New York Yankees Articles

Each week during the season Athlon Sports looks at the best and worst baseball teams in the league. Here's our MLB Power Rankings for April 30, 2012.   1. Dodgers—Sweep of Nationals proved Dodgers are best — for now.  2....
Charlie Miller
5 years ago
Each week during the season Athlon Sports looks at the best and worst baseball teams in the league. Here's our MLB Power Rankings for April 23, 2012.  1. Rangers—Josh Hamilton early MVP candidate.  2. Dodgers—Mark Ellis is proving to be a...
Charlie Miller
5 years ago
Stay tuned each week to Athlon Sports for a 2012 Fantasy Baseball Weekend Waiver Wire every Monday and the Weekend Rundown every Thursday. Ailing Outfielders It’s been a tough week for outfielders around MLB, with Arizona’s Chris Young, Boston...
Patrick Snow
5 years ago
Regardless what the standings look like now, with the New York Yankees and the Boston Red Sox teetering near the bottom of the AL East, they are not likely to end the season there. The Baltimore Orioles are bad enough that they won’t let it...
Charlie Miller
5 years ago
AL East 1. New York 2. Tampa Bay (wild card) 3. Boston 4. Toronto 5. Baltimore It’s official. The Tampa Bay Rays are consistently competing with the rich boys up north. Make no mistake, the Yankees are clearly the team to beat in the AL...
Charlie Miller
5 years ago
New York Yankees The Yankees fell short of the World Series for the seventh time in eight seasons, but this remains a formidable team. A deep lineup returns, and so does ace lefty CC Sabathia, who fronts a rotation fortified by the additions of...
Charlie Miller
5 years ago
--By Patrick Snow (@AthlonSnowman) Since the St. Louis Cardinals won their 11th World Series in late October, the baseball world has witnessed many major moves and risky contracts — and that was with the big-money Yankees and Red Sox staying...
Patrick Snow
5 years ago
Yesterday everyone was asking, “When will Mariano Rivera arrive?” Today the question has become, “When will Mariano Rivera leave?” Apparently, the iconic Panamanian closer whose entrance music is Metallica’s “Enter Sandman” has been working on...
Nathan Rush
5 years ago
MLB Mt. Rushmores by Charlie Miller Major League Baseball is promoting an effort to identify the best four players in each team’s history. We selected our choices for Mt. Rushmores a few years ago. Here are updated versions for all 30 teams...
Charlie Miller
5 years ago
— by Mark Ross Pitchers are scheduled to report to spring training in less than a month, and if Major League Baseball’s offseason is any indication, a lot of teams’ postseason hopes will be riding on those arms that will get tuned up in Florida...
Athlon Sports
5 years ago
With the World Series in the rear-view mirror and the hot stove just beginning to heat up, it's time to hand out some awards to this year's best performers on the diamond. The Baseball Writers' Association of America (BBWAA) started handing out...
Athlon Sports
6 years ago
With the World Series in the rear-view mirror and the hot stove just beginning to heat up, it's time to hand out some awards to this year's best performers on the diamond. The Baseball Writers' Association of America (BBWAA) will make their...
Athlon Sports
6 years ago
The AL East, with three 90-win teams, looked like the power division in baseball for most of the season. The Boston Red Sox had a ton of expectations after the free agent signings of Adrian Gonzalez and Carl Crawford. Gonzalez performed as...
Patrick Snow
6 years ago
— by Mark Ross In 2009, the New York Yankees won their 27th World Series title, far and away the most of any major league baseball franchise. They have returned to the postseason the past two years, this season as the top seed in the American...
Athlon Sports
6 years ago
by Charlie Miller It’s not every series that the final deciding game is a rematch between two relievers from Game 1. But that is what this series has been about. Two teams, the Detroit Tigers and New York Yankees scrambling and shuffling...
Charlie Miller
6 years ago
by Charlie Miller Today is a day that Major League Baseball had in mind when it expanded the playoffs for what was to be 1994, but due to the strike, actually began in 1995. Four playoff games, three of which could be elimination games. All in...
Charlie Miller
6 years ago
After the unusual situation created by the Game 1 washout, the Tigers and Yankees left New York tied at one game apiece and without a day off between Games 2 and 3. Aces Justin Verlander of Detroit and CC Sabathia of New York will start Game 3...
Charlie Miller
6 years ago
Detroit Tigers v. New York Yankees The torch is being passed once again in New York. Aging stars Derek Jeter, Alex Rodriguez and Jorge Posada are passing along the great pinstripe tradition to Robinson Cano, Curtis Granderson and Brett Gardner,...
Charlie Miller
6 years ago
--By Josh Kipnis With October right around the corner, who are the most feared teams in the MLB? Surprising to most, the Yankees and the Phillies aren’t at the top of my list. In fact, the two hottest teams might not even make the playoffs....
Athlon Sports
6 years ago
by Mark Ross With save no. 602 on Monday, Mariano Rivera became major league baseball's career saves leader and further cemented his legacy as not only the game's greatest closer of all-time, but one of the best pitchers period. The New York...
Athlon Sports
6 years ago
-by Braden Gall (@AthlonBraden on twitter) The 2011 MLB season began with the Boston Red Sox as the prohibitive favorites to win the AL Pennant due in large part to the strength and depth of the starting rotation. The New York Yankees, while...
Braden Gall
6 years ago
by Mark Ross Tuesday night, Justin Verlander and the Detroit Tigers shut out the Chicago White Sox 5-0. Not only did the win, coupled with the Cleveland Indians' loss at Texas, push the Tigers' lead in the American League Central to 12.5 games...
Athlon Sports
6 years ago
Derek Jeter, the New York Yankees' captain and star shortstop has ended his three year relationship with the mega-sexy Minka Kelly, the Friday Night Lights actress. Derek Jeter, who's known to date some of the world's hottest women (at one...
Athlon Sports
6 years ago
By Scott Henry (@4QuartersRadio)   If your team has an owner or owners who treat the fans with respect, be grateful. If your team has an owner who spends within his/her/their means, but can still improve the team, enjoy it. If your...
Scott Henry
6 years ago
Sources indicate that the Colorado Rockies are switching into selling mode as the Major League Baseball trade deadline approaches, particularly with starting pitcher Ubaldo Jimenez. Sources tell Fox's Ken Rosenthal that several teams are lining...
Scott Henry
6 years ago

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