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Category: ‘MLB Free Agency’

MLB Hot Stove: Orioles Join Yankees in Pursuit for Giants’ Tim Lincecum
February 4th, 2016 at 3:01 PM
Not too long ago, reports came out that the New York Yankees were one of several teams with interest in former San Francisco Giants ace and Cy Young Award winner Tim Lincecum, who is likely to pitch elsewhere in 2016. ***PHOTO1*** The Yankees are looking for pitching depth for their starting rotation;...

New York Yankees Sign Tyler Cloyd, Deibinson Romero to Minor League Deals
February 3rd, 2016 at 11:59 AM
On Wednesday, the New York Yankees added two more names for spring training and their minor league scene for the 2016 season. ***PHOTO1*** Matt Eddy of Baseball America has reported that the Yankees have signed right-handed pitcher Tyler Cloyd and third basemen Deibinson Romero to minor league deals with invites to spring...

New York Yankees Could End up Bringing Mark Teixeira Back for 2017 with Greg Bird Injury
February 3rd, 2016 at 9:38 AM
Heading into the 2016 season, the foregone conclusion was that Mark Teixeira would play out the final year of his contract and then Greg Bird would take the reigns as the starting first baseman for the New York Yankees in 2017. ***PHOTO1*** But that all changed when Bird suffered a torn labrum...

MLB Hot Stove: New York Yankees Unlikely to Pursue Mets’ Juan Uribe as Greg Bird Replacement
February 2nd, 2016 at 7:18 PM
With the New York Yankees looking at alternative solutions to replace Greg Bird on the roster now that he will miss the 2016 season due to a torn labrum in his shoulder and will need to undergo surgery, several options have been floated around; Pedro Alvarez and Justin Morneau have...

New York Yankees Would Consider Backup 1st Baseman; but Only on Minor League Deal
February 2nd, 2016 at 10:02 AM
The New York Yankees losing Greg Bird for the entire 2016 season due to a torn labrum in his shoulder was a tough blow to their depth, especially to Mark Teixeira and Alex Rodriguez. ***PHOTO1*** Bird was likely the first man up if either player got hurt for an extended period of...