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Alex Rodriguez Boosts Yankees Lineup for Playoff Run »

Alex Rodriguez immediately made his presence felt upon his return to Yankee Stadium, as the Yankees defeated the Detroit Tigers twice and while beating the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim in Monday night's series opener. Against the Tigers, Rodriguez launched a 357-foot home run to left again starter Justin Verlander. It was the 648th [...]

Alex Rodriguez Boosts Yankees Lineup for Playoff Run »

Alex Rodriguez immediately made his presence felt upon his return to Yankee Stadium, as the Yankees defeated the Detroit Tigers twice and while beating the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim in Monday night's series opener. Against the Tigers, Rodriguez launched a 357-foot home run to left again starter Justin Verlander. It was the 648th [...]

Travis Hafner Signing: Yankees Best Offseason Move for »

In November, as the Yankees celebrate their 28th World Series championship with a parade down the Canyon of Heroes, remember the date February 1, 2013. That is the date the Yankees announced the signing of Travis Hafner—and their 2013 starting lineup officially became stacked.Although the acquisition of Hafner managed to fly [...]

Derek Jeter Can Demand Contract Increase with Big 2013 »

Derek Jeter will be playing the 2013 season with dollar signs flashing before his eyes.Entering his 19th season as the starting shortstop for the New York Yankees, Jeter is owed $17 million in this final year of guaranteed top dollar on his current contract.Although Jeter has an $8 million player option for 2014, [...]

New York Yankees Are Already Strong Enough to Win 2013 »

Were the 2013 New York Yankees season beginning today, manager Joe Girardi already has enough talent to construct a starting lineup capable of winning the World Series come November. What remains to be seen is if Girardi realizes it and has the patience not to juggle the lineup after a couple of bad games.If [...]

Ichiro Agrees to $13 Million Contract with Yankees: »

Future Hall-of-Famer Ichiro Suzuki has agreed to a two-year contract with the New York Yankees, according to Jon Heyman of CBS sports. After joining the Yankees in July last season, Ichiro hit .322 with five homers and stole 14 bases while compiling 227 at bats in just 67 games. Ichio enters the 2013 season with a career batting average of [...]

Yankees Holiday Wish List: Santa, Please Bring Us Josh »

With the 2012 holiday shopping season in full swing, the Yankees have a fantastic opportunity to play Santa Claus this year, full beard, boots and all. In the spirit of giving, all they have to do is reward their fans by signing Josh Hamilton.After all, it's Christmas time. What fan wants to hear their team complain about salary caps, cutting [...]

Derek Jeter Breaking Pete Rose’s All-Time Hit »

When the 2013 Yankee season begins, Derek Jeter's magic number to break Pete Rose's all-time hit record will be at 953. Following Jeter's league-leading 216-hit 2012 season, suddenly Pete's hit record is within vision of the Yankee captain—at triple digits. At 3,304 hits, Derek Jeter is 77.6 percent of the way home to setting a new [...]

2013 Baseball Hall of Fame Ballot: Don Mattingly, »

With MLB's 2013 Hall of Fame voting discussions dominated by whether Roger Clemens or Barry Bonds are deserving candidates, another candidate with little hope of garnering the required 75 percent vote enters his 13th year of eligibility. His name is Don Mattingly, aka "Donnie Baseball", who played first base for the New York Yankees.By the [...]

New York Yankees: 5 Bold Moves They Need to Make »

During the 2012 Yankee playoff defeat to the Detroit Tigers, it became evident Brian Cashman needs to make major changes entering the 2013 season. Under the bright spotlight of playoff baseball, the Yankees advanced age and lack of dependable performers was exposed with nowhere left to hide.Here are five bold moves [...]