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MLB Rumors: Andruw Jones Drawing Interest from 2 Teams in Comeback Attempt
February 2nd, 2015 at 2:47 PM
Atlanta Braves great and former New York Yankees outfielder Andruw Jones is looking to make a comeback attempt to Major League Baseball in 2015. ***PHOTO1*** Jones has played in Japan over the past two seasons and has compiled some pretty solid numbers, hitting 26 homers and 94 RBI in his first season,...

Joe Girardi Talks Alex Rodriguez Playing 1B, Relationship with Yankees Slugger
February 1st, 2015 at 10:00 AM
New York Yankees manager Joe Girardi will look to add more flexibility to his roster in 2015 as he expects to talk to Alex Rodriguez about playing first base this season. ***PHOTO1*** The Yankees manager has stayed in touch with A-Rod this season, but he isn't quite sure what to expect from...

Rob Manfred Talks Alex Rodriguez Meeting, His Return to New York Yankees and MLB
February 1st, 2015 at 6:50 AM
New York Yankees slugger Alex Rodriguez and Major League Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred held a secret meeting not long ago in order to air out their differences, which is something the commish recently spoke about publicly. ***PHOTO1*** In an interview with Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports, Manfred discussed his meeting with A-Rod...

New York Yankees GM Brian Cashman Doesn’t Guarantee Stephen Drew Starting Job
January 29th, 2015 at 12:39 PM
While it appears New York Yankees general manager Brian Cashman plans for Stephen Drew to be the everyday second baseman for the team in 2015, he certainly isn't guaranteeing it. ***PHOTO1*** Cashman recently inked Drew to a one-year deal after the Bronx Bombers acquired the free-agent-to-be last season in a deal with...

Alex Rodriguez Can Still Help the New York Yankees
January 26th, 2015 at 8:34 PM
***PHOTO1*** Alex Rodriguez has loomed over the New York Yankees organization ever since he first donned pinstripes in 2004. Fans have seen it all with A-Rod, from incredible regular season campaigns to unbelievable postseason meltdowns. He has been a tabloid dream, bringing high-drama to the Bronx in a myriad of forms....

MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred was a New York Yankees Fan Growing Up
January 26th, 2015 at 9:40 AM
Maybe new Major League Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred won't be so bad after all. ***PHOTO1*** That's because he is a very smart man. So smart, that he grew up a New York Yankees fan and watched his first baseball game at Yankee Stadium, allowing him to catch a glimpse of Mickey Mantle...

Alex Rodriguez Had Rob Manfred’s Caddy Probed, Made MLB and Yankees Execs Uneasy
January 26th, 2015 at 7:00 AM
Alex Rodriguez's apology to Major League Baseball commissioner Rob Manfred and his attempted apology to the New York Yankees was about more than just a few lawsuits. ***PHOTO1*** Yes, Rodriguez was looking to clear the air after the messy Biogenesis scandal that pitted him versus the league and eventually got him suspended....

MLB Rumors: Yankees, Alex Rodriguez Set for Battle Over Performance Clauses
January 25th, 2015 at 10:53 AM
If you thought New York Yankees slugger Alex Rodriguez was going to collect his bonus for passing Willie Mays easily, you may want to think again. ***PHOTO1*** A report by Teri Thompson, Bill Madden and Michael O'Keeffe of the New York Daily News reports that the Yankees and A-Rod could battle over...

New York Yankees and Players Fail to Recognize Ernie Banks’ Death at Age 83
January 24th, 2015 at 5:32 PM
A true Major League Baseball legend passed away on Friday when Chicago Cubs great Ernie Banks died at the age of 83, but if you were following the New York Yankees on social media, you wouldn't have known anything happened. ***PHOTO1*** That's because the team has been absolutely silent on the passing...

MLB Rumors: New York Yankees Attended Hector Olivera Workout Last Week in DR
January 24th, 2015 at 4:02 PM
Details of Hector Olivera's Workout Revealed (UPDATE: Monday, January 26 at 11:36 a.m. ET) Ben Badler of Baseball America has the latest on how Olivera looked in his workout last week: That combination of talent and uncertainty drew hundreds of scouts to a two-day showcase at the Giants’ academy in the Dominican...

Yankees GM Brian Cashman Sued for Spying on E-Mails, Trying to Commit Mistress
January 24th, 2015 at 11:00 AM
New York Yankees general manager Brian Cashman has more than just on-the-field problems in 2015, as his alleged former mistress, Louise Meanwell, is filing a lawsuit against the Yanks' front office man. ***PHOTO1*** The suit says that Cashman not only hacked and spied on Meanwell's e-mails, but he also contacted the woman's...

New York Yankees’ Alex Rodriguez Meets Secretly with MLB Commish Rob Manfred
January 24th, 2015 at 9:30 AM
A-Rod Expected to Make Public Apology at Spring Training (UPDATE: Monday, January 26 at 2:34 p.m. ET) If you were wondering when or if Alex Rodriguez was planning on publicly apologizing for the multitude of mistakes he's made the past few years, you now have your answer. Bob Nightengale of USA Today...

Yankees News & Notes: Yogi Berra Talks Deflategate, Bird No. 3 1B Prospect and More
January 24th, 2015 at 7:00 AM
Here are a few tidbits from the New York Yankees Universe. ***PHOTO1*** Yogi Talks Deflategate Yogi Berra's Yogisms are always classics, and recently the Yankees legend applied one to the controversy surrounding the New England Patriots, lovingly known as "Deflategate." Yogi's granddaughter, Lindsay Berra, had a quote from her gramps talking about the Patriots: Gramp...

Atlanta Braves Claim Outfielder Eury Perez Off Waivers
January 23rd, 2015 at 6:48 PM
***PHOTO2*** Last week the New York Yankees designated outfielder Eury Perez for assignment in order to make room for Stephen Drew. Today the Atlanta Braves picked the 24 year old outfielder up off waivers, per Ken Rosenthal. ***PHOTO1*** Perez has good speed, but did not play much last season. In four games...

John Sterling Says He Lost New York Yankees World Series Rings in Apartment Fire
January 22nd, 2015 at 3:56 PM
UPDATE: Michael Kay Interviews John Sterling (January 22 at 4:40 p.m. ET) John Sterling was a guest on The Michael Kay Show on ESPN Radio and spoke in detail about the devastating fire that destroyed his home, while explaining how fortunate he is to have so much support from the Yankees...

The Significance of Passing on Max Scherzer
January 22nd, 2015 at 9:30 AM
***PHOTO1*** Brian Cashman never indicated that he would be interested in offering a big contract to free agent pitcher Max Scherzer. It turned out that Cashman was being candid, as the Yankees did not end up placing a bid on Scherzer. The Washington Nationals ended up giving Scherzer a 210 million...

Barry Bonds is Alex Rodriguez’s Tutor for Comeback Attempt with New York Yankees
January 20th, 2015 at 11:04 PM
I kid you not. ***PHOTO1*** In what will make every baseball fan (A-Rod supporter or not) gasp, there is a report out there that says Barry Bonds is Alex Rodriguez's tutor as the embattled 39-year-old continues to make his way back to Major League Baseball. The San Francisco Chonicle's John Shea relays this...

MLB Free Agent Rumors: New York Yankees, Yoan Moncada Held Private Workout
January 20th, 2015 at 12:36 PM
UPDATE: Tuesday, January 20 at 7:59 p.m. ET Earlier in the day we found out that the Yankees and Yoan Moncada had a private workout. Along with the Yankees, Moncada has also worked out for several other teams already, per Jesse Sanchez of MLB.com: According to industry sources, Moncada, 19, has held...

MLB Trade Rumors: New York Yankees Aren’t Seriously Pursuing Cole Hamels
January 19th, 2015 at 3:56 PM
If you were hoping the New York Yankees were going to pursue Cole Hamels this offseason in a deal with the Philadelphia Phillies, you can pretty much put that thought to bed. ***PHOTO1*** Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports reports that while the Yankees have inquired about the Phillies ace, they are not...

MLB Free Agent Rumors: Max Scherzer Close to Deal, Nationals Seen as Favorites
January 18th, 2015 at 4:58 PM
UPDATE: Tuesday, January 20 at 4:00 p.m. ET The Yankees seem to have been telling the truth when making it clear they wouldn't pursue Max Scherzer, as Bryan Hoch of MLB.com reports the team never made a bid on Scherzer: There were some thoughts that the Yankees might be posturing in order...