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Yankees acquire Chase Headley from Padres

The New York Yankees have agreed to a deal with the San Diego Padres that will send third baseman Chase Headley to the Bronx. #Yankees acquire 3B Chase Headley & cash from Padres in exchange for INF Yangervis Solarte & RHP Rafael De Paula. pic.twitter.com/7cajF79UDs — New York Yankees (@Yankees) July 22, 2014 In return, the Padres are getting infielder Yangervis Solarte...
Via Sports-Glory
3 hours ago  |  Discuss

Yankees Get Chase Headly; Trade Solarte

Norm Hall/Getty Images The Yankees have made their first significant position player deal, they have just acquired third baseman Chase Headley from the San Diego Padres. In return the Padres will get the struggling Yangervis Solarte league right-hander Rafael De Paula. The Padres will also pay $1 million dollars of Headly’s remaining $10.5 million dollar contract. Headley is strictly...
Via Bronx Pinstripes
3 hours ago  |  Discuss

Derek Jeter continues to diversify business interests, opens up health food truck

With his “Retirement Tour Super-Happy Funtime Bonanza” summertime farewell well past its midway point, Derek Jeter clearly recognized even before it began that we would be well-served to make sure that he had interests, business and otherwise, to occupy his time following the conclusion of his Hall of Fame big league career. The New York […] The post Derek Jeter continues to...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
5 hours ago  |  Discuss

Derek Jeter opens Manhattan food truck (PHOTO)

There is now an alternative for everyone tired of jumping on the Derek Jeter bandwagon this summer  — namely, the Yankee captain's food truck.The soon-to-be retired shortstop — who is already making plans for his baseball playing afterlife by becoming a publishing mogul — is now an involved with one of those popular four-wheeled snack bars that have overtaken New York...
Via The Other Paper
7 hours ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Yankees' Shane Greene makes three ugly errors in loss

Shane Greene did his best Chuck Knoblauch impression on Monday night, and that was bad news for the New York Yankees. Greene ended up making three errors — two of them wild throws — as the Yankees made five errors in an eventual 4-2 loss to the Texas Rangers. Greene’s struggles began and were at their worst in the second inning. That’s where he fumbled a throw while covering...
Via NESN.com
8 hours ago  |  Discuss

Shane Greene makes comically horrendous toss to first (Video)

New York Yankees rookie pitcher Shane Greene had three errors in Monday night's 4-2 loss to Texas, including one that may go down as the worst underhanded toss to first by a pitcher in the history of the major leagues.It happened in the second inning as Greene fielded a grounder from Rangers batter Jim Aducci. Greene took a few steps toward first before tossing it to first,...
Via Holdout Sports
10 hours ago  |  Discuss

Watch: Like Jeter, AROD gets “tribute” commercial

Alex Rodriguez kissing his mirror image (Credit: Details Magazine) I’m sure that you have seen the ubiquitous Jordan brand “#RE2PECT” tribute to Derek Jeter, but if not: The hilarious people over at Funny or Die have created an amazing remake of that excellent tribute, this time honoring bashing Alex Rodriguez. This version is less hat tips, and more bird flips but it’s...
Via Reading Between The Seams
16 hours ago  |  Discuss

New York Yankees: Predicting the second half

It’s hard to imagine the second half of the season being any worse than it already has been for the New York Yankees. Injuries plague the team and an unstable lineup don’t make things any easier. So there’s nowhere to go but up, right? A bad omen has already opened up the beginning of the second half with the injury of ace Masahiro Tanaka, who gave the team hope throughout the...
Via isportsweb.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Open letter to Brian Cashman: Here's how the Yankees can obtain David Price

Dear Madam or Sir:The Gammonites are calling for you to get David Price. No problemo.Here's how you can do it.In 2015, when he is a free agent, call him up on the phone. First, you'll need his phone number. You can try the Internet. If that doesn't work, get a phone book, or call someone who may know him and have the number. When you call him, have your secretary say...

McCarthy's wife hits traffic jam on way to Yankee Stadium

Brandon McCarthy pitched very well in his New York Yankees debut on Saturday, allowing just six hits and one earned run over six innings to pick up a win over the Cincinnati Reds. Unfortunately, his lovely wife Amanda missed the start of the game. Amanda probably thought she wouldn’t hit much traffic heading to a […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Darkest before the dawn? In mere seconds yesterday, John Sterling bounced from inhuman despair to heavenly rapture

Contrary to news reports, the NY Yankees did not win yesterday: The Reds simply lost. In the ninth inning, the Evils were executing a classic choke moment - runner on a third, no outs, cleanup hitters up - and Mark Teixeira fanned. This prompted John Sterling to yelp, "Strike three, what else?"Yep, that's right. Two little words. Two sharpened knives. John couldn'...

Meet Derek Jeter’s Girlfriend, Hannah Davis

We never thought we would see the day that Derek Jeter hung up his cleats. That day is upon us, and after this season we will be saying “Farewell” to The Captain. We have been celebrating his retirement, and by the looks of his beautiful model girlfriend Hannah Davis, Jeter will have even more to celebrate once he retires.  If you already weren’t jealous of Jeter’s life...
Via Sportsnaut
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Yankees' Michael Pineda remains on track for August return

One of the reinforcements the Yankees are counting on to help a sapped rotation down the stretch is Michael Pineda and the right-hander remains on schedule for an August return. Out since late April with a back injury, Pineda has thrown one live batting practice session and is expected to throw another one before proceeding so sim games and rehab starts,Yankees manager Joe Girardi...
Via Pro Sports Daily
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Yankees don't sign Mariano Rivera's son: Report

The Yankees announced Saturday that draft pick Mariano Rivera Jr., the son of their retired legendary closer, did not sign a contract before Friday's deadline.The team had selected Rivera Jr., a righthander from Iona College, in the 29th round of the June amateur draft. Rivera Jr. has decided he will return to school for his junior year.The Yankees did sign 27 of the 38 other...
Via The Other Paper
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Do you think the Yankees will make the 2014 postseason?

The New York Yankees have 68 games, 41 at home and 27 on the road, left in the 2014 regular season. Right now, the Yankees are 47-47, five games back in the AL East compared to 3.5 games in the wild card. This leaves the Yankees in striking distance to get a postseason berth, but things have to improve. The Yankees will have to get better without ace Masahiro Tanaka for at least...
Via Lady Loves Pinstripes
5 days ago  |  Discuss
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