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Tampa Bay Rays Mascot Jabbed New York Yankees’ Alex Rodriguez in Arm During Sunday’s Game
April 19th, 2015 at 4:18 PM
The Tampa Bay Rays mascot, appropriately named Raymond, took a shot at New York Yankees designated hitter Alex Rodriguez while the embattled slugger was standing in the on-deck circle during Sunday's game. ***PHOTO1*** While awaiting his turn to bat, A-Rod was approached and physically assaulted by the mascot as Raymond took it...

Mariano Rivera Praises Alex Rodriguez’s Hot Start; Yankees DH Unsure He Can Keep It Up
April 19th, 2015 at 2:00 PM
New York Yankees designated hitter Alex Rodriguez is off to an incredibly hot start to the season, and Major League Baseball legend Mariano Rivera has taken notice. ***PHOTO1*** Rivera shared his thoughts on Rodriguez's start to the 2015 season with Mark Feinsand of the New York Daily News: “I don’t think he’s doing...

Brian Cashman Explains Logic Behind New York Yankees Trading Shane Greene
April 19th, 2015 at 12:15 PM
New York Yankees manager Brian Cashman has been getting some flack lately for pulling the trigger on a three-team deal during the offseason that landed the Yanks shortstop Didi Gregorius and sent starting pitcher Shane Greene to Detroit. ***PHOTO1*** Now Greene has started off the season 2-0 for the Tigers without surrendering...

Yankees Vs. Rays Preview 4/19/15: Lineups, Pitching Matcup, and Viewing Info for Game No. 12
April 19th, 2015 at 10:28 AM
The New York Yankees have already secured their first series victory of the 2015 season after a 9-0 win over the Tampa Bay Rays on Saturday night, thanks in part to a Chris Young grand slam. ***PHOTO1*** Now comes the possibility of a sweep over Tampa, which would also be a first...

New York Yankees Interested in Cuban Second Base Prospect Andy Ibanez
April 19th, 2015 at 8:55 AM
The New York Yankees had their eyes on another second base prospect on Saturday, Cuban infielder Andy Ibanez. ***PHOTO1*** Ibanez held a workout on Saturday in Miami and the Yankees were in attendance, per George A. King III of the New York Post: The Yankees had eyes on Andy Ibanez on Saturday in...

Brooklyn Nets Owner Mikhail Prokhorov Quotes Yogi Berra Twice in Letter to Fans
April 18th, 2015 at 5:59 PM
New York Yankees legend Yogi Berra's infamous quotes, or Yogiisms, have gone global. ***PHOTO1*** In a letter to Brooklyn Nets fans following the team's clinching of a playoff spot in the NBA, Russian owner Mikhail Prokhorov used not one, but two quotes from the great Yankees catcher. Prokhorov not only quoted Berra twice,...

Yankees Vs. Rays Preview 4/18/15: Lineups, Pitching Matchup, and Viewing Info for Game No. 11
April 18th, 2015 at 3:43 PM
The New York Yankees took the first of three games versus the Tampa Bay Rays on Friday night thanks to the heroics of Alex Rodriguez, who hit two homers and drove in four runs, including the game-winnter, to help propel his team to victory. ***PHOTO1*** Let's take a look at everything you...

Miami Marlins Claim New York Yankees’ LHP Matt Tracy Off Waivers: Report
April 18th, 2015 at 2:50 PM
After being designated for assignment by the New York Yankees, left-handed pitcher Matt Tracy has been claimed by the Miami Marlins off waivers. ***PHOTO1*** FOX Sports' Ken Rosenthal had it first: Source #Marlins claim LHP Matt Tracy from #Yankees. — Ken Rosenthal (@Ken_Rosenthal) April 18, 2015 The 26-year-old Tracy was recently brought up by the...

Yankees Legend Mariano Rivera Explains How Careful Players Must Be to Avoid Positive PED Test
April 18th, 2015 at 1:00 PM
With Major League Baseball players always making the excuse "I don't know how that got into my body" after testing positive for performance-enhancing drugs, New York Yankees legend Mariano Rivera explained how careful he was during his career to not put anything illegal into his body. ***PHOTO1*** Rivera admitted that there are...

MLB Rumors: New York Yankees Made ‘Painful’ Shane Greene Trade Out of Desperation
April 18th, 2015 at 11:00 AM
The New York Yankees gave up young right-hander Shane Greene in a three-team deal that landed them Didi Gregorius from the Arizona Diamondbacks, while Green was shipped to Detroit. At the moment it isn't looking like a good trade as Green is off to an impressive 2-0 start and has...

Jose Peraza to New York Yankees Trade Rumor Officially Put to Bed by Atlanta Braves
April 18th, 2015 at 9:00 AM
It has now been confirmed that the Atlanta Braves have no interest in trading one of their top prospects, second baseman Jose Peraza. ***PHOTO1*** Earlier this week there were rumors swirling about the New York Yankees being interested in Peraza as they even scouted the second baseman. While that did happen, any...

Yankees’ Alex Rodriguez Blasts 2nd HR of Game Vs. Rays for Career No. 658: Video
April 17th, 2015 at 9:25 PM
New York Yankees designated hitter Alex Rodriguez was at it again on Friday night after he crushed his second homer of the evening versus the Tampa Bay Rays. Your browser does not support iframes. The big fly came from the hand of Rays pitcher Ernesto Frieri and traveled 400 feet, falling well...

New York Yankees’ Alex Rodriguez Destroys 471-foot HR for Career No. 657: Video
April 17th, 2015 at 7:50 PM
New York Yankees designated hitter Alex Rodriguez crushed his 657th career home run versus the Tampa Bay Rays at Tropicana Field on Friday night. Your browser does not support iframes. And when I say crushed, I mean it. Rodriguez's homer measured an insane 471 feet to give him his third of 2015 and...

New York Yankees Injury Updates on Brett Gardner, Jose Pirela, Chris Capuano, Ivan Nova
April 17th, 2015 at 5:49 PM
Here are the latest updates on some of the New York Yankees' walking wounded. ***PHOTO1*** Brett Gardner Gardner has made it clear his wrist feels much better today and that he was able to play, however manager Joe Girardi is still holding him out. Brett Gardner says he feels good enough to play today...

New York Yankees Unveil Thurman Munson Bobblehead for 2015 Giveaway: Photo
April 17th, 2015 at 4:15 PM
The New York Yankees have unveiled the Thurman Munson bobblehead doll, which is scheduled to be a giveaway at Yankee Stadium during the 2015 season, and it's awesome. FIRST LOOK at the Thurman Munson bobblehead. Come get one 6/18! pic.twitter.com/eNzaodA8CF — New York Yankees (@Yankees) April 16, 2015 The Yankees plan to have...

Yankees Vs. Rays Preview 4/17/15: Lineups, Pitching Matchup and Viewing Info for Game No. 10
April 17th, 2015 at 3:40 PM
The New York Yankees (3-6) and Tampa Bay Rays (6-4) are going in different directions as they are set to meet for their first series of 2015. ***PHOTO1*** The Rays are winners in five of their last six games and just got finished taking three-of-four from the Toronto Blue Jays on the...

Joe Girardi Teaches Newest New York Yankees Players Yogi-isms: Video
April 17th, 2015 at 1:00 PM
When you come to the New York Yankees you better know your history, and that includes knowing all the greatest quotes from Bronx Bombers legend Yogi Berra, or Yogi-isms as we like to call them. Your browser does not support iframes. Yankees On Demand brings us another classic bit involving the Yankees...

Aaron Judge Hits Walk-off HR for Trenton Thunder, Then Shows Sick Work Ethic: Video
April 17th, 2015 at 10:30 AM
New York Yankees prospect Aaron Judge hit a walk-off home run for the Double-A Trenton Thunder on Thursday night during the team's home-opener; but he didn't just go out and celebrate after. Judge's opportunity came in the tenth inning of a 2-2 game, and the 22-year-old delivered with a solo shot...

Brian Cashman Expresses Frustration with New York Yankees’ Defense to Start Season
April 17th, 2015 at 8:55 AM
The New York Yankees thought that defense was going to be one of the last problems the team faced this season, but instead it has become on of the biggest problems. ***PHOTO1*** Through nine games, the Yanks have an astounding 11 errors, tying them for the most in Major League Baseball with...

MLB Trade Rumors: Any Talk of Braves’ Willingness to Deal Jose Peraza a ‘Complete Fabrication’
April 16th, 2015 at 5:03 PM
Looks like everyone needs to slow their roll in regard to the New York Yankees and Atlanta Braves talking a trade for second base prospect Jose Peraza. ***PHOTO1*** Originally, Jeff Wren of MLB Grapevine reported on April 14 that the Yankees sent a scout to go check out Peraza: #Yankees redirect scout to...