Report: Players want Alex Rodriguez kicked out of union

Tuesday, January 21st, 2014

New York Yankees third baseman Alex Rodriguez will miss the entire 2014 season thanks to a 162-game suspension for using performance-enhancing drugs. While that may seem like the worst news the 38-year-old could have gotten, things may have actually gone even further downhill for him. On Tuesday, Yahoo! Sports reported that ...

Masahiro Tanaka: Yankees, Dodgers, Angels lead for righty

Monday, January 13th, 2014

After reports surfaced that the Seattle Mariners were the favorites to land Japanese pitcher Masahiro Tanaka, there seems to have been a major shift in the pursuit of him. Tanaka reportedly met with eight to nine teams while he was visiting the United States recently, and reports out of Japan indicate ...

Kevin Youkilis signs with Japanese team

Friday, December 20th, 2013

In 2011, Kevin Youkilis was an All-Star and appeared to be settled into a role as one of the most consistent hitters in baseball. Fast forward two years and now he'll be playing his baseball overseas. On Friday the 34-year-old Youkilis signed a contract with the Rakuten Golden Eagles of Japan ...

Masahiro Tanaka to get more than $100 million?

Wednesday, December 18th, 2013

Japanese pitcher Masahiro Tanaka is set to be posted for Major League Baseball teams to bid on soon. And according to reports, the 25-year-old could get more than $100 million from the big league team that signs him. Tanaka could be the best pitcher to ever come from Japan to the ...

New York Yankees will go hard after Masahiro Tanaka this offseason

Saturday, November 9th, 2013

Japanese starting pitcher Masahiro Tanaka will be one of the most sought-after players on baseball's free agent market this winter. Someone will almost surely pay the 25-year-old right-hander a ton of money, and apparently the New York Yankees are willing to do just that to get him. Tanaka is considered by ...

New York Yankees: Derek Jeter shut down for rest of 2013

Wednesday, September 11th, 2013

The New York Yankees placed shortstop Derek Jeter on the 15-day disabled list on Wednesday with a left ankle injury. Reports claim that the team plans to shut him down for the remainder of the 2013 season. The 39-year-old Yankee captain has been battling soreness in his surgically repaired ankle and ...

New York Yankees: Ichiro gets 4,000th career hit

Wednesday, August 21st, 2013

On Wednesday night, Ichiro Suzuki collected the 4,000th hit of his professional baseball career. Those hits have come during a career split between Japan (in the Nippon Professional Baseball league) and Major League Baseball. Suzuki sliced a line-drive to the opposite field in the first inning of the New York Yankees' ...

MLB willing to reveal all in Alex Rodriguez PED case, his lawyer declines offer

Monday, August 19th, 2013

Major League Baseball vice president Robert Manfred has called on Alex Rodriguez's attorney to allow the league to reveal all its information that relates to his client in the Biogenesis case. Manfred wrote a letter in which he claimed MLB was willing to waive the confidentiality clause in the Joint ...