Married to one of George Steinbrenner’s daughters, Steve Swindal was a general partner of the Yankees from 1998-06 and chairman of the Yankees’ parent company. These days, Swindal works with players who hope to join the Yankees — or any other team in the big leagues.
Valentine said yesterday he doesn’t believe the Yankees practice Jeter’s famous flip from 2001. Well guess what was on the schedule today? Cutoffs and relays.
Derek Jeter says he has no plans to follow Jorge Posada and Andy Pettitte into retirement — yet.
The 42-year-old closer says he has reached a decision about whether he will retire or return in 2013 but said he won’t reveal it until “maybe October.”
The Pirates believe that Yankees’ castoff A.J. Burnett can find success in Pittsburgh, away from the pressures of New York.
The first glimmer of spring is on the horizon as Yankees pitchers and catchers get ready to report for training on Sunday.
Jorge Posada was watching television when he saw speculation on which teams were interested in signing him as a free agent. “They put my face on different uniforms,” he said. “And it didn’t look good.”
Joe Girardi joined Boomer & Craig for the first time ever this morning and had a nice little chat about baseball, football and much more.
Jorge Posada’s heart is what fans loved on the field, but it was also on display off the field, especially today, during an emotional statement to a crowded Yankee Stadium press conference room.
“It’s been an honor,” said a teary-eyed Posada. “I could never wear another uniform. … I will forever be a Yankee.”
From pinstripe legends to foes on the diamond, Posada left an indelible mark on those who watched him play.
Bombers fans knew this day was coming. Yankees star Jorge Posada will announce his retirement at a press conference Tuesday morning, the team said Monday.
The Yankees have a serious problem. But don’t worry, it’s a good problem to have. Neil Keefe and Sweeny Murti discuss who should make the rotation this season.
Neil Keefe knew he would eventually have to write about Jorge Posada’s retirement and say goodbye to the longtime Yankees catcher, so here is his farewell to “Number 20 … Jorge Posada … Number 20.”
It’s easy to see how the events of the last year recently led Jorge Posada to his decision to retire from the Yankees.