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Dave Magadan Won’t Become Yankees Hitting Coach; Chili Davis Chose Boston Over NY
October 20th, 2014 at 5:54 PM
The New York Yankees have notified Texas Rangers hitting coach Dave Magadan that he will not be the team's next hitting coach. ***PHOTO1*** Anthony McCarron of New York Daily News has the latest: Dave Magadan has been told by the Yankees he's not going to be their hitting coach. — Anthony McCarron (@AnthonyMcCarron) October...

MLB Rumors: New York Yankees Very Close to Hiring a New Hitting Coach
October 17th, 2014 at 3:50 PM
How close are the New York Yankees to hiring a new hitting coach to replace the recently fired Kevin Long? ***PHOTO1*** The decision could come down before Tuesday, or right before the start of the World Series. One of the Yanks' candidates, Texas Rangers hitting coach Dave Magadan, gave a clue as to...

MLB Rumors: Chili Davis, New York Yankees Have Interview Set for Hitting Coach Job
October 15th, 2014 at 5:29 PM
Oakland Athletics hitting coach Chili Davis has been given permission to speak with both the New York Yankees and Texas Rangers about their vacant hitting coach positions. ***PHOTO1*** To take it a step further, the Yankees may already have an interview setup with the former Yankee. The great Jon Heyman of CBS Sports...

MLB Trade Rumors: New York Yankees not Interested in Indians’ Justin Masterson
July 29th, 2014 at 2:26 PM
The New York Yankees' search for starting pitching won't include Cleveland Indians starter Justin Masterson. ***VIDEO1*** Masterson has been drawing plenty of trade interest in recent days with the Indians looking to move him. In return, Cleveland would like to get their hands on some young pitchers who are under team control. Sources:...

Yu Darvish Blames Brett Gardner’s Parents After Yankees Outfielder Hits 2 Homers
July 29th, 2014 at 12:55 PM
Texas Rangers ace Yu Darvish went there on Monday night when he blamed Brett Gardner's mother and father for creating such making such a great New York Yankees hitter. ***VIDEO1*** Darvish said it following the Rangers' 4-2 win over the Yankees in which Gardner homered twice, bringing his 2014 season total to...

MLB Trade Rumors: Yankees Looking at Josh Willingham, Alex Rios and Marlon Byrd
July 27th, 2014 at 1:11 PM
The New York Yankees are still looking to add some more bats to help their struggling offense and have three options that they are looking at right now. ***VIDEO1*** Jon Heyman of CBS Sports noted in his article that Josh Willingham of the Minnesota Twins, Alex Rios of the Texas Rangers and...

New York Yankees to Scout Cuban Outfielder Rusney Castillo on Saturday
July 25th, 2014 at 7:48 PM
The New York Yankees will be one of many teams on hand to scout Cuban outfielder Rusney Castillo on Saturday in Miami, Florida. ***VIDEO1*** George A. King III of the New York Post has the latest on the workout, which ironically enough will be held at Alex Rodriguez Stadium at the University...

New York Yankees Grounds Crew Struggle to Put Tarp on Field in Storm (Video)
July 24th, 2014 at 9:07 AM
The New York Yankees earned themselves a rain-shortened victory on Wednesday night over the Texas Rangers as the field was unplayable in such horrid weather, partly because the grounds crew had issues getting the tarp on the field. ***VIDEO1*** Managers Joe Girardi and Ron Washington decided it was too dangerous for their...

Chase Headley to Make 1st Start for New York Yankees on Wednesday; Batting 6th Vs. Texas Rangers
July 23rd, 2014 at 4:39 PM
On Tuesday night, newly acquired Chase Headley got his first taste of the life in pinstripes as in the bottom of the 14th inning, he ripped a game-winning hit to give the New York Yankees a 2-1 victory over the Texas Rangers. ***VIDEO1*** Because he didn't arrive to the Bronx until 7:30...

Chase Headley to Report for New York Yankees Vs. Texas Rangers; Available to Pinch-Hit If Needed
July 22nd, 2014 at 4:56 PM
On Tuesday night, Chase Headley is expected to report to the New York Yankees sometime during the game against the Texas Rangers at Yankee Stadium. ***VIDEO1*** Because he is traveling to get to New York following the trade for Headley on Tuesday, he won't be in the starting lineup for the Yankees...

MLB Trade Rumors: Carlos Pena a Potential First Base Option If Mark Teixeira Lands on DL
July 22nd, 2014 at 11:40 AM
This past week, Mark Teixeira suffered a strained lat muscle which will keep him out of the New York Yankees lineup for the next 3-4 days. ***VIDEO1*** The Yankees are hoping that Teixeira avoids the disabled list and while it's likely that he should avoid being shelved again, it wouldn't come as...

MLB Trade Rumors: Texas Rangers Getting Calls on Adrian Beltre; Should New York Yankees Inquire for Trade
July 12th, 2014 at 11:33 AM
One of the biggest surprises this baseball season is the struggles of the Texas Rangers; a team that for two years, were the defending American League champions and were also an out away from being the World Series Champions back in 2011. ***VIDEO1*** Yet in 2014, the Rangers are 38-55 and are...

MLB Trade Rumors: Texas Rangers Interested in Trading for New York Yankees’ Kelly Johnson; Who’s on Trading Block
June 9th, 2014 at 12:54 PM
While the New York Yankees are looking to add to their roster in hopes of making the postseason, they do have someone on their roster that interests at least one team. ***VIDEO1*** The Texas Rangers roster has taken a blow to two of their first basemen, as Prince Fielder is out for...

Texas Rangers’ Yu Darvish Says Yankees Paid Masahiro Tanaka Too Much; Later Apologizes for ‘Apparent Joke’
February 19th, 2014 at 12:42 AM
There had been some question about the contract that the New York Yankees gave Masahiro Tanaka last month; seven years and $155 million and if he was really worth it given he had never pitched in the United States before. At one point, it had looked like Texas Rangers ace pitcher...

Former New York Yankees 1B/DH Lance Berkman Announces Retirement from MLB After 15 Seasons
January 29th, 2014 at 8:55 PM
On Wednesday night, long-time veteran first basemen Lance Berkman has announced that he is retiring from Major League Baseball, thus ending a successful 15-year career. Berkman came up to the majors back in 1999 with the Houston Astros and didn't become a full-time starter with the team until the 2000 season,...

New York Yankees to Pursue Texas Rangers RF Nelson Cruz If Carlos Beltran Signs Elsewhere: Report
December 3rd, 2013 at 8:06 PM
Before Tuesday, the New York Yankees were viewed as the front runners to land Carlos Beltran of the St. Louis Cardinals. The Kansas City Royals have thrown a wrench into those plans for the Yankees. On Tuesday, Beltran and his representatives were in Kansas City to discuss a possible deal for...

New York Yankees Strongly Interested in Joe Nathan as Mariano Rivera’s Heir for 2014 Season
November 21st, 2013 at 11:30 PM
Earlier in the month, there was some speculation about the New York Yankees being interested in Texas Rangers closer Joe Nathan, who had his $9 million option declined by the team and thus, making him a free agent after two seasons in Arlington. With the team not ready to hand over...

Texas Rangers Could Be in Play for New York Yankees’ Robinson Cano Following Prince Fielder-Ian Kinsler Trade
November 21st, 2013 at 9:11 AM
On late Wednesday night, the first major blockbuster trade finally took place during the winter when the Texas Rangers acquired first basemen Prince Fielder along with $30 million in cash from the Detroit Tigers for second basemen Ian Kinsler. Texas had a bit of a log-jam with their middle infielders with...

Agent for Atlanta Braves C Brian McCann: the New York Yankees are on His Radar
November 7th, 2013 at 4:11 PM
The New York Yankees have made it very clear that they want to sign Atlanta Braves catcher Brian McCann for the 2014 season to the point where they have made him one of their top priorities in free agency this winter. Now all that mattered was if McCann would be interested...

Report: Atlanta Braves, San Francisco Giants Interested in Joba Chamberlain
July 2nd, 2013 at 12:23 PM
During spring training, the Texas Rangers inquired about the possibility of dealing for New York Yankees reliever Joba Chamberlain, but never made an offer. On Tuesday, two more teams have made it known to the Yankees that they are interested in the right-handed pitcher. ***PHOTO1*** George King of the New York Post...