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Jose Bautista Trolls New York Yankees Fans with Pump Fake into Stands (Video)
September 21st, 2014 at 9:15 AM
Toronto Blue Jays star Jose Bautista isn't exactly endearing himself to the New York Yankees and their fans this week. ***PHOTO1*** First, Bautista's animated celebration after a game-tying homer on Thursday night offended Shawn Kelley, although it appeared the horse head man was just a bit too sensitive in that case. On Saturday,...

Little New York Yankees Fan Throws Back Derek Jeter Foul Ball, Horrifies Parents
September 20th, 2014 at 5:21 PM
Derek Jeter souvenirs are priceless nowadays as the New York Yankees Captain is set to retire at the end of the 2014 season, but this little Yankees fan didn't seem to get the memo. During Friday night's win over the Toronto Blue Jays at Yankee Stadium, Jeter was up in...

New York Yankees Hope for 2 Starts from Masahiro Tanaka Before Season Ends
September 20th, 2014 at 11:00 AM
If all goes well on Sunday and Masahiro Tanaka makes it through his first start back for the New York Yankees, the team would like for him to throw a second before the culmination of the 2014 Major League Baseball season. ***PHOTO1*** According to George A. King III of the New York...

New York Yankees’ Shawn Kelley Felt Disrespected by Toronto Blue Jays’ Jose Bautista
September 20th, 2014 at 9:42 AM
Toronto Blue Jays outfielder Jose Bautista has upset the horse head man. Shawn Kelley wore a horse head one day. The @Yankees haven't lost since (via @TheBuzzeronFOX pic.twitter.com/lzQbox2oQs — FOX Sports: MLB (@MLBONFOX) August 26, 2014 New York Yankees reliever Shawn Kelley is upset with Bautista for his home run celebration after...

MLB’s Derek Jeter Tribute Video Featuring Mo’ne Davis and Angels’ Mike Trout
September 19th, 2014 at 8:37 PM
Both NIKE and Gatorade have gotten into the Derek Jeter tribute video business this season, but now Major League Baseball has produced its own tribute for the New York Yankees Captain. ***PHOTO1*** Starring infamous little leaguer Mo'ne Davis and Los Angeles Angels superstar Mike Trout, the video pays homage to The Captain...

New York Yankees 2014 Roberto Clemente Award Nominee CC Sabathia to Have On-Field Ceremony Tonight
September 19th, 2014 at 2:16 PM
CC Sabathia has been selected as the New York Yankees nominee for the 2014 Roberto Clemente Award. The award which is given annually, recognizes a Major League player who best represents the game of baseball through positive contributions on and off the field. The Yankees will honor Sabathia's accomplishment with...

Kevin Long Responds to Question About Keeping New York Yankees Hitting Coach Job
September 18th, 2014 at 10:53 AM
New York Yankees hitting coach Kevin Long has been one of the biggest culprits during a 2014 season of little offense and frustrated fans. ***PHOTO1*** It's no secret that many in the Yankees Universe want Long to be canned, but the embattled hitting coach doesn't necessarily see it that way, despite the...

Masahiro Tanaka, New York Yankees Wise to Test Out Elbow Before 2014 Season Ends
September 18th, 2014 at 8:54 AM
The final two weeks of the New York Yankees 2014 campaign will be mostly meaningless as the team prepares for a second straight season without October baseball, although the return of Masahiro Tanaka on Sunday is something that has plenty of meaning. ***PHOTO1*** Many have criticized the Yankees for bringing Tanaka back...

New York Yankees’ Derek Jeter Thanks Fans of Opposing Teams for Showing Love
September 18th, 2014 at 8:02 AM
New York Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter has received an incredible about of love and adulation from not only his own fans, but fans of opposing teams around the sport. ***PHOTO1*** For that, Jeter is thankful and he said so to YES Network's Meredith Marakovits prior to his final game at Tropicana Field...

New York Yankees Dellin Betances Breaks Mariano Rivera’s Single-Season K Mark
September 18th, 2014 at 6:26 AM
New York Yankees reliever Dellin Betances came on in the eighth inning and struck out two, in the Yankees 3-2 win in Tampa on Wednesday night. With those strikeouts, Betances became the Yankees all-time season leader for K's by a reliever, with 131. Betances broke Mariano Rivera's single-season mark of...

New York Yankees’ Chase Headley Mad at Rays’ Manager Joe Maddon for ‘Grazed’ Comment
September 17th, 2014 at 8:12 PM
When New York Yankees third baseman Chase Headley got hit square in the chin with a pitch from Jake McGee, Tampa Bay Rays manager Joe Maddon considered the hit-by-pitch a grazing, which didn't sit well with Headley. ***PHOTO1*** In case you missed Headley's HBP, here it is and it's obvious that Headley...

New York Yankees Have Hit Many More Tampa Bay Rays Hitters in Last 5 Years
September 17th, 2014 at 2:45 PM
Even though the Tampa Bay Rays have hit five New York Yankees batters in the pair's last four games, that still isn't enough to eclipse the Bronx Bombers' lead over their division rivals in the hit-by-pitch category when both teams are head-to-head. ***PHOTO1*** That's right, the Yankees are in the lead with...

Tampa Bay Rays Give Derek Jeter a Kayak Before Plunking New York Yankees Captain
September 17th, 2014 at 12:48 PM
The Tampa Bay Rays presented Derek Jeter with some retirement gifts before beating the New York Yankees in more ways than one on Tuesday night. ***PHOTO1*** Tropicana Field is just the latest location to hold a Jeter celebration and the Rays did it by presenting Jeter with a brand new kayak, a...

Joe Girardi, Joe Maddon React to Derek Jeter HBP in Yankees Loss to Rays
September 17th, 2014 at 7:26 AM
For the second time in recent days, New York Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter was hit by a pitch from the hand of a Tampa Bay Rays pitcher. In total, the Yanks have been plunked five times in a four-game span against the same team. Your browser does not support iframes. That would...

MLB Free Agent Rumors: New York Yankees to Bid on Nelson Cruz
September 16th, 2014 at 6:40 PM
The New York Yankees will be looking for a power hitter in what is turning out to be a free agent market lacking options, so Nelson Cruz figures to be a major target for general manager Brian Cashman during the offseason. ***PHOTO2*** Logic and Nick Cafardo of The Boston Globe dictate that...

MLB Rumors: Yankees GM Brian Cashman Didn’t Want Chris Young
September 16th, 2014 at 6:05 PM
Before outfielder and former New York Met Chris Young started lighting it up with the New York Yankees after being signed and brought up on September 1, general manager Brian Cashman didn't want to sign him. ***PHOTO1*** Young was released by the Mets in August and the Yanks signed him at the...

New York Yankees’ Jose Pirela Gets Unexpected Late-Season Audition
September 16th, 2014 at 3:59 PM
With the news that Martin Prado would miss the rest of the regular season, another Yankee player will get a chance to audition for the big club. Infielder Jose Pirela was added to the Yankees 40-man roster, earlier today. ***PHOTO1*** With another blow for the Yankees in losing Prado, opportunity has arisen...

New York Yankees Martin Prado Undergoes Emergency Appendectomy; is Done for Season
September 16th, 2014 at 12:12 PM
The injuries continue to mount for the 2014 New York Yankees. Martin Prado who was already playing through a hamstring injury, has undergone an emergency appendectomy and will miss the rest of the 2014 season. The Yankees signed Minor League infielder Jose Pirela to a Major League contract and added...

Chase Headley Blames Umpire for Ejection in New York Yankees Loss to Rays
September 16th, 2014 at 10:52 AM
Chase Headley was forced to hit the showers early on Monday night after he was ejected by home plate umpire Marty Foster, but the New York Yankees third baseman isn't taking blame for the ejection. ***PHOTO1*** Instead, Headley blames Foster, who tossed him for arguing balls and strikes, which was a common...

Jordan Brand to Honor Derek Jeter with 2 Sneakers for New York Yankees Captain
September 16th, 2014 at 9:31 AM
Jordan Brand has announced that it will release a special sneaker in order to honor New York Yankees Captain Derek Jeter's final season in Major League Baseball. ***PHOTO1*** First, we have the Air Jordan 1 Retro Jeter: To Honor Derek Jeter, Nike Releases Air Jordan 1 “Jeter” pic.twitter.com/keLL8pIpyr — XXL Magazine (@XXL) September...