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New York Yankees Strongly Interested in Reunion with Former Playoff Hero Raul Ibanez in 2014: Report
November 18th, 2013 at 10:06 PM
One of the biggest mistakes the New York Yankees made before the 2013 season was letting Raul Ibanez leave via free agency to sign with the Seattle Mariners on a one-year, $2.75 million deal. Brian Cashman is trying to make up for that blunder by bringing back their former postseason...

New York Yankees to Activate DH Travis Hafner Off the 60-Day Disabled List on Wednesday
September 25th, 2013 at 5:10 PM
The New York Yankees are on the verge of having their season end and their playoff hopes crushed with one more loss, or another Cleveland Indians win, but they will at least get another player back for their final five games. On Wednesday, the Yankees will activate designated hitter Travis Hafner...

Who Will the New York Yankees Add to the Expanded September Roster?
August 31st, 2013 at 3:37 PM
Decisions, decisions... tomorrow Major League rosters expand to 40 and there were four newly empty lockers in the New York Yankees locker room today. The Bombers will add a third catcher, another utility infielder and some more arms for this final run at a playoff birth. New York plays 17 days...

New York Yankees CF Curtis Granderson Will Be Activated Off DL on Friday Vs San Diego Padres
August 1st, 2013 at 4:24 PM
The New York Yankees offense will get a much needed shot into the arm on Friday night when one of their power bats will finally return to the lineup. ***PHOTO1*** Curtis Granderson will be activated off the disabled list, a stint that has lasted over two months, and will be in the...

Derek Jeter Activated from the DL on Sunday, Will Bat 2nd and Play Shortstop Vs Tampa Bay Rays
July 28th, 2013 at 12:02 PM
Derek Jeter arrived to Yankee Stadium on Sunday feeling good and ready to play baseball, so the New York Yankees will activate him off the disabled list and he will play in the series finale against the Tampa Bay Rays on Sunday.  ***PHOTO1*** Joe Girardi will have Jeter bat second in the...

New York Yankees Planning to Activate Derek Jeter on Sunday Off DL, Play Vs Tampa Bay Rays
July 27th, 2013 at 10:48 PM
The New York Yankees were shut out in a complete-game, two-hit performance by Rays' rookie starter Chris Archer, as their offensive woes continue. For the Yankees' sake, an old, familiar face should help get them rejuvenated again. ***PHOTO1*** Yankees' shortstop and captain Derek Jeter is planning on being activated from the disabled...

New York Yankees Acquire Chicago Cubs’ LF Alfonso Soriano, Will Be in Friday Night’s Lineup
July 26th, 2013 at 10:49 AM
After almost a week of speculation and wondering, it is a done deal. The New York Yankees have acquired former second basemen and current outfielder Alfonso Soriano from the Chicago Cubs in exchange for a mid-level prospect, according to Bob Nightengale of USA Today. ***PHOTO1*** Late last night, Soriano took a red-eye...

Report: Chicago Cubs’ LF Alfonso Soriano Willing to Accept Trade to New York Yankees
July 24th, 2013 at 10:00 PM
With less than a week until the July 31 non-waiver trade deadline, the New York Yankees have been looking for upgrades at offense and seemed to have centered in on a familiar name in Alfonso Soriano of the Chicago Cubs. ***PHOTO1*** With Travis Hafner hitting .170 since the month of May, the team...

Report: New York Yankees Checked in on Minnesota Twins’ Justin Morneau, Alfonso Soriano Trade Still Likely
July 24th, 2013 at 5:21 PM
The New York Yankees are checking out all options in the wake of both Derek Jeter and Alex Rodriguez's injuries, which have kept them on the DL for the majority of the 2013 season. ***PHOTO1*** The Yankees have already expressed interest in dealing for Chicago Cubs' outfielder and former Yankee Alfonso Soriano,...

Report: New York Yankees Closing on Trade for Chicago Cubs LF Alfonso Soriano
July 23rd, 2013 at 2:35 AM
The New York Yankees are in desperate need of offense, which has lead them to reacquire an old name that many fans will remember from 10 years ago when he was an up-and-coming slugger in the league. ***PHOTO1*** George King of the New York Post was the first to break the news...

Report: New York Yankees DH Travis Hafner in Danger of Being Released
July 21st, 2013 at 4:48 PM
When the New York Yankees first signed Travis Hafner to a one-year, $2 million deal in the winter, a lot of people looked at the signing as a bargain, wondering if Hafner could find his old stroke. ***PHOTO1*** The 35-year-old veteran was brought in to replace the departed Raul Ibanez, who signed...

Texas Rangers Knock Around Bombers Bullpen, Defeat New York Yankees 8-5
June 26th, 2013 at 11:00 PM
***PHOTO1***Normally, when the New York Yankees score five or more runs in a game, they generally win the game. That was not the case against the Texas Rangers on Wednesday night. Andy Pettitte started the game for the Yankees and for the most part, pitched very well. Pettitte pitched six innings and...

CC Sabathia’s Brilliant Performance Snaps New York Yankees 5-Game Losing Streak, Beat Angels 6-5
June 16th, 2013 at 7:58 PM
The New York Yankees pay CC Sabathia roughly $23 million for games like the one on Sunday. And it was really simple; stop the losing streak. ***PHOTO1***Sabathia did just that, as he went eight innings, allowed two runs on five hits, walked three, and struck out six to pick up his seventh...

New York Yankees Lose to Seattle Mariners 4-1 Behind Jeremy Bonderman
June 8th, 2013 at 1:21 AM
The New York Yankees know what it's like to struggle against Jeremy Bonderman when he's on the mound. Last night was no different as the Yankees fell to the Seattle Mariners 4-1. ***PHOTO1*** Most die-hard Yankee fans will remember Bonderman from when he was back with the Detroit Tigers,. He was the...

New York Yankees Sweep Cleveland Indians with 6-4 Victory, CC Sabathia Has Complete Game
June 5th, 2013 at 4:04 PM
The New York Yankees bullpen has been a little tired of late. CC Sabathia took care of that on Wednesday by showing off his durability. ***PHOTO1***The Yankees ace pitched a complete game and powered the Bombers to a 6-4 victory over the Cleveland Indians, completing a three-game sweep of the Tribe...

New York Yankees Defeat Cleveland Indians 7-4 in Andy Pettitte’s Returns from DL
June 3rd, 2013 at 10:53 PM
There were two returns to Yankee Stadium on Monday night when the New York Yankees and Cleveland Indians met in their first game of their three-game set. ***PHOTO1***The first was the return of Nick Swisher to the Bronx since he left as a free agent. When he took his first hack...

New York Yankees Third Baseman Kevin Youkilis Heading for MRI on Balky Back
April 29th, 2013 at 9:59 AM
***PHOTO1*** While the New York Yankees have raced out to a 15-9 start, culminating with Sunday's come-from-behind 3-2 victory over their American League East rival Toronto Blue Jays, the injury bug continues to plague the pinstripers, as another integral Yankee could miss some significant time. Off of Saturday's news that Yankees catcher Francisco...

Seven Strong Innings by Andy Pettitte Lead New York Yankees to 9-4 Win in Toronto
April 19th, 2013 at 10:58 PM
  FINAL 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E NYY 2 0 3 0 0 3 1 0 0 9 13 0 TOR 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 1 4 7 1 W: A. Pettitte (3-0) L. B. Morrow (0-2) Following a late night in the Bronx on Thursday night, as the Yankees fell to the Arizona Diamondbacks in extra innings, manager Joe Girardi's team entered Friday night's game in Toronto with a chance to get a first-hand look at the new Blue Jays.   While...

New York Yankees Starting Lineup Vs. Toronto Blue Jays Right-hander Brandon Morrow
April 19th, 2013 at 6:25 PM
***PHOTO1*** On the same day the New York Yankees received word that they would be without their captain, shortstop Derek Jeter, until after the All-Star break, their three-game winning streak would also be snapped on Thursday night, as they fell to the Arizona Diamondbacks in extra innings, 6-2. Trailing 2-0 in the bottom of...

“Pronk” Enjoying the Moment, as His Bat Helps Carry New York Yankees
April 18th, 2013 at 9:43 AM
***PHOTO1*** After an offseason where the New York Yankees let the likes of outfielders Nick Swisher and Raul Ibanez walk, without putting up much of a battle to retain their services, the initial response was concern of a potential "power outage" in the Bronx. Moreover, up until the acquisition of former All-Star...