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CC Sabathia ‘Out of Mix’ for New York Yankees Opening Day Start; Masahiro Tanaka Almost Certain
March 24th, 2015 at 5:16 PM
New York Yankees starter CC Sabathia will take the mound for his next spring training start on Saturday, which will cancel him out as the potential Opening Day starter for the Bronx Bombers. ***PHOTO1*** Mark Feinsand of the New York Daily News confirmed Sabathia's scheduled Saturday outing for the Yankees, noting that...

New York Yankees Players Recreate “The Sandlot” Scene: Video
March 24th, 2015 at 3:42 PM
Ridiculous doesn't begin to describe the New York Yankees recreating the movie "The Sandlot" in their free time, but it is very entertaining. ***PHOTO1*** MLB.com has Yankees On Demand and their latest presentation is inspired by the popular movie from 1993 that was all the rage with kids back then, and a...

Tampa Bay Rays to Retire Don Zimmer’s No. 66 Jersey on Opening Day
March 24th, 2015 at 3:15 PM
Former New York Yankees coach Don Zimmer will be honored by the last team he was ever with, the Tampa Bay Rays, on Opening Day when the team retires his jersey. ***PHOTO1*** Before passing away in 2014, Zimmer wore the No. 66 as a coach for the Rays, which is the jersey...

Roy Halladay Fires Back at Yankees Fans Defending Alex Rodriguez After Unprovoked Shot
March 24th, 2015 at 2:45 PM
It looks like Roy Halladay's unprovoked attack against Alex Rodriguez on Monday didn't go unnoticed, as New York Yankees fans came to the rescue and trolled the former Major League Baseball pitcher. ***PHOTO3*** Halladay threw his hat into the ring of people making fun of A-Rod, with this jest at the embattled...

Alex Rodriguez, New York Yankees Players Can’t See Ball During Night Games at the Boss?
March 24th, 2015 at 2:00 PM
The New York Yankees seem to be having problems seeing the baseball at night during spring training games at George Steinbrenner Field. ***PHOTO1*** Alex Rodriguez, for one, is 0-10 with three strikeouts in four night games, while he's 7-16 with two homers in all of his other day games. Despite the disparity, Rodriguez...

New York Yankees’ Carlos Beltran’s Beautiful Penthouse Apartment in Manhattan: Photo
March 24th, 2015 at 12:00 PM
New York Yankees outfielder Carlos Beltran is the new owner of a penthouse apartment in Manhattan that cost a ridiculous amount of money. Beltran bought the new home for $9.3 million, according to Curbed NY: ***PHOTO1*** But now the slugger has finally slid into home base—a $9.3 millionone, at that—in the form of...

New York Yankees’ Jacoby Ellsbury Feeling Better and Confident About Opening Day
March 24th, 2015 at 10:59 AM
New York Yankees outfielder Jacoby Ellsbury will be an important part of the team's starting lineup this season, so it's good to see him feeling better after a mild strain of his oblique. ***PHOTO2*** The injury was set to keep Ellsbury out of baseball activities for a week, which has proven to...

Joe Girardi Wants New York Yankees No. 5 Starter Chosen by End of Week
March 24th, 2015 at 9:59 AM
New York Yankees manager Joe Girardi claims he would like to make his decision on who the No. 5 starter will be by the end of the week. ***PHOTO2*** In the running for the spot now are Adam Warren and Esmil Rogers, with more dark horse candidates like Chase Whitley and Bryan...

Former New York Yankees Prospect Peter O’Brien Throwing Erratically for Arizona Diamondbacks
March 24th, 2015 at 8:00 AM
Arizona Diamondbacks prospect Peter O'Brien seems to be having his fair share of issues behind the plate in spring training, leaving the D-backs no choice but to send him down to the minors. ***PHOTO1*** O'Brien was traded by the New York Yankees last season in a deal that netted the Bronx Bombers...

New York Yankees Prospect Trent Garrison Officially Announces Retirement Again on Social Media
March 23rd, 2015 at 4:55 PM
New York Yankees prospect Trent Garrison posted a message on Facebook on Sunday that announced his retirement, which later went missing from his page. ***PHOTO2*** Up until now, it wasn't known if Garrison had been pranked or not because the announcement was so unexpected, but Garrison reiterated his decision on Twitter on...

New York Yankees’ Stephen Drew Still Troubles Scouts; Jose Pirela Seen as Better Option
March 23rd, 2015 at 4:02 PM
Fans have been screaming about Stephen Drew's declining abilities at the plate and how the New York Yankees should go with Jose Pirela instead of him, and now scouts are confirming such a belief. ***PHOTO1*** Drew is having a dreadful spring at the plate thus far, sporting a .161 average going into...

New York Yankees Prospect Slade Heathcott Has Epic Warm-Up Moves: Video
March 23rd, 2015 at 1:57 PM
New York Yankees prospect Slade Heathcott should win an award for his fantastic warm-up dance-type moves upon entering games. ***PHOTO3*** Unfortunately Heathcott's moves were displayed after he was called into the game to replace injured teammate Jose Pirela, who had just run into a wall and was carted off the field. Clearly Heathcott...

Roy Halladay Takes Shot at New York Yankees’ Alex Rodriguez on Twitter
March 23rd, 2015 at 12:32 PM
Roy Halladay has a lot of free time on his hands nowadays after retiring from Major League Baseball, so I guess that means he has nothing better to do than make fun of New York Yankees designated hitter, Alex Rodriguez. ***PHOTO2*** Halladay shared a photo on Twitter while at a baseball field...

MLB Trade Rumors: San Diego Padres Interested in New York Yankees’ Austin Romine
March 23rd, 2015 at 11:48 AM
With New York Yankees catcher Austin Romine potentially on the trading block as the beginning of the 2015 season begins, the San Diego Padres are emerging as another possible suitor. ***PHOTO1*** We've already heard the Philadelphia Phillies as a possible team with interest, but now the Padres are in the mix, according...

Masahiro Tanaka Talks About Possible Opening Day Start for New York Yankees
March 23rd, 2015 at 9:59 AM
There is a very good chance Masahiro Tanaka will be the Opening Day starter for the New York Yankees in 2015, which Tanaka says would be something special for him or anyone, for that matter. ***PHOTO1*** Tanaka did remain humble about his injury from last season and how he just needs to...

Jose Pirela’s Crash into Wall Shows New York Yankees Prospect is Earning His Pinstripes
March 23rd, 2015 at 8:00 AM
Sometimes when a team in any sport needs a spark, oftentimes its a younger player who can provide it. Jose Pirela showed that on Sunday, when he selflessly put his own safety on the line to catch a fly ball in a meaningless spring training game. ***PHOTO1*** The New York Yankees prospect...

New York Yankees Prospect Trent Garrison Suddenly Retires with Post on Facebook?
March 22nd, 2015 at 6:22 PM
New York Yankees prospect Trent Garrison may have suddenly retired on Sunday afternoon with an announcement on Facebook. ***PHOTO2*** Trenton Thunder beat writer Matt Kardos spotted the post of the young catcher: ***PHOTO1*** When looking for the post on his page, there was none. It seems Garrison may have deleted it; although we did...

New York Yankees’ Jose Pirela Leaves in Ambulance After Crashing into Center Field Wall
March 22nd, 2015 at 2:08 PM
The New York Yankees experienced a very scary moment in bottom half of the first inning on Sunday against the New York Mets, as Jose Pirela, who was playing center field, crashed into the wall chasing a Juan Lagares line drive. Your browser does not support iframes. Pirela hit the wall hard...

ESPN’s Buster Olney Predicts New York Yankees Will Make MLB Playoffs in 2015
March 22nd, 2015 at 2:00 PM
Predictions are starting to come down from some of Major League Baseball's experts, and ESPN's own Buster Olney is saying the New York Yankees will make the playoffs in 2015. ***PHOTO1*** Olney laid out his entire prediction for how the regular season will shake out, picking the Yankees to take one of...

Didi Gregorius Catching Fire for New York Yankees in Spring Training at Perfect Time
March 22nd, 2015 at 12:00 PM
It was a slow start to spring training for New York Yankees shortstop Didi Gregorius, but now the new starting shortstop for the Bronx Bombers is starting to find his form at the plate. ***PHOTO1*** On March 17 after an 0-2 day versus the Toronto Blue Jays, Gregorius saw his batting average...