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New York Yankees Mustaches Disappearing with a Few Exceptions; Mark Teixeira Reacts
May 19th, 2015 at 5:19 PM
The New York Yankees started growing mustaches as a team earlier in the season and it seemed to be bringing the team good luck for awhile, however after a tough stretch of games of late, the mustaches are disappearing. ***PHOTO1*** Brett Gardner was the one who led the charge of Yankees growing...

Joe Girardi’s Defense of New York Yankees’ Stephen Drew Proven False with One Stat
May 17th, 2015 at 10:31 AM
While we didn't need evidence to know that Joe Girardi's defense of New York Yankees second baseman Stephen Drew was absolutely false, we now have the stats to back it up. ***PHOTO1*** For weeks we've heard Girardi say that Drew is hitting the ball harder than his average would indicate. In fact,...

Joe Girardi’s Latest Defense of New York Yankees’ Stephen Drew is Delusion at Its Finest
May 15th, 2015 at 1:05 PM
In the eyes of New York Yankees manager Joe Girardi, second baseman Stephen Drew can do no wrong. ***PHOTO1*** Girardi has irrationally defended his veteran second baseman time and time again this season as Drew continues to struggle at the plate and sport an average below .200, which has remained the same...

New York Yankees’ Joe Girardi Says Alex Rodriguez’s Days at 3rd Base are Over
May 13th, 2015 at 5:54 PM
New York Yankees manager Joe Girardi made it clear on Wednesday that he thinks of Alex Rodriguez as a designated hitter and not the team's backup third baseman. ***PHOTO1*** On Tuesday, Girardi said that second baseman Stephen Drew would get more time at third base when Chase Headley needed a rest, but...

Joe Girardi Says Stephen Drew Will Be New York Yankees Backup 3rd Baseman
May 12th, 2015 at 7:07 PM
With the issues New York Yankees designated hitter and backup third baseman Alex Rodriguez has been having with his legs lately, manager Joe Girardi is planning on using Stephen Drew as the team's backup third baseman instead. ***PHOTO1*** Rodriguez had to sit for the game on May 9 versus the Baltimore Orioles...

Joe Girardi’s Latest Defense of New York Yankees’ Stephen Drew Insults Critics
May 7th, 2015 at 5:03 PM
Everyone on this earth can see that New York Yankees second baseman Stephen Drew can't hit anymore, with the exception of manager Joe Girardi. ***PHOTO1*** Let's be real: Girardi has to see the writing on the wall, although he is not showing it publicly at all. Still, in his defense of Drew, Girardi...

New York Yankees’ Joe Girardi Confirms Jose Pirela Will Platoon, Play Vs. Lefties
May 6th, 2015 at 7:03 PM
New York Yankees manager Joe Girardi confirmed on Wednesday that he plans to play Jose Pirela against lefties, which basically means he will platoon with Stephen Drew because the Yankees feel Pirela's best position is at second base. ***PHOTO1*** Pirela was just activated on Wednesday officially and he'll be taking Gregorio Petit's...

New York Yankees Officially Activate Jose Pirela; Gregorio Petit Placed on 15-Day DL
May 6th, 2015 at 4:48 PM
The New York Yankees have officially made the roster move bringing infielder Jose Pirela to the majors. ***PHOTO1*** As Pirela arrives to the bigs for the first time this season after his recovery from a concussion suffered on March 22, utility man Gregorio Petit is on his way to the 15-day DL. Roster...

New York Yankees’ Joe Girardi Discusses Jose Pirela-Stephen Drew Situation at 2nd Base
May 6th, 2015 at 9:14 AM
The New York Yankees will officially welcome back Jose Pirela on Wednesday and now manager Joe Girardi has to decide how to get the 25-year-old some playing time. ***PHOTO1*** The obvious choice is to have him platoon with Stephen Drew for the moment considering Drew is hitting a dreadful .167; although he...

Stephen Drew’s Time as New York Yankees’ Starting 2nd Baseman Coming to an End
May 5th, 2015 at 3:02 PM
After another hitless night against a pitcher he supposedly had success against in the past, New York Yankees second baseman Stephen Drew took another step towards the exit in the Bronx. ***PHOTO1*** Drew got the nod as the No. 5 hitter on Monday night versus R.A. Dickey, a pitcher he was 6-for-18...

New York Yankees’ Jose Pirela is ‘Ready to Go’; Joe Girardi Talks Bringing Him to Majors
May 4th, 2015 at 6:16 PM
New York Yankees infielder Jose Pirela is just about finished with his rehab assignment and could be getting a big-league promotion when he gets back. ***PHOTO1*** Pirela suffered a concussion on March 22 during spring training that has kept him out of action ever since; he also experienced a setback during his...

New York Yankees ‘Rejects’ Making Big Impact Early in 2015 Season
April 22nd, 2015 at 10:35 AM
The New York Yankees are a team filled with troubled veterans looking for a second chance in their respective careers—and so far the Bronx has been the place for those players to revive their careers. ***PHOTO1*** Before the season started, guys like Alex Rodriguez, Chris Young and Stephen Drew were major question...

New York Yankees Players Who Frustrate Fans the Most to Start 2015 Season
April 12th, 2015 at 1:00 PM
Oh, where do we begin? ***PHOTO1*** New York Yankees fans have a ton of reasons to be angry after five games, but some players are particularly frustrating for fans to watch so far in 2015. Let's see who they are. Carlos Beltran In 2014, Carlos Beltran had every excuse in the world not to do...

New York Yankees’ Stephen Drew Getting Hot in Stretch Run of Spring Training
March 29th, 2015 at 2:00 PM
Stephen Drew has been attacked all spring long for putting up lackluster numbers, but now the New York Yankees starting second baseman is beginning to catch fire at just the right time. ***PHOTO1*** In his first eight games, Drew was just 2-19 with zero RBI and hitting a dreadful .105. Since then, Drew...

New York Yankees’ Stephen Drew Praised by Boston Red Sox 3B Coach Brian Butterfield
March 25th, 2015 at 9:44 AM
While you can't find many people saying nice things about New York Yankees second baseman Stephen Drew, there is one guy in Drew's corner who just so happens to be a former coach for the Bronx Bombers. ***PHOTO1*** Brian Butterfield was on Buck Showalter's staff as the first base coach for the...

New York Yankees’ Stephen Drew Still Troubles Scouts; Jose Pirela Seen as Better Option
March 23rd, 2015 at 4:02 PM
Fans have been screaming about Stephen Drew's declining abilities at the plate and how the New York Yankees should go with Jose Pirela instead of him, and now scouts are confirming such a belief. ***PHOTO1*** Drew is having a dreadful spring at the plate thus far, sporting a .161 average going into...

Jose Pirela’s Crash into Wall Shows New York Yankees Prospect is Earning His Pinstripes
March 23rd, 2015 at 8:00 AM
Sometimes when a team in any sport needs a spark, oftentimes its a younger player who can provide it. Jose Pirela showed that on Sunday, when he selflessly put his own safety on the line to catch a fly ball in a meaningless spring training game. ***PHOTO1*** The New York Yankees prospect...

New York Yankees’ Jose Pirela Reacts to Inevitably Being Left Off Big-League Roster
March 21st, 2015 at 1:00 PM
Despite the fact that he has earned a spot on the New York Yankees big-league roster, Jose Pirela remained extremely humble when asked out the prospect of starting the season in the minors. ***PHOTO1*** Pirela is batting .370 with five RBI and has sorely outplayed fellow second baseman Stephen Drew, as well...

Jose Pirela Unlikely to Make New York Yankees Big League Roster Out of Camp
March 19th, 2015 at 2:20 PM
The signs are growing more ominous that Jose Pirela simply won't be able to find a spot on the New York Yankees big-league roster. ***PHOTO1*** Pirela has been superb offensively this spring, sporting a .391 average. While also playing a solid second base, Pirela has shown some versatility this spring by even...

New York Yankees Players Getting Most Hate from Fans in 2015
March 18th, 2015 at 1:38 PM
New York Yankees fans are some of the most passionate fans on the planet and when they don't like someone on the team, they make it abundantly clear. ***PHOTO1*** Five players on this current Yankees roster stand out above the rest in that department, so let's rank them, shall we? 5. Brendan...