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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...

New York Yankees’ Chris Young’s Picture Still on Mets’ Tickets After Release
September 13th, 2014 at 4:44 PM
Chris Young has been lighting the world on fire since joining the New York Yankees, but before that he was a member of the New York Mets and wasn't doing so well. Because of his failures in Flushing, the Mets dropped Young and allowed the Yankees to pick him up. Even...

Carlos Beltran to Delay Surgery; ‘If I Can Play, I Am Going to Play’
September 13th, 2014 at 4:07 PM
Carlos Beltran was able to swing a bat yesterday for the first time since being sidelined due to elbow soreness on Wednesday. According to David Waldstein of The New York Times, Beltran plans to put off surgery on his ailing right elbow until the off-season. ***PHOTO1*** The Yankees outfielder has been battling...

New York Yankees’ Chase Headley Talks About HBP in Face and Potential Return
September 13th, 2014 at 12:26 PM
New York Yankees third baseman Chase Headley had a scary moment when he was hit in the face with a pitch on Thursday night versus the Tampa Bay Rays, but he sounds as though everything will be fine. Your browser does not support iframes. Despite the hope that he could return for...

Joe Girardi Reacts to Chris Davis Suspension Before Yankees-Orioles Doubleheader
September 12th, 2014 at 12:53 PM
New York Yankees manager Joe Girardi shared his thoughts on Baltimore Orioles slugger Chris Davis getting suspended 25 games after a positive test for amphetamines. ***PHOTO1*** Davis has already admitted to taking adderall and while he did get an exemption for it in 2013, the Orioles first baseman was unable to do...

Brett Gardner May Return for Yankees Doubleheader Friday; Martin Prado is Back
September 12th, 2014 at 12:36 PM
The news has been mum on Brett Gardner the past few days and it hasn't looked good for the New York Yankees outfielder, with the possibility that his abdominal strain would finish his 2014 campaign. ***PHOTO1*** But Bryan Hoch of MLB.com reports some great news for the Yankees as Gardner may be...

New York Yankees Minor League System to Undergo Leadership Changes
September 12th, 2014 at 10:13 AM
UPDATE: Saturday, September 13 at 10:05 a.m. ET Mark Feinsand of the New York Daily News is reporting that the Yankees minor league shake-up could involve more than just a few names departing and that the organization could look for replacements from outside as opposed to within: Steinbrenner plans to have an...

Chris Young Becoming Spark the New York Yankees Need to Survive
September 12th, 2014 at 9:33 AM
Who would have thought a New York Mets reject would become the last hope of the New York Yankees 2014 season? ***PHOTO1*** That's the story with Chris Young, who once again came through when his new team needed him most with a walk-off homer that propelled the Yankees to a 5-4 win...

Chris Young’s Late Inning Heroics Keep New York Yankees in Wild Card Hunt at 4 Back
September 12th, 2014 at 12:07 AM
Chris Young hit a walk-off home run that gave the New York Yankees a dramatic 5-4 victory on Thursday at the Stadium. The Yankees went from being no-hit by Tampa starter Alex Cobb to winning the game in their last at-bat. The Yankees picked up a 1/2 a game in...

New York Yankees Derek Jeter is Honored by Rock and Roll Hall of Famers KISS (Video)
September 11th, 2014 at 7:45 PM
From one Hall of Famer to another, Kiss taped a video message to honor Yankee Captain Derek Jeter. The video will be featured on the scoreboard at Yankee Stadium. ***PHOTO1*** Band members; Gene Simmons, Paul Stanley, Eric Singer and Tommy Thayer pay tribute to Jeter in the video. "Hey Yankees fans," Stanley...

WWE Superstars John Cena and the Big Show Pay Tribute to Derek Jeter (Video)
September 11th, 2014 at 7:03 PM
With all the tributes Derek Jeter is receiving these days, it's amazing how many people he's touched, in and out of baseball. The latest are two WWE Superstars, John Cena and The Big Show. ***VIDEO1*** Cena spoke about how he has emulated Jeter and looked up to him for years. "I think...

New York Yankees’ Late-Season Injuries Will Seal Fate of 2014
September 11th, 2014 at 5:30 PM
The New York Yankees don't need a magic number to evaporate in order to know they are finished in 2014. ***PHOTO1*** It's bad enough that the Yanks are 11 games out of the American League East lead behind the Baltimore Orioles, but it's even worse that their wild card hopes are fading...

New York Yankees’ Alex Rodriguez Now a LinkedIn Member During 2014 Suspension?
September 11th, 2014 at 3:53 PM
Being suspended and exiled from your team must be lonely because New York Yankees slugger Alex Rodriguez is looking to make connections during his down time this season. ***PHOTO1*** Brian Costa of The Wall Street Journal pointed out that there is a LinkedIn profile that carries the name Alex Rodriguez, with the...

New York Yankees Mark Teixeira Plans to Hit the Gym and Gain Weight During Off-Season
September 11th, 2014 at 3:30 PM
It has been a disappointing season for New York Yankees first baseman Mark Teixeira, to say the least. As a result of the injuries that have plagued him thoughout the 2014 season, Teixeira told Brandan Kuty of NJ.com, that not being able to workout in the off-season really effected him...

New York Yankees Keep Playoff Hopes Alive with Big Comeback in the Bronx
September 11th, 2014 at 12:19 PM
Left for the dead in the AL Wild Card race, the New York Yankees bats awoke last night at the Stadium. With all that has been said about the dormant New York offense, they answered the bell on Wednesday as they showed signs of life in the Bronx ***VIDEO1*** After giving up...

MLB Rumors: Yankees Must Be All-in on Giancarlo Stanton If Marlins Extension Fails
September 10th, 2014 at 2:14 PM
The Miami Marlins will try their best to keep superstar slugger Giancarlo Stanton, but the New York Yankees should be prepared to go all-in for him should contract extension talks fail between Stanton and the only team he has ever known. ***PHOTO1*** Bob Nightengale of USA Today Sports reported that the Marlins...

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...