Category: ‘Quick Hits’

Scott Boras on the Yankees Reducing Spending: Last Time I Looked, They Go Out and Win
November 13th, 2014 at 10:08 AM
Here's a question for many to think about; when did the New York Yankees not spend big money in free agency or the offseason? ***PHOTO1*** 2011? They tried for Cliff Lee and missed, but they still spent on Rafael Soriano to be their setup guy. 2009? They didn't add a major free...

Hal Steinbrenner on New York Yankees Offense: ‘It’s Been a Problem and It Needs to Change’
August 14th, 2014 at 3:35 PM
New York Yankees, managing general partner, Hal Steinbrenner met with reporters last night in Baltimore. Steinbrenner was in town for the quarterly Owners Meeting held at the Hyatt Regency Baltimore. Steinbrenner addressed the Yankees current season and acknowledged that injuries have effected the team, but overall he feels the teams...

New York Yankees and Robinson Cano Far Apart on Contract Negotiations
February 16th, 2013 at 10:56 AM
The New York Yankees have made it clear they would like to keep second baseman Robinson Cano in pinstripes for the foreseeable future, but as the two sides begin discussing a contract extension, there is a glaring obstacle between them which could lead to the All-Star hitting the open market...

Has General Manager Brian Cashman Lost His Swagger?
January 12th, 2013 at 2:19 PM
 ***PHOTO1*** The first time all fans became acclimated to the "Yankee Way" was November 29, 1976.  On that day, owner George Steinbrenner signed a free agent outfielder from the Baltimore Orioles named Reggie Jackson to the tune of five years, $2.96 million.  While players such as third baseman Graig Nettles and captain/catcher...

As Free Agency Kicks into Full Gear the New York Yankees Have Many Decisions to Make
November 5th, 2012 at 12:40 PM
This past weekend Free Agents across the MLB were officially allowed to start signing.  The New York Yankees enter the offseason with 12 free agents on their roster.  After getting swept in the ALCS by the Tigers' in horrific fashion, many Yankees fans are calling for a major roster overhaul. ***PHOTO1*** Free...