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New York Yankees GM Brian Cashman Frustrated by Tons of Alex Rodriguez Questions
February 26th, 2015 at 6:00 PM
If you were at New York Yankees spring training this year, you would think Alex Rodriguez is the only player on the team. ***PHOTO1*** That's because Yankees writers are obsessed with asking and writing about the 39-year-old slugger, who is returning from a year-long suspension after being involved in the Biogenesis scandal. But...

Troy Tulowitzki Wearing Derek Jeter Socks During Rockies’ Spring Training: Photo
February 26th, 2015 at 3:31 PM
It's no secret that Colorado Rockies shortstop Troy Tulowitzki is a huge fan of New York Yankees legend Derek Jeter, and he's shown that time and time again from head to toe. ***PHOTO1*** During batting practice on Thursday, Tulo was spotted outside the cage sporting No. 2 Derek Jeter socks in honor...

New York Yankees Prospect Luis Severino’s Spring Training Bullpen Session: Video
February 26th, 2015 at 2:00 PM
Would you like to see New York Yankees prospect Luis Severino in action during spring training? ***PHOTO1*** Well, Chad Jennings of the LoHud Yankees Blog shared a video of the Yanks' top prospect on Wednesday throwing a bullpen session during the team's spring training workout down in Florida. Severino is the current golden...

New York Yankees’ Alex Rodriguez Should Be Stripped of 190 HRs, Says Columnist
February 26th, 2015 at 12:00 PM
In what amounts to an article that will make you scratch your head, a columnist for the Chicago Tribune believes that New York Yankees slugger Alex Rodriguez should be stripped of 190 of his career 654 homers by Major League Baseball. ***PHOTO1*** Why 190, you ask? Well that's the amount of homers...

New York Yankees Believe They Won’t Have to Pay Alex Rodriguez’s HR Bonuses
February 26th, 2015 at 10:00 AM
The New York Yankees are confident they won't have to pay Alex Rodriguez's home run bonuses should he reach the milestones that will pay him $6 million apiece. ***PHOTO1*** New York believes that Rodriguez's admission of steroid use has tainted his career and overall numbers, thus the marketing contract he signed that...

Hal Steinbrenner Reacts to Belief New York Yankees are Becoming Cheap
February 26th, 2015 at 8:00 AM
Only the New York Yankees could have $200 million-plus payroll and still be considered cheap. Or at least that's what some fans of the team have said about Hal Steinbrenner and the new regime running the show in the Bronx. ***PHOTO1*** Not surprisingly Steinbrenner took exception to the idea that the Yankees...

David Ortiz is Angry with Alex Rodriguez in Latest Yankees-Red Sox Drama
February 25th, 2015 at 6:20 PM
Boston Red Sox DH David Ortiz is just the latest person to have beef with embattled New York Yankees slugger Alex Rodriguez. ***PHOTO1*** During the turmoil of the Biogenesis scandal over the past few years, Rodriguez's lawyer named Ortiz as a performance-enhancing drug user during a radio interview and that statement has...

Mariano Rivera Jokes with Media That He’s Returning to New York Yankees in 2015
February 25th, 2015 at 5:20 PM
There is absolutely nothing funny about this. New York Yankees legend Mariano Rivera played a very cruel joke on the media and Yankees fans on Wednesday when he proclaimed he was back only to let us down a few seconds later. ***PHOTO1*** Rivera showed up to Yankees camp to do his job...

Boston Red Sox CEO Larry Lucchino Claims His Team Isn’t “Yankee-Like”
February 25th, 2015 at 3:30 PM
Larry Lucchino, CEO of the Boston Red Sox, adamantly maintained that his team was different from the New York Yankees on Wednesday. The Red Sox have recently spent over $300 million acquiring new players, with the most recent addition being prized Cuban prospect Yoan Moncada. Lucchino was the executive who...

New York Yankees’ Mark Teixeira Won’t Adjust for Shift; Cancels ‘Foul Territory’
February 25th, 2015 at 2:30 PM
If you were hoping that New York Yankees first baseman Mark Teixeira was going to adjust his approach at the plate in order to beat the shift, don't hold your breath. ***PHOTO1*** Teixeira, who battled injuries all season in 2014 and saw his average dip to a career-low .216, has been a...

Andrew Bailey Expects to Compete for Spot on New York Yankees’ 2015 Roster
February 25th, 2015 at 11:30 AM
Reliever Andrew Bailey has endured a long road to recovery after shoulder surgery and he is now ready to compete for a spot on the New York Yankees' roster in 2015. ***PHOTO1*** Bailey hasn't pitched in a game since 2013 with the Boston Red Sox and has spent last season as a...

The New York Yankees Picked the Wrong Time to Be Frugal
February 23rd, 2015 at 4:47 PM
***PHOTO2*** The New York Yankees could only watch today as prized Cuban infield prospect Yoan Moncada took his talents to Boston. Moncada was supposed to be the future for the Yankees. He was supposed to bolster the farm system and lead a new generation of prospects. Instead, it's likely that the...

Yankees Headlines Roundup: Jared Burton Signed, Jason Giambi, Jeter on SNL Special
February 16th, 2015 at 6:53 PM
Here are some of the latest headlines from the New York Yankees Universe. ***PHOTO1*** Yankees Sign RHP Jared Burton Jared Burton and the Yankees have agreed on a minor-league deal, per Bryan Hoch of MLB.com: The Yankees have agreed to terms with right-hander Jared Burton on a Minor League contract that includes an invitation...

Willie Randolph to Be Honored by New York Yankees During 2015 Old Timer’s Day
February 16th, 2015 at 4:58 PM
The New York Yankees announced that Willie Randolph will join Andy Pettitte, Bernie Williams and Jorge Posada in Monument Park during the 2015 season. ***PHOTO1*** Randolph will be honored with a plaque in Monument Park during the 2015 Old Timer's Day, according to the Associated Press, via Yahoo! Sports: Williams will be honored...

Chuck Knoblauch Destroys Andy Pettitte, New York Yankees Over Jersey Retirement
February 16th, 2015 at 4:35 PM
Former New York Yankees second baseman Chuck Knoblauch is not too happy about Andy Pettitte's jersey being retired by his former team. ***PHOTO1*** Knoblauch made that clear on Twitter late Sunday night after it was reported the Yankees planned on honoring Pettitte during the 2015 season by retiring his number and giving...

Alex Rodriguez Told Barry Bonds He Stills Wants to Break All-Time Home Run Record
February 9th, 2015 at 3:16 PM
During the offseason, New York Yankees designated hitter Alex Rodriguez asked former San Francisco Giants star Barry Bonds to help him in his comeback attempt at age 39, with A-Rod still having his sights set on breaking Bonds' all-time homer record. ***PHOTO1*** Bonds, of course, holds the all-time mark with 762 long...

Luis Severino, Aaron Judge, Greg Bird Highlight Yankees’ Spring Training Invites
February 5th, 2015 at 12:08 PM
The New York Yankees announced there will be 26 players working on minor league contracts that have an invitation to spring training in 2015, including some of the organization's top prospects. ***PHOTO1*** Bryan Hoch of MLB.com has the full list, which can be seen at the bottom of this page. Six of...

Yoan Moncada Talks Imminent Signing with MLB Team, Getting to Majors Quickly
February 5th, 2015 at 10:50 AM
Now that he's been cleared to sign with a team as a Major League Baseball free agent, Cuban stud Yoan Moncada could make a decision at any moment in what is sure to be a bidding war for his services. Yoan Moncada is eager to get to The Show: pic.twitter.com/8vM9FI3kww — MLB...

New York Yankees’ Ivan Nova Set to Return from Tommy John Surgery on Time
February 3rd, 2015 at 4:34 PM
New York Yankees starting pitcher Ivan Nova is nearing the end of a long road back to Major League Baseball after having Tommy John surgery last April. ***PHOTO1*** Nova, who has been slated to return by June, is still on track to hit that goal in 2015, per Andrew Marchand of ESPNNewYork.com: New...

MLB Rumors: Andruw Jones Drawing Interest from 2 Teams in Comeback Attempt
February 2nd, 2015 at 2:47 PM
Atlanta Braves great and former New York Yankees outfielder Andruw Jones is looking to make a comeback attempt to Major League Baseball in 2015. ***PHOTO1*** Jones has played in Japan over the past two seasons and has compiled some pretty solid numbers, hitting 26 homers and 94 RBI in his first season,...