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Troy Tulowitzki reportedly likes idea of replacing Derek Jeter

Scott Rovak-USA TODAY Sports As the MLB trade deadline approaches, the buzz around Rockies superstar shortstop Troy Tulowitzki is growing day by day. Tuluwitzki attended a Yankees game a few days ago, apparently he didn’t visit the Yankees stadium as a fan. Jon Heyman of CBSSports.com reported: Friends of Tulowitzki say that while he hasn’t necessarily presented a list of pre...
Via The Sideline
6 hours ago  |  Discuss

Yankees Injury Update: Mark Teixeira, Carlos Beltran

New York Yankees first baseman Mark Teixeira has resumed baseball activities by taking batting practice in the indoor cages at Yankee Stadium. He plans next to take live batting practice on the field when the Yankees travel to Arlington to face the Texas Rangers. In addition, outfielder/DH Carlos Beltran has resumed throwing and outfield drills in preparation to return to right...
Via Sports Injury Alert
19 hours ago  |  Discuss

Derek Jeter’s Deadpan Dugout Performance This Weekend Was Outstanding

It’s not too often we get to see Derek Jeter show a lot of personality or goof around on the baseball field but the veteran shortstop seemed pretty loose during this weekend’s series against the Blue Jays in the Bronx. This hilarious deadpan performance came after Ichiro hit his first home run of the season during the third inning of Friday night’s game. According to Ichiro...
Via Next Impulse Sports
22 hours ago  |  Discuss

Yankeetorial: Two excruciating defeats lead the Yankees into "Mortgage the Future" Week

This weekend, the Redsocks traded the ever-crumbling Jake Peavy for two solid pitching prospects, and there's not a Boston frat-boy in beer pong captivity who doesn't expect his team to rise next year and crush the AL East. Why wouldn't they think such crap? Their farm system produces, and they supplement it holding garage sales. It's not rocket science. It's...

Dissecting The New York Yankees’ Trade Options

Will Ryan Howard be traded to the Yankees? Mandatory Credit: lineupforms.com In the past few weeks, Yankees’ general manager Brian Cashman decided not to wait for the Jul. 31 trade deadline in his attempt to upgrade the roster. Cashman has made some moves that have paid off and not cost the Yankees very much in return, as newly acquired Brandon McCarthy and Chase Headley have...
Via The Sports Journal
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Yankees Rumors: New York eyeing Twins' Josh Willingham

The New York Yankees are in need of both pitching and hitting upgrades. They have already acquired three pitchers already this month and are likely to add another one, but they are also aggressively searching the trade market for another bat.Jon Heyman of CBSSports.com reports that the Yankees are eyeing Minnesota Twins outfielder Josh Willingham. #452503468 / gettyimages.comWillingham...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Joe Torre: I 'feel terrible' for forgetting to thank Steinbrenner

Former New York Yankees manager Joe Torre admitted he screwed up during his 28-minute Hall of Fame induction speech, because he failed to thank former Yankees owner George Steinbrenner. “I missed thanking the most obvious guy in the world when you’re talking about the Yankees,” a visibly shaken Torre told the New York Daily News. “I mentioned George, but my plan was to thank...
Via Intrigue Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

The Master unveils his Chase Headley Homer Howl

"You can bank on Chase... Headley is deadly."Homer Howl Analysis:Bank: Do the Yankees know that John is giving free advertising? Are they banking any money here? If we're looking for an ad tie-in here, how about a singing, "Chase is the place for the helpful hardball man!"Deadly: There are many other rhyme options. "Headley is deadly, readily."...

A-Rod turns 39 today, continues to stay quiet

Johnathan Daniel/Getty Images The lightning rod of attention, Alex Rodriguez celebrates his 39 birthday today quietly and without much fanfare. Since his highly criticized fight with MLB and Bud Selig over the Biogenesis scandal, A-Rod has done a good job of lying low and staying out of the media this year. In taking the proper steps to return to the Yankees next year, Rodriguez...
Via Bronx Pinstripes
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Report: Yankees looking to add offense before trade deadline

After acquiring Chase Headley from the San Diego Padres on July 22, the New York Yankees may not be done maneuvering before the July 31 trade deadline. Jon Heyman of CBS Sports reports the Yankees are looking to add offense, and have identified some possibilities through trades. The player that may make the most sense in the Bronx is Josh Willingham, currently of the Minnesota Twins...
Via Sports-Glory
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Troy Tulowitzki shows up to Yankees Stadium on his day off

With Derek Jeter set to retire after this season, the New York Yankees will be in pursuit of a replacement shortstop. There may be no better option than Colorado Rockies’ Troy Tulowitzky, who was in attendance during Sunday’s Yankees-Toronto Blue Jays game. Put it this way: Tulo showing up at a Yankees game the day […] The post Troy Tulowitzki Shows Up To Yankees Stadium On...
Via Diehardsport
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Chris Capuano nearly hits dragonfly with pitch (Video)

Your browser does not support iframes.New York Yankees pitcher Chris Capuano nearly hit a dragonfly with a pitch in the early innings of Saturday's game against Toronto.YES Network slow-motion cameras captured the moment as a dragonfly passed just below Capuano's pitch as it was heading towards the plate. The dragonfly it wasn't flying an inch higher, or else it would...
Via Holdout Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

New York Yankees trade rumors: Are the Yanks done yet?

The New York Yankees have already made four moves in the trade, but I still don’t think general manager Brian Cashman is done yet. Cashman has been actively looking to upgrade his roster after a season filled with injuries and disappointment. Although the trades he has made so far are rather small, it has seemed to help. Their most recent trade was on Thursday for left-hander Chris...
Via isportsweb.com
2 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Derek Jeter has funny reaction to Ichiro home run

To paraphrase “The Most Interesting Man in the World”… “I don’t often hit home runs…but when I do, they are three-run shots to give us the lead” – Ichiro Suzuki surprised most of the Yankee Stadium crowd and even his teammates as he turned around a Mark Buehrle breaking ball and put it into the right field seats for a 3-run home run to give the Pinstripes a 6-4 lead...
Via Reading Between The Seams
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Yankees Getting Stronger, Thanks To Brian Cashman's Recent Moves

After Monday's loss, the Yankees were faced with having to win their series against the Rangers the "hard way," as YES announcer Ken Singleton refers to winning the remaining games of a series after losing the first.  They did just that. Now they go into the weekend series against the Blue Jays with more work to do, but with a team that is just a little bit stronger...
Via Lady At The Bat
3 days ago  |  Discuss
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