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Shortstop Derek Jeter no longer has to wear a protective walking boot, and is now starting to work out at the team’s Minor League complex in Tampa, Fla.
Jeter, 38, suffered a broken ankle against the Tigers in the ALCS, and had surgery on Oct. 20. After the procedure, the expected recovery time was said to be four-five months. This puts Jeter on track to be the Opening Day shortstop...
English: Hal Steinbrenner (Photo credit: Wikipedia)
Just last week at the MLB owners’ meetings in Arizona inherited New York Yankees owner Hal Steinbrenner gave fans hope when he told the Wall Street Journal
and New York Post, “Is our goal 189 next year? Yes, but only if I’m convinced that the team I see we put together is a championship-caliber team.”
Hal also said this...
Gary Sanchez has been named as BronxPinstripes.com’s top preseason prospect (Photo Credit: MiLB.com)
The baseball season is almost upon us, which means it is time for BronxPinstripes.com to release its first edition of prospect rankings for the 2013 season. Our final rankings from last year, completed in August just days after the trade deadline, featured the same one-two punch...
Finally, Yankee Universe gets confirmation that team owner Hal Steinbrenner is alive.
Scenes from the Yankee Parade 2009 (Photo credit: ChrisGampat)
Hal discussed the current state of the Yankees with New York Post’s Ken Davidoff down in Arizona at the annual MLB owners meetings last week.
Everyone under the sun knows that Hal is a “numbers” guy and has made it clear that he...
Vazquez with the Yankees in 2010 (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)
That is not a joke.
Multiple reports name the Yankees as one of several teams who are said to be keeping an eye on Javier Vazquez’s outings in winter ball. Also keeping an eye out are the Red Sox and Nationals. Vazquez is reportedly touching 95 MPH during his outings, and plans to pitch in the World Baseball...
On Jan. 13, 2012, the Yankees stunned the baseball industry by signing Hiroki Kuroda and acquiring Michael Pineda from Seattle.
On Jan. 13, 2013, the Yankees could send a similar thunderbolt with a trade for Arizona outfielder Justin Upton.
There's only one problem: They seem strangely reluctant to do so.
The Yankees' newfound mantra of fiscal responsibility - a $189 million...
Last week, the national gaggle of professional Gammonites - those obese and balding poets of the game, whose mission is to report each day on whom the Yankees will not obtain - did what the U.S. government could not do: Take down Roger Clemens. They ignored him for the Hall of Fame. Why?a. He used steroids.b. He lied about using steroids.c. He refuses to apologize for lying and using...
New York third baseman Alex Rodriguez will have surgery on his left hip on Wednesday, and if all goes well he could return to the Yankees lineup shortly after the All-Star break. Dr. Bryan Kelly, the co-director of the Hospital for Special Surgery in Manhattan and the lead surgeon for Rodriguez, told the New York Daily News that the recovery and healing process for Rodriguez should...
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Although the official roster won’t be unveiled until Thursday, there are already rumblings on who will be on Team USA for this year’s World Baseball Classic.WFAN’s Jon Heyman is reporting that Andy Pettitte and Mark Teixeira will suit up, joining familiar faces in R.A. Dickey and David Wright.
Pettitte will be reunited with an old friend, as former...
The New York Yankees continue to be in the market for a
right-handed-hitting outfielder, but they haven’t picked up their pursuit of
Arizona Diamondbacks’ Justin Upton and aren’t expected to land the young
slugger, according to Jon Paul Morosi of FOX Sports.
The Yankees indeed want to add a right-handed hitter but
haven’t picked up their pursuit of Upton in the...
4/22/1915 | Ruppert (right) and NYC Mayor John Purroy Mitchel take in the Yankees’ home opener (Photo courtesy of Wikimedia Commons)
Any great empire does not rise out of mere happenstance or a stroke of good fortune, but through the bold visions and shrewd calculations of a single catalyst. The Macedonians had Philip, the Romans had Augustus, the Brits had Elizabeth, and the...
The New York Yankees are one of the most, if not the most, prestigious franchises in all of sports. They are known worldwide and have always been loaded with super stars. The Yankees of recent years are not the same as they were before. Hal Steinbrenner has taken over as the owner of the Yankees … Continue reading »
New York Yankees legend Joe DiMaggio eloped with screen siren Marilyn Monroe at San Francisco City Hall 59 years ago this Monday on January 14, 1954. Unfortunately for the lovebirds, the marriage was an unmitigated disaster and Monroe, a ******* … Continue reading →
With only a month before pitchers and catchers report to training camp, the Yankees are looking to make at least one more move before the roster is set for Opening Day. On this episode of the podcast I discuss this, as well as injuries, the Hall Of Fame voting and the recent changes to the MLB drug policy. Click the player below to listen:Leave your comments below or send me an email...