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It appears that this New York Yankees fan did not appreciate getting caught on TV while sleeping and has now filed a $10 Million defamation lawsuit for being made fun of on TV. Andrew Robert Rector, the fan filing the suit, is apparently claiming that the broadcasters implied that he “is a fatty cow that […]
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The New York Yankees received Brandon McCarthy and cash from the Arizona Diamondbacks in exchange for starting pitcher Vidal Nuno according to Mark Feinsand of the New York Daily News.
The move was the Diamondbacks’ second move of the weekend after trading Joe Thatcher and Tony Campana to the Angels Saturday morning.
The Diamondbacks will eat 2.05 million dollars of the 4.1 million...
Like other Yankees players and members of the organization, Derek Jeter was saddened Alfonso Soriano was designated for assignment Sunday and no longer part of the club.
“Soriano is like family to me,” Jeter said. “I have played with him a long time, when he first came up and when he came back. Sori has had a tremendous career here in New York and it was difficult for him...
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As you probably already know, New York Yankees starter CC Sabathia’s degenerative right knee condition took a turn for the worst last week, and skipper Joe Girardi confirmed that the lefty’s 2014 campaign is over.
That news, along with ace Masahiro Tanaka slumping a little is not ideal for a Yankees...
The New York Yankees sent veteran power hitter Alfonso Soriano packing on Sunday afternoon. This move came on the heels of New York acquiring Brandon McCarthy from the Arizona Diamondbacks.
Yankees designated Alfonso Soriano for assignment. His -1.5 Wins Above Replacement ranked tied for 3rd-worst among position players in 2014
— ESPN Stats & Info (@ESPNStatsInfo) July 6...
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You probably heard the New York Yankees latest trade news today that pitcher Vidal Nuno was sent to the Arizona Diamondbacks for starter Brandon McCarthy.
The D-Backs have underachieved big time this season, as they now are sporting one of the worst records in baseball at 37-53. So the D-Backs are dumping veterans, like McCarthy but he is...
New York Yankees 9 — Minnesota Twins 7
The Yankees erupt for a lot of offense but the pitching struggles to keep the lead.
Against Ricky Nolasco, the Yankees hit him hard and hit him early. After a lead off walk by Brett Gardner, Derek Jeter would hit a single to right field. Jacoby Ellsbury would hit a high fly to right center field but center fielder Sam Fuld would rob his position...
The Yankees are having an average season with a record of 43-43 however one bright spot has to be Masahiro Tanaka; the first year pro is destroying opposing hitters with a ERA under 2.28. He also has a record of 12-3 while also sticking out 130 batters.The Yankees are still in the hunt to reach the playoffs and a lot of the credit has to go to Tanaka for giving them a chance to...
New York Yankees 5 — Cleveland Indians 3
The Yankees scored early in support of a rookie and an All-Star rookie closed it out.
After a scoreless first by Indians’ Justin Masterson, the second inning would go downhill and snowball. Brian McCann would start the inning with a double and Brian Roberts would double too, scoring McCann. After some messy baserunning stranded Roberts...
Brandon McCarthy wore No. 32 with the D-backs and the Oakland Athletics. Now tell us why the Yankees retired that number. (It was worn by catcher Elston Howard, retired in 1984.)In fact, the list is ridiculously long.1 Billy Martin3 Babe Ruth4 Lou Gehrig5 Joe DiMaggio6 Joe Torre7 Mickey Mantle8 Yogi Berra8 Bill Dickey9 Roger Maris10 Phil Rizzuto15 Thurman Munson16 Whitey Ford23 Don...
Sleeping Yankees fan Andrew Rector is suing ESPN & MLB for $10 million dollars:Now, Rector has filed a defamation suit, claiming he was called “fatty, unintelligent and stupid” by commentators. He is suing Major League Baseball Advanced Media, ESPN New York, the New York Yankees and ESPN announcers Dan Shulman and John Kruk in Bronx County Supreme Court, seeking $10 million...
It’s safe to say Brandon McCarthy’s time in Arizona did not go as planned.
Signed to a two-year, $15.5 million deal prior to last season, McCarthy was traded to the New York Yankees over the weekend for the equivalent of a bag of balls: a replacement-level pitcher in Vidal Nuno, with the Diamondbacks even giving the Yankees money in the deal.
McCarthy’s stint in the desert...
The New York Yankees have acquired starting pitcher Brandon McCarthy from the Arizona Diamondbacks, the club announced via Twitter on Sunday.
The Yankees will send left-handed pitcher Vidal Nuno to Arizona, while also paying a portion of McCarthy’s contract as well as a $1 million assignment bonus.
McCarthy, who will turn 31 on Monday, has struggled so far this season, going 3...
In a shocking excerpt from the new book (Blood Sport: Alex Rodriguez, Biogenesis and the Quest to End Baseball's Steroid Era, by Tim Elfrink and Gus Garcia-Roberts), Sports Illustrated reveals that Major League Baseball gave the OK to Alex Rodriguez to use PEDs during his 2007 MVP season. While the Red Sox ended up winning their second World Series in three years, The Fraudulent...
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Just this past Sunday, Major League Baseball released both the American League and National League rosters for this year’s All-Star Game in Minneapolis, Minnesota. To nobody’s...
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Opponent: New York Yankees
Where: Progressive Field
TV: SportsTime Ohio
Starting Pitchers: Justin Masterson (4-5, 5.16 ERA) vs. Shane Greene (0-0, 0.00 ERA)
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