Tag Archives: Derek Jeter

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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Which former Yankees would make great hitting coaches?

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The New York Yankees fired their hitting coach Kevin Long after eight seasons in the organization yesterday afternoon and while the Yankees freed up a spot at the position, they now need to find someone else to replace Long. So, who could it be? I thought it would be interesting based on observation to play ...

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Yankees won’t get J.J. Hardy, Hardy signs deal with Orioles

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Well, if you were hoping for the Yankees to sign J.J. Hardy this offseason, then you might want to sit down because I have bad news; Hardy won't be a Yankee. According to Brittany Ghiroli, the beat writer for the Baltimore Orioles on MLB.com, J.J. Hardy and the Orioles have reached a deal which extends Hardy's contract ...

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Throwback Thursday: Gardner crushes two HR’s off Darvish

Hello Yankees fans, and welcome to another addition of Throwback Thursday. Last week, we glanced back at Derek Jeter's final at-bat at Yankee Stadium, resulting in a walk-off victory against the Baltimore Orioles. Today, we're staying within the 2014 season but shifting the focus to another Yankee: Brett Gardner. Yu Darvish is one of the most ...

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YES Network game viewership up 15 percent

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Ladies and Gentlemen, the 'Farewell Captain' effect. The YES Network announced today that viewership for the 2014 season was viewed on average in 223,000 TV households, which is a 15% increase from 2013, which averaged 194,000 views in TV households. The Yankees were a worse team this season, they won 84 games in 2014 after winning 85 ...

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A week in review: Beltran, Gardner, Girardi, Jeter, Steinbrenner

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In the first week of the offseason, plenty of things happened to the New York Yankees. No blockbuster signings happened as of yet, but it was still an entertaining week of Hal Steinbrenner placing blame on himself for another Yankees postseason-less season and Joe Girardi explaining his disappointment in not being able to have his ...

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Who should be the next Yankees Captain?

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In their history, the Yankees have had their leaders, and the Yankees have had their captains. The most recent captain was a player we've seen on the field for the last 20 years, his name being Derek Jeter. With Jeter's retirement, the Yankees are without a captain leading them in their quest to "Chase for 28". ...

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Jeter’s new website not aiming to replace sportswriters

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When most sportswriters heard Derek Jeter was opening his own blog to provide sports figures a chance to write 'unfiltered' pieces, they figured Jeter was trying to run them out of a job. However, Jeter cleared the air on 'The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon' last night and told everyone what his website was really about. “This ...

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