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Yankees Vs. Nationals 5/20/15: Lineup, Pitching Matchup, Viewing Info for Game No. 41
May 20th, 2015 at 3:42 PM
After a devastating, walk-off loss at the hands of the Washington Nationals on Tuesday night, the New York Yankees look to recover quickly and leave with a split of this two-game series. ***PHOTO1*** Now to the important stuff. When: Wednesday, May 20 at 2:53 p.m. ET Where: Nationals Park, Washington, D.C. Watch: YES Network Listen: WFAN...

Washington Nationals Trolling New York Yankees with Music During Batting Practice?
May 19th, 2015 at 5:52 PM
Sometimes a name says it all. ***PHOTO1*** The New York Yankees are visiting the Washington Nationals for two games in D.C. and things are getting interesting before the two teams even officially take the field. Before Tuesday night's series opener, the Yankees took the field for batting practice and had an interesting song...

Yankees Vs. Nationals 5/19/15: Lineup, Pitching Matchup, Viewing Info for Game No. 40
May 19th, 2015 at 2:18 PM
Here is your New York Yankees lineup and the rest of the important information for the game versus the Washington Nationals on Tuesday night. ***PHOTO1*** When: Tuesday, May 19 at 7:05 p.m. ET Where: Nationals Park, Washington, D.C. Watch: YES and MLB Network Listen: WFAN 660AM/101.9FM Pitching Matchup NYY-Nathan Eovaldi (3-1, 4.14) vs. WAS-Gio Gonzalez (3-2, 4.25...

Washington Nationals’ Bryce Harper Once Openly Rooted for New York Yankees; Idolizes Mickey Mantle
May 19th, 2015 at 9:39 AM
If you ever wanted or thought about Washington Nationals star Bryce Harper playing for the New York Yankees as the two teams prepare to meet for the next two games, reading that headline was just about as good a thing as you could ever see. ***PHOTO1*** There were some doubts about Harper...

New York Yankees’ Joe Girardi Reveals Plans for Alex Rodriguez in Interleague Series with Nationals
May 18th, 2015 at 9:08 AM
The time has come for New York Yankees manager Joe Girardi to make a tough decision on whether or not to sit Alex Rodriguez entirely for the upcoming series versus the Washington Nationals, in which there will be no designated hitter. ***PHOTO1*** Girardi recently made it clear that A-Rod would not be...

New York Yankees’ Michael Pineda Named American League Player of the Week
May 11th, 2015 at 3:12 PM
After having just a sensational week for the New York Yankees, starting pitcher Michael Pineda is receiving American League Player of the Week honors. ***PHOTO1*** Pineda is the second Yankees player to receive the award this season, with the first being Mark Teixeira after he absolutely raked for an entire week earlier...

New York Yankees Shouldn’t Deal Top Prospects for Philadelphia Phillies Ace Cole Hamels
March 9th, 2015 at 5:00 PM
There have been reports about the New York Yankees and Cole Hamels suggesting that the Philadelphia Phillies were asking for several Yankees prospects in a potential trade. ***PHOTO1*** Frankly, it would be a big mistake to part with a number of prospects for a player like Hamels. Let's be clear: this is...

Atlanta Braves Claim Outfielder Eury Perez Off Waivers
January 23rd, 2015 at 6:48 PM
***PHOTO2*** Last week the New York Yankees designated outfielder Eury Perez for assignment in order to make room for Stephen Drew. Today the Atlanta Braves picked the 24 year old outfielder up off waivers, per Ken Rosenthal. ***PHOTO1*** Perez has good speed, but did not play much last season. In four games...

The Significance of Passing on Max Scherzer
January 22nd, 2015 at 9:30 AM
***PHOTO1*** Brian Cashman never indicated that he would be interested in offering a big contract to free agent pitcher Max Scherzer. It turned out that Cashman was being candid, as the Yankees did not end up placing a bid on Scherzer. The Washington Nationals ended up giving Scherzer a 210 million...

MLB Trade Rumors: Nationals’ Jordan Zimmermann Off Market, Stephen Strasburg Available; Yankees Could Inquire
January 20th, 2015 at 10:59 AM
Less than 24 hours ago, it was reported that the Washington Nationals landed Max Scherzer and signed him to a seven-year, $210 million deal and have all but made themselves the favorites again in the National League East and perhaps the early favorites for the 2015 World Series. ***PHOTO1*** Earlier in the...

MLB Hot Stove: Max Scherzer to Nationals, Yankees Should Inquire on Stephen Strasburg, Jordan Zimmermann
January 19th, 2015 at 9:56 AM
On late Sunday night; or early Monday morning, the Washington Nationals won the sweepstakes for Max Scherzer, as they landed the now former Detroit Tigers ace on a seven-year deal worth around $180 million. ***PHOTO1*** With Scherzer now officially off the market, it potentially puts either free agent to be Jordan Zimmermann...

Washington Nationals Sign Max Scherzer to 7-Year Deal Worth Over $180 Million
January 19th, 2015 at 12:24 AM
The prize of the free agent market, especially the pitching market, is finally off it, and he's going to get paid like one of the top pitchers in the sport. ***PHOTO1*** Jon Heyman of CBS Sports was the first to break the news on Sunday that it was the Washington Nationals who...

MLB Free Agent Rumors: Max Scherzer Close to Deal, Nationals Seen as Favorites
January 18th, 2015 at 4:58 PM
UPDATE: Tuesday, January 20 at 4:00 p.m. ET The Yankees seem to have been telling the truth when making it clear they wouldn't pursue Max Scherzer, as Bryan Hoch of MLB.com reports the team never made a bid on Scherzer: There were some thoughts that the Yankees might be posturing in order...

MLB Free Agent Rumors: New York Yankees Still in Contact with Asdrubal Cabrera
December 29th, 2014 at 2:07 PM
UPDATE: Tuesday, December 30 at 11:48 a.m. ET Asdrubal Cabrera is now off the board for the Yankees, as he has signed with division rival Tampa Bay, per Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports: Sources: #Rays in agreement with Asdrubal Cabrera, pending physical. — Ken Rosenthal (@Ken_Rosenthal) December 30, 2014 The New York Post's Joel...

Washington Nationals Sign Yankees Reliever Heath Bell to Minor League Deal
December 22nd, 2014 at 5:05 PM
Not too long ago, Heath Bell was considered to be one of the better closers in the sport. In fact, almost three years ago, he was considered one of the top closers on the market and got paid like one from the Miami Marlins. ***PHOTO1*** A lot has happened since then, specifically...

MLB Trade Rumors: Nationals’ Gio Gonzalez Considered a ‘Perfect Fit’ for New York Yankees Rotation
November 25th, 2014 at 12:05 PM
In years past, the New York Yankees have never been shy about spending or making deals to make their pitching staff better, especially their starting pitching staff, which heading into 2015, is surrounded with question marks. ***PHOTO1*** Masahiro Tanaka, CC Sabathia and Ivan Nova all suffered tough injuries and two of them...

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...

UPDATE: New York Yankees DFA Eury Perez to Make Room for Stephen Drew
September 22nd, 2014 at 3:48 PM
UPDATE: Friday, January 16 at 12:18 p.m. ET In news that will just devastate Yankees fans (just kidding), the team has designated Eury Perez for assignment in order to make room for Stephen Drew on the 40-man roster, per Chad Jennings of the LoHud Yankees Blog: Yankees announce Drew signing; DFA Eury...