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Raul Ibanez, Potential New York Yankees Hitting Coach Prospect, Now Candidate for Rays Manager Job
November 6th, 2014 at 4:14 PM
Raul Ibanez has some choices as far as what he wants to do for the 2015 season. ***PHOTO1*** He could still try to find work as a part-time player, which is what he did for the Kansas City Royals this past season all the way through to the World Series, although they...

MLB Rumors: Could Joe Maddon’s Departure from Rays Lead Don Mattingly Back to the Yankees?
October 24th, 2014 at 3:56 PM
On Friday, the shocking news came down that Tampa Bay Rays manager Joe Maddon opted out of his contract with the team and has effectively left the team immediately. ***PHOTO1*** With Maddon leaving the Rays, some have highly speculated on him possibly following Andrew Friedman, who was the Rays GM up until...

Brandon McCarthy Throws Immaculate Inning in Yankees 3-2 Win Over Rays (Video)
September 18th, 2014 at 9:06 AM
Brandon McCarthy made history on Wednesday night for the New York Yankees in their 3-2 win over the Tampa Bay Rays at Tropicana Field. Your browser does not support iframes. McCarthy was just the sixth pitcher this season to throw the immaculate inning, which is nine pitches and three strikeouts. McCarthy accomplished...

New York Yankees’ Derek Jeter Thanks Fans of Opposing Teams for Showing Love
September 18th, 2014 at 8:02 AM
New York Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter has received an incredible about of love and adulation from not only his own fans, but fans of opposing teams around the sport. ***PHOTO1*** For that, Jeter is thankful and he said so to YES Network's Meredith Marakovits prior to his final game at Tropicana Field...

New York Yankees’ Chase Headley Mad at Rays’ Manager Joe Maddon for ‘Grazed’ Comment
September 17th, 2014 at 8:12 PM
When New York Yankees third baseman Chase Headley got hit square in the chin with a pitch from Jake McGee, Tampa Bay Rays manager Joe Maddon considered the hit-by-pitch a grazing, which didn't sit well with Headley. ***PHOTO1*** In case you missed Headley's HBP, here it is and it's obvious that Headley...

Mark Teixeira Returns to New York Yankees Lineup on Wednesday, Will Bat 4th Vs. Rays
September 17th, 2014 at 4:49 PM
Mark Teixeira missed Tuesday night's game for the New York Yankees as his wrist was bothering him and some wondered if he would be back for the team on Thursday night for their series finale against the Tampa Bay Rays. ***PHOTO1*** The Yankees announced that the 34-year-old first basemen will return to...

New York Yankees Have Hit Many More Tampa Bay Rays Hitters in Last 5 Years
September 17th, 2014 at 2:45 PM
Even though the Tampa Bay Rays have hit five New York Yankees batters in the pair's last four games, that still isn't enough to eclipse the Bronx Bombers' lead over their division rivals in the hit-by-pitch category when both teams are head-to-head. ***PHOTO1*** That's right, the Yankees are in the lead with...

Chase Headley Won’t Rule Out Retaliation from Yankees Against Rays for Repeated Hit-By-Pitches
September 17th, 2014 at 1:13 PM
In what was supposed to be a farewell send-off from the Tampa Bay Rays for New York Yankees captain Derek Jeter on Tuesday night turned really nasty pretty fast. ***PHOTO1*** Jeter was plunked for the second time in less than a week by a member of the Rays pitching staff and benches...

Tampa Bay Rays Give Derek Jeter a Kayak Before Plunking New York Yankees Captain
September 17th, 2014 at 12:48 PM
The Tampa Bay Rays presented Derek Jeter with some retirement gifts before beating the New York Yankees in more ways than one on Tuesday night. ***PHOTO1*** Tropicana Field is just the latest location to hold a Jeter celebration and the Rays did it by presenting Jeter with a brand new kayak, a...

New York Yankees’ Derek Jeter Feeling OK After Taking Hit-by-Pitch in Tuesday’s Game Vs. Rays
September 17th, 2014 at 12:16 PM
In a span of four games, New York Yankees players have been hit by a pitch five times; something that has irritated manager Joe Girardi big time. ***PHOTO1*** Yankees captain and shortstop Derek Jeter was on the receiving end of two of the hit-by-pitches from Tampa Bay Rays pitching and during Tuesday...

Joe Girardi, Joe Maddon React to Derek Jeter HBP in Yankees Loss to Rays
September 17th, 2014 at 7:26 AM
For the second time in recent days, New York Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter was hit by a pitch from the hand of a Tampa Bay Rays pitcher. In total, the Yanks have been plunked five times in a four-game span against the same team. Your browser does not support iframes. That would...

Chase Headley Blames Umpire for Ejection in New York Yankees Loss to Rays
September 16th, 2014 at 10:52 AM
Chase Headley was forced to hit the showers early on Monday night after he was ejected by home plate umpire Marty Foster, but the New York Yankees third baseman isn't taking blame for the ejection. ***PHOTO1*** Instead, Headley blames Foster, who tossed him for arguing balls and strikes, which was a common...

New York Yankees Officially Eliminated from American League East Division Race
September 16th, 2014 at 8:30 AM
Monday night's 1-0 loss to the Tampa Bay Rays might have been just another loss to most fans; another loss of many losses that have been similar in the New York Yankees season, but it unfortunately had significance. ***PHOTO1*** With the Yankees losing 1-0 and the Baltimore Orioles also winning 5-2 at...

Chase Headley Returns to New York Yankees Lineup on Monday Vs. Rays; Will Bat 6th
September 15th, 2014 at 4:11 PM
UPDATE: 4:07 p.m. EST: Chase Headley is back in the lineup for the New York Yankees, as he will be batting sixth in the lineup on Monday night against the Tampa Bay Rays and will also be playing third base, as per Bryan Hoch of Yankees.com. ***PHOTO2*** Headley missed a total of four...

Chase Headley Hopeful to Play on Monday for New York Yankees Vs. Tampa Bay Rays
September 15th, 2014 at 11:27 AM
Chase Headley hasn't played in a game for the New York Yankees since Thursday night after taking a 97-mile-an-hour fastball to the chin from Tampa Bay Rays reliever Jake McGee at Yankee Stadium. ***PHOTO1*** Headley didn't suffer any damage to the face and participated in a workout before the Yankees 3-2 loss...

New York Yankees’ Chase Headley Talks About HBP in Face and Potential Return
September 13th, 2014 at 12:26 PM
New York Yankees third baseman Chase Headley had a scary moment when he was hit in the face with a pitch on Thursday night versus the Tampa Bay Rays, but he sounds as though everything will be fine. Your browser does not support iframes. Despite the hope that he could return for...

Chris Young Becoming Spark the New York Yankees Need to Survive
September 12th, 2014 at 9:33 AM
Who would have thought a New York Mets reject would become the last hope of the New York Yankees 2014 season? ***PHOTO1*** That's the story with Chris Young, who once again came through when his new team needed him most with a walk-off homer that propelled the Yankees to a 5-4 win...

Chris Young’s Walk-Off 3-Run Home Run Lifts Yankees to 5-4 Win Over Rays (Video)
September 11th, 2014 at 11:13 PM
The New York Yankees were five outs away from being no hit by Tampa Bay Rays starter Alex Cobb, who looked like he would reach one of the biggest milestones of his career at Yankee Stadium on Thursday night. With one out in the eighth inning, Chris Young broke up the...

New York Yankees Could Rest Hiroki Kuroda More After Successful Outing Vs. Tampa Bay Rays
August 18th, 2014 at 1:21 AM
This past week, the New York Yankees skipped Hiroki Kuroda in the rotation to give him an extra day of rest following a rain out from their series against the Baltimore Orioles and it may have paid off. ***PHOTO1*** With Kuroda pitching extremely will on Sunday in the team's series finale against...

Derek Jeter Hits Game-winning Single to Lift Yankees Past Rays (Video)
August 16th, 2014 at 8:01 PM
As he has done countless times during his career, Derek Jeter hit a clutch single in the top of the ninth inning to lift the New York Yankees past the Tampa Bay Rays at Tropicana Field on Saturday, 3-2. ***PHOTO1*** After blowing a 2-0 lead, the Yanks' ninth-inning rally started with a...