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MLB Trade Rumors: New York Yankees Aren’t Pursuing White Sox’ John Danks, Rockies’ Brett Anderson
July 30th, 2014 at 8:14 PM
The New York Yankees have been tied to just about every single starter mentioned on the trade market this month. You can cross off at least two names of that very long list. ***VIDEO1*** Joel Sherman of the New York Post reported on Wednesday that while the Yankees did in fact contact...

MLB Trade Rumors: Phillies Have Offered Cole Hamels to Yankees; Requesting Multiple Top Prospects in Return
July 30th, 2014 at 2:33 PM
The Philadelphia Phillies, who are one of the top sellers on the market this summer, are trying to sell off some of their trade chips before the July 31 trade deadline. ***VIDEO1*** Their biggest one to date is lefty ace Cole Hamels, who would certainly help any contender in need of a...

MLB Trade Rumors: Yankees and Padres Still Involved in Talks for Ian Kennedy
July 30th, 2014 at 1:19 PM
We're nearly 24 hours away from the Major League Baseball trade deadline and the New York Yankees are still working the phones trying to make deals. ***VIDEO1*** One of those deals general manager Brian Cashman has his sights set on is for San Diego Padres starter, Ian Kennedy. Chad Jennings of The LoHud Yankees...

MLB Trade Rumors: New York Yankees Showing Interest in Colorado Rockies LHP Brett Anderson
July 30th, 2014 at 11:14 AM
The New York Yankees have been one of the most active teams looking for starting pitching help and have called around the entire league in their quest. ***VIDEO1*** Their latest potential trade target; Colorado Rockies lefty Brett Anderson, as Buster Olney of ESPN reported on Wednesday that the Yankees have talked to...

Luis Severino Making Double-A Look Easy as Yankees Prospect Dominates Again
July 30th, 2014 at 10:25 AM
Much of the talk surrounding the New York Yankees and general manager Brian Cashman at the trade deadline will involve making some kind of big deal, and any deal such as that would require the Yanks to let go of their best pitching prospect, Luis Severino. ***VIDEO1*** Severino continues to build his...

Tampa Rays GM Taking Offers on David Price and Will Pull Trigger on Trade: Source; New York Yankees Have the Pieces to Get Deal Done
July 29th, 2014 at 9:10 PM
CBS Sports Jon Heyman was told by a Tampa Rays source that they are "talking and willing" to trade starter David Price. The source said " We'll see if any teams have the desire." Heyman was told by GM's in the American League that they believe that Tampa GM, Andrew Friedman...

New York Yankees’ Michael Pineda to Throw Minor League Start on Sunday
July 29th, 2014 at 6:39 PM
UPDATE: Tuesday, July 29 at 8:13 p.m. ET Michael Pineda's rehab start is set for Sunday, although it isn't known where exactly he'll be pitching. Wallace Matthews of ESPNNewYork.com has the latest, including Pineda's timetable for return: Michael Pineda threw three simulated innings and 45 simulated pitches in Tampa today, and his next...

MLB Trade Rumors: New York Yankees not Interested in Indians’ Justin Masterson
July 29th, 2014 at 2:26 PM
The New York Yankees' search for starting pitching won't include Cleveland Indians starter Justin Masterson. ***VIDEO1*** Masterson has been drawing plenty of trade interest in recent days with the Indians looking to move him. In return, Cleveland would like to get their hands on some young pitchers who are under team control. Sources:...

MLB Trade Rumors: Boston Red Sox to Move Jon Lester and John Lackey
July 29th, 2014 at 1:58 PM
UPDATE: Wednesday, July 30 at 12:52 p.m. ET The Boston Red Sox are in full sell mode before the July 31 MLB trade deadline. Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports is reporting that both Jon Lester and John Lackey could be moved in the next day or two: To be clear: Source not saying...

MLB Trade Rumors: New York Yankees Won’t Give up Much for John Danks
July 29th, 2014 at 1:45 PM
UPDATE: Wednesday, July 30 at 7:14 p.m. ET You can pretty much squash any hope that the Yankees will get John Danks from the Chicago White Sox as general manager Brian Cashman has no interest in picking up Danks' salary, per Mark Feinsand of the New York Daily News: A lot of...

Yu Darvish Blames Brett Gardner’s Parents After Yankees Outfielder Hits 2 Homers
July 29th, 2014 at 12:55 PM
Texas Rangers ace Yu Darvish went there on Monday night when he blamed Brett Gardner's mother and father for creating such making such a great New York Yankees hitter. ***VIDEO1*** Darvish said it following the Rangers' 4-2 win over the Yankees in which Gardner homered twice, bringing his 2014 season total to...

New York Yankees Manager Joe Girardi on Masahiro Tanaka: ‘He’s Feeling Better and Better’
July 29th, 2014 at 4:37 AM
When Masahiro Tanaka went on the DL with a tear to his UCL, there wasn't too much hope for optimism. Such an injury usually ends in Tommy John Surgery, most of the time. Tanaka and the Yankees decided to rehab his elbow and see how it responded. The word so far has...

MLB Trade Rumors: Chicago White Sox Scout New York Yankees Catching Prospects
July 28th, 2014 at 8:04 PM
Things between the New York Yankees and Chicago White Sox are starting to pick up a bit with a potential deal that would send starting pitcher John Danks to the Bronx. ***VIDEO1*** It has been reported numerous times that general manager Brian Cashman is trying to acquire Danks, and now the next...

MLB Trade Rumors: Phillies Make Cole Hamels Available; New York Yankees Must Inquire
July 28th, 2014 at 5:06 PM
The overwhelming belief has been that Cole Hamels of the Philadelphia Philles is not available for trade before July 31, but now it seems the Phillies are changing their tune and have put the talented left-hander on the market. ***VIDEO1*** Jon Morosi of FOX Sports has the latest: Sources: Phillies have made Cole...

MLB Trade Deadline: New York Yankees GM Brian Cashman Wise to Prioritize Offense
July 28th, 2014 at 6:00 AM
Since their starting five started dropping like flies, the New York Yankees' main focus has been on starting pitching. So much so that many people don't realize it's offense that is their biggest concern. ***VIDEO1*** If you don't agree with that then you don't agree with the Yankees' general manager, Brian Cashman. Cash...

MLB Trade Rumors: Yankees and Cubs Talking Deal for Jake Arrieta
July 27th, 2014 at 5:55 PM
The New York Yankees have their sights set on adding another starting pitcher as they are discussing a trade that would send Chicago Cubs' pitcher Jake Arrieta to the Bronx. ***VIDEO1*** George Ofman of WBBM radio reported the rumor: Sources: Yankees have discussed Jake Arrieta. Told it would take an offer the Cubs...

MLB Trade Rumors: Did Cliff Lee’s Latest Start Impress Enough for New York Yankees to Make Trade?
July 26th, 2014 at 11:07 PM
On Saturday night, Cliff Lee took the mound for the Philadelphia Phillies in what could perhaps be his final start of his second stint with the team. ***VIDEO1*** Lee, who has been subject of many trade talks, especially with the New York Yankees, was looking to rebound from a rough 1st start...

MLB Trade Rumors: New York Yankees, Colorado Rockies Talking Trade for LHP Jorge De La Rosa: Report
July 25th, 2014 at 1:11 AM
The New York Yankees are amongst one of the most active teams currently at the trade deadline; especially in their pursuit for starting pitching. ***VIDEO1*** They are reportedly talking to the San Diego Padres about a deal for Ian Kennedy, although the prospects the Padres want back from the Yankees aren't exactly...

MLB Trade Rumors: New York Yankees, San Diego Padres Talking Trade for Former Yankee Ian Kennedy: Report
July 24th, 2014 at 11:54 PM
This past week, the New York Yankees and San Diego Padres completed one trade that landed them Chase Headley for Yangervis Solarte and Rafael DePaula. ***VIDEO1*** They could be talking about making a second trade, as Jim Bowden of ESPN reported that the Yankees and Padres were talking about a trade that...

New York Yankees Acquire Chris Capuano from Colorado Rockies for Cash Considerations
July 24th, 2014 at 7:33 PM
The New York Yankees starting rotation is currently stacked heavily with right-handed pitching due to CC Sabathia out for the season and Vidal Nuno being traded this past month. ***VIDEO1*** The team changed that on Thursday night just after their 4-2 win over the Texas Rangers, as the Yankees acquired lefty Chris...