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New York Yankees: David Phelps’ Great Start Saves Spot in Rotation
June 14th, 2014 at 6:52 AM
David Phelps may not have been a shoe-in to be kicked out of the New York Yankees rotation just yet, but he was certainly in danger of going down that path before a great performance versus the Oakland A's on Friday in a 7-0 Yankees win. ***VIDEO1*** It was Phelps' best start...

New York Yankees’ Brian Roberts Gets Ball Stuck Between Legs on Pickoff Attempt
June 13th, 2014 at 9:33 PM
In what amounted to one of the bigger close calls in Major League Baseball history, Brian Roberts of the New York Yankees got the baseball stuck between his legs while sliding back into second base on a pickoff attempt. ***VIDEO1*** Roenis Elias was the pitcher for the Seattle Mariners on Thursday night...

New York Yankees Don’t Expect Michael Pineda Back Until August
June 13th, 2014 at 7:24 PM
New York Yankees starting pitcher Michael Pineda won't be back until August, according to manager Joe Girardi. ***VIDEO1*** Mark Feinsand of the New York Daily News has the story: Pineda won't pitch until August, says Girardi. Sabathia also unlikely to return before break. What you see now is the NYY rotation til then. —...

Oakland A’s Video Tribute to Derek Jeter Won’t Include Infamous Flip Play
June 13th, 2014 at 6:58 PM
Perhaps one of the most infamous defensive plays in Major League Baseball history, the Derek Jeter flip play, will be left out of the Oakland Athletics' video tribute to the New York Yankees shortstop on Sunday. The Flip:  #FarewellCaptain pic.twitter.com/bRTJKTWGOq — MLB (@MLB) February 12, 2014 Susan Slusser of the San Francisco Chronicle...

New York Yankees Sign Heath Bell to Minor League Contract
June 13th, 2014 at 6:01 PM
The New York Yankees have signed reliever Heath Bell to a minor-league deal. ***VIDEO1*** Mark Feinsand of the New York Daily News broke the story after it was discovered Bell was on the roster of the Yanks' Triple-A affiliate, Scranton Wilkes-Barre: Scranton/Wilkes-Barre has added RHP Heath Bell to its roster, so it appears...

New York Yankees to Sign Three Top International Free Agents
June 13th, 2014 at 3:07 PM
In a season where depth and young talent is a concern, the New York Yankees are looking towards International Free Agents as a way to replenish their farm system. According to a report by Andy Martino and Mark Feinsand of The New York Daily News, the Yankees have already reached...

Jacoby Ellsbury’s Great Catch Takes Extra Bases from Robinson Cano (Video)
June 13th, 2014 at 12:37 AM
Jacoby Ellsbury's bat has been hot of late, but on Thursday night his glove did its own damage against a former New York Yankee, Robinson Cano. ***VIDEO1*** The New York Yankees center fielder took at least an extra-base hit away from the Mariners second baseman on a ball Cano clearly thought was out...

New York Yankees: Derek Jeter’s Turn 2 Foundation Giving Chance for Fans to Spend Day with Yankees Captain
June 12th, 2014 at 9:05 PM
UPDATE: The announcement from Derek Jeter's foundation was a chance for the fans to potentially meet the Yankees captain and shortstop, as the Turn 2 Foundation is holding a contest that gives a lucky fan a chance to spend the day with Jeter. ***PHOTO1*** Details are in the Twitter link. ******** Derek Jeter's charity, the...

Francisco Cervelli’s Return to Yankees Could Mean John Ryan Murphy to AAA
June 12th, 2014 at 7:48 PM
Francisco Cervelli is ready to come back to the New York Yankees and that could mean John Ryan Murphy is Triple-A bound. ***VIDEO1*** As of now, there are two different reports out there, but both have Murphy possibly returning to Triple-A. First, Bryan Hoch of MLB.com says while Cervelli is eligible to come...

New York Yankees: Mark Teixeira Interviews Jacoby Ellsbury on ‘Foul Territory’
June 12th, 2014 at 5:08 PM
Here's another episode of "Foul Territory" with New York Yankees first baseman, Mark Teixeira. ***VIDEO1*** In this episode, Tex talks with Yankees outfielder, Jacoby Ellsbury. Among the highlights of the show are Tex sharing a bad experience he had with a beaver after noticing Ellsbury's Oregon State hat, which is where Ellsbury went...

New York Yankees Make International Signings from Dominican Republic
June 12th, 2014 at 1:37 PM
The New York Yankees are being aggressive in the international player market and have gone ahead and signed some "highly-regarded" infielders from the Dominican Republic in what is the start of more to come. ***VIDEO1*** Mark Feinsand of the New York Daily News has the story: A major league source told the Daily...

New York Yankees Acquire Veteran Reliever David Huff from San Francisco Giants
June 11th, 2014 at 8:37 PM
The New York Yankees continued to re-tool their bullpen as they announced a deal that would bring David Huff back to the Bronx. The veteran reliever was claimed off waivers and acquired by the Yankees for cash considerations on Wednesday.  ***VIDEO1*** Huff spent last season with the Cleveland Indians before being claimed off...

5 New York Yankees Make Forbes’ Highest-Paid List in 2014
June 11th, 2014 at 7:06 PM
Five current New York Yankees and two former have made Forbes' top-100 list of the highest paid athletes. For a full list of the 100 highest-paid athletes, go to Forbes.com. ***VIDEO1*** Here's how Forbes comes up with the list: Our earnings figures include salaries, bonuses, prize money, appearance fees, as well as licensing and endorsement income...

New York Yankees: Mark Teixeira Interviews Masahiro Tanaka on ‘Foul Territory’
June 11th, 2014 at 6:00 PM
If you like Mark Teixeira's interview with Brian McCann on the New York Yankees first baseman's show, "Foul Territory," you're going to love the episode with Masahiro Tanaka. ***VIDEO1*** Through his interpreter, Teixeira asks Tanaka some questions, including whether or not he can be Tanaka's guide to show him around New York City...

New York Yankees Top Draft Pick Jacob Lindgren Could Make Major League Debut This Season
June 11th, 2014 at 4:00 PM
According to Jim Callis of MLB.com, the New York Yankees Jacob Lindgren could make his MLB debut as early as this season. Callis ranked the top five draft picks from this year's draft and placed Lindgren atop the list ***VIDEO1*** According to Callis, the Yankees who didn't own a first round pick, may have gotten...

Diehard New York Yankees Fan Shows Love with Great Face Paint Job
June 11th, 2014 at 2:46 PM
So you think you're a New York Yankees fan? Try going to a game like this guy. A bald-headed gentleman at Tuesday night's game versus the Seattle Mariners took advantage of what his creator gave him and used his head to turn into a baseball with a properly painted Yankees "NY"...

New York Yankees Carlos Beltran to Throw Today; Outfielder to Test Out Injured Elbow
June 11th, 2014 at 12:10 PM
Carlos Beltran will throw the ball today as he continues to fight a bone spur in his right elbow. The injury has prevented Beltran from making a return to the Yankees outfield. Beltran has been delegated to a DH role since returning from the DL last week. ***VIDEO1*** The fact that Beltran...

New York Yankees are Playoff Tested Before October by Winning Close Games
June 11th, 2014 at 11:00 AM
The New York Yankees won another close game on Tuesday night, this time against the Seattle Mariners, as their offense failed to create some insurance runs for a more comfortable victory. ***VIDEO1*** That has been the case often this season. The Yanks carry small leads throughout ball games and ask their starters...

New York Yankees: Derek Jeter’s Latest Gift from Seattle Mariners
June 10th, 2014 at 10:40 PM
New York Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter got another gift from a Major League Baseball team, this time from the Seattle Mariners. On Tuesday night, Jeter was given a base from Safeco Field and a seat from the old Kingdome (Seattle's old home ballpark), as well as a check for his charity...

New York Yankees: Joe Girardi’s Answer to Moving Derek Jeter Down in Lineup
June 10th, 2014 at 9:53 PM
Moving Derek Jeter down in the New York Yankees lineup has been a hot topic in The Captain's last season and manager Joe Girardi spoke about it on Tuesday. ***VIDEO1*** Girardi's quote comes via Mark Feinsand of the New York Daily News: “He’s always been a guy that has responded during the course of...