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New York Yankees SS Didi Gregorius Getting Rave Reviews from Teammates
March 26th, 2015 at 6:00 PM
The incredible defensive abilities of New York Yankees shortstop Didi Gregorius are already earning him the type of praise that Derek Jeter never received. ***PHOTO1*** Gregorius is only 25 years old, but his wizardry with the glove is distinguishing him from Jeter. The Captain took a lot of criticism from the sabermetrics...

New York Yankees’ Brett Gardner to Take Derek Jeter’s Locker in 2015?
March 21st, 2015 at 2:30 PM
The New York Yankees are looking to fill the void at the locker once owned by Derek Jeter, and outfielder Brett Gardner is one of the top candidates to take the space. ***PHOTO1*** According to Ken Davidoff of the New York Post, Yankees equipment manager Rob Cucuzza made it clear that Jeter's...

Derek Jeter Meets Sumo Wrestler Who Thought New York Yankees Captain was a Catcher: Photo
March 20th, 2015 at 8:00 AM
While in Japan for a charity baseball game with former teammate Hideki Matsui, former New York Yankees captain Derek Jeter attended a sumo wrestling match and Jeter got more than an eyeful of the huge athletes. ***PHOTO1*** Along with girlfriend Hannah Davis, Jeter had a great seat to watch the matches and...

Syracuse’s Jim Boeheim Mocks New York Yankees Legend Derek Jeter During Presser
March 19th, 2015 at 3:14 PM
On Wednesday, Syracuse men's basketball coach Jim Boeheim announced that he would retire after the next three seasons, but not before serving a suspension handed down to him by the NCAA for alleged infractions in his basketball program. ***PHOTO1*** On Thursday, Boeheim met the media to discuss matters and was asked about...

Derek Jeter to Play in Charity Baseball Game, Home Run Derby
March 18th, 2015 at 10:39 AM
New York Yankees great Derek Jeter is taking the field once again, this time for charity. ***PHOTO1*** The former Yankees Captain is taking his legendary skills to the diamond in Japan, where he will play in a charity baseball game that supports the victims of the 2011 earthquake and tsunami, per the...

New York Yankees Fan Wears No. 31 Derek Jeter Shirt, but with Good Reason: Photo
March 10th, 2015 at 1:44 PM
Seeing the name "Jeter" on the back of a New York Yankees shirt without the No. 2 under it is quite odd, as one fan showed on Tuesday during the team's spring training. ***PHOTO1*** MLB.com writer Bryan Hoch shared a photo of a Yankees fan wearing a No. 31 jersey with Derek...

Joe Girardi Surprised Yankees GM Brian Cashman Said Derek Jeter Should Be Last Captain
March 6th, 2015 at 10:00 AM
The New York Yankees Universe was a bit surprised on Thursday when general manager Brian Cashman said Derek Jeter should be the team's last captain, and manager Joe Girardi was one of the many in that club. ***PHOTO1*** Cashman made the comments in an interview with ESPN radio in New York, saying...

New York Yankees’ Stephen Drew Says His Focus is 2nd Base, not Shortstop
March 6th, 2015 at 8:00 AM
Even though he has spent the majority of his career playing shortstop, New York Yankees infielder Stephen Drew says he isn't focusing on his old position, only his new one. ***PHOTO1*** Drew made an error in his first game of the spring, which surprisingly enraged many Yankees fans even though it was...

New York Yankees GM Brian Cashman Says Captaincy Should Retire with Derek Jeter
March 5th, 2015 at 3:11 PM
Brian Cashman made some very interesting comments about the New York Yankees captaincy to ESPN Radio on Thursday. ***PHOTO1*** Cashman said that the captaincy of the New York Yankees should be retired, per the Daily News. “As far as I’m concerned, and I’m not to decision maker on this, that captaincy should be...

Derek Jeter was the Reason Jimmy Rollins Didn’t Want Trade to New York Yankees
March 5th, 2015 at 9:29 AM
When Los Angeles Dodgers shortstop Jimmy Rollins was deciding what team he wanted to be traded to when it was clear the rebuilding Philadelphia Phillies no longer wanted him this offseason, the New York Yankees were never a realistic option for the veteran. ***PHOTO1*** Rollins would've had to replace now-retired Yankees legend...

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...

Help from Within: the Importance of Jacoby Ellsbury and Brian McCann in 2015
March 4th, 2015 at 3:40 PM
The New York Yankees have struggled mightily to score runs over the past two seasons. After scoring over 800 runs in 16 out of 17 seasons from 1996 to to 2012, the Yankees failed to eclipse 700 runs in 2013 and 2014. This drop-off in offensive production can largely be...

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...

Russell Martin Does not Blame New York Yankees for Letting Him Leave
March 3rd, 2015 at 1:55 PM
Toronto Blue Jays catcher Russell Martin spoke fondly about his time with Derek Jeter and the New York Yankees. ***PHOTO1*** Martin played for the Yankees in 2011 and 2012, putting up Fangraphs WAR values of 2.7 and 2.0 respectively. After 2012, the Yankees did not resign Martin and allowed him to sign...

Hank Aaron Will Be Rooting for New York Yankees DH Alex Rodriguez
February 27th, 2015 at 12:00 PM
Former home run king, Hank Aaron, has showed his support for Alex Rodriguez this week. Rodriguez is returning to the New York Yankees after being suspended for all of 2014 and he is definitely going to be dealing with more than his fair share of boos this year, so Rodriguez...

Troy Tulowitzki Wearing Derek Jeter Socks During Rockies’ Spring Training: Photo
February 26th, 2015 at 3:30 PM
It's no secret that Colorado Rockies shortstop Troy Tulowitzki is a huge fan of New York Yankees legend Derek Jeter, and he's shown that time and time again from head to toe. ***PHOTO1*** During batting practice on Thursday, Tulo was spotted outside the cage sporting No. 2 Derek Jeter socks in honor...

New York Yankees’ Alex Rodriguez on Derek Jeter: “I’m Going to Miss Him Tremendously”
February 25th, 2015 at 9:30 AM
The questions about Alex Rodriguez's performance-enhancing drug use kept coming on Tuesday as the New York Yankees slugger was asked how his body will respond when he takes the field without PEDs in 2015. ***PHOTO1*** A-Rod didn't seem too concerned about the prospect of playing without the drugs, but he is taking...

Yankees Headlines Roundup: Jared Burton Signed, Jason Giambi, Jeter on SNL Special
February 16th, 2015 at 6:53 PM
Here are some of the latest headlines from the New York Yankees Universe. ***PHOTO1*** Yankees Sign RHP Jared Burton Jared Burton and the Yankees have agreed on a minor-league deal, per Bryan Hoch of MLB.com: The Yankees have agreed to terms with right-hander Jared Burton on a Minor League contract that includes an invitation...

Yankees Great Derek Jeter, Hannah Davis Have Wedding Bells in Their Future?
February 11th, 2015 at 1:20 PM
New York Yankees legend Derek Jeter continues to make his love for Hannah Davis known, further fueling already existing marriage rumors surrounding the couple. Jeter and model Davis were spotted together at Sports Illustrated's swimsuit party which celebrated the release of this year's issue, an event that is particularly huge for...

Derek Jeter’s Girlfriend, Hannah Davis, Graces Cover of Sports Illustrated’s Swimsuit Edition
February 5th, 2015 at 9:13 AM
While Alex Rodriguez is splitting up with his model girlfriend, Derek Jeter's girlfriend is probably the most popular woman trending social media right now. ***PHOTO1*** The model girlfriend for the retired Yankees captain and shortstop, Hannah Davis, will grace the cover of the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Edition, as the magazine has shown. ***PHOTO2*** On...