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New York Yankees Prospect Aaron Judge Gets Rave Reviews in Arizona Fall League
October 18th, 2014 at 3:59 PM
New York Yankees prospect Aaron Judge is a big dude, and he stands as one of the best big guys playing in the Arizona Fall League this year, according to one talent evaluator who has been watching him. ***PHOTO1*** Jim Callis of MLB.com did a comparison between one of the Yanks' most...

MLB Rumors: New York Yankees Very Close to Hiring a New Hitting Coach
October 17th, 2014 at 3:50 PM
How close are the New York Yankees to hiring a new hitting coach to replace the recently fired Kevin Long? ***PHOTO1*** The decision could come down before Tuesday, or right before the start of the World Series. One of the Yanks' candidates, Texas Rangers hitting coach Dave Magadan, gave a clue as to...

New York Yankees: Ugly Derek Jeter Christmas Sweater Available on MLB.com
October 17th, 2014 at 9:47 AM
The Derek Jeter merchandising machine keeps on rolling right along, this time producing an ugly Christmas sweater for us in the New York Yankees Universe. Darren Rovell of ESPN tweeted a photo of the sweater, which runs at a hefty $75.99 on MLB.com: We're not done with Jeter. Here's your Jeter Ugly...

Keith Olbermann’s Twitter Feud with Yankees 101 and New York Yankees Fans
October 16th, 2014 at 6:11 PM
Keith Olbermann got himself involved in a Twitter feud with us, Yankees 101, as well as some New York Yankees fans in recent days. If you're interested in reading the entire thread, you can click here, otherwise we have the best highlights from it below. ***PHOTO1*** It all started when I posted...

MLB Rumors: Chili Davis, New York Yankees Have Interview Set for Hitting Coach Job
October 15th, 2014 at 5:29 PM
Oakland Athletics hitting coach Chili Davis has been given permission to speak with both the New York Yankees and Texas Rangers about their vacant hitting coach positions. ***PHOTO1*** To take it a step further, the Yankees may already have an interview setup with the former Yankee. The great Jon Heyman of CBS Sports...

Keith Olbermann’s Failure to Become Yankees Announcer Fueling Derek Jeter Hate?
October 15th, 2014 at 2:01 PM
All Keith Olbermann wanted to be was a New York Yankees play-by-play announcer when he grew up. ***PHOTO1*** At least that's what he admitted to Richard Deitsch in an interview with Sports Illustrated. When asked what was one thing he wanted to do in sports, Keith chose a Yankees play-by-play man, which he...

New York Yankees Free Agent Target Kenta Maeda May not Be Posted
October 15th, 2014 at 9:16 AM
The New York Yankees may have one less option in the starting pitching market this offseason as Japanese star Kenta Maeda may not be posted after all. ***PHOTO1*** The Hiroshima Carp were expected to post the 26-year-old right-hander to be ready to start in the majors by 2015, but now that could...

MLB Rumors: Yankees Wise not to Consider Tino Martinez for Hitting Coach
October 13th, 2014 at 12:59 PM
Former New York Yankees first baseman Tino Martinez will not be considered a candidate for the team's vacant hitting coach position after Kevin Long was fired on Friday. ***PHOTO1*** Bob Klapisch of NorthJersey.com has the latest info on the Yanks' search: Told Tino Martinez is not under consideration to replace Kevin Long as...

Former New York Yankees Hitting Coach Kevin Long Comments on Future Plans
October 13th, 2014 at 11:33 AM
Many inside the New York Yankees Universe couldn't imagine teams actually wanting former hitting coach Kevin Long after the team's abysmal offensive season in 2014, but that clearly isn't the case. ***PHOTO1*** Experts around the league say Long, who was let go by the Yankees last Friday, is well-respected by Major League...

New York Yankees’ Masahiro Tanaka and Dellin Betances Make All-Rookie Team
October 12th, 2014 at 11:14 AM
Baseball America came out with its annual All-Rookie Team and there were two Yankees who made the cut: starting pitcher Masahiro Tanaka and reliever Dellin Betances. ***PHOTO1*** Tanaka was one of five starters named to the squad, while Betances was the lone reliever. Here is BA's write-up on each player: The Yankees’ $155 million...

New York Yankees GM Brian Cashman Talks About Replacing Derek Jeter in 2015
October 12th, 2014 at 10:53 AM
As if New York Yankees general manager Brian Cashman didn't have a difficult enough job already, he now has to find a replacement for the irreplaceable: shortstop Derek Jeter. ***PHOTO1*** Cashman recently spoke to the media about several things concerning the Yankees and their offseason, but the topic of Jeter also came...

New York Yankees May Shuffle Coaching Staff to Different Positions for 2015
October 12th, 2014 at 10:26 AM
The New York Yankees have already begun to make moves to change their coaching staff for the 2015 season, and it appears more changes are on the way, although it could just be a situation where coaches are rearranged to different positions. ***PHOTO1*** Hitting coach Kevin Long and first base coach Mick...

MLB Rumors: Mets to Consider Former Yankees Hitting Coach Kevin Long for Job
October 11th, 2014 at 11:56 AM
Kevin Long was fired by the New York Yankees on Friday after an unsuccessful 2014 campaign in the Bronx, but he may not want to pack his bags just yet and could find himself back in New York in 2015. ***PHOTO1*** According to Mike Puma of the New York Post, while the...

MLB Rumors: Asdrubal Cabrera a Yankees Target; Had ‘Mild Interest’ in J.J. Hardy
October 11th, 2014 at 11:33 AM
While many had speculated the New York Yankees would be hot for Baltimore Orioles shortstop J.J. Hardy, it appears the team wasn't willing to go that far in order to sign him as a free agent during the offseason. ***PHOTO1*** The Orioles recently signed Hardy to an extension as they battle to...

New York Yankees Will Never Go into Rebuild Mode, Says GM Brian Cashman
October 11th, 2014 at 11:08 AM
For those fans who are hoping the New York Yankees will start building their team from the ground up via the farm system, don't hold your breath. ***PHOTO1*** In an interview on the Michael Kay Show on 98.7 FM ESPN New York, General manager Brian Cashman admitted that the Bronx Bombers are...

New York Yankees GM Brian Cashman Reacts to Firing Kevin Long and Mick Kelleher
October 11th, 2014 at 10:36 AM
The New York Yankees made a statement on Friday when they fired their hitting coach, Kevin Long, after a terrible season for the organization offensively. ***PHOTO1*** Maybe more importantly, the move silenced millions of critics--or Yankees fans--who thought Long must be fired in order to begin steering the ship in the right...

Chris Young Talks About New York Yankees and Potential Return in 2015
October 11th, 2014 at 9:12 AM
The New York Yankees got an unexpected spark from a late-season acquisition after they signed Chris Young to a minor-league deal when rosters expanded back in September. ***PHOTO1*** Young, who had spent the majority of the season as a major disappointment with the New York Mets, needed a fresh start after hitting...

New York Yankees GM Brian Cashman: ‘I Am Open to Pursuing 3B Options’
October 10th, 2014 at 4:54 PM
New York Yankees General Manager Brian Cashman admitted on Friday that he is open to exploring 'options' at third base. He also stated that veteran third baseman Alex Rodriguez may spend some time at first base. ***PHOTO1*** Jon Heyman of CBS Sports reported earlier this week that the Yankees are likely to...

New York Yankees Carlos Beltran Sells Florida Home for Record Price
October 10th, 2014 at 2:57 PM
Carlos Beltran signed a three year $45 million dollar deal with the New York Yankees this past off-season. On Friday, Beltran added another $4.1 million to the tally as he sold his Florida mansion for a record price. ***VIDEO1*** According to Samantha Joseph of the Daily Business Review, Beltran has sold the...

Derek Jeter Farewell Tour with New York Yankees Gives YES Network Ratings Boost
October 10th, 2014 at 8:58 AM
The New York Yankees Captain, Derek Jeter, was a one-man wrecking crew this season and he most likely single-handedly gave the YES Network a ratings boost. ***PHOTO1*** The official home of the Yankees saw an increase in their ratings during the 2014 season, which would normally be contradictory because of the team's...