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Derek Jeter Mentioned in UN Speech by Israeli Prime Minister (Video)
September 29th, 2014 at 5:42 PM
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu addressed the General Assembly at the UN on Monday as he called for the dismantling of Iran's nuclear program. "To defeat ISIS and leave Iran as a threshold nuclear state power is to win the battle and lose the war," Netanyahu said. During his speech, Netanyahu compared...

Ichiro Suzuki Hints at Problems in New York Yankees Clubhouse
September 29th, 2014 at 2:18 PM
Ichiro Suzuki isn't ready to retire just yet, and the New York Yankees haven't given him many reasons to consider returning for a fourth season in pinstripes. ***PHOTO1*** Daniel Barbarisi of the Wall Street Journal reports on Suzuki's future plans, which seem to include playing in 2015: Ichiro said he feels great and...

MLB Rumors: New York Yankees not Expected to Spend Big Money in Free Agency
September 29th, 2014 at 1:43 PM
Big pockets don't always equal big spending. ***PHOTO1*** The New York Yankees dropped a ton of money on free agents last offseason in the hopes that it would help them rebound from an October-less season in 2013, but that didn't exactly pan out for the Bronx Bombers. Instead, the Yanks are now on...

Joe Girardi Says Alex Rodriguez Must Show He Can Play 3B for New York Yankees
September 29th, 2014 at 1:13 PM
While New York Yankees manager Joe Girardi expects third baseman Alex Rodriguez to be a starter both in the field and at the plate, Girardi isn't exactly sure what condition A-Rod will be in when the 2015 season starts. ***PHOTO1*** From the outside looking in, it's obvious that Rodriguez would be the...

New York Yankees’ Derek Jeter Says Time is Right for Him to Retire from MLB
September 29th, 2014 at 7:53 AM
In case you had any doubts about Derek Jeter's desire to call it quits at the end of this season, don't because the New York Yankees Captain is ready to retire from Major League Baseball. ***PHOTO1*** Jeter told the media after the last game of his career finished with a 1-for-2 day,...

Derek Jeter Honored by Empire State Building with Yankees Pinstripe Lights
September 28th, 2014 at 9:52 PM
The Derek Jeter farewell tour made one last stop on Sunday after the New York Yankees Captain played in the last game of his career versus the Boston Red Sox at Fenway Park: the Empire State Building. The iconic skyscraper in New York City paid its respects to Jeter by lighting...

Hiroki Kuroda Talks About Potential Return to New York Yankees in 2015
September 28th, 2014 at 10:23 AM
Of the five New York Yankees starters on Opening Day 2014, 39-year-old Hiroki Kuroda was the only one to last an entire season without getting injured. You couldn't write a more ironic script. ***PHOTO1*** Despite his consistency and overall solid season after posting a 3.71 ERA, there is a possibility that Kuroda...

Joe Girardi Thinks Dellin Betances is Ready to Be New York Yankees Closer in 2015
September 28th, 2014 at 8:57 AM
If David Robertson leaves in free agency after the 2014 season, New York Yankees manager Joe Girardi believes Dellin Betances is ready to step up and take over the job. ***PHOTO1*** Robertson will likely be offered a one-year qualifying offer that could pay him upwards of $15 million, per George A. King...

Masahiro Tanaka Update After Bad Final Start of Season with New York Yankees
September 27th, 2014 at 6:20 PM
Masahiro Tanaka ended the season on a horrible note on Saturday after he was crushed by the Boston Red Sox at Fenway Park, leading to a New York Yankees loss. ***PHOTO1*** Tanaka, who made just his second start since coming off the disabled list, was beaten down by the boys from Beantown...

Derek Jeter Plans to Play in Last Game for New York Yankees Despite Injury
September 27th, 2014 at 5:58 PM
Derek Jeter exited Saturday's game between the New York Yankees and Boston Red Sox at Fenway Park early with a hamstring injury, but that won't stop him from playing in his career finale on Sunday. ***PHOTO1*** After taking Friday off following his dramatic walk-off hit to win the game on Thursday, Jeter...

Joe Girardi Rips New York Yankees Players’ Desire in Speech; Bad Sign for 2015?
September 27th, 2014 at 5:01 PM
UPDATE: Saturday, September 27 at 7:07 p.m. ET Yankees skipper Joe Girardi spoke further about his alleged tirade directed at his players prior to Thursday night's game versus the Baltimore Orioles after his team's loss on Saturday, per Daniel Barbarisi of The Wall Street Journal: Girardi says he was "direct", not angry,...

Yankees GM Brian Cashman Gives Alex Rodriguez Updates Before Game Vs. Red Sox
September 27th, 2014 at 1:18 PM
After a season of silence surrounding New York Yankees slugger Alex Rodriguez, general manager Brian Cashman had a lot to say before the team took on the Boston Red Sox on Saturday. ***PHOTO1*** First, Cashman explained that although tensions have been high between A-Rod and the team in recent years, the Yanks'...

Derek Jeter Stops Boston Red Sox from Using Bob Sheppard’s Voice at Fenway Park
September 27th, 2014 at 12:52 PM
Derek Jeter has accepted the love and respect he has received from every Major League Baseball team in 2014, but he also has his limits and showed that by stopping the Boston Red Sox from using legendary public address announcer Bob Sheppard's voice at Fenway Park. ***PHOTO1*** In what would have amounted...

New York Yankees RP Dellin Betances Shut Down for Rest of Season
September 27th, 2014 at 12:33 PM
New York Yankees reliever and 2014 breakout star Dellin Betances has been shut down for the final two games of the 2014 season after reaching his innings limit. ***PHOTO1*** David Lennon from Newsday has the latest: Betances done for season. Girardi said he's pitched enough innings for this year. #yankees — David Lennon (@DPLennon)...

Boston Red Sox Fans Chant Derek Jeter’s Name During Game Vs. New York Yankees
September 27th, 2014 at 12:06 PM
It's impossible for a guy to have his name chanted at Fenway Park when he's wearing a New York Yankees uniform, but that doesn't apply for The Captain, Derek Jeter. ***PHOTO1*** Jeter has torched the Boston Red Sox numerous times during the two decades he has spent in baseball. If there was...

MLB Plans to Get Derek Jeter’s Last Game at Yankee Stadium in by Any Means
September 25th, 2014 at 3:59 PM
Rain is in the forecast for Derek Jeter's final home game at Yankee Stadium with the New York Yankees, but fans holding tickets for Thursday night's contest shouldn't fear a cancelation; although there may be some waiting. ***PHOTO1*** Yankees manager Joe Girardi told the media prior to the game that Major League...

Derek Jeter, Bob Sheppard’s Voice to Be Retired by New York Yankees Together
September 24th, 2014 at 4:09 PM
New York Yankees Captain Derek Jeter isn't the only memorable person retiring from the organization this year as the late Bob Sheppard's voice will also go along with Jeter after the 2014 season. ***PHOTO1*** Since his passing in 2007, Sheppard's voice has been used to introduce Jeter as he steps to the...

Keith Olbermann Rips Derek Jeter’s Yankees Career Because He Failed at His
September 24th, 2014 at 2:22 PM
ESPN's Keith Olbermann was fired up about New York Yankees Captain Derek Jeter on a recent show of his and completely obliterated the Yanks' shortstop. ***PHOTO1*** Olbermann, as is the case with some of the more vocal members of the media and fans of Major League Baseball, is getting tired of the...

Joe Girardi Says Derek Jeter Will Decide Whether or not to Play Last Games
September 23rd, 2014 at 8:33 PM
After two more home games, Derek Jeter will never play another game at Yankee Stadium in the Bronx for the New York Yankees unless they make a miraculous comeback in the American League Wild Card race. ***PHOTO1*** The only question that remains is: will he play the final three games of the...

LEGOS Re-Enact Derek Jeter’s Career Highlights with New York Yankees (Video)
September 23rd, 2014 at 6:35 PM
There has been some great commercials to celebrate the career and retirement of New York Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter, but perhaps the best video out there honoring the Captain was done with toys. That's right, some genius has re-enacted some of Jeter's best career highlights in the form of building blocks,...