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Bernie Williams will officially retire on Friday

By The Sports Network, 2 years 5 days ago
Bronx, NY (SportsNetwork.com) - Former Yankees outfielder Bernie Williams will formally sign his retirement papers at a press conference Friday at Yankee Stadium, the team announced Wednesday. The 46-year-old Williams has not played in the majors since 2006. During Friday's press conference, the Yankees will unveil a logo related to the retirement of Williams' No. 51 and his Monument...

Recap: Detroit vs. NY Yankees

By The Sports Network, 2 years 1 week ago
Detroit, MI (SportsNetwork.com) - The Detroit Tigers beat CC Sabathia in his best outing of the season to remain the top team in baseball. J.D. Martinez and Yoenis Cespedes delivered RBI singles off Sabathia in the seventh inning and the Tigers turned a key double play to escape with a 2-1 win over the New York Yankees in the opener of a four-game series on Monday. Sabathia (0-3)...

Recap: Tampa Bay vs. NY Yankees

By The Sports Network, 2 years 1 week ago
St. Petersburg, FL (SportsNetwork.com) - Alex Rodriguez belted a pair of long home runs, then came through with a go-ahead RBI single in the eighth inning to lift the New York Yankees to a 5-4 win over the Tampa Bay Rays. Rodriguez finished 3-for-4 with four RBI in the controversial slugger's best game since returning from his year-long suspension for PED use. "Hopefully it keeps going...

Recap: Baltimore vs. NY Yankees

By The Sports Network, 2 years 1 week ago
Baltimore, MD (SportsNetwork.com) - Chris Davis went 2-for-5 with three RBI and had a hand in a big sixth inning that lifted the Baltimore Orioles to a 7- 5 win over the New York Yankees. Baltimore scored five times in the sixth to erase a 3-2 deficit, with Davis delivering a two-run double and Delmon Young coming through with a pinch-hit, go-ahead single. Caleb Joseph also singled in a run...

Recap: NY Yankees vs. Boston

By The Sports Network, 2 years 2 weeks ago
Bronx, NY (SportsNetwork.com) - Alex Rodriguez knocked in four runs and scored once in the New York Yankees' 14-4 win over the Boston Red Sox on Sunday night. Chase Headley and Stephen Drew each homered during a seven-run first inning for the Yankees, who avoided a three-game sweep. Brian McCann added a solo homer in the eighth. Masahiro Tanaka (1-1) allowed four runs -- three earned...

Yankees place Capuano, Nova on DL

By The Sports Network, 2 years 3 weeks ago
Bronx, NY (SportsNetwork.com) - The New York Yankees made a slew of roster moves on Saturday in anticipation of Monday's season opener against Toronto, chief among them placing pitchers Chris Capuano and Ivan Nova on the 15-day disabled list. Capuano, signed to a one-year deal shortly before Christmas, is dealing with a strained right quad. Nova is continuing his rehabilitation from Tommy...

A-Rod homers in Yanks' spring training loss

By The Sports Network, 2 years 1 month ago
Tampa, FL (SportsNetwork.com) - Alex Rodriguez hit his first home run since returning from a year-long suspension during the New York Yankees' 10-4 spring-training loss to the Boston Red Sox on Wednesday. Rodriguez belted a 3-1 pitch from Brandon Workman over the left-center field wall to lead off the bottom of the fourth inning, part of a 1-for-2 day at the plate for the controversial three...

Recap: NY Yankees vs. Philadelphia

By The Sports Network, 2 years 1 month ago
Tampa, FL (SportsNetwork.com) - Odubel Herrera went 3-for-4 with three stolen bases and scored two runs as the Philadelphia Phillies topped the New York Yankees 3-1 in Alex Rodriguez's spring training debut. Rodriguez, who missed all of last season due to a PED suspension, batted second and served as the designated hitter on Wednesday. He singled off Phillies starter Kevin Slowey in the...

New York Yankees 2015 Preview and Prediction

By Athlon Sports, 2 years 1 month ago
The Yankees committed almost $500 million to new players before 2014, yet their record actually got worse. Their first multi-year playoff drought of the wild card era seems likely to stretch to three years in 2015. The Yankees, as usual, have the flashy names and the gaudy payroll, but they again won’t have the elite-level production to go with it. Almost all of their important players are...

Alex Rodriguez: A Con Man Returns to Baseball

By Athlon Sports, 2 years 1 month ago
Alex Rodriguez asked for this. Remember that. On Feb. 17, 2009, upon reporting to the Yankees’ spring training camp for the first time as an admitted steroid cheat, Rodriguez told a packed news conference, with typical grandiosity: “The only thing I ask from this group today and the American people is to judge me from this day forward. That’s all I can ask for.” Well...