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Yankees Deal Thunder All-Star O’Brien to Arizona

Peter O'Brien is given a pat on the butt by Thunder Hitting Coach Marcus Thames as he departs from the team in Portland after being traded to the Arizona Diamondbacks. Photo by: Trenton Thunder

It isn’t often that a 24-year old power-hitting prospect with 33 home runs before August gets traded by an organization that lacks power throughout their farm system. But, that is exactly what the Yankees did prior to Thursday afternoons trade deadline by sending Thunder All-Star catcher/first baseman Peter O’Brien to the Arizona Diamondbacks More...

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By Gary Phillips On Thursday, July 31st, 2014
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Deadline Deals: Yankees Add Stephen Drew, Martin Prado

Photo by Elsa/Getty Images The New York Yankees may not have made the biggest splash at Thursday’s trade deadline, but they made two moves that they hope will be incremental upgrades to the roster. The first More...

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By Elizabeth DiPietro On Thursday, July 31st, 2014
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Yankees: Inconsistency is the Name of their Game

Immediately following the All-Star break, the Yankees appeared to be headed in the right direction. They swept the red-hot Reds and prepared for their next ten games, seven of which were against the league-worst More...

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By Gary Phillips On Friday, July 25th, 2014
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Potential Trade Deadline Options for the Yankees

Chat Sports   The July 31 non-waiver trade deadline is fast approaching, and many are anxious to see what kind of deals, if any, the New York Yankees and general manager Brian Cashman can pull off. The Yanks More...

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By Gary Phillips On Thursday, July 24th, 2014
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McCarthy Continues to Deal as Yankees Add Chris Capuano

Adam Hunger, USA TODAY Sports   Nadine Gordimer once said, “A desert is a place without expectation.” Well, Brandon McCarthy was looking at the exact opposite of that sentiment when the Arizona More...

By Gary Phillips On Wednesday, July 23rd, 2014
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Jeter Now First on Yankees’ Doubles List

  The Captain is now the Yankees all-time doubles leader. Jeter jumped ahead of Lou Gehrig to first place on the franchise’s all-time doubles list Tuesday night when he ripped one into the left-field More...

By Gary Phillips On Tuesday, July 22nd, 2014
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Yankees Land 3B Headley in Deal with Padres

  The New York Yankees acquired third baseman Chase Headley from the San Diego Padres on Tuesday, as reported by Jon Heyman of CBS Sports. The Yankees will obtain Headley along with $1 million in cash considerations More...

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By Elizabeth DiPietro On Tuesday, July 22nd, 2014
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Yankees: Sloppy Baseball Giveth and Taketh Away

Kathy Willens/AP Yankee broadcaster John Sterling is forever lamenting to booth-mate Suzyn Waldman that “you can’t predict baseball.” This isn’t news to the team that has lost 80% of its opening day starting More...

By Gary Phillips On Saturday, July 19th, 2014
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Yankees Notes Heading into the Second Half

They say you have to take the good with the bad.   Friday, the 15-year anniversary of David Cone’s perfect game and Joe Torre’s 74th birthday, started with good news for the New York Yankees. The team More...

Jeter surrounded by the media on his final All-Star appearance.  Photo Credit: Angela Jiminez
By Elizabeth DiPietro On Wednesday, July 16th, 2014
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Jeter All-Star Fanfare Evokes Nostalgia and Uncertainty for Yankee Fans

There was no shortage of emotional moments during Derek Jeter’s final All-Star Game Tuesday night. Standing ovations during both at-bats. A riotous swan song when Alexi Ramirez replaced him in the field in the More...