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Yankees Employee Who Tweeted Vulgarities at Curt Schilling’s Daughter Identified, Fired
March 2nd, 2015 at 3:40 PM
The New York Yankees employee who had allegedly tweeted vulgarities at former Boston Red Sox great Curt Schilling's daughter has been identified and is no longer employed by the team.. ***PHOTO1*** Sean MacDonald is the man nicknamed "Hollywood" (@primetime227) on Twitter and was involved in a spat with Schilling that had the...

Did a New York Yankees Employee Tweet Vulgarities to Curt Schilling?
March 2nd, 2015 at 10:00 AM
Former Boston Red Sox great Curt Schilling has been busy dealing with Twitter trolls recently, and a New York Yankees employee may have been one of the trolls who was vulgar with the retired major leaguer. ***PHOTO1*** It all started when Schilling tweeted a congratulations to his daughter for being accepted to...

Retired Teacher to Walk from Steinbrenner Field to Yankee Stadium for Charity
March 1st, 2015 at 9:10 AM
The New York Yankees announced on Saturday that Richard J. Albero, a former educational professional and naval officer, will walk 1,200 miles from home plate at George Steinbrenner Field in Tampa, Florida, to home plate at Yankee Stadium in the Bronx to raise money for the Wounded Warrior Project. ***PHOTO1*** According to...

New York Yankees’ Hank Steinbrenner on Alex Rodriguez: “He Can Hit; He’s a Natural”
February 27th, 2015 at 8:00 AM
It isn't often we get to hear Hank Steinbrenner speak, so hearing his comments on New York Yankees slugger Alex Rodriguez are certainly interesting. ***PHOTO1*** After all, it was Hank who helped negotiate and complete the deal with A-Rod that kept him in pinstripes. It's the 10-year, $275 million monstrosity that has...

New York Yankees GM Brian Cashman Frustrated by Tons of Alex Rodriguez Questions
February 26th, 2015 at 6:00 PM
If you were at New York Yankees spring training this year, you would think Alex Rodriguez is the only player on the team. ***PHOTO1*** That's because Yankees writers are obsessed with asking and writing about the 39-year-old slugger, who is returning from a year-long suspension after being involved in the Biogenesis scandal. But...

New York Yankees Believe They Won’t Have to Pay Alex Rodriguez’s HR Bonuses
February 26th, 2015 at 10:00 AM
The New York Yankees are confident they won't have to pay Alex Rodriguez's home run bonuses should he reach the milestones that will pay him $6 million apiece. ***PHOTO1*** New York believes that Rodriguez's admission of steroid use has tainted his career and overall numbers, thus the marketing contract he signed that...

Hal Steinbrenner Reacts to Belief New York Yankees are Becoming Cheap
February 26th, 2015 at 8:00 AM
Only the New York Yankees could have $200 million-plus payroll and still be considered cheap. Or at least that's what some fans of the team have said about Hal Steinbrenner and the new regime running the show in the Bronx. ***PHOTO1*** Not surprisingly Steinbrenner took exception to the idea that the Yankees...

New York Yankees Unhappy with Alex Rodriguez’s Early Arrival to Spring Training
February 25th, 2015 at 7:30 AM
Alex Rodriguez reported to Spring Training two days ahead of schedule on Monday, and while the New York Yankees would not have had a problem with A-Rod checking in early to get some extra work in, they were unhappy that Rodriguez did not let them know he was coming. ***PHOTO1*** The team's...

Chuck Knoblauch Destroys Andy Pettitte, New York Yankees Over Jersey Retirement
February 16th, 2015 at 4:35 PM
Former New York Yankees second baseman Chuck Knoblauch is not too happy about Andy Pettitte's jersey being retired by his former team. ***PHOTO1*** Knoblauch made that clear on Twitter late Sunday night after it was reported the Yankees planned on honoring Pettitte during the 2015 season by retiring his number and giving...

New York Yankees, Alex Rodriguez Talked Home Run Milestone Bonuses in Meeting
February 11th, 2015 at 12:17 PM
While it isn't clear if anything came out of it, the New York Yankees relayed their feelings to Alex Rodriguez about the home run bonuses he is set to receive this year and potentially down the road during their meeting to clear the air recently. ***PHOTO1*** Rodriguez met with the Yanks' brass...

Alex Rodriguez to Meet with New York Yankees, Reports of Team Denying Meeting ‘Untrue’
February 6th, 2015 at 11:57 AM
Well, well. Looks like the two sides might be ready to play nice after all. ***PHOTO1*** Last month, the New York Yankees rejected a meeting at the request of their third basemen/designated hitter Alex Rodriguez; the meeting request came after he met with MLB commissioner Rob Manfred to clear the air on...

Former Mets GM Omar Minaya Spurns Job Chance with Yankees; Accepts Job with MLB Players Union
January 30th, 2015 at 10:55 AM
Back in October, the New York Yankees were giving consideration to hiring former New York Mets general manager Omar Minaya to a front office position; possibly the Senior Vice President of Baseball Operations, which Marc Newman vacated when he retired. ***PHOTO1*** But negotiations never progressed past the point of Minaya willing to...

New York Yankees GM Brian Cashman Doesn’t Guarantee Stephen Drew Starting Job
January 29th, 2015 at 12:39 PM
While it appears New York Yankees general manager Brian Cashman plans for Stephen Drew to be the everyday second baseman for the team in 2015, he certainly isn't guaranteeing it. ***PHOTO1*** Cashman recently inked Drew to a one-year deal after the Bronx Bombers acquired the free-agent-to-be last season in a deal with...

MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred was a New York Yankees Fan Growing Up
January 26th, 2015 at 9:40 AM
Maybe new Major League Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred won't be so bad after all. ***PHOTO1*** That's because he is a very smart man. So smart, that he grew up a New York Yankees fan and watched his first baseball game at Yankee Stadium, allowing him to catch a glimpse of Mickey Mantle...

Alex Rodriguez Had Rob Manfred’s Caddy Probed, Made MLB and Yankees Execs Uneasy
January 26th, 2015 at 7:00 AM
Alex Rodriguez's apology to Major League Baseball commissioner Rob Manfred and his attempted apology to the New York Yankees was about more than just a few lawsuits. ***PHOTO1*** Yes, Rodriguez was looking to clear the air after the messy Biogenesis scandal that pitted him versus the league and eventually got him suspended....

MLB Rumors: Yankees, Alex Rodriguez Set for Battle Over Performance Clauses
January 25th, 2015 at 10:53 AM
If you thought New York Yankees slugger Alex Rodriguez was going to collect his bonus for passing Willie Mays easily, you may want to think again. ***PHOTO1*** A report by Teri Thompson, Bill Madden and Michael O'Keeffe of the New York Daily News reports that the Yankees and A-Rod could battle over...

Yankees GM Brian Cashman Sued for Spying on E-Mails, Trying to Commit Mistress
January 24th, 2015 at 11:00 AM
New York Yankees general manager Brian Cashman has more than just on-the-field problems in 2015, as his alleged former mistress, Louise Meanwell, is filing a lawsuit against the Yanks' front office man. ***PHOTO1*** The suit says that Cashman not only hacked and spied on Meanwell's e-mails, but he also contacted the woman's...

Mets Hitting Coach Kevin Long Voices Frustration with Yankees for Being Fired
January 17th, 2015 at 9:27 PM
Former New York Yankees hitting coach Kevin Long was none too happy about being fired by his old club as he prepares to embark on his new job as the hitting coach of the Mets. ***PHOTO1*** After a horrid season offensively, the Yankees decided to part ways with Long, who was the...

Hal Steinbrenner Thinks Luis Severino Can Help New York Yankees in 2015
January 15th, 2015 at 12:58 PM
The future of the New York Yankees rotation lies in top pitching prospect Luis Severino, and Hal Steinbrenner thinks he could be helping the team sooner rather than later. ***PHOTO1*** Steinbrenner dropped the names of a couple of Yankees prospects when speaking to reporters, but he clearly held Severino above the rest,...

Projected Arbitration Salaries for Yankees’ Pineda, Eovaldi, Nova and Carpenter
January 14th, 2015 at 12:20 PM
UPDATE: Saturday, January 17 at 9:05 a.m. ET The Yankees have now locked up all of their arbitration-eligible players with the signings of Nathan Eovaldi and David Carpenter, per Bryan Hoch of MLB.com: Carpenter and the club agreed at $1.275 million, while Eovaldi will earn $3.3 million and Pineda will receive $2.1...