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Kevin Youkilis received a standing 0vation when he returned to Fenway Park last season as a member of the Chicago White Sox.
The next time he enters the friendly confines of Fenway, however, fans may not be so kind.
Youkilis, the Yankee, is expecting some fans to boo. Any why wouldn’t they? Outside a few dozen expletive-laden phrases, “boo” is arguably the most popular word when it comes to the Yankees-Red Sox rivalry, no matter who you are. Youk, who was a guest on the Hill-Man Morning Show on Tuesday, spoke about joining the other side of the rivalry and used it as an opportunity to tough on some big-picture issues.
“In this day and age we’re living right now, with all the things around this world, we’re booing and getting so worked up about sports. Why is it so crazy in sports?” he asked. “This [Sandy Hook] tragedy happens, we have all of this craziness. People are going berserk over a sporting event. It’s wild. It’s wild to me how people can react and act with so much hate in sp...
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The market for free agent Michael Bourn continues to
develop, and there is some that believe the New York Yankees are “quietly
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It will be interesting to see where Bourn’s market goes.
Some believe the Yankees are quietly interested and will pounce if the price
comes down, which...
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Ichiro Suzuki is staying in pinstripes. The free agent outfielder signed a two-year deal with the New York Yankees, the team announced Wednesday. Financial terms weren't revealed, but various media reports put the contract's total value between $12 million and $13 million. "The Yankees are the kind of team that I always envisioned being a part of," Suzuki said...
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Adjusted numbers released today for the New York Yankees end of year payrolls just made their wallet hurt that much more. Late last week the Yankees were said to have been hit with a Luxury Tax bill of $18,917,994 on an end of year player payroll of $222,512,928.
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But, today, after accounting adjustments, that player payroll figure that accounts...
Seattle was once considered a possible landing spot for free agent outfielder Nick Swisher. The two no longer seem to be a match as the 32-year-old will no longer meet with the Mariners this week.
If Seattle were to sign Swisher they would forfeit the twelfth pick in the 2013 draft. Signing Michael Bourn would also cost the Mariners the draft pick.
Seattle has been trying to find...
Thanks to a site called Thuzio, anybody willing to dish out an X amount of dollars can do a various amount of activities with some of the world’s ‘top athletes.’ For a cool $4,000, Yankees pitcher Ivan Nova will come to your bar mitzvah, wedding, or anniversary party!
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There have been rumors going around for weeks now that the Cleveland Indians are interested in acquiring the services of former Yankee outfielder Nick Swisher. The latest rumors say that Swisher has visited Cleveland and met with Chris Antonetti and was offered a deal worth more than $50 million for the next four seasons. After years of claiming poverty it is inexplicable where the...
The Los Angeles Angels are supposedly shopping outfielder Vernon Wells, and the New York Yankees are rumored to be the team who is very interested.
Vernon Wells in 2009 (Photo credit: Wikipedia)
Now why would the Yankees want Wells?
Well, here are some Wells- facts to sleep on:
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NEW YORK (AP) The NHL's lawsuit against its players was assigned to a relatively new federal judge who is a longtime New York Yankees fan and a former federal prosecutor.
The sides didn't talk Sunday, the 92nd day of a lockout that is threatening to wipe out an entire NHL season for the second time in nine years. NHL players started voting on whether to have their union...