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Mark Teixeira is Healthy and Swinging a Big Bat for New York Yankees
May 20th, 2014 at 2:30 PM
When the New York Yankees headed down to Spring Training in Tampa in late March there was a lot of focus on first baseman Mark Teixeira's health. The big righty had undergone off-season wrist surgery and many people were questioning his overall health as the upcoming season neared. Although it has...

New York Yankees Have Renewed Interest in Free Agent SS Stephen Drew: Report
May 20th, 2014 at 12:30 PM
A report by the Nick Carfado of the Boston Globe says that the New York Yankees are once again looking at Free Agent Stephen Drew. The Yankees had shown interest in Drew during the off-season, but never seriously pursued the shortstop. Drew, who has draft pick compensation tied to him is...

New York Yankees Must Act Like CC Sabathia Isn’t Coming Back for Good
May 20th, 2014 at 10:23 AM
***VIDEO1*** With all the issues CC Sabathia is having, whether it be injuries or his inability to pitch to acceptable standards, the New York Yankees simply can't depend on him to be back in any capacity for the remainder of his contract. What originally started out as some harmless fluid in Sabathia's...

New York Yankees: Why Cliff Lee Trade Will Never Happen
May 20th, 2014 at 8:34 AM
***VIDEO1*** While the New York Yankees desperately need starting pitching and Cliff Lee of the Philadelphia Phillies seems like the perfect fit, the 35-year-old left-hander will be incredibly difficult to trade for by the 2014 MLB trade deadline. Nick Cafardo of The Boston Globe reported the other day that baseball executives believe...

New York Yankees “Not Seriously Pursuing” Cuban Outfielder Daniel Carbonell: Report
May 19th, 2014 at 7:11 PM
***VIDEO1*** Update: Tuesday, May 20 at 2:20 p.m. ET According to Dan Martin and George A. King III of the New York Post, the New York Yankees are "not seriously pursuing" Cuban outfielder Daniel Carbonell: According to a source, despite reports indicating the Yankees are among the finalists for 23-year-old Cuban outfielder Daniel...

New York Yankees: Messy Game 2 of Doubleheader Makes for Funny Twitter Reaction
May 18th, 2014 at 7:44 PM
***VIDEO1*** The insults kept on coming Sunday during the second game of the doubleheader at Yankee Stadium between the New York Yankees and Pittsburgh Pirates, with the Buccos coming out on top in the sloppy contest, 5-3. If you followed the game, you saw quite the horrid brand of baseball from both...

New York Yankees: Injury Updates on Michael Pineda, Shawn Kelley
May 18th, 2014 at 3:54 PM
***VIDEO1*** UPDATE: Wednesday, May 21 at 1:00 p.m. ET New York Yankees pitcher Michael Pineda made the next step in his recovery from a back injury on Wednesday when he threw his third bullpen session. According to Meredith Marakovits of YES Network, Pineda's session was a success: Pineda threw a 30 pitch bullpen earlier...

New York Yankees: Alex Rodriguez Almost Retired Before Fighting MLB Suspension
May 18th, 2014 at 12:18 PM
***VIDEO1*** For those New York Yankees fans that just want Alex Rodriguez to go away, you almost got your wish last season. Almost. According to Teri Thompson, Bill Madden, Michael O'Keeffe, Christian Red and Nathaniel Vinton of the New York Daily News, A-Rod was apparently convinced to fight the MLB's drug suspension over...

MLB Trade Rumors: New York Yankees to Target Cliff Lee at Deadline
May 18th, 2014 at 12:00 PM
***VIDEO1*** With a need for pitching in their starting rotation, it looks as though the New York Yankees will definitely have an eye on Cliff Lee when the 2014 MLB trade deadline approaches. Nick Cafardo of the The Boston Globe is reporting that many in baseball believe the Yanks will target Lee in...

Chicago Cubs May Look to Trade NL ERA Leader Jeff Samardzija; New York Yankees Could Be Potential Landing Spot
May 17th, 2014 at 8:17 PM
Jeff Samardzija has started eight games this season with a league leading ERA of 1.45. His domination of National League hitters is impressive, but as good as Samardzija has been, he has yet to win a game this year. With the Yankees looking for front line pitching, Samardzija would be...

New York Yankees’ Zoilo Almonte Hits Long HR Vs. Pittsburgh Pirates (Video)
May 17th, 2014 at 6:10 PM
***VIDEO1*** It didn't take long for Zoilo Almonte to make an impact with the New York Yankes after being called up recently as the young outfielder crushed a solo homer that still hasn't landed yet. The bomb came in the third inning against the Pittsburgh Pirates on Saturday afternoon. Starting pitcher Edinson...

New York Yankees’ Mark Teixeira Hits 350th Career HR Vs. Pittsburgh Pirates (Video)
May 17th, 2014 at 5:11 PM
***VIDEO1*** Mark Teixeira hit his 350th career home run versus the Pittsburgh Pirates on Saturday and it gave the New York Yankees an early 2-0 lead. The homer came off starting pitcher Edinson Volquez in the first inning and didn't make it over the wall by much. The video is courtesy of MLB.com: Your...

New York Yankees Don’t Expect CC Sabathia Back When DL Stint is Over
May 17th, 2014 at 4:46 PM
***VIDEO1*** CC Sabathia is supposed to be on the disabled list until May 26 with what is now known as degenerative changes in his knee, but New York Yankees manager Joe Girardi isn't expecting him back on time. According to Spencer Fordin of MLB.com, Girardi said he "would be kind of shocked"...

New York Yankees: Yangervis Solarte’s Bat Needed in Middle of Lineup
May 17th, 2014 at 9:21 AM
***VIDEO1*** The more you watch Yangervis Solarte, the more you realize he needs to be moved up in the New York Yankees' lineup. Solarte, who has easily been the surprise of the season thus far along with Masahiro Tanaka, is putting up numbers nobody could have imagined. Coming into the game on...

New York Yankees: Michael Pineda Making Progress in Rehab from Injury
May 16th, 2014 at 8:14 PM
***VIDEO1*** Michael Pineda is slowly but surely making his way back to the field for the New York Yankees as he continues to make progress in his rehab from a back injury. According to Wallace Matthews of ESPNNewYork.com, Pineda threw a bullpen session on Friday and reported no problems after 20 pitches: Despite...

New York Yankees: Ichiro Suzuki Must Start Full Time in Place of Carlos Beltran
May 16th, 2014 at 6:37 PM
***VIDEO1*** Even before New York Yankees outfielder Carlos Beltran landed on the 15-day disabled list, the case could be made that Ichiro Suzuki deserved more playing time in the team's crowded outfield and lineup. Now that Beltran is out for the foreseeable future with surgery possible, the door is open for Ichiro...

Pittsburgh Pirates Catcher Chris Stewart Looks Forward to Yankee Stadium Return
May 16th, 2014 at 12:10 PM
Former New York Yankees Catcher Chris Stewart will make his first trip back to New York since being traded by the Yanks. On December 2, 2013, the Yankees traded Stewart to the Pittsburgh Pirates for pitcher Kyle Haynes and cash considerations. The Yankees will host Stewart and the Pirates for...

Chase Whitley’s New York Yankees Debut a Good Sign for Injured Starting Rotation
May 15th, 2014 at 9:27 PM
***VIDEO1*** Chase Whitley made his Major League Baseball debut for the New York Yankees on Thursday night against the New York Mets on the big stage of the Subway Series and looked pretty good doing it. The rookie starter logged just 4.2 innings, but allowed only two hits, two walks and no...

Derek Jeter: New York Yankees SS Receives Farewell Gift from New York Mets
May 15th, 2014 at 5:33 PM
***VIDEO1*** Derek Jeter's farewell tour continued on Thursday when the New York Yankees' shortstop received a parting gift from the New York Mets before the conclusion of the 2014 Subway Series. The Mets, much like every other team Jeter has faced this season, honored The Captain with some tile art of his...

Why Gary Sanchez’s Days in New York Yankees Organization are Numbered
May 15th, 2014 at 5:10 PM
***VIDEO1*** Gary Sanchez has been a top prospect in the New York Yankees' organization for quite some time now, but with the Bronx Bombers in need of starting pitching, the young catcher's days are numbered. The normally stingy Hal Steinbrenner has already made it clear the Yanks will not hesitate to add...