Hal on switch from StubHub to TicketMaster

It is only a statement, but Hal Steinbrenner showed off some passion as the Yankees officially moved from StubHub to TicketMaster.

"The Yankees Ticket Exchange will be a safe, convenient, reliable and expedient way to purchase and sell guaranteed authentic Yankees tickets," Yankees managing general partner Hal Steinbrenner said in a statement. "It is unfortunate that unscrupulous resellers utilize deceptive practices and tactics and employ unofficial websites, all of which give rise to counterfeit tickets."

The Yankees have argued for a long time that StubHub was bad for their business, deflating their ticket market and hurting their season ticket holders. Now, they are going to put their theories to the test.

Here is the full news story from Darren Rovell.