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Atlanta Braves Claim Outfielder Eury Perez Off Waivers
January 23rd, 2015 at 6:48 PM
***PHOTO2*** Last week the New York Yankees designated outfielder Eury Perez for assignment in order to make room for Stephen Drew. Today the Atlanta Braves picked the 24 year old outfielder up off waivers, per Ken Rosenthal. ***PHOTO1*** Perez has good speed, but did not play much last season. In four games...

Miami Marlins Sign Former Yankees’ Ichiro Suzuki to 1-Year, $2 Million Deal
January 23rd, 2015 at 12:37 PM
This past week, the Miami Marlins made a one-year offer to New York Yankees outfielder Ichiro Suzuki for right around $2 million to be their fourth outfielder in the 2015 season. ***PHOTO1*** On Friday, the 41-year-old future Hall of Famer chose to accept the offer from the Marlins, as Ken Rosenthal of...

MLB Free Agent Rumors: Miami Marlins Interest in Yankees’ Ichiro Suzuki Beginning to Intensify
January 18th, 2015 at 10:35 AM
Marlins Sign Ichiro Suzuki to 1-Year Deal (UPDATE: Friday, January 23 at 12:32 p.m. ET) SiriusXM's Craig Mish is reporting that the Marlins and Ichiro have agreed to a deal, which according to Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports is for around $2 million for one year: Hearing Ichiro Suzuki and @Marlins have...

New York Yankees’ Carlos Beltran Talks Elbow, Age, and Having Something to Prove
January 16th, 2015 at 12:14 PM
New York Yankees outfielder Carlos Beltran had a rough first season in pinstripes, which ultimately ended with him receiving elbow surgery to remove bone chips that affected him all season. ***PHOTO1*** The Yankees and Beltran made the wrong decision on his injury in 2014. Instead of opting for surgery earlier in the...

MLB Free Agent Rumors: Toronto Blue Jays Interested in Yankees’ Ichiro Suzuki
January 8th, 2015 at 11:42 AM
The count is now up to three teams who are interested in New York Yankees outfielder Ichiro Suzuki. ***PHOTO1*** First, it was the Baltimore Orioles, who have had the longest interest and continue to maintain it, then there is the Miami Marlins, who are interested in him as a fourth outfielder. Now,...

Former New York Yankees CF Johnny Damon Announces He Plans to Retire in 2015
January 5th, 2015 at 4:39 PM
Johnny Damon has been trying to make his way back to Major League Baseball for the past few seasons, but he hasn't had any success latching on to a new team since he last played with the Cleveland Indians in 2012. ***PHOTO1*** Because of this Damon has announced that he will retire...

MLB Free Agent Rumors: Miami Marlins Interested in Yankees’ Ichiro Suzuki as 4th Outfield Option
January 5th, 2015 at 2:36 PM
The interest in Ichiro Suzuki is starting to heat up a bit and it looks like there's more than one team interested in the New York Yankees outfielder for the 2015 season. ***PHOTO1*** On Monday, Clark Spencer of the Miami Herald is reporting that the Miami Marlins are now interested in Ichiro...

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’ Garrett Jones and Wife Have Special Connection to Big Apple
December 19th, 2014 at 8:12 PM
Newly acquired New York Yankees outfielder/first baseman Garrett Jones and his wife are both thrilled to be coming to New York to play for the Bronx Bombers as the pair have a special connection to the Big Apple. ***PHOTO1*** The deal that netted Jones had the Yankees also receiving starter Nathan Eovaldi...

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...

MLB Free Agent Rumors: Baltimore Orioles Interested in Yankees’ Ichiro Suzuki
December 18th, 2014 at 11:26 PM
Last year, Ichiro Suzuki was on the trading block for the New York Yankees, but they were unable to find any takers and because of an injury to Carlos Beltran and Alfonso Soriano's release, it turned out to be a good thing the Yankees didn't get rid of Ichiro. ***PHOTO1*** A year...

MLB Free Agent Rumors: Yankees Having ‘Serious Discussions’ with Orioles’ Nick Markakis
December 2nd, 2014 at 12:45 AM
On Monday, the Baltimore Orioles lost one power hitting outfielder when Nelson Cruz signed with the Seattle Mariners. It's quite possible that they could lose a second one to a division rival. ***PHOTO1*** Late Monday night, Dave Gershman, formerly of ESPN and now of Marlins.com reported that the New York Yankees are...

Mariners Agree to Terms with Orioles’ Nelson Cruz on 4-Year, $57 Million Deal, Yankees Had Interest
December 1st, 2014 at 11:17 AM
It was almost one year ago when Robinson Cano wanted his new team, the Seattle Mariners, to sign other players around him to help their offense. A year later, they listened. ***PHOTO1*** On Monday, the Mariners have agreed to a four-year, $57 million deal with Baltimore Orioles designated hitter and outfielder Nelson...

New York Yankees Sign 16-Year-Old Colombian Outfield Prospect Bryan Emery
November 20th, 2014 at 1:13 PM
Earlier in the year, the New York Yankees made a gigantic splash in the international free agent market and signed a handful of 16, 17, 18 and 19 year old players from all over the world; most of which were considered the top players on the free agent market as...

MLB Trade Rumors: New York Yankees Might Be Looking into Trade for Indians’ Nick Swisher
November 19th, 2014 at 12:43 AM
The New York Yankees need offense. This we all know after a disastrous 2014 season. The Yankees also need backup options at right field and first base; this we also know because of the age and injuries to Mark Teixeira and Carlos Beltran. ***PHOTO1*** And this is why there is a report...

New York Yankees Legend Joe DiMaggio’s Love Letters to Marilyn Monroe
November 17th, 2014 at 4:52 PM
It's pretty rare to get a look into the personal life of New York Yankees legend Joe DiMaggio, but a unique opportunity has given us a glimpse of the baseball great's love for Marilyn Monroe. ***PHOTO1*** The Associated Press, via CBS News, is reporting love letters from Joltin' Joe to the blonde...

Yankees GM Brian Cashman: Carlos Beltran Should Have Gotten the Elbow Surgery Back in May
November 11th, 2014 at 12:41 PM
Carlos Beltran's first season with the New York Yankees in 2014 was an extreme disappointment, but it was mostly due to injuries that kept the 37-year-old from playing at the high level he's normal to. ***PHOTO1*** In their annual Subway Series against the New York Mets back in May, Beltran felt discomfort...

New York Yankees’ Ichiro Suzuki Fully Intends to Play in 2015; Unsure Where He’ll Land
November 9th, 2014 at 1:17 AM
Even at age 41, Ichiro Suzuki doesn't feel like he's slowing down and still thinks he can contribute at a very high level, which is why he'll be in a uniform in 2015. ***PHOTO1*** The only question though, is which uniform will the eventual Hall of Famer wear next season? Even he's...

New York Yankees, Chris Young Agree to 1-Year, $2.5 Million Deal for 2015
November 9th, 2014 at 12:02 AM
The New York Yankees and veteran outfielder Chris Young had mutual interest as of Friday night. On Saturday night, the two sides closed the deal and got it done. ***PHOTO1*** Sweeny Murti of WFAN was the first to break the news that Young had officially re-signed with the Yankees. The deal will...

MLB Free Agent Rumors: New York Yankees, Chris Young Have Mutual Interest in Return for 2015
November 7th, 2014 at 11:40 PM
The New York Yankees are likely to lose Ichiro Suzuki as their fourth outfielder for next season; as he is a free agent looking for more playing time in someone's outfield. They may have already found his replacement from his short tenure with the team. ***PHOTO1*** Mark Feinsand of the New York...