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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...

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...

Mark Teixeira Returns to New York Yankees Lineup on Wednesday, Will Bat 4th Vs. Rays
September 17th, 2014 at 4:49 PM
Mark Teixeira missed Tuesday night's game for the New York Yankees as his wrist was bothering him and some wondered if he would be back for the team on Thursday night for their series finale against the Tampa Bay Rays. ***PHOTO1*** The Yankees announced that the 34-year-old first basemen will return to...

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...

Chase Headley Won’t Rule Out Retaliation from Yankees Against Rays for Repeated Hit-By-Pitches
September 17th, 2014 at 1:13 PM
In what was supposed to be a farewell send-off from the Tampa Bay Rays for New York Yankees captain Derek Jeter on Tuesday night turned really nasty pretty fast. ***PHOTO1*** Jeter was plunked for the second time in less than a week by a member of the Rays pitching staff and benches...

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...

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...

New York Yankees Officially Eliminated from American League East Division Race
September 16th, 2014 at 8:30 AM
Monday night's 1-0 loss to the Tampa Bay Rays might have been just another loss to most fans; another loss of many losses that have been similar in the New York Yankees season, but it unfortunately had significance. ***PHOTO1*** With the Yankees losing 1-0 and the Baltimore Orioles also winning 5-2 at...