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Melk Man Delivered To Atlanta Braves »

  The New York Yankees have shipped Melky Cabrera to Atlanta in an effort to bolster their pitching rotation.  Right-handed starter Javier Vázquez returns to the Bronx as part of a deal that also sends Mike Dunn and Arodys Vizcaino to the Braves according to the Daily News .  The Yankees also receive lefty reliever Boone Logan to complete the [...]

Yankees Bullpen Departures: First Phil Coke, Now Brian »

New York Yankees' General Manager Brian Cashman appears to be giving the New York Yankees bullpen a face-lift. Already faced with the uncertainty of whether or or not Phil Hughes and/or Joba Chamberlain will rejoin the starting rotation, Cashman has unloaded relievers Phil Coke and Brian Bruney. Coke went to the Tigers in Wedesday's deal that [...]

So Long, Hideki Matsui, Johnny Damon: Hello, »

The New York Yankees didn't even wait for the champagne-drenched clubhouse to dry before they made an addition to it. The Seattle Post-Intelligence reports that the Yankees gave up prized prospects Ian Kennedy (pitcher) and Austin Jackson (outfielder) in addition to reliever Phil Coke to get All-Star center fielder Curtis Granderson from Detroit. [...]

SI Names Jeter Sportsman Of The Year »

  For the first time in its 55-year history, the Sports Illustrated Sportsman of the Year Award will go to a member of the New York Yankees.  The magazine announced Monday that Derek Jeter is the 2009 recipient of the award. This October, the Yankee captain led the Bronx Bombers to their fifth World Series title since his debut with the [...]

Yankees Get Bats Rolling Before ALDS; Await Opponent »

The New York Yankees pounded out 12 hits and exploded for 10 runs in the sixth inning of a 10-2 victory in the 2009 regular season finale at Tampa Bay on Sunday. All-Star third baseman Alex Rodriguez homered twice in the Bomber's breakout inning. His three-run blast and grand slam gave him an American League record seven RBI in one [...]

Yankees Clinch Division, Home Field with Win Over Red »

The New York Yankees clinched their eighth AL East title of the decade today with a 4-2 win over Boston at Yankee Stadium. Veteran outfielder Hideki Matsui singled in his 89th and 90th RBI of the season with two outs in the bottom of the sixth to give the Yankees their first and last lead of the afternoon.Captain Derek Jeter produced his 64th [...]

Today’s Magic Number: Roger Maris »

Former Deadspin editor Will Leitch has come up with an admirable way to pay tribute to the former players of his favorite franchise while avoiding a jinx on their chance at a division crown. The St. Louis Cardinals hold a 9.5 game lead over the Cubs in the NL Central. With 18 games remaining in the season, that puts their magic number at 11. [...]

Today’s Magic Number: Gary Sheffield »

Former Deadspin editor Will Leitch has come up with an admirable way to pay tribute to the former players of his favorite franchise while avoiding a jinx on their chance at a division crown. The St. Louis Cardinals hold a 9.5 game lead over the Cubs in the NL Central. With 18 games remaining in the season, that puts their magic number at [...]