Archives

Category: ‘Starting Pitchers’

Cliff Lee Placed on DL and is Likley Done for Season; New York Yankees Smart for Passing on Veteran Starter
August 1st, 2014 at 12:17 AM
As the trading deadline came and went on Thursday, the New York Yankees did make a deal for a frontline starter and it may turn out to be a blessing in disguise. The Yankees had been rumored to have been players in trading for Phillies starter Cliff Lee. Lee was placed on...

MLB Trade Deadline Passes; New York Yankees Could Look to August Waivers for Pitching Help
July 31st, 2014 at 6:12 PM
So the 4p.m. deadline for baseball's trade deadline came and went and some of the big named pitching on the market found new homes; David Price went to the Detroit Tigers and Jon Lester went to the Oakland A's along with John Lackey and Justin Masterson both going to the...

MLB Trade Rumors: Yankees and Rays Still Talking David Price Deal
July 31st, 2014 at 3:28 PM
UPDATE: Thursday, July 31 at 3:34 p.m. ET Nightengale has updated his earlier report with the news that the Yankees are just "dabbling" in Price talks: The #Tigers, #Mariners and #Pirates are the three front-runners for #Rays ace David Price, while #Yankees have dabbled in talks. — Bob Nightengale (@BNightengale) July 31, 2014 Ken...

MLB Trade Rumors: New York Yankees Looking for Rentals at Deadline
July 31st, 2014 at 8:53 AM
While the New York Yankees do have their ears open for any potential blockbuster deal, it looks as though general manager Brian Cashman is sticking to trades for smaller, rental types in order to bolster his roster. ***VIDEO1*** That's the latest from Andrew Marchand of ESPNNewYork.com: The Yankees want to upgrade their talent,...

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: Thursday, July 31 at 7:34 p.m. ET Michael Pineda's rehab start is set for Sunday and where he will be pitching is now known, per Bryan Hoch of MLB.com: Weather permitting, Michael Pineda's rehab start will be Sunday for Triple-A Scranton/W-B. Four innings, 60-65 pitches. — Bryan Hoch (@BryanHoch) July 31, 2014 Pineda...

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...