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MLB Trade Rumors: Chicago White Sox Scout New York Yankees Catching Prospects
July 28th, 2014 at 8:04 PM
Things between the New York Yankees and Chicago White Sox are starting to pick up a bit with a potential deal that would send starting pitcher John Danks to the Bronx. ***VIDEO1*** It has been reported numerous times that general manager Brian Cashman is trying to acquire Danks, and now the next...

MLB Trade Rumors: Phillies Make Cole Hamels Available; New York Yankees Must Inquire
July 28th, 2014 at 5:06 PM
The overwhelming belief has been that Cole Hamels of the Philadelphia Philles is not available for trade before July 31, but now it seems the Phillies are changing their tune and have put the talented left-hander on the market. ***VIDEO1*** Jon Morosi of FOX Sports has the latest: Sources: Phillies have made Cole...

MLB Trade Deadline: New York Yankees GM Brian Cashman Wise to Prioritize Offense
July 28th, 2014 at 6:00 AM
Since their starting five started dropping like flies, the New York Yankees' main focus has been on starting pitching. So much so that many people don't realize it's offense that is their biggest concern. ***VIDEO1*** If you don't agree with that then you don't agree with the Yankees' general manager, Brian Cashman. Cash...

MLB Trade Rumors: Yankees and Cubs Talking Deal for Jake Arrieta
July 27th, 2014 at 5:55 PM
The New York Yankees have their sights set on adding another starting pitcher as they are discussing a trade that would send Chicago Cubs' pitcher Jake Arrieta to the Bronx. ***VIDEO1*** George Ofman of WBBM radio reported the rumor: Sources: Yankees have discussed Jake Arrieta. Told it would take an offer the Cubs...

MLB Trade Rumors: Did Cliff Lee’s Latest Start Impress Enough for New York Yankees to Make Trade?
July 26th, 2014 at 11:07 PM
On Saturday night, Cliff Lee took the mound for the Philadelphia Phillies in what could perhaps be his final start of his second stint with the team. ***VIDEO1*** Lee, who has been subject of many trade talks, especially with the New York Yankees, was looking to rebound from a rough 1st start...

MLB Trade Rumors: New York Yankees, Colorado Rockies Talking Trade for LHP Jorge De La Rosa: Report
July 25th, 2014 at 1:11 AM
The New York Yankees are amongst one of the most active teams currently at the trade deadline; especially in their pursuit for starting pitching. ***VIDEO1*** They are reportedly talking to the San Diego Padres about a deal for Ian Kennedy, although the prospects the Padres want back from the Yankees aren't exactly...

MLB Trade Rumors: New York Yankees, San Diego Padres Talking Trade for Former Yankee Ian Kennedy: Report
July 24th, 2014 at 11:54 PM
This past week, the New York Yankees and San Diego Padres completed one trade that landed them Chase Headley for Yangervis Solarte and Rafael DePaula. ***VIDEO1*** They could be talking about making a second trade, as Jim Bowden of ESPN reported that the Yankees and Padres were talking about a trade that...

New York Yankees Acquire Chris Capuano from Colorado Rockies for Cash Considerations
July 24th, 2014 at 7:33 PM
The New York Yankees starting rotation is currently stacked heavily with right-handed pitching due to CC Sabathia out for the season and Vidal Nuno being traded this past month. ***VIDEO1*** The team changed that on Thursday night just after their 4-2 win over the Texas Rangers, as the Yankees acquired lefty Chris...

MLB Trade Rumors: New York Yankees Scouted Ian Kennedy on Wednesday
July 24th, 2014 at 9:29 AM
The New York Yankees scouts were in attendance in Chicago on Wednesday night for San Diego Padres starter Ian Kennedy's start against the Cubs. ***VIDEO1*** In that start, Kennedy allowed three runs on three hits with six strikeouts over six innings against the lowly Cubbies. Jon Morosi of FOX Sports first reported the...

Yankees Injury Updates: Masahiro Tanaka Feels Better, Michael Pineda’s Sim Game
July 23rd, 2014 at 5:02 PM
Masahiro Tanaka and Michael Pineda are on the road to recovery for the New York Yankees with both continuing their respective rehabs, while CC Sabathia finally went under the knife to fix his ailing knee. ***VIDEO1*** Here are the latest updates on the trio of starters missing from the Yanks rotation at...

MLB Trade Rumors: New York Yankees not ‘Hot and Heavy’ for Cliff Lee
July 22nd, 2014 at 7:04 PM
Trade rumors have been swirling about the New York Yankees and Philadelphia Phillies pitcher Cliff Lee, but apparently general manager Brian Cashman isn't too high on the 35-year-old right now. ***VIDEO1*** ESPNNewYork.com's Wallace Matthews was notified by a source of the Yanks' feelings on Lee: 1. Cliff Lee came back Monday and didn't look too...

Yankees Trade Target Cliff Lee Farts After Postgame Interview (Video)
July 22nd, 2014 at 2:40 PM
Philadelphia Phillies starter Cliff Lee, who is a trade target of the New York Yankees, isn't throwing much gas in his pitches anymore, but he is still certainly passing it. ***VIDEO1*** After his horrid Monday night start against the San Francisco Giants in which he allowed six runs on 12 hits in...

MLB Trade Rumors: John Danks a Worse Option for New York Yankees than Cliff Lee
July 22nd, 2014 at 1:09 PM
With his potentially bad elbow, horrible first start back and enormous contract, Cliff Lee of the Philadelphia Phillies is still a better trade option for the New York Yankees than Chicago White Sox starter, John Danks. ***VIDEO1*** Jon Heyman of CBS Sports is reporting that general manager Brian Cashman is in the...

MLB Trade Rumors: New York Yankees, Chicago White Sox in Early Talks Discussing John Danks Trade
July 22nd, 2014 at 11:56 AM
While the New York Yankees were observing and scouting Cliff Lee's return to the Philadelphia Phillies from the disabled list on Monday night, the team is looking at all possible trade options available. ***VIDEO1*** Jon Heyman of CBS Sports and WFAN has reported on Tuesday that the Yankees and Chicago White Sox have...

New York Yankees: Shane Greene’s Flip to 1st Base was Worst Ever (Video)
July 22nd, 2014 at 9:20 AM
For all Shane Greene has done well with the New York Yankees so far, he nearly erased all of it on Monday night when he committed three errors in the field by himself, with one of them being the worst flip to first base you will ever see. ***VIDEO1*** One of the...

MLB Trade Rumors: Yankees Observe Cliff Lee’s Rough 1st Start Off DL; Should Finally Lower Phillies Trade Demands
July 22nd, 2014 at 1:46 AM
On Monday night, there were many scouts in attendance at Citizens Bank Park for the return of Cliff Lee for the Philadelphia Phillies as he took on the San Francisco Giants in his first start off the disabled list since May. ***VIDEO1*** The start was far from memorable, as Lee ended up...

Michael Pineda to Make Next Step in Return to New York Yankees After Setback
July 21st, 2014 at 5:47 PM
Michael Pineda, who hasn't pitched since April 23 after being suspended and suffering a back injury, is set to begin his rehab assignments soon and is still slated to return sometime in August, more likely towards the end of the month. ***VIDEO1*** Ian Begley of ESPN.com reported Pineda is ready to throw...

MLB Trade Rumors: Oakland A’s Getting Calls on LHP Tommy Milone; Could Yankees Be Calling with Interest?
July 21st, 2014 at 12:11 PM
When the Oakland A's were able to swing the deal with the Chicago Cubs on July 4 to get Jeff Samardzija and Jason Hammel for their starting rotation, someone had to lose their spot on the team and be sent down to the minors. ***VIDEO1*** That was the case for lefty Tommy...

MLB Trade Rumors: New York Yankees Scouted Cliff Lee’s Last Rehab Start; Expected to Scout Monday’s Return to Majors
July 21st, 2014 at 11:19 AM
Monday night is a very big start for Philadelphia Phillies lefty ace Cliff Lee, as he will make his first official start for the team since May when he steps onto the mound at Citizens Bank Park and squares off against the San Francisco Giants. ***VIDEO1*** Lee, who was on the disabled...

MLB Trade Rumors: Cliff Lee Isn’t Worth New York Yankees’ Top Prospects
July 21st, 2014 at 7:00 AM
The New York Yankees are in desperate need of a starting pitcher, and while Cliff Lee of the Philadelphia Phillies would be an instant upgrade over what they have now, the Yanks must not part ways with any top prospects in order to land him. ***VIDEO1*** A trade scenario was mentioned by...