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Martin Prado Soaks Yankees Reporter with Cooler After Brian McCann’s Walk-Off HR
August 24th, 2014 at 5:07 PM
The YES Network's Meredith Marakovits was at the wrong place at the wrong time. She was just about to interview New York Yankees catcher Brian McCann after his walk-off homer lifted the Bronx Bombers over the Chicago White Sox on Sunday when Martin Prado decided to crash the party: Your browser does...

Hello Kitty Wears New York Yankees Uniform Before Game Vs. Chicago White Sox
August 24th, 2014 at 1:35 PM
Could Hello Kitty be the mascot of the New York Yankees? No, she couldn't—but she does look like a natural in a Yankees uniform. The Yanks shared the cartoon character's picture donning the pinstripes before Sunday's game versus the Chicago White Sox: Hello Kitty is on hand as the #Yankees go for the...

New York Yankees Present Paul Konerko with Gift Before Game Vs. Chicago White Sox
August 24th, 2014 at 1:20 PM
Before Sunday's afternoon game versus the Chicago White Sox, the New York Yankees gave veteran first baseman Paul Konerko a retirement gift. Konerko, who is set to retire at the end of the 2014 season, is getting some serious respect from the Yankees, who are gifting him a special base signed...

Why New York Yankees Didn’t Bid on Cuban Defector Rusney Castillo
August 24th, 2014 at 11:40 AM
While the New York Yankees were heavily involved in scouting Rusney Castillo from day one, they were not one of the teams to make the Cuban outfielder an offer. ***PHOTO1*** Joel Sherman of the New York Post reports that the Yankees didn't even place a bid, despite reports to the contrary saying...

New York Yankees 2015; Who’s on Third?
August 23rd, 2014 at 10:15 PM
The New York Yankees went into the season with Kelly Johnson as their starting third baseman and the question is who will be at the hot corner to start 2015? The Yankees have a couple of choices available, but who will be there everyday third baseman next season? The obvious...

New York Yankees’ Masahiro Tanaka to Throw 2nd Simulated Game on Thursday in Detroit
August 23rd, 2014 at 4:29 PM
UPDATE: After throwing a successful 35-pitch simulated game on Saturday, the Yankees have announced that Masahiro Tanaka will throw a second simulated game on Thursdat when the team is in Detroit for their series against the Tigers. ***PHOTO2*** Tanaka's return to the Yankees in September continues to look more likely with each passing...

Joe Torre’s No. 6 Sprayed on Yankee Stadium Grass for Special Day on August 23
August 23rd, 2014 at 11:51 AM
When the New York Yankees honor their former manager Joe Torre on August 23 by retiring his number, that same special digit will be pained on the grass at Yankee Stadium. ***PHOTO1*** Torre wore No. 6 while winning four World Series rings with the Yankees. MLB.com shows us a picture of how the...

Brett Gardner Drenches Martin Prado with Two Coolers After Game-winning Hit
August 23rd, 2014 at 11:33 AM
Sometimes it doesn't pay to be the hero. ***PHOTO1*** Martin Prado found that out the hard way on Friday night after his game-winning hit lifted the New York Yankees over the Chicago White Sox. Teammate Brett Gardner had his own way to celebrate the big hit, as he performed two unofficial ice bucket...

Martin Prado Reacts to Game-Winning Hit in New York Yankees Win Over White Sox
August 23rd, 2014 at 11:17 AM
Martin Prado had his doubts about coming to New York when he was first traded to the Yankees, but it seems the 30-year-old is starting to feel comfortable. ***PHOTO1*** Prado was responsible for the game-winning hit on Friday night versus the Chicago White Sox in a 4-3 win, which is something that...

New York Yankees Players Hold Informal Team Meeting on Thursday
August 22nd, 2014 at 12:27 PM
According to Bryan Hoch and Jamal Collier of MLB.com, The New York Yankees players held an informal team meeting on Thursday. The players addressed the the lack of production and challenged the team to pick it up with less than seven weeks left in the season. ***VIDEO1*** According to MLB.com, the meeting...

Boston Red Sox Sign Rusney Castillo to 7-year, $72.5 Million Contract
August 22nd, 2014 at 11:22 AM
UPDATE: Friday, August 22 at 12:06 p.m. ET The original contract figures for the Castillo-Red Sox deal were slightly off, as it turns out Castillo has signed a seven-year deal worth $72.5 million, per Gordon Edes of ESPNBoston.com: Sox agree on 7 year 72.5m deal with Castillo , joins club this season:...

Boston Red Sox Favorites for Rusney Castillo; Yankees Falling Out of Picture
August 22nd, 2014 at 10:14 AM
There is plenty of competition for Cuban-born outfielder Rusney Castillo, but it appears the Boston Red Sox are trying vigorously to sign him and are emerging as the favorites in the sweepstakes. ***PHOTO1*** Jon Heyman of CBS Sports says the Red Sox are still "heavily involved" and are attempting to beat out...

Robinson Cano Talks About Leaving New York Yankees for Seattle Mariners
August 22nd, 2014 at 9:49 AM
With October baseball rapidly approaching, Robinson Cano still doesn't regret leaving the sputtering New York Yankees for the Seattle Mariners. ***PHOTO1*** And why would he? After all, the Mariners gave him more money and are now in the hunt for a playoff spot as they sit just a half game back of...

Chris Rock Grabs Foul Ball, Gives to Young New York Yankees Fan (Video)
August 21st, 2014 at 5:03 PM
Comedian Chris Rock was at the New York Yankees game on Thursday and left looking like a really good dude after snagging a foul ball that he soon donated to a young fan. ***PHOTO1*** Rock attended the Yankees' 3-0 win over the Houston Astros and when a foul ball came his way,...

New York Yankees Held Hitters’ Meeting Before Thursday’s Win Over Houston Astros
August 21st, 2014 at 4:41 PM
The New York Yankees need some kind of spark on offense and since a late-season acquisition is nearly out of the question, the team instead opted for a hitters' meeting before Thursday's win over the Houston Astros. ***PHOTO1*** Third baseman Chase Headley told the media about the meeting after the 3-0 victory...

David Phelps Will Go to New York Yankees Bullpen After Return from DL
August 21st, 2014 at 2:21 PM
The New York Yankees will send David Phelps to the bullpen once he returns from his 15-day DL stint. ***PHOTO1*** Manager Joe Girardi told Brendan Kuty of NJ.com that the plan is for Phelps to go to the bullpen once he's officially back, which will help Phelps return to the mound sooner...

Michael Jordan Accepts Derek Jeter’s Nomination for ALS Ice Bucket Challenge (Video)
August 21st, 2014 at 9:32 AM
New York Yankees Captain Derek Jeter has already completed his ALS Ice Bucket Challenge after being nominated by several people, but Jeter nominated NBA legend Michael Jordan before getting the ice water dumped over his head. ***PHOTO1*** Jordan accepted the challenge and nominated his former coach, Phil Jackson, along with some members...

Joe Girardi Reacts to Question About Changing New York Yankees Lineup
August 21st, 2014 at 9:06 AM
There has been much debate about New York Yankees manager Joe Girardi changing the lineup this season—namely the top part of the order—with the team struggling mightily to score runs. ***PHOTO1*** Kevin Kernan of the New York Post had to ask Girardi about it after Wednesday's loss to the lowly Houston Astros,...

Rusney Castillo Contract Could Be Worth $50-60 Million; Yankees Seen as Finalists
August 20th, 2014 at 5:26 PM
As was expected, the Rusney Castillo sweepstakes has become a mess of rumors and speculation that hasn't come to an end just yet. ***PHOTO1*** Yesterday, it looked like Castillo was going to the Chicago Cubs, per ESPN's Buster Olney. Two folks involved in the Rusney Castillo bidding view the Cubs as the most...

MLB Rumors: Yankees Seen as Favorite to Land Jon Lester; Red Sox are ‘Long Shot’
August 20th, 2014 at 5:00 PM
While it is believed to be a long shot for Oakland Athletics starter Jon Lester to return to the Boston Red Sox in free agency after the season, the New York Yankees are one of the teams said to be the favorites to land him. ***PHOTO1*** Lester, who was traded before the...