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Mets with Outrageous Demand in Exchange for St. John’s Chris Mullin to Throw Out 1st Pitch
May 18th, 2015 at 10:23 AM
It doesn't get much more pathetic than what the New York Mets reportedly tried to do to St. John's University. ***PHOTO1*** The Mets were interested in having St. John's head basketball coach Chris Mullin throw out the first pitch at a game at Citi Field, however they had a demand: St. John's...

New York Yankees’ Joe Girardi Reveals Plans for Alex Rodriguez in Interleague Series with Nationals
May 18th, 2015 at 9:08 AM
The time has come for New York Yankees manager Joe Girardi to make a tough decision on whether or not to sit Alex Rodriguez entirely for the upcoming series versus the Washington Nationals, in which there will be no designated hitter. ***PHOTO1*** Girardi recently made it clear that A-Rod would not be...

Will the Real C.C. Sabathia Please Stand up; is New York Yankees Pitcher’s Dominance for Real?
May 17th, 2015 at 3:23 PM
We've seen the good, the bad, and the ugly with New York Yankees starter CC Sabathia thus far; but which version of the 34-year-old will we see moving forward? ***PHOTO1*** Sabathia was fantastic for the Yanks on Saturday night after giving his team seven innings of one-run baseball, with six hits allowed...

Yankees Vs. Royals 5/17/15: Lineup, Pitching Matchup, Viewing Info for Game No. 39
May 17th, 2015 at 11:41 AM
New York Yankees starter Chris Capuano will be making his 2015 season debut on Sunday afternoon versus the Kansas City Royals. ***PHOTO1*** Capuano has been on the shelf since spring training with a quadriceps injury, but has recently came on strong in his rehab starts and is ready to take a big-league...

Joe Girardi’s Defense of New York Yankees’ Stephen Drew Proven False with One Stat
May 17th, 2015 at 10:31 AM
While we didn't need evidence to know that Joe Girardi's defense of New York Yankees second baseman Stephen Drew was absolutely false, we now have the stats to back it up. ***PHOTO1*** For weeks we've heard Girardi say that Drew is hitting the ball harder than his average would indicate. In fact,...

New York Yankees Reportedly Interested in Newest Cuban Outfielder, but are They Really?
May 17th, 2015 at 9:00 AM
Another day, another Cuban prospect the New York Yankees are reportedly interested in. Haven't we been down this road before? ***PHOTO1*** Jeff Passan of Yahoo! Sports reports that Cuban outfielder Eddy Julio Martinez is close to signing with a team and could reach as much as $10 million in a signing bonus. Signing...

Prospect New York Yankees Acquired in Eduardo Nunez Trade Close to Making Big-League Impact
May 16th, 2015 at 6:12 PM
Boy do I still miss the days of Eduardo Nunez running the bases with his helmet flying all over the field. ***PHOTO1*** I was so naive then to believe that he could be Derek Jeter's heir apparent. That's right, I admit I was in that group. However when looking at the situation a...

New York Yankees Injury Updates on Masahiro Tanaka, Ivan Nova, and Chris Capuano
May 16th, 2015 at 5:42 PM
UPDATE: Saturday, May 16 at 5:40 p.m. ET Only an update on Masahiro Tanaka, who now has a date set for his first rehab game, which is a big step in his recovery from a forearm injury and wrist tendinitis: Tanaka will throw a bullpen on Monday, & then pitch in a...

Yankees Vs. Royals 5/16/15: Lineup, Pitching Matchup, Viewing Info for Game No. 38
May 16th, 2015 at 3:52 PM
Having lost their last four games, the New York Yankees are struggling mightily offensively and things are going downhill quickly. ***PHOTO1*** The Yanks suffered another loss at the hands of the Kansas City Royals on Friday night, with the defending American League champions crushing the Bronx Bombers, 12-1. The Yanks will look to...

New York Yankees Inviting Jim Leyritz to Old Timer’s Day Sends Wrong Message
May 16th, 2015 at 1:41 PM
For the first time since being involved in a DUI accident that killed another human being back in 2007, former New York Yankees catcher and hero Jim Leyritz is getting an invite to Old Timer's Day. ***PHOTO1*** Of course, Leyritz was thrilled by the invitation and to return to Old Timer's day,...

New York Yankees Prospect Aaron Judge Drawing Comparison to Miami Marlins’ Giancarlo Stanton
May 16th, 2015 at 11:19 AM
New York Yankees prospect Aaron Judge is already drawing comparisons to a certain Major League Baseball superstar who plays with the Miami Marlins. ***PHOTO1*** That superstar is none other than Giancarlo Stanton. In an article by CBS Sports' Jon Heyman, one scout compares Judge's incredible power to that of Stanton: Aaron Judge has light-tower...

Chase Whitley Updates: New York Yankees Pitcher Likely to Have Tommy John Surgery
May 16th, 2015 at 8:19 AM
UPDATE: Saturday, May 16 at 8:18 a.m. ET It looks as though Tommy John surgery may be in Chase Whitley's future after a tear was discovered in his UCL , as was reported by CBS Sports' Jon Heyman: hear chase whitley has been initially diagnosed with ucl tear. tommy john very possible....

Yankees Vs. Royals 5/15/15: Lineup, Pitching Matchup, Viewing Info for Game No. 37
May 15th, 2015 at 5:37 PM
After losing three of four games to the Tampa Bay Rays in their previous series, the New York Yankees look to stop the bleeding of a three-game losing streak against the Kansas City Royals on Friday night. ***PHOTO1*** The Yanks are still in first place in the American League East after their...

New York Yankees’ 2015 All Star Game Hat Leaked; Reveals Old School Look: Photo
May 15th, 2015 at 3:16 PM
UPDATE: Friday, May 15 at 3:47 p.m. ET So it turns out that while these hats will be available for purchase, players in the All-Star Game will not be wearing them, as Darren Rovell of ESPN reported: Pillbox hats that hit social media last night, while cool, are NOT the hats players...

MLB Trade Rumors: Rockies’ Troy Tulowitzki Prefers Deal to Yankees, Giants, Dodgers, Angels
May 15th, 2015 at 1:21 PM
Colorado Rockies star Troy Tulowitzki looks to be staying put for now after publicly stating he isn't demanding a trade at the moment and is committed to winning with the only team he has ever known. ***PHOTO1*** While that's a nice statement from Tulo, we all know the writing is on the...

Joe Girardi’s Latest Defense of New York Yankees’ Stephen Drew is Delusion at Its Finest
May 15th, 2015 at 1:05 PM
In the eyes of New York Yankees manager Joe Girardi, second baseman Stephen Drew can do no wrong. ***PHOTO1*** Girardi has irrationally defended his veteran second baseman time and time again this season as Drew continues to struggle at the plate and sport an average below .200, which has remained the same...

Instructor Dishes on Derek Jeter’s Golf Game as Former Yankees Captain Tries to Learn in Retirement
May 15th, 2015 at 11:00 AM
Former New York Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter isn't having the easiest time picking up the game of golf during his retirement. ***PHOTO1*** In an article written for The Players' Tribune, David Leadbetter, a very successful golf instructor, explains what it's like to work with Jeter as The Captain attempts to pick up...

Yankees’ Chase Whitley Has Been Pitching Through Elbow Injury; Chris Capuano to Return to Rotation
May 15th, 2015 at 9:04 AM
New York Yankees manager Joe Girardi announced what his plans were for returning starter Chris Capuano after Thursday night's loss to the Tampa Bay Rays. ***PHOTO1*** Capuano is set to return after throwing three rehab starts and now the plan is for him to replace Chase Whitley in the starting rotation upon...

New York Yankees’ Chris Capuano Set to Return; Chase Whitley the Odd Man Out?
May 14th, 2015 at 6:43 PM
New York Yankees starter Chase Whitley might be making his last start for the big-league club on Thursday night at Tropicana Field versus the Tampa Bay Rays, as veteran left-hander Chris Capuano is set to make his return. ***PHOTO1*** Capuano last pitched in a rehab start for the Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Railriders on...

New York Yankees Prospect Greg Bird Diagnosed with Strained Shoulder
May 14th, 2015 at 6:09 PM
UPDATE: Thursday, May 14 at 6:09 p.m. ET After being placed on the seven-day DL on May 8, Yankees prospect Greg Bird is expected to miss a few more weeks of action after being diagnosed with a strained shoulder: Bird has a strained shoulder and is in Tampa. Al Pedrique expects him...