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New York Yankees Pass on Cuban SS Aledmys Diaz; Won’t Sign Him to Be Derek Jeter’s Heir
February 24th, 2014 at 2:32 PM
Last week, the New York Yankees brought in Cuban shortstop Aledmys Diaz in for a workout at their spring training complex at Steinbrenner Field to see if they would have interest in him being the next shortstop on the team once Derek Jeter retires after the season. Turns out, the Yankees...

Colorado Rockies SS Troy Tulowitzki Addresses Rumors of Replacing Derek Jeter for New York Yankees in 2015
February 22nd, 2014 at 12:55 AM
Between now, the start of spring training and the end of the 2014 season, the talk of who will take over for Derek Jeter at shortstop will simply not die down until they find an actual replacement. Brendan Ryan is on the roster and he desperately wants to be the heir...

New York Yankees One of Seven Teams Interested in Cuban SS Aledmys Diaz
February 20th, 2014 at 8:22 PM
Ever since the news broke that New York Yankees captain and shortstop Derek Jeter was going to retire from Major League Baseball following the 2014 season, everyone has wondered who could take over as the team's shortstop in 2015. ***VIDEO1*** Names like Hanley Ramirez, Jimmy Rollins, Troy Tulowitzki among others have been...

New York Yankees Made Offer to Stephen Drew Earlier in Offseason
February 18th, 2014 at 10:14 PM
Currently, there are four teams interested in Boston Red Sox shortstop Stephen Drew; two of which are the Red Sox and the New York Mets and the other two teams identities remain unknown. One of those teams as we know is not the New York Yankees. The Yankees are sticking to...

Hanley Ramirez Could Be Viewed as Derek Jeter’s Successor at Shortstop for New York Yankees in 2015
February 15th, 2014 at 6:15 PM
There's no better time to rip off the band aid that nobody has wanted to even touch for the last couple of years; who will be the replacement for shortstop of the New York Yankees once Derek Jeter retires; which we all know now will be after the 2014 season. The...

New York Yankees Won’t Pursue Boston Red Sox SS Stephen Drew Despite Derek Jeter Retirement News
February 15th, 2014 at 2:01 PM
Derek Jeter sent shock waves around the baseball world this past week when he announced that he would be retiring from Major League Baseball after the 2014 season and with that, everyone has started to wonder who will be the next shortstop of the New York Yankees once the captain...

Albert Pujols on New York Yankees’ Derek Jeter: He’s Pretty Close to Being Jesus
February 13th, 2014 at 5:11 PM
There are so many different things you can use to describe New York Yankees captain and shortstop Derek Jeter. Yankee legend. World Series Champion. Iconic player. Future Hall of Famer. Overall great talent. Class act on and off the field. Los Angeles Angels first basemen and former MVP Albert Pujols added...

New York Yankees SS Derek Jeter to Retire Following 2014 Season
February 12th, 2014 at 2:35 PM
The famous "Core Four" lost two key members in 2013 when Mariano Rivera and Andy Pettitte both retired following the end of the season. Now, in 2014, the final one that is left standing will also ride off into the sunset. In an stunning announcement on his own Facebook page, New...

New York Yankees Could Look to Cliff Lee, Jimmy Rollins This Summer If Philadelphia Phillies are Sellers
February 4th, 2014 at 3:25 PM
Last week, we at Yankees 101 mentioned the possibility of Colorado Rockies shortstop Troy Tulowitzki being a potential trade option for the New York Yankees at the trade deadline, especially if the Rockies fall out of contention and if Derek Jeter's health doesn't go well in 2014. Another team has now...

Colorado Rockies SS Troy Tulowitzki Could Be Summer Trade Option for New York Yankees in 2014
January 29th, 2014 at 5:15 PM
Heading into the 2014 season, the health of longtime New York Yankees captain and shortstop Derek Jeter has been talked about, especially since he missed most of the 2013 season due to an assortment of injuries; one of which was the fractured ankle injury he suffered during Game 1 of...

What to Make of New York Yankees Infield for 2014
January 25th, 2014 at 3:38 PM
Entering last season the Yankees had many questions regarding the infield.  Who will play third base for Alex Rodriguez? Will Derek Jeter be healthy? Will Mark Teixeira be able to make it through the season without getting injured? Sound familiar? Fast forward to 2014, many of the same questions still exist. So...

New York Yankees Again Interested in Boston Red Sox SS Stephen Drew: Report
January 23rd, 2014 at 9:20 PM
The New York Yankees have already spent an estimated $470 million in free agency this winter and yet, they apparently are not done with the spending spree. Jon Heyman of CBS Sports and WFAN has reported that the Yankees are once again interested in Boston Red Sox shortstop Stephen Drew for...

Derek Jeter Declares He’s Working Hard at Turn 2 Foundation Celebrity Golf Classic Launch Party
January 16th, 2014 at 4:48 AM
New York Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter has been working hard to get back on the field after losing almost the entire 2013 season to injuries appearing in only 17 games. The 39 year old Captain spoke to the media  at the Seminole Hard Rock and Casino in Tampa, Florida Wednesday night while hosting the...

New York Yankees Won’t Sign Former Boston Red Sox SS/3B Stephen Drew
January 6th, 2014 at 10:50 PM
Ever since the offseason began, the New York Yankees had remained interested in shortstop Stephen Drew of the Boston Red Sox, especially given the fact that Derek Jeter spent most of the 2013 season on the disabled list and will turn 40 years old this coming year. However, with Jeter likely...

New York Yankees Strongly Interested in Detroit Tigers’ Omar Infante for All Infield Spots: Report
November 28th, 2013 at 2:03 AM
The New York Yankees finalized their deal with veteran backup shortstop Brendan Ryan on Wednesday when they re-signed him to a two-year, $5 million deal with an option for a third year that with incentives, could be as much as $10 million. With Ryan officially back in the mix, plus Derek...

St. Louis Cardinals Sign Jhonny Peralta to 4-Year, $53 Million Deal; New York Yankees were Interested
November 24th, 2013 at 11:52 PM
The free agent market for Major League Baseball slowly picked up this week with some key names coming off the board; one of which was for the New York Yankees when they signed Brian McCann to a five-year, $85 million deal on Saturday. On Sunday, one of the targets the Yankees...

Report: New York Yankees Interested in Detroit Tigers’ Jhonny Peralta as SS/3B Insurance
November 18th, 2013 at 4:24 PM
With the recent health issues of Derek Jeter in the 2013 season  and the potential suspension of Alex Rodriguez for the New York Yankees in 2014, the team is taking all necessary precautions so that they aren't left short-handed. The first move the team made was re-signing shortstop Brendan Ryan to...

Derek Jeter Feels Healthy; Expecting to Play Shortstop for New York Yankees in 2014 Season
November 14th, 2013 at 9:04 PM
The 2013 season was a nightmare of injuries that New York Yankees Derek Jeter would just like to forget and hope to move on to the 2014 year with a fresh start and hopefully, a clean bill of health.     It all started in Game 1 of the 2012 American League Championship...

Report: New York Yankees Closing in on Re-Signing SS Brendan Ryan; Will Look at Other Infield Options
November 13th, 2013 at 9:23 PM
Last September, the New York Yankees acquired Brendan Ryan to shore up their infield and take over as the primary shortstop when it was determined that Derek Jeter would be ruled out for the remainder of the season due to injuries. The Yankees liked what he could bring with the glove...

New York Yankees Re-Sign Derek Jeter to 1-Year, $12 Million Deal for 2014
November 1st, 2013 at 1:40 PM
Derek Jeter's nightmare 2013 season apparently wasn't enough to keep him away from the New York Yankees in 2014, as the team announced that it has re-signed him to a one-year contract for next year. Buster Olney of ESPN reported that the Yankees have re-signed their shortstop to a one-year deal...