt. ***VIDEO1*** Following his latest rehab start at Class-AA Trenton in which he threw 55 pitches in 3.1 innings, Sabathia woke up on Thursday morning with swelling...

New York Yankees’ Zelous Wheeler Hits 1st Career Home Run Vs. Minnesota Twins’ Phil Hughes (Video)
July 3rd, 2014 at 10:17 PM
On Thursday night, Zelous Wheeler finally got the call up to the major leagues after waiting seven years in the minor leagues for a chance to play in the majors. ***VIDEO1*** Taking the place of Yangervis Solarte on the New York Yankees roster, Wheeler made his first start for the Bombers at...

New York Yankees’ CC Sabathia to Undergo MRI on Knee After Experiencing Swelling Following Last Rehab Start
July 3rd, 2014 at 7:06 PM
CC Sabathia's road back to the New York Yankees later this month has taken a possible turn for the worse and could put a damper on his future plans for this season. ***VIDEO1*** After throwing 3.1 innings against the Class-AA Portland Sea Dogs for the Trenton Thunder, Sabathia will now go for...

New York Yankees’ Alfredo Aceves Suspended 50 Games for Failed Drug Violation
July 3rd, 2014 at 1:55 PM
It hasn't been a great second go-around for Alfredo Aceves with the New York Yankees in the 2014 season. ***VIDEO1*** After failing to live up to expectations while he was a reliever on the team, he was sent back to the minor leagues in early June; a minor league assignment he accepted...

MLB Trade Rumors: Phillies’ Cole Hamels & Cliff Lee Both Listed as Sensible Trade Targets for New York Yankees
July 3rd, 2014 at 1:37 PM
For the first time since the beginning of the season, the New York Yankees have fallen under .500 at 41-42.  ***VIDEO1*** Because of this, you could see the Yankees start to pick up their intensity as far as making a deal goes, especially with the need that they've had their eye on...

New York Yankees Hitting Coach Kevin Long Reacts to Team’s Offensive Struggles
July 3rd, 2014 at 6:00 AM
The New York Yankees are in the midst of a season-long slump that has reached epic proportions and hitting coach Kevin Long reacted to those issues on Wednesday. ***VIDEO1*** According to Wallace Matthews of ESPNNewYork.com, Long and the players are not blind to their struggles and he says the guys in the...

New York Yankees’ CC Sabathia Felt Good Despite Being Knocked Around in Rehab Start for Class-AA Trenton Thunder
July 3rd, 2014 at 2:40 AM
On Wednesday afternoon, New York Yankees lefty ace CC Sabathia took the mound for the Class-AA Trenton Thunder in his second rehab start as he is attempting to come back from the disabled list. ***VIDEO1*** In the start against the Class-AA Portland Sea Dogs, it didn't go as according to plan for...

New York Yankees Sign 8 Top International Prospects on Wednesday; 5 were Listed in MLB’s Top 10 Prospects
July 3rd, 2014 at 1:21 AM
Wednesday was a very important day in the baseball world, as teams could officially sign international prospects from around the world. The New York Yankees, who were expected to be active in this process, lived up to their word. ***VIDEO1*** The Yankees signed the following players on Wednesday: Nelson Gomez, INF, Dominican Republic The...

New York Yankees Call up 3B Zelous Wheeler; Yangervis Solarte Optioned to Class-AAA; Dean Anna DFA’ed
July 3rd, 2014 at 12:34 AM
UPDATE: Yangervis Solarte was in fact optioned back to Class-AAA Scranton/Wilks-Barre on Thursday as the team headed from the Bronx to Minnesota to begin a four-game series with the Minnesota Twins. Zelous Wheeler, as expected, was called up to the Yankees and to make room for Wheeler on the 40-man roster,...