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New York Yankees GM Brian Cashman Optimistic About Mark Teixeira’s Health
December 15th, 2014 at 1:37 PM
New York Yankees general manager Brian Cashman is apparently a very optimistic person because he actually believes Mark Teixeira will be able to stay healthy in 2015. ***PHOTO1*** This after a 2014 campaign that saw Teixeira play in 123 games while battling wrist problems and other minor issues that have turned the...

New York Yankees’ Chase Headley Deal Blocks Prospects from Regular Playing Time
December 15th, 2014 at 12:46 PM
As the New York Yankees finalize their four-year deal with third baseman Chase Headley, the pact ends any hope of regular playing time for one of the organization's top young prospects. ***PHOTO1*** The deal that Headley signs will be worth $52 million and was first reported on by Jon Heyman of CBS...

New York Yankees, Chase Headley Agree to 4-Year, $52 Million Deal: Report
December 15th, 2014 at 11:07 AM
After weeks of negotiating and back and forth reports, the New York Yankees appear to be on the verge of bringing back their starting third basemen for the 2015 season and beyond. ***PHOTO1*** Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports broke the news first that the Yankees are on the verge of closing in...

MLB Free Agent Rumors: Max Scherzer’s Price ‘Out of Yankees Range,’ According to Brian Cashman
December 15th, 2014 at 10:44 AM
Last week, it had been reported through league sources that the agent for current free agent pitcher Max Scherzer, Scott Boras, had requested an eight-year, $216 million deal from the New York Yankees. Before that, Scherzer was looking for at least $200 million in a contract, which would make him...

Mariano Rivera Endorses Dellin Betances to Be New York Yankees Closer in 2015 Season
December 13th, 2014 at 12:21 PM
A year ago around this time, newly retired closer Mariano Rivera had publicly endorsed his protege and student, David Robertson to become the team's next closer following his retirement from baseball after the 2013 season. ***PHOTO1*** Robertson cashed in on a successful 2014 season as the Yankees closer, converting 39 of 44...

Miami Marlins Sign New York Yankees Infielder Scott Sizemore to Minor League Deal
December 13th, 2014 at 11:35 AM
During the 2014 season, Scott Sizemore briefly got the chance to play for the New York Yankees, but his time was mostly in the minor leagues. On Friday, he'll get the chance to compete for more playing time elsewhere next season. ***PHOTO1*** Jon Heyman of CBS Sports reported that the Miami Marlins...

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...

MLB Free Agent Rumors: Houston Astros Interested in Yankees’ Stephen Drew
December 12th, 2014 at 6:16 PM
Thus far, the Houston Astros have had a tough time convincing some players to come to what has been a losing franchise in recent time; Andrew Miller spurned them to sign with the New York Yankees and David Robertson only negotiated with them because he needed leverage and eventually got...

MLB Free Agent Rumors: Max Scherzer’s Agent Requests 8-Year, $216 Million Deal from Yankees
December 12th, 2014 at 4:25 PM
Talk about shooting from the moon. That is exactly what Max Scherzer and more importantly his agent, Scott Boras, have done. ***PHOTO1*** Boras has been pitching to the Yankees lately on how Scherzer would make them a World Series contender again and how they need him, and given their injuries to their...

MLB Free Agent Rumors: Brandon McCarthy’s Departure Could Lead to Yankees Signing Max Scherzer
December 11th, 2014 at 5:53 PM
Late Wednesday night, the New York Yankees lost one of their top free agent targets when Brandon McCarthy signed a four-year, $48 million deal with the Los Angeles Dodgers. ***PHOTO1*** The Yankees were willing to wait and see if McCarthy's asking price would drop, but instead, the Dodgers swooped in and offered...

Yankees’ Brian Cashman: Alex Rodriguez is Working Very Hard, Still Trying to Hit Baseball Weight
December 11th, 2014 at 5:19 PM
Recently, the New York Yankees sent strength and conditioning coach Matt Krause down to Miami to visit Alex Rodriguez and see how the returning slugger has been handling his workouts in preparation for the 2015 season. ***PHOTO1*** While at the baseball Winter Meetings, Yankees general manager Brian Cashman spoke to the media...

New York Yankees Never Made an Offer to Brandon McCarthy; Max Scherzer Rumors Continue
December 11th, 2014 at 4:18 PM
***PHOTO2*** Yankees.com reporter Bryan Hoch tweeted that the New York Yankees never made an offer to free agent pitcher Brandon McCarthy. It seems that the Yankees were not comfortable giving McCarthy the contract he was looking for. ***PHOTO1*** McCarthy came to New York in exchange for much maligned starter Vidal Nuño. McCarthy had...

Minnesota Twins Agree to 4-Year, $54 Million Deal with Braves’ Ervin Santana; Yankees Had Interest
December 11th, 2014 at 11:18 AM
UPDATE (2:07 p.m,) Well, we can scratch that idea of Ervin Santana coming to the Bronx. Jon Heyman of CBS Sports has reported that the Minnesota Twins have signed Santana to a four-year, $54 million deal. ***PHOTO3*** Santana joins a rotation with another former Yankee in Phil Hughes and will pitch in the...

Scott Boras: Max Scherzer Fits Yankees, Would Make Them World Series Contenders
December 11th, 2014 at 12:42 AM
Scott Boras is renown as the super agent in baseball and is known for getting his clients the best deal possible and he does have some familiarity with the New York Yankees in the past. ***PHOTO1*** On Wednesday while at the baseball Winter Meetings in San Diego, Boras did his best selling...

Los Angeles Dodgers Closing in on 4-Year, $48 Million Deal with Yankees’ Brandon McCarthy
December 10th, 2014 at 11:37 PM
The New York Yankees are about to lose their second starting pitcher this winter and it's one they wanted to keep for next season. ***PHOTO1*** The Los Angeles Dodgers are closing in on a 4-year, $48 million deal with Yankees right-handed starter Brandon McCarthy, as per Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports. ***PHOTO2*** McCarthy will...

Masahiro Tanaka and the New York Yankees’ Rotation Depth
December 10th, 2014 at 5:33 PM
***PHOTO1*** The health of Masahiro Tanaka's elbow remains critical to the potential structure of the New York Yankees' 2015 starting rotation. Before his injury, Tanaka was sensational in 2014. He showed the stuff of a true top of the rotation ace while also validating the 155 million dollar deal given to...

Yankees’ Alex Rodriguez Looks ‘Really Good’ in Videotaped Workouts, According to Joe Girardi
December 10th, 2014 at 4:49 PM
There have been a lot of doubters who think at 39 years old, Alex Rodriguez won't be able to contribute much for the New York Yankees in 2015, but that appears to not be the case at all. ***PHOTO1*** A-Rod has been sending in videotaped workouts of himself down in Miami hitting,...

MLB Free Agent Rumors: Yankees Interested in Giants Closer Sergio Romo
December 10th, 2014 at 2:44 PM
With the arrival of Andrew Miller and the departure of David Robertson, the New York Yankees are looking at other bullpen options to fill the void left by the now former Yankees closer. ***PHOTO1*** While the Yankees have explored the trade market, they are also looking at the free agent market too...

MLB Free Agent Rumors: Max Scherzer Looking for $200 Million Deal, Tigers Unlikely to Sign Him
December 10th, 2014 at 1:23 PM
With Jon Lester now officially off the market, the top starting pitcher in free agency becomes Detroit Tigers ace Max Scherzer, and he may not be coming back to his old team. ***PHOTO1*** Peter Gammons of MLB Network has reported that an official with the Tigers has said that a reunion between...

Chicago Cubs, Jon Lester Agree to 6-Year, $155 Million Deal; Yankees Never Made Attempt
December 10th, 2014 at 2:04 AM
One year ago, the Chicago Cubs missed out on landing Masahiro Tanaka. But a year later, the Cubs finally got the ace pitcher they were looking for all winter long. ***PHOTO1*** On late Tuesday night, the Cubs have signed former Boston Red Sox and Oakland A's lefty ace pitcher Jon Lester to...