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Marlins Nearly Traded Nathan Eovaldi to Diamondbacks Before Trade to Yankees
January 30th, 2015 at 12:20 PM
Just a week before Christmas, the New York Yankees and Miami Marlins put together a five-player trade in which they acquired Nathan Eovaldi, Garrett Jones and Domingo German in exchange for David Phelps and Martin Prado; a deal gave the Yankees another young starter and a backup at first, third...

Pedro Martinez Wanted to Play with New York Yankees During Hall of Fame Career
January 6th, 2015 at 10:23 AM
Pedro Martinez was one of the greatest pitchers in Boston Red Sox history and is a surefire Hall of Fame player, but just imagine if he had joined the New York Yankees instead. ***PHOTO1*** Not only did the former Cy Young winner admit he was almost traded to the Yanks more than...

Yankees Take Page from Royals Run with Trade for Bullpen Help in David Carpenter, Chasen Shreve
January 1st, 2015 at 6:39 PM
While the entire sports world was watching the Rose Bowl between Oregon and Florida State, Brian Cashman was busy making a deal that gives an already revamped bullpen a much different look for the 2015 season. ***PHOTO1*** Manny Banuelos, the once highly-regarded pitching prospect for the New York Yankees, was dealt to...

New York Yankees Trade Manny Banuelos to Braves for David Carpenter, Chasen Shreve
January 1st, 2015 at 5:54 PM
Well, so much for Manny Banuelos being a possibility for the New York Yankees rotation in 2015, as the one time member of the "Killer B's" has found a new home. ***PHOTO1*** Jack Curry of the YES Network has reported that the Yankees have traded Banuelos to the Atlanta Braves for pitchers...

New York Yankees News & Notes: New Luxury Tax Kings, World Series Odds, and More
December 21st, 2014 at 10:28 AM
Here are some news and notes from the New York Yankees Universe to look over while you enjoy your Sunday cup of coffee. ***PHOTO1*** New Luxury Tax Kings The Yanks have had a long and expensive reign at the top of the luxury tax standings in Major League Baseball, but now the franchise...

New York Yankees Acquire Reliever Gonzalez German from New York Mets; Preston Claiborne DFA’ed
December 19th, 2014 at 3:08 PM
On Friday afternoon, the New York Yankees and New York Mets decided to make a rare trade with one another, this one involving a young relief pitcher headed to the Bronx. ***PHOTO1*** The Yankees will acquire right-handed reliever Gonzalez German from the Mets in exchange fot cash considerations, as per Adam Rubin...

Boston Red Sox to Sign Dodgers SS Hanley Ramirez to 5-Year, $90 Million Deal
November 24th, 2014 at 8:00 AM
While the New York Yankees continue to play the waiting game this winter, their American League East rivals are getting a jump on things and are taking one of the best hitters off the market. ***PHOTO1*** Los Angeles Dodgers shortstop Hanley Ramirez is headed to Beantown, as he will land in Boston...

MLB Trade Rumors: New York Yankees Might Be Looking into Trade for Indians’ Nick Swisher
November 19th, 2014 at 12:43 AM
The New York Yankees need offense. This we all know after a disastrous 2014 season. The Yankees also need backup options at right field and first base; this we also know because of the age and injuries to Mark Teixeira and Carlos Beltran. ***PHOTO1*** And this is why there is a report...

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...

MLB Free Agent Rumors: Baltimore Orioles ‘Pushing’ to Extend Nelson Cruz; Considered a Yankees Target
October 9th, 2014 at 1:56 PM
According to Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports, the Baltimore Orioles are pushing to complete an extension of potential free agent, Nelson Cruz. Rosenthal's report comes on the heels of the O's re-signing of shortstop J.J. Hardy He was signed this off-season as a free agent by the Orioles to a one...

MLB Free Agent Rumors: Royals Will Look to Re-Sign James Shields; New York Yankees Still Interested
October 9th, 2014 at 1:00 PM
According to Jon Heyman of CBS Sports, the Kansas City Royals will look to re-sign starting pitcher James Shields. Heyman reported that the Royals had informed Shields at the trade deadline that were prepared to offer him a multi-year deal this winter. ***VIDEO1*** Shields has pitched well as the ace for the...

MLB Rumors: Derek Jeter May Be Interested in Purchasing Tampa Bay Rays
October 3rd, 2014 at 1:25 PM
Now that Derek Jeter is officially retired everybody is trying to figure out his next move. One thing is for sure, Derek Jeter will be involved in baseball. Jeter has made it clear during his career that his ambition is to own a major league franchise. According to The Tampa...

Ben Affleck Refuses to Wear New York Yankees Hat on Set of Movie ‘Gone Girl’
October 3rd, 2014 at 10:08 AM
Ben Affleck's love of the Boston Red Sox has been very apparent throughout his life in the public eye, so there was absolutely no way he'd be able to wear a New York Yankees hat in any capacity. ***PHOTO1*** In this instance, "Gone Girl" director David Fincher wanted Affleck to wear the...

Former Yankees 3B Torey Lovullo to Interview for Texas Rangers Manager Opening
October 2nd, 2014 at 9:58 PM
According to WEEI.com, former New York Yankees 3B Torey Lovullo will interview for the Texas Rangers managerial job. Lovullo 49, was recently interviewed for the Houston Astros manager vacancy, but the Astros ultimately gave the job to A.J. Hinch. ***VIDEO1*** Tim Bogar, Mike Maddux and Steve Buechele have also interviewed for the...

Yasmany Tomas Offically Declared Free Agent by MLB; New York Yankees Among Teams Interested
October 2nd, 2014 at 1:49 PM
The latest Major League prospect to come out of Cuba has been officially declared a Free agent by Major league Baseball, according to his agent Jay Alou. ***PHOTO1*** Yasmany Tomas, who was a member of the Cuban National team, defected from Cuba in June. He was officially cleared for employment in the...

Hal Steinbrenner Appologizes for New York Yankees Missing Playoffs in 2014
October 2nd, 2014 at 12:08 PM
It was a tough season for the New York Yankees in 2014. After the team failed to make the playoffs, Yankees managing general partner Hal Steinbrenner "apologized" for his teams' performance. ***VIDEO1*** "I apologize, we did not do the job this year," Steinbrenner said on the "Michael Kay Show" on the YES...

New York Yankees Manager Joe Girardi Optimistic for Next Season After Missing Playoffs in 2014
October 2nd, 2014 at 10:28 AM
It was a whirlwind season for the 2014 New York Yankees. They made a big splash in free agency by signing the likes of Carlos Beltran, Jacoby Ellsbury, Brian McCann and Masahiro Tanaka. Then Derek Jeter announced his plans to retire at the end of the year and that all...

Derek Jeter Mentioned in UN Speech by Israeli Prime Minister (Video)
September 29th, 2014 at 5:42 PM
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu addressed the General Assembly at the UN on Monday as he called for the dismantling of Iran's nuclear program. "To defeat ISIS and leave Iran as a threshold nuclear state power is to win the battle and lose the war," Netanyahu said. During his speech, Netanyahu compared...

New York Yankees’ Shawn Kelley Felt Disrespected by Toronto Blue Jays’ Jose Bautista
September 20th, 2014 at 9:42 AM
Toronto Blue Jays outfielder Jose Bautista has upset the horse head man. Shawn Kelley wore a horse head one day. The @Yankees haven't lost since (via @TheBuzzeronFOX pic.twitter.com/lzQbox2oQs — FOX Sports: MLB (@MLBONFOX) August 26, 2014 New York Yankees reliever Shawn Kelley is upset with Bautista for his home run celebration after...

New York Yankees 2014 Roberto Clemente Award Nominee CC Sabathia to Have On-Field Ceremony Tonight
September 19th, 2014 at 2:16 PM
CC Sabathia has been selected as the New York Yankees nominee for the 2014 Roberto Clemente Award. The award which is given annually, recognizes a Major League player who best represents the game of baseball through positive contributions on and off the field. The Yankees will honor Sabathia's accomplishment with...