A-Rod

Stephen Drew #14 of the New York Yankees misses a hit by Jose Reyes of the Toronto Blue Jays in the fifth inning on April 8, 2015 at Yankee Stadium. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Keidel: Bronx Bombers Are About To Bomb For The Third Straight Season

The Bronx Bombers are about to bomb, for the third straight season. No tweet or Twitter troll can change that truth.

04/09/2015

Former New York Yankees manager Joe Torre salutes the fans as he walks onto the field on Opening Day against the Toronto Blue Jays on April 6, 2015 at Yankee Stadium. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Keidel: These Yankees Are Painfully Ordinary And Won’t Make The Playoffs

Joe Torre’s presence at Yankee Stadium on Monday was both comforting and haunting. A corporeal bridge to the good times and great teams, Torre also reminds us how far the Yankees have fallen.

04/07/2015

Alex Rodriguez hits a single in the fifth inning against the Toronto Blue Jays during Opening Day on April 6, 2015 at Yankee Stadium. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

A-Rod Grateful For Opening Day Ovation: ‘It Means The World To Me’

Back from an unprecedented season-long drug suspension, Alex Rodriguez received a loud ovation and, for a designated hitter, a rare shout-out from the Bleacher Creatures.

04/07/2015

Masahiro Tanaka #19 of the New York Yankees walks off the field after the first inning against the Toronto Blue Jays during Opening Day on April 6, 2015 at Yankee Stadium. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Yankees Look A Lot Like Last Year In Dismal Opening Day Loss To Blue Jays

Edwin Encarnacion hit a two-run homer off Masahiro Tanaka, and the Toronto Blue Jays beat the New York Yankees 6-1 Monday in Alex Rodriguez’s return to the major leagues.

04/07/2015

Alex Rodriguez #13 of the New York Yankees hits a single in the fifth inning against the Toronto Blue Jays during Opening Day on April 6, 2015 at Yankee Stadium. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Welcome Home! A-Rod Receives Warm Applause From Yanks’ Faithful In Opener

Alex Rodriguez received a loud ovation and walked in the first plate appearance of his return to the major leagues following a season-long drug suspension.

04/06/2015

A-Rod (Photo by Brian Blanco/Getty Images), Didi Gregorius  (Photo by Brian Blanco/Getty Images), Dellin Betances (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images), Mark Teixeira  (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Sweeny: 15 Thoughts As Yankees Open 2015

The bullpen is the Yankees’ biggest strength. It’s also the team’s biggest question mark — at least it is for me.

04/06/2015

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‘Baseball Reference’ Adds Beards, Mustaches And Afros To Player Pages

This amazing feature was rolled out on April 1 — and we hope it sticks around past April Fools’ Day.

04/01/2015

Alex Rodriguez (Photo by Brian Blanco/Getty Images)

Palladino: ‘Black-Sheep’ A-Rod’s Versatility Could Change Yanks’ Opinions

Judging by recent events, the Yanks may have to come to the understanding that their $22 million PED albatross may provide more of a boost than they ever thought possible.

04/01/2015

A-Rod at spring training (Photo by Brian Blanco/Getty Images)

A-Rod Has ‘Fun’ But Uneventful Debut At First Base

Alex Rodriguez played first base for the first time in his professional career Sunday, handling three chances in three innings during the Yankees’ 7-0 win over the Astros.

03/30/2015

Yankees shortstop Didi Gregorius fields a line drive off the bat of James Loney of the Tampa Bay Rays during the fourth inning of a spring training game on March 9, 2015 at George M. Steinbrenner Field in Tampa, Florida. (Photo by Brian Blanco/Getty Images)

Yankees’ Veterans Very Impressed By Didi Gregorius, In Awe Of His Potential

Didi Gregorius has commanded the attention of everyone associated with the Yankees this spring — from the manager to the veterans to the scouts and executives.

03/26/2015

Alex Rodriguez (Photo by Brian Blanco/Getty Images)

Yankees GM Says A-Rod Has Earned ‘Full-Time DH Consideration’

“He’s done well,” Brian Cashman said of Alex Rodriguez. “He’s got a lot of life in his body. If he continues to show athleticism, that means he’s going to impact the baseball. That will be good for us.”

03/26/2015

Yankees starter Masahiro Tanaka (Photo by Brian Blanco/Getty Images)

Tanaka, Betances Not At Their Best During Yankees’ Loss To Mets

Masahiro Tanaka allowed three runs and four hits while pitching into the fifth inning Wednesday for the New York Yankees in a 7-2 loss to the rival Mets.

03/26/2015

Designated hitter Alex Rodriguez #13 of the New York Yankees waits for a pitch while at bat during the second inning of a spring training game against the Atlanta Braves on March 12, 2015 at George M. Steinbrenner Field in Tampa, Florida. (Photo by Brian Blanco/Getty Images)

A-Rod Singles, Walks As Yankees Edge Tigers

Miguel Cabrera went 1 for 3 with a walk for the Detroit Tigers in his second exhibition game since returning from offseason right ankle and foot surgery, a 9-8 loss Tuesday night to the New York Yankees.

03/25/2015

Alex Rodriguez #13 of the New York Yankees takes batting practice before the start of a spring training game against the Atlanta Braves on March 12, 2015 at George M. Steinbrenner Field in Tampa, Florida. (Photo by Brian Blanco/Getty Images)

Roy Halladay Takes Shot At A-Rod, Says Old Woman Has Better Swing And Is Clean

The former Blue Jay and Phillie tweeted a picture of himself throwing to an old lady — maybe his mother? — and said she looks better than A-Rod in the box.

03/23/2015

Alex Rodriguez (Photo by Brian Blanco/Getty Images)

A-Rod Belts Second Homer, Warren Sharp In Yankees’ Win Over Tigers

Alex Rodriguez hit his second spring training home run and Adam Warren allowed one run over five innings, leading the New York Yankees over the Detroit Tigers 11-2 Friday.

03/20/2015

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