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Masahiro Tanaka Throws Simulated Game on Tuesday; Feels He Can Make Return This Season
September 9th, 2014 at 4:40 PM
New York Yankees starter Masahiro Tanaka was able to complete a simulated game on Tuesday and continues to progress in his rehabilitation. Tanaka continues to make his way back from an elbow injury that has had him out for the second half of the 2014 campaign. ***PHOTO1*** Tanaka was recently shutdown do...

New York Yankees Fans Outraged at Andy Pettitte for Missing Derek Jeter Day
September 8th, 2014 at 7:18 PM
While watching the incredible and moving ceremony that honored Derek Jeter's career on Sunday, there was one huge void from the festivities: Andy Pettitte. Had a blast elk hunting with this one in Colorado! Coolest experience ever! pic.twitter.com/GU7LvfOoEU — Josh Pettitte (@JPettitte21) September 7, 2014 Pettitte, who was a teammate of Jeter's for...

Michael Jordan Idolizes Derek Jeter, Teases Yankees Captain About Number of Rings
September 8th, 2014 at 5:46 PM
Michael Jordan was on hand to celebrate New York Yankees great Derek Jeter on Sunday and he gave the Yankees Captain an incredible compliment. ***PHOTO1*** Jordan and Jeter both have the connection to NIKE, but their relationship apparently extends far beyond that and the two are close to this day. The Chicago Bulls...

Carlos Beltran Explains Why He Chose New York Yankees Over Kansas City Royals
September 8th, 2014 at 4:41 PM
Before signing a three-year deal with the New York Yankees during the offseason, Carlos Beltran considered signing with the Kansas City Royals, but thought the better of it in the end. ***PHOTO1*** Beltran recently spoke to Andy Martino of the New York Daily News and shared his explanation of why he went...

Joe Torre Jokes That Mariano Rivera Had Work Done Before Derek Jeter Day (Video)
September 8th, 2014 at 2:48 PM
One of the best things about Derek Jeter Day at Yankee Stadium was the fact that we got to see some of the great New York Yankees players from the golden era of the 1990's together again. ***PHOTO1*** One of those moments happened before the day began on Sunday in a pregame...

Breaking Down New York Yankees 2015 Schedule Released by Major League Baseball
September 8th, 2014 at 1:58 PM
You never want to start looking at next season's schedule before the current season is finished, but with the way the New York Yankees are playing in 2014, it may not be too early. ***PHOTO1*** Major League Baseball released the schedules of all teams for next season on Monday, which can be...

Derek Jeter Day Presser Crashed by Reporter’s Phone; Yankees Captain Picks It Up
September 7th, 2014 at 10:15 PM
Almost everything went according to plan for New York Yankees Captain Derek Jeter on Derek Jeter Day at Yankee Stadium on Sunday. In fact, it got to the end of the day until something went wrong. During the postgame press conference, Jeter was interrupted by a ringing cell phone, via a...

Derek Jeter Day: Live Updates from New York Yankees Ceremony and Game
September 7th, 2014 at 9:49 AM
The New York Yankees will honor Derek Jeter on Sunday before the game versus the Kansas City Royals with a special day for the Captain to remember his illustrious career. ***PHOTO1*** Keep it right here with Yankees 101 and refresh for all the latest updates for everything Jeter as it happens. UPDATE: 10:03...

Derek Jeter to Play for New York Yankees in Final Games of 2014 Season
September 7th, 2014 at 7:17 AM
There has been some speculation that New York Yankees Captain Derek Jeter could sit out the final games of the 2014 season versus the Boston Red Sox in Fenway Park, but Jeter dispelled that notion on Saturday. ***PHOTO1*** Mariano Rivera followed that game plan when he retired. After the conclusion of the...

Eugenie Bouchard Grabs 2 Foul Balls at New York Yankees Game After U.S. Open Exit
September 6th, 2014 at 5:56 PM
After being knocked out of the 2014 U.S. Open, Canadian tennis star Eugenie Bouchard accomplished a rare feat while attending a New York Yankees game on Friday. ***PHOTO1*** Bouchard was able to come away with not one, but two foul balls during the Yanks' loss to the Kansas City Royals. The 20-year-old tweeted...

New York Yankees Having Derek Jeter Day is Strange, Paul O’Neill Says
September 6th, 2014 at 4:33 PM
Everyone has their own opinion about how the New York Yankees have handled Derek Jeter's last season in Major League Baseball, and former Yankee Paul O'Neill recently shared his opinion on the matter. ***PHOTO1*** O'Neill specifically commented on the Yanks holding a special day for Jeter, which will take place on September...

Derek Jeter’s High School Photo Shows Yankees Captain’s Old Batting Stance
September 6th, 2014 at 1:06 PM
As is the case with most Major League Baseball players, New York Yankees Captain Derek Jeter has had to make adjustments to his batting stance over the years, which has led to him having the sixth-most hits in MLB history. ***PHOTO1*** But what you see today is not what Jeter once used...

David Ortiz Trolls Derek Jeter with Fake Bunt, Then Hits Solo Home Run (Video)
September 6th, 2014 at 9:49 AM
David Ortiz had a little fun with New York Yankees Captain Derek Jeter on Thursday night after the Boston Red Sox star faked Jeter out with a bunt and went on to hit a solo homer. ***PHOTO1*** With the shift on, a bunt is the worst thing a Major League Baseball team...

New York Yankees Could Activate David Phelps from DL Early Next Week
September 5th, 2014 at 1:43 PM
New York Yankees pitcher David Phelps is nearing a return from the disabled list. Phelps has been on the shelf since August 4th and is close to returning to the Bronx ***VIDEO1*** Phelps threw long toss on Thursday and is scheduled to throw a bullpen session on Friday. If he clears Friday...

New York Yankees Jim Abbott Threw No-Hitter 21 Years Ago Today
September 4th, 2014 at 5:40 PM
It was 21 years ago today that Jim Abbott went into the record books when he threw a no-hitter for the New York Yankees. Abbott kept the Cleveland Indians hitless in front of 27,000 fans at Yankee Stadium on September 4, 1993. ***VIDEO1*** Abbott dazzled for nine innings as he dominated a...

New York Yankees React to Idea Derek Jeter’s Farewell Tour is Out of Hand
September 4th, 2014 at 5:13 PM
The New York Yankees have come under some criticism this season for the way they have handled Derek Jeter's last season in Major League Baseball, but the team doesn't agree with that notion. ***PHOTO1*** The Yankees have undoubtedly looked to capitalize on The Captain's retirement in 2014 with all the memorabilia they...

New York Yankees Ichiro Suzuki is a Big League Trash Talker; En Espanol
September 4th, 2014 at 2:04 PM
New York Yankees outfielder Ichiro Suzuki is well known for communicating through an interpreter. According to Brad Lefton of The Wall Street Journal, Ichiro talks a pretty good game when he's on the field... in Spanish. ***VIDEO1*** When you think of the game's great trash talkers, Ichiro might be the last guy...

New York Yankees Rumors: Brian Cashman to Be Offered New Contract at End of 2014
September 4th, 2014 at 1:01 PM
The New York Yankees intend to bring back their embattled general manager, Brian Cashman, after a tumultuous and injury-plagued 2014 season for the Bronx Bombers. ***PHOTO1*** Jon Heyman of CBS Sports is reporting that despite the fact the Yankees are likely to miss the postseason for a second straight year, Yankees management...

Brian McCann Hit Below Belt with Foul Ball in Yankees Win Over Red Sox (Video)
September 4th, 2014 at 11:40 AM
Brian McCann got hit in a place no man ever should. ***PHOTO1*** During the New York Yankees' 5-1 win over the Boston Red Sox on Wednesday night, McCann was behind the plate when he took a foul ball between the legs. If not for a cup, things could have gotten really ugly: Your browser...

New York Yankees to Retire Derek Jeter’s No. 2 During Ceremony on Sunday
September 3rd, 2014 at 9:02 PM
UPDATE: Thursday, September 4 at 12:28 p.m. ET Now it turns out that the Yankees may not be retiring Jeter's number on Sunday after the same Steven Marcus of Newsday, who first reported that would be the case, is now saying nothing has been finalized: When will the Yankees retire Derek Jeter's...