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Category: ‘MLB Free Agency’

Yankees Rumors: Jon Lester a Target for New York During Offseason
June 8th, 2014 at 6:15 PM
If Boston Red Sox pitcher Jon Lester hits the open market this offseason, the New York Yankees are one of the teams said to be interested in the talented left-hander. ***VIDEO1*** According to Nick Cafardo of The Boston Globe, the Yanks are among five teams who will be going after Lester, with the...

New York Yankees Signing of SP Masahiro Tanaka Paying Huge Dividends
June 7th, 2014 at 9:23 PM
If somebody told you at the end of last season that Masahiro Tanaka would be the best pitcher on the New York Yankees, you would have thought they were crazy. As it turns out, he is anchoring a pitching staff that has been marred by injury and inconsistency this season. ***VIDEO1*** Although Tanaka is...

Why Kendrys Morales to New York Yankees Didn’t Happen
June 7th, 2014 at 6:29 PM
The New York Yankees needed offense and insurance for Mark Teixeira, making Kendrys Morales seem like the perfect fit. That signing didn't happen and there is a very good reason why the free-agent slugger didn't choose the Bronx Bombers. Morales signed a one-year pact with the American League Central basement-dwellers, the Minnesota Twins,...

Yankees Rumors: Kendrys Morales Denies Request for More Time, Could Sign Any Day
June 5th, 2014 at 5:40 PM
The New York Yankees are definitely in contact with free agent first baseman Kendrys Morales, but the team apparently needs more time before deciding to sign him or not. ***VIDEO1*** According to Jon Heyman of CBS Sports, the Yanks asked Morales for more time in order to further evaluate Carlos Beltran and...

Hanley Ramirez: ‘I’m Three or Four Months from Becoming a Free Agent’; New York Yankees Would Be a Perfect Fit
June 3rd, 2014 at 9:50 PM
After being pulled from the LA Dodgers game last night for a defensive replacement in the eighth inning, shortstop Hanley Ramirez spoke with Fox Sports, Jon Paul Morosi about his future in LA. Morosi tweeted before Tuesday's game that Ramirez does not feel that he will be traded this season. ***VIDEO1*** "Who, me? I'm...

Yankees Rumors: Kendrys Morales Contacted by Bronx Bombers; Could Sign Soon: Report
June 2nd, 2014 at 4:44 PM
The New York Yankees interest in Kendrys Morales has now been confirmed after weeks of speculation and wondering if they will make a play for the free agent first basemen. ***VIDEO1*** Jon Heyman of CBS Sports and WFAN has reported that the Yankees have in fact now reached out to Morales, who...

New York Yankees: Kendrys Morales a Must-Sign After Mark Teixeira Injury
June 1st, 2014 at 11:57 AM
  Mark Teixeira's ailing wrist is more than enough of a reason for the New York Yankees to make free agent first baseman Kendrys Morales a top priority as the month of June begins. ***VIDEO1*** Tex missed about a week with some soreness in his surgically repaired wrist, only to return on Friday...

Yankees Rumors: Kendrys Morales Drawing Interest from Hal Steinbrenner
May 30th, 2014 at 6:17 PM
The New York Yankees and Kendrys Morales have been linked together for the past week and multiple reports are saying the Bronx Bombers will be players for the first baseman. ***VIDEO1*** Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports first reported the Yanks interest in Morales and how it obviously made sense for the team. Now...

New York Yankees: Kendrys Morales Should Be Signed by Bombers Even If Mark Teixeira Returns to Lineup
May 30th, 2014 at 11:10 AM
Mark Teixeira is day-to-day with wrist inflammation and while he's hopeful to return for Friday's game for the New York Yankees against the Minnesota Twins, there has to be cause for concern. ***VIDEO1*** The wrist that has inflammation in it is the same one that was surgically repaired last June and caused...

Yankees Rumors: Kendrys Morales ‘Making Perfect Sense’ for Bombers in 2014
May 29th, 2014 at 1:12 PM
With Mark Teixeira's wrist flaring up again and a chance that he could land on the disabled list again with the injury, along with Carlos Beltran's elbow injury and the fact that the New York Yankees don't have a legitimate first base option after Teixiera, it throws the Bombers name...

Yankees Rumors: J.J. Hardy a ‘Perfect Replacement’ for Derek Jeter in 2015?
May 27th, 2014 at 10:33 AM
After the 2014 season, the New York Yankees will be looking to replace the retiring Derek Jeter at shortstop and the name J.J. Hardy is being thrown out there as a possible solution. ***VIDEO1*** According to Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports, an unnamed agent who isn't affiliated with either player seems to...

MLB Trade Rumors: What are Realistic Chances New York Yankees Land Max Scherzer in Future
May 20th, 2014 at 4:16 PM
When you look at the July 31 trade deadline for Major League Baseball, there are two very popular names that are tied to the New York Yankees: Cliff Lee and Max Scherzer. ***VIDEO1*** Lee still is under contract to the Philadelphia Phillies for at least 1-2 more seasons and his name has...

Boston Red Sox Sign Stephen Drew, New York Yankees Fall Short
May 20th, 2014 at 2:55 PM
***VIDEO1*** It was reported earlier on Tuesday that the New York Yankees had a renewed interest in free agent shortstop, Stephen Drew, but the Boston Red Sox have beat them to the punch. According to Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports, the Sox have signed Drew: Sources: #RedSox sign Drew. — Ken Rosenthal (@Ken_Rosenthal) May...

New York Yankees Have Renewed Interest in Free Agent SS Stephen Drew: Report
May 20th, 2014 at 12:30 PM
A report by the Nick Carfado of the Boston Globe says that the New York Yankees are once again looking at Free Agent Stephen Drew. The Yankees had shown interest in Drew during the off-season, but never seriously pursued the shortstop. Drew, who has draft pick compensation tied to him is...

New York Yankees “Not Seriously Pursuing” Cuban Outfielder Daniel Carbonell: Report
May 19th, 2014 at 7:11 PM
***VIDEO1*** Update: Tuesday, May 20 at 2:20 p.m. ET According to Dan Martin and George A. King III of the New York Post, the New York Yankees are "not seriously pursuing" Cuban outfielder Daniel Carbonell: According to a source, despite reports indicating the Yankees are among the finalists for 23-year-old Cuban outfielder Daniel...

Detroit Tigers, Joel Hanrahan Agree to Terms on Deal, New York Yankees were Interested
May 2nd, 2014 at 11:53 AM
The New York Yankees were heavily in the mix for former Boston Red Sox and Pittsburgh Pirates closer Joel Hanrahan and were looking to add him to their bullpen, but they were beaten out for his services. ***VIDEO1*** Jon Heyman of CBS Sports and WFAN reported on Friday that the Detroit Tigers...

New York Yankees Interested in Cuban Outfielder Daniel Carbonell
May 1st, 2014 at 5:50 PM
The New York Yankees have missed the boat on some of the recent Cuban-born stars to enter Major League Baseball and appear ready to make up for those misses by signing the next big name coming down the 'pike. According to Diario de Cuba, New York is just one of the...

Jacoby Ellsbury Makes First Trip to Fenway Park as a New York Yankee
April 20th, 2014 at 11:07 PM
Jacoby Ellsbury signed a seven year, $153 million deal with the New York Yankees, this past off-season. The move surprised many people in baseball, especially Boston Red Sox fans. The Yankees had just let Robinson Cano go to the Seattle Mariners and wasted no time making a big move. Ellsbury, fresh...

New York Yankees Rookie 3B Yangervis Solarte Off to Strong Start with Solid Play
April 19th, 2014 at 10:31 PM
After spending eight seasons in the minor leagues, Yangervis Solarte has taken advantage of his time in the majors. The Yankees rookie is off to a great start in his initial Major League campaign. Hitting at over .350, Solarte is becoming a regular option at third for the Yankees. His stellar play this...

Philadephia Phillies, Texas Rangers Could Again Be Interested in Yankees INF Eduardo Nunez: Report
April 2nd, 2014 at 2:22 PM
Eduardo Nunez's time in the Bronx finally hit it's expiration date when he was designated for assignment to make room for Yangervis Solarte on the 40-man roster and taking his place as the Yankees super utility infielder on the bench. ***PHOTO1*** With Nunez DFA'ed, the Yankees have 10 days to either trade,...