8/26/2014 | Jeter: 'I've always told people I'm from Michigan'
On a fall Michigan afternoon in 1991, Derek Jeter stood wide-eyed amongst a crowd of greater than 100,000. In Ann Arbor, at the Big House, Jeter realized there was somewhere else he could envision himself besides the infield dirt at the corner of East 161st and River Avenue in the Bronx. Perhaps at one of the parties he recalls visiting on that recruiting trip to the University of Michigan, he pictured himself as a Michigan Man -- and loved what he saw.
8/26/2014 | Gardner feeling better, but sits with bruised ankle
Brett Gardner said Tuesday that his bruised right ankle is showing signs of improvement, and the Yankees outfielder is moving closer to returning to the lineup.
8/26/2014 | Jeter seeing more time as Yankees' DH
Derek Jeter has been spending more time as the designated hitter of late, and while the retiring Yankees captain would prefer to be wearing his glove out to shortstop, he has been satisfied with staying in the lineup.
8/26/2014 | Kelley's horse head Yanks' good-luck charm
The Yankees' newest good-luck charm arrived via special delivery, when Shawn Kelley's travels around the Internet led him to stumble across a frightening rubber horse head. He laughed, then forked over his credit card information.
8/26/2014 | Yankees sending seven to Arizona Fall League
Seven Yankees prospects have been added to the preliminary rosters for this year's Arizona Fall League, which were released on Tuesday. Right-handers Caleb Cotham, Branden Pinder and Alex Smith, infielders Greg Bird and Eric Jagielo, and outfielders Tyler Austin and Aaron Judge have all been selected to play this fall with the Scottsdale Scorpions.
8/26/2014 | Price to face Yanks as Detroit seeks fourth straight 'W'
David Price will lead the Tigers against the Yankees on Wednesday night at Comerica Park in this crucial series for playoff positioning. Rookie right-hander Shane Greene will be opposite Price for New York.
8/26/2014 | AFL announces preliminary rosters for 2014 season
The Arizona Fall League announced its preliminary rosters for the 2014 season on Tuesday, and, for the second year in a row, the game's top prospect, Byron Buxton, is among myriad up-and-coming stars heading to the desert for some extra seasoning.
8/26/2014 | Surprise hits make for inspiring stories
As baseball sprints toward the September stretch run, there are surprising -- some inspiring -- stories here, there and everywhere. Here's my surprise players of 2014.
8/25/2014 | Yanks score run after challenge overturns call at plate
The Yankees won a challenge and gained a run against the Royals on Monday night. The final run of New York's four-run seventh came on a sacrifice fly by Brian McCann, but that's not initially how it was ruled.
8/25/2014 | Teixeira dealing with ailing left hamstring
On Sunday, it was Brett Gardner and Jacoby Ellsbury nursing injuries. Mark Teixeira added his name to the list Monday, as the first baseman was not in the starting lineup for the makeup game against the Royals.
8/24/2014 | Prado, McCarthy thriving in Bronx environment
Martin Prado and Brandon McCarthy were teammates with the last-place D-backs before being acquired by the Yankees in July. The switch to pinstripes has rejuvenated both players.
8/24/2014 | Yankees head back to KC for makeup game
Derek Jeter's farewell tour will head to Kansas City for "one night only" when the Yankees play a makeup game Monday against the first-place Royals. The pit stop will finish a four-game series that was rained out in early June and feature James Shields and Michael Pineda on the hill.
8/24/2014 | Robertson's saves streak thrown for a curve
Avisail Garcia's leadoff home run in the ninth inning Sunday snapped Yankees closer David Robertson's streak of 22 straight save opportunities since June 5, marking the second longest streak in the Majors this season.
8/24/2014 | McCann's three-run HR extends Yanks' streak
Brian McCann hit a pinch-hit, three-run homer with two outs in the 10th inning to give the Yankees a 7-4 victory over the White Sox on Sunday at Yankee Stadium.
8/24/2014 | Tanaka to throw another sim game Thursday
Yankees right-hander Masahiro Tanaka is scheduled to throw a simulated game on Thursday at Detroit's Comerica Park as he continues to work toward a September return to the big leagues.
8/24/2014 | Banged-up Gardner, Ellsbury get some rest
Brett Gardner and Jacoby Ellsbury both started Sunday's game on the bench for injury-related reasons, but the team's concern is mostly with Gardner, who fouled a ball off of his right ankle during Saturday's 5-3 win over Chicago.
8/23/2014 | Sale chases ERA leader while facing Yankees
White Sox left-hander Chris Sale ranks second in the American League with a 2.12 ERA, and he'll try to lower that mark even further Sunday against the suddenly hot Yankees, who have won three straight to keep their playoff hopes alive. Chris Capuano gets the nod for the Bombers in the series finale.
8/23/2014 | Move from No. 9 to No. 6 paid off for Torre
The Yankees retired Joe Torre's No. 6 on Saturday, and in years to come few will likely remember that the former NL MVP Award winner made his mark in the big leagues as a No. 9 before joining the Bronx Bombers.
8/23/2014 | Yanks punctuate Torre's day with third straight win
With their former manager at the Stadium to have his No. 6 retired, the Yankees delivered a 5-3 victory over the White Sox on Saturday. Martin Prado had a two-run double and Carlos Beltran homered as Hiroki Kuroda tossed six innings for his ninth win.
8/23/2014 | Torre not yet done writing story of survival
Of all the hurdles Joe Torre had to overcome, no small part of it was his battle with what he calls "an aggressive form" of prostate cancer. Torre was diagnosed with the disease in 1999, during the zenith of his managerial tenure with the Yankees.
8/23/2014 | Consecutive plays reviewed in Yankees' favor
The Yankees came out ahead on a pair of reviewed plays in the sixth inning Saturday against the White Sox when Carlos Beltran's solo homer was confirmed after a review for fan interference and then Martin Prado was credited with a double after he was originally ruled out at second base.
8/23/2014 | Torre finds a home in Monument Park
Joe Torre has had quite the summer, and it continued Saturday when the Yankees honored their former manager by retiring his No. 6 and recognizing his managerial success with a plaque in Monument Park.
8/23/2014 | Tanaka moving closer to rehab assignment
Yankees right-hander Masahiro Tanaka took another successful rehab step Saturday morning, throwing 35 pitches again, this time to hitters in a shortened simulated game.
8/22/2014 | Robertson fastest to 500 K's in Yankees history
David Robertson began his Friday early by ringing the opening bell at the New York Stock Exchange. He ended his day by making some Yankees history with his 500th career strikeout.
8/22/2014 | Yanks hope to honor Torre with a third straight win
Following Saturday's pregame ceremony to honor former manager Joe Torre, the Yankees will send Hiroki Kuroda to the hill against the White Sox. Scott Carroll will start for Chicago.
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