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Category: ‘MLB Free Agency’

Boston Red Sox to Sign Dodgers SS Hanley Ramirez to 5-Year, $90 Million Deal
November 24th, 2014 at 8:00 AM
While the New York Yankees continue to play the waiting game this winter, their American League East rivals are getting a jump on things and are taking one of the best hitters off the market. ***PHOTO1*** Los Angeles Dodgers shortstop Hanley Ramirez is headed to Beantown, as he will land in Boston...

MLB Free Agent Rumors: Houston Astros Interested in New York Yankees’ David Robertson
November 23rd, 2014 at 12:57 AM
The identity of one of the several teams interested in New York Yankees closer David Robertson has been revealed on Saturday night and it's a rather surprising one to say the least. ***PHOTO1*** Ken Davidoff of the New York Post reported that the agent for David Robertson has been contacted by the...

MLB Free Agent Rumors: Yankees Have Discussed Signing Pirates, Angels Closer Jason Grilli
November 22nd, 2014 at 12:53 PM
The New York Yankees are preparing themselves in case their closer David Robertson decides to take more money elsewhere on the free agent market and bolt out of the Bronx. ***PHOTO1*** Considering Robertson is looking for the kind of money Jonathan Papelbon got three years ago with the Philadelphia Phillies, Robertson may...

New York Yankees GM Brian Cashman Open to Signing 2 Starting Pitchers This Offseason
November 21st, 2014 at 8:54 AM
The starting rotation of the New York Yankees is usually a priority for the team and heading into the winter, it could once again be a focal point for Brian Cashman. ***PHOTO1*** Masahiro Tanaka, last year's signee, missed two months with a slight ligament tear and was able to avoid surgery for...

New York Yankees Sign 16-Year-Old Colombian Outfield Prospect Bryan Emery
November 20th, 2014 at 1:13 PM
Earlier in the year, the New York Yankees made a gigantic splash in the international free agent market and signed a handful of 16, 17, 18 and 19 year old players from all over the world; most of which were considered the top players on the free agent market as...

MLB Free Agent Rumors: Yankees are ‘Sleeping Giants’ for Tigers’ Max Scherzer; According to N.L. Executive
November 20th, 2014 at 11:36 AM
Over the last 48 hours, we've heard several different reports regarding the New York Yankees and Detroit Tigers free agent pitcher Max Scherzer. ***PHOTO1*** On Tuesday, they were reported to be engaging in talks for the ace and former Cy Young award winner. On Wednesday, they weren't being viewed as the team...

MLB Free Agent Rumors: Kansas City Royals Have Had Discussions with Yankees’ Brandon McCarthy
November 19th, 2014 at 1:10 PM
The Kansas City Royals, fresh off their trip to the World Series and taking the San Francisco Giants to seven games, are starting to see some changes to their roster. ***PHOTO1*** Billy Butler took a three-year, $30 million deal from the Oakland A's and James Shields is one of the biggest free...

MLB Free Agent Rumors: New York Yankees Aren’t Expected to Land Tigers’ Max Scherzer
November 19th, 2014 at 11:55 AM
Yesterday, we had reported that the New York Yankees were engaging in free agent discussions with Detroit Tigers ace pitcher Max Scherzer and some were getting the feeling that they could be the team to land him this winter. ***PHOTO1*** One of those who don't feel that the Yankees will be the...

MLB Rumors: New York Yankees and Free Agent SP Max Scherzer are Talking
November 18th, 2014 at 9:28 AM
It appears the New York Yankees and their notoriously stingy owner, Hal Steinbrenner, may decide to spend some money on more than just their own free agents this winter. ***PHOTO1*** CBS Sports' Jon Heyman is reporting that the Yankes and top free agent starting pitcher Max Scherzer have had talks since the...

Hiroki Kuroda’s Future with New York Yankees Cloudy; Expected to Pitch in 2015
November 17th, 2014 at 2:00 PM
While Hiroki Kuroda is expected to pitch in 2015, it isn't quite clear what team he will choose to do it with. ***PHOTO1*** One person who expects Kuroda to pitch again in 2015 is New York Yankees general manager Brian Cashman, who said so to Brendan Kuty of NJ.com: Brian Cashman said he...

MLB Rumors: New York Yankees not Interested in SS Takashi Toritani
November 17th, 2014 at 12:53 PM
The next shortstop of the New York Yankees will not be coming from Japan. ***PHOTO1*** Joel Sherman of the New York Post is reporting that the Bronx Bombers will not be interested in free agent Japanese import, Takashi Toritani, who is interested in coming to the major leagues in 2015 and playing...

Toronto Blue Jays, Former Yankees Catcher Russell Martin Agree to 5-Year, $82 Million Deal
November 17th, 2014 at 12:40 PM
Two years ago, the New York Yankees let Russell Martin walk away as a free agent, as he ended up signing with the Pittsburgh Pirates. ***PHOTO1*** Two years later, the Yankees will see him at least 20 times a year, only this time, it will be on the other side of things,...

MLB Free Agent Rumors: Yankees Bringing Back David Robertson Seen as ‘Priority’
November 17th, 2014 at 11:51 AM
In a rather disappointing 2014 season for the New York Yankees, one of the few bright spots was the back end of the bullpen; especially Dellin Betances and David Robertson. ***PHOTO1*** While Betances is under the Yankees control for a while, Robertson is a current free agent and looking for big-time closers...

MLB Rumors: Yankees with “Significant” Presence at Yoan Moncada Workout
November 16th, 2014 at 8:13 PM
The New York Yankees have whiffed (whether intentionally or not) on every recent Cuban defector to enter the states, and infielder Yoan Moncada could be the next one the Yankees come up short on. ***PHOTO1*** The 19-year-old Moncada worked out for several teams in Guatemala on Wednesday, showcasing his ability to field...

MLB Rumors: New York Yankees a Dark Horse for Free Agent SP Jon Lester
November 15th, 2014 at 7:45 PM
While the New York Yankees will undoubtedly look to bolster their offense before the start of the 2015 season, don't rule them out just yet in the hunt for a top-notch starting pitcher. ***PHOTO1*** Three names will garner the most attention this offseason in the starting pitching market: Max Scherzer, James Shields...

MLB Free Agent Rumors: New York Mets Interested in New York Yankees SS Stephen Drew
November 13th, 2014 at 5:37 PM
The New York Yankees have kept tabs on Stephen Drew, as they are interested in him, but as a fallback option in case they don't land someone else. ***PHOTO1*** The Yankees aren't the only team in New York interested in Drew's services, as Joel Sherman of the New York Post has reported...

MLB Free Agent Rumors: Colorado Rockies Aren’t Pursuing New York Yankees’ David Robertson
November 13th, 2014 at 9:31 AM
The Detroit Tigers recently dropped out of the race for New York Yankees closer David Robertson, who is reportedly looking for Jonathan Papelbon-like money, which is around four years and $50 million. ***PHOTO1*** And while the New York Mets may or may not be in on Robertson this winter, as they are...

MLB Free Agent Rumors: New York Yankees Continue to Stay Away from Giants 3B Pablo Sandoval
November 12th, 2014 at 3:23 PM
As early as Wednesday, the report is that the San Francisco Giants and the Boston Red Sox were the final two for the services of Pablo Sandoval, who is looking for a six-year deal in free agency ***PHOTO1*** The New York Yankees were once reported to being tied to having interest in...

MLB Free Agent Rumors: Yankees’ David Robertson Seeking Jonathan Papelbon-Type Contract, Money
November 12th, 2014 at 1:07 PM
If David Robertson had accepted the New York Yankees qualifying offer, he would have been the the highest paid closer in baseball history for one season at $15.3 million. ***PHOTO1*** But instead, Robertson has bigger goals in mind as far as a contract goes, as he's reportedly looking to become the highest...

MLB Free Agent Rumors: Mets Could Be in Play to Make Run at Yankees’ David Robertson
November 12th, 2014 at 12:46 PM
Last night, we found out that the Detroit Tigers were one of the reported six teams in on New York Yankees closer David Robertson and that the Tigers have officially dropped out of the race because they have picked up Joakim Soria's option for 2015. ***PHOTO1*** Now it's a foregone conclusion that...