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MLB Trade Talk: Could Yankees Be Waiting on Nationals’ Ian Desmond After $107 Million Contract Rejection
November 13th, 2014 at 2:35 PM
Ever since Derek Jeter's retirement, the speculation has been on who will play shortstop for the New York Yankees in 2015. Thus far, the candidates that could be either trade partners or free agent pickups aren't looking like they will be Bronx bound. ***PHOTO1*** Hanley Ramirez likely won't be a shortstop much...

MLB Free Agent Rumors: Jed Lowrie, Asdrubal Cabrera not High on New York Yankees List
November 11th, 2014 at 11:36 AM
It's no secret that the New York Yankees want to find their next shortstop for the 2015 season; something that they've had time to think about during the entire 2014 season with Derek Jeter's departure from baseball. ***PHOTO1*** Many names are going to be thrown around from Jimmy Rollins to Elvis Andrus...

MLB Free Agency Rumors: Nationals’ Asdrubal Cabrera Viewed as Affordable Shortstop Option for Yankees
October 2nd, 2014 at 10:39 AM
We all know the usual names as far as shortstop options go for the New York Yankees this offseason in their efforts to replace the retiring Derek Jeter. ***PHOTO1*** J.J. Hardy. Troy Tulowitzki. Hanley Ramirez. Jimmy Rollins. You can now add another option for the Yankees, which will be in the free...

New York Yankees Claim Eury Perez Off Waivers from Washington Nationals
September 22nd, 2014 at 3:48 PM
The New York Yankees have made a roster move by claiming outfielder Eury Perez off waivers from the Washington Nationals on Monday. ***PHOTO1*** The Yanks' official Twitter feed announced the news: #Yankees claim OF Eury Perez off waivers from the @Nationals. A corresponding move will be announced later today. — New York Yankees (@Yankees)...

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...

New York Yankees Rumors: Jacob Lindgren Unlikely to Be Called up Sept. 1
August 30th, 2014 at 5:26 PM
There has been plenty of speculation that the New York Yankees would bring their 2014 No. 1 pick, second-rounder Jacob Lindgren, to the majors when rosters expand on September 1, but that may not happen after all. ***PHOTO1*** According to Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports, the Yankees may end up holding off...

Matt Thornton Reacts to New York Yankees Allowing Washington Nationals to Claim Him
August 13th, 2014 at 11:09 AM
Matt Thornton, as was the rest of the New York Yankees Universe, was shocked to see the Yankees allow the Washington Nationals to claim him. Matt thornton pic.twitter.com/OhzCGcU3BE — Brian Lieber (@brianlieb14) August 7, 2014 Thornton spoke to Dan Martin of the New York Post about being placed on waivers by the Yankees...

Washington Nationals Claim Matt Thornton Off Waivers from New York Yankees
August 5th, 2014 at 3:39 PM
The New York Yankees put Matt Thornton on revocable waivers this week with the chance that he could be claimed by another team. ***VIDEO1*** A team did in fact claim Thornton, as it was the Washington Nationals who made the claim and have been awarded him and his $3.5 million salary for...

Seattle Mariners Won’t Pursue New York Yankees’ Joe Girardi for Vacant Manager Job
October 9th, 2013 at 7:14 AM
Joe Girardi has been the top name of quite a few team's list as a must-hire manager for the 2014 season. The New York Yankees, the team he's been with for the last six seasons, desperately wants to retain him and have an outstanding offer for a new contract on the...

Report: Joe Girardi Torn Between New York Yankees, Chicago Cubs Managing Jobs
October 8th, 2013 at 2:01 PM
Most people thought by the beginning of this week, Joe Girardi would have given the New York Yankees his answer on whether he would be coming back to the team or not for 2014 and beyond. That has not been the case though. Andy McCullough of the Newark-Star Ledger reported on...

Report: Washington Nationals Interested in New York Yankees Manager Joe Girardi; Requesting Permission for Meeting
October 6th, 2013 at 1:55 AM
The sweepstakes for manager Joe Girardi is really starting to pick up over the last week and may get very interesting as he is picking up options. The New York Yankees are trying to retain their manager before his contract officially expires and would be free to speak to any team...

Report: New York Yankees Make Contract Offer to Manager Joe Girardi; Await Decision
October 4th, 2013 at 9:31 PM
The New York Yankees would like to retain their manager Joe Girardi, who is currently one of the top managers on the market right now as he is a free agent. On Friday, the Yankees put in their offer to keep Girardi, as Andrew Marchand of ESPN New York reported and...

Despite Inclement Weather, New York Yankees Closer Mariano Rivera Enjoys Cleveland
April 12th, 2013 at 10:35 AM
Despite back-to-back rain outs on Wednesday and Thursday in Cleveland, after successful showings on Monday and Tuesday, the incomparable Mariano Rivera made the most of his idle time during an inactive two-game, two-rain out set. ***PHOTO1*** Rivera, who officially announced his retirement following the 2013 season, has been honored at each stadium played at so far this...

New York Yankees Defeat Washington Nationals 4-2 in Exhibition Game in D.C.
March 29th, 2013 at 6:43 PM
While it was a game that still fits under the category of "exhibition," it was a game with a regular season feel to it, as starters played and it was contested in a Major League ballpark, instead of the friendly confines of the Grapefruit League fields. Needless to say, on Friday...

Are the Yankees Miscalculating the Potential Gain of a Reduced Payroll?
January 23rd, 2013 at 6:37 PM
***PHOTO1*** While the mantra of Yankees owner Hal Steinbrenner has continuously been reduced payroll, it has been a mantra echoed under the pretense that the Yankees were building for a more stable financial future.  However, as FOXSports.com senior baseball writer Ken Rosenthal reports in a very interesting synopsis of the Yankees financial...

With Rafael Soriano Heading to Washington, Who is the Heir Apparent to All-time Saves King Mariano Rivera?
January 16th, 2013 at 1:16 PM
While it never seemed to be a possibility that general manager Brian Cashman would retain the services of closer Rafael Soriano following his opt out, the idea officially closed its doors yesterday.  As first reported by Jeff Passan of Yahoo! Sports, the Washington Nationals and Soriano agreed to a two-year deal for...

Taking a Look at Who Can Fill the Right-handed Void in the Yankees Outfield
January 11th, 2013 at 8:55 AM
***PHOTO1*** Yankees owner Hal Steinbrenner indicated that while the upmost goal is to reduce payroll, he still takes pride in putting out a "championship-caliber" team.  In reaffirming his commitment to competing for a championship, he further confirmed the Yankees are not done adding players and are looking to add some lumber. ...

Yankees Interested in Nationals Outfielder Michael Morse
January 8th, 2013 at 4:08 PM
***PHOTO1*** On Tuesday, the Washington Nationals solidified one of their top offseason priorities by re-signing veteran first baseman Adam LaRoche.  In doing so, ESPNNewYork senior writer Andrew Marchand has learned the re-signing of LaRoche might open the door to the Yankees exploring a trade for Nationals slugger Michael Morse.  A 29-year-old native of Florida,...

New York Yankees Win Ninth Straight Game; Sweep Washington Nationals
June 17th, 2012 at 5:12 PM
The New York Yankees swept the Washington Nationals after winning 4-1 on Sunday. The win is New York's ninth straight victory, giving them three consecutive series sweeps.  ***PHOTO1*** Ivan Nova started for the Yankees and was dominant as he improved his record to 9-2 season. In seven and two third innings, the...

New York Yankees Top Washington Nationals 5-3 in Extra Innings
June 16th, 2012 at 6:15 PM
The New York Yankees won their eighth straight game on Saturday as they defeated the Washington Nationals 5-3 in 14 innings. Getting the win for New York was Freddy Garcia as Rafael Soriano picked up the save and Brad Lidge took the loss for Washington.  ***PHOTO1*** Andy Pettitte started the game for...