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Category: ‘Short Stops’

New York Yankees Legend Derek Jeter Shares Secret on How to Avoid Bad Press
December 16th, 2014 at 4:47 PM
New York Yankees legend Derek Jeter was never removed from his perch atop the New York sports world during his 20-year career in Major League Baseball. ***PHOTO1*** That's because the former Yankees Captain had a very simple recipe to avoid bad press from the sometimes overwhelming media in the Big Apple. What was...

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...

Yankees Acquire Diamondbacks SS Didi Gregorius in 3-Team Trade; Shane Greene Sent to Tigers
December 5th, 2014 at 10:57 AM
The New York Yankees have FINALLY found their shortstop for the future and beyond. ***PHOTO1*** Almost five years after the three teams came together to make a trade that sent Curtis Granderson to the Yankees, the Yankees, Arizona Diamondbacks and Detroit Tigers have again completed a three-team deal on Friday morning that...

San Diego Padres Non-Tender Everth Cabrera; Should Yankees Take Chance on Shortstop?
December 3rd, 2014 at 12:36 AM
The New York Yankees have been looking for a shortstop to be the guy to take the reigns from Derek Jeter ever since his retirement after the 2014 season. ***PHOTO1*** Thus far, every option that have looked at has been a dead-end, especially the latest being Jimmy Rollins of the Philadelphia...

MLB Trade Rumors: Yankees Called with Interest on Phillies’ Jimmy Rollins, Price was ‘Too High’
November 26th, 2014 at 4:14 PM
The New York Yankees can now cross off another possible trade target they were considering at shortstop. ***PHOTO1*** Jayson Stark of ESPN reported on Wednesday afternoon that the Yankees called the Philadelphia Phillies to ask about the possibility of trading for veteran shortstop Jimmy Rollins, but as it turns out, the asking...

MLB Trade Rumors: Yankees Aren’t Interested in Rockies’ Troy Tulowitzki’s Contract; Trade Unlikely
November 25th, 2014 at 12:54 PM
When it comes to who will replace Derek Jeter as the New York Yankees shortstop in 2015, Colorado Rockies shortstop Troy Tulowitzki seems to be the most popular name that comes up; heck, even Tulowitzki himself has gone on record to saying that it's the perfect scenario for his career. ***PHOTO1*** However,...

Boston Red Sox to Sign Dodgers SS Hanley Ramirez to 5-Year, $90 Million Deal
November 24th, 2014 at 8:00 AM
While the New York Yankees continue to play the waiting game this winter, their American League East rivals are getting a jump on things and are taking one of the best hitters off the market. ***PHOTO1*** Los Angeles Dodgers shortstop Hanley Ramirez is headed to Beantown, as he will land in Boston...

MLB Trade Rumors: Dodgers Aggressively Pursuing White Sox’ Alexei Ramirez, Could Beat Yankees Out
November 19th, 2014 at 10:14 AM
The New York Yankees are still on the hunt for their next shortstop and one guy who is on their radar as far as a trade goes; may end up landing 3,000 miles away from the Bronx. ***PHOTO1*** This past month, the Yankees contacted the Chicago White Sox regarding the availability of...

MLB Rumors: New York Yankees not Interested in SS Takashi Toritani
November 17th, 2014 at 12:53 PM
The next shortstop of the New York Yankees will not be coming from Japan. ***PHOTO1*** Joel Sherman of the New York Post is reporting that the Bronx Bombers will not be interested in free agent Japanese import, Takashi Toritani, who is interested in coming to the major leagues in 2015 and playing...

MLB Trade Rumors: Yankees Could Still Be in Play to Trade for Rangers’ Elvis Andrus
November 17th, 2014 at 9:06 AM
The New York Yankees continue to search for their next shortstop for the 2015 season and while they haven't been tied to many free agents on the market, they continue to be linked to possible trade options. ***PHOTO1*** Elvis Andrus of the Texas Rangers continues to be linked to the Yankees despite...

MLB Free Agent Rumors: New York Mets Interested in New York Yankees SS Stephen Drew
November 13th, 2014 at 5:37 PM
The New York Yankees have kept tabs on Stephen Drew, as they are interested in him, but as a fallback option in case they don't land someone else. ***PHOTO1*** The Yankees aren't the only team in New York interested in Drew's services, as Joel Sherman of the New York Post has reported...

MLB Trade Talk: Could Yankees Be Waiting on Nationals’ Ian Desmond After $107 Million Contract Rejection
November 13th, 2014 at 2:35 PM
Ever since Derek Jeter's retirement, the speculation has been on who will play shortstop for the New York Yankees in 2015. Thus far, the candidates that could be either trade partners or free agent pickups aren't looking like they will be Bronx bound. ***PHOTO1*** Hanley Ramirez likely won't be a shortstop much...

Colorado Rockies GM Jeff Birdich: Troy Tulowitzki Trade Talks are ‘Fictitous’
November 13th, 2014 at 11:41 AM
In his first months as the new general manager of the Colorado Rockies, Jeff Birdich has a tough task in front of him; being the guy that may have to pull the trigger on trading all star shortstop Troy Tulowitzki and outfielder Carlos Gonzalez. ***PHOTO1*** Both have very high contracts which might...

MLB Trade Rumors: New York Yankees Aren’t Interested in Rangers’ Elvis Andrus’ Massive Contract
November 12th, 2014 at 1:44 PM
tHeading into this week, many thought that Texas Rangers' Elvis Andrus was emerging as the possible favorite to be the New York Yankees next shortstop for the 2015 and be acquired in a trade this winter. ***PHOTO1*** However, it looks like that is a long shot to happen, which is what Mark...

MLB Trade Rumors: One Trade Proposal the Yankees Could Offer to Land Rangers’ Elvis Andrus
November 12th, 2014 at 11:13 AM
With some of the shortstop options reportedly not on the New York Yankees radar, the one option that seems like a possible match is Texas Rangers Elvis Andrus; someone the Yankees are intrigued in. ***PHOTO1*** He's only 26, but he also comes with an eight-year, $120 million contract which kicks in starting...

MLB Trade Rumors: Phillies’ Jimmy Rollins Blocked Trade to Mets, Doesn’t Want to Leave Philadelphia
November 11th, 2014 at 3:20 PM
The New York Yankees have recently explored a trade for Philadelphia Phillies shortstop Jimmy Rollins; as he has one-year left on his deal and would be considered a short-term solution. ***PHOTO1*** However, as Adam Rubin of ESPN New York reported on Tuesday, the long-time Phillies shortstop blocked a possible trade attempt to...

MLB Free Agent Rumors: Jed Lowrie, Asdrubal Cabrera not High on New York Yankees List
November 11th, 2014 at 11:36 AM
It's no secret that the New York Yankees want to find their next shortstop for the 2015 season; something that they've had time to think about during the entire 2014 season with Derek Jeter's departure from baseball. ***PHOTO1*** Many names are going to be thrown around from Jimmy Rollins to Elvis Andrus...

MLB Free Agent Rumors: Yankees Aren’t Inclined to Spend Big for Dodgers’ Hanley Ramirez
November 11th, 2014 at 10:20 AM
One of the top priorities for the New York Yankees this winter is finding their next shortstop to replace the now retired Derek Jeter and Brian Cashman has been taking a very aggressive approach searching the entire market. ***PHOTO1*** He's looked at the free agents out there as well as all of...

MLB Free Agent Rumors: Oakland A’s Interested in New York Yankees’ Stephen Drew
November 10th, 2014 at 9:13 PM
The New York Yankees have talked to Stephen Drew and his agent Scott Boras about a reunion, only this time it would be for shortstop, whereas Drew played second base primarily last year with Derek Jeter still on the active roster. ***PHOTO1*** However, it looks like the Yankees aren't the only team...

MLB Trade Rumors: New York Yankees are ‘Intrigued’ by Texas Rangers SS Elvis Andrus
November 10th, 2014 at 2:47 PM
Earlier in the day, we had reported on the New York Yankees possibly exploring trades for Philadelphia Phillies shortstop Jimmy Rollins and Texas Rangers shortstop Elvis Andrus. ***PHOTO1*** Joel Sherman of the New York Post, who is currently covering the MLB General Manager Meetings in Arizona, confirmed that the Yankees have interest,...