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Can New York Yankees’ Carlos Beltran Still Be a Strong Contributor in 2015?
March 5th, 2015 at 5:01 PM
The New York Yankees signed Carlos Beltran to a three year $45 million contract before the 2014 season. Beltran was 36 at the time. Critics of the signing pointed out Beltran's age and the concern that he would not be able to put up the numbers he had in St....

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...

Mariano Duncan’s New York Yankees World Series Ring Stolen for 2nd Time, Found
March 5th, 2015 at 2:30 PM
Former New York Yankees infielder Mariano Duncan really needs to do a better job of guarding his World Series Rings. ***PHOTO1*** Duncan, who compiled two World Series rings during his career—one with the 1996 Yankees, the other with the 1990 Cincinnati Reds—had his prized possessions stolen from his car last October while...

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....

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 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 Yankees’ Promotional Schedule for 2015 Major League Baseball Season
March 4th, 2015 at 12:00 PM
If you're planning on going to a New York Yankees game during the 2015 season, you'll be interested to know which games will offer giveaways for fans in attendance. ***PHOTO1*** Whether it's bobbleheads, baseball bats or collectable drink cups, everyone loves free stuff; the problem is knowing what days the Yankees are...

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 Prospect Luis Torrens to Have Shoulder Surgery, Miss 2015 Season
March 3rd, 2015 at 5:11 PM
New York Yankees stud catching prospect Luis Torrens will miss the 2015 season after it was determined he would need shoulder surgery for a torn labrum. ***PHOTO1*** The Yankees issued a press release confirming Torrens would need the surgery and that it will cost him the season: Yankees minor league catcher Luis Torrens...

New York Yankees Pitcher Jared Burton’s Mustache is One of Best in Team History
March 3rd, 2015 at 3:55 PM
If you think you've seen the best of New York Yankees mustaches over the years, prepare to add another memorable one to the list. ***PHOTO1*** It belongs to Jared Burton, a non-roster invitee to spring training who is trying to make the Yankees' big-league club. Burton was signed by the Yankees to...

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...

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...

Luis Tiant Helped Boston Red Sox Take Yoan Moncada from New York Yankees
March 3rd, 2015 at 8:00 AM
While the New York Yankees did their best to recruit 19-year-old Cuban stud Yoan Moncada, it was a Boston Red Sox legend who was the difference in him signing in Beantown. ***PHOTO1*** The Red Sox used former starting pitcher Luis Tiant in the recruiting process for Moncada, while the Yankees used Orlando...