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New York Yankees: Mark Teixeira in 2015

The New York Yankees’ 2014 season wasn’t only rough on the team’s pitchers, but position players as well. First baseman Mark Teixeira had his fair share of injuries, resulting in one of his worst MLB seasons to date. It started in March 2013 for the two-time All Star when he suffered a torn tendon sheath. It wasn’t until 53 games into the regular season that Teixeira was...
Via isportsweb.com
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Yankees’ CC Sabathia: I Would Take Jon Lester In Must-Win Playoff Game

The New York Yankees don’t need to look far for a ringing endorsement of Jon Lester. CC Sabathia was asked during an interview with ESPN Radio on Wednesday who he’d want on the mound in a must-win playoff game. The Yankees pitcher pointed to a longtime American League rival. “I think it would have to be, I guess, Jon Lester,” Sabathia said. “I like Lester.” Sabathia and...
Via NESN.com
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Yankees' CC Sabathia: I could still dominate

Despite a pair of down seasons, a loss of fastball velocity and a serious knee injury, CC Sabathia said still believes he can regain his Cy Young-caliber form. Asked on ESPN Radio Wednesday whether he could come back in 2015 and pitch the way he did in 2009 — when his 19-8 record and 3.37 ERA helped lead the Yankees to a World Series title — Sabathia said he could. "I...
Via Pro Sports Daily
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The Yankees have more Vice Presidents than Pepsico

Feeling down about the season? That noose around your neck starting to itch?How about some fun fact trivia!Who has more Vice Presidents: a) the planetwide corporate colossus, PepsiCo, or b) the Yankees?Well, if you happened to read the above headline, you've probably guessed the correct answer.The answer is b, theYankees. They have 15 veeps. Poor little PepsiCo has only 13...

Yankees Injury Update: C.C. Sabathia expects to pitch full season in 2015

The New York Yankees finished the 2014 season with 84 wins, their lowest win total since they won 79 when Derek Jeter was a 21-year old phenom back in 1995. At 20th in the Major Leagues in runs scored and 18th in ERA, the Yankees look to improve in both areas next season in order to compete for a playoff spot in the American League. One player who could help solidify the staff is...
Via MLB Injury News
2 days ago  |  Discuss

New York Yankees: Top 3 anticipated players of 2015

The New York Yankees have a lot of work to do this offseason. The start of the 2014 season was a rocky one, losing four star players in the first half of the season. 2015 calls for higher expectations because fans are looking forward to the return of some of the team’s most talented pitchers. C.C. Sabathia He’s been playing in pinstripes for the past six seasons and has suffered...
Via isportsweb.com
2 days ago  |  Discuss

As suspension ends for Yankees' Alex Rodriguez, woes continue

These days, A-Rod is everybody’s All-American. With his season-long doping suspension about to end, steroid-tainted Yankee Alex Rodriguez has been making the college and professional rounds in recent weeks — South Bend, Ind., here, Tuscaloosa, Ala. and Arlington, Tex., there — taking in football games, dodging Cowboys QB Tony Romo in the tunnel at AT&T Stadium on Sunday...
Via Pro Sports Daily
2 days ago  |  Discuss

The Yankees should sign the Pride of Korea, Jung-Ho Kang, and see what happens

The Korean Koreans of the Chick Korean Baseball League have announced they will post slugging superstar shortstop Jung-Ho Kang to America this winter. Kang, 27, batted .360 and hit 36 home runs last season. Unfortunately, he did this in Korea, where the quality of pitching falls somewhere between Scranton and Iceland.In posting ballplayers to the majors, Korea operates under the...

Yankees' Mark Teixeira & His Priorities: They Mean Only One Thing

This morning Mark Teixeira helped to co-host ESPN Radio and ESPN2's popular morning program, "Mike & Mike." He was scheduled to appear on the show for three of its four hours.It's the postseason, but the Yankees aren't in the playoffs so, you can't begrudge him the opportunity.  Tex has plenty of time to do TV and radio shows right now.What about...
Via Lady At The Bat
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Jeter Owns New York

The World Series starts tonight featuring the Giants, a National League mainstay, and the Royals, an American League team had not been to the playoffs since they won the World Series in 1985. For years the Yankees were mainstays in the Fall Classic, and Jeter was at the center of many big moments.   #51567475 / gettyimages.com Derek Jeter’s lifetime World Series numbers are...
Via Bronx Pinstripes
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Yankees finally reshaping organizational roles in farm system

As the Kansas City Royals are set to host Game 1 of the World Series against the San Francisco Giants Tuesday night, the New York Yankees are knee-deep in organizational changes surrounding their farm system.The Yankees, long scrutinized by farm system experts, have named former hitting coach and scout Gary Denbo their next senior VP of baseball operations replacing Mark Newman,...
Via The Baseball Stance & Beyond
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Mark Teixeira's non-baseball interests concern for Yankees?

Are Mark Teixeira's non-baseball interests becoming a problem? They might be, according to ESPN New York's Wallace Matthews, who said one "baseball insider" told him Teixeira might be spending too little time on remaining a top first baseman. From Matthews: A baseball insider I spoke with this week said Teixeira's "outside interests" -- he is...
Via Pro Sports Daily
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Alex Rodriguez may play first base for New York Yankees

Not only are the New York Yankees down a shortstop after Captain Derek Jeter retired this year, but now possibly a third baseman as well. Former Yankees third baseman Alex Rodriguez will return to the team for spring training in 2015, but it has already been speculated that fans will not see him make an appearance at his most well-known position. A-Rod will turn 40 next summer and...
Via isportsweb.com
4 days ago  |  Discuss

ESPN has hilarious tagline regarding 3 underachieving Yankees

Jason Whitney ESPN New York didn’t beat around the bush when labeling Mark Teixeira, Brian McCann and of course, Alex Rodriguez. The popular sports website put a hilarious tagline on the three overpaid and underachieving New York Yankees. “The Three Stooges,” was the tagline ESPN New York placed on the three Yankees players and it couldn’t be more […] Sports-Kings - The...
Via Sports-Kings
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Four Off-Season Priorities For The New York Yankees

While the Yankees have conducted their organizational meetings this week, I have given a lot of thought to what I think they should be focusing on down there in Tampa.They should be concentrating on many things, but in my opinion, these four should be at top of the list:1. Acquiring or trading for a new shortstop:  JJ Hardy never really floated my boat, so I'm glad the Orioles...
Via Lady At The Bat
9 days ago  |  Discuss
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