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Miami Marlins Claim New York Yankees’ LHP Matt Tracy Off Waivers: Report
April 18th, 2015 at 2:50 PM
After being designated for assignment by the New York Yankees, left-handed pitcher Matt Tracy has been claimed by the Miami Marlins off waivers. ***PHOTO1*** FOX Sports' Ken Rosenthal had it first: Source #Marlins claim LHP Matt Tracy from #Yankees. — Ken Rosenthal (@Ken_Rosenthal) April 18, 2015 The 26-year-old Tracy was recently brought up by the...

Yankees Legend Mariano Rivera Explains How Careful Players Must Be to Avoid Positive PED Test
April 18th, 2015 at 1:00 PM
With Major League Baseball players always making the excuse "I don't know how that got into my body" after testing positive for performance-enhancing drugs, New York Yankees legend Mariano Rivera explained how careful he was during his career to not put anything illegal into his body. ***PHOTO1*** Rivera admitted that there are...

MLB Rumors: New York Yankees Made ‘Painful’ Shane Greene Trade Out of Desperation
April 18th, 2015 at 11:00 AM
The New York Yankees gave up young right-hander Shane Greene in a three-team deal that landed them Didi Gregorius from the Arizona Diamondbacks, while Green was shipped to Detroit. At the moment it isn't looking like a good trade as Green is off to an impressive 2-0 start and has...

Jose Peraza to New York Yankees Trade Rumor Officially Put to Bed by Atlanta Braves
April 18th, 2015 at 9:00 AM
It has now been confirmed that the Atlanta Braves have no interest in trading one of their top prospects, second baseman Jose Peraza. ***PHOTO1*** Earlier this week there were rumors swirling about the New York Yankees being interested in Peraza as they even scouted the second baseman. While that did happen, any...

Yankees’ Alex Rodriguez Blasts 2nd HR of Game Vs. Rays for Career No. 658: Video
April 17th, 2015 at 9:25 PM
New York Yankees designated hitter Alex Rodriguez was at it again on Friday night after he crushed his second homer of the evening versus the Tampa Bay Rays. Your browser does not support iframes. The big fly came from the hand of Rays pitcher Ernesto Frieri and traveled 400 feet, falling well...

New York Yankees’ Alex Rodriguez Destroys 471-foot HR for Career No. 657: Video
April 17th, 2015 at 7:50 PM
New York Yankees designated hitter Alex Rodriguez crushed his 657th career home run versus the Tampa Bay Rays at Tropicana Field on Friday night. Your browser does not support iframes. And when I say crushed, I mean it. Rodriguez's homer measured an insane 471 feet to give him his third of 2015 and...

New York Yankees Injury Updates on Brett Gardner, Jose Pirela, Chris Capuano, Ivan Nova
April 17th, 2015 at 5:49 PM
Here are the latest updates on some of the New York Yankees' walking wounded. ***PHOTO1*** Brett Gardner Gardner has made it clear his wrist feels much better today and that he was able to play, however manager Joe Girardi is still holding him out. Brett Gardner says he feels good enough to play today...

New York Yankees Unveil Thurman Munson Bobblehead for 2015 Giveaway: Photo
April 17th, 2015 at 4:15 PM
The New York Yankees have unveiled the Thurman Munson bobblehead doll, which is scheduled to be a giveaway at Yankee Stadium during the 2015 season, and it's awesome. FIRST LOOK at the Thurman Munson bobblehead. Come get one 6/18! pic.twitter.com/eNzaodA8CF — New York Yankees (@Yankees) April 16, 2015 The Yankees plan to have...

Aaron Judge Hits Walk-off HR for Trenton Thunder, Then Shows Sick Work Ethic: Video
April 17th, 2015 at 10:30 AM
New York Yankees prospect Aaron Judge hit a walk-off home run for the Double-A Trenton Thunder on Thursday night during the team's home-opener; but he didn't just go out and celebrate after. Judge's opportunity came in the tenth inning of a 2-2 game, and the 22-year-old delivered with a solo shot...

Brian Cashman Expresses Frustration with New York Yankees’ Defense to Start Season
April 17th, 2015 at 8:55 AM
The New York Yankees thought that defense was going to be one of the last problems the team faced this season, but instead it has become on of the biggest problems. ***PHOTO1*** Through nine games, the Yanks have an astounding 11 errors, tying them for the most in Major League Baseball with...

MLB Trade Rumors: Any Talk of Braves’ Willingness to Deal Jose Peraza a ‘Complete Fabrication’
April 16th, 2015 at 5:03 PM
Looks like everyone needs to slow their roll in regard to the New York Yankees and Atlanta Braves talking a trade for second base prospect Jose Peraza. ***PHOTO1*** Originally, Jeff Wren of MLB Grapevine reported on April 14 that the Yankees sent a scout to go check out Peraza: #Yankees redirect scout to...

New York Yankees Announcer Michael Kay Rips Fans for Passing Judgement on Didi Gregorius
April 16th, 2015 at 2:01 PM
New York Yankees announcer Michael Kay thinks you shouldn't be rushing to judgement if you're already killing shortstop Didi Gregorius for a slow start. ***PHOTO1*** As he does almost everyday, Kay was on Twitter responding to questions about the team when one fan in particular asked if the Yankees have a stud...

Ex-Yankee Robinson Cano Thrown Out at 3rd After Mistakenly Thinking Bases were Loaded: Video
April 16th, 2015 at 11:54 AM
Seattle Mariners second baseman Robinson Cano made an epic baserunnning blunder on Wednesday night versus the Los Angeles Dodgers when he mistakenly thought the bases were loaded and got thrown out as a result. ***PHOTO1*** Following a walk to his teammate Logan Morrison with runners on second and third with one out,...

MLB Trade Rumors: Yankees Have Contacted Braves About Prospect Jose Peraza
April 16th, 2015 at 10:05 AM
The New York Yankees are looking to add yet another infield prospect to their Triple-A roster with the Bronx Bombers contacting the Atlanta Braves about second baseman Jose Peraza. ***PHOTO1*** George A. King III of the New York Post has the details: The Yankees have let the Braves know they have an interest...

New York Yankees’ Alex Rodriguez Hits Career HR No. 656 Vs. Baltimore Orioles: Video
April 15th, 2015 at 8:54 PM
New York Yankees designated hitter Alex Rodriguez went deep versus the Baltimore Orioles on Wednesday night, giving him his 656th career home run. ***PHOTO1*** A-Rod hit the a-bomb during the fourth inning against Orioles starter Bud Norris for his second homer of the 2015 season: Your browser does not support iframes. A-Rod isn't just...

Yankees’ Alex Rodriguez Hits Line Drive Off Pitching Screen and Catches with Bare Hand During BP
April 15th, 2015 at 6:32 PM
New York Yankees designated hitter Alex Rodriguez might have superhuman skills. ***PHOTO1*** The embattled 39-year-old slugger still has some quickness left in his reflexes despite what he said about his lack of range in the field. During batting practice on Wednesday, Rodriguez proved it by hitting a line drive that bounced off the...

New York Yankees Prospect Wilking Rodriguez Suspended 80 Games for Positive PED Test
April 15th, 2015 at 4:42 PM
New York Yankees prospect Wilking Rodriguez has been suspended 80 games after testing positive for performance-enhancing drugs. ***PHOTO1*** The 25-year-old right hander has violated the minor-league drug prevention and treatment program by testing positive for Furosemide, which is considered a performance-enhancing drug, per Mark Feinsand of the New York Daily News: Yankees minor-league...

Joe Girardi Still Refuses to Name New York Yankees Closer; Andrew Miller Responds
April 15th, 2015 at 12:57 PM
While it might be obvious to everyone watching who the New York Yankees closer should be, manager Joe Girardi still isn't ready to name an official closer just yet. ***PHOTO1*** Andrew Miller has already gotten the call twice to save games this season and has been successful both times. Meanwhile, Dellin Betances hasn't...

New York Yankees’ Joe Girardi Hopes CC Sabathia’s Luck Will Change
April 15th, 2015 at 11:00 AM
What's the biggest reason New York Yankees starter CC Sabathia is 0-2 with a 5.68 ERA in his first two starts? A run of bad luck, according to manager Joe Girardi. ***PHOTO1*** Sabathia pitched a respectable outing on Tuesday versus the Baltimore Orioles, becoming the first Yankees pitcher to get through the...

New York Yankees Prospect Luis Severino Dominant for Trenton Thunder in Season Debut
April 15th, 2015 at 9:00 AM
There will be plenty of eyes watching Trenton Thunder pitcher and New York Yankees No. 1 prospect Luis Severino in 2015, and so far the 21-year-old hasn't disappointed. ***PHOTO1*** In his first start for the Thunder this season—and first in a game since last August—Severino looked like his usual dominant self. In five...