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Brian Cashman Hopes to Have Derek Jeter Back After the All-Star Break, But Expects Curtis Granderson Back in May

Monday, April 22nd, 2013

This past week the New York Yankees got an injury update they weren't hoping to hear. Derek Jeter has a small fracture in the ankle he broke in October and will now be sidelined until at least after the All-Star break. Brian Cashman gave the walking wounded report as the Bronx ...

Curtis Granderson and Derek Jeter are Rehabbing Together, But Still Don’t Have an Exact Return Date

Tuesday, April 16th, 2013

Kevin Youkilis. Jayson Nix. Robinson Cano. Lyle Overbay. This was the New York Yankees' starting infield on Friday night when they turned a triple play against the Baltimore Orioles. The Bronx Bombers are looking to hold the fort down until injured veterans like Curtis Granderson, Derek Jeter and Mark Teixeira ...

New York Yankees Manager Joe Girardi: We’ve Got to Win Games Now

Friday, April 5th, 2013

The New York Yankees are without Alex Rodriguez, Derek Jeter, Curtis Granderson and Mark Teixeira to start the season, but manager Joe Girardi knows they can't use that as an excuse. The Yankees must find ways to win until they can get their stars back, and they got their first ...

Hal Steinbrenner Denies Sale Rumors, Discusses A-Rod, Cano, the Luxury Tax and More

Tuesday, April 2nd, 2013

The New York Yankees might be gently shifting their philosophy in order to accommodate Major League's Baseball's luxury tax in future seasons, but the team's owner insists that such a strategy won't ever cause them to become less competitive. That has to please Yankees fans, especially since Hal Steinbrenner also ...

Mariano Rivera Says Nothing Will Change His Mind About Retirement

Thursday, March 14th, 2013

Mariano Rivera decided last spring that 2012 would be his final season in Major League Baseball. After he tore his ACL last May, it looked his final chapter would have anything but a happy ending. A cloud of uncertainty hovered over the Big Apple as Rivera contemplated his future. He ...

Chipper Jones Denies He is Bound for New York, Says he Doesn’t Have the Drive to Return

Wednesday, March 13th, 2013

Start spreading the news. Chipper Jones isn't leaving today. He doesn't want to be a part of it. It being New York, N.Y., that is. The rumors of Chipper Jones signing with the Yankees as a stopgap third baseman/designated hitter were far-fetched to begin with even before Brian Cashman admitted it. ...

Derek Jeter Expects to be Ready by Opening Day and Believes Playing ‘Small Ball’ Wins Championships

Friday, March 1st, 2013

Derek Jeter knew his ankle was broken in Game 1 of the ALCS against the Detroit Tigers last October and that was the beginning of the end for the Yankees' chances of advancing to the World Series. Now the biggest key for the Yankees this season is keeping 'The Captain" ...

Curtis Granderson Didn’t Originally Believe that His Forearm was Broken, But is Now Looking at the Positives

Wednesday, February 27th, 2013

This sure isn't the way the New York Yankees wanted to start spring training after a turbulent offseason. Alex Rodriguez underwent hip surgery and steroid allegations. The Bronx Bombers lost a ton of home run power by letting Nick Swisher, Eric Chavez, Raul Ibanez and Russell Martin go. Now the ...

Curt Schilling: Playing Against A-Rod Never Felt Genuine Because He Wanted the Same Respect as Derek Jeter Without Earning It

Friday, February 8th, 2013

During an ESPN Radio interview on Wednesday, Curt Schilling admitted that he was encouraged to use performance-enhancing drugs late in his career with the Red Sox by “former members of the organization” in the team’s clubhouse. The admission was another shocking blow to the world of baseball, but it's not ...

Mark Teixeira: It’s Not Going to be Easy for Yankees in Talented AL East

Monday, February 4th, 2013

Mark Teixeira made headlines this past week after admitting he’s overpaid and his best years are almost behind him. The Yankees first baseman also made a one-night-only appearance in Broadway’s “Rock of Ages”. As for the start of spring training in a few weeks? Teixeira discusses his goals for this ...