Category: ‘MLB Free Agency’

MLB Hot Stove: New York Yankees: We Aren’t Bidding on James Shields
February 5th, 2015 at 11:28 AM
Maybe the New York Yankees will not be on James Shields after all despite the reports that they were making a late entry into the sweepstakes for the free agent pitcher. ***PHOTO1*** Erik Boland of Newsday talked to several Yankees officials this week regarding the interest of the free agent pitcher, in...

MLB Hot Stove: Cuban Defector Yoan Moncada Expected to Sign Soon; Dodgers Seen as Possible Favorites
February 4th, 2015 at 12:10 PM
Now that Yoan Moncada is officially free to sign anywhere he likes in Major League Baseball, his decision should be coming soon with several eager teams trying to land him. ***PHOTO1*** The 19-year-old Cuban infielder who has the Yasiel Puig kind of hype surrounding him, is considered to be the top player...

MLB Free Agent Rumors: Yankees Aren’t Pursuing James Shields: Report
February 4th, 2015 at 11:07 AM
Looks like we have a case of "he said-she said," but in this case, it's between reports and the interest of the New York Yankees on James Shields. ***PHOTO1*** While most were asleep late last night, we had reported that the Yankees were actively pursuing Kansas City Royals free agent pitcher James...

MLB Free Agent Rumors: Yankees Actively Pursuing James Shields; May Sign by Week’s End
February 4th, 2015 at 3:07 AM
When the news hit that James Shields dropped the high price demands, the New York Yankees decided to jump into the mix after all. ***PHOTO1*** On Tuesday night, it had been reported that Shields was getting interest from the St. Louis Cardinals, as they are searching the market for an upgrade to...

MLB Hot Stove: James Shields Asking Price Drops, Cardinals Interested; Will Yankees Get Involved?
February 3rd, 2015 at 7:26 PM
It's now almost two weeks until the start of spring training when pitchers and catcher report and free agent pitcher James Shields remains unsigned. ***PHOTO1*** It could be because he was looking for more than the reported $110 million he had been offered, but at this point, if he had that offer...