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Who's On First? This Triple Play Shows How Random The Yankees' Infield Has Gotten

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 04.18.2014 | Sports

Derek Jeter remains the face of the New York Yankees during his final season in pinstripes. Unfortunately for fans who long for the glory days of the ...

Was Yankee Pitcher Cheating???

AP | RONALD BLUM | Posted 04.11.2014 | Sports

NEW YORK (AP) — This much is clear: Michael Pineda had a dark substance smudged on his pitching hand during his first win for the New York Yankees. ...

Heisman Winner Bats Against Yankees

AP | Posted 02.25.2014 | Sports

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Heisman Trophy winner Jameis Winston has had a chance to play against the best in baseball, too. Florida State's quarterback in ...

What Changed the New York Yankees' Mind About Brett Gardner?

Ben Berkon | Posted 02.24.2014 | Sports
Ben Berkon

Gardner, 30, is young by Bombers' standards and has excelled as a starter over the past four seasons. But what could have changed the Yankees' mind about Brett Gardner?

'This Is The Right Time'

AP | RONALD BLUM | Posted 02.20.2014 | Sports

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Derek Jeter spoke for 25 minutes, 44 seconds and answered 26 questions about his decision to retire at the end of this season. ...

Derek Jeter: 'The 2014 Season Will Be My Last'

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 02.12.2014 | Sports

The farewell tour for New York Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter will apparently begin on April 1. In a lengthy message posted to his official Facebook fa...

Jeter: Time For Yankees To Move On Without A-Rod

AP | MARK DIDTLER | Posted 02.10.2014 | Sports

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Derek Jeter says the New York Yankees have no choice but to move forward now that Alex Rodriguez has accepted his suspension for ...

Why Masahiro Tanaka's Yankees Contract Is Good for Baseball

David Berri | Posted 04.06.2014 | Sports
David Berri

Many are quick to express the sentiment that when the Yankees spend much more than anyone else on talent it is bad for baseball. I am going to note that the Tanaka signing is quite good for competitive balance in baseball.

In the Matter of A-Rod

George Mitrovich | Posted 03.31.2014 | Sports
George Mitrovich

My own view on ballplayers players using steroids and human growth hormones (HGH) was one mostly of disinterest. I will not be compromised into thinking such issues pose measurable threats to America's future.

Snow, the Great Harmonizer

Naphtali Hoff | Posted 03.30.2014 | Healthy Living
Naphtali Hoff

The purity of fresh whiteness, the softness expressed by a blanket of white over trees, streets, roads and waterways shifts us down a notch. We are touched by the beauty that surrounds us and are in better spirits, even with the inconveniences that it invariably causes.

'Not A Real Good Idea'

Posted 01.25.2014 | Sports

Red Sox outfielder Jonny Gomes doesn't think it was "a real good idea" for Alex Rodriguez to sue the Major League Baseball Players Association over hi...

The Yankees and Tanaka

Lincoln Mitchell | Posted 03.26.2014 | Sports
Lincoln Mitchell

The Tanaka signing will come under a lot of scrutiny; and it is very likely that if he starts out slow or if the Yankees have the poor season many foresee, Tanaka, and his contract, will be blamed. The Tanaka signing, however, is on its own a good and defensible move.

Report: Players Want A-Rod OUT Of Union

AP | RONALD BLUM | Posted 01.25.2014 | Sports

NEW YORK (AP) — Several angry major league players wanted Alex Rodriguez kicked out of their union after he sued it last week, but staff lawyers tol...

A-Rod Speaks Publicly About Suspension

AP | CARLOS RODRIGUEZ | Posted 03.18.2014 | Sports

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Alex Rodriguez says his season-long suspension could be a benefit, allowing him to rest and return to the Yankees for the final t...

A Federal Lawsuit May Not Be Alex Rodriguez's Quickest Path Back

Alicia Jessop | Posted 03.17.2014 | Sports
Alicia Jessop

In the wake of MLB's investigation into him for alleged illegal PED use, Rodriguez has levied most of his disfavor of the process against MLB. Surprisingly, though, in his lawsuit, Rodriguez takes a bigger swipe at a different entity: MLBPA.

5 Things To Know About A-Rod's Lawsuit

AP | Posted 01.25.2014 | Sports

NEW YORK (AP) — Yankees third baseman Alex Rodriguez sued Major League Baseball and the Major League Baseball Players Association in an effort to ov...

How to Make A-Rod Sympathetic

Ron Kaplan | Posted 03.15.2014 | Sports
Ron Kaplan

Say what you will about Alex Rodriguez -- hate him for his arrogance, disdain him for his ego, be jealous of his salary, etc. -- shouldn't he nevertheless be accorded the same due process as anyone else?

Bowing to Yankee Tradition, Ellsbury Will Change His Name

Howard Fishman | Posted 02.18.2014 | Comedy
Howard Fishman

Ellsbury will not be the first to drop the letter "Y" from his name in deference to the glory of the pinstripes. Few are even aware that before joining the team in 1995, the Yankees' All-Star shortstop went by the name Dereky Jeter.

Jeter Won't Let You Bring ____ Into His Home

Posted 12.17.2013 | Sports

It may be no accident that fans see and hear far less about Derek Jeter's personal life than some of his superstar peers. While other athletes are ove...

Ellsbury Thanks Red Sox Fans In Full-Page Newspaper Ad

Posted 12.14.2013 | Sports

On the same day that the Yankees introduced their expensive new outfielder, Jacoby Ellsbury used a full-age ad in the Boston Globe to thank Red Sox fa...

REPORT: Yankees Land Beltran

AP | By RONALD BLUM | Posted 02.05.2014 | Sports

NEW YORK (AP) — Carlos Beltran is coming back to New York, this time to the Bronx. The All-Star outfielder and the Yankees agreed Fri...

REPORTS: Cano, Mariners Agree On Massive Contract

Posted 12.06.2013 | Sports

Robinson Cano is leaving the Bronx for Seattle, according to media reports. Enrique Rojas of ESPN Deportes tweeted that the 31-year-old slugger an...

NY Tabloids On EXACT Same Page When It Comes To Ellsbury

Posted 12.04.2013 | Sports

The New York Post and the New York Daily News were on the same page when it came to the Yankees reportedly reeling in free agent outfielder Jacoby Ell...

Report: Twins Snatch Free Agent Pitcher

AP | JON KRAWCZYNSKI | Posted 01.31.2014 | Sports

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Phil Hughes probably needed to leave hitter-friendly Yankee Stadium, and the Minnesota Twins were desperate for proven arms to st...

Mo Backs A-Rod

AP | RONALD BLUM | Posted 11.22.2013 | Sports

NEW YORK (AP) — Mariano Rivera says he believes Alex Rodriguez is innocent. The retired Yankees reliever said Thursday he's willing t...