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Toronto Blue Jays, Former Yankees Catcher Russell Martin Agree to 5-Year, $82 Million Deal
November 17th, 2014 at 12:40 PM
Two years ago, the New York Yankees let Russell Martin walk away as a free agent, as he ended up signing with the Pittsburgh Pirates. ***PHOTO1*** Two years later, the Yankees will see him at least 20 times a year, only this time, it will be on the other side of things,...

New York Yankees Trade Francisco Cervelli to Pittsburgh Pirates for Lefty Reliever Justin Wilson
November 12th, 2014 at 10:00 PM
The Pittsburgh Pirates are preparing themselves in case they lose Russell Martin to free agency and they've turned to an old trade partner for catching depth in case Martin bolts the Steel City. ***PHOTO1*** On Wednesday night, the Pirated acquired Francisco Cervelli from the New York Yankees in exchange for lefty reliever...

Pittsburgh Pirates Claim Chaz Roe Off Waivers from New York Yankees
September 25th, 2014 at 11:42 AM
Chaz Roe's time with the New York Yankees was a very short one and now, he's on to his fourth team in less than two years. ***PHOTO1*** The Yankees acquired Roe from the Miami Marlins on August 31 for bullpen help, but he wasn't that effective when he came into pitch. In...

Pittsburgh Pirates Claim Dean Anna Off Waivers from New York Yankees
July 6th, 2014 at 12:56 AM
The Pittsburgh Pirates currently have a few former New York Yankees on their roster with Russell Martin and Chris Stewart. They're about to get another former Yankee on their roster. ***VIDEO1*** The Pirates have claimed infielder Dean Anna off waivers from the Yankees on Saturday night, as Chris Cotillo of MLB Daily...

New York Yankees Split Doubleheader with Pittsburgh Pirates; Reclaim 1st Place in American League East
May 18th, 2014 at 8:31 PM
On Sunday, the New York Yankees were able to split the straight double-header with the Pittsburgh Pirates although they had their opportunities to win both games and sweep the three-game series at Yankee Stadium. ***VIDEO1*** But by winning their first game against the Pirates and with the Baltimore Orioles losing their game...

New York Yankees: Messy Game 2 of Doubleheader Makes for Funny Twitter Reaction
May 18th, 2014 at 7:44 PM
***VIDEO1*** The insults kept on coming Sunday during the second game of the doubleheader at Yankee Stadium between the New York Yankees and Pittsburgh Pirates, with the Buccos coming out on top in the sloppy contest, 5-3. If you followed the game, you saw quite the horrid brand of baseball from both...

New York Yankees Recall RHP Jose Ramirez for Straight Doubleheader Vs. Pittsburgh Pirates
May 18th, 2014 at 10:55 AM
Because of the rainout on Friday night for the New York Yankees and Pittsburgh Pirates, the two teams will play a straight doubleheader on Sunday at Yankee Stadium. ***VIDEO1*** Because of the double header, the Yankees made a move to recall an extra reliever which is known as the "26th man" on...

New York Yankees’ Zoilo Almonte Hits Long HR Vs. Pittsburgh Pirates (Video)
May 17th, 2014 at 6:10 PM
***VIDEO1*** It didn't take long for Zoilo Almonte to make an impact with the New York Yankes after being called up recently as the young outfielder crushed a solo homer that still hasn't landed yet. The bomb came in the third inning against the Pittsburgh Pirates on Saturday afternoon. Starting pitcher Edinson...

New York Yankees’ Mark Teixeira Hits 350th Career HR Vs. Pittsburgh Pirates (Video)
May 17th, 2014 at 5:11 PM
***VIDEO1*** Mark Teixeira hit his 350th career home run versus the Pittsburgh Pirates on Saturday and it gave the New York Yankees an early 2-0 lead. The homer came off starting pitcher Edinson Volquez in the first inning and didn't make it over the wall by much. The video is courtesy of MLB.com: Your...

New York Yankees-Pittsburgh Pirates Game Postponed Due to Rain; Will Play Straight Doubleheader on Sunday
May 16th, 2014 at 3:30 PM
Rain has hit the Northeast on Friday and because of it, the New York Yankees and Pittsburgh Pirates will have to wait to kick off their three-game series for at least one more day. ***VIDEO1*** The Yankees announced that their game on Friday night against the Pirates was postponed due to the...

New York Yankees Have ‘Strong Interest’ in Former Boston Red Sox Closer Joel Hanrahan: Report
April 30th, 2014 at 4:23 PM
With the New York Yankees needing to move both David Phelps and Vidal Nuno from the bullpen into the starting rotation, they are looking for potential additions for the bullpen. ***VIDEO1*** The Yankees have been interested in former Boston Red Sox and Pittsburgh Pirates closer Joel Hanrahan, who is battling back from...

New York Yankees Interested in Joel Hanrahan; Attended Throwing Showcase on Thursday
April 18th, 2014 at 12:59 PM
The New York Yankees have continued to maintain their interest in former Boston Red Sox and Pittsburgh Pirates closer Joel Hanrahan; interest that dates back to the winter from when they signed another former Boston closer; Andrew Bailey. ***VIDEO1*** Hanrahan is recovering from Tommy John Surgery and threw in a showcase for...

New York Yankees C Brian McCann Takes Derek Jeter Approach in Response to Russell Martin’s Contract Criticism
March 19th, 2014 at 8:12 AM
Brian McCann was recently called an "expensive mistake" by current Pittsburgh Pirates and former New York Yankees catcher Russell Martin when referring to the 5-year, $85 million contract he signed over the winter. Martin's comments made him sound like he was a tad bit jealous and had a case of sour...

Russell Martin on Current New York Yankees C Brian McCann: He was an Expensive Mistake
March 19th, 2014 at 2:10 AM
A lot of people were very receptive to the New York Yankees signing of former Atlanta Braves catcher Brian McCann to a five-year, $85 million deal back in November. Some thought that the veteran catcher added some mental toughness to the position and to the team and he even got such...

New York Yankees Trying to Lure First Baseman Derrek Lee Out of Retirement
March 11th, 2013 at 10:10 AM
***PHOTO1*** As the New York Yankees weigh all options to replace holes at first base and third base, especially with the absence of first baseman Mark Teixeira, who will be out until mid-May with a strained wrist, is it possible the Yankees go to a retired veteran? While the Yankees do have a previous Gold...

The Jesus Montero for Michael Pineda Trade; Will It Ever Pan Out?
January 14th, 2013 at 11:24 AM
***PHOTO1*** One year ago Sunday, Yankees general manager Brian Cashman consummated a trade many around baseball thought to be a no-brainer.  With the Yankees at the time having All-Star catcher Russell Martin and having strong belief in the development of young Austin Romine, Cashman dealt catcher and right-handed Jesus Montero as the key piece in...

New York Yankees Acquire Casey McGehee from Pittsburgh Pirates
July 31st, 2012 at 4:21 PM
The New York Yankees have acquired corner infielder Casey McGehee from the Pittsburgh Pirates in exchange for reliever Chad Qualls, tweets Joel Sherman of the New York Post. ***PHOTO1*** McGehee, 29, is batting .230 with eight home runs and 35 RBI this season for the Pirates. The best season of his five-year...

New York Yankees, Pittsburgh Pirates Both Benefiting from AJ Burnett Trade
June 22nd, 2012 at 8:00 AM
When the New York Yankees traded AJ Burnett to the Pittsburgh Pirates this offseason, the Yankees opened up a spot in their starting rotation while the Pirates added a talented but inconsistent veteran starter. As of June 21, both teams are benefiting from the deal as they compete for spots...

New York Yankees Lose 7-4 to Pittsburgh Pirates
March 6th, 2012 at 5:34 PM
The New York Yankees lost 7-4 to the Pittsburgh Pirates on Tuesday afternoon, dropping their record to 2-2 through their first four games.  ***PHOTO1*** Ace C.C. Sabathia started the game for New York, giving up three hits and a run in two innings pitched. Relieving Sabathia was Phil Hughes, who is fighting for...

New York Yankees Rotation Shedding Dead Weight
February 18th, 2012 at 12:55 PM
The Yankees Rotation is starting to shape up after dropping 230 pounds of dead weight onto the Pittsburgh Pirates.  Now that A.J. Burnett and even Hideki Okajima are out of the picture, the Yankees are starting to see the shape of the 2012 rotation. Losing weight is by far the most popular...