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MLB Trade Rumors: New York Yankees Couldn’t Match Oakland Athletics’ Package
July 5th, 2014 at 7:18 PM
Before the Oakland Athletics completed the deal that netted them Chicago Cubs pitchers Jeff Samardzija and Jason Hammel, the New York Yankees were in the mix as a team vying for the two starters. ***VIDEO1*** According to Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports, the Yanks made an attempt to land either of the...

New York Yankees Should Trade for Oakland Athletics SP Tommy Milone
July 5th, 2014 at 6:04 PM
The Oakland Athletics have a wealth of starting pitching after completing a trade with the Chicago Cubs for Jason Hammel and Jeff Samardzija. While that trade was helpful for Oakland, it could end up being a good thing for the New York Yankees also. ***VIDEO1*** After pulling the trigger on the trade...

MLB Trade Rumors: Phillies’ Cole Hamels & Cliff Lee Both Listed as Sensible Trade Targets for New York Yankees
July 3rd, 2014 at 1:37 PM
For the first time since the beginning of the season, the New York Yankees have fallen under .500 at 41-42.  ***VIDEO1*** Because of this, you could see the Yankees start to pick up their intensity as far as making a deal goes, especially with the need that they've had their eye on...

MLB Trade Rumors: Tampa Bay Rays’ David Price Can See Being Traded to New York Yankees at Deadline
July 2nd, 2014 at 11:44 AM
If Tuesday night was an audition, Tampa Bay Rays starter David Price put on a show that impressed everyone watching at Yankee Stadium. ***VIDEO1*** Pitching against the New York Yankees, Price went seven innings, allowing just one run and struck out nine and picked up the win in a 2-1 victory for...

St. Louis Cardinals Recall Top Prospect Oscar Taveras; New York Yankees Could Have Renewed Interest in 1B Matt Adams
July 1st, 2014 at 7:25 PM
The St. Louis Cardinals recalled top prospect Oscar Taveras from AAA-Louisville earlier today. Taveras was recalled and sent down earlier this year, and is apparently there to stay in St. Loius. The odd man out in this scenario, is power hitting first baseman, Matt Adams. As recently as last season, the Yankees...

MLB Trade Rumors: Phillies’ Cliff Lee Listed as New York Yankees Most Realistic Option of Top Tier Pitchers
July 1st, 2014 at 12:44 PM
The calendar has officially flipped to July 1, which means that it's officially trade season for general managers and it's game on for New York Yankees general manager Brian Cashman. ***VIDEO1*** Their most obvious need is their starting rotation and are itching to make a trade for a starting pitcher before the...

Ichiro Suzuki Responds to Yankees-Astros Trade Exposed in Leaked Notes
July 1st, 2014 at 12:08 PM
Ichiro Suzuki has responded to news that he was almost traded by the New York Yankees to the Houston Astros during the offseason. ***VIDEO1*** It was discovered after the website Deadspin released a story reporting that the Astros' computers had been hacked, thus leading to the internal trade notes of executives being...

MLB Trade Rumors: Yankees Chances of Landing David Price are Terrible
July 1st, 2014 at 10:59 AM
The overwhelming thought has been that the New York Yankees can't trade for Tampa Bay Rays ace David Price because the two teams are in the same division. ***VIDEO1*** It makes sense considering the Rays don't want the Yanks burning them for the better part of the next decade every time Price...

MLB Trade Rumors: New York Yankees Strongly Interested in San Diego Padres 3B Chase Headley
July 1st, 2014 at 12:12 AM
The New York Yankees are starting to finally look at other areas of need aside from their starting rotation and may look to add to their struggling offense. ***VIDEO1*** With Kelly Johnson struggling for the entire season and Yangervis Solarte finally crashing back down to earth after his hot start, the Yankees...

Leaked Houston Astros Notes Show New York Yankees Tried to Trade Ichiro Suzuki
June 30th, 2014 at 2:56 PM
Leaked notes from Houston Astros executives show that the New York Yankees were trying to work out a deal that would have sent Ichiro Suzuki to The Lone Star state, amongst other deals the Astros were exploring with various Major League Baseball teams. ***VIDEO1*** The notes can be found on the website...

MLB Trade Rumors: Martin Prado an Option for New York Yankees’ Infield
June 29th, 2014 at 4:30 PM
While the New York Yankees are looking for starting pitching at the 2014 MLB trade deadline, Martin Prado of the Arizona Diamondbacks could be an option for the Bronx Bombers to improve their struggling offense. ***VIDEO1*** According to Bill Madden of the New York Daily News, the Yanks could potentially make a...

Will New York Yankees Retaliate for Mike Napoli Calling Masahiro Tanaka an Idiot?
June 29th, 2014 at 2:32 PM
Boston Red Sox first baseman Mike Napoli added insult to injury on Saturday night after he hit a go-ahead home run off New York Yankees starter Masahiro Tanaka, and then was heard calling the Japanese star an idiot. ***VIDEO1*** It happened in the top of the ninth inning in the Red Sox's...

New York Yankees GM Brian Cashman Talks Desire to Make Trades
June 29th, 2014 at 8:29 AM
New York Yankees general manager Brian Cashman has been pretty open about his intention and attempt to make additions before the 2014 Major League Baseball trade deadline. ***VIDEO1*** Cashman voiced his desire to improve the New York Yankees roster by making some deals in July, but it isn't coming easy, according to Bryan Hoch...

MLB Trade Rumors: New York Yankees Prioritizing Starting Pitching Above All Else
June 27th, 2014 at 10:09 PM
The New York Yankees may need some help in a few areas, but it's perfectly clear this team is focusing most on starting pitching while everything else is taking a back seat. ***VIDEO1*** ESPN.com's Jayson Stark held a live chat on Friday and was asked whether or not the Yankees are looking...

New York Yankees Destined to Trade for Aging Starting Pitcher
June 26th, 2014 at 4:20 PM
When the New York Yankees need a particular position filled, whether it be during the offseason or at the Major League Baseball trade deadline, the older, veteran players are always the most likely candidate. There are two reasons for this. ***VIDEO1*** One of them being young players don't just grow on trees. Either...

MLB Trade Rumors: Phillies’ Cliff Lee Expected to Be Heavily Shopped After July Return; Yankees Interest Could Heat Up
June 26th, 2014 at 12:03 PM
The potential interest of Philadelphia Phillies starter Cliff Lee from the New York Yankees could really start to pick up once the 35-year-old returns from the disabled list. ***VIDEO1*** Lee is considered to be one of the best left-handed starters on the market along with David Price of the Tampa Bay Rays;...

MLB Trade Rumors: Toronto Blue Jays Now in on Cubs’ Jason Hammel; Give Yankees Competiton for Him
June 25th, 2014 at 5:13 PM
While it's been reported that the New York Yankees don't have the necessary trade pieces needed in order to land Chicago Cubs ace Jeff Samardzija this summer, people around baseball feel that Jason Hammel would be a much more reasonable trade option. ***VIDEO1*** While that is true, other teams are seeing this...

MLB Trade Rumors: Philadelphia Phillies’ Chase Utley Won’t Waive No-Trade Clause; Highly Unlikely Yankees Land Him
June 25th, 2014 at 4:16 PM
The New York Yankees were hoping to catch lightning in a bottle when they signed Brian Roberts to a one-year deal to replace the departed Robinson Cano after he bolted the Bronx to sign a 10-year, $240 million deal with the Seattle Mariners. ***VIDEO1*** Roberts in 66 games this season has hit...

MLB Trade Rumors: David Price Scouted by New York Yankees, Others
June 24th, 2014 at 12:38 PM
The New York Yankees were among several teams scouting David Price on June 20 when he took the mound for the Tampa Bay Rays versus the Houston Astros. ***VIDEO1*** Price looked good in the start, throwing eight innings of two-run ball while allowing six hits and striking out 12, which was his...

A.L. Executive: New York Yankees Need to Trade for at Least Two Starters at Trade Deadline
June 24th, 2014 at 10:27 AM
It's obvious that the New York Yankees are in the market for starting pitching. Badly. ***VIDEO1*** The Yankees have 60 percent of their original opening day rotation on the disabled list with two of those three starters likely not coming back in Ivan Nova and Michael Pineda; Vidal Nuno is terrible and...