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New York Yankees Sign 16-Year-Old Colombian Outfield Prospect Bryan Emery
November 20th, 2014 at 1:13 PM
Earlier in the year, the New York Yankees made a gigantic splash in the international free agent market and signed a handful of 16, 17, 18 and 19 year old players from all over the world; most of which were considered the top players on the free agent market as...

MLB Free Agent Rumors: Yankees are ‘Sleeping Giants’ for Tigers’ Max Scherzer; According to N.L. Executive
November 20th, 2014 at 11:36 AM
Over the last 48 hours, we've heard several different reports regarding the New York Yankees and Detroit Tigers free agent pitcher Max Scherzer. ***PHOTO1*** On Tuesday, they were reported to be engaging in talks for the ace and former Cy Young award winner. On Wednesday, they weren't being viewed as the team...

MLB Free Agent Rumors: Yankees ‘the Favorites’ to Land Cuban Prospect Yoan Moncada
November 20th, 2014 at 11:04 AM
The New York Yankees have been hesitant over the last couple of years when it came to making a push for a Cuban star; Yasiel Puig, Yoenis Cespedes, Aroldis Chapman. Maybe it's because the last one they went all out to sign; Jose Contreras, turned out to be a total...

New York Yankees President Happy Alex Rodriguez Doesn’t Own Record Contract Anymore
November 20th, 2014 at 10:00 AM
In hindsight (and maybe when it happened, also), the New York Yankees were incredibly dumb for giving Alex Rodriguez a 10-year, $275 million contract after he opted out of his original record contract in 2008. ***PHOTO1*** Apparently Yankees president Randy Levine agrees somewhat, as he clearly is pleased that Giancarlo Stanton's monster...

MLB Free Agent Rumors: New York Yankees Aren’t Expected to Land Tigers’ Max Scherzer
November 19th, 2014 at 11:55 AM
Yesterday, we had reported that the New York Yankees were engaging in free agent discussions with Detroit Tigers ace pitcher Max Scherzer and some were getting the feeling that they could be the team to land him this winter. ***PHOTO1*** One of those who don't feel that the Yankees will be the...

MLB Trade Rumors: Dodgers Aggressively Pursuing White Sox’ Alexei Ramirez, Could Beat Yankees Out
November 19th, 2014 at 10:14 AM
The New York Yankees are still on the hunt for their next shortstop and one guy who is on their radar as far as a trade goes; may end up landing 3,000 miles away from the Bronx. ***PHOTO1*** This past month, the Yankees contacted the Chicago White Sox regarding the availability of...

MLB Trade Rumors: New York Yankees Might Be Looking into Trade for Indians’ Nick Swisher
November 19th, 2014 at 12:43 AM
The New York Yankees need offense. This we all know after a disastrous 2014 season. The Yankees also need backup options at right field and first base; this we also know because of the age and injuries to Mark Teixeira and Carlos Beltran. ***PHOTO1*** And this is why there is a report...

MLB Rumors: New York Yankees and Free Agent SP Max Scherzer are Talking
November 18th, 2014 at 9:28 AM
It appears the New York Yankees and their notoriously stingy owner, Hal Steinbrenner, may decide to spend some money on more than just their own free agents this winter. ***PHOTO1*** CBS Sports' Jon Heyman is reporting that the Yankes and top free agent starting pitcher Max Scherzer have had talks since the...

New York Yankees Legend Joe DiMaggio’s Love Letters to Marilyn Monroe
November 17th, 2014 at 4:52 PM
It's pretty rare to get a look into the personal life of New York Yankees legend Joe DiMaggio, but a unique opportunity has given us a glimpse of the baseball great's love for Marilyn Monroe. ***PHOTO1*** The Associated Press, via CBS News, is reporting love letters from Joltin' Joe to the blonde...

Hiroki Kuroda’s Future with New York Yankees Cloudy; Expected to Pitch in 2015
November 17th, 2014 at 2:00 PM
While Hiroki Kuroda is expected to pitch in 2015, it isn't quite clear what team he will choose to do it with. ***PHOTO1*** One person who expects Kuroda to pitch again in 2015 is New York Yankees general manager Brian Cashman, who said so to Brendan Kuty of NJ.com: Brian Cashman said he...

MLB Rumors: New York Yankees not Interested in SS Takashi Toritani
November 17th, 2014 at 12:53 PM
The next shortstop of the New York Yankees will not be coming from Japan. ***PHOTO1*** Joel Sherman of the New York Post is reporting that the Bronx Bombers will not be interested in free agent Japanese import, Takashi Toritani, who is interested in coming to the major leagues in 2015 and playing...

Toronto Blue Jays, Former Yankees Catcher Russell Martin Agree to 5-Year, $82 Million Deal
November 17th, 2014 at 12:40 PM
Two years ago, the New York Yankees let Russell Martin walk away as a free agent, as he ended up signing with the Pittsburgh Pirates. ***PHOTO1*** Two years later, the Yankees will see him at least 20 times a year, only this time, it will be on the other side of things,...

MLB Free Agent Rumors: Yankees Bringing Back David Robertson Seen as ‘Priority’
November 17th, 2014 at 11:51 AM
In a rather disappointing 2014 season for the New York Yankees, one of the few bright spots was the back end of the bullpen; especially Dellin Betances and David Robertson. ***PHOTO1*** While Betances is under the Yankees control for a while, Robertson is a current free agent and looking for big-time closers...

MLB Trade Rumors: Yankees Could Still Be in Play to Trade for Rangers’ Elvis Andrus
November 17th, 2014 at 9:06 AM
The New York Yankees continue to search for their next shortstop for the 2015 season and while they haven't been tied to many free agents on the market, they continue to be linked to possible trade options. ***PHOTO1*** Elvis Andrus of the Texas Rangers continues to be linked to the Yankees despite...

MLB Rumors: Yankees with “Significant” Presence at Yoan Moncada Workout
November 16th, 2014 at 8:13 PM
The New York Yankees have whiffed (whether intentionally or not) on every recent Cuban defector to enter the states, and infielder Yoan Moncada could be the next one the Yankees come up short on. ***PHOTO1*** The 19-year-old Moncada worked out for several teams in Guatemala on Wednesday, showcasing his ability to field...

MLB Rumors: New York Yankees a Dark Horse for Free Agent SP Jon Lester
November 15th, 2014 at 7:45 PM
While the New York Yankees will undoubtedly look to bolster their offense before the start of the 2015 season, don't rule them out just yet in the hunt for a top-notch starting pitcher. ***PHOTO1*** Three names will garner the most attention this offseason in the starting pitching market: Max Scherzer, James Shields...

Manny Banuelos Has Chance to Make New York Yankees Starting Rotation in 2015
November 15th, 2014 at 6:35 PM
Coming into spring training 2015, New York Yankees pitching prospect Manny Banuelos will have a chance to make the team's starting rotation. I still DK: Manny Banuelos pitches. I take a picture. The mystery is, I don't know who took the photo of US. #Yankees — Jessica Quiroli (@heelsonthefield) November 29, 2012 Yankees...

New York Yankees Prospect Greg Bird Wins Arizona Fall League MVP
November 15th, 2014 at 6:00 PM
An encouraging sign for the New York Yankees comes in the form of first base prospect Greg Bird, who had a sensational showing at the Arizona Fall League en route to winning the Most Valuable Player award. The AFL's official Twitter feed shared the news: AFL AWARDS-MVP Scottsdale's Greg Bird (@Yankees) Dernell...

MLB Free Agent Rumors: New York Mets Interested in New York Yankees SS Stephen Drew
November 13th, 2014 at 5:37 PM
The New York Yankees have kept tabs on Stephen Drew, as they are interested in him, but as a fallback option in case they don't land someone else. ***PHOTO1*** The Yankees aren't the only team in New York interested in Drew's services, as Joel Sherman of the New York Post has reported...

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...