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Dellin Betances not Pitching in MLB All-Star Game a Horrible Decision
July 17th, 2014 at 10:35 AM
New York Yankees reliever and rising star Dellin Betances made it to his first All-Star Game in 2014, however it was a horrible decision not to let the 26-year-old at least face a batter in the midsummer classic. ***VIDEO1*** Boston Red Sox manager John Farrell made the decision not to give Betances...

Tickets for Derek Jeter’s Last Game at Yankee Stadium Selling for Crazy Money
July 16th, 2014 at 11:06 AM
All the hoopla surrounding Derek jeter's final season with the New York Yankees and in Major League Baseball is making ticket prices skyrocket for The Captain's last games. ***VIDEO1*** Dana Wessel of 96.3 KTWIN showed just how crazy things are getting for the matchup with the Baltimore Orioles, including a ticket price...

Bud Selig: MLB ‘Had No Idea’ That A-Rod Had Exemption for Banned Substance in 2007
July 15th, 2014 at 11:23 PM
According to a report by the Associated Press, MLB Commissioner Bud Selig was unaware that Alex Rodriguez had an exemption to use a testosterone-boosting substance in 2007. A-Rod received a therapeutic use exemption for the banned substance, Clomid, in 2007. The exemption was granted by an independent administrator of baseball's drug program. ***VIDEO1*** The...

CBS News Botches Derek Jeter’s Name in Tweet for 2014 MLB All-Star Game
July 15th, 2014 at 11:09 PM
CBS News is considered a reputable source in the industry, but their botching of New York Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter's name in a tweet during the 2014 MLB All-Star Game was just bad. ***VIDEO1*** In fact, it was really bad, as the Sporting News pointed out: Michael Jeter? CBS News botches All-Star Game...

Derek Jeter Jokes About Harold Reynolds’ Age on Live MLB All-Star Game Interview
July 15th, 2014 at 10:43 PM
After he was pulled from the game in the fourth inning of the 2014 MLB All-Star Game, Derek Jeter gave a live interview during the bottom of the fifth inning with FOX announcers Joe Buck and Harold Reynolds. ***VIDEO1*** Everything went as planned except for the digs Jeter took at Reynolds' age...

Every Derek Jeter Highlight from 2014 MLB All-Star Game
July 15th, 2014 at 7:48 PM
UPDATE: Wednesday, July 16 at 12:23 a.m. ET Derek Jeter has responded to Adam Wainwright's admission he gave the Yankees Captain pitches to hit in his first at-bat of the 2014 MLB All-Star Game: Jeter on Wainwright: "If he grooved it, thank you. You still have to hit it. I appreciate it." —...

Derek Jeter’s Custom Nike Cleats for 2014 MLB All-Star Game Show History
July 15th, 2014 at 6:55 PM
Derek Jeter will be sporting a custom pair of Nike cleats for the 2014 MLB All-Star Game showing what he has done in past midsummer classics all over the impressive footwear. ***VIDEO1*** The official Jordan brand Twitter account shared the picture of Jeter's custom kicks that help explain the history of his...

Dellin Betances’ Sick Numbers as New York Yankees Reliever Will Blow Your Mind
July 15th, 2014 at 6:25 PM
So, you think you know just how good New York Yankees reliever Dellin Betances has been this season? These stats will sure help if you don't. ***VIDEO1*** Mark Simon of ESPNNewYork.com had a killer article showing just how good Betances (4-0, 1.64 ERA) has been for the Yanks this season and why...

New York Yankees Ranked as Most Loved and Hated Team in Major League Baseball
July 15th, 2014 at 5:10 PM
The New York Yankees are widely loved throughout the United States of America—but they are also not surprisingly the most hated team in Major League Baseball. ***VIDEO1*** According to a Harris Poll that ranked the most beloved teams in MLB, the Yankees finished first and have done so every year since 2003....

New York Yankees Dellin Betances Honored to Be Derek Jeter’s Teammate on AL All-Star Team
July 15th, 2014 at 5:01 PM
It's been quite a ride for Dellin Betances this past year. Last season he was in AAA-Scranton, struggling as a starting pitcher, when he switched to the bullpen after six starts, and then everything clicked. Fast forward to 2014, and Betances is on the sitting on the bench alongside Derek Jeter...

A Derek Jeter Story That New York Yankees Fans Have Never Heard Before
July 15th, 2014 at 3:45 PM
Think you've heard every story about New York Yankees Captain Derek Jeter? Well, think again. ***VIDEO1*** ESPN baseball writer and analyst Tim Kurkjian was a guest on the Steven A. Smith and Ryan Ruocco show on ESPN New York 98.7 FM, and he shared an interesting story about Jeter that was told to...

David Robertson, New York Yankees Have Had ‘Zero’ Contract Extension Talks
July 15th, 2014 at 1:39 PM
David Robertson fits the bill as an elite closer in Major League Baseball, but the New York Yankees have not approached him about a contract extension as the 29-year-old gets ready to hit the open market during the offseason. ***VIDEO1*** Robertson has been stellar in 2014 with the burden on his shoulders...

New York Yankees’ Alex Rodriguez Being Sued for 380K by Former Attorney
July 14th, 2014 at 7:11 PM
Suspended New York Yankees star Alex Rodriguez is being sued by his former attorney, David Cornwell, for failure to pay his legal fees. ***VIDEO1*** The amount listed in the lawsuit is for $380,000, which is chump change for A-Rod, who makes about $25 million per season. USA Today Sports' Bob Nightengale reported the news: New...

Derek Jeter Asked Ridiculous Question at 2014 MLB All-Star Game Media Day
July 14th, 2014 at 5:48 PM
The 2014 MLB All-Star week was in full swing on Monday as media day brought some interesting questions and quotes, but none more bizarre than a question presented to New York Yankees shortstop, Derek Jeter. ***VIDEO1*** Jeter spoke to the media for the final time of his career before an MLB All-Star...

New York Yankees Minor League Pitcher of the Year Shane Greene Impresses in Majors
July 13th, 2014 at 8:22 PM
At a time when the New York Yankees are searching for pitchers, they may have found one right in their own organization. Shane Greene, coming off of an impressive four hit victory on Saturday against Baltimore, could be that guy. ***VIDEO1*** It would be impossible for the Yankees to rebuild their injury...

MLB Futures Game: New York Yankees Prospect Luis Severino Shines
July 13th, 2014 at 8:10 PM
New York Yankees pitching prospect Luis Severino has been lighting it up in the minors in 2014, but when given the opportunity to show his stuff on a bigger stage, the 20-year-old didn't disappoint at the Major League Baseball Futures game. "@Yankees: 12-P, 9-strke scoreless IP for Yankees prospect Luis Severino...

Babe Ruth’s Boston Red Sox Contract Sells for $1 Million at Auction
July 13th, 2014 at 1:10 PM
Babe Ruth's Boston Red Sox contract fetched seven figures at an auction this week, breaking the old record also set by the Babe. ***VIDEO1*** The contract was signed in 1918 by Ruth when he joined the Red Sox and it sold for a cool million dollars, according to Darren Rovell of ESPN.com. The...

New York Yankees Fan Mocked Online for $10 Million Lawsuit Against ESPN for Sleeping During Game; Gives up Season Tickets
July 12th, 2014 at 10:20 PM
The Yankee fan who filed a lawsuit against ESPN and Major League Baseball because he was caught sleeping on camera, is finding his 15 minutes of fame not to be so much fun. Andrew Rector who was shown sleeping during the April 14, New York Yankees game, has been the...

Chase Whitley’s Shot at Redemption with New York Yankees Won’t Be Easy
July 12th, 2014 at 8:31 PM
Chase Whitley didn't last long, but he sure did make an impression on the New York Yankees in a very short time. That doesn't matter now as Whitley has been given a shot at redemption with a start coming on Sunday versus the Baltimore Orioles. ***VIDEO1*** His numbers out of the gate...

New York Yankees: Derek Jeter to Release 3 Children’s Books Soon
July 12th, 2014 at 7:46 PM
New York Yankees shortstop and Captain, Derek Jeter, is already diving into post-career activities with the scheduled release of three children's books approaching—the first of which is due for September 23. ***VIDEO1*** The trio of books Jeter Publishing is working on were reported by AMNY.com's Nina Ruggiero: "The Contract" by Derek Jeter with...