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The Yankees are typically well-represented in the All-Star Game. They're also well-represented when it comes to far less illustrious honors. Alex Rodriguez was voted the league's most overrated position player by his peers in a poll conducted by Sports Illustrated. The magazine polled 228 MLB players, and Rodriguez was considered the most overrated by 16.8 percent. Rodriguez's teammate, Derek Jeter, came in second with 9.2 percent of the votes, while Nationals outfielder Jayson Werth (6 percent) rounded out the top three. Another Yankee, Nick Swisher (5.4 percent), ranked fourth on the list, and Albert Pujols (4.7 percent) ranked fifth. Of...

Alex Rodriguez gets sheltered by Yankees

Last week, Reggie Jackson made some remarks about Alex Rodriguez career stats being tainted due to PED use. And oh boy, did he have some 'splainin to do after that. Because ya see, Reggie is a special adviser to the Yankees, which means he is often around the team, and in the clubhouse. And if there is one thing we've learned about Alex Rodriguez over the years, is that...

Jeter No Stranger to All-Star Success

<a href="" rel=\"attachment wp-att-9217\"> Derek Jeter has played in some of the biggest...

What world terrors unfold when Derek Jeter drops a pop-up?

It happened last night.

Yanks tell Reggie to stay away

A week after saying some controversial things about the organization, the Yankees brass has told Reggie Jackson to stay away from the team indefinitely. 

Reggie Jackson shouldn’t apologize to the New York Yankees or ******** Tits’ Alex Rodriguez

Controversial Hall of Famer Reggie Jackson has reportedly spent the past two days apologizing to Alex Rodriguez and the New York Yankees hierarchy for rightfully questioning the achievements of the admitted juicehead. “He is trying to rectify everything,” Yankees manager … Continue reading →

New York Yankees: ESPN wanted answers to questions

Back on April 4, 2012 ESPN New York’s Wallace Matthews  wrote an article called Five big questions for the Bombers: The Yankees may be the AL East favorites, but they do have some issues to face. English: Derek Jeter (Photo credit: Wikipedia) Now that the 2012 MLB season has reached the All-Star Break, which unofficially marks the middle of the season, I wanted to relook at...

AP source: Yankees tell Reggie to steer clear

The New York Yankees have told Mr. October to stay away this summer. A person familiar with the situation tells The Associated Press that the Yankees want Reggie Jackson to steer clear of the clubhouse and team events following his pointed remarks about Alex Rodriguez and several former stars. The Hall of Famer will lay low for several weeks, the person told the AP on Monday on...

Report: Yankees bar Reggie Jackson from team events

Reggie Jackson sent a strong message with comments that appeared in Sports Illustrated last week and publicly apologized for disparaging third baseman Alex Rodriguez. Apparently, that wasn't enough. Jackson was told to stay away from team events last week according to ESPN's Buster Olney, who said Jackson wasn't with the team as per usual for the four-game series completed...

Video: Derek Jeter and Adam Dunn talk about Bryce Harper

Does it get any better than this video (via CSN of Derek Jeter and ex-Nat Adam Dunn gushing about Bryce Harper? Well, yes, it does. But, still, it's pretty cool to hear Jeter talk about Harper. Dunn, too. Won't be long before Harper hits one up into the third deck at Nationals Park like Dunn used to, you know?  "You know what I like about him...

Are the Yankees Protecting A-Rod’s Feelings?

Keith Olbermann was fired by the Yankees, sort of. Reggie Jackson was fired by the Yankees, sort of. Both of them disparaged Alex Rodriguez, sort of. This means that the Yankees are protecting the feelings of their aging star — sort of. First was Olbermann’s transgression. He spotted Yankee assistant Brett Weber relaying signs to Alex Rodriguez, so he posted the picture and...

Halo Headlines; Trumbo finishes third in Home Run Derby, Trout soaking up the attention, Pujols voted as overrated

The July 10th, 2012 edition of daily news for the Los Angeles ...

Yankees Game 85: Andruw Beats The Monster…Again

<a href="" rel=\"attachment wp-att-9183\"> New York Yankees 7 — Boston Red Sox 3   Andruw Jones continues swinging a...

American League All-Star Starting Lineup

Derek Jeter, Yankees, SSRobinson Cano, Yankees, 2BJosh Hamilton, Rangers, LFJose Bautista, Blue Jays, RFPrince Fielder, Tigers, 1BAdrian Beltre, Rangers, 3BDavid Ortiz, Red Sox, DHMike Napoli, Rangers, CCurtis Granderson, Yankees, CFJustin Verlander, Tigers, SP
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