Tagged: ‘AL East’

Russell Martin Does not Blame New York Yankees for Letting Him Leave
March 3rd, 2015 at 1:55 PM
Toronto Blue Jays catcher Russell Martin spoke fondly about his time with Derek Jeter and the New York Yankees. ***PHOTO1*** Martin played for the Yankees in 2011 and 2012, putting up Fangraphs WAR values of 2.7 and 2.0 respectively. After 2012, the Yankees did not resign Martin and allowed him to sign...

The Remarkable Consistency of Hiroki Kuroda
December 29th, 2014 at 4:06 PM
***PHOTO1*** When Hiroki Kuroda decided to return to Japan and pitch for the Hiroshima Toyo Carp, the New York Yankees lost a pillar of their starting rotation. Kuroda pitched three seasons for the Yankees, consistently making his starts, eating innings, and giving the Yankees a chance to win games. Kuroda's departure...

As Kuroda Returns, Yankees Await Big Decision from Pettitte
November 21st, 2012 at 11:03 AM
With Hiroki Kuroda returning for the 2013 season, the New York Yankees will hope to get a key component for their starting rotation as they await the decision of Andy Pettitte.   ***PHOTO1*** The importance of Pettitte’s decision might be even greater now that Kuroda is back, and it would be easy...

Jorge Posada Draws Interest from the Tampa Bay Rays
December 26th, 2011 at 10:39 AM
Jorge Posada is not expected to be in the plans next year for the New York Yankees and some thought he should retire. ***PHOTO1*** Not so fast, Posada has garnered an interest from the Tampa Bay Rays, as reported by ESPN Deportes.  The story explained how Posada could help as backup catcher, first baseman and DH. The Rays signed 36 year old catcher...