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Scouts React to New York Yankees’ Nathan Eovaldi, Alex Rodriguez Spring Debuts
March 5th, 2015 at 12:22 PM
Nathan Eovaldi made his spring debut and first appearance as a member of the New York Yankees, leaving scouts to notice something different about him in the outing. ***PHOTO1*** What's the differece? Eovaldi's mechanics. Eovaldi made his spring training debut and looked pretty solid, throwing two innings of two-hit, one-run ball. Adding to...

New York Yankees’ Alex Rodriguez Mocked on Covers of New York Area Newspapers
March 5th, 2015 at 11:00 AM
The over-the-top, nauseating Alex Rodriguez coverage is hitting new lows this morning as the New York Daily News and New York Post are both mocking the New York Yankees designated hitter—one worse than the other. ***PHOTO1*** First there was Mr. October, then Mr. November, now there's Mr. March: Twitter Here's our back page....

New York Yankees Prospect Cito Culver Completes Ridiculous Derek Jeter-Type Play: Video
March 5th, 2015 at 8:00 AM
If you don't know New York Yankees prospect Cito Culver, consider this quite the first impression. ***PHOTO1*** During the Yanks' spring training game versus the Philadelphia Phillies on Wednesday, Culver was forced to make a play deep in the hole to his right, and he successfully completed the play by doing his...

New York Yankees’ Alex Rodriguez Singles in Spring Training Debut: Video
March 4th, 2015 at 1:52 PM
New York Yankees designated hitter Alex Rodriguez hasn't played in a competitive game since September of 2013, so his spring training debut on Wednesday versus the Philadelphia Phillies is getting a lot of attention. In his first at-bat of the day, A-Rod ripped a single to left field on an 89...

New York Yankees’ Masahiro Tanaka Reportedly Has Date Set for 1st Spring Start
March 4th, 2015 at 12:48 PM
New York Yankees ace Masahiro Tanaka is reportedly set to make his first start of spring training next week with a tentative date being targeted for his debut. ***PHOTO1*** While it hasn't been confirmed, Marly Rivera of ESPN Deportes is hearing Tanaka will make his first start on March 12 against the...

New York Yankeees Running Out of Numbers for Expanded Spring Training Roster
March 4th, 2015 at 10:00 AM
With three more numbers set to be retired in 2015, bringing their total up to 21, the New York Yankees are starting to run out of numbers for their expanded spring training roster. ***PHOTO1*** That number of retired jerseys doesn't stop there, however. Derek Jeter's No. 2 won't be worn before it...

Aaron Judge Hits 3-Run HR, Gets Praise from Yankees Manager Joe Girardi: Video
March 4th, 2015 at 8:00 AM
New York Yankees prospect Aaron Judge made some noise on Tuesday during the team's first spring training game versus the Philadelphia Phillies, and his manager took notice. ***PHOTO1*** With the Yankees trailing by three with two outs in the ninth and down to his final strike, Judge lifted a ball to left...

New York Yankees Install Pitch Clock at Steinbrenner Field for Trial Run: Photo
March 3rd, 2015 at 12:59 PM
Major League Baseball will be testing out a pitch clock this spring in order to determine if it is feasible in games on an everyday basis. The hope is that the sport will solve the issue of incredibly long games, which is thought to be driving fans away. ***PHOTO1*** The New York...

New York Yankees’ Masahiro Tanaka Believes Mechanics Caused Elbow Injury
March 3rd, 2015 at 11:30 AM
New York Yankees ace Masahiro Tanaka believes his elbow will be just fine as long as he can keep his mechanics consistent. ***PHOTO1*** Tanaka, who suffered a slight tear in his ulnar collateral ligament forcing him to miss a big chunk of the 2014 campaign, is hoping to bounce back in 2015...

Yankees Vs. Phillies: Full Preview for Bronx Bombers’ 1st Spring Training Game
March 3rd, 2015 at 9:52 AM
The New York Yankees will meet the Philadelphia Phillies for what amounts to the most insignificant game of the year—unless of course you're a Yankees fan dying to watch even remotely competitive baseball, and interested in seeing some of the best the team's minors has to offer. ***PHOTO1*** Unfortunately this particular exhibition...

Alex Rodriguez Talks Learning 1st Base in New York Yankees Spring Training
March 2nd, 2015 at 5:55 PM
The New York Yankees are making sure Alex Rodriguez gets reps at first base this spring in order to give the lineup more flexibility and the 39-year-old seems to be upbeat about the process. ***PHOTO1*** Rodriguez came into camp as the team's primary designated hitter, but with so many veterans on the...

How New York Yankees Should Handle Dellin Betances-Andrew Miller Dynamic in 2015
March 2nd, 2015 at 8:00 AM
Barring him having a horrible spring, the New York Yankees should go with Dellin Betances as their closer, leaving fellow reliever Andrew Miller in the setup role. ***PHOTO1*** Coming into spring training, the Yankees don't have a definite answer for who their closer will be. Instead, a competition will take place between...

New York Yankees Confirm 2 Starters, Prospects Who Will Pitch in 1st Spring Games
March 1st, 2015 at 5:42 PM
The New York Yankees have announced who they will be sending out to the mound for the first spring training games of the season, which include some of the organization's top prospects. ***PHOTO1*** According to Mark Feinsand of the New York Daily News, the plan is for Adam Warren to take the...

Andrew Miller Took Less Money to Play for New York Yankees Over Houston Astros
March 1st, 2015 at 1:00 PM
It wasn't by a whole lot, but New York Yankees reliever Andrew Miller took less money to go to the Bronx as opposed to taking the more lucrative deal with a rebuilding Houston Astros team. ***PHOTO1*** The difference in total salary was "only" about $4 million; although in reality Miller will be...

New York Yankees’ Alex Rodriguez Reportedly Half-Assed 1B Drills in Workout
March 1st, 2015 at 11:00 AM
With just one man's opinion, New York Yankees slugger Alex Rodriguez can go from a guy who is "all-in" for his team and will play any position, to a guy who isn't giving his all to help his team. ***PHOTO1*** According to Billy Witz of the New York Times, A-Rod didn't seem...

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...

Adam Warren Reportedly Set to Start New York Yankees’ 1st Spring Training Game
February 28th, 2015 at 10:30 AM
You can throw Adam Warren's hat into the ring as a guy who could potentially start for the New York Yankes in 2015. ***PHOTO1*** Marly Rivera of ESPN Deportes is reporting that Warren could get the nod as the Yanks' first starter in spring training games: Adam Warren will probably be the starter...

Alex Rodriguez Takes Grounders at 1B During Yankees’ Spring Training: Video
February 28th, 2015 at 8:33 AM
If you were wondering what New York Yankees DH and third baseman Alex Rodriguez looks like playing first base, you don't have to wait anymore. A video posted by Mark Feinsand (@feinsand) on Feb 27, 2015 at 9:13am PST Mark Feinsand of the New York Daily News shared a...

New York Yankees’ Jacoby Ellsbury Gets Photobombed by Stephen Drew: Photo
February 27th, 2015 at 6:18 PM
Major League Baseball has this new thing called the Twitter mirror this season and the New York Yankees have been taking and posting pictures of each player taking their turn. When it was center fielder Jacoby Ellsbury's time to step up to the plate, infielder Stephen Drew decided to get...

Masahiro Tanaka Could Be Ready to Throw Batting Practice Next Week
February 27th, 2015 at 5:03 PM
Masahiro Tanaka continues to work towards being ready to pitch on Opening Day for the New York Yankees. ***PHOTO1*** Tanaka threw a 40 pitch bullpen session on Thursday, his third bullpen session of Spring Training. He is working up to throwing batting practice, and could be prepared to do so early next...