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Alfonso Soriano (Photo by Tom Szczerbowski/Getty Images)

Former Yankee Alfonso Soriano Retires From Major League Baseball

Seven-time All-Star Alfonso Soriano says he is retiring from the major leagues after a season in which he was released by the New York Yankees in July.

11/05/2014

Curtis Granderson  (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Ranking The 10 Most Disappointing Local Baseball Players Of 2014

The Bombers spent nearly $500 million in the offseason and this was the year that the Mets were finally expected to contend. Let’s just say it hasn’t worked out for either party.

09/04/2014

Brandon McCarthy (Photo by Norm Hall/Getty Images)

Yankees Trade For Brandon McCarthy, Designate Alfonso Soriano For Assignment

The Yankees on Sunday traded for pitcher Brandon McCarthy and designated Alfonso Soriano for assignment.

07/06/2014

Derek Jeter #2 of the New York Yankees reacts after striking out in the ninth inning against the Tampa Bay Rays at Yankee Stadium on July 2, 2014. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Sweeny: Where’s The Advantage? Yanks Need To Start Winning In Bronx

If the Yankees go 27-14 at home and 18-10 on the road they could finish with 92 wins, which could be enough to win the AL East, let alone secure a Wild Card spot.

07/03/2014

Derek Jeter takes suit measurements for a man on June 17, 2014, as the Yankees honored the group Career Gear. (Credit: Yankees)

Yankees HOPE Week: Team Honors Manhattan Group Providing Interview Suits To Low-Income Men

As part of the team’s annual HOPE Week — which recognizes people and groups that make a difference in their communities — the Yankees honored Career Gear.

06/17/2014

Masahiro Tanaka (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Tanaka Stops The Bleeding As Yanks Edge A’s, Snap 4-Game Skid

Masahiro Tanaka tamed the highest-scoring team in the majors and the New York Yankees stopped a four-game skid, beating Oakland 2-1 Thursday and ending the Athletics’ five-game winning streak.

06/06/2014

Alfonso Soriano of the New York Yankees reacts after he struck out against the Oakland Athletics on June 3, 2014 at Yankee Stadium. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Girardi On WFAN: Yankees Lost At The Plate, But There’s A Long Way To Go

The Yankees are a mess and manager Joe Girardi, who was a guest on WFAN with Mike Francesa on Wednesday evening, is having a hard time making sense of it all.

06/04/2014

Masahiro Tanaka (Photo by Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

Tanaka’s Regular-Season Unbeaten Run Snapped At 42 Starts

The Chicago Cubs were an unlikely team to snap Masahiro Tanaka’s unbeaten streak with the worst record in the majors coming into the game. This time, the long shot prevailed.

05/21/2014

The Orioles’ Nick Markakis, center, scores a first-inning run ahead of the tag from the Yankees’ Brian McCann on April 8, 2014. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Nova Bad From The Start As Orioles Blast Yankees To Even Series

Delmon Young, Adam Jones and Matt Wieters homered as the Baltimore Orioles teed off for 20 hits, battering the New York Yankees 14-5 Tuesday.

04/09/2014

David Phelps of the New York Yankees. (Photo by Victor Decolongon/Getty Images)

Yankees, Rays Finish In 3-3 Stalemate

David Phelps boosted his bid to be the New York Yankees’ fifth starter, pitching five scoreless innings Sunday during a 3-3 tie with the Tampa Bay Rays in 10 innings.

03/10/2014

Alfonso Soriano (Photo by Tom Szczerbowski/Getty Images)

Report: Yankees’ Soriano To Consider Retirement Next Offseason

He is without a doubt one of the most popular and productive Yankees, but that doesn’t mean Alfonso Soriano knows what his future is beyond this season.

02/20/2014

Yankees manager Joe Girardi, left, and general manager Brian Cashman. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Keidel: Empire Strikes Blank, Yankees Are Too Old And Too Expensive

You may not recognize the new team, but you’ll probably recognize the result: just short of 90 wins, just short of the playoffs, way short of expectations.

12/21/2013

Mariano Rivera walks off the Yankee Stadium diamond to a large applause from fans on Sept. 26, 2013. (credit: Getty Images)

Keidel: My Meeting With Mariano, The Man Who Says It All With Silence

I had just come from the clubhouse, along with a throng of reporters, swarming and barking at him like hyenas. Everyone wants to be like him. Everyone wants to be him. Everyone wants a piece of his peace.

09/28/2013

Yankees outfielder Alfonso Soriano connects on a double in the sixth inning against the Astros at Minute Maid Park on Sept. 27, 2013 in Houston, Texas. (Photo by Scott Halleran/Getty Images)

Let The Changes Begin: Robertson Closes Out Yankees’ Win In Houston

David Robertson got the save as Mariano Rivera looked on, and the New York Yankees got a glimpse of their future in a 3-2 win over Houston on Friday night that sent the Astros to their team-record 13th consecutive loss.

09/27/2013

Hiroki Kuroda (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

Yankees Pushed To Brink Of Elimination Following Shutout Loss To Rays

The Yankees wasted several opportunities against the wild Matt Moore in a 7-0 loss to Tampa Bay on Tuesday night that pushed them to the brink of missing out on the postseason for the second time in 19 years.

09/25/2013

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