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James Taylor Lauds Boston Red Sox, Fenway Park With New Original Song

James Taylor returned to Fenway Park in Boston this weekend–home of the Boston Red Sox–to laud both the baseball team and the venue with an original song. ‘Angels of Fenway’ has been a labor of love for the singer. He’s worked on it ever since the Red Sox broke their 86-year title drought back in 2004, winning the World Series. …

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Derek Jeter: My Captain For Life

Today is the first day in twenty years that Derek Jeter is not a Yankee. A lot has been said and written over the past week about Derek Jeter. By now, everyone knows that Jeter is a winner who gave 100% of his effort every single time he stepped onto a baseball field. Jeter is sixth on the all-time hit …

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Masahiro Tanaka Will Get Another Start On Saturday

The New York Yankees were so pleased with Japanese sensation Masahiro Tanaka’s performance last Sunday, that they are giving the right-hander another start this Saturday at Fenway Park against the Red Sox. Tanaka allowed just a single run on five hits in 5 1/3 innings in a 5-2 victory over the Blue Jays. The Yanks shut the rookie down in …

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Alex Rodriguez Sued by Own Lawyer Over Alleged Unpaid Legal Fees

Alex Rodriguez is being sued by his own attorney, David Cornwell, over $380,000 in allegedly unpaid legal fees. In a lawsuit filed in Manhattan on Monday, Cornwell and his firm Gordan & Rees said Rodriguez never finished paying them for work performed on his failed bid to overturn a lengthy doping suspension received in connection with the Biogenesis scandal. Rodriguez’ …

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New York Yankees Pitcher Ejected For Cheating

Some pitchers will do anything to give themselves an edge over the opposition. Unfortunately, that includes questionable behaviors on the mound. New York Yankees pitcher Michael Pineda had been accused of using a foreign substance, pine tar, to give him an unfair advantage over hitters for the opposition. The Boston Red Sox were not amused when Pineda’s antics cost them …

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Masahiro Tanaka Dominating MLB Hitters

In the 2013-14 Major League Baseball offseason, the Tohoku Rakuten Golden Eagles, a Japanese major league baseball team, listed pitcher Masahiro Tanaka as an available player to the MLB postings at a fee of $20 million. Shortly following the listing, MLB teams came clamoring to Tanaka, longing to sign the Japanese ace to their team. The early frontrunners were the …

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Carmen “Mrs. Yogi” Berra Dies at 85

The wife of New York Yankees’ 88-year-old legendary catcher, Yogi Berra, has died. Carmen “Mrs. Yogi” Berra passed away Thursday night at Crane’s Mill Assisted Living Facility in West Caldwell, N.J. Sources say that Carmen had dealt with complications from a stroke prior to her death. The director of the Yogi Berra Museum & Learning Center in Little Fall, N.J., announced and confirmed …

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Joe Namath Called Jeter ‘an Angel’

Joe Namath and Derek Jeter, two iconic figures in New York sports history, met on Monday at the Yankees’ Grapefruit League game at George M. Steinbrenner Field in Tampa. Namath, wearing a Yankees uniform with his old No. 12 on the jersey, sat in the dugout with the Yankees captain during batting practice of the team’s spring training game against …

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Derek Jeter Announces Reasons For Retirement

Derek Jeter has watched the players he came up with through the Yankee farm system retire one by one. First, Bernie Williams, then his best friend Jorge Posada and finally both Mariano Rivera and Andy Pettitte last year. The Captain has played more games in a Yankee uniform, 2602, and has more hits, 3,316, than any other Bronx Bomber. He …

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Derek Jeter’s Exit Will Be Tough on Yankee Fans

They came up together, in a farm system bounty for the ages: Derek Jeter, Mariano Rivera, Bernie Williams, Jorge Posada and Andy Pettitte. Together, they won four World Series Rings. Then Pettitte left for his hometown Houston Astros in 2004 and Williams retired in 2006. It was the end of an era. But the story wasn’t over, a new chapter …

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Derek Jeter Begins Spring Training Workouts

Yankees star Derek Jeter hit the field this week for his first baseball workout of 2014. The short stop is attempting a comeback after his season ended early last year due to an ankle injury. The team captain could only play 17 games last season because of a broken ankle from two years ago. The 40-year-old fractured the joint during …

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Alex Rodriguez Files Lawsuit Over Lengthy Suspension

Following an extended suspension, Alex Rodriguez has decided to fight back and has filed a lawsuit against Major League Baseball and its players’ union. He has been attacked throughout his career, and hated by a number of people for a variety of reasons, but was that type of suspension necessary? Alex Rodriguez’s most recent suspension was discussed recently after appearing …

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