New York Yankees

Mike Petraglia
March 19, 2014 - 6:46 am
TAMPA -- For all the talk Tuesday about Jacoby Ellsbury , there is a player absent from the Yankee clubhouse this season that could play just as big a factor this year in the Red Sox-Yankees dynamic. Robinson Cano signed with the Mariners in December for 10 years and $240 million. The second...
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Mike Petraglia
March 18, 2014 - 11:30 am
TAMPA -- On this day, the Yankees didn't need Jacoby Ellsbury against his former team. Sitting out the first game between the two archrivals since he followed the path of Johnny Damon , Ellsbury (sore right calf) watched as the Yankees banged out 10 hits and seven earned runs off Red Sox starter...
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Mike Petraglia
March 18, 2014 - 8:59 am
TAMPA -- Red Sox manager John Farrell knows he has a crowded outfield. Before Tuesday's game with the Yankees at Steinbrenner Field, he acknowledged just how crowded when he was asked if he could imagine a scenario where he starts the season with Grady Sizemore and Shane Victorino being his only...
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Mike Petraglia
February 21, 2014 - 4:13 pm
Any thought that the Red Sox-Yankees rivalry is dormant can be put to rest. Just minutes after learning that Red Sox president/CEO Larry Lucchino had ripped his team's spending habits in free agency , Lucchino's counterpart with the Yankees responded in kind. "€œI feel bad for Larry; he...
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Mike Petraglia
February 18, 2014 - 4:07 pm
FORT MYERS, Fla. -- After chilling with his nine-year-old son D'Angelo on the first-base side bench of Field 1 Tuesday morning, David Ortiz decided it was time to satisfy some of the fans that had made the trip to JetBlue Park and the home of Red Sox spring training. First, he gave a high-five to a...
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Mike Petraglia
February 18, 2014 - 5:09 am
FORT MYERS, Fla. -- The 2013 world championship ride with the Red Sox taught Shane Victorino a lot. Mostly, the veteran outfielder learned that he was surrounded by a lot of people that would do whatever it takes to get the job done. He's trying to take that attitude into 2014. Asked Tuesday about...
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November 19, 2013 - 4:30 am
Robinson Cano likely will be back in New York for the 2014 MLB season, but there's a chance that the five-time All Star may not be wearing pinstripes. Two sources told the New York Post that rapper/agent Jay-Z and other members of Cano's agency team held a "secret meeting" with the Mets on Monday...
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September 12, 2013 - 6:05 am
Yankees captain Derek Jeter , who has only played in 17 games this year and appeared on the disabled list on three occasions, is done for remainder of the 2013 season . The 39-year-old shortstop was placed on the DL for the fourth time on Wednesday with an injured left ankle, the same ankle that...
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Mike Petraglia
August 18, 2013 - 11:39 pm
Yankees manager Joe Girardi was equal parts comedian and labor analyst following Sunday night's game that featured the drilling of Alex Rodriguez on the left arm and rib cage by Ryan Dempster . Girardi made it clear several times that what bothered him the most was that home plate umpire Brian O'...
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Mike Petraglia
August 18, 2013 - 10:40 pm
Alex Rodriguez didn't charge the mound after getting hit on the left elbow and ribs with a Ryan Dempster 3-0 fastball in the second inning Sunday night. The embattled Yankee superstar saved up his revenge for a solo homer that started a four-run sixth inning in New York's 9-6 win. "Honestly, I had...
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