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WATCH: Gary Sanchez batting practice during Spring Training

Watch a round of Gary Sanchez's batting practice during Spring Training.
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WATCH: The line to get into the Yankees first official day of Spring Training

Check out the line to get into the Yankees first official day of Spring Training.
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WATCH: Greg Bird's first batting practice session of 2017 Yankees Spring Training

Watch Greg Bird's first batting practice session of 2017 Yankees Spring Training.
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The hyped hair that captivates — and tests? — Yankees camp

TAMPA — The most tired cliché around the Yankees is this: “If The Boss were alive, this wouldn’t have happened.’’ Of course, George Steinbrenner has been gone since 2010, and the rules regarding how a team is constructed have changed. However, had The Boss seen Clint Frazier’s flowing mess of red hair when the outfield...
Via New York Post
5 hours ago

Glove Day 'like Christmas' for Yankees

The aroma of new leather filled the hallway outside of the home clubhouse at George M. Steinbrenner Field early Sunday morning, announcing an event that each player looks forward to all winter long: Glove Day.
Via Yankees.com
6 hours ago

Hair today, gone tomorrow: Frazier trims locks

Clint Frazier may no longer feel like discussing his flowing locks, but that didn't stop the prospect's hair from garnering attention during Sunday's first Yankees full-squad workout at George M. Steinbrenner Field.
Via Yankees.com
6 hours ago

Dellin Betances doesn’t back down

Dellin Betances would say it all again. A day after his war of words with Yankees president Randy Levine, in which Betances said it would be “fair” if he refused to pitch more than an inning per relief outing this season, Betances did not back down. “I don’t regret anything I said [Saturday],” Betances told...
Via New York Post
7 hours ago

New York Yankees: Nick Swisher retires after twelve seasons

On Friday, twelve-year veteran Nick Swisher announced his retirement from baseball.  Swisher, 36, never made it back to the majors after 2015, but last season he returned to the New York Yankees’ organization to play with Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre.  He slashed .255/.297/.377 and hit seven home runs in 55 games with the RailRiders, but he left the team in July to spend more...
Via isportsweb.com
9 hours ago  |  Discuss

Four Reasons To Drink Excessively

1.  Hal Steinbrenner2.  Randy Levine3.  Brian Cashman4.  Joe Girardi

Yankees' Brett Gardner addresses trade rumors, future with club

Left fielder Brett Gardner admits thinking he'd been traded over the winter when rumors were circulating. TAMPA -- There were rumors all winter long that the Yankees' longest-tenured player would be the next to go. Gold Glove left fielder Brett Gardner wasn't oblivious. He's making a lot of money, the Yankees dumped veteran stars last summer...
Via NJ.com
11 hours ago

WATCH: Dellin Betances is not happy with the Yankees and Randy Levine

New York Yankees relief pitcher Dellin Betances and team president Randy Levine sparred through the media following a heated arbitration hearing.
Via SNY
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Cashman on Gossage’s Rivera rant: I need to work on my tan

TAMPA — Yankees general manager Brian Cashman wasn’t fazed by Goose Gossage’s words Friday when the Hall of Famer said it was insulting to compare him to Mariano Rivera and criticizing former commissioner Bud Selig. “I’ve got more important things to focus on right now,’’ the Yankees’ general manager said. “Like drinking my cup of...
Via New York Post
23 hours ago

Yankees, Dellin Betances in war of words after arbitration hearing

New York Yankees president Randy Levine may have driven a wedge between the organization and one of its elite talents.Yankee setup man Dellin Betances, who has been one of baseball’s best relievers since the beginning of the 2014 season, requested a salary of $5 million in his arbitration hearing. The Yankees were willing to pay $3 million and won, largely because despite his elite...
Via Larry Brown Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Yankees skipper Joe Girardi talks Luis Severino and Michael Pineda

SNY's Sweeny Murti reports from New York Yankees spring training in Tampa, and discusses how Michael Pineda and Luis Severino are looking to give the Yankees starting staff a boost in 2017.h
Via SNY
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Hall of Famer Goose Gossage says it’s ‘insulting’ to be compared to Mariano Rivera

Goose Gossage is back at New York Yankees’ spring training and he wants you to get off his lawn.In an interview with NJ.com, Gossage cast shade on Mariano Rivera, calling him “great … for one inning,” and saying it’s “insulting” for him to be compared to the all-time saves leader. Rivera finished his career with 342 more saves than Gossage, an ERA 0.8 runs lower, 1...
Via Sportsnaut
2 days ago  |  Discuss

12-year MLB veteran Nick Swisher announces retirement

“The dream is over, baby.”In a recent letter to The Players’ Tribune, 12-year MLB veteran Nick Swisher announced his retirement.After telling a story of a pick-up slow-pitch softball game, Swisher said it’s time to hang up his cleats.WHEW! That felt goooood. It’s like a weight has been lifted off my shoulders. It’s official. I’m out.Swisher explained in the letter...
Via Sportsnaut
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Yankees first baseman Tyler Austin out six weeks with broken foot

The competition for the starting position at first base for the New York Yankees just became more interesting.NBC Sports reported 25-year-old Tyler Austin broke his foot while taking batting practice Friday, “smacking a ball off of his foot.” The report mentions it is a small break, but this will keep him in a boot for a few weeks and “away from baseball activities for six...
Via Sportsnaut
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Reliever Betances, Yankees argue final arbitration case

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) Reliever Dellin Betances and the New York Yankees have argued the year's final salary arbitration case, the first for the team in nearly a decade. Eligible for arbitration for the first time, Betances asked for $5 million. The Yankees argued during Friday's hearing he should be paid $3 million. A decision by arbitrators Steven Wolf, Dan Brent and Sylvia...
Via Associated Press
2 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Brian Cashman meets the media at New York Yankees camp

SNY's Sweney Murti covers all the latest news from New York Yankees camp in Tampa, as general manager Brian Cashman speaks to the media.
Via SNY
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Jeter, wife Hannah announce they're expecting baby

Derek Jeter accomplished almost everything imaginable during his 20 seasons playing Major League Baseball, but the New York Yankees legend is about to embark on the most rewarding journey of all — fatherhood.In an article she wrote for The Players’ Tribune on Monday, Jeter’s wife Hannah Davis revealed that the couple is expecting a baby. And it’s a girl. Mrs. Jeter said Derek...
Via Larry Brown Sports
6 days ago  |  Discuss
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