Gary Phillips

In addition to Double G, you can find my work on Bleacher Report and The Setonian, Seton Hall University's award winning college paper. I can be contacted at gary.phillips@student.shu.edu or on Twitter @GPhillips2727.

New York Daily News
By Gary Phillips On Monday, January 26th, 2015
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Jeter’s Walk-Off Voted 2014 DoubleGSports.com Award for Moment of the Year

New York Daily News The voting period for the 2014 DoubleGSports.com Awards commenced earlier this week and winners are now being announced. The DoubleGSports.com Awards are given out annually. Readers and visitors More...

Pentland (Presswire)
By Gary Phillips On Sunday, January 11th, 2015
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Yankees Hire Hitting Coaches Pentland, Cockrell

Pentland (Presswire)   After months of interviews it would appear the New York Yankees still could not decide who their new hitting coach should be, so much so that they hired two on Sunday. According to the More...

Newsday
By Gary Phillips On Wednesday, January 7th, 2015
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Yankees, Stephen Drew Re-Up, Shakeup Infield Picture

Newsday   It looks like the New York Yankees are going to give Stephen Drew another crack at it in the Bronx. The two parties have a deal in place that would pay the 31-year-old middle infielder a base salary More...

Newsday
By Gary Phillips On Tuesday, January 6th, 2015
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Don Mattingly Fails to Get Into the Hall on Final Ballot

Newsday Donnie Baseball is not getting into the Baseball Hall of Fame any time soon. After spending 15 years on the ballot, New York Yankees great Don Mattingly failed to get the 75 percent of votes needed to be More...

MLB.com
By Gary Phillips On Thursday, January 1st, 2015
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Yankees Send Banuelos to Braves for Pair of Relievers

MLB.com   Sometimes high expectations are just not enough. After six seasons with the New York Yankees organization, starter Manny Banuelos will be heading to the Atlanta Braves. The Yanks agreed to trade the More...

USA Today Sports
By Gary Phillips On Monday, December 29th, 2014
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Yankees Trade Shawn Kelley to Padres for Johnny Barbato

USA Today Sports   The New York Yankees have agreed to trade right-handed reliever Shawn Kelley to the San Diego Padres for minor leaguer Johnny Barbato, according to Robert Murray of MLB Daily Rumors and the More...

Getty Images
By Gary Phillips On Friday, December 26th, 2014
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Hiroki Kuroda Says Sayonara to Yankees, MLB

Getty Images   Hiroki Kuroda is going back home. After seven years in the major leagues the hurler has reportedly decided to return to Japan, where he was born and played prior to his stint in The Show. Kuroda More...

By Gary Phillips On Tuesday, December 23rd, 2014
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Yankees Owe $18.3 Million After Luxury Tax Hit

Wageviolationlawyer.com According to the Associated Press, the New York Yankees owe $18.3 million in luxury taxes after having a 2014 payroll of $225.6 million. AP Graphic The Yankees actually owe less then More...

AP Photo
By Gary Phillips On Friday, December 19th, 2014
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Yankees Swap Prado, Phelps for Marlins’ Eovaldi

AP Photo   The New York Yankees and Miami Marlins have agreed on a trade that will have the talents of Martin Prado and David Phelps packing for South Beach in exchange for starter Nathan Eovaldi. Jack Curry More...

USA Today Sports
By Gary Phillips On Tuesday, December 16th, 2014
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Yankees Re-Sign Chris Capuano

USA Today Sports   The New York Yankees and left-hander Chris Capuano have come to terms on a one-year, $5 million contract, according to Jack Curry of the YES Network. The Yankees acquired the 36-year-old More...

Getty Images
By Gary Phillips On Monday, December 15th, 2014
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Yankees Bring Back Headley On Reasonable 4-Year Deal

Getty Images   The New York Yankees made the decision on Monday to bank on Chase… Headley that is. After weeks of rumored suitors, talks of inflated contract offers and gauging the market, Headley decided More...

Bill Kostroun
By Gary Phillips On Thursday, December 11th, 2014
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McCarthy Picks LAD After Yankees Don’t ‘Play On’ His Market

Bill Kostroun   Brandon McCarthy, the New York Yankees hardly knew ye. After being acquired from the Arizona Diamondbacks and having a spectacular second-half in New York, the 31-year-old starter has elected More...