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YANKEES RUMORS & GOSSIP

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
9 hours 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
13 hours 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
16 hours ago  |  Discuss

Some Questions For Those Watching Today's Yankee Game

It is the end of the 4th inning, and we are down 1-0.  Based upon what you have seen thus far from the Yankees:How many of you think:1.  The Yankees will get another hit?2.  The Yankees will get another baserunner, by any means at all?3.  The Yankees will have a runner in scoring position?4.  The Yankees will score a run?5.  The Yankees will hold the Jays to one run?6.  The...

Preview: Yankees vs Blue Jays (7/27/14)

The Yankees 10 game home stand comes to a close with Shane Greene (2-1, 2.79 ERA) on the mound against J.A Happ (8-5, 4.55 ERA). Greene has given the Yankees a boost in his first three big league starts. He took his first career loss last time out, committing three errors and allowing four runs in 5 2/3 innings against the Rangers on July 21st. “He’s done really good things....
Via Bronx Pinstripes
1 day ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Dragonfly narrowly avoids death by pitch

Chris Capuano nearly pulled a Randy Johnson move Saturday afternoon. Johnson famously killed a bird with a fastball during 2001 spring training with the Arizona Diamondbacks. Capuano, an ex-Boston Red Sox pitcher making his first start for the New York Yankees, almost did the same thing to a dragonfly at Yankee Stadium. Your browser does not support iframes. The bug was inches away...
Via NESN.com
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
1 day 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
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Ichiro Homers, Gets Hilarious Silent Treatment From Derek Jeter (Video)

New York Yankees right fielder Ichiro Suzuki belted a three-run home run to right field on Friday night against the Toronto Blue Jays, giving the Yankees a 6-4 lead. It was Suzuki’s first homer of the year, and his first since August of last year. For those reasons, you would think his teammates would be enthusiastically waiting to greet him in the dugout following his home run...
Via NESN.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
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Yankees Rumors: New York interested in Rockies' Jorge De La Rosa

The New York Yankees are on the lookout for another starting pitcher. They have already acquired Chris Capuano and Brandon McCarthy, but they are in need of at least one more due to injuries in their starting rotation.Yesterday, the Yankees were in discussions about a trade that would send Ian Kennedy to New York, as I wrote for Sports Rumor Alert, but Chris Cotillo of MLBDailyDish...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
2 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
2 days ago  |  Discuss

New York Yankees: Brian Cashman Getting Away with Highway Robbery

As teams wait for the trade deadline to approach, Brian Cashman hasn’t wasted anytime making 2 moves that drastically improved the Yankees for the stretch run. First, Cashman managed to get the Arizona Diamondbacks to acquire Vidal Nuno, the same Vidal Nuno who has some of the most under-whelming stuff of any pitcher in baseball, who couldn’t pitch his way out of a paper bag...
Via Standing O Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Pineda Making a Final Push to Return This Season

Tom Szczerbowski/Getty Images) One of the biggest mysteries on a few different levels this season has been Michael Pineda. From his pine tar debacle, to multiple setbacks from his shoulder injury back at late April have kept people wary about any potential return this year or even his status as Yankee going forward. Now for what seems like the third or fourth stab at making a comeback...
Via Bronx Pinstripes
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Open letter to Brian Cashman: Here's how the Yankees can obtain David Price

Dear Madam or Sir:The Gammonites are calling for you to get David Price. No problemo.Here's how you can do it.In 2015, when he is a free agent, call him up on the phone. First, you'll need his phone number. You can try the Internet. If that doesn't work, get a phone book, or call someone who may know him and have the number. When you call him, have your secretary say...
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