The Early Lead: New York Yankees


Posted at 09:42 AM ET, 12/17/2013

Brian Roberts agrees to one-year deal with Yankees

Second baseman will get $2 million to replace Robinson Cano.

By Cindy Boren  |  09:42 AM ET, 12/17/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Baseball, Brian Roberts, New York Yankees

Posted at 09:33 AM ET, 12/04/2013

Jacoby Ellsbury, Yankees strike deal

Red Sox center fielder moves on to the Bronx as New York opens its wallet. Again.

By Cindy Boren  |  09:33 AM ET, 12/04/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Baseball, Jacoby Ellsbury, New York Yankees

Posted at 11:04 AM ET, 10/02/2013

A-Rod claims Biogenesis founder duped him, report says (updated)

Yankees slugger is making his case at a grievance hearing over his 211-game suspension.

By Cindy Boren  |  11:04 AM ET, 10/02/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alex Rodriguez, Baseball, New York Yankees

Posted at 08:26 AM ET, 09/16/2013

Mariano Rivera gets Red Sox farewell at Fenway Park (video)

Tribute to Yankees’ closer is a bit of a roast, too.

By Cindy Boren  |  08:26 AM ET, 09/16/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Baseball, Mariano Rivera, New York Yankees

Posted at 12:44 PM ET, 08/22/2013

Ichiro Suzuki in elite company with 4,000th hit (video)

The mark may be debatable but the company -- Pete Rose and Ty Cobb -- is not.

By Cindy Boren  |  12:44 PM ET, 08/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Baseball, Ichiro Suzuki, New York Yankees

Posted at 07:43 AM ET, 08/09/2013

Alex Rodriguez returns to Yankee Stadium for first time since 2012 playoffs

It's utterly impossible to know just what kind of reception he'll get in the Bronx.

By Cindy Boren  |  07:43 AM ET, 08/09/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alex Rodriguez, Baseball, New York Yankees

Posted at 11:06 AM ET, 08/06/2013

Alex Rodriguez jeered in 1-for-4 return to Yankees

No one said continuing to play during an appeal would be easy.

By Cindy Boren  |  11:06 AM ET, 08/06/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alex Rodriguez, Baseball, New York Yankees

Posted at 08:43 AM ET, 08/05/2013

A-Rod suspension: What happens next?

Yankees and their third baseman will focus on baseball as usual.

By Cindy Boren  |  08:43 AM ET, 08/05/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alex Rodriguez, Biogenesis, MLB, New York Yankees

Posted at 02:21 PM ET, 07/25/2013

A-Rod to Yankees: "Enough doctors, let's play"

Slugger seemingly attempts to put the week's feud behind him.

By Cindy Boren  |  02:21 PM ET, 07/25/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alex Rodriguez, Baseball, New York Yankees

Posted at 09:20 AM ET, 07/11/2013

Derek Jeter to rejoin Yankees today

Captain is expected to play, although it isn't sure whether he'll be at shortstop or designated hitter.

By Cindy Boren  |  09:20 AM ET, 07/11/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Derek Jeter, New York Yankees

Posted at 12:19 PM ET, 07/03/2013

A-Rod hitless in first rehab game on his road back to Yankees

New York media points out that he's in October form.

By Cindy Boren  |  12:19 PM ET, 07/03/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alex Rodriguez, Baseball, New York Yankees

Posted at 08:32 AM ET, 06/26/2013

Yankees' Cashman tells A-Rod to shut up; A-Rod replies (updated)

General manager adds an expletive for good measure after third baseman tweets that he's been cleared to play.

By Cindy Boren  |  08:32 AM ET, 06/26/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alex Rodriguez, Baseball, Brian Cashman, New York Yankees

Posted at 05:52 AM ET, 06/24/2013

Mariano Rivera prefers to close, not start in, All-Star Game

Yankees reliever, who will retire after the season, says he'd rather pitch in the ninth than in the first.

By Cindy Boren  |  05:52 AM ET, 06/24/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  All-Star Game, Baseball, Mariano Rivera, New York Yankees

Posted at 02:07 PM ET, 06/05/2013

Yankees wait to learn A-Rod's fate in Biogenesis case

Investigation could bring 100-game suspension for third baseman.

By Cindy Boren  |  02:07 PM ET, 06/05/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alex Rodriguez, Baseball, Joe Girardi, New York Yankees

Posted at 02:54 PM ET, 04/02/2013

Robinson Cano hires Jay-Z, dumps Scott Boras

The move to new representation may bode well for his future with the Yankees.

By Cindy Boren  |  02:54 PM ET, 04/02/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  MLB, New York Yankees, Robinson Cano

Posted at 10:18 AM ET, 04/01/2013

Yankees' opening day: Expect an A-Rod sighting

No one has forgotten Alex Rodriguez's big contract or his disappearance in the playoffs last year.

By Cindy Boren  |  10:18 AM ET, 04/01/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alex Rodriguez, MLB, New York Yankees, opening day

Posted at 03:04 PM ET, 03/07/2013

Mariano Rivera to retire after 2013 season, reports say

Baseball's all-time saves leader is expected to announce Saturday that this will be his final season.

By Cindy Boren  |  03:04 PM ET, 03/07/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mariano Rivera, MLB, New York Yankees

Posted at 12:24 PM ET, 03/04/2013

Yankees GM Brian Cashman breaks ankle skydiving

Injury happened in jump with Wounded Warriors Project.

By Cindy Boren  |  12:24 PM ET, 03/04/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Brian Cashman, MLB, New York Yankees

Posted at 03:08 PM ET, 02/13/2013

Mariano Rivera isn't talking retirement -- yet

Yankees' closer, coming back after a knee sidelined him most of the 2012 season, says he'll discuss the matter soon

By Cindy Boren  |  03:08 PM ET, 02/13/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mariano Rivera, MLB, New York Yankees

Posted at 12:59 PM ET, 02/11/2013

A Yankee dog heads for Westminster Kennel Club show

Team's president says his Lab is "like Derek Jeter."

By Cindy Boren  |  12:59 PM ET, 02/11/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Derek Jeter, MLB, New York Yankees

Posted at 10:57 AM ET, 12/03/2012

Alex Rodriguez to have hip surgery, miss 4-6 months (updated)

After a disappointing season in which he was benched in the playoffs, Yankees third baseman Alex Rodriguez reportedly will have hip surgery.

By Cindy Boren  |  10:57 AM ET, 12/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alex Rodriguez, New York Yankees

Posted at 04:19 PM ET, 10/31/2012

Rafael Soriano opts out as Yankees await Mariano Rivera’s decision

New York's fill-in closer elected to hit the open market while New York awaits a decision from its 42-year-old closer.

By Matt Brooks  |  04:19 PM ET, 10/31/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  MLB, New York Yankees

Posted at 01:55 PM ET, 10/24/2012

Joe Girardi: Alex Rodriguez will be Yankees’ starting 3B in 2013

Despite Alex Rodriguez's forgettable postseason, Yankees manager Joe Girardi expects him back with the team next season.

By Matt Brooks  |  01:55 PM ET, 10/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  MLB, New York Yankees

Posted at 10:36 AM ET, 10/19/2012

Swept Yankees face big decisions with Alex Rodriguez, Curtis Granderson, Ichiro Suzuki

The Tigers swiftly swept the Yankees out of the playoffs and into an offseason full of question marks.

By Matt Brooks  |  10:36 AM ET, 10/19/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  MLB, New York Yankees

Posted at 01:15 PM ET, 10/18/2012

New York to Alex Rodriguez: Get lost

Alex Rodriguez hasn't been doing much for the New York Yankees, other than gathering headlines for failing to perform, in the playoffs.

By Cindy Boren  |  01:15 PM ET, 10/18/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  MLB, New York Yankees

Posted at 05:00 PM ET, 10/17/2012

Derek Jeter will have ankle surgery, miss 4 to 5 months

The Yankees hope their veteran shortstop and captain will be back on the field for spring training.

By Matt Brooks  |  05:00 PM ET, 10/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  MLB, New York Yankees

Posted at 11:03 AM ET, 10/17/2012

Alex Rodriguez, Yankees are on the brink despite Kobe Bryant’s pep talk

Alex Rodriguez, Yankees are on the brink despite Kobe Bryant’s pep talk

By Matt Brooks  |  11:03 AM ET, 10/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Los Angeles Lakers, MLB, NBA, New York Yankees

Posted at 02:10 PM ET, 10/15/2012

Derek Jeter may need ankle surgery

The Yankees' captain is done for the season with a broken ankle and they could soon be done, too.

By Matt Brooks  |  02:10 PM ET, 10/15/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  MLB, New York Yankees

Posted at 03:49 PM ET, 10/14/2012

With Derek Jeter out, Yankees look for a way “to get it done” (video)

With Derek Jeter out, Yankees look for a way, as Joe Girardi puts it, "to get it done" in the ALCS.

By Cindy Boren  |  03:49 PM ET, 10/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  MLB, New York Yankees

Posted at 03:53 PM ET, 10/11/2012

Joe Girardi will manage Yankees tonight despite death of his father

Joe Girardi will manage Yankees tonight despite death of his father.

By Cindy Boren  |  03:53 PM ET, 10/11/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Baltimore Orioles, MLB, New York Yankees

Posted at 09:43 AM ET, 10/11/2012

A-Rod sits, Raul Ibanez hits. Now what does Joe Girardi do?

Yankees Manager Joe Girardi's gutsy call makes a hero out of Raul Ibanez and a cheerleader out of Alex Rodriguez.

By Cindy Boren  |  09:43 AM ET, 10/11/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Baltimore Orioles, MLB, New York Yankees

Posted at 10:32 AM ET, 10/04/2012

Bobby Valentine questions Red Sox coaches’ loyalty as his tenure seemingly nears an end

Bobby Valentine questions coaches' loyalty as his tenure in Boston seemingly nears an end.

By Cindy Boren  |  10:32 AM ET, 10/04/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Boston Red Sox, MLB, New York Yankees