ALCS

Derek Jeter (credit: Elsa/Getty Images)

Will Derek Jeter Be Ready For Opening Day? ‘I Think He’ll Find A Way,’ Says Girardi

“I think there’s a little bit of a question (if he’ll be ready for Opening Day), but I think he’ll find a way,” Girardi said on Thursday. “That’s who he is.”

11/16/2012

Curtis Granderson and Robinson Cano (credit: Al Bello/Getty Images)

Yankees Exercise $15 Million Options For Robinson Cano, Curtis Granderson

The New York Yankees have exercised their $15 million contract options for second baseman Robinson Cano and outfielder Curtis Granderson for next season. They also exercised their option for reliever David Aardsma.

10/29/2012

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Report: Girardi Spared A-Rod Embarrassment

Joe Girardi reportedly phoned the Yankees’ PA announcer to spare A-Rod the embarrassment of his name being announced when was pinch hit for in ALCS Game 1.

10/27/2012

Alex Rodriguez (credit: Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Girardi Expects A-Rod To Be Yankees’ ‘Everyday Third Baseman’ In 2013

While the Yankees will have plenty of decisions to make this offseason, the one that will garner the most headlines and create the biggest stir is what — or what not — to do with A-Rod.

10/24/2012

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Yankees General Manager Brian Cashman Mum On His Offseason Plan

How will Cashman address his aging team? Will he attempt to go younger or will he stick with his older guns? Will he attempt to deal the virtually untradeable A-Rod? Will he re-sign Nick Swisher? As usual, the longtime GM didn’t disclose his plans.

10/23/2012

Curtis Granderson (credit: Al Bello/Getty Images)

Despite Dreadful Postseason Slump, Cashman Still Believes In Curtis Granderson

“To get 43 home runs from a center fielder isn’t easy,” general manager Brian Cashman said. “And I don’t think one series erases that.”

10/23/2012

Alex Rodriguez (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images) and Nick Swisher  (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

The Definition Of Insanity? Yankees Likely Not Planning Major Overhaul

WFAN’s Jon Heyman and Sweeny Murti have learned the Bombers’ front office appears to have no intention of making wholesale changes. In fact, it looks like they are about to offer some of the postseason culprits a lifeboat.

10/19/2012

Mike Schmidt (Photo by Al Messerschmidt/Getty Images) and Alex Rodriguez (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Schmidt: Alex Rodriguez Was Cursed The Second He Signed His Mega-Contract

So many people say to me that I came along in baseball 20 years too early. They say, ‘Imagine what you’d make if you played today.’ My answer is simple and has two parts: I’d be Alex Rodriguez, and I’m glad I’m not.

10/19/2012

Joe Girardi (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Girardi Defends Postseason Decisions, Maintains That A-Rod Benching Was Baseball-Related

“(Rodriguez’s benching) had nothing to do with anything but what I felt was our best opportunity that day,” Yankees manager Joe Girardi said. “I just think he was one of our guys that was struggling, like a lot of our other guys.”

10/19/2012

Carmelo Anthony (Photo by Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images) and Alex Rodriguez (Photo by Alex Trautwig/Getty Images)

Carmelo Anthony On Alex Rodriguez’s Benching: ‘I Can’t Imagine That’

“I can’t imagine that,” Anthony said in regard to A-Rod’s situation. “I can’t imagine that. I just feel bad for A-Rod, man. I don’t like to see nobody go through that. It’s tough.”

10/19/2012

Alex Rodriguez (credit: Elsa/Getty Images)

Hartnett: Untradeable A-Rod Won’t Be Going Anywhere

Rodriguez’s contract is an albatross that the Yankees are going to be forced to live with. The Bombers made their bed with A-Rod, and now they’re going to have to lie in it.

10/19/2012

Nick Swisher can't make play in Game 2 of the ALCS (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Unnamed Yankees Player Says Team ‘Spooked’ By Boos In Bronx

Blame it on the boos? According to one anonymous player, the unhappy home vibes may have contributed to New York being swept out of the ALCS.

10/19/2012

Andy Pettitte (credit: Al Bello/Getty Images)

Big Decisions Ahead For Old, Flawed Yankees; Pettitte To Mull Return

The ALCS revealed serious cracks in the foundation, showing a team full of aging All-Stars at the plate, in the field and on the mound that suddenly seems a long, long way from championship caliber.

10/19/2012

Manager Joe Girardi and GM Brian Cashman of the Yankees. (credit: Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Sweeny: A Dose Of Reality After Yankees’ Season Ends In Whimper

The Yankees. The Celtics. The Lakers. The Canadiens. The Steelers. The Packers. Go on and on. Every sports dynasty loses. It happens.

10/19/2012

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Palladino: Tigers’ ALCS Sweep Over Yankees Was Inevitable

Go ahead. Admit it. It’s OK. You knew it was going to end like this, the Yanks and their life-support offense betrayed by ace CC Sabathia when they needed him most.

10/19/2012

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