New York Yankees

Jackie Robinson and Nelson Mandela Honored at Yankee Stadium

Apr 18th, 2014 | By | Category: New York Yankees, Top Story

Bronx, NY—On April 15, 1997 the 50th anniversary of the first game played by Jack Roosevelt Robinson in the major leagues, Baseball Commissioner Allan “Bud” Selig announced the retirement of Robinson’s #42 from Major League Baseball. On that date in every year since 1997, all players in a scheduled game wear the #42 to honor […]

Superb Yankee Pitching Leads to Day/Night Doubleheader Shutout of Cubs

Apr 17th, 2014 | By | Category: New York Yankees, Top Story

Bronx, NY—The weather in the Bronx during the Wednesday day/night doubleheader was very different than that for the previous evening. The skies were clear, but the temperature had dropped 30 degrees from the previous day. The weather was certainly conducive to the pitching performance of first game starter Masahiro Tanaka. The Japanese native, in only […]

Is this the newest Yankee?

Apr 15th, 2014 | By | Category: Lead Story, New York Yankees, Today's News, Top Story

The Yankees made a few roster moves today, thanks to a spate of injuries… But this, contrary to what this photo suggests, was not one of them! It’s heavyweight Olympic Silver Medalist from China, Zhang Zhilei, donning the Yankees iconic interlocking NY cap as he gathers momentum on the American sports scene.

Red Sox Homers Give Boston a 4-2 Win over Yanks

Apr 12th, 2014 | By | Category: New York Yankees, Top Story

Bronx, NY—The Red Sox evened the four game series with the Yankees at one each as two homers in the sixth inning off Yankee starter CC Sabathia gave the visitors enough runs to ensure their victory. Sabathia was extremely effective during the first five innings, giving up one hit, a double by catcher David Ross […]

Masahiro Tanaka Signs 7 Year Contract with New York Yankees

Jan 24th, 2014 | By | Category: New York Yankees, Top Story

Bronx, NY—Two days before the deadline for Masahiro Tanaka to sign with a major league team or return to his club in Japan, the New York Yankees announced the signing of the Japanese pitcher. Thus, they won the big sweepstakes of the 2014 pre-season with this signing. Several teams including the Dodgers, Cubs, White Sox […]

Sports Beat “The Gift of A-Rod”

Jan 22nd, 2014 | By | Category: Lloyd Carroll, New York Yankees, Top Story

What surprises me most about the A-Rod scenario is how many members of the media were urging Rodriguez to meekly accept the 2014 season-long suspension handed down to him by arbitrator Frederic Horowitz. If Rodriguez were take to take Major League Baseball to court then all of the sordid dealings between MLB and Biogenesis founder […]

Bobby Cox, Tony LaRussa and Joe Torre Elected to Baseball Hall of Fame

Dec 10th, 2013 | By | Category: New York Yankees, Top Story

After a busy week of signings of free agents, especially affecting the immediate future of the New York Yankees, the attention of MLB fans has shifted to Florida. The Winter Meetings are taking place the week of December 9, during which trades will almost surely be made. On Monday, December 9, the first of the […]

Derek Jeter Signs with Yankees for 2014

Nov 2nd, 2013 | By | Category: New York Yankees, Top Story

The 2013 MLB season concluded on Wednesday as the Boston Red Sox were victorious over the St. Louis Cardinals in a six game World Series. The World Series victory was the third for the Red Sox since 2004. Obviously the resurgence of the Red Sox during the past decade is not welcome news for Yankees […]

Sabathia Works On A Trade…For Charity

Oct 21st, 2013 | By | Category: Featured Articles, Features, Lead Story, New York Yankees, Top Story

The words “trade” and “CC Sabathia” aren’t something that battle-weary Yankees fans want to hear at any time soon, but both came up in the same sentence last week, albeit for a good cause, not for a way to improve New York’s chances of returning to the playoffs next year. The cause was Bloomberg Tradebook’s […]

An Emotional Yankee Stadium Farewell to Mo and Andy

Sep 28th, 2013 | By | Category: New York Yankees, Top Story

Bronx, NY—The final game of the 2013 season at Yankee Stadium drew a capacity crowd of 48,675. Until Mariano Rivera entered the contest with one out in the top of the eighth and the score 4-0 in favor of Tampa, the game was another of the many disappointments Yankee fans were subjected to throughout the […]