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Martin Prado Soaks Yankees Reporter with Cooler After Brian McCann’s Walk-Off HR
August 24th, 2014 at 5:07 PM
The YES Network's Meredith Marakovits was at the wrong place at the wrong time. She was just about to interview New York Yankees catcher Brian McCann after his walk-off homer lifted the Bronx Bombers over the Chicago White Sox on Sunday when Martin Prado decided to crash the party: Your browser does...

Why New York Yankees Didn’t Bid on Cuban Defector Rusney Castillo
August 24th, 2014 at 11:40 AM
While the New York Yankees were heavily involved in scouting Rusney Castillo from day one, they were not one of the teams to make the Cuban outfielder an offer. ***PHOTO1*** Joel Sherman of the New York Post reports that the Yankees didn't even place a bid, despite reports to the contrary saying...

Brett Gardner Drenches Martin Prado with Two Coolers After Game-winning Hit
August 23rd, 2014 at 11:33 AM
Sometimes it doesn't pay to be the hero. ***PHOTO1*** Martin Prado found that out the hard way on Friday night after his game-winning hit lifted the New York Yankees over the Chicago White Sox. Teammate Brett Gardner had his own way to celebrate the big hit, as he performed two unofficial ice bucket...

Carlos Beltran Returns to New York Yankees Lineup Vs. White Sox; Will DH, Bat 5th
August 23rd, 2014 at 11:26 AM
After a couple of days resting his cranky elbow, Carlos Beltran won't need to go on the disabled list after all and will return to the New York Yankees lineup on Saturday when they play the Chicago White Sox. ***PHOTO1*** Beltran was a late scratch in Thursday's game due to discomfort in...

Martin Prado Reacts to Game-Winning Hit in New York Yankees Win Over White Sox
August 23rd, 2014 at 11:17 AM
Martin Prado had his doubts about coming to New York when he was first traded to the Yankees, but it seems the 30-year-old is starting to feel comfortable. ***PHOTO1*** Prado was responsible for the game-winning hit on Friday night versus the Chicago White Sox in a 4-3 win, which is something that...

New York Yankees Players Hold Informal Team Meeting on Thursday
August 22nd, 2014 at 12:27 PM
According to Bryan Hoch and Jamal Collier of MLB.com, The New York Yankees players held an informal team meeting on Thursday. The players addressed the the lack of production and challenged the team to pick it up with less than seven weeks left in the season. ***VIDEO1*** According to MLB.com, the meeting...

Boston Red Sox Sign Rusney Castillo to 7-year, $72.5 Million Contract
August 22nd, 2014 at 11:22 AM
UPDATE: Friday, August 22 at 12:06 p.m. ET The original contract figures for the Castillo-Red Sox deal were slightly off, as it turns out Castillo has signed a seven-year deal worth $72.5 million, per Gordon Edes of ESPNBoston.com: Sox agree on 7 year 72.5m deal with Castillo , joins club this season:...

Boston Red Sox Favorites for Rusney Castillo; Yankees Falling Out of Picture
August 22nd, 2014 at 10:14 AM
There is plenty of competition for Cuban-born outfielder Rusney Castillo, but it appears the Boston Red Sox are trying vigorously to sign him and are emerging as the favorites in the sweepstakes. ***PHOTO1*** Jon Heyman of CBS Sports says the Red Sox are still "heavily involved" and are attempting to beat out...

Joe Girardi Reacts to Question About Changing New York Yankees Lineup
August 21st, 2014 at 9:06 AM
There has been much debate about New York Yankees manager Joe Girardi changing the lineup this season—namely the top part of the order—with the team struggling mightily to score runs. ***PHOTO1*** Kevin Kernan of the New York Post had to ask Girardi about it after Wednesday's loss to the lowly Houston Astros,...

New York Yankees’ Carlos Beltran to Have Cortisone Shot in Elbow; Out at Least Until Friday
August 21st, 2014 at 12:48 AM
Carlos Beltran was originally supposed to be a part of the New York Yankees lineup on Wednesday night against his old team, the Houston Astros, but he was a late scratch due to feeling pain in his elbow late Tuesday night and early Wednesday morning. ***PHOTO1*** Beltran received a cortisone shot in...

Rusney Castillo Contract Could Be Worth $50-60 Million; Yankees Seen as Finalists
August 20th, 2014 at 5:26 PM
As was expected, the Rusney Castillo sweepstakes has become a mess of rumors and speculation that hasn't come to an end just yet. ***PHOTO1*** Yesterday, it looked like Castillo was going to the Chicago Cubs, per ESPN's Buster Olney. Two folks involved in the Rusney Castillo bidding view the Cubs as the most...

New York Yankees’ Carlos Beltran Out on Wednesday Vs. Astros; Will See Doctor About Elbow
August 20th, 2014 at 4:32 PM
Carlos Beltran missed three weeks earlier in the season for the New York Yankees due to having elbow pain and bone spurs in the elbow; an injury that almost lead to surgery. ***PHOTO1*** Beltran was able to avoid surgery and returned for the Yankees in early June, but the pain in his...

Cuban Free Agent Rusney Castillo Likely to Sign with Chicago Cubs, not New York Yankees: Report
August 19th, 2014 at 6:42 PM
It looks like the Chicago Cubs, not the Philadelphia Phillies, may have appeared to be the new front runners to land Cuban outfielder Rusney Castillo. ***VIDEO1*** Buster Olney of ESPN reported on Tuesday night that the Cubs appear to be the team to land Castillo, beating out five other teams for his...

Rusney Castillo ‘Moving Quickly’ to Sign; Reports Differ on Favorite to Land Him
August 18th, 2014 at 8:34 PM
Rusney Castillo was expected to make a decision on which team to sign with this week and the Cuban defector is trying to work as quickly as possible to make that decision. ***PHOTO1*** Scott Lauber of the Boston Herald has the latest: Heard Cuban OF/INF Rusney Castillo is moving quickly toward a decision....

Rusney Castillo Decision May Come Next Week; New York Yankees “Major Players”
August 15th, 2014 at 5:35 PM
The finish line is rapidly approaching for the Rusney Castillo sweepstakes. ***PHOTO1*** Along with the Boston Red Sox and Detroit Tigers, the New York Yankees are viewed as one of the "major players" for the 27-year-old Cuban defector, per Joel Sherman of the New York Post: But chance to sign 27-yr-old without draft...

New York Yankees Have Deadline to Offer Rusney Castillo a Contract
August 12th, 2014 at 5:24 PM
The New York Yankees have until the end of the week to offer a contract to Cuban outfielder Rusney Castillo if they have not done so already. ***VIDEO1*** George A. King III of the New York Post has the latest: If the Yankees want in on the bidding war for Rusney Castillo, they will...

New York Yankees’ Carlos Beltran Almost Ready to Make Return to Outfield
August 11th, 2014 at 7:10 PM
New York Yankees outfielder Carlos Beltran is almost ready to return to the defensive side of the ball after not playing in the field since going on the disabled list back in May with bone spurs in his elbow. ***VIDEO1*** Yankees manager Joe Girardi said Beltran would be an option very soon,...

Rusney Castillo, New York Yankees Ready to Talk Contract After Private Workout
August 9th, 2014 at 9:48 AM
After holding a private workout for Cuban outfielder Rusney Castillo on Friday, the New York Yankees are interested in talking about a contract with the 27-year-old—but as a second baseman. ***VIDEO1*** That is according to George A. King III of The New York Post, who says the Yankees are one of the...

Carlos Beltran Hits 11th Career Grand Slam During 6th Inning Yankees 10-6 Win Over Indians (Video)
August 9th, 2014 at 1:45 AM
Carlos Beltran is starting to look like the guy that the New York Yankees coveted during the winter and shelled out $45 million over three seasons for. ***VIDEO1*** A little over a month ago, Beltran was hitting all of .216 and looked like his elbow was causing him so much discomfort, he...

MLB Trade Rumors: Yankees Place Ichiro Suzuki, Brendan Ryan on Waivers
August 8th, 2014 at 7:13 PM
The New York Yankees already placed one player on waivers and he was dealt to the Washington Nationals in lefty reliever Matt Thornton. ***VIDEO1*** On Friday, the Yankees placed two more of their players on revocable waivers, as both Ichiro Suzuki and Brendan Ryan went on there, as George King of the...