Category: ‘Players’

MLB Hot Stove: Yankees Might Stick with Dustin Ackley/Rob Refsnyder 2nd Base Platoon for 2016
November 22nd, 2015 at 10:58 AM
For all of the talk about platooning Dustin Ackley and Rob Refsnyder at second base in the 2016 season, the New York Yankees have been tied to a lot of rumors of adding a second basemen this offseason. ***PHOTO1*** Ben Zobrist's name has come up quite a bit, but because of the...

MLB Hot Stove: Astros Inquire on Yankees’ Andrew Miller; Aggressively Trying to Trade for Closer
November 21st, 2015 at 3:14 PM
First, it was the Arizona Diamondbacks, then it was the Detroit Tigers. Now, it's the Houston Astros who are the latest team to make a trade inquiry on New York Yankees closer Andrew Miller. ***PHOTO1*** The Yankees, who have been taking trade calls on their closer since the start of the off-season,...

MLB Hot Stove: Rays Claim Chase Whitley Off Waivers from Yankees
November 20th, 2015 at 2:02 PM
Last year, Chase Whitley seemed like he was going to break out and be a potential factor in the New York Yankees rotation until the league caught up to him and then he got sent back down to the minor leagues. ***PHOTO1*** Whitley was hopeful to make better use of his 2015...

Ex-Mariners Coach Blasts Former Yankees’ Robinson Cano: ‘Worst 3rd Hitter Ever’
November 20th, 2015 at 8:09 AM
This past year, the entire coaching staff and general manager for the Seattle Mariners were shown the door after a rather disappointing 2015 season where they finished 76-86, 12 games out of first place and in fourth place of the American League West. This was after many thought the Mariners...

MLB Hot Stove: Reds Looking to Trade Aroldis Chapman by Winter Meetings; Yankees a Possible Suitor?
November 19th, 2015 at 12:06 PM
Last week, Peter Gammons of the MLB Network has reported that Aroldis Chapman was likely to be dealt by the end of the weekend, but nothing ever took place. It was likely that the Boston Red Sox were in on him, but they couldn't agree on a trade and instead,...