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Mark Teixeira having most fun in final year — and he’s not playing
While the Yankees have made an unexpected run into the playoff chase, Mark Teixeira hasn’t had a hit in September in the final season of his career. Though the first baseman is going through the worst full season he’s ever had, Teixeira insisted it’s not bittersweet. “I’m actually enjoying it more,” Teixeira said before Thursday’s...
20 points by New York Post | First baseman New York Yankees Baseball statistics Mark Teixeira English-language films 2009 Major League Baseball season 2009 World Series Texas Rangers
Tyler Austin the hero of the night as Yankees keep on rolling
Gary Sanchez has cooled off and Aaron Judge continues to struggle — so leave it to Tyler Austin to do what he can to keep the Yankees’ youth movement going. Austin hit a walk-off homer with two outs in the ninth to give the Yankees a 5-4 win over the Rays. It was the Yankees’...
92 points by New York Post | New York Yankees Baseball statistics Alex Rodriguez 2009 World Series CC Sabathia 2008 Major League Baseball season Yankee Stadium Baseball terminology
Yankees’ new strategy for helping Aaron Judge snap slump
The Yankees coaching staff hasn’t been able to get Aaron Judge going since his call-up from Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre. Maybe the minor league staff will have better luck. Minor league hitting coordinator James Rowson has been with the Yankees this week and has seen Judge struggle before — though probably not to this extent. “He’s trying...
12 points by New York Post | New York Yankees Joe Girardi 2009 World Series Texas Rangers CC Sabathia 2009 Major League Baseball season Major League Baseball New York Mets
The 2 closers Yankees could target this winter: ex-MLB GM
SiriusXM’s MLB Network Radio channel host and former Mets GM Jim Duquette talks playoff push and offseason plans for both New York teams with The Post’s Justin Terranova. Q: Is this season a success for Yankees with or without playoffs? A: It’s exciting in that they only had to take a little step back and not...
30 points by New York Post | New York Yankees Major League Baseball 2009 World Series Boston Red Sox Atlanta Braves CC Sabathia National League Cleveland Indians
Tyler Austin gives himself the best 25th birthday present
A little more than an hour remained in Tyler Austin’s birthday and the newly turned 25-year-old was making one final birthday wish as Brett Gardner chased Justin Smoak’s shot to deep left field at Yankee Stadium: “Please catch it,” Austin recalled thinking. “Please catch it.” Gardner jumped and barely held on to the ball, giving...
10 points by New York Post | New York Yankees Joe Girardi Baseball statistics Mark Teixeira 2009 Major League Baseball season Yankee Stadium 2009 World Series Yankee Stadium
Yanks’ Chris Carter eager to go after long winter waiting on job
TAMPA — Chris Carter admitted the waiting was the hardest part. “Definitely started to get antsy after Feb. 1 and not sure of what is going on,’’ said Carter, who agreed to a one-year deal for $3.5 million with the Yankees last week and reported to spring training Saturday at George M. Steinbrenner Field. “It...
11 points by New York Post | New York Yankees CC Sabathia Foot Yankee Stadium Cleveland Indians Boston Red Sox Major League Baseball 2009 World Series
Nick Swisher, Alex Rodriguez returning to New York Yankees
Alex ButlerFeb. 14 (UPI) -- With 15 All-Star appearances, three MVP awards, and a couple of World Series rings between them, it wouldn't hurt the New York Yankees to add their experience.
1 points by UPI | New York Yankees Major League Baseball 2009 World Series Alex Rodriguez Boston Red Sox World Series Atlanta Braves New York Mets
Pregnant Hannah Jeter is craving beef jerky and sugar
Although the model used to be a picky eater, she said, “Now it’s like … give me everything!”
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A-Rod, Nick Swisher among Yankees' guest instructors
TAMPA, Fla. — Alex Rodriguez and Nick Swisher are joining the group of guest instructors at New York Yankees' spring training this year.Both are on the list released by the team Tuesday when New York pitchers and catchers reported for spring training.A-Rod and Swisher were both instructors with the Yankees' instructional league team last fall. This is the first time they'll be in the coaching role at spring training.
-2 points by Boston Herald | Major League Baseball 2009 World Series Alex Rodriguez Boston Red Sox New York Yankees Major League Baseball Most Valuable Player Award Yankee Stadium American League
How Yankees listened to fans and made this spring training fun
You remember the cool October nights when the old Yankee Stadium literally would shake, some 56,000 people sharing another glorious moment amid a dynastic run that often felt like it could keep going forever. But unless you’re a snowbird or a Sunshine State vacationer, you probably don’t recall the front ends of those storybook seasons....
42 points by New York Post | New York Yankees 2009 World Series Major League Baseball Derek Jeter Alex Rodriguez George Steinbrenner Yankee Stadium Yankee Stadium
Adam Warren has mixed feelings about his Cubs World Series ring
TAMPA — Adam Warren spent just over half a season with the Cubs before being sent back to the Yankees prior to the trade deadline, but he’s still likely to get a ring from their World Series win in October because it’s customary for teams to give rings to everyone who played during the season....
6 points by New York Post | New York Yankees Major League Baseball Yankee Stadium Cleveland Indians St. Louis Cardinals CC Sabathia 1908 World Series 2009 World Series
The radical, dice-rolling bent of Yankees’ new lineup
Say you were tasked with writing a manual on how to build a Yankees champion based on the previous 27. Wouldn’t the very first chapter revolve around finding lefty power – and plenty of it? In 2017 and for the near future – unless your pinstriped watch is set to Bryce Harper time – the...
46 points by New York Post | New York Yankees Mark Teixeira 2009 World Series Carlos Beltrán 2009 Major League Baseball season Boston Red Sox Alfonso Soriano George Steinbrenner
John Kruk: The worst part about working for ESPN
Mark Teixeira, be warned. Former major-league slugger and ESPN baseball analyst John Kruk, who was introduced in a press conference Tuesday for his new role as a member of the Phillies broadcast team, said he had one particular, ever-present annoyance in his 12 years working for the Worldwide Leader. “If I say this I’m going to get...
31 points by New York Post | 2009 World Series Major League Baseball Citizens Bank Park First baseman Mark Teixeira Ryan Howard Philadelphia Phillies Atlanta Braves
Mark Teixeira’s next step will be on your TV
Mark Teixeira will face a new kind of spotlight this season. The former Yankees first baseman, who retired at the conclusion of the 2016 season, has joined ESPN as a studio analyst, the network announced Tuesday. “I couldn’t be more excited to begin this next chapter of my baseball career with ESPN,” Teixeira said in...
24 points by New York Post | 2009 World Series New York Yankees First baseman Major League Baseball CC Sabathia Mark Teixeira World Series Texas Rangers
Mark Teixeira reportedly joining ESPN as analyst
Four months after hanging up his cleats, Mark Teixeira is picking up a microphone as an ESPN analyst, according to a NY Times report.
225 points by Daily News | Atlanta Braves Major League Baseball New York Yankees World Series Major League Baseball Most Valuable Player Award Babe Ruth Mark Teixeira 2009 World Series
What Yankees’ bullpen freeze tells us about Hal’s budget
Here is what a big-market team that truly believes it is a contender does if Plan A does not work: It moves to Plan B, even if the secondary scenario forces it to spend more than they wanted. Only one New York team has behaved that way late this offseason. That it is the Mets...
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Brian Cashman isn’t hiding his big plans for Chapman, McCann
Brian Cashman knows what he wants this offseason, at least when it comes to two major pieces of the Yankees roster. The Yankees general manager revealed his hopes for bringing back closer Aroldis Chapman and finding a trade partner for catcher Brian McCann during an interview Thursday on WFAN. “Our plan is to dip our...
31 points by New York Post | New York Yankees Brian Cashman George Steinbrenner Major League Baseball Closer Salary cap 2009 World Series Baseball
Mark Teixeira rediscovers star power for one special night
Mark Teixeira knows how to hit a home run. That comes with skill and accumulated knowledge from years of sizing up pitchers and their patterns and their stuff. It’s just that most days now, Teixeira cannot hit a homer. His mind is fertile. His body is decaying. Even he concedes: “My bat is a little...
37 points by New York Post | New York Yankees Walk-off home run Atlanta Braves Alex Rodriguez Mark Teixeira 2009 World Series 2009 Major League Baseball season Texas Rangers
More time means more UM visits for Jeter
The Yankee great loves UM. He just hadn’t made it to campus much over the years his summers were occupied and so were most of his falls.        
-1 points by The Detroit News | Derek Jeter New York Yankees University of Michigan Major League Baseball Yankee Stadium 2000 World Series Mariano Rivera 2009 World Series
Jeter looks forward to more visits to UM
The Yankee great loves UM. He just hadn’t made it to campus much over the years his summers were occupied and so were most of his falls.        
-1 points by The Detroit News | Derek Jeter New York Yankees University of Michigan Major League Baseball Yankee Stadium 2000 World Series Mariano Rivera 2009 World Series
Kalamazoo's Derek Jeter joins Michigan Sports Hall of Fame
The former Yankee was inducted alongside Chris Osgood, Ben Wallace, Brendan Shanahan and others        
18 points by Detroit Free Press | Detroit Red Wings New York Yankees Michigan Derek Jeter Detroit Yankee Stadium World Series 2009 World Series