Category: ‘MLB Free Agency’

Yankees to Attend RP Greg Holland’s Offseason Showcase
November 5th, 2016 at 8:26 PM
The New York Yankees are among the teams to attend free agent closer Greg Holland's offseason showcase on Monday, per George A. King of the New York Post. ***PHOTO1*** The Yankees are looking to add to their pitching rotation and adding a solid back-end bullpen arm is likely on the offseason agenda. Holland...

Tampa Bay Rays Officially Release James Loney; Will New York Yankees Pursue?
April 4th, 2016 at 5:56 PM
The Tampa Bay Rays decided that they weren't keeping James Loney on their roster for the 2016 season and opted to go with Logan Morrison instead. ***PHOTO1*** Since they weren't able to find a taker for Loney's $8 million salary for the 2016 season, they couldn't pull off a trade and simply...

Chicago White Sox Sign Ex-Orioles’ Miguel Gonzalez to Minor League Deal, Yankees were Interested
April 4th, 2016 at 2:44 PM
The New York Yankees had been rumored to being interested in former Baltimore Orioles pitcher Miguel Gonzalez, who was released by Baltimore a little less than a week ago, but they were beat out for his services. ***PHOTO1*** The Chicago White Sox, who were one of the several teams along with the...

ESPN Suggests New York Yankees Signing Rays 1B James Loney as Insurance for Mark Teixeira
April 2nd, 2016 at 3:13 PM
With Greg Bird out for the entire 2016 season due to undergoing offseason shiulder surgery for a torn labrum, the New York Yankees are using Dustin Ackley as the backup first baseman to Mark Teixiera. ***PHOTO1*** But with Teixeira not a given to stay healthy for a full season, using Ackley as...

Should New York Yankees Consider Reunion with Recently Released Nick Swisher?
March 28th, 2016 at 6:27 PM
On Monday, the Atlanta Braves parted ways with 35-year-old outfielder/first baseman Nick Swisher and will be paying the majority of Swisher's $15 million due to him from the four-year deal he signed to play elsewhere in 2016. ***PHOTO1*** Swisher has had his share of injury issues over the last couple of seasons...