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Former New York Yankees manager Joe Torre speaks while visiting the library  during his orientation visit at the Baseball Hall of Fame on Tuesday, March 25, 2014, in Cooperstown, N.Y. (AP Photo/Mike Groll)

Yankees to retire Joe Torre’s No 6

NEW YORK (AP) — The Yankees will retire former manager Joe Torre’s No. 6, leaving Derek Jeter’s No. 2 as the last single digit in New York’s pinstripes. Torre, Rich Gossage, Tino Martinez and Paul […]

05/08/2014

In this April 23, 2014 photo taken from video and provided by ESPN, home plate umpire Gerry Davis touches the neck of New York Yankees starting pitcher Michael Pineda in the second inning of the Yankees' baseball game against the Boston Red Sox at Fenway Park in Boston. Pineda was ejected after umpires found a foreign substance on his neck. (AP Photo/ESPN)

Pineda banned 10 games for pine tar, won’t appeal

BOSTON (AP) — New York Yankees pitcher Michael Pineda was suspended for 10 games Thursday after being caught using pine tar. He said he won’t appeal the penalty that will cost him two starts. “I […]

04/24/2014

Feb. 10, 2014: Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Zack Greinke throws during spring training baseball practice  in Glendale, Ariz. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya, File)

Dodgers top spender, ending Yanks’ 15-year streak

NEW YORK (AP) — Zack Greinke and the Los Angeles Dodgers have knocked Alex Rodriguez and the New York Yankees off baseball’s payroll perch, part of an offseason spending spree that has the average salary […]

03/25/2014

New York Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter throws during practice at the baseball team's minor league facility  Thursday, Feb. 13, 2014, in Tampa, Fla. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)

Jeter back at it day after announcing retirement

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Derek Jeter pulled into the parking lot of the New York Yankees’ minor league complex on Thursday, walked out of his gray Mercedes-Benz and waved a hand holding a bottle of […]

02/13/2014

New York Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter arrives for a workout at the Yankees' minor league facility Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2014, in Tampa, Fla. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)

Yankees star Jeter to retire after 2014 season

NEW YORK (AP) — Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter says he will retire after this season “with absolutely no regrets,” ending one of the greatest careers in the history of baseball’s most storied franchise. The 39-year-old […]

02/12/2014

In this March 12, 2013, photo, Japan's Masahiro Tanaka pitches against the Netherlands in the fifth inning of a World Baseball Classic second round game at Tokyo Dome in Tokyo. (AP Photo/Toru Takahashi, File)

Yanks, Masahiro Tanaka agree to $155M, 7-year deal

NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Yankees and prized Japanese pitcher Masahiro Tanaka agreed Wednesday to a $155 million, seven-year contract. In addition to the deal with the 25-year-old right-hander, the Yankees must pay […]

01/22/2014

AP graph shows average salaries in Major League Baseball from 1970-2013.

MLB average salary up 5.4 percent to $3.39 million

NEW YORK (AP) — While the New York Yankees set another salary record, the Houston Astros had the lowest average in the major leagues in 14 years and the attention of the players’ union. The […]

12/18/2013

Jewelry Designer Alex Woo Brings Luxury to Major League Baseball.  (PRNewsFoto/Alex Woo)

Yankees hit with $28M luxury tax

NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Yankees were hit with a $28 million luxury tax bill, pushing their total past the $250 million mark since the penalty began in 2003. According to Major League […]

12/17/2013

Retired managers, from left, Tony La Russa, Joe Torre and Bobby Cox gather for a photo after it was announced that they were unanimously elected to the baseball Hall of Fame during MLB winter meetings in Lake Buena Vista, Fla., Monday, Dec. 9, 2013.(AP Photo/John Raoux)

Deck the Hall: Torre, La Russa, Cox elected

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — The winter meetings began with a look back Monday when retired managers Joe Torre, Tony La Russa and Bobby Cox were unanimously elected to the baseball Hall of Fame […]

12/09/2013

Alex Rodriguez arrives at Major League Baseball headquarters in New York, Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2013.  (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

Rodriguez walks out of own grievance hearing

NEW YORK (AP) — Alex Rodriguez walked out of his grievance hearing Wednesday after arbitrator Fredric Horowitz refused to order baseball Commissioner Bud Selig to testify. Horowitz was in the midst of the 11th day […]

11/20/2013

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