Derek Jeter scratched from Yankees lineup due to ankle issues

Tuesday, March 19th, 2013

Derek Jeter's recovery from a broken left ankle was going as smoothly as could be expected so far this spring, until a hiccup on Tuesday. The New York Yankees shortstop and captain was removed from the team's lineup on Tuesday for "precautionary reasons" because his surgically repaired ankle was "stiff." The ...

New York Yankees: Alex Rodriguez won’t report to spring training

Tuesday, February 12th, 2013

After a tumultuous past year, we have another telling news item about Alex Rodriguez. The New York Yankees' third baseman will not report to spring training with the rest of the team's other position players, and will instead continue his rehabilitation from hip surgery in New York. The 37-year-old is expected ...

New York Yankees: Brian Cashman won’t trade Alex Rodriguez

Thursday, November 8th, 2012

After the 2012 season wrapped up, many speculated that Alex Rodriguez would be shipped away from the New York Yankees this winter. Well, according to the team's general manager, Rodriguez will be in the Bronx next season. Brian Cashman insisted on Wednesday that A-Rod will definitely be in pinstripes when the ...

Boston Red Sox: Tony Pena interviews for managerial post

Tuesday, October 16th, 2012

The Boston Red Sox are in the process of finding a replacement for the recently-fired Bobby Valentine, but the organization is taking its time to make sure it gets the right guy. On Monday, the Red Sox went to a surprising source to interview their latest candidate. New York Yankees bench ...

Girardi’s balls of brass win it for Yankees

Thursday, October 11th, 2012

In the words of Bill Raftery, "Onions!" Of all the brass-balled coaching moves in sports history, Joe Girardi's decision to pinch hit for his highest-paid player when trailing by a run in the ninth inning may well go down as one of the boldest -- and most successful. Yes, Alex Rodriguez has ...

Miami Marlins Already Trying to Dump Carlos Lee

Friday, August 3rd, 2012

Back on July 4, the Miami Marlins acquired Carlos Lee from the Houston Astros in exchange for minor leaguers Matt Dominguez and Rob Rassmussen. Less than a month later, it appears the Marlins are doing whatever they can to ship Lee out of town. Reports have surfaced that leading up to ...

New York Yankees: Joba Chamberlain Activated From Disabled List

Tuesday, July 31st, 2012

The New York Yankees activated reliever Joba Chamberlain from the disabled list on Tuesday more than a year after his last appearance in the major leagues. The 26-year-old was rehabbing with Double-A Trenton and not expected back with the Yankees for at least a few more weeks. But when the Yankees ...

Mariano Rivera Injury: Doctor Visit Reveals Complications With Knee

Wednesday, May 9th, 2012

If you're a fan of the New York Yankees, you may want to stop reading now because you're about to get more bad news. During a visit with surgeons on Monday, Yankees closer Mariano Rivera was supposed to set a date for his impending knee surgery. Rivera was expected to need ...