Alex Gordon Dives Into Stands In Potential Catch Of The Year (Video)

Move over, Derek Jeter. Alex Gordon has the newest dive-into-the-stands catch everyone’s talking about. Gordon tracked this ball down in left field, leaping over the admittedly short fence to make one heck of a catch. This embed is invalid" /> He also annihilated that fan in the Luke Appling jersey, so, that’s a cool story if you’re that guy...
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Mets Inching Closer to Yankees in Local Television Ratings

For the better part of the past quarter century, the New York Yankees have controlled the nation’s largest media market. This is obviously due to the team winning five World Series titles since 1996. It also doesn’t hurt that the New York Mets have had only nine winning seasons during that span. You have to go back to the Mets run to the title in 1986 for the last time the stepsister...
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Mets almost even with Yankees in viewership

It’s been a while since the Mets have been good. Fans have been starved for a winner and have had to endure years of bad teams. But that has changed thus far this season with the Mets riding an 11 game winning streak going into Friday’s action against their cross-town rivals, the Yankees. During the winning streak, the Mets fans have responded by watching the games on SNY in...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Will this weekend's Subway Series mark NYC's official changing of the guard?

For the last decade, "number 2" signified Yankee greatness, as it graced the hallowed jersey of Derek Jeter. Starting tonight, "2" might define the team's place in New York - maybe for the next decade. Statistically and realistically, the Subway Series cannot ruin the Yankees' 2015 season beyond three games. Three and out. That's all. The Yanks could botch all three, and then...
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David Price's Continuing Struggles Against The Yankees

When David Price was with the Tampa Bay Rays, the New York Yankees managed, despite his pedigree, to have some good at-bats against him, even beating him on more than one occasion.  The pinnacle of that success, it could be argued, was the day Derek Jeter got his 3,000th career hit, a home run over the left-centerfield wall.  Everyone remembers how Price went down on one knee,...
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"The Yankees seem to have never met a moment they could not monetize. They scooped up the infield dirt from the game in which Derek Jeter recorded his 3,000th hit and put it in capsules that dangled from key chains. They offered a bullpen rubber from one

Billy Witz - the NY Times writer with the NY Post byline name - pens the Gray Lady's most delicious sports lead yet this season... an appreciation of Hal "I'm Not Cheap" Steinbrenner's tight-wadded former reign as the chief cashier of NYC sports.(Question: How is it that a guy named George A. King III writes for the Murdochian Post, while Billy Witz works at the Times?)
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Yankees’ Bernie Williams will formally retire on Friday

Bernie Williams hasn’t played a Major League game since 2006, but he never officially retired from baseball until Friday, when the New York Yankees will honor Williams with a retirement ceremony. Williams will be joined by Yankees general manager Brian Cashman and assistant general manager Jean Afterman at the event.  The Yankees will unveil a logo related to the retirement...
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Fastball: Documentary to be Released About the “Seminal Pitch”

It may take a director days, weeks, even months to figure out the perfect title for a film. However, this time it was rather easy. “Fastball.” Sounds boring doesn’t it? Well, it could be if you’re not a baseball nerd like myself. “Fastball,” according to CBS Sports, is a documentary “that aims to celebrate baseball’s seminal pitch.” There are many recognizable faces...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

The 2015 Yankees: To Panic Or Not To Panic?

So is it time to panic? We are nine games into the season and the results are not good.. If this keeps up for the rest of the year the Yankees will finish at 54-108. If that happens be sure to check into the list of top prospects for the 2016 draft. Yes, it is frustrating to be a Yankee fan these days. We fans have come to expect the Yankees to contend every year. We're told by the...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

Derek Jeter Doesn’t Miss Baseball at All

When guys play a sport professionally for upwards of 20 years, it can be difficult for them to walk away. Since it’s all they’ve known for most of their lives, it can be a struggle to say goodbye. Particularly when […]
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

Custom Derek Jeter ‘RE2PECT’ Converse Sneakers Are Apparently a Thing

Are you a Derek Jeter fan who desperately wants a “RE2PECT” tattoo but don’t want to sacrifice pain and money? Then do the next best thing and find an artist who will customize some sneakers for you. Seriously, just check out these Converse’s below, they’re anything but subtle in nature — perfect for the die hard Captain fan: Or, you know, just buy a shirt and avoid...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

Derek Jeter: I don’t miss the game at all

Ladies and gentlemen, Derek Jeter has spoken! In a 15 minute interview on the Players’ Tribune radio show on Sirius/XM, Jeter talks about everything from what he’s been up to since retirement, his thoughts on David Ortiz‘s controversial post on the Players’ Tribune and what lies ahead in life after baseball. Jeter said he had to get away from everything for a bit, traveling...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

Derek Jeter on baseball: “I don’t miss it at all”

The New York Yankees and their fanbase certainly miss their captain Derek Jeter, but Jeter doesn’t necessarily miss baseball. While appearing on The Players Tribune channel on SiriusXM Mad Dog Radio, Jeter was asked again if he missed the game, and his answer was pretty straightforward. “The question I always got was, ‘Do you miss it?’ […]
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

Derek Jeter says he doesn't miss baseball at all and hasn't even watched

After 20 years in Major League Baseball, 2747 games (plus 158 in the postseason) and many thousand miles in the air, Yankees great Derek Jeter has finally experienced a spring wearing something other than pinstripes. Still there's nothing quite like the rush of a big hit or momentous play, and many athletes struggle to fill that void after retiring. On Wednesday, Jeter appeared on...
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

Yanks Getting Comfortable In Basement

  Hal's home basement (shown here) is nice, in a medieval, royal kind of way, but the Yankees will need more than columns and rocks. Our guys are athletes, after all. A well-equipped basement gym is de rigueur! Anyone up for practicing their golf swing? Whaddya say, McCann? Bet you can break 200! Always important to relax. Watch 'Field of Dreams,' 'Moneyball,' ...
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Rockies’ Nolan Arenado’s Fantastic Catch Earns Derek Jeter Comparisons (Video)

Nolan Arenado apparently doesn’t care that it’s only April. Or maybe he just doesn’t know better. The Colorado Rockies third baseman made the finest play of the young Major League Baseball season Tuesday night, a play that could end up being the play of the year when it’s all said and done. With the Rockies trailing 3-0 in the eighth inning in San Francisco, Giants outfielder...
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Should Yankee fans start rooting for a complete collapse?

I was talking with a Yankee fan yesterday about the bad old days, the era of Hoss Clarke and Fred Talbot, in the late 1960s. He said something I hadn't really thought about: That the days of Roger Repoz and Lindy McDaniel are some of his most cherished Yankee memories, because that dark era separated real Yankee fans from the fair-weather hordes. It culled the herd, I guess.If the...
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Slumping Didi Gregorius says all he can do is laugh off Derek Jeter chants

Didi Gregorius probably understood from the get-go that it wouldn’t be easy to replace Derek Jeter in the New York Yankees infield. After all, the former shortstop dubbed the “Captain” was a once-in-a-generation kind of player who was respected by his teammates and worshiped by fans. But even the 25-year-old likely didn’t expect he’d have...Read More The post Slumping...
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14 days ago  |  Discuss

Belly’s Top 10 Shortstops in the MLB

Now that Derek Jeter has retired and with some new faces on the scene whose the next all-star shortstop to take over the position? On this list we’ll take a look at the top ten current best starting shortstops in the league. 10) Jimmy Rollins (Los Angeles Dodgers) 2014 Stats - (17 HR, 55 RBI’s, 28 SB, […]
Via The Majors National
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Really, MLB? Missing Derek Jeter already?

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16 days ago  |  Discuss

Is that a bat in your pocket Derek Jeter or are you just happy to see me?

New York Yankees retired Derek Jeter meets a fan at the TennisPlaza location in Tampa Florida. [h/t TO]Follow us on Twitter for exclusive stories, Subscribe by Email, or Return home for Top sports news.
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17 days ago  |  Discuss

Rick Porcello On Why He's Staying In Boston

Rick Porcello (Via Facebook)Say what you will about Derek Jeter, but his most enduring off-field legacy may be the creation of The Players' Tribune. The website offers athletes an un-filtered forum to communicate directly to the fans—a brilliant, long overdue idea. New Red Sox starter Rick Porcello has written a poignant, intelligent piece in the Tribune explaining why he decided...
Via FenwayNation
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Derek Jeter is publishing Ron Gronkowski’s book

Did you know that Derek Jeter has a publishing house? Well, I didn’t, but apparently he has a partnership with Simon & Schuster because he’s Derek Jeter and who would say no to him? (RHETORICAL QUESTION). While thus far the partnership has just entailed books about Jeter, it appears that he is going to branch out and publish Rob Gronkowski’s autobiography. The serious actual...
Via Awful Announcing
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Rob Gronkowski Is Publishing A Book With Derek Jeter’s Company

Rob Gronkowski is publishing a book with Derek Jeter's company, because The Gronk knows no bounds.
Via Gamedayr
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Derek Jeter keeps word, is no show at Yankee Stadium Opening Day

No matter how hard fans wished Derek Jeter was going to show up at Yankee Stadium on Monday, donning pinstripes and swinging a bat, was fantasy. But the logical choice to throw the ceremonial first pitch on Opening Day was no where to be seen at all. So former manager Joe Torre was given the honor. The retired shortstop stayed true to his word and, just like he said he...
Via The Other Paper
20 days ago  |  Discuss
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