New York Yankees players http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/24844/all en Baseball-No players voted to Hall of Fame, Bonds and Clemens snubbed http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130109/baseball-no-players-voted-hall-fame-bonds-and-clemens-snubbed <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Jan 9 (Reuters) - No one was elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame on Wednesday, with all-time home run leader Barry Bonds and seven-time Cy Young winner Roger Clemens snubbed over suspicion they used performance enhancing drugs.</p> <p>Bonds was named on 36.2 percent of the ballots, and Clemens 37.6, well short of the 75 percent of ballots required in voting by members of the Baseball Writers' Association of America.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130109/baseball-no-players-voted-hall-fame-bonds-and-clemens-snubbed" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Baseball Boston Red Sox players New York Yankees players Thomson Reuters Wed, 09 Jan 2013 19:30:05 +0000 5732296 at http://www.globalpost.com Baseball-A's reward manager Melvin with two-year extension http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130114/baseball-reward-manager-melvin-two-year-extension <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Jan 14 (Reuters) - The Oakland Athletics rewarded manager Bob Melvin with a two-year contract extension after he led the team to a division title and was voted American League Manager of the Year, the team said on Monday.</p> <p>The extension will keep Melvin, who led Oakland to a 94-68 record in 2012 that was a 20-win improvement over the previous campaign, with the A's through the 2016 Major League Baseball season, the team said in a statement.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130114/baseball-reward-manager-melvin-two-year-extension" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Baseball Bob Melvin Major League Baseball New York Yankees players Thomson Reuters Mon, 14 Jan 2013 21:15:41 +0000 5734387 at http://www.globalpost.com Baseball-Ichiro fired up after re-signing with Yankees http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130115/baseball-ichiro-fired-after-re-signing-yankees <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>TOKYO, Jan 15 (Reuters) - Ichiro Suzuki feels a renewed sense of passion after finally signing a two-year contract to stay at the New York Yankees, the Japanese outfielder said on Tuesday.</p> <p>The 39-year-old, a career .322 hitter with 2,606 hits in 12 seasons in Major League Baseball (MLB), called the storied 'Bronx Bombers' a unique ballclub.</p> <p>"Re-signing for the Yankees has awakened a fresh determination in me," the 10-times All Star told Japanese media after a workout in Kobe.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130115/baseball-ichiro-fired-after-re-signing-yankees" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Baseball Ichiro Suzuki Ichiro Suzuki New York Yankees players Thomson Reuters Tue, 15 Jan 2013 07:30:29 +0000 5734560 at http://www.globalpost.com Baseball-MLB investigating doping report involving top players http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130129/baseball-mlb-investigating-doping-report-involving-top-players <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Jan 29 (Reuters) - Major League Baseball (MLB) said on Tuesday it is investigating a report alleging several of its high-profile players were sold performance-enhancing drugs by a South Florida anti-aging clinic.</p> <p>MLB said it a statement it was "extremely disappointed" to hear any alleged links between players and banned drugs but was investigating the claims, published in the Miami New Times on Tuesday.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130129/baseball-mlb-investigating-doping-report-involving-top-players" target="_blank">read more</a></p> 500 home run club Baseball Business Labor Law New York Yankees players Thomson Reuters Tue, 29 Jan 2013 20:15:25 +0000 5741204 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 1-Baseball-MLB investigating doping report involving top players http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130129/update-1-baseball-mlb-investigating-doping-report-involving-top <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>(Adds details)</p> <p>By Julian Linden</p> <p>Jan 29 (Reuters) - Major League Baseball (MLB) said on Tuesday it was investigating a report alleging several high-profile players were sold performance-enhancing drugs by a South Florida anti-aging clinic.</p> <p>MLB said in a statement it was "extremely disappointed" to hear any alleged links between players and banned drugs but was investigating the claims, published in the Miami New Times on Tuesday.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130129/update-1-baseball-mlb-investigating-doping-report-involving-top" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Baseball Business Labor Law New York Yankees players Sports Technology Thomson Reuters Wed, 30 Jan 2013 02:00:04 +0000 5741334 at http://www.globalpost.com Baseball: Reports differ on record deal for Hernandez http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130207/baseball-reports-differ-record-deal-hernandez <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Felix Hernandez could walk into Seattle Mariners training camp on Tuesday as the highest-paid pitcher in Major League Baseball, or he might not be there at all, according to US reports.</p> <p>USA Today reported Thursday that the 26-year-old Venezuelan has agreed to a seven-year deal worth $175 million, which would be the richest contract in baseball history, while MLB.com reports that no such agreement has been made.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130207/baseball-reports-differ-record-deal-hernandez" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Baseball CC Sabathia New York Yankees players AFP Thu, 07 Feb 2013 22:15:42 +0000 5749436 at http://www.globalpost.com Baseball: Girardi focus on A-Rod rehab not doping http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130212/baseball-girardi-focus-rod-rehab-not-doping <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>With questions surrounding injured star Alex Rodriguez and much of the healthy lineup, the New York Yankees reported to pre-season training camp Tuesday in quest of a 28th World Series title.</p> <p>Third baseman Rodriguez, who is recovering from left hip surgery, was named in records revealed in reports last month by former employees of a now-closed Miami clinic that has been linked to the sale of performance-enhancing drugs.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130212/baseball-girardi-focus-rod-rehab-not-doping" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Baseball Business Joe Girardi Joe Girardi Labor Law New York Yankees players AFP Tue, 12 Feb 2013 22:00:05 +0000 5753858 at http://www.globalpost.com Baseball: Cabrera working with MLB doping probe http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130215/baseball-cabrera-working-mlb-doping-probe <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Toronto Blue Jays outfielder Melky Cabrera said Friday that he is cooperating with Major League Baseball's probe into a Miami clinic that allegedly gave players performance-enhancing drugs.</p> <p>But the 28-year-old Dominican, banned 50 games for doping last year, was otherwise silent about ties to the Biogenesis clinic made public last month in a Miami New Times story based on records obtained from a former clinic worker.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130215/baseball-cabrera-working-mlb-doping-probe" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Baseball Melky Cabrera Melky Cabrera New York Yankees players AFP Fri, 15 Feb 2013 18:16:10 +0000 5756956 at http://www.globalpost.com Baseball: Braun, Cabrera say little on latest doping links http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130215/baseball-braun-cabrera-say-little-latest-doping-links <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Milwaukee Brewers star outfielder Ryan Braun and Toronto Blue Jays outfielder Melky Cabrera are cooperating with a Major League Baseball investigation into a Florida clinic and banned substances.</p> <p>But other than that, neither player is saying much about his links to the Biogenesis clinic near Miami that allegedly supplied players, including New York Yankees star Alex Rodriguez, with performance-ehnancing drugs.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130215/baseball-braun-cabrera-say-little-latest-doping-links" target="_blank">read more</a></p> 500 home run club Baseball New York Yankees players AFP Fri, 15 Feb 2013 23:15:37 +0000 5757251 at http://www.globalpost.com Baseball: Yanks' Jeter expects to be ready for Opening Day http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130217/baseball-yanks-jeter-expects-be-ready-opening-day <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>New York Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter says he expects to be ready for Major League Baseball's Opening Day after recovering from the broken left ankle that ended his 2012 campaign.</p> <p>Jeter needed surgery to repair the fracture suffered in the 12th inning of a 6-4 loss to the Detroit Tigers in the opening game of the American League Championship Series last October.</p> <p>"Opening Day has been the goal all along," Jeter said Sunday at the team's Florida training base. The Yankees are slated to take on the Boston Red Sox in their season opener on April 1.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130217/baseball-yanks-jeter-expects-be-ready-opening-day" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Baseball Derek Jeter Derek Jeter New York Yankees players AFP Sun, 17 Feb 2013 20:16:11 +0000 5758467 at http://www.globalpost.com Baseball-Granderson fractures forearm, to miss Opening Day http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130224/baseball-granderson-fractures-forearm-miss-opening-day <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Feb 24 (Reuters) - New York Yankees outfielder Curtis Granderson fractured his right forearm in his first at-bat in spring training and will miss the start of the regular season, the American League team said on Sunday.</p> <p>Granderson was hit by a pitch from Toronto's J.A. Happ in the first inning at Tampa, Florida and is expected to miss about 10 weeks, the Yankees said on their website.</p> <p>X-rays revealed the extent of the injury.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130224/baseball-granderson-fractures-forearm-miss-opening-day" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Baseball Curtis Granderson Curtis Granderson New York Yankees players Technology Thomson Reuters Mon, 25 Feb 2013 00:00:31 +0000 5765437 at http://www.globalpost.com Baseball-Hosmer replaces injured Teixeira for Team USA http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130306/baseball-hosmer-replaces-injured-teixeira-team-usa <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>March 6 (Reuters) - Kansas City Royals first baseman Eric Hosmer has been selected to replace injured Yankees slugger Mark Teixeira on Team USA's World Baseball Classic roster and is expected to join the squad on Wednesday.</p> <p>First baseman Teixeira had to pull out of the tournament after straining his right wrist while taking warmup swings before Tuesday's U.S. exhibition game against the White Sox.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130306/baseball-hosmer-replaces-injured-teixeira-team-usa" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Baseball Kansas City Royals players New York Yankees players Thomson Reuters Wed, 06 Mar 2013 16:45:33 +0000 5775170 at http://www.globalpost.com Baseball: Teixiera will miss 8-10 weeks for Yankees http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130306/baseball-teixiera-will-miss-8-10-weeks-yankees <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>New York Yankees first baseman Mark Teixeira will miss eight to 10 weeks with a right wrist strain suffered with the US World Baseball Classic team, Yankees manager Joe Girardi said Wednesday.</p> <p>Teixeira was hurt Tuesday during batting practice with the American squad ahead of an exhibition game against Major League Baseball's Chicago White Sox before the US team's Thursday opener in the global event.</p> <p>Eric Hosmer of the Kansas City Royals will replace Teixeira on the US roster.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130306/baseball-teixiera-will-miss-8-10-weeks-yankees" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Baseball Mark Teixeira New York Yankees players AFP Wed, 06 Mar 2013 23:31:05 +0000 5775546 at http://www.globalpost.com Baseball-Major League Baseball roundup http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130306/baseball-major-league-baseball-roundup <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>March 6 (The Sports Xchange) - Just as one New York Yankees star is getting healthy, another went down with a serious injury.</p> <p>First baseman Mark Teixeira will miss eight to 10 weeks with a strained right wrist, manager Joe Girardi announced on Wednesday.</p> <p>Meanwhile, closer Mariano Rivera will make his first appearance on the mound since last May when he pitches in a spring training game this weekend.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130306/baseball-major-league-baseball-roundup" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Baseball Boston Red Sox players New York Yankees players Thomson Reuters Thu, 07 Mar 2013 01:15:03 +0000 5775608 at http://www.globalpost.com Baseball: Yankee reliever Rivera to retire this year: report http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130307/baseball-yankee-reliever-rivera-retire-year-report <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>New York Yankees ace relief pitcher Mariano Rivera, Major League Baseball's all-time saves leader, plans to announce this weekend that this will be his last season, the New York Post reported Thursday.</p> <p>The newspaper said that Rivera will announce his plan to retire at the end of the Yankees' 2013 campaign on Saturday, when he makes his pre-season exhibition debut on the mound.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130307/baseball-yankee-reliever-rivera-retire-year-report" target="_blank">read more</a></p> 300 saves club Baseball Mariano Rivera New York Yankees players AFP Thu, 07 Mar 2013 19:45:44 +0000 5776445 at http://www.globalpost.com