Found June 23, 2013 on Larry Brown Sports:
Jose Molina’s lack of speed is not lost on Robinson Cano. Jose, like his now-retired brother Bengie, has a reputation for being one of the slowest runners in all of baseball. He has the kind of wheels that turns doubles into singles. Literally. In the second inning of Sunday’s game between the Tampa Bay Rays [...]

Robinson Cano, Yankees far apart on contract extension: Report

For all of those New York Yankees fans who thought signing Robinson Cano to a contract extension was a slam-dunk after the All-Star joined forces with Yankees-loving Jay-Z's Roc Nation Sports, think again. CBS Sports is reporting  that second baseman Robinson Cano and the Yankees are far apart on terms of a contract extension, making it increasingly likely that Cano will head...

David Price to make second rehab start at Class A

David Price will make another rehab start with Class A Charlotte. Price, on the disabled list with a strained left triceps since May 16, will pitch at 6:30 p.m. next Wednesday at Charlotte Sports Park against the Bradenton Marauders, a Pittsburgh Pirates affiliate. The Tampa Bay Rays left-hander made his first rehab start with the Stone Crabs on Friday at Bradenton, throwing 49...

Myers hits grand slam for first homer

A player's first week in the big leagues can be a memorable occasion, but Wil Myers' first week was on another level. The reigning Minor League Player of the Year was pulled out of Sunday's Triple-A Durham Bulls game after one at-bat and told he would be heading to play with the Tampa Bay Rays. Just six days later, Myers had a career first: He hit a grand slam at Yankee...

Chris Archer shuts down Yankees as Rays split series

NEW YORK (AP) -- James Loney hit a tiebreaking two-run single with two outs in the seventh inning and the Tampa Bay Rays beat the New York Yankees 3-1 on Sunday. Chris Archer pitched six innings of one-run ball for his first win in three starts since June 7 and the Rays earned a split of their four-game series in the Bronx after the Yankees celebrated their 67th Old-Timers'...

Yankees Alex Rodriguez Cleared To Begin Rehab Games On July 1

New York Yankees third baseman Alex Rodriguez has been given medical clearance by doctors to begin rehab games beginning July 1.  Rodriguez hasn’t played at all in 2013, having undergone surgery on his left hip in January.It was projected that he could return after the All-Star break, and that timeline seems to be accurate at this point.He would likely need 20 or so games of rehab...

Jeter back at Yankee Stadium

Derek Jeter is back at Yankee Stadium, though he's still not sure when he'll be playing there next. The New York captain temporarily relocated his rehab from Tampa, Fla., to the Bronx as he recovers from his broken left ankle. He said before Saturday's game against the Rays that he wanted to ''break things up'' and be around the team. He was taking batting...

A-Rod to start rehab assignment soon

Here comes Alex Rodriguez. The embattled Yankee star is set to begin a rehab assignment after his doctors cleared him to return to game action starting as early as July 1, according to the Daily News. The third-baseman has been participating in simulated games since Friday and reported no problems with his surgically repaired hip. Although GM Brian Cashman doesn’t have an exact...

Yankees rumors: Robinson Cano extension talks far apart

When New York Yankees second baseman Robinson Cano dropped agent Scott Boras in favor of another group – which included rapper Jay-Z – there was thought that an agreement on a contract extension would soon follow. However, this hasn’t been the case, and Jon Heyman of CBS Sports notes that it’s clear the sides are nowhere near a deal at this point. Heyman adds...

Alex Rodriguez cleared for rehab games on July 1st

This is either a good thing or a bad thing for the Yankees depending on who you ask: third baseman Alex Rodriguez has been cleared by Yankees doctors, and will be able to play in rehab games starting on July 1st, according to the New York Daily News. Rodriguez has been embroiled in the Biogenesis scandal all winter, which has taken much of the focus off of his offseason hip surgery...

A-Rod getting power back in simulated at-bats

Alex Rodriguez is getting his power swing back. The New York Yankees third baseman, coming back from hip surgery in January, hit a ball to the base of the center-field fence and another on the warning track in left center off a minor league right-hander Monday as he continued taking simulated at-bats. In sessions late last week, A-Rod primarily hit grounders mixed in with a couple...

Although flattered, Yankees legend Mariano Rivera doesn’t want to start the All-Star Game in Queens

Although flattered by rumors that American League manager Jim Leyland wants the reliever to start the July 16 All-Star Game at Citi Field, New York Yankees legend Mariano Rivera doesn’t “like” the idea. “I’ve been told about it, but I don’t like it,” said Rivera, 43, who is currently tied with Baltimore’s Jim Johnson and Pittsburgh’s Jason Grilli for the MLB lead...

Mariano Rivera Would Rather Not Be The All-Star Game Starter

Contrary to reports swirling around the Internet, New York Yankees closer Mariano Rivera would rather not be the starter for this year’s MLB All-Star Game. When asked why he’d rather not start the game, Rivera said, “And the reason why I say that is it’s not what I do. What I do is close the games, I don’t start the games. It’s a privilege and honor, but I’m not contemplating...

Yankees trade copyrighted trademark "Evil Empire" for "Walking Dead"

Unfortunately, they'll soon have to drop the zombie nickname, because the World War Z corpses actually show decent speed.You can win the pennant with zombies who climb walls like Ichiro.

Happy Birthday to El Duque

From all the Yankees hitting below .200, we wish you many happy days.I know that 83 seems old, but you can still "pick it."All the best.  Just don't inhale too aggressively when ready to blow out the candles !We tried to win today for you, but one run was our limit.

Rays Host Red-Hot Blue Jays

The Tampa Bay Rays (39-37) will host the Toronto Blue Jays (38-36) for a three-game series beginning on Monday night in St. Pete. The Jays have come alive lately and are riding an 11-game winning streak. Toronto is 15-4 in June and although they have one less victory than the Rays, they leapfrogged Tampa Bay [...]
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