Found May 08, 2013 on Fox Sports:
Mariano Rivera won't shy away from shagging fly balls on the outfield grass in Kansas City. The New York Yankees closer plans to return to the very scene of where he tore the ACL in his right knee a year ago when the team plays in Kansas City this weekend. He vows to even chase down fly balls again, just as he always does because he enjoys the camaraderie with teammates during pregame batting. ''Nothing is going to change. I'm going to do what I love to do,'' Rivera said before the Yankees played the Colorado Rockies on a damp and dreary Wednesday. ''Yes, I got hurt like this. But I'm going to enjoy it. It's nothing to regret.'' Rivera caught his leg on the field in Kansas City last May and his knee buckled. He fell into the outfield wall and then to the ground, grimacing in pain. But as he was carted off, Rivera smiled and waved to the crowd. He said he did that simply because he didn't want fans to remember him grimacing - ju...

Yanks use ball to prank Cano over milestone hit

Your browser does not support iframes.Thursday was a milestone day for Yankees second basemen Robinson Cano.Cano legged out an infield single in the third inning to record his 1,500th career hit. In customary fashion, the ball he hit to notch the milestone was removed from play and rolled into the Yankees dugout for a keepsake souvenir.Now, usually these balls are considered sacred...

18-month-old recites Yankees greats

I am very proud of my 2-year-old little girl, as she just started to say “Go Yankees” when requested. But this young little lady put my child to shame with her knowledge of New York Yankees greats when her father gives her the numbers: Yeah, so, she got tripped up a couple of times and needed a little reminding, but still incredibly impressive. The average words that an 18-month...

Girardi's Quirky Lineup Moves Deliver A Win

Wednesday night it paid off to have a former National League Manager of the Year at the helm of the New York Yankees. Girardi, who won the award in 2006 with the Florida Marlins, had to show off some of that National League ingenuity in game two of the interleague matchup with the Colorado Rockies. Before the game even started, Girardi raised some eyebrows with his decision to bat...

Yankees Game 33: Rain can’t dampen Cano’s bat

Cano hit his ninth home run of the season en route to a win. New York Yankees – Colorado Rockies   Rain could not dampen the bat of Robinson Cano in today’s 3-1 win over the Colorado Rockies. The Yankees sent CC Sabathia to the mound for this rubber game and looked strong in a rain-shortened appearance. The lone run that Sabathia allowed came in the first inning. Right fielder...

Video: Baby girl recites names and numbers of former and current Yankees players

The New York Yankees have a long and storied history filled with a countless number of great players. It would be impossible for anyone, even the most diehard of Yankees fans, to recite them all on cue.Well, not unless you are this 18-month-old girl, who masterfully recites both names and numbers of some of the greatest Yankees in history. She has a little help from her parents,...

Cano’s 1,500th Hit Earns Him a Prank Courtesy Of His Coaches

The Yankees’ coaches had a good time messing with Robinson Cano after racking up his 1,500th hit on Thursday night. We aren’t sure what they wrote on the ‘fake’ ball but they sure had a good time yucking it up after Cano took a close look at the ball which they had written on. Classic old men joke. Article found on: Next Impulse Sports

Yankees' lineup has pitcher batting eighth

New York Yankees manager Joe Girardi is batting starting pitcher David Phelps eighth in their lineup Wednesday night instead of the more traditional ninth spot in an interleague game against Colorado. Girardi took the unusual step to help protect his left-handed heavy lineup against a Rockies bullpen filled with left-handed relievers. The Rockies are starting right-hander Juan...

Yankees Curtis Granderson to begin rehab assignment today

More good news on the injury front for the New York Yankees: Curtis Granderson is getting closer to coming off the disabled list.  Granderson, who fractured his forearm during spring training, is set to start a rehab assignment in the minors today.  Rehab assignments are generally the last hurdle a player has to clear before being added back to the active roster. Donnie Collins...

Yankees Vernon Wells hits home run, fan catches it in his hat (Video)

Back on Wednesday night, the best catch in the realm of Major League Baseball might have a come from a fan in Coors Fielder. After Yankees outfielder Vernon Wells hit a home run against Rockies pitcher Juan Nicasio, a fan in the left field seats made a great catch of the ball with his hat: Your browser does not support iframes. (Courtesy of Beer Mug Sports)

Cat Scrap Ends With A Drop Kick At New York Yankees Game

There is nothing better than baseball, beer and brawls only this one occurred in the stands at a New York Yankees game. An argument amongst female fans turns ugly as the aggressor gets drop kicked sending her flying backwards over the seats. Just a regular hair pulling, beer throwing day in the Bronx. The post Cat Scrap Ends With A Drop Kick At New York Yankees Game appeared...

Alex Rodriguez back on field: ‘It’s like being 8 years old again’

New York Yankees third baseman Alex Rodriguez is back playing baseball for the first time since undergoing surgery on his left hip four months ago. Rodriguez joined outfielder Curtis Granderson (broken right forearm), first baseman Mark Teixeira (right wrist), infielder Kevin Youkilis (lumbar spine sprain), and catcher Francisco Cervelli (broken hand) at the Yankee’s minor...

Joe Girardi Thinking Outside The Box Has Yankees Winning

On Wednesday night, Joe Girardi batted David Phelps eighth in the lineup ahead of rookie Austin Romine. The part I have never seen the Yankees do in any World Series game or interleague matchup was the pitcher batting ahead of the catcher. Of course, it’s not unprecedented, and that drew the ire of some critics. Tony LaRussa made a living on batting the pitcher eighth and many...

Gamedayr of the Day: 74-year old Yankees fan taking in first game

The New York Yankees tweeted out this picture of Yvonne Pierce from Layton, Utah. After 74 years, she finally had the chance to watch her Yanks live and in person.

Mariano Gets A ‘No Mo Zone’ At Kauffman Stadium

  courtesy of Kent Klooster / MLB.comMariano picks fun at himself while shagging fly balls. Little bit over a year ago New York Yankees pitcher, Mariano Rivera, twisted and tore his right ACL when he was shagging fly balls on the warning track at Kauffman Stadium, in Kansas City.  The freak accident ended Rivera’s season, the season that was supposed to be his last; but...

Similarities between 2013 Yankees and 2009 Mets

The first thought readers will get after reading this headline is how I am knocking the Yankees. It could not be further from the truth. I am actually giving the team credit for its 18-12 start, something that did not seem possible given the amount of injuries the team has had to deal with. It all started with the Derek Jeter broken ankle in the 2012 postseason and continued with...
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