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 ...

Alex Rodriguez and MLB discussed a lighter suspension

Sunday, August 18th, 2013

A report now suggests that New York Yankees third baseman Alex Rodriguez could have accepted a suspension for far less than 211 games, but decided instead to fight a ban. Rodriguez had settlement discussions with Major League Baseball over his role in the Biogenesis performance-enhancing drug scandal. Those discussions included proposals ...

New York Yankees put Derek Jeter back on disabled list

Monday, August 5th, 2013

On Monday afternoon the New York Yankees put shortstop Derek Jeter back on the disabled list with a strained right calf. The move comes after Jeter played in just four games after returning from a season-long stint on the DL. Jeter underwent an MRI on his calf on Sunday, and it ...

Report: Biogenesis suspensions coming by Monday

Thursday, August 1st, 2013

An Associated Press report released Thursday night suggests that Major League Baseball will hand down suspensions in the Biogenesis case by Monday so that some players involved will have a chance to return for the postseason. While some could be announced as early as Friday, the MLB office has apparently ...

Alex Rodriguez has meeting with MLB officials about Biogenesis

Saturday, July 13th, 2013

On Friday, New York Yankees third baseman Alex Rodriguez met with Major League Baseball officials in connection to the Biogenesis scandal. The meeting happened before Rodriguez's latest rehabilitation game in the minor leagues was rained out. Rodriguez did not speak to reporters following the meeting, but sources confirmed the meeting to ...