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...
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High school pitcher Tomohiro Anraku tops Japanese draft

  High school pitching star Tomohiro Anraku was chosen first overall in Nippon Professional Baseball's amateur draft on Thursday and was headed to the former team of New York Yankees pitcher Masahiro Tanaka. The Yakult Swallows and Rakuten Eagles selected Anraku with the first and second picks respectively, and the Eagles won a lottery for the highly touted 17-year-old right...
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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...
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Kevin Love discusses trade, Cavs’ team flight to Rio

The latest piece to be published by Derek Jeter’s new journalistic venture, The Players’ Tribune, is from the byline of one Cleveland Cavalier power forward, Kevin Love. Titled “How I spent my summer vacation,” Love details his offseason of rumors, speculation, working out, and binge watching what amounts to nearly the entire catalog of Netflix. I spent most of my summer...
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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...
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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...
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Next year, the Yankees should take a page from Renee Zellweger

We're talking a total lifestyle lift. Unfortunately, this might be what we get.
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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What CC Sabathia and A-Rod have in common right now

CC Sabathia said he’s “pretty much back to 100 percent” as he continues to come back from knee surgery, but just like several of his other high-priced teammates, including Alex Rodriguez, there are no guarantees on what he’ll produce going forward. Still, the lefty sounded confident that both will be able to contribute in 2015, which is something the Yankees will almost...
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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 / Derek Jeter’s lifetime World Series numbers are...
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Some advise for Gary Denbo, new Yankee Vice President of (cough) whatever

The Yankees yesterday promoted Gary Denbo to Vice President of Somethingorother, replacing Mark Newman, who is retiring after 100 years, or at least it seemed like 100 years.First, on behalf of the Yankiverse: Congrats to Mr. Denbo! Best of luck, sir, in your new position!Second, let's all breathe a sigh of relief, knowing the Yankees didn't have to go outside the organization...
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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,...
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New York Yankees’ Brian Roberts announces retirement

After 14 years in the show, New York Yankees’ second baseman Brian Roberts announced on Friday that he will hang up his cleats and retire. The two-time All Star was a first round pick of the Baltimore Orioles in 1999 and made his Major League debut on June 14, 2001. Roberts played all but one season with the Orioles, becoming a free agent after the 2013 season. He signed a one...
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Dave Magadan won’t be Yankees hitting coach, but he could be front-runner with A’s

The Yankees are in search of a hitting coach after firing Kevin Long earlier this month, but Anthony McCarron of the New York Daily News reports that Dave Magadan will not get the job. Still, it’s not all bad news. Now that Chili Davis has joined the Red Sox as hitting coach, Susan Slusser of the San Francisco Chronicle reports that Magadan could be the front-runner to replace...
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Mets Will Square Off With Yankees During Spring

For the first time since 2012, the Mets and Yankees will face each other during Spring Training this year. While the Mets spring training schedule has not been released yet, the Yankees have released there schedule and it features a “Subway Series” matchup down south. The Yankees will visit Port St. Lucie on March 22nd and the Mets will play in Tampa on March 25th.
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Dellin Betances and Craig Kimbrel earn Goose Gossage Awards

The Baseball Bloggers Alliance (BBA) has announced today that Dellin Betances of the New York Yankees has won the American League Goose Gossage Award as the year's best relief pitcher and Craig Kimbrel of the Atlanta Braves has earned his fourth consecutive nod as the best relief pitcher of the National League for 2014. See the link for the details.The General Chapter of...
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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...
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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...
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"Why not us?" 10th Anniversary of the 2004 ALCS. Game 6.

Jorge CamargoContributing WriterPhoto by Solomon StrohmeyerOctober 19th, 2004. The Red Sox were facing the New York Yankees at Yankee Stadium, fighting for their lives at the ALCS. The pitching matchup was Curt Schilling for the Red Sox vs. Jon Lieber for the Yankees. Curt Schilling had sustained a torn tendon shealth in his right ankle during the ALDS, but it was completely ineffective...
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Peyton Manning’s Record-Breaking Night Leads To The Worst Shirt Ever

Blame Derek Jeter. Blame #re2pect. Peyton record breaking TD shirt (via @Fanatics) — darren... Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
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MLB News: Brian Roberts Announces Retirement

After 14 productive and injury plagued seasons in the American League East, former all-star second baseman Brian Roberts has announced his retirement from baseball. The news does not come as a surprise as the once perennial all-star has had tremendous difficulties with his health and overall effectiveness for the past number of seasons. Roberts, 37, spent this past 2014 season with...
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