1. Red Sox-Yankees: The Internet, NESN and What Being a Homer Means to You

    Being of Generation Y—loosely defined as the segment of the population who saw Jenny McCarthy's botox-ravaged face on New Year's Eve and wondered where the last 15 years went—I've become quite Internet savvy...

    Bleacher Report Written by Bleacher Report about over 3 years ago 1,014 reads 13 comments

  2. Andy Pettitte Posturing? Looking at The Yankees' Wait From Another Angle

    The Pearl River Hotel is the type of dusty old Irish pub where you don't wonder when the daytime regulars got to the bar, you wonder if they've ever actually left...

    Bleacher Report Written by Bleacher Report about over 3 years ago 2,699 reads 1 comments

  3. Cashman Passes On Webb As Patience Plan Rolls On For Yankees

    The Texas Rangers signed Brandon Webb last week, a move classified by some in the baseball world as a "smart gamble" given the veteran pitcher's Cy Young Award pedigree and outstanding goatee...

    Bleacher Report Written by Bleacher Report about over 3 years ago 1,812 reads 6 comments

  4. New York Yankees: Is It Time to Worry About Andy Pettitte?

    Andy Pettitte has been saying he's going to retire for longer than he hasn't. It's become an annual event by now. The season ends, the leaves change color and No. 46 says he's going home...

    Bleacher Report Written by Bleacher Report about over 3 years ago 1,013 reads 2 comments

  5. New York Yankees: Did They Make the Right Move in Letting Zack Greinke Get Away?

    Zack Greinke was traded to the Brewers for a host of minor league prospects on Sunday, and if that doesn't do much for you, don't sweat it. Nobody else seemed to care much either...

    Bleacher Report Written by Bleacher Report about over 3 years ago 1,723 reads 36 comments

  6. New York Yankees: Mariano Rivera in Place, but Rafael Soriano Deserves Look

    As the Derek Jeter contract negotiations degenerated into a very public he-said, she-said battle of egos, Mariano Rivera and his representation quietly went about the business of re-upping with the only team he has ever known...

    Bleacher Report Written by Bleacher Report about over 3 years ago 1,844 reads 1 comments

  7. Cliff Lee and the New York Yankees: Loss, Rejection and the Art of Moving On

    Rejection never feels good. We've all experienced it before, whether it be at the workplace, playground or singles bar around the corner. Everyone gets their ego bruised from time to time...

    Bleacher Report Written by Bleacher Report about over 3 years ago 1,271 reads 34 comments

  8. Cliff Lee: What If the New York Yankees Don't Sign the Ace?

    I'm sure Cliff Lee had a nice little weekend in Arkansas, doing whatever it is that people in Arkansas do...

    Bleacher Report Written by Bleacher Report about over 3 years ago 3,711 reads 21 comments

  9. Boxed-in New York Yankees Lean On 'Win Now! Worry Later!' Strategy

    The Yankees know full well that offering Cliff Lee a seven-year guaranteed contract is a bad idea. At least, I think they do. Lee will turn 33 during the 2011 season...

    Bleacher Report Written by Bleacher Report about over 3 years ago 1,252 reads 18 comments

  10. Captain Candid: Derek Jeter Opens Up on New York Yankees Contract Odyssey

    Stop the presses: Derek Jeter said something interesting. We've waited a long time for this; sat through 15 years of interviews and press conferences devoid of even the slightest semblance of insight or intimacy...

    Bleacher Report Written by Bleacher Report about over 3 years ago 2,522 reads 11 comments

  11. New York Yankees: Legacy Work Done, Cashman Looks Toward Future

    This wasn't exactly a forward-thinking weekend for the Yankees , was it? While they were putting a bow on contract terms for their 36-year-old shortstop and 41-year-old closer, ...

    Bleacher Report Written by Bleacher Report about over 3 years ago 503 reads 1 comments

  12. New York Yankees: Why the Team Must Be Smart If the Cliff Lee Pursuit Fails

    Never chase your money. It's an age-old gambling adage, meaning don't keep betting when your only goal is to get back what you've already lost. It's an urge that gamblers at any level must fight and it can be very difficult to resist...

    Bleacher Report Written by Bleacher Report about over 3 years ago 1,071 reads 14 comments

  13. Derek Jeter: Time for New York Yankees and Their Star To Kiss and Make Up

    You have to hand it to Hal Steinbrenner: He's more than just a man with a outstanding wave of auburn hair. There are some serious brains under that Superman coif...

    Bleacher Report Written by Bleacher Report about over 3 years ago 926 reads 1 comments

  14. Derek Jeter Watch: New York Yankees Lose Containment on Hank Steinbrenner

    Tsk , tsk , Yankees . You should have known better. Once agent Casey Close made the Derek Jeter negotiations public this weekend, proving Hal Steinbrenner's "things could ...

    Bleacher Report Written by Bleacher Report about over 3 years ago 1,996 reads 26 comments

  15. Talk's Not Cheap: Derek Jeter and Yankees Begin Dangerous Dance

    If you asked me two days ago what I thought would have to happen for Derek Jeter not to re-sign with the Yankees , I'd basically have only three educated guesses: 1) He decided ...

    Bleacher Report Written by Bleacher Report about over 3 years ago 1,746 reads 13 comments

  16. New York Yankees: CC Sabathia's Empty Trophy Case Nothing To Cry Over

    What does it mean to be a Yankees fan? It means never having to say you're sorry. It means coming to expect, no, demand greatness...

    Bleacher Report Written by Bleacher Report about over 3 years ago 758 reads 4 comments

  17. New York Yankees: Getting Into the Mind of Brian Cashman at the GM Meetings

    Can anyone explain to me exactly what goes down at the general managers' meetings? They happen every November, and the public is always told (in an almost aggressive way) not to expect any actual baseball news to come out of the event...

    Bleacher Report Written by Bleacher Report about over 3 years ago 1,730 reads 2 comments

  18. New York Yankees: The Importance of Acquiring Cliff Lee

    I had a terrible dream last night. It was opening day, and the Yankees were visiting the American League champion Texas Rangers on ESPN Sunday Night Baseball. Much to my dismay, Cliff Lee was making the start for the Rangers ...

    Bleacher Report Written by Bleacher Report about over 3 years ago 1,096 reads 12 comments

  19. Derek Jeter Not Immune From the New York Yankee Backlash

    For the first time since he was 18 years old, Derek Jeter is not associated with the New York Yankees ...

    Bleacher Report Written by Bleacher Report about over 3 years ago 3,948 reads 12 comments

  20. Should the New York Yankees Cut Ties With Joba Chamberlain?

    There's a funny Twitter hashtag making the rounds this week called #tweetyour16yearoldself. As you've probably already deduced, the idea is to send yourself an imaginary tweet—I ...

    Bleacher Report Written by Bleacher Report about over 3 years ago 1,313 reads 9 comments

  21. New York Yankees: Hal Steinbrenner Stumbles on Slippery Derek Jeter Slope

    In case you haven't noticed, we're smack in the middle of—wait for it—Sports Owners Inserting Privileged Foot Into Mouth Week! First, we were treated to the comedic ...

    Bleacher Report Written by Bleacher Report about over 3 years ago 7,749 reads 44 comments

  22. Texas Rangers Owner Speaks Out of Turn, Sees Dreams Crushed Shortly Thereafter

    When news broke that Rangers owner Chuck Greenberg had delivered a verbal smackdown on Yankees fans on Monday, two things immediately came to mind. 1) Wait .....

    Bleacher Report Written by Bleacher Report about over 3 years ago 603 reads 6 comments

  23. New York Yankees Put Their Faith in Joe Girardi

    There was little drama to the negotiations that led to the three-year contract extension Joe Girardi reportedly agreed to with the Yankees on Thursday...

    Bleacher Report Written by Bleacher Report about over 3 years ago 502 reads 8 comments

  24. The Eiland Commission: Getting to the Bottom of a Yankee Conspiracy

    Area 51 in Nevada. JFK in Dallas. And now...Dave Eiland in the Bronx. The conspiracy theorists are out in full force this week following New York's surprise announcement that Eiland ...

    Bleacher Report Written by Bleacher Report about over 3 years ago 4,799 reads 12 comments

  25. New York Yankees: Breaking Down Future of the Yanks' Core Four

    My first weekend without Yankee baseball had me feeling how I imagine Mark Teixeira feels before his postseason at-bats: confused, helpless, and resigned to a fate that cannot be avoided...

    Bleacher Report Written by Bleacher Report about over 3 years ago 3,108 reads 19 comments