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MLB Trade Rumors: Nationals’ Jordan Zimmermann Off Market, Stephen Strasburg Available; Yankees Could Inquire
January 20th, 2015 at 10:59 AM
Less than 24 hours ago, it was reported that the Washington Nationals landed Max Scherzer and signed him to a seven-year, $210 million deal and have all but made themselves the favorites again in the National League East and perhaps the early favorites for the 2015 World Series. ***PHOTO1*** Earlier in the...

MLB Hot Stove: Max Scherzer to Nationals, Yankees Should Inquire on Stephen Strasburg, Jordan Zimmermann
January 19th, 2015 at 9:56 AM
On late Sunday night; or early Monday morning, the Washington Nationals won the sweepstakes for Max Scherzer, as they landed the now former Detroit Tigers ace on a seven-year deal worth around $180 million. ***PHOTO1*** With Scherzer now officially off the market, it potentially puts either free agent to be Jordan Zimmermann...

Yankees Acquire Chris Martin from Rockies for Cash; DFA Gonzalez German
January 14th, 2015 at 11:05 AM
UPDATE: Tuesday, January 20 at 5:36 p.m. ET After designating reliever Gonzalez Germen for assignment following the trade for reliever Chris Martin with the Colorado Rockies, the Yankees have now turned around and traded Germen to the Texas Rangers in exchange for cash, per the Rangers' VP of Communications, John Blake: Rangers...

Prospect Peter O’Brien’s Development at Catcher Helping Diamondbacks Avoid Trade
January 14th, 2015 at 9:26 AM
When prospect Peter O'Brien was traded from the New York Yankees in exchange for Arizona Diamondbacks utilityman Martin Prado, the biggest knock on the slugging catcher was that he wasn't very good defensively. ***PHOTO1*** But the Arizona Diamondbacks and general manager Dave Stewart are seeing things differently nowadays, as they claim O'Brien's...

Taking a Look at David Carpenter and the Manny Banuelos Trade
January 5th, 2015 at 6:14 PM
***PHOTO1*** Manny Banuelos was once regarded as one of the jewels of the New York Yankees farm system. Three or four years ago, it would be inconceivable that the Yankees would trade him for a relief pitcher. The great Mariano Rivera described Banuelos as the greatest pitching prospect he had ever...

Yankees Take Page from Royals Run with Trade for Bullpen Help in David Carpenter, Chasen Shreve
January 1st, 2015 at 6:39 PM
While the entire sports world was watching the Rose Bowl between Oregon and Florida State, Brian Cashman was busy making a deal that gives an already revamped bullpen a much different look for the 2015 season. ***PHOTO1*** Manny Banuelos, the once highly-regarded pitching prospect for the New York Yankees, was dealt to...

New York Yankees Trade Manny Banuelos to Braves for David Carpenter, Chasen Shreve
January 1st, 2015 at 5:54 PM
Well, so much for Manny Banuelos being a possibility for the New York Yankees rotation in 2015, as the one time member of the "Killer B's" has found a new home. ***PHOTO1*** Jack Curry of the YES Network has reported that the Yankees have traded Banuelos to the Atlanta Braves for pitchers...

Shawn Kelley Hints New York Yankees Have More Moves Coming After Trade with Padres
December 29th, 2014 at 6:24 PM
The most common question after the New York Yankees pulled the trigger on a deal that sent reliever Shawn Kelley to the San Diego Padres for prospect Johnny Barbato was: is there something bigger in the works for the Bronx Bombers? ***PHOTO1*** Well, according to Kelley himself, general manager Brian Cashman admitted...

MLB Trade Rumors: Yankees Have ‘Checked In’ on Trade for Rockies’ Troy Tulowitzki
December 22nd, 2014 at 2:02 PM
So file this into the interesting column, especially since everyone thought the team already filled their need for shortstop. ***PHOTO1*** Not even a month ago, the New York Yankees made the three-team trade with the Arizona Diamondbacks and Detroit Tigers to land 24-year-old Didi Gregorius and there, everyone thought the team had...

New York Yankees Trade for Garrett Jones is One of Insurance, Especially for Alex Rodriguez
December 19th, 2014 at 10:30 PM
On Friday afternoon, the Yankees made another roster altering move to land Garrett Jones in the deal with the Miami Marlins that sent Martin Prado and David Phelps down to Miami. ***PHOTO1*** With Jones, he adds more versatility to a lineup that needs it, especially with the age that surrounds it heading...

New York Yankees Acquire Miami Marlins Pitching Prospect Domingo German in Nathan Eovaldi Trade
December 19th, 2014 at 3:10 PM
***PHOTO1*** The New York Yankees acquired a young power arm in Nathan Eovaldi in today's trade, but they were also able to acquire a top Miami Marlins pitching prospect in Domingo German. German is 22 years old and was recently ranked as the Marlins' sixth best prospect by Baseball America. German...

Yankees Agree to Trade Martin Prado, David Phelps to Marlins for Nathan Eovaldi, Garrett Jones
December 19th, 2014 at 1:31 PM
UPDATE: Friday, December 19 at 4:30 p.m. ET Yankees GM Brian Cashman has shared his thoughts on newly acquired pitcher Nathan Eovaldi and first baseman/outfielder Garrett Jones, as well as prospect Domingo German, per Jack Curry of YES Network: Cashman said Eovaldi "has a good arm and he's young and we felt...

Yankees’ Brian Cashman Tried to Trade for Rick Porcello, Wade Miley at Winter Meetings
December 12th, 2014 at 9:41 PM
Now that the 2014 version of the baseball Winter Meetings have concluded in San Diego, many fans of the New York Yankees are starting to get restless. ***PHOTO1*** T--hey saw the Boston Red Sox make moves for their starting rotation, they saw the Los Angeles Dodgers remake their entire starting lineup and...

Yankees Acquire Diamondbacks SS Didi Gregorius in 3-Team Trade; Shane Greene Sent to Tigers
December 5th, 2014 at 10:57 AM
The New York Yankees have FINALLY found their shortstop for the future and beyond. ***PHOTO1*** Almost five years after the three teams came together to make a trade that sent Curtis Granderson to the Yankees, the Yankees, Arizona Diamondbacks and Detroit Tigers have again completed a three-team deal on Friday morning that...

Toronto Blue Jays Acquire Josh Donaldson from Oakland A’s, Likely Ends Pursuit for Yankees’ Chase Headley
November 28th, 2014 at 11:38 PM
On Friday night while everyone was in shopping mode for Black Friday, the Toronto Blue Jays were shopping for a third basemen and made a splash on the trade market. ***PHOTO1*** The Blue Jays have acquired third basemen Josh Donaldson from the Oakland A's in exchange for third basemen Brett Lawrie and...

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...