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Aaron Judge Hits 3-Run HR, Gets Praise from Yankees Manager Joe Girardi: Video
March 4th, 2015 at 7:55 AM
New York Yankees prospect Aaron Judge made some noise on Tuesday during the team's first spring training game versus the Philadelphia Phillies, and his manager took notice. ***PHOTO1*** With the Yankees trailing by three with two outs in the ninth and down to his final strike, Judge lifted a ball to left...

NY Speaker Carl Heastie, Bleacher Creatures Dispute “Who’s Your Daddy?” Chant
February 27th, 2015 at 3:30 PM
Either New York State Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie is having a Brian Williams moment, or he really started the anti-Pedro Martinez "who's your daddy" chant during the 2009 World Series between the New York Yankees and Philadelphia Phillies. ***PHOTO1*** Heastie's aide told the story of the Speaker starting the infamous chant, according...

MLB Trade Rumors: New York Yankees Aren’t Seriously Pursuing Cole Hamels
January 19th, 2015 at 3:56 PM
If you were hoping the New York Yankees were going to pursue Cole Hamels this offseason in a deal with the Philadelphia Phillies, you can pretty much put that thought to bed. ***PHOTO1*** Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports reports that while the Yankees have inquired about the Phillies ace, they are not...

MLB Trade Rumors: Rangers, Red Sox, Padres, Cardinals in on Phillies’ Cole Hamels, Yankees Aren’t
January 15th, 2015 at 1:43 PM
The Philadelphia Phillies are considering trading ace pitcher Cole Hamels this winter and there are plenty of teams interested in his services. ***PHOTO1*** The Boston Red Sox, Texas Rangers, St. Louis Cardinals and San Diego Padres are all viewed as the teams at the front of the race to land Hamels, while...

MLB Trade Rumors: Phillies’ Ryan Howard Can’t Block Trade to Yankees; Could Be 1B/DH Option
January 7th, 2015 at 2:34 AM
The Philadelphia Phillies really want to trade Ryan Howard. More so than they want to trade Cole Hamels and more than they wanted to trade Marlon Byrd, which they accomplished last week when they sent him to the Cincinnati Reds. ***PHOTO1*** The Phillies have all but informed that they would be better...

MLB Hot Stove: Yankees Will Never Make Trade with Phillies for Cole Hamels
January 4th, 2015 at 11:00 AM
If the New York Yankees are going to acquire another starting pitcher for their questionable rotation this offseason, it won't be Philadelphia Phillies ace, Cole Hamels. ***PHOTO1*** Yankees fans have an inclination that there is something big on the horizon after general manager Brian Cashman has been wheeling and dealing these past...

MLB Trade Rumors: Phillies’ Cole Hamels Would Accept Trade to New York Yankees
December 29th, 2014 at 2:01 PM
Cole Hamels availability has been talked about all winter long and with the Philadelphia Phillies slowly going into rebuilding mode, Hamels might get a potential wish and be sent out of town. ***PHOTO1*** Bob Nightengale of USA Today reported on Monday that the 31-year-old Hamels has told his agent that he would...

Jimmy Rollins was Open to New York Yankees Trade Before LA Dodgers Deal
December 19th, 2014 at 5:52 PM
Jimmy Rollins was traded to the Los Angeles Dodgers this offseason, ending his long tenure with the Philadelphia Phillies. However, the Dodgers weren't the only option Rollins had in mind. ***PHOTO1*** According to the shortstop himself, the Dodgers were his first choice, but he also would have waived his no-trade clause to...

Comparing the Contract Years of David Robertson and Jonathan Papelbon
December 9th, 2014 at 3:48 PM
***PHOTO1*** The New York Yankees knew they would have a giant hole to fill at the back of the bullpen with the retirement of Mariano Rivera in 2013. While it was widely acknowledged that David Robertson had the ability to be an MLB closer, he had never stepped into that role...

MLB Trade Rumors: Yankees Called with Interest on Phillies’ Jimmy Rollins, Price was ‘Too High’
November 26th, 2014 at 4:14 PM
The New York Yankees can now cross off another possible trade target they were considering at shortstop. ***PHOTO1*** Jayson Stark of ESPN reported on Wednesday afternoon that the Yankees called the Philadelphia Phillies to ask about the possibility of trading for veteran shortstop Jimmy Rollins, but as it turns out, the asking...

MLB Trade Rumors: Yankees Once Again Listed as Possible Landing Spot for Phillies’ Cliff Lee
November 24th, 2014 at 3:45 PM
When Philadelphia Phillies lefty pitcher Cliff Lee re-injured his elbow back in the summer around the trade deadline and was ruled out for the rest of the 2014 season, most thought it would be the last time fans would hear Lee's name mentioned to trade rumors with the New York...

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 Trade Rumors: New York Yankees ‘Exploring Trades’ for Phillies’ Jimmy Rollins, Rangers’ Elvis Andrus
November 10th, 2014 at 8:33 AM
The New York Yankees may look to the trade market for their next shortstop for the 2015 season and while Troy Tulowitzki of the Colorado Rockies has been the most talked about name, they are worried about his injury history, especially since he's coming off of hip surgery. ***PHOTO1*** Even though Tulowitzki's...

MLB Trade Rumors: Yankees Again Listed as Trade Option for Phillies Ace Cole Hamels
November 7th, 2014 at 3:26 PM
Back in the summer, we heard Cole Hamels name attached to the New York Yankees in trade rumors quite often. Of course, the Yankees never made a move for him. ***PHOTO1*** Hamels was claimed off waivers by the Chicago Cubs when the Philadelphia Phillies placed him there in August, but the two...

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...

MLB Trade Rumors: Yankees’ Mark Teixeira Impossible to Trade Just Like Phillies’ Ryan Howard
September 4th, 2014 at 12:56 PM
Remember during the summer when the Philadelphia Phillies were basically trying to give away Ryan Howard's contract to any team willing to take him on in a trade? The same Howard who was once an MVP and one of the league's better power hitters in the game.*** ***PHOTO1*** Howard's remaining $60 million...

Rusney Castillo ‘Moving Quickly’ to Sign; Reports Differ on Favorite to Land Him
August 18th, 2014 at 8:34 PM
Rusney Castillo was expected to make a decision on which team to sign with this week and the Cuban defector is trying to work as quickly as possible to make that decision. ***PHOTO1*** Scott Lauber of the Boston Herald has the latest: Heard Cuban OF/INF Rusney Castillo is moving quickly toward a decision....

MLB Trade Rumors: New York Yankees Aren’t Team to Claim Phillies’ Marlon Byrd Off Waivers
August 8th, 2014 at 12:56 AM
UPDATE: Despite the New York Yankees interest in Marlon Byrd at the trade deadline this past month, the New York Yankees weren't the team to acquire Marlon Byrd off waivers, as Mark Feinsand of the New York Daily News reported. ***PHOTO2*** While it was announced that the Chicago Cubs were the team to claim...

MLB Trade Rumors: Chicago Cubs, not New York Yankees, Awarded Waiver Claim on Phillies’ Cole Hamels; Trade Doubtful
August 8th, 2014 at 12:04 AM
UPDATE: Sorry Yankees fans, but not only were the New York Yankees not even close to getting Cole Hamels off waivers, they never even put in a bid for him. ***VIDEO1*** Gordon Wittenmyer of the Chicago Sun Times reported on late Thursday night that the Chicago Cubs in fact were the only team...

MLB Trade Rumors: Chicago Cubs, not New York Yankees, May Have Claimed Phillies’ Cole Hamels Off Waivers
August 7th, 2014 at 11:53 AM
Late last night, it was reported that Philadelphia Phillies lefty ace Cole Hamels was claimed off waivers by an unknown team and some wondered if the New York Yankees were that unknown team. ***VIDEO1*** If the rumors and reports are true, the Yankees weren't even close to landing Hamels on waivers. The...