Category Archives: Yankees News

Video: Happy Birthday to…’The Flip Play’

With no baseball tonight (the Kansas City Royals and Baltimore Orioles are rained out), I decided to look through some video from past Yankees postseasons and today happens to be the 13th anniversary of the famous 'Flip Play' featuring none other than Yankee great Derek Jeter. It tuns out that once Jeter did this play during the postseason, ...

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Yankees make shopping list for the offseason

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Imagine you enter the supermarket with a list in your hand, a piece of paper with a list of all the essentials you need. Now apply that analogy with Brian Cashman and the New York Yankees. It's not all that different; when you're at the supermarket, you're buying product goods and when you're Brian Cashman ...

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Chris Young grateful for late-season turnaround with Yankees

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When Chris Young signed with the New York Yankees during the end of the 2014 season, fans ridiculed the deal based off his numbers with the New York Mets. However, Young didn't look like the player that was struggling with the Yankees crosstown rivals; he was hitting the ball on all cylinders and during his lone month ...

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A week in review: Berra, Cashman, Headley, Kelleher, Long, Rodriguez, Teixeira, Qualifying Offers

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The second week of the offseason feature more action than last week; some news was surprising and some news was as to be expected. Here's the rundown of everything that happened this week. -- Hall of Fame catcher Yogi Berra's museum, located in Little Falls, New Jersey, was robbed, the thieves stealing several of Berra's World ...

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Cashman opens idea of having A-Rod play first base

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  With Alex Rodriguez returning from his year-long suspension at the age of 39 and Mark Teixeira continuously missing time due to injuries, Brian Cashman seemed to have the idea that whenever Teixeira is out of the lineup, the person they could turn to play first base...is A-Rod. “Joe Girardi talked to him about getting some work at first ...

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Cashman on Long, Kelleher, A-Rod and Robertson

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After Brian Cashman signed his three-year extension, more news came out of the organization where hitting coach Kevin Long and first-base coach Mick Kelleher were fired. Cashman followed with a conversation with the media, discussing the direction the team was heading, the situations on Alex Rodriguez and David Robertson and his reaction to the firing ...

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Yankees fire Kevin Long, won’t retain Mick Kelleher

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The signing of Brian Cashman does not end this eventful day, ladies and gentlemen. According to Mark Feinsand of the Daily News, the Yankees have fired hitting coach Kevin Long and have decided not to retain first-base coach Mick Kelleher. Last season, the strength and conditioning coach was the one to take the fall for a poor ...

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Yankees officially re-sign Brian Cashman

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Just as we figured, Brian Cashman wasn't going anywhere. The New York Yankees have announced they have reached a deal with General Manager Brian Cashman, Cashman signing a three-year deal which will take him to the 2017 season. Despite missing the postseason in back-to-back years, the organization felt Cashman was the best fit for New York ...

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