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MLB Trade Talk: Could Yankees Be Waiting on Nationals’ Ian Desmond After $107 Million Contract Rejection
November 13th, 2014 at 2:35 PM
Ever since Derek Jeter's retirement, the speculation has been on who will play shortstop for the New York Yankees in 2015. Thus far, the candidates that could be either trade partners or free agent pickups aren't looking like they will be Bronx bound. ***PHOTO1*** Hanley Ramirez likely won't be a shortstop much...

MLB Trade Rumors: New York Yankees Have Inquired on Angels 2B Howie Kendrick; Trade Unlikely
November 13th, 2014 at 12:27 PM
The New York Yankees are looking for help at second base and they've liked Los Angeles Angels second basemen Howie Kendrick, especially since they've watched him tear them up for years. ***PHOTO1*** Jon Heyman of CBS Sports has reported that the Yankees have in fact inquired on possible trading for Kendrick, but...

Colorado Rockies GM Jeff Birdich: Troy Tulowitzki Trade Talks are ‘Fictitous’
November 13th, 2014 at 11:41 AM
In his first months as the new general manager of the Colorado Rockies, Jeff Birdich has a tough task in front of him; being the guy that may have to pull the trigger on trading all star shortstop Troy Tulowitzki and outfielder Carlos Gonzalez. ***PHOTO1*** Both have very high contracts which might...

New York Yankees Trade Francisco Cervelli to Pittsburgh Pirates for Lefty Reliever Justin Wilson
November 12th, 2014 at 10:00 PM
The Pittsburgh Pirates are preparing themselves in case they lose Russell Martin to free agency and they've turned to an old trade partner for catching depth in case Martin bolts the Steel City. ***PHOTO1*** On Wednesday night, the Pirated acquired Francisco Cervelli from the New York Yankees in exchange for lefty reliever...

MLB Trade Rumors: New York Yankees Aren’t Interested in Rangers’ Elvis Andrus’ Massive Contract
November 12th, 2014 at 1:44 PM
tHeading into this week, many thought that Texas Rangers' Elvis Andrus was emerging as the possible favorite to be the New York Yankees next shortstop for the 2015 and be acquired in a trade this winter. ***PHOTO1*** However, it looks like that is a long shot to happen, which is what Mark...

MLB Trade Rumors: One Trade Proposal the Yankees Could Offer to Land Rangers’ Elvis Andrus
November 12th, 2014 at 11:13 AM
With some of the shortstop options reportedly not on the New York Yankees radar, the one option that seems like a possible match is Texas Rangers Elvis Andrus; someone the Yankees are intrigued in. ***PHOTO1*** He's only 26, but he also comes with an eight-year, $120 million contract which kicks in starting...

MLB Trade Rumors: New York Yankees are ‘Intrigued’ by Texas Rangers SS Elvis Andrus
November 10th, 2014 at 2:47 PM
Earlier in the day, we had reported on the New York Yankees possibly exploring trades for Philadelphia Phillies shortstop Jimmy Rollins and Texas Rangers shortstop Elvis Andrus. ***PHOTO1*** Joel Sherman of the New York Post, who is currently covering the MLB General Manager Meetings in Arizona, confirmed that the Yankees have interest,...

MLB Trade Rumors: New York Yankees ‘Exploring Trades’ for Phillies’ Jimmy Rollins, Rangers’ Elvis Andrus
November 10th, 2014 at 8:33 AM
The New York Yankees may look to the trade market for their next shortstop for the 2015 season and while Troy Tulowitzki of the Colorado Rockies has been the most talked about name, they are worried about his injury history, especially since he's coming off of hip surgery. ***PHOTO1*** Even though Tulowitzki's...

MLB Trade Talk: Yankees, Braves Should Talk Justin Upton for Brett Gardner Swap
November 7th, 2014 at 11:27 AM
It's no secret that the New York Yankees need offense; pretty badly. The offense was so terrible this past season that it cost long-time hitting coach Kevin Long his job last month. ***PHOTO1*** With free agency officially kicking off this week, the Yankees will now look to see how they can improve...

Pittsburgh Pirates Claim Chaz Roe Off Waivers from New York Yankees
September 25th, 2014 at 11:42 AM
Chaz Roe's time with the New York Yankees was a very short one and now, he's on to his fourth team in less than two years. ***PHOTO1*** The Yankees acquired Roe from the Miami Marlins on August 31 for bullpen help, but he wasn't that effective when he came into pitch. In...

MLB Trade Rumors: Cole Hamels Will Get Dealt; New York Yankees Should Avoid
September 2nd, 2014 at 9:37 PM
With Philadelphia Phillies general manager Ruben Amaro striking out at the Major League Baseball trade deadline, the team is certain to attempt a major unload of players during the offseason in order to start the rebuilding process. ***PHOTO1*** The most attractive of those players is ace Cole Hamels, who currently sits on...

New York Yankees Acquire RHP Chaz Roe from Miami Marlins
August 31st, 2014 at 4:18 PM
The New York Yankees have made a deal with the Miami Marlins to acquire right-handed pitcher Chaz Roe. ***PHOTO1*** Chris Cotillo of MLB Daily Dish broke the news of the deal and notes that Roe is likely to join the big-league club: Source: #Yankees acquire RHP Chaz Roe from #Marlins. Likely will join...

Josh Outman Talks Joining New York Yankees; Allows Hit in 1st Appearance
August 30th, 2014 at 9:46 AM
Before Friday night's game versus the Toronto Blue Jays, new reliever Josh Outman spoke about the trade that sent him to the New York Yankees from the Cleveland Indians. He also made his first appearance with his new team against Toronto. ***PHOTO1*** Upon arriving to the Yanks, Outman told the media that...

New York Yankees Acquire Lefty Reliever Josh Outman from Cleveland Indians
August 29th, 2014 at 12:40 AM
Paul Hoynes of the Cleveland Plain-Dealer reports that the New York Yankees have acquired left handed specialist Josh Outman from the Cleveland Indians. ***PHOTO1*** The Yankees continue to re-tool their bullpen as they currently hold a .274 average against left handed batters this season. Outman will join a Yankees bullpen that has...

Martin Prado Reacts to Game-Winning Hit in New York Yankees Win Over White Sox
August 23rd, 2014 at 11:17 AM
Martin Prado had his doubts about coming to New York when he was first traded to the Yankees, but it seems the 30-year-old is starting to feel comfortable. ***PHOTO1*** Prado was responsible for the game-winning hit on Friday night versus the Chicago White Sox in a 4-3 win, which is something that...

New York Yankees Newly Acquired Players are Getting Used to Life in the Big City
August 14th, 2014 at 8:26 PM
According to Jean King-Schreifels of MLB.com, the New York Yankees newly acquired players are still settling in and adjusting to life in New York. Brandon McCarthy, Chase Headley and Stephen Drew told King-Schriefels, that it has been an exciting transition, since coming to New York. ***VIDEO1*** According to King-Schreifels, Stephen Drew wants...

Matt Thornton Reacts to New York Yankees Allowing Washington Nationals to Claim Him
August 13th, 2014 at 11:09 AM
Matt Thornton, as was the rest of the New York Yankees Universe, was shocked to see the Yankees allow the Washington Nationals to claim him. Matt thornton pic.twitter.com/OhzCGcU3BE — Brian Lieber (@brianlieb14) August 7, 2014 Thornton spoke to Dan Martin of the New York Post about being placed on waivers by the Yankees...

Tampa Bay Rays Prez Says David Price Wasn’t Off Limits to New York Yankees
August 11th, 2014 at 1:29 PM
There have been several differing reports on the Tampa Bay Rays' willingness to trade David Price to the New York Yankees before the July 31 trade deadline, but Rays president Matt Silverman has cleared that up. ***VIDEO1*** According to Marc Tompkin of the Tampa Bay Times, Silverman insists there was team that...

Los Angeles Dodgers Matt Kemp Clears Waivers; New York Yankees May Have Interest in Trade
August 5th, 2014 at 5:36 PM
CBS Sports Jon Heyman reported today that veteran outfielder Matt Kemp was placed on waivers by the LA Dodgers. Kemp has cleared the waiver process and can now be traded by the Dodgers. The New York Yankees were reported to have interest in the former Baseball America Player of the Year...

Washington Nationals Claim Matt Thornton Off Waivers from New York Yankees
August 5th, 2014 at 3:39 PM
The New York Yankees put Matt Thornton on revocable waivers this week with the chance that he could be claimed by another team. ***VIDEO1*** A team did in fact claim Thornton, as it was the Washington Nationals who made the claim and have been awarded him and his $3.5 million salary for...