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

Derek Jeter will have a chance to salute the fans of Baseball one last time in 2014.

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 […]

Spring Training Day One Highlights

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Well Yankees fans the wait is finally over. Pitchers and Catchers reported to Tampa for the start of 2014 Spring Training on Friday. There are a lot of returning faces and just as many, if not more, new ones running around George M. Steinbrenner Field. Day one came and went and there is a lot […]

Derek Jeter to retire after 2014

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Everyone knew this time would come, but everyone wanted to ignore it. On Wednesday afternoon, Derek Jeter released a statement via Facebook which announced his plans to retire after the 2014 season. “It was months ago when I realized that this season would likely be my last,” Jeter wrote. “As I came to this conclusion […]

Jeter back in ’14 sends positive vibe

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Unlike a young Danny O’Shea from Little Giants, the face of the Yankees, Mr. Derek Jeter himself, hated being on the injured list. Fans are ecstatic to see their captain back at full force for the 2014 season. He’ll stand as the last remaining member of the “Core Four” and the team will feel a […]

A fan’s reaction to last week

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After some time it is now acceptable to talk about it: Robinson Cano leaving the Yankees.  I am sure all the fans who were traveling are now caught up, and those fans who were left with mouths agape are finally able to close them.  Robinson Cano leaving the Yankees was as jarring to the Universe […]

Yankees, Brendan Ryan reach deal

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The Yankees and shortstop Brendan Ryan have reached an agreement for a new contract, according to Jon Heyman of CBS Sports. The parameters of the deal are not yet known. Ryan, 31, hit .220 with a homer and an RBI  for New York  in 17 games after coming over from Seattle in a September waiver […]

This day in history | 1996

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On November 5, 1996, Derek Jeter was the unanimous selection by the Baseball Writers Association of America (BBWAA) for the American League Rookie of the Year. Jeter, who hit .314 on the season, with 10 home runs, and 71 RBI’s, played a huge role in the leading the Yankees to their first World Series championship […]

New contract for the Captain

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The Yankees can cross Derek Jeter off the offseason to-do list, as they announced Friday afternoon that the captain will return on a one-year deal worth $12 million. Jeter had a $9.5MM player option for 2014, as he was on the final year of a three-year $51 million deal this past season. The Yankees, in […]

Derek Jeter Expects Return to Form

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  The Captain is not used to sitting at home in October, let alone only playing 17 games in a season. However, Derek Jeter has expressed excitement about how normal his winter could be. The 39 year old believes that being unable to follow his usual offseason training program was a major factor in the 2013 season that […]

The Son of a Fisherman from Panama

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Top of the 8th. One out. Yankees down 4-0. Mathematically eliminated from the Post Season. This is not a Mariano Rivera situation, but for one night, for one magical & historical night, it was. He came jogging in like he has done thousands of times from center field, Metallica playing over the speakers, cameras flashing […]

Perfect Mo-ment

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He looked toward the dugout and a smile broke out onto his face. His brothers were coming to get him. Grinning, Andy Pettitte and Derek Jeter were making the slow walk out to the mound. Pettitte signaled for a new pitcher then put out his hand to take the ball. The smile on Mariano Rivera‘s […]

Jeter to DL, season over

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Derek Jeter was placed on the disabled list today with ankle soreness, effectively ending his season. It’s been a hard year for the 39-year-old shortstop, who has called this season a “nightmare.” After breaking his left ankle in game one of the 2012 ALCS, he re-fractured it in March, strained his quad in July and […]

Yankees acquire shortstop Brendan Ryan

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Following the game, the Yankees acquired shortstop Brendan Ryan from the Seattle Mariners for a player to be named later.   The Yankees have just acquired INF Brendan Ryan from the Seattle Mariners in exchange for a player to be named later. — Mark Feinsand (@FeinsandNYDN) September 11, 2013   While Brendan Ryan is not […]

Jeter exits game

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Derek Jeter was pulled from Saturday’s game against the Red Sox after experiencing issues in or around his surgically repaired left ankle according to Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports. Mark Reynolds was inserted into the game to run for Jeter and first base would eventually move to third base. It has been a so-called nightmare […]

Yankees Game 137: Yankees pour it on

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Chicago White Sox 1 – New York Yankees 9   The Yankees pour it on in the big fourth inning in today’s 9-1 win over the Chicago White Sox. In the first inning, the Yankees got their offense in the only way Brett Gardner has liked to recently, with a double. Brett Gardner hit a […]

Potential Milestones: September 2, 2013

Robinson Cano will look to shoot up the Yankees' all-time home runs list this week. (Photo: Elsa/Getty Images)

As the New York Yankees prepare to get another series started, it’s time to take a look once again at which career milestones are in play for some Yankee stars. Second baseman Robinson Cano has 202 career home runs, which leaves him tied with Bill Dickey for 15th place on the Yankees’ all-time list. One […]