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Yankees Will Retire Bernie Williams’ No. 51 and »

Two more former New York Yankees are headed to Monument Park.    On Sunday, it was revealed that Andy Pettitte would have his No. 46 retired this summer. Now the team has announced that Bernie Williams' No. 51 and Jorge Posada's No. 20 will also be off limits for future players in pinstripes:Williams spent his entire 16-year [...]

Andy Pettitte’s No. 46 to Be Retired by New York »

The New York Yankees will retire the No. 46 jersey in honor of former starting pitcher Andy Pettitte.     Andy's son Josh revealed the news on Twitter: On Monday, the Yankees announced that Bernie Williams and Jorge Posada will also have their numbers retired, per Fox Sports' Jon Morosi:Pettitte, who spent 15 of [...]

Alex Rodriguez to Be Full-Time Designated Hitter for »

For now, Alex Rodriguez has one job: help the New York Yankees at the plate.  Despite the Yanks signing third baseman Chase Headley to a four-year deal, and despite A-Rod turning 40 in July and not having played since 2013, general manager Brian Cashman told The Associated Press Tuesday, via ESPN.com, the polarizing veteran will still [...]

Yankees Opening Day 2014: Previewing New York’s »

The New York Yankees owned the offseason, and on Tuesday, they begin their quest in substantiating their slew of pricey moves.  It started with Brian McCann, a seven-time All Star who signed a five-year, $85 million contract in November. Then the Yanks simply continued to up the ante more and more with Carlos Beltran (three years, $45 [...]

Mariano Rivera Pulled by Derek Jeter, Andy Pettitte in »

After 19 Hall of Fame seasons, Mariano Rivera has thrown his final pitch at Yankee Stadium. With the New York Yankees trailing the Tampa Bay Rays by four runs in the top of the eighth inning on Thursday night, manager Joe Girardi slowly walked to the mound and called for the righty. For the last time ever, "Enter Sandman" blared on the Yankee [...]

Mariano Rivera Deserves a Shot to Play Center Field »

Dear Mariano Rivera: In the immortal words of T.I., you can have whatever you like.  And luckily for the New York Yankees, the legendary closer—for all that he has done for the organization—doesn't want stacks on deck. He doesn't even want Patron on ice.  All he wants to do is play center field. OK, so Rivera hasn't actually [...]

Alex Rodriguez Injury: Updates on Yankees Star’s »

The New York Yankees may be losing Alex Rodriguez a little earlier than expected, as A-Rod was forced to leave Sunday's game against the Boston Red Sox in the fifth inning due to his right calf. Per ESPN's Wallace Matthews: A-Rod left the game with a tight right calf — wallace matthews (@ESPNNYYankees) September 16, [...]

Alex Rodriguez Reportedly Uncertain of His Return to »

Just two days after tweeting that he was ready to start playing in games again and subsequently being told to "shut up" by his general manager, Alex Rodriguez is now reportedly unsure of his return to the New York Yankees.  UPDATE: Friday, June 28, at 5:15 p.m. ET by Ian HanfordMLB.com reporter Bryan Hoch provided an update on A-Rod's [...]

Brian Cashman Explodes After Alex Rodriguez Tweets »

New York Yankees general manager Brian Cashman had some choice words for Alex Rodriguez on Tuesday, and a day later he is apologizing. UPDATE: Thursday, June 27, at 2:20 p.m. ET by Tom KinslowDerek Jeter spoke to the media today about Alex Rodriguez and the controversy around him and the rehab on his injured hip (via Brian Hoch of [...]

New York Yankees Reportedly Exploring Ways to Void »

With new allegations arising that Alex Rodriguez has been using performance-enhancing drugs (via Miami New Times), the New York Yankees are reportedly attempting to void the veteran slugger's remaining contract. The news comes from ESPN's Wallace Matthews and Andrew Marchand:According to an industry source, the Yankees "are looking [...]

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