Derek Jeter has boot removed from ankle, still no timetable for return

Wednesday, May 29th, 2013

New York Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter donned a uniform at Yankees Stadium on Wednesday afternoon, but he's not close to returning to action. The 38-year-old had the boot removed from his surgically repaired left ankle and played catch before the Yankees took on the New York Mets. Jeter re-fractured the ankle ...

Alex Rodriguez hits field for first time since hip surgery

Monday, May 6th, 2013

Alex Rodriguez has finally hit the field nearly four months since having hip surgery on January 16. On Monday he joined several injured New York Yankees teammates for a workout at the team's minor league complex in Tampa, Florida. The 37-year-old third baseman hit off a tee, ran and played catch. ...

New York Yankees close to landing Vernon Wells

Sunday, March 24th, 2013

The New York Yankees and California Anaheim Los Angeles Angels are close to completing a deal that would send Vernon Wells and his horrific contract to the Bronx. The 34-year-old outfielder will have to waive his no-trade clause for it to happen, but it appears he's ready to do just ...

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 ...