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Category: ‘MLB Free Agency’

Johnny Damon’s MLB Return Draws Interest; Bad Fit for New York Yankees
July 4th, 2014 at 7:17 PM
Johnny Damon may be contemplating a return to Major League Baseball at the age of 40 and is making some noise in the process, but there's no chance his comeback will be with the New York Yankees. ***VIDEO1*** CBS New York is reporting Damon's desire to return to the game because he...

New York Yankees Sign 8 Top International Prospects on Wednesday; 5 were Listed in MLB’s Top 10 Prospects
July 3rd, 2014 at 1:21 AM
Wednesday was a very important day in the baseball world, as teams could officially sign international prospects from around the world. The New York Yankees, who were expected to be active in this process, lived up to their word. ***VIDEO1*** The Yankees signed the following players on Wednesday: Nelson Gomez, INF, Dominican Republic The...

New York Yankees Sign 16-year-old Dominican Prospect Frederick Cuevas
July 2nd, 2014 at 10:40 AM
The New York Yankees continued their assault on the international market by signing Dominican Republic youngster and outfielder, Frederick Cuevas. ***VIDEO1*** Ben Badler of Baseball America broke the story of the signing, as well as what it will cost: Via @BenBadler, the Yankees have signed 16-year-old Dominican outfielder Frederick Cuevas for $300,000. — Baseball...

New York Yankees Brian McCann on First Half Performance: ‘I’ve Been Horrible’
July 1st, 2014 at 11:44 AM
Since Jorge Posada's retirement at the end of the 2011 season, the New York Yankees have been looking for the next "great" Yankee catcher. They thought they had him when they signed Brian McCann to a $85 million, five year deal, this past off-season. But so far, the results have not been...

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 Sign Heath Bell to Minor League Contract
June 13th, 2014 at 6:01 PM
The New York Yankees have signed reliever Heath Bell to a minor-league deal. ***VIDEO1*** Mark Feinsand of the New York Daily News broke the story after it was discovered Bell was on the roster of the Yanks' Triple-A affiliate, Scranton Wilkes-Barre: Scranton/Wilkes-Barre has added RHP Heath Bell to its roster, so it appears...

New York Yankees to Sign Three Top International Free Agents
June 13th, 2014 at 3:07 PM
In a season where depth and young talent is a concern, the New York Yankees are looking towards International Free Agents as a way to replenish their farm system. According to a report by Andy Martino and Mark Feinsand of The New York Daily News, the Yankees have already reached...

Yankees Rumors: Jon Lester a Target for New York During Offseason
June 8th, 2014 at 6:15 PM
If Boston Red Sox pitcher Jon Lester hits the open market this offseason, the New York Yankees are one of the teams said to be interested in the talented left-hander. ***VIDEO1*** According to Nick Cafardo of The Boston Globe, the Yanks are among five teams who will be going after Lester, with the...

New York Yankees Signing of SP Masahiro Tanaka Paying Huge Dividends
June 7th, 2014 at 9:23 PM
If somebody told you at the end of last season that Masahiro Tanaka would be the best pitcher on the New York Yankees, you would have thought they were crazy. As it turns out, he is anchoring a pitching staff that has been marred by injury and inconsistency this season. ***VIDEO1*** Although Tanaka is...

Why Kendrys Morales to New York Yankees Didn’t Happen
June 7th, 2014 at 6:29 PM
The New York Yankees needed offense and insurance for Mark Teixeira, making Kendrys Morales seem like the perfect fit. That signing didn't happen and there is a very good reason why the free-agent slugger didn't choose the Bronx Bombers. Morales signed a one-year pact with the American League Central basement-dwellers, the Minnesota Twins,...

Yankees Rumors: Kendrys Morales Denies Request for More Time, Could Sign Any Day
June 5th, 2014 at 5:40 PM
The New York Yankees are definitely in contact with free agent first baseman Kendrys Morales, but the team apparently needs more time before deciding to sign him or not. ***VIDEO1*** According to Jon Heyman of CBS Sports, the Yanks asked Morales for more time in order to further evaluate Carlos Beltran and...

Hanley Ramirez: ‘I’m Three or Four Months from Becoming a Free Agent’; New York Yankees Would Be a Perfect Fit
June 3rd, 2014 at 9:50 PM
After being pulled from the LA Dodgers game last night for a defensive replacement in the eighth inning, shortstop Hanley Ramirez spoke with Fox Sports, Jon Paul Morosi about his future in LA. Morosi tweeted before Tuesday's game that Ramirez does not feel that he will be traded this season. ***VIDEO1*** "Who, me? I'm...

Yankees Rumors: Kendrys Morales Contacted by Bronx Bombers; Could Sign Soon: Report
June 2nd, 2014 at 4:44 PM
The New York Yankees interest in Kendrys Morales has now been confirmed after weeks of speculation and wondering if they will make a play for the free agent first basemen. ***VIDEO1*** Jon Heyman of CBS Sports and WFAN has reported that the Yankees have in fact now reached out to Morales, who...

New York Yankees: Kendrys Morales a Must-Sign After Mark Teixeira Injury
June 1st, 2014 at 11:57 AM
  Mark Teixeira's ailing wrist is more than enough of a reason for the New York Yankees to make free agent first baseman Kendrys Morales a top priority as the month of June begins. ***VIDEO1*** Tex missed about a week with some soreness in his surgically repaired wrist, only to return on Friday...

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: Kendrys Morales Should Be Signed by Bombers Even If Mark Teixeira Returns to Lineup
May 30th, 2014 at 11:10 AM
Mark Teixeira is day-to-day with wrist inflammation and while he's hopeful to return for Friday's game for the New York Yankees against the Minnesota Twins, there has to be cause for concern. ***VIDEO1*** The wrist that has inflammation in it is the same one that was surgically repaired last June and caused...

Yankees Rumors: Kendrys Morales ‘Making Perfect Sense’ for Bombers in 2014
May 29th, 2014 at 1:12 PM
With Mark Teixeira's wrist flaring up again and a chance that he could land on the disabled list again with the injury, along with Carlos Beltran's elbow injury and the fact that the New York Yankees don't have a legitimate first base option after Teixiera, it throws the Bombers name...

Yankees Rumors: J.J. Hardy a ‘Perfect Replacement’ for Derek Jeter in 2015?
May 27th, 2014 at 10:33 AM
After the 2014 season, the New York Yankees will be looking to replace the retiring Derek Jeter at shortstop and the name J.J. Hardy is being thrown out there as a possible solution. ***VIDEO1*** According to Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports, an unnamed agent who isn't affiliated with either player seems to...

MLB Trade Rumors: What are Realistic Chances New York Yankees Land Max Scherzer in Future
May 20th, 2014 at 4:16 PM
When you look at the July 31 trade deadline for Major League Baseball, there are two very popular names that are tied to the New York Yankees: Cliff Lee and Max Scherzer. ***VIDEO1*** Lee still is under contract to the Philadelphia Phillies for at least 1-2 more seasons and his name has...

Boston Red Sox Sign Stephen Drew, New York Yankees Fall Short
May 20th, 2014 at 2:55 PM
***VIDEO1*** It was reported earlier on Tuesday that the New York Yankees had a renewed interest in free agent shortstop, Stephen Drew, but the Boston Red Sox have beat them to the punch. According to Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports, the Sox have signed Drew: Sources: #RedSox sign Drew. — Ken Rosenthal (@Ken_Rosenthal) May...