Found March 17, 2014 on Sports Rumor Alert:
The New York Yankees have been rumored for days to be getting interest from across major league baseball in regards to their catching situation.  Francisco Cervelli was the catcher of the future in New York until the Yankees decided to go another route & signed Brian McCann to a five-year contract this past winter.  From Nick Cafardo of the Boston Globe:"But the Yankees are a little cautious on dealing Cervelli since they believe he’s the best option to start if something should happen to McCann."Via Conrad Williams of NewsdayThis could be a smokescreen for teams as the Yankees may be trying to drive the price up for Cervelli.  It's a classic move by General Managers when they feel they're not getting as much as they'd like for a player.  Francisco could be starting for many teams throughout baseball if he was traded.  The Chicago White Sox &  Arizona Diamondbacks are the teams that keep popping up as interested but so far, that's as far as it has g...

Yankees Spring Training Game 23: Pineda, offense on top of their game

Boston Red Sox 1 — New York Yankees 8 The Yankees offense came out strong in today’s game against the Boston Red Sox. Against Felix Doubront, Brett Gardner would open with a single. He would get to second on a passed ball and Alfonso Soriano would continue warming up for the season with a single to center field to bring home Gardner for the early one-run lead. The Yankees wouldn’t...

Spring training game 21 lineup: 3/16/14

(Mike Carlson/Getty Images) The Yankees will split squads and take on the Atlanta Braves from George M. Steinbrenner Field, and the Marlins in Panama. Masahiro Tanaka will get the start at The Boss, as fans will have a front row seat to watch their new star pitcher. Jacoby Ellsbury was originally slated in as the leadoff hitter and center fielder, but was scratched last minute due...

Mark Teixeira uses honey to lure bees during Yankees-Red Sox swarm delay (VIDEO)

A swarm of bees stopped play between the Yankees and Red Sox for seven minutes Tuesday afternoon. The delay occurred when a the bees were spotted buzzing around the left-field corner of George M. Steinbrenner Field.After the grounds crew's bug spray assault to get rid of the pests failed, Mark Teixeira figured he had the solution. For some reason the Yankees first baseman grabbed...

Yankee Greats – Bill Dickey

Larry Noyes New York Yankees Writer A couple articles back, I wrote about a great Yankee catcher, number 8, Yogi Berra. Now let’s look at the other number 8 in Yankees history, who also was a catcher, Bill Dickey. William Malcolm (Bill) Dickey, was born on June 6, 1907, in Bastrop, Louisiana, to John Hardy Dickey and Laura Ann Chapman Dickey. His father was a railroad worker. Bill...

Spring training game 23: 3/18/14

Today, the Yankees will get their first glimpse at the defending World Series champions – the Boston Red Sox  (that hurts to say) from George M. Steinbrenner Field. Michael Pineda will get the start against Felix Doubront, as the game’s most storied rivalry get’s renewed for the 2014 season. Former Red Sock Jacoby Ellsbury will sit out once again after experiencing tightness...

Who Would You Rather Have - Mark Teixeira or Matt Adams

Mark Teixeira and Matt Adams are two big first baseman and with their size, comes a ton of power. Teixeira will be turning 34 in April and is coming off wrist surgery. Teixeira had the surgery in July and has not suffered any setbacks. It may take some time for Tex to get his wrist back to 100% but he will be ready to go come opening day. Adams who is just 25, will be taking over...

Yankees-Red Sox Delayed Due to Bees Swarming in Outfield

Tuesday’s New York Yankees- Boston Red Sox game in Tampa, Florida, was delayed seven minutes during the third inning after a swarm of bees started attaching in left field. The game resumed again after the bees were sprayed by grounds crew members. Mark Teixeira has two bottles of honey in his hand and is waving them around. I am not joking. — Jesse Spector (@jessespector) March...
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