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New York Yankees’ Chase Headley Mad at Rays’ Manager Joe Maddon for ‘Grazed’ Comment
September 17th, 2014 at 8:12 PM
When New York Yankees third baseman Chase Headley got hit square in the chin with a pitch from Jake McGee, Tampa Bay Rays manager Joe Maddon considered the hit-by-pitch a grazing, which didn't sit well with Headley. ***PHOTO1*** In case you missed Headley's HBP, here it is and it's obvious that Headley...

New York Yankees Have Hit Many More Tampa Bay Rays Hitters in Last 5 Years
September 17th, 2014 at 2:45 PM
Even though the Tampa Bay Rays have hit five New York Yankees batters in the pair's last four games, that still isn't enough to eclipse the Bronx Bombers' lead over their division rivals in the hit-by-pitch category when both teams are head-to-head. ***PHOTO1*** That's right, the Yankees are in the lead with...

Tampa Bay Rays Give Derek Jeter a Kayak Before Plunking New York Yankees Captain
September 17th, 2014 at 12:48 PM
The Tampa Bay Rays presented Derek Jeter with some retirement gifts before beating the New York Yankees in more ways than one on Tuesday night. ***PHOTO1*** Tropicana Field is just the latest location to hold a Jeter celebration and the Rays did it by presenting Jeter with a brand new kayak, a...

Joe Girardi, Joe Maddon React to Derek Jeter HBP in Yankees Loss to Rays
September 17th, 2014 at 7:26 AM
For the second time in recent days, New York Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter was hit by a pitch from the hand of a Tampa Bay Rays pitcher. In total, the Yanks have been plunked five times in a four-game span against the same team. Your browser does not support iframes. That would...

MLB Free Agent Rumors: New York Yankees to Bid on Nelson Cruz
September 16th, 2014 at 6:40 PM
The New York Yankees will be looking for a power hitter in what is turning out to be a free agent market lacking options, so Nelson Cruz figures to be a major target for general manager Brian Cashman during the offseason. ***PHOTO2*** Logic and Nick Cafardo of The Boston Globe dictate that...

MLB Rumors: Yankees GM Brian Cashman Didn’t Want Chris Young
September 16th, 2014 at 6:05 PM
Before outfielder and former New York Met Chris Young started lighting it up with the New York Yankees after being signed and brought up on September 1, general manager Brian Cashman didn't want to sign him. ***PHOTO1*** Young was released by the Mets in August and the Yanks signed him at the...

New York Yankees’ Jose Pirela Gets Unexpected Late-Season Audition
September 16th, 2014 at 3:59 PM
With the news that Martin Prado would miss the rest of the regular season, another Yankee player will get a chance to audition for the big club. Infielder Jose Pirela was added to the Yankees 40-man roster, earlier today. ***PHOTO1*** With another blow for the Yankees in losing Prado, opportunity has arisen...

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...