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New York Rangers Defeat New Jersey Devils 7-3 at Yankee Stadium in NHL’s Stadium Series
January 26th, 2014 at 7:07 PM
Over the last couple of years, the National Hockey League has been holding games outdoors in baseball venues known as the Winter Classic; Fenway Park in Boston, Citizens Bank Park in Philadelphia and Wrigley Field in Chicago have played host to regular season games which normally take place around New...

Colonel Jacob Ruppert, Yankees Owner Who Purchased Babe Ruth, Elected to Hall of Fame in Veteran’s Committee Vote
January 9th, 2013 at 5:31 PM
***PHOTO1*** On a day where no players met the minimum 75 percent required to be elected to the National Baseball Hall of Fame, a process that took place early in December has a notable member of Yankees history heading for his rightful place in Cooperstown.  "The Boss before the Boss," if...

New York Yankees Announce Their 2013 Spring Training Schedule
December 12th, 2012 at 8:05 AM
The New York Yankees will begin their 2013 Spring Training Schedule on the road against the Atlanta Braves in Lake Buena Vista, Florida. The Bronx Bombers open up their home schedule in Tampa, Florida on Feb. 24 against the Toronto Blue Jays. It will be the Yankees' 18th Spring Training at the old Legends...

Unnamed Player Says New York Yankees were Bothered by Booing Fans
October 19th, 2012 at 9:36 AM
After losing game one of the ALCS in extra innings, while also losing shortstop and team captain Derek Jeter for the remainder of the postseason, the New York Yankees came out flat in game two and lost 3-0 to the Detroit Tigers in front of their home crowd at Yankee...

Major League Baseball to Test New Replay Systems at Yankee Stadium, Citi Field
August 17th, 2012 at 6:09 PM
Major League Baseball will install two new replay systems this month at Yankee Stadium and Citi Field, the home fields of the New York Yankees and New York Mets respectively. The league will be testing their viability of reviewing fair/foul calls, reports Jayson Stark of ESPN.com.  ***PHOTO1*** The systems will not yet...

Ode to New York Yankees Baseball, Fourth of July and the Boss
July 4th, 2012 at 10:55 AM
Today is not only the birthday of our country, it was also the birthday of George M. Steinbrenner III, "The Boss." Steinbrenner passed away two years ago at the age of 80 and left a legacy that will span the test of time. July 4th with all the fireworks and pomp and circumstance was...

New York Yankees to Hold Their 66th Annual Old Timers’ Day on Sunday July 1
June 27th, 2012 at 6:00 AM
The New York Yankees will have 50 former Yankees attend Sunday's 66th Old-Timers' Day at Yankee Stadium. Ceremonies will begin at 11:15 a.m. with the traditional Old-Timers' game which will be aired on the YES network. New York hosts the Chicago White Sox in a 2:05 p.m. start. Hall of Famers Yogi Berra, Whitey Ford, Goose Gossage, Rickey Henderson and "Mr. October" Reggie Jackson will be among those...

New York Yankees Blame StubHub for Yankee Stadium Attendance Drop
June 6th, 2012 at 6:33 PM
With Yankee Stadium attendance down 3.6% this season, after dropping 3% last season, the New York Yankees are blaming StubHub for the attendance drop.  ***PHOTO1*** "We believe there are serious issues with the StubHub relationship," Yankees president Randy Levine told the New York Post. "We are actively reviewing more fan-friendly alternatives for next...

New York Yankees Head to Spring Training Lock, Stock and Barrel
February 13th, 2012 at 9:24 AM
On Friday afternoon the semi-truck pulled out from the Yankee Stadium parking lot full of uniforms and baseball equipment that the New York Yankees will need in Tampa for the next eight weeks. Clubhouse manager Lou Cucuzza Jr. will set up the lockers in Tampa and go through the task of assigning numbers to players by seniority. The Bombers have 15 numbers that are retired...

Joe Girardi Wants a Lefty DH
February 4th, 2012 at 2:10 PM
  ***PHOTO1***   With Jorge Posada retired and Jesus Montero out of the picture, the Yankees have been playing around with the idea of adding a new, big bat to their line-up.     At a charity event for childhood alopecia, Joe Girardi took some time out to speak to the New York media about his...

Mark Teixeira Adds Bunting to His Arsenal
February 1st, 2012 at 8:00 AM
  ***PHOTO1***   Yankee fans are aware of the troubles Mark Teixeira had at the plate during the 2011 season and are hoping for a resurgence of power in 2012.  It seems Teixeira is determined to get back on track during the 2012 season.    A desperate Mark Teixeira revealed to MLB.com that he's not above laying...

Hideki Okajima to Ink Deal with New York Yankees
December 28th, 2011 at 12:03 PM
 ***PHOTO1***   MLB Trade Rumors has confirmed that the New York Yankees have agreed to a minor league deal with reliever Hideki Okajima.  Word of the deal came through David Waldstein of the New York Times, who tweeted about the deal and from Sports Hochi, who believes the deal is in the final...

New York Yankees Scheduled to Host Detroit Tigers in ALDS
September 29th, 2011 at 12:01 AM
The New York Yankees will be playing the Detroit Tigers in the American League Division Series. The Yankees will host the Tigers at Yankee Stadium starting on Friday night. ***PHOTO1*** The Yankees earned home field advantage after going 98-64, which was the best record in the American league. Detroit finished with a 95-67 record, and enter...