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Detroit Tigers’ Shane Greene Angry at New York Yankees for Trading Him During Offseason
April 21st, 2015 at 9:00 AM
Detroit Tigers starting pitcher Shane Greene expressed anger at the New York Yankees for trading him during the offseason in a deal that landed the Bronx Bombers shortstop Didi Gregorius in return. ***PHOTO1*** The trade is looking pretty bad for the Yankees right now, as Greene is 3-0 to start the season...

Why Austin Romine Has Edge When New York Yankees Choose Backup Catcher on Saturday Night
April 4th, 2015 at 9:00 AM
New York Yankees manager Joe Girardi admitted that the competition for backup catcher would come down to the last night—Saturday night—before the Major League Baseball season officially begins on Sunday (Monday for the Yankees). ***PHOTO1*** Austin Romine and John Ryan Murphy have battled it out all spring long and backup catcher is...

Gregorio Petit Admits His Father is a Huge New York Yankees Fan
April 2nd, 2015 at 10:16 AM
Being traded to the New York Yankees was a thrill in and of itself for infielder Gregorio Petit, but it turns out his father was even happier about the deal. ***PHOTO2*** The Yanks pulled the trigger on the deal that brings Petit to the Bronx and will send cash to the Houston...

New York Yankees Acquire Gregorio Petit from Houston Astros for Cash Considerations
April 1st, 2015 at 9:00 PM
The New York Yankees have acquired more infield help after striking a deal with the Houston Astros for Gregorio Petit. ***PHOTO1*** Acquiring Petit will only cost the Yankees cash and it's a move that'll bolster their infield that recently lost Brendan Ryan, who was slated to be the team's utility man this...

Brian Cashman Believes He Will Be the Difference in Yankees Winning World Series or Not
March 10th, 2015 at 12:00 PM
New York Yankees general manager Brian Cashman believes his team is good enough to make the playoffs, but it is up to him to make them World Series contenders. ***PHOTO1*** Cashman said so to Kevin Kernan of the New York Post, noting that his moves during midseason will determine how the Yankees...

Derek Jeter was the Reason Jimmy Rollins Didn’t Want Trade to New York Yankees
March 5th, 2015 at 9:29 AM
When Los Angeles Dodgers shortstop Jimmy Rollins was deciding what team he wanted to be traded to when it was clear the rebuilding Philadelphia Phillies no longer wanted him this offseason, the New York Yankees were never a realistic option for the veteran. ***PHOTO1*** Rollins would've had to replace now-retired Yankees legend...

Marlins Nearly Traded Nathan Eovaldi to Diamondbacks Before Trade to Yankees
January 30th, 2015 at 12:20 PM
Just a week before Christmas, the New York Yankees and Miami Marlins put together a five-player trade in which they acquired Nathan Eovaldi, Garrett Jones and Domingo German in exchange for David Phelps and Martin Prado; a deal gave the Yankees another young starter and a backup at first, third...

MLB Trade Rumors: Nationals’ Jordan Zimmermann Off Market, Stephen Strasburg Available; Yankees Could Inquire
January 20th, 2015 at 10:59 AM
Less than 24 hours ago, it was reported that the Washington Nationals landed Max Scherzer and signed him to a seven-year, $210 million deal and have all but made themselves the favorites again in the National League East and perhaps the early favorites for the 2015 World Series. ***PHOTO1*** Earlier in the...

MLB Hot Stove: Max Scherzer to Nationals, Yankees Should Inquire on Stephen Strasburg, Jordan Zimmermann
January 19th, 2015 at 9:56 AM
On late Sunday night; or early Monday morning, the Washington Nationals won the sweepstakes for Max Scherzer, as they landed the now former Detroit Tigers ace on a seven-year deal worth around $180 million. ***PHOTO1*** With Scherzer now officially off the market, it potentially puts either free agent to be Jordan Zimmermann...

Yankees Acquire Chris Martin from Rockies for Cash; DFA Gonzalez German
January 14th, 2015 at 11:05 AM
UPDATE: Tuesday, January 20 at 5:36 p.m. ET After designating reliever Gonzalez Germen for assignment following the trade for reliever Chris Martin with the Colorado Rockies, the Yankees have now turned around and traded Germen to the Texas Rangers in exchange for cash, per the Rangers' VP of Communications, John Blake: Rangers...

Prospect Peter O’Brien’s Development at Catcher Helping Diamondbacks Avoid Trade
January 14th, 2015 at 9:26 AM
When prospect Peter O'Brien was traded from the New York Yankees in exchange for Arizona Diamondbacks utilityman Martin Prado, the biggest knock on the slugging catcher was that he wasn't very good defensively. ***PHOTO1*** But the Arizona Diamondbacks and general manager Dave Stewart are seeing things differently nowadays, as they claim O'Brien's...

Taking a Look at David Carpenter and the Manny Banuelos Trade
January 5th, 2015 at 6:14 PM
***PHOTO1*** Manny Banuelos was once regarded as one of the jewels of the New York Yankees farm system. Three or four years ago, it would be inconceivable that the Yankees would trade him for a relief pitcher. The great Mariano Rivera described Banuelos as the greatest pitching prospect he had ever...

Yankees Take Page from Royals Run with Trade for Bullpen Help in David Carpenter, Chasen Shreve
January 1st, 2015 at 6:39 PM
While the entire sports world was watching the Rose Bowl between Oregon and Florida State, Brian Cashman was busy making a deal that gives an already revamped bullpen a much different look for the 2015 season. ***PHOTO1*** Manny Banuelos, the once highly-regarded pitching prospect for the New York Yankees, was dealt to...

New York Yankees Trade Manny Banuelos to Braves for David Carpenter, Chasen Shreve
January 1st, 2015 at 5:54 PM
Well, so much for Manny Banuelos being a possibility for the New York Yankees rotation in 2015, as the one time member of the "Killer B's" has found a new home. ***PHOTO1*** Jack Curry of the YES Network has reported that the Yankees have traded Banuelos to the Atlanta Braves for pitchers...

Shawn Kelley Hints New York Yankees Have More Moves Coming After Trade with Padres
December 29th, 2014 at 6:24 PM
The most common question after the New York Yankees pulled the trigger on a deal that sent reliever Shawn Kelley to the San Diego Padres for prospect Johnny Barbato was: is there something bigger in the works for the Bronx Bombers? ***PHOTO1*** Well, according to Kelley himself, general manager Brian Cashman admitted...

MLB Trade Rumors: Yankees Have ‘Checked In’ on Trade for Rockies’ Troy Tulowitzki
December 22nd, 2014 at 2:02 PM
So file this into the interesting column, especially since everyone thought the team already filled their need for shortstop. ***PHOTO1*** Not even a month ago, the New York Yankees made the three-team trade with the Arizona Diamondbacks and Detroit Tigers to land 24-year-old Didi Gregorius and there, everyone thought the team had...

New York Yankees Trade for Garrett Jones is One of Insurance, Especially for Alex Rodriguez
December 19th, 2014 at 10:30 PM
On Friday afternoon, the Yankees made another roster altering move to land Garrett Jones in the deal with the Miami Marlins that sent Martin Prado and David Phelps down to Miami. ***PHOTO1*** With Jones, he adds more versatility to a lineup that needs it, especially with the age that surrounds it heading...

New York Yankees Acquire Miami Marlins Pitching Prospect Domingo German in Nathan Eovaldi Trade
December 19th, 2014 at 3:10 PM
***PHOTO1*** The New York Yankees acquired a young power arm in Nathan Eovaldi in today's trade, but they were also able to acquire a top Miami Marlins pitching prospect in Domingo German. German is 22 years old and was recently ranked as the Marlins' sixth best prospect by Baseball America. German...

Yankees Agree to Trade Martin Prado, David Phelps to Marlins for Nathan Eovaldi, Garrett Jones
December 19th, 2014 at 1:31 PM
UPDATE: Friday, December 19 at 4:30 p.m. ET Yankees GM Brian Cashman has shared his thoughts on newly acquired pitcher Nathan Eovaldi and first baseman/outfielder Garrett Jones, as well as prospect Domingo German, per Jack Curry of YES Network: Cashman said Eovaldi "has a good arm and he's young and we felt...

Yankees’ Brian Cashman Tried to Trade for Rick Porcello, Wade Miley at Winter Meetings
December 12th, 2014 at 9:41 PM
Now that the 2014 version of the baseball Winter Meetings have concluded in San Diego, many fans of the New York Yankees are starting to get restless. ***PHOTO1*** T--hey saw the Boston Red Sox make moves for their starting rotation, they saw the Los Angeles Dodgers remake their entire starting lineup and...