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New York Yankees and Players Fail to Recognize Ernie Banks’ Death at Age 83
January 24th, 2015 at 5:32 PM
A true Major League Baseball legend passed away on Friday when Chicago Cubs great Ernie Banks died at the age of 83, but if you were following the New York Yankees on social media, you wouldn't have known anything happened. ***PHOTO1*** That's because the team has been absolutely silent on the passing...

MLB Rumors: New York Yankees Attended Hector Olivera Workout Last Week in DR
January 24th, 2015 at 4:02 PM
Cuban import Hector Olivera held a workout last week in the Dominican Republic with about 200 scouts in attendance, and the New York Yankees were indeed one of the interested parties. ***PHOTO1*** Olivera, who is 29 years old and figures to be a second baseman in Major League Baseball, has drawn interest...

Yankees’ Alex Rodriguez Meeting with Rob Manfred Shows Signs of Positive Change, Humbleness
January 24th, 2015 at 1:16 PM
For as long as anyone can remember, Alex Rodriguez has been called a lot of different things; self-centered, egotistical, a jerk, selfish. While he's had a tremendous career, a lot of the attention he's garnered has been since he joined the New York Yankees back in 2004 and it's been...

Yankees GM Brian Cashman Sued for Spying on E-Mails, Trying to Commit Mistress
January 24th, 2015 at 11:00 AM
New York Yankees general manager Brian Cashman has more than just on-the-field problems in 2015, as his alleged former mistress, Louise Meanwell, is filing a lawsuit against the Yanks' front office man. ***PHOTO1*** The suit says that Cashman not only hacked and spied on Meanwell's e-mails, but he also contacted the woman's...

New York Yankees’ Alex Rodriguez Meets Secretly with MLB Commish Rob Manfred
January 24th, 2015 at 9:30 AM
Details of Meeting Between A-Rod and Manfred Revealed (UPDATE: Saturday, January 24 at 1:18 p.m. ET) Andrew Marchand of ESPNNewYork.com has the latest details of the meeting between A-Rod and incoming MLB commish, Rob Manfred: Source said meeting with Commish was 10 minutes and A-Rod apologized again. — Andrew Marchand (@AndrewMarchand) January 24,...

Yankees News & Notes: Yogi Berra Talks Deflategate, Bird No. 3 1B Prospect and More
January 24th, 2015 at 7:00 AM
Here are a few tidbits from the New York Yankees Universe. ***PHOTO1*** Yogi Talks Deflategate Yogi Berra's Yogisms are always classics, and recently the Yankees legend applied one to the controversy surrounding the New England Patriots, lovingly known as "Deflategate." Yogi's granddaughter, Lindsay Berra, had a quote from her gramps talking about the Patriots: Gramp...

Atlanta Braves Claim Outfielder Eury Perez Off Waivers
January 23rd, 2015 at 6:48 PM
***PHOTO2*** Last week the New York Yankees designated outfielder Eury Perez for assignment in order to make room for Stephen Drew. Today the Atlanta Braves picked the 24 year old outfielder up off waivers, per Ken Rosenthal. ***PHOTO1*** Perez has good speed, but did not play much last season. In four games...

Ex-Yankees Pitcher Ted Lilly Charged with Insurance Fraud; Faces up to 5 Years in Prison
January 23rd, 2015 at 5:16 PM
Former New York Yankees pitcher Ted Lilly is facing possible jail time as the retired Major League Pitcher has been charged with insurance fraud in California. ***PHOTO1*** David Just of the Chicago Sun-Times reported that Lilly could face as much as five years in prison if convicted, as the 39-year-old plead not...

Miami Marlins Sign Former Yankees’ Ichiro Suzuki to 1-Year, $2 Million Deal
January 23rd, 2015 at 12:37 PM
This past week, the Miami Marlins made a one-year offer to New York Yankees outfielder Ichiro Suzuki for right around $2 million to be their fourth outfielder in the 2015 season. ***PHOTO1*** On Friday, the 41-year-old future Hall of Famer chose to accept the offer from the Marlins, as Ken Rosenthal of...

Johan Santana Has No Structural Damage to Shoulder, MLB Comeback Back on; Yankees Remain in Mix
January 23rd, 2015 at 12:41 AM
24 hours ago, it had seemed like Johan Santana's bid to make a comeback to Major League Baseball had been derailed while pitching in Venezuela, as he was shut down due to shoulder issues. ***PHOTO1*** However, Santana's comeback may not be done after all, as Jon Morosi of FOX Sports reported that...

John Sterling Says He Lost New York Yankees World Series Rings in Apartment Fire
January 22nd, 2015 at 3:56 PM
UPDATE: Michael Kay Interviews John Sterling (January 22 at 4:40 p.m. ET) John Sterling was a guest on The Michael Kay Show on ESPN Radio and spoke in detail about the devastating fire that destroyed his home, while explaining how fortunate he is to have so much support from the Yankees...

MLB Hot Stove: Yankees Should Give Consideration into Braves’ Brandon Beachy for Pitching Depth
January 22nd, 2015 at 11:12 AM
So there's two things we know heading into the final month before spring training; the New York Yankees need pitching and they don't want to spend a fortune on it. ***PHOTO1*** They made that clear when they passed on Jon Lester and Max Scherzer, and are making no attempt to go for...

The Significance of Passing on Max Scherzer
January 22nd, 2015 at 9:30 AM
***PHOTO1*** Brian Cashman never indicated that he would be interested in offering a big contract to free agent pitcher Max Scherzer. It turned out that Cashman was being candid, as the Yankees did not end up placing a bid on Scherzer. The Washington Nationals ended up giving Scherzer a 210 million...

MLB Free Agent Rumors: Yankees Aren’t in on James Shields with Alex Rodriguez’s Returning Contract
January 22nd, 2015 at 1:12 AM
Last year, the New York Yankees got a bit of a reprieve when Major League Baseball suspended Alex Rodriguez for the entire 2014 season, which wiped his $27.5 million salary off their payroll. ***PHOTO1*** Now that he's officially reinstated back to baseball and his $21 million is on the payroll for the...

Yankees Announcer John Sterling Loses Everything in Fire at New Jersey Home
January 21st, 2015 at 11:27 PM
A bit of unfortunate news to report tonight, as there was a fire at the apartment complex of New York Yankees radio announcer John Sterling in New Jersey on Wednesday night. ***PHOTO1*** The apartment complex Sterling lives at known as Avalon at Edgewater, caught on fire starting around 4:30 in the afternoon...

Laura Posada Tweets Wedding Photo from 2000 with Derek Jeter as Jorge’s Best Man
January 21st, 2015 at 5:04 PM
On this day 15 years ago, Jorge Posada and his wife Laura got married, with perhaps the coolest part of the wedding being Derek Jeter playing the Best Man role. A fresh faced Jeter at the age of 25 can be seen in this wedding photo tweeted by Laura Posada, quietly...

Yankees’ Alex Rodriguez Also Training with Edgar Martinez in Preparation for 2015; not Just Barry Bonds
January 21st, 2015 at 2:33 PM
The talk over the last 24 hours has been about New York Yankees DH/3rd baseman Alex Rodriguez working out with former San Francisco Giants slugger and current home run king Barry Bonds, which has started all the chatter about "cheaters sticking together." ***PHOTO1*** It's understandable fans would get their panties in a...

Johan Santana’s Comeback Attempt Shut Down Due to Shoulder Issues; Could End Yankees Interest
January 21st, 2015 at 11:26 AM
The New York Yankees were one of six teams interested in former New York Mets pitcher Johan Santana's attempt to come back to the major leagues and possibly pitch in 2015, but it doesn't look like that might happen after all. ***PHOTO1*** Santana was pitching in Venezuela during their playoffs for the...

Barry Bonds is Alex Rodriguez’s Tutor for Comeback Attempt with New York Yankees
January 20th, 2015 at 11:04 PM
I kid you not. ***PHOTO1*** In what will make every baseball fan (A-Rod supporter or not) gasp, there is a report out there that says Barry Bonds is Alex Rodriguez's tutor as the embattled 39-year-old continues to make his way back to Major League Baseball. The San Francisco Chonicle's John Shea relays this...

YES Network Close to Deal to Air New York Yankees Games on WPIX-TV Channel 11
January 20th, 2015 at 3:21 PM
UPDATE: Thursday, January 22 at 4:17 p.m. ET The deal is now official and the Yankees will be playing games broadcast on WPIX-TV channell 11 in New York this upcoming season, per the YES Network: The YES Network and Tribune Media Company today announced they have reached a multi-year agreement under which...