Category: ‘AL East’

New York Yankees’ Brian McCann Ranked No. 3 by CBS Sports in MLB’s Top 15 Catchers
January 30th, 2016 at 11:47 AM
Thus far in his first two seasons as the starting catcher for the New York Yankees, Brian McCann has been as good as advertised. ***PHOTO1*** In those two seasons, he's hit at least 20-plus home runs and driven in at least 75 runs and been a leader both on and off the...

New York Yankees Predicted to Win 86 Games, Make Playoffs as Wild Card by FanGraphs
January 13th, 2016 at 12:18 PM
Last year, the New York Yankees made the postseason as the first of two American League teams who qualified for the Wild Card; the Houston Astros were the other and ended the Yankees season in the one-game playoff at Yankee Stadium back in October. ***PHOTO1*** With most of their roster in tact...

Late Yankees’ Yogi Berra to Receive Presidential Medal of Honor Award Posthumously
November 16th, 2015 at 6:43 PM
Two months ago, the New York Yankees family suffered a loss of one of the most iconic players and names to ever be associated with the team in Yogi Berra. ***PHOTO1*** When Berra was still alive, there was a petition going around to have him be named for the award for his...

MLB Hot Stove: Red Sox, not Yankees, Acquire Padres Closer Craig Kimbrel
November 13th, 2015 at 8:29 PM
Craig Kimbrel's name had come up in trade discussions since the start of free agency began and people around baseball thought the New York Yankees would get back in on Kimbrel if the San Diego Padres were dealing him, but instead, it was another American League East team who landed...

New York Yankees GM Brian Cashman “Open to Anything” in Trade Options
November 7th, 2015 at 12:53 PM
The New York Yankees season was cut short with their loss to the Houston Astros in the AL Wild Card game. Houston would go on to lose to the Kansas City Royals, who eventually won the World Series. After a disappointing season, Yankees GM Brian Cashman says he's, "open to...