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Report: New York Yankees’ Alex Rodriguez Negotiating with MLB for Potential Reduced Suspension Over Lifetime Ban
July 31st, 2013 at 10:34 PM
Earlier in the day, we at Yankees 101 had reported that Major League Baseball and commissioner Bud Selig was preparing to ban New York Yankees third basemen Alex Rodriguez for life over his alleged involvement in the Biogenesis case in which he purchased and used performance enhancing drugs. ***PHOTO1*** The league has...

New York Yankees Triple-A Affiliate Changes Nickname to RailRiders
November 16th, 2012 at 6:00 AM
The New York Yankees Triple-A Scranton Wilkes-Barre will no longer be called the Yankees and have changed their nickname to the RailRiders. The International League franchise had a contest to vote on the new moniker and the RailRiders beat out five other entries. Scranton is considered the birthplace of the electric street car,...

Alex Rodriguez Challenges New York Yankees to Go “All In”
March 4th, 2012 at 10:58 AM
As the New York Yankees gathered in the clubhouse on Friday morning, just hours before they would play their first exhibition of the spring, third baseman Alex Rodriguez took control of the room and let his feelings be heard, according to Tim Brown of Yahoo! Sports.  ***PHOTO1*** "It was great," said one witness. "I'd never seen that out of him...

Financial Limit Spells Quiet Winter for New York Yankees
December 7th, 2011 at 8:00 AM
As it turns out the Yankees do have limits. Much to everyone's surprise, the Yankees have remained quiet at this year's Winter Meetings due to financial limitations. It was first reported that the Yankees were interested in signing Mark Buehrle then C.J. Wilson, Yu Darvish, and the list continued to...

Pitchers not on New York Yankees’ Rush Order This Winter
December 3rd, 2011 at 8:00 AM
  As Brian Cashman prepared to scale down the side of the 22-story Landmark Building in Stamford Connecticut, he held firm on his stance that pitching was the Yankees' number one priority this off season.    Brian Cashman, Joe Girardi and Yankees ownership have been playing it cool about the Yankees' pitching rotation...