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New York Yankees to Scout Cuban Outfielder Rusney Castillo on Saturday
July 25th, 2014 at 7:48 PM
The New York Yankees will be one of many teams on hand to scout Cuban outfielder Rusney Castillo on Saturday in Miami, Florida. ***VIDEO1*** George A. King III of the New York Post has the latest on the workout, which ironically enough will be held at Alex Rodriguez Stadium at the University...

MLB Trade Rumors: New York Yankees Won’t Take Risk on Troy Tulowitzki
July 23rd, 2014 at 3:20 PM
If you ask the New York Yankees Universe who it would like to replace Derek Jeter at shortstop next season, the name that almost always comes up is Colorado Rockies veteran, Troy Tulowitzki. ***VIDEO1*** It would seem like a perfect fit for New York, as Tulowitzki not only admired Jeter when he...

Yankees GM Brian Cashman Working on ‘Larger Type’ Trades, May Involve Prospects
July 23rd, 2014 at 8:18 AM
New York Yankees general manager Brian Cashman isn't staying put with the moves he's already made and is instead making it known that he is working on bigger deals to make an impact, and will trade the organization's prospects to get it done. ***VIDEO1*** Cash spoke to Jorge Castillo of The Star-Ledger...

New York Yankees Assistant GM Billy Eppler in Lead for San Diego Padres GM Position: Report
July 20th, 2014 at 11:47 AM
Ever since the San Diego Padres relieved Josh Byrnes of his duties as the team's general manager on June 23, they have been searching for a successor. ***VIDEO1*** While former Mets general manager and current team executive Omar Minaya is running the baseball operations on an interim basis (he is not in...

New York Yankees Ranked as Most Loved and Hated Team in Major League Baseball
July 15th, 2014 at 5:10 PM
The New York Yankees are widely loved throughout the United States of America—but they are also not surprisingly the most hated team in Major League Baseball. ***VIDEO1*** According to a Harris Poll that ranked the most beloved teams in MLB, the Yankees finished first and have done so every year since 2003....

New York Yankees Prospect Rob Refsnyder Can Help Team’s Horrid Offense
July 1st, 2014 at 1:43 PM
Infielder Rob Refsnyder is a rising star in the New York Yankees' minor-league system and it's time the team bring him up to the majors in order to provide a spark to the Yanks' infield, and in particular, their offense. Rob Refsnyder buenos Numeros en AAA, ya mismo lo suben pic.twitter.com/JFkrdLEMKH —...

New York Yankees Trade Rumors: New York Mets 2B Daniel Murphy on Yankees Radar
June 29th, 2014 at 9:00 PM
With the New York Yankees well within striking distance in AL East, there has been a lot of talk of potential trade targets. ESPN reporter Buster Olney has stated that sources guarantee that the Yankees will acquire a starting pitcher by the July 31st trade deadline. With many names being...

New York Yankees GM Brian Cashman Talks Desire to Make Trades
June 29th, 2014 at 8:29 AM
New York Yankees general manager Brian Cashman has been pretty open about his intention and attempt to make additions before the 2014 Major League Baseball trade deadline. ***VIDEO1*** Cashman voiced his desire to improve the New York Yankees roster by making some deals in July, but it isn't coming easy, according to Bryan Hoch...

MLB Trade Rumors: New York Yankees Prioritizing Starting Pitching Above All Else
June 27th, 2014 at 10:09 PM
The New York Yankees may need some help in a few areas, but it's perfectly clear this team is focusing most on starting pitching while everything else is taking a back seat. ***VIDEO1*** ESPN.com's Jayson Stark held a live chat on Friday and was asked whether or not the Yankees are looking...

Yankees Rumors: Brian Cashman Likely to Return After 2014 Season
June 24th, 2014 at 3:21 PM
If you're not a Brian Cashman fan, you may want to stop reading now. ***VIDEO1*** The New York Yankees general manager has become an embattled one this season and throughout the time he's been with the team, but it looks like the Yanks will bring him back once again after his contract...

Yankees Director of Scouting Damon Oppenheimer a Potential Candidate for San Diego Padres GM Vacancy
June 24th, 2014 at 12:24 AM
Most might not know the name Damon Oppenheimer around the New York Yankees, but he's been a big part of their organization since 1993. ***VIDEO1*** He's been the team's director of amateur scouting and a part of the Yankees organization for over 20 years and has had his name come up at...

Brian Cashman: New York Yankees ‘were not Involved with Kendrys Morales’
June 19th, 2014 at 9:45 AM
Despite all of the rumors about the New York Yankees being linked to former free agent turned Minnesota Twins slugger Kendrys Morales, general manager Brian Cashman says that wasn't the case. ***VIDEO1*** Cashman's quote comes from a New York Post article from Dan Martin: “We were not involved with Kendrys Morales in any...

New York Yankees Make International Signings from Dominican Republic
June 12th, 2014 at 1:37 PM
The New York Yankees are being aggressive in the international player market and have gone ahead and signed some "highly-regarded" infielders from the Dominican Republic in what is the start of more to come. ***VIDEO1*** Mark Feinsand of the New York Daily News has the story: A major league source told the Daily...

Yankees Rumors: Kendrys Morales Drawing Interest from Hal Steinbrenner
May 30th, 2014 at 6:17 PM
The New York Yankees and Kendrys Morales have been linked together for the past week and multiple reports are saying the Bronx Bombers will be players for the first baseman. ***VIDEO1*** Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports first reported the Yanks interest in Morales and how it obviously made sense for the team. Now...

New York Yankees Trade Target Jeff Samardzija Auditioning at Wrigley Field
May 21st, 2014 at 8:19 AM
***VIDEO1*** The second and final game of the series between the New York Yankees and Chicago Cubs will present the Bronx Bombers with a taste of Jeff Samardzija, who figures to be a certain trade target this summer before the 2014 MLB trade deadline passes. (function(d, s, id) { var js,...

New York Yankees: Why Cliff Lee Trade Will Never Happen
May 20th, 2014 at 8:34 AM
***VIDEO1*** While the New York Yankees desperately need starting pitching and Cliff Lee of the Philadelphia Phillies seems like the perfect fit, the 35-year-old left-hander will be incredibly difficult to trade for by the 2014 MLB trade deadline. Nick Cafardo of The Boston Globe reported the other day that baseball executives believe...

New York Yankees “Not Seriously Pursuing” Cuban Outfielder Daniel Carbonell: Report
May 19th, 2014 at 7:11 PM
***VIDEO1*** Update: Tuesday, May 20 at 2:20 p.m. ET According to Dan Martin and George A. King III of the New York Post, the New York Yankees are "not seriously pursuing" Cuban outfielder Daniel Carbonell: According to a source, despite reports indicating the Yankees are among the finalists for 23-year-old Cuban outfielder Daniel...

MLB Trade Rumors: New York Yankees to Target Cliff Lee at Deadline
May 18th, 2014 at 12:00 PM
***VIDEO1*** With a need for pitching in their starting rotation, it looks as though the New York Yankees will definitely have an eye on Cliff Lee when the 2014 MLB trade deadline approaches. Nick Cafardo of the The Boston Globe is reporting that many in baseball believe the Yanks will target Lee in...

Why Gary Sanchez’s Days in New York Yankees Organization are Numbered
May 15th, 2014 at 5:10 PM
***VIDEO1*** Gary Sanchez has been a top prospect in the New York Yankees' organization for quite some time now, but with the Bronx Bombers in need of starting pitching, the young catcher's days are numbered. The normally stingy Hal Steinbrenner has already made it clear the Yanks will not hesitate to add...

Hal Steinbrenner Willing to Spend This Summer to Add Starting Pitching for New York Yankees
May 15th, 2014 at 2:36 PM
In the first two months, the New York Yankees starting rotation has taken a hit from the injury bug. ***VIDEO1*** Ivan Nova went down for the season with a partial tear in his right elbow that required Tommy John Surgery, Michael Pineda is out until June with a back injury and CC...