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Projecting the Yankees Final 25 Man Roster

Catcher: View image | gettyimages.com Brian McCann McCann will serve as the everyday Catcher.  Hopefully, we will see a spike in his average this season, after he posted a disappointing .234 average last season.  Luckily, his power was still there, as the Yankees will need it with a not-so-powerful lineup heading into this season. Austin Romine Romine hasn’t been what...
Via TopSportsReport
11 hours ago  |  Discuss

Yankees fire employee who trolled Curt Schilling on Twitter

  The New York Yankees say they have fired a part-time ticket seller accused by Curt Schilling of making offensive comments on Twitter about the daughter of the former Boston pitcher. Schilling congratulated his daughter on Twitter last week after she was accepted into Salve Regina University, where she'll play softball next year. Multiple people posted vulgar and sexually explicit...
Via AP on Fox
11 hours ago  |  Discuss

Yanks say they fired part-time worker in Schilling flap

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) The New York Yankees say they have fired a part-time ticker seller accused by Curt Schilling of making offensive comments on Twitter about the daughter of the former Boston pitcher. Schilling congratulated his daughter on Twitter last week after she was accepted into Salve Regina University, where she'll play softball next year. Multiple people posted vulgar and...
Via AP on Fox
13 hours ago  |  Discuss

Phils Improve By Playing Yankees To A Tie, Howard Speaks

The Phillies played the Yankees to a 5-all tie in nine innings at Bright House field this afternoon. The Yankees battled back from down 5-1 in the 9th, assisted by Aaron Judge’s three-run homer. A valiant effort was made by left-fielder Aaron Altherr, where Judge’s smash sailed just beyond his outstretched glove against the outfield wall.  The Phils fall to 0-1 in Grapefruit...
Via Phillies Nation
13 hours ago  |  Discuss

Yankee 2015 proctology analysis continues: The corner infielders

The '15 Yankees could be the most boring NYC phenomenon since David Dinkins. Despite a knee-jerk wish to look away, let's turn our attention to the lynchpins of loss: The corner infielders.We start with some guy named Rodriguez. Don't have much on him. Missed last year. Is he that Rodriguez guy, the singer in "Searching for Sugar Man," who returns to South Africa after...
Via IT IS HIGH, IT IS FAR, IT IS caught
14 hours ago  |  Discuss

Aaron Judge leads Yankees to tie in spring opener

Fans of the New York Yankees who cannot wait for the future to take shape were provided a glimpse into coming seasons when Aaron Judge unloaded a game-tying, two-out, three-run homer in the ninth inning of the club's Spring Training opener against the Philadelphia Phillies. The game ended in a 5-5 tie.Judge is certainly an imposing figure at the plate standing in at 6 feet 7 inches...
Via Yankees Unscripted
15 hours ago  |  Discuss

Report: Yankees Fire Ticket Taker For Vulgar Tweets About Curt Schilling’s Daughter

Curt Schilling doesn’t have any patience for Internet trolls, and the New York Yankees don’t either. The Yankees have fired a part-time ticket seller who was hired by the team in January for sending inappropriate and vile tweets about Schilling’s daughter, Jason Zillo, the team’s director of communications, confirmed to NJ.com. “We have zero tolerance for anything like...
Via NESN.com
16 hours ago  |  Discuss

Didi Gregorius Disrespectfully Displaying Great Range at Yankees Camp

New Yankees shortstop Didi Gregorius has been displaying impressive range in the early days of spring training, moving fluidly in his position and showing he will be an asset to his team defensively. But some teammates say Gregorius is overdoing it. “He’s back-handing balls way behind third, running down grounders behind second base. He’s all over the place,” said Yankees...
Via Sports Pickle
17 hours ago  |  Discuss

Yankees Fire Staffer After Vulgar Tweets About Curt Schilling’s Daughter

A former Yankees employee — behind some of the vulgar tweets directed at Gabby Schilling has been fired.    He lost his job Monday after former Red Sox pitcher Curt Schilling outed him and others in a blog post. The drama began after Schilling sent out a tweet congratulating his daughter Gabby for being accepted to Salve Regina University in Rhode Island last week. It’s Schilling’s...
Via Thacover2
18 hours ago  |  Discuss

Yankees fire employee over Curt Schilling's daughter tweets

A part-time ticket seller employed by the New York Yankees has been fired by the team after he was outed as one of the alleged individuals who sent Curt Schilling inappropriate tweets about his teenage daughter, according to a NJ.com report. Schilling had posted a message on Twitter last week congratulating his 17-year-old daughter Gabby...Read More The post Yankees fire employee...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
19 hours ago  |  Discuss

A-Rod says he'll be "a little nervous' in return Wednesday

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) Alex Rodriguez predicts he'll be ''a little nervous'' when he returns to the field Wednesday for his first game in 17 months following a season-long drug suspension. The three-time AL MVP, who turns 40 in July, skipped the New York Yankees' spring training opener Tuesday against Philadelphia in Clearwater. He is slated to be a designated hitter for two or three...
Via AP on Fox
20 hours ago  |  Discuss

Spring Training game 1 lineup: 3/3/15

Yankees baseball is back, as the Bronx Bombers begin their Grapefruit League schedule today in … The post Spring Training game 1 lineup: 3/3/15 appeared first on BronxPinstripes.com.
Via Bronx Pinstripes
21 hours ago  |  Discuss

A-Rod goes 0-2 against Yankees pitching machine 'Iron Mike'

Alex Rodriguez went up against a pitching machine — not against a live-armed pitcher — during Monday’s “live game” action, but the results for the New York Yankees slugger still were underwhelming after he went 0-for-2 in a showdown against a pitching machine intimidatingly named “Iron Mike.” While his official debut on the field in...Read More The post Alex Rodriguez...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
21 hours ago  |  Discuss

Yankees Fire Ticket-Seller Over Schilling Tweets

Revenge is sweet. Sure the Internet is a place for free expression (although the impending "net neutrality" regulations may change all that), but you have to be accountable for what you place on the Internet. That lesson was brought home big time by the New York Yankees—who fired a part-time ticket-seller for allegedly posting vulgar tweets about Curt Schilling's daughter. Good...
Via FenwayNation
21 hours ago  |  Discuss

A-Rod goes hitless against pitching machine: Report

Alex Rodriguez and the New York Yankees took part in a six-inning intrasquad game Monday afternoon, the first “game” action for manager Joe Girardi’s team this spring. And if facing a 90 mph pitching machine known as “Iron Mike” is any indication, A-Rod might end up apologizing for more than his past PED use this summer. Apparently, his shame has flowed over to the batting...
Via The Other Paper
22 hours ago  |  Discuss

Boston outbids Yankees for pitching machine sensation

A-ROD NEWS NETWORK _ (Tampa) A brief bidding war ended Monday when Boston Redsock management signed "Iron Mike," a 19-year-old flame thrower from Brownfield, NJ, outbidding their traditional rivals, the Yankees, by $52.88, plus tax.The Yankees dropped out of the bidding at $299.99. Owner Hal Steinbrenner said he remains committed to the team, but he could not justify spending more...
Via IT IS HIGH, IT IS FAR, IT IS caught
22 hours ago  |  Discuss

Yankees’ Adam Warren starts spring opener; will he stick in rotation?

The New York Yankees have Adam Warren in camp this spring as a starter; is it because they feel he’s best suited for that role or by necessity as the club hedges its bets that the front line of the rotation is going to suffer an injury?Warren gets the start in Tuesday’s Spring Training opener for the Yankees in Clearwater, Florida against the Philadelphia Phillies. The Yankees...
Via Yankees Unscripted
22 hours ago  |  Discuss

Take heart: Historically, whenever the Yankees or Redsocks outsmart each other, it usually backfires

T'is a dim and foul Jabroney, The brute who methinks he can,Make a feast of stale baloney,O, crapola! The folly of man...- Bard of Lupica, Canterbury England, 1678So spake "the tiny Bard" long ago, from inside his shirt of hair. And Lupica's verses continue to inspire us and shed light on a world that - as we know from our current leader - can never be predicted.Whatever the...
Via IT IS HIGH, IT IS FAR, IT IS caught
23 hours ago  |  Discuss

Prospect receives 75 cent check from Yankees

One of my dreams growing up was to become a Major League Baseball player and receive a Major League salary. That of course didn’t happen, but this story will make you feel better when you realize you make more than a New York Yankees’ prospect. According to CBS Sports, Yankees’ minor league catcher and first baseman Jake Hernandez received a $0.75 paycheck. And yes, the decimals...
Via Sportsnaut
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Yankees New Faces Have New Expectations

Games aren’t played on paper, they’re played inside of TV sets. That line from ESPN’s … The post Yankees New Faces Have New Expectations appeared first on BronxPinstripes.com.
Via Bronx Pinstripes
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Alex Rodriguez Goes 0-For-2 Against Pitching Machine; Chris Young Strikes Out

Talk about a rough day at the office. The New York Yankees’ pitching machine got the best of a couple of the club’s batters Monday during an intrasquad scrimmage. Alex Rodriguez and center fielder Chris Young were the machine’s victims. Final A-Rod tally: 0-for-2, groundout and fly out.— Mark Feinsand (@FeinsandNYDN) March 02, 2015 Chris Young...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Ten MLB numbers that should have never been retired by their team

Yankees Monument Park is getting fullCredit: Yankees.com As the New York Yankees are retiring another set of jersey numbers (and honoring the players in Monument Park), some question whether or not the franchise will run out of double-digit numbers to assign in the decades to come.  After Derek Jeter’s #2 is retired, the lowest available number will be #11.  For a team like...
Via Reading Between The Seams
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Spring Training Notes

  CC Sabathia threw 42 pitches in his fourth bullpen session of the spring. Sabathia … The post Spring Training Notes appeared first on BronxPinstripes.com.
Via Bronx Pinstripes
1 day ago  |  Discuss

David Robertson Throws Parting Shot At New York Yankees

With spring training in full swing the newly anointed closer for the Chicago White Sox took a parting shot at his former employer in the Bronx. While speaking with Art Spanger on the weekend David Robertson had this to say about the New York Yankees.  “The White Sox give me a better opportunity to win,” Robertson said. “The direction this team is going in is something...
Via Baseball Hot Corner
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Chris Young strikes out against Yankees’ pitching machine

Chris Young suffered the ultimate embarrassment during a New York Yankees intrasquad game on Monday. According to multiple Yankees beat reporters, Young was the only player to strike out during the intrasquad game. But there’s a catch: He struck out against the pitching machine! In case you were wondering: Chris Young was the only player...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss
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