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Somewhere out there, in a Yankiverse far far away - actually, a happier one - we never traded Juan Rivera.The fulcrum point to this Yankiverse is balanced on an event nine years ago: Dec. 16, 2003. On the day before, Rivera is a highly regarded OF prospect - once ranked No. 1 in the organization by Baseball America - who missed much of the previous season after getting hurt while catching fungos in practice, a la Mariano. He is 24, and he hit 7 HRs in 174 ABs for the Yankees.On the day after, Cashman trades him to Montreal for Javier Vazquez.Allow me to speak freely here: UGH.We traded Rivera, Randy Choate and Nick Johnson for Vazquez. UGHHHH.It was one of Cashman's signature fantasy deals: Give up position prospects and a spare part for that stud pitcher entering his prime, the future superstar who will surely flourish in New York. The Jeff Weaver! The Denny Neagle! The Michael Pineda!Ugh.Vazquez goes down as the two-time Yankee disappointment, the pariah who surrendered the g...
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The Miami New Times dropped a round of napalm on Major League Baseball when they published a report that fingered Alex Rodriguez as a customer of a clinic that supplied athletes with performance enhancing drugs.
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Yesterday, the New York Yankees announced the signing a third right-handed-hitting outfielder in journeyman outfielder Juan Rivera.
Juan Rivera (Photo credit: Wikipedia)
Fans who think Rivera looks familiar, well they would be correct, as he came up as a Yankees prospect between 2001-2003 and went on to play for five other teams since.
Rivera made $4 million bucks last season with...
From USA Today:Derek Jeter worked out on a baseball field Monday for the first time since breaking his left ankle last October.
The 38-year-old New York Yankees captain fielded 55 grounders on the grass in front of the infield dirt at shortstop at the team's minor league complex. He also hit in a batting cage.
"Everything went well," Jeter said as he drove out of the complex.
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The New York Yankees are working to void Alex Rodriguez’s contract in light of the Miami New Times report linking him to PEDs, ESPN New York reports.
Miami New Times reported Tuesday that Rodriguez was a client of Anthony Bosch, who ran an anti-aging company that also allegedly supplied performance-enhancing drugs to numerous athletes. Their report states that Rodriguez appeared...
He came out of the Yankee clubhouse wearing team insignia shorts and a long
sleeve tee shirt. He walked to the main practice field without a
limp. Yankee shortstop and Captain Derek Jeter was back on the field.
Jeter broke his left ankle in Game 1 of the ALCS versus the Tigers,
effectively ending both his and the Yankees' seasons. The 13-time
All-Star had surgery...
If Major League Baseball disciplines Alex Rodriguez over the latest PED allegations against him, the New York Yankees may try and void the embattled third baseman's hefty contract.
A source tells ESPNNewYork.com, "(The Yankees) can't do anything until the MLB investigation is concluded and they take action, if any." However, several sources tell the website that...
New York Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter resumed baseball activities for the first time since fracturing his left ankle in the ALCS, Newsday reported Monday. Jeter, who had surgery in October, took swings in a batting cage and fielded grounders at the team's facility in Tampa, Fla. Jeter led the majors with 216 hits and batted .316 in 2012.
New York Yankees star Alex Rodriguez is among those named on a list of performance-enhancing drug (PED) recipients given to Miami New Times by a former employee of the now-defunct Miami anti-aging clinic Biogenesis.
The Miami New Times report also lists outfielder Melky Cabrera, pitcher Bartolo Colón, pro tennis player Wayne Odesnik, rising Cuban superstar boxer Yuriorkis Gamboa...
Is there trouble on River Ave?
Or is there celebration?
Although Alex Rodriguez hopes to return from hip surgery sometime after the All-Star break at Citi Field, Yankees general manager Brian Cashman claims that the veteran third baseman could miss the entire season. Cashman dropped this bomb in an interview with WFAN in New York on Friday.
Rodriguez, who is now 37, underwent surgery...
A report in the Miami New Times on Tuesday alleges that Alex Rodriguez purchased illegal performance-enhancing drugs from a South Florida anti-aging clinic over the prior four years.
The explosive report says that the newspaper obtained records from Biogenesis, a clinic that has closed and was owned by Anthony Bosch, the son of Florida physician Pedro Bosch who was linked to Manny...
NEW YORK (AP) -- Major League Baseball says it is "extremely disappointed" about a new report that says records from an anti-aging clinic in the Miami area link Alex Rodriguez and other players to the purchase of performance-enhancing drugs.
The Miami New Times said in a story Tuesday that it had obtained files through an employee at a recently closed clinic called Biogenesis...