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Derek Jeter’s Former Teammates Bid New York Yankees Captain Farewell (Video)
September 22nd, 2014 at 3:32 PM
A wide assortment of Derek Jeter's former New York Yankees teammates have made a video bidding The Captain a farewell as he prepares to retire. Former teammates both recent and from many years past are in the video, from Nick Swisher and Phil Hughes to Tino Martinez, amongst others. The video is...

“Pronk” Enjoying the Moment, as His Bat Helps Carry New York Yankees
April 18th, 2013 at 9:43 AM
***PHOTO1*** After an offseason where the New York Yankees let the likes of outfielders Nick Swisher and Raul Ibanez walk, without putting up much of a battle to retain their services, the initial response was concern of a potential "power outage" in the Bronx. Moreover, up until the acquisition of former All-Star...

New York Yankees: Five Yankees Hit Home Runs in 14-1 Rout of Cleveland Indians
April 9th, 2013 at 10:56 PM
  FINAL 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E NYY 0 4 1 2 0 2 0 4 1 14 18 0 CLE 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 7 2 W: A. Pettitte (2-0) L: C. Carrasco (0-1) Following a Monday afternoon, four-RBI outburst from Yankees designated hitter Travis Hafner, which powered the Bombers to an 11-6 victory over the Cleveland Indians, the former longtime Indians DH would have a quiet 0-for-4 Tuesday evening. However, the Yankees offense would pick up where it left off,...

Four-RBI Day by Travis Hafner Powers New York Yankees to 11-6 Win Over Cleveland
April 8th, 2013 at 9:34 PM
  FINAL 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E NYY 3 0 1 1 2 1 3 0 0 11 13 0 CLE 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 6 9 1 W: H. Kuroda (1-1) L: U. Jimenez (0-1) On a day when the Cleveland Indians opened their season in their home confines, Progressive Field, with a new look in new manager Terry Francona and prized offseason additions, outfielder Michael Bourn and first baseman Nick Swisher, it was a former Cleveland Indian who...

New York Yankees Outfielder Ben Francisco Makes Strong First Impression
March 14th, 2013 at 11:36 AM
***PHOTO1*** Albeit it was a spring training game, on Wednesday night against the Philadelphia Phillies, newly-signed outfielder Ben Francisco made a strong first impression.  Simply put, anytime you get a significant hit off of a highly-regarded Major League Baseball pitcher, you will get notoriety. With Kevin Youkilis on third, coming off of...

New York Yankees Sign FA Outfielder Ben Francisco to Minor League Deal
March 11th, 2013 at 4:36 PM
 ***PHOTO1*** After being released by the Cleveland Indians earlier on Monday, the Yankees agreed to a minor league deal with veteran outfielder Ben Francisco.  The release was requested by Francisco, as an Indians outfield, which features former Yankee Nick Swisher and prized offseason signing Michael Bourn, didn't figure to be too...

New York Yankees Looking for Right Fielder, but Running Out of Options
November 18th, 2012 at 12:01 PM
As the New York Yankees aim to lower the team's payroll under $189 million by the start of the 2014 season, general manager Brian Cashman is focusing on acquiring older players who are willing to accept one-year deals. However, the free agent market is shrinking and the Yankees are beginning...

Nick Swisher Rejects Qualifying Offer from New York Yankees, Drawing Interest from Several Teams
November 10th, 2012 at 1:05 PM
Free agent right fielder Nick Swisher has rejected his $13.3 million qualifying offer from the New York Yankees and will look for a long-term deal on the free agent market. The Yankees can now earn a compensatory draft pick if Swisher signs with another team.  ***PHOTO1*** Six teams have shown early interest...

As Free Agency Kicks into Full Gear the New York Yankees Have Many Decisions to Make
November 5th, 2012 at 12:40 PM
This past weekend Free Agents across the MLB were officially allowed to start signing.  The New York Yankees enter the offseason with 12 free agents on their roster.  After getting swept in the ALCS by the Tigers' in horrific fashion, many Yankees fans are calling for a major roster overhaul. ***PHOTO1*** Free...

New York Yankees Have Interest in Outfielder Torii Hunter
November 1st, 2012 at 9:18 PM
The New York Yankees have interest in free agent outfielder Torii Hunter, tweets Mark Feinsand of The New York Daily News.  ***PHOTO1*** Hunter, 37, may have lost a step since he won nine Gold Glove awards as one of the league's elite center fielders, but he has proven he can still be...

New York Yankees 2012 Season in Review; Historic Post Season for All the Wrong Reasons
October 19th, 2012 at 12:52 PM
The 2012 New York Yankees' season started out with many question marks at the beginning of the year. Regardless of roster changes, rotation questions, injuries and age the goal never changes in the Bronx, win a World Championship. Before we could look ahead we must look back and put a bow on...

Unnamed Player Says New York Yankees were Bothered by Booing Fans
October 19th, 2012 at 9:36 AM
After losing game one of the ALCS in extra innings, while also losing shortstop and team captain Derek Jeter for the remainder of the postseason, the New York Yankees came out flat in game two and lost 3-0 to the Detroit Tigers in front of their home crowd at Yankee...

After Clinching a Playoff Berth, Yankees Host Red Sox with AL East Title in Sight.
October 1st, 2012 at 1:24 PM
Following the Rangers 8-7 victory over the Angels last night, the Yankees have officially clinched a spot in the 2012 playoffs. But, even with a spot clinched, there is still much to be earned for New York. Starting tonight, they will host the rival Boston Red Sox for a three...

Should the New York Yankees Re-Sign Ichiro Suzuki in 2013?
September 27th, 2012 at 11:35 AM
It has been a question most Yankees have asked themselves at least once over the past few months. Should the Yankees re-sign Ichiro Suzuki for another season? With his current hot streak, the question seems to be a much more interesting topic. With 2 more hits in yesterday’s 8-2 win...

New York Yankees Blow Lead, Lose 5-4 to Minnesota Twins
September 25th, 2012 at 11:23 PM
The New York Yankees lost 5-4 to the Minnesota Twins after blowing a 3-1 lead in the seventh inning. Though the Yankees lost, Nick Swisher continued his hot-hitting and extended his hitting streak to eight games with a two run home run, giving him a home run in three consecutive...

Oakland Athletics Avoid Sweep, Beat New York Yankees 5-4
September 23rd, 2012 at 7:17 PM
The New York Yankees were unable to complete the three game sweep against the Oakland Athletics as they lost 5-4 on Sunday afternoon. The Baltimore Orioles lost as well, so the Yankees were able to hold on to their one game lead in the American League East division.  ***PHOTO1*** Starter Hiroki Kuroda...

New York Yankees Sweep Toronto Blue Jays with 10-7 Victory
September 20th, 2012 at 11:21 PM
The New York Yankees swept the Toronto Blue Jays in a three game series after winning a 10-7 slugfest Thursday night. The Yankees lineup combined for just eight hits, but scored 10 runs, with Nick Swisher's grand slam opening up the game in the fourth inning. ***PHOTO1*** Swisher was 1-4 with three...

Andy Pettitte Wins First Game of Twin Bill Against Toronto Blue Jays
September 19th, 2012 at 4:04 PM
The New York Yankees won the first game of a day-night doubleheader over the Toronto Blue Jays, 4-2 behind the return of Andy Pettitte to the rotation. This was Pettitte's first game since coming off the DL and he didn't disappoint throwing 75 pitches over five scoreless innings and gave up four hits with two...

Curtis Granderson’s Two Homers Power the New York Yankees Over Boston Red Sox; Derek Jeter Leaves Game with Leg Injury
September 12th, 2012 at 11:01 PM
The New York Yankees defeated the Boston Red Sox, 5-4 at Fenway Park winning a game they just had to have to keep pace with the Baltimore Orioles who defeated the Tampa Bay Rays. Curtis Granderson was slotted back in the two hole and came up big for New York going 2-for-5...

New York Yankees Lose in Extra Innings to Toronto Blue Jays; Mark Teixeira Out with Calf Strain
August 27th, 2012 at 11:24 PM
The Toronto Blue Jays beat the New York Yankees in 11 innings, 8-7 on a throwing error by pitcher Derek Lowe which led to the winning run. Yorvit Torrealba got a hit and was replaced for a pinch runner. Lowe would attempt a pick off to first and throw the ball away down the right field...