2014 All-Star Game: Derek Jeter perfect at the plate

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National League 3 — American League 5 In his 14th and last All-Star Game, Derek Jeter led off for the American League and was perfect. The Yankees captain received a very warm reception during the player introductions. He took the field and nearly turned back the clock to All-Star Game ’98, his first appearance at […]

Yankees Mid-season Report Card

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The Yankees were in a steady state of mediocrity for the majority of the first half, with a few flashes of greatness that made fans believe this team could be dangerous in October. The offense has been the biggest disappointment thus far, but the pitching staff has been a pleasant surprise considering all the injuries […]

RE2PECT: Jeter Tribute Video by Jordan Brand

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All eyes will be on Derek Jeter at Tuesday’s All-Star game for obvious reasons. Jeter will make his 14th and final All-Star appearance at Target Field as the farewell tour makes one more final all-star stop. Nike’s Jordan brand, Jeter’s longtime sponsor, has just posted a classy 90 second tribute video for the Yankee Captain. […]

Derek Jeter headlines the Yankees selected for 2014 All-Star Game

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The 2014 All-Star Game will take place in Minnesota Twins’ ballpark, Target Field. The New York Yankees will have three representatives at the Midsummer Classic. Derek Jeter, SS (14th All-Star selection) 9th starting. – Fan Vote .266/.319/.322, 81 hits, 2 home runs, 21 runs batted in Not necessarily going for his 2014 contributions but going […]

Yankee Lineup: Game 85 Happy July 4th

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A lot of stuff to digest today for Yankee fans. Manager Joe Girardi confirmed that CC Sabathia is likely done for the season. We celebrate the 75th anniversary of Lou Gehrig day, and the Boss’ birthday today. Derek Jeter and Brian McCann get the day off. Full preview of today’s game here. Brett Gardner LF […]

Yankees game 82: No offense for great Kuroda

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Tampa Bay Rays 2 — New York Yankees 1 An unproductive offense does not support the outstanding pitching effort. After five relievers were needed in yesterday’s extra inning game, Hiroki Kuroda was going to be asked for as many innings as possible. Fortunately for the Yankees, Kuroda was willing and able to provide an outstanding […]

Derek Jeter’s ‘The Dive’ Happened 10 Years Ago Today

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Today marks the 10th anniversary of one of Derek Jeter‘s most memorable moments in pinstripes. A game was being played in The Bronx on July 1, 2004 between the Yankees and the Red Sox. The pitching match-up for the game was between Yankees rookie Brad Halsey, and the thorn in every Yankees fans side, Pedro […]

Derek Jeter Celebrates 40 Today

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As the farewell tour takes a day off today, the Yankee legend will be enjoying his birthday. Derek Jeter will celebrate his 40th birthday today not in front of a crowd of fans, but instead in private with friends and family. That won’t stop fans from across the country from sending Jeter a plethora of birthday […]

Yankees game 76: Errors abound in loss

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New York Yankees 6 — Toronto Blue Jays 7 Errors in the box score and not are key in tonight’s game with Toronto. Through the first three innings, David Phelps was on his game, striking out four and keeping the Blue Jays off the scoreboard. In the fourth inning, Adam Lind and Edwin Encarnacion would […]

The June Yankees Quiz

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If you are reading this then you know about the paucity of offense the past couple of weeks and about the untimely bullpen hiccups and defensive miscues that have cost them games.  Sure this could be another article heavy in sabermetrics that does nothing more than clamor about how the sky is falling.  Or it […]

Yankees Lineup: Game 52 5/28/14

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After last night’s tough loss, Yankees look to bounce back with a different looking lineup. Manager Joe Girardi has said that he wants to give a few guys the day off, giving them essentially two full days with tomorrow’s scheduled day off.  So there is no Derek Jeter, Mark Teixeira and Yangervis Solarte tonight. Jeter […]

Yankees Game 49: Jeter backs up Tanaka

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New York Yankees 7 — Chicago White Sox 1 Masahiro Tanaka makes his first start since losing his winning streak spanning nearly two years. The Yankees got to White Sox starter Andre Rienzo early with one out in the second inning. Brett Gardner cashed in with the bases loaded. He would hit a two-run single […]

Yankees Game 37: Back and forth go the Mets way

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New York Mets 9 — New York Yankees 7 The opener to the Subway Series featured a back and forth affair. The Yankees turned to Hiroki Kuroda, one of the two remaining starters of the Opening Day roster. Left fielder Eric Young Jr. opened the game with a single and would steal second. After advancing […]

Jeter and the Mets

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For almost two decades, Derek Jeter has torched the Mets. Much to the delight of Yankee fans, they’ve watched Jeter get hit after hit after hit against the crosstown rivals, ever since interleague play began back in 1997. For Mets fans, they couldn’t be happier to see him go. Jeter owns a career slash line […]

Jeter Charged by Fan in Milwaukee

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Surprised this hasn’t happened a lot more during the Captain’s summer farewell tour, but tonight it did. During the bottom of the sixth inning a crazed fan jumped onto the field at Miller Park and charged towards Derek Jeter, apparently looking for a hug from the iconic shortstop. “You’re going to get in trouble, man.”  And […]

Yankees Game 7: Kuroda great in home opener

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Baltimore Orioles 2 — New York Yankees 4 In today’s home opener, the final home opener of Derek Jeter‘s career, Hiroki Kuroda was masterful on the mound. A fantastic opening day ceremony and an even more amazing moment with Mariano Rivera and Andy Pettitte throwing the first pitch of the game to Derek Jeter and […]

Yankees Game 7 Lineup 4/7/2014

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Back in the Bronx! The home opener is just about to start, and all eyes will be on Derek Jeter as he makes his final opening day start at Yankee Stadium. Manager Joe Girardi tweaked the lineup a bit yesterday, moving Jacoby Ellsbury to the three hole. Looks like he’s sticking with it again today. […]

Yankees Spring Training Game 10: Tanaka starts

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New York Yankees 4 — Philadelphia Phillies 3 It took an extra hour and a half due to poor weather but Masahiro Tanaka made his first Spring start of the season. Tanaka would start with a pair of ground outs and a strikeout of second baseman Chase Utley with his signature splitter. The Japanese righty […]

The Mystery of Mark Teixeira

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Since the mid-eighties the cornerstone position of the New York Yankees has been first base. From Donnie Baseball to Jason Giambi, every player that’s held the title of Yankees first baseman has been an important cog in the lineup. The same applies to the switch hitting slugger Mark Teixeira, and his role in the 2014 […]

Yankees Spring Training Game 3: Phelps prepares to compete

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Pittsburgh Pirates 8 — New York Yankees 2 With the fifth spot in the starting rotation open to all comers, David Phelps made his Spring debut as he makes his showing for the opportunity. After getting the first out of the game, prospect outfielder Gregory Polanco hit a home run into right field to give […]