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MLB Trade Rumors: Blue Jays’ Jose Reyes Listed as Trade Option for New York Yankees
October 14th, 2014 at 11:07 AM
It's not very common for division rivals to trade with each other, yet in the 2014 season, it actually happened quite a few times in the American League East. ***PHOTO1*** The New York Yankees and Boston Red Sox completed a very rare trade with one another; swapping Stephen Drew for Kelly Johnson....

MLB Rumors: Kevin Long in Talks with Mets, Blue Jays, Braves About Hitting Coach Jobs
October 13th, 2014 at 8:10 PM
Former New York Yankees hitting coach Kevin Long wasn't expecting to stay out of work for very long after being fired as the team's hitting coach this past Friday. ***PHOTO1*** As it turns out, he's not only getting interest, he's got multiple teams interested in him for their vacated hitting coach spots,...

Toronto Blue Jays’ Jose Reyes Got Great Advice from Derek Jeter While on the Mets
September 22nd, 2014 at 9:31 AM
For many years, there were two premium, top-flight shortstops playing in New York and at one time, Derek Jeter wasn't considered to be the best one talent wise. ***PHOTO1*** While as a member of the New York Mets, Jose Reyes was considered a five-tool player with all the talent in the world...

Masahiro Tanaka Wins in Return to New York Yankees; Topple Toronto Blue Jays 5-2
September 21st, 2014 at 6:49 PM
It had been over two months since the New York Yankees saw Masahiro Tanaka on the mound in uniform due to an elbow injury, but on Sunday, their ace made his return to the team to try and keep a very slim playoff hope alive. ***PHOTO1*** In his first outing since July,...

Jose Bautista Trolls New York Yankees Fans with Pump Fake into Stands (Video)
September 21st, 2014 at 9:15 AM
Toronto Blue Jays star Jose Bautista isn't exactly endearing himself to the New York Yankees and their fans this week. ***PHOTO1*** First, Bautista's animated celebration after a game-tying homer on Thursday night offended Shawn Kelley, although it appeared the horse head man was just a bit too sensitive in that case. On Saturday,...

New York Yankees’ Shawn Kelley Felt Disrespected by Toronto Blue Jays’ Jose Bautista
September 20th, 2014 at 9:42 AM
Toronto Blue Jays outfielder Jose Bautista has upset the horse head man. Shawn Kelley wore a horse head one day. The @Yankees haven't lost since (via @TheBuzzeronFOX pic.twitter.com/lzQbox2oQs — FOX Sports: MLB (@MLBONFOX) August 26, 2014 New York Yankees reliever Shawn Kelley is upset with Bautista for his home run celebration after...

Derek Jeter Hits 1st Home Run Since August in Yankees 3-2 Win Over Blue Jays (Video)
September 19th, 2014 at 12:01 AM
You have to go all the way back to August 1 since the last time Derek Jeter hit a home run for the New York Yankees in the 2014 season. Your browser does not support iframes. Stuck on three home runs for the season, Jeter came up to bat in the bottom...

Masahiro Tanaka Scheduled to Return to Yankees from 60-Day DL; Start on Sunday Vs. Blue Jays
September 16th, 2014 at 5:22 PM
It's been almost two months since the New York Yankees have seen Masahiro Tanaka as he went down with an elbow injury back in July that has kept him on the disabled list. ***PHOTO1*** It looks like he'll be finally making his long-awaited return from the disabled list as Jack Curry of...

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...

Jacoby Ellsbury’s Ankle Worthy of DL Stint; Likely to Miss Yankees’ Game Sunday
August 30th, 2014 at 4:27 PM
UPDATE: Saturday, August 30 at 5:44 p.m. ET Ellsbury will see a team doctor on Monday, according to Brendan Kuty of NJ.com: Manger Joe Girardi said he'd be "really shocked" if Ellsbury played Sunday and that he'd see the team's doctor in New York Monday, when the team has off. The center...

Josh Outman Talks Joining New York Yankees; Allows Hit in 1st Appearance
August 30th, 2014 at 9:46 AM
Before Friday night's game versus the Toronto Blue Jays, new reliever Josh Outman spoke about the trade that sent him to the New York Yankees from the Cleveland Indians. He also made his first appearance with his new team against Toronto. ***PHOTO1*** Upon arriving to the Yanks, Outman told the media that...

Dragonfly Nearly Hit by Pitch During New York Yankees Game on Saturday (Video)
July 26th, 2014 at 6:11 PM
No dragonflies were injured in the making of this article. ***VIDEO1*** The New York Yankees-Toronto Blue Jays showdown at Yankee Stadium on Saturday had plenty of storylines, but none more important than the dragonfly that barely averted disaster. The YES Network's "YES-MO" is a slow motion camera that is often used for replays...

MLB Trade Rumors: New York Yankees Scouted Cliff Lee’s Last Rehab Start; Expected to Scout Monday’s Return to Majors
July 21st, 2014 at 11:19 AM
Monday night is a very big start for Philadelphia Phillies lefty ace Cliff Lee, as he will make his first official start for the team since May when he steps onto the mound at Citizens Bank Park and squares off against the San Francisco Giants. ***VIDEO1*** Lee, who was on the disabled...

Toronto Blue Jays ‘Checking In’ on Former New York Yankees’ Alfonso Soriano: Report
July 17th, 2014 at 4:51 PM
Earlier this week, the New York Yankees officially released Alfonso Soriano after he was designated for assignment by the team back on July 6 as a result of struggling terribly this season. ***VIDEO1*** In 67 games, Soriano hit just .221 with six home runs and 23 RBI with a .244 on-base percentage...

Interesting New York Yankees Stats from 2014 MLB Season That May Surprise You
June 28th, 2014 at 6:25 PM
The New York Yankees Twitter feed was chock full of interesting stats on Saturday, so let's take a look at them and break it down. ***VIDEO1*** Pitching is Important—But So is Offense It's no surprise that when the Yankees pitching has been good, the team is successful in 2014. #Yankees are an @MLB best...

MLB Trade Rumors: Toronto Blue Jays Now in on Cubs’ Jason Hammel; Give Yankees Competiton for Him
June 25th, 2014 at 5:13 PM
While it's been reported that the New York Yankees don't have the necessary trade pieces needed in order to land Chicago Cubs ace Jeff Samardzija this summer, people around baseball feel that Jason Hammel would be a much more reasonable trade option. ***VIDEO1*** While that is true, other teams are seeing this...

Derek Jeter Admits to Mistakes in Field During New York Yankees 7-6 Loss to Toronto Blue Jays on Tuesday
June 25th, 2014 at 9:46 AM
In his 19 years as a professional player, Derek Jeter has always carried a lot of professionalism on the field for the New York Yankees. ***VIDEO1*** So for him to make a mistake on the field is such an eye-popping thing because Jeter always plays the game hard and the right way,...

New York Yankees: Stats That Tell the Story of 2014 Season
June 18th, 2014 at 11:35 AM
The New York Yankees are already having somewhat of a tumultuous season in 2014, but for the most part the Bronx Bombers have been able to keep it together and some of these stats explain why. The Yankees Twitter feed was full of facts early Wednesday that spell out how this...

Toronto Blue Jays Starters R.A. Dickey, Mark Buehrle Listed as Potential Trade Options for New York Yankees
May 19th, 2014 at 4:04 PM
It's not very common that the New York Yankees make in-division trades with their rivals in the American League East, although a trade before 1999 with the Toronto Blue Jays did land them Roger Clemens. ***VIDEO1*** However, with the Yankees need for pitching as the season wears on, especially with the news...

Yankees Vs. Red Sox: Biggest Test of Michael Pineda’s Career Comes Thursday Night
April 10th, 2014 at 12:28 PM
The Michael Pineda era gets off to a solid start. pic.twitter.com/YXtZZ9X9j4 — MLB (@MLB) April 5, 2014 The New York Yankees still aren't certain what they have in Michael Pineda just yet, but it's certainly going to be a telling start on Thursday night against the Boston Red Sox at Yankee Stadium. Pineda...