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Category: ‘Second Basemen’

New York Yankees Monitoring Infield Trade Market; Could Pursue White Sox’ Gordon Beckham, Brewers’ Rickie Weeks: Report
February 26th, 2014 at 1:57 PM
The infield of the New York Yankees has a lot of questions surrounding it before the 201 regular season kicks off in April. Alex Rodriguez is suspended for the entire 2014 season due to the fallout of the Biogenesis case and he dropped his lawsuit to get his suspension overturned, so...

Seattle Mariners Manager Lloyd McClendon Responds to Coments on Robinson Cano
February 18th, 2014 at 3:49 PM
On Monday, New York Yankees hitting coach Kevin Long made it very clear that he and the other coaches on the staff did not appreciate Robinson Cano's apparent lack of hustle during games. ***VIDEO1*** The former Yankee, now Seattle Mariners second basemen bolted the Bronx after nine years to sign with Seattle...

New York Yankees Hitting Coach Kevin Long Didn’t Appreciate Robinson Cano’s Lack of Hustle
February 17th, 2014 at 1:48 PM
Ever since departing from the New York Yankees to sign a 10-year, $240 million deal with the Seattle Mariners, Robinson Cano has taken a beating from the fans all over that he left 3,000 miles behind. People feel that instead of playing for championships, a legacy and maybe a chance for...

What to Make of the New York Yankees Infield?
February 5th, 2014 at 6:16 PM
Entering last season the New York Yankees had many questions regarding the infield. Who will play third base for Alex Rodriguez? Will Derek Jeter be healthy? Will Mark Teixeira be able to make it through the season without getting injured? Sound familiar? ***PHOTO1*** Fast forward to 2014 and many of the same questions still exist. So...

What to Make of New York Yankees Infield for 2014
January 25th, 2014 at 3:38 PM
Entering last season the Yankees had many questions regarding the infield.  Who will play third base for Alex Rodriguez? Will Derek Jeter be healthy? Will Mark Teixeira be able to make it through the season without getting injured? Sound familiar? Fast forward to 2014, many of the same questions still exist. So...

New York Yankees Sign Former Oakland A’s 2B/3B Scott Sizemore to Minor League Deal
January 12th, 2014 at 6:11 PM
With Alex Rodriguez's 2014 season likely over now that he's been suspended for the year after federal arbitrator Frederic Horowitz's ruled in Major League Baseball's favor in the Biogenesis case, the New York Yankees are now searching for alternative plans for the infield. On Sunday, the Yankees agreed to a minor...

New York Yankees Sign Baltimore Orioles 2B Brian Roberts, Boston Red Sox LHP Matt Thornton
December 17th, 2013 at 8:35 PM
It was a very busy Tuesday for the New York Yankees as they made two more moves to their 2014 roster. The first which was reported late last night as a likely deal ended up becoming a reality, as the Yankees agreed to a one-year, $2 million deal with Baltimore Orioles...

New York Yankees Likely to Sign Former Baltimore Orioles 2B Brian Roberts: Report
December 17th, 2013 at 3:22 AM
The New York Yankees have found their next second basemen for the 2014 season to replace the departed Robinson Cano, who left two weeks ago to sign with the Seattle Mariners. Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports has reported on Monday night that the Yankees are likely to sign former Baltimore Orioles...

Kansas City Royals Sign Omar Infante to 4-Year, $30.25MM Deal, New York Yankees were Interested
December 13th, 2013 at 8:48 PM
The New York Yankees weren't budging on their three-year, $24 million offer for Detroit Tigers second basemen Omar Infante, just like they wouldn't budge on their seven-year, $168 million offer for Robinson Cano. Just like they saw Cano take more money to sign with the Seattle Mariners, Infante decided to take...

New York Yankees Turn Down Cincinnati Reds Offer of Brett Gardner for Brandon Phillips Trade: Report
December 11th, 2013 at 10:55 PM
In a bit of a stunning turn of events, the New York Yankees had a chance to replace the departed Robinson Cano with a trade offer from the Cincinnati Reds, but it looks like the Yankees didn't like what was presented to them. Jon Heyman of CBS Sports and WFAN has reported...

New York Yankees Inquiring on Trading for Seattle Mariners 2B Dustin Ackley: Report
December 10th, 2013 at 6:28 PM
At the annual MLB winter meetings in Orlando, the New York Yankees are searching the market for a second basemen with the departure of Robinson Cano, who left to sign a 10-year deal with the Seattle Mariners last week.  With Cano now locked up in Seattle, it puts Dustin Ackley, the...

New York Yankees Looking into Former Baltimore Orioles 2B Brian Roberts: Report
December 9th, 2013 at 9:34 PM
With the New York Yankees officially now looking for a second basemen with the departure of Robinson Cano, who signed a 10-year, $240 million deal with the Seattle Mariners last week, they are exploring all options. The names that have been most talked about have been trading for Brandon Phillips of...

New York Yankees Close to Signing Tampa Bay Rays’ Kelly Johnson to 1-Year Deal: Report
December 4th, 2013 at 1:31 AM
The New York Yankees already made headlines on Tuesday night when they landed Boston Red Sox center fielder Jacoby Ellsbury on a seven year, $153 million deal to become the team's new center fielder and potentially, sending Brett Gardner out of town. A few hours after making perhaps one of the...

Seattle Mariners Emerging as Serious Bidders for New York Yankees’ Robinson Cano: Report
December 3rd, 2013 at 6:34 PM
Up until Tuesday, the New York Yankees were bidding against themselves to retain the services of free agent second basemen Robinson Cano; who is currently looking for a deal in the nine-year, $250-260 million range.     With the Yankees offer standing firm at the seven-year, $168 million range, both sides aren't budging...

New York Yankees Won’t Go Over $200 Million on a Contract for Robinson Cano This Winter: Report
December 2nd, 2013 at 11:07 PM
In the chess match that is the contract negotiations between free agent second basemen Robinson Cano and the New York Yankees, the latest move has been made which may slightly alter how the negotiations go for both sides. This past week, Cano and his agents, Jay-Z and Brodie Van Wagenen dropped...

Robinson Cano’s Asking Price is Currently 9 Years, $250-260 Million from New York Yankees: Report
December 1st, 2013 at 2:52 AM
The good news for the New York Yankees is that Robinson Cano is not looking for the original asking price that he started with from the New York Yankees, which is 10 years and $310 million. The bad news is that his demands are still pretty high, and one the...

New York Yankees Considering Going up to 8 Years on Contract for Robinson Cano: Report
November 30th, 2013 at 2:02 AM
When the free agency period began in baseball, the reported asking price for top second basemen Robinson Cano was for 10 years and $300 million, a price that his team, the New York Yankees, were never going to meet. Even with teams dropping out of the race; such as the Los Angeles...

New York Yankees Strongly Interested in Detroit Tigers’ Omar Infante for All Infield Spots: Report
November 28th, 2013 at 2:03 AM
The New York Yankees finalized their deal with veteran backup shortstop Brendan Ryan on Wednesday when they re-signed him to a two-year, $5 million deal with an option for a third year that with incentives, could be as much as $10 million. With Ryan officially back in the mix, plus Derek...

Robinson Cano Meets with New York Yankees on Tuesday; Gap on Contract Negotiations Still Substantial
November 26th, 2013 at 7:37 PM
Robinson Cano and his agents Jay-Z and Brodie Van Wagenen have been very much dead-set on their contract demands with the New York Yankees, which started out at 10 years and $310 million. The Yankees, nor any other team in baseball is going to go that high for a 31-year-old...

New York Yankees’ Robinson Cano May Have Been in Michigan Visiting the Detroit Tigers: Report
November 23rd, 2013 at 4:58 PM
The Detroit Tigers just acquired second basemen Ian Kinsler this week in a deal that sent slugging first basemen Prince Fielder to the Texas Rangers, so most would think the Tigers wouldn't be in the mix for Robinson Cano of the New York Yankees. Hold that thought. Tony Paul of the Detroit...