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Colorado Rockies SS Troy Tulowitzki Addresses Rumors of Replacing Derek Jeter for New York Yankees in 2015
February 22nd, 2014 at 12:55 AM
Between now, the start of spring training and the end of the 2014 season, the talk of who will take over for Derek Jeter at shortstop will simply not die down until they find an actual replacement. Brendan Ryan is on the roster and he desperately wants to be the heir...

Jacoby Ellsbury Feels Healthy, Ready to Make Impact for New York Yankees in 2014
February 19th, 2014 at 12:48 PM
Of all the major moves the New York Yankees made this past winter, the one that really shocked everyone the most was when they lured long-time Boston Red Sox center fielder Jacoby Ellsbury in early December and signed him to a seven-year, $153 million deal to patrol center field in...

New York Yankees Could Look to Cliff Lee, Jimmy Rollins This Summer If Philadelphia Phillies are Sellers
February 4th, 2014 at 3:25 PM
Last week, we at Yankees 101 mentioned the possibility of Colorado Rockies shortstop Troy Tulowitzki being a potential trade option for the New York Yankees at the trade deadline, especially if the Rockies fall out of contention and if Derek Jeter's health doesn't go well in 2014. Another team has now...

Colorado Rockies SS Troy Tulowitzki Could Be Summer Trade Option for New York Yankees in 2014
January 29th, 2014 at 5:15 PM
Heading into the 2014 season, the health of longtime New York Yankees captain and shortstop Derek Jeter has been talked about, especially since he missed most of the 2013 season due to an assortment of injuries; one of which was the fractured ankle injury he suffered during Game 1 of...

New York Yankees Trade LHP David Huff to San Francisco Giants for Cash Considerations
January 24th, 2014 at 9:11 PM
On Thursday, the New York Yankees designated left-handed reliever David Huff for assignment to make room for newly-signed starter Masahiro Tanaka. On Friday, they shipped the 29-year-old out of town just after he lost his roster spot from the team. The Yankees sent Huff to the San Francisco Giants for cash...

New York Yankees Should Make Strong Push to Trade for Los Angeles Dodgers SP Chad Billingsley
January 18th, 2014 at 3:09 AM
It's no secret that the New York Yankees current plan right now is to acquire starting pitching and have gone all-in to acquire Masahiro Tanaka from Japan, but there's a growing feeling around baseball that they could be beaten out for him. There's a general feeling around baseball that the Chicago...

Philadelphia Phillies, Detroit Tigers, 4 Others Interested in Trade for New York Yankees’ Brett Gardner
January 4th, 2014 at 2:27 AM
Last month after losing long-time second basemen Robinson Cano to the Seattle Mariners, the New York Yankees game-plan drastically altered for their offseason. ***PHOTO1*** They found a replacement second basemen in long-time Baltimore Orioles' Brian Roberts, but the bigger shock was when they signed Jacoby Ellsbury from the Boston Red Sox, especially...

With the Philadelphia Phillies Shopping Jonathan Papelbon, Should the New York Yankees Trade for Him?
December 13th, 2013 at 3:20 AM
The New York Yankees have been looking all over the closers market to try and replace the retiring Mariano Rivera; something that may be impossible to do considering he was perhaps the greatest relief pitcher to ever play in the sport. They looked into Joe Nathan, but he signed with the...

New York Yankees Turn Down Cincinnati Reds Offer of Brett Gardner for Brandon Phillips Trade: Report
December 11th, 2013 at 10:55 PM
In a bit of a stunning turn of events, the New York Yankees had a chance to replace the departed Robinson Cano with a trade offer from the Cincinnati Reds, but it looks like the Yankees didn't like what was presented to them. Jon Heyman of CBS Sports and WFAN has reported...

New York Yankees Inquiring on Trading for Seattle Mariners 2B Dustin Ackley: Report
December 10th, 2013 at 6:28 PM
At the annual MLB winter meetings in Orlando, the New York Yankees are searching the market for a second basemen with the departure of Robinson Cano, who left to sign a 10-year deal with the Seattle Mariners last week.  With Cano now locked up in Seattle, it puts Dustin Ackley, the...

New York Yankees Have Inquired on Cincinnati Reds Pitcher Homer Bailey: Report
December 10th, 2013 at 4:32 AM
With the first day of Major League Baseball's 2013 Winter Meetings now come and gone, the New York Yankees have been quiet, but that might not last for long considering how active they had been during free agency. After adding Brian McCann to be their catcher, Jacoby Ellsbury to be their...

New York Yankees Express Interest in Jeff Samardzija
December 9th, 2013 at 8:57 PM
With starting pitching being one of their major issues, the New York Yankees have expressed interest in Chicago Cubs pitcher Jeff Samardzija. ***PHOTO1*** Last season, Samardzija went 8-13 with a 4.34 ERA, while pitching on a Cubs team that was tied for the fourth worst record in baseball. He has spent his...

New York Yankees Trade Catcher Chris Stewart to Pittsburgh Pirates: Report
December 2nd, 2013 at 1:49 PM
With Brian McCann now the official starting catcher for the New York Yankees and Francisco Cervelli likely to get tendered a contract for 2014, Chris Stewart's time with the team was coming to an end, which is why multiple teams around the league were looking to trade for him. ***PHOTO1*** On Monday,...

New York Yankees Have Inquired on Trading for Los Angeles Dodgers CF Matt Kemp: Report
November 25th, 2013 at 2:48 PM
The New York Yankees already made their first splash of the winter when they signed Atlanta Braves catcher Brian McCann to a five-year, $85 million deal this weekend and are still looking to sign other top free agents on the market. Not only are they looking to sign top free agents,...

Texas Rangers Could Be in Play for New York Yankees’ Robinson Cano Following Prince Fielder-Ian Kinsler Trade
November 21st, 2013 at 9:11 AM
On late Wednesday night, the first major blockbuster trade finally took place during the winter when the Texas Rangers acquired first basemen Prince Fielder along with $30 million in cash from the Detroit Tigers for second basemen Ian Kinsler. Texas had a bit of a log-jam with their middle infielders with...

Report: New York Yankees Unlikely to Trade for St. Louis Cardinals 3B David Freese
November 14th, 2013 at 12:41 PM
On Wednesday, it had been first reported that the New York Yankees were trying to work a deal to land St. Louis Cardinals third basemen David Freese with Alex Rodriguez's status for 2014 up in the air. However, Joel Sherman of the New York Post has reported that it is very...

Report: New York Yankees, St. Louis Cardinals Discussing Trade for 3B David Freese
November 13th, 2013 at 3:40 PM
The New York Yankees are preparing themselves just in case third basemen Alex Rodriguez has to serve any kind of suspension during the 2014 season, so they are looking at a potential long-term replacement. Mark Feinsand of the New York Daily News has reported that the Yankees are discussing a trade...

Report: New York Yankees Inquired on Cincinnati Reds 2B Brandon Phillips; Price Too Steep for Trade
November 5th, 2013 at 10:21 PM
The New York Yankees want to bring back second basemen Robinson Cano and are expected to re-sign the top free agent on the market this winter, but Brian Cashman and company have a Plan B just incase things go sour with Cano this winter and he surprisingly bolts out of...

Seattle Mariners Won’t Pursue New York Yankees’ Joe Girardi for Vacant Manager Job
October 9th, 2013 at 7:14 AM
Joe Girardi has been the top name of quite a few team's list as a must-hire manager for the 2014 season. The New York Yankees, the team he's been with for the last six seasons, desperately wants to retain him and have an outstanding offer for a new contract on the...

Report: Joe Girardi Torn Between New York Yankees, Chicago Cubs Managing Jobs
October 8th, 2013 at 2:01 PM
Most people thought by the beginning of this week, Joe Girardi would have given the New York Yankees his answer on whether he would be coming back to the team or not for 2014 and beyond. That has not been the case though. Andy McCullough of the Newark-Star Ledger reported on...