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Former Yankees Prospect Peter O’Brien Off to Hot Start in Triple-A; No Longer Playing Catcher
April 21st, 2015 at 10:51 AM
Former New York Yankees prospect Peter O'Brien is no longer playing catcher in the Arizona Diamondbacks' organization. ***PHOTO1*** O'Brien came up with the Yanks as a catcher in their minor-league system, but there were always doubts about his defensive viability behind the plate. The Yanks dealt the 24-year-old last season in a trade...

MLB Rumors: New York Yankees Made ‘Painful’ Shane Greene Trade Out of Desperation
April 18th, 2015 at 11:00 AM
The New York Yankees gave up young right-hander Shane Greene in a three-team deal that landed them Didi Gregorius from the Arizona Diamondbacks, while Green was shipped to Detroit. At the moment it isn't looking like a good trade as Green is off to an impressive 2-0 start and has...

Former New York Yankees Prospect Peter O’Brien Throwing Erratically for Arizona Diamondbacks
March 24th, 2015 at 8:00 AM
Arizona Diamondbacks prospect Peter O'Brien seems to be having his fair share of issues behind the plate in spring training, leaving the D-backs no choice but to send him down to the minors. ***PHOTO1*** O'Brien was traded by the New York Yankees last season in a deal that netted the Bronx Bombers...

Didi Gregorius Catching Fire for New York Yankees in Spring Training at Perfect Time
March 22nd, 2015 at 12:00 PM
It was a slow start to spring training for New York Yankees shortstop Didi Gregorius, but now the new starting shortstop for the Bronx Bombers is starting to find his form at the plate. ***PHOTO1*** On March 17 after an 0-2 day versus the Toronto Blue Jays, Gregorius saw his batting average...

Former New York Yankees SP Shane Greene Named as Cy Young Sleeper by ESPN Writer
March 15th, 2015 at 12:57 PM
If the New York Yankees thought starting pitcher Shane Greene was capable of having a Cy Young season in 2015, they never would have traded him. ***PHOTO1*** While looking for the next Corey Kluber, ESPN.com's David Shoenfield apparently thinks Greene is capable of repeating such a performance like the one we saw...

Marlins Nearly Traded Nathan Eovaldi to Diamondbacks Before Trade to Yankees
January 30th, 2015 at 12:20 PM
Just a week before Christmas, the New York Yankees and Miami Marlins put together a five-player trade in which they acquired Nathan Eovaldi, Garrett Jones and Domingo German in exchange for David Phelps and Martin Prado; a deal gave the Yankees another young starter and a backup at first, third...

Former Yankees’ Randy Johnson Will Go into Hall of Fame Wearing an Arizona Diamondbacks Hat
January 16th, 2015 at 12:58 PM
One of the four recently inducted members for the 2015 National Baseball Hall of Fame has obvious tied to the New York Yankees in lefty pitcher Randy Johnson. ***PHOTO1*** Johnson pitched two seasons for the Yankees in 2005-2006, won 34 games in the two seasons he wore pinstripes, however, when he is...

A Refresher Course: John Smoltz, Randy Johnson, Pedro Martinez, and the New York Yankees
January 6th, 2015 at 5:00 PM
***PHOTO1*** Randy Johnson, Pedro Martinez, and John Smoltz were all inducted into the Hall of Fame today. Although only Johnson actually pitched for the New York Yankees, all three pitchers are tied into the Core Four era. Johnson helped defeat the Yankees in the 2001 World Series before coming to the...

New York Yankees Never Made an Offer to Brandon McCarthy; Max Scherzer Rumors Continue
December 11th, 2014 at 4:18 PM
***PHOTO2*** Yankees.com reporter Bryan Hoch tweeted that the New York Yankees never made an offer to free agent pitcher Brandon McCarthy. It seems that the Yankees were not comfortable giving McCarthy the contract he was looking for. ***PHOTO1*** McCarthy came to New York in exchange for much maligned starter Vidal Nuño. McCarthy had...

Yankees Acquire Diamondbacks SS Didi Gregorius in 3-Team Trade; Shane Greene Sent to Tigers
December 5th, 2014 at 10:57 AM
The New York Yankees have FINALLY found their shortstop for the future and beyond. ***PHOTO1*** Almost five years after the three teams came together to make a trade that sent Curtis Granderson to the Yankees, the Yankees, Arizona Diamondbacks and Detroit Tigers have again completed a three-team deal on Friday morning that...

New York Yankees Assistant GM Billy Eppler Won’t Interview for Arizona Diamondbacks GM Vacancy
September 18th, 2014 at 2:00 PM
Earlier in the month, it had been reported that New York Yankees assistant general manager Billy Eppler would interview for the vacated Arizona Diamondbacks GM job with the recent departure of Kevin Towers. ***PHOTO1*** However, that won't be the case as Eppler won't interview with the Diamondbacks and their Chief Baseball Officer...

New York Yankees Assistant GM Billy Eppler a Candidate for Arizona Diamondbacks GM Job
September 6th, 2014 at 12:38 AM
Last month, New York Yankees assistant general manager Billy Eppler was a finalist for the San Diego Padres general manager job, but that ended up going to AJ Preller, the assistant GM of the Texas Rangers. ***PHOTO1*** With Brian Cashman likely to stay as the Yankees general manager for next season, Eppler...

New York Yankees Acquire RHP Chaz Roe from Miami Marlins
August 31st, 2014 at 4:18 PM
The New York Yankees have made a deal with the Miami Marlins to acquire right-handed pitcher Chaz Roe. ***PHOTO1*** Chris Cotillo of MLB Daily Dish broke the news of the deal and notes that Roe is likely to join the big-league club: Source: #Yankees acquire RHP Chaz Roe from #Marlins. Likely will join...

Brandon McCarthy Interested in Re-Signing with New York Yankees; Calls It a Great Fit
August 22nd, 2014 at 12:52 PM
Ever since sending Vidal Nuno to the Arizona Diamondbacks in a trade on July 6, it has been nothing short of an amazing experience for Brandon McCarthy with the New York Yankees, who has seen a bit of a career rejuvenation in the Bronx. ***PHOTO1*** After being told to use his cutter...

Martin Prado Concerned About Playing in New York with Yankees After Trade
August 2nd, 2014 at 1:30 PM
Playing in New York is unlike anything most players have ever experienced before, and Martin Prado certainly knows that. Martin Prado can do everything. pic.twitter.com/nA6yUZcUuu — Lauren T. (@BravesLove) August 2, 2014 Prado was dealt to the New York Yankees at the Major League Baseball trade deadline in a trade that netted the...

Martin Prado, Stephen Drew Trades Make Rob Refsnyder’s Future with Yankees Cloudy
August 1st, 2014 at 7:20 AM
Hot-hitting New York Yankees prospect Rob Refsnyder's chances at making it to the big leagues in 2014 were already slim, but the acquisitions of Stephen Drew and Martin Prado have sealed the deal for this season and maybe next as well. ***VIDEO1*** General manager Brian Cashman has already said his wish was...

Martin Prado, Stephen Drew First Look in New York Yankees Uniform
July 31st, 2014 at 6:14 PM
The two newest New York Yankees at the Major League Baseball trade deadline are infielder Stephen Drew and utility man Martin Prado. Drew comes over from the Boston Red Sox, while Prado is coming from the desert with the Arizona Diamondbacks. The Yanks gave up Kelly Johnson for Drew and prospect...

New York Yankees Acquire Martin Prado from Arizona Diamondbacks
July 31st, 2014 at 4:16 PM
The New York Yankees have acquired infielder Martin Prado from the Arizona Diamondbacks in exchange for power-hitting prospect Peter O'Brien. ***VIDEO1*** Jack Curry of the YES Network broke the story: Yankees have acquired Prado from Arizona. — Jack Curry (@JackCurryYES) July 31, 2014 Prado is having a solid season for the D-Backs in 2014 with...

Milwaukee Brewers Acquire Gerardo Parra from Diamondbacks, Yankees were Listed as Possible Trade Destination
July 31st, 2014 at 11:38 AM
UPDATE: The Milwaukee Brewers have acquired Gerardo Parra from the Arizona Diamondbacks for a prospect and a player to be named later.  ***PHOTO2*** Welp, so much for the Yankees trying to get in on Parra. END OF UPDATE. With the deadline now upon us, it's time to see what Brian Cashman has up his sleeve...

Yankees Notes: CC Sabathia Feared for Career, Mo’s Son Unsigned, and Cool Stats
July 19th, 2014 at 8:19 PM
Here are some news and notes from the New York Yankees Universe. ***VIDEO1*** CC Sabathia Talks Surgery CC Sabathia's season will be over after he undergoes arthroscopic surgery on his ailing knee, but the big left-hander feared worse when he first came down with the injury, according to Andrew Marchand of ESPNNewYork.com: "I was very...